Head Start Teacher Aides (Norfolk NE Location)

Become part of NENCAP’s caring team of Early Childhood Educators! We have immediate openings at our Norfolk Head Start Center for TEACHER AIDES.  40 hours per week, M-F with seasonal layoff. The

starting wage is $11.00 per hour, plus benefits. Education and experience will be considered and may increase the starting wage. Bilingual skills are helpful.  Aides assist the Teacher in planning and carrying out the educational activities of the center.  High School Diploma/GED required. Child Development Associate credential, or Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in any field preferred.  The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.  Job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information are ocated on our website www.nencap.org by clicking Employment or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. 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.  Position open until illed.

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) 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 $11.00 per hour, plus benefits. Education and experience will be considered and may increase the starting wage. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.