EHS Assistant Teacher

Work Address

2101 5th Street South


The Assistant Teacher is responsible for maintaining a safe and fun environment for young children to preteens. Their duties include coming up with creative and educational activities, preparing and serving snacks to children and maintaining a clean environment for the children.


  • Customer focused
  • Manages relationships
  • Hospitable
  • Organized and efficient
  • Manages own performance
  • Understanding of Early Head Start Philosophy
  • Understanding of the principles, practices and current state of child health and nutrition
  • Results oriented
  • Honors confidentiality
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Manages technology
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communications skills
  • Familiarity with community resources
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Early childhood education experience a plus


  • Provide instructional assistance such as but not limited to: facilitating learning centers; individual and small group instruction; facilitating and modeling play; assisting students with computers; and model good nutrition practices during meal/snack times
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Head Start Performance Standards policies and procedures.
  • Plan and maintain a safe, clean, learning environment, and assures the well-being and safety of children in her/his care.
  • Establish a caring professional relationship and a climate of mutual trust and respect for families.
  • Maintain a cooperative attitude of working together with center staff, volunteers, parents, and program specialists in planning and implementing classroom activities.
  • Timely and accurately complete all paperwork, including home visit forms, parent/teacher conference forms, lesson plans, and transition forms..
  • Assists in the preparation of materials needed for classroom instruction
  • Performs general classroom duties as assigned in a EHS Lead Teacher