Early Head Start Assistant Teacher

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Website Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Help shape the future today as a member of our caring team of Early Childhood Educators! NENCAP is looking for Early Childhood Teacher Assistant to guide and care for children birth through age 3 in our Early Head Start Program in Norfolk, NE. 40 hours per week M-F. The starting wage is $14.50 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. May be subject to layoff periods. Bilingual skills a plus. Assist the teacher in planning and carrying out the educational activities of the classroom. For job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information visit www.nencap.org 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. Positions open until filled.


80% Federally Funded

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY: Assist the teacher as directed. Promote nurturing and bonding relationships. Implement appropriate early childhood education experiences. Encourage self-help skills and provide consistent routines. Assist children in establishing good habits of personal hygiene; change diapers so children are comfortable. Record observations of children and assist the teacher in entering observations. Perform cleaning duties as required by the center to ensure cleanliness and neatness. Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending, and lifting of children up to 50 pounds. Possess basic computer skills. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION: 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.

WAGE & BENEFITS: The 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.

To apply for this job email your details to ahansen@nencap.org