POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT
HEAD START

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ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS 

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. All positions require candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, pass physical exam with fitness to work with young children, and full background checks. 

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 amyt@headstartmc.org & patriciar@headstartmc.org, or submit application at Head Start, 987-989-1430, 18 Thompson Avenue, Dover, NJ. 

HEAD START TEACHER ASSISTANT

Preschool CDA or AA in ECE required or in progress.  Pre-k experience, knowledge of Creative Curriculum and Head Start Program Performance Standards strongly desirable.  Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills required.  Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within one month of employment. 10-month position, competitive salary, health, dental and vision benefits. 

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 amyt@headstartmc.org & melissam@headstartmc.org, or request application at Head Start, 987-989-1430, 18 Thompson Avenue, Dover, NJ.

EARLY HEAD START PROGRAM AIDES

Infant Toddler and Preschool CDA in progress or obtained within 12 months of employment.  Pre-k experience, Head Start Program Performance Standards strongly desirable.  Bilingual English/Spanish.  Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within one month of employment. 11-month position, competitive salary, health, dental and vision benefits.

 

EXTENDED CARE PROGRAM TEACHER ASSISTANTS 

Work with teaching team to provide children with safe, nurturing, developmentally appropriate care and activities after their regular school day. Experience in an early care and education program caring for young children preferable. Must relate easily and effectively with children and adults. Bilingual English/Spanish skills highly desirable. Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within one month of employment. Position is part-time, 10 months of year, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on days when school is in session. Additional shifts and/or optional summer hours may be available in future. Position available August 22, 2022, and includes one week of pre-service training during daytime shift hours.

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

The Human Resources Generalist provides support for management team members in human resources, ensuring compliance with laws and standards for record-keeping, policy, personnel and insurance matters.  The HR Generalist will manage human resources functions around leave requests and insurance, including workers compensation.  Onboarding and background check processes, as well as monitoring staff credentialing, training, and the professional development process, are key functions of the position.  The HR Generalist will maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of job duties, and assist the organization in carrying out goals, policies and activities to implement the Head Start Program Performance Standards. Exempt, salaried position with a family-schedule in a nurturing, caring work environment. Anticipated hours of work are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Tuesdays through Thursdays, and 8:00 AM - !2:00 noon on Fridays.  All Head Start staff members are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Head Start Community Program of Morris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university, in Human Resources Administration, Business Administration, Communications, or related field. Human Resources credential or certificate highly desirable, with three or more years' experience in Human Resources administration.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to compose and edit professional level correspondence.  Strong computer and data management skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications, and website management competency. Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills desirable. Must pass criminal background and fingerprint checks, and physical exam with certification of fitness to work with young children, including Mantoux test. Valid NJ Driver's License and availability of vehicle.