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Part Time Head Start Teacher Aide Relief in Moody

Company: EOAC
Location: Waco
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGeneral Responsibilities:It is the responsibility of all EOAC employees to support EOAC's mission and goals, to respect the personally maintain the dignity and integrity of one who is placed in a position of public trust. We all bear the responsibility of improving the organization, communicating openly and empowering each other to excel at our work and maintain confidentiality of client/agency information as required by State and Federal laws, appropriate regulations, and professional practice standards.Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and have one (1) year of full time early childhood experience in licensed early childhood program/center
  • Must assume responsibility for maintaining progress toward higher education and obtain CDA CertificationOr
    • One (1) year of credits from an accredited college or university, with six (6) semester or equivalent quarter hours in early child development within twelve (12) months of employment
    • Must be able to meet the specific needs of children and work to nurture children's physical, social and emotional growth in a childcare setting
    • Must have ability to use appropriate and positive discipline
    • Must pass CPR and First Aide courses and renew as required
    • Must have clearance by the Child Care Division, Criminal History Registry
    • Must pass pre-employment physical and have current TB skin test/chest X-ray with negative result
    • Must possess a valid driver license Specific Responsibilities:
    • Assist in implementing the program curriculum and the Head Start Performance Standards for classrooms. Provide input into the preparation of developmentally appropriate daily lesson plans in advance, which include: multicultural educational materials and activities; both classroom and playground activities; family style dining at meals and snacks, per HSPS and program policy and procedure; and individualized activities that are recorded in the lesson plans. Assist in documenting volunteer activities and parent input in the lesson plans
    • Assist in organizing the classroom in well-developed and defined learning centers, rotating materials routinely to create a stimulating learning environment for young children. Assist in maintaining a classroom that is clean, safe and free of clutter, with learning materials labeled and organized to make them easily assessable for use by the children. Assist in preparing attractive and eye-catching displays for the room, changing and maintaining them regularly. Displays children's work at their level, making this the focus of displays
    • Assist with preparing the room prior to the children's arrival and with cleaning and preparing the classroom for the next day. Assist with recruiting classroom volunteers and planning activities for them to do in the classroom
    • Facilitate children's learning using appropriate child guidance techniques. Stays involved with the children at all times in the classroom and on the playground
    • Assist in observing children and recording observations, making appropriate referrals to the Teacher. Assist in maintaining anecdotal records according to program policies and procedures
    • Assist with developmental screenings, as assigned, ensuring proper administration of screening and accurate results. Assist in maintaining and effectively using up-to-date individual and group checklist
    • Involving parents in all aspects of the classroom. Greet and talk with parents and children pleasantly and appropriately, ensuring a positive home-center connection and a family partnership. Work with the Teacher to maintain ongoing professional and appropriate communication with parents through a variety of methods (phone calls, notes, informal conferences) and assist in preparing activities to send home for parents to do with their children. Encourage parents to become involved in workshops, training, parent meetings, and other Head Start activities.
    • Assist Teacher with at least two (2) home visits and two (2) parent conferences with each child's family per year, according to the program schedule
    • Assist in maintaining accurate records and reports and with maintaining supplies and developing lists to replace them as assigned. Participates in center staff meetings, case management meetings, and head Start program meetings
    • Reports to work at scheduled time and maintain a good attendance record. Performs duties in a timely and professional manner. Participates in all program activities with a positive attitude and behavior
    • Continues professional growth by participating in training and workshops/conferences self-obtained and by the program
    • Mandatory reporter of suspected child abuse and neglect
    • Assure confidentiality of records and privileged information at all times
    • Performs other duties as assigned and reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above
    • I understand that my employment will not begin until I have received clearance to hire from the Executive Director or their designee
    • Other duties as assigned

Keywords: EOAC, Waco , Part Time Head Start Teacher Aide Relief in Moody, Education / Teaching , Waco, Texas

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