Teacher Floater Head Start

Posted: 01/12/2023

Do you enjoy working with young children and looking for the ability to further your career?  At Pathways, we nurture young children and families and we also invest in our teachers and assistant teachers by offering them mentoring, educational coaching, professional development opportunities, and opportunities to expand their careers. We are looking to hire a Teacher Floater who will appreciate young children and be supportive of the classroom atmosphere.

The Teacher Floater is assigned to assist a classroom in administering a safe and developmentally appropriate curriculum.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of child development and a background in early childhood education as well as experience working with young children.  We value collaboration and appreciate open dialogue in all our programs and at all of our sites. Our core values are- respect, trust, collaboration, and opportunity.  

$19.50-$22.11 per hour to start depending on Education, Credentials and Experience


Assist with the activities of the children in the classroom and on the playground

Assist with the implementation of the curriculum and school readiness goals

Provide appropriate supervision to ensure a safe and clean environment

Participate in training opportunities and attend required meetings

Respect co-workers and families and maintain confidentiality

Bend and lift to assist children and perform duties


CDA Credential or EEC Preschool Teacher certification preferred

Minimum of 9 months experience working with children 2.9-5 years old

Must be 18 years old or older

Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the role

Must comply with all state and federal vaccine mandates

Must complete and satisfy background check protocols


Generous Health and Dental Insurance, Life and Long Term Disability Insurances

On Going training and professional development opportunities to advance career

Internal growth we often hire from within

Retirement Plans such as 401K and ROTH

Earned Time Off (sick, personal, and vacation)

EOE/AA We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ educators from communities that are historically underrepresented to apply