Head Start (Preschool) Assistant Teacher - Tampa

Salary will be $14.00 per hour, full-time 40 hours per week plus health insurance and time off benefits

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?  Join us in taking on disability together. 

Easterseals Florida, rated 2020 Great Place to Work by our staff, 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.  The hours for this position will be scheduled in between those hours.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.

COVID-19 considerations: All staff are required to wear masks while at our center and follow our COVID Safety & Sanitation Guidelines.

What We Value:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED with one of the following:
    • National Early Childhood Credential (CDA/NECC), or
    • 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 child care 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 child care to our staff.

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