Job Title:

Teacher Assistant- Head Start


Wayne Metro Community Action Agency

Center Name:

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency

Employment Type:

40 hours per week and 45 weeks per year

Job Description/ Duties:

Job Title: Teacher Assistant

Location: Various locations in Wayne County, MI

# of Open Positions: 4

Salary Grade: 1

FLSA: Non-Exempt   

Employment Type: Part time

Benefits: Yes

Hours per Week:  40

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Reporting to: Site Manager

Recommended Start Date: August 22, 2017


To provide direct care giving and assist program staff in the implementation of a   program of educational activities for infants, toddlers, and preschool children that encourages age appropriate growth and development in a variety of areas.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in planning and implementing daily programming under the supervision of the program manager/teacher.
  • Participate in the development of the daily lesson plan.
  • Assist individual children in need of special attention and care.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a safe, inviting, and accepting environment for young children and their parents.
  • Direct specific classroom activities, including large and small groups, as assigned by the teacher.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of child development associate credential (CDA); or currently enrolled in a child development associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year; or be currently enrolled  in a program  leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education  and  have  successfully  completed  12  credit  hours  in  the  area  of  Early Childhood Education all enrolled programs must be completed within one year of hire date.
  • Ability to work with children with disabilities.


Medical, Prescription, Vision
Paid Time Off
401k with matching
Tuition Reimbursement

Employer Info:

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum requirements, please visit to submit an online application, cover letter and resume.

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.