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Head Start Teaching Assistant I/II - F/T

posted 9/26/2019


Full time


Education/Child Care




Grade 6 - Start Rate $12.14 per hour

Grade 7 – Start Rate $13.23 per hour

Full-time – 37.5 hours per week/approx. 41 weeks/year

Monday through Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Discovery Learning Center in Phoenix

The Head Start Program has announced the availability of one Full-time Teaching Assistant position to work in a HS Classroom in Phoenix. The selected candidate will assist the Head Start Teacher using an Early Childhood team approach to education and will also take an active part in planning and implementing classroom activities. 

The selected candidate must be able to work effectively with pre-school children and their parents; maintain records; and display sensitivity to children with special needs, various backgrounds, and cultural diversities.  The candidate must be effective in providing a good learning classroom environment and willing to participate in small group activities; prepare materials to be used in the classroom and assist with shopping, etc.

Minimum requirements include a High School Diploma or GED. CDA is preferred or enrolled in an associate or bachelor’s degree to be completed within two years of the time of hire. Must have at least 3 months directly related experience in pre-school setting. Candidate must have a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and access to a reliable, properly insured vehicle for related travel.

Interested candidates must complete OCO application for consideration.

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