Applications may be picked up at: Southwest HRA- Haywood County Community
Service Center at 1149 Tammbell St., Brownsville, SWHRA Central Office at 1527
White Ave., Henderson, or on-line application at www.swhrahs.org
Send applications to:
Southwest Human Resource Agency
P.O. Box 264
Henderson, TN. 38340
Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2021
The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistant are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.
Assist Head Start Teacher in carrying out a program of instruction
for a pre-school classroom of up to 20 children, serve as teacher in absence of regular
Teacher, make home visits, encourage parent involvement, and work with other staff
concerning enrollment and meeting the needs of families.
High School Diploma or GED required; a Child Development
Associate Credential preferred; Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
preferred: experience/training in working with preschool children desired; must be willing
to continue education. Basic computer knowledge. Must pass physical exam, drug
screen, and criminal/fingerprint background check.
Excellent benefits Work schedule - 41 weeks (10 mo.) / 80 hrs. biweekly.