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Associate Teacher - Missouri Valley

West Central Community Action Missouri Valley, IA

Job Description

West Central Community Action

Head Start Assistant / Associate Teacher

40 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (school year)

Head Start Assistant / 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 as well as exhibiting good communication, problem-solving skills,

and an overall positive attitude. Position duties include volunteer recruitment, classroom

activities, home visits, reporting, and other activities.


Prefer candidates with an AA / AS in Early Childhood Education, will accept High School with applicable experience with the understanding that the candidate will complete a CDA within two years of hire.

Preferred Skills :

Assistant / Associate Teachers must be an appropriate role model for children, parents, and staff

while also having the ability to work with children and families from various cultural, economic,

and social backgrounds. Candidates with prior experience working with pre-school children are


Requirements and Benefits :

Valid Driver's License, dependable transportation, and auto liability insurance are required.

Benefits include Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, vacation / sick pay, paid holidays, IPERS

and 403(b) retirement programs.


Attach diploma(s) and transcripts to an online applicatoin found at


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

Job Details

Date Posted November 30, 2017
Date Closes February 2, 2018
Located In Missouri Valley, IA
Department Head Start
Function Work under teacher to teach 3 - 5 year old children
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 51555
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

  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Paraeducator
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • And More ...