Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership, Inc.
  • Idaho Falls, ID, USA
  • 11.31 full-time; $350 Retention Payment each payday through August
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, Vision, Flex Account

We are seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual to fill an Early Head Start Preschool Teacher role at our Hoopes Early Head Start location. We need a caring individual to join our team at Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership (EICAP) in providing high-quality educational services to children from birth to three years old. In this role, you will work closely with infants, toddlers, and their families to develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum, activities, and assessments.


The successful Early Head Start Preschool Teacher is responsible for preparing infants and toddlers for successful transition into a pre-school classroom by providing a supportive, safe, enriched learning environment.

  • You will work collaboratively with a co-teacher to develop individual goals and group lessons for children and provide ongoing assessment on progress and an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental involvement in the classroom.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of each child's progress and make necessary adjustments to ensure growth and development.
  • Communicate regularly with families.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and healthy learning environment that meets licensing and safety regulations.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required, including ongoing professional development opportunities.


  • High school diploma or Equivalency Degree (GED) and
  • The ability to obtain the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential with EICAP's guidance within 12 months of hire.
  • Prefer an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Preferred experience working with children 0 - 3 years but will train the right individual.
  • Must pass a Health and Welfare Enhanced Background Check
  • Must pass a Tuberculosis (TB) screening and physical exam.
  • The ability to become CPR and First Aid certified through EICAP's training program.


The Early Head Start Preschool Teacher position is a full-time, hourly position. We offer a competitive benefits package, as well as ongoing professional development opportunities to help you grow in your role:

  • 403B Retirement Plan, with employer match of 6%
  • Dental Insurance, 100% Employer paid, for employee.
  • Health Insurance, 100% Employer paid, for employee.
  • EICAP pays 60% of dependent health and dental premiums.
  • Group Life Insurance, 100% Employer Paid
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vision Insurance (employee paid)
  • Paid Time Off, including Sick Leave, Vacation, and Paid Holidays
  • Starting wage is $11.31 per hour.

EICAP is committed to the promise that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to reach their full potential. If you're passionate about working with young children, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Learn more about us at: https://www.eicap.org/

EICAP is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

For assistance or accommodations applying for a position with EICAP, please contact the Human Resources department at: 208-522-5370

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