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Head Start Teacher Aide - Norfolk, NE

Employer: Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Job Description:

Become part of NENCAP’s caring team of Early Childhood Educators! We have openings at our Norfolk Head Start Center for TEACHER AIDES for the 2023-2024 school year. 40 hours per week, M-F with seasonal layoff. The new starting wage is $14.50 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. Aides assist the Teacher in planning and carrying out the educational activities of the center. For job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information visit or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed Agency application. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667. Position open until filled. EOE 80% Federally Funded Non-Profit Agency JOB SUMMARY: Assist the Teacher in planning and carrying out the educational activities of the center. Record observations for children and assist the Teacher in entering observations and placing children on GOLD. Plan and implement one day per week on the lesson plan. Fill in during Teacher’s absences. Complete assigned nutrition duties. Ensure playground safety and complete appropriate checklists. Check and restock the First Aid Kit on a monthly basis. Perform cleaning duties as required by the center. Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds. Possess basic computer skills. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies. WAGE & BENEFITS: The new starting wage is $14.50 per hour, plus benefits. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. NENCAP covers the premium for our employees to receive single coverage for health, life, dental and vision for FREE! Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION NEEDED: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) and one of the following: • A Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential • Enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years. • Have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in any field or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree. The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.

Job Details

Job Type: Full Time
Number of Openings: 1
Wage: 14.50 per hour plus benefits
Hours: 40 hours per week, M-F with seasonal layoff
Job Category: Early Childhood Education

Contact Information

Andrea Hansen
Human Resources Assistant Director
603 Earl Street, PO Box 667
Pender, NE 68047
Phone: (402) 385-6300
Fax: (402) 385-6320

Application Method(s)

  • Apply In Person,
  • Apply Online,
  • Resume and Application,
  • Submit Application

Listed Until: May 1, 2024


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