Department: Head Start
Location: Eau Claire Truax Center
Starting Wage: $12.69/ hour
We're hiring one part-time Teacher Assistant to work 32 hours per week during the school year. While this position will assist with virtual learning, it will be located at our Truax Head Start Center on the northwest side of Eau Claire.
Primary duties will include supporting teachers and interacting with children in a virtual learning environment.
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 $12.69 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.
This position is open until filled. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.