Division Southwest Human Development
Location Educare
Employment Type Full Time Regular Employee
Date Posted 9/27/2021
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Job Code HS-CG0515
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Job Details

Inspire our Head Start children to fall in love with learning, exploring and problem-solving. 

Put your DAP knowledge to work nurturing and engaging our preschoolers. 

Get parents involved in their child's education.

As a Teacher in our Head Start program you will work under regular direction planning and delivering center-based, child development services, facilitate parent involvement and transition services, and support other Head Start service areas and community partnerships impacting direct service participants.  Teachers are also responsible for supervising and directing staff.

This position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package.  Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

  • AA or BA/BS degree in early childhood education, child development, or family studies  - OR -   AA or BA/BS in a related field with a minimum of 12 college credits in early childhood education, child development, or family studies

  • One year of preschool experience with AA (six months with BA/BS)

  • Experience with staff supervision responsibilities preferred 

  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

Southwest Human Development (“SWHD”) takes the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve very seriously. We strongly believe vaccination is a critical safety measure to protect each of us and the communities we serve.  The COVID vaccinations have proven to be highly effective at protecting people from getting COVID-19 or from getting severely ill from it.


Per the requirements of the federal Office of Head Start, all Head Start employees must be fully vaccinated by January 1, 2022.