Early Head Start/Head Start Assistant Teacher
Statement of the Job: The Assistant Teacher is responsible for contributing to the planning, implementation and coordination of the comprehensive education program. The Assistant Teacher supports the teaching team in ensuring that the education program is developmentally appropriate and meets the individual needs of the children as mandated by Head Start and state and local standards.
Required Qualifications: A Child Development Associate credential (CDA); or enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood or Child Development and one year’s experience is required.
Statement of the Job: Oversee food preparation, delivery, service, and documentation of meals in accordance with established standards of nutrition, health, and sanitation to all Early Head Start and Head Start classrooms. Provides program and nutrition support consistent with Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations, Kansas State licensing, and applicable Head Start Performance Standards (HSPS).
Required Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and experience in a responsible position; Ability and willingness to support and follow all program regulations; Ability to problem solve and respond appropriately to the unexpected (staff shortage, equipment malfunction, etc.); and Working knowledge of sanitation and safety procedures prescribed for kitchen production.
Head Start Substitute Teacher
Statement of the Job: To provide coverage and support in the classroom as needed due to absence of regular full/part time employees.
Required Qualifications: Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field with a minimum of 18 credits in Early Childhood or Child Development and one year’s experience is required.
Statement of the Job: The Office/Kitchen Substitute will provide coverage and support at the front desk or in the kitchen as needed due to absence of regular full/part time employees.
Required Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and experience in a responsible position is required.
Please download and complete our Employment Application and send with resume and cover letter to:
humanresources[at]growingfutureseec.org or mail to
Growing Futures Early Education Center
8155 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66204
No phone calls please.