Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Co-Teacher II Early Head Start MAAC

Under direct supervision, you will provide care for infants and toddlers in the assigned group(s) and assist in planning, supervising and implementing the education program within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Project 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.(May have three (3) units Infant/Toddler coursework but must complete, three (3) more units Infant/Toddler coursework by 12/31/15.)
  • 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 in the 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.

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Multiple Locations, CA 92069 2018-08-30 View
Preshcool Teacher-Medical/Dental/24 days of vacation/12 sick days/11 holidays/half an hour paid lunch Alameda Family Services

JOB SUMMARY: 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Under the direct supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for all aspects of operating a quality Head Start/Early Head Start classroom and child development program.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assist Site Supervisor indeveloping and implementing the operations of a quality Head Start classroom and child development program ensuring that classroom and child development activities are in keeping with the program’s curriculum and philosophy (Creative Curriculum, Anti-Bias Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practices) and reflect and respect the individual development and diversity of the program’s children, families and staff.
  2. Act as co-lead classroom staff with site supervisor in direct involvement in classroom and child development activities, including maintaining positive relationships with parents and staff and assisting in resolving conflicts between parents and staff.
  3. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  4. Timely completion of requirements and paperwork, including but not limited to curriculum development; screenings, assessments and referrals; goals and progress notes; children’s files; database and tracking reports; home visits and parent meetings and conferences; in-kind documentation; time sheets and equipment and supply inventories.
  5. Act as staff person available to parents to answer questions and work to resolve conflicts in a positive manner to the benefit of the children, parents, staff, program and agency.
  6. Conduct daily and monthly health and safety checks of classrooms at site.

 

  1. Contact parent’s when a child’s behavior is unsafe to self or others. 
  2. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  3. Work with local agencies to coordinate appropriate services to children, including children with disabilities and special needs.
  4. Timely completion of requirements and paperwork, including curriculum development; screenings, assessments and referrals; goals and progress notes; children’s files; database and tracking reports; home visits and parent meetings and conferences; in-kind documentation; time sheets and equipment and supply inventories.  Maintain and monitor family/child files for the site.
  5. Support ongoing attendance.
  6. Create, support and promote a team environment by encouraging and facilitating problem solving; accepting supervision and working closely with the education and family advocate.
  1. Actively participate in and present at program level and agency level case conferences and/or training opportunities.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. AA Degree in related field and/or California Department of Education-Associate Teacher Permit required
  2. 3-5 years of experience in early child care setting or social service setting
  3. Computer literacy require and experience using Microsoft Office with ChildPlus.Net experience preferred
  4. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor
  5. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment
  6. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Primary responsibilities are performed in an office setting in a seated position.
  2. Ability to use desktop computer and telephone on a frequent basis. 
  3. Lifting of books and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  4. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  5. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  6. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  7. Position requires occasional evenings and weekends.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1.  Community Care Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards require a background check

          and clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ)  

          background prior to employment

     2.  A Health Screening Report completed by a physician and current TB Test Results are required

          prior to employment

 

HAZARDS:

          Exposure to bodily fluids and infectious diseases.

Alameda, CA 94501 2018-08-29 View
Parent Educator (Home Visitor) Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field.**
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Education Coordinator Options for Learning

Work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ba in Child Development or related field, as deemed by the agency
  • Two years supervisory experience in child development setting
  • Four years professional teaching experience in child development program
  • Three semester units related to Infant and Toddler development with a passing grade of “C” or better
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid
Covina, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Accounting Assistant Alameda Family Services

JOB SUMMARY: 

Under the supervision of the Director of Finance (DOF), and working closely with the agency’s Head Start management team, the Fiscal Analyst is responsible for providing accounting, budgeting, and analytical support to the agency’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs (HS/EHS).   Primary duties include partnering with the HS/EHS Program Director to develop the annual grant budget, processing approved purchase requisitions and check requests and preparing journal entries to record Head Start related transactions in the agency General Ledger, generating monthly HS/EHS financial statements and budget to actual variance analyses, and overseeing program internal fiscal policies and controls. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Partner with Program Director to develop annual program budgets for all HS/EHS grants, including Operations, Training and Technical Assistance, Non-Federal Share, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.  Enter budget data in grant related systems of record and in the agency’s internal accounting system as required.
  2. Process all required documentation to support the purchase of supplies, materials, and services as requested by HS/EHS staff and approved by HS/EHS management.  Ensure documents are authorized and approved per program and agency policies and prepare journal entries to accurately reflect transactions in the agency General Ledger.  Verify purchases and services are delivered as requested and Accounts Payable payments match the documentation. 
  3. Develop and document HS/EHS cost allocations that comply with HS/EHS regulations and any other federal requirements.   Ensure that HS/EHS payroll timesheets are completed and approved per agency policies.
  4. Generate monthly revenue and expense vs. budget reports for all HS/EHS grants, identifying actual vs. budget variances, researching significant variances, and providing explanations to the DOF and HS/EHS Program Director.
  5. Oversee HS/EHS monthly Non-Federal Share (In-Kind) tracking and reporting, and ensure compliance to agency policies and federal regulations.
  6. Maintain all HS/EHS Independent Contractor, Memorandum of Understanding, and Lease agreements and meet invoicing and reporting requirements.
  7. Administer the HS/EHS Training and Technical Assistance plan by planning and processing all necessary registrations and travel reservations in compliance with program and agency guidelines in a timely manner.
  8. Maintain petty cash for the HS/EHS program at an adequate level to meet program needs and ensure requests are property approved and transactions reflected accurately in the agency General Ledger.
  9. Participate in HS/EHS and agency audits as needed and perform other accounting or analytical duties as assigned by the DOF.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with preferred emphasis in accounting or finance.  Two or more years related work experience in a fiscal function preferred.   Experience working in a non-profit organization or familiarity with Head Start federal regulations a plus.
  1. Attention to detail and accuracy of work output critical to ensure financial records reflect actual business transactions. 
  2. Strong planning and prioritization skills required to balance multiple priorities and meet key deadlines
  3. Computer literacy required with Intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook programs.   Knowledge of MIP (Abila) accounting software a plus.
  4. Excellent communication skills required to be able to partner effectively with HS/EHS staff and management and work collaboratively with other fiscal and agency staff in a culturally diverse environment

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Primary responsibilities are performed in an office setting in a seated position.
  2. Ability to use desktop computer and telephone on a frequent basis. 
  3. Lifting of books and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
Alameda, CA 94501 2018-08-29 View
Substitute Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field.**
  • Four years teaching experience.
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Infant/Toddler Care Teacher Options for Learning

Work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/child-dev-permits.html)
  • Minimum three semester units related to Infant and Toddler development with a passing grade of “C” or better
  • Eighteen months work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
Covina, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Family Service Specialist Options for Learning

Work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Twelve semester units in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, with a passing grade of "C" or better
  • Ability to transport parents when needed
  • Ability to advocate for parents with federal, state and private agencies to obtain services
Covina, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Family Health and Resource Specialist Options for Learning

Work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Twelve semester units in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, OR six semester units in nursing or health related field and six semester units in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, with a passing grade of "C" or better
  • Ability to transport parents when needed
  • Ability to advocate for parents with federal, state and private agencies to obtain services
Covina, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Associate Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum. Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills. Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, or CDA credential, AA or BA degree in early childhood education
  • Six months experience working with children.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Health Resource Specialist Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Twelve semester units in nursing or health related field or six semester units in nursing or health related field and six semester units in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, with a passing grade of "C" or better
  • Computer skills and knowledge
  • Ability to transport parents when needed
  • Ability to advocate for parents with federal, state and private agencies to obtain services
South El Monte, CA 91733 2018-08-29 View
Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit. 
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better. 
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field. 
  • Four years teaching experience
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Substitute Associate Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum. Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills. Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, or AA or BA degree in early childhood education
  • Six months experience working with children.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2018-08-29 View
Infant Toddler Teacher/medical/dental/24 vacation days/12 sick days/11 holidays/half an hour paid lunch Alameda Family Services

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Under the direct supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Teacher is responsible for all aspects of operating a quality Head Start/Early Head Start classroom and child development program.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assist Site Supervisor indeveloping and implementing the operations of a quality Early Head Start classroom and child development program ensuring that classroom and child development activities are in keeping with the program’s curriculum and philosophy (Creative Curriculum, Anti-Bias Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practices, PITC and CSEFEL) and reflect and respect the individual development and diversity of the program’s children, families and staff.
  2. Comply with Community Care Licensing, Child Adult Care Food Program regulations and Head Start Performance Standards,
  3. Act in equal partnership with co-teacher(s) in planning and conducting child development activities, supervising meal service, and in assisting children in the classroom especially during transitions.
  4. Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner, including lesson plans, initial screenings, ongoing assessments, referrals, individualized education plans, school readiness goals and progress notes.
  5. Share information regarding child outcomes and progress made in achieving developmental milestones and benchmarks with parent(s) during home visits and parent-teacher conferences.
  6. Assist parents and community volunteers in completing documentation of in-kind contributions.
  7. Complete and submit time sheets, mileage reimbursement forms and requests for materials, equipment and supplies in a timely manner.
  8. Ensure children’s health and safety, and provide constant and attentive supervision
  1. Conduct daily and monthly health and safety checks of classrooms and site.
  2. Administer first aide as appropriate
  1. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  2. Actively engage parents in their child’s school readiness by sharing information about the child’s progress, answering questions and working with parents in resolving issues in a positive manner.

 Contact parent’s when a child’s behavior is unsafe to self or others.  Notify Site Supervisor of call and action steps implemented.

  1. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  2. Work with local agencies to coordinate appropriate services to children, including children with disabilities and special needs.
  3. Create, support and promote a team environment by encouraging and facilitating problem solving; accepting supervision and working closely with the education and family services staff.
  1. Actively participate in and present at program level and agency level case conferences and/or training opportunities.
    1. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. 
  1. Actively participate in site, program and agency trainings and case conferences.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. State of California Department of Education Associate Teacher Permit and 6 infant/toddler units required.
  2. AA/BA Degree in Early Childhood Development or related field preferred.
  3. Minimum of 3 years of experience in early child care setting or social service setting
  4. Computer literacy require and experience using Microsoft Office with ChildPlus.Net experience preferred
  5. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor
  6. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment
  7. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Primary responsibilities are performed in an office setting in a seated position.
  2. Ability to use desktop computer and telephone on a frequent basis. 
  3. Lifting of books and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  4. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  5. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  6. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  7. Position requires occasional evenings and weekends.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1.  Community Care Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards require a background check

          and clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ)  

          background prior to employment

     2.  A Health Screening Report completed by a physician and current TB Test Results are required

          prior to employment

Alameda, CA 94501 2018-08-29 View
Head Start Director Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA in Child Development or related field, as deemed by the agency
  • Experience in management of all apsects of human services program, including personal supervision, program directions and fiscal management
  • Three years experience managing a child development program
Altadena, CA 91001 2018-08-29 View
Recruitment Associate @ Elm E Center

 

Recruitment Associate I II III

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 7th, 2018 @ 4:59pm

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Recruitment Associate I II III

SALARY:

Level I - $13.76/hour or  $110.08/day (based on an 8 hour workday)

Level II -$14.53/hour or $116.24/day (based on an 8 hour workday)

Level III -$16.68/hour or $133.44/day (based on an 8 hour workday)

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 38 hours per week; 12 months per year

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required

BENEFIT ELIGIBLE: E Center has competitive benefits which include medical, dental, and vision insurance, employee contribution 403b with Agency matching (depending on funding), supplemental life insurance, 12 paid holidays annually, and competitive paid time off accrual rates.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Level I

• College Course work in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or related field.
• Experience working for a child development, social services or health related agency.
Level II
• Associate Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or Health.
• Two years’ experience working for a child development, social services or health related agency.
Level III
• Bachelor Degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or Health.
• Two years’ experience working in child development, social services or health related agency.nits.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED:
Resume, Cover Letter, a minimum of three (3) Professional References, a minimum of two (2) Letters of Recommendation, Transcript(s) clearly identifying required coursework

**IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED. Must be current on Measles, Pertussis, and Influenza immunizations per Senate Bill 792 in the State of California. Current proof of shots must be provided before hire.

Internal applicants will be given priority over external applicants. However, we will attempt to contact all qualified applicants to schedule interviews.

***To be considered for employment, applicants are required to supply the required documentation as specified in the job posting. Please check the requirements of each position carefully upon application.

Chico, CA 95926 2018-08-29 View
EHS Teachers Marin Head Start

Get a Head Start in your career as an

Early Head Start teacher

Join the Marin Head Start program for an opportunity to establish meaningful connections with infants and toddlers. We have recently expanded to offer more services to infants and toddlers and thus looking for more EHS teachers.

Key Area Responsibilities of an EHS teacher…

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

Who we are looking for…

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

 

What  we offer..

v  A quality work environment

v  Ongoing professional development and networking.

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

v  Competitive wages and benefits!

San Rafael and Novato , CA 94949 2018-08-28 View
Preschool Teachers Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Seeking energetic, passionate and qualified early childhood educators for Head Start/Early Head Start Program. Teach in a nationally recognized early care and education environment. We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay. Positions in these locations also receive a monthly locality stipend between $100 - $250.

Current Openings:
Carpinteria = Teacher Assistant, EHS AND Teacher I
Santa Barbara = Teacher II/III AND Teacher II (Temp)
Goleta = Teacher II/III
*Itinerant Teachers needed for all locations*

Contact agency recruiter for more information via phone or email: dreveles@cacsb.com or visit agency website to complete and submit Employment Application online: www.cacsb.com

Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
AA/EOE

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2018-08-28 View
*Head Start Teacher* Marin Head Start

                     

    Marin Head Start Program

 

Job Title:                    Head Start Teacher     

Reports to:                  Supervisor

Job Status:                  40 Hrs – per week / Salaried / Full Benefits/10 month

Job Summary:              Under the supervision of the supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for supporting the

                                       overall functioning of the preschool classroom and ensuring that daily program is

                                       meeting the Head Start Performance Standards and Licensing Regulations. 

 

Primary Responsibilities

Child Health and Development

  • Create a warm, accepting and developmentally appropriate environment, which encourages the cognitive physical, emotional and social development of preschool child and family.
  • Provides an environment that meets all the requirements of Community Care Licensing.
  • Demonstrate the competencies to review data, plan and implement a program that promotes the physical and social emotional development of children by planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum that supports positive growth of the whole child. This is includes school readiness skills and home school connections.
  • Create a weekly written curriculum utilizing computer based program developed to support ongoing assessment, observation and lesson planning.
  • Provide positive guidance to children.
  • Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness. Develop and implement daily cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
  • Reinforce the role of the parent as primary caregiver and educator of their child.
  • Ensure that screening takes place on each child for possible developmental delays and that appropriate referrals are  made to Disabilities Specialist for children who are suspect for special  needs.
  • Implement a system of observing children, recording observations and developing individualized curriculum for the children based on program guidelines.
  • Build community connections with public school that allow for appropriate transitions of Head Start children and families.
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

Family Development

  • To establish positive and productive relationships with parents including communicating with parents and other staff in a respectful and effective manner.
  • Support parents as they gain knowledge of basic child development concepts and work with parents to develop home interactions and activities based on each child’s assessment and identified needs.
  • Insure that information is shared with parents on  a regular basis regarding the growth and development of their child including scheduled parent conferences and home visits.
  • Participate with other staff in case management conferences for children and families on a regular basis.
  • Participate in parent club planning to provide meaningful experiences for parents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision and Teambuilding

  • Support all center staff and directly supervise the Associate Teacher and Site Assistant.
  • Use of reflective supervision and other techniques that support positive growth through clear communication, honest and frequent feedback.
  • Complete performance reviews for assigned staff.
  • Assist in supporting and developing ongoing  professional development plan.
  • Assist in new employee orientation.
  • Depending on the site may serve as the designated site director for Community Care Licensing purposes.
  • Schedule/arrange for staffing to cover absences.
  • Insure that necessary paperwork is completed in a timely manner.
  • Support and facilitate team building through  activities, clear communication, and shared problem solving and  decision-making.
  • Participate in case conference meetings on a regular basis to consider family needs.
  • Integrate results of screenings/assessments and family partnership plans into planning for center routine, parent conference, parent meeting and other program activities.
  • Organize and maintain system for facility management including ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to program guidelines.
  • Read, understand and implement program policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Meetings

  • Regular one on one meetings with supervisor
  • Site meetings as scheduled
  • Classroom team meetings monthly
  • Case conference meetings with assigned advocate
  • One on one meetings with Associate Teacher(s) and Site Assistant
  • Regularly scheduled parent meetings
  • Staff meetings and trainings.
  • Additional meetings as requested.

Qualifications

Education /Experience:

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, Sociology or an AA or BA in a related field and eligible for a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit.

Or

  • BA in any field and a member of Teach for America.
  • Three (3) units of Administration may be required depending on site.
  • At least one year experience working with groups of children under age five.
    • Experience in supervising adults.
    • Basic computer skills including ability to enter data into TS GOLD computer based system.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with parents.
    • Strong verbal/ written communication.
    • Experience working with low-income families desirable.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.
    • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards desirable
  • Must have Pediatric First Aid and Infant/Child CPR or be willing to obtain within first two weeks of      employment.
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Clearance with current Child Abuse Index Check on file with Community Care Licensing  or provide fingerprints and a Child Abuse Index Check resulting in a      Criminal Record Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to beginning employment.
  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire date.
  • Provide the proof of completing the measles and pertussis vaccine

 

Physical Requirements

  • Physical agility to lift and carry objects up to 25 pounds and children up to 40 pound for safety reasons.
  • Physical agility  to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, twist, kneel, and turn.
  • Fine Motor physical ability including simple and power grasp, pull, twist, and grip.

 

 

 

Novato , CA 94945 2018-08-28 View
HS/EHS Teacher Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

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 assisting with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assists with the design and planning of 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 child assessment of children including the developmental screening. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills

Assists with inspection of facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills. Assists with planning and implementing activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.

 

Qualifications

  • 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. Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level or above.
  • 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.

 

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. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-08-24 View
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