Head Start/Early Head Start - Teacher Assistant

Crystal Stairs Inc. | Los Angeles, CA

Posted Date 8/26/2021

Head Start/Early Head Start - Teacher Assistant

Location: Los Angeles, South LA & Compton areas

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Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, he/she is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers ages 2 to 5 years old. Provides for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for assisting with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.


Education: Minimum 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a CDA, including 12 core units as required by California Community Care Licensing and the California Child Development Permit Matrix. Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level or above.

*The 41-CDP1 form must be completed by an authorized representative of a California community college or four-year college or university approved by the Commission to verify completion of requirements for Child Development Teaching Permits.


Experience: A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years of experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population. Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education. Knowledge of program practices in preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.


Special Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

Thank you for your interest in Crystal Stairs, Inc. Only candidates that meet the criteria outlined above will be contacted.

For more information about Crystal Stairs, Inc. please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

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