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Head Start Teacher

Head Start Teacher

Crossroads Youth & Family Services, Inc. is seeking a Head Start Teacher for its Main Street, Norman location in Cleveland County. The Head Start Teacher is responsible for creating and managing an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities which meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children.

Here is your chance to make a difference in a child’s life, to help families, and to build relationships while working in a fun, challenging environment that fosters teamwork, encourages leadership, and inspires professional excellence.  

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefit plans with some employer-paid benefits

  • Life insurance & long-term disability insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Tuition assistance

  • Paid holidays, sick, and vacation/school breaks


  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in early childhood education, Child Development or related degree with six (6) class in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Childhood Development (CD)


  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and have access to a motor vehicle with acceptable liability insurance
  • CPR certified (preferred)


  • Must be computer literate and have accurate typing skills as well as the ability to operate a variety of office equipment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, problem-solving, interpersonal and analytical skills required;
  • Community resources, methods, and practices of health and safety precautions, providing age-appropriate education services and facilitating family involvement in program services;
  • Ability to comply with Head Start Performance Standards.

Physical, Mental, and Environmental Requirements:

It is the policy of Crossroads Youth & Family Services, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or handicap. Persons of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The conditions here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and tuberculosis test. An Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation background check is required. Must be found to be free from any physical, mental, or emotional conditions, determined by a qualified physician and/or psychologist, which with or without accommodation might affect the ability of the employee to perform essential job functions. The position may require prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. Additionally, the position requires lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 50lbs.

This classification is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may be required to perform other reasonable duties as assigned by management. Crossroads Youth & Family Services, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change classification duties and responsibilities as the need arises and is consistent with the Head Start / Early Head Start Policies and Procedures Policy manual.

Please email or please call 405-292-6440

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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