New Employment Initiative!

ALL full-time employees (including new hires) get a $500.00 retention payment the first paycheck of each month until December 31st 2022!

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.”

You can read the full Board of Directors Commitment to Equity statement and learn about how we are incorporating Cultural Competency & Inclusion (CCI) in our agency on our CCI page.

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

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

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Available Positions

COVID Vaccination Required

As of September 2021, our agency has been made aware that all Head Start employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of January 1, 2022 per the Federal vaccine mandate in order to continue to be employed with a Head Start program.  If you are not currently vaccinated and wish to apply for an opening with HS4KC, please be aware of this requirement.

Proof of vaccination status will be required at the time of the job offer. Those who are in the process of getting vaccinated will be considered for openings.