Job Title:

EHS Teacher Assistant

Provider:

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency

Center Name:

Early Childhood Programs

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Description/ Duties:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Employment Type: Full Year

Benefits: Yes

Hours per Week: 40

Weeks:  52

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Work Location:  Various Wayne County Locations. Visit Website http://www.waynemetro.org/careers

Reporting to: Site Manager

 Mission:  Guided by our belief that no one should live in poverty, Wayne Metro empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy and thriving.

The Position:  Early Head Start Teacher Assistant

The ideal candidate will support and assist in the planning a program of educational activities that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers. Assist in developing individual goals for children, providing on-going assessment on progress, and facilitating transition into Head Start or other educational school settings in partnership with parents.

Requirements/Credentials:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Preferred Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood/Child Development; or enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree in Early Childhood/Child Development with 12 credit hours in Early Childhood major currently completed.
  • Minimum of a current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. CDA infant/toddler certification preferred.
  • Education or training that includes at minimum 2 courses in early childhood that address the infant-toddler age group.
  • Experience working with infants/toddlers and families preferred.
  • Ability to support and implement a classroom curriculum that encourages academic, social, emotional and physical development of children birth to 3 years of age.
  • Ensure the health and safety of children, families and staff, per agency policies.
  • Ensure no child is left unsupervised at any time.
  • Ability to work with children with disabilities.
  • Ability to establish positive and productive working relationships with parents/caregivers.
  • A self-starter with the ability to multi-task and meet various deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a positive and productive member of a team.
  • Ability to work with and to demonstrate commitment, caring, and respect for children and adults regardless of race, gender, age, and cultural or ethnic background.
  • Ability and willingness to continue personal and professional growth and skill development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to individuals and groups both orally and in writing.
  • Ability and willingness to make home visits.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more.

Benefits:

To support our company’s mission, here is a snapshot of benefits we offer:

• Employee premium coverage for Medical, Vision, Dental
• 401k Match
• Life Insurance
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Leave Days
• Educational Benefits
• Student Loan Paydown assistance
• Paid Parental Leave
• Fitness Reimbursement

How to Apply:

If this position interests you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers

to submit an online application, cover letter and resume.

 

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE/M/F/D/V