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If you are interested in a career in education, there’s no better place to be than Orange County Head Start Inc. We are a non-profit organization with an established preschool program. We are devoted to the field of child and family development. Our program serves low income preschool children and their families. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package in addition to the opportunity to serve families and children in Orange County. Please email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Food Service Assistant

Food Service Assistants:  This hands-on food service position will be assigned work at either a Head Start center washing dishes and assisting with meal service, or in a central kitchen preparing and delivering meals to the Head Start centers, and washing dishes.

Requirements:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent of education and experience.
  • Minimum one year of food preparation and kitchen cleaning experience.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass Department of Justice, Criminal Record and Child Abuse Clearance checks.
  • Must have a good driving record and must provide a current driver record printout from the DMV.

Inclusion Support Facilitator

Under general supervision of the Inclusion Manager, the Inclusion Support Facilitator plans, evaluates, and implements appropriate educational strategies in classroom activities for children with developmental differences and behaviors that impede successful inclusion in the classroom.  Coaches, models and provides feedback to teachers on appropriate strategies in behavioral and/or classroom management. Supports parents in the process of getting children assessed through the LEA or other appropriate services and ensures appropriate supports for successful inclusion are considered and provided in the Head Start classroom.

Maintenance Associate

OCHS is currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Associate to help support and maintain multiple early childhood facilities. Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, the successful candidate for this position will be responsible for completing daily work orders that include but are not limited to: the upkeep of multiple agency facilities and environments, including buildings, grounds, and equipment in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and OCHS policies and procedures with a consistent emphasis on child and staff safety.

Purchasing Technician I

Essential Job Duties: Research and perform cost and value analysis of quotes, bids, etc. Process purchase requisitions and POs, vendor invoices, sales tax, verify pricing & terms meet conditions of agreement. File and maintain department records, such as: bids, COI, POs, packing lists, delivery receipts, etc. Order tracking; investigate problems/errors; expedite delayed/ misplaced shipments; resolve complaints. Investigate and respond to staff regarding PO questions, purchasing procedures, and documents. Maintain core product catalog with updates and changes to product detail and pricing in APS system. Maintain and replenish administration office central supplies. Prepare travel and conference reservations. Perform similar and incidental duties as required. Be organized and complete work in accordance with deadlines. Operate computer terminal, spreadsheet, database and word processing software; operate office equipment.

Site Supervisor 

As a Site Supervisor, the candidate will be accountable for the organization and management of an entire center or portion of a very large center.  Key responsibilities include:  Supervise, organize, and plan staff, child and parent activities; Observe and monitor classrooms for compliance and prepare related paperwork and reports; Implement programs that will maintain compliance with federal and state regulations and Agency Policies; Train staff on developmentally appropriate practices and agency policies and procedures; Counsel staff and parents regarding difficult experiences; Act as conciliator for case conferencing to all families; Communicate with community, school districts, and other agencies; Coordinate parent meetings and parent trainings; Act as liaison between staff and parents; Maintain budget within accepted limits; track purchasing and all other spending.  Candidates for this position must be able to interface and work with other employees, parents and volunteers in a positive manner.

Teachers, Home Educators, Associate Floater Teachers, and Teacher Assistants

Would you like to make difference in the lives of Orange County’s most vulnerable children? As a non-profit organization, Orange County Head Start, Inc. (OCHS) is dedicated to providing thousands of at-risk children, ages birth to five, and their families, with quality child development, school readiness programs and comprehensive health and social support services. OCHS offers a competitive salary range and benefits, and an excellent retirement plan. We are seeking qualified staff to join our Head Start and Early Head Start team in the following positions...