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Porter-Leath to Host Career Fair - Friday, May 18

MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Porter-Leath recently announced that it will host a career fair on Friday, May 18 to hire new team members. The organization is now seeking teachers, family service workers and non-instructional staff to provide high-quality education and support services. Present and future openings include:

  • Certified Pre-K Teachers
  • Early Head Start & Head Start Teachers
  • Assistant Teachers
  • Family Service Workers
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Custodians
  • Development Officer
  • Parent Educator

Porter-Leath brings vital early childhood education and family services to over 6,000 Shelby County children each year. “Our career fairs provide the perfect opportunity for our community’s most dedicated and dynamic professionals to help advance our mission of empowering children and families to achieve a healthy, optimal and independent lifestyle” said Rob Hughes, Porter-Leath’s Vice President of Development.  

The career fair will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. at Porter-Leath’s Early Childhood Support Center, 3400 Prescott Road. Candidates should arrive professionally dressed, with a cover letter, resume and transcripts. Certified Pre-K teachers must have a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, plus a Teachers License with Pre-K endorsement.

Recognized as a Top Mid-Size Workplace by Workplace Dynamics and The Commercial Appeal, Porter-Leath offers competitive salary, professional development plans, career advancement opportunities, 401k and 403b retirement plans and a team-based work environment.