Job Summary: Do you love working with children?

Do you want to make a difference in their lives?

Be an Assistant Teacher with Head Start. Position is Part time (approx. 8:15am-1:15pm Monday-Friday) and school-year position (August-May). Located in RosePark Area.

Pay is $13.10 - $15.58/hour depending on your education and experience. We have a 2 positions available.

Great benefits available including health, dental, vision, 401K, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, up to $2,500 HSA match for a family, accrue sick time, PTO, holidays off, etc.

Are you looking for a rewarding teaching career where you can make a difference in the lives of preschool children? Have you been looking for a teaching job where you will enjoy coming to work every day? If so, apply today!

Organization Overview

Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Their six core programs Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization address barriers to self-reliance to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We have over 40 locations across the Salt Lake Valley and will continue to grow. UCA is seeking inspired, talented people who want to be make a difference in the community.
Primary Responsibilities: Position Summary

As an Assistant Teacher, you come to work each day excited and ready to make a difference in children's lives. Working cooperatively with another teacher, you teach a class of 17 children. You help develop weekly lesson plans to ignite the curiosity and growth of the children in our preschool. You assist the Lead Teacher in tracking each child's growth through observations, portfolio documentation, developmental checklist, and assessment data.

Child Development Associate (CDA) credential required or an associate or baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education/Family and Consumer Studies or a related field. One year of related experience preferred. Previous Head Start experience preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Other duties:

Promote the children's social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development
2 teachers in a classroom of 17 children ages 3-5 years old
Conduct home visits and staff-parent conferences
Work with a diverse population
Educate families on the importance of preventative health, nutrition and mental health.
Encourage parents to advocate for their child's individual educational needs.
Provides a safe and healthy learning environment
Good attendance
If you would like to be an Assistant Teacher at our Head Start preschool, apply today. We look forward to meeting you!

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.
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Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: $13/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $15/hour
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 12/18/2021
Status: Part Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA 84116


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