Head Start Teacher

Salary will be $17.00 per hour, full-time 40 hours per week plus health 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:

Easterseals Florida is seeking a Head Start (Preschool) Teacher to join our team of early childhood educators in our Murray Child Development Center in Tampa in making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and special needs (one year to age five).  The Head Start Teacher will provide a positive, safe, stimulating and inclusionary learning environment to allow the children to grow and develop to their fullest potential. 

Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Outgoing and caring personality

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).