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HOME VISITOR II & III NEIGBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Basic Job Assignment:

Location: Various sites thorough out San Diego

POSITION PURPOSE:

Under the general supervision of the site supervisor, provides comprehensive, individualized educational, social and health services to children and their families and provides a planned program of activities which enhance the parent's ability to serve as the primary educator in their child's development.


Employment Requirements:

DESIRED MINMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations relative to Head Start/child care operations;
  • Working knowledge of adult learning concepts and child development theories/strategies and community resources.

Ability to:

  • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions, develop and implement program plans;
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing job demands;
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to diverse client populations.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public primarily in English. The ability to speak a second language is desirable.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Certification in Pediatric First Aide/ CPR and food handling must be met within 90 days of employment. Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (fingerprints, TB, physical, and immunizations).


Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is a:

Child Development Teacher’s Permit or 24 units of Child Development/Early Childhood Education (CD/ECE) plus one (1) year of experience in a program that emphasizes the parent’s role in the child’s development. Experience working with low-income families and in working with persons of varied experiences and ethnic backgrounds required.

The training and experience listed above is required of all Home Visitors in addition to the specific educational requirements listed below based on the Home Visitor position level:

 

Home Visitor II –  An Associate’s degreein Child Development, Social Work, or a related field or unit’s equivalent to an Associate’s degree if working towards Bachelor’s degree.

 

Home Visitor III –   A Bachelor’sdegree in Child Development, Social Work, or related field.

 

For Early Head Start Home Visitor I, II, or III – A minimum of three (3) units of demonstrated coursework with Infants and Toddlers.


Example of Major Functions:

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Assists in the design and delivery of early childhood education program;
  • Collaborates with parents in providing individualized education program for children in home-based option;
  • Ensures that the curriculum meets the children’s unique needs;
  • Provides for parent education and involvement in planning and decision-making regarding the education of the child;
  • Connects children and families with community-based resources that meet their unique needs;
  • Maintains student data and prepare reports;
  • Administers developmentally appropriate assessments for each child;
  • Provides training for parents to assist them in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to become the primary teacher of their own children and to become self-sufficient;
  • Screens family applications for income qualifications and eligibility requirements;
  • Facilitates parent involvement;
  • Coordinates field trips to provide enrichment for children;
  • Assists parents in ensuring that a safe, orderly learning environment is maintained in the home;
  • Assists families in developing knowledge and skills in health and nutrition;
  • Assists with recruitment of families for home-based program;
  • Conducts parent meetings;
  • Conducts weekly home visits to assigned families;
  • Provides transportation services for children and families as needed;
  • Recruits families for the Head Start Program as required by Performance Standards;
  • Prepares monthly school activity and annual theme calendars; processes applications for supplementary services to families;
  • Assists in mainstreaming children with special needs.

 

 

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Family Service Advocate NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Basic Job Assignment:

Location:
Area 3:  2820 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108

Under the direction of a Family Service Supervisor or designee, performs a wide variety of duties in support of the Head Start Program goals and objectives by establishing and maintaining positive relationships with children’s families to encourage participation in and increase their awareness and use of supportive services; serves as an advocate for program children and their families; has a caseload of forty to sixty children’s files; and performs related work as required.



Employment Requirements:

        Knowledge of: 

  • Modern theories, methods and practices of social services, emotional and/or physical health needs of families with culturally diverse backgrounds;

  • Federal, state, and local laws and regulations applicable to the Head Start Program and the assigned areas of responsibility and expertise;

  • Head Start Program Performance Standards;

  • Local community resources;

  • Goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the NHA Head Start Program;

  • Recordkeeping and filing practices and procedures;

  • Basic counseling theories and practices.

 

        Ability to:

  • Build strong, healthy relationships with diverse families utilizing a strengths-based, family-centered exosystemic framework to elicit positive goal-oriented change;

  • Use self-awareness and reflection to inform the delivery of high quality family services;

  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of assigned responsibility; 

  • Interpret, apply, explain and reach sound decisions in accordance with Program regulations, policies and procedures;

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing;

  • Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials;

  • Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy and judgment in dealing with volunteers, parents and staff;

  • Organize and maintain documentation;

  • Be a team player and demonstrate flexibility.

Qualifications:

Typical ways to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above are an Associate’s Degree in Child Development, Early Child Development, Social Services or a closely related Human Services field (preferred); Three  (3) years of experience providing direct services to low-income children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds.

 

Licenses, Certifications & Special Requirements:

Certification in pediatric first aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of employment. Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center (fingerprints, TB, physical, immunizations). Required within eighteen (18) months of hire, a minimum of a credential or certification in, social work, human services, family services, counseling or related field.


Example of Major Functions:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Acts as a resource and provides and/or makes referrals for necessary services;

  • Informs, educates and distributes information and literature to parents regarding health, social and other services that are available;

  • Establishes and maintains supportive relationships with Head Start families; engages families to co-develop a Family Partnership Agreement;

  • Makes family home visits to conjointly discuss and assess family needs;

  • Develops and implements family case management models in support of Head Start goals and objectives;

  • Documents activities and performs various other administrative duties;

  • Maintains complete and current files and records pertaining to activities;

  • Prepares regular and special status reports;

  • Monitors records and reports prepared by other staff;

  • Works with center staff to promote parent involvement and advocacy; 

  • Participates in the preparation and attends parent advisory committee meetings;

  • Assists with the obtainment of complete medical/health history records of enrolled children;

  • Enters data of support services into an automated tracking system;

  • Acts as liaison with local community organizations to provide resources to children and their families;

  • Ensures center compliance with health, social services and parent involvement requirements of the Head Start Program’s Performance Standards;

  • Assists in the general operation of site;  

  • Enters health, social services, and family partnership goals on PROMIS;

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

San Diego , CA 92113 2020-06-30 View
Registered Nurse Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

    POST

Employment Opportunity –RN CONSULTANT Part-Time

 

                                                                                       

 

Position Title:                 RN CONSULTANT

Reports To:                     Health/Nutrition Coordinator

Department:                   Health Services

Employment Status:     CONSULTANT

Work Location:             Foundation for ECE Main Office & Sites

Site addresses available on our website http://www.foundationheadstart.org/

 

Rate of compensation per hour to be determined based on qualifications of education and experience.

 

Contract to be issued for up to $30,000 per year.

 

 

 SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Health/Nutrition Coordinator, the RN Consultant will be responsible for the following work:

  • Review health records and make determination of children’s health status within the required timeline
  • Process and create care plans for children requiring medication or special orders per doctors’ orders
  • Follow-up with parents and health care providers regarding an individualized health plan for continuing health care as necessary
  • Provide health related education to staff and parents as needed
  • Provide trainings including, but not limited to medication administration, health and safety procedures, blood borne pathogens and communicable diseases
  • Ability to complete tasks by due date to ensure compliance with regulations/requirements and any additional duties as assigned by the Health/Nutrition Coordinator.  
  • Complete TB  assessments as needed for children
  • Assist with RN interns as needed
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

 

Education: Registered Nurse from an accredited nursing school; registered BSN preferred.

 

Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience in school setting or related, preferably working with 0-5 year old children in a Head Start setting. Working with low-income and disadvantaged families is a plus.

           

Skills:

  • Strong computer skills, with experience working on a data base system, preferably Child Plus
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish Preferred
  • Strong communication skills

 

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 and must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. 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), Child Abuse Central Index, and Megan’s law 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.

  • Proof of Liability Insurance
  • Proof of RN License
  • Proof of Degree                                    

 

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.

 

 VI.         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, 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 – in c/o Human Resources Department:

 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature
  2. Resume
  3. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte , CA 91731 2020-06-30 View
ASSOCIATE TEACHER (HEAD START) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Site Locations:

Area 1
K Love:  2230 East Jewett, SanDiego, CA 92111

Balboa Lutheran:  7250 Eckstrom Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
City College: 1601 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101
STEM:  808 W Cedar Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Area 2
First Step:  804 San Pasqual St. San Diego, CA 92113


Area 3
Home Avenue:  4111 Home Ave. Suite F San Diego, CA 92105

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, and when appropriate, under the guidance of a master teacher and/or teacher, assists in the instruction of preschool children. Adheres to the core values of the Agency; NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Practitioners and Professional Practice; Head Start Performance Standards; and required Head Start competencies.
The Head Start Associate Teacher works primarily with children ages 3-5 years.


Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid understanding of appropriate child development theories and practices; has the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with staff, managers, clients/ participants, and individuals of varying levels outside of the organization; has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, employees, parents, and others encountered in the course of work; has the demonstrated ability and skills to create and maintain a safe learning environment for children and others; is willing to work effectively with parents, families, and childcare providers and be sensitive to the needs of culturally and ethnically diverse groups; has the demonstrated skills and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public; is well organized and is able to plan and prepare in a thorough fashion; and has demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

 


Qualifications:

  • A minimum of twelve (12) units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development is required and an unofficial copy of transcripts must be attached to the employment application;  AND
  • Associate Teacher Permit required and a copy of the permit must be attached to the employment application;  AND
  • A minimum of at least six (6) months experience in a licensed preschool facility;
  • Current Certification in CPR/ Pediatric First Aid or the ability to obtain within the first 90 days of employment required;
  • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center including fingerprints, TB, and physical examination as well as provide proof of immunity to measles and pertussis, and must obtain an influenza vaccination, or provide a medical exemption;
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development preferred;


Example of Major Functions:

  • Assist in developing weekly lesson plans which integrate activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddler children, reflect an integrated Early Head Start curriculum and philosophy, and comply with the Performance Standards;
  • Recruits families for the Program as required by Performance Standards;
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a safe and pleasing environment for the children which facilitates their ability to grow physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually;
  • Assist in screening each child using appropriate assessment tools, and apply the requisite knowledge and skills in translating those assessments into appropriate lesson plans to meet the needs of each child;
  • Assist in developing Individual Education Plans for children with special needs;
  • Assist in preparing monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, in-kind, CACFP meal count, fluoride tracking, health and safety checklist, etc.
  • Complete forms such as writing anecdotal notes/observations, Home Visit, Parent/Teacher Conference, Classroom Meeting, training reports and agendas, Ouch Reports, Parent Engagement Permission Slips, and milestones.
  • Assist in ensuring that daily hygiene needs are met by modeling such routines as tooth brushing, hand washing, use of the bathroom, and meal times;
  • Assist in ensuring the safety of the classroom as well as the outdoor playground;
  • Provide emotional support and encourage high self-esteem in the children;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

 

San Diego, CA 92111 2020-06-30 View
TEACHER II & III (HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Site Locations:


Area 1
:  Karen D. Love:  2230 East Jewett, San Diego, CA 92111

Area 3:  Altadena:  3770 Altadena Ave. San Diego, CA 92105
Home Ave:  4111 Home Avenue, San Diego, CA 92105

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and/or Assistant Site Supervisor the teacher leads a classroom of toddler children.  Adheres to the core values of the Agency; NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Practitioners and Professional Practice; Head Start Performance Standards; and required Head Start competencies.


Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid understanding of appropriate child development theories and practices; the ability to communicate effectively with staff, managers, clients/ participants, and individuals of varying levels outside of the organization; establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, employees, parents, and others encountered in the course of work; create and maintain a safe learning environment for children and others; To work effectively with parents, families, and childcare providers and be sensitive to the needs of culturally and ethnically diverse groups; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public; is well organized and is able to plan and prepare in a thorough fashion; has excellent written communication skills; and has demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.


Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associate degree from an accredited college or university; AND
  • Early Child Development Teacher Permit or higher; AND
  • Completed a course of 3 units of infants in toddlers (a grade C or better); AND
  • At least (1) one-year experience in a licensed Child Development infant/toddler setting; AND
  • Current Certification in pediatric first aid and CPR or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment;
  • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center (fingerprints, TB, physical) as well as provide proof of immunity to measles and pertussis, and must obtain an influenza vaccination, or provide a medical exemption.


Example of Major Functions:

  • Develops and implements weekly lesson plans for Toddler children;
  • Interacts and socializes with children;
  • Provides a safe, nurturing, and pleasing environment for the children;
  • Screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/ assessment tools;
  • Develops individualized educational plans for each child based on developmental assessments;
  • Identifies and refers children with special needs;
  • Ensures that child care routines are carried out in manner that is prompt, hygienic and consistent with good child development principles including routines related to bathroom use, diapering change, hand washing, tooth brushing, eating and transitioning between activities;
  • Completes daily health check; ensures the safety of the children through continuous supervision,
  • Effective arrangement of space, proper maintenance of equipment, regular practice of fire drills and other emergency procedures; operates the classroom in compliance with all child care licensing standards;
  • Completes daily anecdotal notes, observations, work samples and gathers information to create a portfolio for each child.
  • Conducts home visits, parent teacher conferences, and inputs on PROMIS system and progress notes on child’s file.
  • Integrates activities that are developmentally appropriate for toddler children and that reflect the NHA Child Development Program, Early Head Start curriculum and philosophy, and comply with the Performance Standards and Title 5 Education Code;
  • Supervises outdoor play environment and parent engagement events;
  • Provides emotional support and encourages high self-esteem in the children and parents;
  • Maintains written documentation on each child;
  • In compliance with requirements for confidentiality; prepares monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, in-kind, CACFP meal count; participates in cross-component tasks; works with community resources to identify child/family needs and refers to proper resources for assistance; supervises and participates in the evaluation of Associate Teachers, parents, volunteers and other classroom aides;
  • Must have computer skills;
  • Communicate effectively both oral and written;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

San Diego , CA 92111 2020-06-30 View
Family Engagement Manager Sierra Cascade Family Opp

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT MANAGER for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities.  $30.07-31.79, depending upon qualifications, including benefits.  40 hrs/wk, 50 wks/yr.  Responsible for overall implementation and supervision of the Family and Community Engagement service area, and training of staff in this area.  Promote good public relations and act as an advocate for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities.  Qualifications:  BA in Human Development, Social Service or related field, including 24 ECE units, and minimum of 2 years supervisory experience.  Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made.  Application, resumes and transcripts must be received by 5:00pm on 7/10/2020.  Send to Brenda Poteete, 65 N. Union St, Susanville, CA  96130.  EOE

Susanville , CA 96130 2020-06-29 View
Associate Teacher EHS (Floater) Willits, CA North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED TO APPLY

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities

Apply Soon (Open Until Filled) 

Associate Teacher EHS (Floater) - Willits, CA

Salary: $ 14.58 - $ 18.24/hr DOQ  EOE

For full job description details & required employment application form go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs  or 707-467-3200 ext 331 or 302

Willits, cA, CA 95490 2020-06-26 View
EHS Lead Teacher (2-Year Old Classroom) Crystal Stairs, Inc

HS/EHS Lead Teacher-L.A.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- LEAD TEACHER

 

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Have you been searching for opportunities that will not only utilize your best skills, but also allow you to positively impact your community? Than you just might be the person we’re looking for!

 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Head Start & Early Head Start Lead Teacher to join one of our rapidly growing Southern California locations. A successful HS/EHS Lead Teacher is a creative organizer and thinker who is passionate about designing and facilitating interactive learning and development experiences, such as: read-alouds, classroom rituals, hands-on art-making, and math games. This also includes a strong knowledge of classroom evaluation practices (ECERS), assessment tools (DRDP's) and a clear knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

 

Your Passion at Work

  1. Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; develop a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  2. Design and implement the daily classroom program based on a creative curriculum in alignment with the HS/EHS Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  3. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  4. Plan and implement activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs
  5. Creates and maintains a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children’s learning.
  6. Provide Diaper Changing/Potty Training for individual children on an as needed basis. 
  7. Perform home visits on a regular basis

The Skills You Possess

  • Passionate about our cause with an incredible work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Possesses a willingness to try new strategies, including approaches to lesson plans, pedagogy, and classroom management.
  • Proactive problem-solver

Education and Experience

Head Start-

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above
  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

Early Head Start-

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units PLUS 6 Infant/Toddler Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above
  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Paid Legal Services
  • PTO & Generous Holiday Break
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90061 2020-06-23 View
EHS Teacher Assistant (2-Year Old Classroom) Crystal Stairs, Inc.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- TEACHER ASSISTANT

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Have you been searching for opportunities that will not only utilize your best skills, but also allow you to positively impact your community? Than you just might be the person we’re looking for!

 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Head Start & Early Head Teacher Assistant to join one of our rapidly growing Southern California locations. A successful HS/EHS TA is attentive, helpful, and focused on assisting the Lead Teacher with classroom operations including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

 

Your Passion at Work

  1. Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; help implement plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  2. Assists with child assessment including the developmental screening, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities
  3. Assists with inspection of facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills
  4. Helps create and maintain a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children’s learning.
  5. Assists with home visits as needed.

 

The Skills You Possess

  • Passionate about our cause with an incredible work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Willingness to be trained and support others
  • Proactive problem-solver

 

Education and Experience

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

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 40,000 children each year.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-06-23 View
Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc.

 

Associate Teacher

Location: Los Angeles & Compton areas

SUMMARY:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Assists with and in the absence of the Lead Teacher design and plan the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations; assists with the development of individual education plans for each child.
  2. Completes a percentage of Child Files including child assessment for designated group of preschool children including implementing the developmental and behavioral screenings, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Transitional Plans, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities, and use of child outcomes and school readiness reports to develop the child's educational plan.
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills, including the ability to communicate in and further the child's familiarity with his/her dominant language.
  4. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools such as the CLASS; helps create improvement action plans and follow through with corrections based on findings.
  5. Provides opportunities for children to use their creative abilities, and to explore and experiment with a variety of media through art, music, drama in all aspects of the program; helps each child develop a sense of awareness and self-esteem; and helps each child to accept and express his/her feelings.
  6. Helps maintains a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; works to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  7. Inspects facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills.
  8. Supervises children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care. Actively implement the Active Supervision Principals.
  9. Helps create and maintain a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children's learning.
  10. Plans and implements activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.
  11. Engages parents in participating in educational activities in the classroom and in their homes and developing lesson plans to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development In addition to conducting Home Visits and Parent Conferences.
  12. Communicates with others verbally and in writing; participates in parent education programs, including orientation, child development, curriculum, and parent meeting/workshops as needed; works effectively in a bilingual, diverse cultural setting.
  13. Responsible for the care and organization of all supplies and materials in the classroom; performs any other duties as assigned.
  14. Administer medication to children with an Individual Health Plan.
  15. Kitchen duties as assigned.
  16. Provide Diaper Changes/Potty Training for individual children on an as needed basis.
  17. Performs home visits as needed.
  18. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  19. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  20. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  21. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  22. May be assigned to transfer at anytime to various sites and classrooms based on program need.
  23. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

1) Associates or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.

2) Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above; or provide original "Verification of Completion Form (41-CDP1)" completed by an approve VOC agency.

*The 41-CDP1 form must be completed by an authorized representative of a California community college or four-year college or university approved by the Commission to verify completion of requirements for Child Development Teaching Permits.

 

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, ages 2-5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural and ethnically diverse community or, 50 days of three plus hours per day, within a year.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus between source documents and the computer monitor.  The employee works in a normal office environment where the noise level is usually moderate to loud.    Travel by car, bus, train, or airplane as required by conference attendance, etc. where in some cases overnight travel may occur. Some exposure to communicable diseases is possible when working in office or classroom environment.  Evening and weekend may be required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.  Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.

 

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-06-23 View
Program Aide MAAC

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

DEFINITION – Program Aide In Training_________________________________________________________

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Program Aide

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

Program Aide In Training

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-06-23 View
Enrollment & Recruitment Specialist (ERSEA) Crystal Stairs, Inc

Head Start - Enrollment & Recruitment Specialist

(Enrollment, Recruitment, Selection, Eligibility, Attendance)

Location: Inglewood Corridor, Hawthorne, Lennox Area

What We're Looking For:

We are looking for an Enrollment & Recruitment Specialist who is responsible for monitoring recruiting, eligibility, selection, enrollment and attendance system implementation for Crystal Stairs, Inc. Head Start and State Pre-School centers . These duties are to be performed according to  the Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures. 

The ideal candidate will support in the following ways:

 

  1. Maintains a monitoring system and procedures, determining the eligibility of children of the assigned sites
  2. Ensures that no more than 10 percent come from families that exceed the low-income guidelines, and that at least 10 percent of those served are children with disabilities within the assigned sites service area
  3. Maintains a system to assure that the funded enrollment levels are continuously monitored and maintained in the assigned sites of the program
  4. Ensures that recruitment involves those families that are most in need of Head Start services, including previously underserved populations in the assigned service area
  5. Ensures that the selection of children and families is based on current enrollment criteria
  6. Maintains a waiting list for the assigned sites to facilitate the filling of vacancies as they occur
  7. Analyzes and reports on enrollment data that can/will be utilized for future ERSEA planning within the service area
  8. Analyzes the causes of absenteeism, and when average daily attendance falls below 85 percent, activates an action/improvement plan in concert with center services staff
  9. Implements a monitoring methodology that will ensure that the assigned sites will meet their overall enrollment, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance services goals and requirements
  10. Other duties as assigned.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in the field of Business Administration, or a related field preferred or equivalent work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in a preschool program. Must have a working knowledge of various computer programs including Microsoft Word, and Excel. Excellent computer skills required. Experience in statistical analysis and working with social services or related community activities preferred.
  • Ability to stay current of Head Start and other applicable regulations/compliance requirements and process timely updates on program procedures and ensure application as directed.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before groups of individuals
  • Ability to accept, reflect and act upon feedback.
  • Must facilitate and model respectful, professional communication and teamwork, demonstrating a positive attitude.
  • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  • Ability to develop warm, open relationship with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to promote Head Start to children, families, co-workers and community.
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff and parents.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, work independently and follow through with project completion.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, family involvement and ERSEA.
  • Knowledge of Community Care Licensing and California Child Care requirements.
  • Knowledge of administrative basics.

 

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and immunization clearances.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-06-23 View
HS/EHS Site Supervisor Crystal Stairs, Inc

Site Supervisor

 

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a Site Supervisor, under the direction of the Early Childhood Education Coordinator that is responsible for supervision and oversight of the operations of one Head Start center, assuring regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations; communicating with parents and community; supervision, monitoring and training of all Center staff; monitoring compliance in all aspects of Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing, and State of California Preschool program regulations. The ideal candidate will support and coordinate program services in the following areas:

A.    Program Administration and Coordination

    1. Ensures timely communication of pertinent data from Head Start, Child Care Licensing and other regulatory entities and acts as a liaison to inform all governing bodies of issues in the field.
    2. Assists Program Managers in implementing their practices and requirements to meet Head Start Performance standards and guidelines.
    3. Assists in the implementation of seamless, integrated services for children and families by adhering to program specific work plans, policies and procedures.
    4. Supervises the Lead Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Substitute Teachers, Home Educators, of the assigned center

B.    Recordkeeping & Fiscal

  1. Monitors all documentation for the center, data and files and ensures utmost confidentiality of information. Includes employees on-site file requirement, time sheets, sign-in sheets, training documents, children’s files, supply inventory, and in-kind.
  2. Verbal and/or written reports on an as needed basis.
  3. Monitoring of staff attendance including the verification of accuracy.

C. Supervision and Training

  1. Ensures that all center staff has appropriate training and technical assistance.
  2. Provide leadership, professional development, and coaching to center employees.
  3. Staff meetings, trainings and Family Nights and Parent Committees for parents and staff, arranging for staff and parents to implement these activities and maintaining minutes, sign in sheets, in-kind forms, training logs, etc.
  4. Supervision and evaluation of assigned staff at the center.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Masters degree preferred. 
  • Must have Child Development Program Director Permit.  CLASS certification preferred.
  • Successfully completed and maintain Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Minimum of two (2) years administrative experience in a child development program is required.
  • Must have strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills; experience in conflict resolution.

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and TB clearance.

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
Los Angeles, , CA 90056 2020-06-23 View
HS - Family Services Associate Crystal Stairs, Inc

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a Family Services Associate who supports Head Start families in making choices and decisions, and taking actions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members; creates opportunities for meaningful family engagement with Head Start for all families, uses a case management approach to share information with families regarding resources, program options, sources of professional and parental support, and ways of accessing resources within the community; recruits Head Start children, and links families with services such as health, disabilities, nutrition, social services/mental health, and family engagement services. The ideal candidate will support and coordinate program services in the following areas:

 

  1. Implements the family needs assessment process, consolidates the results, develops appropriate recommendations in response to the expressed needs of families.
  2. Conducts informational workshops, training programs, forums or seminars and initiates collaborative ventures with external social service agencies for children and families. 
  3. Networks with key community organizations and agencies to provide parent training in developing life skills, including parenting, income generation/entrepreneurship, improvement of communication skills, literacy, mental and physical health care, financial planning, and resolving conflicts or violence. 
  4. Recommends specific procedures for responding to emergency needs of families, works with existing community agencies and resources to design and implement an effective emergency needs response system.
  5. Identifies and explores cooperative relationships community resources and agencies that provide employment/job skills training, job placement, on-the-job training opportunities, apprenticeships, and job preparation activities.
  6. Coordinates with center staff to integrate family partnership/engagement goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • BA/ BS degree or AA/ AS degree in social work, human services, liberal studies or related field required. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office computer skills required.
  • Successfully completes and maintains Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, staffing and program options as well as services to children with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of social service delivery, community resources, requirements and procedures.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. 
  • Must meet State health requirements, including immunization clearances. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-06-23 View
Lead Teacher I MAAC

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

Lead Teacher I:

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

Lead Teacher II:

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

Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-06-23 View
Associate Teacher MAAC

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

 

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

1st Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

2nd Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

AND

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-06-23 View
Lead Teacher I Early Head Start MAAC

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

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, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

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, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.
  • Completion of supervised student teaching OR experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher and 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. 
  • 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.

Review full job description and apply online.

Multiple Locations, CA 92069 2020-06-23 View
Head Start - Handyperson / Maintenance Worker Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Head Start - Handyperson/Maintenance Worker

Location: South Los Angeles & Compton

 

 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Handyperson/Maintenance Worker to support our Head Start Program. This position is responsible for ensuring functional facilities by ensuring maintenance activities as well as repair activities are implemented including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping, and grounds keeping when professional licensure is not required. The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Completes and assures minor plumbing, painting, carpentry and electrical repairs or repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required
  2. Assists and ensures routine maintenance is carried out such as replacing light bulbs, and maintaining equipment used in the course of work
  3. Completes and ensures outdoor tasks such as sweeping steps, porches and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees are carried out
  4. Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to Supervisor
  5. Power washing of buildings, walkways, floors, playground equipment, etc.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, painting and other light facility maintenance.
  • Knowledge of equipment operations, tools, and terms used in building maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety and building code requirements related to Head Start facilities within first month on the job, including but is not restricted to, OSHA and MSOS chemical inventory, etc.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of previous maintenance or handyperson experience preferred.
  • Two (2) years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance, facilities management, or transportation systems is required.
  • Relevant training from a vocational training organization may be substituted for work experience.

 

Special Requirements

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.
  • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 

Total Package of Benefits

 

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-06-23 View
Area Manager MAAC

Under general direction, is responsible for the direct supervision of Center Directors in assigned areas for MAAC’s Child Development Program (CDP). Manages, oversees, organizes, supervises and monitors Head Start and Early Head Start (EHS) and State Blended program options, monitors and ensures center compliance with Title 22 state licensing requirements, Quality Preschool Initiative (QPI) requirements, state and federal performance standards, Head Start/EHS service area plans and policies and procedures.  The incumbent will also ensure compliance with human resources policies and procedures and labor contract provisions, and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Area Manager is responsible for managing and participating in the work of staff engaged in providing Head Start, Early Head Start, State Preschool, QPI and other educational child development services that enhance the MAAC CDP/Head Start’s mission and program functions, procedures and processes.  The incumbent coordinates with program and MAAC supervisory and management staff; provides daily operational guidance and oversight to center directors and works with staff to ensure appropriate support for all CDP programs and functions as well as effective, efficient and safe working environments.  The Area Manager is distinguished from other CDP Program Managers in that the latter class manages, supervises and integrates activities and programs of an assigned service area in education, social services, health services, disabilities/special needs, mental health and parent involvement.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited college or university in Child Development, Human Resources Management, or a closely related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible and successful management and/or supervisory experience in a child development leadership position
  • A Child Development Permit at the Program Director level
  • Experience with State and Head Start programs management/development preferred 
  • Bilingual abilities (English/Spanish) desirable

AND

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

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

 

Vista, CA 92084 2020-06-23 View
Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) Supervisor Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County
Position Summary:
Responsible for supervision of eligibility staff, both directly and indirectly to ensure that the integrity, compliance, monitoring, and operations of program eligibility and its staff which includes eligibility for California Department of Education (CDE) Funds (CCTR,CMIG, & CSPP),Head Start and Early Head Start, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start are in compliance. The Program Eligibility & Contracts Supervisor trains and assists staff with initial and continuing eligibility determinations for state and federally funded programs and oversees the CDE contract earnings administered by the CDE. Supports CAPSLO’s mission by working directly with Program Directors and Managers ensuring that the CFS programs are properly run by ensuring eligibility requirements set forth by the state and federal governments in additional to overseeing the CDE contact earnings.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Program Eligibility:
1. Provides direct supervision to approximately 10 staff as well as staff assigned to a 
Center within the counties CAPSLO provides CFS programs.
 
2. Performs Employee Development Plans and ongoing coaching, teaching and monitoring to 
ensure adherence to program standards and compliance.
 
3. Recruits, hires and trains new eligibility staff across the 10 counties.
 
4. Responsible for the creation and ongoing oversight of staff schedules to ensure coverage 
is adequate across service area.
 
5. Approves timesheets for direct reports, approving vacation, etc.
 
6. Oversees all activities related to the processing of applications, including completion of 
application, changes in need or income, transfers and withdrawals & ensures income calculations are 
accurate.
 
7. Maintains knowledge of federal, state, and local legislation affecting the department, 
determines its impact and takes appropriate action.
 
8. Creates policy and procedures with regard to program eligibility, recruitment and 
enrollment.
 
9. Implements all regulations and assures that methods of operation are within regulation 
guidelines.
 
10. Oversees parent fees for CDE funded service options.
 
11. Oversees the data entry into the NOHO and Child Plus database and manages the enrollment 
database.
 
12. Performs specific mathematical computations that pertain to eligibility documentation.
 
13. Establishes and implements a training program for new and existing staff.
 
14. Oversees the tracking of attendance on a monthly basis or as needed to ensure the program 
is meeting enrollment projections.
 
15. Communicates information promptly to appropriate staff regarding enrollment changes, child 
placement changes, legal issues, etc.
 
16. Works with Center Directors, Supervisors, Family Services Advocates and other Program 
Coordinators to ensure smooth transition plans.
 
17. Oversees the notification of parents and providers of program revisions so that they 
remain in compliance with regulations affecting their eligibility for continued child care subsidy.
 
18. Informs Program Managers and Directors of any inconsistencies noted in case file 
maintenance and eligibility where policy/procedure requires clarification.
 
19. Consults with Policy Council Board and necessary staff to develop selection criteria and 
point systems to be used in selecting families.
 
20. Monitors the work of center staff and Family Services Advocates, as directed by Program 
Directors and Managers.
 
Monitoring, Audits & Reports:
 
21. Monitors programs for compliance with federal performance standards and state regulations.
 
22. Maintains appropriate record keeping systems, reports, and other required documents for 
program compliance, reviews and audits.
 
23. Oversees eligibility audits and review of case files to assure compliance with program
regulations.
 
24. Prepares assigned reports and correspondence.
 
Program Eligibility Personnel:
 
25. Delegates assignments, projects, tasks and monitors the completion and quality of the 
work.
 
26. Plans and implements program organizational changes required to maintain caseloads at 
current status, as directed by Program Directors and Managers.
 
Waitlist & Recruitment:
 
27. Oversees the system for year-round recruitment which includes all aspects of the waiting 
list, continuously updating information and assisting to fill vacancies as they occur within 30 
days while ensuring classroom ratios are within required limits.
 
28. Oversees planning and implementation of recruitment, including inter-agency partnerships, 
and develops tools for program use in these areas.
 
29. Attends staff meetings, CFS Division meetings and training opportunities in order to 
obtain and/or expand necessary education and skills and provides education about subsidy programs at appropriate workshops, conferences and meetings, as needed.
 
CDE Contract Earning Projections:
 
30. Prepares and maintains the current CDE contract earnings projections per fiscal year to 
ensure program is earning its funds for CCTR, CSPP, & CMIG.
 
31. Reports to the CFS Program Directors and Mangers, and Fiscal department to contract 
earning projections are being met.
 
32. Updates and monitors the Earnings Projects based on changes in enrollment and or changes 
in slots per contract.
 
33. Participates in monthly fiscal meetings.
 
34. Completes all tasks assigned by the CFS Program Directors.
 
35. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Minimum Educational & Experience Requirements:
 
1. BA/BS Degree.
 
2. Two years experience performing administrative functions, case management, eligibility 
determinations, or related experience.
 
3. Two years experience of supervision and program management.
 
4. Two years of experience with early childhood education programs funded through the State 
Department of Education.
 
OR

1. AA/AS degree
 
2. Three years experience performing administrative functions, case management, eligibility 
determinations, or related experience.
 
3. Two years experience of supervision and program management.
 
4. Two years of experience with early childhood education programs funded through the State 
Department of Education.
 
Other Requirements:
 
1. Must be able to maintain computer documents and database spreadsheets. Must be computer 
literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
 
2. Must be able to manage multiple tasks successfully.
 
3. Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both orally and in writing) 
and be able to work well with others at all levels within the agency, as well as get along well 
with the public.
 
4. Must be able to successfully direct the work of CFS ERSEA program staff.
 
5. Must be able to relate well to all people of the community regardless of color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual 
orientation, disability or socio-economic level.
 
6. Must be able to perform accurate mathematical calculations including: adding subtracting, 
dividing, averaging and multiplying.
 
7. Must be able to maintain accurate records, compile and report statistical data.
 
8.  Must be a team player.
 
9.  Must be emotionally mature, stable, and tactful.
 
10. Must be able to maintain client confidentiality.
 
11. Must be able to apply sound judgment in decision-making.
 
12. Must be able to operate a calculator and various other office machines.
 
13. Must have dependable, insured transportation and valid California Driver’s License 
(mileage to be reimbursed) and acceptable driving record. A DMV printout and proof of insurance 
will be required.
 
14. Must use reasonable precautions in the performance of one’s duties and adhere to all 
applicable safety rules and practices; and act in such a manner as to assure at all times maximum 
safety to one’s self, fellow employees, clients and children.
 
15. Employment is contingent upon meeting all job requirements and background requirements: 
criminal history check, acknowledgement of child abuse reporting responsibility, criminal record 
statement, etc. Employment is contingent upon receiving a clearance from appropriate authorities.
 
16. Must understand, uphold, and continue working toward accomplishing the mission, strategic goals and performance measures of the agency. As a supervisor, must assure all direct reports understand their role in accomplishing the above.
 
Physical and Environmental Requirements:
 
Position requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, twisting, and bending. Must be able to 
lift 30 pounds. Simple grasping and hand manipulation required, as well as reaching above and below shoulder level.  Requires working indoors in a temperature-controlled environment with some exposure to copier and printer chemicals/fumes.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 2020-06-22 View
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