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Job: Classroom Aide

Active since 05-11-2018 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Various Locations - Utah ... Level Entry level/Graduate
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type -
Hours 28 Salary Part-Time $11.54/hr - $12.06/hr...
Date Posted: 10/01/18
End Date: When Filled
Status: Part-time (non-benefited)

Position is part-time for 167-175 days for double-session classrooms and 175 days for extended day. A typical work week is Monday – Friday or 14 hours per week. An expectation of no more than 3 hours a day M-Th and 2 hours on Friday or 14 hours per week. For weeks with less than five working days, daily hours only apply



• Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within two (2) years (Mountainland Head Start, Inc. may assist with the cost of obtaining a CDA as long as funds are available); or
• An Associate or Baccalaureate degree (in any area) from a recognized institution or be enrolled in a program leading to a degree; or
• An Associate or Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Elementary Education, Child Development, or other closely related field from a recognized institution is preferred.

• Official or unofficial transcript which shows the award or confer date of the degree must be attached to the employment application.
• Experience working with preschool children is preferred.
• Bilingual Spanish-speaking is desirable.



• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision.
• Ability to write and speak the English language in a proficient and professional manner to meet requirements of the job.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, parents, subordinates, community groups, and other related agencies and people.


1. Assists the teacher in planning a curriculum which is relevant to the needs of the children addressing key elements of school readiness, aligning with the revised Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework, and Utah state pre-kindergarten guidelines.

2. Under the direction of the teacher, plans and provides learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, their understanding and use of language, their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science, their problem-solving abilities, and their approaches to learning.

3. Under the direction of the teacher, adjusts curriculum and daily program to meet the needs of individual children including those with IEP’s, behavioral health plans, and English language learners with concerns for their interests, abilities, cultures, special talents and individual style and pace of learning.

4. Implements MHS’s guidelines for interacting with children:
• Demonstrates a genuine interest in children and treats each child with respect.
• Enforces limits which the teachers and children have established as behavioral guidelines.
• Uses positive guidance techniques while interacting with children.

5. Understands how teacher-child interactions in the classroom affect student learning and classroom quality.

6. Under the supervision of the teacher, maintains up-to-date, accurate, and confidential records on each child as requested.

7. Helps maintain child-adult ratios in the classroom while teacher and assistant teacher stagger their lunch breaks and make preparations for afternoon class. Supervises lunch of both morning and afternoon classes.

8. After lunch, may assist in the following classroom duties as requested by the teacher:
• Sanitizes tables and cleans chairs.
• Sweeps floors, especially under tables and chairs.
• Assists children with tooth-brushing, modeling brushing of own teeth, as often as possible.
• Helps supervise children in other interest areas of the classroom as directed by the teacher.

9. Assists teachers in encouraging parent participation.

10. Meets weekly with the teacher to report observations and/or concerns and to coordinate motor development services offered to the children.

11. Demonstrates understanding of child abuse/neglect laws. Reports suspected child abuse to the Family & Community Services Director. Attends child abuse training.

12. Expected to assist the agency in maintaining safe and healthy environments for children and staff by immediately reporting health and safety risks/concerns or potential concerns to a leadership staff member and/or via our internal work order system and follow up with appropriate staff in not addressed in a timely or appropriate manner.

13.Other job-related duties as assigned may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

MOUNTAINLAND HEAD START, INC. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment actions based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, genetic identity, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

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This listing is a part-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region United States
Keywords Classroom Aide, Teacher Aide, Classroom Assistant

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Name Gabrielle Lybbert