Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
HS/EHS Teacher Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, he/she is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. Provides for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for assisting with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assists with the design and planning of the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations. Assists with child assessment of children including the developmental screening. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills

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

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a CDA, including 12 core units as required by California Community Care Licensing and the California Child Development Permit Matrix. Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level or above.
  • A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 2-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.  Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-08-24 View
Grant Accountant Crystal Stairs, Inc

 

Head Start/Early Head Start - Grant Accountant

We are seeking a Grant Accountant who is responsible for fiscal oversight, maintenance, developing and reporting of financial information for the Head Start/Early Head Start Programs and other federal, state and private funding sources.

The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Perform accounting and financial functions, including preparing monthly fiscal reports and budget and expense analysis. Monitor grant related expenditures, revenue, and budget reporting any inconsistencies with the approved budget and management plan to the Accounting Supervisor and Head Start Director.

Prepare program budgets and financial reports, having developed a complete understanding of the Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Administrative and Cost Principles for federally funded programs, and other funding sources requirements, operational requirements, cost to enrollment model, allowable costs and in-kind or matching contributions. Prepares all budget information for funding/refunding applications and uploads to the Head Start Enterprise System.

Prepare a variety of financial reports, including Head Start/Early Head Start monthly fiscal reports, federal FFRs and SF-425 reports, CDE 9500 reports, CACFP claims and other reports as required by funders. Also prepare internal and ad hoc reports as needed Examine grant activities for compliance with management plans and granting agency policies.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field, preferably accounting; extensive related work experience in accounting/financial analysis may be substituted for college level education.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience and responsibility of government funded contract or grants; three years’ experience in nonprofit accounting and financial reporting preferred.
  • Knowledge in preparing financial statements and various statistical reports
  • Knowledge of federal cost principles and administrative requirements for non-profits

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-08-23 View
Family Advocate KAIMING HEAD START

Job: This is a full-time position. The Family Advocate is responsible for support and resource information to eligible families and early care and education providers; serving as a liaison among school districts, community agencies, and families to deliver a strengths-based and family-driven program, policies, and services.   Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;

 

Essential Duties:

  • Understands, follows, and adheres to State and Federal Head Start regulations, performance standards and guidelines.
  • Maintains a child wait list of eligible applicants greater than number of enrollment opportunities.
  • Follows ERSEA plan to conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment functions.
  • Works collaboratively with community agencies to support the needs of families and children.
  • Works collaboratively with teachers, support staff, and community agencies to provide resource materials and support when needed.
  • Researches relevant community resources that meet the need of families and shares those   resources accordingly with teachers and support staff.
  • Maintains contact with service providers regarding family progress.
  • Supports families and social service needs, including but not limited to, developmental delays, housing, health insurance, public assistance, hunger, and other community resources and services.
  • Assists families with transition to school activities including providing kindergarten transition workshops and registration information.
  • Conducts vision, hearing, blood pressure, and/or developmental screening for children, and ensures established dental /medical requirements are met.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate health and social service records for each family.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports related to children and families.
  • Conducts assessment of family needs and supports families to develop skills needed to achieve their goals.
  • Reviews and analyzes reports related to enrollment, health/nutrition, mental health, disability, and family services; evaluates results for referral; provides parents with results and follow-ups.
  • Implements Kai Ming Parent Engagement Philosophy and encourages parent involvement on site.
  • Assists center parents in organizing monthly center meeting, Policy Council meeting, and other parent activities. 
  • Makes presentations at workshops and parent trainings.
  • Participates in program review, advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings, trainings, and self-assessments as assigned.
  • Organizes work assignments and meets established deadlines.
  • Translates oral and written materials from English to a specified foreign language and from a specified foreign language to English.
  • Prepares and distributes routine reports, forms, correspondence, and other documents as needed.
  • Develop Family Partnership Agreements and track implementation of such agreements.
  • Maintain a case load of up to 40 families.
  • Assist as needed in the classroom and assist in daily health check
  • Ensure all volunteers complete the application and obtained fingerprint clearance, required health screening, TB and immunization records.
  • Conduct volunteer and parent orientations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Kai Ming, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional with the ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural team; with a caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families who can follow through in an organized and systematic fashion with families and service providers while supporting families in achieving their goals.

 

  • BA in Social Service area, (Psychology, Sociology, ECE or related field) or equivalent case management experience;
  • Minimum of one year experience working with low-income children and families;
  • Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;
  • Knowledge of diverse cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working with low-income families and families with special needs.  Experience with Head Start and/or State enrollment process preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults from different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in oral and written formats.
  • Maintain cooperative work relationships with community agencies.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • React with flexibility and sensitivity to changing situations and needs.
  • Organize and prioritize work.
  • Knowledge of office methods, practices and procedures including record keeping and filling.
  • Conversant with MS office, online database management, use of standard software applications, and operation of standard office equipment.  

 

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
  • Duties are performed at one and/or multiple centers.
  • May need to work a flexible schedule during evening and weekend hours.
  • Valid California Drivers License and own vehicle required as duties include
  • Familiarity with San Francisco City and County resources;
  • Valid California Driver's license, good driving record (DMV check will be conducted); and proof of automobile insurance as driving a vehicle to attend parent meetings, home visits, and community meetings is required.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 email your cover letter and resume to sabrina.dong@kaiming.org for consideration. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-08-23 View
Enrollment Specialist CAPE, Inc.

Our Enrollment Specialist position pays between 18.00 and 22.50 depending on experience and qualifications

Benefits include:  up to 15 days of accrued sick, up to 10 days of accrued vacation,  13 paid holidays after probation, and 100% paid medical - monthly premium

 

The Enrollment Specialist functions as the content specialist in areas of program eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance (ERSEA).  The Enrollment Specialist will work to develop partnerships and collaborations in the community to expand the agency’s capacity to recruit and enroll eligible children.  As a part of support services, the Specialist participates in developing agency plans, monitoring and assessing program performance and planning and carrying out staff training.

 

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

 

  • Take the lead in the development of area plans for recruitment and enrollment.
  • Ensure that all enrolled requirements and regulations are met.
  • Develop, monitor and revise as necessary, all policies and procedures relating to recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance of eligible children.
  • Work with the Recruitment and Selection Committee to involve parents in the enrollment process.
  • Represent the enrollment area during program reviews.
  • Monitor program recruitment, enrollment and attendance, produce reports as necessary and communicate information to staff, PC and Board of Directors.
  • Develop a plan for the recruitment and selection of eligible children and monitor implementation.
  • Ensure that a Child Plus data base is established and produce reports as required.
  • Oversee recruitment efforts and ensure a waiting list of eligible children to fill program vacancies.
  • Take an active role in compiling the Community Assessment and analyzing data.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
  • Assist with all major CAPE events
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

*        Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, or a field related to human services preferred

Experience:

*        Strongly preferred bi-lingual in Spanish

*        Minimum of 2-3 years work experience in an ERSEA related position

*        Knowledge and experience with a broad range of Tri-Valley community agencies and resources

*        Strong organizational skills

*        Experience with ethnic and cultural minorities as well as knowledge of the needs and problems of low-income families

*        Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with diverse individuals

*        Computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word/Windows''

*        Familiarity with Child Plus computerized data base system

Livermore, CA 94551 2018-08-23 View
Home Base Visitor Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Home Base Visitor provides home-based services to Early Head Start families. This position promotes child development, family development, community building and staff development via home-based and center-based programs; works collaboratively with other program areas by providing direct services to families and their children, as well as technical assistance to other staff.

Qualifications & Experience

Education:  Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development or related filed is required and a California Child Development Center or Child Development Associate Permit is required.  

Experience: One (1) year of experience working in child development and early childhood education programs with infants, toddlers, or young children is required. Some experience working in a Head Start/Early Head  Start program is highly desirable.

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2018-08-22 View
HS/EHS Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc

Crystal Stairs, Inc.

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children each year.

 

Lead Teacher

Location:  South Los Angeles & Compton areas

 

The following job summary is for descriptive purposes only.  Actual job descriptions and job title is subject to change

 

What We’re Looking For:

We are looking for a Lead Teacher who, under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. The Lead Teacher will also provide for the children’s social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children; responsible for conducting parent/teacher conferences and home visits, and supervision of classroom volunteers.

 

The ideal candidate will provide support to the Head Start Program in the following areas:

 

  1. Designs and plans the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations;
  2. Completes child assessment for designated group of preschool children
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills
  4. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  5. Plans and implements activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Associates/Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above.

 

  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years’ experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education.
  • Knowledge of program planning and practices in preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs.
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. 
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.
  • Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

 

For more information about Crystal Stairs, please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

 

 

All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area.

Compton, CA 90220 2018-08-22 View
Assistant Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Assistant Teacher receives general supervision from the Site Supervisor. Assists classroom teaching staff in providing a safe, high quality-responsive, nurturing care to infant and toddlers that is respectful of the child’s development. Provides assistance with implementing individualized learning experiences and evidence based best practices to support children’s growing social, emotional, physical and cognitive competencies that support school readiness goals. Assist in completing basic records and shares information with teachers regarding children’s progress. Establishes and maintains positive and productive partnerships with families based on mutual trust and respect. Complies with Head Start Performance Standards, Community Care Licensing, State and Agency’s policies and procedures.

 

Education

Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field; at least six (6) semester units of infant and toddler development coursework and must possess a California Child Development Center Permit or Child Development Teacher Permit.

 

Experience

Two (2) years of experience in a classroom setting or combination.

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2018-08-22 View
HS/EHS Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc

Crystal Stairs, Inc.

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children each year.

 

Lead Teacher

Location:  South Los Angeles & Compton areas

 

The following job summary is for descriptive purposes only.  Actual job descriptions and job title is subject to change

 

What We’re Looking For:

We are looking for a Lead Teacher who, under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. The Lead Teacher will also provide for the children’s social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children; responsible for conducting parent/teacher conferences and home visits, and supervision of classroom volunteers.

 

The ideal candidate will provide support to the Head Start Program in the following areas:

 

  1. Designs and plans the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations;
  2. Completes child assessment for designated group of preschool children
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills
  4. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  5. Plans and implements activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Associates/Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above.

 

  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years’ experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education.
  • Knowledge of program planning and practices in preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs.
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. 
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.
  • Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

 

For more information about Crystal Stairs, please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

 

 

All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area.

Los Angeles, CA 90061 2018-08-22 View
Family Support Services Coordinator/medical/dental/24 days vacation/12 sick days/11 holidays/half an hour paid lunch Alameda Family Services

ALAMEDA FAMILY SERVICES

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Health & Family Support Services Manager, the Family Support Services Coordinator (FSSC) will oversee services provided at the AFS Family Support Services Center which will include direct case management, drop-in resources and referrals, workforce development, and comprehensive support services.  The FSSC will assist program management with design and implementation of support services and will work in collaboration with other community partners and program staff in organizing and conducting center activities and programing.  The FSSC will maintain a case load of up to 40 families and will supervise the on-site Family Childcare Advocates (FCA) and support service staff. The FSSC will maintain an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with staff, parents and community partners and will assist families in strengthening their knowledge of health, nutrition and child development; supporting school readiness, wellness and resiliency, and in developing an awareness of community resources. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Coordinator Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts site safety assessment to ensure that the entrance is safe and free from harmful materials and/or debris.
  2. Assists in conducting annual Community Assessment and works with management to developing a program design and plan for services to address identified needs.
  3. Assists program management in creating intake, record keeping and coordinated data systems that ensure HIPPA compliance and confidentiality.
  4. Works with on-site community partners in developing a collaborative approach to services provided at the Family Support Services Center.
  5. Coordinates services, supervises support staff, and provides oversite of the AFS Family Support Services Center during drop-in hours.
  6. Provides supervision to the Family Childcare Advocates and supports staff, parents and children at the Angela Aguilar Childcare Center.
  7. Works in collaboration with program management in planning and hosting trainings, workshops and community events.
  8. Assists PFCE Coordinator in organizing and conducting monthly site-based Parent Committee Meetings and events.
  9. Attends site-based and program-wide management meeting.
  10. Attends advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings and professional development activities.
  11. Participates in community outreach and advocacy.

 

Case Management Responsibilities:

  1. Works in coordination with community partners co-located at the Family Support Service Center.
  2. Provides resources and referrals during drop-in hours.
  3. Schedules appointments with families on caseload.
  4. Conducts timely family assessment and develop goals and action plans.
  5. Provides case management services, and assists families with resources, referrals and accessing support services.
  6. Conducts timely completion of all required paperwork, filing and data entry.
  7. Reviews reports and edits data to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in the ChildPlus database.
  1. On-site during pick-up and/or drop-off times to welcome and conduct informal check-in with parents and provide/schedule follow-up services as needed.
  2. Supports parents in complying with health requirements and works with parents to ensure that each child is up-to-date with their immunizations and age appropriate EPSDT health requirements.
  3. Facilitates internal and external referrals for children and adult family members when need is identified.
  4. Obtains, monitors, and updates pertinent client health data including dental/medical requirements, nutrition and mental health services. 
  5. Participates in training and certification opportunities and assists in administering health screenings as appropriate to qualifications.
  6. Actively participates in program level and agency case conferences and/or training opportunities.
  7. Actively participates in and presents at program level and agency level case conferences and/or trainings.
  1. Conducts review of daily attendance rosters, and immediately contacts families when absence is unexpected.
  1. Inputs, edits and updates attendance, family support services and health related information using Child Plus database and manual record-keeping systems.
  2. With support from content area managers, creates attendance and/or health action plans.
  1. Maintains regular contact with parents through site and/or home visits as needed.
  1. Explains and clarifies program regulations and promotes program objectives.
  1. Discusses concerns, answers questions, and works to resolve conflicts in a positive manner to the benefit of the children, parents, staff, program and agency.
  1. Follows all agency confidentiality policies and mandated child abuse reporting procedures.
  2. Works with, contributes to, and serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team which includes direct service staff, program management, coaches & consultants to ensure high-quality services and implementation of best practices.

 

ONGOING MONITORING

  1. Assists in monitoring the health and safety of children enrolled in the Head Start/Early Head Start.
  2. Conducts review of child attendance rates and contact family regarding absenteeism.
  3. Assists in monitoring parent, family and community engagement and the quality of services being offered at the Family Support Service Center and Angela Aguilar Childcare Center.
  4. Reviews child health reports and child files to ensure accurate record keeping, documentation, quality service and compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) and EPSDT recommendations.
  5. Reviews family assessments, partnership agreements, parent engagement, referrals and case management notes to ensure accurate documentation, quality service and compliance with HSPPS and other related requirements and/or regulations.
  6. Observes and assesses the quality of services and support provided by the Family Childcare Advocates.
  7. Reviews health and family services documentation and site reports to ensure compliance with HSPPS and other related requirements and/or regulations.

Ensures implementation and assess the effectiveness of the Ongoing Monitoring System.

  1. Participates in the Annual Self-Assessment and Community Assessment.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Five years of experience working with children and families required.
  2. BA Degree and/or certification in Family Development, Social Work, Public Health or related field required.
  3. Knowledge of and/or ability to access relevant community resources required.
  4. Knowledge of Head Start regulations and second-language skills are desirable.
  5. Able to organize and complete work assignments to meet established deadlines.
  6. Effective verbal and written communication, flexibility, organization, and the ability to work well with others are essential.
  7. Computer literate; data entry experience required.
  8. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor.
  9. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment.
  10. Must participate in ongoing professional growth and development activities.
    1. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance 

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Lifting and transporting files and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  2. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  3. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  4. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  5. Position requires evening and occasional weekend shifts.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

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

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

          background prior to employment

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

          prior to employment

 

HAZARDS:  Exposure to bodily fluids and infectious diseases.

 

alameda, CA 94501 2018-08-21 View
Family Childcare Advocate/medical/dental/24 hours vacation/12 sick days/11 holidays/half an hour paid lunch Alameda Family Services

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Family Support Services Coordinator, and with direction from the Site Supervisor, the Family Childcare Advocate (FCA) will serve as a part-time classroom teacher for up to 20 preschool age children.  The FCA is responsible for working in collaboration with a co-teacher in planning and implementing child development services and quality care for up to 20 children and provide additional support to children with developmental and behavioral concerns.  The FCA will be responsible for ensuring children on their caseload are up-to-date on recommended health and dental screenings, exams, and treatment. 

In addition to part-time preschool teaching responsibilities, the FCA will conduct a family needs assessment and provide case management services for up to 30 families and assist in providing resources and referrals during drop-in AFS Family Support Services Center. 

The FCA will a maintain an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with collaborative partnership staff and participating families in promoting positive parent-child-teacher relationships.  Additionally, the FCA will assist families in strengthening their knowledge of health, nutrition and child development; supporting school readiness, wellness and resiliency, and in developing an awareness of community resources. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Teaching Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts site safety assessment to ensure that the entrance, classroom and play ground is safety and free from harmful materials and/or debris.
  1. Assists co-teacher is setting up classroom and prepare materials for scheduled activities.
  2. Welcomes adults, discuss concerns and schedule follow-up.
  3. Assists co-teacher in conducting Daily Health Check to ensure that children are well and able to participate in classroom and outdoor activities.
  4. Ensures parents sign-in and complete all information required on the Daily Roster.
  5. Co-leads classroom activities with teaching partner under the direction of the Site Supervisor.
  6. Implements appropriate and child development program ensuring that classroom and child development activities are in keeping with the program’s curriculum and philosophy (Creative Curriculum, Anti-Bias Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practices) and reflect and respect the individual development and diversity of the program’s children, families and staff.
  7. Conducts and records child development observations, screening and assessments.
  8. Contacts parent’s when a child’s behavior is unsafe to self or others. 
  9. Conducts parent teacher conferences, home visits, and involves parents in classroom activities and encourages engagement in school readiness activities.
  10. Works with local agencies to coordinate services for children, including children with disabilities and behavioral concerns.
  11. Supports ongoing attendance.
  12. Monitors, takes appropriate corrective action, and reports any known or suspected health and safety concerns.
  13. Conducts timely completion of requirements and paperwork, including but not limited to curriculum development; lesson plans; screenings, assessments and referrals; child-related goals and progress notes; children’s files; parent in-kind documentation; equipment and supply inventories.
  14. Creates, supports and promotes a team environment by encouraging and facilitating problem solving; accepting supervision and working closely with the coworkers.
  15. Works with, contributes to, and serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team which includes direct service staff, program management, coaches & consultants to ensure high-quality services and implementation of best practices.

 

Case Management Responsibilities:

  1. On-site during pick-up and/or drop-off times to welcome and conduct informal check-in with parents and provide/schedule follow-up services as needed.
  2. Supports compliance with health requirements and work with parents to ensure that each child is up-to-date with their immunizations and age appropriate EPSDT health requirements.
  3. Facilitates internal and external referrals for children and adult family members when need is identified.
  4. Participates in and/or attends advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings and staff development activities.
  5. Obtains, monitors, and updates pertinent client health data including dental/medical requirements, nutrition and mental health services. 
  6. Assists in administering required health screenings for enrolled children in the Early Head Start Program and assists in conducting growths assessments for children enrolled in Head Start.
  7. Actively participates in program level and agency level case conferences and/or training opportunities.
  8. Assists PFCE Coordinator in organizing and conducting monthly site-based Parent Committee Meetings and events.
  9. Actively participates in and presents at program level and agency level case conferences and/or trainings.
  1. Conducts review of daily attendance rosters, and immediately contacts families when absence is unexpected.
  1. Inputs, edits and updates attendance, family support services and health related information using Child Plus database and/or manual record-keeping systems.
  2. With support from content area managers, creates attendance and/or health action plans.
  1. Maintains regular contact with parents through site and/or home visits as needed.
  1. Explains and clarifies program regulations and promote program objectives.
  2. Works in coordination with community partners co-located at the Family Support Service Center.
  3. Provides resources and referrals during drop-in hours.
  4. Schedules appointments with parents and families on caseload.
  5. Conducts timely Family Assessment and develops goals and action plans.
  6. Provides case management services, and assists families with resources, referrals and accessing support services.
  7. Conducts timely completion of all required paperwork, filing and data entry.
  8. Reviews reports and edits data to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in the ChildPlus database.
  1. Discusses concerns, answers questions, and works to resolve conflicts in a positive manner to the benefit of the children, parents, staff, program and agency.
  1. Follows all agency confidentiality policies and mandated child abuse reporting procedures.

 

ONGOING MONITORING

  1. Assists in monitoring the health and safety of children enrolled in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program.
  2. Conducts review of child attendance rates and contacts family regarding absenteeism.
  3. Assists in monitoring parent, family and community engagement and the quality of services being offered at the Family Support Service Center and Angela Aguilar Childcare Center.
  4. Reviews child health reports and child files to ensure accurate record keeping, documentation, quality of services, and compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) and EPSDT recommendations.
  5. Reviews family assessments, partnership agreements, parent engagement, referrals, and case management notes, to ensure accurate record keeping, documentation, quality of service and compliance with HSPPS and other related requirements and/or regulations.
  6. Ensures implementation and assess the effectiveness of the Ongoing Monitoring System.
  7. Participates in the Annual Self-Assessment and Community Assessment.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Two-years of teaching experience with children 0-5 years of age and low-income families required.
  2. Experience working with special needs children preferred.
  3. Minimum 12 ECE units and CDA/CDE Teaching Permit required.
  4. Degree or certification in Family Development, Social Work or related field preferred.
  5. Knowledge of and/or ability to access relevant community resources required.
  6. Knowledge of Head Start regulations and second-language skills are desirable. 
  7. Home visiting experience preferred.
  8. Able to organize and complete work assignments to meet established deadlines.
  9. Effective verbal and written communication, flexibility, organization, and the ability to work well with others are essential.
  10. Computer literate; data entry experience required.
  11. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor.
  12. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment.
  13. Must participate in ongoing professional growth and development activities.
    1. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance 

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Lifting and transporting files and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  2. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  3. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  4. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  5. Position may require evening and occasional weekend shifts.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

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

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

          background prior to employment

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

          prior to employment

 

 

HAZARDS:  Exposure to bodily fluids and infectious diseases                                           

 

 

 

 

 

Alameda, CA 94501 2018-08-21 View
ASSOCIATE TEACHER (TIER I, III, AND IV) AND ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT TODDLER SACRAMENTO EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING AGENCY

Position Summary:

ASSOCIATE TEACHER TIERS I, III, AND IV: Under general supervision, an Associate Teacher conducts school readiness and educational activities for children 18 months to 6 years old in a Head Start and/or California Department of Education child development program; to supervise and assist children with learning activities; to assist teachers with daily classroom activities; to work with parents; to provide direction to parent volunteers; and to do related work as required. 

Salary:  Tier I: $12.06 p/hour; Tier III: $14.55 p/ hour;  Tier IV: $16.01 per hour

ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT TODDLER:  Under general supervision, to conduct activities for children birth to 3 years old in an Early Head Start Infant Toddler program; supervise and assist children with learning activities; work with parents; provide direction to parent volunteers and substitutes; and perform related work as required.

Salary: Starting at $14.91 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHERS BY TIER 

TIER I: EDUCATION:  A minimum of six (6) college units in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and obtain a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with 24 months of hire date. 

EXPERIENCE:  Successful completion of the permit will qualify a Tier I/Substitute as a Tier III/Permitted Associate Teacher.  The time in the position will be dictated by the Individual Staff Development Plan (ISDP) as approved by the employee and the Supervisor.               

TIER III: EDUCATION:  Possession of a current Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, or, possession of a CDA, or possession of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or similarly applicable field of study.

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of one (1) year of successful work experience as a teacher or a teacher assistant in a child development program in an educational or recreational setting.

TIER IV: Degreed

Must meet the training and experience requirements of Tier III and possession of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or similarly applicable field of study.  If degree is not in ECE or similarly applicable field of study, a CDA or permit at the Associate Teacher level or higher is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT 

Education:

Possession of a current Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, including a minimum of six (6) units infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

An Associate, Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education and three (3) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

An Associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and possession of an Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus six (6) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in any field and possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus six (6) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

Experience:

At least one (1) year of successful work experience as a Teacher Assistant.

SACRAMENTO, CA 95815 2018-08-16 View
HEAD START ON-CALL COOK DRIVERS Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

We are looking for Temporary On-Call Cook/Drivers.  This is a specialized classification for performing food preparation and delivery for the Head Start Program. 

Position Summary: Under general supervision, perform food preparation, delivery, and service assignments in the Head Start program operated by the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency.  Duties include food preparation, food deliver, sanitation, and recordkeeping assignments.

Salary: $11.00 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledges and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain these knowledges and abilities would be:

At least one (1) year of working experience (paid or volunteer) as a cook.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid class C Driver’s License is required.  A good driving record of at least three (3) years duration, as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violations or accidents.  Additionally, must be over the age of twenty –one (21) for insurance purposes.

HOW TO APPLY:

A completed SETA application must be submitted using the online application which can be found at https://laserfiche.seta.net/Forms/app.   Copies of all degrees, food handlers certificates, and DMV printouts must be attached to the application.

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, and background check, and provide copies of immunization records for MMR, TDAP and flu (or flu waiver).

POSTING DATE:  Continuous Filing

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  SETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sacramento, CA 95815 2018-08-16 View
Health/Nutrition Program Assistant CAM/ Marin Head Start

                     

    Marin Head Start Program

 

Job Title:                    Health/Nutrition Services Program Assistant

Reports to:                  Health Services Manager

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

Job Summary:              Under direct supervision of the Health Services Manager, the Health/Nutrition Services

                                        Program Assistant works to implement the health services program requirements

                                        reviewing, monitoring and assisting in acquiring timely health information and follow-up

                                       data for program participants.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Reviews enrollment paperwork (i.e. health histories, physical exams, etc.) for areas of concern that require follow-up and/or missing information. These items as well as subsequent follow-up will be entered into the ChildPlus database for tracking. 
  • Creates and maintains individual health/nutrition files for each program participant per center and regularly reviews these files with ChildPlus information to ensure comprehensive and accurate record keeping.
  • Generates monthly ChildPlus reports for each center to track health events that require attention or are missing from the participant’s health record. In conjunction with these reports, the Health/Nutrition Services Program Assistant works directly with parents/guardians and staff to ensure compliance is met with regards to these health requirements. Notifies the Health Services Manager of areas of possible non-compliance.
  • Performs annual hearing, vision, growth assessment and blood pressure screens for child program participants to ensure 45-day health requirements are met.
  • Supports Health Services Manager in implementing emergency protocols, including monitoring monthly drills and maintaining the Phone Tree.
  • Supports Education Manager with completion of data entry of sensory screens and monthly ChildPlus reports.
  • Prints monthly menu and distributes to centers.
  • Assists Nutrition Consultant with working with children, families and staff to ensure access to guided nutrition support.
  • Participates in frequent monitoring of center files, completion of Health and Safety checks as well as annual Program Self-Assessment.
  • Coordinates with content managers on special assignments/projects as needed/requested.
  • Attends community meetings to foster quality relationships with service providers to ensure Head Start’s engagement within Marin County.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications

Head Start or child development knowledge preferred.

  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish, verbal and written.
  • Two (2) years of office experience preferred.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize time and work.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office systems, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Valid California Driver’s License.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire.

 Physical Requirements

  • Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, kneel, crawl, twist and turn.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

 

San Rafael , CA 94903 2018-08-13 View
Site Supervisor (Head Start) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits (medical, dental, vision/sick, vacation & holiday pay/Retirement Plan).

Site Supervisor working in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria area will receive an additional $300 location stipend per month!

Seeking passionate candidates for our Santa Barbara Center. As the team leader you will have the rewarding experience of leading a talented team to provide foundational care and education daily for children and families.

REQUIRES: BA in ECE with 12 ECE units, including core courses and 3 units of supervised field experience in ECE and 2 year experience in child development program. Must obtain Child Development Site Supervisor Permit within 6 months of employment.  Our offer includes generous pay/benefits; tuition and training assistance; a starring role in a stable non-profit; and the chance to contribute your talent in a 50 year old evidence-based ECE program making a difference in America!

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2018-08-09 View
Vice President of Operations and Finance Community Action Marin

Job Title:                    Vice President of Operations and Finance

Reports to:                  Chief Executive Officer

Salary Range:             145k – 155k

 

Job Summary:  As a key member of the executive management, the VP of Operations will work closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategic goals and key initiatives across the agency. S/he must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace with five (5) senior managers directly reporting to the VP of Operations.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Financial Planning and Strategic Guidance

  • Responsible for monitoring implementation of the Strategic Plan.
  • Represent Community Action Marin to financial partners, foundation executives, auditors, public officials, etc.
  • Oversee cash, investment, and asset management to ensure  availability of funds as needed
  • Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets.
  • Engage the finance committee of the board of directors to develop short-, medium-, and long-term financial plans and projections.

 

Accounting & Compliance

  • Oversee the Accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of  all accounting systems and function.
  • Oversee maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial  procedures.
  • Ensure timelines, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for federal and state funders, foundations, and board      of directors.
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns.
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
  • Remain up-to-date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations.
  • Explain and interpret policies, procedures, regulations and formulas concerning grants to Program Directors and Board of Directors ensuring activities comply with grants guidelines and agency policies

 

Human Resources

  • Supervises the HR Director to ensure that hiring practices meet  legal requirements and organization procedures.
  • Ensures that employee trainings are up-to-date.

 

Office Management

  • Supervise the Office Manager, ensuring purchasing of common supplies and equipment for office and kitchen materials.
  • Search for ways to more efficiently conduct business as an agency.
  • Oversee that the common entry way, reception area, kitchen and  conference rooms serve the needs of staff, clients and visitors.
  • Negotiate with vendors for office supplies, seeking ways to save  the Agency funds.
  • Oversee employee appreciation and recognition events and initiatives including the annual holiday party.

 

Facilities

  • Oversee the Facilities Department and ensure the maintenance of all organization facilities.
  • Oversee building leases, and act as the agency’s point of contact with landlords.

 

Information Technologies

  • Supervise IT manager and oversee procurement and maintenance of equipment.
  • Work with program and accounting staff to ensure that client and  fiscal databases best serve the needs of the agency.
  • Search for new and innovative ways to integrate technology into the agency’s business at every level.

 

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • A minimum of a BA in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration; a CPA and/or MBA would be a plus
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a management role, preferably with experience in a nonprofit with a budget of at least $10 million and/or a highly regulated industry.
  • Experience partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of innovative fiscal, management and operational strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing operational changes at a large organization.
  • Experience in or knowledge of nonprofit fiscal management and government contracts.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff and contractors at all levels.
  • Well-developed organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • An innovative mindset that values teamwork and collaboration internally.
  • High proficiency at with common accounting software and Excel.
  • A strong commitment to social justice, equity and CAM’s mission to provide high quality programs to serve low income individuals and      families.

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

  • Experience serving on or working with a non-profit Board of Directors, specifically around implementation of a strategic plan.
  • Experience negotiating with a range of vendors.
  • Experience working with government entities at the federal, state and local level.

Experience with federal, state, and local funding sources. I.e. Head Start,  CA State PreK, and Foundations.

San Rafael , CA 94903 2018-08-09 View
Early Head Start Teacher Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY

Westside Children’s Center is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to 3 years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to 3 years of age. The Early Head Start Teacher will provide daily educational services to children ages 3 months to 36 months in a center base setting. Overall the Early Head Start Teacher must ensure a safe and healthy environment which supports each child’s development. The Early Head Start Teacher must ensure full compliance with all California State licensing and Federal performance standards regulations.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Responsible for the primary care of up to eight (8) children, including feeding, diapering, and overall care for infants and toddlers
  • Demonstrate respect and support for the child's background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic, and familial values and beliefs of the family into the child care environment and routines
  • Develop secure and loving relationships with children; demonstrate a willingness to experiment with different languages during daily routines and in a variety of settings
  • Provide for all areas of a child’s development
  • Provide a classroom environment that encourages parent participation
  • Support parents as their child’s first teacher(s)
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other requested information
  • Plan and implement daily lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child’s developmental ability
  • Integrate subject matter to assist children in making connections
  • Offer a balance between child-initiated and teacher-directed learning
  • Provide multiple opportunities for inquiry, problem-based learning, and other effective strategies that are relevant and intellectually engaging
  • Maintain an individualized feeding plan and monitor daily nutritional intake of children.   
  • Administer and supervise nutrition and food service
  • Assist families with children's transition to preschool program or other child care programs
  • Maintain a clean environment and use proper sanitation procedures
  • Assist with the supervision of staff and volunteers for child care setting
  • Ensure the safety (physically and psychologically) and well-being of all children; and universal precaution use by staff 
  • Monitor the sign-in and sign-out sheet for accuracy 
  • Promote good health practices and contribute to the prevention of illness 
  • Ensure the documentation of the child’s daily health check and accurate reporting to the parent regarding the child’s health status 
  • Conduct screening and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child’s development
  • Address all factors, including health, disabilities, or family dynamics that may influence a child’s school readiness
  • Maintain current and accurate records on each child 
  • Must be able to administer medication to children and understand the proper dosage in center-based setting 
  • Must report accidents and incidents verbally and in writing to the parent and supervisor
  • Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Must hold or be eligible for a Child Development Associate Permit Or
  • Teacher Permit issued by the state of CA Teacher Credentialing Office
  • BA degree in Child Development or related field, requiring transcripts
  • Six semester units related to infant and toddler development acceptable to meeting licensing requirements with passing grades of “C” or better 
  • One (1) to two (2) years’ work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center 
  • Early Head Start experience preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Early Child Development knowledge and experience
  • Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being 
  • Must be able to manage confidential information
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and PPD risk assessment
  • Access to reliable transportation required

Full benefits package offered including employer contribution to: Health, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, sick leave, vacation, personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

Westside Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants and seeks to hire qualified staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve.  We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

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

Culver City, CA 90230 2018-08-08 View
Teacher Institute for Human & Social Development

 

Position:                        TEACHERS    

Salary Range:                AA Degree - $18.19 - $20.05 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

                                    BA Degree - $18.99 - $21.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

Filing Deadline:             Open until filled

 

JOB DUTIES:

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

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

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

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

 

APPLY:            Attn: Human Resources Department

                        Institute for Human and Social Development

                        155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                        San Mateo, CA 94402

                        E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                             

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

Menlo Park, CA 94402 2018-07-30 View
Family Services Specialsit Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                Family Services Specialist

Location:                               San Mateo

Salary:                                  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                      Open until filled

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Recruitment, intake and enrollment of families.
  2. Family partnership building.
  3. Encourages parents to take leadership role in meetings, field trips, policy council and classroom help.
  4. Assists Parent Center Committee members to carry out related activities.
  5. Collaborates with Children Services staff with parent involvement activities (i.e., Reading is Fundamental, Raising a Reader)
  6. Collaborates with site Children Services staff to plan, set the agenda and facilitate Parent Center Committee meetings.
  7. Participates in Site meetings with Site Supervisor and teaching staff.
  8. Attends Mental Health Consultation meetings.
  9. Documents/tracks needs, Family Partnership Goals, health, dental, nutrition, hearing, and vision concerns and make the appropriate referrals as necessary.
  10. Documents all parent contacts and community referrals, including health documentation.
  11. Documents teacher consultations regarding family concerns at scheduled staff meetings.
  12. Reports, documents and monitors child abuse.
  13. When CHDP training is offered, participates in CHDP training  to perform vision and hearing screenings as needed.  When training is offered, will attend annual refresher training if no screening performed within a year.
  14. When CHDP training is offered, participates in CHDP training  to perform vision and hearing screenings as needed.  When training is offered, will attend annual refresher training if no screening performed within a year.
  15. Conducts vision and hearing screenings for Head Start children, as necessary to comply with 45 day deadline.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED:  DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL)
  • AA or BA degree in Social Work, Child Development, Psychology, or related field.
  • Minimum one (1) year of work experience in social work, child development or a related field.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience providing services to low-income families.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of case management.
  • Experience in working with community agencies.
  • Ability to handle multiple duties, complete work assignments in a timely manner and prioritize tasks.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented and possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  • Valid California driver’s license, current automobile insurance and vehicle.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

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

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical examination, TB & Immunizations tests upon employment

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

 

APPLY:                Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail:  hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

San Mateo, CA 94402 2018-07-30 View
Home Based Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                Home Based Specialist  

Location:                               North & South County

Salary:                                  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                      Open until filled

 

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

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

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

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

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

 

APPLY:                Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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Home Based Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                Home Based Specialist  

Location:                               North & South County

Salary:                                  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                      Open until filled

 

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

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

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

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

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

 

APPLY:                Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Menlo Park, CA 94025 2018-07-30 View
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