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: 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: Assistant Center Manager
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services
Closing Date: March 15, 2019

The Assistant Center Manager provides administrative program support for the Center Manager and assists in maintaining the daily operations of the center and adhering to DCF, APPLE, and Head Start regulations.

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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: Special Needs Assitant
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services
Closing Date: March 14, 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.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. To provide individualized support to assigned children to help them participate in classroom activities
2. To use teaching strategies that illustrates the CLASS philosophy in Emotional Support, Classroom Organization, and Instructional
Support.
3. To assist lead teacher by actively keeping children engaged during large group activities.
4. To purposefully interact with children and extend play and learning
5. To assist in the assessments and collection of documentation for assigned children

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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: Region IV - Head Start, Bilingual Program Specialist - Education/
Organization: ICF
Closing Date: Until Filled

ICF seeks an experienced Bilingual Program Support Specialist to provide ongoing, prompt and accurate programmatic assistance to Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) grantees and will support Federal staff with high-quality grants management services. This position is based at the Region IV Federal Office in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Job Title: Region IV – Head Start, Fiscal Grantee Specialist (Remote)
Organization: ICF
Closing Date: Until Filled

ICF seeks a Head Start Fiscal Grantee Specialist with expertise in administration, and management systems to provide high quality technical assistance that improves the capacity of Head Start and Early Head Start programs to meet or exceed the Head Start Performance Standards and applicable Federal regulations.

The Fiscal Grantee Specialist will work with programs to correct deficiencies identified through the national monitoring system and with agencies with multiple areas of noncompliance and will assist programs to comply with all Head Start Regulations.

The Fiscal Grantee Specialist will deliver technical assistance and provide consultation to governing entities, directors, program managers, and staff. They will use reliable data collection systems to assist in providing management and program design management expertise, planning work, and in helping to identify strategies for improving internal grantee systems.

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Job Title: Region IV - Head Start, Health Specialist (Remote)
Organization: ICF
Closing Date: Until Filled

ICF seeks a Health Specialist to work as a liaison between the Regional and Central Office of Head Start (OHS) and the National Center on Health and Wellness, as well as other agencies relevant to the work of the Regional Office.

The Health Specialist will serve as a resource to other Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Specialists on comprehensive health services, including mental health and environmental health and safety, in accordance with the requirements of the Head Start Program Performance Standards across the birth to five spectrum. 

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Job Title: Family Advocate
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services 
Closing Date: February 28, 2019

Primary responsibilities: 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: Fiscal Administrative Specialist 
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Head Start HR Manager position serves a dual purpose. This position provides on-site HR support within the designated program and supports the Head Start VP of Human Resources & Org Development in other state-wide Head Start HR initiatives. In addition, this position provides day-to-day, onsite HR-related support to the Head Start Executive Director in fulfilling the objectives of the Head Start Grant. Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts. 

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Job Title: Disabilities Coordinator - Palm Beach Head Start
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida
Closing Date: April 1, 2019

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: Human Resource Manager
Organization: Lutheran Services Florida, Palm Beach Head Start
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Head Start HR Manager position serves a dual purpose. This position provides on-site HR support within the designated program and supports the Head Start VP of Human Resources & Org Development in other state-wide Head Start HR initiatives. In addition, this position provides day-to-day, onsite HR-related support to the Head Start Executive Director in fulfilling the objectives of the Head Start Grant. Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

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Job Title: Primary Caregiver/Infant-Toddler Teacher
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services
Closing Date: February 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. 

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Job Title: Food Service Assistant
Organization: Episcopal Children’s Services
Closing Date: February 25, 2019

Provide a clean, sanitary and safe environment for staff and children. Responsible for kitchen duties, preparation of food and food service for the center as outlined in the menus and in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and USDA Requirements.

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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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