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Assistant Teacher

Apply now Job no: 493597
Work type: Part-time- Staff
Location: Sandpoint
Categories: Head Start, Early Childhood Education
Hiring range: $17.40 - $18.42

Work Site Location: Head Start - Sandpoint
Work Schedule: Up to 19.5 hours per week (July-June)


Starting pay range: $17.40 - $18.42


Job Summary:
In conjunction with the North Idaho College Head Start mission, Five-Year Goals and in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations the Assistant Teacher under general direction assists the Classroom Teacher with implementing a comprehensive child development program.

Job Description linked below; (some job boards may not include active links so please click Apply or go to see full details); 

Download File Assistant Teacher Job Description.pdf

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience


  • Level I: Have a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire.
  • Level II: Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, or Child Development.


  • Experience as a staff or volunteer in a preschool classroom.

Required License and/or Certifications:

  • Register with Idaho STARS and participate in the professional development system.
  • Maintain current Infant/child & Adult CPR and First Aid.
  • Meet terms of Statement of Agreement/ Employment Declaration.
  • Pass an enhanced criminal background check including fingerprinting, as required by Head Start Program Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing requirements, prior to first day of work.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The ability to work with families and children from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Positive approach to Early Childhood Development programs, health, and social services.
  • Working knowledge of commonly used computer software programs including data collection systems.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics and confidentiality.
  • Represent the Head Start program in the community and with other professionals, positively and with professionalism.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and proof of degree if required for this position. 

Application materials include;  resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts 

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