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Preschool Assistant Teacher

Company: Early Learning Essentials
Location: Nephi
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Make a difference in the community with Early Learning Essentials (ELE)! We are a non profit organization that offers preschool services to children and families who encounter life's challenges and need a hand up.

Enjoy exceptional benefits with medical, dental, life, and a 401(k). We are a family friendly company as all staff enjoy gym benefits, weekends off, and twice the normal holidays! We also offer a $600 sign-on incentive for selected positions working with children and families.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists the teacher to provide instruction, supervision, and provision of appropriate learning activities for all enrolled children at a specified site.

Under the direction of the teacher, delivers comprehensive educational services to Head Start children, including those with Individualized Education Plan's (IEP), behavioral support or health plans and English language learners, helping them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a developmentally appropriate manner toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, as outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards, the 2007 Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act and Early Learning Essentials' policies and procedures and ensures services support the agency's school readiness plan.

Position is full-time with 177 days; a typical work week is Monday - Friday with an expectation of no more than 40 hours per week (part-time is a minimum expectation of no more than 25 hours per week). For weeks with less than five working days, daily hours only apply.

Position offers full benefits, including: Health, Dental, Life, HSA Contributions, 401K, and EAP counseling.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within two (2) years. Early Learning Essentials may assist with the cost of obtaining a CDA as long as funds are available.
Experience working with preschool children or preschool lab work leading to a degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from a recognized institution is preferred.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

An Associate or Baccalaureate degree (in any area) from a recognized institution or be enrolled in a program leading to a degree; or
An Associate or Baccalaureate degree in ECE, Elementary Education, Child Development, or other closely related field from a recognized institution is preferred.

Official or unofficial transcript which shows the award or confer date of the degree must be attached to the employment application.
Bilingual Spanish-speaking is desirable.

Keywords: Early Learning Essentials, Provo , Preschool Assistant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Nephi, Utah

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