Head Start Teacher Aide

Head Start Teacher Aide
Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Rate of Pay: $15.49 – $17.42 DOE & Education   Location: King Cove, Alaska

Duties: Assist APIA Head Start Teacher as requested to implement daily lesson plans; preparation and clean-up of activities, special projects, etc.; teach children appropriate health, dental, and other lessons as directed by the Lead Teacher; provide opportunities for children to develop self-mastery skills; provide safe environment for children by supervising them at all times, indoors and out; and use of appropriate discipline/guidance techniques, including redirection, acknowledgment of appropriate behavior, and setting reasonable limits.  Maintain paperwork and files, conduct home visit/parent/teacher conferences.

Qualifications: At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma/GED; one year of experience working with groups of children as a child care provider in home/center and/or volunteering in a Head Start program is preferred; physically/mentally able to work with young children and their families; and the willingness to be trained in the field of early childhood development and to engage in appropriate topical reading and individual work. Willing to achieve a Child Development Associate (CDA) preschool teaching credential within 1 year of hire. Upon date of hire, must provide documentation of current TB test and Hepatitis screening/vaccination status; pre-employment physical examination; criminal history background clearance and be willing to obtain a CPR and First Aid Certification.

Apply online at www.apiai.org or email resume and application to:

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources Director
1131 E. International Airport Road
Anchorage, Alaska  99518-1408
Phone: (907) 276-2700 / Fax: (907) 279-4351

Position is open until filled. Relocation and housing not included.
Native preference will be given, depending on experience.