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Positions feature FAMILY-FRIENDLY schedules and nurturing work environment with generous paid time off. Competitive salaries with health, dental, and vision benefits for full-time staff. 

Head Start Community Program of Morris County does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability. 

To apply, submit resume and credentials to &, or submit application at Head Start, 987-989-1430, 18 Thompson Avenue, Dover, NJ.

Preschool Support Teacher - NJ P-3 Certification (Required)

Head Start Community Program of Morris County, Inc. – Morris County, NJ

Job description

Working as part of a team with a certified teacher and bilingual teacher assistant, provide children with both group and individualized activities that will build school readiness skills, emphasizing social-emotional and cognitive growth. Implement Creative Curriculum in accordance with NJ Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. Facilitate developmentally appropriate practice and high-quality instruction through effective, intentional teacher-student interactions, extending children's language and focused play activities. Assist students individually or in small groups, with classroom learning activities to present or reinforce concepts. Position is based at Parsippany/Morris Plains or Dover locations and may support several classrooms or work with one class to cover long-term leave. Seasonal position following school year schedule with summers off, generous benefits package and paid training. Family-friendly schedule following School District schedule; supportive and nurturing organizational culture.

Skills and experience: Preschool Support Teacher - NJ P-3 Certification (Required). Bilingual Spanish or Arabic highly desirable. Experience working with preschool children necessary.

Salary commensurate with credentials and experience. Position features opportunities for career development and salary increases for candidates with NJ P-3 teaching certification. Submit letter of introduction, resume and copy of credentials/certifications.

Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within two months of employment. All Head Start staff are required to be pass physical exam with fitness to work with young children, and full background checks.

To apply, submit resume and credentials to, or request application at Head Start, 987-989-1430, 18 Thompson Avenue, Dover, NJ.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 - $34.00 per hour



  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance





  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday


Work Location: In person

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