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: Assistant Teacher
Organization: Children First, Inc.
Closing Date: March 8, 2021

The Kitchen Assistant provides support, under the direction of the cook, to carry out the full range of kitchen operations, which may include the transportation of meal service components, in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements. The Kitchen Assistant in coordination with Health Program Services staff, provides nutrition services that are developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate and that will support each
child’s growth and school readiness.

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Job Title: Assistant Teacher
Organization: Children First, Inc.
Closing Date: March 8, 2021

The Assistant Teacher provides high-quality early education and child development services, including for children with disabilities that promote children’s cognitive, social, and emotional growth for later success in school under the direction and guidance of the Teacher. The Assistant Teacher supports the Teacher to deliver the research-based curriculum, and screening and assessment embedded with responsive and effective teacher-child interactions that support individualization and growth in the areas of development described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcome Framework: Ages Birth to Five (HSELOF) and support family engagement in children’s learning and development.

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Job Title: Regional Manager 
Organization: Children First, Inc.
Closing Date: March 8, 2021

The Regional Manager (RM) assumes responsibility, supervision, oversight, and guidance for the full range of operations from enrolling eligible children and providing program services to those children and their families, to managing programs to ensure staff are qualified and supported to effectively provide services within the region. The RM focuses on utilizing data through ongoing monitoring and quality enhancements for the delivery of comprehensive services. The RM follows Children First, Inc. policies and procedures for adherence to and implementation of the Head Start Program Performance standards, Florida Early Learning Standards, state and local licensing requirements. The RM works in collaboration with Service Area Managers/Coordinators, Director of Programs, Business Operations, Development and community partners for the coordination of comprehensive program services.

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Job Title: Classroom Aide - PT 
Organization: Children First, Inc.
Closing Date: March 8, 2021

The Classroom Aide is accountable for assisting the Teacher(s) and Teacher Assistant(s) in creating and implementing a safe,   healthy, supervised, and developmentally appropriate early childhood program in accordance with all relevant accreditation,   licensing, policies, and procedures to promote the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of all children in the program. Classroom Aides, depending on qualifications and staffing needs may operate or assist in operating the extended care program. Classroom Aides, depending upon qualifications, enrollment, and staffing, may serve as Teacher Assistants in Head   Start. Classroom Aides are encouraged to obtain the credentials needed to become a Teacher Assistant and/or Teacher by enrolling in coursework leading to a National Child Development Credential, or Florida Child Care Professional Credential, or ECE  degree.

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Job Title: Infant Toddler Specialist, - 3 openings
Organization: Children First, Inc. 
Closing Date: March 8, 2021

The Infant/Toddler Specialist provides high-quality early education and child development services, including for children with disabilities that promote children’s cognitive, social, and emotional growth for later success in school. The Infant/Toddler Specialist delivers the research-based curriculum, and screening and assessment embedded with responsive and effective teacher-child interactions that support individualization and growth in the areas of development described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcome Framework: Birth to Five (HSELOF) and support family engagement in children’s learning and development. 

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Job Title: Family Advocate
Organization: Children First, Inc. 
Closing Date: March 8, 2021

The Family Advocate integrates parent and family engagement strategies into all systems and program services to support family well-being and promote children’s learning and development. The Family Advocate provides case management, referrals, and support services to families. The Family Advocate promotes parents as advocates for their child, recognizing they are their child’s primary teachers and nurturers. The Family Advocate
fosters strong parent communication and involvement, operates as a liaison between the classroom and home settings and maintains family and child-related records and service area data.

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Job Title: Home Visitor Supervisor 
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., Volusia 
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for the delivery of comprehensive home-based services to children and families. Will establish positive, supportive and reciprocal relationships with families and children to promote children’s progress as described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.

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Job Title: Inclusion Specialist 
Organization: Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. (4C)
Closing Date: January 31, 2021

Supports the Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) program by planning, administering, and overseeing the required Program for Mental Health/Disabilities Services are delivered to children and families in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards 1308 and all applicable requirements of the Head Start Act.

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Job Title: Infant and Toddler Teacher Assistant
Organization: Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. (4C)
Closing Date: Until Filled

Provides services to Early Head Start children and families in compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards Child care work involving assisting the Teacher in working with young children and families to develop their cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth.

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Job Title: Teacher III, Special Education 
Organization: Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. (4C)
Closing Date: Until Filled

Develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities.

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Job Title: Home Base Coordinator
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. 
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for the supervision of the Home-based Program’s Home Visitors. Responsible for the delivery of comprehensive home-based services to children and families. Will establish positive, supportive and reciprocal relationships with families and children to promote children’s progress as
described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. 

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Job Title: Kitchen Assistant 
Organization: Children First, Inc. 
Closing Date: January 11, 2021

The Kitchen Assistant provides support, under the direction of the cook, to carry out the full range of kitchen operations, which may include the transportation of meal service components, in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements. The Kitchen Assistant in coordination with Health Program Services staff, provides nutrition services that are developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate and that will support each child’s growth and school readiness.

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Job Title: Primary Caregiver/Infant-Toddler Teacher
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services, Starke, FL 
Closing Date: January 16, 2021

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.

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Job Title: Resource Teacher
Organization: Gadsden County School District Head Start/Pre-K
Closing Date: Until Filled

Knowledge of child development and especially of characteristics of children in the age group assigned. Knowledge of the prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational research. Basic understanding and knowledge of use of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using varied teaching methods to address student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication
with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness.
Ability to effectively assess levels of student achievement, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for improvement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others.

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Job Title: Teacher II, III, IV 
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services, Alachua County  
Closing Date: Until Filled

The classroom Teacher 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: Administrative Assistant I 
Organization: Mid Florida Community Action Partnership
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for performing clerical and secretarial duties for the Head Start Program, primarily assisting the Head Start management team, to include the Head Start Director, Deputy Directors, and Service Area Managers.  Projects a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.

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Job Title: Behavior Specialist
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., (4 positions available)
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for the implementation of behavioral support services to assist the development of children’s behavior and social/emotional skills. Provides support functions for the Health Services Manager.

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Job Title: Family Advocate
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., Port Orange
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of eligible families. Responsible for identifying the needs of children and families in Head Start/Early Head Start and for providing comprehensive case management services in an effort to empower them to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency.

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Job Title: Head Start Director for Pinellas Head Start
Organization: Luthern Services Florida - Largo
Closing Date: Until Filled

Provide overall leadership in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of the operations for multiple Head Start/Early Head Start Programs in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and 2007 Head Start Act mandates and requirements. The position requires contact and interaction with Federal Regional Office, licensing agencies, community agencies/partners, local public school administrators, and state/local government agencies. In addition, this position is responsible for the oversight of grant management, budget, operations, Head Start 10 management systems, performance benchmarks, training, and technical assistance, legal, and program governance.

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Job Title: Early Head Start Teacher
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., Deland
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for day-to-day operations and management of the classroom. Responsible for guiding and directing the learning experiences for infants, toddlers, and two-years-old by providing a developmentally appropriate learning environment.

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