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Preschool Teacher Assistant

Company: Ohio Valley Opportunities
Location: Scottsburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Ohio Valley Opportunities is a non-profit, Community Action Agency serving Jefferson, Jennings and Scott counties. Our Head Start program currently has outstanding career opportunities available for early childhood education professionals that are enthusiastic about making a positive impact in the lives of preschoolers. Full-time Teacher Assistant positions are now available. A CDA credential or a state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA, or are enrolled in a program that will lead to and associate or bachelor's degree, required. Some of the job duties include:* Advocate for early childhood education through ensuring quality services to children, families and community.* Work collaboratively with all staff to provide for the needs of children in compliance with Head Start performance Standards.* Adhere to all Personnel Policies, Head Start Program Performance Standards and the Policies and Procedures Indiana Childcare Licensing Regulations.* Assist with daily classroom activities as determined by the Teaching Team.* Must be flexible and willing to adjust work hours as deemed necessary to accommodate families, program activities and/or training.* Assist with daily classroom and playground schedules, routines and transition activities.* Assist with completing developmental screenings and regularly assess children's needs.* Demonstrate knowledge of and approaches to positive guidance and discipline.* Assist with home visits and conferences.* Provide ongoing communication and information sharing with staff and parents.* Respond competently to the diverse cultures, traditions, lifestyles, languages, and values of each family.* Submit timely, neat and accurate documentation.* Attend all assigned training and meetings.* Must be flexible and willing to adjust work hours as deemed necessary to accommodate families, program activities and/or training.* Ability to recognize and manage ones own behaviors, moods, and impulses to create an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming environment within their organizations.* Show respect and openness toward someone whose social and cultural background is different from ones own.* Recognize that everyone has at least some ethnocentric views that are provided by that culture and shaped by his or her individual interpretation of it.* Cultural knowledge of key populations that will be served to address disparities that exist as it relates to serving children and families in our service areaOVO is an equal opportunity employer and provider.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to Friday* No nights* No weekendsCOVID-19 considerations:OVO has mandated the Covid-19 vaccine for employees, accommodations considered.Education:* High school or equivalent (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Ohio Valley Opportunities, Louisville , Preschool Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Scottsburg, Kentucky

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