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Early Childhood Specialist – Grant County

Location: Lancaster area of Grant County, Wisconsin
Department: Early Head Start
Salary: $13.80 per hour

Description: Do you enjoy working with kids? Here's a fun and rewarding job supporting the development of young children in southwestern Wisconsin.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) is looking for an Early Head Start Early Childhood Specialist to work in the Lancaster area of Grant County, Wisconsin.

An Early Childhood Specialist works with parents to foster the growth and development of their preschool-aged children. Early Childhood Specialists do this through home visits, classroom sessions, socialization groups and other parent-child activities. SWCAP Head Start provides ample training in this role. In Wisconsin, Early Head Start Early Childhood Specialists are considered to be childcare professionals, and, therefore, need to follow Wisconsin Daycare Licensing rules.

Early Head Start Early Childhood Development Specialists use developmentally appropriate guidance skills, and are welcoming, friendly and supportive.

To be an Early Head Start Early Childhood specialist, you need:

An Associate's Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Development.

A valid driver's license, or the ability to get one prior to employment start, and access to an insured vehicle.

Regular access to a telephone.

A health exam prior to employment start that includes a negative tuberculosis test, and health exams every two years thereafter.

The ability to obtain certification with the Wisconsin Childhood Care and Education Registry within 3 months of employment start. We step you through this.

The ability to pass Head Start background checks. You understand, we're concerned with the health and wellbeing of young children. We step you through these requirements.

The starting pay rate for the Early Head Start Early Childhood Specialist position is $13.80 per hour. SWCAP offers a generous benefits package, including health and dental insurance, retirement plan and ample paid-time-off.
Face coverings are required.

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

 

Early Childhood Specialist – Iowa County

Location: Dodgeville area of Iowa County, Wisconsin
Department: Early Head Start
Salary: $13.80 per hour

Description: Do you enjoy working with kids? Here's a fun and rewarding job supporting the development of young children in southwestern Wisconsin.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) is looking for an Early Head Start Early Childhood Specialist to work in the Dodgeville area of Iowa County, Wisconsin.

An Early Childhood Specialist works with parents to foster the growth and development of their preschool-aged children. Early Childhood Specialists do this through home visits, classroom sessions, socialization groups and other parent-child activities. SWCAP Head Start provides ample training in this role. In Wisconsin, Early Head Start Early Childhood Specialists are considered to be childcare professionals, and, therefore, need to follow Wisconsin Daycare Licensing rules.

Early Head Start Early Childhood Development Specialists use developmentally appropriate guidance skills, and are welcoming, friendly and supportive.

To be an Early Head Start Early Childhood specialist, you need:

An Associate's Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Development.

A valid driver's license, or the ability to get one prior to employment start, and access to an insured vehicle.

Regular access to a telephone.

A health exam prior to employment start that includes a negative tuberculosis test, and health exams every two years thereafter.

The ability to obtain certification with the Wisconsin Childhood Care and Education Registry within 3 months of employment start. We step you through this.

The ability to pass Head Start background checks. You understand, we're concerned with the health and wellbeing of young children. We step you through these requirements.

The starting pay rate for the Early Head Start Early Childhood Specialist position is $13.80 per hour. SWCAP offers a generous benefits package, including health and dental insurance, retirement plan and ample paid-time-off.
Face coverings are required.

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

 

Head Start Education Coordinator

Salary: pay ranges up to $28.00 per hour depending on qualifications

Description: The most rewarding job you will ever have.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) has an urgent need for an Education Coordinator in its Head Start program. The Education Coordinator is an influential mid-management role responsible for developing and implementing the education and child development services offered in Head Start at SWCAP. Think of the position as "teaching the teachers." The Education Coordinator plans and implements ways that ensure children in need in southwestern Wisconsin enter their school years with everything they need to be successful.

As the Education Coordinator, you’ll plan and implement services that:

The Education Coordinator develops curricula and teaching resources, primarily, for the children enrolled in SWCAP Head Start, and also for the families of those children. The Education Coordinator is expected to become thoroughly familiar with national Office of Head Start requirements and expectations. The Education Coordinator supervises a staff of Early Childhood Supervisors and Early Childhood Coaches. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in early childhood education or a closely related field, and previous teaching experience in early childhood education. The position also requires:

The starting pay ranges up to $28.00 per hour depending on qualifications. SWCAP offers a generous benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, available flexible spending accounts, 401(K) retirement plan and ample paid-time-off.

Deadline: Friday, July 16, 2021

This is a key management position. If you have a background in early childhood development and want to feel the rewards of making a difference in the lives of children and their families, this may be the opportunity for you.

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

 

Non-Profit Program Fiscal Coordinator

Location: Dodgeville Chapel Street
Department: Head Start
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: $24.00 to $28.00 per hour depending on qualifications

Are you a numbers kind of person?
Do you like to see smiles on the faces of little kids?
Here's a great opportunity to use your numbers skills, help kids and have a positive impact in the community.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program is looking for a Fiscal Coordinator to play a key leadership role in our Head Start program. This is a full-time job based in our Dodgeville, Wisconsin, office. The starting pay rate for the Fiscal Coordinator is equivalent to $24.00 to $28.00 per hour depending on qualifications. SWCAP offers a generous benefits package, including health and dental insurance, retirement plan and ample paid time off.

The Head Start Fiscal Coordinator is responsible for budgeting, accounting and financial planning in SWCAP's Head Start program. The Fiscal Coordinator handles complex financial transactions, assuring that monies are handled according to Head Start and Early Head Start rules, Wisconsin Child Care Licensing requirements, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The Head Start Fiscal Coordinator serves as the main financial manager for SWCAP's Head Start program.

To be eligible for the Fiscal Coordinator position, you need a minimum of an Associate's Degree in accounting, business management, financial management or a related field. Previous work experience in an accounting or financial management profession is strongly preferred.

To be eligible for the Fiscal Coordinator position, you need a minimum of an Associate's Degree in accounting, business management, financial management or a related field. Previous work experience in an accounting or financial management profession is strongly preferred.

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SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

 

To apply for any available SWCAP position, please email cover letter, resume and completed application forms to:
employment@swcap.org. Or mail or deliver completed application materials to:
SWCAP 149 N Iowa St
Dodgeville WI 53533
The SWCAP application form is here: employment application form.

 

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