Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
HS Lead 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 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 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 preschool 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, 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.
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Master Teacher/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 Master Teacher/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, field trips 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 Master Teacher/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 Master Teacher/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 / Master Teacher.
  • 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 Qualifications/ 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 preschool 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, 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
Early Education Center Site Supervisor Allies for Every Child (formerly known as Westside Children's Center)

JOB SUMMARY:

In partnership with Early Education Director (EE Director) and Early Education Manager, the Early Education Center Site Supervisor (Site Supervisor) is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Early Education Center (Center) as well as elements of early education program administration, supervision, and monitoring. The Site Supervisor will directly supervise the day-to-day needs of the center teachers and maintenance staff, ensuring alignment with California Department of Education (CDE), Early Head Start (EHS), NAEYC, CACFP and COA standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

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, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compliance & Records

  • Ensure compliance with licensing, Head Start Performance Standards, CDE requirements, NAEYC and COA standards, Title 5 & 22, and all other program regulations, policies and procedures, including annual payments for licensing, police commission permit, and fire department permit.
  • Participate in the planning, implementation, review, and updating of annual program goals/objectives, policies/procedures, and activities to ensure compliance with relevant performance standards, and achieve the implementation of the program’s mission and objectives
  • Ensure that Center-based documentation and reports are complete, current, and accurate including Department of Children and Families Services (DCFS), California Community Care Licensing (CCL), NAEYC, annual CCL immunization reports, personnel roster, etc.
  • Under direction of EE Director, complete renewal of (and any applications for) Center Community Child Care Licenses
  • Ensure accurate, complete, and confidential maintenance of employee and children’s records; conduct regular (at least quarterly) review of children’s files to ensure all CCL required documents are in file 
  • Ensure completion of monthly facility health and safety monitoring, and collaborate with EE Director as needed to address identified issues

Daily Operations

  • Monitor the day-to-day operations of the Early Education Center; ensure maintenance of a safe, secure, and well-maintained facility that is in compliance with all pertinent regulations and program/accrediting body standards, including supporting Health Services Coordinator in ensuring compliance with all CACFP requirements and relevant regulations
  • Plan for daily Center staffing; provide classroom coverage when needed
  • Along with other early education leadership have input monthly into center newsletter

Monitoring

  • Support staff (if coverage is need in classrooms) with time management to complete task on yearly roadmap (e.g. DRDPs, Home Visits, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Individualized Development Plans, ASQs, etc.)
  • Working closely with EE Director, track and monitor progress on meeting EHS, EHS-CCP, and CDE continuing application guidelines: dual-language framework, CSEFEL strategies, literacy development, STEM, school readiness goals, and other education-related benchmarks
  • Support as needed the completion of Environment Rating Scale (ITERS/ECERS/FCCERS) yearly
  • Provide support as needed for the implementation of: Parent-Teacher Conferences, home visits, DRDP-2015 assessments, Environment Rating Scales, Individualized Development Plans, school readiness goals, and all other education related programmatic goals/plans
  • Support teaching practices SMART goals for staff through regular classroom monitoring and follow up with Early Education Manager.
  • Support teaching staff with day-to-day operational coaching and decision making (e.g. supervision of children, anger parent etc.)

Program Meetings

  • Working with the Early Education Manager, conduct weekly staff meetings
  • Work with EE Director to support Teachers Leading Teachers group
  • Participate in management meetings as needed and one-on-one semi-monthly supervision meetings with EE Director
  • Generate program data for Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) efforts and participate in PQI rotations for EHS, EHS-CCP and CDE presentations as needed

Parents, Caregivers and Community

  • Together with Early Education Manager, coordinate implementation of annual parent survey across all early education programs
  • Participate in community needs assessment(s), self-assessment, and health and safety committee, staff, and program consultants
  • Working closely with Allies’ family engagement team, plan and oversee the implementation of activities to engage and involve parents/caregivers
  • Serve as a representative of Allies in the community/attend meetings as appropriate

 Human Resources

  • Participate in the hiring and training of early education teachers, home educators, family support specialists, child development specialists, and other roles as needed
  • Lead coordination with Human Resources to review and update staff records to ensure requirements are met
  • In collaboration with Early Education Manager, complete and conduct performance evaluations and professional development plans for staff

Facilities Management

  • Ensure the center's physical facilities comply with local, state and federal laws and are a safe and appropriate environment for children
  • Ensure facilities upkeep, in collaboration with maintenance staff
  • Monitors the inventory of site materials, supplies, and equipment; approves orders and tracks maintenance budget
  • Manages within a budget  the purchase of equipment and supplies for the center or approves requests to purchase materials and equipment
  • tracks and maintains budget received for program
  • Supervise maintenance workers
  • Oversees the completion of maintenance work activities
  • Conduct individual or group supervision 2 times per month

 Other

  • Attend meetings and trainings as requested to keep abreast of trends in the various service areas
  • Perform other relevant responsibilities as required by the agency and as assigned
  • Model the Standard of Conduct Policy when interacting with parents, community members and Colleagues
  • Understand and follow all Council of Accreditation (COA) policies and procedures
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description
  • Evening and weekend work as required
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission/vision statements, adopted theoretical frameworks, and philosophy

 QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of one to two (1-2) years leadership and administrative experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required (Master's Degree preferred) in Early Childhood Development, or related field
  • Hold a current Child Development Site Supervisor Permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Experience working with infants/toddlers and preschoolers' principles and practices
  • Experience working in or overseeing Early Head Start, Head Start and/or California Department of Education preschool programs
  • Ability to plan, organize and oversee high quality early childhood care and education programs
  • Working knowledge of Community Care Licensing regulations
  • Knowledge of data analysis, MIS systems and reporting procedures
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communications skills required
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus but not required
  • Creative problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to research best-practice and compliance guidance, complete work accurately, meet deadlines, and follow through on job duties and projects
  • Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task and be flexible
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of relevant authorities, individuals and organizations; demonstrated effective interpersonal, leadership, public speaking and management skills
  • Desire to be a part of a diverse team, and the ability to both think independently and work collaboratively
  • Experience working with diverse groups and populations
  • Working knowledge of budgets and expense reports
  • Experience in program, finance, compliance and evaluation in a non-profit organization
  • Strong computer literacy skills (MIS, word processing, database and spreadsheets, internet and email use required)
  • Must be responsible, be able to handle confidential information, organize effectively, and work independently
  • Passionate about learning and possesses curiosity about issues affecting children and families
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and families who are served by our agency.
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required

FOR CONSIDERATION:

Full benefits package offered including 100% employer contribution to: Health - Kaiser or Anthem, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, 12 paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, and 2 personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

 

Allies for Every Child actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences is essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

Allies for Every Child has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. Visit www.COAnet.org to learn more about COA Accreditation.

Culver City, CA 90230 2020-10-15 View
HS Assistant 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 Assistant 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.

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.
  • May assist with home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) as needed.

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.

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.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.

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.
  • 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 6 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Assistant 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
Cook I-II - New Preschool Year North Coast Opportunities

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

Recruiting for Ukiah :

Cook I-II  (Bilingual Preferred, CA Driver License Required)

Salary: $ 14.84 - $ 18.37/hr DOQ.  EOE.

Application Deadline:  July 31, 2020

For full job description details & required employment application form go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs or707-467-3200x 302

Ukiah, CA 95482 2020-10-15 View
EHS Floater 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 Floater 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.
  • 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, tooth brushing, diapering and toilet learning for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

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

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.

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.
  • Communicate with primary teacher about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child in order to inform the communication with parents.

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.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

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.
  • 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 preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units Infant/Toddler and additional ECE Units in core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Assistant 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 of 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, CA 94110 2020-10-15 View
Associate Teacher EHS (Floater) Willits, CA North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED TO APPLY

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities

Apply Soon (Open Until Filled) 

Associate Teacher EHS (Floater) - Willits, CA

Salary: $ 14.58 - $ 18.24/hr DOQ  EOE

30 hours per week, 12 months year

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

Willits, cA, CA 95490 2020-10-15 View
Teacher Aide Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities

TEACHER AIDE for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, in Susanville at the Susanville Center.  40 hrs/wk, 52 wks/yr.  $13.26-16.00/hr, including benefits. Selected candidate will assist in operation of a preschool classroom.  Must be 18 and possess a high school diploma or GED; 12 units Early Childhood Education preferred, including; child growth and development; child, family and community; and program curriculum, and six months work experience in a licensed child care center, bilingual skills desirable. Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made.  Resume, transcripts and application accepted until position is filled.  Contact 283-1242 for application or visit www.headstart4u.org.  Send to Gina Wood, 424 N. Mill Creek Road, Quincy, CA  95971  EOE

Susanville, CA 96130 2020-10-14 View
Home Based Coordinator MAAC

Under direct supervision, plans, develops, provides reflective supervision and training and technical assistance to MAAC CDP Home Based program option; monitors and ensures compliance with HSPS and MAAC policies and procedures.  Participates in implementation of parent training and age appropriate curriculum and ongoing monitoring of children’s cognitive, social and emotional, language and literacy and health and perceptual motor development.

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, human development or a closely related field which includes 15 semester units in child development (12 CORE units),  3 units in administration.

Experience in  parent education/training 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 valid State of California Child Development Permit at the Site Supervisor or Program Director level is required.

Review the full job description and apply online.

Vista, CA 92084 2020-10-14 View
Lead Teacher 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 Child Development Program’s Early Head Start. Early Head Start is a federally funded program for eligible and special needs children 0 – 3 years and pregnant women.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher:

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

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twenty-four (24) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

 Lead Teacher II:

  • BA Degree with emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development that would require a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.
  • Completion of supervised student teaching OR experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher and Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a State of California Child Development Associate Level Permit or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

Review the full job description and apply online at our website

SAN MARCOS, CA 92084 2020-10-14 View
Program Aide MAAC

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

DEFINITION – Program Aide In Training_________________________________________________________

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Program Aide

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

Program Aide In Training

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-10-14 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 2020-10-14 View
CCP EHS Education Coach - Partnerships MAAC

Under direct supervision, this position will coordinate, monitor, coach and train for the implementation of the Child Care Partnership Grant, 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.
  • Site Supervisor Level Permit or obtain within six months of hire
  • Acquire CLASS Certifications within nine (9) months of hire and maintain certifications throughout employment.
  • 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.

Review the full job description and apply online at our website

Vista, CA 92084 2020-10-14 View
Family Partner MAAC

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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 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   
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, Reading and writing required.

 Review the full job description and apply online.

  • 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.
Vista, CA 92084 2020-10-14 View
Executive Director First Baptist Head Start

      First Baptist Head Start

          Preschool Program

   Job Announcement

Executive Director

Salary $96,158.00

Position Purpose: To provide overall leadership in the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of all program service areas and in compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards promoting sound organizational and management innovations of First Baptist Head Start Program.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Services, Business Administration or related fields
  • Master’s Degree desirable
  • Five years of experience as Administrator of a preschool program with responsibilities for Fiscal and Human Resource Management
  • At least three years of experience in non-profit management.
  • Possession of a California Child Development Program Director’s Permit.
  • Prior experience in Head Start or knowledge of program and philosophy desired and/or willingness to acquire.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the day to day functions of First Baptist Head Start Programs. Serves as representative of the First Baptist Head Start Program. 
  • Responsible for overall program operation according to federal, state and local guidelines. Develop policies and operating procedures in compliance with Federal and State laws, Head Start regulations, funding contracts and Agency objectives. Ensures compliance with all that meet contracts, Program Performance Standards, Program Policies and Procedures, Community Care Licensing requirements etc.
  • Supervise members of the management team in accordance with relevant policies and laws to achieve quality services to children and families and to carry out all Head Start activities necessary to achieve the outcomes described in the Program Plan. Evaluate staff according to program policies and procedures. Implement procedures for and participate in selection and hiring of staff in accordance with program guidelines and employment laws.
  • Design and provide training and career development opportunities to Head Start staff and parents. Implement in-service training and a technical assistance plan. Conduct regular staff meetings; facilitate regular in-services trainings.
  • Oversee that proper equipping for centers is being utilized. Ensure inventory (pre-school year and post school year) and proper storage of supplies and equipment during summer.
  • Oversee that facilities are properly licensed. Oversee that FBHS has proper programmatic liability insurance for all Staff and Board.
  • Ensure parent involvement in all relevant aspects of the program, including planning, implementation, monitoring, staffing and evaluation. Oversee that technical assistance in the areas of budget, public relations, policies, applications, etc. is being provided to the parents. Responsible for support services for parents to enhance parent involvement.
  • Work collaboratively with local agencies to ensure maximum utilization of resources. Foster a cooperative working relationship with Contra Costa County, The Grantee.  
  • Prepare annual grant proposal, federal, state funding applications, annual Program Information Report, E Rate Program and related grants and contracts with Policy Committee and Board.
  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of a fiscal accounting management system that will include monitoring budget expenditures and budget revisions, property procurement and inventory control. Approval of payroll, purchase requisitions, purchase orders, etc.
  • Ensure overall preparation of five-year plan.
  • Be responsible for maintaining health and safety, child abuse standards, laws, regulations and policies.
  • Responsible for accuracy of records and reports. Ensure and sign off on state food service reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, as well as current automobile registration and insurance.
  • Must have vehicle in good working condition.
  • Must be eligible to be employed in the United States.
  • Continuing Education required and Trainings.
  • Successful completion of an initial physical examination, including required vaccinations, and follow-up examinations every two years.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification.
  • Fingerprint clearance, tuberculosis clearance and child abuse clearance must be on file and submitted according to policy.

Please Mail resumes to 3890 Railroad Ave. Pittsburg, CA 94565.

E-mail Resumes to:  mnavarro@firstbaptistheadstart.org

Fax Resumes to: 925-526-8600 Attn: Brenda P. Battle

For more information, call Brenda P. Battle at 925-473-2000, ext. 101

Deadline Date:  Until Filled

 

3890 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg, CA 94565 2020-10-07 View
Executive Director First Baptist Head Start

      First Baptist Head Start

          Preschool Program

   Job Announcement

Executive Director

Salary $96,158.00

Position Purpose: To provide overall leadership in the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of all program service areas and in compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards promoting sound organizational and management innovations of First Baptist Head Start Program.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Services, Business Administration or related fields
  • Master’s Degree desirable
  • Five years of experience as Administrator of a preschool program with responsibilities for Fiscal and Human Resource Management
  • At least three years of experience in non-profit management.
  • Possession of a California Child Development Program Director’s Permit.
  • Prior experience in Head Start or knowledge of program and philosophy desired and/or willingness to acquire.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the day to day functions of First Baptist Head Start Programs. Serves as representative of the First Baptist Head Start Program. 
  • Responsible for overall program operation according to federal, state and local guidelines. Develop policies and operating procedures in compliance with Federal and State laws, Head Start regulations, funding contracts and Agency objectives. Ensures compliance with all that meet contracts, Program Performance Standards, Program Policies and Procedures, Community Care Licensing requirements etc.
  • Supervise members of the management team in accordance with relevant policies and laws to achieve quality services to children and families and to carry out all Head Start activities necessary to achieve the outcomes described in the Program Plan. Evaluate staff according to program policies and procedures. Implement procedures for and participate in selection and hiring of staff in accordance with program guidelines and employment laws.
  • Design and provide training and career development opportunities to Head Start staff and parents. Implement in-service training and a technical assistance plan. Conduct regular staff meetings; facilitate regular in-services trainings.
  • Oversee that proper equipping for centers is being utilized. Ensure inventory (pre-school year and post school year) and proper storage of supplies and equipment during summer.
  • Oversee that facilities are properly licensed. Oversee that FBHS has proper programmatic liability insurance for all Staff and Board.
  • Ensure parent involvement in all relevant aspects of the program, including planning, implementation, monitoring, staffing and evaluation. Oversee that technical assistance in the areas of budget, public relations, policies, applications, etc. is being provided to the parents. Responsible for support services for parents to enhance parent involvement.
  • Work collaboratively with local agencies to ensure maximum utilization of resources. Foster a cooperative working relationship with Contra Costa County, The Grantee.  
  • Prepare annual grant proposal, federal, state funding applications, annual Program Information Report, E Rate Program and related grants and contracts with Policy Committee and Board.
  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of a fiscal accounting management system that will include monitoring budget expenditures and budget revisions, property procurement and inventory control. Approval of payroll, purchase requisitions, purchase orders, etc.
  • Ensure overall preparation of five-year plan.
  • Be responsible for maintaining health and safety, child abuse standards, laws, regulations and policies.
  • Responsible for accuracy of records and reports. Ensure and sign off on state food service reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, as well as current automobile registration and insurance.
  • Must have vehicle in good working condition.
  • Must be eligible to be employed in the United States.
  • Continuing Education required and Trainings.
  • Successful completion of an initial physical examination, including required vaccinations, and follow-up examinations every two years.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification.
  • Fingerprint clearance, tuberculosis clearance and child abuse clearance must be on file and submitted according to policy.

Please Mail resumes to 3890 Railroad Ave. Pittsburg, CA 94565.

E-mail Resumes to:  mnavarro@firstbaptistheadstart.org

Fax Resumes to: 925-526-8600 Attn: Brenda P. Battle

For more information, call Brenda P. Battle at 925-473-2000, ext. 101

Deadline Date:  Until Filled

 

3890 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg, CA 94565 2020-10-07 View
Substitute Teacher Peninsula Family Service

Substitute Teacher

San Mateo, CA

Description

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Substitute Teacher work as part of a teaching team to provide children with a developmentally appropriate learning environment and experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally. Assists in the planning, record keeping, and other classroom duties as required by program and licensing.

Substitute Teacher support the design, planning, and implementation of a quality, early childhood education classroom and implementation of the program’s philosophy and curriculum. The position requires skills and the ability to accept children and adults from diverse populations.  This position is a role model for developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom and assists in classroom setup and classroom management.  This position works under the direction of the classroom teacher.

Active demonstration of Peninsula Family Services’ VALUES are expected of every staff member.  All of our work is based on our commitment to Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Diversity, Teamwork and Adaptability.  

REPORTS TO: Site Supervisor/Manager

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

DIRECT REPORTS: None

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be 18+ years of age (per Licensing Regulations)

  • Must be working toward at least an Associate Teacher permit – enrolled in college classes

  • Some experience with children from ages birth to five (5) or three (3) early childhood units

COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Substitute Teachers should be able to verbally communicate with parents and other adults in English, use grammatically correct language, and when possible, speak in the child’s home language. 

PREFERRED LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to speak with children in their native language. Some classrooms may require bilingual abilities due to needs of the children enrolled.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Submit and maintain clear Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting

  • Submit and maintain evidence of a current (completed within the last year) negative Tuberculin test and health report prior to hire

  • CPR and First Aid certified or willing to obtain within 3 months of employment; must maintain for duration of employment

  • Work cooperatively with child development team in achieving the goals and objectives of the classroom and center.

  • Be physically, mentally and occupationally capable of performing the following actions without endangering one’s own health:

  1. Reach a child 25 feet away within 10 seconds or less

  2. Hear a child call for help from at least 50 feet away

  3. Comprehend and react to dangerous situations involving children without hesitation

  4. Crouch to a child’s height and maintain eye contact

  5. Reach children on the highest piece of play equipment

  6. Lift a minimum of 40 pounds

  7. Sit on the floor and/or low chair and interact with children for an extended period of time.

  • Follow all policies and procedures for handling confidential documentation and confidential information.

  • Follow all Child Protective Services mandates and requirements, particularly regarding reporting of suspected child abuse.

  • Follow Community Care Licensing rules and regulations and ensure classroom is in compliance

  • Adherence to all organization policies, procedures, Parent Handbook and Employee Handbook

  • Timely and accurate submission of time records to supervisor and reimbursements for expenses

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Classroom Duties:

  • Assist in preparation and implementation of activities that are appropriate for the age level, skill and social development of the children served.

  • Complete and/or assist in planning activities for an assigned group of children.

  • Assist in the maintenance for an attractive, clean, creative, functional living and learning environment (which may include cleaning up before and after meals, washing dishes, sweeping/mopping floors, etc.)

  • Help in maintaining a clean and appealing environment for the children, by picking up toys, cleaning tables, moving equipment (i.e. setting up cots, mats, or setting up and taking down outside equipment)

  • Maintain ratio per program requirements. Visually supervise the classroom and outdoor area.  Anticipate and move quickly to prevent potentially injurious situations that arise during play. Interact, initiate, and encourage the children in all the activities during the day.

  • Be familiar with and adhere to the program’s policies, health and safety regulations and emergency procedures and be ready to implement them if necessary.

  • Inform the teacher or supervisor of any concerns or observations of a child or the environment that may be of interest or importance.

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Know emergency procedures and be prepared to take responsibility for carrying them out (Fire drills, earthquake, CPR, first aid).   Conduct and complete monthly Safety Checklist as requested.

  • Complete and/or assist in record keeping such as childcare food program, attendance, child assessments, and observations (i.e. DRDP’s, ERS’s, ASQ’s, etc.)  Observe and record information about children for portfolios or assessment file.

LIMITS OF AUTHORITY:

Substitute Teachers works under the direction of the classroom teacher.  The Substitute Teacher needs to consult with the teacher to: change classroom activities that have been planned; any accidents or concerns about the children with their parents, parent concerns or other staff members.  The Substitute Teacher may not change hours of work without the approval of the Site Supervisor.    

This job description in no way states or implies these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give such instructions or assignments. 

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

 

San Mateo, CA 94401 2020-10-06 View
Staff Accountant ECS

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the Agency’s accounting activities. The position is primarily responsible for maintaining the GL, facilitating monthly and annual close procedures, reviewing and/or completing AP transactions, balance sheet reconciliations, and bi-weekly payroll imports.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Maintains accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
  2. Assists Controller in monthly closing process to ensure agency management and Board Committees have accurate financial reports as scheduled.
  3. Review and post adjusting entries and reclass entries. 
  4. Review, approve and post payroll journal entries prepared by other accounting staff. 
  5. Review AP transactions and prepare positive pay for weekly check runs
  6. Prepare and/or oversee vendor reconciliation, credit card activities, and ACH payments.
  7. Prepare annual 1099 reporting and quarterly form 941 reconciliations. 
  8. Oversees Agency petty cash funds.
  9. Prepare and/or review reconciliation of balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  10. Assists Controller in managing bank balances to ensure all required transfers are requested and approved prior to issuing any payments.
  11. Assists Controller in overseeing Bank reconciliation process and filing of property tax exemptions.
  12. Assists Controller with preparation of reports for the Finance Committee on highlights of monthly financial reports and ECS cash position.  
  13. Provides monthly financial reports for assigned departments and Nutrition Services within established timelines and attends/presents at budget reviews as requested.
  14. Assists Controller in preparation of cash projections.
  15. Ensures all activities conducted and work completed by her- or himself are compliant with all applicable funder contract, laws, rules, regulations and performance standards including but not limited to those promulgated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Office of Head Start and Neighborhood House Association (NHA), the County of San Diego, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the San Diego Housing Commission, and the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) as administered by the Nutrition Services Division (NS) of the California Department of Education (CDE).
  16. Trains and/or assists in training and cross training employees.
  17. At least annually, reviews succession plans.
  1. Maintain accurate Fixed Asset records including the proper recording of capitalized assets and depreciation.
  2. Assist Controller in coordinating / preparing annual financial audit work papers for timely submission to outside auditors.
  3. Assists in set up and monitoring of procedures and internal controls. 
  4. Act as backup for payroll processing following established guidelines.
  5. Performs other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the Controller or CFO.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  1. Organized and conscientious, with a keen attention to detail.
  2. Intermediate skills in use of accounting software and Excel. Basic skills in Word and Outlook.
  3. Time Management – skilled at managing time and the prioritization of multiple projects.  Adapts quickly to changing priorities.
  4. Comfortable working with a wide range of personalities and various levels of employees; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  5. Critical Thinking – skilled at using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  6. Deductive Reasoning – ability to apply general rules to specific problems resulting in effective answers or solutions.
  7. The ability to use creative thinking and problem-solving skills in order to implement smooth, speedy and efficient process that improve workflow.
  8. Strong understanding of accounting theory and GAAP; knowledge of OMB Circulars a plus.
  9. English Language – knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. 
  10. Writing Skills – ability to express problems and solutions in writing enabling the reader to easily comprehend the written content.
  11. Ability to produce a high level of work paper documents to create a high-quality documentation trail which will demonstrate proper adherence to policies and procedures and contribute to audit efficiency.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business or equivalent experience. Seven or more years’ accounting experience, preferred.
  2. Intermediate Excel skills and experience with Abila Fund Accounting (MIP) software is preferred.
  3. Fund accounting knowledge and experience working in a non-profit organization is preferred.

OTHER/ SPECIAL: Ability to pass a physical examination and tuberculin skin test, including drug/alcohol.  Fingerprint clearance and criminal check required, including exclusion and debarment.   Verification of current driver’s license and automobile insurance required for personal car usage.

National City, CA 91950 2020-10-06 View
Health Services Manager North Coast Opportunities Inc/ Head Start Program

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

Recruiting for Ukiah, CA:

Health Services Manager (Bilingual Preferred)

$ 29.58 -$ 34.02 per hour, DOQ. 

Open Until Filled.  EOE

For full job description details and the required application form go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs or call (707)467-3200 ext 302 or ext 331

This position is primarily responsible for the development and implementation of the Health, Safety, and Nutrition service areas. The primary duties of this position require a high level of collaboration, and excellent communication and organizational skills. Primary areas of responsibility include ensuring Head Start program families and children have access to comprehensive Health, Safety, and Nutrition services and providing training and technical assistance to Head Start Child Development Program (HSCDP) staff. This position requires a degree and experience in the health field and a high level of professionalism and emotional intelligence. Serves as a member of the Executive and Senior Management Teams and the Coordinating Team

 

Ukiah, CA 95482 2020-10-05 View
Infant/ Toddler Teacher Peninsula Family Service

Infant/Toddler Teacher

San Mateo, CA • Early Learning

Description

 

Become a member of the teaching staff of San Mateo County’s leading early childhood education program! 

We are looking for individuals who LOVE children and who want to be part of our mission to help prepare pre-schoolers for success and achievement in Kindergarten and beyond.  


Teachers are responsible for the design, planning, and implementation of a quality early childhood education classroom and the implementation of the program’s philosophy and curriculum. The position requires skill and expertise in curriculum planning, staff supervision, child assessments, and the ability to accept and work effectively with children and adults from diverse populations. You would be a role model for developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom and have shared responsibility for classroom setup and classroom management. You may have direct responsibility for a specific group of children in a shared classroom. You will provide support and assistance in the classroom by providing a warm and nurturing environment that helps children grow intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially. You will participate in all activities in the classroom and work as a team member with other staff.


Our primary goal with infants is to offer continuity of care with consistent caregivers that are sensitive to infants’ needs and cues.  Infant philosophy is based on respect for each child’s rate of growth and needs.  The caregivers are paying close attention to what a baby hears, sees, touches, and feels.  Our programs do not use walkers, high chairs, or infant carriers.  Babies are held when fed until they are able to sit up on their own.


Partial List of Qualifications:

  • Possess or be eligible to apply for a Child Development Teaching Permit
  • Teachers should be able to verbally communicate with parents and other adults in English, use grammatically correct language, and when possible, speak in the child’s home language.
  • Be physically, mentally and occupationally capable of performing the following actions without endangering one’s own health:
  • Reach a child 25 feet away within 10 seconds or less
  • Hear a child call for help from at least 50 feet away
  • Comprehend and react to dangerous situations involving children without hesitation
  • Crouch to a child’s height and maintain eye contact
  • Reach children on the highest piece of play equipment
  • Lift a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Sit on the floor and/or low chair and interact with children for an extended period of time.

 

Partial List of Duties:

  • Prepare, implement and ensure lesson plans meet and Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) reflect program philosophy and standards (i.e. Creative Curriculum, Common Core, Early Learning Foundations, Anti-bias curriculum, etc.), are developmentally and age appropriate (i.e. PITC, RIE, DAP, Desired Results, Performance Standards, etc.).
  • Complete the developmental screenings (DRDP’s) based on enrollment and follow-up schedules.
  • Implement Individual and Family Service Plans (IFSPs). Attend annual or ongoing meetings or share information related to child outcomes for children with IFSPs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages that increase dramatically as you earn new permit levels
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • 6 weeks of Paid Time Off via PTO and Holidays
  • Educational support through an outstanding tuition reimbursement and bonus program to help you earn a Bachelors Degree and increase your permit level.

 

San Mateo, CA 94401 2020-10-05 View
Early Head Start Home Educator II Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR II

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4  

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

Position Summary:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals. Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

Essential Job Functions:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

 

  • Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services. 
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

Qualifications:

 Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or related field.
  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

 

Licenses/Permits/Certifications:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

 Supervision:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

Relationships:

  • Staff & Parents

 

Requirements:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2020-10-02 View
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