Head Start Teacher Aide (Norfolk, NE Location)

LOCATION: Norfolk, NE

JOB TYPE: Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with seasonal layoff

ABOUT US: Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership is seeking a dedicated Teacher Aide to join our Head Start Program at our Norfolk, NE location. This position offers 40 hours per week with an hourly wage plus benefits.

JOB SUMMARY: As a Teacher Aide you will 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 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.

QUALIFICATIONS/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 Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.

WAGE & BENEFITS: The starting wage is $14.50 per hour plus benefits. 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.

HOW TO APPLY: For Agency application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information visit www.nencap.org or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. No resumes accepted. To apply, submit a completed Agency application to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.

Position open until filled.

EOE

80% Federally Funded

Non-Profit Agency