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 Posting: Floater
Organization: Primary Caregiver I, II, III, IV
Closing Date: April 14, 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.

  1. To plan and implement a culturally sensitive educational program that is developmentally appropriate for each child's age and language.
  2. 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.
  3. To conduct ongoing assessment and individualization documentation in a timely manner.
  4. To collect, enter, analyze and implement child assessment data.
  5. 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 Posting: Floater
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services, Ocala, FL 
Closing Date: April 8, 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.

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

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Job Posting: Primary Caregiver I, II, III, IV
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services, Ocala, FL 
Closing Date: March 28, 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.
1. To plan and implement a culturally sensitive educational program that is developmentally appropriate for
each child’s age and language.
2. 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.
3. To conduct ongoing assessment and individualization documentation in a timely manner.
4. To collect, enter, analyze and implement child assessment data.

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Job Posting: Health Manager
Organization: Early Learning Coalition of Miami - Dade/Monroe
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Health Manager will provide direction for the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership programs. He/she will set and oversee the implementation of all health and dental services for the program, as well as ensure healthy and safe environments for the children. The Health Manager will develop community partnerships, engage diverse partners, work with families and community leaders to implement Policy Council guidance, and demonstrate a commitment to early childhood best practices and innovation.

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Job Posting: Human Resource Generalist
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. 
Closing Date: Until Filled

Perform a variety of routine and complex human resources duties in recruitment and
selection, pay, and classification, employer compliance, employment data and records and benefits administration.

• Administration of benefits for programs. Monitors employee eligibility for benefits. Provides and
coordinates enrollment sessions.
• Plans and conducts recruitment and selection activities; develops and disseminates job announcements
and recruitment bulletins; writes and places job advertisements; screens applications for accuracy.
Works with program directors and staff on recruitment and selection process, performs, monitors
selection, background checks including Level II background screening through fingerprinting, MVR,
checks, drug screening, etc.

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Job Posting: Assistant Center Director
Organization: Lutheran Services of Florida - West Palm Beach Head Start Center
Closing Date: April 26, 2019

Assists the Center Director with the leadership, program management, and coordination of the local Head Start program. The Assistant Center Director also provides support in communication, resource development, and team effectiveness. The Center Director and Assistant Center Director may delegate direct supervision and evaluation to staff members in designated support services, including transportation and disabilities staff. The Assistant Center Director also provides leadership of and supports program mentoring strategies in place. Helps recruit potential parents by providing information to them about the various program services and benefits offered to enrolled children and families. Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Posting: Teacher II, III, IV
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services -  Ocala, Howard-Marion County
Closing Date: March 21, 2019

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.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Education and Development

    1. To plan and implement a culturally sensitive educational program that is developmentally appropriate for each child's age and language.
    2. To plan and implement appropriate daily lesson plans, based on the approved curriculum, that promote the cognitive, language, literacy, social, emotional, and physical development of children in large groups, small groups, and one-on-one based on ECS School Readiness Goals and the needs of children.
    3. To lead large group learning times in a manner consistent with CLASS philosophy and developmentally appropriate practice.
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Job Posting: Teacher I, II, III, IV
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services - Ocala, Skylark
Closing Date: March 21, 2019

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.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Education and Development

    1. To plan and implement a culturally sensitive educational program that is developmentally appropriate for each child's age and language.
    2. To plan and implement appropriate daily lesson plans, based on the approved curriculum, that promote the cognitive, language, literacy, social, emotional, and physical development of children in large groups, small groups, and one-on-one based on ECS School Readiness Goals and the needs of children.
    3. To lead large group learning times in a manner consistent with CLASS philosophy and developmentally appropriate practice.
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Job Title: ERSEA and Disabilities Specialist
Organization: North Florida Child Development, Inc. 
Closing Date: Until Filled

To apply professional expertise and oversight in the fields of Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and Disability components; ensuring that NFCD complies with all regulations per applicable Federal, State, and local regulations. Responsible for providing training and technical assistance to staff regarding ERSEA and children’s development and special needs, ensuring appropriate implementation of strategies and interventions in the classroom for children with suspected or diagnosed disabilities, including children receiving services from other community partners and children with IEP/IFCP.

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Job Title: Disability Services Specialist
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc.
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for providing training and technical assistance to Education staff regarding children’s development and special needs and ensures appropriate implementation of strategies and interventions in the classroom for children with suspected or diagnosed disabilities, including children receiving Tier Services and children with an LEA IEP. Responsible for providing support to the Disability Services Coordinator and Education Manager.

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

The supervisory position is responsible for overseeing, directing, and coordinating the Early Head Start education services in Hernando and Volusia counties and Head Start (HS)/Early Head Start (EHS) disability services in Hernando, Sumter, and Volusia counties. The office may be located in either Hernando or Volusia County, based on the applicant’s residence. However, weekly overnight travel is necessary to ensure program quality.

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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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