• L.E.A.P. HEAD START CENTER COORDINATOR (GRANVILLE AND WHITEHALL CENTERS)

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    L.E.A.P. HEAD START CENTER COORDINATOR (GRANVILLE AND WHITEHALL CENTERS)

    Location: Various Locations
     
    Do you like working in a family atmosphere, as part of a team that goes above and beyond for each other and the children we serve every day?  You will not find a job that is more rewarding.  You will love your co-workers, the children, and the classroom, not to mention the benefits and paid holidays.
     
    As the Center Coordinator for both the Granville and Whitehall locations of L.E.A.P. Head Start, you are responsible to the program and general public for the overall environment of the center.   You will be working alongside of a team of like-minded individuals who are driven to provide the best possible services that we can for our communities. Imagine this is your professional work environment!

    Payrate:  $22.20 per hour
    52 weeks per year, 35 hours per week

    With so many other positive aspects of our agency it’s also amazing we are committed to providing a culture of staff wellness. One of the ways we do this is by encouraging you to take care of yourself and your family and plan for the future with our benefits including health insurance, 401k retirement account with agency match up to 1%, optional vision, dental, life, and accident insurance!  You will receive 35 hours of personal time on your first day of hire, and also accrue paid vacation time and sick time each pay period.

    Educational Experience Required:   Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, related field, OR equivalent experience.

    Additional Experience Required:
    • Two years experience in Head Start/Early Head Start or a related field.
    • Preferably a minimum of one year experience in an administrative/supervisory role.
    • A valid driver’s license.
    • An understanding of young children and low-income families, and an appreciation of parents as the primary educators of their children.
    What is Head Start?  Head Start is a federally funded, school readiness program for income-eligible, pregnant women and families with children aged birth to 5 years old.  What does that mean? It means that because of L.E.A.P. Head Start / Early Head Start, more than 300 children are prepared to start kindergarten.  It means that parents are being supported as they raise their children amid the obstacles and challenges presented by living in and near the poverty line. Our staff work with families to establish goals focusing on their strengths and connecting them with community resources.

    We hope that you will consider applying to be part of the L.E.A.P. Head Start family!  To apply, for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Kim Kenyon at kim.kenyon@leapservices.org
     
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