Head Start Teacher Assistant - $3,000 Sign On Bonus

Rutland County Head Start is seeking dedicated early childhood education Teacher Assistants to join our comprehensive, integrated, and family-centered early childhood program. Rutland County Head Start embraces a unified approach that fosters teamwork and engages in partnership with the children and families we serve.

Teacher Assistants are responsible for:

  • Assisting Lead Teachers with managing a classroom
  • Acting as the Teacher in Teacher's Absence
  • Providing an effective learning environment within the classroom with the focus on school readiness skills
  • Collaborating with other staff to support each individual child's needs.

What's in it for YOU?

  • $3,000 Sign On Bonus*
  • Employee Referral Program - Earn Up to $1,800!
  • Competitive Pay
  • Very Generous Paid Time Off
  • Outstanding Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts
  • Professional Development
  • Coaching
  • Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Eligibility

What is Required 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Per OHS requirement, must hold a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education (AA), or be enrolled in a program leading to a CDA or AA within 2 years of employment start date.
  • Previous experience working with children in a classroom setting preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
  • *Successful completion of a criminal history background check after hire.
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per the Office of Head Start's COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Community Care Network is comprised of Rutland Mental Health Services and Rutland Community Programs including Rutland County Head Start. Community Care Network's mission is to enhance the well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative human service.

Community Care Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.