Job Openings

As a benefit of membership, Iowa AEYC posts job openings as a resource for the early care and education profession. Postings are listed for 30 days. To post an opening, you or someone working for the employer must be an active Iowa AEYC member.

Send requests to Pat Dautremont, Iowa AEYC's Membership Specialist, pat@iowaaeyc.org.

 

Family Development Specialist – Iowa Falls, Iowa
We’re looking for an upbeat, compassionate, and adaptive person who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and families. In this position you will partner with families of children participating in our Early Head Start/Head Start programs in Hardin County. You will work collaboratively with families, education staff, and community partners to ensure the program meets the developmental needs of children. Through home visits you will support parents/guardians in addressing family needs and setting and achieving family goals. We provide ongoing professional development opportunities and an excellent benefit package. Full time position, $16.59 per hour.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Family/Human Services or closely related field.
Closing Date: Open until filled
NOTE: Full-time employees may be eligible for a Federal Perkins Loan Forgiveness Program or Public Service Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-352-5020; jobapp@micaonline.org or complete application at above address. Position is open until filled. EOE
posted 2018.01.24
 
 
Head Start Assistant Teacher – Marshalltown, IA
Join our Head Start teaching team and make a difference in lives of children ages 3 to 5. Help children learn new shapes, colors, numbers, and more while developing important social skills they need to succeed at home, school and in the community. We provide ongoing training opportunities, including assistance in completing a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential during work hours. 
Full-time, 12-month position with an excellent benefit package. $11.47 to $12.48 per hour, commensurate with education.
Required:
High school diploma or GED/HiSET
Preference given to candidates with the following:
   - Child Development Associate (CDA) credential appropriate for the age group, with which they will be working,
OR
   - Applicants enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education
AND
   - Experience working with children 0-5 years of age
Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-352-5020; jobapp@micaonline.org or complete application at above address. Position open until filled. EOE
posted 2018.01.23
 
 
Head Start Lead Teacher – Nevada
As a Head Start Lead Teacher you will sing, dance, create, explore, get messy, experiment, laugh, and learn with children ages 3 to 5. Help children gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed at home, school, and the community. Lead the classroom team and promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children ages 3 to 5. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Responsible for oversight and leadership of the classroom team, including supervision of staff and responsibility for achieving and maintaining established educational thresholds of participants. We provide ongoing professional development opportunities and an excellent benefit package. Full-time, 9-month position. $14.76 to 19.27 per hour, commensurate with education.   
Required:
   - Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 3). Preference given to candidates with experience teaching
OR
   - Bachelor’s Degree in Education with an Early Childhood Education Endorsement (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 3). Preference given to candidates with experience teaching preschool-age children.
OR
   - Bachelor's or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education (such as the Child, Adult and Family Services Degree with Child Option at Iowa State University), with experience teaching preschool-age children (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 2).
Will consider:
   - Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 1) with infant, toddler, or pre-school teaching experience.
Prefer:
Supervisory experience
NOTE:
Full-time employees may be eligible for a Federal Perkins Loan forgiveness program. For more information you will need to contact the school where you received the Federal Perkins Loan.
Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-352-5020; jobapp@micaonline.org or complete application at above address. Position open until filled. EOE
posted 2018.01.23
 
 
Early Childhood Teacher - Ames
The Child Development Laboratory School at Iowa State University University is seeking applications for an Early Childhood Head Teacher (Program Coordinator I) to provide a high quality care and education environment for children birth to three-years-old, including children with disabilities. Responsibilities include plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum; write developmental summaries of children based on assessment information; supervision of practicum students, undergraduate XH staff and volunteers; communication with parents, Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS) faculty, administrators, and other professionals; collaboration with HDFS faculty conducting research and fostering relationships with faculty in other departments for research purposes; and maintaining the highest quality care and education through adherence to state, federal, and accreditation guidelines and standards.
The successful candidate will have the ability to balance the competing demands and needs of children, parents, practicum students, interns, student teachers, faculty, and researchers.
Qualifications:
Required: Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 6 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position. Current State of Iowa Standard Teaching License in Early Childhood Education OR Early Childhood Education Special Education OR Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Education Endorsement (endorsement 100 and/or 103). Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices related to young children and their families. Preferred: Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field such as Child Development; Experience working with children with special needs.
The Child Development Laboratory School at Iowa State University is part of the State of Iowa Voluntary Preschool Program and is an Iowa Quality Rating 5 Star program as well as accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Working Conditions:
This is a full-time, 12-month position in a two-year-old classroom within the Child Development Laboratory School at Iowa State University.
Application Procedure:
For more information or to apply for this opportunity, go to: https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/30764
posted 2018.01.23