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Secondary English Teacher

A private rural residential special education facility has an immediate opening for a Secondary English Teacher certificated to teach grades 9-12 English literature, grammar, and composition.  Qualified candidates must possess the ability to work effectively with ED, LD, and students in a regular tract.

Competitive salary & benefits including employer sponsored health, dental, vision, & life insurance and 401(k) retirement plan.

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and drug free work place.  Successful candidates must successfully complete a drug screening and criminal background screening.  Position open until filled.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to:                                 

                                                            Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
                                                            Attn:  Chris Thompson
                                                            Job #: 2016-13

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Contractual Nutritionistwill be responsible for providing children and their families with a nutrition plan to address healthy eating habits.  Review menus to ensure compliance to USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program regulations.  Will provide training for staff, families, and Food Service Vendors as deemed necessary.  Must be a Registered Dietician with experience working with children and their families.  Must have valid Driver’s License.

Part-time IT Technicianwill provide technical support by troubleshooting computer products such as desk tops, lap tops, and networking hardware. Will assess the effectiveness of the computer/electronic products and technology needs and make recommendations for upgrades, repair, or purchase of equipment.  Thorough knowledge and experience/expertise in computer applications and repair required.  An Associate Degree or equivalent experience preferred.  Must have good oral and written communication skills and a valid driver’s license.

Teacher responsibilities include planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children ages 3-5 years, including their understanding of early math, literacy, and science skills.  Applicant must have at least an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field with 2 years experience working with pre-schoolers.  Baccalaureate Degree Preferred.  Must have a valid Driver’s License, satisfactory driving record and Criminal Background Check.

Head Start Manager/Director will ensure that the Head Start centers are in compliance with the Standards for Child Care Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards.  Duties and responsibility includes, but are not limited to, ensuring that class size and ratios are compliant at all times,  serve as the community Point of Contact for the site, provide support and supervision to Head Start classrooms.  Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.  Experience in supervision and working with children and families.  Must have a valid Driver’s License, satisfactory driving record and Criminal Background Check.

Submit resume and/or application by Monday, July 18, 2016 to:

The Improvement Association

1750 E. Atlantic Street

Emporia, VA 23847


Drug Free Workplace


Now hiring and seeking mature and dependable security professionals for unarmed full-time and part-time security officers in the Greenville - Emporia area. Several positions open with an immediate need to hire.

Must be available to work evenings, nights, weekends, and shifts up to 12 hours in length.

Assignment may require officer to wear a hardhat and steel toed boots. May require performing patrols in industrial and/or construction areas.

*Must be able to walk lengthy and frequent patrols and stand for long periods of time in any weather conditions.

*High level of customer service skills and patrol experience preferred.

*Strong written and verbal communication capabilities

*Ability to understand security and patrol procedures,

*Observant, alert and diligent.

*Unarmed DCJS Registration not required. Training will be provided free of charge.

*Must be neat in appearance and properly groomed.

*Must have reliable transportation.

*Must be detail oriented and willing to follow policies to the letter.

*This position requires an officer who will be at work for EVERY scheduled shift. If you are not dependable, please do not apply

Pay - $9.50 - $10.00 per hour.

*Must be 21 years old and possess no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions.

Full-time positions may include benefits such as: health insurance (with employee paid contributions), 401K, free life insurance, paid vacation, and free uniforms.

Submit resumes to will or call Rich Wade at 804-370-7432.

Do you need a babysitter -  If you need run errands,go out,or work .I'm available to your schedule Mon-Sun I fix meals,change pampers,interact play games.I have experience I have kids myself.I'm caring ,experience I have kids and I have babysit.I'm caring,dependable and have patient.If you on a budget I will work with you with payment plan call 434-378-3296 for more info Your Telephone Number: 434-378-3296.  $7 per hour. (03/17/2016-12/31/2016)

Handyman -  Need handyman to do periodic yard work and small odd jobs around the house in Emporia.  Must be dependable and must have references.  Call (302)393-1502.  (01/11/2016-12/31/2016)

Baby Sitting - Mother-Daughter Babysitting team is offering babysitting.  After School until 6 P.M. for $15 (must be picked up at or around this time).  If they need to stay over night to be put on the bus in the morning $20.  Available Mon-Fri once School starts and available upon request some weekends.  Located on Second Street by the Middle School.  Call 434-430-5321. (09/09/2015-06/08/2016)

Arby's of Emporia is seeking EXPERIENCED back line help.  Must be neat in appearance, able to lift up to 40 pounds, dependable, punctual and have work experience.  Apply in person only Monday to Friday, 9 am to 11 am or 2 pm to 4 pm.  Experienced only need apply.  Ask for Sam.  No phone calls.

For Sale

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Dog box for hunting - brand new dog box goes on back of truck bed double door. $120. Call (434)632-0714 (07/20/2016-09/17/2016)

Dryer - older model dryer still working. $100. Call (434)632-0714 (7/20/2016-09/18/2016)

Living room suite - Formal French  Provincial  living room suite(ivory)couch,love seat and arm chair ,includes large Italian round marble coffee table with 2 large marble top end table.  Excellent  condition.Price reduced. $1200.  Call (434)637-1451   or (434)634-2518 (04/16/2016-07/31/2016)

New Fireplace - Full Kit, Gas or Wood.  Monessen Hearth Systems, 50"x30"x24", $1200. New Sauna - Full Kit by Steamist.  White Cedar, 6'x8'.  Paid $3600, selling for $1500.  Call 434/637-504


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Please Help-Does anyone know who has the blue 2005 Hyundai Elantra listed on craigslist?  Please call 336.287.7233

Homes and Land For Sale

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Buildable Lot For Sale - Buildable .75 acre lot on the Eastern Shore of VA Lot is approved for a 3 bedroom home. Paperwork on file with the board of health on the Eastern Shore. Owner Financing Available.  $17,000.  Call 434-594-1183.  (05/12/2016-10/01/2016)

Brick home on 7.3 acres Brunswick Co - Search Zillow. com for pictures and description at 1108 Connell Rd., Brodnax, VA/Gasburg Home is off of Christanna Hwy. Near Lake Gaston and new Dominion Power Plant. $115,000. call 434-774-5676.

BRICK RANCHER FOR SALE - 798 DRY BREAD ROAD, EMPORIA, VA 3 BEDROOM/1.5 BATH COMPLETELY RENOVATED.  New kitchen floor, double sink, faucet, garbage disposal, Refinished hardwood floors, New roof' All new windows, Freshly painted inside and outside, New light fixtures.  $50,000/ best offer call: (301) 318-5848

Homes For Rent and Vacation Rentals

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Apartment in Emporia - One bedroom/one bath with full kitchen available immediately. Security deposit/1st month rent/references/employment check/background check needed. No SMOKING/No PETS. Text your name and number and best time to call to (240)472-3486. (5/10/2016-6/30/2016)

Homes for Rent in Emporia - 3 Bedroom House located on Wadlow St. $595.00 monthly; 2 Bedroom House located on Center St. $595.00 monthly. Both require deposit. Please call (434)634-5104

Resort week for Rent - Westgate Town center Resort week available for RENT for 2016 year. Sleeps 6, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath. Minutes from all Disney Attractions.  $1300.  Call (434)634-5024.  (12/04/2015-06/30/2016)


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Guinea Pig - Free to a good home.  Guinea Pig and cage with water bottle and feeder.  Call 434-594-4074

Yard and Garage Sales

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