Employment Opportunities

A job posting is a benefit for all Florida Head Start Association members. Members wishing to submit a job posting should do so by sending all applicable information (including the application closing date for the position being advertised) to [email protected] NOTE: Job Seekers should NOT send resumes to the FHSA. 


Job Title: Vice President of Finance and Administration (CFO) for Head Start / Early Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for all day-to-day and strategic financial and internal control activities of the Head Start/Early Head Start, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, School Readiness, CCFP/Food Nutrition, Healthy Start, Children Services Council, United Way, Non-Federal Share and Early Care funding Programs, with a budget up to $77.5 million and potential growth thru nonfederal share and other federal funding opportunities. The incumbent is also the Chief Financial Officer for Head Start Services and the point of contact to the Grant Specialist and other funders in partnership with the Finance Directors. The incumbent is a member of the Executive Team consisting of the Executive VP for Children and Head Start Services, VP for Operations, Administrative Specialist, VP of Early Learning, Research and Training, VP for HR and Organizational Development, and the Associate VP of Support Services. 

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Job Title: Family Advocate
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: February 14, 2019

To enroll eligible children and families in the Head Start/Early Head Start program and maintain center enrollment. To build professional helping relationships with families in order to develop family support plans that help families towards increased self-reliance and healthy interdependence. To ensure that Families’ strengths and needs are assessed and that appropriate referral and follow-up services are provided.

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Job Title: Bilingual Family Advocate 
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

Primary responsibilities: Using resources provided by the Parent, Family, Community Engagement Framework, build professional engaging relationships with families in order to develop family goals that help families towards self-reliance and healthy interdependency. Ensure that families’ strengths and needs are assessed and that appropriate referral and follow-up services are provided. Ensure that parent training, parent meetings, and other parent involvement activities are offered. Strengthen and build new partnerships with community resources.

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Job Title: Primary Caregiver/Infant-Toddler Teacher
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services - Ocala, FL 
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

The Primary Caregiver provides a warm, nurturing, stimulating, safe and loving environment where each child can develop language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills appropriately.

To plan and implement a culturally sensitive educational program that is developmentally appropriate for each child's age and language.
To plan and implement appropriate daily lesson plans, based on the approved curriculum, that promote the cognitive, language, social, emotional, and physical development of children. 
To conduct ongoing assessment and individualization documentation in a timely manner.
To collect, enter, analyze and implement child assessment data.
To plan a balanced daily routine that encourages play, exploration, and learning; and which includes teacher-directed and child-directed activities, and inside and outside time.

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Job Title: Teacher I - CDA
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services - Skylark
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

The Teacher I provides a warm, nurturing, stimulating, safe and loving environment where each child has the opportunity to develop language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills appropriately.

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Job Title: Floater - Bronson HS/EHS 
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services - Bronson FL
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

The Floater provides a warm, nurturing, stimulating, safe and loving environment where each child has the opportunity to develop language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills appropriately.

To become the Primary Caregiver/Teacher when a regular classroom teacher is absent and to assist in the classrooms as needed.
To familiarize self with the day's planned activities.
To implement culturally sensitive educational activities that are developmentally appropriate for each child's age and language in an individual or small group setting.
To provide a warm, nurturing, loving and positive environment, using positive guidance techniques and upholding the ECS Discipline Policy.
To develop nurturing relationships with each child which encourage his or her social and emotional development.

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Job Title: Special Needs
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services - Lake County, FL 
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

Provides individualized classroom support for children with special needs and/or challenging behaviors. The position is Part Time 20 hours a week.

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Job Title: Special Needs 
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services - Ocala, FL 
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

Provides individualized classroom support for children with special needs and/or challenging behaviors. This position is part-time 10 months 20 hours a week.

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Job Title: Teacher Floater
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services - Ocala, FL 
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

The Floater provides a warm, nurturing, stimulating, safe and loving environment where each child has the opportunity to develop language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills appropriately.

To become the Primary Caregiver/Teacher when a regular classroom teacher is absent and to assist in the classrooms as needed.
To familiarize self with the day's planned activities.
To implement culturally sensitive educational activities that are developmentally appropriate for each child's age and language in an individual or small group setting.
To provide a warm, nurturing, loving and positive environment, using positive guidance techniques and upholding the ECS Discipline Policy.
To develop nurturing relationships with each child which encourage his or her social and emotional development.
To maintain all federal, state, local and accreditation standards. (These may include those set forth by NAEYC, APPLE, ECS, DCF, and Early Head Start.)

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Job Title: Early Learning Specialist-Head Start 
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services - Alachua /Gainesville FL Region
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

The Early Learning Specialist provides training, modeling and curriculum support to ensure that Head Start and Early Head Start classrooms are meeting the highest level of quality.

Conduct daily coaching sessions to provide on-site modeling and teacher observations of appropriate early educational practices and activities at assigned centers that support the ECS Coaching Support model.
Model best practices and strategies in all domains of the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework.
Follow the Head Start coaching planned content based on teacher need.
Develop and provide training, as needed, on topics related to early childhood education and development and CLASS.
Establish mentoring relationships with teachers that will result in further improvement of developmentally appropriate teaching skills.

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Job Title: Primary Caregiver/Infant-Toddler Teacher
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services - Macclenny, FL
Closing Date: February 15, 2019

The Primary Caregiver provides a warm, nurturing, stimulating, safe and loving environment where each child can develop language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills appropriately. 

Demonstrate competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, plan and implement learning experiences that ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities
and dual language learners, as appropriate.

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Job Title: School-Age Teacher
Organization: Mid-Florida Community Services, Inc. 
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for day-to-day operation and management of the school-age classroom. Responsible for guiding and directing the learning experiences for children by providing a developmentally appropriate learning environment.

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Job Title: Director of Health Program Service
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under the direction of the VP Early Learning, Research, and Training, is responsible for the oversight and implementation of Head Start Services including Health Program Services and Mental Health. This position will focus on child and family Health including Oral Health, Mental Health, Social and Emotional Well-Being, and Health Wellness. Monitors child and family mental health and health services, ensuring all services and functions are completed with quality, in a timely manner and in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and policies, and all another applicable state, local and federal guidelines. Coaches, mentors, and supports program consultants, including Mental Health Consultants, Mental Health Interns and contractual services in health. 

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Job Title: Program Nurse - Palm Beach Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services  Florida
Closing Date: until filled

Provides Health Services to children and families.  Assists in the identification, coordination, completion of service and evaluation of health or family problems of enrolled children. Maintains awareness of current health services available in the community and works with physicians and other local health care providers to meet the needs of enrolled children. Responsible for the coordination of health follow-up services to identified children. Documents all health/family services that have been provided. Monitors health records at Head Start and Early Head Start center sites. If applicable to the Program, this includes the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Expansion grant.  Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts. 

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Job Title: Head Start Teacher 
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc - Head Start of Hernando County 
Closing Date: until filled

Responsible for day-to-day operation and management of the classroom. Responsible for guiding and directing the learning experiences for children by providing a developmentally appropriate learning environment.

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