May 14, 2019

Teach for Head Start

  • Kids' Corps, Inc.
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Looking for a great place to advance your teaching career? Want to make a positive, lasting impact?

Kids' Corps, Inc. is seeking Head Start Teachers who clearly show a desire to work with young children and families through their formal education and/or their volunteer/work experience. Do you have a CDA, SEED Level Certificate, some college courses but no degree? This opportunity might be just what you are looking for.

By providing tuition assistance and covering the costs associated with obtaining and renewing your Child Development Credential (CDA), we invest in individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young children and families. If you value early education, want to strengthen families and make a positive impact on children, we would love to hear from you.

Kids' Corps, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit serving families with young children who live in poverty or experience other risks to their healthy growth and development. Our Head Start, Early Head Start, and Parents as Teachers programs in Anchorage, Alaska offer employees interesting, challenging, meaningful work that can have positive, life-changing results for children and families.

Our goal at Kids' Corps, Inc. is to help each child and family realize their potential for success by providing comprehensive child development services. We focus on creating safe, nurturing environments for all children and families that foster the cognitive, social, emotional, and language skills children need to be successful in school and life. Just as important, we build respectful relationships with parents that support them in their role as their child's most important teacher.

We provide a great work-life balance and a positive work culture, ongoing professional development and coaching, on the job training, and benefit options that include medical, dental, vision, life, 401k with company match, paid holidays and paid leave.

For more information and to complete an application visit our website

Work hours are Monday - Friday 8am-5pm August through May.

Classification: Nonexempt

Reports to: Center Director

Supervises: Gives input to Center Director on Assistant Teacher performance

Position requires one of the following:

Current Center Based Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or;

State of Alaska Seed Practitioner Level 6 Certificate or;

An AA or BA degree with at least two (3) credit courses in early childhood

Applicants who do not possess a degree in early childhood or related field must agree to take additional classes to meet Head Start Teacher Qualification Requirements.

Starting Salary:

CDA/SEED Certificate $17.59

Associate's Degree $19.49

Bachelor's Degree $22.57

Graduate Degree $24.11

Introductory Period: 90 Days



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