Teacher Assistant at Portage Learning Centers

Company Name
Portage Learning Centers
Job Title
Teacher Assistant
Company Location
Ravenna, OH 44266
Contact Information
Required Education
High School
Rate Range
Job Description

The Teacher Assistant works closely with the Teacher to provide a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for Head Start children.  The Teacher Assistant supports efforts to promote parent involvement in Head Start activities.  The Teacher Assistant will be observed by staff, a third party and via video.  These observations will be used for training and coaching purposes. 

Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED, and have a CDA or must obtain CDA within two years of hire (or have an associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree)

Classroom experience with preschool children preferred

Planning and Time Management skills

Able to document various classroom requirements

Good organizational skills

Willingness/ability to work as a team member

History of good job attendance

Must be free of communicable disease

Must pass criminal background checks

Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and provide proof of personal vehicle insurance

Must be insurable by PLC’s vehicle insurance company (exceptions may be made based on job responsibilities)

A sincere commitment to the philosophy of Head Start and to the objectives of an Early Childhood Intervention program

How to Apply