Impact Support Leader

Position Purpose
Department | Head Start
Pay Range: | $11:00 – $13.00 an hour
Employment Type | Full-Time / Non-Exempt

The Impact Support Leader will support the Head Start program in any capacity needed. This would include assisting in the classroom, picking up and delivering lunches, serve as a transportation aid, cover for staff breaks and lunches, and serve as a substitute Teacher. Attends meetings, workshops, and participates in related training when necessary. Establishes and maintains good staff and parent relationships.

Job Requirements and Skills
  • Assist Education Impact Leaders in carrying out activities with children in the classroom as needed as well as the educational program.
  • Serve as a substitute Teacher when needed in the classroom.
  • Pick up and deliver lunches for the children as needed for various locations.
  • Cover for staff breaks and lunches when needed.
  • Serve as a transportation aide on the school bus when required.
  • Flexible in areas of work schedules and work sites.
  • Willing to provide a helping hand when assistance is needed.
  • Attends meetings, workshops and other training as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
  • Must have a Child Development Associate Certification, High School Diploma or GED.
  • Hands-on experience working with preschool children preferred.
  • Must be familiar with ethnic background of the children served.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to work with all Head Start staff in any location.
  • Must be able to pass the required background checks.
  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid Certification with three months of employment.
  • Must have a physical exam completed and renewed every two years thereafter.
  • Must have a Tuberculosis (TB) screening prior to employment.
Physical Requirements
  • Sit 25% of workday
  • Stand 75% of workday
  • Uses computer, calculator and other office equipment
  • Occasionally lift 25 pounds

“Agency employees share in the responsibility to mobilize community resources and promote community awareness in support of Tri-County Community Action Agency’s anti-poverty efforts.”