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JPS Hinds Pre-K Collaborative Hosting Pre-K Recruitment Event

Looking for a career where you can make an impact that will last a lifetime? 

Join us for our Pre-K Recruitment Event on September 30 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at Van Winkle Elementary. The event will start with a meet and greet from 10–11:30 a.m., where you can speak with school principals and human resources, and complete an application.

We’ll have a brief catered lunch followed by interviews for open positions from 12–2 p.m. Only applicants in attendance for the meet and greet can participate in on-site interviews. For more information on the agenda and what you need to bring, we encourage you to attend our Pre-K Recruitment Webinar on Wednesday, September 27, at 5:30 p.m. 

Required Documents:

Candidates should bring their resume, transcripts, teaching certificate (if applicable), and verification of early childhood education training.

Candidates seeking the teacher assistant position need to have one of the following:

  • An associate degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development

  • An associate degree OR 60 college hours in any area PLUS 12 college hours in Early Childhood or Child Development OR Completion of an Early Childhood training program

Completion of an early childhood training program includes the Child Development Associate (CDA), National/State Director’s Credential, Montessori Credential, and the MDE’s intensive specialized early childhood training program. MDE considers additional state, regional, or nationally approved programs upon request.

Recruitment Webinar


Recruitment Event 

  • Location: Van Winkle Elementary | 1655 Whiting Road, Jackson, MS 39209

  • Date: Saturday, September 30

  • Time: 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.