Teacher Aide - Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Head Start Teacher Assistant
Job Location: The Urban League
Beginning: Feb 08, 2024
Deadline: Mar 08, 2024**
District: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
St. Louis, MO 63108
Telephone: 314-615-3600
Job Description:
Want to become a member of a nationally recognized early childhood education program? Join our team!

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. is currently seeking Assistant Teachers to support our Head Start/Early Head Start program. Position responsibilities include assisting in the planning of and execution or classroom activities which provide individual developmental experiences for children; responsibility for the health, safety, and personal welfare of assigned children; and promoting parent involvement in the classroom.
Candidates must have:
  • Basic knowledge of state regulations pertaining to child abuse and neglect.
  • Ability to work well with staff, children and parents.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow directions and take initiative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • High School diploma required.
  • Associate's Degree, or Associates of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development preferred.
  • CDA certification preferred.
  • Successfully complete the Red Cross First Aid Certification and CPR certification, and Safe Food Handlers' certificate and updates required.
  • Possess a valid Driver's license.
*Per program policies a health exam, clear tuberculosis screen, Hepatitis A vaccination and background check are required for hire.

We offer a positive work environment, competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Preference will be extended to applicants with the appropriate degree. Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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