Bauer Family Resources

Bauer Family Resources’ rich heritage traces back to 1929 when a probation officer, Grace Bauer, saw the need to provide services that would divert youth from trouble with the law. Though our agency has undergone significant challenges, growth and changes throughout the years, Grace’s original passion, mission and resilience remains at the very heart of Bauer Family Resources. Today, with just 150 employees, Bauer Family Resources is able to impact the lives of over 10,000 individuals every year.

Founded:  1929 Headquartered:  Lafayette, IN
Phone:  (765) 742-5046
Teacher Assistant

Location: 330 Fountain Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
United States of America
Years of Experience: 0-1 Years
Department: Education Level of Education: Associate's Degree
Full/Part Time: Full Time Hours per Week: 40 Hours are Specific
Job Type: Regular

Job Summary

The Head Start Program is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The program's services and resources are designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills. The transition from preschool to elementary school imposes diverse developmental challenges that include requiring the children to engage successfully with their peers outside of the family network, adjust to the space of a classroom, and meet the expectations the school setting provides.


Bauer Family Resources Mission Statement is: "Creating brighter tomorrows by strengthening children and families today."


The Teacher Assistant is responsible in helping teacher with planning, organizing and directing all aspects of classroom services, and the school readiness initiative for children between the ages of 3-5 years old this includes but is not limited to lesson plans and activities that are suited to the developmental level of each child, promoting their social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth.


Must be 21 years of age or older.

Education/Experience: CDA, Associates, or Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education with experience teaching children ages 0-5, and one year related experience and/or training. Must be 21 years of age or older.


Certificates and Licenses: State-awarded certificate to teach in a preschool program; CDA, AA or BA in Early Childhood Education





Bauer Family Resources, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Pay Range: Salary
Benefits:  Dental Insurance
Medical Insurance
Tuition Assistance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Insurance

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