EHS/HS Teacher Assistant

AKA Head Start Inc. - El Cajon, CA

Under the direction of the Center Director and classroom teacher, assist in the teaching and learning activities of the classroom in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, California State Regulation (Title 22) and Agency requirements.  Assist the teacher in a Head Start setting providing a comprehensive program to meet educational, emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of children.


  1. Assist in the preparation, implementation, and monitoring of children's curriculum goals and instructional programs;
  2. Assist with daily classroom set up and clean up;
  3. Provide input for developing weekly lesson plans;
  4. Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests, and needs and use this information to facilitate learning and growth;
  5. Assist in completing and maintaining bulletin boards;
  6. Assist with other responsibilities in the efficient and effective operation of the Agency; 
  7. Prepare and serve food for children’s meal periods; and
  8. Performs any other tasks deemed necessary by the teacher and/or center director.


Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: El Cajon, CA

Salary: 13.72 - 15.51

Posted On: December 13th, 2019

Agency Details


Minimum Employment Qualifications/Competencies


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:        Any combination equivalent to:


Head Start: Associate’s degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education, and an Associate Teacher Permit or Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).


An Associate’s degree in a related field and 12 semester units of Early Childhood

Education/Child Development core courses, including three semester units Supervised Field Experience in an Early Childhood Education setting, and the ability to obtain a permit within 90 days of employment.


Associate degree and an Associate Teacher Permit/or Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

Early Head Start: Same as Head Start including three semester units of Infant Toddler Development courses.