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A variety of jobs are available in Vermont’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs.  In Vermont, there are more than 500 individuals working as teachers, teacher assistants, substitute teachers, family services, health/nutrition aid, nurse, disabilities managers, cooks, supervisors and many more professions.

Recent Job Postings:

Bus Driver, Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) Head Start: The Bus Driver is responsible for transporting children to and from field trip locations on an as needed basis, ensuring the safety of all passengers including complying with Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards and  Vermont highway traffic safety laws.  This is out of the Lyndonville Head Start site.  This is approximately 15 hours per week, 35 weeks of the year.  To apply send a cover letter resume and 3 references to; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855. E.O.E.

Practice-Based Coach, Rutland County Head Start:  Join a high quality Early Childhood Education team, serving 135 children, that holds a 5 STAR quality rating from the Vermont Child Development Division and accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. This is a 40 hour position, 52 weeks per year. The candidate must have the ability to implement focused, intentional and effective interventions with Teachers to measurably improve high quality teaching practices in a center-based setting. Support Teachers’ use of effective teaching practices that lead to positive outcomes for children.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Ability to coach various adult learning styles required. Minimum of two years early childhood instructional experience. Pre-K CLASS Observer Certification, or obtainment of certification within one year of employment. Ability to gather and track data related to coaching progress and outcomes.
Submit resume and cover letter to HR: Community Care Network, P.O. Box 222, Rutland, Vermont 05702.

Teacher: The NEKCA Island Pond Head Start, a 5-STARS preschool program, is seeking a full-time Teacher.  Qualified candidates should have the ability to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate comprehensive education program for 3-5 year old children in a classroom setting; ability to function in a team teaching situation; keep objective records and engage families in areas of Health, Nutrition, Family Services and Education.  Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with coursework in Early Childhood Education required; experience working with young children preferred.  The closing date for applications is March 31, 2017 or until filled.  To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to;  FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855.  E.O.E.

Lead Teacher, Full Time/12 Months: Bennington County Head Start is seeking an innovative lead teacher who will be responsible for providing a high quality pre-school education program.  Our Head Start gives preschool children and their families the right building blocks for learning, parenting, and life.  To apply complete an application and submit with resume to: or 100 Ledge Hill Drive Bennington, VT 05201 or FAX 802-375-2381

Other Job Postings:

Visit each program’s website to learn more about a career in Head Start. Job opportunities are posted on a program’s website, employment websites, in local print and on-line papers or a combination of both.   Current positions are listed at the following program links:

Champlain Valley Head Start
Capstone Community Action
Early Education Services
Rutland County Head Start
Bennington County Head Start


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