Hampton Roads Community Action Program

Substitute Teacher Assistant - Hampton and Newport News

Reference ID : 47836
Location : Newport News, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



  • To assist with providing a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children, while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips).
  • To assist in the promotion of social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children relative to the Creative Curriculum, Head Start Performance Standards/Domains and Licensing guidelines.
  • To encourage parental involvement in all aspects of the program
  • To assist in the development of individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten


  • Assist in integrating all Head Start service areas into classroom time
  • Assist with active supervision of children which includes intentional observation, ongoing monitoring and head count
  • Assist in setting up environment (indoor/outdoor) for the activities of the day.
  • Utilize lesson plans at the direction of classroom staff
  • Follow a consistent schedule which includes small and large group experiences, choice time, music and movement, large and small motor activities, and effective transitions between activities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Follow Child Guidance and Behavior Management Policies and Procedures
  • Sanitize classroom equipment and laundry where needed.
  • Assist with meal service as needed.
  • Monitor and manage behavior of children and maintain a head count.
  • Secure children in age/weight appropriate restraints    
  • Assist in emergency evacuation
  • Must pass Criminal Record Check and Child protective Services search. Must submit to TB test and physical.
  • If a licensed driver, employee must have a valid Virginia Driver's License and proof of current auto insurance where applicable.


  • Candidates must have a Child Development Associate Credential or Degree related to
  • Child Development or Early Childhood Education. 
  • At least 1 (one) year experience working in a Classroom setting is preferred. 
  • Background check and valid Virginia Driver's License required for employment. 
  • Must have the ability to work and maintain high standards of professional ethics.
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments.
  • Experience working with preschool children.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially good listening and writing skills.


Nice To Haves


About Us

The Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP) is a nonprofit community action agency that has been serving residents of southeastern Virginia for over 50 years. As an award-winning organization, we have been a pivotal contributor to the economic stability of individuals, families and the community here in Hampton Roads. HRCAP is a regional organization with a steadfast commitment to improve the quality of life through programs in education, training, work experience, emergency services, housing counseling, and many other proven strategies. We have been at the forefront of attacking the root causes of poverty towards the goal of elimination. As a result, many families have broken the chains of poverty and are now equipped for success!

Qualified individuals should apply at 2410 Wickham Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607. Office hours are 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. You can visit: http://www.hrcapinc.org to print an application and mail to P.O. Box 37, Newport News, VA 23607. Also you can email your application and resume to hrcapresume@hrcapinc.org


Salary : $9.50 to $11.72/Hr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Newport News, VA

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