Head Start Floater Teacher Aide (Pender, NE Location)

Become part of NENCAP’s caring team of Early Childhood Educators! We have an immediate opening for a Head Start FLOATER TEACHER AIDE at our Pender location. 40 hours per week, M-F with seasonal layoff. Travel during work hours to our other centers is required. The starting wage is $14.50 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. Bilingual skills are helpful. The Floater Teacher Aide will assist the teacher in planning and carrying out the educational activities of the center.  To apply, submit a completed Agency application. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667. Additional questions? Contact HR at 1-800-441-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. Position open until filled.

EOE

80% Federally Funded

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY: The Floater Teacher Aide will report to the Pender location. Available to travel, during work hours, to our centers to assist the teacher in planning and carrying out the educational activities of the center. Record observations for children and assist the teacher in entering observations on GOLD. Plan and implement one day per week on the lesson plan. Fill in during teacher’s absences. Complete assigned nutrition duties.  Ensure playground safety and complete appropriate checklists. Check and restock the First Aid Kit on a monthly basis. Perform cleaning duties as required by the center. Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds.  Possess basic computer skills. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION NEEDED: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required and one of the following:

  • Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or advance degree in early childhood education
  • Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or advance degree in a field related to early childhood with experience in teaching preschool children.
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential required.

WAGE & BENEFITS:  The starting wage is $14.50 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. NENCAP pays 100% of the premiums for health, life, dental and vision premiums for our employees to receive FREE individual coverage! Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.