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Careers at Head Start/Chicago

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FEATURED Head Start Careers - Chicago

March 2023 Update

Recently submitted positions, if any  (*) 

       More links at bottom of this page.  Also, if you have an open position to submit, see posting requirements

IHSA Chicago Members & Delegates 

(CHICAGO agencies‘ job pages with multiple openings):

Carole Robertson Center for Learning

Chicago Commons Early Education

Children‘s Home and Aid 

Christopher House Early Head Start

City of Chicago – Department of Family Support Services 

Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago Inc

(*)   EDUCARE Chicago  Filter for Educare Chicago with search bar.

El Valor-Chicago

Erie Neighborhood House 

Henry Booth House

Howard Area Community Center

Illinois Action for Children

Metropolitan Family Services

(*)   Start Early (formerly The Ounce)  Filter for 'Start Early Chicago' positions with search bar.

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

IHSA Chicago Members & Delegates (CHICAGO agencies‘ individual positions): 

No new submissions this month.

PLUS many downstate ILLINOIS Head Start and EHS Opportunities:

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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:

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

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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Thank you for thinking of Head Start! 
#HeadStartHelpsIllinois Children and Families!