Head Start Classroom Aide
Company: Scott Carver Dakota CAP
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Classroom Aide .65 FTE (34 hours/week during the school year)
Full Day Classes Do you have a passion for young children and
families? Do you want to work in a fun environment while making a
difference in people's lives? Come work for Head Start with the CAP
Agency of Scott, Carver, and Dakota counties. We have Classroom
Aide positions available in multiple locations, and we would love
to talk with you. Check out what we offer below! Competitive
Recruitment Incentive if you join our team by December
14 Paid Holidays (full year employee)
Benefits and Employer Retirement Match
We are a non-profit agency, so you may qualify for student loan
forgiveness by working for us.
Life Mart Employee Discounts
Tuition Reimbursement and Job Training
SUMMARY The Classroom Aide assists the Head Start teacher with all
classroom activities, prepares and serves snacks and lunches,
cooperates with the teacher, assistant teacher and other Head Start
staff in providing the best possible program. Works with children
and families in the classroom and performs other duties as assigned
by the teacher. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Essential functions, as
defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any
of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This
list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of
all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class.
Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin
work at their assigned work location on the specified days and
hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not
routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential
function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but
are not limited to, the following: Implement the daily lesson plans
including Creative Curriculum.
Observe and assist with child assessments.
Implement local, state and Head Start federal guidelines.
Works with children individually and in groups and accompanies the
class on field trips.
Works with teacher and teacher assistant to prepare, serve and
clean up snacks and lunches. Participates in meal times.
Assists the teacher and assistant teacher with cleaning and
maintenance of the center.
Stocks and maintains the inventory of general classroom
Assist the teacher with communications to staff and parents to
ensure complete services for each child.
Assists in maintaining a safe indoor and outdoor environment in all
aspects of the program.
Attends team meetings, Head Start and CAP Agency trainings/meetings
and other trainings as assigned.
Welcomes assists and supports parents and other volunteers in the
Assists in planning, organizing and providing child care for Parent
Center Committees and Family Events. CLEAR DRIVEN COMPETENCIES
Building Collaborative Relationships
Use of Technology and information management MINIMUM
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines Prior Early Childhood
experience and previous experience working with children with
special needs preferred or equivalent combination of education and
experience. Have the ability to lift and carry 40 pounds and climb
stairs. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old and possess a
high school diploma/GED. Current Infant/Child First Aid and CPR
Certificate preferred. Knowledge of:
Classroom policies and procedures.
Methods and techniques to assist children with educational and
Basic principles of record keeping and records management.
Personal computers utilizing standard software.
Safety rules and regulations. Skill in: Maintaining composure and
working effectively under classroom conditions.
Communicating effectively with children.
Following verbal and written instructions.
Exercising good judgment in all situations.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with
Effective verbal and written communication. LICENSE AND
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS A valid Minnesota State Driver's License
may be required. COVID 19 REQUIREMENT: The Office of Head Start is
requiring all Head Start employees to complete their COVID-19
vaccination series by 1/31/2022, or upon starting date, unless the
Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency approves a medical or religious
accommodation as required by applicable law. New employees must
submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an
exemption/accommodation before beginning work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND
WORKING ENVIRONMENT A job in this category may include and require
sitting, standing, walking and lifting up to 40lbs. AFFIRMATIVE
ACTION POLICY: Scott, Carver, Dakota CAP Agency will not deny
anyone the opportunities for training or employment because of sex,
race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age,
sexual preference, disability or status with regard to public
assistance. The Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to
building a culturally diverse workforce
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