Career Opportunities

Are you looking for a position with a dynamic organization where you can make a tangible difference in the lives around you? The Campagna Center offers a range of career opportunities for both seasoned professionals and entry-level candidates in the areas of child, youth and family development, adult education, and nonprofit management.  Please bookmark this page to check for open employment opportunities.

Interested candidates may apply for open positions by submitting a resume and cover letter (be sure to reference the specific career opportunity for which you are applying) to hrservices@campagnacenter.org. Please do not call as qualified candidates will be contacted for initial screening interviews. All applicants that are interested in positions that involves working directly with children must be able to present or obtain a current TB test result and medical exam and are subject to a criminal background check. The Campagna Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. 

The Campagna Center accepts applications on an ongoing basis for several positions in both our Campagna Kids and Early Childhood programs. Positions in the Campagna Kids program include Assistant Group Leader and Group Leader. Positions in the Early Childhood programs include Campagna Early Learning CenterEarly Head Start TeacherHome Visitor, Head Start Teacher, Head Start Assistant Teacher, Substitute, and Family Service Specialist. Please see position descriptions below for information on how to apply.

Human Resources Services
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Elementary Programs

Campagna Kids

Assistant Site Director

The Assistant Site Director at each Campagna Kids (CK) site is responsible for assisting the Site Director with the supervision and management of the program and assuming full responsibility for the management and administration of the site in the absence of the Site Director.

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Group Leader

Group Leaders report to Assistant Site Directors and are responsible for implementing daily activities at assigned Campagna Kids program sites. With guidance and direction from Assistant Site Directors, Group Leaders set up and break down sites, develop daily lesson plans and activities according to a designated lesson plan, ensure the availability of needed materials for children's daily activities, assist with the preparation and serving of snacks, and maintain attendance sheets, among other duties. Group Leaders are also responsible for maintaining site safety, cleanliness and the timely reporting of accidents or incidents that occur while children are in the program. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM.  Staff are expected to obtain and maintain a current TB test result or chest x-ray.  Reliable transportation is required for assignments at sites in the city of Alexandria.

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Assistant Group Leader

The Assistant Group Leader (AGL) position is an entry level position into the Campagna Kids Programs. AGLs receive training that will prepare them for success in the program sites and daily interactions with children. AGLs are responsible for the set up and break down of each site, sanitizing tables, and physically participating in planned activities for the children. AGLS are key to ensuring that instructions from Site Directors and Group Leaders are carried out safely and completely.

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Early Childhood Programs

Director, Preschool Programs and Services

The Director of Preschool Programs & Services is responsible for ensuring the quality delivery of early care and education services across federal and state preschool programs administered by The Campagna Center. The Director works with members of the Early Childhood Management Team to ensure a consistent approach to providing services. The Director plays a critical role in strategic planning and decision-making related to the long-term needs of these programs to support school readiness. The Director is also responsible for managing all financial aspects of the these programs and is expected to utilize his/her knowledge and expertise of the Head Start Program Performance Standards, NAEYC accreditation, and state/local child care licensing regulations/Quality Improvement Rating Systems to execute his/her responsibilities. Expertise in building and maintaining relationships with parents, staff, community partners, and funders is essential. The Director works collaboratively with the Director of Infant Toddler Programs and Services and the Director of the Campagna Early Learning Center as resources are maximized for the benefit of providing high quality services to eligible children and their families.

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Director, Infant and Toddler Programs and Services

The Director of Infant and Toddler Programs & Services is responsible for ensuring the quality delivery of early care and education services across federal and state preschool programs administered by The Campagna Center. The Director works with members of the Early Childhood Management Team to ensure a consistent approach to providing services. The Director plays a critical role in strategic planning and decision-making related to the long-term needs of these programs to support school readiness. The Director is also responsible for managing all financial aspects of the these programs and is expected to utilize his/her knowledge and expertise of the Head Start Program Performance Standards, NAEYC accreditation, and state/local child care licensing

regulations/Quality Improvement Rating Systems to execute his/her responsibilities. Expertise in building and maintaining relationships with parents, staff, community partners, and funders is essential. The Director works collaboratively with the Director of Preschool Programs and Services and the Director of the Campagna Early Learning Center as resources are maximized for the benefit of providing high quality services to eligible children and their families.

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Substitute Teacher 

The Center is seeking talented substitute teachers to join our growing sub pool for the Head Start and Early Head Start for the Early Childhood Programs. The role of the substitute teacher is varied, and requires flexibility, cooperation and collaboration. Substitute teachers work on an as needed basis throughout the school year in the classroom with other educational professionals. We seek to hire individuals with a deep respect for children, strong classroom management skills, and experience working with diverse populations, including children with special needs. As a Substitute Teacher, you are expected to assist the teacher with curriculum, classroom cleanliness, and meal service. All classroom substitutes are paid $11.53 per hour. 

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Family & Community Engagement

Family Services Specialist 

The Family Services Specialist (FSS) is part of the Family Services Team that assists the Program Director(s) to provide needed services to all families in the Head Start Program in accordance with the Program’s policies, procedures, and philosophy that puts children and families first as well as the Head Start Performance Standards and guidelines. 

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Campagna Early Learning Center   

Teacher

The Campagna Early Learning Center Teacher creates, maintains, and manages an engaging, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities that meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children. The Teacher will collaborate with all staff to facilitate the utilization of needed services to the children and their parents. The Teacher is responsible for keeping accurate reports and forms on each child and ensuring that all of the necessary forms are completed and properly maintained.

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Assistant Teacher

The Campagna Early Learning Center Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher in planning and implementing age-appropriate curriculum for the children in the classroom in accordance with the program policies, guidelines, and philosophy.

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Head Start

The Campagna Center partners with the City of Alexandria to operate the Alexandria Head Start Program. The Early Head Start Program serves infants and toddlers up to age three and the Head Start Program serves children from age three to five years old. The Campagna Center has multiple sites servicing the City of Alexandria, so interested candidates must have reliable transportation. We are looking for skilled child care professionals to fill the following positions:

Associate Director

The Associate Director works to ensure that the overall school readiness goals are met for the program and works as an active member of the Early Childhood Management Team to carry out the responsibilities outlined in this position description. The Associate Director also assists the Director and serves as the key point of contact in the absence of the Director.

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Teacher

The Teacher creates, maintains, and manages an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities that meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children. The Teacher collaborates with all staff to facilitate the utilization of needed services to the children and their families. The Teacher is responsible for keeping accurate reports and records for each child and ensuring that all of the necessary forms are completed and properly maintained.

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Assistant Teacher

The Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher in creating, maintaining and managing an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for all children enrolled in the Head Start program. The Assistant Teacher collaborates with all staff to facilitate the utilization of needed services to the children and their families. The Assistant Teacher assumes the role of the Teacher in the Teacher’s absence. 

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Early Head Start

Teacher

The Teacher creates, maintains, and manages an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities that meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children. The Teacher collaborates with all staff to facilitate the utilization of needed services to the children and their families. The Teacher is responsible for keeping accurate reports and records for each child and ensuring that all of the necessary forms are completed and properly maintained.

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Home Visit Teacher

The Home Visitor Teacher is responsible for enhancing the home environment and parenting functioning for the physical and mental well-being of pregnant women, infants, and toddlers enrolled in the Alexandria Early Head Start (AEHS) Program. This position is also responsible for scheduling, planning, and providing all direct services to pregnant women and families with children from birth to age three years, in accordance with the EHS Performance Standards and in line with the AEHS Program Plan for the operation of the AEHS Home Based Program. This position works with individual families in their home and during socialization activities.

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