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Early Head Start Assistant Teacher


List of Job Duties: Help children gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed at home, school and the community.  Promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children.  Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program.  

Required Experience and/or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

We provide an excellent benefit package and ongoing training opportunities, including assistance in completing a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential during work hours.  Full-time, 12 month position, beginning in August 2021.  $12.17 to $13.23 per hour commensurate with education.  



  • High school diploma or equivalent (Classified as Early Head Start Assistant Teacher 1)


  • Child Development Associate (CDA) credential appropriate for the age group with which they will be working. (Classified as Early Head Start Assistant Teacher 2)


2 year or 4 year degree in Early Childhood or Child Development or related 4 year degree and a Child Development Associate Credential for the appropriate classroom age group. (Classified as Early Head Start Assistant Teacher 3)


Preference given to candidates with the following:

Applicants enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education


Experience working with children 0-3 years of age (will accept experience with children 0-5)

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Contact:  Helen Benker, helen.benker@micaonline.org, 641-752-7162

Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume.  Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-753-1048; jobapp@micaonline.org.  Position open until filled.  EOE

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : ""

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