Early Childhood Program Assistant – UW Oshkosh Head Start

Deadline to Apply: February 2, 2018
Location: UW Oshkosh Head Start
Status: Full-time, Academic year (Sept-May) with some August hours.
Start Date: December 21, 2018
Wage Rate: $26,265-$29,666 (9-month contract)

1. Minimum BS Early Childhood Education.
2. Two years’ experience as lead teacher of preschool-age children.
3. Extensive knowledge of child development, appropriate observation/assessment methods in early child development and demonstrated knowledge of implementing early childhood curriculum.
4. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License. Successful completion of criminal background checks.
5. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

1. Experience as a Teacher in a Head Start program
2. Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework
3. Prior experience working with adult learners
4. Prior experience in leadership and organization of Early Childhood Program


*Preparation and coordination of high quality early childhood programming for children to stimulate approaches to learning and growth in social emotional development, physical development, language, literacy, and communication, mathematics, creative arts, science and technology and social studies through strong adult-child interactions, inviting learning environments, consistent daily routines, and active, hands-on learning experiences.
*Participate in leading and coordinating at a Head Start site by taking assigned responsibilities of Early Childhood Coordinator.
*Supports Adult Learning and Professional Development.

Additional Info:

The position of Early Childhood Program Assistant (ECPA) is one that will support high quality early childhood program and daily operations of Head Start center under direction of the Director of Early Childhood Education (DECE). ECPA will also work directly with assigned teachers in classrooms supporting their growth and development.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit the following documents (cover Letter, current resume, Unofficial Transcripts (Official needed upon hire) and contact information for 3 Professional References or letters) using the online application at:

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University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.