Head Start Teacher

$20.03 - $23.80 hourly
  • Blue Water Community Action
  • Blue Water Community Action, Lapeer Road, Port Huron, MI, USA
  • Mar 09, 2023
Full time Education

Job Description

Blue Water Community Action has a job opening in the Children’s Services Department for a full time Head Start Teacher.

Why work for BWCA?

· 4 Day Work Weeks – BWCA is open Monday – Thursday from 7:30am to 5:00pm.

· Paid Training

· Paid Holiday Breaks

· Paid Sick Time

· Paid Personal Time

· Life Insurance

· Retirement Benefit

· Tuition Assistance

· Summers Off – Staff laid off during the summer may be eligible to collect unemployment.

WAGE: $20.02-$23.80 an hour plus a temporary retention program that pays an additional $2 per hour quarterly bonus payout.

What does a Head Start Teacher do?

The purpose of the Head Start Teacher is to provide a safe, engaging and developmentally appropriate classroom environment and to implement the High/Scope curriculum in a manner that maximizes child outcomes.

Full job description can be found on our website at: www.bwcaa.org/who-we-are/careers

What are the qualifications for the position?

  • At least an associate degree in child development or early childhood education OR teaching certificate with ZA endorsement with bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Must obtain a bachelor’s degree in ECE within 3 years of hire, if applicable.
  • Obtain and maintain first aid, CPR and CDA (if applicable) certification.
  • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds.
  • Experience working with low-income and/or at-risk children/families preferred.

Blue Water Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status, height, weight, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.02 - $23.80 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

Face masks are required when community level is high and BWCA is under a vaccine mandate in which all staff must be either fully vaccinated or approved for an exemption before employment.