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Drake University 9 Month Teacher Associate Substitute - 997820 in Des Moines, Iowa

9 Month Teacher Associate Substitute - 997820


Drake University Head Start, a comprehensive early childhood program, is seeking a professional candidate to join their team in a new position serving as a full time substitute supporting teachers, teacher associates, and children in daily activities in the classroom. This individual will participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood curriculum and practice. This position will consist of light cooking, assisting the teacher or teacher associate, and working directly with children. Some time spent completing paperwork. This position may include completing home visits for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs. This position will involve travel within a six county service area (Boone, Story, Jasper, Marion, Polk and Warren counties). Therefore, the successful candidate must have a valid drivers license and must meet the insurability criteria to drive on behalf of the University. This is a 9 month, full time position.


A minimum of a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential, ability to obtain a CDA within 18 months of hire or an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education required. A minimum of one year of work in an early childhood setting required. Head Start experience preferred. A current Iowa Driver's License and the ability to be insured by the University's insurance carrier required.

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Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment..