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Career Opportunities

Bus Driver (San Antonio) (AVANCE)

This position is responsible for  transporting families to and from home to Avance centers, and special events.  Periodically will involve extended working hours, including evenings and weekends.

Experience: Previous experience in childcare transportation, Care Safety Training, Van Driver Training

Required Education: High School (proof) or GED & Commercial Driver License (CDL)

Preferred Education: N/A

Employment type: F/T

Child Development Teacher/Parent-Child Educat (AVANCE)

This position is responsible for working with infants and toddlers utilizing specilaized knowledge and skills in order to properly address the physical, cognitive, social and emotional developmental needs of children at Center Based and School Based sites. Submit transcripts.

Experience: Six months in a Licensed Childcare Facility or in an Early Childhood Public/Private School working with infants and toddlers

Required Education: Associates's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with 18 hours in Early Childhood Education

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education 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 matters on a daily basis to include development of overall strategies, near and long term planning, training, compensation benefits and recruitment. This position will also be responsible for undertaking the task of introducing the appropriate level of Human Resource disciplines while maintaining and enhancing the creative processes and team-oriented approach that characterizes the organization.  

Experience: Three to Five Years in Human Resource Management with specific experience in trainng and development, Human Resource planning, compensation, benefits and Human Resource information systems

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Personnel Management, Business Management or related field from an acctedited institution

Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Personnel Management , Business Management or related field from an accresited institution

Employment type: F/T

Bus Monitor (Early Head Start)

This position is responsible for providing planned transportation services to children enrolled in the Early Head Start program to and from sites where EHS services are provided including field trips and other special events. Periodically will involve some extended hours including evenings and weekends,

Experience: Experienced Bus or Van Driver with at least six months experience in child-care transportation services.

Required Education: High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Education: High School Diploma or GED with special driver's training and road safety/Commercial Driver License

Employment type: F/T

Child Development Teacher/San Antonio (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: Some experience working with infants and toddlers in a child development center or home-based program.

Required Education: An Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related field with at least 18 hours of Early Childhood Development coursework completed.

Employment type: F/T

Child Development Teacher/Texas Wintergarden (Early Head Start)

This position is responsible for working with infants and toddlers utilizing specilaized knowledge and skills in order to properly address the physical, cognitive, social and emotional developmental needs of children. Positions available in Uvalde and  Crystal City. 

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:Some experience working with Infants and Toddlers in a child development center or home-based program

Required Education: A Child Development Development Associate Credential (CDA) that is appropriate to the age of the children being served in center-based programs

Preferred Education: An Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor's Degree in a related field with at least 18 hours of Early Childhood Development coursework completed

Employment type: F/T

Coordinator of Education Services for WG (Early Head Start)

This position is reponsible for planning and coordinating the early childhood education and development services provided in AVANCE's Head Start Program to ensure compliance with the underlying principles and goals of AVANCE, Head Start Performance Standards, program goals and objectives and the needs of the community.  Provide supervision, guidance, training, mentoring, and support to assigned staff and monitor the quality of early childhood education and development services that are provided to toddlers, and their families.

Experience: Required: Four (4) years experience in early childhood education and development services. Work Experience may be substituted by advanced training in Early Childhood Development or related fields. Preferred : Four (4) years experience in an early childhood program serving three and four year old children, or supervising and managing early childhood education and development programs for three and four year old children.

Required Education: Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Employment type: F/T

Facilities Maintenance Technician (Head Start)

This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair, safety and security of the facilities, materials, equipment and vehicles owned and operated by the Head Start program. 

Experience: At least six months experience working in child care facilities maintenance services and familiar with Facilities Maintenance Safety Rules and Regulations

Required Education: High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Education: High School Diploma or GED plus training and certifications in appropriate areas of facility maintenance

Employment type: F/T

Family Development Worker/San Antonio (Head Start)

The Family Development Worker will be responsible for providing Head Start families with comprehensive family development and adult education services through the development and implementation of an individualized service plan. This position will ensure all services focus on promoting the educational and economic success of the parents that will promote the child's overall growth and development.

Experience: One to two years working with at-risk families and experience with case management systems

Required Education: Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Ssociology, Psychology, Education or related field

Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education or related field

Employment type: F/T

Teacher Assistant I (Head Start)

This position will be assigned to a specific classroom or provide classroom coverage and support to the Teacher, teacher’s planning period, and Teacher absences. This position is also responsible for providing children a safe and developmentally appropriate environment that promotes the child’s cognitive, social/emotional, health and physical development through effective delivery of instruction/activities as directed by the Teacher and is accordance with AVANCE policy, Head Start Program Performance Standards and Federal, State, and Local regulations. MUST submit transcript with application.

Experience: (Preferred) One year working in a licensed child care facility.

Required Education: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or in a related field

Preferred Education: Associate's Degree with evidence of enrollment in a University with courses leading to a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education.

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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