Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
PSD Teacher III - Contract San Bernardino County

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for PSD Teachers III who monitor program compliance using various tools, including a case management system, to assist in maintaining agency records and ensuring compliance with classroom ratios; and tracking, reporting, and providing follow-up on behavioral referrals. Teachers III also develop and facilitate workshops and training for staff and parents and identify the needs of enrolled children and their families or those seeking to participate in the Head Start program. They provide and develop curriculum/lesson plans and home-to-school activities for children at a Head Start/State preschool site. This position may also serve as an education specialist (mentor/coach), who work with teaching staff on strategies for working with children, including those with special needs. Other assignments may include supervision of a small preschool site and providing temporary coverage in a classroom or home-based setting.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County.

 

For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Teacher III job description.

 

These are contract positions to work approximately 12 months per year. 
 

EXCELLENT BENEFITS  AND RETIREMENT PACKAGE! 
 

Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  You may also refer to the PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary or  PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.
 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
 

1) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs) as needed/in the event of an emergency.  Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card and qualifying First Aid/CPR cards within two (2) weeks of hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County may be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
5) Employees may be assigned to work at any Head Start service area. Employee preference of geographic location will be taken into consideration, whenever possible, depending upon staffing needs.
 

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption.  CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: A completed/awarded Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, human services, or other closely related field. (Transcripts and degree must be attached.)

Permit: Possess a valid/active CA Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, click here(Permit must be attached.)
 
Computer Experience: Must be computer literate and possess at least six (6) months of experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications on a regular basis(This experience must be clearly described on the Application/Supplemental Questionnaire.)

Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.
 
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A copy of permit, legible transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), AND degree must be attached to your application or submitted via fax to (909) 383-2394 or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov Subject: PSD Teacher III. Failure to provide the requested documents by the filing deadline may result in disqualification of the application.
*Documentation must be submitted in PDF or Word format (jpeg or png pictures not compatible).

Throughout San Bernardino County, California, CA 92415 2020-10-23 View
PSD Site Supervisor I - Contract San Bernardino County

 

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Site Supervisors I who oversee the daily operation of a preschool site. Site Supervisors observe instructional staff and evaluate performance; review weekly lesson plans for adherence to curriculum guidelines; conduct meetings with parents and staff; attend regularly scheduled meetings; assist in the preparation of goals, objectives, and budget for the site and program; and ensure compliance with program guidelines and guarantee the safety and security of participants and employees.

Immediate vacancies exist in Victorville and Crestline. The eligible list established may be used to fill current and future vacancies throughout the County as they occur.   

For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Site Supervisor I job description.

These are contract positions to work approximately 9 or 12 months per year, depending on program needs.

Applications are also being accepted for PSD Site Supervisor II which requires a separate application. Applicants are encouraged to apply as appropriate.
 
EXCELLENT BENEFITS  AND RETIREMENT PACKAGE! 
 
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  You may also refer to the PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary or  PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
 
1) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs) as needed/in the event of an emergency.  Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card and qualifying First Aid/CPR cards within two (2) weeks of hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County may be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
5) Employees may be assigned to work at any Head Start service area. Employee preference of geographic location will be taken into consideration, whenever possible, depending upon staffing needs. 
 
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
 
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must meet ALL of the following requirements:
 
Education: A completed/awarded Associate's degree (or higher) which includes 3 semester (6 quarter) completed Infant/Toddler units. (Transcripts and degree must be attached.)
 
Permit: Possess and maintain a valid/active CA Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (or higher-level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, click here(Permit must be attached.)

ExperienceOne (1) year of full-time equivalent experience as supervisor, mentor, or lead for teachers in a preschool program(This experience must be clearly detailed in the Work Experience section of the Application.)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:  A copy of permit, legible transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), AND degree must be attached to your application or submitted via fax to (909) 383-2394 or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov Subject: PSD Site Supervisor I.  Failure to provide the requested documents by the filing deadline may result in disqualification of the application.
*Documentation must be submitted in PDF or Word format (jpeg or png pictures not compatible).

 
Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.  Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.
Throughout San Bernardino County, California, CA 92415 2020-10-23 View
Associate Teacher (39) Colusa Office of Education

Colusa County Office of Education is recruiting for an Associate Teacher who can deliver high quality early care and education. Provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum in a safe nurturing environment, and assist  with other program components and evaluation at the classroom site.  Associate Teacher will meet the individual needs of children and promote developmental progression in the areas of Social and Emotional Development, Language and Literacy, Cognition including Math and Science, and Physical Development that promotes positive school readiness.

 

CURRENT ASSIGNMENT LOCATION:

Colusa Head Start

 

SALARY:

$15.87 - $20.89 per hour

 

HOURS/DAYS:

7.5 hours per day, 194 days per year

 

BENEFITS:

Partially paid medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick and

vacation leave; CalSTRS retirement

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Preferred requirements:  Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Associate Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field; and possess a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; and continued enrollment toward Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Minimum requirements:  12 core units: 6 units-Programs/Curriculum, 3 units-Child/Human Growth and Development, 3 units-Child, Family & Community, or Child and Family Relations; and possess or be eligible to apply for Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; and continued enrollment toward Child Development Teacher Permit. .
  • Additional Infant/Toddler assignment requirement: 6 units of Infant/Toddler development coursework  

 

LICENSES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid California driver's license
  • Possess or be eligible to apply for Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
  • Possession of Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification, preferred
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide DOJ fingerprint clearance, TB test clearance, a valid California driver’s license, and immunizations as described on complete job description following acceptance of job offer.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish skills preferred

 

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

A complete application packet will

include:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • Two professional letters of Recommendation dated within the last 12 months
  • Permit Copy
  • Unofficial Transcripts

 

All employment applications and supplemental documents must be submitted through EdJoin. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

It is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible, as recruitment may close at any time.

 

Colusa County Office of Education (CCOE) participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the CCOE website.

 

Nondiscrimination in Employment, Programs and Services &

Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

 

Colusa, CA 95932 2020-10-22 View
Family Services Coordinator Lake Family Resource Center

Position: Family Services Coordinator

Reports to: Early Head Start Associate Director

SUMMARY:
The Family Services Coordinator oversees all services that are provided to families in the Early Head Start Program. Tracks and monitors the Parent Involvement area of Family and Community Partnerships in the Performance Standards. Coordinator responsibilities include supervision and management of service area family advocates, overall supervision and guidance of program operations ensuring full compliance with all Head start performance standards, state and local licensing regulation. Responsible for the supervision of Home Base Family Advocate and Home Base Program Option.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Administration and Management of Community and Family Partnerships
• Manage home visitation program including recruitment, employee recruitment, ongoing communication with participants and families, planning with management team, professional development, monitor educational status and review evaluations;
• Monitor compliance of program with all Federal (Head Start Performance standards), Regional, State and Local regulations;
• Develop systems and procedures for the timely collection of data for the program’s community assessment;
• Assists in the planning, development and implementation of goals, policies, service area and activities designed to implement the agency’s mission, objectives, and Performance Standard requirements.
• Assists with the recruitment, training and scheduling of parents, volunteers and parent involvement.
• Provide direct services to pregnant mothers through outreach and home visitation. Provide education, nutritional information, transportation as needed, and connect expecting moms to resources.
• Works with Policy Council and parent committees.
• Ability to locate and access resources for families and develop referral system to coordinate services and follow-ups.
• Open communication with staff and parents including addressing concerns and community needs.
• Participates in staff training and development.
• Ability to meet any specific content area requirements.
• Regular and ongoing monitoring of service area.
• Coordination of program activities with staff, parents and community agencies.
• Participates in the annual review of the Community Needs Assessment and three-year renewal, using this document to develop Area Program Plan Specified: Parent involvement. These plans will be developed by the Coordinator in conjunction with Policy Council, Parent Committees and Staff.
• Promote a culture and set of values that encourage the provision of quality services to children and families; create and foster an environment that supports education, training and development of EHS staff;
• Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with the Policy council, EHS Management team and staff to ensure the efficiency and integration of program services;
• Plans monthly for Parent Activities using the “Activities Planning Meetings”
• Analyzes community trends as well as data on children and families within the program.
• Conduct presentations about Early Head Start to the Community
• Recruit volunteers from the Community to serve on councils and boards
Parent Involvement
• Serves as a liaison and resource for the Parent Meetings and Committees
• Develop the Parent Involvement Plan with Policy Council, Parents, and Staff
• Monitor and Implement Parent Involvement
• Facilitate the “Activities Planning” Meetings each month
• Use the “Activities Planning” Meeting to make a monthly calendar which enables parents to get involved
• Promote Parent Involvement in all aspects of the program
• Organize Parent Education as needed
Data Entry
• Track information
• Aggregate and analyze data monthly and as needed
• Create and print reports as needed
• Gather information and communicate information to maintain organization
• Keep organized records of program participants and their status
• Other duties as assigned

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
• B.A required in Early Childhood Education or related field.
• Management and supervision experience.
• Strong interpersonal skills and leadership ability.
• Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts.
• Ability to understand and manage a budget, collect data and comply with Early Head Start Performance Standards and State licensing regulations.
• Ability to motivate and manage team members.
• Ability to speak effectively.
• First Aid and Infant/Toddler CPR certificate.
• Reliable automobile, valid California driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a clean driving record.
• Employment contingent upon clear fingerprint and criminal history check.
Physical/Mental Abilities Processes
• Ability to promote a positive work environment and integrated service delivery model to LFRC Early Head Start families and the ability to problem solve with staff and families

PHSYCIAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel object, tools, or controls; and to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; crawl; and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to promote an integrated service delivery model to Early Head Start Families in combination with other service areas and have the ability to problem solve with staff members.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of his/her job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate.

COMPENSATION
$19.00/hr. DOE plus benefits
Benefits for full time employees include:
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/403b Retirement
2 weeks of paid time off plus 13 paid holidays
12 days of sick leave accrual

 

Lakeport, CA 95453 2020-10-22 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 2020-10-21 View
HS/EHS Master Teacher (Coach) Crystal Stairs, Inc

We are searching for a dedicated, mission-driven Early Head Start Master Teacher to coach, mentor and develop teachers to improve the ability of the teaching staff to assess and understand the children they teach.

  1. Candidates must have an Associates/Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  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.
  3. CLASS Certified.

Head Start Master Teacher is required to

  • Provide feedback in a supportive, instructive and non-judgmental way; enhancing the ability of teaching staff to observe children's activities and experiences as part of the ongoing assessment process and to use this information to individualize the curriculum.
  • Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools.
  • Provide 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.
  • Maintain a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • Inspect facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California driver's license, motor vehicle and evidence of automobile liability insurance. Meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. CPR and Basic First Aid certificate. 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 2020-10-21 View
Early Head Start - Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc.

EHS Child Development Specialist

 

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

We are looking for a dedicated and community minded EHS Child Development Specialist to provide high quality services to our Family Child Care Home (FCCH) Programs and service children from birth to kindergarten age.

Candidates must be able to ensure all comprehensive Head Start services are integrated with the FCCH and approach the families’ needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services. Success in this role will rely heavily upon the candidate’s knowledge of adult learning principles, and having or quickly developing a workable knowledge of regulatory agencies and the role they play in Head Start and Early Head Start.

A BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or a related field with knowledge of child development from birth to 3 is the educational requirement for this role. The applicants must also either carry a California Commission of Teachers Teacher Permit or be eligible to obtain. Strong computer skills, the ability to adapt, a minimum of two years (2) experience in a state funded child care program and supporting and empowering families is a necessity.

 

The EHS Child Development Specialist is required to:

  • Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to a minimum of 12 children in a FCCH setting
  • Identify/collect and provide resource materials regarding local services available to families
  • Engage families in goal setting process and support decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members
  • Workable knowledge of assessment tools including but not limited to DRDP’s and Individual Development Plans or any other goal setting process
  • Establish trusting and culturally responsible relationships with FCCH providers and work with each family to ensure that child(ren) meet all the start Well Child standards

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 condition of employment, Live Scan, TB clearance and required vaccinations.

 

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

 

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

  

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

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2020-10-21 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 2020-10-21 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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twenty-four (24) 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.

Review the full job description and apply on our website.

 

Vista, CA 92084-5212 2020-10-21 View
Assistant Director of Finance & Operations Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services Inc. (Plaza) The Assistant Director of Finance and Operations functions as a senior operating officer of the agency. The Assistant Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for monitoring the overall organizational compliance, assuring all services and functions are completed with quality and in a timely manner.   Works directly with the Executive Director on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, securing of new funding, and working with our auditors to ensure integrity and transparency of the financial data.  Ensure timely submissions of required reports to appropriate federal, state, and local agencies including reports to LACOE.  The Assistant Director is responsible for the enforcement, maintenance, development, update, and training of staff on departmental policies and procedures.  This position also coordinates, through subordinate supervisor personnel, a group of program departments and/or administrative units, utilizing knowledge of departmental functions and company policies, standards and practices. The incumbent assists with the oversight of the implementation of comprehensive Head Start/Early Head Start services, including administration, operations and other areas as appropriate.   

Qualifications & Experience

  1. A.  Education: Baccalaureate degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field with strong background in accounting and financial management is required; Advance degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or other related field, or CPA license, is highly preferred.
  2. B.    Experience: Minimum of at least eight (8) years of progressive more responsible management experience; must have at least 5 years of experience in non-profit or government-funded programs, Head Start preferred. Must have experience management and advance coursework in accounting policies and procedures.

            Compensation will be based on experience.

Special Requirements

 

Medical Examination:            Prior to first day of employment, employees must submit an initial health screening tuberculin (TB) skin test or chest  x-ray clearance, immunization records for measles, pertussis (whooping cough) and influenza. *

Fingerprint       All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the

Clearances:      Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Sex Offender Registry and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.*

 

Other Special    Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid

Requirement:    California drivers license, or have available private transportation.*

 

* Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of contingent offer of employment.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While    performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally   required to sit and climb or balance. The employee may frequently lift and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Benefit Plans

Plaza offers eligible employees the opportunity to select plans and programs that meet individual and family needs through our comprehensive benefit plans.

Health Care:                           Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life  Insurance, and Flexible Spending Account

Financial:                                401(k) Plan and Direct Deposit

Time Away From Work:       Annual Leave, Holidays, Personal /Sick Days, Leave of Absence, Jury Duty and Bereavement Leave

Work/Life Solutions:             Life Assistant Program

 

Application Procedures

Applicants interested in the position must complete Plaza de la Raza online employment application found at www.plazadelaraza.info, in the Career section. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials.

 

Employment application packets must include all of the following documentation:

1. Employment Application

2. Cover Letter

3. Resume

4. Official transcripts indication Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field.

               

 *Only complete application packets will be considered for the screening and selection process.

  

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

In addition to fully meeting its obligations for nondiscrimination under federal and state law, Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, veteran status, political views, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

City of Industry , CA 91746 2020-10-21 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 2020-10-21 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 2020-10-21 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 2020-10-21 View
Request for Proposal-Health Consultant (LVN or RN) for Head Start/Early Head Start El Monte City School District- Child Development Programs

Position:  Request for Proposal-Health Consultant (LVN or RN) for Head Start/Early Head Start

Location:                      El Monte City School District

Full/Part Time:             Full Time (3-4 days per week)

Department:                 Child Development Programs

Open To: Request for Proposals

 

Program Information:

 

El Monte City School District Child Development Programs seeks a licensed health consultant to provide services to Head Start/Early Head Start children and families in accordance with federal and state regulations.  Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Health Consultant will provide direct health and oral health services as well as parent, staff and student education including professional development training for program compliance.

 

Purpose:         

Ensures that children are up-to-date on an age appropriate schedule of well child care and provides expertise and guidance concerning the health and safety of Head Start/EHS children. 

Essential Duties: 

  • Reviews medical histories and maintains record keeping on ChildPlus and central files for all students enrolled including new and returning children. 
  • Provide emergency health care at the sites by phone and on site in person or virtual as needed.
  • Monitors general health of Head Start/EHS students and provides culturally sensitive and respectful consultation with families and/or staff as needed for diagnosed medical needs.
  • Provides community and/or partnership referrals as needed and assist with linkage as necessary.
  • Hearing and vision certification to screen Head Start/ EHS children. 
  • Monitors children’s immunizations status to ensure compliance with the immunization requirements. 
  • Ensures that Health Service Area is compliant of the Head Start Performance standards as well as with local and state health regulations. 
  • Conducts health related trainings and workshops to program staff and families.  
  • Performs review of children’s medical and dental records and referrals for program compliance. 
  • Assists with linking families to community health care systems to ensure that the children will continue to receive on-going health care.  
  • Conducts follow-up on health-related unusual incidents at the sites and meets medical requirements for children. 
  • Confirms doctors’ orders and matches medication to develop appropriate health care plan for children. 
  • Develops Individual Health Plan of children as needed.  
  • Performs medication monitoring at all sites and ensures compliance with Title 22 and Federal Performance Standards regulations for program compliance. 
  • Works closely in collaboration with Health Family Services Specialist and other program staff to maintain student’s health records up to date. 
  • Participate in Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings and as a member of the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) team.
  • Maintain administrative documentation and deadlines associated with state and federal requirements and prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to health.
  • Provides vision and hearing screenings as well as heights and weights to HS/EHS students as needed to meet program compliance.
  • Conducts health training/workshops for Head Start/EHS students, parents, and staff.
  • Identifies and tracks children with medications in the classroom. 
  • Reviews, enters, tracks and updates health data in ChildPlus on a monthly basis. 
  • Works with Eligibility Recruitment Selection Enrollment Attendance (ERSEA), Education, Disabilities, Nutrition, Mental Health, and Family & Community Engagement components in order to provide quality comprehensive services to all students enrolled in Head Start. 
  • Communicates with parents, teachers and program staff via phone, email, mail, in-person or virtually regarding children’s health or dental care needs or concerns.  
  • Prepares required health related reports on an ongoing basis.
  • Participates, and attends the Health Services Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Conducts home visits to homebased families for the purpose of meeting health needs and program requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned by Health Family Services Specialist and Program Director 

 

Qualifications: 

Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills, be a team player, a passionate advocate for the child’s well-being, be able to work with diverse populations, and to network with other health and early childhood professionals to procure and provide needed health services. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows Operating System and related software programs (Excel, Word, Power-Point, Publisher, Access, etc). Flexibility with work schedule to be able to work evenings and weekends as needed. Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred. Consultant must be able to communicate effectively in written and oral form as well as have basic typing, audio visual equipment and computer skills. Have knowledge of ChildPlus tracking system and at least 2 years Head Start/Early Head Start experience working with children 0-5.

 

Experience: 

Two years of nursing experience in community health plus nursing administration and supervision. Pediatric or health education preferred. Prior Head Start/ Early Head Start experience is highly desirable. 

A minimum of two years’ experience working with young children ages 0-5 and their families. Also, experience working with program staff to meet health mandates and requirements. Home visiting experience and conducting trainings and workshops is a must.

 

Education: 

A degree in a health related area and completion of a Licensed Vocational Nursing program or Registered Nurse (RN) program from an accredited educational institution. 

License/Credential/Permit: 

  • Must have automobile with adequate insurance coverage and valid CA driver’s license to travel to all program sites. 
  • Red Cross Basis First Aide Certification and CPR Certificate are required.  
  • Current and valid CA license as a Licensed Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse.
  • Must pass a Child Abuse Index and Criminal Records Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to employment.  

Required Documents:

 

  • Current Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Registered Nurse (RN) license.
  • Resume or CF (Curriculum Vitae), include proposed hourly rate and references
  • Graduate degree from an accredited institution and official transcripts.
  • Proof of mal-practice insurance
  • Live Scan fingerprint clearance
  • T.B. Test prior to employment, and every two (2) years thereafter (every 4 years for a chest X-ray). 
  • Must pass a physical examination at the time of hire, and every 2 years thereafter.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificate
  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Vision and hearing screening certificates
  • Provide proof of the following immunizations as required: Measles, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), and Influenza.  

Physical Demands:

The working conditions and physical demands of this position will be those that must be met to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Normal vision and hearing, standing for extended periods, sitting for extended periods, kneeling and stooping, manipulating objects with hands, reaching overhead, and occasionally lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The physical environment the incumbent will work in is typically an office environment with moderate noise levels that would be expected in that type of work environment in addition to site visits and home visits as needed.  

Application Information:

Selection Process

  • This is a Request for Proposal, must submit Proposal Plan for services, Proposed Rates and all documents required to be eligible.
  • All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement
  • Top candidates will be invited to the interview process.  Head Start/ EHS Experience Preferred.

Submit the above documents to: rlopez5@emcsd with subheading “Request for Proposal-Health Consultant” or Fax to (626) 442-3284 – Attention: Rosa Lopez, Program Director.

South El Monte, CA 91733 2020-10-20 View
Human Resources Coordinator Child Development Resources

JOB DESCRIPTION
HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR
Under the supervision of the human resources director, the human resources coordinator shall be responsible to:
1. Train, assign tasks, supervise, and conduct timely performance evaluations of the human resources specialists.
2. Engage in the promotion of staff development and continuous learning through training observation, coaching, and supervision.
3. Supervise the candidate recruitment and selection process including determining the need for recruitment, job advertisement, application screening, interviews, eligibility lists, employment reference checks, job offers, pre-employment physicals, timely notification of application screening and interview results, etc., and ensure adherence to proper equal employment opportunity procedures and practices.
4. Review new hire recommendations.
5. Ensure that all required criminal record clearances and/or exemptions are processed prior to hiring of any employees whose wages are primarily funded by the Head Start or Early Head Start grants.
6. Coordinate and conduct new employee orientations, including but not limited to coordinating date with executive team, preparing agendas, and securing conference room.
7. Supervise and coordinate the administration of employee health insurance, retirement, and other benefits, including working closely with the HR and benefits specialist and insurance carriers in the resolution of employee concerns, enrollment, and/or eligibility issues.
8. Supervise the timely processing of all medical and other leaves of absences.
9. Ensure staff receives timely reminders of required periodic physicals, TB test clearances, immunizations, and current auto insurance policies.
10. Supervise the processing of workers’ compensation claims and, in consultation with the human resources director, monitor any related investigative and/or court proceedings.
11. Supervise safety procedures, workstation ergonomic evaluations, and the preparation and timely distribution of effective CDR Safety and Wellnees Newsletters. Represent HR in Safety Committee meetings as needed.
12. Coordinate and supervise the timely preparation and mailing of temporary and/or permanent layoff notices to affected personnel.
13. Coordinate and supervise the recall process for employees returning from a temporary layoff, including the development of a timeline.
14. Conduct exiting employee interviews and transcribe meeting notes.
15. Assist in the development and/or revision of job descriptions and HR forms.
Human Resources Coordinator
Revised January 2020
16. Ensure continued education documents for Head Start and Early Head Start educators are properly entered in the HRIS and reports generated and forwarded to Head Start management as needed.
17. Assist with program and/or corporate reviews and audits pertaining to human resources.
18. Ensure new hire summaries are prepared for inclusion in policy council packet.
19. Provide progressive intervention technical assistance to supervisory personnel and assist the human resources director in the presentation of employee performance management training and guiding supervisory employees as needed.
20. Assist the human resources director in conducting legally mandated and other employee training.
21. Assist human resources director with personnel issues, complaints, and harassment reports and investigations as requested.
22. Participate as a member of the Safety Committee, Management Group and other meetings and committees.
23. Represent the Human Resources Department in the absence of or as requested by the human resources director.
24. Other duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Required Education and Experience:
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, public administration, business or related field.
• Minimum of four (4) years’ recent experience in an administrative or management human resources generalist capacity which includes working with an HRIS and at least two (2) years of staff supervision.
• Alternate Education Qualifications: An associate degree in a related field and a recent human resources professional certification from an accredited institution may substitute for the bachelor’s degree.
Preferred Criteria: Bachelors degree and certification in human resource management. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.
Knowledge and Abilities: Familiarity with appropriate hiring and supervisory practices. Knowledge of federal and state of California employment laws and regulations. Skill in developing and conducting effective employee orientation and training. Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. Knowledge of modern office methods and procedures including business correspondence. Good knowledge of computers and software applications such as Windows Office. Knowledge of human resources information systems (HRIS). Strong background in employment practices, employee relations, benefits, wage and salary, employee training, accident prevention, worker’s compensation and government regulations and policies. Solid background in EEO, OSHA, ADA, anti-discrimination, COBRA, immigration requirements, etc. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of employee diversity. Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality. Ability to work under pressure and timelines.
License or Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver’s license and a dependable automobile with minimum insurance coverage. Must submit to a job-pertinent, agency-paid, pre-employment physical examination. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of all required tests.

Oxnard, CA 93036 2020-10-20 View
Health Data Entry Clerk Orange County Head Start, Inc.

HEALTH DATA ENTRY CLERK

As a Health Data Entry Clerk for our program under general supervision of the Health Manager, you will be responsible and accountable for providing data entry support for the operation and delivery of Health services. Inputting immunizations, physical and dental exams, and health screening results in a timely manner to meet Head Start Performance Standards; assist with filing of health data; prepare health supply orders; support the Health department in coordinating health classes for staff (e.g., CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogen), and screenings for children; furthermore, support staff with reminder follow up calls to families regarding health requirements as well as assisting with incoming calls to the health department. Ensuring that data input is accurate, complete, consistent and in accordance with OCHS plans, policies and procedures.

 Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent is required. An Associate’s Degree in health or public health, medical assistant or related field is preferred. Must understand and be knowledgeable of health/medical terminology. Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish is required. Must have strong data entry and customer service skills, as well as computer literacy with the ability to type 50 wpm with accuracy. The ability to learn and adapt to new computer programs and data entry systems. Additionally, work independently and in a group within a fast paced environment. Any other combination of training and/or experience that could likely provide the desired skills, knowledge or abilities may be considered.

 Experience: A minimum of two years of data entry experience. Bilingual Spanish required.

 We offer an hourly wage of $15.81, excellent benefits and the opportunity to serve young children and their families in Orange County.

 

Final filing date: Friday, November 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

 

Apply now to join our team!

 

Submit an application, resume and transcripts to: 

Orange County Head Start Inc.

2501 S. Pullman Street, Suite 100

Santa Ana, CA 92705

 

For further information and additional career opportunities, please visit the careers section on our website at www.ochsinc.org or call our Human Resources Department at 714-241-8920.

Fax 949-596-8291

EOE

Orange County , CA 92705 2020-10-20 View
Early Childhood Educatior Easterseals Southern California

Why work with Easterseals? Here’s a few great reasons:

  • You will make an impactful change in children and the lives of people with disabilities! This is an opportunity to invest into individuals who truly need your help to maximize their great potential!
  • We provide not just a job, but a meaningful career for service minded people! Join a team that is supportive, positive, and puts a focus on your individual growth.
  • We offer pay progressions!
  • To enhance your growth, we provide ongoing training as well.
  • We offer awesome employee benefits!
  • We offer highly competitive pay!

While we do our best when taking care of others, we take care of you, too. ESSC offers several employee benefits!

Overview:

The Early Childhood Educator plans, implements, and evaluates a developmentally appropriate and inclusive educational curriculum for children in the Early Head Start/Head Start program. Performs as an educator for assigned children.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs as an educator for assigned children in the classroom throughout the child’s enrollment in the program. Supports primary care-giving in meeting the personal care of children, including safety and visual supervision.
  • Plans, implements and supervises a developmentally appropriate and inclusive educational curriculum for young children, in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards, policies and procedures and Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) standards of conduct. Conducts home visits and parent conferences within required timelines.
  • Ensures individual child goals are created and implemented with parent input. Maintains weekly lesson plans, progress and anecdotal notes, and current paperwork. Completes child screenings and assessments within required timeframe.
  • Coordinates and conducts bi-monthly classroom unit meetings. Provides input to evaluate volunteers and college interns. Actively participates in staff meetings, parent meetings, and in-service training. Participates in planning associate and parent training activities, parent meetings and workshops.
  • Coordinates parent education, training and support for pregnant women including prenatal education, breast-feeding information, and other health resources.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or national equivalent. Must possess and maintain a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. Must meet ongoing educational requirements to qualify for child development permit/CDA requirements.
  • Experience teaching in a preschool or infant/toddler classroom setting, which includes 50 days of 3+ hours per day within 2 year period.
  • Training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with very young children; must develop knowledge of infant and toddler development, safety issues in infant and toddler child care settings (i.e., reducing the risk of SIDS).
  • Must possess and maintain current pediatric (infant/toddler) CPR and first aid certificate as well as a food handler’s certificate.
  • Must complete California-mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training as well as Pesticide Safety Training (per Healthy Schools Act) prior to beginning work.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office applications (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Skype).
  • Ability to properly interpret and implement regulations of the California Department of Education, Funding Terms and Conditions (Title 5), Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (Title 22), Head Start Performance Standards, and of Easterseals policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, and work cooperatively with a variety of
  • individuals and groups. Must relate well to children and their families and maintain a positive affect.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, plan, establish and meet timelines.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods. Ability to lift 40 lbs. continuously. Ability to reach, bend, stoop, and squat. Must possess fine manual dexterity. Ability to push, pull, talk/hear, with near and far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field of vision.
  • Ability to pass a post-offer physical examination and a TB test.
  • Ability to provide any/all current immunizations as required by the State of California for child development centers and staff.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easterseals Southern California and/or program requirements. Must have sex offender index clearance.

Company Description

Join one of the largest and most dependable nonprofit organizations in the nation!

Easterseals Southern California provides a variety of services that are designed to help people live, learn, work and play in their communities. One of the services is the Easterseals Child Development Services (CDSs). This service provides a comprehensive, inclusive child development program for children birth to 5 years of age and their families.

We provide experiences and activities that are appropriate for the age and development of each individual child.

We continually improvs the lives of children and families through quality early child development services.

We believe quality early childhood education is the foundation for young children and will positively impact future generations.

We strive to empower families and ensure that they have the tools needed to build a strong future for their children.

Come join our team and we look forward to speaking with you!

Pay: $15.60-$19.21/hr

Sign on Bonus: $1,500 2 Part Signing Bonus

Ventura, CA 93004 2020-10-16 View
EHS Associate Teacher ( Toddler) Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Early Head Start Associate Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to infant / toddler children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infant / toddler children enrolled in the program.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor and quiet/active activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor / Lead Teacher, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor / Lead Teacher, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Lead Teacher and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
  • Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if the floater teacher not available.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor.

Secondary Functions

  • Follow Head Start/CDE/CLD policies and procedures in reporting suspected child abuse in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Attends meetings and/or workshops (e.g. staff/center meetings, in-service sessions, training, and parent meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or maintaining their professional development.
  • Must follow timekeeping policies and procedures and approve your timesheet following payroll schedule.

Customer Service

  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Always represent the Company in a professional manner.

Safety

  • Maintain personal safety, use personal protection equipment (PPE) and follow Company policies.
  • Report all and any safety issues, accidents or injuries to your manager as a matter of priority.
  • Use safety walk and carry one child at a time up and down stairs.

Effective Team Member

  • Ability to interact positively with team members.
  • Ability to facilitate positive change.
  • Partner with supervisor when necessary to address department issues or concerns.

Position Qualification Requirements

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in an infant / toddler setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 24 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 6 Units Infant/Toddler, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 16 Units in General Education in specific subject areas.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s) Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Personality - Independent thinker, possess excellent customer service skills, professional attitude, a high level of personal integrity, maturity, and business judgment required.
  • Performance - Able to multi-task, prioritize task, meet deadlines, able to do presentations and to maintain confident information.
  • Communication - Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a well-organized professional who thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Stress Management - Ability to remain tactful under pressure and present a professional demeanor and communication style with co-workers in a multicultural setting.

Software:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer.

Decision Making:  Set priorities and standards of performance; Develop plans by which work can be accomplished.

Tools and Equipment: General office equipment, fax, copier, printer, phone, and computer.

Confidential and Sensitive Information: Maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with client records.

Benefits

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday. Commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefit package, which includes a great work culture.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter, salary requirements and permit information. 

Phone calls are not accepted nor will we call you if you don’t submit employment information. Please visit our web site for additional information on our company at: www.mncsf.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2020-10-15 View
HS Associate Teacher ( Preschool) Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Associate Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

·         Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.

·         Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.

·         Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.

·         Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.

·         Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

·         Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.

·         Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

·         Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation

·         Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

·         Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.

·         In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.

·         In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

·         Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

·         Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.

·         Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.

Supervision

·         Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.

·         Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

·         Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

·         Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.

·         May assume coverage in the absence of the Lead Teacher and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.

·         Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

·         Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.

·         Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).

·         Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.

·         Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.

·         Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.

·         Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.

Classroom Maintenance

·         Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.

·         Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.

·         Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.

·         Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.

·         Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.

·         Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if assistant or floater teacher not available.

·         Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.

·         Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher

Secondary Functions

  • Follow Head Start/CDE/CLD policies and procedures in reporting suspected child abuse in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Attends meetings and/or workshops (e.g. staff/center meetings, in-service sessions, training, and parent meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or maintaining their professional development.
  • Must follow timekeeping policies and procedures and approve your timesheet following payroll schedule.

 

Customer Service

  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Always represent the Company in a professional manner.

Safety

  • Maintain personal safety, use personal protection equipment (PPE) and follow Company policies.
  • Report all and any safety issues, accidents or injuries to your manager as a matter of priority.
  • Use safety walk and carry one child at a time up and down stairs.

Effective Team Member

  • Ability to interact positively with team members.
  • Ability to facilitate positive change.
  • Partner with supervisor when necessary to address department issues or concerns.

Position Qualification Requirements

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 24 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 16 Units in General Education in specific subject areas.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (must be kept current)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s) Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Personality - Independent thinker, possess excellent customer service skills, professional attitude, a high level of personal integrity, maturity, and business judgment required.
  • Performance - Able to multi-task, prioritize task, meet deadlines, able to do presentations and to maintain confident information.
  • Communication - Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a well-organized professional who thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Stress Management - Ability to remain tactful under pressure and present a professional demeanor and communication style with co-workers in a multicultural setting.

Software:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer.

Decision Making:  Set priorities and standards of performance; Develop plans by which work can be accomplished.

Tools and Equipment: General office equipment, fax, copier, printer, phone, and computer.

Confidential and Sensitive Information: Maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with client records.

Benefits

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday. Commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefit package, which includes a great work culture.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter, salary requirements and permit information. 

Phone calls are not accepted nor will we call you if you don’t submit employment information. Please visit our web site for additional information on our company at: www.mncsf.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

 

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2020-10-15 View
EHS Lead Teacher (Toddler) Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Early Head Start Lead Teacher will primarily provide children with a positive learning environment and varied experiences that will help them develop in all areas in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.  The Early Head Start Lead Teacher works in collaboration with the other teachers and site team to enhance the parent’s role as the principal influence on the child’s education and development.  Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infant / toddler children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Role-model and ensure center team support for the provision of specialized services for children with identified special needs in the classroom.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Organize indoor/outdoor and quiet/active activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, and volunteer opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.
  • Encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of the Head Start Program (e.g. classroom center committees, PPC, Policy Council and other district and/or city wide committees), in accordance with Program Performance Standards.
  • Obtain all required classroom parental signatures such as on all incident reports and field trip permission slips.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Site Supervisor and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • Work with other teaching staff and parents to ensure that required dental exams, physical exams and screenings are completed for each child in accordance with Program Performance Standards and Plan of Action.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
  • Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.
  • Assist Site Supervisor in organizing center parent committee and electing officers and representatives to PPC in accordance with Program Performance Standards and PPC bylaws.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies. Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if assistant or floater teacher not available.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.

Secondary Functions

  • Follow Head Start/CDE/CLD policies and procedures in reporting suspected child abuse in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Attends meetings and/or workshops (e.g. staff/center meetings, in-service sessions, training, and parent meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or maintaining their professional development.
  • Must follow timekeeping policies and procedures and approve your timesheet following payroll schedule.

Customer Service

  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Always represent the Company in a professional manner.

Safety

  • Maintain personal safety, use personal protection equipment (PPE) and follow Company policies.
  • Report all and any safety issues, accidents or injuries to your manager as a matter of priority.
  • Use safety walk and carry one child at a time up and down stairs.

Effective Team Member

  • Ability to interact positively with team members.
  • Ability to facilitate positive change.
  • Partner with supervisor when necessary to address department issues or concerns.

Position Qualification Requirements

Education:  AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; must be enrolled in college education working towards an BA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have 1 + year(s) experience in and infant / toddler setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 12 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 6 Units Infant/Toddler, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 6 Units in Administrative Units.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s) Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Personality - Independent thinker, possess excellent customer service skills, professional attitude, a high level of personal integrity, maturity, and business judgment required.
  • Performance - Able to multi-task, prioritize task, meet deadlines, able to do presentations and to maintain confident information.
  • Communication - Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a well-organized professional who thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Stress Management - Ability to remain tactful under pressure and present a professional demeanor and communication style with co-workers in a multicultural setting.

Software:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer.

Decision Making:  Set priorities and standards of performance; Develop plans by which work can be accomplished.

Tools and Equipment: General office equipment, fax, copier, printer, phone, and computer.

Confidential and Sensitive Information: Maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with client records.

Benefits

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday. Commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefit package, which includes a great work culture.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter, salary requirements and permit information. 

Phone calls are not accepted nor will we call you if you don’t submit employment information. Please visit our web site for additional information on our company at: www.mncsf.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2020-10-15 View
Refine your job search