SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Personnel Commission

 

CLASS TITLE: Teacher Assistant I Early Head Start

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist Early Head Start Teacher(s) and Teacher Assistant II employees in the supervision and care of infant and toddler age children in the Early Head Start Program. Employees in this classification receive direct or general supervision from a center teacher and work on a day to day basis within the framework of standard policies and procedures. This job class provides assistance to infant and toddler age children as well as in the implementation of program objectives and in providing responsible day care.

ESSENTIAL AND TYPICAL DUTIES

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

EDUCATION AND AGE REQUIREMENTS

May require:

Bilingual/bicultural proficiency English and another language as specified by the County Office of Education.

BARGAINING UNIT: Aides Unit

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in inside and outside environmental conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, move quickly, use hands to finger, handle to feel; and reach with hands arms. The employee is frequently required to sit on the floor and return to a standing position. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Hearing within normal range is required.

 

 

 

Personnel Commission Approval: June 24, 2004