CESA 7 HEAD START 0-5

CESA 7 Head Start 0-5

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OUR MISSION

Building connections since 1965 - the mission of the CESA 7 Head Start 0-5 is to nurture children and empower families, creating the foundation to be successful in school and life by providing high quality, comprehensive support focused on early education, health services, and family services, in partnership with our Head Start Community.

HEAD START 0-5 is a comprehensive program designed to promote the continuous growth and development of children and families with a focus on school readiness and family wellness. The program serves prenatal mothers and children ages 0-5 primarily from low-income families and also serves children with special needs.

HEAD START 0-5 is a federally and state-funded program that allows the program to be entirely free to the families who qualify. Head Start 0-5 encourages parents to become involved with all program activities.

If you are interested in any of the services listed below, please contact us at 920/683-1960.

PROGRAM OPTIONS

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PART-DAY OPTION

The Part-Day option is available to children ages 3-5 at the majority of our centers. The Part-Day option provides high-quality school readiness experiences 3.5 hours per day, Monday-Thursday during the school year.

EXTENDED DAY OPTION

The Extended-Day option is for children ages 3-5 in DePere, Howard-Suamico, and Manitowoc. These classes provide high-quality school readiness experiences 7.5 hours per day, Monday-Thursday during the school year.

Families in both Part-Day and Extended-Day receive 2 home visits with the teacher and 2 parent/teacher conferences each year with the goal of enriching both the children’s and families’ Head Start experiences. Transportation to and from the center is provided by Head Start 0-5 within designated bus routes.

HOME-BASED OPTION

Prenatal mothers, infants, and toddlers, and a small number of preschool-aged children are served through the Home-Based option. In the Home-Based option, families participate in one home visit per week for 1.5 hours and come to a central location for parent-child groups 2 times per month where they engage in fun learning activities together.

The Home-Based option runs year-round.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES PROVIDED

FAMILY SERVICES

Assistance is provided to families directly or by referral in areas such as family wellness, energy assistance, budgeting, parenting, education, transportation issues, and job training.

HEALTH/NUTRITION

Health screenings for children include a dental exam, physical exam, and vision, hearing, and nutrition screenings. Children are also served breakfast and lunch or lunch and a snack when they attend class.

EDUCATION

Head Start 0-5 services provides educational opportunities designed to meet the individual needs of children and families. Experiences are provided that promote growth in intellectual, social/emotional, and physical development.

SPECIAL NEEDS

Children with special-needs comprise at least 10% of total Head Start 0-5 enrollment. Children with special-needs are integrated into all classroom settings.

PARENT INVOLVEMENT

“Parent involvement makes Head Start 0-5 work.” Parents are strongly encouraged to be involved as observers, volunteers, policy council representatives, workshop participants, and employees.

PARTNERSHIPS

EARLY HEAD START
In the Green Bay area, the CESA 7 Head Start 0-5 program serves pregnant mothers, infants, and toddlers through a partnership with Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc. to provide Early Head Start services.

SCHOOL DISTRICT 4K
CESA 7 Head Start 0-5 is also a 4K partner with DePere, Howard-Suamico, Manitowoc, and Two Rivers public schools.

EMPLOYMENT

CESA 7 HEAD START EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM   

CESA 7 Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*NEW* ASSISTANT TEACHER-LONG TERM SUB POSITIONS

CESA 7 Head Start 0-5 is looking for individuals who are knowledgeable about young children and are skilled at guiding their development in an early childhood, preschool classroom setting or are eager to develop these skills! If that sounds like you, we invite you to apply to be one of our nurturing Assistant Teachers and serve children, ages 3-5, in our classrooms. We currently have openings in our classrooms in Manitowoc. We look forward to meeting YOU!

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a High School diploma or GED/HSED. If needed, additional training will be provided to complete child care licensing requirements. Willingness to complete Child Development Associate or begin coursework toward Associates Degree in Early Childhood within one year is required. Applicants with a CDA or AA in Early Childhood and/or experience working in Head Start 4K, or a licensed child care center will be given hiring preference. Parents of young children who are or have been enrolled in Head Start are encouraged to apply. These are school year positions.

Positions are 27 hours/week depending on class schedule and needs. The wage range is $12.37-15.00/hour.

If interested in applying, please submit an application to Janel Dietrich, Office Manager at jdietrich@cesa7.org or call our office at 920/683-1960


*NEW*
HOME VISITOR VACANCY - CESA 7 HEAD START 0-5

Join the CESA 7 Head Start team! We believe all families deserve support and respect as their child’s first and most important teacher. During weekly 90 minute visits in the family's home, the Home Visitor creates trusting relationships with families by delivering services that are culturally competent, strength-based, family-centered, and family-directed. Home Visitors assist families in increasing their competency in parent-child interaction, home environment, safety, health and nutrition, child growth and development, and family wellbeing. Additionally, Home Visitors facilitate regular group socialization events for children and families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Social Work or related field; experience or coursework in early childhood, home visitation, social work, or related human service field; ability to work some evening and weekend hours; ability to be flexible and adaptable to varying parenting styles and home environments; experience working with families of varying economic, social, and ethnic backgrounds preferred.

Pay range is $18.17-20.06/hr

If interested, please submit an application to Janel Dietrich, Office Manager at jdietrich@cesa7.org, or contact our office for more information at 920/683-1960 x. 2102



TEACHERS - CESA 7 HEAD START 0-5:

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CESA 7 Head Start 0-5 is looking for individuals who are knowledgeable about young children and are skilled at guiding their development in an early childhood, preschool classroom setting. If that sounds like you, we invite you to apply to be one of our nurturing Classroom Teachers, serving, guiding and supporting children, ages 3-5, in our classrooms. 

We currently have openings in our classrooms in Manitowoc, in both our part-day and extended-day classrooms. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education.  4K teachers need to have a current DPI license, preferably in Early Childhood. Experience in pre-school setting - preferably Head Start; working with families of varying economic, social, ethnic backgrounds preferred; also preferred: staff supervision and evaluation; curriculum planning and observational child assessment and experience in methods of positive discipline/supportive classroom mgt. strategies; able to work independently, using good written communication skills to accurately complete paperwork in a timely manner.

These are school year positions beginning immediately.  Annual salary range is $32,159-33,443 for part-day teachers and $40,057-41,656 for extended day teachers.

If interested, please submit a resume to Janel Dietrich, Office Manager at jdietrich@cesa7.org, or contact our office for more information at 920/683-1960 x. 2102

We look forward to meeting YOU!

ASSISTANT TEACHERS - CESA 7 HEAD START 0-5:

Check out the CESA 7 Head Start Profile on YouTube to see what Head Start is all about!

CESA 7 Head Start 0-5 is looking for individuals who are knowledgeable about young children and are skilled at guiding their development in an early childhood, preschool classroom setting or are eager to develop these skills! If that sounds like you, we invite you to apply to be one of our nurturing Assistant Teachers and serve children, ages 3-5, in our classrooms. We currently have openings in our classrooms in Manitowoc. We look forward to meeting YOU!

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a High School diploma or GED/HSED. If needed, additional training will be provided to complete child care licensing requirements. Willingness to complete Child Development Associate or begin coursework toward Associates Degree in Early Childhood within one year is required.

These are school year positions. Assistant teacher positions are 27-37 hours/week depending on class schedule and need. The wage range is $12.37-15.00/hour.

If interested, please submit an application or resume to Janel Dietrich, Office Manager at jdietrich@cesa7.org, or contact our office for more information at 920/683-1960 x. 2102

We look forward to meeting YOU!



Head Start/Early Head Start Locations:

Manitowoc Office:
1130 South 9th Street
Manitowoc WI 54220
(920) 683-1960

Green Bay Office:
Family Services of Northeast WI
300 Crooks Street
Green Bay WI 54305
(920) 430-1153

     

Head Start/Early Head Start Staff:

Director
KIM LARSON
(920) 683-1960 ext 2103
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Office Manager
JANEL DIETRICH
(920) 683-1960 ext 2102
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Child Development Manager
KAYSIE KRUEGER
(920)683-1960 x. 2104
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Child Development Manager 
MEGAN PROSSER
(920) 683-1960 ext. 2108
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Child Development Manager
SHELLY BISHOP
(920) 683-1960 ext. 2106
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Family Services Manager
MEAGAN CHRISTEL
(920) 683-1960 ext. 2105
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Family Services-Home Based Services Manager
TYLER BROWN
(920) 683-1960 ext. 2127
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