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Recent Job Postings:

Center Manager, Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA): Exciting, full-time opportunity available for a unique individual who enjoys a work environment that is challenging and rewarding.  The NEKCA Hardwick Head Start/ Early Head Start program is seeking a leader who will provide support and supervision to staff as well as leading a team effort to provide quality early childhood and family-centered services.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills; the ability to meet program timelines and implement federal and state licensing requirements. Minimum of Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human/Child Development or related field; BA preferred and 2 years of experience required.  Supervisory experience preferred.  The closing date for applications is September 15, 2017 or until filled.  To apply send a cover letter resume and 3 references to jobs@nekcavt.org; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT  05855.  E.O.E.

Director – Child & Family Development Center, NEKCA  is seeking a CFDP Director.  The CFDP Director provides leadership in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating the programs administered by the department such as the Head Start Program; Federal and State and local grant funded education programs; Child Care; fundraising; and local funded programs. The Director also represents the Agency in local and regional communities. To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@nekcavt.org; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855. E.O.E.

Teaching Assistant (Two Positions), NEKCA: Positions available at the NEKCA Newport and Island Pond Head Start programs, 30 hrs/wk, 42/wks yr. Responsibilities include assisting in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences and establishing a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5. Experience working with children and families preferred. Minimum of a Child Development Associate credential or Child Care Certificate with 2 years of experience working with groups of young children or be enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree is required. To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@nekcavt.org; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855. E.O.E.

Lead Teacher, Rutland County Head Start(RCHS): Join a high quality Early Childhood Education team that holds 5 STARS from the Vermont Child Development Division and Accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. This is a 35-38 hour per week position, 48-52 weeks per year. The candidate must have the ability to individualize and provide a developmentally appropriate pre-school curriculum for children ages 3-5. This position embraces a unified approach that fosters teamwork and engages in partnerships with families. BA or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and a minimum of one year experience working with preschool children in a group setting.  Apply on www.rmhsccn.org and download the application.

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: Careers@ucsvt.org 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
NEKCA
Rutland County Head Start
SEVCA
Bennington County Head Start

 

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