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Head Start Job Opportunities!

Special Note: a unique IHSA position (although not specific to actual employment, it’s truly a great opportunity, with stipends) is our PARENT AMBASSADORSHIP, currently being offered to our Head Start and Early Head Start Parents.  So click HERE to find out about this quick and simple application process (we still have several openings)!  This 2020-2021 opportunity CAN open up more doors in the future of our Illinois Parents!  So, please share this link TODAY with someone you know who could benefit from the Parent Ambassadorship experiences being offered!!!

Recent employment postings are indicated with (*below.

[For submission requirements, see bottom of page.]

IHSA Member Agencies (employment pages with multiple openings):

Champaign County RPC

Children’s Home and Aid

Educare CHICAGO–the Ounce

Educare West DuPage

El Valor-delegate-Young Scholars Development Institute

(*) ERBA, Inc.

Heartland Head Start

Howard Area Community Center

IL Action for Children

IL Valley EDC Gillespie

Riverbend Head Start and Family Services

Rock Island-Milan School District

IHSA Member Agencies (individual positions):



(*) ECICAA Asst Dir Family+Community-posted July

(*) ECICAA Classroom Teacher Asst-posted July

(*) ECICAA Family Advocate – posted July

(*) ECICAA FCD Specialist – posted July

(*) ECICAA Teacher1 – posted July

(*) ECICAA Teacher2 – posted July

IHSA Delegates via City of Chicago or CPS (individual positions): n/a

Region V Head Start area — (within Indiana/Michigan/Minnesota/Ohio/Wisconsin):

(*)  STG Early Childhood Specialist (may reside anywhere in Region V area) – posted July

(*)  Other community partners: School Association for Special Education (SASED)

Posting requirements: each hiring notice should be, of course, fully proofed with your own specific details, including: your agency’s contact information, the actual job city or location, and your deadline date (if any).  New individual positions may be submitted weekly.  After 60-90 days (unless otherwise requested), postings get removed. If you have a third party emailing your agency’s postings, they MUST “cc” your agency’s contact person (as an indication to IHSA of your prior approval).  For timely postings, provide your EHS/HS job openings as a PDF file, or simply send a link to your own agency’s employment webpage.  IHSA Members may send their links or posting attachments to  
For NON-member posting requests: If you would like your job opening reviewed for future postings, forward your content (as instructed above). Non-member postings (currently just $50 each) have a thirty-day expiration, including weekends and holidays. Upon review, consent and payment, a link to your IHSA invoice, for this website (and related social media) postings, will be emailed to you.  We thank you for your continued interest in Head Start! 

Regularly posted social media links bring our facebook/twitter viewers to this IHSA jobs page. 

Thank you for thinking of Head Start! 

#HeadStartHelpsIllinois Children and Families and supports our community partners – just as they support us!

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