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Teacher Assistant- Early Head Start - Dearborn
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Wayne Metropolitian Community Action Agency
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# of Open Positions: 3

Location: Various locations in Wayne County, MI

Salary Grade: 1 
FLSA: Non-Exempt 
Employment Type: Part -Time
Benefits: Yes 
Hours per Week: 30 
Work Days: Monday-Friday 
Reporting to: Early Head Start Manager 
Recommended Start Date: July10, 2017

Scope: To support and assist in the planning and provision of a program of educational activities that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers. Assist in developing individual goals for children, providing on-going assessment on progress, and facilitating transition into Head Start or other educational school settings in partnership with parents.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in planning and carrying out developmentally age-appropriate activities and experiences for infant and toddlers that advance all areas of children’s development (social, emotional, cognitive, and physical) based on the High/Scope Infant/ Toddler Curriculum.
  • Assist in planning and implementing daily lesson plans under the supervision of the Site Manager/Teacher.
  • Assist individual children in need of special attention and care, including changing diapers, toilet learning, feeding, and other attending to other special needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood; or enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree in Early Childhood or related field with 12 credit hours in Early Childhood completed preferred; or
  • Minimum of a current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential
  • Minimum of 6 credits in infant/toddler coursework or CDA infant/toddler certification for Early Head Start.
  • Experience working with infants/toddlers and families preferred.
  • Ability to work with children with disabilities.

If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum requirements, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers to submit an online application, cover letter and resume.


Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V