Bauer Family Resources
  • Teaching
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • $10.73 and $12.74
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive pay, benefits, leave time, and mileage allowance.

Job Summary

The Head Start Program is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The program's services and resources are designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills. The transition from preschool to elementary school imposes diverse developmental challenges that include requiring the children to engage successfully with their peers outside of the family network, adjust to the space of a classroom, and meet the expectations the school setting provides.

Bauer Family Resources Mission Statement is: "Creating brighter tomorrows by strengthening children and families today."

The Teacher Assistant is responsible in helping teacher with planning, organizing and directing all aspects of classroom services, and the school readiness initiative for children between the ages of 3-5 years old this includes but is not limited to lesson plans and activities that are suited to the developmental level of each child, promoting their social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth.

Must be 19.5 years of age or older.

Education/Experience: CDA, Associates, or Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education with experience teaching children ages 0-5, and one year related experience and/or training. Must be 21 years of age or older.

Certificates and Licenses: State-awarded certificate to teach in a preschool program; CDA, AA or BA in Early Childhood Education

The starting hourly wage for this position is between $10.73 and $12.74


Bauer Family Resources, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Bauer Family Resources has been delivering community-based services to at-risk children and their families since 1929. The organization was formed as the result of one woman's desire to keep children from becoming involved in the court system. This vision evolved over time to working with the families of at-risk children and the community.

Competitive pay, benefits, leave time, and mileage allowance.

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