Our new Sutton-Palmer Head Start Center will be at Sutton Elementary and we will be hiring for open positions and always need good substitutes we can call CCS Early Learning has many different career paths for individuals interested in careers that contribute to the work we do to help make a difference in our communities. Individuals with high school, vocational, secondary, and post-secondary educations can consider positions with CCS. We have full-time, part-time, and on-call, employment opportunities in several areas including: Early Childhood Education Family Services Advocacy Management & Business
Transfers and promotions are encouraged within the agency allowing for career growth and employee satisfaction. See our Career Tracks for a detailed look at our advancement structure. This works well as evidenced by 45% percent of our current staff have held two or more positions within our agency. We also give a hiring preference to qualified current and past Head Start parents and are proud of the fact that 38% of our current staff are past parents who often start as volunteers to learn and enhance their knowledge and skills.
We offer excellent benefits for regular employees including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, training and professional development opportunities, advancement opportunities, paid leave, holidays, retirement plan 403(b) with up to 3% matching contribution.
Our Human Resource Department is located in our administrative office at 403 S. Alaska
Street, Palmer, Alaska 99645.
For more information, please come by, call us at 745-4040, or email Cathy Gruver, Human Resource Director or Laura Wheeler, Human Resource Assistant.
For more information on our current employment opportunities, benefits, or how to apply please select one of the above tabs.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, genetics, veteran status or any other status or classification protected under applicable state or federal law. For assistance in the recruitment process please contact us.
We are accepting applications for the following positions. Thank you for your interest, if you have questions please contact our Human Resources department, 745-4040.
Substitute - On Call - All Centers and All Programs, training opportunities, $8-10/hr DOE/E
Janitor - Chugiak - Clean preschool facility (classrooms, kitchen, office) late afternoon or evening hours, 15-17 hours per week, $11+ per hour, September - mid-May; summer and school breaks off.
Family Advocate - Sutton, part-year (late August - mid-May); part-time 25 hours per week, $13-$15 per hour.
Family Advocate - Chugiak, part-year (late August - mid-May); full-time 30 hours per week, $13-$15 per hour
Nutrition Advisor - On call (approx 2-5 hours per month) Review menus and provide on-call assistance in nutrition services, resources and referrals families and staff. CCS has four centers one in Chugiak and three in the Mat-Su Valley.
Post and Continued Employment Requirements
CCS Early Learning offers competitive wages and an exceptional benefits plan. We offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs to qualified employees. Educational reimbursements, paid leave, paid holidays, a health and wellness program, a flexible benefits program, Health Savings Account contributions, and a 403(b) tax deferred annuity with a 3% match.
Currently we are able to assist with college tuition, fees and books for staff pursuing a degree in early childhood. We also assist classroom staff in obtaining their Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
For more information about our benefits program, download our Summary Benefits Description.