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Current Job Openings
Disability Specialist - This position is responsible for the implementation, quality, direction and coordination of the disabilities content area as stated in the Head Start Performance Standards. Disabilities Specialist Job Description
Office Assistant - Perform a wide variety of administrative and record keeping tasks supporting the programs of Western Carolina Community Action in the Transylvania County Office. Office Assistant Job Description
NC Pre-K/Head Start Teacher - This position involves providing high-quality educational experiences to enhance school readiness for eligible four-year-olds that comply with the Head Start Performance Standards, NC Division of Child Development and Early Education and NC Pre-K requirements. NC Pre-K/Head Start Teacher Job Description
Teacher Assistant - To assist and cooperate in a supportive role with the Lead Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional and physical development of each child enrolled in a group in accordance with Head Start and NC Pre-K Performance Standards. Teacher Assistant Job Description
Early Head Start Teacher - Responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers and that enhances the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of participating children in compliance with the Early Head Start Performance Standards. Early Head start Teacher Job Description
CDL Van Driver – Part-time. Must possess a valid North Carolina CDL license with Passengers and School bus endorsement. Pocket card preferred. Must pass Department of Transportation (DOT) physical pre-employment and maintain medical card. Basic computer skills required. CDL Driver description
EHS-CCP Child/Family Services Advocate – Bilingual Preferred - Works in collaboration with center staff to ensure children and families receive comprehensive services according to Head Start Performance Standards.
A high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 6 years case management experience or experience in related field. Associate’s degree in a related field and two (2) years related experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred. **EHS Teacher credentials must be maintained. EHS Teacher Requirements - Minimum education requirement for EHS Teachers is an Infant/Toddler CDA. Prefer an Associates’ Degree in early childhood or a Bachelor’s in early childhood education or a Bachelor’s in a related field that includes 6 classes focusing on early childhood/development. Degrees must be from an accredited college recognized by DCDEE. Job Description
Family Service Worker – Bilingual Preferred
Associates or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood, Social Work or Human Services preferred. Job Description
Bilingual Home Visitor – Educate and coach families in the areas of parenting, health, nutrition, and child development through weekly home visits to assist parents in becoming more effective educators of their children. Utilize program curriculum, on-going observations of children, assessments, child outcomes systems content consistent with program policies, developmentally appropriate practice, and the Head Start Performance Standards during the planning process and implementation of weekly visits. Areas of service are Henderson, Transylvania, and Polk Counties. Job Description