NC Pre-K Assistant Teacher

NC Pre-K Assistant Teacher


McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752
Phone: 828-652-6021

Job Location

54 College Drive, Marion, NC  28752


commensurate with experience


regular college benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, July 25, 2022
Closes: Monday, August 8, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 15, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Primarily daytime hours

Reports to

Director of the Child Development Center

Employment Type

full-time permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Current cleared background check letter from the DCDEE and proof of negative TB test. Applicants working toward completing an Early Childhood Education associate’s degree will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Position Description

Under the direction of the Lead Teacher of the Child Development Center, the Teacher Assistant will be responsible for the following:

  1. Provide a healthy, happy, loving atmosphere using kindness, affection positive direction and reinforcement always projecting a quiet, gentle voice.
  2. Be safety conscious – familiar with center’s safety standards for indoor and outdoor play.
  3. Assist with implementation of teacher’s activity plans, helping to gather and organize needed materials, and supplies for the day.
  4. Follow the daily schedule allowing for flexibility.
  5. Takes daily attendance.
  6. Continually add to, upgrade and maintain all interest centers.
  7. Maintain a friendly rapport with all parents.
  8. Consult with the teacher about behavior problems before consulting with the parent.
  9. Assist with the development and maintenance of portfolios for each child, recording daily anecdotes according to the High Scope Observation process.
  10. Participate in all center functions.
  11. Attend workshops, conferences or other training events as require by child care regulations.
  12. Attend all staff meetings.
  13. Implement disciplinary procedures according to the center’s written discipline policy.
  14. Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the center handbook.
  15. Keep the floors swept and free from debris.
  16. Clean and disinfect the tables after each activity and at the end of the day.
  17. Conduct a daily health assessment on each child as they arrive to school.
  18. Promote positive health practices that will reduce the spread of disease, including daily hand washing upon entering school, after using the toilet and before and after eating.
  19. Greet each child and parent upon entering classrooms.
  20. Gather and organize needed materials necessary to effectively implement activity plan.
  21. Report to the teacher any damaged equipment and the need for supplies.
  22. Replace all materials used to their proper places.

How to Apply

Submit an MTCC application and resume: 


Via email to-


Via snail mail to-


Breanna Wilson

McDowell Technical Community College

54 College Drive

Marion, NC 28752

In-person to- Breanna Wilson, MTCC, 54 College Drive (Marion, NC), Cedar Building, Business Office


Offers of employment are contingent upon receipt of official transcripts.


If you have questions, contact Breanna Wilson by email, phone or fax:


phone: 828-652-0618

fax: 828-659-0401

Job Post Contact

Michael Lavender
54 College Dr.
Marion, NC  28752