Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-1549

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Head Start Program,
Department of Family Services

Job # 12-1549

$42,004 to $56,058  (Grade S19)

This position is located in Alexandria, Virginia. Provides comprehensive family services for Head Start and Early Head Start parents. Responsibilities include managing cases through documentation, recruiting and enrolling Head Start and Early Head Start eligible children, communicating with families regarding child health, nutrition, child development, disabilities and mental health, linking and referring families to services, as needed, and assisting in the coordination of parent activities at Gum Springs Children's Center and Gum Springs Glen. Ensures that family services and parent involvement activities are in compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards. Position may involve home visits and travel throughout Fairfax County. Duties are performed under the supervision of a Child Care Specialist II.



Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree plus one year of professional work experience.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, check of the Child Protective Services Registry and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.



Head Start and/or Early Head Start experience; bilingual in English and another language.



Panel interview.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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