Employment Opportunities

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: Family Advocate
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. (Volusia County)
Closing Date: 

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: Management Information Systems Specialist
Organization: The Ounce of Prevention Fund and Healthy Families Florida Central Office
Closing Date: November 30, 2018

Responsibilities include assisting programs around the state with adherence to program policies, national standards and contract requirements; conducting quality assurance activities, technical assistance activities and data analysis; report writing and other special projects. Excellent analytical, computer, verbal & written communication skills a must. A Bachelor's degree and four years’ experience working with human service programs, preferably programs that serve children birth to five and their families. This is a Tallahassee-based position with extensive and frequent statewide travel required.

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Job Title: Behavior Specialist - Hernando/Sumter
Organization: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc.
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: Special Needs Assistant – Part Time (Clay County)
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: November 15, 2018

Provides individualized classroom support for children with special needs and/or challenging behaviors.

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Job Title: Special Needs Assistant – Part Time (Duval and Nassau Counties)
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: November 15, 2018

Provides individualized classroom support for children with special needs and/or challenging behaviors.

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Job Title: Home Visitor
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: November 15, 2018

Primary Responsibilities: Provide training and technical support to help parents improve their parenting skills and to assist them in the use of the home as the child’s primary learning environment. Responsible for introducing, arranging and/or providing Head Start services to home-based families.

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Job Title: Teacher I - CDA
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: November 15, 2018

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: HR Generalist
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: November 15, 2018

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing human resources related duties on a professional level and works closely with Senior HR Management. This position has responsibilities in the following areas: recruiting/employment, onboarding, data reporting, policy implementation, employment law compliance and employee relations.

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Job Title: Health Services Manager - Region II
Organization: Episcopal Children's Services
Closing Date: November 15, 2018

Ensure that Child Health and Development Services, Child Health and Safety, Mental Health and Disability
Performance Standards are met in Head Start/ Early Head Start.

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Job Title: Child Development Specialist
Organization: Mid-Florida Community Services, Inc.
Closing Date: Until Field

Supervisory position responsible for oversight and coordinator of day-to-day operations of designated classrooms and centers. Provides support functions for the Education Manager.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Supervises and oversees the activities of employees assigned to Head Start/Early Head Start and Extended Day classrooms, including teachers, teacher assistants, and substitutes. Provides training and technical assistance to ensure quality programming is maintained.
  • Overall responsibility for the educational operations of the Head Start/Early Head Start, and Extended Day classrooms; assuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations, including the Head Start Performance Standards, applicable transmittal notices and other administrative orders/direction.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of education policies, standard operating procedures, work plans and administrative direction.
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Job Title: Teacher II
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until Filled

Serves as lead worker in classroom.  Performs duties planning and implementing educational activities for pre-school aged children or infants/toddlers in the Head Start/Early Heart Start Program that comply with federal performance standards.  Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Title: Program Nurse for Pinellas Head Start / Early Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until Filled

Serves as lead worker in classroom.  Performs duties planning and implementing educational activities for pre-school aged children or infants/toddlers in the Head Start/Early Heart Start Program that comply with federal performance standards.  Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Title: Operations Manager – Pinellas Head Start / Early Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for mid-level management duties with responsibility for planning, budgeting, coordinating and controlling personnel, materials and physical resources within the area of facilities, inventory, transportation and Information Technology.  Participates in the Head Start and Early Head Start (HS/EHS) Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Title: Family Services Supervisor for Hillsborough Early Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until Filled

Provides primary services for the Early Head Start (EHS) families and develops and maintains family partnerships. Works with community childcare providers to create a successful learning environment that will promote the growth and development of Early Head Start children (toddlers/infants) and families. Maintain on-going contact with providers, families and work with all other Program components including health, nutrition, family services, mental health, special services, resource and referral and parent education to integrate educational goals and developmentally appropriate practices into the child care settings. Must meet requirements per Federal Head Start Performance Standards and any local, state and or agency policies and procedures. Leads outcomes and accountability, and provides oversight for enrollment, recruitment (ERSEA) activities.  Supervises assigned staff.  Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Title: Family Services and Mental Health Manager for Pinellas Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsible for oversight and management of federal requirements in the areas of Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA), Parent and Community Engagement, Mental Health, and Family Services.  In addition, responsible for providing early childhood mental health consultation, support and guidance to Head Start/Early Head Start staff, children and families.  Oversight of Family Services activities includes managing parent involvement, including male involvement activities, family support services, case management, transition services and partnerships/contracts with community agencies. Leads outcomes and accountability, including supervision of Family Engagement staff, services, and programming.  Participates in all Head Start/Early Head Start Quality Assurance efforts. Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Title: Disability Coordinator for Pinellas Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until Filled

Works with Child Health and Safety Manager to plan, coordinate and monitor compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and Florida licensing laws.  Assists with the completion of the child health requirements and other required screenings and assessments. Plans, develops and implements training for education staff, parents, and volunteers in collaboration with HS/EHS staff development team. Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Title: Child Care Partner Supervisor   – Pinellas Head Start / Early Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
Closing Date: Until filled

Responsible for the administration of the Head Start/Early Head Start program, including program design and management, oversight of record-keeping and monitoring systems and development of community child care partnerships. Works in collaboration with program consultants/managers and community child care providers to deliver HS/EHS services. Must meet requirements per Federal Head Start Performance Standards and any local, state and or agency policies and procedures.

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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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