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About the Employer

We are located in beautiful Northern California on the Sacramento River, near Shasta Lake, Whiskeytown Lake, Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, and many other natural wonders. We are an outdoor enthusiast’s ideal destination. If you are searching for a place with affordable homes, where you can escape traffic and congestion, and with a true sense of community then come explore Shasta County, California.

We are committed to ensuring that all students receive a quality education taught by highly qualified and motivated staff committed to the academic, social, and emotional needs of every student. Our mission at the Shasta County Office of Education, “To be leaders in educational excellence, offering support to schools and community to ensure Shasta County students receive a quality education preparing them for high school graduation and success in career and college”. It is a mission we do not take lightly. We are accountable to our clients, not only in providing a quality education for our youth, but also in maintaining sound management practices and care in how we provide oversight to the 25 school districts in Shasta County. Together with the school district superintendents we have developed common goals centered around collaboration and support for all students throughout Shasta County.

Core Values

Service to and Engagement of school districts, and community partners and each other for the benefit of all students
Hopeful and Helpful
Aspire to improve and innovate
Shared humor and joy
Attract, hire, and retain the best employees

Instructional Assistant – Early Childhood job description

Requirements / Qualifications

*Submit a completed online application via EDJOIN or a paper application (found under the Links Related to this Job on the right (click on Classified Application)) *Submit Letter of Introduction stating educational background and experience as it relates to this position (optional). *Submit a current resume’ (optional). *Attach 2 current (within 5 years) letters of recommendation (optional). If submitting by paper application, mail or drop off complete package (see requirements above) to: Shasta County Office of Education ATTN: Human Resources 1644 Magnolia Avenue Redding, CA 96001

  • Letter of Introduction (Cover Letter (Not to exceed one page)(optional))
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (2 Letters of Recommendation (current within last 5 years) (optional))
  • Resume (Resume’ (optional))

Comments and Other Information

-Alta Mesa — 8:00am-11:30am
-Bella Vista PD — 8:00am-11:30am
-Buckeye — 8:00am-11:30am
-Buckeye — 12:00pm-3:30pm
-Cypress — 10:30am-2:00pm
-Happy Valley — 10:30am-2:00pm
-Hilltop — 10:30am-2:00pm (CCTR)
-Hilltop — 8:00am-11:30am
-Hilltop — 10:30am-2:00pm
-Hilltop — 12:00pm-3:30pm
-Lassen View — 8:00am-11:30am
-Lassen View — 9:00am-12:30pm
-Lassen View — 12:00pm-3:30pm
-Rother — 8:00am-11:30am (CCTR)
-Rother — 10:30am-2:00pm (CCTR)
-Rother — 12:00pm-3:30pm (CCTR)
-Shasta Meadows — 10:30am-2:00pm
-Sycamore — 10:30am-2:00pm
-Various — 8:00am-11:30pm

3.5 hours per day; 10 months; permanent.

Provide quality child care, learning activities and a safe and caring environment for children in an assigned early childhood program; assist with planning and implementing a variety of activities to meet the needs and interests of children.


Valid First Aid and CPR Certification issued by an authorized agency.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.07
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 20.80