Crystal Stairs
  • 15-Jun-2018 to 30-Aug-2018 (PST)
  • Headstart
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Head Start - Teacher Assistant

Location: Los Angeles, South LA & Compton areas

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Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, he/she is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers ages 2 to 5 years old. Provides for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for assisting with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

Education: Minimum 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a CDA, including 12 core units as required by California Community Care Licensing and the California Child Development Permit Matrix. Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level or above.

Experience: A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population. Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education. Knowledge of program practices in preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.

Special Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.

All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.


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