Co-Teacher II Floater/Center Support

MAAC - Multiple Locations, CA

Under the direct supervision of the Center Director and the appointed guidance of the Lead Teacher, will assist in planning, supervising, and implementing the education program within the classroom in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Project Head Start.


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Provides input and assistance into daily classroom activities and lesson plans
  • Assists in designing and implementing classroom activities to meet the needs of the individual child
  • Assists in implementing the approved curriculum and multi-cultural education
  • Assists with classroom arrangement and related physical requirements to provide a safe, healthy, interesting, and enjoyable learning environment
  • Develops and maintain an open, friendly, and informative relationship with parents and volunteers
  • Assists in the interpretation and explanation of Head Start policies, programs, and principles
  • Records individual children's behavior and observations on appropriate record keeping forms
  • Provides experiences for growing and learning for the individual child in relationship to his/her cultural and socioeconomic background
  • Performs accurate numerical counts, such as attendance and meal counts
  • Assists in maintaining classroom cleanliness; assists in set-up and maintenance of the classroom lunch area; assists in laundry and other maintenance; supervises children on bus as needed
  • Assists in home visits at times convenient to the parent(s); assists in developing an Individual Family Plan for each child and family beginning at time of enrollment (phase-in) and updating it at least three times in the school year
  • Attends mandated training programs, conferences, meetings
  • Ensures personalized special services are provided to special needs children (i.e., feeding, assistance with toileting, including diapering, catheterization, training, urine bags, physically carrying the child-specialized training and equipment will be provided as needed)
  • Assists in the development of individual education plans and teaching
  • Provides an environment that facilitates growth and positive self-image for children
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Twelve (12) units (including core units) from an accredited college/university in Early Childhood Education OR Child Development
  • California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or California Child Development Associate (CDA) credential
  • One (1) year Head Start experience with children in a classroom setting OR One (1) year preschool experience with children in a classroom setting
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
  • Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Cards must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

FT/Regular/38 & 42 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable.

Multiple locations in the San Diego North County area.

Please see our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit for consideration.

Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Multiple Locations, CA

Salary: 12.09 - 14.37

Posted On: May 9th, 2018

Agency Details


MAAC is a multi-purpose social service agency with a successful history of serving various communities throughout San Diego County. In 1965, MAAC opened its doors to serve San Diego's disadvantaged and now has centers strategically located as far south as San Ysidro and as far north as Camp Pendleton. One million clients later, MAAC is still acting as a catalyst to help individuals and families become self-sufficient. Serving approximately 35,000 individuals per year, MAAC provides a spectrum of unique programs designed to assist clients by engaging them in the enhancement of their own lives through lifestyle changes.

MAAC's programs strive to improve clients' economic standing as well as their ability to access resources available to them. Included among the many programs and services now offered are Head Start/Early Head Start/State Preschool/QPI and other related early childhood development programs, two culturally specific recovery homes: Casa De Milagros and Nosotros, award-winning affordable housing complexes, community and workforce development programs, and a community charter school. MAAC's commitment to environmental sustainability carries the non-profit into the future with its low-income home weatherization program. For more information, visit