Teacher Assistant


Head Start/Early Head Start

Reports to

Child Development Center (CDC) Supervisor

Job Summary

In accordance with established program standards, state and federal regulations, work with young children, including children with special needs, ages 3 to 5 and assist in carrying out developmentally/age appropriate activities that support school readiness. Responsibilities include: working in partnership with classroom teacher to provide a safe, healthy and compliant environment for supervision, development and learning; assist with establishment/implementation of daily lesson; assist with preparation/implementation of age-appropriate developmental experiences and school readiness learning activities; supervise children in the classroom and other learning areas/spaces; assist with activities specified on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for children with special needs; assist with parent-teacher conferences/home visits; promote parent involvement in classroom and/or center through implementation of center activities/parent meetings; track/report parent volunteer and in-kind hours/donations; assist with conducting inventory of classroom equipment and supplies; work in partnership with teacher to maintain current record-keeping compliant with program procedures; attend staff meetings, trainings and workshops; perform other related duties as required.


Completion of secondary education or equivalent with six (6) months experience in age-appropriate teaching field; must have or be working towards an age-appropriate center-based Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential; valid State of Ohio Driver’s License and transportation (travel required for home visits, training and getting to/from assigned worksite located across the Summit County area); computer literacy; criminal background checks conducted

Pay Rate

$14.20 per hour (Pay Level 6)   


Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 403-b Retirement Plan with employer matching, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program and other benefits as applicable to work classification


Regular, Full-time / Year Round (11 months) or Seasonal (9 months) available

FLSA Status


Site Assignment

Child Development Centers are located throughout Summit County. Worksite assignments are based on program needs and subject to change during the course of employment

Posting Dates 

09/01/2021 - Continuous until filled

Send Resume/Application to:

Community Action Akron Summit
Human Resources Department
55 East Mill Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
Or, E-mail resume to resumes@ca-akron.org

NO PHONE CALLS. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications/resumes are kept on file for 6-months.

Equal Opportunity Employer