Arkansas Early Learning , Inc.
  • Rogers, AR, USA
  • Full Time

EOE STATEMENT

Arkansas Early Learning is an equal employment opportunity employer and selects the best matched individual for the job, based upon job-related qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under state, federal or local law.

SUMMARY

Ensure and provide comprehensive Head Start services to children and their families.  Use the center environment to assist staff with creating rich learning opportunities that build on daily routines and support each child's development.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have a working telephone or cell phone.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License with immediate access to a legally insured vehicle.
  • Must be able to drive an automobile, full size pickup, and a van.
  • Must at least have auto liability insurance and must keep it current.
  • Must consent to and pass an initial health examination.
  • Must maintain a current TB Screening.
  • Must consent to and pass state felony, Central Registry Check, and/or FBI background check when applicable.
  • Must consent to and pass agency drug testing.

Education and/or Experience

The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

Language Skills

  • Ability to communicate both written and orally.  
  • Ability to follow directions from both written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate with families and children in a positive and helpful manner.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from community.
  • Some Bilingual fluency helpful (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general knowledge of a personal computer, Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel, the Internet and email software.  In addition an individual should be able to operate various office machines.

Physical Demands

    • Time spent riding on public roads in changing weather conditions.  
    • Requires riding in all weather conditions including rain, snow, ice, wind, heat, etc.  
    • Must be able to assist in changing tires and make other minor repairs as necessary.
    • May be required to lift up to 55 pounds.

Work Environment

    • Travel by car, bus, airplane or train may also be required associated with attendance at conferences, meeting and other duties carried out at distant locations in and out of state and in some cases where some overnight travel may be required.  
    • Some exposure to communicable diseases.
    • Noise level in work environment may be moderate to loud.
    • Work is typically performed in a classroom, kitchen or bus setting and some office work may be required.
    • Some evenings and weekend work may occasionally be required for events such as home visits, parent  teacher conference, Parent Committee meetings, community and social events.
    • Must be able to exit rear emergency exit of bus without assistance and to assist others in using that emergency exit.

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time

POSITION: Program Assistant

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Arkansas Early Learning, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to serve the needs of children and families throughout the State of Arkansas.

Arkansas Early Learning , Inc.
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