Kids and Company of Linn County (Kidco Head Start/Early Head Start) provides a comprehensive preschool program in Linn and Benton counties for children from low-income families and children with special needs. Kidco Head Start is now accepting applications for the following position in Linn and Benton counties:
WAGE: $3771.00 per month/classified Exempt
HOURS: 40 hours per week/ minimum two week layoff during summer
BENEFITS: Medical/Dental/Vision, paid holidays, PTO, paid vacation, and job-related training opportunities
Bachelor’s or Masters (preferred) degree in Early Childhood Education. Official transcripts will be required to verify education.
A minimum of four years’ experience teaching experience at the preschool level. This experience must include: classroom operation, planning and implementation of education program, tracking and evaluation of children’s individual development.
Experience working with children with mental health/special needs and/or disabilities.
Preferred qualifications: Four years of Head Start experience; two years of supervisory experience
Ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team; as a team leader, the ability to demonstrate interest, skill and success in getting groups to learn to work together.
Demonstrated professional level organizational, record-keeping, and computer skills.
Must be enrolled in the Child Care Division’s Central Background Registry
Must obtain an Employee Health Appraisal (which includes TB screening)
Valid Oregon driver’s license and available transportation; must meet agency insurability criteria for driving program vehicles.
Service Area Direction and Compliance: Within designated service area(s), establish and oversee all systems necessary to ensure compliance and provide high quality services to children and families served by Kidco Head Start in a manner reflective of the mission of Head Start and Kids and Company; Serve as the resident expert and resource to staff, families and community partners within designated service areas.
Supervision and Coaching: Provide helpful, behaviorally specific feedback to all staff working within service area(s); delegate assignments that will help develop abilities of assigned staff; recognize and reinforce developmental efforts and improvements of staff; facilitate positive, solution-based problem solving with staff.
Please note: A program application is required.
Questions: Human Resource Department 541-451-1581 x115 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This institution is an equal opportunity provider
Kids and Company of Linn County reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice