Family Development Services
Family Development Services  
Position:  Classroom Assistant – Head Start
Location:  Administration Office, IN
Job Id:  104
# of Openings:  20

Classroom Assistant – Head Start
Family Development Services' full time Classroom Assistant – Head Start  will perform any combination of the following instructional tasks in the classroom to assist the Preschool Teacher in Head Start or Infant/Toddler Teacher in Early Head Start by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of lesson plans
  • Use developmentally appropriate techniques to interact with children – individually or in groups – to support learning throughout the day
  • Daily completion of USDA documentation at point of service
  • Document observations on children' anecdotal record forms
  • Clean tabletops and floor areas after meals and activities, and clean cots as needed
  • Accompany the Family / Child Educator on home visits
  • Ability to collaborate, effectively facilitate change, communicate opening and effectively, delegate, be flexible, good time/project management, task driven, willingness to learn.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds-especially if necessary to care for a child.
  • Abilities to, with or without reasonable accommodations: talk, hear, stand, reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; see up close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Applicants must meet the following basic qualifications for consideration:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Child Development Associate certificate (CDA) must be earned within two (2) years after date of hire in order to remain employed
Applicants with the following qualifications are preferred:
  • Prefer experience with children 0 to 5 years old
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
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