Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Teacher (Early Head Start - Long Beach, San Pedro, Harbor City) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

EARLY HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (Infant 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

The Early 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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide children with an environment that includes varied activities to help children develop socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically, in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development, with the overall goal being to achieve social competence for the child;
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double sessions)
  • Plan individual and group activities to stimulate learning and promote parent involvement in the child’s learning
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis
  • Observe, screen and assess a child development level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development.
  • Integrate various Head Start and Early Head Start services into the learning of each child; such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health, mental health services, and disabilities;
  • Provide a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements and the health and safety needs of the children.
  • Provide a planned program of activities, which supports and enhances the role of parents as the prime educators of their children;
  • Provide a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program.
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verification
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field
  • Valid Child Development Teacher permit
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units of coursework in in Early Childhood Education / Child Development, including:
    • 16 semester units in General Education
    • 6 semester units in Administration (At least 3 semester units is required at hire and any additional units for a total of 6 units must be completed within 1 year of hire)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1 year of teaching experience

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to clearly impart information to children in a manner that is understandable to them according to age and background
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well as a team member
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Child Development Teacher permit (must be completed within 1 year of hire)
  • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision (a total of 2 units must be completed within 1 year of hire)
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Knowledge of Head Start performance standard Creative Curriculum
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Long Beach, CA 90802 2020-03-20 View
Family Advocate II (Head Start - San Fernando Valley) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, (10-1/2 months per year.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

The Family Advocate II works with the Head Start staff to provide children with a learning environment that supports each child’s age-appropriate development and prepares them to be school-ready.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages a caseload of families; 
    • Makes regular home visits within established requirements
    • Disseminates and collects materials pertaining to services available to families
  • Interviews parent(s) and compiles mandated background information; 
    • Assists families with identifying and attaining milestones of family goals
  • Maintains outreach and recruitment to ensure site enrollment of eligible children; 
    • Actively participates in re-involvement efforts
  • Establishes child file; 
    • Collects, maintains, updates and disseminates information, as needed
  • Promotes parent advocacy; 
    • Facilitates parent activities and training and ensures parent participation and involvement
  • Provides health-related services to children such as vision and hearing screenings
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with community-based service organizations and resources; 
    • Initiates and follows-up on referral process in conjunction with families, teachers, and service support staff
  • Actively participates in classroom environment and with parent volunteers
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites
  • Valid first aid and CPR certifications

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Health or related field

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in social work, case management, or as a health or parent involvement aid in a related program a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

San Fernando Valley, CA 91341 2020-03-20 View
Home Base Supervisor (Head Start - Long Beach, San Pedro, Harbor City) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond.  Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Works to ensure that the Home Base Program is operated in a way that exemplifies the VOALA Zero to Five goals of providing children and families with a strength-based approach and educational experiences that help them grow cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with Zero to Five instructional staff to provide and monitor quality developmental environments and experiences for children, ensuring adherence with Head Start Performance Standards
  • Conduct home visits with home visitors and provides feedback to staff for purposes of their professional development in program-defined competency areas and job description responsibilities
  • Stay current with federal, state, and local laws and regulations including: New initiatives, policy clarifications, Office of Head Start (OHS) frameworks, and all special education laws (IDEA, PL 94-142, PL 99-459) and civil rights laws (Section 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act), Caring for our children Safety regulations, Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) Regulations
  • Engage in the promotion of staff development and continuous learning through training, in-service training, observation, and coaching
  • Exercise considerable professional judgement and autonomy in decision-making with respect to the general operations of the various child development programs
  • Participates in recruitment and selection of Education staff
  • Makes home base assignments and conducts periodic personnel evaluations as required by Volunteers of America Personnel Policies and Division Operational Procedures
  • Review and evaluates the Education Area activities to ensure compliance with Volunteers of America of Los Angeles and Head Start Performance standards
  • Recommends the purchase of instructional materials, play equipment, and teaching aids that are developmentally appropriate
  • Attends all meetings required by the funding source and agency management; prepares and submits required reports promptly and accurately
  • Participates in the recruitment, proper placement and transition of Special needs children and their families into the program.  
  • Maintain and monitors federal compliance with Disabilities Performance Standards
  • Conducts trainings
  • Reviews and analyzes assessments data and development action plans for improvement, reports, records and directives and confers with Education Manager to obtain data required for planning activities of education, status, of work and problems encountered
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or related field
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development, including:
    • 6 units in infant/toddler studies
    • 3 semester units in Administration
    • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision is preferred
    • 16 semester units in General Education

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 3 years of management experience in the field of Child Development and/or Family Services
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervision role
  • Experience with State or Federal Funded programs

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to clearly communicate with children in a manner that is understandable to them according to age and background
  • Good interpersonal skills including relationship building
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to facilitate group presentations
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Early Child Development or related field
  • Child Development Director permit
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Long Beach, CA 90802 2020-03-20 View
Site Supervisor (Head Start - North Hollywood) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

About Us:

VOALA
Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories

Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOALA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

North Hollywood, CA 91606 2020-03-20 View
Teacher (Early Head Start - South Los Angeles) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond.  Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, (10-1/2 months per year).

Responsibilities:

The Early 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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or related field
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development, including:
    • 6 units in infant/toddler studies
    • 3 semester units in Administration
    • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision is preferred
    • 16 semester units in General Education
  • Valid Child Development Teacher permit preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of teaching experience
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Child Development or related field a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable.

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

South Los Angeles, CA 90301 2020-03-20 View
Teacher (Head Start - San Fernando/ Santa Clarita) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, (10-1/2 months per year).

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
  • Other duties as required and is subject to change at any time

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field
  • Valid Child Development Teacher permit
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development, including:
    • 16 semester units in General Education
    • 6 semester units in Administration (At least 3 semester units is required at hire and any additional units for a total of 6 units must be completed within 1 year of hire)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to clearly impart information to children in a manner that is understandable to them according to age and background

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Child Development or related field
  • 2 Semester Units in Adult Supervision
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Santa Clarita, CA 91310 2020-03-20 View
Family Advocate I (Head Start - North Hollywood) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

EARLY HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, (10-1/2 months per year).

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

The Family Advocate I works with the Head Start staff to provide children with a learning environment that supports each child’s age-appropriate development and prepares them to be school-ready.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages a caseload of families; 
    • Makes regular home visits within established requirements
  • Interviews parent(s) and compiles mandated background information; 
    • Assists families with identifying family goals
  • Maintains outreach and recruitment to ensure site enrollment of eligible children
  • Establishes child file; 
    • Collects, maintains, updates and disseminates information, as needed
  • Ensures parent participation and involvement
  • Provides health-related services to children such as vision and hearing screenings
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with community-based service organizations and resources; 
    • Initiates and follows-up on referral process in conjunction with families, teachers, and service support staff
  • Actively participates in classroom environment and with parent volunteers; 
    • Works with a team to ensure safety and security of children
  • Prepares and submits required reports and administrative forms; 
    • Inputs, retrieves and updates data in the electronic database
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites
  • Valid first aid and CPR certifications

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience working with children at home or in an educational program
  • A minimum of twelve (12) units in early childhood education or child development
  • Must be actively pursuing a Child Development Permit and further education

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

North Hollywood, CA 91606 2020-03-20 View
Program Assistant (Heath- Data Entry) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Provides data entry in support of health area.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitoring health records and reports;
  • Checking and reviewing data for completion and conformance with established regulations and procedures;
  • Compiling information for records and reports;
  • Gathering data used for statistical reports, and more.

Program Data Entry:

  • Entering health area data when coordinated, i.e. immunizations, insurance, medical home, dental home, physicals, dentals, referrals, etc.
  • Monitors database for data quality and corrects inconsistencies.
  • Running reports for health and Program Improvement report (PIR) for monitoring.  Maintains current data, health records, health plans and medication treatment assessments up to date and ensures confidentiality
  • Travels to sites, community agencies, conferences, trainings as required
  • Collaborate effectively with others in a multidisciplinary approach and encourages a team environment
  • Does health screenings and does home visits if necessary
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Must have access to an automobile with insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening within 6 months prior to hire date
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of 2 years of general office administration, data processing, business administration or related field experience.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must be skilled in organization and use of records and files;  
  • Must be well versed in spelling, grammar, punctuation and sentence structure.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Must be fully proficient in MS Office computer applications (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and other general office procedures.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, dealing with un-cooperative clients.
  • Ability to work a regular schedule provided by your direct supervisor
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with and without reasonable accommodation including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Intermediate decision-making in the recommendation of training and /or referral to address assessed needs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Medical Assistant training.
  • Demonstrated teaching or training skills.
  • CAIR database and ChildPlus database.
  • Working knowledge of local community resources.
  • Ability to translate theory and professional training into practical solutions.

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Los Angeles, CA 90010 2020-03-20 View
Home Visitor (Early Head Start - Long Beach, San Pedro, Harbor City) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

EARLY HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (infant – 5 year olds) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. The Early Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Home Base Supervisor, the Home Visitor supports the Early Head Start program cornerstones of child development, family development, community-building and staff development. This role fosters the view and practice in parents that they are their child’s first teacher and provides practical suggestions to families to reinforce this concept.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Head Start Program
  • Maintains caseload of 10 - 12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes weekly
  • Consults with families and staff to identify the challenges and needs of each family and/or child; explores and suggests possible solutions
  • Works with parents to make weekly activity and home visit plans based on the child's assessment and identified family needs
  • Plans, participates and implements socializations twice a month;
  • Works with parents to establish and attain agreed-upon goals
  • Fosters the view and practice in parents that they are thier child’s first teaher and reinforce this concept with practical suggestions
  • Acts as a liaison and advocate between community resources and HS families;
  • Helps families as necessary to arrange and keep medical and dental appointments as required by HS.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of required semester units:
    • 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development
    • 6 semester units in Administration (At least 3 semester units is required at hire and any additional units for a total of 6 units must be completed within 1 year of hire)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program
  • Experience working with toddlers

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with and using community resources
  • Child Development principles and theories

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel  

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with family, staff and community members.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision
  • Child Development Teacher Permit
  • 2 years of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral)
  • Knowledge of Head Start performance standards

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Long Beach, CA 90802 2020-03-20 View
Teacher Supervisor (Head Start - South Los Angeles) Volunteers of America Los Angeles

HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (Infant 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday. .

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Under direction of the Education Coordinator, the Teacher Supervisor ensures activities at the designated site are designed to promote the children’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. This position coordinates planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.  Fosters a collaborative environment to promote a positive and productive teaching atmosphere.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works cooperatively with all staff members, provides supervision of teaching staff and helps promote a positive atmosphere in the school sites, actively embracing diversity and addressing any form of prejudice and promoting understanding of all cultures
  • Review end-of-the-month teacher and co-teacher paperwork for accuracy and to ensure timely submission of monthly paperwork and reports
  • Oversees the physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements and the health and safety needs of the children
  • Provide children with an environment that includes varied activities to help children develop socially, emotionally, intellectually and physical in manner appropriate to their age and stage of development, with the overall goal being to achieve social competence for the child
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double sessions).  
  • Plan individual and group activities to stimulate learning and promote parent involvement in the child’s learning.  
  • Works cooperatively with Assistant Teacher and Family Advocate (FA) to provide information and resources to enrolled families
  • Conducts daily classroom planning, maintains child records in conjunction with the FA and submits accurate monthly paperwork on timely basis
  • Observes, screens and assess child development level and develops goals that relate to the child (individualization)
  • Integrates various services into the learning, such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health, mental health services, and disabilities
  • Provide a planned program of activities, which supports and enhances the role of parents as the prime educators of their children
  • Provide a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and the larger communities and societies in which they live
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verification
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development or related field   
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units of coursework in in Early Childhood Education / Child Development, including:
    • 6 semester units in Administration (At least 3 semester units is required at hire and any additional units for a total of 6 units must be completed within 1 year of hire)
    • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision
  • Site Supervisor Child Development Permit    

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisor experience

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Child Development principles and theories

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated computer proficiency; including word processing, spreadsheet, and online applications

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong written and verbal communication, set priorities, handle multiple tasks, problem solving ability
  • Ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, including dealing with un-cooperative clients
  • Must be able to clearly impart information to children in a manner that is understandable to them according to age and background
  • Ability to work well as a team member
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others
  • Positive, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude, flexible and views challenges as opportunities
  • Solid commitment to making sure things are done right and on time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Management coursework
  • 4 years of teaching experience
  • Knowledge of Head Start performance standards
  • Knowledge of Creative curriculum
  • Knowledge of Licensing regulations
  • Familiarity with education / development software applications
  • Bilingual English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

South Los Angeles, CA 90301 2020-03-20 View
Assistant Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Job Title: Pre-K Assistant Teacher

Job Classification: Full-Time and Non-Exempt 

Report to: Site Manager

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start and Early Head Start preschool services to eligible children ages 0-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

Job: The Assistant Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children. He/she must perform job duties in a professional manner and be a role model for other staff, parents and children. He/She will plan and implement a curriculum with the guidance of the Lead Teacher to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

Curriculum

  • Assist the Lead Teacher to create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to Head Start and state standards.
  • Work with the Lead Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Help ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Help ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.
  • Assists the Lead Teachers with conducting and writing children observations, progress notes and other documentations as needed to support children’s learning.

Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriately to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Creates a well-organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, and predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhance children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors. 
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed as well as manage children in outdoor activities.

Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interaction skills.

Family

  • Participate in at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Assist in communicating with parents of their child’s developmental growth and progress.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

Staff

  • Participate in Case Conference Meetings with the Teacher and Family and Community Advocate.
  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in Mental Health Consultation Meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide guidance and training to Teacher Aide, Center Aide and Parent Volunteers as needed.
  • Participate in weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor. 
  • Perform other duties assigned.

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

  • Associates Degree required.
  • Must have 24 ECE core units in Child Development/Early Childhood Education
  • with a California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
  • At least one (1) year of experience working with children in a preschool
  • classroom setting.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.
  • Light to moderate lifting (up to approximately 50 lbs) is required, such as lifting a child, chair, table, etc.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include 100% covered health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance plans; employer-contribution retirement plan, self-care benefit, holiday pay and up to 24 days of PTO time. In addition, we fully cover medical plan for staff’s young dependent(s) that are under 26 years old. Visit our website www.kaiming.org for more details.  

Equal Opportunity: Kai Ming promotes Equal Opportunity and strongly encourages women, LGBT, people of color and diverse backgrounds to apply. Application process: Please apply through the application link. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.

San Francisco, CA 94133 2020-03-11 View
Substitute Teacher w/ Benefits - STEP Program Kai Ming Head Start

Job Title: On Call Teacher Aide/Substitute Teacher

Job Classification: On Call/Part Time, Non-exempt

Report to: Teacher/Site Manager

STEP (Substitute Teacher Empowerment and Placement) is a non-profit program initially funded by the San Francisco OECE (Office of Early Care and Education) and administered by Kai Ming Head Start to provide affordable sub teacher staffing for childcare centers and promote fair wages and professional development for teachers. If you have completed at least 3-6 ECE units and are interested in working with young children ages 0- 5, please apply now. 

STEP provide great benefits, flexible hours and work locations in San Francisco, ongoing paid training, learning community and lots of professional development opportunities to help you step into ECE field and be empowered! Check out STEP website www.ecestep.org or call 415-960-1351 for more information.

Job: This position functions as a ‘floater’ in the center supporting classrooms when needed. The primary role of this position is to support classroom activities, supervision and needs. The secondary role is to ensure quality food service and sanitation in the center.

Essential Duties:

I.  Primary responsibility is to assist the teaching staff, which includes the following duties:

  • Prepare classroom activities and classroom environment
  • Assist with implementation of curriculum as needed
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Help ensure indoor/outdoor safety
  • Oversee the daily nap routine
  • Communicate with parents at pick-up time when needed
  • Interact with children appropriately
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Assists center administration staff as assigned by the site manager (e.g. checks and open doors, answer phones, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the teacher or site manager

II.  Secondary role is to assist teachers and/or center aide with kitchen duties as needed.  These duties include:

  • Receive food from driver and check delivery against driver sheet
  • Check and record temperature of food and foods served, and reheating as needed
  • Check and record refrigerator/freezer temperatures
  • Prepare meals for each class
  • Clean up and washing dishes
  • Maintain a sanitation log

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

  • At least have past experience working with children 0 to 5 years old; and
  • 3-6 units in Child Development/Early Childhood Education.
  • Hold a food handler permit currently or have the plan to apply for it upon hire.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.  
  • Light to moderate lifting (up to approximately 50 lbs) is required, such as lifting a child, chair, table, etc.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with education and permit level. Benefits include tuition and textbook reimbursement, paid training, career counseling, PTO (Paid Time Off), holiday pay and MRA (Medical Reimbursement Account). More information can be found on our website careers page www.kaiming.org.

Equal Opportunity: Kai Ming promotes Equal Opportunity and strongly encourages women, LGBT, people of color and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Application process: Please apply through the application link. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94133 2020-03-11 View
Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

 

KAI MING, INC.  

Job Title: Lead Teacher

 

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that  provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year high quality early care and education services in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

  • Participate in case conference meetings with the Assistant Teacher and Family and Community Advocates to facilitate information sharing, goal setting, and action plans for each child.
  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in CCDC Consultation Meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit, plus
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

 

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2020-03-11 View
Program Aide MAAC

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

DEFINITION – Program Aide In Training_________________________________________________________

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Program Aide

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

Program Aide In Training

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-03-10 View
Lead Teacher I MAAC

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

Lead Teacher I:

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

Lead Teacher II:

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

Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-03-10 View
Associate Teacher MAAC

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

 

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

1st Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

2nd Preferred Experience Requirement:

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

AND

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

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2020-03-10 View
Lead Teacher I Early Head Start MAAC

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher:

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

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twelve (12) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

Lead Teacher II:

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

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

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

Review full job description and apply online.

Multiple Locations, CA 92069 2020-03-10 View
Senior Family Service Worker MAAC

Under supervision, the Senior Family Service Worker will develop and maintain relationships with families and ensure that they receive comprehensive services through their participation in the program.  Comprehensive services include health and social services, disabilities, early childhood education and care services, and a range of parent development training opportunities at the site.  The Senior FSW is also responsible for conducting community outreach efforts to identify and develop relationships with community-based organizations that provide other needed services to families.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • AA degree in social work OR related field AND a Family Development Credential (within 18 months of hire)
  • Experience working with families in a community-based Head Start or family support/resource program
  • Experience working with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing required
  • Demonstrated proficiency using software (Microsoft Office, Internet, database software such as ChildPlus) and other business software; data entry skills
  • Maintain valid CA driver’s license, insured personal vehicle, maintain motor vehicle driving record acceptable to MAAC’s insurance carrier
  • CPR and Food Handlers Permit required within six (6) months from date of hire   

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SAN MARCOS, CA 92069-1433 2020-03-10 View
Home Visitor (Early Head Start - Long Beach, Harbor City, San Pedro) Volunteers Of America, Los Angeles

EARLY HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (infant – 5 year olds) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. The Early Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Home Base Supervisor, the Home Visitor supports the Early Head Start program cornerstones of child development, family development, community-building and staff development. This role fosters the view and practice in parents that they are their child’s first teacher and provides practical suggestions to families to reinforce this concept.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Head Start Program
  • Maintains caseload of 10 - 12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes weekly
  • Consults with families and staff to identify the challenges and needs of each family and/or child; explores and suggests possible solutions
  • Works with parents to make weekly activity and home visit plans based on the child's assessment and identified family needs
  • Plans, participates and implements socializations twice a month;
  • Works with parents to establish and attain agreed-upon goals
  • Fosters the view and practice in parents that they are thier child’s first teaher and reinforce this concept with practical suggestions
  • Acts as a liaison and advocate between community resources and HS families;
  • Helps families as necessary to arrange and keep medical and dental appointments as required by HS.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of required semester units:
    • 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development
    • 6 semester units in Administration (At least 3 semester units is required at hire and any additional units for a total of 6 units must be completed within 1 year of hire)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program
  • Experience working with toddlers

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with and using community resources
  • Child Development principles and theories

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel  

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with family, staff and community members.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision
  • Child Development Teacher Permit
  • 2 years of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral)
  • Knowledge of Head Start performance standards

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Long Beach, CA 90806 2020-03-06 View
Site Supervisor (Long Beach, San Pedro, Harbor City) Volunteers of America, Los Angeles

HEAD START

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (Infant – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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
  • Other tasks as may be required to meet the program goals, and goals of program participants

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequently kneeling and squatting
    • Ability to move quickly

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development or related field
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development:
    • 16 semester units in General Education
    • 3 semester units in Infant/Toddler studies
    • 3 semester units in Administration
    • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision
  • Valid Child Development Site Supervisor permit

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 4 years of teaching experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to clearly impart information to children in a manner that is understandable to them according to age and background
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well as a team member
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards

INTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters of Arts degree in Child Development or related field
  • Coursework in Adult Supervision
  • Management
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal)

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Long Beach, CA 90805 2020-03-06 View
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