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EarlystART (formerly known as United Inner City Services)

EarlystART (formerly known as United Inner City Services)

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About Us

For more than 50 years, United Inner City Services (UICS) has served the Kansas City community by addressing challenges facing families in the urban core. Today, UICS’ primary service is its early education program at St. Mark Child & Family Development Center (UICS-St. Mark Center) and the new Metro Child & Family Development Center (UICS-Metro Center), with a strong focus on achieving strong social and emotional outcomes for low-income children.

In addition to early childhood education for up to 240 students, UICS also provides wrap-around supports for families. Wrap-around supports permeate all services to ensure families and their children have increased access to resources and supports that contribute to students’ overall educational success.

Students at UICS thrive on its arts-focused curriculum and its adherence to Conscious Discipline practices that develop students as a whole person, focusing on social and emotional development.

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UICS is the home of Kansas City's youngest students!
An arts-based curriculum, promoting social and emotional development is the focus at UICS.
Student graduation to kindergarten always bring about excitement for UICS students!
Students think ahead toward the future, with their own creativity being displayed.
UICS-St. Mark Center Exterior (12th and Brooklyn, KCMO)
UICS-Metro Center Grand Opening in 2019 (39th and Troost, KCMO)

Jobs

Student Success Coordinator
Category: Education
Position: Student Success CoordinatorClassification: Full Time, ExemptReports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director About EarlystART"We need joy as we need air." Maya Angelou Embrace Wonder! The earliest years are the wonder years. A time when children are curious by nature and undeterred by the unknown. That’s why an EarlystART education is distinctively different. Here, we believe that ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Assistant Director of Development and Grant Administration
Category: Development & Fundraising
Position: Assistant Director of Development and Grant Administration   Classification: Full-time, ExemptReports To: Director of DevelopmentAbout EarlystART"We need joy as we need air." Maya AngelouEmbrace Wonder!The earliest years are the wonder years. A time when children are curious by nature and undeterred by the unknown. That’s why an EarlystART education is distinctively different. Here, we ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Lead Teacher
Category: Education
Position: Lead TeacherClassification: Full-time, Non-exemptReports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director   About EarlystART"We need joy as we need air." Maya Angelou Embrace Wonder! The earliest years are the wonder years. A time when children are curious by nature and undeterred by the unknown. That’s why an EarlystART education is distinctively different. Here, we believe that art ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Education Manager
Category: Education
Position: Education ManagerClassification: Full Time, ExemptReports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director About EarlystART"We need joy as we need air." Maya Angelou Embrace Wonder! The earliest years are the wonder years. A time when children are curious by nature and undeterred by the unknown. That’s why an EarlystART education is distinctively different. Here, we believe that art ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Assistant Teacher
Category: Education
Position: Assistant Teacher Classification: Full Time, Non-exemptReports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director About EarlystART"We need joy as we need air." Maya Angelou Embrace Wonder! The earliest years are the wonder years. A time when children are curious by nature and undeterred by the unknown. That’s why an EarlystART education is distinctively different. Here, we believe that art ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Classroom Support Teacher
Category: Education
Position: Classroom Support Teacher Reports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director  Hours: Non-Exempt, Full-time & Part-time  About EarlystART"We need joy as we need air." Maya Angelou Embrace Wonder! The earliest years are the wonder years. A time when children are curious by nature and undeterred by the unknown. That’s why an EarlystART education is distinctively different. Here, we ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Corporate & Organizational Giving Manager
Category: Development & Fundraising
Position: Corporate & Organizational Giving Manager        Classification: Full-time, ExemptReports To: Director of Grants Management & Administration About EarlystART "We need joy as we need air." Maya Angelou Embrace Wonder! The earliest years are the wonder years. A time when children are curious by nature and undeterred by the unknown. That’s why an EarlystART education is distinctively ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Early Learning and Inclusion Director
Category: Education
   Position: Early Learning and Inclusion Director Classification: Full Time, Exempt Reports To: Chief Executive Officer Position Summary The Early Learning and Inclusion Director oversees and directs the planning, organizing, and implementation of education services for children. These services contribute to the increased social competence in children and the recognition and enhancement of ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405