EHS Teacher Aide, Camp Verde
Company: Northern Arizona Council of Governments
Location: Camp Verde
Posted on: June 25, 2022
$12.80-13.24/hr, 40 hrs/wk, 45 wks/yrSummaryThe Teacher Aide
directly works with all children in the classroom. Assists the
classroom Teacher in planning and implementing appropriate early
childhood activities with the assistance of parent volunteers.
Works under the supervision of the Teacher and is responsible for
temporary assignments of teacher duties as assigned by his/her
supervisor, the Center Director or the Head Start Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Directly supervise and assist children in performing planned
- Actively participates in classroom operations. Assist
Supervising Teacher in development of developmentally appropriate
lesson plans that incorporate language development, pre-math
skills, Individual Education Plan (IEP), Individualized Family
Service Plan (IFSP) and developmental assessment goals, demonstrate
positive staff and child interactions. Assist with implementing
appropriate room arrangement and classroom environment, setting
goals and objectives, conducting on-going child assessment system
including observation and, collection of work samples. Assist in
planning classroom activities and reinforce behavior
- Encourage parents to participate and volunteer in classroom and
other Head Start Activities.
- Communicate with families on a daily basis.
- Maintain a clean and safe classroom.
- Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, training
sessions, Child Development Associates (CDA)/ Early Childhood
Education classes, and related career development classes.
- Actively participate in the recruitment of eligible Head Start
children and families.
- Assist with (2) home visits per child each year.
- Assist with the planning and implementation of parent meetings
and related parent activities.
- Assist with parent/teacher conferences ensuring that parents
are kept informed about their child's progress
- Participate in Head Start Family Style Meal Service program.
Assist children in serving food, practicing appropriate table
behavior, and good nutritional habits using CACFP guidelines.
- Supervise and monitor children on buses as a bus monitor, if
- Maintain strict child confidentiality.
- Assists with children's screenings and follow up activities
including but not limited to audio, vision, height/weight, anemia,
Individual Education Plans (IEP).
- Complete reports as assigned by supervisor with accuracy and
- High tolerance for paperwork, documentation and meeting
district and federal deadlines
- Works with center staff, when applicable, to ensure that the
center is kept sanitary and within the local, state, and national
health and safety regulations
- Travel within the NACOG region using own vehicle, including
occasional overnight stays.
- Performs related duties, as assigned.
Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory
QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must
be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill and/or ability required.
Education and/or ExperienceExperience and training equivalent to
High School Diploma or GED and six months experience working with
preschool children. Must meet all health and licensing regulations
as prescribed by the Arizona Health Services Department. Must
enroll in and actively pursue Child Development Associate
credentials (CDA) training upon employment to earn within 2 years
Required Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesMust be self-motivated.
Preschool classroom experience or related experience necessary.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English in both verbal
and written format. Knowledge of Early Childhood Education. Ability
to maintain effective working relationships with people of varied
social, cultural, and educational backgrounds. Must be bondable.
Bilingual proficiency and/or experience working with multicultural
Other Skills and abilitiesMust have the ability to read and
comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
demonstrating the ability to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Must be able to demonstrate the
ability to write simple correspondence. Must be effective
presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to
customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must
possess the ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to
multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Must have the ability to
perform these operations using units of American money and weight
measurement, volume, and distance. Must be able to apply common
sense understanding. Must have the ability to deal with problems
involving several concrete variables in standardized
Certificates and LicensesObtain Department of Public Safety
Fingerprint Clearance CardObtain Food Handlers Certification if
required by the County Health DepartmentObtain CPR and First Aide
Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentThe physical demands and work
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach
with hands and arms; stoop, kneel crouch, or crawl; and talk and
hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or
balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside
weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is
usually loud.REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF
Benefits include: Agency Paid Health, Dental, Vision, Arizona State
Retirement (ASRS); Sick & Holiday Pay
Keywords: Northern Arizona Council of Governments, Phoenix , EHS Teacher Aide, Camp Verde, Education / Teaching , Camp Verde, Arizona
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