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Career Opportunities

Child Development Teacher (Parent Child) (AVANCE)

This position is responsible for working with infants and toddlers utilizing specialized knowledge and skills in order to properly address the physical, cognitive, social and emotional developmental needs of children.
MUST submit transcript with application.

Experience: Required: Six months in a licensed childcare facility or in a public/private school early childhood facility unless candidate has completed an early childhood degree program where practicum(s) were required. Preferred: Six months working with infants and toddlers in a child development center or home-based program.

Required Education: Minimum requirement- CDA specific to Infant and Toddlers that is appropriate to the age of the children being served in center-based programs.

Preferred Education: An Associate, Baccalaureate or advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (Infant and Toddler) or related field with 18 hours in Early Childhood Education.

Employment type: F/T

Director of Human Resources (AVANCE)

This position is responsible for dealing with the full scope of human resource matter on a day to day basis.  This will involve development of overall strategies, near-and long -term planning, training, compensation benefits, and recruitment.  This person will be responsible for undertaking the task of introducing the appropriate level of human resource disciplines while maintaining and enhancing the creative process and team-oriented approach that characterizes the organization.

Experience: Three to five years experience needed with strong generalist background in human resources with specific experience in training and development, human resource planning, compensation, benefits and human resource information system.

Required Education: BA in Human Resources or Personnel Management or related field from an accredited institution.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Human Resources or Personnel Management or related field.

Employment type: F/T

ERSEA Coordinator (AVANCE)

Ensure in-depth understanding of the requirements for part 1305 of the Head Start Federal Regulations regarding Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA). Manage the ERSEA Program to insure accuracy and compliance in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards, Texas State Licensing Guidelines, HS Procedures Handbook, AVANCE Policies and Procedures and all applicable regulations and local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Experience: Required: At least two years of experience in a licensed child-care center. Preferred: At least one year of experience in a licensed child-care center as an assistant center director or center director of an Early Childhood Program.

Required Education: Bachelors Degree in Counseling with at least 18 hours of Early Childhood Development, Human Services, Social Science or related field. Management/ Supervisory Certification within one year.

Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Counseling with at least 18 hours of Early Childhood Development.

Employment type: F/T

Parent Facilitator of Parental Engagement (AVANCE)

This position partners with direct staff to assist with outreach and recruitment for program participation; and assists with facilitating multi-component education and prevention programs to include planning, coordination and implementation of parental engagement and related support services for parents and children in accordance with AVANCE's mission and policies.

Experience: One year of classroom experience in teaching and working with adult groups or social work.

Required Education: High School graduate or GED Equivalency.

Preferred Education: Associates in Adult Education, Social Services, Education or related field.

Employment type: F/T

Payroll Specialist (AVANCE)

This position is responsible for processing payroll data in the payroll system and recording the corresponding accounting transactions in the accounting system.

Experience: Minimum 2 years experience in automated employee management systems with emphasis in payroll processing.

Required Education: High School Diploma with six plus hours of related college coursework in accounting or related field.

Preferred Education: Experience with non-profits or payroll experience handling at least 300 employees.

Employment type: F/T

Bus Monitor/Floater (Early Head Start)

This position is responsible for providing childcare services for children and monitoring and ensuring the safety of the children while onboard the bus, exiting the bus and to their destination point.  The Teacher Assistant is responsible for providing children with a safe learning environment and providing them with child development instruction/activities as directed by the Teacher, Center Director and Education Coordinator.

Experience: Required: One year working with children in a licensed child care facility. Preferred: Two years working with children ages 3-5.

Required Education: Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Preferred Education: Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Employment type: F/T

Child Development Teacher (Early Head Start)

This position is responsible for working with infants and toddlers utilizing specialized knowledge and skills in order to properly address the physical, cognitive, social and emotional developmental needs of children.
MUST submit transcript with application.


Experience: Required: Six months in a licensed childcare facility or in a public/private school early childhood facility unless candidate has completed an early childhood degree program where practicum(s) were required. Preferred: Six months working with infants and toddlers in a child development center or home-based program.

Required Education: Minimum requirement- CDA specific to Infant and Toddlers that is appropriate to the age of the children being served in center-based programs.

Preferred Education: An Associate, Baccalaureate or advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (Infant and Toddler) or related field with 18 hours in Early Childhood Education.

Employment type: F/T

Child Development Teacher TX WG (Early Head Start)

This position is responsible for working with infants and toddlers utilizing specialized  knowledge and skills in order to properly address the physical, cognitive, social and emotional developmental needs of children. MUST submit transcript with application.

Experience: Required: Six months in a licensed childcare facility or in a public/private school early childhood facility unless candidate has completed an early childhood degree where practicum(s) were required. Preferred: Six months working with infants and toddlers in a child development center or home-based program.

Required Education: Minimum requirement- CDA specific to Infant and Toddlers that is appropriate to the age of the children being served in center-based programs.

Preferred Education: An Associate, Baccalaureate or advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (Infant and Toddler) or related field with 18 hours in Early Childhood Education.

Employment type: F/T

Family Development Worker (Early Head Start)

The Family Development Worker will be responsible for: 1) providing Early Head Start families with comprehensive family development and adult education services through the development and implementation of an individualized service delivery plan; 2) ensure all services  focus on promoting the educational and economic success of the parents that in turn will promote the child’s overall growth and development

Experience: Required:Six months working with high risk families Preferred: One year working with high risk families with similar target groups

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field

Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Social Work or related field

Employment type: F/T

Family Development Worker (Head Start)

The Family Development Worker will be responsible for: 1) providing Head Start families with comprehensive family development and adult education services through the development and implementation of an individualized service delivery plan; 2) ensure all services  focus on promoting the educational and economic success of the parents that in turn will promote the child’s overall growth and development

Experience: Required:Six months working with high risk families Preferred: One year working with high risk families with similar target groups

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field.

Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Social Work or related field

Employment type: F/T

Bus Monitor/Teacher Floater (Head Start)

This position is responsible for providing childcare services for children and monitoring and ensuring the safety of the children while on board the bus, exiting the bus and to their destination point. The bus monitor/teacher floater  is responsible for providing children with a safe learning environment and providing them with child development instruction/activities as directed by the Teacher, Center Director, and Education Coordinator.

Experience: Required: One year working with children in a licensed child care facility. Preferred: Two years working with children ages 3-5

Required Education: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field

Preferred Education: NA

Employment type: F/T

Coordinator Disability & Mental Health (S.A) (Head Start)

This position is responsible for the coordination of Head Start program services designed specifically for children with developmental, mental health or behavioral concerns. Coordinates and participates in the process of assessing children including initial screenings, ongoing assessments and other needed specialized evaluation. Responsible for working collaboratively with parents, School Districts and consultants to address the needs of children with developmental, behavioral and/or mental health concerns.  Develops and implements systems and procedures to ensure the AVANCE Head Start Program complies with all Head Start program requirements for Mental Health and Disabilities services. Ensures services are provided in accordance to State and Federal laws.

Experience: Required: Two to three years of work experience in the delivery of counseling, social work or educational services; one year of which must have been in an administrative and/or supervisory capacity.Preferred: Three to five years of work experience in the delivery of counseling, social work or educational services, with two to three years experience in a supervisory capacity.

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, child development, social work or related field

Preferred Education: Master’s Degree or higher in psychology, counseling, social work or related field.

Employment type: F/T

Teacher Floater (Head Start)

Respects and promotes the unique identity of each parent and child and refrain from stereotyping on a basis of gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion or disability, follows program confidentiality policies concerning information about parents, children, and other staff members.  Knows each child's capabilities and modes of learning, to assist with individually appropriate activities in the classroom.  Promotes feelings of security and trust in the children by being warm supportive and comforting. This position requires the ability to visually and audibly monitor children, bend, lift, stoop, sit on the floor and pull in variable directions when working with children and equipment.

Experience: Two years working in a licensed child care facility.

Required Education: An Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field with a minimum of 18 hours in Early Childhood Development Education.

Preferred Education: Two years working in a Head Start Program.

Employment type: F/T

Family Support Worker (Uvalde) (HS Wintergarden)

This position is responsible for Case Management services through referral, advocacy, and brokering.  Services will be provided to families in compliance with the underlying principals and goals of AVANCE policy, and Head Start Performance Standards, federal, state, and local regulations.

Experience: Required:1 year working experience with high risk families, and familiar with case management systems.

Required Education: Associates in Social Work or related field

Preferred Education: Bachelors in Social Work with Certification

Employment type: F/T

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