- Idaho Falls, ID, USA
- 16.75-17.50 per hour full-time; Additional $350 retention pyment each payday through August
- Full Time
Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, Vision, Flex Account
Calling all passionate educators! Join us in the realm of endless fun and incredible growth!
At Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership (EICAP), we believe that each day in our classrooms is bursting with excitement and joy. We are on the lookout for a caring, energetic individual who lives and breathes education to fill the esteemed position of Head Start Preschool Teacher at our Head Start West Location. Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling journey with us, where you can make a lasting impact on the lives of children?
Join our vibrant team of educational superheroes, where we work hand in hand with children aged 3 to 5 years old, fostering their healthy development in countless ways. As a Head Start Teacher, you will have the power to shape the future, preparing these young minds for a successful transition into kindergarten. With a supportive, safe, and enriching learning environment, you'll create individual goals and captivating group lessons, ensuring progress and unleashing their full potential. Together, we'll cultivate an atmosphere that champions parental involvement, transforming classrooms into thriving communities of growth and discovery.
To thrive in this role, you'll need to be a team player with an unwavering passion for making a difference in children's lives. Collaborating closely with our dynamic Head Start Team, you'll spearhead a collaborative approach that magnifies the benefits for every child in your classroom. Together, we'll create a nurturing space where dreams take flight, and the future blossoms with endless possibilities.
- High school diploma or Equivalency Degree (GED)
- Associates Degree (AA) or BS in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development, or related field, with at least 39 credits in ECE
- Preferred experience working in a preschool, but we'll train the right individual
- Must pass a Health and Welfare Enhanced Background Check
- Must pass a Tuberculosis (TB) screening and a physical exam
- The ability to become CPR and First Aid certified through EICAP's training program
At EICAP, we value our exceptional teachers and are dedicated to your personal and professional growth. In addition to a competitive benefits package, we provide ongoing professional development opportunities, empowering you to flourish in your role. Here's a glimpse of what awaits you:
- 403B Retirement Plan, with a generous employer match of 6%
- Dental Insurance, 100% Employer paid, exclusively for employees
- Health Insurance, 100% Employer paid, solely for employees
- 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
- Enjoy your summers off with this Seasonal Position
- Starting wage of $16.75 to $17.50, DOE
EICAP's unwavering commitment to every child's potential, regardless of their circumstances at birth, drives us forward. If you're fueled by a passion for shaping young minds and embarking on an exciting adventure, seize this opportunity and apply today!
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
Background & Drug Screen Disclaimer: Must be able to pass an Intellicorp SSN Verification/Criminal History Search and Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Enhanced Background Check. We also conduct pre-employment drug testing. Any job offer will be based on the results of background check and drug testing.