Teacher Assistant

Deaconess Health Systems
Posted from 10/6/2022 to 12/6/2022
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Teacher Assistant 

  •  Henderson, KY
  •  Henderson Hospital Campus
  •  Child Care Center
  •  Full Time - 64 - Day
  •  Professional/Technical
  • Scheduled Weekday: Monday - Friday
  • Shift Start Time: 7:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 3:30 PM
  • Weekend Shift Assignments: None
  • Holiday Shift Assignments: None
  • Position Eligible Incentives: None
  • Req #: 30802

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Join Our Team

We are looking for compassionate, caring people to join our talented staff of health care professionals as we continue to grow to be the preferred, regional health care partner in our community.


We pride ourselves in retaining our top talent by offering work environments that support professional development and personal success. In addition to our robust healthcare and retirement plans, we offer:

  • Payactiv (get paid before payday)
  • On-site day care access (Infant through Pre-K)
  • Tuition and reimbursement
  • Referral bonuses
  • Free access to fitness centers, where health coaches are available to help with workout plans
  • Career advancement opportunities

As a Teacher Assistant, you will play a critical role in continuing the healing mission of Deaconess.

Job Overview

The teacher assistant is a member of the teaching team who supports the head teacher in providing care and education of an assigned group of children.  The teacher assistant is responsible for helping with the implementation of The Creative Curriculum along with its system of assessment and documentation; assisting with the supervision of children and the communication with parents; working together to provide a healthy and safe environment for children that encourages social emotional, physical, cognitive and language development based on the Reggio Approach.  When the head teacher is absent, the teacher assistant assumes all duties.  

Job Duties include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Works with head teacher to establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment
  • Works with head teacher to advance physical and intellectual competence
  • Works with head teacher to support social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
  • To establish positive and productive relationships with families
  • To ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs
  • To maintain a commitment to professionalism

What You Will Need

  • CDA credential with some teaching experience in an early childhood program preferred and the willingness to start a program to obtain an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education within six months of employment.
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education a plus. 
  • Must acquire 20 hours of professional development annually.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current CPR/First Aid certification and NAEYC Membership preferred..

Why Choose Deaconess?

Deaconess Health System is the largest employer in the tri-state region, and operates under the direction of a local board, with a local focus. Deaconess is widely recognized for its commitment to excellence. Named the #2 Hospital in Indiana by US News & World Report for the past four years, Deaconess was also named to the Forbes list of America's Best Employers in 2022. As our organization continues to grow and expand, we welcome skilled, dedicated and compassionate individuals to join us in delivering The Deaconess Difference: putting people at the center of everything we do, making a positive difference in the lives of our patients, families, employees and community.

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