Head Start Assistant Teacher

Salary will be $14.00 per hour. Full time position (40 hours per week) plus insurance and time off benefits

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020 and 2021 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that make a profound, positive difference in the lives of people living with disabilities and their families.  We believe in the potential of each individual's ability to live, work, learn and play in their own communities.  Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger!  If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

What we offer:

  • Professional Training Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Several Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Work Life Balance
  • The Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Community and the Organization

About the Position:

Are you looking for a career opportunity that's making a difference in your community and across the state? Are you passionate about helping others? Easterseals Florida is seeking an experienced Head Start Assistant Teacher to join our team of early childhood educators in our Head Start program in making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and special needs in our Murray Child Development Center in Tampa.  The Head Start Assistant Teacher will provide a positive, safe, stimulating and inclusionary learning environment to allow the children to grow and develop to their fullest potential.

The hours of operation for our center are 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. 


  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED and one of the following:
    • National Early Childhood Credential (CDA/NECC), or
    • Florida Early Childhood Credential (ECPC/FCCPC)
    • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or Associates Degree or higher with at least 6 college credit hours in early childhood education or child development and at least 480 hours of experience in a childcare setting serving children ages birth through eight
  • Successful completion of the Florida Department of Children & Families 45-hour Child Care Training required
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

In addition to outstanding benefits, Easterseals Florida offers a 30% discount on childcare to our staff.

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).