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Posting # Position Location Minimum Qualifications Closing Date
18-004 Substitute Teacher Assistants and Cooks All locations

High School Diploma/GED and a willingness to work hard and learn in this field.

Works as needed/Temporary position.

Until filled
19-21 Food Service Worker Smithville, TX

Job Summary:
Under supervision, the employee is responsible for supporting agency food services including maintaining food service areas and equipment in a neat, clean, safe and sanitary condition; purchasing food and related supplies; preparing meals and snacks according to agency guidelines and menus.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
High school graduate or equivalent
Valid Texas Driver's License (2 points or less on record)
Basic mathematics, communication, and computer skills.
Experience working in commercial foodservice preferred.
Food Handler's Certification, or ability to become certified
CPR/First Aid Certified, or ability to become certified

Until filled
20-01 Center Director and Head Start Teacher Cedar Creek, TX

Job Summary:
The Center Director / Head Start Teacher is responsible for management and supervision of the Head Start site operations and providing direction, guidance, support, and supervision to staff. The Center Director / Head Start Teacher is responsible for supervising and instructing children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

Minimum Requirements:
An Associate's of Applied Science degree in child development or a closely related field with six (6) college credit hours in child development and six (6) college credit hours in business management. A "closely related field" is any educational instruction pertaining to the growth, development, physical or mental care, or education of children ages birth to five (5);
AND
At least two (2) years of experience working with children 0-5 in a licensed child care center; at least one (1) year of experience working in a Head Start program. Supervisory experience preferred, but not required.

Until filled
20-02 Early Head Start Floater Eagle Lake, TX

Job Summary:
The Early Head Start Floater position is responsible for relieving the classroom staff of supervision for breaks or absence and assisting in the instruction of children in activities designed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Six (6) months of experience working in a licensed child care center.

Until filled
20-03 Center Director Eagle Lake, TX

Job Summary:
The Center Director is responsible for: management and supervision of the Head Start/Early Head Start site operations; and providing direction, guidance, support and supervision to staff.

Minimum Requirements:
Associate, baccalaureate, or advanced degree including at least 6 (six) college courses (18 hours) in early childhood education *and/or child development* and 6 (six) college credit hours in business management;
OR
Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent credential and progress toward pursuit of college degree in early childhood education or child development; AND five (5) years of experience teaching infant - 5 year old children in a licensed child care center, and supervisory trainings, skills and experience.
Experience teaching in an Early Head Start or Head Start Program facility.

Until filled
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Head Start Teacher 1 position Eagle Lake, TX
 
3 positions Bastrop, TX
 
1 position Giddings, TX
 
1 position Smithville, TX

Job Summary:
The Head Start Teacher is responsible for supervising and instructing children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Associate's degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or a related program with 12 college credit hours related to Child Development, Early Childhood Education; OR at least 60 college credit hours towards a Bachelor's degree in CD/ECE to be completed within 12 months of hire date.
AND
One (1) year of experience teaching toddlers in a child care facility and/or classroom setting.
Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred.

Until filled
20-09 Program Aide All locations
Primarily Giddings, TX

Job Summary:
The Agency Floater will not have an assigned center location, instead they will be traveling between multiple centers as needed. When arriving at the center they are responsible for relieving the classroom staff of supervision for breaks or absence and assisting in the instruction of children in activities designed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth along with any other tasks that the center director assigns.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Six (6) months of experience working in a licensed child care center.

Until filled
20-11 Early Head Start Teacher Smithville, TX

Job Summary:
The EHS Teacher is responsible for maintaining a classroom environment that is nurturing, consistent, stable, and supportive in establishing close relationships with the infants and toddlers in care. Will be responsible for developing appropriate lesson plans, and individualized learning experiences for infants and toddlers up to age three (3); May provide guidance of classroom volunteers and substitutes; Participates in home visits and parent/teacher conferences and works to fully involve families in our program.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
High School Diploma/GED.
Experience working with children ages 0-3, in a licensed child care facility andvalid Child Development Associate (CDA) credential as required for position.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies (with specialization in any of the above); or Bachelor's degree in a related field with 12 hours of Child Development coursework.
Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred.

Until filled
20-14 Education Coach Office in LaGrange, TX

Job Summary:
The Education Coach is responsible for mentoring classroom staff, assisting with the development, coordination and implementation of best practices; provides direction, guidance, and support to classroom staff. This position will travel frequently within the agency's service area.

Minimum Requirements:
Baccalaureate in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education and experience in implementing theories and principals of child growth and development; family support; supervision and training of adults; educational program development, assessment; and teaching children 0-5 in a classroom.
Must be skilled in educating both young children and adults.
Working knowledge of: personal computers; word processing; Internet access; and email usage.
Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
Valid driver's license and insurability.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related degree and experience working for Head Start or Early Head Start programs.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish.

Until filled
20-15 Early Head Start Floater Bastrop, TX

Job Summary:
The Early Head Start Floater position is responsible for relieving the classroom staff of supervision for breaks or absence and assisting in the instruction of children in activities designed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Six (6) months of experience working in a licensed child care center.

Until filled
20-16 Head Start Floater Elgin, TX

Job Summary:
The Head Start Floater position is responsible for relieving the classroom staff of supervision for breaks or absence and assisting in the instruction of children in activities designed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Six (6) months of experience working in a licensed child care center.

Until filled
20-17 Center Director and Head Start Teacher Bastrop, TX

Job Summary:
The Center Director / Head Start Teacher is responsible for management and supervision of the Head Start site operations and providing direction, guidance, support, and supervision to staff. The Center Director / Head Start Teacher is responsible for supervising and instructing children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

Minimum Requirements:
An Associate's of Applied Science degree in child development or a closely related field with six (6) college credit hours in child development and six (6) college credit hours in business management. A "closely related field" is any educational instruction pertaining to the growth, development, physical or mental care, or education of children ages birth to five (5);
AND
At least two (2) years of experience working with children 0-5 in a licensed child care center; at least one (1) year of experience working in a Head Start program. Supervisory experience preferred, but not required.
Knowledge and experience in: child development and early childhood education; the principles of child health, safety and nutrition; adult learning principles; and family dynamics.
Must be eligible to qualify as a Center Director under TDFPS Minimum Standards, which includes 6 college credit hours in business management* or possession of acceptable director's certification.

Until filled
Cen-Tex Family Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for all positions without discrimination on the basis of age, gender, disability, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, veteran status, or genetics. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Disabled applicants are encouraged to apply. CTFS undertakes action to assure equal opportunity to underutilized minorities, women, and for all other persons with disabilities.