Teacher Assistant - Preschool

Posted: 06/02/2024

MAHUBE-OTWA is hiring caring individuals, with a strong independent initiative and excellent attendance to work in our Head Start Center as a Teacher Assistant. Your workdays will be filled with education, laughter, art, stories, hugs and so much more. Go home each day having had fun at work and feeling like you made a difference!

Eligible applicants will have a passion for educating young minds and be availability for full time work.   

Pay: $20.94 – $22.45

Schedule: Day Shift, Monday – Friday, Full Time Seasonal with summer layoff

Work Remotely: No 

Location(s):  Detroit Lakes, MN 

Benefits: Health & Dental Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Holiday Pay, PTO and more… 

Why join the MAHUBE-OTWA family?

Be part of our team of passionate, purpose-driven colleagues who believe in our Agency values - Client Focused, Community Minded and Resourceful. Help us achieve our Mission to empower people to achieve self-sufficiency. Make a lasting impact in the fight against poverty and homelessness. Make a difference in the lives of others. Help us deliver tangible results that empower people and strengthen our communities. 

EEO Statement: MAHUBE-OTWA is an Equal opportunity Employer (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) Employer. We recruit, select, hire, transfer, promote, demote, layoff, discipline, terminate, recall, compensate, and train without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, veteran status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance. We take affirmative steps to ensure that all of our company’s employment practices are free of discrimination. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities whenever possible.

A COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION IS REQUIRED as well as 2 work related letters of reference. Please add references to your application or send separately to hr@mahube.org.

Complete the application on our website WWW.MAHUBE.ORG/APPLY-NOW

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • HS Diploma (or GED) plus Technical/Vocational certificate. CDA and 1 to 3 years working with low-income families and/or young children preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 
  • Must be willing to attain CDA.  
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and developmentally appropriate activities.  
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence. 
  • Basic math skills 
  • Ability to apply common sense solutions in standardized situations.  
  • Must have the ability to work in a positive, cooperative manner with staff and parents.  
  • Must have valid drivers’ license. Must have or be willing to obtain a CDL within 6 months of start date. 
  • DHS NetStudy clearance required