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Head Start is hiring in Harrison County
GULFPORT, Miss. -- Mississippi State University will hold a Nov. 16 job fair to look for qualified people who love working with children and want to make a difference for them and their families.
Positions are available for Head Start and Early Head Start teachers, assistant teachers, floaters, an education leader, an administrative assistant and an office associate. The new hires will be part of the MSU Extension Head Start-Early Head Start programs. Job locations are in Gulfport, Biloxi and D’Iberville.
The job fair will be held at the Knight Community Center Hancock-Whitney Room in Gulfport Tuesday from 2-7 p.m. The community center is located at 11975 Seaway Road.
The MSU Extension Head Start program in Harrison County strives to promote the optimal development of each child and his or her family through positive learning experiences and high-quality service.
Louise Davis, Extension professor in the MSU School of Human Sciences, said the Head Start program leverages community partnerships and research-based methods to serve children at their youngest and most vulnerable stage in life.
“Our goal is to create a seamless chain of service for children so they can easily transition from early care and education settings to kindergarten,” Davis said. “We believe that high-quality early childhood experiences and strong relationships between families and communities are essential in laying a foundation for school success.”
For more information on these job opportunities, contact Liz Thorne at 662-325-6392 or email@example.com.
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