Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Head Start Instructor City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill several Head Start Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer its employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

The Head Start Instructor instructs children enrolled in the Head Start Program/State Preschool Program; instructs parents on early childhood development concepts; assists in developmental assessments; organizes and sets up education and play materials for classroom and/or makes home visits; and performs related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application: Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Master Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application). Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application.

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Early Head Start Instructor City of Oakland


The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill Early Head Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer its employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Under direction in the Human Services Department, Early Head Start Instructors instruct children enrolled in Early Head Start Programs; instruct parents on early childhood development concepts; assist in developmental assessments; organize and set up education and play materials for classroom and/or make home visits; and perform related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

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Head Start/Early Head Start Assistant Instructor, Part-Time City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill several Head Start/Early Head Start Assistant Instructor, Part-Time (PT) vacancies within the Human Services Department. 

Under direction in the Human Services Department, the Head Start/Early Head Start Assistant Instructor position assists with instructing children enrolled in Head Start/State Preschool/Early Head Start Programs; assists with introducing parents to early childhood development concepts; observes during developmental assessments and may document observations; assists in organizing and setting up educational and play materials for classrooms; and performs related duties as assigned. 

This is an at-will position, exempt from the provisions of the City of Oakland Civil Service Rules (per Charter Section 902). 

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript(s). Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attach the required documents to your online application. 

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Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor, Part Time City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill several Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor, Part-Time (PT) vacancies within the Human Services Department. 

Under direction in the Human Services Department, the Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor assists in instructing children enrolled in Head Start/State Preschool/Early Head Start Programs; assists in educating parents on early childhood development concepts; assists in developmental assessments; assists in organizing and setting up education and play materials for classroom and/or supports home visits; and performs related duties as assigned. 

This is an at-will position, exempt from the provisions of the City of Oakland Civil Service Rules (per Charter Section 902). 

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript(s). Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attach the required documents to your online application. 

Oakland, CA 94612 2021-02-25 View
Teacher Aide Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities

TEACHER AIDE for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, in Portola at the Portola Center.  Regularly 27.5 hrs/wk, 43 wks/yr.  Position temporarily working 40 hrs/wk thru 6/10/2021.  $14.00-16.74/hr. Selected candidate will assist in operation of a preschool classroom.  Must be 18 and possess a high school diploma or GED; 12 units Early Childhood Education preferred, including; child growth and development; child, family and community; and program curriculum, and six months work experience in a licensed childcare center, bilingual skills desirable. Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made.  Resume, transcripts and applications due by 5pm on March 5, 2021.  Contact 283-1242 for application or visit www.headstart4u.org.  Send to Gina Wood, 424 N Mill Creek Rd, Quincy, CA  95971 EOE

 

 

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ACCOUNTANT I Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

We are looking for an Accountant I to perform a variety of professional accounting assignments under the direction of the Fiscal Department Chief or designee.  Job assignments require substantial knowledge of SETA’s contracting and claims reimbursement procedures, methods, and systems.

Position Summary:  Under general direction, the Accountant I performs beginning professional accounting work, assists with the maintenance of fiscal records and journals, assists with the preparation and maintenance of a variety of financial and fiscal reports, and performs related work as required.

Starting Salary: $22.17 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain this knowledge and ability would be:

       I.     Advanced educational training in finance and accounting methods and procedures.

How To Apply:  A completed SETA application must be submitted by the deadline date using the online application which can be found at https://laserfiche.seta.net/Forms/app.

 

Who May Apply: This is an OPEN examination.  Open to the public, current employees, and employees eligible for transfer or voluntary demotion.

 

*Due to COVID-19, the recruitment for this position may be a virtual recruitment, meaning exams, and interviews will utilize electronic mediums such as video conferencing.

 

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, and background check.  Upon job offer, individual will be required to complete a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record check.

Posting Date:  Friday, February 19, 2021

Final Filing Date:  Thursday, March 4, 2021 by 5 p.m.

SETA will not accept applications electronically submitted after the 5 p.m. deadline.

SETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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Teacher II, Head Start/Early Head Start Program Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Teacher II

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               Early Head Start Partnerships

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

 

 

SUMMARY

A staff person who provides planned opportunities for children in activities designed to promote social, physical and cognitive growth and development.  Responsible to plan individual and group activities that are designed to promote each child’s individual strengths as a result of ongoing assessments and observations. Incorporates parent’s goals for their child into the daily activities.

 

 

I.  COMPONENT MISSION

 

 

      The objectives of the Education Services Component are to:

 

  • Provide children with a learning environment and developmentally appropriate opportunities that will foster each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth.
  • Integrate the aspects of the various Early Head Start component areas into the schedule of educational activities.
  • Encourage parents to provide continuity from center to home activities and to reinforce their role as the primary influence on their child’s education and development.
  • Assist parents in identifying educational activities for their children in the home.
  • Support parents to increase their knowledge, understanding and experiences of their child’s growth and development.

 

II.   GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES (not limited to)

 

Environmental

 

  • Develop plans to ensure that daily activities provide for the safetyofeach child when using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • Conducts daily inspection of indoor and outdoor facilities using the agency daily check list; removing hazardous debris, unsafe equipment and materials and ensures that the classroom and center facility is free of garbage.
  • Provides continuous supervision of all children’s activities to ensure their safety.
  • Establishes safety rules in the daily routines of children that are understandable and predictable by children and adults.
  • Develops and posts an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.
  • Plans and implements classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the age of the children in the classroom.
  • Conducts a daily health check for each child, recognizing and reporting illnesses of children to appropriate health personnel.
  • Selects and incorporates materials and equipment that are age appropriate and invite children to practice their emerging skills.
  • Maintains an age appropriate environment that is orderly and inviting to children
  • Includes children’s culture(s) in materials available in the classroom that are age appropriate
  • Assists children during meal and snack time demonstrating appropriate dental and personal hygiene.  Uses these opportunities to foster language development.

 

Developmental and Educational

 

  • Based on assessment and observation, plan and implement activities to meet the individual needs of the children including those children that have special needs.
  • Plan and implement a positive and comfortable routine within the classroom environment through realistic limits for the children, providing for active and quite opportunities and establishing consistent and appropriate transitions from one activity to another.
  • Develops and implements weekly lesson plan.
  • Maintains and documents ongoing observation, progress, and developmental progress of each child.
  • Implements the Infant/Family Services Plan for each child with special needs.
  • Works individually with children that need additional opportunities to foster their growth and development.
  • Provide materials, equipment, and opportunities within daily routines that foster the development of large and small motor skills for each child.
  • Ensure that daily routines provide opportunities for each child that address special needs, cultural backgrounds and linguistic groups.
  • Plan and implement activities that provide children with challenging opportunities that encourage both verbal and non verbal communication, curiosity, and problem solving skills ensuring the ability to communicate in, and further the child’s familiarity with their primary language.
  • In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing with both parents and children in their primary language when possible.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use and develop their creative abilities through exploration and experimentation.  These opportunities should include a variety of media through art, music and dramatic activities that encompass all aspects of the program.
  • Plan and implement opportunities that aid each child in the development of self-esteem, awareness and the ability to express his/her feelings, and to develop confidence as an individual and a member of a cultural/ethnic group.
  • Assist children in their development of independence and social skills through opportunities in which the child can assume responsibility both within the group and for himself/herself.
  • Establish productive relationships with parents to increase the center’s ability to assist parents in meeting their role as the primary influence on their child.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents within the classroom.
  • Encourage participation in parent center meetings, assisting the parents in the organization and agenda of those meetings.
  • Conducts parent education meetings which include orientation, discussion of Individual Education Plans, child growth and development, curriculum and parenting ideas to strengthen parenting skills.
  • Conducts parent conferences and home visits.

 

Planning:

 

  • Plans and implements the agenda for home visits and parent conferences.
  • Plans and implements the daily classroom and outdoor routines and environment.
  • Provides input in the updating of the Education Services Plan.

 

Administration:

 

  • Provides oversight of classroom volunteers
  • Supervises custodial personnel.
  • Attends all required in-service trainings, orientations and workshops
  • Participates in regularly scheduled team teaching meetings.
  • Orders forms, program supplies, and equipment in accordance with the approved budget.
  • Responsible for all center food/vendor invoices.

 

Supervision:

 

This position receives direct supervision from the Child Development Supervisor.  It is expected that    the Teacher II has the ability to use appropriate judgment and has the skill and experience that would allow the employee to work with limited supervision.  Decision making is permitted in order to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities.  Performance evaluation and professional development is conducted by the site supervisor.

 

 

 

Internal Relationships:

 

  • EHS Program Manager
  • Teachers
  • Health, Nutrition, Social Services, Disabilities, Mental Health, Parent Involvement areas.
  • Family Service Associates
  • Custodians
  • Trainers
  • Consultants
  • Program Director

 

 

 

External Relationships:

 

  • Parents
  • Parent Policy Committee
  • Volunteers

 

 

 

III.    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

 

 

 

               Education: 

 

  1. Must have a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development.  A BA degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development is highly desirable. 
  2. 6 infant/toddler units are highly preferred. If do not currently have, will be required to complete within 1 year of employment.
  3.  California Children’s Center Permit or a California Child Development Teacher Permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  4. Minimum of two (2) years paid experience working with children 0-5. Experience working ith Infant/toddlers  is highly desirable.    

 

 

 

                Skills:

 

 

 

  1. Ability to communicate, both oral and written
  2. Bilingual (English-Spanish) required.
  3. Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others.
  4. Ability to include parental input into goals for a child’s development.
  5. Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  6. Sensitive to the needs of others.
  7. Maintain confidentiality.
  8. Sincere commitment to providing services to children and the community.
  9. Ability to assess and respond quickly to varied situations.  

 

 

 

IV. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

 

As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment Health Screening, including passing a physical examination, verification of a T.B. clearance and Drug screening.  Health Screening and T.B. clearance must be issued within six (6) months of employment and must be renewed every four years.

 

 

 

V.  ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

 

 

  1. Must possess own vehicle, and possess a current and valid California Driver’s License and at minimum, general liability automobile insurance.
  2. Must possess LiveScan fingerprint clearance at all times during employment.  Revoked fingerprint clearance number will lead to immediate removal from the site and termination of employment.
  3. Mandatory pediatric first aid and CPR certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain, as a condition of employment for the duration of their employment in this position.
  4. Regular attendance, Monday thru Friday, according to the work schedule provided by the site supervisor.
  5. Must provide updated educational transcripts as required. 
  6. Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles at the time of employment, annual requirement thereafter (If applicable)

 

 

 

VI.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand, sit and walk.  The employee may lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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Home Visitor I, Head Start/Early Head Start Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Home Visitor I

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF EHS CCP Program

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

 SUMMARY

 

 

The Home Visitor will provide pre-school education to children in their home and they will service twelve (12) families. A Home Visitor will be required to provide socialization experience for families twice a month and will also incorporate standards in the children’s home.

 Qualifications

  • AA Degree Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field
  • California Child Development Teacher Permit, or higher, from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • One year of experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working with children
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Special Qualifications

  • Must meet State health requirements: Must submit to a pre-employment physical examination andTuberculosis (TB) clearance.
  • Criminal Records (e.g. Livescan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index, Sexual Offender Registry. Must be finger printed and cleared through the Justice Department. Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the Justice Department.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.

 

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Custodian Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Custodian

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Early Head Start Partnerships

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

SUMMARY 

 

 

Following established MAOF procedures maintains the MAOF Head Start Program center facility, office, facility grounds, equipment, and storage rooms in good repair, order and cleanliness.

Under the general guidance of the Area Supervisor/Facilities Coordinator, and/or Designee, Custodial Supervisor and the direction of the Center Head Teacher, following the established MAOF Head Start procedures, utilizes and devises methods and procedures to insure the proper care and maintenance of the MAOF Head Start facilities and equipment.  The Custodian responsibilities are, but not limited to:

 

 

  1. As appropriate, sweeps, mops, vacuums, and waxes all center and office

floors on a regular basis maintaining a clean and neat appearance.

 

  1. As necessary, sweeps and cleans utility rooms, storage rooms, garages,

and outdoor play areas.

 

  1. Waters outdoor plants.

 

  1. Daily cleans and disinfects the facility and maintains paper supplies.

Empties waste baskets daily.

 

  1. Washes windows and handmarks from walls and doors.

 

  1. Loads and unloads deliveries of food, supplies and equipment.

 

  1. Arranges storage areas and is responsible for the rotation of food supply to

insure that the earliest purchased food is used first.

 

  1. Sets up equipment.

 

  1. Makes minor repairs to equipment.

 

  1. Performs minor building and plumbing (faucet washers etc.) and other minor repairs as assigned.

 

  1. Insures that center doors and gates are securely locked at the end of the

day and when leaving, before or after opening or closing hours.

 

  1. In a timely manner, submits requests for janitorial equipment and supplies

to the Custodial Supervisor.

 

  1. Maintains neat personal appearance.

 

  1. As assigned, carries out any other activities necessary for the proper

implementation of MAOF’s Head Start Program.

         

  1. Completes Health and Safety checklists of centers assigned and reports

necessary repairs to Custodial Supervisor.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  1. Physical and mental fitness to engage in custodial work.
  2. Must have negative tuberculin test or X-rays.
  3. Must be fingerprinted (state law).
  4. Works a split shift.  (May need to work a split shift.)
  5. Must have transportation, California Driver License and required Car Insurance,
  6. GED or High School Diploma, preferred.
  7. Spanish/English required

 

 

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EHS CCP ChildPlus Consultant Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

MAOF is accepting bids for the EHS CCP Child Plus Consultant.

Requirements:  

  • Direct expertise with the ChildPlus Data System, certified desired.
  • Three years experience in setting-up and administering the data system; configuring the modules for record keeping and monitoring.  
  • Ability to train staff.  
  • Documentation of clearance from the State, FBI and Child Abuse Central Index.
  • Documentation of a TB Clearance, TDAP and MMR Immunization.
  • Verification of Liability Insurance.

Interested candidates must provide bids with the following:

  • Letter of interest and resume
  • Statement of hourly rate expectation
  • Availability and limitations, if any

Please submit your bid and information via email to:

  • MAOF Human Resources Department
  • Attention: Araceli Cruz
  • Email: acruz@maof.org

 

Huntington Park , CA 90255 2021-02-17 View
Teacher Assistant, Head Start/Earlt Head Start Program Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Teacher Assistant

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               Early Head Start Partnerships

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

SUMMARY 

A STAFF PERSON WHO ASSISTS IN THE TEACHING OF A HEADSTARTCENTER. INSTRUCTS CHILDREN IN ACTIVITIES DESIGNED TO PROMOTE THEIR SOCIAL, PHYSICAL, AND INTELLECTUAL GROWTH. ASSISTS IN THE PLANNING OF INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP ACTIVITIES WHICH STIMULATES LEARNING, ACCORDING TO THE AGES OF THE CHILDREN.  (THIS POSITION IS SITUATED IN THE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE COMPONENT OF HEAD START.

COMPONENT MISSION 

The objective of the Educational Services Component is to:

  1. Provide children with a learning environment and various experiences which will help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  2. Integrate the educational aspects of the various Head Start Service Areas in the daily schedule of activities.
  3. Encourage parents in the educational activities of the program and to enhance their role as the main influence of their child’s education and development.
  4. Assist parents in increasing their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in child growth and development.
  5. Assists parents in identifying educational activities for their children in the home.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES (but not limited to:) 

A.                Environmental

  1. Assists teacher in the implementation of safety rules and supervises the children’s activities in order to insure 2their safety.
  2. Conducts daily inspection of indoor and outdoor facilities. Removes hazardous debris, unsafe equipment and materials.
  3. Daily health check of the children and reports results to the teacher.
  4. Assists children during snack and meal time. Demonstrates appropriate dental and personal hygiene.
  5. Assists teacher in straightening up and maintaining an orderly learning environment.
  6. Assists in the preparation of children’s meals.
  7. Assists in kitchen responsibilities

 B.                 Developmental and Educational

 

  1. Discusses assigned teaching area with teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.
  2. Prepares and/or assists with preparation of weekly lesson plans.
  3. Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aids.
  4. Helps develop the social learning and physical skills of the children.
  5. Demonstrates the proper use of educational materials and equipment.
  6. Teaches arts, crafts, songs and games to the children.
  7. Acts out stories with children.
  8. Helps plan and supervise field trips.
  9. Leads group activities that reinforce children’s concepts related to space, time, numbers, colors, etc.
  10. Assists in conducting individual and small and large group activities.
  11. Operates audio-visual equipment when needed.
  12. Works individually with children needing special attention.
  13. Supervises children during transition from one activity to another.
  14. Provides evaluative information to teacher on the progress and development status of each child.
  15. Assists in the implementation of the Individualized Educational Plan for each child.
  16. Explains to parents the goals and methods of the classroom program.
  17. Listens to parents and assists in helping parents solve issues
  18. Assists in conducting home visits/parent conferences..
  19. Attends Head Start Center committee meetings.
  20. Communicates verbally or in writing to parents in adults primary language.
  21. Supervises the classroom for brief periods when the teacher is on-site but away from the classroom.
  22. Assists in implementing the programs curriculum, philosophy, policies and regulations.

 

C.                Planning

 

Assists teacher in designing and planning daily classroom program and schedule.

 

  1. D.                Administrative

 

  1. Takes attendance and records absences.
  2. Participates in meetings of  teaching team.
  3. Attends orientations, in-service training, educational programs, conferences and workshops, as required.

 

RELATIONSHIPS 

  1. A.                Supervision

 

This position may receive indirect and/or intermittent direct supervision from the Child Development Supervisor. However, direct, daily, supervision is provided by the Teacher/Head Teacher in the Child Development Center.  Close supervision is not required over this position because of the demonstrated skill level and experience.  Employee should use  appropriate judgement in the performance qualities. Moderate decision making is permitted in order to carry out duties and responsibilities. Performance education are conducted by the Head Teacher in conjunction with the Child Development Supervisor.

 

  1. Internal Relationships

 

  1. Child Development Supervisor
  2. Teacher
  3. Assistant Teacher
  4. Health, Nutrition, Social Services, Disabilities, Mental Health and Parent Involvement Components.
  5. Trainer
  6. Bus and Van Drivers

 

C.                External Relationships

 

  1. Parents
  2. Volunteers
  3. HeadStartCenter Committee

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

 

A.                Education

 

  1. High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  2. Twenty Four (24) Units in Early Childhood Development.
  3. Enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree from an accredited college or university.
  4. A Child Development Associate permit.
  5. Minimum one (1) year experience in working with preschool children.

 

B.                 Skills

 

  1. Must be able to read, write and communicate.
  2. Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

 

C.                Other

 

  1. Must pass fingerprint clearance
  2. If using vehicle must have valid CA Driver’s License and current car insurance.

 

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

 

Must have verification of T.B. clearance at the time of employment issued within six (6) months prior to employment, to be renewed every year.

 

Must pass pre-employment Health Screening.

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Mental Health and Disabilities Manager Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:   Mental Health and Disabilities Manager   

DEPARTMENT:        MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs    

                               Early Head Start Partnership

FLSA STATUS:         Exempt, Full-Time

 SUMMARY

The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager will work with the early childhood education staff to develop, implement and oversee service area personnel that provide support, guidance, training and monitor referral process from Child Find activities. Additionally, this position will be required to work on site conducting observations and assessments, provide social-emotional trainings and support to program staff on effective behavior management skills for children 0 to five years of age. The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager is also responsible for identifying trends and patterns, developing program action plans and participating in program planning and development of program objectives and recommending innovative strategies that support the best possible outcomes for children and their families. The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager reports directly to the Associate Director of Comprehensive Services, Prenatal to 5.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Oversee the timely delivery of quality services in the mental health and disabilities area. The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager directly supervises and guides the work of the Mental Health Coordinator, the Disabilities Coordinator and the contracted consultants for these service areas.
  2. Ensure training is provided by the Mental Health Coordinator on an annual basis to parents on Positive Behavior Management techniques.
  3. Ensure observations are conducted for classroom, family child care and socializations groups by the mental health and disabilities coordinators/consultants.
  4. Conduct functional analyses and assessments. Develop individual behavior modification plans for identified children in collaboration with other professionals and parents
  5. Analyze data regularly and ensure child plans are developed to support the successful participation of the children in the different program options.
  6. Effectively collaborate and communicate with staff to implement positive intervention plans and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan.
  7. Model appropriate behavioral interventions for program staff as needed.
  8. Ensure the mental health and disabilities participation in child-related meetings pertaining (IEP, IFSP, MTSS, MDTs), attend as appropriate.
  9. Facilitate social/emotional educational strategies, trainings and workshops in early childhood settings
  10. Provides input in the implementation of the program’s curriculum to ensure the inclusion of age and development appropriate social emotional activities in the lesson plans.
  11. Conducts home visits based on individual need. Completes progress notes.
  12. Oversee the prompt identification, response and ongoing support for children with social emotional needs/concerns.
  13. Builds and maintains positive relationships with families, staff, children and other mental health staff/consultants.
  14. Oversees the inclusion of social-emotional/behavior plans in the lesson plans. Ensures supports are provided to children with potential or diagnosed developmental concerns and the staff assigned to such children and the children’s families.
  15. Responsible for the updating, revising and proposing innovative approaches within the policies and procedures for the mental health and disabilities services.
  16. Establishes and maintains the MOUs with Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and Regional Centers.
  17. Participate in Child Find activities within community partnerships.
  18. Ensures collaborative relationships with other service areas to establish cohesiveness within systems and services for children and families.
  19. Supports and provide insight to staff regarding an array of developmental delays and disabilities to develop strategies and modifications needed for children according to their individual needs due to the disability.
  20. Trains staff on positive parental responses to encourage positive interactions between parent and child.
  21. Generate conceptually and grammatically well-written reports for families and funding agencies.
  22.  Adhere to BACB, HIPAA and other regulatory standards governing professional practice.

Job Skills/Credentials/Experience:

  1. Master’s      Degree in behavioral sciences, psychology, or social work or related      field; with current licensure as an MFT, LCSW, or, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA®) or, School Psychologist with current      credential to practice in the State of California.

  2. Strong ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) and clinical skill
  3. Experience working with individuals with disabilities with an emphasis of working with children 0 to 5 years of age.
  4. Two years Early Childhood educational experiences. Experience with infants and toddlers and preschoolers preferred.
  5. Experience working as a team member of a Multi-disciplinary team providing support and services to children with disabilities. And/or challenging behaviors
  6. Knowledge in all areas of child development which encompass all the developmental domains. 
  7. Reliable transportation. Current vehicle documentation (updated car insurance and car registration)
  8. Self-disciplined: Able to schedule      and attend appointments and team meetings with consistency, reliability      and punctuality
  9. Excellent written and spoken communication
  10. Excellent time management skills
  11. Excellent interpersonal skills
  12. Excellent team player attitude and customer service orientation
  13. Bilingual skills valued (Spanish preferred)

 

PHYSICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Ability to see at normal distance, hear normal conversations and sounds and use hands and fingers to fill out required forms. Ability to lift infants and toddlers weighing up to forty (40) pounds, twenty (20) pounds overhead and forty (40) pounds from waist to shoulder; occasional lifting of fifty (50) pounds is required and must be able to push/pull up to fifty pounds horizontally. Ability to sit on the floor, bend at the waist, kneel and/or stoop 75% of the time.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions as long as the staff disability does not create an undue risk of injury to any enrolled children in the classroom. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

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Teacher I, Early Headstart Program/CSPP Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:   Teacher I

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               or Early Head Start Partnerships

 FLSA STATUS:       Non-exempt, Full-Time

SUMMARY:

A staff person who provides planned opportunities for children in activities designed to promote social, physical and cognitive growth and development.  Responsible to plan individual and group activities that are designed to promote each child’s individual strengths as a result of ongoing assessments and observations. Incorporates parent’s goals for their child into the daily activities.

I.  COMPONENT MISSION

      The objectives of the Education Services Component are to:

  • Provide children with a learning environment and developmentally appropriate opportunities that will foster each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth.
  • Integrate the aspects of the various Early Head Start component areas into the schedule of educational activities.
  • Encourage parents to provide continuity from center to home activities and to reinforce their role as the primary influence on their child’s education and development.
  • Assist parents in identifying educational activities for their children in the home.
  • Support parents to increase their knowledge, understanding and experiences of their child’s growth and development.

II.   GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES (not limited to)

Environmental

  • Develop plans to ensure that daily activities provide for the safetyofeach child when using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • Conducts daily inspection of indoor and outdoor facilities using the agency daily check list; removing hazardous debris, unsafe equipment and materials and ensures that the classroom and center facility is free of garbage.
  • Provides continuous supervision of all children’s activities to ensure their safety.
  • Establishes safety rules in the daily routines of children that are understandable and predictable by children and adults.
  • Develops and posts an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.
  • Plans and implements classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the age of the children in the classroom.
  • Conducts a daily health check for each child, recognizing and reporting illnesses of children to appropriate health personnel.
  • Selects and incorporates materials and equipment that are age appropriate and invite children to practice their emerging skills.
  • Maintains an age appropriate environment that is orderly and inviting to children
  • Includes children’s culture(s) in materials available in the classroom that are age appropriate
  • Assists children during meal and snack time demonstrating appropriate dental and personal hygiene.  Uses these opportunities to foster language development.

Developmental and Educational

  • Based on assessment and observation, plan and implement activities to meet the individual needs of the children including those children that have special needs.
  • Plan and implement a positive and comfortable routine within the classroom environment through realistic limits for the children, providing for active and quite opportunities and establishing consistent and appropriate transitions from one activity to another.
  • Develops and implements weekly lesson plan.
  • Maintains and documents ongoing observation, progress, and developmental progress of each child.
  • Implements the Infant/Family Services Plan for each child with special needs.
  • Works individually with children that need additional opportunities to foster their growth and development.
  • Provide materials, equipment, and opportunities within daily routines that foster the development of large and small motor skills for each child.
  • Ensure that daily routines provide opportunities for each child that address special needs, cultural backgrounds and linguistic groups.
  • Plan and implement activities that provide children with challenging opportunities that encourage both verbal and non verbal communication, curiosity, and problem solving skills ensuring the ability to communicate in, and further the child’s familiarity with their primary language.
  • In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing with both parents and children in their primary language when possible.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use and develop their creative abilities through exploration and experimentation.  These opportunities should include a variety of media through art, music and dramatic activities that encompass all aspects of the program.
  • Plan and implement opportunities that aid each child in the development of self-esteem, awareness and the ability to express his/her feelings, and to develop confidence as an individual and a member of a cultural/ethnic group.
  • Assist children in their development of independence and social skills through opportunities in which the child can assume responsibility both within the group and for himself/herself.
  • Establish productive relationships with parents to increase the center’s ability to assist parents in meeting their role as the primary influence on their child.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents within the classroom.
  • Encourage participation in parent center meetings, assisting the parents in the organization and agenda of those meetings.
  • Conducts parent education meetings which include orientation, discussion of Individual Education Plans, child growth and development, curriculum and parenting ideas to strengthen parenting skills.
  • Conducts parent conferences and home visits.

Planning:

  • Plans and implements the agenda for home visits and parent conferences.
  • Plans and implements the daily classroom and outdoor routines and environment.
  • Provides input in the updating of the Education Services Plan.

Administration:

  • Provides oversight of classroom volunteers
  • Supervises custodial personnel.
  • Attends all required in-service trainings, orientations and workshops
  • Participates in regularly scheduled team teaching meetings.
  • Orders forms, program supplies, and equipment in accordance with the approved budget.
  • Responsible for all center food/vendor invoices.

Supervision:

This position receives direct supervision from the Child Development Supervisor.  It is expected that    the Teacher I has the ability to use appropriate judgment and has the skill and experience that would allow the employee to work with limited supervision.  Decision making is permitted in order to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities.  Performance evaluation and professional development is conducted by the site supervisor.

Internal Relationships:

  • EHS Program Manager
  • Teachers
  • Health, Nutrition, Social Services, Disabilities, Mental Health, Parent Involvement areas.
  • Family Service Associates
  • Custodians
  • Trainers
  • Consultants
  • Program Director

 

External Relationships:

  • Parents
  • Parent Policy Committee
  • Volunteers 

III.    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

Education:

 

  1. Must have a minimum of an AA degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development and currently attending courses towards a BA degree. Will be placed on a professional staff development plan until completion of BA. BA degree preferred.
  2. 6 infant/toddler units are highly preferred. If do not currently have, will be required to complete within 1 year of employment.
  3. California Children’s Center Permit or a California Child Development Teacher Permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  4. Minimum of two (2) years paid experience working with children 0-5. Experience working with Infant/toddlers  is highly desirable.    

Skills: 

  1. Ability to communicate, both oral and written
  2. Bilingual (English-Spanish) required.
  3. Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others.
  4. Ability to include parental input into goals for a child’s development.
  5. Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  6. Sensitive to the needs of others.
  7. Maintain confidentiality.
  8. Sincere commitment to providing services to children and the community.
  9. Ability to assess and respond quickly to varied situations.  

IV. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment Health Screening, including passing a physical examination, verification of a T.B. clearance and Drug screening.  Health Screening and T.B. clearance must be issued within six (6) months of employment and must be renewed every four years. 

V.  ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

  1. Must possess own vehicle, and possess a current and valid California Driver’s License and at minimum, general liability automobile insurance.
  2. Must possess LiveScan fingerprint clearance at all times during employment.  Revoked fingerprint clearance number will lead to immediate removal from the site and termination of employment.
  3. Mandatory pediatric first aid and CPR certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain, as a condition of employment for the duration of their employment in this position.
  4. Regular attendance, Monday thru Friday, according to the work schedule provided by the site supervisor.
  5. Must provide updated educational transcripts as required. 
  6. Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles at the time of employment. Influenza vaccine required annually thereafter.

VI.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand, sit and walk.  The employee may lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 VII.   WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

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Family Service Associate I, Head Start/Early Head StartProgram Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Family Service Associate I

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               Early Head Start Partnerships

 FLSA STATUS:       Non- Exempt, Full-Time

The Family Service Associate is a staff person who links Head Start families to appropriate health, special needs, nutrition, social services, mental health and parent involvement services, supporting them in making decisions and choices that will help improve their lives. This staff person also works collaboratively with Program Specialists to implement mandated Federal and state guidelines.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Interacts with families in a manner that is respectful of each family’s ethnic, cultural and diversity.
  • Communicates in an effective manner with parents and children in their native language
  • Travels to Head Start centers, community agencies, conferences, trainings, and provide Head Start families with transportation, as needed
  • Maintains current and accurate records as required by the program and insuring their confidentiality
  • Collaborates effectively with others in a multidisciplinary approach
  • Participates in the enrollment function of eligible children regardless of race, sex, creed, color, national origin, or children with disabilities
  • Establishes a role of advocacy and serves as spokesperson for Head Start families. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend in-service trainings, unit meetings at sites and staff meetings, including parent meetings
  • Prepares and submits monthly attendance reports in coordination with teaching staff;
  • Meets with Program Specialists as required for planning and evaluation purposes;
  • Assists in the recruitment of eligible children into the program;
  • Monitors children’s frequent absences and provides assistance when needed;
  • Complete health records
  • Refers children and/or their families to appropriate Program Specialist and/or services; (i.e. mental health, disabilities, nutrition, health)
  • Facilitates and assists families in arranging appointments and follow-up visits, as needed (i.e., medical, dental, court, social services agencies and local education agencies);
  • Maintains and prepares reports for submission to the Program Specialists (i.e., attendance, control sheets, volunteer time sheets and nutrition forms);
  • Implements health screenings for audio and vision, when necessary;
  • Implements heights/weights twice a year
  • Assists with the distribution of program supplies (i.e. disabilities, nutrition, health)
  • Any additional responsibility assigned by FSA Coordinator, Director or Program Specialist
  • Weekend and evening work may be assigned as needed.

 FSA will assist with:

 

 

  • Assists with home visit, if necessary
  • Orients parents as to the purpose and need for a complete physical and dental exam for their children, and the overall goals and objectives of the health requirements
  • Develops and maintains a centralized record-keeping system which ensures confidentiality of individual child records
  • Assists FSA II in: follow-ups on children with disabilities to ensure that the children and parents have obtained the appropriate placement and special services indicated if needed
  • Provide Head Start families with emergency assistance or crisis intervention
  • Assists the Family Service Specialist in planning and presenting parent trainings on child abuse
  • Assists in the recruitment of eligible children into the program
  • Serves as liaison between Head Start families and community-based organizations to provide appropriate information
  • Assists with routine aspects of parent involvement documents
  • Provided training for parents or sanitation and safety as needed
  • Cooperates in the recruitment, enrollment, orientation, and encouragement of parents of Head Start children to participate fully in the program
  • Assists parent in arranging for a smooth transition of their children to the public school system
  • Assists the Program Specialists in the review and analysis of screening results to
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Teacher I, II, III: Early Head Start or Head Start Teacher Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

 

                                                                                       

Employment Opportunity 

 

                                                                                                    Posted Date: February 12, 2021

                                                                                  Deadline Date: On-going Recruitment  

Position Title:             Teacher I, II, and III- Early Head Start or Head Start     

  • Teacher I- AA Degree + Child Development Teacher Permit or higher
  • Teacher II- BA Degree + Child Development Teacher Permit or higher
  • Teacher III- MA Degree or higher + Child Development Teacher Permit or higher

Reports To:                 Child Development Supervisor   

Department:               Education  

Employment Status:  Non-Exempt & Part-Year Employee

Compensation Range: $17.00-$25.75 Hourly Rate Based on Qualifications of Position PLUS Benefits  

Employee Benefits

Retirement Plan- 401(k) Plan Employer Contributes 8.5% of your annual salary & additional voluntary contribution.

Paid Vacation: (1 week) Spring Break, (1 week) Thanksgiving, and (2 weeks) Winter Break

Paid Sick Leave which includes 15.5 hours of Personal Necessity (PN): Accrue at the rate of 9.5 hours per month worked.

Health Insurance Benefits & $50,000 Life Insurance

Optional Benefits (Shared Cost for Dental, Medical, & Vision)

Employee Paid Benefits: Aflac & Supplemental Life Insurance

 

Stipend Opportunities: CDE/ELCD, LACOE, Professional Growth Hours, and QSLA

 

Work Location:            FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

                                       Multiple Site Locations: Boyle Heights, Echo Park, and Hollywood

                                       Review our website: www.foundationheadstart.org for specific site locations

 

Hours: Assigned Hours vary between 7:30AM-4:30PM; Site Assignments may be assigned in Center Based, DVL or combination of both

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I.          PROGRAM SUMMARY

Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. (Foundation) is a Head Start/Early Head Start Delegate Agency and State Preschool Grantee. As a nonprofit organization, we have supported young children and their families for over 50 years with Early Childhood and family services. Foundation for ECE, Inc. currently operates nineteen preschool sites in Los Angeles County located in: Boyle Heights, Echo Park, and Hollywood. Foundation for ECE, Inc. also collaborates with HACLA and LA City.

The program fosters Family Engagement in all of the areas of a child’s development and provides comprehensive resources to low-income families in the areas of health, nutrition, and community resources. Foundation is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on child development that includes a child’s cognitive, physical, social emotional growth, and development.

 

II.       SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Plans and implements the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Creates daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum.  Provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program.  Conducts parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year.  Records pertinent individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.  

 

Provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children.  Implements CLASS and School Readiness measures.  Prepare and maintain necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities.

 

III.      QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Head Start Requirements

Education: Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field.

  • Master’s Degree is a plus ECE, Child Development or related field.

Experience: Two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children.

Child Development Permit: Must possess a valid California Child Development Teacher permit or higher  

             

              Knowledge and Skills: Ability to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, and to plan

              and implement learning experiences that:

  • Ensure effective curriculum planning and implementation based upon individual children’s developmental continuum, and integrate child assessment data in individual and group planning;
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate;
  • Include developmentally appropriate learning experiences in language, literacy, social and emotional development, math, science, social studies, creative arts, and physical development that are focused on achieving progress outlined in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five.
  • Establish and maintain a healthy learning environment;
  • Encourage families’ engagement with their children in all Head Start programs to support the development of relationships between children and their families.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Early Head Start Requirement

Education: Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field.

  • Master’s Degree is a plus in ECE, Child Development, or a related field.

              Infant and Toddler Units: Must have a minimum of 3 units in early childhood development with a focus on infant

              & toddler (I/T) development and commit to completing the additional three units in ECE I/T in one year which an

              Educational Plan needs to be submitted the HR Department.

  • The incumbent must complete these units with a “C” or better

 

              Experience: Two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children.

Child Development Permit: Must possess a valid California Child Development Teacher permit or higher  

 

Knowledge and Skills: Ability to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, and to plan

              and implement learning experiences that:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data;
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate;
  • Advance children’s intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning;
  • Establish and maintain a healthy learning environment;
  • Support children’s social and emotional development;
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families;
  • Promote infant/toddler development;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS); and
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants, toddlers, parents, and other staff members.

IV.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of Immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR)

 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Index, and Megan’s law search prior to starting work.

 

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.

                                           

Must have a valid State of California Child Development Teacher permit or higher

 

Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.

 

V.          PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. 

 

VI.   APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application by downloading the forms at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org 

 

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department via mail at 3450 East Sierra Madre Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91107 or via email at applications@foundationheadstart.org 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

 

Please Note: Application and all required documents can be mailed, or submitted to applications@foundationheadstart.org by the due date listed in this job posting.

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Assistant Teacher I & II: Early Head Start and Head Start Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

 

                                                                                                    Posted Date: February 12, 2021

                                                                                  Deadline Date: On-going Recruitment  

Position Title:             Assistant Teacher I & II- Early Head Start or Head Start       

Reports To:                 Child Development Supervisor   

Department:               Education  

Employment Status:  Non-Exempt & Part-Year Employee

Compensation Range: $15.75-$20.12 hourly rate PLUS Benefits

 

Employee Benefits

Retirement Plan- 401(k) Plan Employer Contributes 8.5% of your annual salary & additional voluntary contribution.

Paid Vacation: (1 week) Spring Break, (1 week) Thanksgiving, and (2 weeks) Winter Break

Paid Sick Leave which includes 15.5 hours of Personal Necessity (PN): Accrue at the rate of 9.5 hours per month worked.

Health Insurance Benefits & $50,000 Life Insurance

Optional Benefits (Shared Cost for Dental, Medical, & Vision)

Employee Paid Available Benefits: Aflac & Supplemental Life Insurance

 

Stipend Opportunities:    CDE/ELCD, LACOE, Professional Growth Hours, and QSLA

Work Location:                  FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

                                           Multiple Site Locations: Boyle Heights, Echo Park, and Hollywood

**Assignments may be DVL – Center Based or hybrid, as we re-open more HS & EHS Sites**

                                           Review our website: www.foundationheadstart.org for specific site locations

 

Hours: Assigned Hours vary between 7:30AM-4:30PM

SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE: Day-to-Day or Long-Term Assignments

  • Inquire for more information on hourly rate and limited benefits

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I.          PROGRAM SUMMARY

Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. (Foundation) is a Head Start/Early Head Start Delegate Agency and State Preschool Grantee. As a nonprofit organization, we have supported young children and their families for over 50 years with Early Childhood and family services. Foundation for ECE, Inc. currently operates nineteen preschool sites in Los Angeles County located in: Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, Echo Park, and Hollywood. Foundation for ECE, Inc. also collaborates with HACLA and LA City.

 

The program fosters Family Engagement in all of the areas of a child’s development and provides comprehensive resources to low-income families in the areas of health, nutrition, and community resources. Foundation is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on child development that includes a child’s cognitive, physical, social emotional growth, and development.

 

 

II.       SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Assists in planning and implementing the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Assists in daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum.  Assists and provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program.  Assists with parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year.  Assist with records pertinent to individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.  

Assists and provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children.  Assists and implements CLASS and School Readiness measures.  Assist, prepares and maintains necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities.

 

III.      QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

 

Head Start Requirements

Education: Associate degree or enrolled in a program from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field. Minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) accredited units.

Experience: Two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children.

Child Development Permit: Must possess a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher  

             

Knowledge and Skills: Ability to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, and to plan and implement learning experiences that:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

 

Early Head Start Requirement

Education: Associate degree or enrolled in a program from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field. Minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) accredited units.

              Infant and Toddler Units: Must have completed six units in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant

              & toddler (I/T) development or commit to completing the six units in ECE I/T in one year which an

              Educational Plan needs to be submitted the HR Department.

  • The incumbent must complete these units with a “C” or better

              Experience: Two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children.

Child Development Permit: Must possess a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher  

 

Knowledge and Skills: Ability to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, and to plan and implement learning experiences that:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.
  • Promote infant/toddler development
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS)
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants and toddlers
  • Knowledge in Class Infant

 

IV.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of Immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR)

 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Index, and Megan’s law search prior to starting work.

 

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and      a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.

                                           

Must have a valid State of California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher

 

Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.

 

V.          PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

VI.   APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application by downloading the forms at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org 

 

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department via mail at 3450 East Sierra Madre Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91107 or via email at applications@foundationheadstart.org 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

 

Please Note: Application and all required documents can be mailed, or submitted to applications@foundationheadstart.org by the due date listed in this job posting.

 

 

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Early Head Start Infant Care Teacher KidZCommunity - Placer Community Action Council, Inc.
 

Summary:

The Infant Care Teacher is responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the administration of an infant and toddler program, and in the planning, preparation, and execution of the program in conformance with the Head Start Performance Standards, Title 22 and Title 5 of the California Administrative Code as applicable.

Reporting Requirements:

The Infant Care Teacher is directly supervised by the Site Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assists in creating a developmentally appropriate learning environment applying the principles, practices, and philosophy of Program for Infant & Toddler Care (PITC).
- Ensures the planning of group environment plans, Child Care Food Program (CCFP) guidelines, infant/toddler daily records, individualized daily nutrition plans with an “on-demand” schedule, the proper storage and labeling of the individualized formula following all safety and sanitation rules.
- Ensures that all infants/toddlers' individual needs of diapering, toileting, eating, sleeping, and activities are strictly monitored and recorded on the daily infant report and shared with parents at the end of the program day in a relationship-based approach.
- Assists in maintaining a safe, clean, uncluttered, and hazard-free environment for children.
- Maintains ratio guidelines according to Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and PITC recommendations.
- Implements developmentally appropriate curriculum into classroom activities to address and meet individual goals for children as identified in their individualized education plans.

 
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HR Coordinator KidZCommunity - Placer Community Action Council, Inc.

Employee Recruitment, Selection, Staffing and Hiring:

  • Creates and posts recruitment notices; obtains and maintains employment applications.
  • Supports Human Resources Director with conducting preliminary telephone or face-to-face screening interviews to determine the appropriateness of applicants.
  • Researches and makes recommendations on new recruitment opportunities, including but not limited to career fairs, colleges, online social media, community partnerships, etc.
  • Schedule candidates for interviews and assists with interview process.
  • Conducts reference checks, criminal record checks, child abuse index checks, educational and employment verifications.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

Employee Relations:

  • Provides support to employees with various personnel-related requests.
  • Discussed personnel policies and employee rights under employment law as directed, explaining/interpreting personnel-related agency policies and procedures and referring to Human Resources Director when appropriate.

 

On Boarding/HR New Staff Orientation:

  • Prepares, schedules and delivers an overview of new staff training and onboarding to new employees and supervisors.
  • Creates and updates New Staff Training templates and training plans for new hires and existing team members.
  • Tracking and Updating Changes in Office 365 SharePoint / Planner.
  • Works with supervisors and managers to meet timelines for completion of training plans.  Assures accurate documentation of training process.

 

Employee Administration:

  • Works with Human Resources Director to set up and update back-end One Point HCM for HR processes and procedures.
  • Ensures data integrity and compliance with policy or state and federal regulations.
  • Creates and generates One Point reports.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date employee records in an integrated computer-based and paper-based information system.
  • Works with Human Director to manage, track, and administer leaves of absences and coordination of benefits with EDD. Provides support for staff to file claims with EDD for paid family leave and disability benefits. Builds partnership with EDD.
  • Consults with Human Resources Director regarding compliance and risk management regarding leave of absences.
  • Monitors the education, training and certification requirements for all staff, assuring compliance with HS Performance Standards and Title 22 Licensing regulations.
  • Provides support to staff and management to research course offerings at colleges and universities. Manages, projects and processes education reimbursements.
  • Tracks, adds, edits completed courses, training and certifications in OnePoint HCM. Prepares and submits Child Development Teaching Permits to Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • Ensures the compilation of annual Program Information Report (PIR) data and delivery as required.
  • Reviews time-off requests by staff to ensure that they meet agency policies and procedures
  • Back up to managing, handling and processing agency benefits as needed.
  • Manages, administers and tracks all staff performance evaluations in One Point HCM. Add and edit job competencies and job positions. Report Generation / System Implementation.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

Employee Administration (continued):

  • Back up support to managing, handling and processing Title 22 regulations. Build strong relationships with LPAs and Regional Area Manager.
  • Prepares correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other forms of communication.

 

     Safety:

  • Oversees workers’ compensation claims and associated communications. 
  • In collaboration with the Human Resources Director, ensures Cal/OSHA compliance.
  • Ensures the maintenance of the Cal/OSHA Form 300 and Cal/OSHA Form 300 Appendix A for all centers and ensures postings as required.
  • At the direction of the Human Resources Director, conducts accident investigations and reports findings and make recommendations to the Human Resources Director and Executive Director.
  • Provides on-going training as needed for IIPP, HIP, Safety Incentive, Hazard Communication and Emergency Preparedness Plans.
  • Ensures the communication of timely, relevant safety information to staff.  Provide support and resources to staff.  Assist with quick and effective recovery programs that will allow staff to return to work in good health and safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge: 

 

  • Understanding of human resources management and federal and state employment laws that affect the employment relationship.
  • Performance Standards and other agency policies governing operations related to job duties, work performance and personal conduct.
  • Operation of common business software, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

 

Language Ability:

 

  • Ability to read, write and speak English and Spanish, using correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Ability to read and interpret required documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals
  • Ability to speak effectively with co-workers, parents, children and community members as required

 

 

 

Mathematical Skills:

 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in most common used units of measure, using whole numbers, common factions and decimals. 
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

 

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Effectively analyze situations and make recommendations.

 

Other Abilities:

 

  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with co-workers, subordinates, parents, and the public.
  • Interact effectively and positively with diverse and multi-cultural individuals.
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills as relates to business operations.
  • Perform essential duties with limited supervision.
  • Support Human Resources Unit on a daily basis.  
  • Strong communication skills and a professional demeanor.   
  • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing environment.

 

Experience:

 

Minimum of three (3) years of general administrative experience sufficient to demonstrate knowledge of Human Resources with an emphasis on wage and hour and labor requirements.

 

Education and Continuing Education:

 

Graduation from high school with emphasis on business related courses or a combination of experience and training that provides the required skills and abilities to perform the essential duties.  Must possess HRCI PHR or SPHR Certification or attain it within first year of hire.

 

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

               

  • Physical Activity:  On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time.  Intermittently, twist and reach office equipment; write or use keyboard to communicate through written means.  Lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Use of Senses:  Effective listening skills; ability to hear and engage in conversations, both live and via telephone and videoconference.

 

 

 

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions (continued):

 

  • Environmental Conditions:  The duties of this position are usually performed in a hazard-free indoor environment and occasionally outdoors in weather conditions.  The noise level is moderate.
  • Atmospheric Conditions:  No fumes, odors, dusts, smoke, gasses or poor ventilation.

 

Other Requirements:

 

  1. Department of Justice Fingerprint and child abuse index clearance.
  2. Post-offer physical examination; TB clearance; proof of immunization or immunity to pertussis and measles; and annual flu vaccination or signed declination.
  3. Valid California Class C driver’s license, readily available and reliable transportation and minimum vehicle insurance as required by law.

 

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Quality Care Aide KidZCommunity - Placer Community Action Council, Inc.

Summary:

 

The Quality Care Aide provides a clean and safe environment for children.

 

Reporting Requirements:

 

The Quality Care Aide is directly supervised by the Site Supervisor.

 

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status and Classification:

 

This position is a full-time, 40 hours per week, non-exempt position. Number of months varies by site.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Assures meal and snack preparation and clean-up.
  • Completes CACFP documentation (meal production records).
  • Records Point-of-Service Meal Count.
  • Assists with active supervision.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and welcoming environment including:

ù    Completing daily and weekly classroom cleaning tasks.

ù    Maintaining a clean and clutter free environment.

ù    Assisting with rendering first aid as needed.

  • Assists teachers with routines, including:

ù          Napping

ù          Diapering/Toileting

ù          Meals

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

  • § Assists teachers as needed to assure smooth classroom operation.
  • § Attends weekly and other staff meetings and trainings.
    • § Facilitates and promotes interpersonal relationships with staff and families.

Knowledge:

  • Safe food handling
  • Positive guidance techniques
  • Health and safety for children

 

Abilities:

 

  • Read and write effectively
  • Basic math skills
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Works effectively with preschool children, co-workers and parents
  • Communicate effectively with persons from diverse cultures and with varied income levels
  • Ability to follow instructions

 

Experience:

 

Safe food handling; preschool or childcare experience preferred.

 

Education and Continuing Education:

 

  • Food Handling Certification Course
  • Training as required by Nutrition, Health, and Child Development Units

 

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

 

  • Physical Activity: Continuous standing, walking, stooping, bending or twisting; occasional time sitting.  Ability to lift 35 lbs.
  • Use of Senses: Ability to articulate a normal conversation with normal hearing whether verbal or over the telephone. Normal vision, corrected if necessary.
  • Environmental Conditions: The duties of this position are usually performed in a hazard-free indoor environment and occasionally outdoors in weather conditions. The noise level is moderate.
  • Atmospheric Conditions: No fumes, odors, dust, mildew, smoke, gasses or poor ventilation.

 

 

 

Other Requirements:

 

  1. Department of Justice Fingerprint and child abuse index clearance.
  2. Post-offer physical examination; TB clearance; proof of immunization or immunity to pertussis and measles; and annual flu vaccination or signed declination.
  3. Valid Class C driver’s license, readily available and reliable transportation and minimum vehicle insurance as required by state law.
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Teacher KidZCommunity - Placer Community Action Council, Inc.

Summary:

 

The Teacher is responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the administration of an HS/SPS wrap-around program and in the planning, preparation, and execution of the program in conformance with the Head Start Performance Standards, State Preschool Guideline, Title 22 and Title 5 of the California Administrative Code.

 

Reporting Requirements:

 

The Teacher is directly supervised by the Site Supervisor.

 

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status and Classification:

 

This is a full-time, non-exempt, 10-month position.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for assisting the site supervisor in the development of and procedures for the operation of the center that conform to Head Start Performance Standards and/or State Preschool Guidelines, operational and staffing requirements of Title 22 of the California Administrative Code, and KidZCommunity policies and procedures.
  • Serves as substitute site supervisor in the absence of the site supervisor.
  • Assists in the record-keeping and ongoing child assessments that provide information on preschool children’s progress on the 8 required domains, elements and indicators when the child enters the program, at a midpoint in the year and at the end of the year. Ensures that the individualized plan addresses child interests, learning and development, temperament, language, cultural background ad learning style.
  • Assists the on-going monitoring to track patterns of progress and accomplishments for groups of children in the 8 domains of language, literacy, mathematics, science, creative arts, social and emotional development, approaches to learning and physical development and health. Ensures that the written curriculum goals are linked to the ongoing assessment and the children’s pattern of progress.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

  • Assist the parents in their involvement in the development of program services for the children, including parent conferences and the development of the curriculum.
  • Assists in the modification of activities; removes barriers and provides support as needed for inclusion of children with disabilities in the full ranged of program activities.
  • Assists parents in advocating for their child and assists in creating a transition plans as the child moves to public school or another childcare setting.
  • Assists in the preparation of group environment plans, daily routine schedule, observations, portfolios, creating and maintaining a developmentally appropriate learning environment, applying the principles, practices and philosophies of High/Scope.
  • Assists in meeting all children’s identifiable individual nutritional needs as applicable by law; ensuring that a variety of foods take into account cultural and ethnic preferences while providing nutrition education to parents and children in a family style setting.
  • Ensures that the health and safety of children is assured through: 1. Teaching children and parents preventative health practice; and 2. the establishment and practice of health emergency procedures including methods of handling suspected or known child abuse.
  • Adheres to the agency personnel policies and the Head Start performance standards as relates to work performance and personal conduct.
  • Assists in the preparation of active family’s files containing developmental screenings, official enrollment forms and applications and health history, emergency cards, immunization cards, waivers if required, monthly observations, medical reports and copies of referrals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge:

 

  • Head Start Performance Standards, Title 22 and Title 5 CA Administrative code a plus.
  • Agency policies governing operations related to job duties, work performance and personal conduct.
  • Knowledge of child development principles
  • Age appropriate curriculum for preschool children.
  • Positive guidance techniques.
  • Health and safety for preschool age children, parent education techniques, community resources and effective personnel supervision.
  • Knowledge of common business software, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

 


 

Mathematical Ability:

 

  • Basic mathematical skills.

 

Language Ability:

 

  • Correct English, including vocabulary, grammatical usage, spelling and punctuation.

 

Language Ability (continued):

 

  • Ability to read and write effectively.

 

Reasoning Abilities:

 

  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Work effectively with preschool children.
  • Work effectively with staff and parents.
  • Set up classroom environment.
  • Administer developmental assessments.
  • Prepare child activity plans and lesson plans.
  • Relate to persons from diverse cultures and to families from varied incomes.
  • Conduct educational home visits and participate in parent meetings, supervise staff and volunteers.
  • Supervision and management protocol, interpersonal relationship approaches, anger diffusion and conflict resolution techniques.

 

Experience:

 

Two (2) years of preschool teaching experience.

 

Education and Permit:

 

  • 24 ECE/CD units including core courses, plus 16 GE units. High/Scope Certification a plus.
  • A Teacher Permit must be, at minimum, applied for within 60 days of hire and maintained or upgraded throughout the course of employment.

 

Continuing Education and Permits:

 

  • Training as required.

 


 

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

 

  • Physical Activity: Constant sitting.  Frequent bending, twisting and reaching.  Occasional standing, walking, stooping crouching, crawling, carrying or driving; Ability to lift 45lbs.
  • Use of Senses: Ability to articulate a normal conversation with normal hearing whether verbal or over the telephone. Normal vision, corrected if necessary.
  • Environmental Conditions: The duties of this position are usually performed in a hazard-free indoor environment and occasionally outdoors in weather conditions. The noise level is moderate.
  • Atmospheric Conditions: No fumes, odors, dust, mildew, smoke, gasses or poor ventilation.

 

Other Requirements:

 

  1. Department of Justice Fingerprint and child abuse index clearance.
  2. Post-offer physical examination; TB clearance; proof of immunization or immunity to pertussis and measles; and annual flu vaccination or signed declination.
  3. Valid Class C driver’s license, readily available and reliable transportation and minimum vehicle insurance as required by state law.
  4. Current Pediatric First Aid Certificate; current Infant/Child CPR Certificate.
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