Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Home Base Visitor Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

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

Qualifications & Experience

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

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

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2019-03-19 View
Assistant Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Assistant Teacher receives general supervision from the Site Supervisor. Assists classroom teaching staff in providing a safe, high quality-responsive, nurturing care to infant and toddlers that is respectful of the child’s development. Provides assistance with implementing individualized learning experiences and evidence based best practices to support children’s growing social, emotional, physical and cognitive competencies that support school readiness goals. Assist in completing basic records and shares information with teachers regarding children’s progress. Establishes and maintains positive and productive partnerships with families based on mutual trust and respect. Complies with Head Start Performance Standards, Community Care Licensing, State and Agency’s policies and procedures.

Education

Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field; at least six (6) semester units of infant and toddler development coursework and must possess a California Child Development Center Permit or Child Development Teacher Permit.

Experience

Two (2) years of experience in a classroom setting or combination.

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2019-03-19 View
License Vocational Nurse Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse plans and provides health services for pupils within the delegate agency; observes student patients, assesses needs, administers prescribed medications, assembles equipment, educates families, staff and pupils on health related issues, and performs related duties as assigned.

 

Education

Graduation from a state approved vocational nursing program and an active California license as a License Vocational Nurse is required.

 

Experience

One (1) year of nursing experience in community health, occupational health, or school nursing is required.  Experience in office and record-keeping associated with health services and has an understanding of medical terminology, testing procedures, billing processes, and student eligibility standards is required.

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2019-03-19 View
Head Start Fiscal Liaison Los Angeles County Office of Education - Head Start Division

 

Head Start Fiscal Liaison

$7707 to $9547 Monthly

Department: Ed Services
Job Number: 19-6963

Closing: 04/10/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Salary: $92,484.00 - $114,564.00 Annually

Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA

 

LACOE is seeking a motivated and dynamic individual to join the fiscal team in the Head Start and Early Learning division.  The fiscal liaison is a key position that supports LACOE delegate agencies that carry out birth-to-five preschool programs in high-need areas within Los Angeles County. The ideal candidate will provide oversight and technical assistance to ensure that federal and state grant funds are properly administered to carry out effective early learning programs. Additionally, the ideal candidate will also possess expertise in financial management, accounting standards, and an understanding of state and federal regulations as it pertains to grant management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills will be put to great use in this position, as this position will be interacting with fiscal staff and senior leadership both within and outside of LACOE.

The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following

Knowledge:

  • Principles and practices of financial management including internal controls, accounting, and auditing, and related regulatory standards articulated by the Office of Head Start, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), AICPA, California Department of Education (CDE), OMB, and GASB
  • Methods of financial and managerial analysis
  • Business operations and administrative practices, including principles and practices of human resources management, process and project management, procurement, and contract administration
  • Organizational design, assessment, and development
  • Principles of instructional design
  • Applicable laws, codes, and regulations, including federal and state program regulations and policies that apply to the management and administration of categorical and discretionary programs, including Head Start/Early Head Start and State Preschool programs

Competencies:

  • Analyzing & Interpreting Data – Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative and/or qualitative data
  • Critical Thinking – Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
  • Decision Making – Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner
  • Legal & Regulatory Navigation – Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
  • Professional & Technical Expertise – Applying technical subject matter to the job
  • Action & Results Focus – Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
  • Attention to Detail – Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
  • Self-Management – Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing
  • Handling Conflict – Managing interpersonally strained situations
  • Oral Communication – Engaging effectively in dialogue
  • Presentation Skill – Formally delivering information to groups
  • Involving Others – Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes
  • Teamwork – Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
  • Project Management – Planning and tracking projects to ensure they are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives
  • Cultural Proficiency – Modeling communications and interactions that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions, and cultures

Required Education and Experience

Education: A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or other field closely related to the job requirements of this classification, from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. Foreign degrees and credit units require translation and equivalency established by an agency recognized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Experience: Four years of experience in analyzing, compiling, and reporting accounting data, conducting audits, or financial management, including one year of experience in a state or federally funded program.

Equivalency Provision: Graduate coursework in the field of accounting, finance, public administration or business administration from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, may substitute for required experience on a year-to-year basis for up to two years, excluding the one year of required experience in a state or federally funded program.

Additional Requirements: A valid California driver's license, proof of insurance, and the availability of private transportation or the ability to obtain transportation between job sites is required. Experience in a Head Start or nonprofit agency is desired.

Selection Process

Candidates who meet the minimum requirements above, will be invited to participate in an examination that may consist of a performance exam (i.e., job simulation test) and a structured interview. 

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 2019-03-19 View
HEAD START PROGRAM ANALYST Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

We are looking for a Program Analyst to perform a variety of statistical recordkeeping for claims and contracts with state and federal funded programs.  Incumbents are expected to work independently and have knowledge of state and federal programs, methods and procedures.

Position Summary: Under general direction, the Program Analyst is responsible for the development, maintenance, and analysis of data systems and information used to track the operations of Head Start/Early Head Start and state funded programs.  The Program Analyst performs a variety of specialized statistical recordkeeping assignments in the maintenance and processing of reports and records; analyzes reports for accuracy of reporting; makes recommendations to program supervisors for corrections; assists with the development and enhancement of computer applications used to maintain Head Start/Early Head Start information systems.  Incumbents in this position may provide lead direction and training to Head Start and state funded staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain this knowledge and ability would be:

            I.     Advanced training and background in working with data analysis, record-keeping and reporting systems and one-year work experience maintaining file tracking systems.

HOW TO APPLY:  This is an OPEN examination.  Open to the public, current employees, and employees eligible for transfer or voluntary demotion.  A completed SETA application or transfer form must be submitted by the deadline date using the online application which can be found at https://laserfiche.seta.net/Forms/app.   Copies of all degrees, permits, and credentials must be attached to the application.

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, and background check.

POSTING DATE:  Tuesday, March 19, 20191

FINAL FILING DATE:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by 5 p.m.

SETA will not accept applications electronically submitted after the 5 p.m. deadline. 

SETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

 

Sacramento, CA 95815 2019-03-19 View
Center Director MAAC

Under direction, plans, develops, implements and supervises program operations for an assigned Head Start or Early Head Start (EHS) center(s); monitors and ensures center operations are in conformance with MAAC policies and procedures, licensing regulations, Health and Safety Standards and service area plans.  Participates in implementation of age appropriate curriculum and ongoing monitoring of children’s cognitive and physical development. Monitors and ensures recruitment and enrollment activities, family development plans and parent participation and overall parent satisfaction.  Coordinates and participates in activities of parent committees; compiles and submits site reports; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Child Development Program Center Directors are responsible for planning, implementing and providing day-to-day supervision of the educational programs and operations of an assigned Head Start/EHS center, typically with two or more classrooms/program options. Incumbents are accountable for providing children with a safe, nurturing, engaging and secure learning environment that gives them the awareness, skills and confidence to succeed in their present environment and in later school life. Incumbents are also responsible for ensuring delivery of Head Start and community support services to families and for compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, service area plans and state licensing requirements, including those applicable to health, safety and fire regulations. Center Directors are also accountable for the timely completion of all center reporting and the preparation and maintenance of up-to-date children’s files. Duties and responsibilities are carried out with considerable independence within the framework of established policies, procedures and guide­lines.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

A typical way of demonstrating the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a BA/BS with a major in early childhood education, child development or a closely related field which includes 15 semester units in child development [12 CORE units],  3 units in administration or staff relations and six (6) units of Infant/Toddler; and at least four years of progressively responsible teaching experience in a Head Start or child development program, at least one of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

A child care center director shall complete 15 hours of health and safety training if necessary pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 1596.866 of Title 22 which provides: (a) In addition to any other required training, at least one director or teacher at each day care center…shall have at least 15 hours of training on preventive health practices.

 

  • BA/BS in Child Development or a related field including six (6) units of Infant/Toddler
  • A valid State of California Child Development Permit at the Site Supervisor or Program Director permit is required.
San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-03-19 View
Quality Assurance Manager MAAC

Under direct supervision, will coordinate and direct monitoring for compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, State and Federal regulations at all centers and with program partners. Ensures coordination of efforts with MAAC's Compliance Unit, Director of Compliance and learning, assigned departments including, but not limited to, reviews, self-assessments, and monitoring.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Public Administration, Quality Management  or a related field with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience performing work in Head Start or a Child Development program, that includes a minimum of three (3) years of successful management and supervisory experience 
  • Experience working with State and Federal regulated Child Development Programs 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and databases such as ChildPlus 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing preferred

 Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online: 

San Marcod, CA 92069 2019-03-15 View
Maintenance Associate Orange County Head Start, Inc.

Maintenance Associate

 OCHS is currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Associate to help support and maintain multiple early childhood facilities. Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, the successful candidate for this position will be responsible for completing daily work orders that include but are not limited to: the upkeep of multiple agency facilities and environments, including buildings, grounds, and equipment in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and OCHS policies and procedures with a consistent emphasis on child and staff safety.

 Two years of experience in one or more of the skilled trades, or any equivalent combination of education and experience in facilities maintenance and/or related field in a multi-site environment.

 This position is full-time with a wage range of $14.50 – $16.00 an hour plus outstanding benefits and a generous retirement plan. Candidate must be willing to work afterhours and on weekends on occasion to support Agency needs.

 Final filing date Friday, March 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

 Apply now to join our team! Submit an application and current DMV driver record printout 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 2019-03-14 View
Home Base Teacher I MAAC

Under supervision and guidance of the Education Manager, will be responsible for planning and implementing the Home Base Model in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Head Start.  A caseload will consist of twelve (12) families.  Head Start is a federally funded preschool for income eligible and special needs children.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Twelve (12) units in Early Childhood education or Child Development from an accredited college or university including at least 12 units of core child development course work (i.e. Child/Human Growth and Development, Child/Family/Community or Child and Family Relations and Early Childhood Curriculum etc.) AND a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit OR Home-based Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.   
  • One (1) year Head Start Home Base Teacher I or related work experience 
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing required

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online

FT/38 Wks/Benefits Pkg

 

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-03-14 View
ECE Program Specialist MAAC

Under direct supervision, this position will coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards for assigned centers and assigned program options. The incumbent will model, consult and provide guidance and resources to classroom staff and will participate in building systems that provide staff with resources and support.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a closely related field including a minimum of thirty-two (32) ECE units
  • Three (3) years of work and/or teaching experience in an Early Childhood Education program setting including experience with CA State and Federal regulations related to Early Childhood Education that includes a minimum of one (1) year of experience utilizing mentoring and coaching principles and reflective practices with adult learners in a professional early childhood education program setting.
  • Master Teacher Level Permit or the ability to obtain one within six months of hire
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing highly desirable.   
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing computers and software, including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet and database software such as ChildPlus.

Please apply online for consideration

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-03-14 View
Family Partner MAAC

Under direct supervision, the Family Partner will be responsible for providing direct, comprehensive services to assigned pregnant women and/or infant children and their families through home visits and parent participation.  Caseloads will include both prenatal mothers/families as well as infants/families.

The incumbent will support prenatal mothers and expectant families in dealing with the multitude of physical and emotional changes pregnancy brings working to assist in fostering a strong bond between both parents and their unborn baby; to inspire pregnant women to have a healthy lifestyle and ultimately a healthy baby; to enhance their self-esteem and life goals; to identify early signs of health and developmental concerns and to prepare family for parenthood. The Family Partner will minimally provide one (1) visit with each expectant mom per month, or more based on family need and monthly education experiences.

Once the baby is born the Family Partner will conduct weekly home visits with each assigned family and offer/facilitate twice monthly group explore and learn sessions with parents and children.  Caseload shall be in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards for the program.

Incumbents are responsible for coordinating and implementing comprehensive services, in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, for assigned families and will provide health services and follow-up to assigned clients.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent AND a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit OR Home-based CDA credential
  • Six (6) semester units in ECE/ Child Development and six (6)  units in Infant/Toddler (three (3) units required at time of hire and must complete additional three (3) units in Infant/Toddler within one year of employment)
  • Three (3) or more units in Social Services or Health Services related fields
  • One (1) year of experience with children ages 0-3 years in a child care, health or social service setting
  • Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Card must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines. 

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online.

Valley Center, CA 92082 2019-03-14 View
Lead Teacher I MAAC

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

Lead Teacher I:

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

Lead Teacher II:

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

Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-03-14 View
Associate Teacher MAAC

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

 

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

1st Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

2nd Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

AND

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-03-14 View
Lead Teacher I Early Head Start MAAC

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in ECE (Core units required) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field, and six (6) units in infant/toddler coursework
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting
  • A State of California Child Development Associate Teacher level permit OR a Child Development (CDA) credential
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing 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.

FT/Reg/52 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable. Multiple locations available in San Diego North County area.

Please go to our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit or higher for consideration.

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

Multiple Locations, CA 92069 2019-03-14 View
Substitute Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

STEP (Substitute Teacher Empowerment and Placement) is a non-profit program funded by the San Francisco OECE (Office of Early Care and Education) to provide affordable staffing for childcare centers and promote fair wages and professional development for teachers. If you have completed at least 3-6 ECE units and are interested in working with young children ages 0- 5, please send your resume to info@ecestep.org NOW for immediate consideration. 

 

STEP provide great benefits, flexible hours and work locations, and lots of professional development opportunities to help you step into ECE field and be empowered! Check out STEP website www.ecestep.org or call 415-606-0802 for more information. 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2019-03-14 View
Employee Relations Specialist MAAC

Under direction, the Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for managing a range of activities related to employee relations, labor relations and staffing functions.  The incumbent functions as a management advisor and advocate in complaint resolution processes.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Human Resources Management, Labor Relations or a related field; AND
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience which included varied and complex labor relations work in the areas of contract negotiations, contract administration, grievance and/or dispute resolution and representation of management in arbitration and other administrative proceedings; AND
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience supervising subordinate staff.

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online.

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-03-14 View
Eligibility Technician MAAC

Under direct supervision, the Eligibility Technician supports and ensures compliance for various Child Development Programs (CDP) (i.e. California Department of Education, Head Start, Early Head Start) in the areas of ongoing recruitment, selection, eligibility determination and enrollment, attendance, reporting, tracking and ongoing monitoring activities. Incumbents will make eligibility determinations, support the selection processes for enrollment and maintain the tracking and integrity of enrollment data.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Associates degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university.
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in data entry/computer records management or in a related data input work environment including a working knowledge of technical/computer terms;
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing software, including but not limited to, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, the Internet and database software such as ChildPlus.
  • Bilingual - Spanish-English (read/write/speak) required.
  • One (1) year of experience working with adults in a social/health setting including experience with Head Start; Early Head Start, and/or California Department of Education eligibility requirements is highly desirable.

 

San Marcos, CA 92069 2019-03-14 View
Teachers, Home Educators, Associate Floater Teachers and Teacher Assistants Orange County Head Start, Inc.

 

HEAD START (3 - 5 year olds) and

EARLY HEAD START (Infants, Toddlers, & 2 year olds)

Teacher, Home Educator, Floater Teacher, and Teacher Assistant 

Positions Available: 

 OCHS is seeking qualified staff to join our Head Start and Early Head Start team in the following positions:

 Head Start Teacher or Home Educator– At least one year of teaching experience in an ECE setting required.  

* Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $22.15

* Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $20.04

* Home Educator Position Only - Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit (AA or BA degrees preferred): $17.93 

  

Early Head Start Teacher or Home Educator - At least one year of teaching experience in an ECE setting required.  

* Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field, Child Development Teacher Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler units: $22.65

* Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field, Child Development Teacher Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler units: $20.54

* Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler Units (AA or BA degree preferred): $18.43

  

Floater Teacher – Head Start and Early Head Start   

* Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $17.40  

* Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $16.90   

* Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit (AA or BA degrees preferred): $16.35   

  

 Teacher Assistant - Head Start   

* Child Development Teacher Permit, Associate or Bachelor Degree: $13.72 - $15.82 depending on education.

  

 Teacher Assistant - Early Head Start   

* Child Development Teacher Permit, Associate or Bachelor Degree and at least 3 Infant/Toddler Units: $14.22 - $16.32 depending on education.

 

 English required for all positions, bilingual with oral and written fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese, or Korean  is preferred and may be required as a result of community and workforce composition.

See Job description on website for details.

Apply Now to Join Our Team!  Submit an application, resume, proof of degree and credentials to:

Orange County Head Start, Inc.

2501 S. Pullman Street, Suite 100

Santa Ana, CA 92705

For further information, please visit  www.ochsinc.org or call 714-241-8920 - Fax 949-596-8291 

Orange County, CA 92705 2019-03-13 View
FAMILY OUTREACH WORKER--Bilingual Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

FAMILY OUTREACH WORKER--Bilingual

Exempt:  No                                                                SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart  

SUPERVISOR: FOW Supervisor                                   LOCATION: Assigned Centers 

HOURS: 8 Hrs/Day, Monday through Friday, 12 Months/year

Policy Council Approval Date: 02/28/2019                   Approved by:  HR Manager

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Under the direction of the FOW Supervisor and in partnership with the ERSEA and Health Services Manager and the Family Services Manager, implement the Family Service and Parent/Family engagement goals and objectives; recruit to assure full enrollment in the program at all times, maintain compliance to the Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies.  Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain full enrollment through year-round recruitment and enrollment activities as assigned
  • Complete and maintain documents  (paper and electronic) for enrolling children
  • Maintain current and accurate records as required by the program and ensure their confidentiality
  • Adhere to Child Assessment/Observation System & Family Partnership System Timeline
  • Work in partnership with families, assessing their strengths, interests, and needs.  Use data to inform next steps and setting goals in partnership with families.
  • Ensure that parents know of current community resources including resources available in Community Action Partnership, and Head Start; refer parents to appropriate agencies for assistance and provide follow-up to assess effectiveness
  • Provide training and education to families in using available resources and services
  • Support the family in all Seven Family Outcomes (PFCE)
  • Provide transportation as needed, i.e.: taking children to medical screenings, returning sick children to their homes, etc. using program vehicles
  • Maintain an ongoing awareness of center activities and participate as appropriate
  • Work in partnership with service area managers and center staff to better assess the needs of the children and families to ensure quality services; health follow-up, support in education goals and to provide program guidance to children and families as needed.
  • Have a consistent schedule to be available at center drop off and pick up times to support staff and families; i.e. supporting transition and child goal in-kind systems, on-going communication with family, family partnerships, etc. to support as needed.
  • Conduct a minimum of three home visits and one end of year parent teacher conference per program year to each enrolled family to maintain ongoing communication for family development. The first home visit can be done in partnership with the child’s teacher
  • Work with the Family Service team, FOW Supervisor and the center parent officers, responsible for monthly parent committee meetings/trainings
  • In partnership with the Family Services team, Support program family language development and literacy plan through parent committee meetings/trainings, center literacy area, home visits and conferences, family and child goals, and community resourcing and referral
  • Provide translation and interpretation in support of program services to children and families
  • As assigned by the program, be involved in community outreach by attending community agency meetings as an advocate to obtain needed services
  • Our agency provides services all over Sonoma County.   Must be willing to accept an assignment anywhere in the county.
  • Serve as a resource within the Head Start program for other staff members and service areas
  • Act as a liaison between Head Start, the family, and the community as appropriate
  • Complete monthly reports as required
  • Participates in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
    • Other relevant duties, as assigned

 

FOW III: Work closely with assigned FOW to provide support as needed.  Oversee all aspects of Family Services in a double classroom center, as assigned; other relevant duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

FOW I:    6 units in Child Development, Human Relations, Family Relations, or related field.

  One year in position of working with families or working with children in a classroom setting.

FOW II:  30 units in Child Development, Human Development, Family Relations, or related field.

  Two years experience in a position working with families or working with children in a classroom setting.        

FOW III:  AA or BA, BS in Child Development, Human Development, Family Relations, or related field.

  Three years experience in a position working with families, parents or adults, preferably in a case   management model

  OR:  Four years experience involving a combination of working in the classroom with children and working with parents and families.

 

In Addition to the above:

  • Bilingual, Spanish/English required
  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

 

 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS (Basic to intermediate relates to FOW I, II or III)

  • Knowledge and use of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Basic to intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families.
  • Basic to Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Basic to intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence.  Intermediate ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff.  
  • Basic to Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Basic to Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee drives, approximately 10% of the time, to meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 30% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

 

 WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works mostly inside and sometimes in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

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

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Community Action Partnership (CAP), an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for our open positions, please apply online OR download and email/mail/fax/drop-off the CAP employment application. Resumes and cover letters are welcome and can be attached to the online application, however they will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application. For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Apply OnlineApplication for Employment

Email your application: recruiting@capsonoma.org

Mail & Drop-Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County
141 Stony Circle Ste 210
Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Sonoma County, CA 95401 2019-03-11 View
Family & Community Partnership Coordinator CAPE, Inc.

The Family and Community Partnerships Coordinator functions as the content specialist in the areas of family partnerships and parent involvement.  The Family and Community Partnerships Coordinator works to develop partnerships and collaborations in the community to expand the agency’s capacity and to ensure that the most current developments in research and practice are integrated into the agency’s services to families and parents.  As part of Support Services, the Family and Community Partnerships Coordinator participates in developing agency plans, monitoring and assessing program performance, and planning and carrying out staff training, and mentoring of the family advocates.

 

The responsibilities of the Family and Community Partnerships Coordinator include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Advocate with community agencies on behalf of CAPE families to insure that needed services are available.
  • Represent CAPE in community organizations that provide services to children and families such as the Livermore Community Needs Committee, working in coordination with these groups to maximize access to community services.
  • Keep management staff informed of the status of  Family Partnerships and unmet needs in the program and community.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual Program Information Report (PIR).
  • Participate in the agency planning process, including the development of the Family Partnership and Parent Involvement portion of policies and procedures.
  • Monitor agency Family Partnership, parent involvement activities, and all areas of family services. 
  • Prepare monthly reports.
  • Provide resources and support to Family Advocates.
  • Provide training to staff as needed.
  • Identify needs for parent training; develop, and implement training plan.
  • Encourage parent participation in the program.
  • Coordinate the agency’s family literacy activities & parenting curriculum series.
  • Plan and coordinate agency wide family activities.
  • Familiarity with Child Plus
  • All other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in social work, sociology, psychology, and 5 years of Head Start Family Services experience; or a Family Development Credential and 5 years of Head Start Family Services experience.

 

 

 

 

Experience:

  • Knowledge of and experience with a broad range of Tri-Valley community resources and agencies, particularly in the areas of social services, health, nutrition and mental health
  • Knowledge of needs and problems of low-income families and demonstrated ability to work effectively with them.
  • Experience with and ability to work effectively with ethnic, linguistic and cultural minorities.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of training as well as demonstrated ability in this area.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to follow through on assignments.

 

Other:

  • Possessions of a valid CA driver’s license, reliable transportation and valid vehicle insurance.
  • Computer skills, including ability to use Microsoft word/Windows and Child Plus
  • Bi-lingual skills desirable (Spanish/English, Farsi/English)

 

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand,       walk, sit, use hands and fingers; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, and taste or smell.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Specific vision ability required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics involve a moderate amount of noise.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Livermore, CA 94551 2019-03-11 View
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