Assistant Teacher

CDI Headstart - Muleshoe, TX


JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

$9.59 Hourly HS/GED

$10.15 Hourly CDA

$11.28 Hourly AA or Higher


This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.


  • Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
  • Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
  • Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
  • Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
  • Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.


Minimum requirement is one of the following:

  • A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
  • Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
  • An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
  • Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

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This position is open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.28 /hour


  • childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Child Care: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Muleshoe, TX (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location