Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) AKA Head Start Inc

    Under the general direction of the Executive Director and working closely with the Board of Directors, the Chief Financial Officer oversees the Business Services Department, including budgeting, financial reporting, cost allocations, procurement, accounts payable, contract development and review, payroll, facilities management, and IT support.  Ensures effective internal controls and provides all fiscal, budgetary, and regulatory information to AKA management, grantee management, independent auditors, and fiscal monitors from multiple agencies.  Prepares, reports, and presents accurate and timely financial information to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Policy Committee.  Maintains financial records for the Agency’s accounts and funding streams. Serves as financial advisor and provides thoughtful leadership and operation support to Program leadership.

 

Any combination equivalent to:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or a related field. 

  1. Five or more successful years of progressive accounting/supervisory experience as a senior level accounting professional; 
  2. Non-profit accounting experience with grant funding of $10 million annually preferred;
  3. Knowledge of fund accounting software and computer applications, including but not limited to Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  4. Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and non-governmental grant funding processes; a
  5. Demonstrated ability to work well with others and in an integrated team environment; and
  6. Must have valid CA driver’s license and use of an insured vehicle for interagency travel.
El Cajon, CA 92020 2019-12-13 View
EHS/HS Teacher Assistant AKA Head Start Inc.

Under the direction of the Center Director and classroom teacher, assist in the teaching and learning activities of the classroom in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, California State Regulation (Title 22) and Agency requirements.  Assist the teacher in a Head Start setting providing a comprehensive program to meet educational, emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of children.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Assist in the preparation, implementation, and monitoring of children's curriculum goals and instructional programs;
  2. Assist with daily classroom set up and clean up;
  3. Provide input for developing weekly lesson plans;
  4. Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests, and needs and use this information to facilitate learning and growth;
  5. Assist in completing and maintaining bulletin boards;
  6. Assist with other responsibilities in the efficient and effective operation of the Agency; 
  7. Prepare and serve food for children’s meal periods; and
  8. Performs any other tasks deemed necessary by the teacher and/or center director.

 

El Cajon, CA 92020 2019-12-13 View
Teacher Aide Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities

TEACHER AIDE for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, in Susanville at the Susanville Center.  40 hrs/wk, 52 wks/yr.  $13.00-15.69/hr, including benefits. 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 child care center, bilingual skills desirable. Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made.  Resume, transcripts and application must be received by 01/03/20, contact 283-1242 for application or visit www.headstart4u.org.  Send to Pam Post, PO Box 279, Janesville, CA  96114  EOE

Susanville, CA 96130 2019-12-12 View
Teacher Aide Sierra Cascade Family Opp

TEACHER AIDE for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, in Susanville at the Joaquin Street Center.  27.5 hrs/wk, 43 wks/yr. $13.00-15.69/hr, based upon qualifications.  Begins ASAP. Assists in operation of preschool classroom. Must be 18 and possess a high school diploma or GED and have a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units including; child growth and development; child, family and community; and program curriculum, and six months work experience in a licensed child care center. Applicant must be willing to continue education and demonstrate basic computer skills. Bilingual skills are desired but not required. Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made. Resume, transcripts and applications being accepted until 5pm on 01/03/20. Visit www.headstart4u.org or contact 283-1242 for application. Send to Pam Post, PO Box 279, Janesville, CA, 96114. EOE

 

Susanville, CA 96130 2019-12-12 View
Head Start Fiscal Liaison LA County Office of Education Head Start



The Head Start Fiscal Liaison supports Head Start & Early Learning and its delegate agencies by monitoring fiscal systems of assigned delegate agencies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and mandates, using established Head Start and Early Learning Division policies and procedures. This position also collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to develop comprehensive and integrated reports and other written communications for assigned delegate agencies.

The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following

Knowledge:


  • Principles and practices of financial management including internal controls, accounting, and auditing, and related regulatory standards articulated by the Office of Head Start, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), AICPA, California Department of Education (CDE), OMB, and GASB
  • Methods of financial and managerial analysis
  • Business operations and administrative practices, including principles and practices of human resources management, process and project management, procurement, and contract administration
  • Organizational design, assessment, and development
  • Principles of instructional design
  • Applicable laws, codes, and regulations, including federal and state program regulations and policies that apply to the management and administration of categorical and discretionary programs, including Head Start/Early Head Start and State Preschool programs

Competencies:


  • Analyzing & Interpreting Data – Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative and/or qualitative data
  • Critical Thinking – Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
  • Decision Making – Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner
  • Legal & Regulatory Navigation – Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
  • Professional & Technical Expertise – Applying technical subject matter to the job
  • Action & Results Focus – Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
  • Attention to Detail – Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
  • Self-Management – Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing
  • Handling Conflict – Managing interpersonally strained situations
  • Oral Communication – Engaging effectively in dialogue
  • Presentation Skill – Formally delivering information to groups
  • Involving Others – Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes
  • Teamwork – Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
  • Project Management – Planning and tracking projects to ensure they are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives
  • Cultural Proficiency – Modeling communications and interactions that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions, and cultures

Required Education and Experience


Education: A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or other fields closely related to the job requirements of this classification, from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. Foreign degrees and credit units require translation and equivalency established by an agency recognized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Experience: Four years of experience in analyzing, compiling, and reporting accounting data; conducting audits or performing financial management, including one year of experience in a state or federally funded program.

Equivalency Provision: Graduate coursework in the field of accounting, finance, public administration or business administration from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, may substitute for required experience on a year-to-year basis for up to two years, excluding the one year of required experience in a state or federally funded program.

Additional Requirements: A valid California driver's license, proof of insurance, and the availability of private transportation or the ability to obtain transportation between job sites is required. Experience in a Head Start or nonprofit agency is desired.

Selection Process


Candidates who meet the minimum requirements above, will be invited to participate in an examination that may consist of a Performance Exam and Structured Interview.

Contact


For information about the examination process you may send an e-mail to
Ella Shahjahanian at shahjahanian_ella@lacoe.edu

For general inquiries please call 562.803.8360 (Mon- Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

For complete application information, please go to https://www.lacoe.edu/pc

LACOE Personnel Commission,  9300 Imperial Hwy, EC-Annex, Downey, CA 90242


Additional Information


Minimum qualifications must be met by the close of filing date. For complete application information, please go to https://www.lacoe.edu/pc.  For additional information on our selection procedures, please visit Exam Preparation on our website. Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are ranked according to overall exam score and placed on an eligibility (hiring) list. Vacant positions are filled from the top three ranks. Eligibility lasts for 12 months; however, additional recruitment may occur under a separate bulletin with additional candidates being merged onto the eligibility list. Some positions that involve public contact may require bilingual proficiency for which selective certification may apply (Education Code 45277.5). In addition, the eligibility list resulting from this examination may be used to fill vacancies in related job classifications for which no eligibility list exists (Education Code 45272). Veterans' Credit may be awarded for entry jobs.

Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing are available to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request an accommodation, please call 562.803.8360 as early as possible.

This examination is authorized as Open, open to the public.

Recruitment ID: 20-6963

This announcement does not constitute an implied contract. Any part of this announcement is subject to change.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 2019-12-12 View
Site Supervisor Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits. 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). This position also receives an additional monthly Location Stipend of $300.

Under the general supervision of the Program Manager is responsible for and supervises all aspects of the day-to-day operations at a site, including: supervision, monitoring and evaluation of staff, curriculum, record keeping, family and community partnerships, orders educational supplies and material within budget and implementation of program performance standards, policies and procedures.

REQUIRES: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or BA with twelve (12) ECE units, including core courses and three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE and two (2) years related experience in a child development program and Child Development Site Supervisor permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Strong computer skills. Valid California Driver's License. Child Development Site Supervisor Permit must be obtained within six (6) months of employment. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Santa Barbara, CA 93103 2019-12-12 View
Teacher I / II / III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time, part-time with benefits and substitute positions open. 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). Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)! Substitute positions always available.

Works 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.  Acts as “second in command” of site operations when Site Supervisor is off site, as assigned.

REQ:Level I - 12 units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit.

Level II - Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development 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. Level 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.

All teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. 

Santa Barbara, CA 93103 2019-12-12 View
Early Head Start Teacher ALLIES FOR EVERY CHILD

JOB SUMMARY:

Allies for Every Child is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to 3 years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to 3 years of age. The Early Head Start Teacher will provide daily educational services to children ages 3 months to 36 months in a center base setting. Overall the Early Head Start Teacher must ensure a safe and healthy environment which supports each child’s development. The Early Head Start Teacher must ensure full compliance with all California State licensing and Federal performance standards regulations.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

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

  • Responsible for the primary care of up to eight (8) children, including feeding, diapering, and overall care for infants and toddlers
  • Demonstrate respect and support for the child's background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic, and familial values and beliefs of the family into the child care environment and routines
  • Develop secure and loving relationships with children; demonstrate a willingness to experiment with different languages during daily routines and in a variety of settings
  • Provide for all areas of a child’s development
  • Provide a classroom environment that encourages parent participation
  • Support parents as their child’s first teacher(s)
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other requested information
  • Plan and implement daily lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child’s developmental ability
  • Integrate subject matter to assist children in making connections
  • Offer a balance between child-initiated and teacher-directed learning
  • Provide multiple opportunities for inquiry, problem-based learning, and other effective strategies that are relevant and intellectually engaging
  • Maintain an individualized feeding plan and monitor daily nutritional intake of children.
  • Administer and supervise nutrition and food service
  • Assist families with children's transition to preschool program or other child care programs
  • Maintain a clean environment and use proper sanitation procedures
  • Assist with the supervision of staff and volunteers for child care setting
  • Ensure the safety (physically and psychologically) and well-being of all children; and universal precaution use by staff
  • Monitor the sign-in and sign-out sheet for accuracy
  • Promote good health practices and contribute to the prevention of illness
  • Ensure the documentation of the child’s daily health check and accurate reporting to the parent regarding the child’s health status
  • Conduct screening and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child’s development
  • Address all factors, including health, disabilities, or family dynamics that may influence a child’s school readiness
  • Maintain current and accurate records on each child
  • Must be able to administer medication to children and understand the proper dosage in center-based setting
  • Must report accidents and incidents verbally and in writing to the parent and supervisor
  • Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by
  • the Agency
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Must hold or be eligible for a Child Development Associate Permit Or
  • Teacher Permit issued by the state of CA Teacher Credentialing Office
  • BA degree in Child Development or related field, requiring transcripts
  • Six semester units related to infant and toddler development acceptable to meeting licensing requirements with passing grades of “C” or better
  • One (1) to two (2) years’ work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center
  • Early Head Start experience preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Early Child Development knowledge and experience
  • Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being
  • Must be able to manage confidential information
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza
  • Access to reliable transportation required

FOR CONSIDERATION: Send unofficial school transcripts, cover letter and resume

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

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

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

Los Angeles, CA 90230 2019-12-12 View
Mentoring Supervisor LBUSD Head Start

The Los Angeles Educare at Long Beach is a collaborative partnership between the LBUSD Head Start, Early Head Start, State Preschool, and private sector partners. The mission of Educare is to promote school readiness, reduce the achievement gap, and break the cycle of poverty by enhancing social and cognitive development of children ages birth to five through the provision of evidence -based education, health, nutritional, social, and other services to enroll children and their families. 

The Mentoring Supervisor facilitates full and effective implementation of Educare's Core Features and evidence -based instructional practices to continuously improve teaching and learning with the aim of accelerating children's learning, development, and school readiness outcomes. Mentoring Supervisors provide leadership to classroom teaching teams in the: 1) design, delivery, and coordination of intensive professional development; 2) education program development; 3) facilitation of interdisciplinary collaboration; and 4) administrative support. 

The incumbent will contribute to the building of systems and supports that aim to prevent the achievement gap that occurs between children living in poverty and their middle-income counterparts by providing comprehensive multi generational interventions and services for children and families. Candidates must have demonstrated experience as a program leader, and have experience and knowledge of Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-School and Licensing Regulations.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position. In your letter of interest, please include your previous supervisory experience and examples of your work with improving outcomes for at-risk populations and how you personally will contribute to the Educare early learning leadership team. 

Minimum Requirements:

-A minimum of three years of experience teaching in an early childhood program serving infants and toddlers and a minimum of two years in a supervisory or coaching capacity. 

-Proof of experience as a lead teacher with supervision responsibility in a Child Development Program or any other combination of training and experience will be considered, as well as Bilingual skills

-A Master's degree in Early Childhood Education with 6 Infant/Toddler units, Child Development or a related field. 

-Valid State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or higher

Long Beach, CA 90807 2019-12-11 View
PSD Site Supervisor II - Contract San Bernardino County


 

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Site Supervisors who oversee the daily operation of a preschool site. Site Supervisors observe instructional staff and evaluate performance; review weekly lesson plans for adherence to curriculum guidelines; conduct meetings with parents and staff; attend regularly scheduled meetings; assist in the preparation of goals, objectives, and budget for the site and program; and ensure compliance with program guidelines and guarantee the safety and security of participants and employees.

For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Site Supervisor II job description.

These are contract positions to work approximately 9 or 12 months per year, depending on program needs.
 
BENEFITS AND RETIREMENT 
 
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  You may also refer to the PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary or  PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.

 

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

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent experience as a teacher or supervisor, in a preschool program(This experience must be clearly detailed in the Work Experience section of the Application.)
 
Substitution: Applicants may substitute a Bachelor's degree for one year of the required experience. (Transcript and degree must be attached.)
 
Required Documentation:  A copy of a valid CA Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (or higher-level permit) and legible transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) and degree must be attached to your application or submitted by the filing deadline to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources – Employment Division, Attn: PSD Site Supervisor II- Contract, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: PSD Site Supervisor ll- Contract. Failure to provide the requested documents by the filing deadline will result in disqualification of the application.
 
Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.  Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.
San Bernardino, CA 92415 2019-12-10 View
Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor, Part Time City of Oakland Head Start

Examples of Duties

 

  • Instruct children in basic infant/toddler/preschool education concepts.
  • Assist in organizing and setting up developmentally appropriate education and play materials for the classroom and/or the home.
  • Assist in conducting fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center classroom or in the home.
  • Assist in conducting developmental screenings, on-going child observations, developmental assessments and devise Individual Development Plans (IDP) on all children enrolled in program; assist in developing Individual Education Plans (IEP) for special needs children.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Support the initial and final home visits; make additional/on-going home visits as needed.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Assist with conducting outreach and recruiting children and families for enrollment in the Head Start/State Preschool/Early Head Start Program.
  • Observe and supervise children in activities and ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify parents.
  • Support parent conferences.
  • Keep routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom and/or the home.
  • Collaborate with parents in providing an individualized educational program for their children.
  • Support the parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally appropriate interactions and communications.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed.

 

Minimum Requirements for Application

Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.

Education:
Twelve (12) post-secondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development completed at an accredited or approved college or university. Candidates must have units that cover the general areas of child growth and development, child family and community, child and family, or program/curriculum; 
                                                                            AND
hold, or qualify for, an Associate Teacher Child Development Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the State of California.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR EARLY HEAD START PROGRAM SUBSTITUTES: Education must include six (6) units of Infant/Toddler coursework.

Experience:
Four months of full-time work experience or equivalent part-time experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.

Copy of college transcript(s) is required and must be attached. Applications submitted without the required documents will be considered incomplete.  Please be sure to scan and attach the required documents to your on-line application.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE

Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License throughout the tenure of employment OR demonstrate the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as required in the performance of duties.

Must obtain a State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit within 6 months of employment.  Must demonstrate proof of application for Associate Teacher (or higher level) permit from the State of California upon hire. Failure to obtain relevant teaching permit within six months will be grounds for removal.

Must obtain Pediatric First Aid and CPR certifications within one year of employment and maintain throughout 

tenure of employment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Depending on nature of assignment, candidates who receive offers of employment will be required to submit fingerprints, undergo a criminal record clearance, and have a physical examination including a TB screening.

Proficiency in a foreign language may be required.

Oakland, CA 94602 2019-12-10 View
Head Start/Early Head Start Assistant Instructor, Part Time City of Oakland

Examples of Duties

 

  • Assist with instructing children in basic infant/toddler/preschool education concepts.
  • Assist with organizing and setting up developmentally appropriate educational and play materials for the classroom.
  • Assist with conducting fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist with organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center classroom.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Assist with conducting outreach and recruiting children and families for enrollment in the Head Start/State Preschool/Early Head Start Program.
  • Observe, visually supervise and monitor children, and take action as needed during activities to ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify Head Start/Early Head Start Instructor or Early Childhood Center Director.
  • Provide support during parent conferences.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Assist with maintaining routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom.
  • Partner with parents to adhere to individualized educational programs (IEPs) for their children.
  • Support the parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally appropriate interactions and communications.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed.
  • Minimum Requirements for Application
  • Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.

    Education:
    Six (6) units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development (CD) from an accredited college or university.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR EARLY HEAD START PROGRAM ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS: Education must include three (3) units of Infant/Toddler coursework.

    Experience:
    None required. Experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program is highly desirable.

    Copy of college transcript(s) is required and must be attached. Applications submitted without the required documents will be considered incomplete.  Please be sure to scan and attach the required documents to your on-line application.

    LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE

    Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License throughout the tenure of employment OR demonstrate the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as required in the performance of duties.

    Must possess a State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit at time of appointment. Failure to obtain relevant teaching permit upon receipt of conditional job offer will be grounds for removal.

    Must obtain Pediatric First Aid and CPR certifications within one year of employment and maintain throughout tenure of employment.
     
    OTHER REQUIREMENTS
    Depending on nature of assignment, candidates who receive offers of employment will be required to submit fingerprints, undergo a criminal record clearance, and have a physical examination including a TB screening.

    Proficiency in a foreign language may be required. 

Oakland, CA 94602 2019-12-10 View
Deputy Director, Preschool Services Department San Bernardino County
Maximum Total Compensation Valued at up to $207,672
Plus Future Salary Increase*
 3.0% Effective July 18, 2020


Deputy Director, Preschool Services Department description image

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for a Deputy Director to plan, organize, and direct major operational areas of the Department, which is responsible for the delivery of the Head Start/State Preschool Programs; ensure program compliance with federal, state, and county regulations; establish policies, goals, and objectives for the department. This position is distinguished from the Assistant Director of Preschool Services Department by the latter's overall administrative and programmatic responsibility for the total operation of the department. 

For more information, review the Deputy Director, Preschool Services Department job description. 
 
Deputy Director, Preschool Services Department description image
 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
 
Background Investigation:  Prior to appointment, applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes DOJ LiveScan fingerprinting, verification of employment history and education, physical exam, and search of the Child Abuse Index. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

Travel: Statewide and nationwide travel is occasionally required. Travel throughout the County is required and employees will be required to make provision for such transportation (mileage reimbursement at current IRS rate is available). At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.

CTC Permit: Applicants must possess or obtain a CA Child Development Program Director Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) within six (6) months of hire or employment will be terminated. For information on permit requirements, click here.

*Salary increases contingent upon assessed values for prior fiscal year.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Business/Public Administration, Education, Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Psychology, Sociology, or Human Services from an accredited university or college.

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Experience: 
Two (2) years professional-level administrative or management experience within a large agency for preschool, school district, or social services which includes responsibility for interpreting/enforcing relevant laws, rules and regulations; responsibility for program planning and development, personnel administration, operations, and budget/fiscal administration; qualifying experience must also include full-scope  responsibility for managing subordinate supervisors (i.e., hiring, firing, counseling, disciplinary actions, assigning work, completing work performance evaluations, developing work schedules and approving time off).

Note:  Qualifying experience is typically equivalent to the San Bernardino County PSD Program Manager classification and above. Site Supervisor/Site Director level is not considered qualifying.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:  A legible copy of degree or transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) must be attached to your application or submitted by the filing deadline to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources-Employment Division, Attn: Deputy Director, Preschool Services Department, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to aweaver@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: Deputy Director, Preschool Services Department. Failure to provide the requested documents by the filing deadline may result in disqualification of the application.

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

IMPORTANT: If you currently possess an active CA Child Development Program Director permit, attach an electronic copy to your application at time of submission. If you do not currently possess an active permit, it must be obtained within six (6) months of hire or employment will be terminated. For information on permit requirements, click here.
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Center Director or Center Director In Training MAAC

DEFINITION – Center Director

Under direction, plans, develops, implements and supervises program operations for an assigned Head Start or Early Head Start (EHS) center(s); monitors and ensures center operations are in conformance with MAAC policies and procedures, licensing regulations, Health and Safety Standards and service area plans.  Participates in implementation of age appropriate curriculum and ongoing monitoring of children’s cognitive and physical development. Monitors and ensures recruitment and enrollment activities, family development plans and parent participation and overall parent satisfaction.  Coordinates and participates in activities of parent committees; compiles and submits site reports; and performs related duties as assigned.

DEFINITION – Center Director In Training

This position has been designed to enable individuals, qualified pursuant to Title 22 regulations, the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience to enable them to meet MAAC’s experience requirements for the classification of Center Director. Incumbents in this classification are limited to a maximum of a two (2) year term (appointments may be made for a shorter period of time); at the conclusion of which the incumbent may be considered for a position as a Center Director. The incumbent, under direction, plans, develops, implements and supervises program operations for an assigned Head Start or Early Head Start (EHS) center(s); monitors and ensures center operations are in conformance with MAAC policies and procedures, licensing regulations, Health and Safety Standards and service area plans.  Participates in implementation of age appropriate curriculum and ongoing monitoring of children’s cognitive and physical development. Monitors and ensures recruitment and enrollment activities, family development plans and parent participation and overall parent satisfaction.  Coordinates and participates in activities of parent committees; compiles and submits site reports; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Child Development Program Center Directors are responsible for planning, implementing and providing day-to-day supervision of the educational programs and operations of an assigned Head Start/EHS center, typically with two or more classrooms/program options. Incumbents are accountable for providing children with a safe, nurturing, engaging and secure learning environment that gives them the awareness, skills and confidence to succeed in their present environment and in later school life. Incumbents are also responsible for ensuring delivery of Head Start and community support services to families and for compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, service area plans and state licensing requirements, including those applicable to health, safety and fire regulations. Center Directors are also accountable for the timely completion of all center reporting and the preparation and maintenance of up-to-date children’s files. Duties and responsibilities are carried out with considerable independence within the framework of established policies, procedures and guide­lines.

Education/Experience/Certification

Center Director

A typical way of demonstrating the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a BA/BS with a major in early childhood education, child development or a closely related field which includes 15 semester units in child development [12 CORE units],  3 units in administration or staff relations and six (6) units of Infant/Toddler; and at least four (4) years of progressively responsible teaching experience in a Head Start or child development program, at least one (1) of which was in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

A child care Center Director shall complete 15 hours of health and safety training if necessary pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 1596.866 of Title 22 which provides: (a) In addition to any other required training, at least one director or teacher at each day care center…shall have at least 15 hours of training on preventive health practices and 1 hour of training in nutrition.

 

  • BA/BS in Child Development or a related field including six (6) units of Infant/Toddler
  • A valid State of California Child Development Permit at the Site Supervisor or Program Director permit is required.

 

Center Director In Training

A typical way of demonstrating the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a BA/BS with a major in early childhood education, child development or a closely related field which includes 15 semester units in child development [12 CORE units],  3 units in administration or staff relations and six (6) units of Infant/Toddler (hiring with three (3) units is allowable provided the incumbent obtains the additional three (3) units of Infant/Toddler within a six (6) month period of time); and at least two (2) years of progressively responsible teaching experience in a Head Start or child development program, at least one (1) year of which was in a coaching, lead or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of California Child Development Permit at the Site Supervisor level is required.

 

A Center Director in Training shall complete 15 hours of health and safety training if necessary pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 1596.866 of Title 22 which provides: (a) In addition to any other required training, at least one director or teacher at each day care center…shall have at least 15 hours of training on preventive health practices, and 1 hour of training in nutrition.

 

  • BA/BS in Child Development or a related field including six (6) units of Infant/Toddler
  • A valid State of California Child Development Permit at the Site Supervisor or Program Director permit is required.
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Program Aide MAAC

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

DEFINITION – Program Aide In Training_________________________________________________________

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Program Aide

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

Program Aide In Training

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

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

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Family Partner MAAC

Under direct supervision, the Family Partner will be responsible for providing direct, comprehensive services to assigned pregnant women and/or infant children and their families through home visits and parent participation.  Caseloads will include both prenatal mothers/families as well as infants/families.

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

Once the baby is born the Family Partner will conduct weekly home visits with each assigned family and offer/facilitate twice monthly group explore and learn sessions with parents and children.  Caseload shall be in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards for the program.

 Incumbents are responsible for coordinating and implementing comprehensive services, in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, for assigned families and will provide health services and follow-up to assigned clients.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent AND a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit OR Home-based CDA credential
  • Six (6) semester units in ECE/ Child Development and six (6)  units in Infant/Toddler (three (3) units required at time of hire and must complete additional three (3) units in Infant/Toddler within one year of employment)
  • Three (3) or more units in Social Services or Health Services related fields
  • One (1) year of experience with children ages 0-3 years in a child care, health or social service setting
  • Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Card must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

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ECE Program Specialist MAAC

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

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

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online.

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Lead Teacher I MAAC

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

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twelve (12) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required.  
  • Completion of one (1) year’s supervised student teaching OR one (1) year of experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher II:

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

Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

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

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

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Associate Teacher MAAC

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

 

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

1st Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

2nd Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-12-09 View
INFANT TODDLER LEAD TEACHER (HOME OR CENTER BASED) Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

NOTE: Applicants who are on an existing Eligible List DO NOT need to apply again. You will be contacted regarding an Interview.

We are looking for an Infant Toddler Lead Teacher to provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for toddlers while they are in the Head Start environment. Provide support to parents in their role as primary caretakers and educators of their children and encourage their involvement in all aspects of the program.

Position Summary: The Infant Toddler Lead Teacher is responsible for the care, supervision and management of infants and toddlers (ages birth to 36 months old) in accordance with the goals and curriculum plan of the SETA Head Start/Early Head Start program. The principal duties of the Infant Toddler Lead Teacher include: conduct focused observations of children, develop action plans, carry out and evaluate the effectiveness of child development activities, ensure the safety and well-being of the children, maintain regular communication with parents, and contribute to the effective operation of the overall early care and education of young children. The Infant Toddler Lead Teacher reports to the Site Supervisor in a center-based program and an Education Coordinator (Supervisory) in the home based program.

Starting Salary: $19.55 per hour

Benefits:
Medical Benefits (6 plans to choose from)
Dental Benefits
Life Insurance
Vision Insurance
Educational Reimbursement: up to $1500 annually
Access to the Public Employee Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Paid Jury Duty
Pension (mandatory contribution required)
Retirement Health Savings Accounts and 457 plans
Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Regional Transit Monthly Pass Reimbursement

Minimum Qualifications: 

EDUCATION: Possession of a current Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, including a minimum three (3) units infant/toddler development coursework. OR
I. An Associate, Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education and three (3) units of infant/toddler development coursework; OR
II. An Associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and possession of an Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus three (3) units of infant/toddler development coursework; OR
III. A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in any field and possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus three (3) units of infant/toddler development coursework. AND

EXPERIENCE: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
a. At least one (1) year of successful work experience in an infant/toddler program or in a Head Start program, Early Head Start program, and/or home visiting program.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a current First Aid Certificate and CPR Training Certificate (may be obtained within three (3) months of employment). Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C Driver’s License is required. A good driving record of at least three (3) years duration, as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violations or accidents, is required. Readily available transportation and minimum insurance as required by law.

Who May Apply: This is an OPEN examination. Open to the public, current employees, and employees eligible for transfer or voluntary demotion.
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. Copies of all degrees, permits, and credentials must be attached to the application.

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, background check,
motor vehicle record check (Home Based), and provide copies of immunization records for MMR, TDAP and flu (or flu waiver).

Posting Date: Monday, December 9, 2019
Final Filing Date: Friday, December 20, 2019 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.

Sacramento, CA 95815 2019-12-09 View
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