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Please read the Application Instructions carefully. Applications received without the requested supporting documents may not be considered. Applicants already holding a current Letter of Suitability form the Mississippi State Department of Health, should provide a copy with their application. Health and other screening is usually conducted after the interview/offer stage.

Driver (Aging Program) 

Minimum Qualifications: commercial driver license Class C or greater with Passenger endorsement; DOT Medical Certification, good driving record, insurable by agency vehicle insurance provider.           

Pay Scale: $10 hr.

Benefits: Health/Retirement/Paid Holidays/Vacation

Hours: 38-40 hours per week/52 weeks per year             

Head Start Assistant Teacher

Position Description: Position will assist the teacher and cooperate in a supportive role carrying out developmentally appropriate activities, promoting the health, nutrition and education of the children, and attending to their safety and welfare. Position will assist the teacher with providing a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children (ages 3 to 5) while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips); promoting the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children; encouraging parent involvement in all aspects of the program, including home visits; developing individual goals for children, providing on-going assessment on progress and facilitating transition into kindergarten. Resources this position will use include Microsoft Office, ChildPlus, Teaching Strategies Gold, Start Smart and Teach Smart interactive learning programs. This position may require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  1. A child development associate credential (CDA) along with high school diploma or GED; or
  2. Enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in early childhood education; or
  3. Enrolled in a child development associate credential program to be completed within 1 year.

NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to early childhood education or child development with a focus on children ages 3 to 5.

  1. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
  2. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish skills highly desirable.
  3. Basic computer skills, internet, and email.
  4. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy, Mississippi childcare licensure regulations, and the Office of Head Start. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, Child Abuse Central Registry Check, National Criminal History Record Check (Fingerprinting), Sex Offender Registry Check, Immunization Certification (MSDH Form 121), Health Exam, and Motor Vehicle Records Check.

Wages: $7.58 – $8.59

Benefits: Health/401K/Paid Holidays

Head Start Center Floater

Position Description: The Center Floater is assigned to a Head Start center to serve primarily as a classroom substitute when regular classroom staff is absent. The Center Floater may also serve in other capacities as assigned by the Center Operations Specialist to ensure program ratios are maintained. While in a classroom, the Center Floater will assist the teacher and cooperate in a supportive role carrying out developmentally appropriate activities, promoting the health, nutrition and education of the children, and attending to their safety and welfare. Position will assist the teacher with providing a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children (ages 3 to 5) while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips); promoting the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children; encouraging parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Resources this position might use include Microsoft Office, ChildPlus, Teaching Strategies Gold, Start Smart and Teach Smart interactive learning programs. This position may require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  1. A high school diploma or GED; or
  2. Must be willing to obtain Child Development Associate (CDA) within eighteen months; or
  3. Enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in early childhood education.

NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to early childhood education or child development with a focus on children ages 3 to 5.

  1. Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations.
  2. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish skills highly desirable.
  3. Basic computer skills, internet, and email.
  4. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy, Mississippi childcare licensure regulations, and the Office of Head Start. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, Child Abuse Central Registry Check, National Criminal History Record Check (Fingerprinting), Sex Offender Registry Check, Immunization Certification (MSDH Form 121), Health Exam, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)

Wages:

$7.58 – $8.59

Benefits:

Health/401K/Paid Holidays

Position Title:

CSBG Caseworker

Position Description: The Caseworker will complete intake/screening interviews and record information using Virtual ROMA to determine family/client eligibility. The Caseworker will evaluate and assess the needs of families, identify services that will assist individual family members to become self-sufficient and productive, conduct home visits, and assure quality services to families utilizing all available community resources. This position will contribute to effective program practices and maintain a commitment to professionalism. Resources this position will use include Microsoft Office and Virtual ROMA. This position does require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  1. The preferred applicant will have a current social work license and relevant degree.  Applicants with a BS degree in social work or related area and two years’ experience working in a human service related field will be considered. If selected, attaining a social work license will be required within a designated time period.   NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to this position.
  2. Excellent verbal and written communications skills for communicating with a wide range of people to promote goodwill and promote agency credibility.
  3. Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet, and email.
  4. Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving.)

Wages: $14 per hour

Benefits: Health/401K/Paid Holidays/Vacation/Medical Leave