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

Teacher, Infant/Toddler – 37.5 hours/week, Year Round
Hamblen – Early Head Start     

Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred. CDA or degree related to ECE and a minimum of one year’s experience teaching infant/toddlers required. Early Head Start teachers must have, at a minimum, a CDA credential and have been trained (or have equivalent coursework) in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development. Will plan educational, developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers and provide care in a responsive and respectful manner. Will perform activities and services to meet Head Start/Early Head Start standards.  Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, transportation for work-related duties, and liability insurance.  Mileage is reimbursed.  Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Driver/Caterer – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Grainger County: Rutledge

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 cater meals from another location and may assist in meal preparation.  Must follow all rules and regulations of Head Start performance standards and CACFP. Will assist the teacher in the classroom. Must have liability insurance; 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

 

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 accepted until positions are filled.



Job Title:
HSE Instructor- Language, Writing and Mathematics
Location: Morristown TCAT
Program: Adult Education
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education along with a Tennessee Teacher’s License. A minimum of two years’ experience teaching adults preferred.
  • ESOL adult education teachers will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in TESOL, or in any subject coupled with a certificate in TESOL and a Tennessee Teacher’s License.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Power Point software.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists students in completing intake data, and provides orientation.
  • Uses appropriate testing materials to determine baseline education levels.
  • Classes in ABE/GED will be taught. Prepares lessons, provides instruction and encouragement to students.
  • Provides instruction to students on using computer, keyboarding and Microsoft Office so that students may prepare for taking the HSET/GED.
  • Participates in all staff training activities, some of which will require travel to Nashville.

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

Forward resume to: DCEA; Attn: HSE Instructor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816.

 

Bus Driver – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Blount County: Porter
Cocke County: New Prospect
Hamblen County: Lon Price
Monroe County: Mt. Vernon 2
Sevier County: Wearwood 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 have liability insurance; 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

Caregiver/Floater –             Full-time, 30 hours/week, Year Round
Hamblen County: Early Head Start

Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA preferred, High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum one year’s experience working with infants and toddlers.  Supervise children in the classroom and on the playground. Must be able to work well with children, parents and staff. Professionalism in regard to confidentiality is essential. EOE

Cook/Caterer – part-time, average 23-27 hours/week
Blount County: New Providence

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 in the classroom as needed and with food-related activities. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, transportation for work-related duties, and liability insurance. Mileage is reimbursed. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

 

Special Service Assistant – part-time, averages 24 hours/week, school year
Blount County: based at Porter Head Start

High School diploma or GED required. Prefer one year experience working with preschool children with or without disabilities. Must have TN driver’s license and vehicle for work related duties and auto liability insurance; mileage will be reimbursed. Will assist in delivery of services to children with disabilities and their families. 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. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Teacher Assistant – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Blount County: Lanier 1
Hamblen County: Lon Price

Prefer ECE degree or CDA, High School diploma or GED and immediate ability to obtain CDA in accordance with the Head Start Ac 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. Pay based on education and experience. EOE.

Reply to: Personnel Manager, Douglas Cherokee Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications accepted until positions are filled.




Job
Title:
Intake Specialist
Location: Grainger County
Program: Adult Education
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree required.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Highly organized and good communication skills.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts orientation classes for Adult Education students in Grainger County.
  • Prepares paperwork and enrolls students.
  • Administers and monitors tests, uses power point presentations, maintains confidential information.
  • Provides data management and general office support for program.
  • Enters client data into CMATS software, maintains/troubleshoots the database and retrieves data for ongoing monitoring, reporting and outcome evaluation.
  • Designs and maintains physical filing system and student files.
  • Provides general office support including word processing, photocopying, filing, preparing vouchers and purchase orders, orders supplies, answers phone.

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

Forward resume to: DCEA; Attn: Intake Specialist, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816.

 

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Job Title:
CSA-Floater
Location: Jefferson/Grainger NSC
Program: CSBG/LIHEAP/Commodities/SNP
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must be resident of either Grainger or Jefferson County.
  • Experience in detailed record keeping.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate well with low-income clients and the general public.
  • Must be responsible and dependable.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and data entry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and processes client applications, insures all documentation is correct according to guidelines and procedures, records all client contacts and assists clients with services as needed for all grant programs. Deals with clients in a professional manner.
  • Serves as a floater to other DCEA County NSC’s.
  • Assists with and helps prepare reports.
  • Maintains NSC supply inventory.
  • Develops a working knowledge of all DCEA Personnel Policies, reporting procedures and NSC office procedures.
  • Assists Senior Nutrition Program with initial program assessments and reassessments, preparation of meals, delivery of home delivered meals, and provision of congregate meals as needed or as on a substitute.

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

Forward resume to: DCEA; Attn: CSA-Floater, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816.




Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutor or Tutor
Location: Scott County-Winfield Elementary
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: Scott Tutor, 409 E. Main St., Morristown, TN 37814.



 

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.



 

Site Coordinator
Location: Union County-Luttrell Elementary School
Program: 21st CCLC
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or similar field with a minimum of two years teaching and/or administrative/supervisory position related to the program’s goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in organizing and managing an educational/enrichment program.
  • Commitment to assisting students and parents achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to work effectively with children with physical, developmental or learning disabilities.
  • Should also have experience in designing/modifying existing educational curricula and materials to meet unique learning needs of individuals.
  • Should have appropriate knowledge and sensitivity to low-income participants and in outreach and recruitment of that group.
  • Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students. 
  • Computer literacy is a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel helpful.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and/or manages daily operations at project sites.
  • Works with County Coordinator to plan activities, recruit volunteers, supervise and train staff and volunteers.
  • Acts as liaison between school and project.
  • Works cooperatively with regular school staff and lead tutors to obtain information about academic and behavioral needs and progress.
  • Requisitions supplies and materials to support activities.
  • Collaborates with school teachers to prepare customized learning programs.
  • Assists program lead tutors in conducting program services and serves as fill-in staff as needed.
  • Coordinates the school year and summer component requirements (record, eligibility, USDA Food Program, etc.) plan and activities with school personnel, parents and community groups.
  • Collects data and continuously monitors progress/improvement.
  • Completes monthly reports in a timely manner.

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





Job Title:
On-Site Maintenance
Location: Meadowood Park Apartments- Erwin, TN
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 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 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.

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

Forward resume to: DCEA Rental Management, Attn: On-Site Maintenance, 407 E. Main St., Morristown, TN 37814.




Job Title: Site Coordinator
Location: Union County-Horace Maynard Middle School
Program: LEAPs
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or similar field with a minimum of two years teaching and/or administrative/supervisory position related to the program’s goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in organizing and managing an educational/enrichment program.
  • Commitment to assisting students and parents achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to work effectively with children with physical, developmental or learning disabilities.
  • Should also have experience in designing/modifying existing educational curricula and materials to meet unique learning needs of individuals.
  • Should have appropriate knowledge and sensitivity to low-income participants and in outreach and recruitment of that group.
  • Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students.
  • Computer literacy is a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel helpful.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and/or manages daily operations at project sites.
  • Works with County Coordinator to plan activities, recruit volunteers, supervise and train staff and volunteers.
  • Acts as liaison between school and project.
  • Works cooperatively with regular school staff and lead tutors to obtain information about academic and behavioral needs and progress.
  • Requisitions supplies and materials to support activities.
  • Collaborates with school teachers to prepare customized learning programs.
  • Assists program lead tutors in conducting program services and serves as fill-in staff as needed.
  • Coordinates the school year and summer component requirements (record, eligibility, USDA Food Program, etc.) plan and activities with school personnel, parents and community groups.
  • Collects data and continuously monitors progress/improvement.

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

Forward resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Monroe Site Coordinator, 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.