Head Start Teacher Advocate II or III

Job Summary

  • Location
    East Bend Head Start and floaters for La Pine, Redmond and Prineville
  • Hours
    Regular full-time (40 hours/w eek) - subject to normal school year furloughs (furloughs are approximately a total of 11-12 w eeks per year)
  • Compensation
    $16.56 – 17.36/hour (plus .50 for Bilingual Spanish) - Non-Exempt, Union represented – after six working months and a positive review, wage will increase to $17.44 – 18.27/hour
  • Benefits
    100% premium paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Agency paid Retirement plan (up to 6 %!), almost 16 w eeks of paid time total accrual during the first five years (increases after that), plus 10 paid Holidays annually and a separate sick leave accrual
  • Deadline
    Positions remain open until filled

NeighborImpact’s Head Start is continuing to grow in Central Oregon! Are you passionate about children and families? Do you want to help Central Oregon children get the very best start in life? Do you have an Associate’s degree with at least 35 Early Childhood Education credits? Then the Head Start Teacher Advocate position is for you! Come to work for one Oregon’s 100 Best Non-Profits and help affect constructive change in people’s lives.

The Teacher Advocate provides both classroom and in-home instruction to Head Start children and parents; enhancing the parent’s ability to fill the role as the primary educator of their child. Teachers focus on the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework to ensure that the children are working towards school readiness. This occurs through meaningful planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum providing a safe classroom environment for children. The Teacher Advocate partners with parents to develop individual goals for children provide on-going assessment of child progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. On-going contact with families is maintained and home visits are completed to promote asset development, family wellness, family partnerships, parent involvement in the Head Start program. This position coordinates services in the Head Start functional areas (education, family services, literacy, health, and mental health) for assigned children and families. The Teacher Advocate also provides supervision and learning experiences for children on the Head Start bus as needed. This position is supervised by the Site Lead.


NeighborImpact is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity includes, but is not limited to, employment, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination. All applications will be considered only on the basis of the applicant’s knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. It is our established policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.