Head Start Classroom Assistant
Company: Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois
Posted on: November 22, 2021
The Classroom Assistant is responsible for assisting in the
classroom in all areas designated by the teacher.Complete all
required tasks and paperwork, accurately and on
time.RESPONSIBILITIES:A. Health/Nutrition:1. Assist in the
preparation of meals and snacks family style, in accordance with
Family Style Meal ServiceHead Start standards2. Assist with the
documentation of anecdotal records on children3. Assist with
required health and educational screenings and assessments4.
Monitor children's health requirements in accordance with
Health/Dental Care Services Policy and EarlyPeriodic, Screening,
Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines5. Maintain all child health
files5. Assist with inventory management pertaining to the food and
food service items maintained at the CenterB. Program Structure:1.
Interact with children in a developmentally appropriate manner
using positive discipline techniques2. Plan and implement weekly
lessons in health and nutrition and monthly cooking experiences
with approval3. Assist in the classroom under the guidance of the
teacher4. Complete bus monitor responsibilitiesC. Other:1. Maintain
confidentiality of all information regarding children, families and
staff2. Attend and assist in parent involvement activities, as
scheduled3. Assist in recruitment of children as directed by the
Manager on Point for the Site4. Support School Readiness and the
Parent Family Community Engagement process to ensure children and
family participation as directed5. Perform other duties and assist
in other service areas, as assigned6. Attend all staff meetings,
trainings, workshops and conferences in accordance with Head Start
PerformanceStandards7. Document at least 15 hours of in-service
training annually in accordance with DCFS Licensing Standards8.
Perform job duties as per timelineKEY COMPETENCIES:1. Excellent
written and oral communication skills2. High degree of
professionalism3. Collaboration and Problem-Solving Skills4.
Ability to read, analyze, interpret and apply Program standards5.
Excellent organizational and time management skills6. Resourceful
and able to obtain information regarding agency and community
resources7. Excellent interpersonal skills8. Technical CapacityJob
Type: Full-timePay: From $11.19 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k)
matchingDental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time
offRetirement planTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:8
hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridayEducation:High school or
equivalent (Preferred)Work Location: One location
Keywords: Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois, Peoria , Head Start Classroom Assistant, Other , Canton, Illinois
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