Kansas Children's Service League
  • Liberal, KS, USA
  • up to $11
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health insurance, paid time off (PTO), sick leave, and vacation


Kansas Children's Service League in Liberal, KS is looking to hire a full-time Head Start Paraprofessional. Are you trustworthy, respectful, and guided by integrity? Would you like to advance your early childhood education career with a company that strives to make a difference in our community? If so, please read on!

This teacher assistant position earns a competitive wage of up to $11/hour. We provide great benefits, including health insurance, paid time off (PTO), sick leave, and vacation. If this sounds like the right early childhood education opportunity for you, apply today!


ABOUT KANSAS CHILDREN'S SERVICE LEAGUE

Our mission is to protect and promote the well-being of children. We work with children and their families to help them succeed and break neglect, abuse, and trauma cycles. We do this through health, safety, and educational outreach. Our programs help children and parents develop successful skills in their families, schools, and workplaces. We work to create and restore healthy parent-child relationships and pledge to serve through advocacy and community engagement. Stronger families start here!

We treat customers, partners, and each other with respect and strive to always build positive working relationships. Quality, competence, and courageous service are important in all we do. Our employees live up to these values and are key to our mission. For our amazing team, we offer a comprehensive full-time benefits package, rewarding work, and opportunities for growth and advancement!


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A HEAD START PARAPROFESSIONAL

As a Head Start Paraprofessional, you play a vital role in the education and development of children. Passionate about helping children grow, you provide teachers with reliable collaboration for assistance with the children, paperwork, lesson plans, or tracking. You set up the classroom daily. Leveraging your exceptional organizational skills, you keep school classrooms cleaned and arranged with essential materials for various learning activities. You ensure the playground, classroom, and bus safety of children and staff. Additionally, you assist with school field trips and keep the students safe and engaged.

Your teacher assistant role is critical as you support our company's focus to prevent child abuse and neglect. You work with both children and parents to develop skills for success in the various areas of their lives. During parent meetings with the teacher, you plan and lead an activity for the children to keep them occupied. As a teacher assistant, you are the key support that our teachers need to keep children flourishing and you feel amazing knowing the difference you are making!


QUALIFICATIONS FOR A HEAD START PARAPROFESSIONAL

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test
  • Valid driver's license
  • Reliable transportation with auto insurance

An associate degree in early childhood education is preferred. Two years of experience in an early childhood program and educational experience with young children would be a plus. Being bilingual is preferred, but not required. Do you love working with children? Can you show empathy while maintaining professional boundaries? Do you work well as part of a team and thrive in a fast-paced environment? If yes, you might just be perfect for this position!


WORK SCHEDULE

This full-time early childhood education position offers year-round, steady work.


ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR EDUCATION TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this teacher assistant job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 67901

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