Secondary Teacher - Bleckley Head Start

Middle Georgia Community Action Agency
Cochran, GA 31014
$13.83 an hour - Full-time

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  • $13.83 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


Cochran, GA 31014

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

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Job Summary:

The mission of Head Start is to promote the school readiness of children ages 3 to 5 by encouraging their cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Head Start recognizes that parents are a child’s first teacher and also aims to empower them for a lifelong role in the child’s maturation and learning.

ATTENTION: MGCAA, Inc. is offering a CDA Scholarship to people interested in a career as a Head Start Teacher.

Secondary Teacher candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Are you a recent high-school graduate? Are you looking for a new career? Do you love working with young children to help them learn and grow? If so, this is the opportunity for you!

The Secondary Teacher works cooperatively with the Primary Teacher and assists in implementing Early Childhood Development learning experiences and activities.

Key Responsibilities:

* Assist in the implementation of daily lesson plans

* Knowledge of the curriculum and assessments

* Assist in setting up and organizing the classroom

* Help to create and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment for all children

* Assist in maintaining complete and concise records for each child

* Assist in implementing IEP’s for children with disabilities

* Complete daily attendance records, meals served, etc.

* Assist in the inventory of classroom materials and supplies, and store as directed

* Assist with visits to the homes of parents or guardians of children assigned to classroom

* Assist with making staff parent conferences.

* Encourage parent participation in special activities, etc.

* Assist with lunchroom and bus duties, as assigned.

* Assist with recruitment and enrollment.

* Assist with classroom clean-up, including bathroom.

* Perform other duties as directed.

Job Skills – Must do:

* Willingness to attend all staff meeting and required training.

* Maintain confidentiality at all times.

Attitudes, Attributes, and Aptitudes – Must be aware of:

* Must uphold agency personnel policies and Head Start procedures

* Must work cooperatively and positively as a team with other staff members

* Must build positive relationships with children and families from all walks of life

* Must be open to give and receive constructive feedback

Minimum Requirements of the Position:

* Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent

* TCC, CDA or Diploma in ECE from Technical school preferred

* Must possess a valid first aid and CPR certification

* Must be a US citizen; have a Permanent Resident Card, or an alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551)

* Must have and maintain a clean driving record (NOT TO EXCEED 6 PTS)

* Must have and maintain a criminal history absent of convictions for violent crimes or for any crime against children.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.83 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Cochran, GA 31014 (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Cochran, GA 31014 (Required)

Work Location: In person

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