Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area

Why Work at Economic Security Corporation (ESC)?

Enjoy making a positive difference in people’s lives! Have high energy and dedicated individual who values the ability to improve quality of life for low income individuals and families!

If you answered yes to both of these statements, then ESC is perfect for you!!

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Economic Security Corporation's Current Positions Available:


Head Start Teacher

Head Start Classroom Safety Monitor

Early Head Start Teacher Aide

Carl Junction

No Openings


Head Start Janitor

Head Start Teacher

Head Start Language Assistant

Early Head Start Teacher

Early Head Start Classroom Safety Monitor


Head Start Teacher Aide


Head Start Classroom Safety Monitor

Home Visitors

Home Visitor- Joplin/Carthage

Joplin Main Office

Weatherization Crew Chief

Weatherization Tech

Transportation & Facilities Coordinator

School readiness Mentor

North Joplin

Head Start Teacher Aide

Head Start Floating Teacher Aide

Head Start Bus Driver

South Joplin

Early Head Start Teacher


Head Start Teacher Aide


Early Head Start Teacher

Head Start Teacher

Head Start Floating Teacher


Early Head Start Teacher


Head Start Teacher

Webb City

Language Assistant- Webb City/North Joplin

Head Start Teacher

Head Start Teacher Aide


     To see full Job Description, please see "Job Descriptions" under Employment.

** Online application can be found here, a downloadable .pdf form of the application can be found here. Please attempt the online employment application first before using the downloadable .pdf form.

ESC is an equal opportunity employer that will not discriminate based on race, color, age, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

ESC is committed to employing and retaining a highly qualified and energetic workforce.

All applicants selected for employment at ESC must pass a criminal background screening and screening for child abuse and neglect as required by agency policy.  Some positions require applicants to pass a pre-employment drug screen.  All Head Start and Early Head Start positions require a physical and TB risk assessment to be completed.  Some positions require you to obtain a CDL Driver’s License to drive a small bus for the Head Start program.