Early Childhood Aide (Classroom)

5 days ago
HEAD START - Kingston
Benefits Offered


The Early Childhood Aide position assists in the delivery of pre-school programs by communicating concerns to the supervising teacher and performing a variety of assigned duties. Based on the activities assigned, employees may work with children in the classroom, may prepare and serve food, may ride the bus assuring safety procedures are followed, and may be responsible for the general cleaning of classrooms and rest rooms.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    Other duties may be assigned.

Classroom Aide Specific Duties:

  • Assist teacher in implementing developmental experience for children, including activities in language, intellectual, social-emotional and physical development; as well as skill development in health and safety;
  • Assist the teacher in managing the classroom to assure a safe, healthy and positive atmosphere for children;
  • Observe and identify needs of classroom children without constant direction and supervision;
  • Assist in toileting children and perform diapering procedures when necessary;
  • Perform necessary personal care procedures as directed and trained;
  • Assist in helping children in and out of vehicle restraint systems;
  • Physically interact with children outdoors and indoors to include floor-time in a safe and appropriate manner;
  • Maintain current First Aid and CPR Certification;
  • Complete and submit program paperwork accurately and promptly as assigned.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED and 1 year experience in caring for young children preferred.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

There are no certifications required for Lunch Aides or Janitorial Aides, Classroom Aides or Special Needs Aides. Bus Aides must have current First Aid and CPR Certifications or be able to obtain the certifications within the first year of employment and maintain renewal thereafter.


Additional Job Comments

Normal working hours are Monday through Thursday, 11:30 am - 4:00 pm.

Working approximately 18 hours per week at a wage of $9.90 per hour.
Applications will be accepted through January 1, 2018.
Questions can be emailed to HR@nemcsa.org - no résumés will be accepted.

Upon request auxiliary aids and services will be made available to individuals with disabilities. Michigan Relay Center “Voice and TTY/TDD” 1-800-649-3777. An EOE.


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