Head Start / EHS Teacher AssistantPIEDMONT COMMUNITY ACTION
Head Start / EHS Teacher Assistant
In this position, the Teacher Assistant will help the Teacher implement the education and early childhood development program as required by Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in Head Start Centers as assigned by the Child Services Education Manager. Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Development or a related field and at least two years of experience in Early Childhood Development. A Bachelor's of Science in Early Childhood Development or related field is preferred.
Responsibilities: Work with teacher to arrange classroom space into interest centers with materials readily assessable to children and ensures Fidelity of Creative Curriculum along with Early Childhood Environment Rating System (ECERS). Helps to maintain a clean, uncluttered, well organized classroom environment. Utilize Active Supervision ensuring a safe environment indoors, outside and during transitions. Assist teacher with posting rules, schedule, helper charts and center management signs with pictures and words. Complete the Daily Health check of children, upon arrival. Provide Intentional learning activities during Individualization, transitions, small and large group meetings. Drive or monitor Bus Route and complete a safety walk through at the end of each route. Complete Transportation Logs.
Position will require a drug test and background check. Reliable transportation is necessary.