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EHS Lead Teacher (2-Year Old Classroom) Crystal Stairs, Inc

HS/EHS Lead Teacher-L.A.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- LEAD TEACHER

 

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Have you been searching for opportunities that will not only utilize your best skills, but also allow you to positively impact your community? Than you just might be the person we’re looking for!

 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Head Start & Early Head Start Lead Teacher to join one of our rapidly growing Southern California locations. A successful HS/EHS Lead Teacher is a creative organizer and thinker who is passionate about designing and facilitating interactive learning and development experiences, such as: read-alouds, classroom rituals, hands-on art-making, and math games. This also includes a strong knowledge of classroom evaluation practices (ECERS), assessment tools (DRDP's) and a clear knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

 

Your Passion at Work

  1. Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; develop a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  2. Design and implement the daily classroom program based on a creative curriculum in alignment with the HS/EHS Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  3. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  4. Plan and implement activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs
  5. Creates and maintains a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children’s learning.
  6. Provide Diaper Changing/Potty Training for individual children on an as needed basis. 
  7. Perform home visits on a regular basis

The Skills You Possess

  • Passionate about our cause with an incredible work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Possesses a willingness to try new strategies, including approaches to lesson plans, pedagogy, and classroom management.
  • Proactive problem-solver

Education and Experience

Head Start-

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above
  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

Early Head Start-

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units PLUS 6 Infant/Toddler Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above
  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Paid Legal Services
  • PTO & Generous Holiday Break
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

For more information about Crystal Stairs, Inc. please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

 

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EHS Teacher Assistant (2-Year Old Classroom) Crystal Stairs, Inc.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- TEACHER ASSISTANT

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Have you been searching for opportunities that will not only utilize your best skills, but also allow you to positively impact your community? Than you just might be the person we’re looking for!

 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Head Start & Early Head Teacher Assistant to join one of our rapidly growing Southern California locations. A successful HS/EHS TA is attentive, helpful, and focused on assisting the Lead Teacher with classroom operations including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

 

Your Passion at Work

  1. Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; help implement plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  2. Assists with child assessment including the developmental screening, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities
  3. Assists with inspection of facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills
  4. Helps create and maintain a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children’s learning.
  5. Assists with home visits as needed.

 

The Skills You Possess

  • Passionate about our cause with an incredible work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Willingness to be trained and support others
  • Proactive problem-solver

 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a CDA, including 12 core units as required by California Community Care Licensing and the California Child Development Permit Matrix
  • 6 Units Infant/Toddler coursework is a PLUS
  • A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 2-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 40,000 children each year.

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HS/EHS Master Teacher (Coach) Crystal Stairs, Inc

We are searching for a dedicated, mission-driven Early Head Start Master Teacher to coach, mentor and develop teachers to improve the ability of the teaching staff to assess and understand the children they teach.

  1. Candidates must have an Associates/Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  2. Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above; or provide original “Verification of Completion Form (41-CDP1)” completed by an approve VOC agency.
  3. CLASS Certified.

Head Start Master Teacher is required to

  • Provide feedback in a supportive, instructive and non-judgmental way; enhancing the ability of teaching staff to observe children's activities and experiences as part of the ongoing assessment process and to use this information to individualize the curriculum.
  • Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use their creative abilities, and to explore and experiment with a variety of media through art, music, drama in all aspects of the program.
  • Maintain a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • Inspect facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California driver's license, motor vehicle and evidence of automobile liability insurance. Meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. CPR and Basic First Aid certificate. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.

 

 

TOTAL PACKAGE OF BENEFITS 

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

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Enrollment & Recruitment Specialist (ERSEA) Crystal Stairs, Inc

Head Start - Enrollment & Recruitment Specialist

(Enrollment, Recruitment, Selection, Eligibility, Attendance)

Location: Inglewood Corridor, Hawthorne, Lennox Area

What We're Looking For:

We are looking for an Enrollment & Recruitment Specialist who is responsible for monitoring recruiting, eligibility, selection, enrollment and attendance system implementation for Crystal Stairs, Inc. Head Start and State Pre-School centers . These duties are to be performed according to  the Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures. 

The ideal candidate will support in the following ways:

 

  1. Maintains a monitoring system and procedures, determining the eligibility of children of the assigned sites
  2. Ensures that no more than 10 percent come from families that exceed the low-income guidelines, and that at least 10 percent of those served are children with disabilities within the assigned sites service area
  3. Maintains a system to assure that the funded enrollment levels are continuously monitored and maintained in the assigned sites of the program
  4. Ensures that recruitment involves those families that are most in need of Head Start services, including previously underserved populations in the assigned service area
  5. Ensures that the selection of children and families is based on current enrollment criteria
  6. Maintains a waiting list for the assigned sites to facilitate the filling of vacancies as they occur
  7. Analyzes and reports on enrollment data that can/will be utilized for future ERSEA planning within the service area
  8. Analyzes the causes of absenteeism, and when average daily attendance falls below 85 percent, activates an action/improvement plan in concert with center services staff
  9. Implements a monitoring methodology that will ensure that the assigned sites will meet their overall enrollment, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance services goals and requirements
  10. Other duties as assigned.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in the field of Business Administration, or a related field preferred or equivalent work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in a preschool program. Must have a working knowledge of various computer programs including Microsoft Word, and Excel. Excellent computer skills required. Experience in statistical analysis and working with social services or related community activities preferred.
  • Ability to stay current of Head Start and other applicable regulations/compliance requirements and process timely updates on program procedures and ensure application as directed.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before groups of individuals
  • Ability to accept, reflect and act upon feedback.
  • Must facilitate and model respectful, professional communication and teamwork, demonstrating a positive attitude.
  • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  • Ability to develop warm, open relationship with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to promote Head Start to children, families, co-workers and community.
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff and parents.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, work independently and follow through with project completion.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, family involvement and ERSEA.
  • Knowledge of Community Care Licensing and California Child Care requirements.
  • Knowledge of administrative basics.

 

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and immunization clearances.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

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Director of Human Resources Crystal Stairs

HUMAN RESOURCES – DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Director of Human Resources who will manage and lead Crystal Stairs' Human Resources programs, supporting the agency's mission, vision, values, and strategic direction with emphasis on maintaining a highly competent, culturally diverse workforce, maintaining Crystal Stairs an employer-of-choice, and ensuring that the agency is in legal compliance with labor laws, human resources-related contractual requirements, and other regulatory compliance.  This position, which routinely interfaces with, supports and serves as advisor to and teams with executive management, will oversee effective execution of agency recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, the administration and maintenance of compensation and benefits programs, organizational and professional development; succession planning, and employee communications and organizational culture management.  The Director, Human Resources is a highly experienced, confident HR generalist, leader and successful people manager, that is able to serve with integrity and conviction in the roles of business advisor, leader, talent manager and HR professional.  This individual is also able to provide solid advice on macro and micro levels, in a manner that engenders trust and confidence. The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Strategic Human Resources Leadership
  2. Actively participate with the Chief Legal Officer and C-Suite in developing, implementing, and evaluating Crystal Stairs' corporate and personnel policies and procedures.
  3. Serve as a strong leader and advisor to management and maintain the trust and confidence of executive management.
  4. Lead the Human Resources management team in setting and meeting goals, assessing performance, and developing, improving and, when appropriate, redesigning services.  Evaluate departmental procedures to streamline and/or automate processes, improve customer service, reduce paper flow, enhance documented departmental policies and procedures and improve human resources data management and HRIS and human resources technology systems.
  5. Establish a climate within human resources that fosters high involvement, trust, and commitment to quality and excellent customer service among all staff members.  Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives. Recruit, select, develop, and evaluate human resources unit that has a commitment to teamwork across functional lines. Take measures to ensure that confidentiality is honored by all staff and is of high consideration when reviewing and building processes.
  6. Ensure that continuous quality improvement is used within the human resources function.  Develop and monitor mechanisms for assessing customer and staff satisfaction with human resources services, and use customer feedback in modifying service design and delivery.  Use external research and develop a strong network to inform decision-making from external and best practice perspective. 
  7. Regularly provide verbal, written, quantitative, and qualitative human resources analyses, briefings, and recommendations to the Chief Legal Officer, executive and senior management, and the Board of Directors.
  8. Represent the agency at professional organizations, special events, and any other meetings as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer.

 

2.   Recruitment and Selection:

  1. Manage the development, improvement, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of programs for employee recruitment, selection, and promotion to ensure proper and effective staffing of all positions with employees that perform on a high level and meet Agency needs. Develop and implement a system to track the length, costs, and effectiveness of the hiring process.
  2. Develop, evaluate, and maintain external sources and internal systems for recruitment and selection, including a HRIS system to support processes.
  3. Lead the recruitment for senior positions.  Provide education, training, and guidance to managers and supervisors to assist them in filling their technical, clerical, and hourly personnel requirements.

 

3.   Employee Relations:

  1. Provide a responsible employee relations program based on respect for the dignity of individuals and that supports the agency's objectives, goals, mission and values.
  2. Develop and administer culture management strategies and systems.
  3. Determine and execute appropriate courses of action regarding employee incidents, complaints, claims and crisis situations. Develop and implement fair policies and procedures to guide employees, management, human resources stuff, and legal department on addressing employee incidents, complaints, claims, and r crisis situations. 
  4. Manage and communicate an employee complaint process providing an open and fair opportunity for employees to resolve concern in a consistent manner that meets the needs of the agency, employee, supervisor and the department.
  5. Develop and recommend and lead the implementation of changes in personnel and employee relations policies and past practices necessary to improve economic health and/or employee morale at each location, in each department or functional unit, and agency-wide.
  6. Maintain current knowledge of legislative activities, new, and existing laws to evaluate their impact on Crystal Stairs and its human resources programs.  Integrate this knowledge into planning processes.  Interact extensively with Crystal Stairs' legal department to support the human resources needs of the agency. Effectively communicate implications of legal and regulatory changes to all management staff and track compliance as needed.
  7. Provide ongoing educational opportunities relative to employment law for current management and new employees assuming responsibility and preparing to assuming responsibility for the management of people.
  8. Maintain a positive employee relations program to assure preferred employer status throughout the entire agency. Document all aspects of the employee relations program and take appropriate measures to ensure that the agency allocates adequate resources to its operation.

 

4.   Organization and Management Development:

  1. Develop the human "assets" for the company to ensure adequate technical, professional, and managerial talent that address succession planning throughout the agency.
  2. Through attention to organization goals, structures, and processes, assist managers to manage change effectively, and to create and maintain an organizational climate that fosters both productivity and work satisfaction for individuals and groups.
  3. Guide development of an ongoing professional development function.  Lead the development of objectives, goals, and programs for appropriate training and career management activities.
  4. Continuously evaluate and improve staff orientation program and core staff training. Institute tracking systems to evaluate professional development, including staff participation, end-user satisfaction, and cost efficiency.
  5. Develop effective systems in the areas of management and leadership development, employee performance management, and succession planning.
  6. Coach management on the organizational development principles of effective job design and workflow process improvement. Inform departments' organizational development activities with research on industry best practices.  Develop system to determine if measures are successful.
  7. Provide consultation and guidance to management regarding the handling and documentation of personnel issues including, but not limited to, performance, disciplinary, and termination issues.

 

5.   Compensation: 

Provide guidance in developing and maintaining integrated and legally compliant compensation policies, practices, procedures, and programs linking performance and compensation through regular and systematic performance feedback.  Provide leadership on compensation structures and design. Lead the continued development of the agency's performance appraisal system.  Provide tools to inform a merit pay system and ease its administration.

 

6.    Employee Benefits: 

Evaluate and recommend to the Chief Legal Officer modifications to existing benefit programs as needed.  Implement changes and enhancements, ensuring adherence to government regulations and contractual requirements.  Make certain that plans are competitive, cost effective and compatible with agency philosophy and employee benefit needs and reflective of industry best practices.  Ensure that the agency is maximizing on its investment, and determine whether there are better or comparable benefits at improved costs.  Fully communicate and "market" the agency's benefits package.  Participate in development of RFPs and RFBs and in management of vendors as needed.

 

7.    Diversity: 

Maintain and promote a diverse work environment through the development and delivery of internal programs that enhance management's cultural competence and ability to effectively supervise employees of varied cultures.  Understand best practices in workforce diversity and guide the development and delivery of recruiting and training plans and strategies that result in a highly competent, culturally diverse workforce.  Build upon existing and establish new external relationships that promote and enhance the agency's status as an "Employer of Choice" or job seekers of color and those who value diversity.

 

8.  Other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES – UNIT MANAGEMENT

  1. Serve as a leader and strategic visionary over the department with the understanding that the role of this position is to manage the departments in a manner that ensures accountability and productivity of department staff.
  2. Ensure that departmental goals and Human Resources staff practices and work is aligned with the goals, operations and best interests of the Agency.
  3. Communicate and educate employees on agency culture and lead by example, demonstrating a commitment to integrity, honesty, and adherence to the highest standards of ethical behavior and customer services.
  4. Provide direction, leadership and coaching to staff members by conducting periodic staff meeting and frequent check-ins. 
  5. Provide opportunities for employees that develop their competencies.  Provide career counseling and advice.  Empower employees to develop themselves.
  6. Provide feedback on performance, take prompt corrective action when necessary and conduct Performance Evaluation Process in timely manner.
  7. Track and monitor attendance of employees including timely submission of timecard reports.
  8. Select, hire well-qualified, talented staff that reflects labor market diversity.
  9. Allocate and request resources that match production needs and adjust as necessary to support unit's budget and Crystal Stairs, Inc. goals/mission.
  10. Build strong teams that are technically competent and characterized by a high level of coordination and trust.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communication, Organizational Development or related field, with Human Resources Certification, or equivalent years' experience. Incumbent is expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills and      abilities needed to keep abreast of human resources field
  • Minimum of 6-10 years in managing Human Resources functions.  Human resources generalist experience in      organizations of 150 or more employees, with experience including exposure to the major disciplines of human resources management, (e.g., benefits, compensation, recruitment, staff relations, training and development).  Minimum 5 years staf relations experience involving human resource management and staff consultation, legal analysis, conflict resolution, mediation, and management and staff training.
  • Thorough, strong and well-rounded knowledge of and expertise in all areas of Human Resources, including labor law and policy and procedure interpretation.  Must have thorough knowledge of business operations and strategic HR planning, as well as excellent problem solving skills. MS Office knowledge required, with demonstrated computer competency. HRIS experience required.      
  • Represents HR as prime contact for the agency. Works closely with the executive management team, supervisors and      managers as a partner to assist in the overall success of the organization.  Provides expert counsel and exercises sound judgment in handling complex human resources – related and employee issues. 
  • Requires resourcefulness, self-confidence, and sound decision-making, with high tolerance for a high degree of ambiguity.      
  • Requires ability to work with diverse individuals, groups, and all organizational levels, with ability to provide sound advice based on thorough research and knowledge of the laws which affect corporate decisions.  Must be a strategic thinker with outstanding leadership, management, and legal abilities.
  • Requires high degree professionalism, judgment, and maturity, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality. 
  • Must have exemplary oral, lwritten, and interpersonal skills, as well as strong ability to educate, persuade and interact with all organizational evels.  Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy during the process of educating, mentoring and coaching staff and management is a must.

 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture.  As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.



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HS/EHS Site Supervisor Crystal Stairs, Inc

Site Supervisor

 

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a Site Supervisor, under the direction of the Early Childhood Education Coordinator that is responsible for supervision and oversight of the operations of one Head Start center, assuring regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations; communicating with parents and community; supervision, monitoring and training of all Center staff; monitoring compliance in all aspects of Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing, and State of California Preschool program regulations. The ideal candidate will support and coordinate program services in the following areas:

A.    Program Administration and Coordination

    1. Ensures timely communication of pertinent data from Head Start, Child Care Licensing and other regulatory entities and acts as a liaison to inform all governing bodies of issues in the field.
    2. Assists Program Managers in implementing their practices and requirements to meet Head Start Performance standards and guidelines.
    3. Assists in the implementation of seamless, integrated services for children and families by adhering to program specific work plans, policies and procedures.
    4. Supervises the Lead Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Substitute Teachers, Home Educators, of the assigned center

B.    Recordkeeping & Fiscal

  1. Monitors all documentation for the center, data and files and ensures utmost confidentiality of information. Includes employees on-site file requirement, time sheets, sign-in sheets, training documents, children’s files, supply inventory, and in-kind.
  2. Verbal and/or written reports on an as needed basis.
  3. Monitoring of staff attendance including the verification of accuracy.

C. Supervision and Training

  1. Ensures that all center staff has appropriate training and technical assistance.
  2. Provide leadership, professional development, and coaching to center employees.
  3. Staff meetings, trainings and Family Nights and Parent Committees for parents and staff, arranging for staff and parents to implement these activities and maintaining minutes, sign in sheets, in-kind forms, training logs, etc.
  4. Supervision and evaluation of assigned staff at the center.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Masters degree preferred. 
  • Must have Child Development Program Director Permit.  CLASS certification preferred.
  • Successfully completed and maintain Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Minimum of two (2) years administrative experience in a child development program is required.
  • Must have strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills; experience in conflict resolution.

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and TB clearance.

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
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HS - Family Services Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a Family Services Associate who supports Head Start families in making choices and decisions, and taking actions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members; creates opportunities for meaningful family engagement with Head Start for all families, uses a case management approach to share information with families regarding resources, program options, sources of professional and parental support, and ways of accessing resources within the community; recruits Head Start children, and links families with services such as health, disabilities, nutrition, social services/mental health, and family engagement services. The ideal candidate will support and coordinate program services in the following areas:

 

  1. Implements the family needs assessment process, consolidates the results, develops appropriate recommendations in response to the expressed needs of families.
  2. Conducts informational workshops, training programs, forums or seminars and initiates collaborative ventures with external social service agencies for children and families. 
  3. Networks with key community organizations and agencies to provide parent training in developing life skills, including parenting, income generation/entrepreneurship, improvement of communication skills, literacy, mental and physical health care, financial planning, and resolving conflicts or violence. 
  4. Recommends specific procedures for responding to emergency needs of families, works with existing community agencies and resources to design and implement an effective emergency needs response system.
  5. Identifies and explores cooperative relationships community resources and agencies that provide employment/job skills training, job placement, on-the-job training opportunities, apprenticeships, and job preparation activities.
  6. Coordinates with center staff to integrate family partnership/engagement goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • BA/ BS degree or AA/ AS degree in social work, human services, liberal studies or related field required. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office computer skills required.
  • Successfully completes and maintains Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, staffing and program options as well as services to children with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of social service delivery, community resources, requirements and procedures.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. 
  • Must meet State health requirements, including immunization clearances. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
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Teacher Assistant - Head Start Child Care Resource Center

General Summary: Under the direction of the Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will promote activities designed to stimulate learning in all developmental domains. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into Kindergarten. 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Within the team structure, provide quality preschool services for children enrolled in the Head Start program which include the following responsibilities:

Interactions with Children and Families

  • Develop and utilize the Creative Curriculum to provide age appropriate activities indoor and outdoor for children’s growth in all developmental domains. Encourage experimentation, exploration, problem solving, cooperation, socialization, choices and ask open-ended questions. Adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at risk, special needs, gifted and culturally diverse populations. Establish weekly goals that promote individual and group educational plans that support school readiness and facilitates transition into Kindergarten. Prepare classroom materials to support developmentally appropriate curriculum plans and create and change learning centers as needed.   Ensure and maintain a clean and safe indoor and outdoor environment on a daily basis. Assist with food service and other classroom needs as requested. Communicate regularly with parents, regarding each child’s progress. Conduct the required parent conferences and home visits to establish individual goals, classroom progress, and provide educational strategies at school and home. 80%

Staff Relationships

  • Ensure the daily routine and functions of the classroom are working and being implemented; rotate classroom responsibilities and support other staff to complete all classroom duties on a daily basis. Actively involved in the Individual Education Plan processes by participating in meetings, making referrals, active in assessments, goals planning, and ensuring children are receiving services. Maintain communication and professional boundaries at all times with staff and parents.  10%

Administrative Functions

  • Maintain a system of confidentiality for records and information of Head Start families. Ensure monthly reports are accurate and submitted to Lead Teacher and Center Director. Collect observations for ongoing assessments to ensure child outcomes are meeting agency benchmarks. Read, analyze, and interpret data from the DRDP(2015).  Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices, effective teaching strategies, regulations, licensing, DCFS, and diversity application. 10%

Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
  • 6 months experience working with families and children in a preschool setting required. 
  • 1 year of experience working with developmentally disabled/delayed or behaviorally challenged children including supporting Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and/or Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) using social-emotional curriculum and inclusion methods is preferred.
  • Hold a current California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher.
  • Ability to converse, write, and/or translate in Spanish or Armenian preferred.
  • Criminal Records (e.g. Live Scan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index Check, Sexual Offender Registry, Health, Tuberculosis (TB) test and Immunization clearances required.
  • Hold a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate upon hire or within 30 days of hire.
  • Show ability to have flexibility, maturity of judgment, and ability to work collegially.
  • Uphold the values and principles of the organization.
  • Valid California Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance, and clean DMV record preferred.
  • Ability to supervise pre-school children and ensure a safe environment including the ability to monitor and respond to events going on at all times in the classroom, outdoor play areas and on field trips.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to an emergency or a crisis situation.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, families, and the community to work as part of a team, and collaborate with colleagues.
  • Ability to maintain all assigned workflow and a high level of customer satisfaction in a fast paced working environment.
Chatsworth, CA 91311 2020-01-22 View
Infant/Toddler Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:               INFANT/TODDLER ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:             South San Francisco, East Palo Alto and San Mateo

Hourly Salary:      Starting at $17.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB DUTIES:

Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

2.             Assist with planning and setting up indoor and outdoor environment.

3.             Supervise and team-teach a group of 8 children.

4.             Assist with classroom record keeping (i.e. Learning Genie/Portfolios)

5.             Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled in the Head Start program.

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

2.             Possess a valid California Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for an Associate Teacher’s permit desirable.

3.             Previous work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group Child care program for at least 1 year. 

4.             Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community and have at least 6 Units of Infant/Toddler Classes.

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW 

 

APPLY:                 

Attn: Human Resources Department

Institute for Human and Social Development

155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

East Palo Alto, South San Francisco, San Mateo, CA 94303 2020-01-21 View
Home Based Specialist- Temp Position Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                        Home Based Specialist – Temporary Position ONLY

Location:                        North County

Hourly Salary:                Starting at $21.00/Hour & Depending on Qualifications, Education & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Ensures enrollment by completing full intakes and returning intakes, in partnership with Coordinator, adhering to HS/EHS requirements as well as ERSEA enrollment guidelines and deadlines. Provides outreach to families and communities to recruit children into the program, as needed.  Ensures all comprehensive services are delivered over a month on a monthly basis by utilizing comprehensive curriculum, Parents As Teachers and other support resources. 
  2. Implements parent-child activities and education to meet the individual child and family’s needs over a month for each child and family. Assists parents to use activities and household materials that naturally occur in the home and other places as learning opportunities. Plan, organize and facilitate socialization experiences twice a month. Updates family needs assessments and family goals with each family. Provides families with socialization experiences twice a month. Provides resources, referrals, and support services. Mentors parents to assume leadership role (i.e. parent meetings, committee members, and policy council), advocates for services and to be fully involved in the program.
  3. Provides support services for children and families within program. Communicates and provide services with content specialist and community partners. Assist with and facilitates transition services for children and families to ensure continuation of services.
  4. Maintains record keeping systems with ongoing documentation of family contacts in Child Plus. Complies with child abuse and neglect law and reporting requirements. Submits weekly, monthly and ongoing reports. Maintains confidentiality of family records and program information. Maintains and ensures health and safety practices.
  5. As needed, attends staff training on and off site. Participates in performance appraisal and individual supervision meetings. Develops individual professional development plans, in partnership with supervisor. Attends annual vision and hearing training as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associate or Bachelors in Early Childhood Development, Social Services, or related degree.
  2. Must have a minimum of nine (9) Early Childhood Education (ECE) units in curriculum development, understanding of observation and assessment principles, and principles of childhood development.
  3. Minimum one (1) year experience providing direct services to low-income families with children ages birth through five (5) years.
  4. Knowledge of principles of family dynamics, early intervention and childhood development.
  5. Knowledge of community agency resources for staff and parents.
  6. Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  7. Valid California Driver’s License, proof of insurance and reliable transportation required.
  8. Spanish speaking preferred.

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                

Attn: Human Resources Department

Institute for Human and Social Development

155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

South San Francisco, CA 94080 2020-01-21 View
Fund Development Manager Institute for Human and Social Development

Position:                               FUND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER in San Mateo, CA

                                             Part – Time Exempt Position (Some Weekends & Evenings Required)

Application Deadline Date: Apply by 2/14/2020

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB DUTIES:  Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Implement strategies created with Executive Director to inform, involve, and cultivate general donor base.
  2. Plan and implement annual direct mail campaigns including fall annual appeal and spring reminder letters to general donor base. Create and implement online general fundraising campaigns.  Manage quarterly donor e-newsletter, e-updates, dynamic content with Marketing Manager for IHSD website.  Create campaign for regular volunteers to solicit their peers through mail and telephone follow-up.
  3. Cultivate regular volunteers to become donors to IHSD.  Identify potential major donors in general database, research prospects, and make recommendations for upgrading.
  4. Support development of major gifts campaigns. Plan major organizational events including coordinating invitations, mailing lists, and logistics with administrative staff.  With Executive/Program Director to strategize and implement methods to create revenue from new revenue streams.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Minimum of 2 years’ experience with a non-profit, preferably in development. Experience with direct mail, donor research, development publications is preferred. 
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of internet research, word processing and EXCEL. Knowledge of automated database management and development software is a plus.
  3. Experience working with board members, donors, volunteers and program staff on collaborative activities.
  4. Experience with organizing and managing the logistics of events.  Must be a self-starter and have a sense of humor.
  5. Commitment to the environment, a love of nature, and an interest in learning more about the natural environs and IHSD’s involvement in local communities a must.

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW 

 

APPLY:  Application deadline February 14, 2020. E-mail cover letter and resume to abarrios@ihsdinc.org.

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

San Mateo, CA 94402 2020-01-21 View
PSD Custodian - Contract - Twentynine Palms San Bernardino County
PSD Custodian - Contract - Twentynine Palms description image

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for journey-level Custodians who perform a variety of custodial duties at a Head Start site. Duties include: dust/damp mop using germicidal techniques; sweep and keep facility entranceways, classrooms, playgrounds, and restrooms free from debris and trash; remove trash and dispose of waste materials; vacuum and spot clean carpets; operate a variety of industrial cleaning machines; restock and clean restrooms using germicide solution; wipe down and disinfect child activity and eating areas; order, stock, and maintain custodial supplies in assigned storage areas; ensure health and safety rules are adhered to at all times; and inform supervisor of any suspected child abuse.  

The resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies at the Twentynine Palms location only If you are not interested in employment in Twentynine Palms, you should not apply at this time. If you select Twentynine Palms, and then refuse a job offer or do not attend an interview because of the location, your name will be removed from the eligible list.

Note: These are contract positions to work approximately 9 months per year. The list may be used to fill 12-month contract positions as they arise.

For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Custodian – Contract job description.
 

BENEFITS AND 
RETIREMENT
 
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  You can also refer to the  PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) or the PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 
1) Physical demands of the job include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching above and below shoulder level, stooping, data-input, working outside, smell and touch, lifting and carrying up to 50 ft, vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Travel throughout the County may be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
 

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
 
 
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment.  If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB).  With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies, and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption.  CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients.  Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson, and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

 

Minimum Requirements

EXPERIENCE: Applicants must meet one of the following two options:


Option 1: Three (3) months of full-time equivalent paid work experience involving working with the public.

-OR-

Option 2: Six (6) months of full-time equivalent volunteer work experience involving working with the public.

NOTE:  Paid and/or volunteer experience must be clearly detailed in the Work Experience section of the application.
San Bernardino, CA 92415 2020-01-21 View
PSD Supervising Case Management Nurse (Contract) San Bernardino County
PSD Supervising Case Management Nurse (Contract) description image

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Supervising Case Management Nurse who supervises Registered Nurses and Program staff in delivering services in the health program; makes home visits to evaluate situations and assess health; counsels on nutrition, safety, personal hygiene and child care; teaches and demonstrates nursing practices to family members; guides clients in setting attainable health care goals; and performs other administrative duties. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County.

For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Supervising Case Management Nurse - Contract job description. 
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 
1) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs) as needed/in the event of an emergency.  Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance is required at time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
 

BENEFITS AND RETIREMENT

 
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). You can also refer to the  PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.
 
 
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
 
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption.  CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

 

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must possess ALL of the following:


License:
 Must possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. (A copy of RN license must be attached.)

Certification: Must possess and maintain current Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
 
Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience as a registered nurse in a public health department, health service provider, or community based health organization, which includes at least one (1) year of experience supervising subordinate staff. (This experience must be clearly detailed in the Work Experience section of the Application.)

Substitution:
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in health science, health care administration, school health, nursing, or other health related field may substitute for one (1) year of non-supervisory experience as described. (If qualifying with substitution, copy of degree AND transcripts MUST be attached.)

Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.  Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A copy of Registered Nurse license and BLS certification MUST be attached to your application. If qualifying with education substitution, a copy of legible transcripts AND a copy of the degree MUST be attached. Submit all documentation to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources – Employment Division, Attn: PSD Supervising Case Management Nurse, 157 W. Fifth St., San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: PSD Supervising Case Management Nurse. Failure to provide the requested documents by the closing date may result in disqualification of the application.
San Bernardino, CA 92415 2020-01-21 View
Early Head Start Home Base Teacher - Contract* San Bernardino County
Early Head Start Home Base Teacher - Contract* description image
 
The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Early Head Start Home Base Teachers who provide teaching instruction to children aged 0 to 3 years old, family engagement, set goals with parents, and parent education opportunities within the family's home and at a Head Start site. Teachers develop and provide individual education, nutritional and health/safety activities during home visits and socializations; conduct developmental and social emotional assessments; and attend staff and parent committee meetings; observe, report and document on the progress of children; document disabilities; report suspected child abuse; communicate with staff, parents, and children.

These are 12 month contract positions. 

An eligible list will be established to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County. (Interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.)

*Official TitlePSD Teacher I – Contract 

For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Teacher I-Contract job description.
 

BENEFITS AND RETIREMENT

 
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  You can also refer to the PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
 
1) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs) as needed/in the event of an emergency.  Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card and qualifying First Aid/CPR cards within two (2) weeks of hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
 

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
 
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption.  CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

 

Minimum Requirements

Applicants MUST meet the following requirement:

Possess a valid/active CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, click here.
 
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: 
A copy of the required valid/active CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) must be attached to your application or submitted to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources-Employment Division, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, Attn: PSD Early Head Start Home Base Teacher-Contract, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: PSD Early Head Start Home Base Teacher-Contract. Failure to provide the requested documents at the time of application submittal may result in disqualification of the application.
San Bernardino, CA 92415 2020-01-21 View
Infant/Toddler Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                INFANT/TODDLER TEACHERS          

Locations:             East Palo Alto and San Mateo

Salary Range:       Starting at $19.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 18 months to 3 years old.
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives.
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child.
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress.
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress.
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT.
  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Permit preferred.
  2. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience.
  3. Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community and at least 6 Units of Infant/Toddler Classes.
  4. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit desirable.
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable.

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                  

Attn: Human Resources Department

Institute for Human and Social Development

155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                               

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

San Mateo and East Palo Alto, CA 94402 2020-01-21 View
Head Start/State Preschool Teacher - Contract* San Bernardino County
Head Start/State Preschool Teacher - Contract* description image

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Head Start/State Preschool Teachers who provide teaching instruction and supervision to pre-school age children at a Head Start site or home-based program. Teachers will develop and provide educational, nutritional, and health/safety activities; conduct home visits; attend staff and parent committee meetings, observe, report and document on the progress of children; document disabilities; report suspected child abuse; communicate with staff, parents, and children; and supervise teacher aides.

These are contract positions to work approximately 9 to 12 months per year.
 
An eligible list will be established to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County. (Interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.)

*Official Title:  PSD Teacher II – Contract

 
For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Teacher II - Contract job description.
 

BENEFITS AND RETIREMENT

 
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). You can also refer to the PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) or  PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
 
1) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs) as needed/in the event of an emergency.  Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card and qualifying First Aid/CPR cards within two (2) weeks of hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County may be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
 

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
 
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment.  If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB).  With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies, and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption.  CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients.  Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson, and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

 

Minimum Requirements

Applicants MUST meet one of the following options:
 
OPTION 1:

Education:  completed/awarded Associate's degree (or higher) in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Education, Home Economics, Music, Art, Library Science, Physical Education & Recreation, Psychology, Family Studies, or other Early Childhood Education/Development related fields.

 
- AND - 

Child Development Permit: Possess a valid/active CA Child Development Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, click here. Applicants who possess a Children's Center Permit may also qualify under this option. 

OPTION 2:
Single/Multiple Subject Teaching Credential: Must possess a valid/active CA Single or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential issued by the CTC. Applicants qualifying under this option requirement must show completion of 9 semester (15 quarter) units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development coursework which includes a Family, Child & Community courseTranscripts must be attached.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

Option 1: A copy of the required valid/active CA Child Development Teacher Permit (or higher level permit), a legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) AND a copy of the degree.
Option 2: A copy of the required valid/active CA Single/Multiple Subject Credential AND legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) indicating required ECE/CD coursework.

Required documentation must be attached to your application or submitted to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources-Employment Division, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, Attn: Head Start/State Preschool Teacher-Contract, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: Head Start/State Preschool Teacher. Failure to provide the requested documents at the time of application submittal may result in disqualification of the application.

Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.  Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.
San Bernardino, CA 92415 2020-01-21 View
PSD Teacher Aide II - Contract San Bernardino County
PSD Teacher Aide II - Contract description image

 

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Teacher Aides II who assist in the planning and implementation of lesson plans with teachers; assist with learning experiences; attend team meetings to learn new procedures; observe and report on the progress of children; document disabilities; report suspected child abuse; communicate with staff, parents, and children; serve food; and assist children with activities such as dressing and toileting.
 
These are contract positions to work approximately 9 to 12 months per year.
 
An eligible list will be established to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County. (Interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.)
 
For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Teacher Aide II-Contract job description.

 

BENEFITS AND RETIREMENT
 
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  Refer to the PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader)  or PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.

 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
 
1) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs) as needed/in the event of an emergency.  Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card and First Aid/CPR cards within two (2) weeks of hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County may be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
 
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
 
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment.  If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB).  With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies, and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption.  CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients.  Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson, and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Applicants must meet one of the following options:
 
Option 1:  Possess a valid/active CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, click here.
 
-OR-
 
Option 2:  Possess a completed/awarded Associate's degree (or higher) which must include six (6) semester (9 quarter) core units of completed college coursework in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development (CD).

Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.  Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.
 
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: 
Option 1: A copy of the required valid/active CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (or higher level permit).
Option 2: A legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) AND a copy of the degree.

Required documentation must be attached to your application or submitted to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources-Employment Division, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, Attn: PSD Teacher Aide II-Contract, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: PSD Teacher Aide II-Contract. Failure to provide the requested documents at the time of application submittal will result in disqualification of the application.
San Bernardino, CA 92415 2020-01-21 View
Pre-School Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                PRESCHOOL TEACHERS  

Locations:             San Mateo and East Palo Alto

Salary Range:       Starting at $19.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT
  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Permit preferred
  2. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience
  3. Proof of completion of core ECE courses:  Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.
  4. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit desirable
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                  

Attn: Human Resources Department

Institute for Human and Social Development

155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                               

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

San Mateo, East Palo Alto, CA 94402 2020-01-21 View
Preschool Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:               PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:             East Palo Alto and Menlo Park

Hourly Salary:      Starting at $17.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB DUTIES:

Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

2.             Assist with planning and setting up indoor and outdoor environment.

3.             Supervise and team-teach a group of 8 children.

4.             Assist with classroom record keeping (i.e. Learning Genie/Portfolios)

5.             Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled.

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

2.             Must have a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit desirable.

3.             Previous work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group

                Child care program for at least 1 year. 

4.             Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW 

 

APPLY: 

Attn: Human Resources Department

Institute for Human and Social Development

155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, CA 94025 2020-01-21 View
State Preschool Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:               STATE PRESCHOOL TEACHERS     

Locations:             EAST PALO ALTO

Salary Range:       Starting at $19.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD State Pre-School Program requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT.
  1. Must possess a Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified to apply for a Child Development Teacher Permit. 
  2. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education desirable.
  3. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience.
  4. Proof of completion of core ECE courses:  Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable.

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                  

Attn: Human Resources Department

Institute for Human and Social Development

155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                               

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

East Palo Alto, CA 94303 2020-01-21 View
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