Head Start Substitute Teacher – Markesan

ADVOCAP, Inc is an established, recognized leader with over 50 years of experience in delivering effective anti-poverty and self-sufficiency programs and services. We are a private, nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to our mission of “creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency.”

ADVOCAP’s Head Start program is accepting applications for a Teacher Assistant for our 2024/2025 program year! Head Start prepares children ages 3-5 with quality early childhood education in Fond du Lac and Green Lake counties. We help families reach financial, career, and educational goals, while building resilience and confidence for the entire family.
This position will need to have a welcoming and friendly personality to ensure comfortability in working with kids and families that align with our core mission values for all employees. This position is responsible for teaching a classroom with limited notice by following the curriculum set by the Teacher. This individual will provide guidance and support to the Teacher Assistant and Program Aide.
  • Provide a warm, safe, stimulating and organized learning environment for our Head Start kiddos
  • Plan and develop appropriate curriculum for children in a classroom setting
  • Complete home visits and parent/teacher conferences as needed
  • Prepare Head Start children for School Readiness and greater success
  • Possess strong communications, planning, team development, leadership, & event organizing skills
  • Ability to work early morning & evening hours as well as occasional Fridays and weekends
  • Ensure your availability to work early morning and later evening hours as well as occasional Fridays and weekends.
  • BA, BS, or BE in Early Childhood Education required
  • Current DPI teaching license, preferred
  • Ability to empathize with and articulate the needs and circumstances of low-income families
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • CPR certified or willing to obtain
  • Physical/TB/drug screen and comprehensive background check required
  • Reliable attendance and a professional work ethic

On-call positions could work up to 36-hour work weeks with summers off. Starting pay is $20.94 per hour. These positions will have access to vacation, sick and holiday pay, and our retirement/401k option.


Submit a resume and include a cover letter that highlights your relevant background and desire for the position. Applications will continue to be received until positions are filled. Women, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please use our online employment form
or, submit resumes with cover letter to:
Human Resources, ADVOCAP, Inc.,
PO Box 1108, Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1108 OR
FAX 920-922-7214 OR
Email hr@advocap.org

Online applications and resumes will be received until positions are filled.