Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Teacher Assistant - (HS - N. Hollywood) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday, 9:15 am to 5:45 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

 

Responsibilities:

The Head Start Teacher Assistant assists teaching staff in instructing children and stimulating learning.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children. The Teacher Assistant performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities with the goal of achieving social competence for each child
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session).
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live
North Hollywood, CA 91606 2017-12-01 View
Teacher Assistant - (HS - East LA) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday, 9:15 am to 5:45 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

 

Responsibilities:

The Head Start Teacher Assistant assists teaching staff in instructing children and stimulating learning.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children. The Teacher Assistant performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities with the goal of achieving social competence for each child
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session).
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live
East Los Angeles, CA 90023 2017-12-01 View
Teacher - Preschool (Toddler) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Responsibilities:

Monday through Friday. Full Time.

 

The Head Start Teacher instructs children in activities designed to promote their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.  The Teacher is performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities  with the goal of achieving social competence for each child.
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session).
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis.
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they liv
South Bay, CA 90710 2017-12-01 View
Teacher - Preschool (Toddler) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday. Full Time.

 

Responsibilities:

The Head Start Teacher instructs children in activities designed to promote their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.  The Teacher is performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities  with the goal of achieving social competence for each child.
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session).
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis.
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live
North Hollywood, CA 91606 2017-12-01 View
Site Supervisor - (South LA) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

 

Responsibilities:

The Site Supervisor supervises teaching staff at a designated site and ensures activities are designed to promote the children’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. This position oversees planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.

The Site Supervisor performs the following:

  • Promotes an atmosphere that actively embraces diversity; addresses any form of prejudice and promotes understanding of all cultures
  • Provides social and emotional climate that supports and builds teamwork and group pride; works constructively through any site conflicts
  • Provides supervision to teaching staff; reviews teacher paperwork and submits timely reports as required
  • Ensures implemented curriculum plan meets needs of all children, families and staff
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Ensures implementation of the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session); instructs minimum of one (1) class per day and more, if needed
  • Administers plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Works cooperatively with all staff to provide information and resources to enrolled families
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children\]
South Los Angeles, CA 90061 2017-12-01 View
Site Supervisor - (HS - South Bay) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Site Supervisor supervises teaching staff at a designated site and ensures activities are designed to promote the children’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. This position oversees planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.

The Site Supervisor performs the following:

  • Promotes an atmosphere that actively embraces diversity; addresses any form of prejudice and promotes understanding of all cultures
  • Provides social and emotional climate that supports and builds teamwork and group pride; works constructively through any site conflicts
  • Provides supervision to teaching staff; reviews teacher paperwork and submits timely reports as required
  • Ensures implemented curriculum plan meets needs of all children, families and staff
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Ensures implementation of the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session); instructs minimum of one (1) class per day and more, if needed
  • Administers plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Works cooperatively with all staff to provide information and resources to enrolled families
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children\]
South Bay, CA 90710 2017-12-01 View
Site Supervisor - (HS - Central LA) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Site Supervisor supervises teaching staff at a designated site and ensures activities are designed to promote the children’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. This position oversees planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.

The Site Supervisor performs the following:

  • Promotes an atmosphere that actively embraces diversity; addresses any form of prejudice and promotes understanding of all cultures
  • Provides social and emotional climate that supports and builds teamwork and group pride; works constructively through any site conflicts
  • Provides supervision to teaching staff; reviews teacher paperwork and submits timely reports as required
  • Ensures implemented curriculum plan meets needs of all children, families and staff
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Ensures implementation of the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session); instructs minimum of one (1) class per day and more, if needed
  • Administers plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Works cooperatively with all staff to provide information and resources to enrolled families
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children

 

 

Central Los Angeles, CA 90023 2017-12-01 View
Program Assistant/Parent Involvement - HS (North Hollywood) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Program Assistant will provide support to Family Service Specialist (FSS) in designated program areas, such as Mental Health, Disabilities, Nutrition, Parent Involvement, or Social Services.  Assistance will be provided in planning, intra-agency procedure formulation, and coordination; recruitment of children, personnel supervision, staff development and evaluation; interagency liaison, mobilization of community resources; client advocacy; reports and referrals.

The Program Assistant will:

  • Work in conjunction with the Coordinator and FSS to ensure site enrollment of eligible children, including 10% with disabilities; and actively assist in the re-involvement process.
  • Accurately prepare and submit required reports and administrative forms in a timely manner.
  • Assist with record keeping of files and monitor family files. Must use a computerized data system to input, retrieve and update required data.
  • Work with family advocates to ensure proper case management and follow-up with families who have children with disabilities.  Establish formal and effective lines of communication between staff in order to facilitate coordination and efficient flow of communication.
  • Assists staff in providing and/or referring to appropriate counseling services families with problems of an emergent or crisis nature.
  • Assists in promoting parent advocacy and in planning and implementation of parent involvement activities and training.
  • Participate in meetings relevant to area assigned to such as but not limited to IEP’s, Family Advocate meetings, Community meetings, Site Supervisor meetings and Center Committee meetings.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.
North Hollywood, CA 91606 2017-12-01 View
Program Assistant - Mental Health (South Bay) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Area Assistant will provide support to Family Service Specialist (FSS) in designated program area of Disabilities.  Assistance will be provided in planning, intra-agency procedure formulation, and coordination; recruitment of children, personnel supervision, staff development and evaluation; interagency liaison, mobilization of community resources; client advocacy; reports and referrals.

Types letters, forms, records and reports which require the use of some independent judgment; checks and reviews data for completion and conformance with established regulations and procedures; compiles information and prepares for records and reports; prepares requisitions for office/education supplies; compile data used for statistical reports

The Area Assistant will:

  • Work with FSS to establish and maintain outreach and recruitment to ensure site enrollment of eligible children, including 10% with disabilities; and actively assist in the re-involvement process
  • Work with family advocates to ensure proper case management and follow-up with families who have children with disabilities
  • Establish formal and effective lines of communication between staff in order to facilitate coordination and efficient flow of communication
  • Assists staff in providing and/or referring to appropriate counseling services families with problems of an emergent or crisis nature
  • Coordinates social service area activities with other area specialists such as Child Development Supervisors, Nurses, Mental Health Consultants, Teachers and Parent Involvement Coordinator/Family Service Specialist
  • Assist in planning parent and program activities
  • Other job related duties as assigned
South Bay, CA 90710 2017-12-01 View
Program Assistant - Mental Health (North Hollywood) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Area Assistant will provide support to Family Service Specialist (FSS) in designated program area of Disabilities.  Assistance will be provided in planning, intra-agency procedure formulation, and coordination; recruitment of children, personnel supervision, staff development and evaluation; interagency liaison, mobilization of community resources; client advocacy; reports and referrals.

Types letters, forms, records and reports which require the use of some independent judgment; checks and reviews data for completion and conformance with established regulations and procedures; compiles information and prepares for records and reports; prepares requisitions for office/education supplies; compile data used for statistical reports

The Area Assistant will:

  • Work with FSS to establish and maintain outreach and recruitment to ensure site enrollment of eligible children, including 10% with disabilities; and actively assist in the re-involvement process
  • Work with family advocates to ensure proper case management and follow-up with families who have children with disabilities
  • Establish formal and effective lines of communication between staff in order to facilitate coordination and efficient flow of communication
  • Assists staff in providing and/or referring to appropriate counseling services families with problems of an emergent or crisis nature
  • Coordinates social service area activities with other area specialists such as Child Development Supervisors, Nurses, Mental Health Consultants, Teachers and Parent Involvement Coordinator/Family Service Specialist
  • Assist in planning parent and program activities
  • Other job related duties as assigned
North Hollwywood, CA 91606 2017-12-01 View
Program Assistant - Health - (Medical Assistant) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Program Assistant – Health  provides administrative support for implementation of a health services programs for families and children.  This position provides collaborative planning in conjunction with other support groups and agencies in meeting needs of families. 

With guidance and technical support from the Family Service Specialist, the Program Assistant – Health will:

  • Participate in health education for parents; acquaint parents with the purpose and need for complete physical and dental exams for their children
  • Obtain medical, dental and developmental histories for each child; obtain parental consent forms as needed
  • Assist in health screening and medical/dental exams
  • Makes home visits to advise families in health matters
  • May provide families with emergency assistance and/or crisis intervention
  • Assist in preparation and update of the health service plan
  • Assist in first aid and CPR training for staff

 

South Bay, CA 90710 2017-12-01 View
Program Assistant (ERSEA) - (South Los Angeles) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8;00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Administrative Assistant will:

  • Assist with implementation of the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment Attendance (ERSEA) plan.
  • Assist in preparing reports and records on ERSEA activities.
  • Analyze any pattern of absenteeism that falls below Attends all meetings required by the funding source and agency management; prepares and submits required reports promptly and accurately.
  • Monitors Child+ database for any possible terminations to ensure full enrollment is reached.
  • Monitors Child+ database daily attendance to ensure that we meet minimum 85% average daily attendance and meal count to ensure data information is complete & accurate.
  • Assist in accurately preparing and submitting required reports and administrative forms in a timely manner.
  • Assist with record keeping of files and monitor family files.
  • Work closely with Family Advocates and Home Visitors to input data in database.
  • Work as a team to establish and maintain direct communication channels among the family, program staff, FSS’s, administrative staff and community members;
  • Must use a computerized data system to input, retrieve and update required data;
  • Studies management methods in order to improve workflow and simplify reporting procedures.
  • Implements program-operating practices, such as record keeping systems, personnel and budgetary requirements, and performance standards and recommends development of new systems or revision of established procedures.
  • Coordinates collection and preparation of operating reports, such as time-and-attendance records, termination, new hires, transfers, budget expenditure, and statistical records for performance data.
  • Type correspondences, reports, memorandum, proposals, and financial statements.  Maintains informational and/or operational records.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
South Los Angeles, CA 90061 2017-12-01 View
Program Assistant (ERSEA) - (South Bay) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8;00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

The Administrative Assistant will:

  • Assist with implementation of the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment Attendance (ERSEA) plan.
  • Assist in preparing reports and records on ERSEA activities.
  • Analyze any pattern of absenteeism that falls below Attends all meetings required by the funding source and agency management; prepares and submits required reports promptly and accurately.
  • Monitors Child+ database for any possible terminations to ensure full enrollment is reached.
  • Monitors Child+ database daily attendance to ensure that we meet minimum 85% average daily attendance and meal count to ensure data information is complete & accurate.
  • Assist in accurately preparing and submitting required reports and administrative forms in a timely manner.
  • Assist with record keeping of files and monitor family files.
  • Work closely with Family Advocates and Home Visitors to input data in database.
  • Work as a team to establish and maintain direct communication channels among the family, program staff, FSS’s, administrative staff and community members;
  • Must use a computerized data system to input, retrieve and update required data;
  • Studies management methods in order to improve workflow and simplify reporting procedures.
  • Implements program-operating practices, such as record keeping systems, personnel and budgetary requirements, and performance standards and recommends development of new systems or revision of established procedures.
  • Coordinates collection and preparation of operating reports, such as time-and-attendance records, termination, new hires, transfers, budget expenditure, and statistical records for performance data.
  • Type correspondences, reports, memorandum, proposals, and financial statements.  Maintains informational and/or operational records.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
South Bay, CA 90710 2017-12-01 View
Mental Health Coordinator - (LA County) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday though Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities: 

The Mental Health Coordinator establishes and promotes family relationships and identifies resources pertinent to Head Start and Early Head Start children, families, and staff.  The Mental Health Coordinator performs the following:

  • Provides resources for early intervention and identification of children's needs
  • In coordination education staff, assists all children in emotional, cognitive, and social development toward the overall goal of social competence.
  • Provides all children with the necessary mental health services to ensure that the children and families achieve full benefits of program participation
  • Provides staff and parents with an understanding of children's growth and development, an appreciation of individual differences, and an understanding of the need for a supportive environment
  • Mobilizes community resources to serve children with problems to help them cope with their environment
  • Encourages classroom and home environments that enhances feelings of self-esteem for children and parents
  • Conducts mental health planning, inter-agency procedure formulation and community resource mobilization
  • Supervises staff and coordinates staff development and evaluation
Los Angeles County, CA 61606 2017-12-01 View
Male Involvement Coordinator - (HS-South LA) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8;00 a.m. to 4:30 pm.

 

Responsibilities: 

The Male Involvement Coordinator manages a wide range of projects and activities designed to implement an integrated multi-faceted fatherhood/male involvement service delivery system that is a model of excellence.  Other requirements include interpretation, implementation, and ongoing monitoring of all aspects of the Head Start Performance Standards, State and Federal regulations, program policies and procedures.

  • Lead staff person to plan, implement, and monitor the Fatherhood/Male Initiatives and Curriculum(s).
  • Using community assessment, fatherhood data and program goals, establish and report on Program Birth-to- Five Outcomes.
  • Coordinate outreach activities, share resources, and monitor program implementation efforts.
  • Assist with the organization and facilitation of advisory groups, parent advocacy group.
  • Work with Program staff to provide training to program staff, and parents.  
  • Assist FCE in monitoring and training Family Advocates in the areas of Family Partnership Agreements, Family Assessments, to ensure the goal setting that are inclusive to fathers.
  • Completes and submits any required reports to the funding source and the supervisor on a timely basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.
South Los Angeles, CA 90061 2017-12-01 View
Instructional Coach - (HS -North Hollywood/San Fernando) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contact and score CLASS observations and link teacher assessment to teacher performance
  • Conduct teacher assessment to identify areas of need for growth
  • Establish short and long term goals, with the teacher, based on observation and the Teacher Needs Assessment (TNA)
  • Review and analyze data (DRDP results, CLASS scores, etc.)
  • Communicate and demonstrate researched-based instructional practices that result in increased student performance
  • Other duties as assigned
North Hollywood, CA 91606 2017-12-01 View
Social Services and Eligibility Coordinator The Unity Council

The Social Services and Enrollment Coordinator is responsible to the overall implementation of ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance) for the Head Start and State-funded programs (CSPP, CCTR). The coordinator will be responsible for monitoring and compliance of eligibility of assigned areas and train Family Advocates on the enrollment process. Additionally, the Social Services and Enrollment Coordinator will also be responsible for the implementation of family services and the supervision of Family Advocates housed at our direct-operated center and our childcare partners.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise a team of Family Advocates in the related program components for Head Start;
  • Schedule and conduct regular case conferences and attend regular staff meetings;
  • Help maintain and distribute case load in absence of family advocates;
  • Oversee and review the case management work to ensure: meetings with families are identifying family strengths to help in meeting those needs, and providing resource and referrals to meet comprehensive family services in accordance with the Family Needs Assessment and Individualized Family Partnership Agreement and the appropriate follow-up is made by the Family Advocates;
  • Oversee contact documentation on all families through S.O.A.P. charting;
  • Assist with the Enrollment/In-take Process for Head Start  and State applications;
  • Oversee and conduct Family Needs Assessments and help families in developing an Individualized Family Partnership Agreement, including appropriate follow-up;
  • Coordinate with child care partners to ensure compliance in eligibility process;
  • Coordinate and track the provision of Mental Health Services;
  • Help maintain and distribute case load in absence of advocate;
  • Partner with Site Directors, Education and Disabilities Coordinator, Health and Nutrition Coordinator;
  • Work in interdisciplinary/cross service area team to meet the needs of children with metal health conditions;
  • Maintain compliance with state, federal, and local health regulations ;
  • Attend regular HS and EHS meetings ;
  • Prepare monthly, periodic and annual reports;
  • Attend professional conferences as necessary;
  • Serve as an advocate for families when it is difficult to access or obtain mental health services;
  • Plan and coordinate social service activities and services;
  • Review and evaluate the case management services;
  • Maintain compliance in ERSEA;
  • Oversee Head Start and CSPP/CCTR application process and monitoring
  • Provide reflective supervision and training to family advocates;
  • Attend bi-weekly management meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

  • BA/BS degree or higher degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social welfare or related field;
  • Two or more years of experience working with children and families in a child development/child care, health or social services setting, including supervisory experience. Strongly prefer experience in a multi-site program and knowledge of child care practices and licensing regulations;
  • Knowledge of relevant family community resources;
  •  Ability to understand and use a variety of computer applications and appropriate software, spreadsheets and word processing, such as Microsoft Office and workplace electronic technology, including internet access, networking, and e-mail.
  • Bilingual Spanish /English;
  • Possession of a valid California drivers' license; current personal vehicle insurance, or safe driving record sufficient to ensure insurability through Agency policy;
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Physical ability to sit with children on their level, lift infants, toddlers, and occasionally preschoolers. Commitment to utilize safe lifting techniques for lifting children, supplies and furnishings;

Benefits

13 Paid Holidays and 5 Paid Personal Days10 days of vacation (increases at 5 years) and 7 paid Illness Days

Comprehensive Kaiser Health Plan with optional Vision and Dental 403(b) Retirement Plan

Reimbursement for Community College Tuition and Textbooks for Child Development Degrees and Financial Assistance for Associates or Bachelors Programs

Opportunities to Attend Specialized Training and Workshops

A Strong Commitment to Internal Advancement

An Opportunity to be Part of an Organization that Provides a Wide Array of Services, Advocacy, and Events to Build a Vibrant and Healthy Community

Concord, CA 94520 2017-12-01 View
Parent Educator (Home Visitor) Options for Learning

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

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit. 
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better. 
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field. 
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
El Monte, CA 91733 2017-11-16 View
Preschool Lead Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Lead Teacher creates an environment to reflect the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. They provide consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children.

The Lead Teacher develops is responsible for the implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities, as well as ongoing monitoring of the environment and interactions in the classroom. They are a role model and mentor for staff, parents, and children. The Lead Teacher shares information about child development, best practices, and encourages family engagement.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Two years of teaching experience with young children in a diverse population preferred.
  • Experience in leading a team in implementing a developmental and age-appropriate curriculum.
  • Good communication, problem-solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • A valid California Child Development Teacher permit or presently eligible for permit application with proof of application submitted.

HOW TO APPLY:

San Francisco, CA 94108 2017-11-16 View
Teacher II Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Plans and implements the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Creates daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum.  Provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program.  Conducts parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year.  Records pertinent individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.  

Provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children.  Implements CLASS and School Readiness measures.  Prepare and maintain necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field.

Experience: Two years in a licensed child care center serving children under 5 years old. Must posses a valid California Development Teacher Permit or higher. 

 Skills and Abilities: Competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions and to plan and implement learning experiences that: 

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data 
  • Promote children's progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework
  • Advance children's intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning
  • Establish and maintain a healthy learning environment 
  • Support children's social and emotional development 
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9  form.

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. *

And proof of the following Immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR) 

 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from  the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work. *

 

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.

                                     

Must have a valid State of California Teacher Child Development Center Permit.  

                                     

*Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must 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 site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

**********APPLICATION PROCEDURES***********

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr., Ste. 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department:

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

 

 

El Monte, CA 91731 2017-11-14 View
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