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Employment Opportunities

PCCEO is now taking applications for the following Employment Opportunities:

Family Development Specialist (Early Head Start)

Early Childhood Teacher

Support Service Clerk

Substitute Teacher

Early Childhood Teacher (EHS) (SUB)

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Applications are also available in a printable format. You must have Adobe Acrobat to view the Employment Application online. Print and complete application and mail to:

PCCEO, Inc.
Connie Burnside, Human Resources Manager
711 W. McBean St.
Peoria, IL 61605
Fax (309) 671-3913
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JOB TITLEFamily Development Specialist (Early Head Start)
DEPARTMENTEarly Head Start
Location616 Abdington Street Peoria, Illinois
FLSAFull-Time/Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

The EHS Family Development Specialist is responsible for planning and scheduling home visits (1.5 hours/per week) encompassing child health, development services and family case management. Low income pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers are the target population. Direct supervision is provided by the Family Partnerships Coordinators. Additional support is offered by the Education/Disabilities, Family Services and Community Partnerships Coordinators. Evening activities and family socializations are scheduled.  Opportunities to recruit new families generate referrals and assist families to manage their life is a rewarding aspect of this position.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in social service or human development field;
  • Must have two (2) years Case Management experience or equivalent experience in social service or human development;
  • Ability to manage groups;
  • Ability to make sound professional judgments;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Knowledgeable of computer software and applications;
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job description;
  • Must have and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License, reliable transportation and insurance coverage as required by the State of Illinois, and qualify for a CDL license.

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JOB TITLEEarly Childhood Teacher
DEPARTMENTHead Start
Location923 W. Millman St.
Salary$12.40 - $16.87/ hr.
FLSANon-Exempt/Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Early Childhood Teacher under the supervision of the Education Coordinator for the Head Start ensures the growth and development of the children enrolled in the center.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • An AA/BA or BS advanced degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or;
  • A degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with a minimum of 6 hours in Child Development or
  • Early Childhood Education experience in teaching preschool children and the State of Illinois-04 certificate or ;
  • A state-awarded certificate for preschool teachers that meets or exceeds the requirements for a child development associate credential;
  • Completion of the CDA credentialing program of the Council for Professional Recognition with a current CDA credential with preschool center base endorsement and;
  • Experience in early childhood education or a related field. 

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JOB TITLESupport Service Clerk
DEPARTMENTHead Start
Location923 W. Millman St.
Salary$8.25 hour
FLSANon-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide services in the area of food service and maintenance, Assist in the loading and unloading of children on to buses, ensure that the procedures of the Food Service operation at PCCEO Head Start are adhered to, and fulfill all safety requirements of the Peoria City/County Health Department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Some knowledge of food service operations
  • Maintain proper licenses, permits and training as required by state and local authorities.
  • Secure state certification on all safety laws of the Dept. of Public Health
  • Complete duties as assigned in, maintenance and food service areas
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers
  • Must be at least 19 years of age;
  • Must have a child active in the Head Start/ Early Head Start program
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job description

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JOB TITLESubstitute Teacher
DEPARTMENTEarly Head Start
Location616 Abdington St Peoria Il 61603
Salary$14.00

JOB SUMMARY:

The Early Childhood Substitute Teacher under the supervision of the Education Coordinator for the Early Head Start ensures the growth and development of the Infant - Toddler enrolled in the center.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

An AA/BA or BS advanced degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or;

A degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with a minimum of 6 hours in Child Development or;

Early Childhood Education experience in teaching preschool children and the STate of Illinois 04 certificate or;

A state-awarded certificate for the preschool teachers that meeets or exceeds the requirements for a child development associate credential;

Completeion of the CDA credentialing program of the Council for Professional Recognition with a current CDA credential with preschool center base endoresement and;

Experience in Early Childhood Education or a related field.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Required Education :  Associate

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JOB TITLEEarly Childhood Teacher (EHS) (SUB)
DEPARTMENTEarly Head Start
Location616 Abington Street
Salary$12.40 - $16.06

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a non-exempt position that will provide supervision of classroom educational services for the Early Head Start program in a manner that contributes to the growth and development of the children enrolled in the center.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Coursework specific to Infant/Toddler Development and
  • BS, BA, AA or advanced degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education; or
  • A degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with experience in teaching infants and toddlers; or
  • A State awarded certificate for infants/toddler teachers that meets or exceeds the requirements for a child development associate credential; or
  • Completion of the credentialing program of the CDA National Credential Award System with a current CDA credential with infant/toddler center base endorsement; and
  • Prior experience working with infants and toddlers’ and
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job description;
  • Must have and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License, reliable transportation and insurance coverage as required by the State of Illinois. 

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