We have five centers located in the Mat-Su Valley and Chugiak with a variety of jobs. For a list of employment opportunities, click on the orange tab above. 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. We have full-time, part-time, and on-call, employment opportunities in several areas including: Early Childhood Education, Family Services, Nutrition, Advocacy, and 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 the types of jobs here at CCS and career advancement opportunities. We 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 then continue on to employment with our agency..
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.
Home Visitor, Eagle River / Chugiak Early Head Start. Full-time position; $13.50-$19.00 DOE/E, full benefits. Create successful environment that promotes the growth and development of infants and toddlers integrating educational goals, fostering parent child bonds and developmentally appropriate practices through home visits and bi-weekly center socialization's. Requires two years of related job experience. A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or degree is preferred.
Substitute - On Call - All Centers and All Programs, training opportunities, $8-10/hr DOE/E
Jobs that start in August 2015
Center Director in Sutton. Full time mid-August - mid-May $19.50 - $24 w/benefits
Kitchen Aide in Wasilla. Full time end of August - mid-May $11 - $12 w/benefits
Post- and Continued Employment Requirements
CCS Early Learning offers competitive wages, job advancement opportunities 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 up to a 3% match.
Most of our Head Start positions are seasonal with staff working from approximatley mid-August to mid-May with most school holidays and breaks off as well. Early Head Start positions are full year (49 weeks), there is a 2 week layoff at Christmas and one wee in July. Check Vacancy Annoucements in our Employment Opportunities tab for more information about current opeinings.
For more information about our benefits program, download our Summary Benefits Description.