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Careers at Head Start

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Head Start Jobs Update – September 2022
Recently submitted positions (*) 

=> Have an open job position to submit?   See posting requirements at the bottom of this page. <= 


IHSA City of Chicago Members and Delegates  see specific links

IHSA Downstate Members & Delegates – (agencies‘ individual positions):

(*)   Heartland Head Start - Health Manager

(*)  PCCEO - Assistant Director for Head Start 

 IHSA Downstate Members & Delegates – (agencies with multiple jobs):

Anna Waters Head Start – Empowerment Opportunities Center

BCMW Community Services Inc

Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet

CDI – Serving Lake County

CDI – Serving Vermillion, Iroquois and Ford Counties

CEFS Economic Opportunity Council

Centerstone Early Head Start

City of Rockford

ERBA, Inc.

Heartland Head Start

IL Valley EDC Gillespie

PACT of West Central Illinois 

PCCEO (Peoria Citizens Committee For Economic Opportunity)

Regional Planning Commission / Early Childhood Education Program (Champaign Co.)

Riverbend Head Start and Family Services

Rock Island-Milan School District

SAL – Family and Community Services

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See other HS and Early HS Opportunities throughout Illinois posted via:

ECLKC job-center – Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center

Region V Head Start Association:

Rock-Walworth Comprehensive Family Services of Beloit WI - Executive Director

(No new submissions this month by IN, MI, MN, or OH)

Other Illinois Community Partners in Early Education: 

No new submissions this month.


Each hiring notice should, of course, be 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 are removed. For timely postings, provide your EHS/HS job opening as a PDF file, or simply send the link to your own agency’s employment webpage.  IHSA Members may send their links or posting attachments to 
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).   
Forward your PDF file (as instructed above).  Non-member postings ($50 each) have a 30-day expiration, including weekends and holidays.Upon consent and payment, a link to your IHSA invoice will be emailed to you.  Regular social posts are included, bringing our viewers to this IHSA jobs page.    

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