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Center Manager/Teacher
$18.52
Full-Time/Full Year
Tipton
Summary: Provide education and developmental training and support to preschool children in a classroom. Oversee assigned Head Start/Early Head Start child care center(s) including supervising all classroom staff and coordinating center activities. Requires either a BA/BS in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field with credits equivalent to an Iowa Board of Education PK-K endorsement and early childhood classroom experience required; or, an Associate’s Degree with early childhood education credits equivalent to an Iowa Board of Education PK-K endorsement and three years’ experience in early childhood education.

Early Head Start Teacher
$15.38 – 16.54 DOQ
Full-Time/Full Year
Davenport and Clinton openings
Summary: Infant/toddler classroom teacher. Maximum of eight children in a classroom, with two teachers. Requires an Infant and Toddler CDA credential. Higher compensation is available for a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education.

Head Start Teacher
$15.38 – 18.21 DOQ
Full-Time/school-year opening
Davenport and Clinton openings
Summary: Preschool teacher position. Requires an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or an Associate’s Degree in a related field, with credit hours equivalent to an Iowa Board of Education Pre-K endorsement. Higher compensation with a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in education.

Head Start Education Assistant
$14.07
Full Time. Both full-year and school-year openings are available.
Multiple openings – Davenport, Muscatine, Clinton, and Tipton
Summary:  Assistant Teacher for preschool classroom. Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA), or must be able to obtain Child Development Associate Certificate within one and ½ years of hire. Previous experience working with children ages 0-5 is required.

Education Manager
$18.52
Full Time
Davenport Opening
Summary: Provides oversight for education, child and staff development, disabilities, and family services to provide a high-quality program for Head Start families and children. Requires BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, or MA/MS in Early Childhood Education or a BA/BS or a MA/MS in a related field and equivalent coursework in early education with early education teaching experience.

Education and Trauma Informed Services Director
$45,143 Annually
Full Time
Davenport Opening
Summary: Provides oversight for education, child and staff development, trauma informed approaches, and family services to provide a high-quality program for Head Start families and children. Requires BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, or MA/MS in Early Childhood Education or a BA/BS or a MA/MS in a related field and equivalent coursework in early education with early education teaching experience. Supervisory and management experience preferred.

CDA Coach
$14.64
Full Time
Based in Davenport, services Head Start centers in all counties
Summary: Responsible for supporting Head Start staff through obtaining and maintaining their CDA. Requires CDA, AA or BA degree in Education, or a related field.

Child Care Resource and Referral – Child Care Consultant
$16.90
Full Time, full-year
Flexible schedule and opportunity to telecommute
Multiple openings focusing on Johnson county
Summary: To improve the quality of care by providing training, consultation, and technical assistance to child care centers and child care homes. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or elementary education with an early childhood endorsement, Child and Family Services, Psychology, Social Work, or closely related field. The ability to speak Spanish, or a language other than English, is a plus.

Family Services Specialist
$15.38
Full Time, full-year
Flexible on location. Can be located in Scott, Cedar, Clinton, or Muscatine County
Flexible schedule and opportunity to telecommute
Summary: Provide in-home and in-center case management to families enrolled in the Head Start and/or Family Development and Self-Sufficiency (FaDSS) program to assist them in accessing resources and overcome barriers to create opportunities for self-sufficiency. High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience working with families in social work/human services setting. A Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field is a plus.

Health Specialist
$15.38
Full Time, full-year
Flexible on location. Can be located in Scott, Cedar, Clinton, or Muscatine County
Flexible schedule and opportunity to telecommute
Summary: Provide comprehensive health, dental, and nutrition services to children, pregnant women, and families enrolled in the Head Start and/or Early Head Start program to support each child’s growth and development and maximize health outcomes. High School Diploma or equivalent and relevant experience in a health or early childhood setting.

Crew Laborer
$16.00
Full Time, full-year
Scott County
Summary: Installs attic and sidewall insulation and performs other energy-saving measures for low income residents according to Iowa Weatherization Program standards. Requires high school diploma or equivalent with experience in home improvement or construction. Must demonstrate basis mathematical, reading, and measuring skills.

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Why Should I Work Here?

Thank you for your interest in joining our team.  There are many great reasons to work at Community Action, but the best reason of all is that by joining us you will have the honor of working for children, families, and individuals with limited income.  We work in partnership with our customers to help them achieve great things, and you can be part of this.

Your future coworkers are great people, dedicated to our mission, and you will love our casual work environment.  In addition to paid leave time and paid holidays, you will also have the option to participate in several benefits.  We offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), and health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance packages.

Employees of Community Action of Eastern Iowa can apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  Several of our employees are working towards student loan forgiveness.  We also offer tuition assistance, and opportunities to attend high-quality training.  If you are a lifelong learner, this is the place for you.

 

 

 

At-Will Employment:  All employees enter into employment voluntarily, and with no specified length of employment.  Accordingly, such employment is “at-will”, which means that either the Agency or the “at-will” employee can terminate the relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time, regardless of performance or length of employment.

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Community Action of Eastern Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provider. We do not discriminate on the basis of:

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