Current Openings

Head Start Director(Head Start)
Posted Date:2016-08-17

The Head Start/Early Head Start Director provides leadership to the HS/EHS Division of 1450 children and 13 centers. This position is responsible for managing the operation of HS/EHS programs including programmatic, personnel, facilities and budgetary matters. The HS/EHS Director reports HS/EHS information to the HS Policy Council and ensures the approval from the Council in accordance with federal guidelines and Program Performance Standards. The HS/EHS Director is a member of PCA’s Senior Management Team, and is directly supervised by the President/CEO. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect. •Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 5 yrs. Management Experience, OR •Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 3 yrs. Management Experience. •Minimum 2 yrs. working with diverse population. •Experience with Community Action Agency’s (a plus). •Strong experience with Microsoft Suite Applications. •Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. •Strong oral presentation skills. •Ability to maintain confidential information. •Ability to create a team environment and be a team player. •Knowledge of current best practices in the HS/EHS field. •Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. •Must hold or willing to obtain a physical, TB screening, criminal record check and DSS request for Search of Central Registry; First Aid and CPR certifications. HOW TO APPLY: Internal applicants must submit an updated resume to the Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on August 24, 2016 in order to be considered for the position. Resumes can be submitted to HR by: Placing the resume in the designated bin inside the HR Office; Email resume to HRManagement@pcaction.org; Fax resumes to (404) 508-4787 attn: HR. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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Assistant Teacher(Head Start)
Posted Date:2016-08-17

The Assistant Teacher works with the Teacher to provide a daily learning environment to help children develop physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively. The Assistant Teacher helps implement activities developed from weekly lesson plans. The Assistant Teacher is under the daily supervision of the Teacher but reports to the Center Manager. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect. • High School Diploma or GED required. • Pre-school Child Development Associate credential (CDA) desired upon hire into position (required within one year of employment in job). • Minimum 1 yr. experience teaching young children. • Must hold or be willing to obtain First Aid, CPR and Fire Safety certification. • Ability to understand HS/EHS objectives and Performance Standards, and other applicable state, county and Agency regulations and procedures. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. • Ability to speak Spanish; Somali (a plus). HOW TO APPLY: Internal applicants must submit an updated resume to the Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on August 24, 2016 in order to be considered for the position. Resumes can be submitted to HR by: Placing the resume in the designated bin inside the HR Office; Email resume to HRManagement@pcaction.org; Fax resumes to (404) 508-4787 attn: HR. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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Head Start Teacher (2 Openings)(Head Start /EHS)
Posted Date:2016-08-17

The Head Start Teacher provides a daily learning environment to help children ages 3-5 years old develop physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively. The position develops weekly lesson plans in relation to the curriculum being taught. The Head Start Teacher ensures the classroom and playground are safe. This position oversees the Assistant Teacher’s job duties on a daily basis. The Head Start Teacher position is responsible for maintaining a positive, clean, safe and learning classroom environment. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect. • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Childhood Development. • Minimum 2 yrs. teaching young children. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to work effectively as a team player, and create a team classroom environment. • Must hold or be willing to obtain First Aid, CPR and Fire Safety certification. • Must hold or be willing to obtain an annual Physical and TB Test. • Ability to speak Spanish; Somali (a plus). HOW TO APPLY: Internal applicants must submit an updated resume to the Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on August 24, 2016 in order to be considered for the position. Resumes can be submitted to HR by: Placing the resume in the designated bin inside the HR Office; Email resume to HRManagement@pcaction.org; Fax resumes to (404) 508-4787 attn: HR. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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