Head Start Teacher Aide (Dakota City, NE Location)

Become part of NENCAP’S caring team of Early Childhood Educators! We have openings for Early Childhood TEACHER AIDE to educate and support preschool age children in our Head Start classrooms at the Siouxland Family Center in Dakota City. The starting wage is $14.50 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. 40 hours per week M-F with seasonal layoff. Bilingual skills a plus. Assist the teacher in planning and carrying out the educational activities of the classroom. For job application, job description, wage and benefit information visit www.nencap.org or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit completed Agency application. No resumes accepted.  Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Position open until filled.

EOE

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY: 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 and placing children on GOLD. Plan and implement one day per week on the lesson plan. Fill in during the 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: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) and one of the following:

  • A Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
  • Enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years.
  • Have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in any field or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree.

**The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a CDS or advance a degree.** 

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