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Education Coordinator Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:  Education/Disabilities Manager                            Status: Exempt

           

Program/Department: Head Start/Early Head Start            Revised:  April 2018

                                                                                                PC Approved:

 

Supervisor: Child Development Director                              Supervises: Education Coordinator, Resource Specialist, Disabilities/Mental Health Coordinator, ECE Coaches

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Manages the Education, Disabilities and Mental Health service delivery areas of the Early Head Start and Head Start program.  Responsible for the design and implementation of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health services to support children and families in conjunction with community-based services.  Integrates the philosophy and goals and objectives of the agency into program operations. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITITES:

 

  1. Ensures compliance with all requirements and mandates in the areas      of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health through review and monitoring      of program reports, record keeping and tracking. 

 

  1. Oversees education services by completion of assessments, screening      and individualized education plans by developing/modifying/using a      monitoring system. 

 

  1. Designs and ensures implementation of research based, developmentally      appropriate curricula for Early Head Start and Head Start programs.  Contributes to the identification of      educational and support needs of each enrolled child by overseeing and      directing program components.       Ensures individualized lesson plans are based on integration of all      areas of specialization.

 

  1. Responsible for establishing, analyzing and evaluating program-wide      school readiness goals.  Including      ensuring reporting to management, board, policy council and staff 3 times      per year. Establishes and provides appropriate curriculum and classroom      supports to focus on school readiness outcomes.

 

  1. Secures community services by cultivating partnerships with      agencies and advocating on behalf of agency and families.  Prepares and negotiates memoranda of      understanding and contracts with community agencies, community members and      consultants.  Represents Agency on      community boards and organizations.       Makes presentations at community group sessions, professional      conferences and other meetings.

 

  1. Develops and oversees the creation of, implementation of, coordination      of, and monitoring of the Disabilities and Mental Health service areas to      ensure compliance with regulations and mandates.  Creates and maintains tracking system      for children with disabilities. 

 

  1. Receives service referrals and coordinates resources in response to      child and family needs.  Develops      systems to direct and support families to access supplementary services by      making referrals to appropriate government agencies and community based      organizations.

 

  1. Responsible for collecting and reviewing quality improvement data;      including but not limited to CLASS scores, Environmental Rating Scales, mentor/coach      documentation,  or quality visit      data.  Works with managers to ensure      implementation of improvement plans based on the data. 

 

  1. Coordinates with the Regional Program Managers and Center Directors      to provide ongoing training, coaching and mentoring for teaching      staff.  Schedules and directs Coaches,      Resource Specialist and Coordinators to provide training and technical      assistance to staff as applicable.

 

  1. Participates in annual planning with staff and parents, including      facilitation of the parent education committee.  Establishes long –term and short- term      goals for program area with specific objectives and timelines.

 

  1. Responsible for resource development including grant writing,      budget development, monitoring of expenses and project outcomes; ensures      timely reporting to funding sources.

 

  1. Assesses staff training needs and collaborates with other managers      to develop the annual training plan.       Provides staff training and technical assistance.  Negotiates departmental training      contracts.  Provides staff training      and technical assistance.

 

  1. Facilitates monitoring and inventory of classroom equipment,      supplies, and materials.  

 

  1. Contributes to program improvement through evaluation of current      procedures and practices, participation in ongoing training and other      professional development activities and staying current with best      practices. 

 

  1. Works with ERSEA staff to help ensure adequate recruitment and      enrollment of children with disabilities

 

  1. Participates in the interview process for teaching staff and other      program positions as needed.

 

  1. Supervises and coordinates the use of consultants to provide      services to children, families and staff.      

 

  1. Facilitates and protects operations by keeping confidential,      private, and sensitive information within the parameters of policy and      need-to-know requirements.

 

  1. Helps ensures safe and healthy workplace by following health and      safety procedures and directives. 

 

  1. Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT USED:                                                 

  1. Telephone, fax, copier, personal computer with related software, including Child Plus, Word, Excel.
  2. Vehicle

 

JOB CONDITIONS / COMPLEXITY:

Regular office and Early Childhood Education environments.  Occasional stooping or bending may be required. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  1. B.A. or M.A. in  Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field (with minimum of 24 ECE units)

 

Training and Experience:

  1. Experience implementing a research-based curriculum, child screenings and child assessments
  2. Three or more years of experience working with children and families in a ECE setting, preferably in Head Start/Early Head Start
  3. Two years direct experience in program planning, analysis and evaluation
  4. Two years of supervisory experience
  5. Experience working with community programs, including but not limited to Early Start, special education services, mental health organizations
  6. Obtain and maintain CLASS reliability

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Strong supervisory, negotiation, communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills

 

Other:

  1. Ability to pass medical exam and TB test, and supply required Immunizations
  2. Valid California drivers license; vehicle liability insurance. 

 

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Duties and responsibilities and skills may vary depending upon agency needs. 

                                                                                             

 

 

Napa, CA 94558 2019-01-15 View
Education/Disabilities Manager Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:  Education/Disabilities Manager                            Status: Exempt

           

Program/Department: Head Start/Early Head Start            Revised:  April 2018

                                                                                                PC Approved:

 

Supervisor: Child Development Director                              Supervises: Education Coordinator, Resource Specialist, Disabilities/Mental Health Coordinator, ECE Coaches

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Manages the Education, Disabilities and Mental Health service delivery areas of the Early Head Start and Head Start program.  Responsible for the design and implementation of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health services to support children and families in conjunction with community-based services.  Integrates the philosophy and goals and objectives of the agency into program operations. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITITES:

 

  1. Ensures compliance with all requirements and mandates in the areas of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health through review and monitoring of program reports, record keeping and tracking. 

 

  1. Oversees education services by completion of assessments, screening and individualized education plans by developing/modifying/using a monitoring system. 

 

  1. Designs and ensures implementation of research based, developmentally appropriate curricula for Early Head Start and Head Start programs.  Contributes to the identification of educational and support needs of each enrolled child by overseeing and directing program components.  Ensures individualized lesson plans are based on integration of all areas of specialization.

 

  1. Responsible for establishing, analyzing and evaluating program-wide school readiness goals.  Including ensuring reporting to management, board, policy council and staff 3 times per year. Establishes and provides appropriate curriculum and classroom supports to focus on school readiness outcomes.

 

  1. Secures community services by cultivating partnerships with agencies and advocating on behalf of agency and families.  Prepares and negotiates memoranda of understanding and contracts with community agencies, community members and consultants.  Represents Agency on community boards and organizations.  Makes presentations at community group sessions, professional conferences and other meetings.

 

  1. Develops and oversees the creation of, implementation of, coordination of, and monitoring of the Disabilities and Mental Health service areas to ensure compliance with regulations and mandates.  Creates and maintains tracking system for children with disabilities. 

 

  1. Receives service referrals and coordinates resources in response to child and family needs.  Develops systems to direct and support families to access supplementary services by making referrals to appropriate government agencies and community based organizations.

 

  1. Responsible for collecting and reviewing quality improvement data; including but not limited to CLASS scores, Environmental Rating Scales, mentor/coach documentation,  or quality visit data.  Works with managers to ensure implementation of improvement plans based on the data. 

 

  1. Coordinates with the Regional Program Managers and Center Directors to provide ongoing training, coaching and mentoring for teaching staff.  Schedules and directs Coaches, Resource Specialist and Coordinators to provide training and technical assistance to staff as applicable.

 

  1. Participates in annual planning with staff and parents, including facilitation of the parent education committee.  Establishes long –term and short- term goals for program area with specific objectives and timelines.

 

  1. Responsible for resource development including grant writing, budget development, monitoring of expenses and project outcomes; ensures timely reporting to funding sources.

 

  1. Assesses staff training needs and collaborates with other managers to develop the annual training plan.  Provides staff training and technical assistance.  Negotiates departmental training contracts.  Provides staff training and technical assistance.

 

  1. Facilitates monitoring and inventory of classroom equipment, supplies, and materials.  

 

  1. Contributes to program improvement through evaluation of current procedures and practices, participation in ongoing training and other professional development activities and staying current with best practices. 

 

  1. Works with ERSEA staff to help ensure adequate recruitment and enrollment of children with disabilities

 

  1. Participates in the interview process for teaching staff and other program positions as needed.

 

  1. Supervises and coordinates the use of consultants to provide services to children, families and staff. 

 

  1. Facilitates and protects operations by keeping confidential, private, and sensitive information within the parameters of policy and need-to-know requirements.

 

  1. Helps ensures safe and healthy workplace by following health and safety procedures and directives. 

 

  1. Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT USED:                                                 

1.    Telephone, fax, copier, personal computer with related software, including Child Plus, Word, Excel.

2.    Vehicle

 

JOB CONDITIONS / COMPLEXITY:

Regular office and Early Childhood Education environments.  Occasional stooping or bending may be required. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

1.    B.A. or M.A. in  Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field (with minimum of 24 ECE units)

 

Training and Experience:

2.    Experience implementing a research-based curriculum, child screenings and child assessments

3.    Three or more years of experience working with children and families in a ECE setting, preferably in Head Start/Early Head Start

4.    Two years direct experience in program planning, analysis and evaluation

5.    Two years of supervisory experience

6.    Experience working with community programs, including but not limited to Early Start, special education services, mental health organizations

7.    Obtain and maintain CLASS reliability

 

Knowledge and Skills:

8.    Strong supervisory, negotiation, communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills

 

Other:

9.    Ability to pass medical exam and TB test, and supply required Immunizations

10.  Valid California drivers license; vehicle liability insurance. 

 

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Duties and responsibilities and skills may vary depending upon agency needs. 

                                                                                             

 

 

Napa, CA 94558 2019-01-15 View
Education/Disabilities Manager Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:  Education/Disabilities Manager                            Status: Exempt

           

Program/Department: Head Start/Early Head Start            Revised:  April 2018

                                                                                                PC Approved:

 

Supervisor: Child Development Director                              Supervises: Education Coordinator, Resource Specialist, Disabilities/Mental Health Coordinator, ECE Coaches

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Manages the Education, Disabilities and Mental Health service delivery areas of the Early Head Start and Head Start program.  Responsible for the design and implementation of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health services to support children and families in conjunction with community-based services.  Integrates the philosophy and goals and objectives of the agency into program operations. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITITES:

 

  1. Ensures compliance with all requirements and mandates in the areas of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health through review and monitoring of program reports, record keeping and tracking. 

 

  1. Oversees education services by completion of assessments, screening and individualized education plans by developing/modifying/using a monitoring system. 

 

  1. Designs and ensures implementation of research based, developmentally appropriate curricula for Early Head Start and Head Start programs.  Contributes to the identification of educational and support needs of each enrolled child by overseeing and directing program components.  Ensures individualized lesson plans are based on integration of all areas of specialization.

 

  1. Responsible for establishing, analyzing and evaluating program-wide school readiness goals.  Including ensuring reporting to management, board, policy council and staff 3 times per year. Establishes and provides appropriate curriculum and classroom supports to focus on school readiness outcomes.

 

  1. Secures community services by cultivating partnerships with agencies and advocating on behalf of agency and families.  Prepares and negotiates memoranda of understanding and contracts with community agencies, community members and consultants.  Represents Agency on community boards and organizations.  Makes presentations at community group sessions, professional conferences and other meetings.

 

  1. Develops and oversees the creation of, implementation of, coordination of, and monitoring of the Disabilities and Mental Health service areas to ensure compliance with regulations and mandates.  Creates and maintains tracking system for children with disabilities. 

 

  1. Receives service referrals and coordinates resources in response to child and family needs.  Develops systems to direct and support families to access supplementary services by making referrals to appropriate government agencies and community based organizations.

 

  1. Responsible for collecting and reviewing quality improvement data; including but not limited to CLASS scores, Environmental Rating Scales, mentor/coach documentation,  or quality visit data.  Works with managers to ensure implementation of improvement plans based on the data. 

 

  1. Coordinates with the Regional Program Managers and Center Directors to provide ongoing training, coaching and mentoring for teaching staff.  Schedules and directs Coaches, Resource Specialist and Coordinators to provide training and technical assistance to staff as applicable.

 

  1. Participates in annual planning with staff and parents, including facilitation of the parent education committee.  Establishes long –term and short- term goals for program area with specific objectives and timelines.

 

  1. Responsible for resource development including grant writing, budget development, monitoring of expenses and project outcomes; ensures timely reporting to funding sources.

 

  1. Assesses staff training needs and collaborates with other managers to develop the annual training plan.  Provides staff training and technical assistance.  Negotiates departmental training contracts.  Provides staff training and technical assistance.

 

  1. Facilitates monitoring and inventory of classroom equipment, supplies, and materials.  

 

  1. Contributes to program improvement through evaluation of current procedures and practices, participation in ongoing training and other professional development activities and staying current with best practices. 

 

  1. Works with ERSEA staff to help ensure adequate recruitment and enrollment of children with disabilities

 

  1. Participates in the interview process for teaching staff and other program positions as needed.

 

  1. Supervises and coordinates the use of consultants to provide services to children, families and staff. 

 

  1. Facilitates and protects operations by keeping confidential, private, and sensitive information within the parameters of policy and need-to-know requirements.

 

  1. Helps ensures safe and healthy workplace by following health and safety procedures and directives. 

 

  1. Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT USED:                                                 

1.    Telephone, fax, copier, personal computer with related software, including Child Plus, Word, Excel.

2.    Vehicle

 

JOB CONDITIONS / COMPLEXITY:

Regular office and Early Childhood Education environments.  Occasional stooping or bending may be required. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

1.    B.A. or M.A. in  Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field (with minimum of 24 ECE units)

 

Training and Experience:

2.    Experience implementing a research-based curriculum, child screenings and child assessments

3.    Three or more years of experience working with children and families in a ECE setting, preferably in Head Start/Early Head Start

4.    Two years direct experience in program planning, analysis and evaluation

5.    Two years of supervisory experience

6.    Experience working with community programs, including but not limited to Early Start, special education services, mental health organizations

7.    Obtain and maintain CLASS reliability

 

Knowledge and Skills:

8.    Strong supervisory, negotiation, communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills

 

Other:

9.    Ability to pass medical exam and TB test, and supply required Immunizations

10.  Valid California drivers license; vehicle liability insurance. 

 

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Duties and responsibilities and skills may vary depending upon agency needs. 

                                                                                             

 

 

Napa, CA 94558 2019-01-15 View
Early Head Start Childcare Partnership Coach Child Start Inc

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:  Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership Coach        Status:  Non-Exempt

 

Program/Department:  EHS-CCP                                       Supervises:  None

 

Supervisor:  EHS-CCP Program Manager                               Created:  February 2017

 


GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) Coach works in partnership with licensed child care centers and family child care homes, contracted Early Head Start Providers, and Early Head Start Families to ensure comprehensive services and high quality child care in Napa and Solano Counties.  The EHS-CCP Coach ensures that services are provided in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards and California State Licensing regulations, and must: be able to build relationships based on mutual respect; demonstrate effective culturally sensitive communication skills; practice conflict resolution skills; have an on-going commitment to learning; possess good observation skills, and model best practices working with young children.

 

The EHS-CCP Coach will provide coaching and mentoring services using principles and appropriate learning strategies to support children’s developmental growth in social-emotional development, cognitive development, language development, physical development, and nutrition education.  Working in partnership with child care partners, the EHS-CCP coach will provide ongoing support and goal setting opportunities to parents of enrolled Early Head Start children.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.     Technical Assistance:

a.     Maintains content development expertise and disseminates such knowledge by providing ongoing technical assistance. 

b.     Develops resources and demonstrates best practices while working with child care partners.

c.     Promotes continuous quality improvement and quality assurance efforts for the agency.
 

2.     Coaching and Mentoring:   

a.     Facilitates peer-to-peer learning in both one-on-one and group settings as a joint process for building capacity

b.     Provides guidance in building skill development and competence by performing on-the-job technical assistance and modeling of specific skills.  

c.     Evaluates skills and strategies, and supports the development, implementation, and coordination of internal support plans (action plans, behavior plans) with parents and partners.

d.     Provides ongoing quality assistance to address children’s challenging behaviors and sensory needs.

e.     Utilizes new models of research-based instruction and practice-based coaching to implement current instructional practice and coaching for partners with staff.

f.      Supports in the creation of individual professional development plans, improving credentialing and participation in Napa and Solano County’s quality rating system (QRIS).

 

3.     Quality Assurance:

a.     Participates in site visits, classrooms observations, and work groups to assess program needs and planning   strategies for system/process improvement and/or development of early childhood education, disabilities, and mental health services in partnership settings.

b.     Supports the implementation of the agency’s work plan to insure the program/content goals and objectives are met.

c.     Supports with implementation of curriculum/individualization plans and ongoing assessments.

d.     Ensures safe and healthy learning environments by following health and safety procedures and directives.

e.     Provides statistical, analytical or other information reports as requested.

f.      Maintains confidentiality of all Early Head Start, agency, child and family information.

g.     Assists and trains with the development and implementation of screenings, assessments, curriculum, and quality classroom management.

 

4.     Family Services:

a.     Coordinates with child care partners to integrate family partnership goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.

b.     Conducts home visits to complete ASQ screenings, education and family services planning, identifying goals, and following up on referrals. Acts as a family care planner and works cooperatively with local agencies to assist families with connecting to services in the local community.

c.     Regularly shares information with child care partners to ensure coordinated services that meet the needs of individual children and families.

d.     Provides health, safety and family literacy activities to parents, as appropriate.

e.     Coordinates with child care partners to promote parent engagement in the program as a classroom visitor, volunteer, employee, and/or participate in family events.

f.      Develops a working knowledge of community resources.

g.     Refers families for emergency or crisis assistance and documents all follow-up to referrals. 

h.     Coordinates or refers families to opportunities for continuing education, employment training and other employment services through formal or informal networking in the community.

i.      Assists child care partners with offering (either directly or through referral to local entities) the following:

  • training in pedestrian safety
  • opportunities to share experiences with other parents
  • any other activity designed to help parents become full partners in the education of their children.

j.      Provides with respect to each participating family, a family needs assessment that includes consultation with such parents about the benefits of parent engagement and about the activities in which parents may choose to participate.

k.     Attends parent/teacher conferences, as requested.

l.      Assists child care partners with Parent Committee meetings, Family Nights and other parent activities.

 

5.     Team Work:

a.     Communicates effectively to build trust.

b.     Works cooperatively with other agencies to meet the needs of families and children served.

c.     Coordinates child and/or family referrals.

d.     Provides support services of children’s transition plan.

e.     Provides flexibility to make thoughtful decisions in an evolving, multi-faceted environment with fluctuating demands.

f.      Communicates regularly with EHS-CCP Program Manager, EHS-CCP staff, consultants, community partners and EHS-CCP partners.

  

6.     Program Planning, Design and Implementation.

a.     Assists EHS-CCP Program Manager in the development and implementation of the annual training plan, including local, state, and regional training.

b.     Anticipates future trends and articulates credible visions enabling innovative and appropriate program planning.

c.     Assists, supports, implements, and evaluates program development strategies.

d.     Assists, prepares, coordinates, and maintain relevant meetings, training and professional development activities as assigned, including monthly parent meetings and training cohorts for partners

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.     Profession requirements based on the current Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Act:

a.     A baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education;

OR

b.     A baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.

2.     Have the capacity to offer assistance to other educators in the implementation and adaptation of curricula to the group and individual needs of children in the Early Head Start program.

3.     Experience with or the ability to complete training in the following is required: 

§ Environmental ratings scales (ECERS, ITERS, and FCERS).

§ Teacher/child interaction tools (CLASS).  Must be able to obtain and maintain CLASS reliable certification for Infants and Toddlers.

§ Formative Assessment Instruments (DRDP 2015 Infant/Toddler and DRDP Preschool Fundamental View).  Must be able to obtain training certificate in DRDP 2015 and Meaningful Observations (DRDP 2015).

§ Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC).  Must be accepted to enroll and successfully complete the PITC Trainer Institute for Modules I, II, III, and IV.

§ Creative Curriculum and ASQ Screeners

§ Family Development

4.     Familiarity with and experience implementing Head Start/Early Head Start performance standards is strongly preferred.

5.     Must possess good listening and organizational skills; be successful at getting others to look introspectively; know how to guide people with step-by-step instructions; and continuously support partners until goals are reached.

6.     Good analytical/problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.

7.     Ability to pass medical exam and TB test.

8.     Valid California driver’s license; vehicle liability insurance.

 

JOB CONDITIONS/COMPLEXITY:

1.     Regular office and site visits with child care partners in both child care centers and family child care homes throughout Napa and Solano Counties.

2.     Must be able to travel for conferences, training, and other program-related events outside the service area, often times overnight.

3.     Requires strong, culturally sensitive communication skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people from varying backgrounds.

4.     Occasional stooping or bending may be required, including frequent lifting, (up to 40 pounds or an equivalent weight) required.

 

EQUIPMENT USED:

1.     Telephone, fax, copier, computer with related software, including database, Word, Excel

2.     Vehicle

 

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Duties and responsibilities and skills may vary depending upon agency needs.

 


 


Napa, CA 94558 2019-01-15 View
Primary Caregiver Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

The job characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Title: EHS Primary Caregiver                        

Site: Napa or Solano County EHS Classroom

Position: 12 months per year, 40 hrs. per week                                               

Supervisor: Site Supervisor I or II

                                                                                                       FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Provide care for infants or toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom using developmentally appropriate curriculum, Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) philosophies and by building responsive relationships with children and families as outlined in Head Start Performance Standards.  Serves as Site Director designee for California Community Care Licensing. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Classroom Caregiving Practices

  • ·         Provides primary care for four infants or toddlers and is an alternate caregiver for an additional four infants or toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom promoting the consistency of care model.
  • ·         Promotes family partnerships and parent involvement by recognizing their strengths and interests, respecting family structure and ethnic/cultural diversity and reinforcing the role of the parent as their child’s first teacher.
  • ·         Works with the family to support their child’s development with ongoing regular communication and the completion of home visits and conferences.
  • ·         Maintains and ensures a safe, clean and healthy learning environment for the infants or toddlers in their care with the implementation of required health practices and supervision and management of children in the classroom.
  • ·         Plans and implements developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants or toddlers based on the agency selected research-based curriculum and following Head Start Performance Standards.   Develops weekly lesson plans for individual children including the utilization of parent curriculum ideas.
  • ·         Leads the planning and implementation of all aspects of designated ongoing developmental assessment of children and ensures the completion of screening requirements, completing referrals as appropriate.
  • ·         Works with classroom team to provide adaptations or accommodations to the classroom environment and curriculum to ensure that children with disabilities are fully included into the classroom and provided individualized curriculum consistent with their IEPs or IFSPs.
  • ·         Plans for daily routines and transitions so that they occur in a timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs, assures that each child begins transition process in a timely manner and receives smooth transition services.
  • ·         Provides daily leadership in the classroom, working cooperatively with other Primary Caregivers, Primary Caregiver Assistants, consultants, community partners, volunteers and other assigned Child Start staff.
  • ·         Safeguards confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies. 
  • ·         Assumes responsibilities for center operations in the absence of Site Supervisor as assigned. 
  • ·         Provides substitute coverage, as needed.
  • ·         Assists with Food Service, as needed.

 

 

Training

  • ·         Plans and participates in staff and parent trainings on topics relevant to child development, environments and classroom management.
  • ·         Attends pertinent training, workshops and conferences both within and outside of Early Head Start at the direction of the Site Supervisor. 
  • ·         Remains current in ECE/Child Development best practices through participation in continuing education and review of resources provided by Child Start department staff.
  • ·         Actively participates in site staff meetings and other appropriate meetings to support and advance services.

 

Monitoring and Record Keeping

  • ·         Compiles and maintains child and family documentation including but not limited to daily communication logs, child files, lesson plans, ongoing assessments, screenings, conferences or home visits.
  • ·         Completes required or requested documentation to ensure up to date monitoring of mandatory regulations.

 

Networking

  • ·         Further relationships within site, position, region, agency and community to ensure integrated and comprehensive services for families with children.
  • ·         Works with community partners to support comprehensive services for children and their families.

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • ·         Reports any suspected child abuse as required by state law
  • ·         Serves children with special needs.  Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom.
  • ·         Works with families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
  • ·         Able to develop positive working relationships with other staff, parents and volunteers
  • ·         Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with employer safety policies
  • ·         Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance in compliance with agency Attendance policy
  • ·         Working knowledge of MS Word, email and internet preferred

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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, skill and/or ability required.

 

Education and Experience:

  • ·         Minimum of 24 ECE units, including 6 Infant/Toddler units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision.  Or, an AA or BA degree in ECE/Child Development or related degree, including 3 Infant/Toddler units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision.  Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates andcollege transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.
  • ·         Minimum of one year teaching experience in a licensed infant/toddler child care center or comparable group child care program (previous experience teaching in an Early Head Start program highly desired)

 

Other Requirements:

  • ·         Ability to pass criminal record clearance
  • ·         Clear TB test and statement of good health from a doctor are required as a condition of employment
  • ·         Valid CA driver’s license and required insurance

 

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • ·         Current 1st Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • ·         Health and Safety Training (15 hours) or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • ·         Bilingual English/Spanish language preferred.

 

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INTERPERSONAL CHECKLIST

 

Job TitlePrimary Caregiver                                                     Date:    12/28/10__________         

 

Please complete the following sections by putting X's in the appropriate boxes

 

In a/an    8      hour work day, this job requires:      R= Rarely                    (less than 0.625% of time)

O= Occasionally            (0.625% - 30% of time)

F= Frequently                (31% - 68% of time)

C= Continually                (69% - 100% of time)

NA= Not Applicable

 

RFCP= Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments" column)

1.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stationary standing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

 

 

Ability to be mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at knees)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at waist)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Twisting (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Turning/pivoting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching/lifting overhead

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching extension

 

 

X

 

 

 

Grasping

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 X

 

 

 

 

Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   25 LBS

           Max. weight      100 LBS   

 

X

 

 

 

 

Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  25 LBS    

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Manual dexterity/keyboarding

X

 

 

 

 

 

Other physical demands:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.  Sensory Requirements

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Talking on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Hearing on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Sight

 

 

 

X

 

 

Other sensory requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Environmental Setting

Comments

Safety requirements (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)

MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FEET WHEN WORKING IN CLASSROOM

Exposure (e.g., fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily fluids, contagious diseases)

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FREQUENTLY IN OUTSIDE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY IN MODERATE NOISE LEVEL

DIAPERING and BODILY FLUIDS

Operation of equipment and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools, copiers)     

MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE AUTOMOBILE, COMPUTER, PRINTER, COPIER AND FAX

Hygiene standards (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily fluids)

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.

Other environmental requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position is classified as non-exempt as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not exempt from overtime and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with SEIU, Local 1021.

 

Child Start is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Approved by:   

                                                                                    __________                                             

Human Resources Director                                                    Date

 

 

                                                                                                                                              Employee's Signature                                                         Date

 

 

The information contained herein is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.       

 

 

Napa, AL 94558 2019-01-15 View
Primary Caregiver Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

The job characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Title: EHS Primary Caregiver                        

Site: Napa or Solano County EHS Classroom

Position: 12 months per year, 40 hrs. per week                                               

Supervisor: Site Supervisor I or II

                                                                                                       FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Provide care for infants or toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom using developmentally appropriate curriculum, Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) philosophies and by building responsive relationships with children and families as outlined in Head Start Performance Standards.  Serves as Site Director designee for California Community Care Licensing. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Classroom Caregiving Practices

  • ·         Provides primary care for four infants or toddlers and is an alternate caregiver for an additional four infants or toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom promoting the consistency of care model.
  • ·         Promotes family partnerships and parent involvement by recognizing their strengths and interests, respecting family structure and ethnic/cultural diversity and reinforcing the role of the parent as their child’s first teacher.
  • ·         Works with the family to support their child’s development with ongoing regular communication and the completion of home visits and conferences.
  • ·         Maintains and ensures a safe, clean and healthy learning environment for the infants or toddlers in their care with the implementation of required health practices and supervision and management of children in the classroom.
  • ·         Plans and implements developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants or toddlers based on the agency selected research-based curriculum and following Head Start Performance Standards.   Develops weekly lesson plans for individual children including the utilization of parent curriculum ideas.
  • ·         Leads the planning and implementation of all aspects of designated ongoing developmental assessment of children and ensures the completion of screening requirements, completing referrals as appropriate.
  • ·         Works with classroom team to provide adaptations or accommodations to the classroom environment and curriculum to ensure that children with disabilities are fully included into the classroom and provided individualized curriculum consistent with their IEPs or IFSPs.
  • ·         Plans for daily routines and transitions so that they occur in a timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs, assures that each child begins transition process in a timely manner and receives smooth transition services.
  • ·         Provides daily leadership in the classroom, working cooperatively with other Primary Caregivers, Primary Caregiver Assistants, consultants, community partners, volunteers and other assigned Child Start staff.
  • ·         Safeguards confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies. 
  • ·         Assumes responsibilities for center operations in the absence of Site Supervisor as assigned. 
  • ·         Provides substitute coverage, as needed.
  • ·         Assists with Food Service, as needed.

 

 

Training

  • ·         Plans and participates in staff and parent trainings on topics relevant to child development, environments and classroom management.
  • ·         Attends pertinent training, workshops and conferences both within and outside of Early Head Start at the direction of the Site Supervisor. 
  • ·         Remains current in ECE/Child Development best practices through participation in continuing education and review of resources provided by Child Start department staff.
  • ·         Actively participates in site staff meetings and other appropriate meetings to support and advance services.

 

Monitoring and Record Keeping

  • ·         Compiles and maintains child and family documentation including but not limited to daily communication logs, child files, lesson plans, ongoing assessments, screenings, conferences or home visits.
  • ·         Completes required or requested documentation to ensure up to date monitoring of mandatory regulations.

 

Networking

  • ·         Further relationships within site, position, region, agency and community to ensure integrated and comprehensive services for families with children.
  • ·         Works with community partners to support comprehensive services for children and their families.

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • ·         Reports any suspected child abuse as required by state law
  • ·         Serves children with special needs.  Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom.
  • ·         Works with families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
  • ·         Able to develop positive working relationships with other staff, parents and volunteers
  • ·         Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with employer safety policies
  • ·         Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance in compliance with agency Attendance policy
  • ·         Working knowledge of MS Word, email and internet preferred

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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, skill and/or ability required.

 

Education and Experience:

  • ·         Minimum of 24 ECE units, including 6 Infant/Toddler units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision.  Or, an AA or BA degree in ECE/Child Development or related degree, including 3 Infant/Toddler units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision.  Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates andcollege transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.
  • ·         Minimum of one year teaching experience in a licensed infant/toddler child care center or comparable group child care program (previous experience teaching in an Early Head Start program highly desired)

 

Other Requirements:

  • ·         Ability to pass criminal record clearance
  • ·         Clear TB test and statement of good health from a doctor are required as a condition of employment
  • ·         Valid CA driver’s license and required insurance

 

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • ·         Current 1st Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • ·         Health and Safety Training (15 hours) or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • ·         Bilingual English/Spanish language preferred.

 

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INTERPERSONAL CHECKLIST

 

Job TitlePrimary Caregiver                                                     Date:    12/28/10__________         

 

Please complete the following sections by putting X's in the appropriate boxes

 

In a/an    8      hour work day, this job requires:      R= Rarely                    (less than 0.625% of time)

O= Occasionally            (0.625% - 30% of time)

F= Frequently                (31% - 68% of time)

C= Continually                (69% - 100% of time)

NA= Not Applicable

 

RFCP= Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments" column)

1.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stationary standing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

 

 

Ability to be mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at knees)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at waist)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Twisting (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Turning/pivoting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching/lifting overhead

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching extension

 

 

X

 

 

 

Grasping

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 X

 

 

 

 

Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   25 LBS

           Max. weight      100 LBS   

 

X

 

 

 

 

Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  25 LBS    

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Manual dexterity/keyboarding

X

 

 

 

 

 

Other physical demands:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.  Sensory Requirements

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Talking on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Hearing on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Sight

 

 

 

X

 

 

Other sensory requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Environmental Setting

Comments

Safety requirements (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)

MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FEET WHEN WORKING IN CLASSROOM

Exposure (e.g., fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily fluids, contagious diseases)

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FREQUENTLY IN OUTSIDE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY IN MODERATE NOISE LEVEL

DIAPERING and BODILY FLUIDS

Operation of equipment and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools, copiers)     

MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE AUTOMOBILE, COMPUTER, PRINTER, COPIER AND FAX

Hygiene standards (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily fluids)

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.

Other environmental requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position is classified as non-exempt as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not exempt from overtime and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with SEIU, Local 1021.

 

Child Start is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Approved by:   

                                                                                    __________                                             

Human Resources Director                                                    Date

 

 

                                                                                                                                              Employee's Signature                                                         Date

 

 

The information contained herein is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.       

 

 

Fairfield, CA 94533 2019-01-15 View
Assistant Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Assistant Teacher receives general supervision from the Site Supervisor. Assists classroom teaching staff in providing a safe, high quality-responsive, nurturing care to infant and toddlers that is respectful of the child’s development. Provides assistance with implementing individualized learning experiences and evidence based best practices to support children’s growing social, emotional, physical and cognitive competencies that support school readiness goals. Assist in completing basic records and shares information with teachers regarding children’s progress. Establishes and maintains positive and productive partnerships with families based on mutual trust and respect. Complies with Head Start Performance Standards, Community Care Licensing, State and Agency’s policies and procedures.

 

Education

Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field; at least six (6) semester units of infant and toddler development coursework and must possess a California Child Development Center Permit or Child Development Teacher Permit.

 

Experience

Two (2) years of experience in a classroom setting or combination.

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2019-01-14 View
Early Childhood Regional Manager Training and Research Foundation

The Early Childhood Regional Manager (ECRM) coordinates and oversees the implementation of TRF education services.  The ECRM monitors and ensures ongoing compliance with federal, state and local regulations, integration of services, and informs program planning, development and training.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and implement education services by ensuring a comprehensive and integrated approach that meets any combination of the Head Start Performance Standards, Creative Curriculum, California Community Care Licensing, California Department of Education Terms and Conditions and program policies and procedures.
  • Develop policies and procedures related to effective management of education services.
  • Provide guidance regarding the ongoing health and safety of facilities, including buildings and grounds
  • Maintain record keeping and reporting systems, including child/family files, documentation timelines for education services and accuracy of assessment data
  • Plan, implement and ensure on-going monitoring system - tracking, follow-up and analysis of child development services, child outcomes, ongoing observation and other data.
  • Provide constructive feedback and on-going support to the Site Directors and teaching staff at assigned sites including participation in the hiring, training, orientation, supervision, professional development, discipline, and performance evaluation process for all education staff.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate staffing to ensure compliance with program requirements (including substituting as needed).
  • Communicate with staff, parents, program managers, consultants and community to enhance services to children and families.
  • Attend and participate in case conferences, Individualized Education Program/Individualized Family Service Plan (IEP/IFSP) meetings, Multidisciplinary Team meetings, transition meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate and provide training, and guidance to staff, parents, and community on a variety of pertinent topics related to early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practices and school readiness.
  • Provide staff development to new teaching staff and maintain support as needed while they gain knowledge of their role and the responsibilities of their position.
  • Provide oversight, direction, and supervision of team, including monitoring, staffing, performance evaluation, problem-solving, and corrective actions of center staff.
  • Conduct classroom reviews using various tools including the Classroom Assessment Scoring System, Environment Rating Scales, National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation standards and other quality measures.
  • Delivers coaching/mentoring sessions to teaching staff on a regular basis as determined by staff needs and assessments.
  • Provide resources, materials, and strategies/techniques to assist staff with the implementation of developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Maintain balanced budgets for each site and contribute to departmental expense recommendations.
  • Reinforces non-federal share goals through parent engagement and the access of community resources.
  • Facilitate and engage in program-wide initiatives including recruitment, school readiness, parent engagement and other committees.
  • Other duties as assigned in order to maintain a quality preschool program.

 

Professional and Ethical Standards

  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements.
  • Be honest, reliable and dependable.
  • Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children.
  • Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities.
  • Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic.
  • Act conscientiously in performing routine duties

 

Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Head Start Program Standards & Head Start Act
  • Community Care Licensing regulations
  • California Desired Results System (Frameworks, Foundations, Competencies)
  • Desired Results Developmental Profile (2015)
  • Organizational management, staff supervision/evaluation and training.
  • Environment Rating Scale (ITERS and ECERS)
  • Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)
  • Creative Curriculum
  • NAEYC Accreditation Standards

 

Ability to:

  • Read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations in fields relevant to position.
  • Effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families both individually and in group settings.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues towards shared goals
  • Ability to solve practical problems and to professionally deal with a variety of situations
  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and ChildPlus.

 

Education/Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines preferred: Child Development, Human Development, Education/Education Administration or related field.
  • California Child Development Program Director Permit
  • Minimum of five years of early childhood senior leadership experience in an Early Head Start, Head Start or CDE program
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience in a birth to five setting
  • Current CLASS Reliable observer required (CLASS trainer certification preferred)

Requirements

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization.
  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).
  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, access to an automobile, and evidence of automobile insurance.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifts 50 pounds from floor to waist. The employee must be able to push/pull up to 75 pounds horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Training and Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Los Angeles, CA 90034 2019-01-14 View
License Vocational Nurse Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse plans and provides health services for pupils within the delegate agency; observes student patients, assesses needs, administers prescribed medications, assembles equipment, educates families, staff and pupils on health related issues, and performs related duties as assigned.

 

Education

Graduation from a state approved vocational nursing program and an active California license as a License Vocational Nurse is required.

 

Experience

One (1) year of nursing experience in community health, occupational health, or school nursing is required.  Experience in office and record-keeping associated with health services and has an understanding of medical terminology, testing procedures, billing processes, and student eligibility standards is required.

 

Applicants must submit a complete application packet to Human Resources Department via jobs@pdlr.org or regular mail to:

Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Human Resources Department

13300 Crossroads Parkway North, Suite 440

City of Industry, CA 91746

 

For more information regarding the position, please visit plazadelaraza.info

Pico Rivera, CA 90660 2019-01-14 View
Family & Community Engagement Coordinator MAAC

Under supervision, the Family and Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for overall implementation of family services as a member of a comprehensive service team to ensure that all family service activities are coordinated and integrated throughout the Child Development Program.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work/science or a related field with emphasis in social work
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience performing work in program development, community relations and organization that include a minimum of three (3) years of successful management and supervisory experience
  • Experience working with State and Federal regulated Child Development Programs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and databases such as ChildPlus
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing preferred.

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-01-11 View
Early Head Start Teacher Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY

Westside Children’s Center 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(6)  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 employer contribution to: Health, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, sick leave, vacation, personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

Westside Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants and seeks to hire qualified staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve.  We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

Westside Children’s Center 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.

Culver City, CA 90230 2019-01-11 View
FCCHEN Child Development Specialist Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY:

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

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

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

 

Early Education Duties

Children

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

 Families

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

 

Family Child Care Home Education Providers

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

 Quality Assurance/Programmatic

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

Other

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

 

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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

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

Westside Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants and seeks to hire qualified staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve.  We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

Westside Children’s Center 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.

 

Culver City, CA 90230 2019-01-11 View
Enrollment Coordinator MAAC

Under direct supervision, the Enrollment Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring compliance for the CA state blended program in the areas of selection, eligibility determination and enrollment, attendance, reporting, and ongoing monitoring activities.  The Enrollment Coordinator will ensure fully compliant program eligibility, ongoing full program enrollment, ongoing program recruitment activities, daily attendance tracking, meal count tracking, maintenance of the grantee wait list and ongoing monitoring.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field with an emphasis in Child Development AND two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in a Head Start or Child Development program
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and databases such as ChildPlus and CDMIS preferred
  • Experience working with State and Federal regulated Child Development Programs highly desirable
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing preferred.

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-01-11 View
Teachers, Home Educators, Associate Floater Teachers and Teacher Assistants Orange County Head Start, Inc.

 

HEAD START (3 - 5 year olds) and

EARLY HEAD START (Infants, Toddlers, & 2 year olds)

Teacher, Home Educator, Floater Teacher, and Teacher Assistant 

Positions Available: 

 OCHS is seeking qualified staff to join our Head Start and Early Head Start team in the following positions:

 Head Start Teacher or Home Educator– At least one year of teaching experience in an ECE setting required.  

* Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $21.59

* Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $19.54

* Home Educator Position Only - Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit (AA or BA degrees preferred): $17.48 

  

Early Head Start Teacher or Home Educator - At least one year of teaching experience in an ECE setting required.  

* Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field, Child Development Teacher Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler units: $22.09

* Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field, Child Development Teacher Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler units: $20.04

* Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler Units (AA or BA degree preferred): $17.98

  

Floater Teacher – Head Start and Early Head Start   

* Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $16.96   

* Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $16.45   

* Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit (AA or BA degrees preferred): $15.94   

  

 Teacher Assistant - Head Start   

* Child Development Teacher Permit, Associate or Bachelor Degree: $13.37 - $15.42 depending on education.

  

 Teacher Assistant - Early Head Start   

* Child Development Teacher Permit, Associate or Bachelor Degree and at least 3 Infant/Toddler Units: $13.87 - $15.92 depending on education.

 

 English required for all positions, bilingual with oral and written fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese, or Korean  is preferred and may be required as a result of community and workforce composition.

See Job description on website for details.

Apply Now to Join Our Team!  Submit an application, resume, proof of degree and credentials to:

Orange County Head Start, Inc.

2501 S. Pullman Street, Suite 100

Santa Ana, CA 92705

For further information, please visit  www.ochsinc.org or call 714-241-8920 - Fax 949-596-8291 

Orange County, CA 92705 2019-01-10 View
Home Base Teacher I MAAC

Under supervision and guidance of the Education Manager, will be responsible for planning and implementing the Home Base Model in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Head Start.  A caseload will consist of twelve (12) families.  Head Start is a federally funded preschool for income eligible and special needs children.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Twelve (12) units in Early Childhood education or Child Development from an accredited college or university including at least 12 units of core child development course work (i.e. Child/Human Growth and Development, Child/Family/Community or Child and Family Relations and Early Childhood Curriculum etc.) AND a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit OR Home-based Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.   
  • One (1) year Head Start Home Base Teacher I or related work experience 
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing required

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

FT/38 Wks/Benefits Pkg

 

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-01-10 View
Early Head Start Instructor City of Oakland Human Services Department

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

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

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

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be use to fill other permanent and part-time vacancies as they may occur in this classification.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Oakland, CA 94612 2019-01-10 View
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. 

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

Valley Center, CA 92082 2019-01-10 View
Lead Teacher I MAAC

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

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/

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-01-10 View
Associate Teacher MAAC

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

 

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

1st Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

2nd Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

AND

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-01-10 View
Lead Teacher I Early Head Start MAAC

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in ECE (Core units required) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field, and six (6) units in infant/toddler coursework
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting
  • A State of California Child Development Associate Teacher level permit OR a Child Development (CDA) credential
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing 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.

FT/Reg/52 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable. Multiple locations available in San Diego North County area.

Please go to our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit or higher for consideration.

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

Multiple Locations, CA 92069 2019-01-10 View
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