Teacher Assistant
Eau Claire Truax Center

Department: Head Start
Location: Eau Claire Truax Center
Starting Wage: $12.52 / hour

 
Job Description:

We're hiring one full-time Teacher Assistant to work at at our Head Start Center located at 623 Truax Boulevard on the northwest side of Eau Claire.

This is a full-time, school-year position beginning in early August 2020. Primary duties will include supporting teachers and interacting with children in the classroom.

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 through 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, CDA credentials, 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.

The starting wage is $12.52 per hour and may be negotiable based on experience and qualifications. 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, sick leave, and annual performance-based wage increases of 4% to 6%. 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.

There are two ways to apply:
Option 1: Complete an online application at wdHeadStart.org/jobs
Option 2: Send a cover letter and resume to Heather Yates at jennifer.marum@wdeoc.org

This position is open until filled.
Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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