Locations available include:
Under the direct supervision of the Teacher, the Assistant Teacher assists in daily planning and preparation of the classroom learning environment. Assists in guiding and teaching three to five-year-old children.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Prior to employment, the applicant must sign authorizations for NRCA to perform DMV and Criminal Record Checks. These will be used to demonstrate that a satisfactory driving record and no pending or found charges or convictions related to abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or adults are present. This information can also be used to determine if any other felonies or misdemeanor charges which would conflict with the mission and philosophy of the agency are present.
Driving is an essential function of the job. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. If currently holds a Commercial Driver’s License, must maintain that license. Must be able to drive up to 4 hours per day, but may be required to drive more than 4 hours in a given day. Some night/overnight driving may be required for training or meetings.
If an agency vehicle is unavailable, must have a vehicle with valid inspection and insurance meeting minimum state requirements available for transporting individuals and families within the New River Valley, and in pre-approved cases outside the New River Valley. Mileage reimbursed by NRCA.
Must pass a physical exam in which a physician documents the employee’s capability of transporting clients. The physical must also include a TB test and document that the employee can perform essential duties specified in his/her job description.
Must be willing to abide by the following Code of Conduct:
Must be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, bending, and standing, occasionally lifting up to 80 pounds.
Education and Experience
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or be enrolled in or willing to enroll in an Associate or Bachelor’s degree program in early childhood or a related field.
Wage, non-exempt position. This position may be a full or part-time position as determined by management.
9-1/2-month position (academic calendar)
Full-time, 40 hours per week. Starting pay range is between $13.48 and $16.41 per hour, based on education and experience.
NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal backgrounds (including fingerprints), a child abuse and neglect check, and driving record checks. Possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record is required. Pre-employment drug testing, TB testing or screening, and an employment physical are required (all costs covered by NRCA).
Application Deadline: October 14, 2022, at 5:00 pm or until the position is filled. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. EEO/AA