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Tallatoona Community Action Partnership, Inc.       


JOB TITLE:                                      Substitute Teachers

CLASSIFICATION:                          Part-Time (as needed basis) (29 hour or less weekly)

FLSA STATUS:                                Non-Exempt

OFFICE LOCATION:                       Head Start Early Child Development Center

(Bartow, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding and Polk Counties)

General Job Description:   

Under the direct supervision of the Center Manager, Substitute Teachers will provide direct assistance to the classroom teacher.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assists with all class activities in absence of a Teacher, according to the appropriate level of each child and in accordance with the daily schedule.

Supervise and be responsible for the safety of all children assigned to care.

Maintain center and classroom in a clean and sanitary condition at all times.

Assist to maintain classroom order using age appropriate behavior management techniques.

Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Ability to relate well with young children

Individual with both oral and written English/Spanish bilingual skills preferred.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED required.

Must have access to transportation

Ability to relate well with other adults (parents, co-workers etc…)

Work Environment

This job operates in a childcare environment. This role routinely requires interactions with children, parents, noisy and fast paced day to day activities.  Requires use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tallatoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Tallatoona does not and will not discriminate in employment and/or personnel practices on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are also performed without regard to these items.


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