Center Teacher


Head Start has an opening for a Center Teacher in our Harrisburg Office for Gallatin Center.  This is a pay grade VI, full-time position with benefits as described in the employee handbook.

Responsibilities   The Center Teacher delivers a program of early childhood education to enrolled children, implementing the Head Start Performance Standards and DCFS licensing requirements as they apply.  Cooperates in meeting goals and objectives of the program in conjunction with the goals of the agency.


Minimum qualifications:  The individual must be at least 21 years old.   Prefer Bachelor’s or Associate’s  degree in Human Services or Early Childhood Education and 1 year’s experience with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.  If currently without completed degree, must be willing to complete degree in a negotiated time period. Salary based on salary schedule, education & experience.

How to Apply

Deadline:  Applicants may download a WADI employment application at or available at any WADI office.  Click on the JOBS button for detailed job information.   Applicants can also mail applications to WADI (CR/RM Coord.), PO Box 70, Enfield, IL  62835.   WADI employees may apply by submitting a letter of intent listing education and qualifications to the CR/RM Coordinator.   The deadline for all applications to be received by the CR/RM Coordinator is no later than Noon Monday, July 11, 2016.

 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer