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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

Classroom Support Teacher
Category: Education
Position: Classroom Support Teacher Reports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director  Hours: Non-Exempt, Full-time & Part-time  Position SummaryThe Classroom Support Teacher is responsible for the general supervision and management of a group of children, and will be supervised, trained and evaluated by the Early Learning Director.  The Classroom Support Teacher is responsible for supervising a ...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 Position SummaryThe Assistant Teacher will be responsible for the general supervision and management of a group of children, and will be supervised, trained and evaluated the Early Learning and Inclusion Director. The Assistant Teacher is to assist the Lead Teacher in providing a warm ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Education Manager
Category: Education
Position: Education Manager Classification: Full Time, Exempt Reports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director Position Summary Serves as the Education Manager with the responsibility for the operation, integration, coordination, and oversight of training, curriculum, and programming at your assigned school.  Coordinates and collaborates with Early Learning and Inclusion Directors at all ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Assistant Early Learning and Inclusion Director
Category: Education
Position: Assistant Early Learning and Inclusion Director (St. Mark Center)Classification: Full Time, ExemptReports To: Early Learning and Inclusion Director   Position Summary The Assistant  Early Learning and Inclusion Director assists with planning, organizing, and implementation of education services for children. These services contribute to the increased social competence in children and the ...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   Position SummaryThe Lead Teacher is responsible for providing a developmentally appropriate educational environment. They are accountable for their classroom management and operation. Major responsibilities include appropriate interactions with children, communication with parents, and ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405
Human Resources Generalist
Category: Human Resources / Recruiting
Position: Human Resources GeneralistClassification: Full Time, Non-Exempt Reports To: Director of Human Resources Position Summary The Human Resources Generalist facilitates current human resources processes and procedures for all locations of UICS. This position is key in assisting with the coordination of all steps of the recruitment, hiring,  and retention of all employees. This role will ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 994-5400
Fax:(816) 994-5405