Jobs Available in South Dakota Head Start Programs 

TREC-Badlands Headstart - Belle Fourche, SD   605-723-8837

Full-Time Early Childhood Center-Based Manager
TREC-Badlands Head Start: Prenatal to Five is seeking a self-motivated and professional individual to work as an Early Childhood Center-Based Manager in Butte County, South Dakota. This position is located in Belle Fourche and will have oversight and management/supervisory responsibilities for 5 employees and is responsible for facilitating implementation of all Head Start services and regulations. Interested candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of documented supervisory experience. In addition, strong leadership, verbal and written communication, and capacity building skills are required to be successful in this position. Applicants seeking the position must have, at a minimum, a BA/BS in such fields as Early Childhood Education/Development, Social Work, or Human Services. Experience working with children and families in a preschool setting is preferred. Knowledge of Head Start and Performance Standards is also preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. This position is 40 hours per week for 40 weeks per year. TREC-Badlands Head Start: Prenatal to Five provides a competitive salary and benefit package. Salary is dependent upon education and experience. Applicants are subject to background checks and drug screening. For more information and an application, please call 605-723-8837. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Northeast SD Head Start - Aberdeen, SD  605-229-4506
Education Coordinator  * Please contact program at number listed above for more information

South Central Child Development  - Wagner, SD  605-384-3683 
Family Service Worker   Lake Andes/Wagner  PDF
Kitchen/Meal Assistant/Bus Monitor - Yankton  PDF
Fiscal/HR/Purchasing/ERSEA Data Administrator  PDF
Disabilities Tutor/Bus Monitor  Chamberlain Head Start  PDF

Employer applications will be accepted until filled.


Youth & Family Services - Rapid City, SD  605-342-4195 

Youth & Family Services offers the opportunity to use leadership skills in our organization to contribute to and impact the lives of children and families we serve.  YFS affirmatively recruits, hires, trains and promotes qualified persons into all job levels without regard to race, color, religion, origin, sex and disability.
For consideration, an application for employment must be submitted to the YFS Human Resource Department. For your convenience, you may download the job application from our agency website and attach it to an email to, or mail to        
    Human Resource Department
    Youth & Family Services 
    1920 N Plaza Blvd  
    Rapid City, SD  57709-2813  
    (605) 342-4195 
Application for employment may also be submitted to the One-Stop Career Center.  Please, no faxed resumes/applications.      Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Teacher Infant/Toddler Full-Time  PDF
CDC Preschool Classroom Aide Full-Time  PDF
CDC Teacher Preschool  PDF
RCHS Teacher Assistant/Bus Monitor  PDF
Infant/Toddler Classroom Aide  EHS Exp  PDF
Preschool Classroom Aide Part-Time  CDC  PDF
Health Nurse  PDF
Teacher Preschool  PDF
Mental Health Therapist CC  PDF
 **In-House Only if marked  

Youth & Family Services currently accepting applications for: Teacher and Teacher Assistant Substitute positions.


Oahe Child Development Center - Pierre, SD    605-224-6603

Has the following position available for 17/18 School Year

Must have a bachelor or advanced degree in early childhood education or related field. Will consider a CDA or an Early Childhood Endorsement if a degree is held in a related field.   25 hours a week

Teacher Assistant  
A minimum of a GED or High School Diploma. CDA Credential is required or needs to be obtained within the first of year of employment.  Work Hours will be 10 a.m.–6:00 p.m., M-F (School Year)


For more information, call Karla at 224-6603,, or pick up application and job description at 2307 E Capitol. Criminal Background checks will be required. Oahe Child Development Center is an EOE and conforms to the ADA.

Contact Karla Baus, HR/Fiscal Assistant
PO Box 907
Pierre, SD 57501