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Be One of the Qualified Employees: Careers in Head Start

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:

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.

Teacher Assistant, 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 40 hour per week position for a 48-52 week year.

Assist in individualizing and providing a developmentally appropriate pre-school curriculum for children ages 3-5. This position embraces a unified approach that fosters teamwork and engages in partnership with families.

A minimum of a Child Development Associates (CDA) is required. Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred, and a minimum of one year experience working with preschool children in a group setting. Apply on www.rmhsccn.org and download the application.

Director, RCHS: A dynamic and comprehensive early childhood education and family services program seeks an experienced Director to lead its success and growth. The Director is responsible for the management of a federally-funded Head Start program, childcare services, and a state grant-funded preschool program. Responsible for assuring that operational mandates and standards for excellence are achieved. Supervise program managers. Lead comprehensive planning efforts for the development of short and long-term goals and outcomes. Monitor and report on progress. Secure funds for program operations. Manage grants and ensure regulatory compliance. Implement internal and external reporting systems and procedures for monitoring and controlling fiscal and programmatic activities. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, human services or comparable program of study along with experience in a leadership capacity, including supervision of staff and duties related to fiscal management and government-funded programs. Master’s degree preferred. Apply on www.rmhsccn.org and download the application.

Early Head Start Home Visitor , Northeast Kingdom Head Start: Families with children birth to three years of age in Island Pond are looking for a supportive, creative and flexible person to visit them in their homes to plan and implement home-based learning experiences and child development activities as well as health, nutrition and family services.  The perfect candidate will have experience home visiting, working with infants, toddlers and expectant families; excellent communication skills; the ability to keep objective records; maintain confidentiality and work as a team member.  Computer skills a must.  Minimum of Associates Degree in Human Services, Child Development or related field required. The closing date for applications is March 31, 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.

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 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 Head Start : a 40 hour per week position, 48 weeks per year.  The candidate must have the ability to individualize and provide a developmentally appropriate preschool curriculum for children ages 3-5.  This position embraces a unified approach that fosters teamwork and engages in partnership with families.

Experience supervising classroom teams preferred.  Baccalaureate 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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