YWCA Metro St. Louis
  • 21-Jul-2022 to 20-Aug-2022 (CST)
  • Education Operations
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, 11 paid holidays, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), 403b, Pension Plan

We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best- serve our clients, children and families. As part of our commitment to health and safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

*Please note, a candidate is considered fully vaccinated if the following applies:

  • 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-does vaccination series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccines, OR
  • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Vaccine

If you believe you qualify for an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief please let Human Resources know. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Pre-K Teacher Assistant


The purpose of this position is to assist in planning and implementing learning opportunities that further the children's social, emotional, cognitive, physical growth and development while acting as a support and resource for parents to ensure Head Start Program Performance Standards are met.

Job Responsibilities
Assist in developing and implementing developmentally appropriate activities on a daily basis
Conduct daily health checks and ensure environment is clean, safe and free of hazards
Assist in developing and implementing individualized activities based on the development level of each child
Assist with creating learning environments in the classroom and outside for young children which promote experimentation and exploration
Communicate effectively with parents in promoting parental involvement in their child's early learning experience
Assist with conducting screenings and on-going assessments of each child's growth and development; use information to refer children with potential delays
Facilitate and assist children in developing positive relationships that support a caring community within the classroom
Assist with maintaining and updating records on all children enrolled in the classroom

Job Requirements
Working knowledge and understanding of early childhood development and education
Knowledge of emergency procedures for young children
Ability to communicate effectively with parents and including them in their child's learning process
Ability to lift 40lbs
Pass a criminal and child abuse and neglect background check
Ability to provide a recent physical, TB test and Hepatitis A series

Education Requirements

Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education OR Associate's in related field with 5+ ECE classes, Certificate of Proficiency in ECE, Current Preschool CDA

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