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Classroom Aide (Full time with benefits) 

Category Early Childhood Education  


Department:  Early Childhood Services

Responsible to:  ECS Teacher

Status:  Hourly $11.50

About Mid Michigan Community Action Agency

MMCAA is a non profit community action agency whose mission is to guide local residents on the path to self-sufficiency through empowerment, education and community enrichment. The early childhood services department provides comprehensive Early Head Start home based services, Head Start and GSRP preschool services as well as WIC services.

MMCAA promotes the team approach, is committed to employee success and provides a full benefit package including

Paid vacation and sick time

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Paid Professional Development

Life insurance

Employer sponsored retirement

Job Details

Head Start classroom aides are an important part of the teaching team providing comprehensive services to children and families. The responsibilities of the Classroom Aide include:

Supporting the needs of the children.

Assist in transportation of the children.

Mealtime attendance

Actively engage young children in exploring and learning

Assist in ensuring a safe learning environment

Ability to engage families to participate in family fun nights, parent meetings and volunteering.

Willingness to be part of an effective teaching team, cooperative, collaborative and supportive.


Position Requirements

Additional Requirements

Must be 18 years of age or older, have a high school diploma/GED, and have experience working with young children.

Family Service Credential within 18 months of hire or the first session offered thereafter.

Must complete 16 hours of annual training in addition to CPR, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogen training.

Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively.

Exhibit initiative, flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm.

Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team leader and a team member. 

Must have Proficient Computer Skills. (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet)

Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, provide proof of insurance, and MMCAA’s “Insurance Carriers” driving record review.

Successfully complete required background checks at time of hire and when requested.

Must have good communication and organizational skills and be able to work effectively with people.

Must be self-directed and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Must possess the ability to prioritize and complete tasks in order to deliver desired outcomes within allocated time frames.

Must have the ability to telework with access to high speed internet/wifi.

Must be willing to accept new challenges.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Starting Wage 10.40 per hour  
Position Classroom Aide  
Number of Openings 2  
Location Clare/Gladwin Counties  
About the Organization Mid Michigan Community Action is a nonprofit agency that has been fighting poverty and empowering individuals and families since 1966. We are looking for candidates who share our passion for cultivating stronger communities. If you possess the desire to help others and inspire self-sufficiency, we encourage you to apply for our career opportunities.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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