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If you believe in the power of education, if you believe that change is possible, and if you want to become unstoppable with our SouthSide family, we want to hear from you. We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about early childhood education, and want to be part of an innovative program. 

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Administrative Assistant

SouthSide Early Childhood Center is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant. Position hours are from 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., pay is $14/hour.

Job Summary:
The Administrative Assistant is the “face of SouthSide,” setting the tone for children, parents, staff and visitors as the first person to greet them as they enter our early childhood center.

Performs high-level administrative support by handling information requests and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors and children, maintaining electronic and manual records, assisting with parent meetings and events, answering and screening calls and presenting a positive image of SouthSide to visitors and parents.  Reports to the Family Partnership Manager and Center Director for certain tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Admits parents and visitors to center and answers questions as needed

  • Answers front desk telephone, assists callers, transfers calls or takes messages as needed

  • Makes daily attendance calls for absent children and maintains attendance records in the system

  • Maintains all SouthSide child files; verifies completeness of required information and follows up as needed

  • Helps Family Partnership Director and Family Advocate obtain necessary information and documents from parents

  • Opens mail, logs checks received in the mail, endorses the check and forwards to Office Manager for deposit

  • Collects and records parent fee payments in the receipt book

  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
    Assists with special classroom projects, classroom and family communications via various technological avenues, and special events like parent committee meetings, events, picnics, etc.

  • Assists with parent recruitment and logistics planning for parent events and meetings
    Completes Early Head Start/Head Start applications for potential families and orientations for enrolling children

  • Translates written material into Spanish

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 1+ years' experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit work environment

  • Some college preferred

  • Fluency in English and Spanish required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Strong attention to detail

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

SouthSide Early Childhood Center is currently seeking substitute teacher candidates to join our team. Candidates must have at least 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood or a related field. Position hours may vary but typically are 8:30am–3pm. Pay is $90/day.

Classroom Floater

SouthSide Early Childhood Center is current seeking floaters for various hours throughout the day.  Candidates must have 6 college credit hours in early childhood or a related field.  Pay is $13/hr.

Extended day teacher

SouthSide Early Childhood Center is currently looks for extended day teachers to join our team.  Candidates must have at least 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood or a related field.  We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about early childhood education, and want to be part of an innovative program.  Position hours are from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., pay is $15/hour.

 
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