I am a Teaching Assistant in a Center / Family Home and I want to...
become a Head Start Teacher Assistant

A Head Start Teacher Assistant is employed by a Head Start program and assists the classroom teacher in conducting classroom activities, maintaining the classroom environment, and supervising children; may also assist in planning and record keeping and other classroom related duties. View Head Start Standards for more information https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/hspps-appendix.pdf

Hiring Requirements:

  • 18 years of age 
  • have a CDA credential or a WA State Initial Certificate or better

Full Education Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree

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