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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.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-11-23 View
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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-11-23 View
Early Head Start - Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc.

EHS Child Development Specialist

 

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 30,000 children each year.

We are looking for a dedicated and community minded EHS Child Development Specialist to provide high quality services to our Family Child Care Home (FCCH) Programs and service children from birth to kindergarten age.

Candidates must be able to ensure all comprehensive Head Start services are integrated with the FCCH and approach the families’ needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services. Success in this role will rely heavily upon the candidate’s knowledge of adult learning principles, and having or quickly developing a workable knowledge of regulatory agencies and the role they play in Head Start and Early Head Start.

A BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or a related field with knowledge of child development from birth to 3 is the educational requirement for this role. The applicants must also either carry a California Commission of Teachers Teacher Permit or be eligible to obtain. Strong computer skills, the ability to adapt, a minimum of two years (2) experience in a state funded child care program and supporting and empowering families is a necessity.

 

The EHS Child Development Specialist is required to:

  • Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to a minimum of 12 children in a FCCH setting
  • Identify/collect and provide resource materials regarding local services available to families
  • Engage families in goal setting process and support decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members
  • Workable knowledge of assessment tools including but not limited to DRDP’s and Individual Development Plans or any other goal setting process
  • Establish trusting and culturally responsible relationships with FCCH providers and work with each family to ensure that child(ren) meet all the start Well Child standards

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 condition of employment, Live Scan, TB clearance and required vaccinations.

 

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

 

Thank you for your interest in Crystal Stairs, Inc. Only candidates that meet the criteria outlined above will be contacted.

  

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

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-11-23 View
Home Based Coordinator MAAC

Under direct supervision, plans, develops, provides reflective supervision and training and technical assistance to MAAC CDP Home Based program option; monitors and ensures compliance with HSPS and MAAC policies and procedures.  Participates in implementation of parent training and age appropriate curriculum and ongoing monitoring of children’s cognitive, social and emotional, language and literacy and health and perceptual motor development.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION 

A typical way of demonstrating the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a BA/BS with a major in early childhood education, human development or a closely related field which includes 15 semester units in child development (12 CORE units),  3 units in administration.

Experience in  parent education/training and at least four years of progressively responsible teaching experience in a Head Start or child development program, at least one of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 

A valid State of California Child Development Permit at the Site Supervisor or Program Director level is required.

Review the full job description and apply online.

Vista, CA 92084 2020-11-23 View
Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc.

 

Associate Teacher

Location: Los Angeles & Compton areas

SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, he/she is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. Provides for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for implementing and assisting with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Assists with and in the absence of the Lead Teacher design and plan the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations; assists with the development of individual education plans for each child.
  2. Completes a percentage of Child Files including child assessment for designated group of preschool children including implementing the developmental and behavioral screenings, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Transitional Plans, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities, and use of child outcomes and school readiness reports to develop the child's educational plan.
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills, including the ability to communicate in and further the child's familiarity with his/her dominant language.
  4. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools such as the CLASS; helps create improvement action plans and follow through with corrections based on findings.
  5. Provides 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; helps each child develop a sense of awareness and self-esteem; and helps each child to accept and express his/her feelings.
  6. Helps maintains a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; works to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  7. Inspects facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills.
  8. Supervises children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care. Actively implement the Active Supervision Principals.
  9. Helps create and maintain a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children's learning.
  10. Plans and implements activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.
  11. Engages parents in participating in educational activities in the classroom and in their homes and developing lesson plans to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development In addition to conducting Home Visits and Parent Conferences.
  12. Communicates with others verbally and in writing; participates in parent education programs, including orientation, child development, curriculum, and parent meeting/workshops as needed; works effectively in a bilingual, diverse cultural setting.
  13. Responsible for the care and organization of all supplies and materials in the classroom; performs any other duties as assigned.
  14. Administer medication to children with an Individual Health Plan.
  15. Kitchen duties as assigned.
  16. Provide Diaper Changes/Potty Training for individual children on an as needed basis.
  17. Performs home visits as needed.
  18. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  19. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  20. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  21. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  22. May be assigned to transfer at anytime to various sites and classrooms based on program need.
  23. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

1) Associates or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.

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.

*The 41-CDP1 form must be completed by an authorized representative of a California community college or four-year college or university approved by the Commission to verify completion of requirements for Child Development Teaching Permits.

 

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, ages 2-5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural and ethnically diverse community or, 50 days of three plus hours per day, within a year.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus between source documents and the computer monitor.  The employee works in a normal office environment where the noise level is usually moderate to loud.    Travel by car, bus, train, or airplane as required by conference attendance, etc. where in some cases overnight travel may occur. Some exposure to communicable diseases is possible when working in office or classroom environment.  Evening and weekend may be required.

 

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 passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.  Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.

 

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-11-23 View
Lead Teacher Early Head Start MAAC

Under direct supervision, will provide care for infants and toddlers in the assigned group(s) and will plan, supervise, and implement the education program within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Child Development Program’s Early Head Start. Early Head Start is a federally funded program for eligible and special needs children 0 – 3 years and pregnant women.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twenty-four (24) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

 Lead Teacher II:

  • BA Degree with emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development that would require a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.
  • Completion of supervised student teaching OR experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher and Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a State of California Child Development Associate Level Permit or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

Review the full job description and apply online at our website

SAN MARCOS, CA 92084 2020-11-23 View
Program Aide MAAC

This position works as an integral member of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus services on an as needed basis. The position contains elements of the job descriptions of positions titled teacher assistant, classroom aide, bus aide, custodial aide and kitchen aide as well as requires the incumbent to perform some light cleaning duties. This classification typically works with developing children and/or children with special needs. The position may be assigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations. This position may receive content area technical support and training from the Center Director, Teacher, Bus Driver, Cook and /or Program Managers.

DEFINITION – Program Aide In Training_________________________________________________________

This position has been designed to enable individuals the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience, and an opportunity as an employee to participate, while working, in college level classes to enable them to meet MAAC’s education/experience requirements for the classification of Program Aide.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Program Aide

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of six (6) units in Child Development or Early Childhood Development.
  • Six (6) months of experience in a preschool classroom setting
  • Individuals hired and assigned to primarily work at a center assisting with food service will not be required to have units in child development or early childhood development
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing preferred.

Program Aide In Training

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of three (3) units in Child Development or Early Childhood Development – must complete an additional three (3) units of child development courses within twelve (12) months of date of hire.   
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). 

Review the full job description and apply online at our website.

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-11-23 View
Lead Teacher I MAAC

Under direct supervision, will be responsible for planning, supervising, and implementing the education program in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Head Start, and state and federal regulations as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twenty-four (24) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required.  
  • Completion of one (1) year’s supervised student teaching OR one (1) year of experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher II:

  • BA Degree with emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development that would require a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development including core units required. 
  • Completion of one (1) year’s supervised student teaching OR one (1) year of experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a State of California Child Development Associate Level Permit or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred   
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

Review the full job description and apply on our website.

 

Vista, CA 92084-5212 2020-11-23 View
HS - Family Services Associate 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
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-11-23 View
Associate Teacher MAAC

Under the direct supervision of the Center Director and the appointed guidance of the Lead Teacher, will assist in planning, supervising, and implementing the education program within the classroom in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Head Start.

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Twelve (12) units (including core units) from an accredited college/university in Early Childhood Education OR Child Development
  • California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or California Child Development Associate (CDA) credential
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

1st Preferred Experience Requirement:

  • One (1) year Head Start experience with children in a classroom setting

2nd Preferred Experience Requirement:

  • One (1) year preschool experience with children in a classroom setting

AND

Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Cards must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC).   In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed.  The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines. 

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online: https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-11-23 View
Head Start - Handyperson / Maintenance Worker Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Head Start - Handyperson/Maintenance Worker

Location: South Los Angeles & Compton

 

 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Handyperson/Maintenance Worker to support our Head Start Program. This position is responsible for ensuring functional facilities by ensuring maintenance activities as well as repair activities are implemented including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping, and grounds keeping when professional licensure is not required. The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Completes and assures minor plumbing, painting, carpentry and electrical repairs or repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required
  2. Assists and ensures routine maintenance is carried out such as replacing light bulbs, and maintaining equipment used in the course of work
  3. Completes and ensures outdoor tasks such as sweeping steps, porches and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees are carried out
  4. Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to Supervisor
  5. Power washing of buildings, walkways, floors, playground equipment, etc.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, painting and other light facility maintenance.
  • Knowledge of equipment operations, tools, and terms used in building maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety and building code requirements related to Head Start facilities within first month on the job, including but is not restricted to, OSHA and MSOS chemical inventory, etc.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of previous maintenance or handyperson experience preferred.
  • Two (2) years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance, facilities management, or transportation systems is required.
  • Relevant training from a vocational training organization may be substituted for work experience.

 

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 passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.
  • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 

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 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, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-11-23 View
CCP EHS Education Coach - Partnerships MAAC

Under direct supervision, this position will coordinate, monitor, coach and train for the implementation of the Child Care Partnership Grant, Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards for assigned centers and assigned program options. The incumbent will model, consult and provide guidance and resources to classroom staff and will participate in building systems that provide staff with resources and support.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a closely related field including a minimum of thirty-two (32) ECE units
  • Three (3) years of work and/or teaching experience in an Early Childhood Education program setting including experience with CA State and Federal regulations related to Early Childhood Education that includes a minimum of one (1) year of experience utilizing mentoring and coaching principles and reflective practices with adult learners in a professional early childhood education program setting.
  • Site Supervisor Level Permit or obtain within six months of hire
  • Acquire CLASS Certifications within nine (9) months of hire and maintain certifications throughout employment.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing highly desirable 
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing computers and software, including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet and database software such as ChildPlus.

Review the full job description and apply online at our website

Vista, CA 92084 2020-11-23 View
Family Partner MAAC

The incumbent will support prenatal mothers and expectant families in dealing with the multitude of physical and emotional changes pregnancy brings working to assist in fostering a strong bond between both parents and their unborn baby; to inspire pregnant women to have a healthy lifestyle and ultimately a healthy baby; to enhance their self-esteem and life goals; to identify early signs of health and developmental concerns and to prepare family for parenthood. The Family Partner will minimally provide one (1) visit with each expectant mom per month, or more based on family need and monthly education experiences.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit OR Home-based CDA credential 
  • Six (6) semester units in ECE/ Child Development and six (6)  units in Infant/Toddler (three (3) units required at time of hire and must complete additional three (3) units in Infant/Toddler within one year of employment) 
  • Three (3) or more units in Social Services or Health Services related fields
  • One (1) year of experience with children ages 0-3 years in a child care, health or social service setting   
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, Reading and writing required.

 Review the full job description and apply online.

  • Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Card must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.
Vista, CA 92084 2020-11-23 View
Program Manager Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Ensure the provision of high quality, comprehensive child and family support services (including mental health services), oversight of administrative processes and supervision of child and family service staff;
  • Acts as the Mental Health Consultant for the program and works in collaboration with the Home-SAFE and home-based program leadership teams;
  • Provides weekly reflective individual supervision to 8-10 child and family services staff, including Supervisors and Home Visitors, and weekly group supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LCSW or LMFT with at least 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Eligible to supervise Masters-level mental health staff collecting hours toward licensure.
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with infants, toddlers and parents using infant-toddler mental health model and relationship-based practice.

Reply Subject: Program Manager (Home-SAFE)

Los Angeles, CA 90034 2020-11-16 View
Request for Proposal-Registered Dietitian El Monte City School District

Position:  Request for Proposal-Registered Dietitian (RD) for Head Start/Early Head Start

Location:                      El Monte City School District

Full/Part Time:             Monday-Friday (20 hours per week- Temporary till June 2021)

Department:                 Child Development Programs

Open To: Request for Proposals

 

Program Information:

 

El Monte City School District Child Development Programs seeks a Registered Dietitian to provide services to Head Start/Early Head Start children and families in accordance with federal and state regulations.  Under the supervision of the Program Director, the RD will provide direct nutrition services as well as parent, staff and student education including professional development training for program compliance.

 

Purpose:

           

Ensures that children are up-to-date on an age appropriate schedule of well child care and provides expertise and guidance concerning the nutrition and overall wellbeing of Head Start/EHS children. Respond to RD referrals within the specified timeline. Ensure that children receive nutritionally adequate meals that address specific medical or nutritional need.

Essential Duties: 

 

  • Completes nutrition assessments, develops care plans and provides nutrition counseling and intervention, reviews nutrition screening and addresses high risk referrals.
  • Provides community and/or partnership referrals as needed and assist with linkage as necessary.
  • Participates in Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings as needed for student, parent and staff support.
  • Maintains, monitors, and tracks nutritional services in the Child Plus System and maintains deadlines associated with local, State and Federal requirements.
  • Develops written and training plans associated with local, State and Federal requirements.
  • Develops nutrition tracking plans and materials for staff and parents.
  • Prepares required reports as mandated by the office of Head Start, the Los Angeles County Office of Education Head Start Division and internal policies and procedures.
  • Maintains log with child’s name, sites, class and assessment finding(s) related to food accommodations.
  • Inputs and tracks student nutrition assessments and nutritional risks.
  • Participates in Head Start Health Advisory Committee meetings where nutrition and health program services are reviewed and makes recommendations for strengthening program services.
  • Researches, collects, and develops scientifically-based nutrition materials.  Reviews and screens nutrition data for accuracy and use within the Department.

 

  • Conducts and/or facilitates delivery of nutrition programs and related events.  Provides nutritional expertise for design and development of programs and activities.
  • Conducts in-service presentations with staff, parents, and students.  Serves as a technical resource on matters of nutrition and wellness.
  • Reviews meal menus and works with the district’s central kitchen to ensure nutritional meals are provided to all students.
  • Develops meal accommodation plans as needed.
  • Monitors active Child Development Programs food service program to ensure adherence to Federal, State, and local nutritional requirements and maintains appropriate records.
  • Attends meetings within and outside the District to promote nutrition, for continuing education, and to gather information about emerging trends, regulations, and reporting requirements for Head Start and LACOE regulations, standards and expectations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

 

Qualifications: 

Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills, be a team player, a passionate advocate for the child’s well-being, be able to work with diverse populations, and to network with other health and early childhood professionals to procure and provide needed nutrition services. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows Operating System and related software programs (Excel, Word, Power-Point, Publisher, Access, etc). Flexibility with work schedule to be able to work evenings and weekends as needed. Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred. Consultant must be able to communicate effectively in written and oral form as well as have basic typing, audio visual equipment and computer skills. Have knowledge of ChildPlus tracking system and at least 2 years Head Start/Early Head Start experience working with children 0-5 is preferred.

 

Experience: 

Two years of nutrition experience in community nutrition. Pediatric nutrition education preferred. Prior Head Start/ Early Head Start experience is highly desirable. 

A minimum of two years’ experience working with young children ages 0-5 and their families. Also, experience working with program staff to meet nutrition mandates and requirements.  Experience and conducting trainings and workshops is a must.

 

Education: 

A Bachelor’s degree in nutrition or equivalent.

 

 

License/Credential/Permit: 

  • Must have automobile with adequate insurance coverage and valid CA driver’s license to travel to all program sites. 
  • Registered Dietitian with Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Must pass a Child Abuse Index and Criminal Records Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to employment.  

 

Required Documents:

 

  • Registered Dietitian with Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Graduate degree from an accredited institution and official transcripts.
  • Live Scan fingerprint clearance
  • T.B. Test prior to employment, and every two (2) years thereafter (every 4 years for a chest X-ray). 
  • Must pass a physical examination at the time of hire, and every 2 years thereafter.
  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Provide proof of the following immunizations as required: Measles, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), and Influenza.  

Physical Demands:

The working conditions and physical demands of this position will be those that must be met to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Normal vision and hearing, standing for extended periods, sitting for extended periods, kneeling and stooping, manipulating objects with hands, reaching overhead, and occasionally lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The physical environment the incumbent will work in is typically an office environment with moderate noise levels that would be expected in that type of work environment in addition to site visits and home visits as needed.  

Application Information:

Selection Process

  • This is a Request for Proposal, must submit Proposal Plan for services, Proposed Rates and all documents required to be eligible.
  • All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement
  • Top candidates will be invited to the interview process.  Head Start/ EHS Experience Preferred.

Submit the above documents to: rlopez5@emcsd with subheading “Request for Proposal-Registered Dietitian Consultant” or Fax to (626) 442-3284 – Attention: Rosa Lopez, Program Director.

 

 

 

South El Monte, CA 91733 2020-11-16 View
Primary Care Teacher Glenn County Office of Education

Glenn County Office of Education is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

 

Child and Family Services                                          

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 

Position:

Primary Care Teacher, position at Hamilton City Infant/Toddler Center

 

Salary:

$131.66 – $142.41 based on an 8-hour day with benefits package

 

Qualifications:          

 

  • High School diploma/GED or Degree.
  • Hold/qualify for a Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Six (6) Infant/Toddler semester units of coursework in Early Childhood Education/Child Development.
  • One-year work or volunteer experience in an infant/toddler care setting.
  • Be willing to participate in the program for Infant/Toddler Caregivers trainings.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Valid California driver license and insured reliable transportation.

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide quality care and supervision to assigned infant/toddlers as the primary caregiver.
  • Assist in the implementation of a developmentally appropriate program for infants/toddlers under the guidance of the Teacher/Director.
  • Assist in providing a healthy and attractive environment with a strong emphasis on safety and sanitation for infants/toddlers in the day-to-day program.
  • Provided consistent messages about program services and activities to parents, and seek information from parents about the culture and values found in the child’s home.
  • Provide childcare for center parents meetings and other activities, as assigned.
  • Develop a warm, nurturing relationship with infants/toddlers and keep parents well informed of their child’s day.
  • Participate in scheduled meetings and conferences as assigned.

 

Work Year:

199 paid days (Beginning of August to End of June).  Position start date to be determined.

 

Application Procedure:

(Applications without the required documentations will not be considered.)

  • Complete Application and Resume
  • High School Diploma/GED or Degree
  • Unofficial Transcript(s)
  • Child Development Site Teacher Permit (if applicable)
  • Letters of recommendations (1 professional and 1 personal)

 

Submit to:

Child and Family Services

676 E. Walker Street, Orland CA  95963

Attention: Miriam Lopez, HR Manager/Executive Secretary 530-865-1267 ext. 2211

Applicants can apply online at www.glenncoe.org, by clicking the tab “career opportunities.”

 

 Deadline:

 Friday, December 4, 2020

Orland, CA 95963 2020-11-16 View
Teacher Aide Glenn County Office of Education

 

 

Glenn County Office of Education

 is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

 

   

   

 Child and Family Services                                                 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Position:

 

Teacher Aide positions available

 

Salary:

$14.12 to $14.49 per hour 5 hrs. a day, 5 days a wk., and 8-hrs Friday, as noted.

 

 

 

Qualifications:        

 

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Hold/qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or willing to take 12 units in Early Childhood Education within the first year of employment to remain eligible for employment for a second year. Visit https://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/req-child-dev for permit requirements.
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Valid California driver license and insured reliable transportation

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist in the implementation of age-appropriate curriculum under the guidance of Teacher/Director.
  • Assist Teacher/Director and Teacher in the supervision of children.
  • Assist in providing a safe, sanitary, healthy and attractive learning environment.
  • Assist in the communication between child and teacher, and parent(s) and teacher when language barriers exist.
  • Provide childcare at parent meetings for the community you work in and other activities, as assigned.

 

Work Year:

 Part-Year (August to beginning of June).  Position start date to be determined.

 

 Application Procedure:

(Applications without the required documentations will not be considered.)

1. Complete Application and Resume

2. Copy of High School Diploma

3. Copy of Unofficial Transcript(s)

4. Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (if applicable)

5. Letters of Recommendations (1 professional and 1 personal)

 

Submit to:

Child and Family Services

676 E. Walker Street, Orland CA  95963

Attention: Miriam Lopez, HR Manager/Executive Secretary 530-865-1267 ext. 2211

Applicants can apply online at www.glenncoe.org, by clicking the tab “career opportunities.”

 

Deadline

Until Filled

 

 

 

Orland, CA 95963 2020-11-16 View
Kitchen and Safety Aide Glenn County Office of Education

Glenn County Office of Education is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

 

Child and Family Services                                                           

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 

 Position:

  Kitchen and Safety Aide, positions available

 

Salary:

 $14.12 – 14.49 per hour.  4 hrs. a day, 5 days a week

 

 Qualifications:          

 

  •  At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
  • One year of work or volunteer experience in a child care center is desired
  • Must have or willing to take six (6) units in Early Childhood Education within the first year of employment to remain eligible for employment for a second year.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Valid California drivers license and insured reliable transportation

 

 Major Responsibilities:

 

  •  Meal and snack preparation and clean up, including dish washing
  • General overall safety and cleanliness of the center environment
  • Ongoing center cleaning, organizing, and sanitizing     
  • Provide help with preparation of curriculum materials, and activities under the direction of the Teacher/Director.
  • Ongoing monitoring of the condition of toys and materials inside the center and out on the play yard
  • Provide breaks for other staff members

 

 Work Year:

 Part-Year (August to beginning of June).  Position start date to be determined.

 

 Application Procedure:

(Applications without the required documentations will not be considered.)

1. Complete Application and Resume

2. Copy of High School Diploma

3. Copy of Unofficial Transcript(s)

4. Letters of Recommendations (1 professional and 1 personal)

 

Submit to:

Child and Family Services

676 E. Walker Street, Orland CA  95963

Attention: Miriam Lopez, HR Manager/Executive Secretary 530-865-1267 ext. 2211

Applicants can apply online at www.glenncoe.org, by clicking the tab “career opportunities.”

 

 

Deadline:

Until Filled

 

Orland, CA 95963 2020-11-16 View
Director of Children and Family Services Kai Ming Head Start

 Job Summary: Director of Children and Family Services is a full-time exempt position who will assist Executive Director in directing program services related to the implementation of children and family services according to agency mission, philosophy, goals and values. This position will collaborate with the team to achieve high quality that meets the Federal, State and local regulations and expectations. This position is expected to perform mindful, reflective and effective leadership.

 

The Director of Children and Family Services performs as the Head Start/ Early Head Start (HS/EHS) Director, this position manages the day-to-day program operations on children and family services including service area personnel supervision and coaching. The Director of Children and Family Services will be responsible for the successful planning, development, implementation, and achievement of outcomes and goals as well as the oversight of Federal, State and local regulatory and compliance issues.

 

Job Type: Full Time, Exempt

 

Report to: Executive Director

 

Essential Duties:

Program Development

  • Provide leadership for program development, which includes but not limited to grant writing, quality improvement initiatives, funding and resource development, leadership for staff development, and community partnership initiatives.
  • Participate in the budget development and monitoring each program to make sure it stays within budget.

Compliance

  • Develop and implement procedures for continuous monitoring and coaching of HS/EHS operations to ensure that these operations effectively implement Federal, State and local regulations.
  • Provide leadership to all service area managers to ensure compliance across all regulations and to serve our community with innovative and high-quality comprehensive services.
  • Assign responsible staff for addressing compliance issues.
  • Lead the development of corrective action plans and monitor their implementation.
  • Interpret and apply Federal and State and local regulations and statutes, and policies appropriate to program activities.
  • Oversee the compilation of the Program Information Report (PIR) to include teaching staff requirements.
  • Develop quality data management and assurance systems.
  • Provide guidance to staff in interpreting Head Start requirements as it relates to data collection and reporting.
  • Coordinate or participate in regular site visits to review files, validating PIR information; establish and maintain data management processes and systems including specialized procedures for disabilities services; and prepare routine and comprehensive reports as necessary.
  • Oversee the quality and compliance of local programs and other locally funded programs and projects.
  • Oversee with a high degree of excellence the implementation of a variety of early childhood evaluation and assessment tools including but not limited to Environment Rating Scales (ECERS), Desired Results Developmental Profiles (DRDP), Ages and Stages, and the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) and Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS).
  • Regularly monitor the collective metrics/results of programs, ensure integrity of data in internal tracking system, perform gap analysis, recommend and/or implement re-alignment of program workflow.

Self-Assessment

  • Coordinate, plan, oversee and conduct the annual Self-Assessment and reporting in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to staff and teams as necessary in the conducting of Self-Assessment or on-going monitoring process.
  • Maintain minutes and other forms of documentation to validate Self-Assessment training, planning and responsible team assignments; provide training on goals and objectives and compliance issues related to program mandates including data management processes and systems.
  • Analyze and interpret Self-Assessment/monitoring results; inform program management of non-compliance issues and develop a strategic plan to address areas of non-compliance.
  • Prepare Self-Assessment finding(s) report for the Executive Director, governing bodies and other management staff.

Community Assessment

  • Conduct a complete Community Assessment every three years and an up-date during the intervening years.
  • Identify new or underserved populations in the service area, assess their needs and identify available resources.
  • Mobilize community resources and partnerships.
  • Work with other organizations in the community to foster collaboration as defined by federal Head Start.

Advisory Committee

  • Oversee the creation of the Health Services Advisory Committee (HSAC) involving the services of the various health professionals and parents.
  • In conjunction with the Health and Nutrition Manager, support the Health Services Advisory Committee whose purpose is to advise in the planning, operation and evaluation of the health services program.
  • In conjunction with the Health and Nutrition Manager, ensure that parents are encouraged to participate in nutrition program activities such as planning menus and working in classroom nutrition activities, to serve as volunteers or in jobs in food service and in on-going monitoring of the nutrition component.

Communications and Advocacy

  • Actively steward the Kai Ming brand, ensuring consistent communications across the organization.
  • Supervise and oversee all public communications, media opportunities, proposal writing and reporting.
  • Work closely with Executive Director to manage external relationships, ensuring that the Executive Director is well prepared for all interactions with all supporters and stakeholders.
  • Lead efforts to widen Kai Ming’s media and community presence, including acting as the central public spokesperson.
  • Oversee the development of all collateral marketing materials.

Others

  • Other duties assigned by Executive Director.
  • Other duties emerged from the needs of children and families.
Qualifications

Kai Ming is looking for an experienced, high-performing Director of Children and Family Services who sets high standards for him/herself and for those around him/her. The ideal candidate is strong in supervision and can coach a team of experienced managers towards a high degree of accountability and performance excellence and is able to think in an integrated capacity across functional program areas.

  • Master of Arts Degree (MA) in Early Childhood Education, Public Administration, Social Work, Health, Business Administration or Related Field or above required.
  • At least five (5) years of experience providing direct supervision of staff and program management for a team specializing in human services with demonstrated competence in managing mandates for grant-funded programs.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and online data entry processing.
  • Superior writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to and experience building and maintaining collaborative partnerships.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Familiarity with Creative Curriculum.
  • Ability to travel for meetings, conferences, and trainings.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families. 
San Francisco, CA 94133 2020-11-13 View
FCCHEN Child Development Specialist Allies for Every Child (formerly known as Westside Children's Center)

BECOME AN ALLY TODAY!

FOR CONSIDERATION:

 

Full benefits package offered including 100% employer contribution to: Health - Kaiser or Anthem, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, 12 paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, and 2 personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Child Development Specialist works under the supervision of the FCCHEN Program Manager and with the guidance of the Early Education Center & Early Head Start Director and Early Education Manager. The Child Development Specialist (CDS) partners with a team of CDS’s to ensure comprehensive, high quality early education experiences for children/families enrolled in Allies’ network of contracted licensed family child care home providers (Providers). The Child Development Specialist plays a critical role in client and Provider recruitment, ongoing training, health/safety monitoring, comprehensive family services and lesson plan processes.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Early Education Duties

Children

  • Schedule and perform observations and developmental assessments of children (include parent and provider input); responsible for completion of Desired Results Developmental Profile assessments for children in the FCCHEN and EHS-CCP Program.
  • Complete semi-annual developmental screenings (Ages and Stages Questionnaires- 3 and Social-Emotional) with parents during home visits; assist in referring children to disabilities team and or local agency, if needed; partner with parents and families through the formal evaluation process

 Families

  • Conduct two home visits per fiscal year for each family on your caseload to ensure appropriate resources and provide emotional encouragement
  • Identify child and family social or health needs and provide referrals to parents regarding public assistance, health, housing, counseling, etc. as needed
  • Support completion of semi-annual 5 protective factors surveys, annual family survey, etc.
  • Confer with parents on an as-needed basis, offering them resources and mediating parent/provider conflict, as well as discussing children’s assessments, needs and interests, and strategies to use in facilitating children’s growth and development
  • Actively support parental involvement by planning and facilitating responsive and directed parent activities
  • Facilitate opportunities for parents and families to participate in program’s education services and trainings
  • Participate in implementation of program-wide parent advisory group
  • Assist, guide and educate each family during transition process to a preschool, Head Start Program and or Kindergarten.
  • Assist in planning parent activities, encourage parent participation in program activities, and obtain feedback from parent regarding the level of satisfaction with the services they received
  • Provide support in the follow-up and retrieval of health, nutrition, mental health and disability requirements
  • Collaborate with Health Services Coordinator, Mental Health Coordinator and/or Disability Manager to ensure the health, nutrition and special needs of children are addressed
  • Working closely with each family on caseload to support goals identified and provide needed referrals to community agencies and effectively communicate with Family Services Associate or other relevant team members
  • Supports families in completion of paperwork and documentation requirement for Early Head Start and CDE and provides follow-up
  • Provides support and strategies to address any attendance concerns

Family Child Care Home Education Providers

  • Mentor, coach, model, and provide individualized training and technical assistance for Providers and their staff in child development, and other areas identified; Ensure monthly meetings, semimonthly home visits, telephone consultations as needed, and support monthly responsive trainings
  • Provide curriculum support (age and developmentally appropriate activities for children; strategies to individualize activities; strategies for English Language Learners, etc.)
  • Emphasize effective teaching practices and learning environments with parents and providers
  • Monitor ratio, health and safety, child’s files; contract/licensing compliance; attendance sheets; nutrition observations, etc.
  • Conduct home visits, coaching, and individualized follow up to ensure the appropriate resources and emotional encouragement is there for each child and family as needed   and to ensure proper implementation of federal regulations
  • Visit EHS-CCP family child care homes to both ensure that family goals are fully-supported by providers as well as to support comprehensive services for each family

 Quality Assurance/Programmatic

  • Maintain records of home visits, parent conferences, children’s assessments, family referrals, corrective action plans
  • Maintain comprehensive child records in hard copy and/or ChildPlus data base and ensure an effective system of tracking
  • Review outcomes of assessments with family child care home education providers 
  • Document all parent, provider and community referrals including health documentation
  • Participate in internal audits and quality assurance file review
  • Perform annual and ongoing assessment of each provider using the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale to ensure that services are of high quality and are educationally and developmentally appropriate
  • Creatively assist in recruitment of prospective client families and Providers
  • Attend child development conferences, interagency meeting and community events as appropriate and assigned

Other

  • May be required to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Perform other relevant responsibilities as required by the agency and as assigned
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description
  • Model the Standard of Conduct Policy when interacting with parents, community members and Colleagues
  • Ensure safety is a priority in performing all job responsibilities
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission/vision statements, adopted theoretical frameworks, and philosophy.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or Early Education, or Bachelor’s degree in a related field with two years of post-graduate experience in early childhood education (related fields include elementary education, early childhood special education, psychology, family consumer sciences, home economics, social work, social services)
  • Infant/toddler units, a plus
  • Two years’ experience working in Early Education programs as a lead or supervisor
  • One-year experience providing services to low-income families as a case manager
  • Knowledge of Head Start Early Learning Child Outcomes Framework preferred
  • Ability to plan, organize and oversee high quality early childhood programming and comprehensive services
  • Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • Basic computer skills required – Word, Excel, Software applications
  • Experience working with diverse groups and populations
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Passionate about learning and possesses curiosity about issues affecting children and families
  • Align with Westside Children’s Center mission and philosophy
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and families who are served by our agency
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza
  • Class “C” driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance
  • Access to reliable transportation

 

 

Allies for Every Child actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences is essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

 

Allies for Every Child has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. Visit www.COAnet.org to learn more about COA Accreditation.

 

Culver City, CA 90230 2020-11-12 View
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