Explore a Career with Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska

Explore a Career with Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska
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Teacher Aide

Ogallala, NE

Position: Teacher Aide

Program and Location:  Ogallala

Position Summary: The Teacher Aide is responsible for providing teacher support in the classroom. The Teacher Aide also provides a safe, pleasant, active learning, and problem-solving environment.


  • Ensure duties are complete if the Teacher or Teacher Assistant is absent
  • Assist in classroom management and lesson planning/implementation
  • Assist in implementation of the curriculum including active learning and practices that are developmentally appropriate.
  • Assist in implementation of oral health practices
  • Be actively engaged in all Head Start activities and model appropriate behavior

Tasks and Duties:

  • Assist in daily classroom activities and provide classroom support.
  • Document and report child abuse and neglect if observed first hand.
  • Assist with completion of Child Development Plans, if applicable.
  • Assist in ensuring ongoing and end of the year transition activities occur.
  • Assist teacher in ensuring that the child growth assessments are completed.
  • Assist in tracking daily attendance.
  • Assist with annual update of center inventory.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience teaching preschool-age children in a child care environment.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public and agency employees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Model appropriate and professional behavior

Schedule/Hours:  40 Hours per week for 42 weeks per year (August-May), Monday-Friday. This position has summer months off.  Head Start employees who have summer months off are eligible to apply for unemployment during this layoff period.

Pay Rate: $10.38 per hour. Due to this position beginning in the middle of a school year, the minimum hour requirement to be benefit eligible will not be met for the rest of the 20-21 school year.  This position will be benefit eligible for the 21-22 school year, which begins August 1, 2021.

Benefits:  Paid Holidays, PTO, short term disability insurance, and Employee Assistance Program.  Other benefits available include: health, dental, vision, cancer/critical illness, accident, and voluntary life insurance, as well as retirement and flexible spending account. 

For more information, call (308) 221-6920 and ask for Tonni or email tonnik@mnca.net               


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