The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) is currently accepting applications for Classroom Teacher Aide. The Classroom Teacher Aide will work in conjunction with the classroom teacher using a team approach to perform all tasks with equal responsibility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain daily functions in the classroom ex: daily lesson plans, daily schedule, etc.
  • Carry out a program of instruction as directed by the Education Supervisor
  • Keep current records of each child, i.e. developmental progress, etc.
  • Conduct home visits at least twice a year
  • Conduct at least two (two) parent-teacher conferences per year
  • Assist families and children needing health services or social services via appropriate referrals
  • Accompany children during activities, be responsible for their safety
  • Bus driver/monitor schedule and adhere to state and federal requirements
  • Advocate for Head Start, encourage parents to become advocates for their families and children
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Participate in in-service training programs and career development programs
  • Attend a minimum 100 hours of appropriate training annually
  • Understand potential hazards ex: chemicals, bodily fluids, etc.
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations ex: safety belts, etc.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask
  • Submit to pre-hire and random background checks, random drug tests, child abuse, and sex offender registry checks
  • Have knowledge of and be able to use the technology and software
  • High School graduate TECTA Orientation
  • Maintain CDL
  • Maintain CDA preschool credential or state awardee certificate that meets or exceeds requirements

Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to careers@ucdd.org