Job Opportunities

Join our team! Head Start for Kent County strives to employ highly qualified individuals in the areas of administration, education, fiscal, health, information technology, maintenance, nutrition, transportation and more. Head Start for Kent County is committed to personal, professional, and career development of employees. Listed below are the current job openings available.

Mail:
Head Start for Kent County
2626 Walker Ave. NW
Walker, MI 49544

Email:
careers@hs4kc.org

Fax:
616-735-3279

Drop Off:
Head Start for Kent County
2626 Walker Ave. NW
Walker, MI 49544

Custodian (Rogers Lane) *Posted 2/20/19

Description

Head Start for Kent County is hiring for a Custodian. The Custodian is responsible for the daily cleaning and on-going maintenance of equipment, premises and grounds in an environment of continuous program improvement.

Starting Pay: 12.50 per hour

Head Start for Kent County offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Sick Time, Paid Vacation, Paid Snow Days.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:30pm

 

Preschool Lead Teacher (Sylvan Location) *Posted 2/20/19

Description

Head Start for Kent County is hiring Preschool Lead Teachers to ensure a safe environment for children ages 3-5 in accordance with performance standards by meeting the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child in partnership with parents.

Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelor degree with stated major in Early Childhood Education or Child Development (or) a valid MI teaching certificate with an Early Childhood Education (ZA) endorsement (or) Early Childhood General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement (or) Bachelor Degree with a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours in ECE/CD

Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:00pm and Friday 7:30am-11:30am

Head Start for Kent County offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Sick Time (8 hours per month), Paid Personal Days (2 days per year), Paid vacation, Paid Snow Days, No Evening Work (Most Positions)

Starting Pay: $21.04 per hour

Please see application below to apply, or send resume to careers@hs4kc.org Attention: Employment Relations

Early Learning Coach Specialist

Description

Head Start for Kent County is hiring for an Early Learning Coach Specialist. This position assists and coaches Teaching staff to create an enriched and developmentally appropriate environment for children while supporting quality improvement and career goals for Teachers and Teacher Assistants. Bachelors degree with a stated major in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. A minimum of two years preschool classroom experience is also required.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:00pm and Friday 7:30am-11:30am

Head Start for Kent County offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Sick Time (8 hours per month), Paid Personal Days (2 days per year), Paid Vacation and Paid Snow Days.

 

Preschool Associate Teachers

Description

Head Start for Kent County is hiring Preschool Associate Teachers to ensure a safe environment for children ages 3-5 in accordance with performance standards by meeting the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child in partnership with parents.

Requirements: Associate or Bachelor degree in any area (Early Childhood Education or Child Development preferred)

Hours vary depending on site:

Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:00pm and Friday 7:30am-11:30am or

Monday-Thursday 7:45am-4:45pm and Friday 7:30am-11:30am

Head Start for Kent County offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Sick Time (8 hours per month), Paid Personal Days (2 days per year), Paid vacation, Paid Snow Days, No Evening Work (Most Positions)

Starting Pay: $13.34-$15.39

Please see application below to apply, or send resume to careers@hs4kc.org Attention: Employment Relations

1-Letter of Intent Form (For Internal HS4KC Staff Use Only)

Description

Please click on the “Requirements” tab, and complete the attached Letter of Intent. Letters of Intent can be sent to Human Resources if staff are interested in positions that become available over the Summer.

Preschool Teacher Assistant Substitutes

Description

Head Start for Kent County is hiring Teacher Assistant Substitutes to ensure a safe environment for children in accordance with performance standards and licensing requirements.

  • Minimum High School Diploma required
  • Flexible hours
  • Room for growth
  • Opportunities to learn more about the field of Early Childhood Education

Hours vary depending on availability

Starting Pay: $11.80-$12.32

Preschool Teacher Assistants (HEN & SGW) *Posted 2/20/19

Description

Head Start for Kent County is seeking Preschool Teacher Assistants to ensure a safe environment for children in accordance with performance standards by meeting the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child in partnership with their parents.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED (and) must be currently enrolled in a program leading towards a CDA, Associate or Bachelor degree
  • CDA

Hours vary depending on Site:

Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:00pm and Friday 7:30am-11:30am or

Monday-Thursday 7:45am-4:45pm and Friday 7:30am-11:30am

Head Start for Kent County offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Sick Time (8 hours per month), Paid Personal Days (2 days per year), Paid Vacation, Paid Snow Days, No Evening Work (Most Positions)

Starting Pay: $11.80-$12.32 per hour

Please see application below to apply, or send resume to careers@hs4kc.org Attention: Employment Relations