Head Start Teacher Aide (Norfolk, NE Location)

Become part of NENCAP’s caring team of Early Childhood Educators! We have openings at our Norfolk Head Start Center for TEACHER AIDES. 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, with seasonal layoff, hourly wage, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. Bilingual skills are helpful. Aides 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. For additional questions contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300.  Position open until filled.

EOE

80% Federally Funded

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 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:

  • 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 new starting wage is $14.500 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.