Head Start Teacher

  • Openings Anticipated in Classrooms Across the County for the 2018-2019 School Year

    The Head Start Program is searching for qualified Teachers for its classrooms. These positions are accountable for the overall operation of the Head Start/Pre-K Counts classroom that complies with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.  This includes planning, coordinating, and managing in order to provide a conducive environment for the child’s healthy well-being and total development—socially, physically, emotionally, cognitively, nutritionally—with the support of the teacher assistant and Education Specialist. *Itinerant teacher is required to travel to all Head Start/Pre-K classrooms in Allegheny County to meet the daily needs of the program.

    By leveraging strengths in AIU’s Core Competencies, the Teacher works closely with staff to provide children and families with a positive experience in AIU’s educational programs and activities.


    B.A. or B.S. in Early Childhood Education/equivalent degree with experience teaching preschool-aged children preferred;

    OR a B.A./B.S. in a related field including 30 ECE credits with experience teaching preschool-aged children required;

    OR B.A./B.S. in Elementary Education and 18 ECE credits with experience teaching preschool-aged children required;

    OR any B.A. /B.S. with ECE Certification with experience teaching preschool-aged children required.

    Days: Monday through Friday
    Hours: 7:30/8:00am to 3:30/4:00pm (classroom specific)
    Salary: $26,477.00 (Non-negotiable, 200 work days, August to June)
    Benefits: Excellent full benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, paid sick and personal days, professional development, participation in PSERS, Tuition Reimbursement (restrictions apply).

    For more information, go to the job description.

    Please download and complete application AIU Application 1-21-15.pdf

    Please download and complete the required Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release forms Act 168 - Attachment - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Sexual Misconduct-Abuse Disclosure Release.pdf

    Please send resume/cover letter to:



    Allegheny Intermediate Unit
    475 E. Waterfront Drive
    Homestead PA  15120
    ATTN: Human Resources