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HS- Teacher Assistant II at Kings Community Action Organization

HS- Teacher Assistant II

Kings Community Action Organization Hanford, CA (Onsite) Full-Time
Employment Type: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $18.41 - $23.57 in 6 steps

Application Deadline: Open until filled


Join Kings Community Action Organization (KCAO) and make a difference in Kings County, CA as a Teacher Assistant II. KCAO envisions a future where all people in Kings County are able to live with dignity, have access to available resources and have the opportunity, motivation and ability to live economically productive and satisfying lives.

Our Mission: Working as a team, KCAO will seek and provide programs that develop self-sufficiency in individuals, families, and communities within Kings County.

Our Vision: Kings County residents and communities will achieve self-sufficiency through the high quality and client-focused programs of KCAO.

We are a private nonprofit helping people and changing lives in Kings County since 1965. Do you see yourself as part of our team of passionate, committed, and caring people?


The Teacher Assistant II is responsible for assisting in providing educational experiences for children and parents in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards and Departmental of Social Services, Licensing Division.


* Assist with planning and set purpose of individualizing for each enrolled child.
* Assist in developing daily lesson plans that reflect the goals of the curriculum and the individual needs of the children.
* Provide a high quality, nurturing, and supportive classroom environment that supports children learning utilizing Teaching Pyramid strategies, the Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) and Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) tools
* Organize and supervise activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
* Help keep center orderly by sharing cleaning responsibilities and duties.
* Review and plan classroom experiences and routines
* Work in conjunction with teacher director/site supervisor, and the management team in completion of program goals and meeting required deadlines through planning and follow up in a timely manner.
* Assist the teacher with the supervision of children in their care by always being able to account for the children by consistently counting them throughout the day.
* Ensure active supervision is in place which includes the safety and security of all children by maintaining visual supervision and an accurate census of children producible on demand and verifiable by count when requested by management, parents, or regulatory agencies.
* Assist teacher in conducting and documenting scheduled home visits and parent conferences with enrolled families.
* Provide support to families through needs assessments, scheduled home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
* Participate in case conferencing to develop a team approach in providing services to children 0-5 and their families.
* Responsible for the quality and timeliness of work, meeting program deadlines, submitting monthly paperwork and reports.
* Work with teacher to create a social and emotional climate of care and respect that promotes each child's sense of trust, independence and competence.
* Plan and organize classroom experience with the teacher and work with the parents in planning activities to meet the individual needs of their child.
* Support volunteer efforts by helping parents and others feel comfortable and valued when assisting in the classroom.
* Serve as a bus monitor when needed.
* Attends all in-service trainings, workshops, parent meetings, and required Head Start Program meetings.
* Perform all other duties as needed and requested.


* Associate's degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education from an accredited institution of higher education or obtain within 1 year of hire; AND
* At least one year work/volunteer experience in a preschool setting; AND
* Obtain Child Development Permit within 6 months of employment and keep current by completing 25 hours of professional growth, annually.


* Travel and attend out of area meetings and conferences as required per the funding source(s).
* Work variable hours and days, including those outside regular Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. business hours.
* Meet and maintain KCAO hiring requirements which include:
* Criminal Record Clearance including California DOJ, FBI and Child Abuse Centralized Index (CACI).
* Reliable, insured transportation and valid California Driver License.
* Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) acceptable to KCAO's vehicle insurer.
* Health examination with tuberculin clearance.

* AND contingent on employment candidate will be required to provide documentation of your Measles, and Pertussis immunizations.
* Influenza immunization highly preferred.
* Ability to be contacted outside of regularly scheduled work hours in case of emergency.
* Provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or medical or religious exemption request form, if applicable.

KCAO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

KCAO participates in the E-Verify program that electronically confirms an employee's authorization to work in the United States that complies with the I-9 form.

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