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Center Based Educator Pediatric Therapy Network

General Description: The Early Head Start Center Based Educator works collaboratively with the Early Head Start Director, Managers, staff, and consultant to provide high quality family-centered services. These services are in strict compliance with the Early Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Curriculum:

  • Know, understand, and implement curriculum through planning developmentally appropriate activities
  • Prepare and post weekly lessons plans in accordance with the curriculum guidelines
  • Provide on-going assessments of infants/toddlers using appropriate assessment tools
  • Participates in required staff development activities and planning meetings
  • Plan special activities, field trip, class celebrations, etc.

 Children:

  • Assist children with the feeding, toileting, and personal care
  • Provide an orientation of your class for new families
  • Ensure safety and security of all children
  • Be alert to the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive needs of children
  • Maintain visual supervision at all times
  • Understand and implement EHS/PTN discipline policy
  • Observe and document significant individual and/or group behavior
  • Document any suspected incident of child abuse or neglect and report it to the center director
  • Never leave a child unattended
  • Acknowledge children and parents at drop off and pick up times

 Parents:

  • Display friendly attitude towards parents
  • Communicate to parents that you are available daily to respond to questions and concerns
  • Attend all parent meetings and conferences
  • Facilitate parental understanding of a developmental approach to early childhood education
  • Prepare a written evaluation of each child’s progress as required by EHS standards
  • Communicate with parents at drop off and pick up regarding parent’s concerns and the child’s day at school

 Administrative:

  • Comply with state and local regulations regarding the care of children
  • Maintain professional qualifications/certifications
  • Attend supervision meetings, in-services, and training events as informed by supervisor
  • Help to maintain accurate children’s attendance
  • Fill out accident/ouch reports on children immediately so parents are aware of the incident as soon as possible
  • Fill out daily time sheets accurately
  • Support in the implementation of lesson plans in a timely manner
  • Notify site supervisor in a timely manner regarding needs for supplies and other provisions

 Classroom & play yard environments:

  • Conduct an orientation for all children on classroom and play yard safety
  • Orient and supervise floaters, assistants, and volunteers regarding the classroom and materials, equipment, and rules
  • Create and maintain environments that provide choices and variety that are appropriate to the season and/or themes
  • Create displays of children’s art work  
  • Provide for care and proper use of furniture, equipment, and materials
  • Keep school/classroom clean and orderly
  • Ensure all bulletin boards are up-to date and frequently changed
  • Conserve materials whenever possible
  • Report and remove (when possible) potential hazards
  • Ensure that all materials are put away prior to leaving for the day
  • Assist in cleaning the center’s materials
  • Record and report daily meal counts to Site Supervisor
  • Assure all children are served proper meal portions as required by CACFP guidelines
  • Create and maintain a nurturing and positive environment to promote children’s self esteem

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to lift children who weight up to 25 pounds
  • Must be capable of bending, crouching, or kneeling to children’s level
  • Must be able to reach at and above the shoulder height to access higher areas of play equipment, etc.
  • Must be capable of frequent changes of position throughout the work shift

 Education Requirements:

  • Completed a minimum of 12 semester units in Early Childhood (ECE units) in which 6 units must be in infant toddler.  
  • A bachelor’s in a related ECE field or A.A. degree with a teachers permit from the Commission of Teacher Credentialing

Special Requirements          

  • Must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray, influenza, measles, mumps, rubella and TDAP vaccines
  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work
  • Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid driver’s license
  • Fluent and bilingual in English, Spanish, and/or Arabic is highly desired
Torrance, CA 90501 2020-03-04 View
Home Based Educator Pediatric Therapy Network

CURRICULUM:

  • Know, understand, and implement curriculum through planning developmentally appropriate activities
  • Implement a curriculum and provide family support through weekly home, community, and child care visits for families participating in the Early Head Start program
  • Prepare lesson plans
  • Provide on-going assessments of infants/toddlers using appropriate assessment tools
  • Organize and facilitate socialization events and family training's


CHILDREN:

  • Ensure safety and security of all children
  • Be alert to the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive needs of children
  • Observe and document significant individual and/or group behavior
  • Document any suspected incident of child abuse or neglect and report it to the immediate supervisor 


PARENTS:

  • Display friendly attitude towards parents and complete 90 min. weekly Home Visits as assigned by supervisor
  • Communicate to parents that you are available daily to respond to questions and concerns
  • Attend all parent meetings and conferences
  • Facilitate parental understanding of a developmental approach to early childhood education
  • Prepare a written evaluation of each child’s progress as required by EHS standards 


ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Comply with state and local regulations regarding the care of children
  • Maintain professional qualifications/certifications
  • Maintain a caseload of 12 families
  • Participates in data collection, record keeping, and reports required.
  • Fill out daily time sheets accurately
  • Attend supervision meetings, in-services, and training events
  • Submit lesson plans in a timely manner
  • Notify director in a timely manner regarding needs for supplies and other provisions 


OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keep immediate supervisors informed of all necessary information including: client and staff complaints/incidents and planned/unplanned time off
  • Other reporting as assigned by the director or immediate supervisor
  • Be consistent and reliable in your arrival and attendance; it is an essential function of the employment in order to assure the proper operation of the Home Based program
  • Provide documentation, as required, for tardiness and absences 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift children who weight up to 50 pounds
  • Must be capable of bending, crouching, or kneeling to children’s level
  • Must be able to reach at and above the shoulder height to access higher areas of play equipment, etc.
  • Must be capable of frequent changes of position throughout the work shift 


MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bi-lingual in English/Arabic and/or English/Spanish (Speaking & writing)
  • Good oral and written communication/documentation skills
  • Working knowledge of software applications
  • Completed 12 semester units in Early Childhood (ECE units) with a commitment to fulfill additional ECE units and academic degrees 
  • AA or BA degree preferred 


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Two years of experience working with young children ages birth to 36 months
  • Experience with family collaboration
  • Experience in Early Head Start/Head Start desired
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Experience working with children with special needs highly desired 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray
  • Must provide immunization records of most recent MMR, TDAP and influenza records
  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work 
  • Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid driver’s license
Torrance, CA 90501 2020-03-04 View
Assistant Teacher (53) Colusa County Office of Education

Colusa County Office of Education is recruiting for an Assistant Teacher who can assist a classroom teacher to provide early care and education to children 0-5 years.  Assist the teacher to meet individual needs of children in areas of small and large muscle development, language, social, emotional and cognitive development.  Assist with preparation of daily reports.

 

CURRENT ASSIGNMENT LOCATION:

Williams Preschool Learning Center A AM

 

SALARY:

$13.10 - $14.74 per hour

 

HOURS/DAYS:

5 hours per day, 183 days per year

 

BENEFITS:

Partially paid medical, dental and vision benefits; paid vacation and sick leave; CalPERS retirement

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Six (6) Early Childhood Education or Child Development units with a grade of “C" or better, or working toward a CDA credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire.

 

LICENSES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pediatric CPR and First Aid certificate
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide DOJ and FBI fingerprint clearance, TB test clearance, a valid California driver’s license and immunizations as described on complete job description following acceptance of job offer.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates must apply online at www.ccoe.net

 

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

A complete application packet will include:

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts verifying units
  • Pediatric CPR and First Aid certificate

All employment applications and supplemental documents must be submitted through EdJoin.  Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

It is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible, as recruitment may close at any time.

 

Colusa County Office of Education (CCOE) participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the CCOE website.

 

Colusa, CA 95932 2020-03-04 View
Home Visitor/ Disabilities Manager Pediatric Therapy Network

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Education manager and therapy staff to ensure the environment optimally supports the development of all enrolled children.
  • Provide and arrange for appropriate training for PTN staff and collaborate with partner agencies
  • Assist in developmental screening, identification and referral of families to appropriate community partners.
  • Coordinate with Part B and C agencies to assure that all children are provided appropriate services.
  • Assist in the development and updating of program policies and procedures
  • Participate in a variety of meetings such as various staff meetings and/or in-service training sessions, community groups, etc.
  • Implement a curriculum and provide family support through weekly home, community and child care visits for families participating in the Early Head Start program
  • Know, understand, and implement curriculum through planning developmentally appropriate activities
  • Provide ongoing assessments of infants/toddlers using appropriate assessment tools
  • Be alert to the social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs of children
  • Document any suspected incident of child abuse or neglect and report to the immediate supervisor
  • Participate in data collection, record keeping, and reports required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Work comfortably and effectively with diverse cultures and socioeconomic groups
  • Knowledge of local community, government and educational agencies to establish community partnership with/excellent oral and communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret and successfully apply a variety of federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines as they relate to Early Childhood education, Head Start Performance Standards and related areas.
  • Strong working knowledge of office communications systems and software.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish/Arabic preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Special Education or equivalent and two (2) years’ experience in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, or related field
  • Experience in Early Head Start
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent skills in the areas of multi-tasking, time management, and organization
  • General understanding of child development, needs of children with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as the types of services available for both children and families
Torrance, CA 90501 2020-03-04 View
Education Manager The Unity Council

Title

Children & Family Services: Education Manager

Reports To

Director of Children & Family Services

Department

Children & Family Services

Location

Oakland, CA

Schedule

Monday through Friday

Travel

Local travel may be required

Salary

DOE

Employee Status

Regular, Full-time, Exempt

Supervises

School Readiness Coordinators & Center Directors

Benefits

Two weeks of paid vacation a year, sick time, 13 holidays, up to five floating holidays based on employee status, medical and dental benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment, $25,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee (with the option of increasing policy amount), flexible spending account for medical and dependent care costs, commuter benefits, 403(b) with employer match, and other benefits. We foster a joyful workplace and offer opportunities for professional development and growth. 

Program Summary

The Children and Family Services programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, Home Based Services, and Developmental Play Groups. Over 900 children birth through kindergarten entry and 32 expectant parents and their families receive child development and comprehensive family services through the Unity Council. The programs are diverse, multilingual, developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive, and individualized for each child and family services are provided in four centers and two home based programs throughout Oakland and Monument Corridor neighborhood in Concord, CA.

Position Summary

The Education Manager has overall responsibility for early childhood education, curriculum implementation and ensuring that the program is meeting its school readiness goals. Under the supervision of the Director of Children & Family Services, the Education Manager is responsible for planning, implementation, and assessment of all education services areas for Head Start and Early Head Start. Ensures compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act, licensing regulations, CDE requirements and QRIS requirements. 

Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Develops, implements and monitors policies and procedures that ensure children are properly supervised at all times and ensures active supervision is routinely implemented at all times for all TUC early childhood programs in Oak• Oversees all Education service area for Center Based and Home Based, with support of School Readiness Coordinators;
• Establishes direction and ensures the implementation of education goals and objectives, including school readiness goals.
• Ensures consistency with Head Start Performance Standards, CDE Education requirements, Community Care Licensing and TUC mission, vision & values;
• In collaboration with the school readiness coordinators and other education staff, finalizes the school readiness reports and presents for approval to the board of directors and policy council;
• Consults with Program Director regarding program needs and improvements;
• Assists in determining personnel needs and the hiring process as needed;
• Works collaboratively with center directors and school readiness coordinators to address staff performance issues and provides input for useful and informative performance reviews;
• Provides positive leadership and management to staff consistent with department and organization goals.
• Provides supervision and coordination for the School Readiness Coordinators and Disabilities Coordinator;
• Meets regularly and serves as primary point of contact with education coaches;
• Establishes expectations for School Readiness Coordinators and Center Directors for supervision and support of teachers and home visitors;
• Supervises Coaches
• Ensures that education assessment data is incorporated into professional development plans for teachers, and into individual development plans for children;
• Establishes expectations and timelines for DRDP assessments, CLASS observations, coaching sessions, and staff evaluations;
• Provides coaching and feedback to School Readiness Coordinators and Center Directors;
• Researches best practices and incorporates best practices in the delivery of early childhood education services.
• Works with School Readiness Coordinators in assessing training needs and coordinating professional development activities;
• Establishes and maintains productive collaborative relationships with staff, parents and outside agencies.
• Works cooperatively with other staff members in the implementation of Center plans, activities, policies, procedures and other rules/guidelines;
• Participates in the annual self-assessment, on-going monitoring and review and update of service area plans in conjunction with the Policy Council and Management Team;
• Organizes and conducts education staff meetings to discuss fidelity to curriculum and CLASS implementation;
• Participates in professional development activities, keeps informed of changes in the field of education and shares information with colleagues;
• Represents the agency at external relations meetings;
• Assists with coverage as needed;
• Performs other duties as assigned.
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Qualifications

• Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, and at least two years’ classroom experience, Master’s Degree preferred, and three years of supervisory or management experience is required;
• Head Start experiences preferred;
• Site supervisor child development permit required, director permit preferred;
• Bilingual in either Spanish/English or Asian language/English;
• Familiarity with play-based curriculum, must have CLASS certification within 1 year of hiring;
• Requires the ability to utilize computer systems and software necessary to perform position functions.
• Must have the ability to: coordinate and manage all aspects of the education services area, to direct the work of others; facilitate meetings; implement training activities for groups and individuals; relate effectively with individuals from diverse socio-economic groups; model effective teaching techniques; write clearly and effectively; model appropriate language when interacting with children and adults; model professional responsibility and personal integrity and function in an environment of site-based management;
• Must be willing and able to participate with the children and teachers in all planned activities when appropriate;
• Must have reliable transportation and have a current driver’s license;

Physical Requirements
Must be able climb stairs, reach, bend, lift 20-30 pounds, crawl, kneel, stoop, twist, grasp with hands and fingers materials, use arms and legs, able to walk, climb ladders if applicable.

Pre-employment Requirements

Physical exam, TB test, background/fingerprint clearance, measles, pertussis immunizations.

Application Process

Please send us your cover letter and resume in application for this position.

E-mail: jobs@unitycouncil.org.

Please put “title of position, your name” in the subject line.

Mail:
The Unity Council
Attention: Human Resources
1900 Fruitvale Ave., Suite 2B, Oakland, CA 94601

Fax: (510) 535-6923

The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Oakland, CA 94601 2020-02-28 View
ERSEA and Health Manager Through the Looking Glass

 

 

Job Announcement

 

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and Health Manager for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.

 

Title:

Early Head Start Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance (ERSEA) and Health Manager

Program:

TLG Early Head Start Program

Reports To: 

 

Benefits:               

Executive Director /Early Head Start Director

 

TLG offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Medical FSA and Dependent Care FSA, Commuter & Parking Benefits, Long-term disability, Life insurance, Paid time off and Paid holidays.

 

 

WORK SCHEDULE: 80% time, with the possibility of full-time depending on the background of the applicant.  Occasional out of area conferences for training.

                                                  

SUMMARY: Under the general direction and supervision of the Executive/ Early Head Start Director, oversees TLG’s EHS ERSEA activities with a focus on the center, working collaboratively with ERSEA for home-based services; Ensures full enrollment of eligible children and families in the TLG Early Head Start Program; tracking and analyzing attendance; maintaining community partnerships and a recruitment/outreach plan in collaboration with the home-based ERSEA.  Health manager for the EHS, with a focus on the Center, and in collaboration with the home visitors and their supervisor.  Follows all current Head Start Program Performance Standards, CACF regulations, agency policies, procedures, and other applicable Federal and State regulations to successfully accomplish the TLG Early Head Start Program goals and objectives.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/ BS or advanced degree in relevant field; Experience in field(s) related to social, human or family services; Knowledge of and experience with local community resources and how to access them and conduct outreach.  Previous experience in programs serving low-income children and/or families with disabilities.  Experience with data systems.  Personal/ family disability experience a plus.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Do community outreach to recruit families for the Early Head Start center program
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with other human service organizations in the community to support recruitment and meet the needs of Early Head Start families.
  • Oversee, coordinate and implement the recruitment and application process with other staff
  •  Maintain up-to-date and accurate documentation, tracking, record keeping and reporting of ERSEA data.
  • Revise and maintain recruitment plan and selection priorities based on changing community, cultural and linguistic needs.
  • Ensure all families meet Early Head Start eligibility criteria for income, age and program priority areas, maintaining required eligibility verification documents.
  • Conduct an in-person or telephone interview to verify eligibility and complete intake process with each family.
  • Enter information into Child Plus software system, and assist with annual report (PIR) produced from Child Plus data.
  • Monitor and manage enrollment slots to ensure at least 10% are reserved for children with disabilities in Part C and no more than 10% are over-income.
  • Ensure the center program meets all timeframes for full enrollment and full enrollment is maintained throughout the year.  
  • Identify individual children with absence patterns that put them at risk of missing 10% of program days and work with Family Advocate to develop strategies to improve individual attendance.
  • If monthly Center average daily attendance falls below 85% analyze causes and lead development of an improvement plan.
  • Responsible for on-going monitoring and follow-up to correct any identified areas of non-compliance and concern for ERSEA activities.
  • In conjunction with TLG Executive Director / Early Head Start Director and other TLG EHS management staff, analyze community and program assessment information and make recommendations to assist in determining program refinement, with a focus on ERSEA and heatlh. 
  • Assist other staff with Child Plus; monitor updating of entries. Lead in production of annual PIR, report produced from Child Plus for federal funder.
  • Maintain confidentiality with respect to information and records concerning children, families and staff.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Language Skills: Bilingual, bi-literate preferred  English/Spanish or ASL and/or other language ability based on program needs; Ability to write policy and procedure documents, reports, program correspondence, and program assessments of ERSEA and Health services; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, employees of the organization, and the general public.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Ability to understand and use a variety of computer applications and appropriate software which includes spreadsheets and word processing, workplace electronic technology, including Internet access, networking, e-mail and the ability to use or learn to enter data, produce reports and assist other staff using Child Plus and other program tracking software.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a valid California driver license; current personal vehicle insurance; May be required to use personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require a physical examination, current tuberculosis test, immunizations, and verified fingerprint and criminal record clearance before beginning work.

 

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit our website for more information about TLG: www.lookingglass.org

To apply please apply to this posting or fax/email resumes to TLG.

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.

Re: ERSEA/Health Manager Position

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org

Keywords: Early Head Start; Early Childhood Education; Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berkeley, CA 94703 2020-02-27 View
Program Assistant Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Under moderate supervision, the Program Assistant will provide program information to management staff, which includes using ChildPlus, PIR, and other program data, to develop reports from data analysis to inform program of status. Service areas may include education, family services, CACFP, ERSEA, or other service areas.

 

 

Job Duties will be related to a range of education, health, social and disability services; assist with providing program support to staff, and Early Head Start/Head Start/State Preschool delegate agency personnel and perform related duties assigned.

 

Job Duties

  • Assist in recruitment/enrollment, screenings, and enter student/family information onto the Agency’s database system
  • Support projects such as preparing materials for classrooms, including packets, emergency backpacks, etc.
  • Disseminates/monitors information related to students and parents that pertains to the appropriate department
  • Ensure information is accurately tracked, recorded, and stored in the database system and child files
  • Prepares tables and summaries of reports that maintain comprehensive records related to program participations, activities, and statistics.
    • Provides information to management related to the service areas/departments as assigned

 

III.      QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, preferably supplemented by some related college-level course

 

            Experience: One-year experience in providing administrative and program support

  • Experience working with a state or federally funded educational and social services program involving parents and children, such as Head Start assistance programs or other organizations that serve families in poverty is preferred

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Capability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Competence to communicate with staff and families appropriately 
  • Skill to prioritize work assignments and communicate progress timely
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Windows, and Internet.
  • Knowledge in ChildPlus is a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

 

IV.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

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

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

V.         PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

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

 

VI.   APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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

 

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

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

 

El Monte, CA 91731 2020-02-20 View
Program Assistant Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Under moderate supervision, the Program Assistant will provide program information to management staff, which includes using ChildPlus, PIR, and other program data, to develop reports from data analysis to inform program of status. Service areas may include education, family services, CACFP, ERSEA, or other service areas.

 

 

Job Duties will be related to a range of education, health, social and disability services; assist with providing program support to staff, and Early Head Start/Head Start/State Preschool delegate agency personnel and perform related duties assigned.

 

Job Duties

  • Assist in recruitment/enrollment, screenings, and enter student/family information onto the Agency’s database system
  • Support projects such as preparing materials for classrooms, including packets, emergency backpacks, etc.
  • Disseminates/monitors information related to students and parents that pertains to the appropriate department
  • Ensure information is accurately tracked, recorded, and stored in the database system and child files
  • Prepares tables and summaries of reports that maintain comprehensive records related to program participations, activities, and statistics.
    • Provides information to management related to the service areas/departments as assigned

 

III.      QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, preferably supplemented by some related college-level course

 

            Experience: One-year experience in providing administrative and program support

  • Experience working with a state or federally funded educational and social services program involving parents and children, such as Head Start assistance programs or other organizations that serve families in poverty is preferred

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Capability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Competence to communicate with staff and families appropriately 
  • Skill to prioritize work assignments and communicate progress timely
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Windows, and Internet.
  • Knowledge in ChildPlus is a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

 

IV.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

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

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

V.         PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

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

 

VI.   APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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

 

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

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

 

El Monte, CA 91731 2020-02-20 View
Cook I-II North Coast Opportunities

NCO Early Head Start Child Development Program

Recruiting for Willits

Cook I-II  

(Bilingual Preferred, CA Driver License Required)

Salary: $ 13.00 - $ 14.95/hr DOQ.  EOE.

Open Until Filled

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

Willits, CA 95490 2020-02-20 View
Teacher II / III - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

2 Full-time positions with benefits. This position is eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). Also, there is an additional monthly Location Stipend for regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQ:

Teacher II: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development required. Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers.

Carpinteria, CA 93013 2020-02-19 View
Teacher Assistant - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Part-time (32 hrs/wk) with benefits. Assists classroom Teachers in providing for the responsive care and education of children ages six (6) weeks to thirty-six (36) months in a CAC Early Head Start center. This position is are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). Also, there is an additional monthly Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers.

REQ: Child Development Teacher Assistant Permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and enrolled in a Child Development Associate credential program to be completed within two (2) years of hire. 6 units in infant/toddler development required; new hires may complete after hire by enrolling in infant/ toddler development coursework within 3 months of hire and must successfully complete 6 units of infant/toddler development coursework within one year of hire. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.  Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Bilingual preferred.

Goleta, CA 93117 2020-02-19 View
Teacher II / III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara

Full-time, benefits. Positions in Goleta & Carpinteria work in a part-day program and Santa Barbara is year round. This position is eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). Also, there is an additional monthly Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers.

Works in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments. Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Childs education.

REQ: Level II - Associates in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Level III - Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers.

Santa Barbara, CA 93103 2020-02-19 View
Dietitian II Children First Early Head Start

This position is responsible for providing content area expertise in the areas of Child Nutrition according to Head Start Performance Standards. This position is also responsible for prenatal nutrition. This position consults with families and staff about best practices in breast feeding, infant and toddler nutrition, prenatal and family nutrition. This position works closely with the Head Services Manager for meal service at play groups and family child care, center and CACFP regulations, trainings for parents and staff and meeting federal guidelines.

Must maintain confidentiality. Use discretion with matters of families and program as appropriate. (Any misuse of confidential information may be basis for disciplinary action.) Communication techniques and expectations:; Model effective communication
Use appropriate channels and staff to problem-solve and refer families. Meet problem situations with understanding and diplomacy. Use a professional attitude and approach to working with parents, co-workers and community volunteers.
Participate and promote a positive working relationship with all staff and Early Head Start families. Be familiar with and adhere to Children First Early Head Start Program Policies and Procedures. Cooperate with co-workers and respect their opinions and contributions. Share materials and ideas readily with co-workers. Has shared responsibility for the following areas in the Head Start Performance Standards: Child Nutrition; Identification of Nutritional needs; Nutritional Services; Meal Service; Family Assistance with Nutrition; Food Safety and Sanitation; Services to Pregnant Women; Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Provide content area expertise for development of policies and procedures for the nutrition services plan included in the program health plan. Review, evaluate, and interpret children’s health records to help determine children’s nutritional status. Assisting in developing, implementing and monitoring a system for the following:identification of nutritional needs for each child; ensuring and documenting/tracking that nutritional intervention has been provided and facilitated for children and families with nutritional problems or concerns. Manage Nutrition Assessments for the program Participate monthly in Board report for Governance groups and PIR data. Lead the program’s nutrition needs assessment and revisit annually. Work with other members of the management team and the Health Services Advisory Committee to formulate the nutrition sections of the program’s work plans as well as nutrition related policy and procedure development. Act as a collaborative liaison for the program with other community food and nutrition agencies. Review menus to ensure both USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program and Head Start Performance Standards are met by the meals and snacks served. The menus will be signed and dated. Modify menus as needed to ensure that the individual nutritional needs of each child are met by meals and snacks. Provide special diets for children with identified needs, provide leadership and compliance on food allergies and substitutions. Manage the CACFP contract for food service, compliance and reporting to the Board of Directors. Manage Food Service contract with food vendor for Center Base program meals and snacks. Conduct on-site visits to ensure that food is prepared in a safe and sanitary manner and that Head Start and USDA requirements are being met (including:family style meal service, all meal components are being provided and children are involved in the meal service). Ensure that nutrition-related training is provided for staff. Monitor that the program conducts business with only licensed food vendors/caterers that all compliance with federal, local, state and migrant food sanitation and safety laws is current and posted. Work with the Early Childhood team to ensure that relevant nutrition activities are part of the curriculum. Counsel families, individually or in groups regarding the specific nutritional needs of their children.
Provide input regarding the ordering of materials and supplies related to nutrition. Ensure that breast milk and formula are provided are under proper handling and storage conditions.

Makes necessary recommendations for appropriate training needs to meet program goals and objectives based on working with Children First Early Head Start staff. Designs and develops in-service training for Education staff depending on the specific family situation and Head Start Performance Standards. Provide training around Nutrition policies and procedures. Train Home Visitors, Center Teachers and the Child Care Education Manager, Site Director regarding how to work with families and to identify nutritional needs.

 

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Hawthorne, CA 90303 2020-02-19 View
Center Director Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

CENTER DIRECTOR

 

Exempt:   No                                                   SALARY LEVEL:   Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Director or Assistant Director     LOCATION: Assigned Centers participating in pilot program

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

Policy Council Approved Date: 01/28/2019      Approved by:  HR Manager     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

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

 

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

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

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

   Disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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

   Administrative Team and the center.

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

    T2 meets deadlines.

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

● Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language

● Has meaningful and respectful conversations with children throughout the day

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

● In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and

   provides them information relevant to the Head Start Program.

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

   and families to ensure quality services to children and families

● Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conferences. If supervising second 

   classroom, assures that T2 completes visits and parent conferences as required.

● Assists center staff in coordinating services for children and families

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

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

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

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

   ensuring maximum use of services and resources

● Ensure confidentiality of client information and records

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

● May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school

   districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs

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

● Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels

   in constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort

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

● Other relevant duties, as assigned

 

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

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE :

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

supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training OR

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

experience in ECE setting; or CCTC approved training OR

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

 

In addition to A, B, or C:

● Two years teaching experience in a pre-school classroom

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

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

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

.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

● Minimum one year paid supervisory experience

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

● Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education

● Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience

● Strong oral and written communication skills

● Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred

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

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

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

respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff

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

common fractions, and decimals

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

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

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

OTHER DUTIES

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

SANTA ROSA, CA 95401 2020-02-18 View
Family Outreach Worker Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

FAMILY OUTREACH WORKER--Bilingual

Exempt:  No                                                                SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart  

SUPERVISOR: FOW Supervisor                                   LOCATION: Assigned Centers 

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

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

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

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

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

In Addition to the above:

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

 

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

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

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

OTHER DUTIES

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

SANTA ROSA, CA 95401 2020-02-18 View
Site Assistant Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Site Assistant

 

Exempt:  No                                                                SALARY LEVEL:   Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Center Director                                    LOCATION: Assigned Center                          

HOURS:  Monday-Friday; assigned hrs vary; 10 or 11 months/year

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

  SUMMARY OF POSITION:       

With direction, implements food service activities in the Head Start Center, as guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides meal service and clean-up for Head Start class(es)
  • Ensures maintenance of efficient and safe food service for children
  • Follows regular cleaning schedule to maintain clean, safe and sanitary food service area, equipment, and supplies
  • Assists daily in the maintenance of appropriate records for food service activities
  • Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness; share in daily cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
  • Follow regular cleaning schedule of food service equipment and area to maintain clean, safe and sanitary area, as approved by the Food Service Supervisor and/or Nutrition Manager
  • Ensures food service supplies are ordered in a timely manner 
  • Assists with supervision of children during mealtime and staff breaks.   Complies with all program supervision policies and procedures.
  • Assists with classroom food projects
  • Assumes specific assignments, as required by supervisor
  • Attends trainings and meetings, as required
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort.
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties, as assigned

 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

 

  • Six units of ECE or ECD including courses in the areas of child/human growth and development; child, family and community and program curriculum
  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

 In Addition to the above:

 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Basic oral and written communication skills in English
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families
  • Basic skills in reading and writing in English
  • Basic ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,     

      common fractions, and decimals

  • Basic ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Some understanding of human growth and development
  • Must like working with children and be able to follow directions

 PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

OTHER DUTIES

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

SANTA ROSA, CA 95401 2020-02-18 View
Teacher I Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

TEACHER I

Exempt:  No                                                    SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current Salary Chart 

SUPERVISOR: Center Director                                     LOCATION: Assigned Site                              

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

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

 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

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

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

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

In addition to A, B, or C:

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

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

OTHER DUTIES

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

SANTA ROSA, CA 95401 2020-02-18 View
Infant/Toddler Care Teacher Options for Learning

Work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/child-dev-permits.html)
  • Minimum three semester units related to Infant and Toddler development with a passing grade of “C” or better
  • Eighteen months work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
Covina, CA 91724 2020-02-14 View
Early Head Start Instructor City of Oakland
The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill Early Head Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer their employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include: Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Under direction in the Human Services Department, Early Head Start Instructors instruct children enrolled in Early Head Start Programs; instruct parents on early childhood development concepts; assist in developmental assessments; organize and set up education and play materials for classroom and/or make home visits; and perform related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be use to fill other permanent and part-time vacancies as they may occur in this classification.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

 

 Examples of Duties:
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Instruct children in basic infant/toddler education concepts.
  • Organize and set up developmentally appropriate education and play materials for the classroom and/or the home.
  • Conduct fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center classroom or in the home.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, ongoing child observations, developmental assessments and devise Individual Development Plans (IDP) on all children enrolled in program; assist in developing Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) for special needs children.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Make initial and final home visits; make additional/on-going home visits as needed.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Conduct outreach and recruit children and families for enrollment in the program.
  • Observe and supervise children in activities and ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify parents.
  • Conduct parent conferences.
  • Keep routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom and/or the home.
  • Conduct weekly home visits for 1.5 hours per session.
  • Collaborate with parents in providing an individualized educational program for their children in the home.
  • Provide parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • May assist with the process of planning and implementing the health programs in areas such as physical examination, vision, hearing, dental screening, and growth/nutritional assessment; complete vision, hearing, growth, and nutrition assessments as needed; provide all necessary follow-up in these or other health needs.
  • Implement and plan socializations twice a month for three-hour sessions.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally sensitive interactions and communications.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed.
Oakland, CA 94612 2020-02-13 View
Head Start Instructor City of Oakland
The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill several Head Start Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer their employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include: Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

The Head Start Instructor instructs children enrolled in the Head Start Program/State Preschool Program; instructs parents on early childhood development concepts; assists in developmental assessments; organizes and sets up education and play materials for classroom and/or makes home visits; and performs related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Master Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies that occur within The City including full-time and permanent part-time positions, if applicable.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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 Examples of Duties:
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Instruct children in basic pre-school education concepts.
  • Organize and set up developmentally appropriate education and play materials for the classroom.
  • Conduct fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center/classroom or in the home.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, ongoing child observations, developmental assessments and devise Individual Development Plans (IDP) on all children enrolled in program; assist in developing Individual Education Plans (IEP) for special needs children.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Make initial and final home visits; make additional/on-going home visits as needed.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Conduct outreach and recruit children and families for enrollment in the program.
  • Observe and supervise children in activities and ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify parents.
  • Conduct parent conferences.
  • Keep routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom and/or the home.
  • Collaborate with parents in providing an individualized educational program for their children.
  • Provide parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • May assist with the process of planning and implementing the health programs in areas such as physical examination, vision, hearing, dental screening, and growth/nutritional assessment; complete vision, hearing, growth, and nutrition assessments as needed; provide all necessary follow-up in these or other health needs.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally sensitive interactions and communications.
  • Maintain high quality classroom environments that meet or exceed the national average.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed.
Oakland, CA 94612 2020-02-13 View
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