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: 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.

 

 

Date: 1/5/2017
Job Title: Bus Driver/Classroom Assistant
Location:      Blount County – Townsend
           Cocke County – Cosby 1
          Hamblen County – Lon Price
          Union County (2 positions) – Corryton, Cross Creek
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.

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. Applications accepted until position(s) filled. EOE.

Date: 1/5/2017
Job Title: Cook
Location:      Jefferson County – White Pine
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • 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, transportation for work-related duties, and liability insurance. Mileage is reimbursed.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and serve breakfast and/or snack and lunch each school day. 
  • Order, receive and store food as delivered by suppliers.
  • Check invoices against items delivered to ensure accuracy of the invoice and charges.
  • Maintain a sanitary, attractive kitchen which meets all federal interagency day care standards.
  • Prepare food in a manner which retains nutritional value, looks appetizing, is appealing to children, and follows cycle menus as developed.
  • Keep proper reports and records (food purchases, inventory, food production, menu changes, and meal counts) in order to comply with all USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program requirements.
  • Purchase needed groceries at the grocery store and be able to transport and carry heavy items/groceries from the store to the kitchen.
  • Assist in classrooms or on playground on occasion for staff breaks.

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.

Date: 1/5/2017
Job Title: Teacher Assistant
Location:      Grainger County – Bean Station
   Hamblen County – Learning Center
   Sevier County – Boyd’s Creek
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
  • Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and pass a physical examination and TB screen.
  • Criminal background check required.
  • Empathy working with low-income families.
  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.
  • Additional responsibilities for Teacher Assistants at Bus Route Centers:
    • Must be at least 21 years old or older
    • Must have a valid TN driver’s license and been driving for 5 years.
    • Must be able to pass DOT physical; and able to obtain commercial driver’s license (CDL) following employment.
    • Must provide proof of residency in Tennessee

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.
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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.

 

 

  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.








Posted: 6/29/2016

Job Title: Grant Writer
Location: Central Office
Program: Executive
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with Master’s preferred. Relevant work experience may substitute for Master’s degree.
  • Strong background in proposal writing or technical writing. Must have some research skills, be detail oriented and a self-starter who is able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Proficient with computer and internet.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gathers information from agency programs to prepare grant proposals.
  • Plans, prepares, writes and submits proposals for funding according to proposal guidelines and deadlines. Develops individual grant proposals in accordance with each grant-making organization’s preferences and follows exactly each grant-making organization’s guidelines.
  • Compiles and updates statistical data to support needs statements for grant proposals.
  • Tracks status of proposals and follows up to provide additional information as required by funding sources.
  • Arranges for partner collaborations as needed.
  • Works on “as-needed” basis.
  • Travels within service area and some overnight, out of area travel to meetings as required.

Hours and Benefits: As-needed; hours vary; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Grant Writer Position, 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.