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Director of Early Head Start Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   DIRECTOR OF EARLY HEAD START

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4

REPORTS TO:                         DIVISION DIRECTOR AND/OR V.P. & COO

SUPERVISES:                          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, COMPONENT MANAGEMENT STAFF SERVICES, AND OTHER STAFF AS ASSIGNED

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Division Director of Education and Early Childhood Development and/or the Vice President - COO, the Director of Volunteers of America Early Head Start Program is responsible for providing leadership and accountability for all areas of program compliance and daily operations. This position should have thorough and extensive knowledge of the Head Start Performance Standards, knowledge of child development and family dynamics and awareness of the value of community partnerships within the agency’s service area. This position must have knowledge of fiscal principals, budgeting and Human Resources to maintain program compliance.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties listed below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Director.

  • Evaluate organizational effectiveness; interpret a variety of data to determine program strengths and challenges.
  • Evaluation of staff; setting goals and expectations for performance.
  • Ensuring timelines are met, and appropriate reports are generated in a timely and usable manner.
  • Ensuring compliance with health/safety/licensing regulations, Head Start Act and Performance Standards.
  • Responsibility for funding/re-funding applications and their approval by the Board of Directors,

and Policy Council.

  • Effective communication with constituents, Board, employees, parents and community groups.
  • Making rapid and informed decisions for program operations.
  • Develop and maintain budgets that address the successful implementation of daily operations and services to children and families.

Provide input in the development personnel policies for agency employees to ensure the inclusion of Head Start Performance Standards in the Volunteers of America Southwest Personnel Policies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five years of professional and program management experience associated with educational, social services, family development and or operational programs that are directly related to the operations of Early Head Start services, including at least three years of management and supervisory experience.
  • Experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Education, Public Administration, Business Management, Child Development, or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is desirable.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Management capacity relevant to human services program management and familiarity with federal, state, and local laws, codes regulations, and requirements pertaining to the Head Start program, and state laws
  • Leadership skills; the ability to set course and direction for the organization
  • Strategic orientation; the ability to see the “big picture”
  • Understanding of national and local initiatives related to school readiness, transition and other program and curriculum objectives
  • Principles and practices of business administration, organizational management, facilities management and human resources management.
  • Principles and methods of finance and budget administrations as they apply to the funding and reporting requirement of state and federal categorical programs.

 

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • California Teachers Commission on Credentialing; Child Development Director’s Permit.

 

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Division Director/Vice President-COO for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professionaldevelopment planning.
  • Supervises the organization’s Administrative Assistant, Component Management Staff Services and staff as assigned.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Board of Directors and Policy Council
  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Government Agencies and Community Organizations
  • Funding Entities including CACFP
  • Vendors/Contractors
  • Public/Parents

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • 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.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies.
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description.
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

 

 

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EHS Child Development Coordinator Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS CHILD DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 2

REPORTS TO:                         DIRECTOR OF EARLY HEAD START

SUPERVISES:                          TEACHING STAFF

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

First-line manager of the Child Development Center Teaching staff within the Education Services component of Early Head Start/State Preschool program. Based in the delegate agency’s administrative office, the incumbent is a field supervisor of one or more child development centers. Program planning and coordination, personnel supervision, training and evaluation, interpretation of Federal and State regulations and policies to center staff, facility management and other directly related activities including teaching on an emergency basis. Provide children with a learning environment and the varied experience, which will help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development toward the overall goal of social competence. Integrate all learning domains of the Head Start components Early Learning Frameworks, and State Preschool Learning Foundations in the daily program activities. Involve parents in educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the primary educator of the child’s education and development. Assist parent to increase knowledge, understanding, skills, and experience in child growth and development. Identify and reinforce experiences, which occur in the home that parents can utilize as education activities for their children.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Child Development Coordinator.

 

  • Develops, plans, and oversees implementation of agency written plans, policies, and procedures regarding education, disabilities, and mental health services to ensure they are consistent with the identified needs of the children served.Maintains knowledge of relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations, communicates updates to administration, and staff for planning, training, and monitoring purposes, and proposes adaptation to agency procedures, as appropriate.
  • Facilitates the development, implementation and/or coordination of activities designed to meet compliance with regulations.Provides leadership and supervision to assigned staff and communicates effectively expectations and desired outcomes.
  • Maintains effective internal (and external) relationships to ensure a coordinated approach to service delivery and to address service, staffing, and compliance issues until resolved.
  • Works with staff, administrative team members, Policy Committee, and Board in the development and review of program proposals, budgets, and plans.
  • Provides active leadership in fulfilling the mission of FECE, including strategic planning and establishment of strategic goals and program objectives to support the intended outcomes of the varied programs operated by FECE.Ensures effective delivery of services through consistent ongoing monitoring, reporting, and action to correct any identified problems.
  • Provides ongoing written monitoring and activity reports to the Education Specialist/Mentor Coach and prepares external reports as required.
  • Reviews and analyzes programs, reports, and records, and adopts changes accordingly, with the appropriate prior approvals.Participates in updating annual education services component plan in cooperation with staff and parents.
  • In cooperation with staff and parents, participates, in the conduct and analysis of the annual community needs assessment.
  • Participates in developing staff plans for each center.
  • Approves equipment material requests and purchase orders for each child development center.
  • Assures that educational and support needs are identified for each child.
  • Assesses teaching personnel and may participate in team assignments in decisions regarding to centers and classrooms.
  • Establishes effective line of communication in and between centers and CDS in order to facilitate coordination and the efficient flow of information.
  • Assigns responsibilities to teacher and assistant teacher and delegates the authority required for them to execute such responsibilities.
  • Confers regularly with center teaching staff regarding child’s behavioral or learning difficulties and recommends teaching strategies to encourage leaning experiences.
  • Conducts classroom visits for the purpose of observing classroom activities and provides on-site consultation to teaching staff, as appropriate.
  • Reviews both formal, CLASS, ECERS, and informal classroom observations, IDP and IEP as appropriate for each child.
  • Facilitates regular meetings with each teaching team, serves as a catalyst and coordinator of team efforts.
  • Resolves conflicts and coaching objective.
  • Recommends purchase of program material and equipment, such as books, toys, and games designed to stimulate learning as authorized in the delegate agency’s approved budget.
  • Coordinates the activities of other component personnel assigned to work with a child development center (social workers, parent involvement workers, health assistants, and psychologists).
  • Routinely inspects center facilities for health, safety, fire, and occupancy violations and takes necessary corrective action to assure that clearances, permits, and licenses remain in force.
  • Interprets agency policy in line with accepted directives, procedures, and personnel practices promulgated by the Project Director or delegate agency Board of Directors.
  • Prepares and submits reports on center activities promptly and accurately.
  • Attend all meetings required by agency management.
  • Develops and maintains a calendar of all center activities and coordinates it with the delegate agency master calendar.
  • Confers with Head Start Center committees, parent committees and individual parents, as appropriate, regarding facility and program activities, policies, education services, enrollment procedures, etc.
  • Establishes procedures to facilitate maximum communication between teaching staff and parents.
  • Edits, compiles attendance reports
  • Conducts periodic personnel evaluations as required by delegate agency personnel policies and procedures.
  • Reviews and evaluates education services component and center activities to ensure conformance to Head Start performance standards and other Federal, State, and local regulations.
  • Encourages and suggest in-service training, formal education and other training opportunities related to increasing job productivity and career advancement.
  • Participates in the training needs assessment for teaching staff.
  • Assists in the design, development and delivery of in-service training programs and orientations for teaching staff, substitutes, and community members.
  • Attends in-service training for Child Development Supervisors, as required by delegate agency or Grantee management.
  • Coordinate and provide training and guidance to staff, parents, and community on a variety of pertinent topics in the area of child education and development.
  • Assist in on-going monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis of child development services and child outcomes.
  • Assist in the maintenance of record keeping and reporting systems, schedules, timelines policies and procedures for child development services.
  • Communicates with staff, parents, program managers, consultant, and community to enhance services to children and families.
  • Attends training's and meetings, as scheduled and/or assigned.
  • Perform special projects and/or other related duties as assigned.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education or a related field from an institution of higher

learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum three years’ experience in teaching infant/toddlers to school age children, as well as expertise in the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • The capacity to offer assistance to teachers in the implantation of curricula to meet the group and individual needs of children in Head Start/Early Head Start and State Preschool classrooms.
  • Exercises considerable professional judgment and autonomy in decision-making with respect to the allocation of resources to pursue educational services objectives, within the child development centers.
  • Must have knowledge of Head Start goals and objectives for young children and their families.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of adults.
  • Understanding of an ability to provide training in principles of child growth and development.
  • Understanding of various cultural backgrounds of Head Start families.
  • Demonstrates leadership and supervisory ability.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the position per attached Physical Demand Analysis, with or without reasonable accommodation.

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or higher.
  • CLASS Reliable Observer.

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Education Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.
  • Supervises the corporation’s teaching staff.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Board of Directors and Policy Committee
  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Government Agencies and Community Organizations
  • Funding Entities include CDE/State Preschool/CACFP and LACOE Head Start
  • Vendors/Contractors
  • Public/Parents

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • 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.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2020-10-02 View
Early Head Start Teacher I Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

  1. IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS TEACHER I

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 3

REPORTS TO:                         CHILD DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

An Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher is a staff person who facilitates safe and healthy learning activities for young children, under 3 years of age. Play based learning promotes social-emotional, physical, and cognitive growth. An Early Head Start Teacher plans individual and group activities according to a child’s age and current developmental levels under the guidelines of Creative Curriculum. Provides children with a learning environment and the varied experiences to develop school readiness skills, appropriate to their age and stage of development. An EHS teacher also involves parents in educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child’s education and development. Assist parents to increase knowledge, understanding skills, and experience in child growth and development. Identify and reinforce experiences, which occur in the home that parents can utilize as educational activities for their children.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Classroom Safety

  1. Develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children within the group utilizing indoor and outdoor facilities completes daily health and safety checklist and reports needed repairs and/or timely maintenance to the Center Coordinator.
  2. Inspects/facilities for hazardous conditions and unsafe environment and materials and completes daily health and safety checklists. Removes all debris, and all hazardous and unsafe equipment and materials.
  3. Supervises activities of children to ensure their safety.
  4. Recognizes and reports accidents, illnesses, and suspected child abuse to appropriate personnel according to timelines.
  5. Conducts monthly emergency drills
  6. Maintain a clean and orderly classroom, kept free of garbage and debris.

 

Effective Teaching Practices

  1. Plans and conducts classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the child.
  2. Selects and uses materials and equipment that stimulates development in the children.Includes materials, which reflect the children’s culture(s) and uses them appropriately.
  3. Plans and facilitates daily learning activities for children based on children’s interests in alignment with the Creative Curriculum to support School Readiness in all learning domains.
  4. Writes and maintains accurate records, child observations to complete accurate child assessments (DRDP) 3 times per year
  5. Designs an individual development plan (IDP) for each child in collaboration with the parent, identifying learning goals and activities for home and school that will support development and achievement of goal (s).
  6. Provide diaper changes and meeting toileting needs of young children, as needed. Facilitate healthy habits with assistance such as tooth brushing and handwashing
  7. Conducts staff-parent conferences and home visits to each family with an enrolled child each program year; per requirements; two home visits and two parent teacher conferences.
  8. Attends all required in service training, and orientations, workshops, seminars, etc.
  9. Follows approved agency procedures, as well as distributes and maintains them under property security.
  10. Submits all required reports and administrative forms accurately, completely and timely, including enrollment and attendance information

 

Parent-Family- Community Engagement

  1. Active participant in recruiting, assisting parents who walk in for enrollment information and/or participates in formal recruitment activities as assigned.
  2. Encourages participation in parent groups at the center and provides opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents in the group.In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing, with both the parents and the children in their language when possible.
  3. Conducts parent education meetings, which will include orientation, discussion of IPP, child development, curriculum, and parenting skills.

 

Program Responsibilities

  1. Attends trainings and meetings, as scheduled and/or assigned.
  2. Perform special projects and/or other related duties as assigned.
  3. Abides by Agency Code of Conduct and policies, including applicable laws such as Mandated Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:

  • Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field.
  • EHS Requirement: Must have completed six units in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler (I/T) development or commit to completing the six units in ECE I/T in one year in which an educational plan needs to be submitted to the HR Department.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with infants/toddlers.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.
  • Advance children’s intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning.
  • Establish and maintain a health learning environment.
  • Support children’s social and emotional development.
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families.
  • Promote infant/toddler development.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS).
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants, toddlers, parents, and other staff members.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the position per attached in the Physical Demands Section, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Utilizes highly effective teaching practices that support children’s development towards School Readiness.

 

 

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
  • AB 1207 Mandated Reporter CA certified

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Child Development Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.
  • Supervises: None

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Parents
  • Public

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • Clear criminal record following a fingerprint screening with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and Megan’s law.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies.
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description.
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles, and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

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Early Head Start Home Educator II Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR II

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4  

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

Position Summary:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals. Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

Essential Job Functions:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

 

  • Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services. 
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

Qualifications:

 Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or related field.
  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

 

Licenses/Permits/Certifications:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

 Supervision:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

Relationships:

  • Staff & Parents

 

Requirements:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • 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.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

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Early Head Start Home Educator I Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

  1. IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR I

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 3

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals.

Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

  •  Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services.
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:

  • Associates of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development,

or related field.

  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Staff & Parents

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • 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.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

El Centro, CA 92243 2020-10-02 View
Early Head Start Home Educator I Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

  1. IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR I

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 3

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals.

Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

  •  Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services.
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:

  • Associates of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development,

or related field.

  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Staff & Parents

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • 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.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2020-10-02 View
Early Head Start Teacher II Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS TEACHER II

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4

REPORTS TO:                         CHILD DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                                FEBRUARY 2020

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

An Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher is a staff person who facilitates safe and healthy learning activities for young children, under 3 years of age. Play based learning promotes social-emotional, physical, and cognitive growth. An Early Head Start Teacher plans individual and group activities according to a child’s age and current developmental levels under the guidelines of Creative Curriculum. Provides children with a learning environment and the varied experiences to develop school readiness skills, appropriate to their age and stage of development. An EHS teacher also involves parents in educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child’s education and development. Assist parents to increase knowledge, understanding skills, and experience in child growth and development. Identify and reinforce experiences, which occur in the home that parents can utilize as educational activities for their children.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Classroom Safety

  1. Develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children within the group utilizing indoor and outdoor facilities completes daily health and safety checklist and reports needed repairs and/or timely maintenance to the Center Coordinator.
  2. Inspects/facilities for hazardous conditions and unsafe environment and materials and completes daily health and safety checklists. Removes all debris, and all hazardous and unsafe equipment and materials.
  3. Supervises activities of children to ensure their safety.
  4. Recognizes and reports accidents, illnesses, and suspected child abuse to appropriate personnel according to timelines.
  5. Conducts monthly emergency drills.
  6. Maintain a clean and orderly classroom, kept free of garbage and debris.

 

Effective Teaching Practices

  1. Plans and conducts classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the child.
  2. Selects and uses materials and equipment that stimulates development in the children.Includes materials, which reflect the children’s culture(s) and uses them appropriately.
  3. Plans and facilitates daily learning activities for children based on children’s interests in alignment with the Creative Curriculum to support School Readiness in all learning domains.
  4. Writes and maintains accurate records, child observations to complete accurate child assessments (DRDP) 3 times per year.
  5. Designs an individual development plan (IDP) for each child in collaboration with the parent, identifying learning goals and activities for home and school that will support development and achievement of goal (s).
  6. Provide diaper changes and meeting toileting needs of young children, as needed. Facilitate healthy habits with assistance such as tooth brushing and handwashing.
  7. Conducts staff-parent conferences and home visits to each family with an enrolled child each program year; per requirements; two home visits and two parent teacher conferences.
  8. Attends all required in service training, and orientations, workshops, seminars, etc.
  9. Follows approved agency procedures, as well as distributes and maintains them under property security.
  10. Submits all required reports and administrative forms accurately, completely and timely, including enrollment and attendance information.

 

Parent-Family - Community Engagement

  1. Active participant in recruiting, assisting parents who walk in for enrollment information and/or participates in formal recruitment activities as assigned.
  2. Encourages participation in parent groups at the center and provides opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents in the group.In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing, with both the parents and the children in their language when possible.
  3. Conducts parent education meetings, which will include orientation, discussion of IPP, child development, curriculum, and parenting skills.

 

Program Responsibilities

  1. Attends trainings and meetings, as scheduled and/or assigned.
  2. Perform special projects and/or other related duties as assigned.
  3. Abides by Agency Code of Conduct and policies, including applicable laws such as Mandated Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field.
  • EHS Requirement: Must have completed six units in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler (I/T) development or commit to completing the six units in ECE I/T in one year in which an educational plan needs to be submitted to the HR Department.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with infants/toddlers.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data.
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.
  • Advance children’s intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning.
  • Establish and maintain a health learning environment.
  • Support children’s social and emotional development.
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families.
  • Promote infant/toddler development.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS).
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants, toddlers, parents, and other staff members.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the position per attached in the Physical Demands Section, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Utilizes highly effective teaching practices that support children’s development towards School Readiness

 

 

LICENSES/PERMITS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
  • AB 1207 Mandated Reporter CA certified.

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Child Development Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.
  • Supervises: None

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Parents
  • Public

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • Clear criminal record following a fingerprint screening with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and Megan’s law.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles, and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

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

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2020-10-02 View
Home Base Coordinator Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America

A Non-Profit Organization

Early Head Start / State Pre-School Child Development-Centers

 

 

Position Title:   Home Base Coordinator     

Reports To:        EARLY HEAD START DIRECTOR    

Department:     CHILD DEVELOPMENT        

Employment Status:  FULL YEAR - EXEMPT

 

Work Location: 720 S. E Street San Bernardino CA 92408 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the EHS Director, the Home Visitor Coordinator leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing infants and toddlers (birth - age 3) with Home-based visitors. Accountable for implementing quality early education program that fosters positive relationships between parents and children, and reinforces the value of the parent as the child’s primary teacher. This position ensures that home-based visitors fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California and the Federal Performance Standards. This position works collaboratively with the Education Specialist/Coach and the Disabilities/Mental Health Specialist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Directly supervises the day to day operation of the home based program option and the home visitors.
• Monitors home visits by accompanying home visitors on home visits to observe for quality delivery of services and program requirement compliance
• Reviews all home visitor paperwork including lesson plans
• Monitors Child Plus data input by home visitors
• Addresses concerns from parents within the program option.
• Adheres to Confidentiality policy in all aspects of program operations
• Ensures Parenting Curriculum is implemented at Socialization's.
• Communicates effectively and professionally with staff and families and peers.
• Approves monthly lesson planning to ensure individualized and school readiness goals are incorporated into lesson planning.
• Observes monthly socialization and approves agenda. Provides feedback to staff on effectiveness of socialization in relationship to Performance Standards.
• Monitors child’s file for compliance in Enrollment, Family Goals and Objectives School Readiness and progress with DRDP goals and accomplishments and health requirements.
• Approves Referral from Home Visitor for additional services.
• Attends Staff Meetings.
• Other duties as assigned.

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive of duties or responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION

• Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
• A California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit.
• CPR certificate issued by the American Red Cross, Heart Association or other authorized agency.
• Documentation of health and safety training required by Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.

EXPERIENCE

• 4-6 years experience in education for infants and toddlers
• 5-7 years experience in supervision of adults
• Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
• Must be computer literate.
• Must have knowledge of Title 22 licensing regulations and Head Start Performance Standards

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Prior to hire the following must be assured.

  • All employees will be subject to fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice (DOJ), The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/Charges/Convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or felonies.
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description.
  • Proof of absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to document that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families
  • Document of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Valid California driver’s license and insurance required.

 

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 the job.

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers and/or controls.

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

         

 

 

 

 

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2020-10-02 View
Supervisor – Child Care Resource and Referral Santa Clara County Office of Education
The Office of the Superintendent is now accepting applications for Supervisor – Child Care Resource and Referral  position.

Under general supervision, the Resource and Referral Supervisor is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with families, providers and partners to ensure positive program outcomes for the Resource and Referral Department. Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Resource and Referral Department, and is responsible for the management and implementation of the overall scope of work, including managing project timelines, tasks, budgets, and reports for the California Department of Education. Provides, facilitates, and/or coordinates trainings, workshops and technical assistance to families and child care providers.

This position is full-time and has a work year of 12 months/ 261 days/ 8 hours per day.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities

To learn more about this position, please click here (Download PDF reader) for the job description.

Education and Experience

 

Any combination equivalent to:
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, social services, social work or a related field, AND
  • Experience: Three (3) years related experience, including experience involving community services, social services, or health services work and supervisory experience. Experience serving families with infants, toddlers, or preschoolers and completion of college coursework in infant/toddler education is preferred.  


 LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • A valid Class C California Driver's License. 
  • A safe driving record that meets the SCCOE’s insurance requirements. 


MAY REQUIRE:

  • Fluency in English and a second language (Spanish or Vietnamese) as specified by the Santa Clara County Office of Education.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES
The following application materials are required:

  1. Completed Governmentjobs.com online application
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Responses to Supplemental Questions (embedded in the online application)
  5. California Department of Motor Vehicles driving record printout


NOTE: The application and materials must be received by the application deadline. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. If you are unsure if your application and all required materials have been received, please contact the recruiter for this position, prior to the filing date.

 

Supplemental Information

 

EXAMINATION PROCEDURES

Classified Personnel Services places the highest priority on the health and safety of job candidates, County Office staff, visitors, and the local community. Our practices and procedures reflect the Shelter in Place and Social Distancing guidelines of the Santa Clara County Office of Public Health. 

At this time, all assessments and interviews will take place virtually via Zoom Meetings. Please email the Recruitment Contact listed on job postings if you have any questions.


Following the final filing date, the qualifications of all candidates will be evaluated. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a panel interview with subject matter experts, tentatively scheduled for the week of October 12, 2020. Based on the final scores of qualified candidates, Classified Personnel Services will establish a ranked candidate list. Selected candidates from the list will be invited to a second interview with the hiring authorities, tentatively scheduled for the week of October 19, 2020. Candidates will be invited over email to participate in examination and selection steps, using the email supplied within their Governmentjobs.com applications, or as updated by candidates in their Governmentjobs.com master profiles. Therefore, it is recommended that candidates check their email at least daily.

 

NOTE: Examination procedures are subject to change as deemed necessary by the Director - Classified Personnel Services. Candidates who test successfully for placement on the eligibility list may be certified to other related positions without further testing requirements, OR job posting announcements. The right is reserved to add, eliminate, or adjust testing steps and/or information on the posting, at any time, during the position posting and testing process, which may include, but is not limited to, further testing, inclusive to on-the job testing, recruitment, and recruitment extensions, which may be for less than 15 days, after an eligibility list has been certified, which may cause adjustments on the eligibility list, as evaluated to be reasonable or necessary.
 
ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS:
Candidates who require reasonable accommodations for any test part must contact Classified Personnel Services (CPS) at least three (3) days in advance of the test date at 408-453-6845. Hearing-impaired individuals should contact the California Relay Service at 1-800-735-2929, then 408-453-6845. A failure to contact CPS within the specified timeline may result in an inability to accommodate.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
The Santa Clara County Office of Education prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, gender/sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and pregnancy-related medical conditions) sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, physical or mental status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age (40 and above), genetic information, political belief or affiliation (not union-related), a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance.

San Jose, CA 95131 2020-10-01 View
State Preschool Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

STATE PRESCHOOL TEACHERS     

Locations:        EAST PALO ALTO

Salary Range:  Starting at $22.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD State Pre-School Program requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All 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. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Incentive and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  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. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT.
  1. Must possess a Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified to apply for a Child Development Teacher Permit. 
  2. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education desirable.
  3. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience.
  4. Proof of completion of core ECE courses:  Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable.

 

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  

East Palo Alto, CA 94303 2020-10-01 View
Child Care Resource and Referral Specialist Santa Clara County Office of Education
The Office of the Superintendent Division is now accepting applications for Child Care Resource and Referral Specialist position.

Under general supervision, the Child Care Resource and Referral Specialist is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with families, providers and partners to ensure positive program outcomes for the Resource and Referral Department; provides, facilitates, and/or coordinates trainings, workshops and technical assistance to families and child care providers. Assists the Supervisor - Child Care Resource and Referral in creating and maintaining effective and efficient systems to support the delivery of “front door” early childhood services. Provides information and guidance to child care providers, families and the community, including information regarding child care services, guidance on choosing quality child care programs, and/or referring individuals and families to appropriate social service agencies in compliance with the Resource and Referral policies and procedures and as required through funding entities.

This position is full-time and has a work year of 12 months/ 261 days/ 8 hours per day.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities

To learn more about this position, please click here (Download PDF reader) for the job description.

Education and Experience

 

Any combination equivalent to:
  • Education: Graduation from high school and supplemented by college-level course work in Early Childhood Education, or related field, AND
  • Experience: Three (3) years related experience involving community services, social services, or health services work. Experience serving families with infants, toddlers, or preschoolers and completion of college coursework in infant/toddler education is preferred.


 LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid California driver's license


MAY REQUIRE:

  • Fluency in English and a second language (Spanish or Vietnamese) as specified by the Santa Clara County Office of Education.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES
The following application materials are required:

  1. Completed Governmentjobs.com online application
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Responses to Supplemental Questions (embedded in the online application)


NOTE: The application and materials must be received by the application deadline. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. If you are unsure if your application and all required materials have been received, please contact the recruiter for this position, prior to the filing date.

 

Supplemental Information

 

EXAMINATION PROCEDURES

Classified Personnel Services places the highest priority on the health and safety of job candidates, County Office staff, visitors, and the local community. Our practices and procedures reflect the Shelter in Place and Social Distancing guidelines of the Santa Clara County Office of Public Health. 

At this time, all assessments and interviews will take place virtually via Zoom Meetings. Please email the Recruitment Contact listed on job postings if you have any questions.

Following the final filing date, the qualifications of all candidates will be evaluated. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a written exam, tentatively scheduled for the week of October 12, 2020. Those who pass the written exam will be invited to participate in a panel interview with subject matter experts, tentatively scheduled for the week of October 19, 2020. Based on the final scores of qualified candidates, Classified Personnel Services will establish a ranked candidate list. Selected candidates from the list will be invited to a second interview with the hiring authorities, tentatively scheduled for the week of October 26, 2020. Candidates will be invited over email to participate in examination and selection steps, using the email supplied within their Governmentjobs.com applications, or as updated by candidates in their Governmentjobs.com master profiles. Therefore, it is recommended that candidates check their email at least daily.

RECRUITMENT CONTACT
For questions about the position or recruitment process, please contact:
Kathy Jalaan
408-453-6602
kathy_jalaan@sccoe.org

NOTE: Examination procedures are subject to change as deemed necessary by the Director - Classified Personnel Services. Candidates who test successfully for placement on the eligibility list may be certified to other related positions without further testing requirements, OR job posting announcements. The right is reserved to add, eliminate, or adjust testing steps and/or information on the posting, at any time, during the position posting and testing process, which may include, but is not limited to, further testing, inclusive to on-the job testing, recruitment, and recruitment extensions, which may be for less than 15 days, after an eligibility list has been certified, which may cause adjustments on the eligibility list, as evaluated to be reasonable or necessary.
 
ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS:
Candidates who require reasonable accommodations for any test part must contact Classified Personnel Services (CPS) at least three (3) days in advance of the test date at 408-453-6845. Hearing-impaired individuals should contact the California Relay Service at 1-800-735-2929, then 408-453-6845. A failure to contact CPS within the specified timeline may result in an inability to accommodate.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
The Santa Clara County Office of Education prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, gender/sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and pregnancy-related medical conditions) sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, physical or mental status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age (40 and above), genetic information, political belief or affiliation (not union related), a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance.

San Jose, CA 95131 2020-10-01 View
Preschool Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

 

PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:     East Palo Alto, CA

Hourly Salary:   Starting at $17.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

 

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All 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. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Incentive and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

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

3.             Supervise and team-teach a group of 8 children.

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

5.             Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled.

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

2.             Must have a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit desirable.

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

                Child care program for at least 1 year. 

4.             Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

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      

East Palo Alto, CA 94303 2020-10-01 View
Infant/Toddler Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:               INFANT/TODDLER ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:             South San Francisco, CA 94080

Hourly Salary:       Starting at $17.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All 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. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Incentive and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

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

3.             Supervise and team-teach a group of 8 children.

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

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

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

2.             Possess a valid California Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for an Associate Teacher’s permit desirable.

3.             Previous work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group Child care program for at least 1 year. 

4.             Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community and have at least 6 Units of Infant/Toddler Classes.

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

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     

South San Francisco, CA 94080 2020-10-01 View
Lead Teacher Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:               LEAD TEACHERS  

Locations:             East Palo Alto, CA

Salary Range:       Starting at $24.50 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All 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.

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Incentive and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives.
  2. Will be responsible in supporting the social-emotional and cognitive growth and development of all children.
  3. Develops partnerships with families to engage and encourage parent/caregiver participation in program.
  4. Supervises and mentors team members such as teachers, parents, caregiver participation in program.
  5. Will support the Site Supervisor and work closely with the Family Services Specialist to ensure that high quality services are being provided to all children and families of the program. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress. Conduct developmental screenings and observations.
  6. Ensure compliance with all State, Federal and Agency Policies & Procedures.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT
  2. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  3. A minimum of 1-year actual classroom teaching experience
  4. 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)
  5. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit
  6. Bilingual in Spanish desirable

 

 

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     

East Palo Alto, CA 94303 2020-10-01 View
Data Entry Tech - Health & Nutrition Services - TEMPORARY - Full Time Institute for Human & Social Development

DATA ENTRY TECH - HEALTH & NUTRITION SERVICES - TEMPORARY - Full Time

Locations:        SAN MATEO,  CA 94402

Salary Range:  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline: Open until filled

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Evaluate the Health Intake forms record for each enrolled and applying child and assure the proper data entry into Child Plus Database.
  2. Inputs child’s health information into Child Plus. Items include: physical and dental exams, vision and hearing screenings, lab results, failed or items of concern, ages and stages screenings, special meal substitutions and other health notes.
  3. Maintain and manage the health electronic in accordance with FA’s paper files. Scanning and electronically attach files to child’s record in Child Plus. Maintain, track & record CACFP DTCR. When needed, file hard copies.
  4. Monitor completion of required immunizations for each enrolled child and provide updates to Health Manager.
  5. Prepares and generates tracking reports in Child Plus database system on a regular basis or as needed for Health & Nutrition Services Manager, Family Advocates, Home-based Specialists, Family Child Care Coordinator.
  6. Process and input Virtual Dental Home (VDH) Dental Exams on an ongoing basis.
  7. Maintain and manage Meal Substitution and Food Allergy files. Facilitates such updates with food vendor – to ensure that allergy and meal substitution requests are processed upon receipt.
  8. Receive food vendor monthly menu and distributes to all sites in a timely manner. Facilitates Spanish translation of menu.
  9. Prepares, generates and collates tracking reports for health services in Child Plus database on a regular basis for Managers and field staff.
  10. Analyze Child Plus health data and conduct a process to respond to missing, late, and failed health requirements.
  11. Assist with the health services monitoring and file review
  12. Maintains Special Meal & Milk Accommodations Excel Sheet for Health Services and food vendor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. Associate Degree from an accredited college preferred.
  3. One year of actual work experience in data entry and data base administration.
  4. One year of general office experience
  5. Detail oriented, organized and analytical, with excellent computer/database & keyboarding skills.
  6. Excellent oral, written and computer communications skills.
  7. Knowledge of Child Plus Database or other Head Start database preferred.
  8. Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required.

 

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 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  

San Mateo, CA 94402 2020-10-01 View
Preschool Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

 

PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:     Menlo Park, CA 94025

Hourly Salary:   Starting at $17.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

 

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All 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. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Incentive and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

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

3.             Supervise and team-teach a group of 8 children.

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

5.             Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled.

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

2.             Must have a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit desirable.

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

                Child care program for at least 1 year. 

4.             Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

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 2020-10-01 View
State Preschool Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:               STATE PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:             East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Hourly Salary:      Starting at $17.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD State Preschool Program requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All 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. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Stipend and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

 

JOB DUTIES:

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

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

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

3.             Supervise and team-teach a group of 8 children.

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

5.             Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled.

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

2.             Must have a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for a Child Development Associate                        Teacher Permit desirable.

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

                Child care program for at least 1 year. 

4.             Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early                        Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

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     

East Palo Alto, CA 94303 2020-10-01 View
Learning Hub Facilitator Wu Yee Children's Services

Wu Yee Children’s Services believes nothing is more essential than excellent child care and education for all our children, right from the start.

Every day we partner with parents, as well as countless individuals and organizations across San Francisco, to provide a network that strengthens and connects a diverse, resilient community around our children.

Because when we stand up for children, we stand up for one another.

Under the supervision of the Center Manager, the Learning Hub Facilitator will provide general supervision and instructional support of approximately twelve school-age children participating in our Learning Hub.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

● Supervision and instruction support of twelve children (Ages 5 - 12) participating in the Learning Hub.

● Support the planning and design of activities for participating children.

● Supervise children in learning centers and outdoor activities.

● Provide instructional support as needed.

● Prepare materials and supplies required for program operation.

● Organize and prepare a positive learning environment.

● Develop and maintain efficient and accurate attendance records.

● Share information on Learning Genie on children’s progress with families on a daily basis.

● Support a program environment that is learner-centered, Promote a sense of physical and emotional safety.

● Support positive relationships between staff and program participants, and between participants and their peers.

●       Perform other duties as needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

●    One year+ experience working with children and families from diverse backgrounds

●    Ability to be an active member of a comprehensive services team so that educational activities are coordinated and integrated throughout the program.

●    Experience working with school-age children preferred

●    Be an active learner and seek opportunities for continuous professional development.

●    Knowledge of child development

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

●       High School diploma and 6 units of Child Development or School Age units

●       Associate degree preferred

 

CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:

●       Current, valid, EMSA CPR/First Aid certification and maintenance of both

●       Associate Child Development Permit preferred

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS; MACHINES AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED:

●       Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, including knowledge of working with databases

●       Regularly required to operate standard office equipment (personal computer, photocopy machine, fax machine, etc.)

●       Regularly required to sit and stand for long periods of time.

●       Regularly required to use hands to operate a computer and other office equipment.

●       Close vision required for computer usage.

●       Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and lift 5-10 pounds.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

●       Both indoor and outdoor classroom environment

 

NOTE: This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different and additional duties as assigned.

San Francisco, CA 94133 2020-09-23 View
Assistant Teacher I & II: Early Head Start and Head Start Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Assists in planning and implementing the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Assists in daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum.  Assists and provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program.  Assists with parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year.  Assist with records pertinent to individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.  

 

Assists and provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children.  Assists and implements CLASS and School Readiness measures.  Assist, prepares and maintains necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

 

Head Start Requirements

Education: Associate degree or enrolled in a program from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field. Minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) accredited units.

Experience: Two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children.

Child Development Permit: Must possess a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher  

             

Knowledge and Skills: Ability to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, and to plan and implement learning experiences that:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Early Head Start Requirement

Education: Associate degree or enrolled in a program from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field. Minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education (E.C.E.) accredited units.

              Infant and Toddler Units: Must have completed six units in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant

              & toddler (I/T) development or commit to completing the six units in ECE I/T in one year which an

              Educational Plan needs to be submitted the HR Department.

  • The incumbent must complete these units with a “C” or better

              Experience: Two years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children.

Child Development Permit: Must possess a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher  

 

Knowledge and Skills: Ability to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, and to plan and implement learning experiences that:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.
  • Promote infant/toddler development
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS)
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants and toddlers
  • Knowledge in Class Infant

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 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 Index, and Megan’s law search prior to starting work.

 

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

                                           

Must have a valid State of California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher

 

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

 

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

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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

 

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

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

 

Please Note: Application and all required documents can be mailed or submitted to applications@foundationheadstart.org by the due date listed in this job posting.

Los Angeles County , CA 91731 2020-09-22 View
Head Start Program Support Manager - Ukiah North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

The Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities, Inc. 

Hiring for Ukiah:

Program Support Manager, 40 hours per week, $29.58 - $34.02 per hour

Apply Soon – Application Deadline is Open Until Filled

For full job description details & required employment application form go to https://www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs/ or call (707)467-3200 ext 302 or ext 331

This position is primarily responsible for the efficient operation of the administrative and communication systems as integral parts of the overall office management for the NCO Head Start Child Development Program (HSCDP). Acts as the program’s primary point person for the recruitment and hiring of HSCDP site staff in collaboration with NCO Human Resources (HR). The primary duties of this position require a high level of collaboration, and excellent communication and organizational skills. Primary areas of responsibility include the general oversight of administrative processes and staffing for HSCDP. This position requires knowledge of standard human resources practices, and a high level of professionalism and emotional intelligence. Serves as a member of the Executive and Senior Management Teams and the Coordinating Team

 

Ukiah, CA 95482 2020-09-18 View
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