Harris County Department of Education Head Start is hosting a job fair to recruit teachers, teaching assistants and other staff members to join any of its 16 locations spread throughout northeast Harris County. The recruitment event will be held Friday, June 23, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at HCDE’s Compton Head Start Center located at 9720 Spaulding St., Houston, Texas 77016.

Qualifications for Head Start Teaching Assistant, Early Head Start Teacher and Head Start Teacher include experience working with young children and in interest in early childhood education. Those who hold child development associate (CDA) degrees are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates may reserve interviews by calling 713-696-2177 or by emailing HSeducation@hcde-texas.org.

In addition to the Compton Head Start Center, HCDE provides services to facilities in Baytown, J.D. Walker, Pugh, Fonwood, Humble, Fifth Ward, Channelview, Coolwood, Dogan, Barrett Station, San Jacinto, Sheffield and Tidwell. Head Start ensures future success for students both academically and socially and provides comprehensive health, education, nutrition and financial services to the families.

See more info about qualifications: http://www.hcde-texas.org/media/4645/headstartjobfair-june2017.pdf.  Visit www.hcde-texas.org for general information about HCDE Head Start and locations.

About the HCDE Head Start/Early Head Start/Early Child Care Partnership: Through Head Start/Early Head Start, we serve 1,330 students ages 6 weeks to 5 years in northeast Houston. Within the Early Child Care Partnership, we serve 60 additional children at five community child care centers in our service area. Students receive free healthy meals and snacks as well as vision, hearing, nutrition and developmental screenings. Our students benefit from indoor/outdoor play in a healthy environment. Centers follow curriculum approved by the Texas Education Agency. Health, education, nutrition and financial services benefit enrolled children and their families to ensure success. Head Start recognizes the role of parent as first and foremost teacher. Parents are encouraged to volunteer and grow through the program.

About Harris County Department of Education: HCDE helps school districts in the state’s largest county meet the needs of uniquely challenged learners, directly serving students at their schools or one of four HCDE-operated campuses across the county. Learn about these services and more at www.hcde-texas.org.


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