Teacher Assistant - Altoona

Department: Head Start
Location: Altoona

 
Job Description:

The Western Dairyland E.O.C. Inc. Head Start program is hiring a Teacher Assistant at the new Altoona Early Learning Center for the 2018-2019 school year. Located near the corner of 3rd Street and Highway 12, the Altoona Early Learning Center 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 through comprehensive services, which include early learning, health, and family well-being.

The ideal candidate has knowledge of early childhood education and/or demonstrated abilities to work with young children, many who are living in poverty. Conditions of employment (training costs will be paid by Western Dairyland):

  • 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

The expected starting date is August 28th, 2018 and the starting wage is $11.99 per hour. Western Dairyland is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

To apply for this position:

Selected applicants will be interviewed on August 22, 2018. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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