Preschool Center Aide – Appleton/Oshkosh/Menasha – UW Oshkosh Head Start

Deadline to Apply: Open
Location: Appleton/Oshkosh/Menasha
Status: Part-time (Hourly)
Start Date: Open
Wage Rate: $10.22-$11.57 per hour, based on education


High school diploma or equivalency (proof of education required)
Successful completion of criminal background check
Desire and ability to work effectively with young children
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively
Program will support meeting minimum education requirement per licensing


Prior experience working with preschool age children
Valid Wisconsin Driver's License


UW Oshkosh Head Start is a federally funded, preschool program for low-income families. We serve 500 children, ages 3-5 and their families every school year. We have nine centers in seven different cities throughout Winnebago, Calumet, Outagamie and Shawano counties.

Head Start provides comprehensive education, family support and health services to assist the whole child and family in school readiness. Do you desire to work with preschool children? Want to join a team of others who share your love of working with children? UW Oshkosh Head Start is now conducting interviews to fill positions for the current school year and 2018-2019 school year.

Center Aides are hired to work 16-30 hours per week for the months of September to May. We are not scheduled to work for one week during holidays and one week during Spring Break (usually the same week as your site's school district spring break). Center Aides collaborate with full-time teachers and teacher assistants to support children's school readiness. Center Aides will also assist with center responsibilities to maintain a safe and sanitary environment.

Additional Info:

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.

Application Instructions:

How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following documents: Current resume, three professional references (contact information or letter) and proof of education (unofficial transcripts or copy of diploma) using the online application at UW Oshkosh Careers, Head Start Classroom Aide-Open Pool. Direct link is: