Teacher - Early Childhood

Company/Organization: Kids' Corps, Inc.

Location: 101 Davis St. Anchorage, AK 99508

Application Dates: 04/04/2023


Job Description

Looking for a great place to begin your teaching career? Want to make a positive, lasting impact? Kids’ Corps, Inc. is seeking Teachers who clearly show a desire to work with young children and families through their formal education and/or their volunteer/work experience.

Do you have a CDA, SEED Level Certificate, some college courses but no degree? This opportunity might be just what you are looking for.

We want to invest in individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young children and families. We will help you further your education in the field of early childhood. We have tuition assistance available and a college club for our employees to take college courses while on paid time. We also pay the cost to obtain and renew your Child Development Credential.

If you value early education, want to strengthen families, and make a positive impact on children we would love to hear from you.

Kids’ Corps, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit serving low-income families with young children through Head Start, Early Head Start, and Parents as Teachers programs in Anchorage, Alaska. Providing employees interesting, challenging, meaningful work that positively impacts the Anchorage community since 1990. It is our passion at Kids' Corps, Inc. to create a safe, nurturing environment for all children and families. An environment that fosters the social and emotional skills needed to be successful in school and life. We believe and incorporate play based learning as well as individual and small group instruction into our classrooms daily. We conduct ongoing child assessments and set goals with parents to help children reach their fullest potential.

Kids' Corps, Inc. provides a great work-life balance and a positive work culture, ongoing professional development and coaching for teaching staff, on the job training, and great benefit options that include medical, dental, vision, life, 401k with company match, paid holidays and paid leave.

Work hours are Monday - Friday 8am-5pm (year round or part year August through May both available)
Classification: Nonexempt (Hourly employee)
Reports to: Center Director
Supervises: Gives input to Center Director on Assistant Teacher performance

Position requires one of the following:

  • Current Center Based Preschool or Infant Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)
  • State of Alaska Seed Practitioner Certificate Level Six or higher and willingness to obtain CDA within 6 months of hire
  • An AA or BA degree with at least four (3-credit) courses in early childhood

Applicants who do not possess a degree in early childhood or related field must agree to take additional classes to meet Head Start Teacher Qualification Requirements.

Starting Salary:
CDA/SEED Certificate $21.50
Associate Degree $23.63
Bachelor’s Degree $27.14
Graduate Degree $31.00
Introductory Period: 90 Days

We are currently offering a $500 sign-on bonus and additional $500 bonus after completing the 90 day probation period. We also offer a $250 Covid vaccination stipend if provided with proof of full vaccination.

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