Head Start Preschool Teacher - Temporary

This is a temporary position that will end no July 31, 2023

The pay rate will be $17.57 per hour, working 40 hours per week (plus health insurance and time off benefits)

The hours of operation for our center are 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.  The hours for this position will be from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020, 2021, and 2022 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that are leading the way to 100% equity, inclusion and access for people living with disabilities, families and 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:

  • Live and on demand Professional Development opportunities (Internal and external)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Several Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • 403B Savings Plan
  • Work Life Balance
  • The Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Community and the Organization

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

A snapshot of what you'll do:

  • Provide a positive, safe, stimulating, and inclusionary learning environment
  • Support and allow children to grow and develop to their fullest potential
  • Plan, develop, and implement daily lesson plans that provide education and enrichment
  • Assess and screen children to determine developmental and educational needs
  • Document children's progress and report in accordance with federal requirements
  • Communicates with parents to apprise them of their child's progress


  • Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education; or Associate's Degree in related field with 18 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education
  • At least two year of experience with teaching pre-school-age children
  • Successful completion of the Florida Department of Children & Families 45-hour Child Care Training required
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Outgoing and caring personality

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