Drake University Head Start, a comprehensive early childhood program, is seeking a professional candidate to join their team in a new position serving as a full time substitute supporting teachers, teacher associates, and children in daily activities in the classroom. This individual will participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood curriculum and practice. This position will consist of light cooking, assisting the teacher or teacher associate, and working directly with children. Some time spent completing paperwork. This position may include completing home visits for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs. This position will involve travel within a six county service area (Boone, Story, Jasper, Marion, Polk and Warren counties). Therefore, the successful candidate must have a valid drivers license and must meet the insurability criteria to drive on behalf of the University. This is a 9 month, full time position.
More than 900 faculty and staff are part of the Bulldog pack, a close-knit community enthusiastic about providing the very best education, challenging assumptions, and welcoming new ideas and people into the fold. Drake University is not only an exceptional institution of higher learning, but also an exceptional place to work, and we are committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding outstanding people.