Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 15.27
Organization's Mission: Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized nonprofit provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Our six core programs, Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization, address barriers to self-sufficiency in order to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We are committed to ending poverty and improving the lives of those living in our community.

We have over 40 locations across the Salt Lake Valley and will continue to grow. UCA is seeking inspired, talented people who want to make a difference in the community.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.
Position Summary: The Classroom Teaching Aide works cooperatively as a member of a classroom team to deliver high-quality services for all children and families, and is responsible for the safety, supervision, and activities of the birth to five-year-old children assigned under his/her care in the program.
Primary Responsibilities: OTHER DUTIES

Has basic knowledge and assists in planning, supporting, and implementing learning experiences that advance the children's social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development.
Provides quality, developmentally appropriate, responsive Birth to Five care with the guidance and supervision from the Lead Teacher and Program Specialist. Supports the classroom team as needed to provide a safe and healthy learning environment through well-organized classrooms featuring consistent schedules, well designed areas for experiences, established routines and use of sensitive and appropriate guidance strategies.
Reviews with classroom team the ongoing assessments and TS GOLD finalized checkpoints to ensure course corrections are made and implemented to improve children's outcomes.
Assists in maintaining accurate and up-to-date records, including comprehensive current case notes.
Collaborates with Program Specialists, Special Needs Support, Mental Health, Coaches and school districts in identifying, referring, and providing services and support to children with special needs, including those with Individual Education Plans.
Assists in developing and implementing behavior plans and/or appropriate interventions.
Supports and respects individual children and families' cultural beliefs, including their home language.
Assists in conducting a minimum of two Home Visits and two Staff-Parent Conferences during the school year.
Assists in establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment by providing active supervision to all children at all times to ensure their well-being, and includes being actively engaged with children in learning activities indoors and outdoors.
Ensures two staff members are present at all times while class is in session.
Desired Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma.
Required to be enrolled in the Infant/Toddler or Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) program to be completed within one year.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Infant/Toddler or Preschool Child Development Associate Credential
Previous Head Start experience.
Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Benefits / Why Work With Us: READY TO JOIN OUR NONPROFIT TEAM?

If you would like to be a Classroom Teaching Aide at our Head Start preschool in TOOELE, apply today. We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this position and meet the requirements, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
How to Apply: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1976034-335211
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

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Contact: Human Resources
Email: julie.bills@utahca.org
Phone: 5555555555