Assistant Teacher Floater Pre-K

Porter-Leath Springhill , LA 71075

Posted 6 days ago

The Assistant Teacher Floater possesses a diverse set of skills that support the daily operation of our Early Head Start/Head Start program. Our Floaters are multi-talented and support our Early Head Start/Head Start program by taking on roles from substitute teaching to maintaining the kitchen. Keeping our facilities clean and making sure the children are well fed, are the ways our Floaters improve the lives of those we serve.

About Porter-Leath

For more than 160 years, Porter-Leath has been dedicated to helping vulnerable children within the Memphis area. We continue to support children and their families through multiple programs, including foster care placement, parent education, a residential facility, and early childhood education programs.

Porter-Leath is accredited by the Council of Accreditation, demonstrating our commitment to best practices standards across our agency. Additionally, our Early Head Start and Head Start programs boast NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation, which requires our programs to set and maintain high standards.


High school diploma or G.E.D. with CDA is required; Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred.

Previous Head Start experience is preferred.

Two (2) years of relevant work experience with infants and/or toddlers age (0-3 & 3-5). CPR & First Aid certification is preferred.

Knowledge of Health Department standards regarding food preparation, food storage, and cleanliness.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform according to the standards set forth by Head Start, the NAEYC, CWLA, CACFP, USDA, Tennessee Day Care Licensing and Porter-Leath while performing duties within the kitchen and classroom.

  • Prep and serve meals in quantities according to menu and number of persons to be served and make appropriate substitutions when necessary in accordance with USDA recommended daily dietary allowances.

  • Assume responsibilities as the primary caregiver for one group of children that includes children with special needs when assigned.

  • Maintain and regularly update inventory of all food, food supplies and equipment.

  • Assist with reporting kitchen information to various supervising bodies; assist in maintaining appropriate records of attendance, meal counts, etc. necessary to produce reports.

  • Comply with all Health department and Porter-Leath requirements regarding food preparation, food storage and cleanliness.

  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen area to include washing dishes, cleaning counters and equipment, sweeping and mopping, etc.

  • Perform duties as a role model to clients and staff; act as mentor to families of children in group.

  • Keep Site Manager informed of programmatic issues in a timely and concise manner.

  • Works cooperatively with other staff to create a positive, enriching and safe environment for children, families and staff.

  • Ensure communication with Nutrition Coordinator in order to fulfill special diet needs.

  • Contribute to team effort by performing other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision. Work in a non-smoking area.

Special Conditions

Maintain a valid driver's license with a good driving record with appropriate level of insurance.

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Rev. 1/2018

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