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

 Bus Driver – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Blount County: Porter
Monroe County: Location TBD
Sevier County: Underwood 1

High school diploma or GED required. Child Care experience preferred. Responsible for safe transportation of three and four year old children per Head Start Performance Standards and DHS Licensing. Will assist the teacher in the classroom. Must be at least 21; have a valid TN driver’s license and been driving for 5 years; able to pass DOT physical; and able to obtain commercial driver’s license (CDL) following employment. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Teacher Assistant – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Jefferson County: Cherokee
Monroe County: Location TBD

Prefer ECE degree or CDA; individual enrolled in a program leading to CDA or degree or a degree in any area considered; High School diploma or GED and immediate ability to obtain CDA or degree in accordance with the Head Start Act required. Assist teacher with supervision and interaction with children. May assist with home visits and parent-teacher conferences; help organize classroom and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment. Will act as immediate supervisor in the teacher’s absence. For centers with bus routes, Bus monitor (drives bus as required).must have valid TN driver’s license; be at least 21; been driving for 5 years; able to pass a DOT physical; and able to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) following employment- teacher assistants at drive-in centers may be required to obtain a CDL. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Full-time benefits include: vacation, sick, holidays, partially paid health insurance and retirement. Part-time benefits include: vacation, sick, and holiday pay. Pay based on education and experience. EOE.

Reply to: Personnel Manager, Douglas Cherokee Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications at www.douglascherokee.org and cut-off to apply for internal applicants is 4PM 8/27/2015.

Job Title: On-Site Apartment Manager
Location: Cleveland, TN
Program: Rental Management
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Computer literacy, including strong word processing, spreadsheet and internet skills.
  • Able to deal tactfully with the public, tenants and co-workers, and to exercise good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Must live on-site.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists all who wish to apply for tenancy at a complex.
  • Maintains facility in a clean and safe condition, insures that all repairs are completed as needed, grounds are maintained and facilities are secure.
  • Completes and maintains appropriate paperwork and files on tenants, including rent collections charts and purchasing accounts.
  • Ensures that facility is in full compliance with all federal, state and local ordinances, regulations and codes.
  • Actively communicates with all tenants and provides a minimum amount of assistance to make sure they are maintaining normal health habits.
  • Coordinates transportation, recreational activities and social services as instructed.
  • Collects, records and deposits rent and security deposit money.

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; non-exempt.

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

 


Job Title: Child Nutrition Coordinator
Location: Central Office
Program: ConAgra Child Nutrition
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health, human services, education or related field.
  • Previous experience in community leadership, conducting needs assessments and program planning. Must of knowledge of food insecurity issues.
  • Must be a resident of, or familiar with, Cocke County.
  • Ability to work independently, good communication skills.
  • Proficient in word processing and data entry.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and leads a community coalition for the purpose of reducing child hunger in Cocke County.
  • Conducts a community food assessment, develops strategic priorities for child hunger programming.
  • Supports collaborative partners as they undertake direct services.
  • Maintains appropriate records, files and reports as necessary.

 

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

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


 

Job Title: Service Coordinator
Location: Cleveland- Heritage Oaks
Program: Rental Management
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related field with at least 2 years’ experience in social service delivery with senior citizens and/or people with disabilities. Associates degree with significant experience may qualify.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Computer literacy, including strong word processing, spreadsheet and internet skills.
  • Able to deal tactfully with the public, tenants and co-workers, and to exercise good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with seniors and residents in apartment complex, located in Cleveland, to locate and refer to supportive services and other resources.
  • Assists residents to determine need for supportive services. Services could include transportation, meals, homemaker services, etc.
  • Educates residents on services available in the community.
  • Works with local service providers to determine available services in community and to make referrals.
  • Prepares and maintains confidential and secure client files which include intake form, information on referrals, case management plan, notes and other items.
  • Prepares and maintains records of program activities for reporting including data on residents served and types of services arranged for and received by residents.
  • Participates in area aging network and local community groups related to aging.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

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

 

Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger & Union Counties
Program: 21st Century
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Must be a 16 year or older High School student; possess a High School Diploma or a GED. Preference will be given to individuals holding an Associate’s Degree and/or experience in 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol.
  • Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness to Site Coordinator throughout tutorial/parenting activities.
  • Collects data for evaluation as required by Site Coordinator.
  • 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.
  • Is able to deliver accurate educational workshops/tutoring services in a way which is easily understood by target audience.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

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

 


Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutors or Substitutes
Location: Grainger & Union Counties
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 a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol.
  • Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness to Site Coordinator throughout tutorial/parenting activities.
  • Collects data for evaluation as required by Site Coordinator.
  • 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.
  • Is able to deliver accurate educational workshops/tutoring services in a way which is easily understood by target audience.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

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


 


 

Job Title: Service Learning Coordinator
Location: Hamblen & Hancock Counties
Program: Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Education/Experience Qualifications:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support facilitators in developing individual service learning activities, community-based research projects, and/or in integrating service learning into the curriculum.
  • Develop and maintain processes to track and evaluate academic and co-curricular service programs including the evaluation of service learning sites and placements, and the assessment of student learning achieved through such programs. Report on the results to the Program Director.
  • Facilitate partnerships between the community and the program as they relate to service learning and community-based research. Serve as the first point of contact for community partners; coordinate and collaborate with other schools and organizations. Communicate service-learning opportunities to students, and staff.
  • Facilitate agency communication and collaboration with existing school-based service learning programs and with co-curricular and volunteer service programs to foster collaboration in development of curriculum-based approaches to service learning and avoid competition.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; non-exempt.

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


 


Job Title: County Program Coordinator
Location: Hancock County
Program: Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in education, health education, psychology or related field; Master’s preferred.
  • 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 communications skills.
  • Demonstrated success building and managing partnerships within a community.
  • 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.
  • Understanding fiscal oversight and grant reporting requirements.
  • Understanding of evaluation processes and how to implement them.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include planning, implementation and management of the day to day operations and supervision of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention federal grant.
  • Assists with hiring program staff, provides staff training, oversight and daily supervision of the TPP program.
  • Provides coordination among community partners and integration within DCEA’s existing operations.
  • Works with the DCEA Education Center’s Director to develop the program’s strategic and implementation plans, analyze program challenges and/or limitations and identify needed solutions to ensure program success.
  • Provides fiscal management and oversight with the support of the DCEA Education Center Director and the Fiscal Officer.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; non-exempt.

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













Job Title:
Site Manager/Delivery Driver (If you have a special place in your heart for the Senior Citizens in your community, then this might be just the job for you!)
Location: Sevier County
Program: Senior Nutrition Program
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with record keeping procedures.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises SNP staff and volunteers at designated site.
  • Plans and implements a volunteer recruitment and training program.
  • Receives and records money contributions and makes bank deposits.
  • Prepares required reports for program such as meal sheets, time sheets, monthly inventory, food temperature sheets, financial reports. Forwards all paperwork to Central Office for payment.
  • Delegate/assists preparation of and cleaning of congregate dining area.
  • Delegates/assists cleaning of coolers daily using soap, water and bleach.
  • Drives and delivers meals to the homes of all SNP home delivered meal participants on specified route as needed.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time;    non-exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Site Manager/Delivery Driver, 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.