Head Start is hiring teachers and campus staff
Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) offers a true work-life balance attitude and a demonstrated positive culture and climate. HCDE recently approved a $15 per hour minimum wage for all positions.
Head Start and Early Head Start are federally funded early childhood development programs targeting students from birth through age 4. HCDE runs 15 Head Start campuses and 5 Early Head Start campuses in the eastern portion of Harris County, partnering with childcare centers for an additional 6 locations. Head Start programming focuses on the whole child and includes not only academic and social/emotional development for students, but also family engagement and parental support. Learn more about Head Start.
Head Start and Early Head Start Teacher Requirements
Head Start and Early Head Start teachers are not certified, needing a minimum of an Associate’s Degree with at least 18 credits in early childhood education. Some positions allow for an Infant Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, allowing applicants to be enrolled in the program while working at the center. Head Start also employs a variety of staff in professional positions, including campus managers, nutritional services, health services, compliance and office clerks.
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