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Head Start Associate Teacher

West Central Community Action Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

 Head Start Associate Teachers interact with children, provide a variety of developmentally appropriate materials and activities, and participate actively in the teaching team under the guidance of a teacher. Staff are responsible for supporting teachers in the care and development of children 3 - 5 years old as well as exhibiting good communication and problem-solving skills. Position duties include volunteer recruitment, classroom activities, reporting, and other activities.  

Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Prefer Candidates with an AA / AS degree in Early Childhood Education. Candidates with a High School Diploma / GED must be willing to complete a CDA in Early Childhood Education within two years of hire.  Valid Driver's License, dependable transportation, and auto liability insurance are required. Complete our Online Job Application Located at and Attach Diploma, Transcripts / Certificates, and Resume  

West Central Community Action
PO Box 709
Harlan, IA 51537
Phone : (800) 698-5886
Fax : (712) 755-3235
Email :
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In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, West Central Community Action affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in any of its programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the Agency.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, transgender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at West Central Community Action are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Iowa, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. Neither this job posting nor any submission of your resume or letter of application should be construed as an offer, guarantee, or length of employment.

Job Details

Date Posted October 12, 2017
Date Closes November 11, 2017
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Head Start
Function Work under a teacher to serve 3 - 5 year old children in a preschool setting.
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Zipcode 51501
Name Denny Lawson
Address 1408A Highway 44
City, State and Zip Harlan IA 51537

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • School - Social Worker
  • Teacher Assistant
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • And More ...