Applications are now being accepted for the position of Traveling Teacher Assistant.  This is a full-time position, 36 hours per week, with benefits that requires traveling in the seven county service area.


The Traveling Teacher Assistant  position requires planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, their understanding and use of language, their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science, their problem solving abilities, and their approaches to learning; establishing and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment; supporting the social and emotional development of children; and encouraging the involvement of the families of the children in a Head Start program and supporting the development of relationships between children and their families.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill, and/or ability required to be considered for this position.

  • Must have High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
  • Current Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, preferred.


  • The Head Start Traveling Teacher Assistant position requires previous experience in a Preschool or Child Care setting, one year minimum preferred.


  • Requires moderate level computer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office programs, including, but not limited to, Word, Outlook, and Lync.
  • Requires moderate level computer knowledge and experience with Windows based operating system.
  • May collect, enter, and update data into an existing Head Start management program with minimal training.
  • Must perform simple maintenance to keep computers operational.

To fill out an application please complete the online job application or to view complete job description.  Please include resume & cover letter with application.

Deadline: Open until filled. 

For additional information please contact:

Stacey Evans
Sieda Child Development Administrative Assistant
641-682-8741 ext. 140