Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0709

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


Head Start Program,
Department of Family Services

Job # 13-0709

$41,132 to $54,843  (Grade S18)

Plans and implements daily activities and curriculum for children ages 3 to 5 years who are enrolled in the Head Start Program at Greater Mount Vernon Community Head Start in Alexandria, Virginia. Ensures that program activities conform to Head Start Performance Standards and Creative Curriculum. Ensures the health, safety, and development of the children in the classrooms, as well as prepares children for school. Serves as supervisor to Day Care Center Teacher I, aides, substitutes, interns, and volunteers. Develops lesson plans and writes individualized educational plans for each child. Communicates with parents through home visits and scheduled parent teacher conferences. Records notes and anecdotal data, assesses children, and maintains files.



Education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a child-related field such as, but not limited to early childhood or elementary education, nursing, recreation, or a related field.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a TB test to the satisfaction of the employer. The appointee is also required to have completed a physical examination within the past 12 months.



Four-year degree in early childhood education or related field; Head Start experience; preschool experience; and bilingual in English and a second language.



Panel interview



This is a grant funded position. It is anticipated that funding will be renewed on an annual basis.


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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