Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Substitute Associate Teacher Options for Learning

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

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, or AA or BA degree in early childhood education
  • Six months experience working with children.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Head Start Director Options for Learning

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

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA in Child Development or related field, as deemed by the agency
  • Experience in management of all apsects of human services program, including personal supervision, program directions and fiscal management
  • Three years experience managing a child development program
Altadena, CA 91001 2018-08-29 View
Recruitment Associate @ Elm E Center

 

Recruitment Associate I II III

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 7th, 2018 @ 4:59pm

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Recruitment Associate I II III

SALARY:

Level I - $13.76/hour or  $110.08/day (based on an 8 hour workday)

Level II -$14.53/hour or $116.24/day (based on an 8 hour workday)

Level III -$16.68/hour or $133.44/day (based on an 8 hour workday)

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 38 hours per week; 12 months per year

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required

BENEFIT ELIGIBLE: E Center has competitive benefits which include medical, dental, and vision insurance, employee contribution 403b with Agency matching (depending on funding), supplemental life insurance, 12 paid holidays annually, and competitive paid time off accrual rates.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Level I

• College Course work in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or related field.
• Experience working for a child development, social services or health related agency.
Level II
• Associate Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or Health.
• Two years’ experience working for a child development, social services or health related agency.
Level III
• Bachelor Degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or Health.
• Two years’ experience working in child development, social services or health related agency.nits.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED:
Resume, Cover Letter, a minimum of three (3) Professional References, a minimum of two (2) Letters of Recommendation, Transcript(s) clearly identifying required coursework

**IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED. Must be current on Measles, Pertussis, and Influenza immunizations per Senate Bill 792 in the State of California. Current proof of shots must be provided before hire.

Internal applicants will be given priority over external applicants. However, we will attempt to contact all qualified applicants to schedule interviews.

***To be considered for employment, applicants are required to supply the required documentation as specified in the job posting. Please check the requirements of each position carefully upon application.

Chico, CA 95926 2018-08-29 View
EHS Teachers Marin Head Start

Get a Head Start in your career as an

Early Head Start teacher

Join the Marin Head Start program for an opportunity to establish meaningful connections with infants and toddlers. We have recently expanded to offer more services to infants and toddlers and thus looking for more EHS teachers.

Key Area Responsibilities of an EHS teacher…

  1.  Perform primary care giving responsibilities
  2. Ensure health and safety                                                                            
  3. Implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum
  4. Individualize approach
  5. Provide positive guidance                                                                           
  6. Provide an accepting environment
  7. Build a partnership with parents
  8. Contribute and collaborate amongst a team 

Who we are looking for…

  • Early head Start Teachers have either a CA Teacher Permit or an AA/ BA degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field. Teachers must have obtained core 12 units in Early Childhood Education and willing to take additional units in infant/toddler care.
  • Strong verbal/ written communication skills.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish ability is desirable.
  • Proficient computer skills.

 

What  we offer..

v  A quality work environment

v  Ongoing professional development and networking.

v  Join a cohort of other EHS teachers in a 3 unit Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) course titled “Infant/Toddler group care” offered through WestEd. Marin Head Start will cover all costs for registration, materials, coaching and academic credits earned.

v  Competitive wages and benefits!

San Rafael and Novato , CA 94949 2018-08-28 View
Preschool Teachers Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Seeking energetic, passionate and qualified early childhood educators for Head Start/Early Head Start Program. Teach in a nationally recognized early care and education environment. We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay. Positions in these locations also receive a monthly locality stipend between $100 - $250.

Current Openings:
Carpinteria = Teacher Assistant, EHS AND Teacher I
Santa Barbara = Teacher II/III AND Teacher II (Temp)
Goleta = Teacher II/III
*Itinerant Teachers needed for all locations*

Contact agency recruiter for more information via phone or email: dreveles@cacsb.com or visit agency website to complete and submit Employment Application online: www.cacsb.com

Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
AA/EOE

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2018-08-28 View
*Head Start Teacher* Marin Head Start

                     

    Marin Head Start Program

 

Job Title:                    Head Start Teacher     

Reports to:                  Supervisor

Job Status:                  40 Hrs – per week / Salaried / Full Benefits/10 month

Job Summary:              Under the supervision of the supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for supporting the

                                       overall functioning of the preschool classroom and ensuring that daily program is

                                       meeting the Head Start Performance Standards and Licensing Regulations. 

 

Primary Responsibilities

Child Health and Development

  • Create a warm, accepting and developmentally appropriate environment, which encourages the cognitive physical, emotional and social development of preschool child and family.
  • Provides an environment that meets all the requirements of Community Care Licensing.
  • Demonstrate the competencies to review data, plan and implement a program that promotes the physical and social emotional development of children by planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum that supports positive growth of the whole child. This is includes school readiness skills and home school connections.
  • Create a weekly written curriculum utilizing computer based program developed to support ongoing assessment, observation and lesson planning.
  • Provide positive guidance to children.
  • Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness. Develop and implement daily cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
  • Reinforce the role of the parent as primary caregiver and educator of their child.
  • Ensure that screening takes place on each child for possible developmental delays and that appropriate referrals are  made to Disabilities Specialist for children who are suspect for special  needs.
  • Implement a system of observing children, recording observations and developing individualized curriculum for the children based on program guidelines.
  • Build community connections with public school that allow for appropriate transitions of Head Start children and families.
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

Family Development

  • To establish positive and productive relationships with parents including communicating with parents and other staff in a respectful and effective manner.
  • Support parents as they gain knowledge of basic child development concepts and work with parents to develop home interactions and activities based on each child’s assessment and identified needs.
  • Insure that information is shared with parents on  a regular basis regarding the growth and development of their child including scheduled parent conferences and home visits.
  • Participate with other staff in case management conferences for children and families on a regular basis.
  • Participate in parent club planning to provide meaningful experiences for parents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision and Teambuilding

  • Support all center staff and directly supervise the Associate Teacher and Site Assistant.
  • Use of reflective supervision and other techniques that support positive growth through clear communication, honest and frequent feedback.
  • Complete performance reviews for assigned staff.
  • Assist in supporting and developing ongoing  professional development plan.
  • Assist in new employee orientation.
  • Depending on the site may serve as the designated site director for Community Care Licensing purposes.
  • Schedule/arrange for staffing to cover absences.
  • Insure that necessary paperwork is completed in a timely manner.
  • Support and facilitate team building through  activities, clear communication, and shared problem solving and  decision-making.
  • Participate in case conference meetings on a regular basis to consider family needs.
  • Integrate results of screenings/assessments and family partnership plans into planning for center routine, parent conference, parent meeting and other program activities.
  • Organize and maintain system for facility management including ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to program guidelines.
  • Read, understand and implement program policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Meetings

  • Regular one on one meetings with supervisor
  • Site meetings as scheduled
  • Classroom team meetings monthly
  • Case conference meetings with assigned advocate
  • One on one meetings with Associate Teacher(s) and Site Assistant
  • Regularly scheduled parent meetings
  • Staff meetings and trainings.
  • Additional meetings as requested.

Qualifications

Education /Experience:

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, Sociology or an AA or BA in a related field and eligible for a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit.

Or

  • BA in any field and a member of Teach for America.
  • Three (3) units of Administration may be required depending on site.
  • At least one year experience working with groups of children under age five.
    • Experience in supervising adults.
    • Basic computer skills including ability to enter data into TS GOLD computer based system.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with parents.
    • Strong verbal/ written communication.
    • Experience working with low-income families desirable.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.
    • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards desirable
  • Must have Pediatric First Aid and Infant/Child CPR or be willing to obtain within first two weeks of      employment.
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Clearance with current Child Abuse Index Check on file with Community Care Licensing  or provide fingerprints and a Child Abuse Index Check resulting in a      Criminal Record Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to beginning employment.
  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire date.
  • Provide the proof of completing the measles and pertussis vaccine

 

Physical Requirements

  • Physical agility to lift and carry objects up to 25 pounds and children up to 40 pound for safety reasons.
  • Physical agility  to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, twist, kneel, and turn.
  • Fine Motor physical ability including simple and power grasp, pull, twist, and grip.

 

 

 

Novato , CA 94945 2018-08-28 View
HS/EHS Teacher Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

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

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assists with the design and planning of the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations. Assists with child assessment of children including the developmental screening. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills

Assists with inspection of facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills. Assists with planning and implementing activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a CDA, including 12 core units as required by California Community Care Licensing and the California Child Development Permit Matrix. Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level or above.
  • A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 2-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.  Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-08-24 View
Grant Accountant Crystal Stairs, Inc

 

Head Start/Early Head Start - Grant Accountant

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

The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:

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

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

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

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-08-23 View
Family Advocate KAIMING HEAD START

Job: This is a full-time position. The Family Advocate is responsible for support and resource information to eligible families and early care and education providers; serving as a liaison among school districts, community agencies, and families to deliver a strengths-based and family-driven program, policies, and services.   Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;

 

Essential Duties:

  • Understands, follows, and adheres to State and Federal Head Start regulations, performance standards and guidelines.
  • Maintains a child wait list of eligible applicants greater than number of enrollment opportunities.
  • Follows ERSEA plan to conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment functions.
  • Works collaboratively with community agencies to support the needs of families and children.
  • Works collaboratively with teachers, support staff, and community agencies to provide resource materials and support when needed.
  • Researches relevant community resources that meet the need of families and shares those   resources accordingly with teachers and support staff.
  • Maintains contact with service providers regarding family progress.
  • Supports families and social service needs, including but not limited to, developmental delays, housing, health insurance, public assistance, hunger, and other community resources and services.
  • Assists families with transition to school activities including providing kindergarten transition workshops and registration information.
  • Conducts vision, hearing, blood pressure, and/or developmental screening for children, and ensures established dental /medical requirements are met.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate health and social service records for each family.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports related to children and families.
  • Conducts assessment of family needs and supports families to develop skills needed to achieve their goals.
  • Reviews and analyzes reports related to enrollment, health/nutrition, mental health, disability, and family services; evaluates results for referral; provides parents with results and follow-ups.
  • Implements Kai Ming Parent Engagement Philosophy and encourages parent involvement on site.
  • Assists center parents in organizing monthly center meeting, Policy Council meeting, and other parent activities. 
  • Makes presentations at workshops and parent trainings.
  • Participates in program review, advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings, trainings, and self-assessments as assigned.
  • Organizes work assignments and meets established deadlines.
  • Translates oral and written materials from English to a specified foreign language and from a specified foreign language to English.
  • Prepares and distributes routine reports, forms, correspondence, and other documents as needed.
  • Develop Family Partnership Agreements and track implementation of such agreements.
  • Maintain a case load of up to 40 families.
  • Assist as needed in the classroom and assist in daily health check
  • Ensure all volunteers complete the application and obtained fingerprint clearance, required health screening, TB and immunization records.
  • Conduct volunteer and parent orientations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Kai Ming, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional with the ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural team; with a caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families who can follow through in an organized and systematic fashion with families and service providers while supporting families in achieving their goals.

 

  • BA in Social Service area, (Psychology, Sociology, ECE or related field) or equivalent case management experience;
  • Minimum of one year experience working with low-income children and families;
  • Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;
  • Knowledge of diverse cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working with low-income families and families with special needs.  Experience with Head Start and/or State enrollment process preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults from different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in oral and written formats.
  • Maintain cooperative work relationships with community agencies.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • React with flexibility and sensitivity to changing situations and needs.
  • Organize and prioritize work.
  • Knowledge of office methods, practices and procedures including record keeping and filling.
  • Conversant with MS office, online database management, use of standard software applications, and operation of standard office equipment.  

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • Duties are performed at one and/or multiple centers.
  • May need to work a flexible schedule during evening and weekend hours.
  • Valid California Drivers License and own vehicle required as duties include
  • Familiarity with San Francisco City and County resources;
  • Valid California Driver's license, good driving record (DMV check will be conducted); and proof of automobile insurance as driving a vehicle to attend parent meetings, home visits, and community meetings is required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include 100% covered health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance plans; employer-contribution retirement plan, self-care benefit, holiday pay and up to 24 days of PTO time. In addition, we fully cover medical plan for staff’s young dependent(s) that are under 26 years old. Visit our website www.kaiming.org for more details.

 

Equal Opportunity: Kai Ming promotes Equal Opportunity and strongly encourages women, LGBT, people of color and diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

Application process: Please email your cover letter and resume to sabrina.dong@kaiming.org for consideration. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-08-23 View
Enrollment Specialist CAPE, Inc.

Our Enrollment Specialist position pays between 18.00 and 22.50 depending on experience and qualifications

Benefits include:  up to 15 days of accrued sick, up to 10 days of accrued vacation,  13 paid holidays after probation, and 100% paid medical - monthly premium

 

The Enrollment Specialist functions as the content specialist in areas of program eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance (ERSEA).  The Enrollment Specialist will work to develop partnerships and collaborations in the community to expand the agency’s capacity to recruit and enroll eligible children.  As a part of support services, the Specialist participates in developing agency plans, monitoring and assessing program performance and planning and carrying out staff training.

 

 The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Take the lead in the development of area plans for recruitment and enrollment.
  • Ensure that all enrolled requirements and regulations are met.
  • Develop, monitor and revise as necessary, all policies and procedures relating to recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance of eligible children.
  • Work with the Recruitment and Selection Committee to involve parents in the enrollment process.
  • Represent the enrollment area during program reviews.
  • Monitor program recruitment, enrollment and attendance, produce reports as necessary and communicate information to staff, PC and Board of Directors.
  • Develop a plan for the recruitment and selection of eligible children and monitor implementation.
  • Ensure that a Child Plus data base is established and produce reports as required.
  • Oversee recruitment efforts and ensure a waiting list of eligible children to fill program vacancies.
  • Take an active role in compiling the Community Assessment and analyzing data.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
  • Assist with all major CAPE events
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

*        Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, or a field related to human services preferred

Experience:

*        Strongly preferred bi-lingual in Spanish

*        Minimum of 2-3 years work experience in an ERSEA related position

*        Knowledge and experience with a broad range of Tri-Valley community agencies and resources

*        Strong organizational skills

*        Experience with ethnic and cultural minorities as well as knowledge of the needs and problems of low-income families

*        Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with diverse individuals

*        Computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word/Windows''

*        Familiarity with Child Plus computerized data base system

Livermore, CA 94551 2018-08-23 View
HS/EHS Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc

 

 

HS/EHS Lead Teacher-Compton

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children each year.

 

 We are looking for dedicated and passionate HS/EHS Lead Teachers prepared to support our overall goal of social competency and school readiness for children 2-5 years old.

 

 Candidates must be proficient in lesson planning, and setting of class environments. Our teachers are expected to work together collaboratively with all staff to provide and aid in the social, intellectual, physical, and emotional development of our children.

 

 Success in this role will rely heavily upon a strong knowledge of classroom evaluation practices (ECERS), assessment tools (DRDP’s), program planning and practices in preschool, center-based and/or homebased programs; and a clear knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

  

The educational requirement for this position is one of the following: 

1)    A Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above and Associates/Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; Experience teaching preschool-age children is a MUST. 

2)    Or an Associates/Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education.  Experience teaching preschool-age children is a MUST.

  

 

The HS/EHS Lead Teacher is required to: 

  • Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; develop a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  • Design and plan the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum in alignment with the HS/EHS Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  • Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs
  • Perform home visits on a regular basis

  

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

  

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture.  As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

  

 

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

 

Compton, CA 90220 2018-08-22 View
HS/EHS Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc

 

 

HS/EHS Lead Teacher-L.A.

 

 

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children each year.

 

 

We are looking for dedicated and passionate HS/EHS Lead Teachers prepared to support our overall goal of social competency and school readiness for children 2-5 years old.

 

 

 

Candidates must be proficient in lesson planning, and setting of class environments. Our teachers are expected to work together collaboratively with all staff to provide and aid in the social, intellectual, physical, and emotional development of our children.

 

 

 

Success in this role will rely heavily upon a strong knowledge of classroom evaluation practices (ECERS), assessment tools (DRDP’s), program planning and practices in preschool, center-based and/or homebased programs; and a clear knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

 

 

 

The educational requirement for this position is one of the following:

 

1)    A Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above and Associates/Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; Experience teaching preschool-age children is a MUST.

 

 

 

2)    Or an Associates/Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education.  Experience teaching preschool-age children is a MUST.

 

 

 

The HS/EHS Lead Teacher is required to:

 

  • Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; develop a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  • Design and plan the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum in alignment with the HS/EHS Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  • Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs
  • Perform home visits on a regular basis

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture.  As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

 

 

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90061 2018-08-22 View
Family Support Services Coordinator/medical/dental/24 days vacation/12 sick days/11 holidays/half an hour paid lunch Alameda Family Services

ALAMEDA FAMILY SERVICES

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Health & Family Support Services Manager, the Family Support Services Coordinator (FSSC) will oversee services provided at the AFS Family Support Services Center which will include direct case management, drop-in resources and referrals, workforce development, and comprehensive support services.  The FSSC will assist program management with design and implementation of support services and will work in collaboration with other community partners and program staff in organizing and conducting center activities and programing.  The FSSC will maintain a case load of up to 40 families and will supervise the on-site Family Childcare Advocates (FCA) and support service staff. The FSSC will maintain an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with staff, parents and community partners and will assist families in strengthening their knowledge of health, nutrition and child development; supporting school readiness, wellness and resiliency, and in developing an awareness of community resources. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Coordinator Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts site safety assessment to ensure that the entrance is safe and free from harmful materials and/or debris.
  2. Assists in conducting annual Community Assessment and works with management to developing a program design and plan for services to address identified needs.
  3. Assists program management in creating intake, record keeping and coordinated data systems that ensure HIPPA compliance and confidentiality.
  4. Works with on-site community partners in developing a collaborative approach to services provided at the Family Support Services Center.
  5. Coordinates services, supervises support staff, and provides oversite of the AFS Family Support Services Center during drop-in hours.
  6. Provides supervision to the Family Childcare Advocates and supports staff, parents and children at the Angela Aguilar Childcare Center.
  7. Works in collaboration with program management in planning and hosting trainings, workshops and community events.
  8. Assists PFCE Coordinator in organizing and conducting monthly site-based Parent Committee Meetings and events.
  9. Attends site-based and program-wide management meeting.
  10. Attends advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings and professional development activities.
  11. Participates in community outreach and advocacy.

 

Case Management Responsibilities:

  1. Works in coordination with community partners co-located at the Family Support Service Center.
  2. Provides resources and referrals during drop-in hours.
  3. Schedules appointments with families on caseload.
  4. Conducts timely family assessment and develop goals and action plans.
  5. Provides case management services, and assists families with resources, referrals and accessing support services.
  6. Conducts timely completion of all required paperwork, filing and data entry.
  7. Reviews reports and edits data to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in the ChildPlus database.
  1. On-site during pick-up and/or drop-off times to welcome and conduct informal check-in with parents and provide/schedule follow-up services as needed.
  2. Supports parents in complying with health requirements and works with parents to ensure that each child is up-to-date with their immunizations and age appropriate EPSDT health requirements.
  3. Facilitates internal and external referrals for children and adult family members when need is identified.
  4. Obtains, monitors, and updates pertinent client health data including dental/medical requirements, nutrition and mental health services. 
  5. Participates in training and certification opportunities and assists in administering health screenings as appropriate to qualifications.
  6. Actively participates in program level and agency case conferences and/or training opportunities.
  7. Actively participates in and presents at program level and agency level case conferences and/or trainings.
  1. Conducts review of daily attendance rosters, and immediately contacts families when absence is unexpected.
  1. Inputs, edits and updates attendance, family support services and health related information using Child Plus database and manual record-keeping systems.
  2. With support from content area managers, creates attendance and/or health action plans.
  1. Maintains regular contact with parents through site and/or home visits as needed.
  1. Explains and clarifies program regulations and promotes program objectives.
  1. Discusses concerns, answers questions, and works to resolve conflicts in a positive manner to the benefit of the children, parents, staff, program and agency.
  1. Follows all agency confidentiality policies and mandated child abuse reporting procedures.
  2. Works with, contributes to, and serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team which includes direct service staff, program management, coaches & consultants to ensure high-quality services and implementation of best practices.

 

ONGOING MONITORING

  1. Assists in monitoring the health and safety of children enrolled in the Head Start/Early Head Start.
  2. Conducts review of child attendance rates and contact family regarding absenteeism.
  3. Assists in monitoring parent, family and community engagement and the quality of services being offered at the Family Support Service Center and Angela Aguilar Childcare Center.
  4. Reviews child health reports and child files to ensure accurate record keeping, documentation, quality service and compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) and EPSDT recommendations.
  5. Reviews family assessments, partnership agreements, parent engagement, referrals and case management notes to ensure accurate documentation, quality service and compliance with HSPPS and other related requirements and/or regulations.
  6. Observes and assesses the quality of services and support provided by the Family Childcare Advocates.
  7. Reviews health and family services documentation and site reports to ensure compliance with HSPPS and other related requirements and/or regulations.

Ensures implementation and assess the effectiveness of the Ongoing Monitoring System.

  1. Participates in the Annual Self-Assessment and Community Assessment.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Five years of experience working with children and families required.
  2. BA Degree and/or certification in Family Development, Social Work, Public Health or related field required.
  3. Knowledge of and/or ability to access relevant community resources required.
  4. Knowledge of Head Start regulations and second-language skills are desirable.
  5. Able to organize and complete work assignments to meet established deadlines.
  6. Effective verbal and written communication, flexibility, organization, and the ability to work well with others are essential.
  7. Computer literate; data entry experience required.
  8. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor.
  9. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment.
  10. Must participate in ongoing professional growth and development activities.
    1. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance 

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Lifting and transporting files and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  2. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  3. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  4. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  5. Position requires evening and occasional weekend shifts.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1.  Community Care Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards require a background check

          and clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ)  

          background prior to employment

     2.  A Health Screening Report completed by a physician and current TB Test Results are required

          prior to employment

 

HAZARDS:  Exposure to bodily fluids and infectious diseases.

 

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Family Childcare Advocate/medical/dental/24 hours vacation/12 sick days/11 holidays/half an hour paid lunch Alameda Family Services

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Family Support Services Coordinator, and with direction from the Site Supervisor, the Family Childcare Advocate (FCA) will serve as a part-time classroom teacher for up to 20 preschool age children.  The FCA is responsible for working in collaboration with a co-teacher in planning and implementing child development services and quality care for up to 20 children and provide additional support to children with developmental and behavioral concerns.  The FCA will be responsible for ensuring children on their caseload are up-to-date on recommended health and dental screenings, exams, and treatment. 

In addition to part-time preschool teaching responsibilities, the FCA will conduct a family needs assessment and provide case management services for up to 30 families and assist in providing resources and referrals during drop-in AFS Family Support Services Center. 

The FCA will a maintain an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with collaborative partnership staff and participating families in promoting positive parent-child-teacher relationships.  Additionally, the FCA will assist families in strengthening their knowledge of health, nutrition and child development; supporting school readiness, wellness and resiliency, and in developing an awareness of community resources. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Teaching Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts site safety assessment to ensure that the entrance, classroom and play ground is safety and free from harmful materials and/or debris.
  1. Assists co-teacher is setting up classroom and prepare materials for scheduled activities.
  2. Welcomes adults, discuss concerns and schedule follow-up.
  3. Assists co-teacher in conducting Daily Health Check to ensure that children are well and able to participate in classroom and outdoor activities.
  4. Ensures parents sign-in and complete all information required on the Daily Roster.
  5. Co-leads classroom activities with teaching partner under the direction of the Site Supervisor.
  6. Implements appropriate and child development program ensuring that classroom and child development activities are in keeping with the program’s curriculum and philosophy (Creative Curriculum, Anti-Bias Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practices) and reflect and respect the individual development and diversity of the program’s children, families and staff.
  7. Conducts and records child development observations, screening and assessments.
  8. Contacts parent’s when a child’s behavior is unsafe to self or others. 
  9. Conducts parent teacher conferences, home visits, and involves parents in classroom activities and encourages engagement in school readiness activities.
  10. Works with local agencies to coordinate services for children, including children with disabilities and behavioral concerns.
  11. Supports ongoing attendance.
  12. Monitors, takes appropriate corrective action, and reports any known or suspected health and safety concerns.
  13. Conducts timely completion of requirements and paperwork, including but not limited to curriculum development; lesson plans; screenings, assessments and referrals; child-related goals and progress notes; children’s files; parent in-kind documentation; equipment and supply inventories.
  14. Creates, supports and promotes a team environment by encouraging and facilitating problem solving; accepting supervision and working closely with the coworkers.
  15. Works with, contributes to, and serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team which includes direct service staff, program management, coaches & consultants to ensure high-quality services and implementation of best practices.

 

Case Management Responsibilities:

  1. On-site during pick-up and/or drop-off times to welcome and conduct informal check-in with parents and provide/schedule follow-up services as needed.
  2. Supports compliance with health requirements and work with parents to ensure that each child is up-to-date with their immunizations and age appropriate EPSDT health requirements.
  3. Facilitates internal and external referrals for children and adult family members when need is identified.
  4. Participates in and/or attends advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings and staff development activities.
  5. Obtains, monitors, and updates pertinent client health data including dental/medical requirements, nutrition and mental health services. 
  6. Assists in administering required health screenings for enrolled children in the Early Head Start Program and assists in conducting growths assessments for children enrolled in Head Start.
  7. Actively participates in program level and agency level case conferences and/or training opportunities.
  8. Assists PFCE Coordinator in organizing and conducting monthly site-based Parent Committee Meetings and events.
  9. Actively participates in and presents at program level and agency level case conferences and/or trainings.
  1. Conducts review of daily attendance rosters, and immediately contacts families when absence is unexpected.
  1. Inputs, edits and updates attendance, family support services and health related information using Child Plus database and/or manual record-keeping systems.
  2. With support from content area managers, creates attendance and/or health action plans.
  1. Maintains regular contact with parents through site and/or home visits as needed.
  1. Explains and clarifies program regulations and promote program objectives.
  2. Works in coordination with community partners co-located at the Family Support Service Center.
  3. Provides resources and referrals during drop-in hours.
  4. Schedules appointments with parents and families on caseload.
  5. Conducts timely Family Assessment and develops goals and action plans.
  6. Provides case management services, and assists families with resources, referrals and accessing support services.
  7. Conducts timely completion of all required paperwork, filing and data entry.
  8. Reviews reports and edits data to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in the ChildPlus database.
  1. Discusses concerns, answers questions, and works to resolve conflicts in a positive manner to the benefit of the children, parents, staff, program and agency.
  1. Follows all agency confidentiality policies and mandated child abuse reporting procedures.

 

ONGOING MONITORING

  1. Assists in monitoring the health and safety of children enrolled in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program.
  2. Conducts review of child attendance rates and contacts family regarding absenteeism.
  3. Assists in monitoring parent, family and community engagement and the quality of services being offered at the Family Support Service Center and Angela Aguilar Childcare Center.
  4. Reviews child health reports and child files to ensure accurate record keeping, documentation, quality of services, and compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) and EPSDT recommendations.
  5. Reviews family assessments, partnership agreements, parent engagement, referrals, and case management notes, to ensure accurate record keeping, documentation, quality of service and compliance with HSPPS and other related requirements and/or regulations.
  6. Ensures implementation and assess the effectiveness of the Ongoing Monitoring System.
  7. Participates in the Annual Self-Assessment and Community Assessment.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Two-years of teaching experience with children 0-5 years of age and low-income families required.
  2. Experience working with special needs children preferred.
  3. Minimum 12 ECE units and CDA/CDE Teaching Permit required.
  4. Degree or certification in Family Development, Social Work or related field preferred.
  5. Knowledge of and/or ability to access relevant community resources required.
  6. Knowledge of Head Start regulations and second-language skills are desirable. 
  7. Home visiting experience preferred.
  8. Able to organize and complete work assignments to meet established deadlines.
  9. Effective verbal and written communication, flexibility, organization, and the ability to work well with others are essential.
  10. Computer literate; data entry experience required.
  11. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor.
  12. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment.
  13. Must participate in ongoing professional growth and development activities.
    1. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance 

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Lifting and transporting files and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  2. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  3. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  4. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  5. Position may require evening and occasional weekend shifts.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1.  Community Care Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards require a background check

          and clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ)  

          background prior to employment

     2.  A Health Screening Report completed by a physician and current TB Test Results are required

          prior to employment

 

 

HAZARDS:  Exposure to bodily fluids and infectious diseases                                           

 

 

 

 

 

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