The Program Support Staff position provides important support services to the Early Head Start center-based programming. Program Support staff complete a variety of tasks designed to augment the educational and family services offered to children enrolled in the Early Head Start program, such as assisting staff in the classrooms and providing social developmental activities with the Early Head Start children while attending our centers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
CLASSROOM ASSISTANT 50%
Welcome children and parents to the center
Assist in carrying out daily routines and with children as directed
Assist with classroom duties, including active engagement with student activities and lesson preparatory tasks as assigned by the teacher
Assist the teacher with paperwork, and tracking as needed.
Assist with field trips
Organize supplies and materials as needed
Clean room and make sure the toys and room are in good working order
Daily check of the playground and report any repairs to supervisor
Assist in the preparation of meal and snack time
Assist with table setting
Assist children with preparing for meals, such as washing hands
Assist children with teeth brushing after meals and snacks
OTHER DUTIES 15%
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Participate in all training or conferences as requested
Work Environment Normal Classroom Environment
Lifting Requirements Up to 50 Pounds
Travel Requirements Moderate
Other Valid drivers license, reliable transportation, current auto Insurance, pass all required background checks.
The physical requirements described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MAJOR SYSTEM (MIS) OR PROCESS RESPONSIBILITY
ChildPlus Data System
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or equivalent
Volunteer and/or vocational experience working with young children
Bilingual if possible but not required.
All KCSL employees are mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. Failure to properly report to DCF and the supervisor can result in disciplinary actions up to and including termination. See Mandated Reporter Policy in the Employee Handbook for details.
The duties and responsibilities of this job are subject to change without prior notice.
Our competitive salary and benefit package is set to attract and retain competent employees who take pride in their work.
Kansas Children's Service League