Head Start Teacher Assistant – New Kensington

Posted 1 week ago

Come join a team that is making a difference in our local communities!

Salary based on experience/education: $32,219.00 to $35,256.00 Per Year

Monday – Friday daylight shifts. No evenings or weekends and summers off with pay.


  • Paid year round with summers off.
  • Daylight Shifts, starting between 7am and 8am and ending between 2pm and 4pm (Depending on Center’s hours.
  • No evenings or weekends.
  • Paid mileage when attending meeting, trainings, etc.
  • 15 Paid Holidays.
  • Off with Pay — week between Christmas and New Years.
  • Free company cell phone (Depending on Position.

Westmoreland Community Action (WCA) is a non-profit organization that works to connect individuals and families to opportunities and resources throughout the community to improve their quality of life and help to reduce poverty in the community. This is accomplished through housing, counseling, support, education, intervention, collaborations, partnerships, information, referrals, and networking.

WCA is currently seeking a Head Start Teacher Assistant. The Teacher Assistant will assist the Teacher with the daily scheduled activities in the classroom to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment.


  • Maintain the classroom as a safe and healthy learning environment.
  • Advance the physical and intellectual competence of the children.
  • Build the positive self-concept and individual strengths in each child.
  • Organize and sustain the positive functioning of children in a group in a learning environment.
  • Participate in staff meetings and training as scheduled and maintain a Professional Development Record.
  • Ensure children are supervised in all program related activities.
  • Assist the children with self-help skills and/or toileting.


  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Act 33, 34 and FBI Clearances.
  • Familiarity or involvement with the Head Start Program.

Monday – Friday daylight shifts. No evenings or weekends and summers off with pay.

Westmoreland Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32,219.00 – $35,256.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

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