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Early Head Start Teacher - Council Bluffs

West Central Community Action Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description


Center-Based Teacher

Needed In

Council Bluffs


Early Head Start Teachers have a direct focus on the care and development of children 3 - 5 years old and are responsible for the planning, management, operation, and evaluation of the program in their room. Staff must exhibit good communication and problem-solving skills. Teachers are responsible for providing a safe and nurturing environment for each child.  Teachers must be an appropriate role model for children, parents, and staff while also having the ability to work with children and families from various cultural, economic, and social backgrounds.

Candidates with prior experience working with pre-school children are preferred.Candidates must possess an AA / AS degree in Early Childhood Education. Prefer Candidates with a BA / BS degree. 

Valid Driver's License, dependable transportation, and auto liability insurance are required.  


In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, West Central Community Action affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in any of its programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the Agency. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, transgender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at West Central Community Action are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Iowa, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. Neither this job posting nor any submission of your resume or letter of application should be construed as an offer, guarantee, or length of employment.

Job Details

Date Posted October 4, 2017
Date Closes November 3, 2017
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Early Head Start
Function Teacher 0 - 3 year olds
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Zipcode 51501
Name Denny Lawson
Address 1408A Highway 44
City, State and Zip Harlan IA 51537
Phone 712-755-5135
FAX 712-755-3235

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • And More ...