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Tri-County Head Start is actively seeking to attract and retain the most dedicated and talented staff. Hiring the best staff for our organization is critical to improving child and family outcomes. We offer a variety of career opportunities with generous benefits, mentoring, and professional development.

TCHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or local laws.

Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Paid Spring Break (1 week)
  • Paid Winter Break (2 weeks)
  • Paid Inclement Weather Days
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Generous Paid-Time off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401 K
  • Health Insurance
  • And a warm, welcoming team environment

Please take a look at our current opportunities. If none of those are right for you, please scroll down to the positions that we offer and indicate on your application which county and position(s) you wish to apply for.

Current Opportunities

  • Cass County Locations
    • Temporary Sub
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
    • Cass County Sub (Program-Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
  • Cassopolis Location
    • Early Head Start Teacher
      • Minimum I/T CDA or AA in ECE * Can be hired as an Associate while obtaining requirement. *
  • Van Buren County Locations
    • Temporary Sub
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
  • Bangor Location
    • Part-Time Class and Food Support (2021-22 Program Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED or Head Start Parent
  • Bangor CEC Location
    • Teacher (2021-22 Program Year)
      • Minimum AA in ECE
    • Associate Teacher (2021-22 Program Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
  • Mattawan Location
    • Part-Time Class and Food Support (2021-22 Program Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED or Head Start Parent
  • Berrien County Locations
    • Berrien County Sub (Full Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
    • Temporary Berrien County Sub
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
  • Benton Harbor Location
    • Teacher (2021-22 Program Year)
      • Minimum AA in ECE
  • New Buffalo Location
    • Early Head Start Teacher
      • Minimum I/T CDA or AA in ECE *Can be hired as an Associate while obtaining requirement*
    • Associate Teacher (2021-22 Program Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
  • Niles Location
    • Part Time Class and Food Support (2021-22 Program Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED or Head Start Parent
  • Watervliet Location
    • Berrien County Sub (Program-Year)
      • Minimum HS Diploma/GED

Tri-County Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Positions

Administrative Specialist

Associate Teacher

Bus Driver

Bus Monitor

Center Based Teacher

Center Coordinator

ChildPlus Specialist

Classroom Program Director

Classroom Support Staff

Clerical Associate

Conscious Discipline Coordinator

Conscious Dicipline Support Consultant

Custodian

Data Entry Assistant

Director

Disabilities Consultant

Dual Language Advocate

Dual Language Coordinator

Early Head Start Peer Support Teacher

Education Coach

Education Services Director

EHS Director

ERSEA Application Assistant

ERSEA Manager

Family Advocate

Family Services Director

File Clerk

Financial Services Director

Financial Services Specialist

Food and Supply Transporter

Head Start Peer Support Teacher

Health Services Data Support

Health Services Director

Health Services Specialist

Home Visitor

Home Based Coordinator

HR Director

HR Manager

HR Specialist

Maintenance Services Specialist

Mental Health Consultant

Mental Health Disabilities Manager

Nutrition Consultant

Nutrition Worker — Cook

Nutrition Worker — Cook’s Assistant

Office Coordinator

Preschool Classroom Administrator

Preschool Director

Program Support Staff

Recruiter

Site Monitor

Substitute

Transportation Coordinator