Head Start and Early Head Start Programs provide early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants, toddlers, pre-school children and their families, and pregnant women and their families.
This position works as a team partner with the teacher in developing activities for preschool children to provide an appropriate learning environment. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise.
- Assist in developing learning materials and providing activities outlined on the lesson plan and related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
- Provide instructional services to students under the guidance of the classroom teacher.
- Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of progress in GOLD online system.
- Record and maintain student records such as Portfolios, AM/PM Checklist, Toothbrushing Logs, Cleaning Logs, etc.
- Ensures that the classroom environment is clean and orderly.
- Assist in ensuring that all policies and procedures related to education and safety for children are followed.
- Generates and documents in-kind and volunteer time sheets.
- Contributes to the collection and edit processes of correct documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) by entering point of service meal counts in appropriate forms or software used by program to support claim reimbursement.
- Assist with students exhibiting behavioral/management needs.
- Assumes the lead role in the teacher's absence.
- Makes home visits with the teacher as required or requested.
- Performs any other duties as may be required.
Must be current college student OR CDA Certified OR Enrolled in CDA Program
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)