Current Opportunities

Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. is a $22 million not for profit community action agency with over 140 staff. Our mission is to endeavor to assist families and individuals in our communities to improve the quality of their lives by minimizing the effects of poverty, promoting self-sufficiency and advocating for social change. QCAP operates a variety of programs that help low and moderate income residents including: Affordable Housing Development & Property Management, First Time Homebuyer Education/Assistance, Mortgage Foreclosure and Reverse Mortgage Counseling, Housing Counseling and Homelessness Prevention, Head Start Early Care and Education, Fuel Assistance and Energy Conservation, Community Care for Kids (Child Care Resource & Referral Program), South West Community Food Center, Adult Basic Education/ESOL & Workforce Development, Financial REACH Center and Free Tax Preparation.

   

 


Family & Provider Specialist

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position.  Work with families eligible for state child care subsidy assistance.  Responsibilities include assisting families with assessing child care needs and selecting quality child care, and verifying eligibility for subsidized child care.  Candidate must have strong organizational, communication and computer skills.  Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or related field plus 2 years related experience preferred.  Commitment to working on behalf of families of all income levels. 


  ABE Teacher (Science): 

Seeking a candidate to provide ABE instruction (science focus) to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures.  This is a school year part time position from September - June.  Paid prep time or 1.5 hours per class is available.  Class meets on Mondays from 6 - 9 pm. Attendance at bi-weekly staff meeting and Bachelor's degree required.  
 

 Behavior Specialist

Support the healthy behavioral and social-emotional development of children and families while ensuring that the program meets the Head Start performance standards.  Must be able to observe, assess, develop and implement behavior plans with a clinical perspective.  Must have the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and utilize a team approach.  Excellent verbal, written and organization skills, along with a strong attention to detail are necessary.  Knowledge and experience of Head Start, child development, family engagement and crisis intervention required.  A Bachelor's degree or advanced education in a related field, plus experience working in a school and clinical setting required.
 
 

  Bus Driver

Transport children in a safe and timely manner in accordance with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Transportation Performance Standards as well as Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) and Department of Public Utilities (DPU) rules and regulations for school bus transportation.  Must have MA CDL with proper certifications and a DPU Bus Driver’s Certificate, safe driving record and ability to lift up to 50 lbs
 

Lead Teacher

Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that meets family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Create and implement lesson plans which include large and small group activities.  Maintain safe, healthy learning environment in compliance with ACF and EEC regulations and complete all record keeping requirements.  Participate in staff, team and supervision meetings. Adhere to the NAEYC Professional code of Ethics, QCAP Head Start Standard of Conduct and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with all other staff members, parents and children.

 


Teacher

Assist the Lead Teacher to Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that meets family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Create and implement lesson plans which include large and small group activities.  Maintain safe, healthy learning environment in compliance with ACF and EEC regulations and complete all record keeping requirements.  Participate in staff, team and supervision meetings. Adhere to the NAEYC Professional code of Ethics, QCAP Head Start Standard of Conduct and interact in a collegial, cooperative and supportive manner with all other staff members, parents and children. 
 

EHS – Lead Teacher

Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that provides a nurturing, safe environment for toddlers and enhances the family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Must have BA or AA degree in ECE or related field preferred; Minimum of an Infant Toddler CDA required; EEC Infant-Toddler Lead Teacher Certification.

 


EHS - Teacher

 Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program/curriculum that provides a nurturing, safe environment for toddlers and enhances the family engagement and school readiness goals including the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of the children under one’s supervision.  Must have BA or AA degree in ECE or related field preferred; a minimum of an Infant Toddler CDA required; EEC Infant-Toddler Teacher Certification.
 

 ESOL Teacher: 

Seeking a candidate to provide ESOL instruction to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures.  This is a part time position from September - June.  Paid prep time or 1.5 hours per class is available.  Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am - 12:00 pm. Attendance at bi-weekly staff meeting and Bachelor's degree required.  
 

ESOL Teacher - Substitutes: 

Seeking a candidate to provide ESOL instruction to a diverse student body and to work as a team member to ensure that the program is operated in well-coordinated, coherent and effective manner in accordance with Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) and QCAP policies and procedures.  This is an as-needed substitute position from September-June.  Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am - 12:00 pm.  Bachelor's degree required.