SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Classroom Assistant will assist in providing a warm
and nurturing environment in which the children can grow and in addition will
assist in providing individualized Head Start experiences for children.
High School Diploma or GED
Six months experience working with young children
Eighteen years of age or older
Complete criminal record check from Department of Health & Welfare's Criminal History Unit prior to consideration for hire
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL:
Treat participants, fellow staff and community members with positive
Work on developmentally appropriate tasks in specific areas of need with
designated children during small group time.
Provide appropriate role model for behavior, speech, eating, etc.
Attend post-class evaluations and provide information to Lead Teacher
about the child's activities/progress for that day.
Manage behavior through acceptable methods. If there are questions ask the
Family Educators or Mental Health Professional.
Attend training as requested by supervisor and provided by program.
Complete paper work as assigned by supervisor.
Work with entire class as assigned by supervisor.
Participate in an individualized continuing education plan including CPR
and First Aid.
Maintain confidentiality of information regarding children's records and
information relating to the center
Demonstrate sensitivity to children
Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum six months experience working with young children, preferably in a
American Falls - Head Start
14.14 - USD
Is this position grant-funded?
Months per year?
189 days/10 months
What are the work days/hours?
Monday-Friday 19 hours per week August-early May
Open to current employees only?
Cover letter required?
Unofficial transcripts required?