Utah Community Action
  • 14-Sep-2022 to 14-Oct-2022 (MST)
  • Early Head Start
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 16.52
  • Hourly
  • Full Time/ Year Round

Health, Dental, Vision, Telehealth, EAP, 401k Retirement Match, Long-Term, Short-Term Disability, Accident, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, Sick Leave, and PTO

Like to work with infants and toddlers? Want to make a difference in their development?

Want to work for the Agency that was awarded Best of State 2022 for Best Public Preschool and Best Charitable Service Organization?

Utah Community Action in Salt Lake City, UT is seeking to hire an Infant & Toddler Lead Teacher for our Early Head Start preschool! Typical schedule 7:30am -3:30pm Monday-Friday.

Our Lead Teacher earns a competitive wage of $16.52/hour. We also offer generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), a healthcare spending account (HSA) with up to a $2,500 match, a 401k plan with 5% match, short and long-term disability, accident insurance, life insurance, tuition reimbursement (conditions apply), 11 paid holidays, paid time off between Christmas and New Year's, accrue PTO up to 192 hours a year, and an hour of paid time on Fridays for self-care. Potential for FCDL student loan forgiveness after 120 eligible payments.

Are you looking for a rewarding teaching career where you can make a difference in the lives of preschool children? Have you been looking for a teaching job where you will enjoy coming to work every day? If so, apply today!


Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized nonprofit provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Our six core programs, Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization, address barriers to self-sufficiency in order to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We are committed to ending poverty and improving the lives of those living in our community.


As an Infant & Toddler Lead Teacher, you come to work each day excited and ready to make a difference in children's lives. Working cooperatively with another teacher, you teach a class of 8 children. You help develop weekly lesson plans to ignite the curiosity and growth of the children in our preschool. You track each child's growth through observations, portfolio documentation, developmental checklist, and assessment data.

Associate Degree/CDA in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler development required if you do not have a Bachelor's degree. Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human Development with a focus on infant and toddler development preferred. One year of related experience preferred. Previous Head Start experience preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Since you love interacting with children, you can definitely say that you get paid to do what you love.


  • Responsible for the safety, supervision, and activities of children birth to 3 years of age.
  • Relate with children in a positive way.
  • Accept responsibility for children under his/her care.
  • Leadership and supervisory skills as a Lead Teacher.
  • Ability to coordinate and assign classroom workloads.
  • Knowledge of internet, e-mail, various word processing and spreadsheet software.


We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this Lead Teacher position at our Early Head Start preschool, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Verification of degree/transcripts/CDA required.

Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.

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