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

Family Service Worker – 37.5 hours/week, school year
Sevier County: Based at Harrisburg

Prefer degree in Social/Human Services and work experience with preschool children and families; or SSCBT or equivalent certification and relevant work experience; High School diploma or GED required.  Responsible for recruiting children, home visits, completing applications according to federal guidelines; utilizing existing community resources in meeting families’ physical and financial needs; assist parents in setting goals and working toward self-sufficiency. Ensure all children have complete required medical and dental screenings/exams. Advocate for Head Start families within the program and community.  Must have the ability to communicate with community resources, professionals, parents, and children.  Empathy with Head Start/Early Head Start children and families is required.  Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Full-time benefits include: vacation, sick, holidays, partially paid health insurance and retirement. 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 4/30/2015.

Cook – full-time, average 30 hours/week
Cocke County: New Prospect

High school diploma or GED required. Experience cooking for Head Start or similar program preferred. Responsible for daily food service in the center, grocery shopping, and compliance with CACFP requirements. Will assist with food-related activities in the classroom. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, vehicle for work-related duties, and auto liability insurance; mileage will be reimbursed. 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 4/30/2015.

 

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

  • High School diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work with others, good communication skills.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on vehicle.
  • Must pass personal background check.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Packages meals for home delivery.
  • Cleans coolers daily.
  • 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.

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.

 

 

Bus Driver – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Cocke County: New Prospect

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

Cook – full-time, average 34 hours/week
Sevier County: Wearwood

High school diploma or GED required. Experience cooking for Head Start or similar program preferred. Responsible for daily food service in the center, grocery shopping, and compliance with CACFP requirements. Will assist with food-related activities in the classroom. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, vehicle for work-related duties, and auto liability insurance; mileage will be reimbursed. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Special Service Assistant – part-time, averages 24 hours/week, school year
Hamblen County: based at Judson Hill
Sevier County: based at Wearwood

High School diploma or GED required. Prefer one year experience working with preschool children with or without disabilities. Will provide input on children and families’ needs and progress; compile information; and complete records and reports. Will develop lesson plans with the Teacher from the goals of children with disabilities; and assist in delivery of services to children with disabilities and their families. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, vehicle for work-related duties, and auto liability insurance; mileage will be reimbursed. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Teacher Assistant – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Cocke County: Cosby 2
Sevier County: Seymour

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

Teacher – full-time, 37.5 hours/week, school year
Blount County: Lanier 1

Degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree and experience teaching preschool children is required. Supervises and interacts with children in all daily activities; makes home visits; conducts parent-teacher conferences; organizes classroom and maintains a safe and healthy learning environment; observes, assesses, refers, and evaluates each child’s progress and plans/implements classroom activities based on individual needs; maintains classroom discipline using positive guidance techniques. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, vehicle for work-related duties, and auto liability insurance; mileage will be reimbursed. 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 4/30/2015.

 

 


Apartment Manager
Location: Sparta
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 judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists all who wish to apply for tenancy at an apartment 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 the 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.
  • 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: Apartment Manager, 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:
On-Site Maintenance
Location: Sevierville
Program: Rental Management
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.
  • 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, cleaning 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 Full-time; non-exempt.  

Forward resume to: DCEA; Attn: On-Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816.

 


 

 


 

 

 






 

Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutor or Tutor
Location: Grainger County
Program: 21st CCLC
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.  

Forward resume to: DCEA Education Center; Attn: Grainger Tutors, 409 E. Main St., Morristown, TN 37814.












 


 

Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger, Hamblen, 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, 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.