New Employment Initiative!

ALL full-time employees (including new hires) get a $500.00 retention payment the first paycheck of each month until June of 2023!

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 Update

As of November 2022, we are no longer requiring our staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

All staff HS4KC employees who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 must consent to a weekly COVID-19 test, performed at one of the HS4KC buildings, and at the expense of HS4KC.

If you are not currently fully vaccinated and wish to apply for an opening with HS4KC, please be aware of this requirement.