Central Office Location:
Old Roberts School Building
534 East First North St.
Morristown, TN 37814
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1218
Morristown, TN 37816
Toll-Free Phone:
866-631-4120

Position Openings

Date: 2/21/2017
Job Title:     Bus Driver/Classroom Assistant
Location:      Blount County – Townsend Head Start
           Cocke County – Cosby 1 Head Start
           Cocke County - Newport 1 Head Start
           Grainger County – Rutledge Head Start* - NEW
           Hamblen County – Lon Price Head Start
           Sevier County – Wearwood Head Start – NEW
           Union County – Cross Creek Head Start - NEW

Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • One year experience working with preschool children preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and have five (5) years driving experience and good driving record.
  • Must be able to obtain a TN Commercial Driver License-Class C with P and S endorsements after hire.
  • Must pass a DOT physical examination and TB screen.
  • Criminal background and driving record (IMVR) checks required.
  • Empathy working with low-income families.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.
  • *Some centers require Bus Drivers to pick up catered lunches

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide safe transportation for Head Start children on the morning and afternoon bus route and on field trips.
  • Keep bus clean and in safe working condition at all times.
  • Maintain accurate maintenance records.
  • Assist the Teacher in supervision of the children in the classroom, playground, and on field trips.
  • Train children and their families about safety habits for boarding, riding and exiting bus.
  • Be alert of and meet the special needs of children in route to and from the center.
  • Schedule routine maintenance and/or service of vehicle to ensure it remains in good operating condition.
  • Perform daily safety checks/pre-trip inspections.
  • Keep accurate mileage and maintenance reports to assure accountability for use of buses.
  • Complete pre-trip and bus log reports to ensure the safety of the children.

Hours and Benefits: Full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send application and/or resume to: Personnel Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.

Date: 2/21/2017
Job Title:     Child Care Aide
Location:      Blount County – Eagleton 2 Head Start - NEW
                   
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Early Childhood degree or Child Development Associate (CDA) preferred.
  • One year experience working with preschool children preferred.
  • Empathy working with low-income families.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in carrying out educational, developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children
  • Provides supervision of children in the classroom, the playground, and on field trips.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time, averages 23 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send resume to: Personnel Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.

Date: 2/21/2017
Job Title:     Child Care Aide/Special Service Assistant
Location:      Blount County – Porter Head Start
                    Blount County – Mentor Head Start - NEW
                                           
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Early Childhood degree or Child Development Associate (CDA) preferred
  • One year experience working with preschool children with or without disabilities preferred.
  • Empathy working with low-income families.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in carrying out all educational, developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children
  • Provides supervision of children in the classroom, the playground, and on field trips.
  • Assist the Teacher in program planning for children with disabilities and implement activities to assist children in meeting goals.
  • Complete speech/language screenings on each newly enrolled child.
  • Assist LEA staff in obtaining needed paperwork to complete evaluations when warranted.
  • Document children’s services and contacts.
  • Provide direct speech and language or other therapy activities as directed.
  • Assist with scheduling IEP meetings - will attend or cover the classroom so Teacher may attend.
  • Ability to work with Teachers, Family Service Workers, and school system personnel to assist in obtaining child and family goals.
  • Assist in delivery of services to children with disabilities and their families.
  • Assist with kindergarten transition activities.

Hours and Benefits: Full-time, 32.5 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send resume to: Personnel Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.

Date: 2/21/2017
Job Title:     Teacher Assistant
Location:      Cocke County – Cosby 2 Head Start – NEW
                    Monroe County – Sweetwater Head Start - NEW
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Preschool CDA or degree in Early Childhood or related area desired.
  • Will consider applicants enrolled in a CDA or related degree program.
  • Previous experience working with preschool children preferred.
  • Must be able to work well with parents and staff, as well as preschool children
  • Criminal background check required.
  • Empathy working with low-income families.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in delivering educational, developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children.
  • Provides supervision of children in the classroom, the playground, and on field trips.
  • May be the immediate supervisor of other center staff in the absence the teacher.
  • Assists in organizing the classroom and maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment.
  • Observes, assesses, refers, and evaluates each child’s progress in the assigned classroom, and assists in planning and implementing classroom activities based on individual needs of the children to advance physical and intellectual competence.
  • Assists in promoting social and emotional development of children, and in maintaining classroom discipline using positive guidance techniques.
  • Assists in maintaining records and submits reports as required; attends meetings and required training.
  • Assist with home visits and/or parent-teacher conferences as required
  • Assists with parent meetings, and maintains positive communication with parents and community participants.

Hours and Benefits: Full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send application and/or resume to: Personnel Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications accepted until position(s) filled. EOE.

 

   Job Title: Work Experience Coordinator
Location: Hamblen County
Program: WIOA
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required. Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in employer engagement and job development. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Prior experience with low-income job seekers.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and internet.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works directly with employers to develop potential worksites for enrolled WIOA OSY participants. Also works with Career Centers and employers to find jobs for participants. Maintains current knowledge of jobs in area.
  • Communicates regularly with Youth Services Coordinators to match participants with job openings. Assists in developing academic/job skills training plans.
  • Completes worksite agreements with all parties. Conducts work experience orientation for supervisor and participants.
  • Provides support and guidance to participants in need.
  • Assists Youth Service Coordinators in maintaining/documenting participant activities, progress and outcomes. Participates in program evaluation.

Hours and Benefits: Position is part-time; Non-Exempt.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Work Experience Coordinator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 

   Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Hamblen County
Program: TPP 2107
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in office skills, word processing. Data entry experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Orders, pick up/receives and distributes supplies for summer program and/or office as needed. May travel within service area to deliver supplies.
  • Assists with office errands as necessary.
  • TPP club/student data entry.
  • Answers phone and greets visitors as needed.
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail. Picks up and delivers mail and papers between office and other DCEA offices.
  • Uses office equipment such as copier, fax and computer.

Hours and Benefits: Position is full-time; Non-Exempt. Position ends 6/30/17.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Administrative Assistant, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


   Job Title: Client Tracking Specialist
Location: Hamblen
Program: 21st/LEAPs
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Associates degree preferred. A minimum of four years of direct office supervision experience may be substituted for Associates degree.
  • Previous experience with record keeping procedures.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Proficiency in word processing and data entry is a must with experience in grant related reporting preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enforces policies and procedures governing data collection pertaining to multiple state grant sources.
  • Tracks and enters multiple site afterschool attendance in state database.
  • Keeps a constant watch on site submissions for data integrity and timeliness.
  • Advises and consults with administration, program coordinators, and other staff on data related issues.
  • Provides specialized training for effective use of data resources.
  • Maintains accurate reporting data for all 21st/LEAPs programs to be utilized in quarterly and annual reports to federal and state funding agencies.
  • Secures source documentation with appropriate backup from field staff to be utilized in project evaluation studies.
  • Acts as a liaison between field staff and upper management, keeping communication channels open and forestalling potential problems.
  • Understands the need for and maintenance of confidentiality for submitted records.
  • Maintains program files for 21st/LEAPs as requested.

Hours and Benefits: Position is part-time; Non-Exempt.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Client Tracking Specialist, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


   Job Title: Supplemental Facilitator (3 positions)
Location: Hamblen or Hancock County
Program: TPP 2107
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, education, counseling, health education, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in planning and implementing positive youth development programs working with at-risk youth preferred.
  • Exhibits genuine care and concern for teens.
  • Knowledgeable of adolescent development and current issues impacting teens while exhibiting support and acceptance of teens.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present grant approved curriculum to youth enrolled in grades 6-8 during the school day.
  • Collect uniform data on each participant, including curriculum hours, academic performance and school disciplinary actions.
  • Facilitate Service Learning projects for participants.
  • Collect uniform data on each participant’s hours spent in community service.
  • Facilitate cooperation between community service opportunities and school personnel and teens involved in program.
  • Assist Program Manager in meeting with school principals and teachers to integrate grant approved curriculum topics in other school subjects.
  • Assists Program Manager with any and all other job-related tasks, as requested.

Hours and Benefits: Position is full-time; Non-Exempt. Position ends June 30, 2017.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Supplemental Facilitator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


   Job Title: Summer Program Coordinator
Location: Hamblen and Hancock County
Program: TPP 2107
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in education, health education, psychology or related field.
  • Two years’ experience in planning and implementing positive youth development programs working with at-risk youth required.
  • Knowledgeable of adolescent development and current issues impacting teens while exhibiting support and acceptance of teens.
  • Strong public relations skills, energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and good communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven staff management experience and the ability to cohesively form and direct a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines and objectives.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of computers and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include planning, implementation and oversight of the summer TPP program designed to boost grade 6-9 student skills in goal setting, leadership, team building, healthy choices and decision making.
  • Details youth-friendly workshops and speakers as part of the summer program.
  • Provides coordination for community outreach “café” meetings.
  • Works with the Director/Assistant Director to analyze program challenges and/or limitations and identify needed solutions to ensure program success.
  • Prepares necessary reporting documentation as needed in compliance with grant requirements.
  • Support the development and program’ s launch within the community and represents the program within the community.

Hours and Benefits: Position is full-time; Non-Exempt. Position ends 6/30/17.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Summer Program Coordinator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


   Job Title: Social Media Coordinator
Location: Hamblen
Program: TPP 2107
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, education, health education, or related field preferred.
  • At least 1 year experience in social media for clients/corporations through internships or work experience.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong public relations skills with attentiveness to professional, respectful representation of the Agency.
  • Ability to work individually on a project, or in a team environment.
  • Knowledgeable of adolescent development and current issues impacting teens while exhibiting support and acceptance of teens.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain social and online content to support grant objectives.
  • Write and edit content to publish on social media platforms as well as news media articles/releases and newsletters.
  • Manage day-to-day activities related to social media.
  • Provide integration with DCEA’s existing online presence.
  • Proactively listen and engage with other staff to adjust content as needed.
  • Support the development and program’s launch within the community and represent the program within the community.

Hours and Benefits: Position is full-time; Non-Exempt. Position ends 6/30/17.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Social Media Coordinator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 

 


 


 

 

   Job Title: Delivery Driver
Location: Cocke County
Program: Senior Nutrition
Education/Experience Qualifications:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Packages meals for home delivery.
  • Cleans coolers daily using soap, water and bleach. Also lifts and moves coolers and stock as needed.
  • Drives and delivers meals to the homes of all SNP home delivered meal participants on specified route.
  • Maintains necessary and accurate paperwork to record mileage and time worked.
  • Reports status of each client to Site Manager on a daily basis.
  • Practices sanitary methods of food handling, including careful washing of hands, wearing plastic gloves and aprons when necessary.

Hours and Benefits: Position is part-time; Non-Exempt.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Delivery Driver, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 

  Date: 1/31/2017
Job Title
: Instructor (10 positions)
Location: Carson Newman University
Program: Upward Bound
Job Summary: Instructors will provide appropriate instruction within specific academic subject areas and/or areas that correspond with the appropriate program strategies, e.g., academic motivation, college preparation, career exploration, etc.
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with certification in grades 9-12 and 3 years teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience and understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first-generation and minority students.
  • Good organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge in discipline area
  • Ability to maintain accurate record keeping
  • Ability to motivate students in an academic subject matter or related instructional area that corresponds to study skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and instruct students assigned to classes;
  • Provide continuous feedback of students’ success/weakness to Director/Lead Educational Adviser;
  • Deliver programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes;
  • Maintain current awareness in field of expertise;
  • Participate in appropriate in-service training;
  • Maintain confidentiality of client and Agency information;
  • It is an essential function of this job to get along with others, to be civil toward others and not threaten anyone’s safety, to be respectful of managers, co-workers and subordinates.

Hours and Benefits: Position is temporary, part-time; Non-Exempt.

Dates: May 25,2017 Training
              May 29-June 30, 2017

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: UB Instructor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 

   Job Title: Facilitator (8 positions)
Location: Carson Newman University
Program: Upward Bound
Job Summary: Facilitators will provide the direct supervision of students during all aspects/activities of the summer residential program, including dorm supervision. Facilitator swill also provide instruction within specific academic/elective subject areas and/or areas that correspond with the appropriate program strategies such as tutoring, ACT prep, financial literacy, academic motivation, college preparation, career exploration, etc.
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Facilitators may consist of upper level college students (30 or more credit hours completed required) with demonstrated experience/maturity to supervise high school students, handle classroom instruction, and experience/understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first generation and minority students.
  • People oriented
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate record keeping
  • Ability to motivate students in an academic/elective subject matter and/or related instructional areas that corresponds to study skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision of students during all aspects/activities of the summer program.
  • Reside/provide supervision of the student residence halls
  • Supervise and instruct students assigned to classes
  • Provide tutoring
  • Provide continuous feedback of students’ success/weakness
  • Deliver programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes
  • Participate in appropriate in-service training
  • Maintain appropriate student records

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is temporary, part-time; Non-Exempt.

Dates: May 23-June 30, 2017
                July 9-14, 2017

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: UB Facilitator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 

   Job Title: Night Supervisor (2 positions)
Location: Carson Newman University
Program: Upward Bound
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Nigh Shift Supervisors may consist of upper level college students (30 or more hours completed required) with demonstrated experience/maturity to supervise high school students, and experience/understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first-generation and minority students.
  • People oriented
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate record keeping
  • Ability to motivate students in an academic/elective subject and/or related instructional areas that corresponds to study skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision of students and facilitators at night.
  • Monitor hallways and lobbies of dorms to ensure students are in their rooms and the area is clear of other people.
  • Complete room check offs to ensure students are in their rooms.
  • Report issues such as maintenance, safety concerns etc. to Upward Bound staff.
  • Help students line up for breakfast, then walk them to the cafeteria.
  • Complete breakfast check off and make sure all students are accounted for.

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is temporary, part-time; Non-Exempt.

Dates: May 29-June 30, 2017

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: UB Night Supervisor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 

 

   Date: 1/11/17
Job Title
: On-Site Maintenance
Location: Erwin, TN
Program: Affordable Housing
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess a good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.
  • Must live on-site in apartment provided at complex.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs and needed.
  • Mows grass on property as necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Picks up trash around buildings. May clean gutters.
  • Cleans, sweeps, mops and empties trash in office building area.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting and minor repair.
  • May accompany pest control or other contracted service workers as needed.
  • Responds to after-hour emergency calls if present on property.

Hours and Benefits: Position is part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: On-Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

 

 

 

  Posting Date: 12/9/16
Job Title
: Tutor/Certified Teacher Tutor
Location: Union County
Program: 21st Century
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education along with a State Teacher’s Certification. A minimum of two years teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Lead Tutor/Parent Training Specialist in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol.
  • Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness to lead tutor/parent specialist throughout tutorial/parenting activities.
  • Collects data for evaluation as required by lead tutor/parent training specialist.
  • Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students/adults and promotes favorable attitudes.

Hours and Benefits: Position is part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Tutor/Teacher Tutor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 

Job Title: On-Site Maintenance
Location: Sevierville
Program: Affordable Housing
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.
  • Must live on site in apartment provided at complex.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
  • Mows grass on property as necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, cleaning and minor repair.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt
To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: On-Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.






















































Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness throughout tutorial/parenting activities. Collects data for evaluation as required. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect for and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relative to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Must possess a High School diploma or GED. Preference will be given to the individuals holding an Associate’s Degree and/or experience working with students in an academic setting. Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile. Spanish bilingual preferred in some programs.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Please specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Tutors, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN. EOE.

 

Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutor
Location:

Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students/adults and promotes favorable attitudes. Maintains on-going working relationships with teachers of school children to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relevant to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in education with State Certification in Elementary Education. A minimum of two years teaching experience preferred. Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center; Attn: Certified Teacher Tutor, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.