Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Program Director Shasta Head Start

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a Program Director who will assist the Executive Director in guiding program services related to the implementation of Head Start and Early Head Start programs according to agency philosophy, goals, and values; Federal, State, and Local laws; and Head Start Performance Standards.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum education requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Early Childhood Education, Social Services, Human Development, or a related field required; Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Services, Human Development, or related field desired
  • Four (4) years of progressive responsibility in the administration of a Head Start program, Child Development program, or Human Services agency
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents; ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints; ability to write grants, letters, plans, and articles using original or innovative techniques or styles; ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial topics
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; ability to make concise and accurate reports and solve problems
  • Knowledge of Principles of Management and Administration, Human Development, Family Dynamics, Human Behavior, and Child/Adult Learning
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate pre-school education practices
  • Knowledge of budget preparation, control methods and administrative analysis
  • Pre-employment requirements:
    • Valid California Driver License and clean DMV record
    • Criminal Background Check Required
    • Pre-Employment Strength Assessment
    • Pre-Employment Drug Test
    • Pre-Employment TB Test
    • Up to date records of pertussis, measles, and influenza vaccines

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provide oversight of program content services for Shasta Head Start and Early Head Start, including health and nutrition services, child development, family services, and mental health and disabilities
  • Provide direct supervision of program managers or specialists as assigned
  • Ensure that each program area has developed appropriate goals, monitoring systems and an integrated work plan
  • Work as a member of the Executive Team, under the supervision of the Executive Director, to ensure that Shasta Head Start’s mission is carried out
  • Assist in planning of community assessment, program self-assessment, program and budget planning and writing of grant applications
  • Responsible for oversight of the progress of agency in meeting goals, particularly regarding training and program content areas
  • Represent Head Start by participating in community collaborations and community bodies
  • Attend meetings including administrative team meetings, management team meetings, multi-disciplinary team meetings and others as needed

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifts 50 pounds from floor to waist. The employee must be able to push/pull up to 75 pounds horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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Family Advocate CAPE, Inc.

Our Family Advocates work collaboratively as part of an integrated service team to assist enrolled families in the development of Family Partnership agreements and to provide comprehensive, integrated services in the areas of child development/education, health, mental health, nutrition, parent involvement, social services and disabilities services.

 

The Family Advocates responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

Family Partnerships

  • Meet with families regularly to establish a positive and supportive       relationship
  • Support families in the identification of family strengths and needs and in

      determining family goals

  • Inform families of and refer them to available community resources in the  

       areas of social services, health, mental health and career development. 

       Follow up on referrals to assure delivery of services

  • Serve as a resource for CAPE parents, informing, counseling and referring

       through conversations at school, over the phone, on home visits  or in the   

       office

  • Assist families in completing Family Profile and other family assessments
  • Assist in enrollment of eligible children
  • Participate in regular case management meetings
  • Follow up on issues identified at case management  meetings
  • Provide written reports to the Integrated Service Team Leader monthly
  • Follow up on child absences as directed
  • Serve as an advocate for families with community agencies, helping them

        access resources

  • Assist with arranging or provide transportation to appointments when

        necessary

  • Document referrals, family contacts and home visits utilizing Child Plus
  • Conduct home visits with enrolled families as necessary.
  • Confer with site staff and Integrated Service Team Leader regarding

        suspected child abuse, and assist in making the report to Child Protective

       Services if required.

  • Maintain classroom bulletin boards and parent resource centers

 

Nutrition

  • Work with family to complete Nutrition Assessment
  • Obtain a CCFP application from each family and income verification
  • Make necessary nutrition referrals, i.e. WIC after consulting with

      Nutrition Specialist

 

Health

  • As directed: request needed medical and dental records from providers and      

        refer to providers for necessary services or follow up.  Assist family with

       scheduling and coordinating appointments

  • Work with families to complete Health History
  • Assist with arranging transportation to appointments or provide when

       necessary

  • Follow up and track referrals to ensure delivery of services including data

       input into Child Plus

  • Provide health education to parents on home visits, at preschool sites, at

      center parent meetings and at parent education meetings

  • Attend meetings, workshops and health related trainings as requested or

      appropriate

  • Ensure that all required screenings are performed with required time frame
  • Assist with the Health Fair

 

Mental Health

  • Provide referrals for counseling or therapy and document in Child Plus as

       necessary

  • Assist families with arranging transportation or provide transportation to

       appointments

  • Follow up on referrals to ensure delivery of services
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Assist with preparation for parent support or education groups

 

 

 

General Responsibilities

  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings as required or requested
  • Assist in all major CAPE events
  • Assist in maintaining children’s case files
  • Continue career development through classes, workshops, etc.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled group supervision

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

  • AA or BA in Early Childhood Ed., Social Work, Psychology or related field

 

Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with low income adults and

      children and experience with ethnic and cultural minorities

  • Two years related work experience
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation

      and vehicle insurance

  • Ability to interact positively and communicate effectively
  • Familiarity with community resources for families and children
  • Good clerical skills including familiarity with computer including

      Microsoft Word/Windows and Child Plus

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to function independently with a

       minimum of supervision

  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English, Farsi/English, Vietnamese/English

 

Physical Demands:

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

Curriculum Supervisor

EXEMPT: Yes                                                  SALARY LEVEL: Refer to Current Salary Chart

 

DEPARTMENT: Head Start                               LOCATION: Head Start Office

 

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director HS/EHS       HOURS:  40 hours per week/ Full Time

 

DATE:  07/20/2018                                           APPROVED BY:  HR Manager          

 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:  

Under direction of Assistant Director Client Services, ensures the implementation of curriculum fidelity for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in compliance with ACF Performance Standards, the Service Area Written Plans, and California State Licensing regulations. Monitor and train to assure that program is providing high quality and child development services for all children enrolled in program including children with disabilities to promote cognitive, social and emotional growth for later success in school.  Support teaching staff in the Head Start, Early Head Start, and Prenatal Home Visiting Program.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assure that teachers are implementing Creative Curriculum including individualization and growth in the areas of development described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework Ages Birth to Five.
  • Assure that parents are being encouraged to involve themselves in an ongoing manner in their child’s learning and development.   This will be done through monitoring phone calls and periodic attendance at parent meetings.
  • Evaluate classroom sites to assure that we are providing organized learning environments that promote healthy development and children’s skill development.  Assure appropriateness of environment that allows for inclusion of children with disabilities.
  • Provide individualized and ongoing monitoring and professional development for teaching staff  as necessary.
  • Review curriculum for each classroom and provide feedback at least one time per month
  • Review teaching practices to assure that they emphasize nurturing and responsive practices, interactions and environments that foster trust and emotional security.
  • Assure that high quality project based learning/studies are being implemented in each classroom classrooms throughout the entire school year.
  • Monitor to assure that quality data collections are taking place in group and individual activities.
  • Monitor to assure that teachers are implementing anecdotal data into TS Gold in a regular and consistent manner and that deadlines for completing progress period reports are met.
  • Review lesson plans to assure that intentional high-quality learning activities are taking place during outdoor time.
  •  Assure that teachers are using Mighty Minutes, Teaching Guides and other Creative Curriculum Resources to fidelity.
  •   Recognize that bilingualism is a strength and assure that we are implementing research-based teaching practices that focus on both English language acquisition and the continued development of the home language
  •  Monitor to assure that teachers are using screening outcomes to plan next steps in development for children within their lesson plans and individualization;
  •   Assure that teachers are communicating on a regular basis with parents, that they are knowledgeable of curriculum and that the curriculum reflects parent input.
  •   Support home visiting staff to assure that pregnant moms are being linked to community resources and being taught parenting education skills.  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES and/or EXPERIENCE:

a.   BA or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education OR

b.   BA degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with the 12 core units of ECE

 

In Addition to A or B

  • Three semester units in Administration and Supervision and willingness to complete an additional 3 units and 2 units in adult supervision semester units
  • 3 units infant/toddler
  • Three years’ experience in a pre-school/infant/toddler classroom
  • Current Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

Preferred: Bi-lingual English/Spanish

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education
  • Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families
  • Advanced skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations 
  • Advanced ability to write reports and correspondence.  Advanced ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff  
  • Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Advanced ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Advanced ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Have or be willing to obtain CLASS Reliability Certification that must be renewed annually

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Dependability, initiative, good judgment and ability to function with minimal supervision
  • A sincere interest in children and parents and their needs

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee drives, approximately 15% of the time, to centers, meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year.  The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

 

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

 

OTHER DUTIES

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

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

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

Apply OnlineApplication for Employment

Email your application: recruiting@capsonoma.org

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

Fax: (707) 578-2037

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Head Start Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

Come be part of Children’s Institute Inc. (CII) and dedicate your passion towards Early Childhood Education!

 

Children’s Institute Inc. is a compassionate, innovative leader in the fields of trauma focused treatment, youth development and early childhood and family support services. More than 24,000 children and families in some of Los Angeles’ most underserved communities benefit from CII’s commitment to developing and maintaining an investigative learning approach. The work of CII stretches across many disciplines and program structures in order to positively affect the lives of children and families in Los Angeles.

 

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:

As a Head Start Teacher at CII you’ll plan, organize and implement the care, development and education of typical and atypical developing preschool age children (3 yrs. – 5 yrs.).

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will plan and implement educational curriculum which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  • You will ensure compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any program regulations as they apply to the specific program (i.e. Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations). 
  • You will ensure proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times.
  • You will ensure the classroom and equipment is maintained as clean and safe.
  • You will conduct home visits each year as required.
  • You will record observations, share information about the child with his/her parent(s) and/or CII staff, and plan how to best to meet the child’s needs.
  • You will communicate with parents daily, regarding the physical care and development of the child.
  • You will complete and submit incident reports as necessary, and maintain confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and company policy.
  • You will maintain daily records of each child’s attendance, health and behavior, and report any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to appropriate specialist(s).
  • You will maintain knowledge of current practices in the field of Early Childhood Education through reading, and participating in seminars, etc.
  • You will utilize data from DRDP outcomes and individualize lesson plans to best benefit the child.
  • You will adhere to family-style meal requirements, and ensure meal counts are recorded at the point of services.
  • You will develop and maintain strong and caring relationships with the children and parents.
  • You will complete objective and ongoing observations to support assessments and portfolio, track child development, individualized education plans, and lesson plans.
  • You will establish a climate of acceptance that supports each child’s individual personality.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will have a Bachelor degree or higher, and a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Services, or related field.
  • You will have a Child Development Teacher Permit or above from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • You will have a valid first aid and CPR certificate - or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.

 

CII OFFERS YOU:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for advancement 
  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
  • Life insurance 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(a) and 403(b) 
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Company sponsored team building events


Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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Substitute Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a caring and committed Substitute Teacher to join our outstanding team!

The Substitute Teacher substitutes for regularly employed Teachers. Plans, organizes and implements the care, development and education of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers and preschool children ages birth to five. This is a casual position, meaning that it is expected to work around 8 hours a week, depending on business needs.

Responsibilities

  • Plans and implements educational curriculum and recreational activities for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural and linguistic appropriateness.
  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific program assigned to: Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations. Develops and maintains strong and caring relationships with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and parents.
  • Establishes a climate of acceptance that supports and respects gender, each child’s individual personality, physical characteristics and traits, culture, language and ethnic characteristics, family structure and developmental needs and behaviors.
  • Ensures the classroom and all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.
  • Conducts home visits each year as required by funding source.
  • Records observations, shares information about the child with his/her parent(s) and/or company staff and plans with them on how best to meet the child’s needs.
  • Communicates with parents daily, verbally or in writing, regarding the physical care and development of the child.
  • Completes and submits incidents reports as necessary. Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and company policy.
  • Maintains daily records of each child’s attendance, health and behavior, reports of suspicions of child abuse or neglect to Site Supervisor.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current practices in the early childhood education filed through reading, participation in seminars and other education opportunities and personal contacts/memberships in the field.
  • Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct. Ensures the classroom and all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.
  • Adheres to family-style meal requirements. Ensures meal counts are recorded at the point of services.
  • Ability to arrive at multiple ECS locations in a timely manner.
  • Completes factual/actual ongoing observations to support assessments, portfolios, etc.
  • Assists with and teaches children self-care skills.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

This Position Requires:

  • Twelve semester units or more in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
  • Previous experience as an early childhood educator is a plus.
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.
  • Ability to satisfy Title 22 requirements for a Teacher.
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Early Head Start Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

Do you desire to be part of a dynamic team of professionals who are dedicated to making a positive impact with families and the community?

Come be part of Children’s Institute Inc. (CII) and dedicate your passion towards Early Childhood Education!

 

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:

As an Early Head Start Teacher at CII you’ll plan, organize and implement the care, development and education of typical and atypical developing infants (0 -18 mos.) and/or toddlers (18 mos. - 36 mos.).

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will plan and implement educational curriculum which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  • You will ensure compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any program regulations as they apply to the specific program (i.e. Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations). 
  • You will ensure proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times.
  • You will ensure the classroom and equipment is maintained as clean and safe.
  • You will conduct home visits each year as required.
  • You will record observations, share information about the child with his/her parent(s) and/or CII staff, and plan how to best to meet the child’s needs.
  • You will communicate with parents daily, regarding the physical care and development of the child.
  • You will complete and submit incident reports as necessary, and maintain confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and company policy.
  • You will maintain daily records of each child’s attendance, health and behavior, and report any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to appropriate specialist(s).
  • You will maintain knowledge of current practices in the field of Early Childhood Education through reading, and participating in seminars, etc.
  • You will utilize data from DRDP outcomes and individualize lesson plans to best benefit the child.
  • You will adhere to family-style meal requirements, and ensure meal counts are recorded at the point of services.
  • You will develop and maintain strong and caring relationships with the children and parents.
  • You will complete objective and ongoing observations to support assessments and portfolio, track child development, individualized education plans, and lesson plans.
  • You will establish a climate of acceptance that supports each child’s individual personality.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will have an Associate degree or higher, and a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Services, or related field.
  • You will have a Child Development Teacher Permit or above from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • You will have a valid first aid and CPR certificate - or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.
  • You will have prior experience working with infants and/or toddlers and a minimum of 3 units of infants and toddlers – with a total of 6 units attained before the end of your first year of employment.

 

CII OFFERS YOU:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for advancement 
  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
  • Life insurance 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(a) and 403(b) 
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Company sponsored team building events


Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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Education Specialist Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a passionate Education Specialistto join our outstanding team!

The Education Specialist ensures regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Serves as resource for education services and analyzes child outcome data.

Responsibilities

  • Delivers coaching/mentoring sessions to teaching staff on a regular basis as determined by staff needs and assessments.
  • Analyzes and assesses the implementation of curriculum in classrooms and ensures all activities, lesson plans, and materials are developmentally appropriate.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the Teacher Professional Development Plan.
  • Uses independent discretion and judgment to assess classroom instruction through the use of CLASS, ITERS, and ECERS tools.
  • Trains employees about education techniques and provides technical assistance.
  • Assesses all classroom practices to ensure their adherence to program policies and ECE best practices.
  • Works cooperatively with other content area specialists to plan integrated education services
  • Provides guidance to teachers in implementing Individual Education Plans and Individual Family Service Plans as needed.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

This Position Requires:

  • 3-5 years of experience managing or overseeing early childhood education services.
  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field from a four-year university required.
  • Site Supervisor Child Development Permit.
  • CLASS reliable within six months of hire.
  • Spanish / English bilingual preferred.
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Facilitator Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a committed Facilitator to join our outstanding team!

 

The Facilitator uses independent judgment and discretion to provide direct services including: case planning, advocacy, outreach, and home visitation activities for children and families in collaboration with a team.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Uses independent judgment and discretion to conduct regular home visits to determine client needs and provides training, guidance and support to families. Participates in and remains available to assist in crisis intervention and to provide support and assistance to staff in resolving problems.
  •  Uses independent judgment and discretion to provide casework and support services to the families and children, including referral for individual and/or family therapy; arranges contacts, visits and referrals and coordinates with community services, pediatric and dental care, and other services as needed.
  • Ensures all client files are accurately and completely maintained.
  • Represents CII at DCFS, DMH and community meetings; promotes CII’s goals and philosophies; participates in community committees and networks; and actively collaborates with others.
  • Establishes and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with children and families and works effectively within CII and social work community at large.
  • Uses independent judgment and discretion to identify client’s needs and provide community referrals to client and others.
  • Advocates on behalf of the client with other agencies, government programs and similar to help them receive needed services.
  • Ensures accurate and timely completion of outcome and evaluation testing and reports required by the program.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relations with other agencies, schools, community organizations, placement centers and other resources to improve services for CII clients.
  • As required, conducts intake interviews to gather information and completes required paperwork.
  • Continuously increases professional knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the art practices; participating in in-service programs.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of service standards and policies as stipulated by contract, licensing, and/or other governing bodies.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

This Position Requires:

  • 2 years of case management experience.
  • Master's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field OR Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field from a four-year university with an approved waiver/exception required.
  • Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance
  • Required to travel extensively (> 50% of the time).
  • Spanish / English bilingual preferred.
  • Strong ability to work with others towards a common goal.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(a) and 403(b)
  • Generous paid time off
  • Company sponsored team building events are always on the horizon. Ex. Gym Pass, Spartan race teams, bowling, fit club, and more.

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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Center Director Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

CENTER DIRECTOR (formerly Head Teacher)

 

Exempt:   No                                                   SALARY LEVEL:   Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Area Supervisor or Site Supervisor, as assigned           LOCATION: Assigned Center

HOURS: 8 Hrs/Day, Monday through Friday, 10 or 11 Months/Year

Policy Council Approved Date: 06/29/2017      Approved by:  HR Manager     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the Area or Site Supervisor, administer a Head Start center operation guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Supervises the following staff: Teacher II, Teacher 1, Site Assistant, and if assigned: Language Resource Aide and Full Inclusion Assistant. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws.

 

Center Director I: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a one classroom site with up to two sessions.

Center Director II: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a site with more than one classroom.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

● Coordinates and monitors work of center staff, volunteers, consultants and parents.

● Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and

disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

● Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements and functions as a link between the Head Start Administrative Team and the center.

● Adheres to Child Assessment/Observation System & Family Partnership System Timeline

● Ensures ongoing implementation and completion of Child Observation Assessment System.

● Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language

● Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout the day

● Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operation.

● In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and provides them information relevant to the Head Start Program.

● Work in partnership with service area managers and center staff to better assess the needs of the children and families to ensure quality services to children and families

● Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conferences. The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker

● Assists center staff in coordinating services for children and families

● Follows program supervision plans and insures that all classroom staff are in compliance with the same

● Provides on the job training and support, assessing skill level with employee and developing a plan for individual growth

● Teaches a Head Start class ensuring that a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum is in place

● Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring

maximum use of services and resources

● Ensure confidentiality of client information and records

● Maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers

● May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs

● Participates in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled

● Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort

● The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center

● Other relevant duties, as assigned

 

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

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE :

A. BA or advanced degree in ECE or BA or advanced degree with 12 core units of ECE, and 3 units

supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training OR

B. Teaching or Administration credential with 12 core units of ECE, plus, 3 units supervised field

experience in ECE setting; or CCTC approved training OR

C. AA (or 60 units) with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core units) and the willingness to complete a BA

 

In addition to A, B, or C:

● Two years teaching experience in a pre-school classroom

● Current Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course

● Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job

● Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

● Minimum one year paid supervisory experience

● Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles

● Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education

● Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience

● Strong oral and written communication skills

● Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred

● Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families

● Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations

● Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate ability to effectively present information and

respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff

● Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,

common fractions, and decimals

● Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment

● Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule for.

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

● Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.

● A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 10% of the time, to meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

 

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

 

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

OTHER DUTIES

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

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

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

Apply OnlineApplication for Employment

Email your application: recruiting@capsonoma.org

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

Fax: (707) 578-2037

 

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Teacher 1 Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

TEACHER I

Exempt:  No                                                    SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current Salary Chart 

SUPERVISOR: Center Director                                     LOCATION: Assigned Site                              

HOURS: 8 Hrs/Day, Monday thru Friday, 10 or 11 Months/Year                        

Policy Council Approval Date: 06/29/2017       Approved by:  HR Manager

 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

With supervision, team teaches with Head Teacher, Teacher II, Language Resource Aide and Full Inclusion Assistant, and volunteers as guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations.  Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, participate in and lead classroom activities for children
  • Assists in the daily supervision of children
  • Maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout each day
  • Assists with screenings, observations and on-going assessment of children
  • Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language
  • Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness; share in daily cleaning and sanitizing procedures
  • Work within health and safety standards for children and staff
  • Assist with daily paperwork as directed
  • Ensure confidentiality of client information and records
  • Assist with special and on-going projects relevant to classroom activities
  • Assume special assignments required by the Center Director and Teacher II
  • Work in partnership with service area managers, supervisors and center staff to ensure quality services to children and families
  • Participate in training and meetings as required
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort.
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties as assigned

 

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

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  1. Twelve units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Early Childhood Development (ECD) in the area of child/human growth and development; child, family and community and program curriculum; and
  2. A California Children's Center Permit/Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; or the willingness to apply for and receive one within the first 3 months of hire. Employee must also continue to meet the requirements to keep Permit current with the state.

In addition to A, B, or C:

  • Six months teaching experience in a pre-school classroom
  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.
  • Willingness to complete Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee drives, approximately 5% of the time, to meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 5% of the time writing and/or keyboarding. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 90 minutes a day.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

 

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

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

OTHER DUTIES

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

 

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

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

Apply OnlineApplication for Employment

Email your application: recruiting@capsonoma.org

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

Fax: (707) 578-2037

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FAMILY OUTREACH WORKER--Bilingual Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

FAMILY OUTREACH WORKER--Bilingual

Exempt:  No                                                                SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart  

SUPERVISOR: FOW Supervisor                                   LOCATION: Assigned Centers 

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

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

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

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

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

In Addition to the above:

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

 

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

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

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

OTHER DUTIES

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

 

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

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

Apply OnlineApplication for Employment

Email your application: recruiting@capsonoma.org

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

Fax: (707) 578-2037

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Children’s Services Mentor/ Coach Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Children’s Services Mentor/ Coach

Exempt: No                                                                SALARY LEVEL:  Refer to current salary Chart

LOCATION:  Central Office

SUPERVISOR:  Program Assistant Director                  HOURS:  40 hours/week, 12 Months/Year

Policy Council Approved Date: 6/29/2017                    Approved by:  HR Manager

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION: To assist in the implementation and monitoring of Head Start/Early Head Start services, providing compliance with Head Start/EHS performance standards and the current work plans.  Assist in ensuring compliance with ACF Performance Standards for Children’s Services. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Using evidence based framework, provide Practice Based Coaching, technical assistance, and maintain support as the on the job mentor/ coach for classroom staff.
  • Provides skill development and mentoring to staff progressing in their position by performing on the job technical assistance and mentoring of specific skills.
  • Provides guidance and support to staff with implementation of curriculum planning, individualization and ongoing assessments using project based learning strategies and creative curriculum.
  • Facilitates learning both one-on-one or in group settings
  • Develop, implement and maintain system(s) for tracking ongoing mentoring/coaching
  • As directed, supports and monitors program compliance through site observations and feedback.
  • Conducts CLASS observations, follow-up and support; maintains CLASS reliability certification
  • Assists in analyzing program data towards program and staff goal setting. 
  • Provides training to staff on systems and procedures, as needed.
  • Participates in the program planning for training and technical assistance.
  • Assist in special projects for Children’s Services.
  • Secure facilities for trainings and assist in writing consultant training contracts, with management team input.
  • Participates in trainings, workshops and meetings as assigned.
  • Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort.
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

 

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

 

 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES and/or EXPERIENCE:

a.   BA or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education OR

b.   BA degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with the 12 core units of ECE

 

In addition to A or B:

  • Minimum three years teaching experience in a pre-school/ infant/ toddler classrooms
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

 

In Addition to the above:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

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

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee drives, approximately 25% of the time, to centers, meetings, and trainings as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding. 

 

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

 

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

 

 

OTHER DUTIES

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

 

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

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

Apply OnlineApplication for Employment

Email your application: recruiting@capsonoma.org

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

Fax: (707) 578-2037

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Educational Director Felton Institute

Focus:

Provides pedagogical leadership to Felton's Early Care and Education programs, providing connections with our mission, vision and core values in a child-centered, emergent, play based curriculum philosophy.

Brief Description

Pedagogical Leadership:

  • Maintain a vision for quality for Felton's ECE Programs. Manage adherence to quality standards in accordance with the vision and with state and local requirements. Maintain quality and develop quality improvement goals and monitor its progress and effectiveness.
  • Responsible for guiding and mentoring Program Supervisors, Teaching staff in planning, implementing and reflecting on Felton's ECE Programs.
  • Responsible for monitoring the day to day operations of Felton's ECE programs serving children ages two weeks to six years old as it relates to;

 (1) Best practices in: Professional ethics, teacher/child, parent/teacher, teacher/teacher relationships, supervision, developmentally appropriate activities, curriculum implementation, observation and evaluation of children and implementation of Teaching Pyramid/ PITC Principles. (2) School Readiness: Social and Emotional Development; Language Development and Literacy; Approaches to Learning; Cognition and General Knowledge; Physical Well-Being and Motor Development.

(3) Inclusion of children with special needs in areas of: Curriculum, planned activities, individualizing needs and identification of unmet needs for the child.  In collaboration with Program Leadership, the AD is responsible for the development, coordination and/or presentation of continued professional growth workshops/trainings/ in-services.

  • Collaborate with educators and teams to support reflective practice curriculum explorations and the development of observation and documentation skills
  • Using a reflective model, coach teachers about observing children and scaffolding learning in connection with creative curriculum other elements of developmentally appropriate curriculum sources, and integrate them as fitting to the learning needs and cultural context of the children served; those curriculum sources include, but are not limited to Emergent Curriculum, Project Approach/ Reggio Emilia and some elements of High Scope.
  • In collaboration with the Program Supervisors participate in the purchase of materials and equipment related to curriculum development
  • Support educators in implementing in-depth curriculum investigations, encouraging involvement of all children in the classroom
  • Provide pedagogical orientation for all new staff and act as a resource to all staff
  • Support supervisors with environmental reflective checklist and develop goals and strategies with classroom teams
  • In consultation with Program Supervisors, review and modify program schedules and plans to ensure operations are efficient and consistent with the values and mission of the programs.
  • In collaboration with educators and teams support the development of documentation using the Pedagogical Documentation to make the learning visible

 Continuous Quality Improvement,

  • Lead and being part of reflective discussions about practice and implementing the learning frameworks
  • Responsible for program evaluation, quality improvement efforts
  • Responsible for leading discussion about routines and how to make them more effective learning experiences
  • Responsible for observing children and teachers interactions, and making suggestions on how to improve interactions and intentional teaching and curriculum planning process
  • Collaborate with Coaches and Program Supervisors to develop the Quality Improvement Plans, monitor its implementation, adjust as needed.
  • Establish and monitor the systems across the ECE services to ensure there is continuity of learning when children change classroom ,and then in their transition to Tk, K
  • Monitor the documenting of children’s learning, DRDP assessments and how these assessments inform curriculum decision making.
  • Responsible for taking the lead in implementing and monitoring of best practices and procedures across all Felton ECE programs using a monitoring systems and any other appropriate tools
  • Leads ongoing program assessment and evaluation in relation to implementation of best practices, and provides feedback and makes suggestions/changes as appropriate
  • Understands and engages in self-directed learning regarding best practices in the field of Early Childhood Education

 Program Oversight and Management:

  • Responsible for program design, and essential learning components and deliverables needed to be adhered to across all of Felton's Early Care and Educations programs and services
  • Monitors overall effectiveness of program processes, procedures and practices and ensures that program fidelity is being measured and attained
  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of all quality standards, ensures that all staff is informed of quality standards, and that quality standards are implemented, and continually improved upon.
  • Manage adherence to state and local and federal regulations

 Leadership, Teaming and Supervision:

  • In partnership with the Administration Director and Early Intervention and Inclusion Director, provides leadership and supervision to Felton's ECE programs leadership team
  • Coaches, trains, and provides guidance to all staff to optimally support their' learning to improve teaching practices and thereby, learning outcomes for all children enrolled in Felton's ECE programs

Staff Hiring, On-boarding, Training and Development:

  • In partnership with Administration Director, hires staff based on appropriate education, experience and ability and maintains quality of staff through best practices in recruitment, hiring, and training.
  • Strategically plans and leads trainings for all levels of staff, utilizing a variety of methods in delivering training content and information
  • Facilitate professional development experiences to include workshops and in-service trainings.
  • Work in partnership with the Program Supervisors to grow a culture that connects with our mission, vision and guiding values.
  • Lead ongoing professional development related to reflective teaching, current research and best practices.
  • Responsible for supporting the organizational culture and building a professional learning community.

 Teamwork and Collaboration:

  • Utilizes a collaborative, strengths-based and supportive approach when working with diverse staff
  • Maintains open and professional communication and promotes atmosphere of safety, trust and respect
  • Work closely with various community partners, including funders and partnering agencies, to develop, coordinate, implement and supervise all ECE services and activities.
  • Ensure ongoing collaboration with SFUSD, other child care providers and other appropriate San Francisco entities.
  • Participate in overall agency management. Attend meetings and other opportunities to promote positive communication.

Administrative Duties

  • Responsible for managing program budget as it relates to classroom furniture, instructional materials and supplies
  • Managing all paperwork related to program design, curriculum, evaluation, child outcomes and staff trainings
  • Prepares and ensures timely submission of program reports as requested
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all contractual requirements of funding agencies
  • As needed, assist in responding and compiling data to complete Requests for Proposals, new business development opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field plus at least 5 verifiable years of management, supervisory experience in a licensed childcare or BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or related field plus 7 verifiable years of management, supervisory experience in a licensed childcare, leadership position required. (Must hold or be eligible for a CA Department of Education Program Director Permit)
  • Familiar with Community Care Licensing and Title 5, Title 17 Regulations
  • Knowledgeable about theories, pedagogy and the relevant learning frameworks
  • Experience working in an inclusive program model that is inclusive of children with special needs.
  • Pass a Department of Justice fingerprint clearance and a Child Abuse Index, Health Screening and TB Test as required by licensing.

 Competencies

  • Skilled at supporting educators of varying abilities and learning styles
  • Possess the people skills and versatility to effectively build relationships across a broad spectrum of personalities.
  • Commitment to social justice, empowerment of families and support for diversity
  • Knowledge of principles of Early Childhood Education and the NAEYC Code of Ethics.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and responsiveness to needs of parents and staff.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the cultural background of the children and families being served
  • Results Oriented
  • Strong leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills, flexibility, and strong decision making capabilities.
  • Strong knowledge in and ability to lead the implementation of DAP.
  • The presence and maturity to work well with parents/ staff. He/she must show an understanding of the differing roles and responsibilities of each manager/supervisor/ administrative/ classroom staff.
  • The insights and skills of a seasoned leader who can accomplish the mission and objectives of Felton's ECE program through the efforts of many people; Parents, Staff, Senior Management team and Board of Directors.
  • Knowledge of San Francisco child care and family services communities
  • Working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

 Application Process:

1.  Submit  cover letter

2.  Resume

3.  Provide names, titles, business email and phone numbers of three (3) professional references, at least two (2) direct supervisors. References will only be contacted in regards to final candidates.

Additional Information:

Dept: Children, Youth and Family Division

Program(s): Felton’s Early Care and Education Programs

Position: (1) Full-time 100% FTE               

Salary:  DOE    + 21 paid vacation, 15 sick days and 3 Personal Business Days and 12 holidays

Reports to and evaluated by: Division Director                                  

New                Replacement

San Francisco, CA 94110 2019-03-07 View
Vice President of Childrens Services Community Action Marin

The VP of Children’s Services is responsible for leading and managing two programs with a combined annual budget of over $12 million that serves over 800 low-income children. S/he represents the Children’s Services department internally as part of the agency’s Executive Team and works externally to identify resources, as well as build and promote community partnerships and strategic alliances.

S/he directly supports, promotes, and ensures high-quality programs and best practices in early childhood education throughout the agency. The VP directly supervises two program directors and indirectly supervises approximately 150 teaching staff.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Takes a values-based approach to leading a team of early childhood education professionals across programs (Head Start and Child Development).
  • Responsible for directing the development and implementation of short- and long-term plans, goals, and objectives across Children’s Services to achieve excellence aligned with best practices in the field and high-quality programs aligned with the agency’s mission, vision, and overall strategic plan goals.
  • Responsible for working with directors and staff to establish, monitor, report, and evaluate program outcomes across Children’s Services to meet funding and compliance requirements in addition to measurable goals established by the agency.
  • Responsible for working alongside Human Resources and the Executive Team in building a strong relationship with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for the Child Development Program to address issues that affect compensation, benefits, and working conditions.
  • Works with relevant agency teams to create processes, systems, and protocols that ensure high-quality programs in Children’s Services from in-take through transition to school and kindergarten readiness.
  • Leads agency efforts to create a seamless Children’s Services program by blending state-funded and federally-funded child development programs, including Early Head Start, Head Start, and the agency’s Child Development Program.
  • Directs and ensures sound financial systems and processes that ensure the fiscal and fiduciary integrity of all program operations, consistent with all applicable legal, contractual, and funder requirements.
  • Leads on the development, monitoring and evaluation of budgets for assigned programs in partnership with the VP of Finance.
  • Advocates for policies, funding, and services for children and families on a local, state, and agency level.
  • Adheres to and promotes intra-agency/departmental collaboration and the provision of coordinated and seamless service delivery to families throughout the county.

Creates, supports, and implements program and agency efforts that promote staff and client diversity and inclusion.  Identifies potential staff leaders and provides resources that enable them to grow professionally and move up within the organizational structure.

 

REQUIRED Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a BA Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field.
  • 5 years prior administrative and supervisory experience with early childhood development programs. 
  • Direct experience with managing state-funded early childhood development and/or federal Head Start programs.
  • Experience in budget development and fiscal management
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally to staff, parents, agency management, and Board of Directors and external organizations.
  • Well-developed organizational skills.
  • A strong commitment to social justice, educational equity and the program’s mission to provide high- quality child development programs to serve low income working families.
  • An innovative mindset that values teamwork and collaboration internally and with external partners.
  • Deep understanding – and ability to articulate – the role equity, inclusion, and diversity plays in our work.
  • Desire to learn new technical tools, including database management software.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Spanish language proficiency.
  • Possess or qualify to apply for a CA Department of Education Child Development Program Director permit.
  • High degree of sensitivity to and understanding of individual and group dynamics.
  • A demonstrated interest to build and manage coalitions and leverage partnerships to achieve goals.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and private funding patterns and procedures.
  • Knowledge  of state licensing rules and regulations.
San Rafael , CA 94903 2019-03-07 View
Substitute / Relief Preschool Associate Teacher / TA-Permit Santa Clara County Office of Education

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Possession of six (6) Early Childhood Education (ECE) units required

Related work experience with preschool or toddler-aged children

Expressive and receptive English usage, grammar, and vocabulary

Must be 18 years of age or older

To qualify as a Preschool TA-Permit you must provide proof of possession of a minimum of Associate Teacher permit.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Upon hire, you will be asked to submit proof of influenza, pertussis and measles immunizations.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Substitute/Relief Preschool Teacher Assistant is an on-call, temporary position.

The Substitute - Preschool Teacher Assistant is an on-call, temporary position. The Substitute – Preschool Teacher Assistant assists teacher(s) and staff in the supervision and care of young children in the Head Start and State Preschool programs.  The Substitute - Preschool Teacher Assistant receives direct or general supervision from a center teacher and works on a day to day basis within the framework of standard policies and procedures.  The Substitute - Preschool Teacher Assistant provides assistance to children who are primarily preschool/toddler age in implementing program objectives and providing responsible day care.

 

 

San Jose, CA 95131 2019-03-07 View
Substitute Preschool Assistant Teacher / TA-Permit-GILROY/HOLLISTER Santa Clara County Office of Education

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Possession of six (6) Early Childhood Education (ECE) units required

Related work experience with preschool or toddler-aged children

Expressive and receptive English usage, grammar, and vocabulary

Must be 18 years of age or older

To qualify as a Preschool TA-Permit you must provide proof of possession of a minimum of Associate Teacher permit.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Upon hire, you will be asked to submit proof of influenza, pertussis and measles immunizations.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Substitute/Relief Preschool Teacher Assistant is an on-call, temporary position.

The Substitute - Preschool Teacher Assistant is an on-call, temporary position. The Substitute – Preschool Teacher Assistant assists teacher(s) and staff in the supervision and care of young children in the Head Start and State Preschool programs.  The Substitute - Preschool Teacher Assistant receives direct or general supervision from a center teacher and works on a day to day basis within the framework of standard policies and procedures.  The Substitute - Preschool Teacher Assistant provides assistance to children who are primarily preschool/toddler age in implementing program objectives and providing responsible day care.

 

 

 

 

Gilroy / Hollister, CA 95020 2019-03-07 View
Program Specialist BCT Partners

BCT Partners is a national, multi-disciplinary consulting firm that delivers a full range of management consulting and information technology services.  We combine subject matter expertise with industry experience to help public, private, and nonprofit organizations achieve lasting results.  Our mission is to partner with our clients to identify their most critical challenges, offer expert advice, and deliver real-world solutions that transform business and society.  BCT is a minority-owned and operated, small disadvantaged business enterprise and one of the leading firms in the country with expertise in the following markets: public sector (federal/state/local), health, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, education, community and social innovation, financial services and insurance, and energy.

The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Head Start (OHS) provide programmatic and financial support for its Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive child development programs which serve children from birth to age five, pregnant women, and their families. These programs are child-focused and have the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families. For this engagement, BCT will be focused on the Head Start and Early Head Start grants and Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership grants (EHS-CCP) administered by the Office of Head Start in San Francisco, CA.  BCT partners is seeking a Program  Specialist to provide grants and information management support to OHS.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate frequent and ongoing communication with assigned grantees regarding grant applications, program status and activities, and overall HS grant-funded operations.
  • Ensure grantees receive pertinent information from Office of Head Start (OHS), including Information Memorandums, Program Instructions, and OHS announcements regarding initiatives, priorities, and quality expectations.
  • Provide ongoing assistance to grantees by facilitating the interpretation and understanding of Federal HS Performance Standards.
  • Provide consistent oversight and support to grantees to ensure full compliance with all Federal regulations.
  • Maintain detailed and complete official electronic grant files, records pertaining to the receipt and tracking of grant applications and the grant review process, including negotiations and any post-award change requests.
  • Participate in onsite monitoring visits, including follow ups and desk reviews as part of the monitoring review system.
  • Participate in onsite yearly grantee visits as scheduled by the Regional Office.
  • Review programmatic status reports, Program Information Report (PIR) data, monitoring data, monitor review findings, and work with programs to resolve any issues, noncompliance’s or deficiencies.
  • Utilize the GrantSolutions and Head Start Enterprise System (HSES) as needed.
  • Provide ongoing program support to grantees, including working in partnership with the Region IX TA System to ensure grantees receive the necessary support.
  • Participate in seminars and special training events or other activities as requested by OHS.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience Required:

 

A successful candidate should have:

 

  • BA or BS degree from an accredited university or college, in Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Program Management/Design, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience providing program support and/or management. 
  • Experience with program and data analysis.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Head Start Performance Standards, all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, child development, and program operations.
  • Ability to provide ongoing monitoring support to grant-funded programs.
  • Proficient computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office.

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients.

 

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resumes, three professional references, and a cover letter to http://www.bctpartners.com/careers/opportunities/job-posting/and include the Title in the subject line of your email.

San Francisco, CA 94103 2019-03-07 View
Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Position:                 TEACHERS          

Salary Range:        AA Degree - $18.50 - $20.50 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

                             BA Degree - $19.00 - $22.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

APPLICATION PROCESS Please send Resume and Unofficial Transcripts - thank you.

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

 

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. 1.      REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT
  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Permit preferred
  2. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience
  3. Proof of completion of  core ECE courses:  6 Infant Units,  (ECE201 Child Development, ECE210 Early Childhood Education Principles, ECE211 Early Childhood Education Curriculum, ECE212 Child, Family and Community)
  4. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit desirable
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                 Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                             

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

 

Menlo Park, CA 94402 2019-03-06 View
Home Based Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                Home Based Specialist  

Location:                                Menlo Park

Salary:                                  Depending on Qualifications, Education & Experience – Salary Range:  $21.00 to $23.50/Hour

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Please send Resume and Unofficial Transcripts - thank you.

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS: 

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program

Employer Assistance Program

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

 

DUTIES:               (PLEASE NOTE THAT JOB DESCRIPTION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  1. Ensures enrollment by completing full intakes and returning intakes, in partnership with Coordinator, adhering to HS/EHS requirements as well as ERSEA enrollment guidelines and deadlines. Provides outreach to families and communities to recruit children into the program, as needed.
  2. Ensures all comprehensive services are delivered over a month on a monthly basis by utilizing comprehensive curriculum, Parents As Teachers and other support resources. 
  3. Implements parent-child activities and education to meet the individual child and families needs over a month for each child and family. Assists parents to use activities and household materials that naturally occur in the home and other places as learning opportunities. Plan, organize and facilitate socialization experiences twice a month.
  4. Updates family needs assessments and family goals with each family. Provides families with socializations experience twice a month. Provides resources, referrals, and support services. Mentors parents to assume leadership role (i.e. parent meetings, committee members, and policy council), advocates for services and to be fully involved in the program.
  5. Provides support services for children and families within program. Communicates and provide services with content specialist and community partners. Collaborates with Home-Based Coordinator and Home Based Manager with coordination of parent-child activities, parent trainings and parent education. Assist with and facilitates transition services for children and families to ensure continuation of services.
  6. Maintains record keeping systems with ongoing documentation of family contacts in Child Plus. Complies with child abuse and neglect law and reporting requirements. Meets initial and ongoing requirements of each service area. Submits weekly, monthly and ongoing reports. Maintains confidentiality of family records and program information. Maintains and ensures health and safety practices.
  7. As needed, attends staff trainings on and off site. Participates in performance appraisal and individual supervision meetings. Develops individual professional development plans, in partnership with supervisor. Attends annual vision and hearing trainings as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate or Bachelors in Early Childhood Development, Social Services, or related degree.
  • Must have a minimum of nine (9) Early Childhood Education (ECE) units in curriculum development, understanding of observation and assessment principles, and principles of childhood development.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience providing direct services to low-income families.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience providing direct services to low-income families with children ages birth through five (5) years.
  • Knowledge of principles of family dynamics, early intervention and childhood development.
  • Knowledge of community agency resources for staff and parents.
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  • Valid California Driver’s License, proof of insurance and reliable transportation required.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview and evaluation.  All candidates interviewed will be notified in writing following their interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Menlo Park, CA 94402 2019-03-06 View
Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Position:                 ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Hourly Salary:        AA Degree - $16.50 - $17.50 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

                             BA Degree - $17.50 - $19.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION PROCESS Please send Resume and Unofficial Transcripts - thank you.

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program 

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer

Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time

 

JOB DUTIES:

Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.            Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

2.            Assist with planning and setting up indoor and outdoor environment.

3.            Supervise and team-teach a group of 20 children.

4.            Assist with classroom record keeping (i.e. Learning Genie/Portfolios)

5.            Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled in the Head Start program.

6.            Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.            High School graduate or equivalent. AA Degree preferred with Child Development Associate Teacher Permit desirable.

2.            Previous work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group

               Child care program for at least 1 year. 

3.            Proof of completion of core ECE courses (ECE201 Child Development, ECE210 Early Childhood Education Principles, ECE211 Early Childhood Education Curriculum, ECE212 Child, Family and Community).

4.            Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

5.            Valid California Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for an Associate Teacher’s permit

6.            Bilingual in Spanish desirable.  

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW 

 

APPLY:            Attn: Human Resources Department

                        Institute for Human and Social Development

                        155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                        San Mateo, CA 94402

                        E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

Menlo Park, CA 94402 2019-03-06 View
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