Head Start Teachers
  • Job Posting Expires: 5/16/2021
1M ago
$20,000 to $30,000
Full Time
0-2 Years
Primary Duties

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership is looking for EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS to work in our HEAD START Program in Dakota City and South Sioux City locations.  40 hours per week M-F. May be subject to layoff periods. Bilingual skills a plus. 

Teacher positions for Head Start will begin with the new school year.  The starting wage is $13.50 per hour plus benefits.    Education and experience will be considered and may increase the starting wage.

HEAD START TEACHERS are responsible for understanding, planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for preschool age children.  Oversee the educational aspects of the center, including classroom staff and volunteers.  Follow program’s curriculum.  Develop weekly lesson plans and send to supervisor.  Maintain on-going assessments/screenings for each child.  Plan and implement individualized activities for each child according to their MDT/IFSP/IEP. Attend and participate in children’s MDT and IEP/IFSP meetings.   Complete required educational home visits and Parent/Teacher conferences.  Enter documentation for each child and manage child data and reports through the online computer assessment system. Communicate with parents.  Maintain a tracking system of job performance with aides and volunteers and address performance issues.    Prepare and conduct introductory and annual performance evaluations for relevant staff. Frequently kneeling, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education needed: Bachelor’s or advance degree in early childhood education or advance degree and coursework in early childhood education with early childhood teaching experience. 

The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.

Compensation Details

The starting wage is $13.50 per hour plus benefits.    Education and experience will be considered and may increase the starting wage.


Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.

How to Apply



Job application, job description, complete education requirements for each position, wage and benefit information are located on our website www.nencap.org under the Employment link or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300.  To apply, submit a completed Agency application with education credentials or transcripts.  No resumes accepted.   Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership,  P O Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Positions open until filled. 


80% Federally Funded                      

Non-Profit Agency