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Employment

Thank you for your interest in Wright County Community Action. We are dedicated to employing staff that are community-driven and passionate about serving others. Apply for one of the positions below if you feel your skills would help us meet the needs of our community. If you have any questions about the application or hiring process please reach out to us!

Head Start Site Supervisor

Opening in Monticello (full-time)

The Site Supervisor is responsible for providing supervision and monitoring of staff and program operations at the Monticello Head Start Center. Head Start serves to help meet the individual developmental needs of children three to five years old from low-income families, working to promote children's physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

This is a full-time year round position.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have an Associate's (AA), Bachelor's (BA), advanced degree in Early Childhood Education, or qualifications of a teacher, as authorized by the Head Start Act as amended on December 12, 2007.
  • Experience teaching preschool children.
  • Experience in staff supervision.
  • Experience or ability to work with groups of parents and individuals from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain accurate, up to date records and data tracking.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation for regular business travel.
  • Must be available for evening activities.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for CPR and First Aid certification, Child Passenger Safety training, physical examination, and pass a DHS Background Study.
  • Must be able to utilize and operate computers in daily operations.


COVID-19 considerations: A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required per a Federal Head Start vaccine mandate. Masking is required regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Teacher

You will be responsible to plan and implement curriculum to meet the individual developmental needs of children three to five years old from low-income families. You will work with children both individually and in groups as part of a collaborative classroom team in order to promote children's physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

This position works 40 hours per week during the school year with summer hours being offered when available.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education, or equivalent coursework.
  • Classroom experience as an Early Childhood Educator. Experience within a Head Start classroom is preferred.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for First Aid and CPR certification, Child Passenger Safety training, physical examination, and Background Study.
  • Experience and ability to work with Spanish speaking parents and children.
Pay: $25,920.00 - $30,400.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations: A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required per a Federal Head Start vaccine mandate. Masking is required regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Assistant Preschool Teacher

Wright County Community Action (WCCA) is seeking assistant teachers to join our Head Start team who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. You will work collaboratively with the teacher to implement daily activities which promote children’s physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

This position works 40 hours per week during the school year with summer hours being offered when available.

WCCA center based Head Start programs provide free learning and development services for eligible families and their children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Have or are working towards a Child Development Associate credential (CDA), a state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential; or
  • Meet or exceed MN DHS Rule 3 qualifications for Assistant Teacher and are willing to complete a CDA within 2 years of hire.
  • Classroom experience as an Early Childhood Educator. Experience within a Head Start classroom is preferred.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for First Aid and CPR certification, Child Passenger Safety training, physical examination, and pass a MN DHS required background study.
  • Experience with and ability to work with Spanish speaking parents and children preferred.
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to relate to and work with staff and parents.
  • Physically able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Ability to utilize and operate computers in child activities.
  • Must be able to act as bus monitor.
Pay: $23,040.00 - $25,840.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations: A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required per a Federal Head Start vaccine mandate. Masking is required regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Classroom Aide

WCCA is seeking classroom aides to join our Head Start team who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. You will be responsible to assist in the implementation of program activities, including the daily tasks that establish the basic foundation for a healthy and safe environment for Head Start children.

This position works up to 28 hours per week during the school year only.

WCCA center based Head Start programs provide free learning and development services for eligible families and their children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or enrolled in a GED program.
  • Must have or be currently working toward obtaining a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). CDA must be obtained within 2 years of being hired.
  • Must meet State Licensing requirements for First Aid and CPR certification, Child Passenger Safety training, physical examination, and pass a MN DHS required background study.
  • Experience or ability to work with pre-school age children.
  • Experience with and ability to work with Spanish speaking parents and children preferred.
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to relate to and work with staff and parents.
  • Physically able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to utilize and operate computers in child activities.
  • Must be able to act as bus monitor.
COVID-19 considerations: A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required per a Federal Head Start vaccine mandate. Masking is required regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Substitute Teacher

Full-time (40 hours per week) and Part-time (up to 28 hours per week) openings.

Substitute Teachers implement daily activities for enrolled families and children and assist staff with daily center-based operations. Substitutes work at our Head Start Centers, located in: Annandale, Buffalo, Delano, Howard Lake, Monticello, Mound, Rogers, and Montrose.

COVID-19 considerations: A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required per a Federal Head Start vaccine mandate. Masking is required regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Head Start Substitute Assistant Teacher

Full-time (40 hours per week) and Part-time (up to 28 hours per week) openings.

Substitute Assistant Teachers assist the Head Teacher with planning and daily implementation of the Head Start center-based activities for low-income families and children.

Substitutes work at our Head Start Centers, located in: Annandale, Buffalo, Delano, Howard Lake, Monticello, Mound, Rogers, and Montrose.

COVID-19 considerations: A Covid-19 vaccine or WCCA approved exemption is required per a Federal Head Start vaccine mandate. Masking is required regardless of vaccination status.

To complete and submit an application click “Apply”.

Wright County Community Action is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. WCCA is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Human Resources at wcca@wccaweb.com.


Employment Application

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(320) 963 - 6500 ext. 225

recruitment@wccaweb.com

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