Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Teacher I - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Santa Maria with benefits. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

AA/EOE

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-05-24 View
Teacher I/II/III - Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions with benefits in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria & Goleta areas. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

Teachers work in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child's education.

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held. 

Teacher II:  Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

AA/EOE

Santa Barbar, CA 93101 2019-05-24 View
Teacher III - Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits in Santa Santa Maria area. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Teachers work in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child's education.

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher III: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

AA/EOE

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-05-24 View
Teacher Assistant Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits in Santa Maria working with children with disabilities. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Teacher Assistants supports the classroom teachers of a center to carry out a high quality early childhood program.

REQUIRES:

Child Development Teacher Assistant Permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and enrolled in a Child Development Associate credential program to be completed within two (2) years of hire. Some computer knowledge required. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.  Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable. Position in Santa Maria solely works with children with disabilities and bilingual (English/Spanish) is required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

AA/EOE

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-05-24 View
Family Service Advocate Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time with benefits located in Goleta. All of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). 

Responsible for recruitment of children, parent orientations, Home Visits, referral of parents to community resources and local social services agencies. Partners with families in a strength bases approach. Monitors the changes in each family’s need, and their qualification, for services.

REQUIRES: Equivalent to graduation from high school; and three years experience in client casework and/or client eligibility work in a social services setting or related field OR twenty-four units of college-level course work in Child Development/Social Work or related field, plus one year work experience in client casework and/or client eligibility work in a social services setting. Strong computer skills with knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. Valid California Driver's license and appropriate insurance per Agency requirements. Must have reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record as determined by agency. Ability to speak, read & write fluent Spanish required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

AA/EOE

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-05-24 View
Teacher I/II - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Lompoc with benefits. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher II: Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

AA/EOE

Lompoc, CA 93436 2019-05-24 View
Teacher I/II/III - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions in Goleta & Carpinteria with benefits. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher II: Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

AA/EOE

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-05-24 View
Chief Financial Officer Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Bring your skills to this opportunity to provide financial leadership for a leading private non-profit social services agency in Santa Barbara County. 

As the CFO, you will be responsible for all financial operations of the Agency including accounting, compliance, tax filings, financial reporting, payroll, budgeting, audits, forecasting, internal controls, and treasury activities.

REQUIRES: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and a minimum of 7 years of professional accounting experience that includes gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. A CPA and/or MBA is preferred.  Experience in a senior financial management role, partnering with leadership, resulting in the development and implementation of financial management strategies, is critical.   Preferred candidates will have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources including government (federal and state) contracts. Qualified candidates must be mission-driven and effective in a team-oriented working environment. Become a key contributor to the success of a diverse and dynamic organization!

Please provide a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and salary requirements.

AA/EOE

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-05-24 View
HS/EHS Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc

HS/EHS Lead Teacher-L.A.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- LEAD TEACHER

 

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

 

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

 

Your Passion at Work

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

The Skills You Possess

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

Education and Experience

Head Start-

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

 

Early Head Start-

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

 

Total Package of Benefits

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

 

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90061 2019-05-23 View
HS/EHS Teacher Assistant 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 2019-05-23 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 2019-05-23 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 2019-05-23 View
Early Childhood Education Manager Crystal Stairs, Inc

Head Start - Early Childhood Education Manager

 

What We're Looking For:

Crystal Stairs, Inc is looking for an experienced Early Childhood Education Manager.  In this position you will oversee the education and early childhood development portion of the Head Start Performance Standards.  Implements curriculum in accordance with the Head Start Early Learning Framework and California Preschool Standards; provide education resources to staff and parents, ensuring compliance with Performance Standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education. Responsibilities: supervises educational services; guides curriculum and program planning, development, and training; serves as resource for education services to HS management staff and teachers; analyzes child outcomes data and completes reports related to provision of educational services; supervises classroom and other education staff, including Education Coordinators and Site Supervisors.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory or management experience in education, early childhood development, or business enterprise.
  • BA degree in Early Childhood Education/related field from an accredited college or university or closely related coursework.
  • 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.
  • Ability to know and implement Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing Regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.

 

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 2019-05-23 View
CLASSROOM SUBSTITUTES (HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

 

CONTINUOUS POSTING

Continuous postings accept applications on an ongoing basis. Approved applications remain on file for one year. 

Basic Job Assignment:

Under the general supervision of the Site Supervisor, Assistant Site Supervisor and/or Teacher, assists in the instruction of the pre-school or toddler aged children and assists in providing an environment and experiences that maximize learning of each child at his/ her individual level of development. Assistance may be provided in the classrooms, on the playgrounds, and/ or in the kitchen.

Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a genuine interest in Early Childhood Education and Child Development theories and practices; adult learning principles and the Family Child Care philosophy; Federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to the Head Start program; Head Start Program Performance Standards; goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the NHA Head Start program. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, managers, clients/ participants, and individuals of varying levels outside of the organization; establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, employees, parents, and others encountered in the course of work; assist in creating and maintaining  a safe learning environment for children and others; is well organized, coachable, punctual, and dependable; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Operate a computer using word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications, and operate other standard office equipment. In addition, the candidate should be approachable a collaborative team player, and has demonstrated experience working and effectively communicating with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

Qualifications:

1) Substitute Teacher, completion of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; plus possession of a valid Teacher (or higher level) permit. Only Substitute Teachers may be left alone supervising children. ($16.00/hr.)

2) Substitute Associate Teacher: possession of a valid Associate Teacher permit; ($12.50/hr.)

3) Substitute Teacher Aide, a typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is completion of six (6) units of early childhood education or child development (with a grade of “C” or better) from an accredited college/university; or four (4) months of ROP Training in a Child Development Program; ($12.00/hr.)

4) Substitute TAT, High School Diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or High School Proficiency Certificate required. Child Development or Early Childhood Education units from an accredited college/university or ROP Training in a Child Development Program preferred. ($12.00/hr.)

  • A minimum of six (6) months experience in a licensed preschool or infant/toddler care center required;
  • A passion for working with preschool age children required;
  • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care centerincluding fingerprints, TB, physical and immunizations;
  • Current Certification in CPR/Pediatric First Aid or the ability to obtain within the first 90 days of employment required;

For Early Head Start: A minimum of at least three (3) units of demonstrated coursework with Infants and Toddlers required;

Example of Major Functions:

  • Assists in developing and implementing weekly lesson plans, which integrate activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children;
  • Support in integrating Head Start curriculum and philosophy; and comply with the Performance Standards;
  • Assists in developing and maintaining a safe, pleasing, and nurturing environment for the children
  • Provide breaks and planning time for Teacher and Associate Teacher;
  • Assists in screening each child using appropriate assessment tools;
  • Support monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, In-kind, CACFP meal count;
  • Ensures that daily hygiene needs are met by modeling such routines as tooth brushing, hand washing, use of the bathroom and meal times;
  • Supervises indoor/ outdoor play environment;
  • Ensures the safety of the classroom as well as the outdoor playground;
  • Provide emotional support and encourage high self-esteem in the children;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

San Diego (Various Sites), CA 92111 2019-05-23 View
SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIAN MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

CONTINUOUS POSTING

Basic Job Assignment:

Under general supervision of the Custodian Supervisor performs custodial and cleaning duties at the assigned Head Start facility and performs related duties as assigned.

Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in: Proper cleaning methods and the safe usage of cleaning materials, disinfectants, janitorial tools and equipment; how to perform minor maintenance using hand and power tools, and various equipment related to custodial work; safety practices related to usage of equipment; proper mixing and dilution of cleansers, disinfectants and stripping agents; safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the tasks performed. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to: Communicate with staff, co-workers and vendors in a professional and courteous manner; understand and follow written and oral instructions in English; complete assignments independently without immediate supervision; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work. In addition, the candidate should possess a professional presence, be approachable and committed to creating an open and customer focused environment, and have demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent;
  • A minimum of  one (1) year  custodial experience;
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License;
  • Certification in pediatric first aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of employment;     
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to seventy-five (75) pounds;
  • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center(fingerprints, TB, physical, immunizations).

Example of Major Functions:

  • Consistently follows the cleaning schedule where daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and “as needed” tasks are delineated in a way to effectively address cleanliness of the building;
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs and polishes floors;
  • Sweeps and vacuums rugs;
  • Spot-cleans carpets;
  • Strips, seals and buffs floors;
  • Dusts and polishes furniture and wood work;
  • Empties, cleans and lines waste receptacles and disposes of trash;
  • Cleans microwave ovens, stoves, coffee pots, refrigerators, kitchen appliances, lighting fixtures, and reports bad fluorescent tubes to the appropriate Facilities staff;
  • Follows label instructions to mix and dilute cleansers, disinfectant and stripping agents to ensure proper strength for use;
  • Washes doors, windows, walls, ceilings and furniture cleans restrooms and restocks restroom supplies as necessary;
  • On occasion, performs basic maintenance tasks such as changing bulbs, hanging frames, and assisting with moving furniture;
  • Reports the need for maintenance and repair to the appropriate Facilities staff or by submitting a service request to the Facilities Department;
  • May be responsible for securing the building by closing windows, turning off lights, and locking doors;
  • Maintains equipment and materials in proper condition;
  • Uses a wide variety of tools, equipment and supplies;
  • Observes safe working practices, including maintaining storage areas in a safe condition;
  • Corrects and/or reports any safety or fire hazards;
  • Other assigned duties from the supervisor.

 

 

San Diego (Various Sites), CA 92111 2019-05-23 View
CUSTODIAN MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Continuous postings accept applications on an ongoing
basis. There may or may not be current vacancies at the time of application.
Applications are used to build an eligibility list of approved candidates.
Approved applications remain on file for one year
.

Basic Job Assignment:

Under general supervision of the Custodian Supervisor performs custodial and cleaning duties at the assigned Head Start facility and performs related duties as assigned.

Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in: Proper cleaning methods and the safe usage of cleaning materials, disinfectants, janitorial tools and equipment; how to perform minor maintenance using hand and power tools, and various equipment related to custodial work; safety practices related to usage of equipment; proper mixing and dilution of cleansers, disinfectants and stripping agents; safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the tasks performed. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to: Communicate with staff, co-workers and vendors in a professional and courteous manner; understand and follow written and oral instructions in English; complete assignments independently without immediate supervision; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work. In addition, the candidate should possess a professional presence, be approachable and committed to creating an open and customer focused environment, and have demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent;
  • A minimum of  one (1) year  custodial experience;
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License;
  • Certification in pediatric first aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of employment;     
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to seventy-five (75) pounds;
  • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center(fingerprints, TB, physical, immunizations).

Example of Major Functions:

  • Consistently follows the cleaning schedule where daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and “as needed” tasks are delineated in a way to effectively address cleanliness of the building;
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs and polishes floors;
  • Sweeps and vacuums rugs;
  • Spot-cleans carpets;
  • Strips, seals and buffs floors;
  • Dusts and polishes furniture and wood work;
  • Empties, cleans and lines waste receptacles and disposes of trash;
  • Cleans microwave ovens, stoves, coffee pots, refrigerators, kitchen appliances, lighting fixtures, and reports bad fluorescent tubes to the appropriate Facilities staff;
  • Follows label instructions to mix and dilute cleansers, disinfectant and stripping agents to ensure proper strength for use;
  • Washes doors, windows, walls, ceilings and furniture cleans restrooms and restocks restroom supplies as necessary;
  • On occasion, performs basic maintenance tasks such as changing bulbs, hanging frames, and assisting with moving furniture;
  • Reports the need for maintenance and repair to the appropriate Facilities staff or by submitting a service request to the Facilities Department;
  • May be responsible for securing the building by closing windows, turning off lights, and locking doors;
  • Maintains equipment and materials in proper condition;
  • Uses a wide variety of tools, equipment and supplies;
  • Observes safe working practices, including maintaining storage areas in a safe condition;
  • Corrects and/or reports any safety or fire hazards;
  • Other assigned duties from the supervisor.

 

San Diego (Various Sites), CA 92113 2019-05-23 View
Grant Analyst Crystal Stairs, Inc

We are seeking an accountant who is responsible for fiscal oversight, maintenance, developing and reporting of financial information for the Head Start/Early Head Start Programs and other federal, state and private funding sources.

The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Perform accounting and financial functions, including preparing monthly fiscal reports and budget and expense analysis. Monitor grant related expenditures, revenue, and budget reporting any inconsistencies with the approved budget and management plan to the Accounting Supervisor and Head Start Director.

Prepare program budgets and financial reports, having developed a complete understanding of the Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Administrative and Cost Principles for federally funded programs, and other funding sources requirements, operational requirements, cost to enrollment model, allowable costs and in-kind or matching contributions. Prepares all budget information for funding/refunding applications and uploads to the Head Start Enterprise System.

Prepare a variety of financial reports, including Head Start/Early Head Start monthly fiscal reports, federal FFRs and SF-425 reports, CDE 9500 reports, CACFP claims and other reports as required by funders. Also prepare internal and ad hoc reports as needed Examine grant activities for compliance with management plans and granting agency policies.

 

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities You Should Possess

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field, preferably accounting; extensive related work experience in accounting/financial analysis may be substituted for college level education.
  • Minimum of three years' experience and responsibility of government funded contract or grants; three years' experience in nonprofit accounting and financial reporting preferred.
  • Knowledge in preparing financial statements and various statistical reports
  • Knowledge of federal cost principles and administrative requirements for non-profits

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 2019-05-23 View
ASSOCIATE TEACHER (HEAD START) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

This position is being hired for various locations including Floater Associate Teachers that will be required to travel to multiple locations depending on the need.

  • Basic Job Assignment:

    Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, and when appropriate, under the guidance of a master teacher and/or teacher, assists in the instruction of preschool children.  Adheres to the core values of the Agency; NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Practitioners and Professional Practice; Head Start Performance Standards; and required Head Start competencies.

     

    Employment Requirements:

    The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid understanding of appropriate child development theories and practices; has the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with staff, managers, clients/ participants, and individuals of varying levels outside of the organization; has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, employees, parents, and others encountered in the course of work; has the demonstrated ability and skills to create and maintain a safe learning environment for children and others; is willing to work effectively with parents, families, and childcare providers and be sensitive to the needs of culturally and ethnically diverse groups; has the demonstrated skills and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public; is well organized and is able to plan and prepare in a thorough fashion; and has demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

     

    Qualifications:

    • A minimum of twelve (12) units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development is required and an unofficial copy of transcripts must be attached to the employment application; AND
    • Associate Teacher Permit required and  a copy of the permit must be attached to the employment application; AND   
      • A minimum of at least six (6) months experience in a licensed preschool facility;
      • CurrentCertification in CPR/ Pediatric First Aid or the ability to obtain within the first 90 days of employment required;
      • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care centerincluding fingerprints, TB, and physical examination as well as provide proof of immunity to measles and pertussis, and must obtain an influenza vaccination, or provide a medical exemption;
      • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development preferred;

     

    Example of Major Functions:

    • Assist in developing weekly lesson plans which integrate activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddler children, reflect an integrated Early Head Start curriculum and philosophy, and comply with the Performance Standards;
    • Recruits families for the Program as required by Performance Standards;
    • Assist in developing and maintaining a safe and pleasing environment for the children which facilitates their ability to grow physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually;
    • Assist in screening each child using appropriate assessment tools, and apply the requisite knowledge and skills in translating those assessments into appropriate lesson plans to meet the needs of each child;
    • Assist in developing Individual Education Plans for children with special needs;
    • Assist in preparing monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, in-kind, CACFP meal count, fluoride tracking, health and safety checklist, etc.
    • Complete forms such as writing anecdotal notes/observations, Home Visit, Parent/Teacher Conference, Classroom Meeting, training reports and agendas, Ouch Reports, Parent Engagement Permission Slips, and milestones.
    • Assist in ensuring that daily hygiene needs are met by modeling such routines as tooth brushing, hand washing, use of the bathroom, and meal times;
    • Assist in ensuring the safety of the classroom as well as the outdoor playground;
    • Provide emotional support and encourage high self-esteem in the children;

 

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications may be obtained at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, 92111; 841 S. 41st Street, San Diego 92113; or on the Agency website at www.neighborhoodhouse.org. Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Human Resources Department at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 or scanned/emailed to: recruiting@neighborhoodhouse.org.

Applications must be fully completed (per instructions), signed, and dated when submitted. Any applicable supplemental application questions and/ or certifications must be attached to the application at the time the application is submitted. All statements on the application will be subject to verification and investigation prior to employment. In order for your education or certification(s) to be considered, you must attach a copy of your official degree transcripts or diploma or foreign equivalency report and/ or certification to your application. Please only submit the documents required.

NOTE: Only those candidates being considered will be contacted for an interview and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of job on a case by case basis.

 

ABOUT NHA

The Neighborhood House Association is a non-profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

BENEFITS:

Eligible employees receive the following benefits: Vacation;

 Sick leave;

  • 13 paid holidays;
  • Two (2) personal days;
  • Four (4) days annual bereavement leave;
  • 401K Retirement Plan;
  • Medical;
  • Dental;
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA);
  • Life & Disability insurance;
  • Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products;
  • Social Security;

*Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:

All regular appointees serve 6 months introductory period.

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION STATUS:

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason. Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

 

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department

San Diego (Various Sites), CA 92113 2019-05-23 View
Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit. 
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better. 
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field. 
  • Four years teaching experience
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
Pasadena, CA 91001 2019-05-23 View
Infant/Toddler Care Teacher Options for Learning

Work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/child-dev-permits.html)
  • Minimum three semester units related to Infant and Toddler development with a passing grade of “C” or better
  • Eighteen months work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
Covina, CA 91724 2019-05-23 View
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