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 westcentralca.org.
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
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
|Date Posted||November 30, 2017|
|Date Closes||February 2, 2018|
|Located In||Missouri Valley, IA|
|Function||Work under teacher to teach 3 - 5 year old children|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Experience Level||Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)|
|Hours||40 hours per week|
|SOC Category||25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education|
|Address||1408A Highway 44|
|City, State and Zip||Harlan IA 51537|
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