Head Start Teacher Aide

ALEUTIAN PRIBILOF ISLANDS ASSOCIATION, INC.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Position: Head Start Teacher Aide

Location: Unalaska, Alaska

Reports to: Head Start Lead Teacher

Work Schedule: 37.5 hour per week

Salary: DOE & Education

Duties: Perform the duties of the Head Start Teacher Aide, including: 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 childcare 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.

Requirements: 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.

Send application and/or resume to:

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.

Head Start Program

1131 E. International Airport Rd.

Anchorage, AK 99518-1408

Fax: 907-279-4351

Apply Online: www.apiai.org/jobs

Position is open until filled. Relocation and housing not included.

Native preference will be given, depending on experience.

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employment.