Black River Falls
Department: Head Start
Location: Black River Falls
Here's your chance to make a difference in Jackson County! The Western Dairyland E.O.C. Inc. Head Start program is hiring a full-time Teacher Assistant at the Black River Falls Early Learning Center. Located at 905 Alder Street, the Black River Falls Early Learning Center serves 34 children with full-day programming.
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, and family well-being. We're a mission-driven organization making a positive impact in our community since 1966.
Candidates should have an associate's degree in early childhood education or a related field, or Registry certification at the Teaching Assistant level. The ideal candidate has demonstrated abilities to work with young children, many who are living in poverty.
This is a full-time, school year position. The starting wage is $12.52 per hour.
We offer a complete benefit package including health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match, EAP, paid time off and sick leave. Western Dairyland is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Head Start provides ongoing coaching and mentoring to support staff development.
This position is open until filled.
Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.