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23-24 School Year Employment Initiative

To welcome you to our agency, full-time new employees hired after January 1st, 2024, will receive a $500 Retention Incentive after staying on our team until the end of the 23-24 school year.

Must remain full-time status until the conclusion of the 23-24 school year. Not applicable to substitutes. Not to be paired with our 2023 sign on initiative.

Our Core Values

Our Culture

The backbone of any program is only as good as the quality of the personnel. Head Start for Kent County hires qualified, passionate, and dedicated individuals. No matter what position you’re in, our staff are invested in serving the children and family at the heart of our mission.

Head Start expects the staff to grow as well as the students, therefore provides many hours of professional development each year.

We value Others and Ourselves

“As an organization, we have a responsibility to advance equity, work to eliminate structural inequities, engage diverse voices in problem-solving, and embrace diversity and inclusion as strengths.”

Read our Board’s full statement, learn more about how we are incorporating Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) in our agency, and find resources on our DEI page.

Head Start for Kent County is an AA/EEO/IRCA/ADAAA employer.

Hear it straight from our staff!

Why We Love Working for HS4KC!

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This is only an at-a-glance overview of our agency benefits! Want even more details?

Click the image above or on the button below for a comprehensive list of the benefits you can expect as a Head Start for Kent County employee!

Available Positions

COVID Vaccination Update

As of April 7th, 2023, we are no longer requiring our employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, nor are we requiring weekly COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated employees.