Teacher Assistant - Naples

Department: Head Start
Location: Naples Head Start Center
Shift: Days
Starting Wage: 12.69

 
Job Description:

The Western Dairyland Head Start program is hiring a Teacher Assistant at the Naples Head Start Center for the 2021-2022 school year. The Naples Head Start Center is located five miles east of Mondovi and serves families living in Buffalo County.

Head Start promotes school readiness of children under the age of five from low-income families by supporting their growth and development in a positive learning environment.  We provide comprehensive services, which include early learning, health education, and family well-being.  We provide a supportive environment to staff and promote a culture of ongoing learning a professional development.  Mentoring and coaching are available to staff, in addition to mental health services.  We're a mission-driven organization making a positive impact in our community since 1966. 

We off a complete benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match, EAP, paid time off, and annual performance-based wage increase of 4% to 6%.  Western Dairyland is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. 

The ideal candidate has knowledge of early childhood education and/or a background in the field with demonstrated abilities to work with young children, many of who may be living in trauma. 

  • Must be able to complete the Intro to Child Care Professional course within 6 months of employment
  • Must complete a Child Development Associate credential program within 2 years of employment

To apply for this position
1) Complete an affirmative action form
2) send a cover letter and resume to Jeremiah Segertrom at Jeremiah.segerstrom@wdeoc.org or Jennifer Olson at Jennifer.olson@wdeoc.org 

The application will remain open until filled. 

Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  This agency is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

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