Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Lead Teacher I MAAC

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

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher I:

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

Lead Teacher II:

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

Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

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

Please apply online at our website.  You will need to attach the required documents to complete your application for consideration.

FT/46 Wks/Benefits Pkg

Valley Center, CA 92082 2018-04-20 View
Health/Nutrition Program Assistant CAM/ Marin Head Start

                     

    Marin Head Start Program

 

Job Title:                    Health/Nutrition Services Program Assistant

Reports to:                  Health Services Manager

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

Job Summary:              Under direct supervision of the Health Services Manager, the Health/Nutrition Services

                                        Program Assistant works to implement the health services program requirements

                                        reviewing, monitoring and assisting in acquiring timely health information and follow-up

                                       data for program participants.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Reviews enrollment paperwork (i.e. health histories, physical exams, etc.) for areas of concern that require follow-up and/or missing information. These items as well as subsequent follow-up will be entered into the ChildPlus database for tracking. 
  • Creates and maintains individual health/nutrition files for each program participant per center and regularly reviews these files with ChildPlus information to ensure comprehensive and accurate record keeping.
  • Generates monthly ChildPlus reports for each center to track health events that require attention or are missing from the participant’s health record. In conjunction with these reports, the Health/Nutrition Services Program Assistant works directly with parents/guardians and staff to ensure compliance is met with regards to these health requirements. Notifies the Health Services Manager of areas of possible non-compliance.
  • Performs annual hearing, vision, growth assessment and blood pressure screens for child program participants to ensure 45-day health requirements are met.
  • Supports Health Services Manager in implementing emergency protocols, including monitoring monthly drills and maintaining the Phone Tree.
  • Supports Education Manager with completion of data entry of sensory screens and monthly ChildPlus reports.
  • Prints monthly menu and distributes to centers.
  • Assists Nutrition Consultant with working with children, families and staff to ensure access to guided nutrition support.
  • Participates in frequent monitoring of center files, completion of Health and Safety checks as well as annual Program Self-Assessment.
  • Coordinates with content managers on special assignments/projects as needed/requested.
  • Attends community meetings to foster quality relationships with service providers to ensure Head Start’s engagement within Marin County.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications

Head Start or child development knowledge preferred.

  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish, verbal and written.
  • Two (2) years of office experience preferred.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize time and work.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office systems, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Valid California Driver’s License.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire.

 Physical Requirements

  • Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, kneel, crawl, twist and turn.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

 

San Rafael , CA 94903 2018-04-19 View
Infant/Toddler Teaching Opportunity Marin Head Start

Get a Head Start in your career as an

Early Head Start teacher

Join the Marin Head Start program for an opportunity to establish meaningful connections with infants and toddlers while simultaneously learning about Infant/ Toddler group care in a 3 unit online PITC course offered by WestEd!

Key Area Responsibilities of an EHS teacher…

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

Who we are looking for…

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

 

What  we offer..

v  A quality work environment

v  Ongoing professional development and networking.

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

v  Competitive wages and benefits!

Marin County, CA 94901 2018-04-19 View
Infant Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year high quality early care and education services in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt  

 

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards and State Regulations.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Associates Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field required. Bachelor’s degree (BA) preferred.
  • Must have a California Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children as a teacher in infant/toddler classroom setting.
  • Six (6) Infant/Toddler Units required.
  • PITC training highly desirable.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.
  • Ability to lift 10 to 30 pound and 50 lbs. occasionally.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

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

 

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

 

Application process: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to sabrina.dong@kaiming.org. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-04-19 View
Assistant Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start preschool services to eligible children ages 3-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Assistant Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children.  He/she must perform job duties in a professional manner and be a role model for other staff, parents and children. He/She will plan and implement a curriculum with the guidance of the Lead Teacher to meet the Head Start Performance Standards. 

 

Position Type: 1.0 FTE. Non-Exempt.

 

Reports to: Lead Teacher/Site Manager

 

Essential Duties:

 

I.  Curriculum

  • Assist the Lead Teacher to create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to Head Start and state standards.
  • Work with the Lead Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Help ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Help ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.
  • Assists the Lead Teachers with conducting and writing children observations, progress notes and other documentations as needed to support children’s learning.

 

II.  Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriately to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Creates a well-organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, and predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III.  Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhance children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed as well as manage children in outdoor activities.

 

IV.  Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interaction skills.

 

V.  Family

  • Participate in at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Assist in communicating with parents of their child’s developmental growth and progress.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI.  Staff

  • Participate in Case Conference Meetings with the Teacher and Family and Community Advocate.
  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in Mental Health Consultation Meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide guidance and training to Teacher Aide, Center Aide and Parent Volunteers as needed.
  • Participate in weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Associates Degree required.
  • Must have 24 ECE core units in Child Development/Early Childhood Education with a California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
  • At least one (1) year of experience working with children in a preschool classroom setting.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-04-19 View
Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that  provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start preschool services to eligible children ages 0-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children ages 3-5 years old with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Position Type: 1.0 FTE. Non-Exempt.

 

Reports to: Site Manager

 

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.

 

  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

 

  • Participate in case conference meetings with the Assistant Teacher and Family and Community Advocates to facilitate information sharing, goal setting, and action plans for each child.
  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in CCDC Consultation Meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit, plus
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children 3-5 years as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.

 

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

 

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

 

Application process: Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to: sabrina.dong@kaiming.org. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

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

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-04-19 View
Site Manager Kai Ming Head Start

Position Title: Site Manager

 

Classification: Full time and exempt

 

Report to: Program Director

 

Supervised positions: Lead Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aide, Center Aide, Custodian and Family Advocate.

 

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that  provides free full-day full-year; full-day part-year; or part-day part-year high quality early care and education services in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Site Manager, as the leader in the center, is responsible for implementing program policies and procedures, providing a high quality program, and for the overall operation of the entire center. The Site Manager requires the knowledge and expertise of an individual formally trained in early childhood development/education and curriculum with strong leadership, supervisory and management skills. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment by actively promoting community and comfort with difference. The Site Manager provides professional support to staff and coordinates all center functions to ensure that high quality services for children and their families are achieved. The center will be licensed under the Site Manager who is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and supervision of all children, center staff and volunteers while ensuring that all regulations and requirements for licensing are met and maintained. The Site Manager will have an understanding of the Head Start Performance Standards as well as the Head Start Act and see that the center is meeting these standards. Additionally, when applicable, he or she will see that all state preschool requirements are met. The Site Manager coordinates all of the activities of the center. She/He will also maintain a strong working relationship with the agency’s management team, center teaching team and families. The Site Manager is also responsible for performing the responsibilities of a Lead Teacher in the classroom.

 

Essential Duties:

 

I.          Supervision of Center

  • Ensure the Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act are achieved including program assessment and monitoring of services.
  • Ensure local, state and federal guidelines are met.
  • Ensure curriculum is inclusive and of high quality.
  • Schedule and conduct Center Meetings, Case Conferences, and consultation meetings which include:
    • Written agenda
    • Meeting minutes
    • Input from Center staff
  • Responsible for the completion of inventory at the center and ordering supplies and materials.
  • Establish a filing system easily accessible to staff.
  • Assign staff duties evenly and fairly and post them on staff bulletin board.
  • Establish a monthly calendar for the center.
  • Verify time sheets, petty cash forms and consultant tracking forms.
  • Coordinate field trips and special center events.
  • Responsible for covering/coordinating and assigning staff to cover duties due to staff absences.
  • Responsible for requesting repairs (in written format) to be made in the center.
  • Ensure that all required paperwork and/or reports are submitted in timely manner.
  • Other duties for smooth daily operations of the center.

 

II.         Lead of the Classroom Teaching Team

 

          Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

          Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

            Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

  Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

Supervision of Family Advocates

 

The Site Manager will supervise the Family Advocates, and will assist in ensuring that the following services are delivered:

  • Recruitment, enrollment, re-enrollment occur according to Family Advocate timeline.
  • Database review to ensure all documentation and forms are complete.
  • Parent meetings are planned and organized in a timely manner.
  • Policy Council reports are completed.
  • Non-federal contributions are met monthly as needed.
  • FPA are completed and case management occurs for all families.
  • ADA requirements are maintained at 85%.
  • Referrals are made to appropriate agencies. (i.e. G.E.D.  E.S.L.).
  • Database is monitored regularly or as needed to ensure accuracy.
  • Family Advocates follow up and documentations occur daily.
  • Attendance is monitored and reasons for absences are documented.
  • Ensure that community contacts are conducted and follow-through is done.
  • At least two home visits are completed annually on all families.
  • Refer to Family Advocate checklist/Time-line for specific details.
  • Maintain center parent information board and update it regularly.
  • Ensure all volunteers complete fingerprint clearance and health screening, TB and immunization records.
  • Assist with center check-in and provide health checks for late arrivals.
  • Serve as classroom back-up as needed.

 

  Staff

  • Participate in case conference meetings with the Assistant Teacher and Family and Community Advocates to facilitate information sharing, goal setting, and action plans for each child.
  • Participate in CCDC Consultation Meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.

 

III.        Professional Support

 

  • Perform as a team leader and develop team-thinking skills that include reflective thinking and critical evaluation to ensure compliance with all required regulations.
  • Intervene with suggestions and corrective measures when co-workers are displaying practices that are not appropriate.
  • Provide information and guidance to all teachers in the center.
  • Maintain the overall well being of all children in the center with an awareness of children’s varying abilities.
  • Supervise the teaching staff and evaluate their job performance according to agency policies and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of early childhood education practices.

 

IV.        Licensing

 

  • Ensure monthly fire and earthquake drills are conducted in each classroom at the Center.
  • Maintain a current emergency binder
  • Ensure current licensing postings
  • Maintain a safe environment throughout the Center, and ensure current inventory of emergency and First Aide supplies.
  • Ensure personnel files are maintained to meet all Community Care Licensing and Head Start requirements.
  • Update parent and staff bulletin boards with current information.
  • Complete and oversee state preschool documentation.
  • Ensure that the center meets all local, state and federal regulations and laws.
  • Create a disaster plan, floor plan for the entire Center, and ensure center staff walking through is conducted annually.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Program Director Permit, plus
  • At least three (3) years of experience working with children as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.
  • Master’s degree (MA) preferred.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

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

 

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

 

Application process: Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to: sabrina.dong@kaiming.org. Please no phone calls or walk-ins. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-04-19 View
Infant Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year high quality early care and education services in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt  

 

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards and State Regulations.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Associates Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field required. Bachelor’s degree (BA) preferred.
  • Must have a California Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children as a teacher in infant/toddler classroom setting.
  • Six (6) Infant/Toddler Units required.
  • PITC training highly desirable.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.
  • Ability to lift 10 to 30 pound and 50 lbs. occasionally.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

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

 

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

 

Application process: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to sabrina.dong@kaiming.org. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-04-19 View
Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that  provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start preschool services to eligible children ages 0-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children ages 3-5 years old with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Position Type: 1.0 FTE. Non-Exempt.

 

Reports to: Site Manager

 

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.

 

  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

 

  • Participate in case conference meetings with the Assistant Teacher and Family and Community Advocates to facilitate information sharing, goal setting, and action plans for each child.
  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in CCDC Consultation Meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit, plus
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children 3-5 years as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.

 

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

 

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

 

Application process: Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to: sabrina.dong@kaiming.org. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

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

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-04-19 View
Infant Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year high quality early care and education services in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt  

 

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards and State Regulations.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Associates Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field required. Bachelor’s degree (BA) preferred.
  • Must have a California Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children as a teacher in infant/toddler classroom setting.
  • Six (6) Infant/Toddler Units required.
  • PITC training highly desirable.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.
  • Ability to lift 10 to 30 pound and 50 lbs. occasionally.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

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

 

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

 

Application process: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to sabrina.dong@kaiming.org. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-04-19 View
FCCHEN Program manager 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:         FCCHEN Program Manager         

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:      Executive Director

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years, with the support of the California Department of Education and other funders. The 4C Council provides education, information, referrals, childcare payments, and family supportive services to over fifty thousand parents, children, early care and education providers each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition and Senior Wellness Services.

 

Position Summary:

The FCCHEN Program Manager reports to the 4 Council Executive Director.  The CFCC Program Manager is responsible for ensuring program components operate effectively and in compliance with all program contract regulations and standards. The manager is responsible for Budget operation. Directs the operations of all CFCC Child Development Coordinators staff to ensure all program services are provided in accordance with the Desired Results standards and the program’s State Funding Terms and Conditions regulations.  The manager provides staff support to implement services and convenes the Child Development Work team, the Parent Advisory Committee.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development and training of department      staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer services      to clients
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and discipline staff and successfully      enforce company policies and procedures
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines; learn and apply all      functions of the department
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and community needs
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all      agency matters.
  • Manager is responsible for the overall supervision of Child      Development program staff.  
  • Works with staff and providers and parents Committee to assure that      FCCHEN services meet the program goals, purpose   and Desired Results Standards for      children and families enrolled.
  • Ensuring the Child Development Program Manager and Coordinators  lead and/or facilitate in conjunction      with parents and Family child care providers an ongoing planning and      evaluation process to assure services are effective;
  • Managing the ongoing operations and assuring that feedback on      service effectiveness and quality is used to implement program services,      and staff professional development.      
  • Ensures training on the Desired Results Standards, and program      performance processes are implemented.
  • Supervises all staff in the planning and implementation of program,      Home Visits/Child Development DRDP processes and Parent Involvement,      parent PAC meetings, for the purpose of assuring program meet requirements      established by the State regulations.
  • Carries out Program Annual goals, policies, and program services      orientation designed to implement the FCCHEN program objectives / Goals      and performance standards.
  • Supervises and evaluates the CFCC Coordinator staff and monitors all      activities for compliance.
  • Writes performance evaluations; issues counseling forms/disciplinary      actions; handles employee complaints and grievances; recommends the      hiring, termination and promotion of staff. 
  • Attend Northern CA.  FCCHEN Association      Meeting.  
  • Monitors participation of Independent contracted family child care      providers to ensure quality assurance.
  • Assists in the distribution of resource materials , Books on child      development, parenting , and developmental milestones to enhance the      purpose of  program Desired Results
  • Assists in training in the program’s Desired Results System for      Parents and Providers  
  • Ensures compliance with state laws regarding the mandatory reporting      of child abuse and neglect.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in   Education Administration,  Business Administration, State of California Directors Permit, Child Development or Early childhood Education from accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) to Seven (7) years of progressive, increasingly complex management responsibilities. 
  • Direct experience in managing government funded program and working with families and communities.
  • Involvement in the community, state, regional, and national organization.
  • Computer skills; Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point.  
  • Ability to interact effectively with providers, parents, children,      staff and the public in a multi-ethnic environment.
  • Must have work experience in area that includes knowledge of the      Child

 

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and clear driving record.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to      facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other      off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
  • First Aid Certification
  • Must get required immunizations.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis screening results.

 

 

Language Skills: English Proficiency is required. Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.

San Jose, CA 95134 2018-04-18 View
Child Development Mentor 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:         Child Development Mentor

Salary:            Depending on Experience   

Reports to:      Education & School Readiness Supervisor

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Child Development Mentor provides administrative and technical oversight to the Family Child Care Home (FCC) partners. Child Development Mentor works closely with the FCC Partners ensuring and supporting quality infant toddler care giving, programming to meet Early Head Start performance standards and full implementation of FCCERS and Desired Results System of Accountability and continuous improvement. The Child Development Mentor provides educational/technical support to child care providers and facilitates the transition of children entering or leaving the FCC Partners to another program. The Child Development Mentor supports Family Child Care Home providers in parent conferencing and working with the early intervention community. 

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides educational assistance to the FCC partners to assure they meet Head Start Performance Standards and best practices 
  • Validate FCC Partners’ compliance with Community Care Licensing regulations and Head Start Performance Standards
  • Assists FCC Partner’s in providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum to Early Head Start children
  • Assists in developing goals that meet standards for the physical learning environment as follows: (a) in acquiring equipment and materials; (b) in organizing learning centers; (c) in room arrangement; (d) in daily schedules 
  • Assists FCC Partners in developing goals for assessment of children’s progress, including health and disabilities.  Assists providers in developing goals for family involvement.  Assists providers in developing goals for nutrition, including family style meals 
  • Makes announced and unannounced visits to each FCC Partner’s home twice a month
  • Provide on sight guidance, mentoring, coaching, training, and technical assistance to FCC Partners
  • Recommend and provide age appropriate equipment and materials to the FCC Partners
  • Maintains contact notes on visits to the FCC partners, including entering all contact correspondence and information into ChildPlus data system
  • Assists with collecting monthly attendance forms for reimbursement, including other forms as necessary. 
  • Assists with monthly training provided to FCC Partners
  • Assists FCC Partners in conducting periodic, developmental assessments of children (from birth through age three) using the DRDP for Infants/Toddlers, FCCERS and ASQ assessments to enhance the developmental potential of children 
  • Assists in the implementation of the Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos
  • Assists in the selection, preparation, and distribution of materials on child development, parenting, behavior, and developmental milestones to enhance the purpose of this program
  • Provides in-service training in the areas of child development, parenting, behavior, and developmental milestones to staff at the Early Head Start family childcare homes
  • Coordinates with the Early Head Start Multi-Disciplinary Team to develop treatment plans or referrals for Special Education services as needed 
  • Facilitates transition services between early care providers and preschool programs. 
  • Support FCC Partners to ensures compliance with Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations and mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect behavior
  • Implements practice-base coaching
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a      bachelor's in early childhood education or related field (1302.91(f)) with a Child      Development Associate (CDA) Credential
  • Child Development      Teacher Permit within six (6) months of hire
  • CPR/First Aid      Certification within three (3) months of hire
  • Must have knowledge and experience in areas that      include theories and principles of child development.
  • Have an understanding and knowledge of the Family      Child Care Home standards and Head Start Performance Standards and other      Early Head Start regulations.
  • Knowledge of community-based social service      organizations and agencies. 
  • Ability to interact effectively with Family Child      Care Home providers, parents, children, staff and the public in a      multi-ethnic environment.
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts.
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early      Head Start program preferred.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and clear driving record.
  • Required to travel within Santa Clara County      areas to facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and      other off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis      screening results.
  • Must complete certification training to      become Certified Passenger Seat Safety Technician within 1st year.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required.
  • Spanish Language Proficiency: Ability to hold an      adult-level conversation in Spanish is required.
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-04-18 View
Health and Safety Supervisor 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:         EHS Health and Safety Supervisor

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

                       

Reports to:     Early Head Start Director   

  

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 45 years. It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Interim EHS Health and Safety Supervisor reports to the EHS Program Director. This position supports the EHS Program Director in the oversight of the Early Head Start comprehensive services for: health, nutrition, disabilities, mental health, safety and safe Environments. The Interim EHS Health and Safety Supervisor also supports the director in providing supervision, guidance and leadership to the EHS staff, and directly supervises the Health Specialist and Health Assistant. The Interim EHS Health and Safety Supervisor will monitor all health, disability, nutrition, safety and safe environment systems to assure compliance with: Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Program Information Memorandums, applicable Title 5 Regulations for the State of California, and California Community Care Licensing Regulations (Title 22). The Interim EHS Health and Safety Supervisor will develop a working knowledge of all Head Start requirements, and will assure that 4C’s Early Head Start Program options meet and exceed all funding requirements. The Interim EHS Health and Safety Supervisor must have the skills and abilities relevant to human services program management, and is responsible for the planning and implementation of ongoing monitoring and program improvement.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, direction and supervision      for comprehensive services to all health content area staff
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development and training of department      staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer services      to clients
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and discipline staff and successfully      enforce company policies and procedures
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines; learn and apply all      functions of the department
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and community needs
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all      agency matters
  • Assures that health, disability, mental health,      nutrition and safety standards are met or exceeded
  • Compiles data analysis for reporting, and creates      program improvement plans
  • Works closely with a variety of community      organizations, and develops Memorandums of Understanding with community      partners, in the areas of health, disabilities, and mental health,      nutrition, and safety services.
  • Maintains documentation for delivery of all Early      Head Start health, disability, mental health, nutrition and safety systems
  • Reports to the Board of Directors and Policy      Council as necessary to assure compliance
  • Monitors and reports on services to children with      disabilities
  • Oversees Health Services Advisory Council’s      organization and annual meetings
  • Assists the EHS Director with the Training and      Technical Assistance budget and planning, as it relates to health, disabilities,      mental health, nutrition and safety
  • Conducts necessary meetings and trainings
  • Provides one-on-one training to 4C’s Child Care      Partners, as needed
  • Supervises staff, including: interviewing,      hiring, orientation, training, appraising and disciplining
  • Monitor staff activities, productivity, workload schedule,      assignment, delegation, and complete staff performance evaluations
  • Oversees day to day programmatic requirements,      for health, disabilities, mental health, nutrition and safety, and assures      that staff maintains appropriate security procedures while performing      duties off site 
  • Ensures that all records and statistics are      properly maintained, and ensures that reports are generated for compliance      and integrity with federal funding
  • Interprets Medical Data
  • Provides annual trainings on: Infectious Disease;      Blood Borne Pathogens, SID, Health, Hygiene, Sanitation, etc.
  • Oversees systems for medication administration      (as needed, i.e.: Nebulizer/ Diabetes)
  • Follow up through Health Systems Tracking, to      assure compliance
  • Follow up about physical exams or TB screening, as      needed
  • Conducts home visits to mothers with newborns      within two weeks of birth to assess if referrals are needed, to schedule appointments,      and to determine if an interventionist is needed for any mental health/      post-partum issues
  • Implements Head Start Performance Standard and      provides information to pregnant mothers
  • Attends all required meetings and trainings, including supervisory      trainings
  • Promotes and protects the full interest of the organization and      its services
  • Works collaboratively as a team with other supervisors and      management in all areas of the department, including in the absence of the      Program Manager
  • Communicates in a respectful manner and cooperates with diverse      families, various professionals and community groups
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • MS, BS, BA in family or pediatric health or related field or      combination of education and related experience totaling five years;      preference given to experience and/or education with early childhood population.
  • Experience working directly with children and      families of targeted population is preferred
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, which      reflects progressive responsibilities in: hiring, firing, training,      performance appraisal, conflict resolution, and disciplinary counseling
  • Demonstrated successful community organizing or      ethnic community outreach experience, is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience working in the field of: Early Childhood,      Health, Disabilities, Mental Health and Nutrition services, is preferred
  • Knowledge of general principals and standards in Health and Safety
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Excel, and word processing applications
  • Experience working in a Head Start or Early Head Start program, is preferred
  • Knowledge of office management and organization skills and techniques
  • Competent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point. 
  • Prior successful professional experience in      providing confidential, administrative support.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  •  
  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and a clear driving record.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to      facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other      off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
  • Preferred an up-to-date California State Nursing      License.
  • First Aid Certification.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis      screening results.
  • On-going professional development      through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required. Bilingual      Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-04-18 View
Home Base Visitor Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Home Base Visitor provides home-based services to Early Head Start families. This position promotes child development, family development, community building and staff development via home-based and center-based programs; works collaboratively with other program areas by providing direct services to families and their children, as well as technical assistance to other staff.

Qualifications & Experience

Education:  Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development or related filed is required and a California Child Development Center or Child Development Teacher Permit is required.  

Experience: One (1) year of experience working in child development and early childhood education programs with infants, toddlers, or young children is required. Some experience working in a Head Start/Early Head  Start program is highly desirable.

 

For more information, visit http://plazadelaraza.info/careers/jobs/

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2018-04-17 View
Mentor Coach Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

 Summary of Duties

The Mentor Coach assists and/or develops and updates classroom programs & procedures for the instructional outcomes, curriculum implementation, child assessment and cultural and linguistic responsiveness. The Mentor Coach will support/guide teachers and site supervisors in sustaining safe, nurturing, joyful and inspiring learning environments for children. 

Qualifications & Experience

Education:  Baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, child development or a related field is required. Must be CLASS certified and maintain reliability on an annual basis. 

Experience: Three (3) years of work experience in a Head Start program with demonstrated leadership skills and abilities is required.

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2018-04-17 View
Classroom Aide Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

The Classroom Aide is responsible for assisting the Teacher, Assistant Teacher and/or Site Supervisor in providing child development services to children and provide additional support to education staff in the absence of a co-worker.

Education

High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent and completion of at least 12 units in child development, early childhood education or related field is required.  A Child Development Assistant Teacher Permit and a valid CPR/First Aid certification is required.

Experience

One (1) year experience working or volunteering with children under the age of 5 years is required.

For detailed information about this position you may review the job announcement on the Jobs section at plazadelaraza.info.

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2018-04-17 View
Human Resources Officer Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Human Resource Officer will provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction in designing and driving all Plaza de la Raza Human Resources programs, focused on attracting and maintaining a highly competent, engaged workforce while supporting the agency's mission, values, and strategic plan as well as ensuring that the agency and schools are in compliance with all labor laws, contractual and other regulatory requirements. The Human Resource Officer, who reports directly to the Executive Director, will oversee effective execution of agency-wide recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, compensation and benefits, organizational and professional development; performance management and succession planning, change management, and will function as an equally capable strategic and hands on partner to the Executive team in the overall management of the Plaza de la Raza workforce.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

Education - Bachelor's degree with a major in the field of Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management or related field is preferred. Master's degree in Human Resources and/or certification as a Human Resources Professional is highly desirable.

Experience - Minimum of six (6) years of progressive more responsible experience in Human Resources Management; two (2) years of supervisory experience within a large company of no less than 300 employees.

 

 

City of Industry, CA 90660 2018-04-17 View
Substitute Assistant Teacher II Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES 

Assists in planning and implementing the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom. Assists in daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum. Assists and provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program.  Assists with parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year. Assist with records pertinent to individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security. Assists and provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children. Assists and implements CLASS and School Readiness measures. Assist, prepares and maintains necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities. 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS 

Education: Associate’s degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field. Minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) accredited units.          

Experience: Two years in a licensed child care center serving children under 5 years old. 
 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:   

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9  form.   

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work require; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray, and proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).   

Fingerprint Clearances: 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.

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.         

Must have a valid State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Center Permit.   
 
Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment. 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES 

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr., Ste. 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org 

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department: 

1. Employment Application – with original signature  

2. Cover letter 

3. Resume 

4. Copy(ies) of Degrees 

5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts 

6. Letters of Recommendation 

7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

Los Angeles County, CA 91731 2018-04-17 View
Human Resources Officer I Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

Oversees Human Resources projects and programs related to employment, classification, compensation, benefits, performance appraisal, training and development, personnel research, employee relations, labor relations, EEO compliance and personnel policies and procedures. Manages the work of administrative support staff. Coaches and counsels department managers regarding personnel policies. Negotiates, develops, and/or interprets labor contracts, human resources policies and procedures, and Personnel Employee Handbook. Negotiates benefit plans and rate increases with brokers and insurance providers. Coordinates staff and management training based on employee development needs.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Education: Bachelor's degree in personnel management, business administration, human resources, or related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Experience: Minimum of five year's experience in personnel/human resources administration, including labor relations and negotiation, three years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity associated with educational, social services, and family development programs that are related to Head Start and Early Head Start services.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated skills and abilities for implementing, coordinating and oversight of human resources activities related to staffing retention and recruitment, fringe benefits, workplace safety compliance, employee leave administration, professional development and training.
  • Concepts and applications of benefits management, payroll, human resources information systems, employee relations, labor relations, and employee communications
  • Familiarity with Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations and mandates set forth in the Head Start Act and Head Start Performance Standards related to Human Resources

Special Requirements

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • Eligibility to Work:All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.
  • Medical Examination:Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. and proof of the following immunizations; Influenza, Pertussis (TDAP), and Measles (MMR)
  • Fingerprint Clearances: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.
  • Other Special Requirement:Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver's license, or have available transportation

Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Application Procedures

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from the Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Drive, Suite 100 El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website: www.foundationheadstart.org

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above by mail or in person- in c/o Human Resources Department:

  1. Employment Application with original signature
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte, CA 91731 2018-04-17 View
Assistant Teacher II Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES 

Assists in planning and implementing the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Assists in daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum. Assists and provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program. Assists with parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year. Assist with records pertinent to individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.

Assists and provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children. Assists and implements CLASS and School Readiness measures. Assist, prepares and maintains necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities.    

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS 

Education: Associate’s degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field. Minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) accredited units.          

Experience: Two years in a licensed child care center serving children under 5 years old. 
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9  form.   

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work require; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray, and proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).   

Fingerprint Clearances: 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.

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.         

Must have a valid State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Center Permit.   

Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment. 

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr., Ste. 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org


Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department:
1. Employment Application – with original signature 
2. Cover letter
3. Resume
4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
6. Letters of Recommendation
7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

Los Angeles County, CA 91731 2018-04-17 View
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