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POSITION TITLE: Teacher Assistant (Early Head Start)
LOCATION/DEPT: Child Care
REPORTS TO: Teacher/Site Director
Responsible for the education and general development of the children in the Head Start center.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This individual relates to, interacts with, a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army. In these contacts, they act as a representative of the Army and its mission.
Under the direct supervision of the Teacher and Site Director with some freedom to plan, schedule and carry out responsibilities within established polices and guidelines.
This position supervises classroom aides and school children.
This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved, as well as the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
This individual will only commit Army resources that have been allocated or approved.
This individual will keep the Teacher and Site Director informed on all critical issues relating to their area of responsibility.
This individual will adhere to all policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light to moderate physical work and be able to lift up to 40lbs on a daily basis.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is occasionally required to position self to stoop, kneel or crouch; frequently required to use standard classroom and office equipment and a PC.
The work environment for this position includes an office or classroom environment with a low to moderate noise level.