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Application Process

When applying for an open position at Northwest Arkansas Head Start, please follow the steps outlined below. If you are unable to complete the online steps, you can request an application by calling the Human Resource Department (479-636-7317) or by stopping by our Central Office in Bentonville.

1) Review our job listings online.

2) Then, fill out the short application for the job posting you wish to apply for and submit the information. (attach your resume)

You may alternatively apply in person using the kiosk at any of our locations or to:

Northwest Arkansas Head Start Human Services, Inc.
Human Resources
2109 SE "J" Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
479-268-5463 Fax
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3) The information you submit on your pre-application is automatically sent to our Human Resources Manager. After receiving the submission of your pre-application, we will contact qualified applicants for follow up.  You may be asked to complete aicon Full Application or come in for an interview.  Federal regulations require background checks and TB tests of all successful applicants.  Northwest Arkansas Head Start also submits all new hires to drug screenings.  Thank you for your interest in a career with Northwest Arkansas Head Start.

What do I bring to interview?

    • Driver's License
    • SS Card (or other 2nd ID)
    • Diploma or Degree
    • Certified Copy of Transcripts (if degreed)
    • Auto Insurance Card
    • Current TB Test Result (if you have it)
    • Current CPR Card (if you have it)

New hires will...

...be screened for drugs
...have criminal background checked
...be required to carry auto insurance
...obtain a tuberculosis skin test
...have references checked 
...have employment history verified

Equal Opportunity Employer

Northwest Arkansas Head Start is an equal opportunity employer and selects the best matched individual for the job, based upon job-related qualifications, regardless of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, religion or other protected groups under state, federal or local Equal Opportunity Laws.

Full-Time Employees Agency Benefit Package

Full-time employees are eligible for Agency benefits package after successfully completing the Agency's trial-service/probation period: 520 hours (65 days) 

 For any questions please contact our Human Resource Manager, Susan Templeton, @ 479-636-7317.

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