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We are a high-performing, non-profit Community Action Agency seeking dedicated and experienced early childhood education teaching professional to join our strong team in a high quality education team.

Essential Duties and Tasks

*Helps with individual and group teaching activities of preschool-age children in a classroom; sets up learning centers, and arranges daily activities.
*Discusses and makes suggestions about weekly lesson plans.
*Prepares and selects activities for at least, one developmentally appropriate lesson plan
*Outline a month to coordinate with the Teacher’s plan and supports weekly individual and group objectives.
*Helps to administer the developmental screening instrument, observes and coordinates assessment activities and records behaviorally-based observations and other data.
*Helps to maintain and process accurate and confidential records and statistics as required.
*Communicates appropriately with parents, shares information about the child’s needs and progress, potential health, dental, etc. concerns and makes referrals for services.
*Instructs and helps children, including those who have special needs, with daily activities including proper eating manners, toileting, hand washing, teeth brushing, toileting, etc.
*Sets and cleans up food service area while creating related and appropriate learning opportunities for the children.
*Cleans tables and floors after lunch; may vacuum and clean floors, carpets, wipes furniture. May also be required to clean bathroom sinks and toilets in a Head Start classroom.
*May be required to drives and/or serve as a monitor on a bus that transports children to and from school, on field trips and/or to screening appointments.
*Helps to resolve child emergencies in the classroom; follows appropriate notification procedures.

Requires:

*Minimum of two years’ early childhood education experience
*CDA Credential
*An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable

Additional Requirements:

*Must have valid NC Driver License
*NC DOT Issued CDL desired or ability to obtain NC DOT CDL within one year of hire
*Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
*Must pass pre-employment background and drug screens
*Must pass physical examination and be free of communicable diseases
*Bi-Lingual in Spanish desired

Salary: $12.13 per hour DOQ plus competitive benefits. This position is not exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime pay.

Click here to download full description of the Head Start/NC Pre-K Teacher Assistant position. (.pdf)

CAO shall exclude applicants from consideration who fail to comply with the following submittal requirements:
Send resume, cover letter and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Email with Subject: Teacher Assistant to: admin@communityactionopportunities.org

Or

828-253-6319 (Fax)

EEO and DFW
Open until filled

To apply for this job email your details to admin@communityactionopportunities.org

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