Head Start is a federally-funded, national child and family development program which provides comprehensive services for pregnant women, children from birth to age five, and their families. Services for children promote school readiness, and include early education, health, nutrition, mental health, and services for children with special needs. Services for parents promote family engagement, and include parent leadership and social service supports.  Our mission is to provide high quality services to help children and families thrive and reach their full potential. We promote the health, safety and well-being of children, and maintain strong collaborative partnerships to meet the changing needs of children, families and communities.

Head Start Director

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s (CVOEO) Head Start program has an exciting opportunity for an individual to lead a community-focused, highly-regarded Head Start program!

As Head Start Director you will lead a team of exceptional administrative and educational staff. You will
provide strategic direction and oversee the administration and operation of all programs and services of
Head Start. You will provide leadership to the Governance Team to ensure growth and long-term
sustainability through implementation of federal Head Start regulations. You will represent Head Start by
working closely with a broad range of community and statewide organizations, government agencies,
children, families and human services. As a result of the wide area of representation travel will be required.

We are seeking candidates with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, in a relevant
discipline with proven progressive leadership experience. In addition, candidates must have five-seven
years of experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management and administration; excellent verbal and
written communication skills, bilingual abilities a plus; demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and
contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment; experience managing programs including
evaluation and most importantly, be of high integrity and character as the representative of Head Start and
the children and families it serves.

We offer an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, generous time off, a
retirement plan and discounted gym membership. We are especially interested in candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of our Agency.

Please apply by sending a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and a statement explaining your commitment to diversity and inclusion by e-mail to: [email protected]  Deadline to submit applications is close of business Friday, March 12, 2021.


Substitute Teacher/Teacher Associate

Addison, Chittenden, & Franklin County Locations

As a CVHS Substitute, you will work “as needed” in an early education classroom setting.
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma; 1–3 years related experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired; a commitment to social justice and to working with families with limited financial resources; excellent verbal and written communication (bilingual abilities a plus!), documentation, and record-keeping skills; valid driver’s license, clean driving record and
access to reliable transportation; physical ability to carry out required tasks, and a can-do, extra-mile attitude.  $18.00 /hour.  To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and three work references to: [email protected]. No phone calls, please.