Head Start Program Aide – Fond du Lac

ADVOCAP, Inc is an established, recognized leader with over 50 years of experience in delivering effective anti-poverty and self-sufficiency programs and services. We are a private, nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to our mission of “creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency.”

ADVOCAP’s Head Start program is accepting applications for a Program Aide for our 2024/2025 program year! Head Start prepares children ages 3-5 with quality early childhood education in Fond du Lac and Green Lake counties. We help families reach financial, career, and educational goals, while building resilience and confidence for the entire family. This position will need to have a welcoming and friendly personality to ensure comfortability in working with kids and families that align with our core mission and values for all employees.

This position is an essential part of a team responsible for working in the classroom as well as assisting in the kitchen and bus monitoring as needed. You will help create and sustain an educational environment by helping manage child behaviors and learning while supporting the Teacher and Teacher Assistant. This entry-level position is the perfect starting point if you are looking to get started in Early Childhood education.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in monitoring child health and safety
  • In consultation with the supervisor and teacher implement behavior management strategies to ensure compliance
  • Ensure compliance with all bus monitoring expectations
  • Act as bus monitor on assigned routes
  • Ensure compliance requirements for meal/snack service
  • Engage with assigned children and families
  • Be available to work early morning and later evening hours and occasional Fridays and weekends
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • An Early Childhood course is required to be completed within 6 months of hire; or related equivalent at the time of hire
  • Special needs experience preferred
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule of possibly varying duties at various locations in the Fond du Lac area
  • Have reliable transportation
  • CPR certified or willing to obtain
  • Physical/TB/drug screen and comprehensive background check required
  • Reliable attendance and a professional work ethic
SALARY & BENEFITS

This part-time position will begin mid to late August and will work 28 hours per week, Monday—Thursday with occasional Fridays and weekends. Starting pay is $13.74 per hour. These positions are for the program year, with summers off. Benefits include vacation, sick and holiday pay, and retirement/401k option.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a resume and include a cover letter that highlights your relevant background and desire for the position. Applications will continue to be received until positions are filled. Women, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please use our online employment form
or, submit resumes with cover letter to:
Human Resources, ADVOCAP, Inc.,
PO Box 1108, Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1108 OR
FAX 920-922-7214 OR
Email hr@advocap.org

Online applications and resumes will be received until positions are filled.

Apply

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