TRI-COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES COUNCIL

Community Action Agency

Building Opportunities to Transform Communities

 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​EARLY HEAD START/ HEAD START PROGRAM


​​Custodian Sterling Wallace Educational Center: 40 hrs./wk.; hourly, full time-full year position. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Minimum of 21 years of age. Basic knowledge and/or previous work experience in the custodial field.

Dixon Bus Monitor:
20 hrs./wk; part year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED and excellent driving record. Must have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of three (3) consecutive years prior to hire.

Earlville Teacher Assistant:
40 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

Earlville Food Service Worker/Bus Monitor:
23 hrs./wk. food service and 10 hrs./wk. bus monitor; part-year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license. Sanitation license and years of experience preferred.

Health Specialist (Northern Counties):
40 hrs./wk.; hourly and/or salary. Full year position. Minimum of a LPN (License Practical Nurse). RN (Registered Nurse) License Preferred. Current Illinois license required. Previous experience in pediatric health, public health or health management systems required.

Health Specialist (Southern Counties):
40 hrs./wk.; hourly and/or salary. Full year position. Minimum of a LPN (License Practical Nurse). RN (Registered Nurse) License Preferred. Current Illinois license required. Previous experience in pediatric health, public health or health management systems required.

Lacon Food Service Worker/Bus Monitor:
23 hrs./wk. food service and 10 hrs./wk. bus monitor; part-year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license. Sanitation license and years of experience preferred.

​​LaSalle County Parent Child Educator:
30 hrs./week; full-year; Minimum of AAS in child development, early childhood education, human services, social services or closely related field, or enrolled in a degree program with a current Home Visitor or Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). 

(1) LaSalle Teacher Assistants:
35 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

LaSalle Food Service Worker:
35 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license. Sanitation license and years of experience preferred.

Mendota Teacher Assistant:
35 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

Oregon Teacher Assistant:
40 hrs./wk; part-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Previous experience in a licensed early childhood setting is desired.

Ottawa Early Head Start Support Teacher:
30 hrs./wk; full-year. Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or closely related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Previous experience in a licensed early childhood setting desired. Will consider Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

​(1)Ottawa Teacher:
40 hrs./wk; full-year. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or closely related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Previous experience in a licensed early childhood setting desired.

​​​​​​(5) Ottawa Teacher Assistants:
30-35 hrs./wk.; part-year and full-year opportunities available. Minimum of AAS in early childhood education, child development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

Ottawa Food Service Worker:
30 hrs./wk.; full-year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license. Sanitation license and years of experience preferred.

Polo Bus Driver/Class Aide:
30 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED and excellent driving record. Must have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of three (3) consecutive years prior to hire.

​​​(2) Rochelle Teacher Assistants:
35 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

Seneca Teacher:
40 hrs./wk; part-year. Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Previous experience in a licensed early childhood setting is desired.

​​​​Spring Valley Teacher Assistant:
35 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

​​(1) Sterling Teacher Assistant:
30 hrs./wk. ; full-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

​​​​​(6) Sterling Teacher Assistants:
30/35 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of AAS in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Will consider Preschool Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

Streator Head Start Teacher:
40 hrs./wk; full-year. Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Previous experience in a licensed early childhood setting is desired.

​​West Carroll Teacher:
40 hrs./wk; part-year. Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related degree with a minimum of 21 credit hours in ECE. Previous experience in a licensed early childhood setting is desired.

West Carroll Food Service Worker:
28 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license. Sanitation license and years of experience preferred.

Whiteside County Parent Child Educator:
30 hrs./week; full year; Minimum of AAS in child development, early childhood education, human services, social services or closely related field, or enrolled in a degree program with a current Home Visitor or Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). 

Wyoming Bus Driver/Class Aide:
30 hrs./wk.; part-year. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED and excellent driving record. Must have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of three (3) consecutive years prior to hire.


Revised: 11/23/2020

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