The primary function is to assist the early childhood classroom teacher in planning and implementing a meaningful program for preschool children in a family literacy program. In addition, the Early Childhood classroom assistant will be an integral member of the Even Start Family Literacy team which supports the ES mission of providing the opportunities for families to become self-sufficient.
Sixty semester hours; or an Associate's Degree; or successfully pass the Para Professional Assessement Exam. Evidence of experience in preschool classroom and in th field of family literacy preferred.
Assist in planning and implementing appropriate programming for preschool children.
Observe, record, and report preschool learners progress as necessary for IPS, IDOE, and Federal reports.
Assist in maintaining a model early childhood classroom environment.
Participate in staff development activities.
Interact with parents and encourage their participation the ES components.
Plan regularly and assist the members of the ES team to achieve integration of the program components.
Assume other duties or responsibilities as directed by the director of Even Start or designee.
Must be present at work. Salary: $9.68 - $14.41 per hour