Job Classification:                             Regular-Full Time

Salary:                                                $13.00

Location:                                            Head Start

Supervisor:                                        Education/Disabilities Manager

Opening Date:                                   April 27, 2021             Closing Date:     May 10, 2021


  • Assist classroom teacher in working with young children.
  • Must be able to ride bus.
  • Must be able to maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Possess a calm patient demeanor when working with children.
  • Must have high energy level.
  • Must be flexible and physically able to get on even level and on floor when working with children.
  • Must be able to communicate with young children.
  • Must be able to supervise classroom in absence of classroom teacher.
  • Able to multitask.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings and/or training as scheduled.
  • Knowledge of the community and the needs of the population being served.
  • Must be up to date on all required immunizations.
  • Have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess a high level of planning and organizational skills.
  • Able to work with behaviorally challenged and/or children with special needs.
  • Able to work alter school hours on occasion.
  • Able to attend local and out of town workshops.
  • Obtain CPR/First Aid Certification.
  • Able to be relocated to another classroom and/or site.
  • Other related job duties as assign by Director.


  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood preferred, CDA Credential or High School Diploma will be accepted, and 1 year experience with working with 3 and 4 year old children.
  • Must pass a physical examination with fit for duty {prior to start of work)
  • Must have valid Driver’s License.

How to apply:         (Submit completed application to):


Personnel Department

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

P.O. Box 900

Belcourt, ND 58316


Please submit a copy of transcript and/or copy diploma of degree attained and training certificates, Indian Preference, etc. (if applied).  Points in screening will be given only for documentation attached.

For more information please contact Elaine Nadeau, Lori Monette, or Mary Charbonneau, Jarvis Decoteau at 701-477-2600.

The Human Resource Staff will not be responsible for incomplete applications

Indian Preference Statement

Candidates for employment or career advances shall be hired, trained, and promoted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or personal, political or religious beliefs.  However, preference shall be given in hiring in the following order between equally qualified candidates who are:

  1. Enrolled Member Veteran (10 points to be given to enrolled member veterans in screening process as follow: (see definitions)
  2. Enrolled member
  3. Other Tribal Member veterans
  4. Other Tribal Members

Veteran Preference

Veterans and eligible spouses of deceased will receive special consideration for initial appointments for all positions being filled by the TMBCI.  The intent of this policy is to promote and bring deserved services and benefits to our veterans for the personal sacrifices they have made.  To be considered for a preferential treatment under this policy, candidate(s) must submit copies of verification documents to Personnel Office along with the employment application for eligibility determination purposes.  An acceptable verification document is the discharge of transfer report form DD214.

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