Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Early Head Start Infant Care Teacher KidZCommunity - Placer Community Action Council, Inc.
 

Summary:

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

Reporting Requirements:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 
Lincoln, CA 95648 2021-02-11 View
Early Head Start Infant Care Teacher KidZCommunity - Placer Community Action Council, Inc.
 

Summary:

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

Reporting Requirements:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 
Grass Valley, CA 95945 2021-02-11 View
Director of Accounting ECS

The Director of Accounting is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Chief Financial Officer responsible for the leading the Accounting Team, control of the organization’s financial resources, and the reporting of its’ financial information. Specific responsibilities include: cash management and forecasting, accurate and timely preparation of month-end close and monthly GAAP-compliant financial statements with variance explanations; management of the annual independent financial statement audit, Single audit, 990 report, and audits by Grantors and other funding sources; management of the Accounting Department staff; managing asset reporting and tax related filings; development, implementation, and management of internal controls; primary liaison for banking and audit relationships; oversight of grant accounting and filing monthly claims and annual filings with the Secretary of State and County of San Diego.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Establish and implement a timely and stringent monthly close process to include review of entries/reports and approved schedule of monthly/ quarterly/ annual account reconciliations.
• Manage daily cash, weekly receipts and disbursements and maintain a rolling 12-month cash projection.
• Develop, document, incorporate, and maintain internal controls, and accounting and financial policies and procedures in compliance with grant requirements and best practices.
• Establish and maintain adherence to timely procedures to ensure proper review, approval, documentation, and account coding of all cash receipts and cash disbursements.
• Produce accurate monthly financial statements in formats and timeframe approved by the Chief Financial Officer.
• Provide proactive analysis and explanations of budget to actual variances in comparative financial statements.
• Provide the Finance Committee with all necessary documentation and reports, create draft agendas and meeting minutes, and be the primary liaison for the Accounting Department.
• Attend other Committee meetings as requested by the Chief Financial Officer or CEO.
• Establish and manage a monthly protocol with Department and Program Managers to review financial statements and review significant variances and projections.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting required.
• A minimum of three years’ experience as a Director of Accounting or similar role in a nonprofit organization with grants experience preferred. • A minimum of three years' managing employees preferred.
• California CPA Certification preferred.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills and experience in creating and delivering successful and compelling cases to donors.
• Experience with MIP Accounting software, Enterprise resource planning ERP software, ADP, Microsoft Excel and Office 365 preferred.
• Medi-Cal billing experience preferred.

For complete job description, please visit: https://www.ecscalifornia.org/careers

National City, CA 91950 2021-02-11 View
Accounting Manager KidZCommunity - Placer Community Action Council, Inc.

Position Summary

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for all accounting functions through monthly financial statements including internal and external reporting.  The Accounting Manager will be responsible to work with the Finance and Administrative Director to create, record and monitor budgets for all program funds, including mid-year revisions.  The Accounting Manager will work with annual auditors to streamline the audit engagement.  Supervise the Payroll and Benefits Specialist, Accounts Payable Coordinator II and the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator.

 

Reporting Requirements:

The Accounting Manager is supervised by the Finance and Administrative Director.

 

Status and Classification: 

This position is a full-time, twelve-month, exempt position.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Finance and Administrative Director to create, record and monitor budgets for all program funds, including mid-year revisions.  This includes both the total budget and the monthly projections.
  • Cash log reconciliation and monthly bank reconciliations preparation for restricted checking, operating checking, and pass-through account, and all related journal entries, review all related deposits and draws.
  • Serves as backup for processing payroll and accounts payable as needed.
  • Assures bi-weekly payroll journal entries are imported into the accounting system.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued): 

  • Monitors all grants, contracts and other amounts receivable; including billings for State Preschools, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), cash draws, and any other amounts receivable as they occur.
  • Ensures that all KidZCommunity policies and certificates are current, assuring liability coverage for the Board of Directors, agency owned vehicles, real property assets, agency-sponsored events and functions, legislated mandated requirements, and all requirements based on operational grant terms and conditions.
  • Assures all data has been entered and all monthly, recurring and adjusting journal entries, including CACFP allocations and revenue and depreciation/amortization, have been made prior to producing financial statements. Reviews and approves all invoices for payment.
  • Assures all balance sheet accounts are reconciled before financial statements are prepared each month.
  • Produces balance sheets, budget to actual financial statements, statement of unrestricted cash flow, and other reports as required for review by the Finance & Administrative Director.
  • Analyzes agency wide and fund budget differences and create a closed loop report explaining major variances for review by the Finance & Administrative Director.
  • Attends the monthly Program/Finance-Audit Committee meeting and presents financial reports and the closed loop report with the Finance & Administrative Director.
  • Assures financial compliance with the terms and conditions of all contracts.
  • Prepares the working trial balance, working papers, confirmations and all other items requested by the audit firm performing the annual audit.
  • Completes annual evaluations of the Payroll and Benefits Specialist, Accounts Payable Coordinator II and the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator.
  • Monitor and maintain updates to fiscal operations manual, desk guides, and job descriptions.
  • Meet weekly with the Finance and Administrative Director to ensure all information and status of projects is shared.
  • Participate in Staff In-Service, Finance Committee and Management meetings as well as other agency meetings and events as requested.
  • Participate in the annual Federal Review as requested.
  • Assist the Finance and Administrative Director with projects to enhance and increase services as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge:   

  • Understanding of non-profit fund accounting.
  • Principles and practices of management, supervision and training.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles for non-profits.
  • Understanding of the federal guidelines for agencies who receive federal funding.
  • Knowledge of Single Audit requirements.
  • Knowledge of Fund Accounting principles.
Auburn, CA 95603 2021-02-11 View
Early Head Start Home Educator II Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR II

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4  

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                               FEBRUARY 2020

 

Position Summary:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals. Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

Essential Job Functions:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

  • Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services. 
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

Qualifications:

 Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or related field.
  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

 

Licenses/Permits/Certifications:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

 Supervision:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

Relationships:

  • Staff & Parents

 

Requirements:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2021-02-10 View
Director of Early Head Start Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   DIRECTOR OF EARLY HEAD START

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4

REPORTS TO:                         DIVISION DIRECTOR AND/OR V.P. & COO

SUPERVISES:                          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, COMPONENT MANAGEMENT STAFF SERVICES, AND OTHER STAFF AS ASSIGNED

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                               FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Division Director of Education and Early Childhood Development and/or the Vice President - COO, the Director of Volunteers of America Early Head Start Program is responsible for providing leadership and accountability for all areas of program compliance and daily operations. This position should have thorough and extensive knowledge of the Head Start Performance Standards, knowledge of child development and family dynamics and awareness of the value of community partnerships within the agency’s service area. This position must have knowledge of fiscal principals, budgeting and Human Resources to maintain program compliance.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties listed below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Director.

  • Evaluate organizational effectiveness; interpret a variety of data to determine program strengths and challenges.
  • Evaluation of staff; setting goals and expectations for performance.
  • Ensuring timelines are met, and appropriate reports are generated in a timely and usable manner.
  • Ensuring compliance with health/safety/licensing regulations, Head Start Act and Performance Standards.
  • Responsibility for funding/re-funding applications and their approval by the Board of Directors, and Policy Council.
  • Effective communication with constituents, Board, employees, parents and community groups. 
  • Making rapid and informed decisions for program operations.
  • Develop and maintain budgets that address the successful implementation of daily operations and services to children and families.

Provide input in the development personnel policies for agency employees to ensure the inclusion of Head Start Performance Standards in the Volunteers of America Southwest Personnel Policies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five years of professional and program management experience associated with educational, social services, family development and or operational programs that are directly related to the operations of Early Head Start services, including at least three years of management and supervisory experience.
  • Experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Education, Public Administration, Business Management, Child Development, or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is desirable.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Management capacity relevant to human services program management and familiarity with federal, state, and local laws, codes regulations, and requirements pertaining to the Head Start program, and state laws
  • Leadership skills; the ability to set course and direction for the organization
  • Strategic orientation; the ability to see the “big picture”
  • Understanding of national and local initiatives related to school readiness, transition and other program and curriculum objectives
  • Principles and practices of business administration, organizational management, facilities management and human resources management.
  • Principles and methods of finance and budget administrations as they apply to the funding and reporting requirement of state and federal categorical programs.

 

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • California Teachers Commission on Credentialing; Child Development Director’s Permit.

 

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Division Director/Vice President-COO for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professionaldevelopment planning.
  • Supervises the organization’s Administrative Assistant, Component Management Staff Services and staff as assigned.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Board of Directors and Policy Council
  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Government Agencies and Community Organizations
  • Funding Entities including CACFP
  • Vendors/Contractors
  • Public/Parents

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies.
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description.
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

San Bernardino , CA 92408 2021-02-10 View
Early Head Start Teacher I Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS TEACHER I

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 3

REPORTS TO:                         CHILD DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

An Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher is a staff person who facilitates safe and healthy learning activities for young children, under 3 years of age. Play based learning promotes social-emotional, physical, and cognitive growth. An Early Head Start Teacher plans individual and group activities according to a child’s age and current developmental levels under the guidelines of Creative Curriculum. Provides children with a learning environment and the varied experiences to develop school readiness skills, appropriate to their age and stage of development. An EHS teacher also involves parents in educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child’s education and development. Assist parents to increase knowledge, understanding skills, and experience in child growth and development. Identify and reinforce experiences, which occur in the home that parents can utilize as educational activities for their children.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Classroom Safety

  1. Develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children within the group utilizing indoor and outdoor facilities completes daily health and safety checklist and reports needed repairs and/or timely maintenance to the Center Coordinator.
  2. Inspects/facilities for hazardous conditions and unsafe environment and materials and completes daily health and safety checklists. Removes all debris, and all hazardous and unsafe equipment and materials.
  3. Supervises activities of children to ensure their safety.
  4. Recognizes and reports accidents, illnesses, and suspected child abuse to appropriate personnel according to timelines.
  5. Conducts monthly emergency drills
  6. Maintain a clean and orderly classroom, kept free of garbage and debris.

 

Effective Teaching Practices

  1. Plans and conducts classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the child.
  2. Selects and uses materials and equipment that stimulates development in the children.Includes materials, which reflect the children’s culture(s) and uses them appropriately.
  3. Plans and facilitates daily learning activities for children based on children’s interests in alignment with the Creative Curriculum to support School Readiness in all learning domains.
  4. Writes and maintains accurate records, child observations to complete accurate child assessments (DRDP) 3 times per year
  5. Designs an individual development plan (IDP) for each child in collaboration with the parent, identifying learning goals and activities for home and school that will support development and achievement of goal (s).
  6. Provide diaper changes and meeting toileting needs of young children, as needed. Facilitate healthy habits with assistance such as tooth brushing and handwashing
  7. Conducts staff-parent conferences and home visits to each family with an enrolled child each program year; per requirements; two home visits and two parent teacher conferences.
  8. Attends all required in service training, and orientations, workshops, seminars, etc.
  9. Follows approved agency procedures, as well as distributes and maintains them under property security.
  10. Submits all required reports and administrative forms accurately, completely and timely, including enrollment and attendance information

 

Parent-Family- Community Engagement

  1. Active participant in recruiting, assisting parents who walk in for enrollment information and/or participates in formal recruitment activities as assigned.
  2. Encourages participation in parent groups at the center and provides opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents in the group.In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing, with both the parents and the children in their language when possible.
  3. Conducts parent education meetings, which will include orientation, discussion of IPP, child development, curriculum, and parenting skills.

 

Program Responsibilities

  1. Attends trainings and meetings, as scheduled and/or assigned.
  2. Perform special projects and/or other related duties as assigned.
  3. Abides by Agency Code of Conduct and policies, including applicable laws such as Mandated Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field.
  • EHS Requirement: Must have completed six units in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler (I/T) development or commit to completing the six units in ECE I/T in one year in which an educational plan needs to be submitted to the HR Department.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with infants/toddlers.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.
  • Advance children’s intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning.
  • Establish and maintain a health learning environment.
  • Support children’s social and emotional development.
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families.
  • Promote infant/toddler development.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS).
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants, toddlers, parents, and other staff members.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the position per attached in the Physical Demands Section, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Utilizes highly effective teaching practices that support children’s development towards School Readiness.

 

 

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
  • AB 1207 Mandated Reporter CA certified

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Child Development Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.
  • Supervises: None

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Parents
  • Public

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • Clear criminal record following a fingerprint screening with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and Megan’s law.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies.
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description.
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles, and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2021-02-10 View
Early Head Start Home Educator II Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR II

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4  

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

Position Summary:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals. Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

Essential Job Functions:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

 

  • Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services. 
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

Qualifications:

 Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or related field.
  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

 

Licenses/Permits/Certifications:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

 Supervision:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

Relationships:

  • Staff & Parents

 

Requirements:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Early Head Start Home Educator I Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

  1. IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR I

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 3

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals.

Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

  •  Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services.
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:

  • Associates of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development,

or related field.

  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Staff & Parents

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Executive Assistant Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

The position of Executive Assistant is nder the direction of the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant performs stenographic and clerical duties for an administrative official. Takes and transcribes dictation, involving some technical terminology, of correspondence, records and reports. Maintains informational or operational records. Compiles routine reports from established sources for review by supervisor. Schedules appointments and meetings, types correspondence, reports, and stencils from various rough draft materials and performs other duties as assigned.

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Early Head Start Teacher II Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS TEACHER II

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4

REPORTS TO:                         CHILD DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

An Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher is a staff person who facilitates safe and healthy learning activities for young children, under 3 years of age. Play based learning promotes social-emotional, physical, and cognitive growth. An Early Head Start Teacher plans individual and group activities according to a child’s age and current developmental levels under the guidelines of Creative Curriculum. Provides children with a learning environment and the varied experiences to develop school readiness skills, appropriate to their age and stage of development. An EHS teacher also involves parents in educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child’s education and development. Assist parents to increase knowledge, understanding skills, and experience in child growth and development. Identify and reinforce experiences, which occur in the home that parents can utilize as educational activities for their children.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Classroom Safety

  1. Develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children within the group utilizing indoor and outdoor facilities completes daily health and safety checklist and reports needed repairs and/or timely maintenance to the Center Coordinator.
  2. Inspects/facilities for hazardous conditions and unsafe environment and materials and completes daily health and safety checklists. Removes all debris, and all hazardous and unsafe equipment and materials.
  3. Supervises activities of children to ensure their safety.
  4. Recognizes and reports accidents, illnesses, and suspected child abuse to appropriate personnel according to timelines.
  5. Conducts monthly emergency drills.
  6. Maintain a clean and orderly classroom, kept free of garbage and debris.

 

Effective Teaching Practices

  1. Plans and conducts classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the child.
  2. Selects and uses materials and equipment that stimulates development in the children.Includes materials, which reflect the children’s culture(s) and uses them appropriately.
  3. Plans and facilitates daily learning activities for children based on children’s interests in alignment with the Creative Curriculum to support School Readiness in all learning domains.
  4. Writes and maintains accurate records, child observations to complete accurate child assessments (DRDP) 3 times per year.
  5. Designs an individual development plan (IDP) for each child in collaboration with the parent, identifying learning goals and activities for home and school that will support development and achievement of goal (s).
  6. Provide diaper changes and meeting toileting needs of young children, as needed. Facilitate healthy habits with assistance such as tooth brushing and handwashing.
  7. Conducts staff-parent conferences and home visits to each family with an enrolled child each program year; per requirements; two home visits and two parent teacher conferences.
  8. Attends all required in service training, and orientations, workshops, seminars, etc.
  9. Follows approved agency procedures, as well as distributes and maintains them under property security.
  10. Submits all required reports and administrative forms accurately, completely and timely, including enrollment and attendance information.

 

Parent-Family - Community Engagement

  1. Active participant in recruiting, assisting parents who walk in for enrollment information and/or participates in formal recruitment activities as assigned.
  2. Encourages participation in parent groups at the center and provides opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents in the group.In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing, with both the parents and the children in their language when possible.
  3. Conducts parent education meetings, which will include orientation, discussion of IPP, child development, curriculum, and parenting skills.

 

Program Responsibilities

  1. Attends trainings and meetings, as scheduled and/or assigned.
  2. Perform special projects and/or other related duties as assigned.
  3. Abides by Agency Code of Conduct and policies, including applicable laws such as Mandated Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field.
  • EHS Requirement: Must have completed six units in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler (I/T) development or commit to completing the six units in ECE I/T in one year in which an educational plan needs to be submitted to the HR Department.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with infants/toddlers.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data.
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.
  • Advance children’s intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning.
  • Establish and maintain a health learning environment.
  • Support children’s social and emotional development.
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families.
  • Promote infant/toddler development.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS).
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants, toddlers, parents, and other staff members.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the position per attached in the Physical Demands Section, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Utilizes highly effective teaching practices that support children’s development towards School Readiness

 

 

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
  • AB 1207 Mandated Reporter CA certified.

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Child Development Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.
  • Supervises: None

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Parents
  • Public

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • Clear criminal record following a fingerprint screening with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and Megan’s law.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles, and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Home Base Coordinator Volunteers of America

 

 

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA P

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Position Title:   Home Base Coordinator     

Reports To:       EARLY HEAD START DIRECTOR    

Department:     CHILD DEVELOPMENT        

Employment Status:  FULL YEAR - EXEMPT

Work Location: 720 S. E Street San Bernardino CA 92408 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the EHS Director, the Home Visitor Coordinator leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing infants and toddlers (birth - age 3) with Home-based visitors. Accountable for implementing quality early education program that fosters positive relationships between parents and children, and reinforces the value of the parent as the child’s primary teacher. This position ensures that home-based visitors fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California and the Federal Performance Standards. This position works collaboratively with the Education Specialist/Coach and the Disabilities/Mental Health Specialist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Directly supervises the day to day operation of the home based program option and the home visitors.
• Monitors home visits by accompanying home visitors on home visits to observe for quality delivery of services and program requirement compliance
• Reviews all home visitor paperwork including lesson plans
• Monitors Child Plus data input by home visitors
• Addresses concerns from parents within the program option.
• Adheres to Confidentiality policy in all aspects of program operations
• Ensures Parenting Curriculum is implemented at Socialization's.
• Communicates effectively and professionally with staff and families and peers.
• Approves monthly lesson planning to ensure individualized and school readiness goals are incorporated into lesson planning.
• Observes monthly socialization and approves agenda. Provides feedback to staff on effectiveness of socialization in relationship to Performance Standards.
• Monitors child’s file for compliance in Enrollment, Family Goals and Objectives School Readiness and progress with DRDP goals and accomplishments and health requirements.
• Approves Referral from Home Visitor for additional services.
• Attends Staff Meetings.
• Other duties as assigned.

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive of duties or responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION

• Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
• A California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit.
• CPR certificate issued by the American Red Cross, Heart Association or other authorized agency.
• Documentation of health and safety training required by Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.

EXPERIENCE

• 4-6 years experience in education for infants and toddlers
• 5-7 years experience in supervision of adults
• Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
• Must be computer literate.
• Must have knowledge of Title 22 licensing regulations and Head Start Performance Standards

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire the following must be assured.

  • All employees will be subject to fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice (DOJ), The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/Charges/Convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or felonies.
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description.
  • Proof of absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to document that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families
  • Document of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Valid California driver’s license and insurance required.

 

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 the job.

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers and/or controls.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

         

 

 

 

 

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FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          SUPERVISOR, EXEMPT

REPORTS TO:                         EHS DIRECTOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                APRIL 2020

 

Position Summary:

Under the Supervision of the Early Head Start Director, the Family and Community Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, implementation and oversight of family support services, community partnerships, and all elements of the enrollment and attendance process. The position will supervise a team of Family Service Associates and the ERSEA Specialist and work collaboratively with other administrative team members to ensure service coordinator and achieve compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to: Volunteers of America Southwest Policies and Procedures, Head Start, California State Pre-school, Community Care Licensing, and agency contracts as applicable.

 

Essential Job Functions:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Family and Community Engagement Coordinator.  

 

  • Develops, plans, and oversees implantation of agency written plans, policies, and procedures regarding family and community engagement and ERSEA to meet the needs of low-income families with sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Facilitates the development, implementation and/or coordination of activities designed to meet compliance with regulations.
  • Provides leadership, supervision, and training to assigned Family Service Associates, and effectively communicate expectations and desired outcomes.
  • Prepares and coordinates the collection of data for the annual community assessment, and utilizes local data to ensure that services are aligned to the needs of the community and that the selection criteria for enrollment is consistent with priorities to serve the neediest children.
  • Maintains documentation and records, both in children’s files and on ChildPlus (the agency’s formal recordkeeping system), of services provided in preparation for internal reporting and the annual Program Information Report (PIR).
  • Reviews documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness, and consistency in adherence to regulations and requirements.
  • Participates as a member of the School Readiness Planning Committee, Community Health Advisory Group, Multi-Disciplinary Team.
  • Develop and maintain formal partnerships within the local community to support the goals of the program and its families.
  • Maintains effective internal relationships to ensure a coordinated approach to service delivery and to address service, staffing, and compliance issues until resolved.
  • Ensures effective and timely provision of services and communication to program families.
  • Maintains knowledge of relevant federal, state and locals laws and regulations, communicates updates to administration and staff for planning, training, and monitoring purposes, and proposes adaptation to agency procedures, as appropriate.
  • Provides ongoing written monitoring and activity reports to the Early Head Start Director as required.
  • Reviews and analyzes programs, reports, and records, and adopts changes accordingly, with appropriate prior approvals.
  • Attends trainings and meetings, as scheduled and/or assigned.
  • Perform special projects and/or other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university with a major in social work, human development, or social human, or family services or related field. Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.

 

Experience:

  • At least five years of experience in family services and community involvement within a social service setting that serves low-income families and children.
  • Minimum one year of professional, supervisory, and management experience within Head Start, specifically within family and community engagement and/or ERSEA.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have ability to read, write, and speak English. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office 2000.
  • Ability to type 45wpm
  • Must have knowledge of relevant federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations, including Head Start and California State Pre-school.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of the communities and populations served through Volunteers of America programs.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles, case management practices, and engagement rapport building skills for family goal setting and development, as well as staff support.
  • Must have knowledge of ChildPlus for monitoring and data analysis.
  • Strong ability for critical thinking, problem solving, organization, group facilitation, and the ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to supervise and manage assigned staff, asses performance, and determine professional development needs.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and be flexible to the demands of the position.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness, and to safely and competently respond to urgent and emergent situations (within the scope of position).
  •  Ability to maintain professional boundaries with the other employees and with children and families.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all records and information that pertain to children, families, employees, agency, and its related interests.

Licenses/permits/certifications:

  • Supervised by the Early Head Start Director for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.
  • Supervises the agency’s Family Service Associates, Data Outcomes for organizational guidance, scheduling, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

Relationships:

  • Staff & Parents
  • Policy Council

 

 

Requirements:

Prior to the first day of employment the following must be completed:

  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Child Care Teacher University of Southern California

University of Southern California (USC)

Los Angeles, CA

 

Child Care Teacher

 

USC’s School for Early Childhood Education is seeking a Child Care Teacher to join its team.

 

This position will provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the USC-SECE environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. To develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. Considered the Teacher of Record for all children in assigned classroom and works as a team with the assigned Associate Teacher.  The position is grant funded. 

 

• Bachelor of Arts/Science preferred in early childhood education or child development.

• Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Teacher Permit.

• Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION pertinent to this specific position:

• Position requires valid California Driver’s License

• Current physical and tuberculosis screening; First Aid/CPR, and Department of Justice Clearance.

 

Apply Online:

https://usc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ExternalUSCCareers/job/Los-Angeles-CA---University-Park-Campus/Child-Care-Teacher_REQ20072142                                        

 

USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu.  Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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Infant Toddler Teacher University of Southern California

University of Southern California (USC)

Los Angeles, CA

 

Infant Toddler Teacher

 

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

 

USC’s School for Early Childhood Education is seeking a Child Care Teacher to join its team.

 

Job Summary:

This position will provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the USC-SECE environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. To develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. Considered the Teacher of Record for all children in assigned classroom and works as a team with the assigned Associate Teacher.  This position is grant funded.

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or related field.

 

Special Instructions: 

Upload Resume, Cover Letter, and Two Letters of Recommendation. Recommendation letters should be on a company/program/institution/etc. letterhead and most not be dated later than 3 months prior to the date of the application submission. All references should provide their written signature on the reference letter.

 

Minimum Education: Associate's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Early childhood education and experience.  Must meet Child Development Permit Matrix qualifications and requirements for position.  Three to five years of experience in a preschool, day care center or other child development facility may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.

 

Apply Online:

https://usc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ExternalUSCCareers/job/Los-Angeles-CA---Health-Sciences-Campus/Infant-Toddler-Teacher_REQ20072136                                            

 

USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu.  Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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Teacher University of Southern California

University of Southern California (USC)

Los Angeles, CA

 

Teacher

 

This position will provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the USC-SECE environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Head Start children. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. To develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten. Considered the Teacher of Record for all children in assigned classroom and works as a team with the assigned Associate Teacher.  The position is grant funded. 

 

Upload Resume, Cover Letter, and Two Letters of Recommendation. Recommendation letters should be on a company/program/institution/etc. letterhead and most not be dated later than 3 months prior to the date of the application submission. All references should provide their written signature on the reference letter

 

• Bachelor of Arts/Science preferred in early childhood education or child development.

• Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Teacher Permit.

• Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION pertinent to this specific position:

• Position requires valid California Driver’s License

• Current physical and tuberculosis screening; First Aid/CPR, and Department of Justice Clearance.

 

Apply Online:

https://usc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ExternalUSCCareers/job/Los-Angeles-CA---University-Park-Campus/Teacher_REQ20072358                                            

 

USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu.  Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

Los Angeles, CA 90089 2021-02-09 View
Family Services Coordinator The Unity Council

 

Title:                           Family Services Coordinator                                  

 

Reports to:                 Family & Community Partnerships Manager                  

 

Department:              Children & Family Services

 

Location:                    Oakland, CA            

 

Schedule:                   Monday through Friday                  

 

Travel:                       Local travel may be required                     

 

Salary:                        $58,240.00-$64,000.00 DOE            

 

Employee Status:      Regular, Full-time, Exempt

 

Union:                        N/A                

 

Supervises:                 Family Advocates                 

 

Benefits:

 

Two weeks of paid vacation a year, sick time, 13 holidays, up to five floating holidays based on employee status, medical and dental benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment, life insurance policy at no cost to employee (with the option of increasing policy amount), flexible spending account for medical and dependent care costs, commuter benefits, 403(b) with employer match, and other benefits. We foster a joyful workplace and offer opportunities for professional development and growth.

 

 

 

Agency Summary

 

The Unity Council is a non-profit Social Equity Development Corporation with a 50-year history in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Our mission is to promote social equity and improve quality of life by building vibrant communities where everyone can work, learn, and thrive.

 

 

 

Our programs aim to provide the community with the tools, knowledge, and resources to transform their lives and ultimately achieve their long-term educational, career, and financial goals. These holistic programs and services reach more than 8,000 individuals and families annually in five languages. Programs include: early childhood education, youth mentorship and leadership development, employment services, career readiness training, housing and financial stability, senior citizen services, affordable housing and neighborhood development, and arts and cultural events. Our work expands beyond the Fruitvale district and now reaches across Oakland and into Concord. The Unity Council employs a diverse workforce of more than 250 people who reflect the linguistic, cultural, and ethnic identity of the communities we serve.

 

 

 

Program Summary

 

The Children and Family Services programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, Home Based Services, and Developmental Play Groups. Over 900 children, birth through kindergarten entry and 32 expectant parents and their families receive child development and comprehensive family services through the Unity Council. The programs are diverse, multilingual, developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive, and individualized for each child, family services are provided in four centers, and two home based programs throughout Oakland and Monument Corridor neighborhood in Concord, CA.

 

 

 

Position Summary

 

Under direction of the Family and Community Partnerships Manager, the incumbent plans, develops, oversees and coordinates family services for the Head Start/Early Head Start program, including coordination with program managers and other coordinators to design plans for inclusion of parents in all aspects of the program; assists with the design of plans for program governance, child development and education, health and nutrition, and community advocacy; assists in the development of agreements with a variety of agencies to assure access and increased quality of services for Head Start families; participates in agency planning processes to translate planning decisions into workable implementation for recruitment and enrollment, family service plans and other activities that support quality services for families; and performs related duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Plans and organizes the family services content for Head Start and Early Head Start that describes the core responsibilities of staff in the development of family partnership processes and agreements for center-based and home-based options.
  • Provides advice and guidance to all content experts in designing processes for involvement of parents in each program content area.
  • Designs the integration of services and support for families in Head Start and Early Head Start that ensures their maximum involvement in the development and education of their children.
  • Proposes the structure for community partnership agreements for all content areas for development of agreements that support and enhance services to children and families.
  • Establishes and maintains partnerships with a variety of community services agencies that provide family services to facilitate access to additional resources to address identified family needs.
  • Participates in agency self-assessment and conducts program-wide monitoring of assigned areas and procedures.
  • Collaborates with ERSEA Coordinator to in recruiting and outreach of families for the program. 
  • Provide training for Head Start staff on requirements for serving families and utilizing established community partnerships.
  • Ensure data system is used to track and follow up on all assigned program areas, and support staff required to meet established time frames for service delivery and completion.
  • Design policies and procedures for parent committees in coordination with staff designing Policy Council (PC) procedures to integrate procedures for selection of PC representatives; procedures ensure that Parent Committees have access to information about a variety of activities and resources to address parent and family needs. Participates in monthly Polciy Council.
  • Provide support to staff addressing crisis and trauma issues with families including the use of existing partnerships or identifying new partners to respond to family issues.
  • Attend a variety of meetings, conferences and training sessions and use the information to recommend program quality improvements.
  • Oversee the family partnership agreement process and follow-up;
  • Collaborate with external and internal partners on bringing workshops and trainings on site for parents;
  • Oversee the monthly parent committee meetings;
  • Supervise, train and evaluate Family Advocates.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • AA or BA degree or higher degree in Sociology, Psychology, Business Administration or related field; or training in social services with at least 4 years of college level coursework;
  • Head Start Family Services Certificate preferred
  • Three or more years of experience working  social services organizations
  • Knowledge of family and community services partnerships
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Possession of a valid California drivers' license; current personal vehicle insurance, or safe driving record sufficient to ensure insurability through Agency policy;
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Physical ability to sit with children on their level, lift infants, toddlers, and occasionally preschoolers. Commitment to utilize safe lifting techniques for lifting children, supplies and furnishings;
  • Bilingual preferred

 

 

 

Pre-Employment Requirements

 

Physical exam, TB test, Vaccinations and background/fingerprint clearance.

 

 

 

This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time.

 

 

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume.

 

 

 

The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

Oakland, CA 94601 2021-02-08 View
ERSEA/Family & Community Partnerships Manager The Unity Council

Title:                           ERSEA/Family & Community Partnerships Manager

Reports To:                Associate Director of Children & Family Services           

Department:              Children & Family Services

Location:                    Oakland, CA & Concord, CA

Schedule:                    Monday through Friday

Travel:                        Local travel may be required

Salary:                        $70,000.00-$80,000.00 DOE

Employee Status:      Regular, Full-time, Exempt

Union:                        N/A

Supervises:                 Family & Community Partnerships Coordinators and ERSEA Coordinators

Benefits:

Two weeks of paid vacation a year, sick time, 13 holidays, up to five floating holidays based on employee status, medical and dental benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment, $25,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee (with the option of increasing policy amount), flexible spending account for medical and dependent care costs, commuter benefits, 403(b) with employer match, and other benefits. We foster a joyful workplace and offer opportunities for professional development and growth.

 

Agency Summary

The Unity Council is a non-profit Social Equity Development Corporation with a 50-year history in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Our mission is to promote social equity and improve quality of life by building vibrant communities where everyone can work, learn, and thrive.

Our programs aim to provide the community with the tools, knowledge, and resources to transform their lives and ultimately achieve their long-term educational, career, and financial goals. These holistic programs and services reach more than 8,000 individuals and families annually in five languages. Programs include: early childhood education, youth mentorship and leadership development, employment services, career readiness training, housing and financial stability, senior citizen services, affordable housing and neighborhood development, and arts and cultural events. Our work expands beyond the Fruitvale district and now reaches across Oakland and into Concord. The Unity Council employs a diverse workforce of more than 250 people who reflect the linguistic, cultural, and ethnic identity of the communities we serve.

 

Program Summary

The Children and Family Services programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, Home Based Services, and Developmental Play Groups. Over 900 children birth through kindergarten entry and 32 expectant parents and their families receive child development and comprehensive family services through the Unity Council. The programs are diverse, multilingual, developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive, and individualized for each child and family services are provided in four centers and two home based programs throughout Oakland and Monument Corridor neighborhood in Concord, CA.

 

Position Summary

The Family and Community Partnership Manager is responsible for leading the planning and administering family engagement services as well as coordinating ERSEA for all TUC sites. The FCP Manager supervises the Family and Community Partnerships Coordinators who directly supervise Family Advocates. Services are coordinated with staff in other program content areas and include ongoing assessment of the quality of services provided. The Manager is responsible for the implementation of policies regarding the recruitment of families into the Head Start program and ensuring that FCP Coordinators and Family Advocates are in compliance with all Federal and State requirements.

 

 

Responsibilities

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

  • Supervise and train the Family & Community Partnerships Coordinators and ERSEA Coordinators;
  • Manage family engagement as well as social services and community partnership activities for all Unity Council Head Start programs in Oakland and Concord in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards and state and local requirements. Recruit, train, coach, supervise, support and evaluate family support staff. Develop Professional Development Plans for and with staff.
  • Develop and implement a staff training plan in collaboration with other Head Start managers to meet assessed and expressed needs. Develop, coordinate and participate in staff training.
  • Develop, revise and regularly update the Family and Community Engagement, and ERSEA plans for Head Start in consultation with staff, parents and community partners, ensuring approaches are coordinated, realistic and responsive to community needs and strategic priorities.
  • Support the work of the Head Start Director, including implementing special projects as needed. Meet regularly with the Head Start Director, managers, family advocates, providers, and other staff as needed. Serve on Head Start senior management team.
  • Ability to manage, synthesize, prepare, organize and assist in the completion of the Program Information Report, annual Self-Assessment and Community Assessment and community assessment updates;
  • Ability to effectuate strategies on continuance quality performance and program improvement
  • Create an annual deliverable plan that is included in the Master Calendar for the following year
  • Attend trainings and workshops as needed and assigned;
  • Work in conjunction with community partners to develop formalized Memoranda of Understanding that support the staff’s effort to provide resources and referrals to program participants.

ERSEA Functions

  • In partnership and coordination with the ERSEA Coordinators, manage and plan all aspects of Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance for Head Start, Early Head Start and CDE (CSPP and CCTR)
  • Develop systems and manage staff to achieve full Head Start, Early Head Start and CSPP/CCTR program enrollment and maintain 85% average daily attendance, while maintaining compliance with regulations, and laws;
  • Work with the Disability Manager to ensure that up to 10% of the enrollment opportunities are reserved for children with special needs following the PS 1302.62(b) Parents of children eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Propose revisions to program priority rating scale on a yearly basis based on the findings of the Community Assessment;
  • Ensure all CP and NOHO enrollment data is managed, monitored for staying currently on issues, updated, corrected, and triaged where necessary
  • Ensures that CFS adheres to 1302.71(b) Family collaborations for transitions and works with Education on clear, timely and seamless process

FCP Functions

  • Develop innovative two-generation approaches that address prevalent needs of families across our program and leverage community partnerships and resources
  • Provide services to support family well-being and promote School Readiness
  • Coordinate and integrate School Readiness strategies within CSF and other service areas
  • Ensures that family well-being; strengthening parents; and parent engagement in education are clearly delineated in scope of work and deliverables of all staff
  • Develop and implement a staff and parent training plan in collaboration with other Head Start managers to meet assessed and expressed needs. Oversee parent involvement programming. Develop, coordinate and participate in staff training.
  • Work in collaboration with FCP Coordinators and Center Directors in scheduling and running parent meetings;
  • Work with the appropriate program management to ensure proper governing body approval for items under the Family and Community Engagement Manager’s responsibilities;
  • Through the assistance of the FCP Coordinators and parents, work with the Program Director on setting the monthly Policy Council agenda, promote through parent meetings, participation in Policy Council;
  • In collaboration with the Family and Community Partnerships team, develop and present the FCP Goals and Objective Progress Report;

Compliance

  • Monitor all aspects of the Family Engagement and ERSEA service areas and report to Associate Director
  • Establish regular and ongoing reviews of compliance on ERSEA & FCP data w Compliance Manager
  • Conduct on-going monitoring for family and community engagement services and ERSEA processes, and collect and analyze data needed to continuously improve programming and to submit timely and accurate reports to Federal and State authorities.
  • Work with the Data and Compliance team on integrating new data platforms and tools to improve service area outcomes
  • Ensures that we can demonstrate program measures by the impact of family support services

Qualifications

  • BA in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology or related field;
  • Three years’ experience in Social Service work, prefer experience in a family service program;
  • Knowledge of Head Start enrollment guidelines and CCTR/CSPP enrollment guidelines;
  • Two years’ experience in a supervisory or management capacity;
  • Knowledge of relevant family community resources;
  • Ability to coordinate, schedule and motivate a team;
  • Caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families;
  • Effectively interface with multicultural, economically challenged populations;
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a multicultural team;
  • Computer literate;
  • Bilingual preferred but not required;

 

Physical Requirements

Must be able climb stairs, reach, bend, lift 20-30 pounds, crawl, kneel, stoop, twist, grasp with hands and fingers materials, use arms and legs, able to walk, climb ladders if applicable.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements

Physical exam, TB test, background/fingerprint clearance, measles, pertussis immunizations

 

 

This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time.

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume.

 

The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Oakland, CA 94601 2021-02-08 View
Teacher I The Unity Council

Title: Teacher I (Early Head Start/Head Start)

Reports To: Education Coordinator

Department: Children & Family Services

Location: Oakland, CA or Concord, CA

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Travel: Local, including fieldtrips, occasional home visits and required training sessions

Salary: $17.53

Employee Status: Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt

Union: SEIU 1021

Supervises: N/A

Benefits:

Two weeks of paid vacation a year, sick time, 13 holidays, up to five floating holidays based on employee status, medical and dental benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment, life insurance policy at no cost to employee (with the option of increasing policy amount), flexible spending account for medical and dependent care costs, commuter benefits, 403(b) with employer match, and other benefits. We foster a joyful workplace and offer opportunities for professional development and growth.

 

Program Summary

The Children and Family Services programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, Home Based Services, and Developmental Play Groups. Over 900 children birth through kindergarten entry and 32 expectant parents and their families receive child development and comprehensive family services through the Unity Council. The programs are diverse, multilingual, developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive, and individualized for each child and family services are provided in four centers and two home based programs throughout Oakland and Monument Corridor neighborhood in Concord, CA.

Position Summary

Under the guidance of the Site Director, the Teacher I position provides quality primary care giving for infants or toddlers in a safe and supervised early care and education setting. Promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Early Head Start children enrolled in the program.

Responsibilities

  • Provide relationship based care in daily routines such as meal time, toileting, hand washing, and naps
  • Implement daily activities that are focused on the child’s interests and needs
  • Participate in curriculum planning with the supervising teacher
  • Evaluate the children’s progress
  • Daily communications with families
  • Attendance at regular staff meetings
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by supervising Teacher, Site Director and management

Qualifications

  • Current CDA or Associate Teacher Permit
  • 12 units in ECE
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural team
  • Ability to promote feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers by being warm, supportive, and comforting
  • Caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families as well as maintaining an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child’s family
  • Bilingual Spanish/English or Asian Language/English preferred
  • Awareness of safe lifting techniques for lifting children, supplies and furnishings and commitment to using preventive health measures in the classroom to prevent the spread of disease

Physical Requirements

Must be able climb stairs, reach, bend, lift 20-30 pounds, crawl, kneel, stoop, twist, grasp with hands and fingers materials, use arms and legs, able to walk, climb ladders if applicable.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Physical exam, TB test, background/fingerprint clearance, measles, pertussis immunizations

This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time.

The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Oakland, CA 94601 2021-02-08 View
Teacher II The Unity Council

Title: Teacher II

Reports To: Site Director

Department: Children & Family Services

Location: Oakland, CA or Concord, CA

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Travel: Local, including fieldtrips, occasional home visits and required training sessions

Salary: $17.97-$21.68

Employee Status: Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt

Union: SEIU 1021

Supervises: N/A

Benefits:

Two weeks of paid vacation a year, sick time, 13 holidays, up to five floating holidays based on employee status, medical and dental benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment, life insurance policy at no cost to employee (with the option of increasing policy amount), flexible spending account for medical and dependent care costs, commuter benefits, 403(b) with employer match, and other benefits. We foster a joyful workplace and offer opportunities for professional development and growth.

 

Program Summary

The Children and Family Services programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, Home Based Services, and Developmental Play Groups. Over 900 children birth through kindergarten entry and 32 expectant parents and their families receive child development and comprehensive family services through the Unity Council. The programs are diverse, multilingual, developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive, and individualized for each child and family services are provided in four centers and two home based programs throughout Oakland and Monument Corridor neighborhood in Concord, CA.

Position Summary

Under the guidance of the Site Director, the Teacher II position provides quality primary care giving for infants or toddlers in a safe and supervised early care and education setting. Promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Early Head Start children enrolled in the program.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching which includes, curriculum development and daily lesson planning
  • Communicating with parents
  • Participating in parent activities
  • Attendance at regular staff meetings
  • Implementation of daily activities such as child-centered learning, planning indoor/outdoor activities, language extension
  • Ongoing assessment of children in assigned group
  • Supervision of an Aide (Assistant/Associate Teacher)
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by supervising Teacher III, Site Director and Management

Qualifications

  • AA Degree preferred, or a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education from a regionally accredited institution and must be willing to earn 3 units per semester towards AA degree
  • 6 units in Infant Care
  • Children’s Development Permit
  • Minimum 2-3 years teaching experience working in a preschool setting
  • Ability to create and implement daily curriculum plans
  • Ability to work well harmoniously in a multi-cultural team
  • Ability to promote feeling of security and trust in infants and toddlers by being warm, supportive, and comforting
  • Caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families as well as maintaining an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child’s family
  • Bilingual Spanish/English or Asian Language/English preferred
  • Awareness of safe lifting techniques for lifting children, supplies and furnishings and commitment to using preventive health measures in the classroom to prevent the spread of disease

Physical Requirements

Must be able climb stairs, reach, bend, lift 20-30 pounds, crawl, kneel, stoop, twist, grasp with hands and fingers materials, use arms and legs, able to walk, climb ladders if applicable.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Physical exam, TB test, background/fingerprint clearance, measles, pertussis immunizations.

This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time.

The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Oakland, CA 94601 2021-02-08 View
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