Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Co-Teacher II Early Head Start MAAC

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in ECE (Core units required) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field, and six (6) units in infant/toddler coursework.(May have three (3) units Infant/Toddler coursework but must complete, three (3) more units Infant/Toddler coursework by 12/31/15.)
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting
  • A State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit OR a Child Development (CDA) credential
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing preferred
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

FT/Reg/52 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable. Multiple locations in the San Diego North County area.

Please go to our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit, or higher for consideration.

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/


Multiple Locations, CA 92069 2018-01-29 View
Early Childhood Education Program Specialist MAAC

Under direct supervision, this position will coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards for assigned centers and assigned program options. The incumbent will model, consult and provide guidance and resources to classroom staff and will participate in building systems that provide staff with resources and support.

  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a closely related field including a minimum of thirty-two (32) ECE units
  • Three (3) years of work and/or teaching experience in an Early Childhood Education program setting including experience with CA State and Federal regulations related to Early Childhood Education that includes a minimum of one (1) year of experience utilizing mentoring and coaching principles and reflective practices with adult learners in a professional early childhood education program setting.
  • Master Teacher Level Permit or the ability to obtain one within six months of hire
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing computers and software, including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet and database software such as ChildPlus.

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

(FT/48 Weeks/Benefits Pkg /EOE)

San Marcos, CA 92069 2018-01-29 View
Co-Teacher II Floater/Center Support MAAC

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Provides input and assistance into daily classroom activities and lesson plans
  • Assists in designing and implementing classroom activities to meet the needs of the individual child
  • Assists in implementing the approved curriculum and multi-cultural education
  • Assists with classroom arrangement and related physical requirements to provide a safe, healthy, interesting, and enjoyable learning environment
  • Develops and maintain an open, friendly, and informative relationship with parents and volunteers
  • Assists in the interpretation and explanation of Head Start policies, programs, and principles
  • Records individual children's behavior and observations on appropriate record keeping forms
  • Provides experiences for growing and learning for the individual child in relationship to his/her cultural and socioeconomic background
  • Performs accurate numerical counts, such as attendance and meal counts
  • Assists in maintaining classroom cleanliness; assists in set-up and maintenance of the classroom lunch area; assists in laundry and other maintenance; supervises children on bus as needed
  • Assists in home visits at times convenient to the parent(s); assists in developing an Individual Family Plan for each child and family beginning at time of enrollment (phase-in) and updating it at least three times in the school year
  • Attends mandated training programs, conferences, meetings
  • Ensures personalized special services are provided to special needs children (i.e., feeding, assistance with toileting, including diapering, catheterization, training, urine bags, physically carrying the child-specialized training and equipment will be provided as needed)
  • Assists in the development of individual education plans and teaching
  • Provides an environment that facilitates growth and positive self-image for children
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Twelve (12) units (including core units) from an accredited college/university in Early Childhood Education OR Child Development
  • California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or California Child Development Associate (CDA) credential
  • One (1) year Head Start experience with children in a classroom setting OR One (1) year preschool experience with children in a classroom setting
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
  • Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Cards must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

FT/Regular/38 & 42 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable.

Multiple locations in the San Diego North County area.

Please see our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit for consideration.

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/


Multiple Locations, CA 92069 2018-01-29 View
Home Visitor Placer Community Action Council, Inc. KidZKount

Head Start is Hiring a Home Visitor!

 Home-Based Program/Truckee

Minimum 12 ECE units

6+ units Psychology or Social Work preferred

Bilingual a plus

$16.37-$17.89/hour + Tahoe 8% Enhancement + Bilingual 2% Enhancement

 

Mission Statement:

 

Our mission is to empower children and their families to maximize their full potential through opportunities for growth and change.

 

Professional Ethics:

 

At KidZKount, we subscribe to the Standards of Ethical Behavior as outlined in the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. All employees are expected to become familiar with the code and use it as a model for ethical and professional behavior.

 

Summary:

 

The Home Visitor assumes primary responsibility for providing direct services in health, child development, enrollment, parent involvement and social services for families in their homes within a designated caseload.  This position requires the employee to travel between families’ homes.

 

Reporting Requirements:

 

The Home Visitor is directly supervised by the Home-Based Supervisor

 

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status and Classification:

 

This is position varies in hours or months, non-exempt position.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Becomes familiar with Head Start goals and objectives,      and with Head Start Performance Standards and KidZKount Policies and      Procedures.
  • Utilizes supportive methods to help families      recognize obstacles to individual growth and barriers to accessing      services needed during weekly home visits and/or parental clusters in      their homes.
  • Provides parents      with information and assistance in understanding and advocating for      services and support needed to address their child’s special needs.      Responsible for the development of a transition plan for children and      families as they move to public school or a child care setting.
  • Responsible for the preparation of group environmental and socialization plans while creating, setting up and maintaining a developmentally appropriate learning environment by applying the principles, practices and philosophies of PITC and using relationship based and positive guidance strategies. Facilitates two to four socializations per month.


 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

  • Facilitates activities that promote cognitive, social, emotional and physical development; works with children and parents individually and in groups at socializations.
  • Plans and facilitates parent-child activities that are developmentally appropriate. Activities are based on supporting interaction between parents and their children.
  • Completes transition plans by age 2.6 and upon exiting from the program.
  • Encourages motherhood and fatherhood parent      involvement in their socialization and program activities.
  • Responsible for administering all developmental screenings      based on the periodicity schedules for each child’s age.
  • Responsible for administering developmental      assessments following agency timelines.
  • Responsible for developing a child developmental plan      that reflects assessment results and that supports the individual goals      for each child.
  • Responsible for identifying individual children and      families' nutritional needs as applicable by law; ensuring that a variety      of foods served at socializations take into account cultural and ethnic      preferences while providing nutritional education to parents and children.
  • Ensures that the health and safety of children is      assured through: 1. teaching parents preventative health practices; and 2.      the establishment and practice of health emergency procedures including      methods of handling suspected or known child abuse.
  • Responsible for      completing all enrollment functions, including recruitment activities, and      implements KidZKount’s enrollment and attendance policy.
  • Ensures that      children and families are linked to an ongoing source of continuous,      accessible health care; that children are kept up to date on a schedule of      well-child check-ups that includes health, mental health, dental,      nutrition and immunizations, vision, hearing and height/weight      screenings. Ensures that all timeframes      for required accurate health documentation are met according to required      periodicity schedules.
  • Develops a family strengths and family partnership      agreement for each family, taking into consideration their interest,      goals, strengths and family action plan that would be monitored for      implementation, follow through and completion.
  • Provides parent orientation and case management of      comprehensive services for families.
  • Organizes and maintains individual children’s folders      and all agency administrative forms relevant to each caseload.
  • Responsible for documenting communication and      pertinent program services administered to each individual family on a      family contact log.
  • Attends monthly case management, reflective      supervision and Family Advocate support groups/training.
  • Meets with direct supervisor twice per month for      feedback and training.
  • Adheres to the      agency personnel policies and the Head Start performance standards as it      relates to work performance and personal conduct.
  • Responsible for securing parent delegates for Policy      Council and all advisory boards.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

  • Participates in agency's Career Development Program,      taking related courses when necessary or other training when directed as a      program requirement.
  • Responsible for learning PITC philosophy and      principles.
  • Attends all in-service trainings and Policy Council      meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge:

 

Child Development principles; family dynamics, positive guidance techniques; health/safety principles, procedures, and requirements for parents and children; parent education techniques; and community resources. Knowledge of Performance Standards and other agency policies governing operations related to job duties, work performance and personal conduct.

 

Mathematical Ability:

  • Basic      mathematical skills.

 

Language Ability:

 

  • Read and write effectively.
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Other Abilities:

 

  • Use interpersonal skills to work cooperatively and      communicate effectively with co-workers, parents and children.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Relate to persons from diverse backgrounds.
  • Conduct home visits and socialization meetings

 

Experience:

 

Head Start and social services experience desirable.

 

 Education and Permits:

 

  • 24 ECE, including 12 units core courses, 6 units      infant toddler, 6 units other ECE; and 16 units GE; and 6 units      Psychology, Social Work or a related field.
  • Continuous enrollment       of at least three (3) units per semester to obtain an AA in ECE      with 6 units infant toddler; and 12 units in Social Work or Psychology


 

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

 

  • Physical Activity: Spend their time driving, standing,      sitting, walking, stooping, crouching, crawling, lifting, bending,      carrying or twisting; Ability to lift 35lbs.
  • Use of Senses: Ability to      articulate a normal conversation with normal hearing whether verbal or      over the telephone. Normal vision, corrected if necessary.
  • Environmental Conditions: The      duties of this position are usually performed in the home of the Head      Start family.  Conditions may vary.
  • Atmospheric Conditions: Vary      depending on the home of the Head Start family.

 

Other Requirements:

 

  1. Department      of Justice Fingerprint and child abuse index clearance.
  2. Post-offer      physical examination; TB clearance; proof of immunization or immunity to      pertussis and measles; and annual flu vaccination or signed declination.
  3. Valid Class      C driver’s license, readily available and reliable transportation and      minimum vehicle insurance as required by state law.
  4. Satisfactory      motor vehicle record.

 

Miscellaneous:

 

  • Optional      participation in a minimum of two (2) civic events annually.

 



 

Truckee , AL 96161 2018-01-26 View
Preschool Lead Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

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

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Plan and implement age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains; submit written lesson plans to the Center Manager
  • Maintain appropriate teacher – child ratios, ensuring visual supervision of children at all times
  • Develop and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant classroom environment for all children and families
  • Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements,  Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center Manager, Associate Teacher, and Family Advocates to facilitate effective program performance
  • Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records including attendance, emergency contact information, family contact, education data, and file log for your classroom
  • Accurately and promptly complete formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children in your primary care according to the service area timeline
  • Oversee formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of classrooms
  • Develop and maintain portfolios that document the unique strengths, skills, and areas of growth for the children in your primary care on a regular basis
  • Review portfolios for your classroom to ensure they are completed to accurately document children’s strengths, skills, and areas of growth
  • Maintain ongoing, open communication with families and conduct parent-teacher conferences and home visits for children in your primary care
  • Maintain appropriate active supervision of children in your care at all times
  • Provide supervision, guidance, and support to Associate Teachers in classroom management, curriculum, parent-teacher conferences and home visits, ensuring program requirements are met for your classroom
  • Conduct regular classroom monitoring, using formal tools to evaluate the environment and child-teacher interactions
  • Implement and follow-up on action plans for ongoing program improvement
  • Review child assessment data and understand school readiness goals to adapt the classroom environment and lesson plans to increase skill-building opportunities for children in your classroom
  • Provide professional feedback to Associate Teachers and volunteers for ongoing reflection and development of teaching skills
  • Encourage and promote families’ participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Family Committee and Policy Council; provide orientations for parent and community volunteers, as needed
  • Participate in the referral process for children with suspected disabilities, as needed 
  • Ensure children with special needs and/or suspected delay receive individualized care and classroom modifications; escalate concerns to the Center Manager and Multi-disciplinary team
  • Work with program staff to ensure IFSP/IEP goals are supported through integration in lesson plans and classroom routines; provide guidance to teaching staff and volunteers for meeting individual needs
  • Collaborate with program staff, the Family Advocate and Mental Health Consultant about concerns or issues related to a child’s development
  • Perform Daily Health Checks for children entering the center; monitor that Daily Health Checks are being conducted appropriately in the classroom
  • Ensure children are signed in and out of the center daily; oversee sign-in/out sheets for accuracy before submission to the Center Manager
  • Conduct safety check in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity; ensure safety checks are being done appropriately by Associate Teachers
  • Model and teach children appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.
  • Participate in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements
  • Participate in family style eating with the children
  • Ensure meal counts are recorded accurately at the time of service and before submission to the Center Manager
  • Follow established teaching staff health and safety procedures; including sanitizing classroom materials
  • Participate in the annual program Self-Assessment, as needed
  • Provide input on school readiness goals, family engagement, and dual-language instruction to inform curriculum development program-wide
  • Collaborate with the Center Manager on Professional Development Plans for the teaching team
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Teachers will be assigned to work where needed and during their course of employment may need to work at other locations to meet program needs.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

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

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • A valid California Child Development Teacher permit or presently eligible for permit application with proof of application submitted.
San Francisco, CA 941108 2018-01-25 View
Preschool Associate Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Associate Teacher assists in developing an engaging environment that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. They provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children as a primary caregiver (teacher), and is also responsible for the safety, care, and supervision of all children in the classroom.

The Associate Teacher supports the Lead Teacher in development and implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities. They share information about child development and serves as a partner to involve all families in the classroom and center.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

•    A minimum of 1-year teaching experience with young children and diverse populations

•    Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff

•    Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude

•    Demonstrated competence in supporting families

•    Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills

•    Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

•    A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit

•    AA degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred

San Francisco, CA 94124 2018-01-25 View
Resource Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

In collaboration with the Site Leader, Lead Teacher, Associate Teacher, and Center Assistant assists in developing an engaging environment that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served across the center-based programs. S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children and is also responsible for the safety, care, and development of all of the children. The Resource Teacher supports the program in many different classrooms throughout any particular day based on the program’s needs.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Under the direction of the Site Leader, provide coverage and/or support for teaching staff in the planning and implementation of age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains and carry out primary responsibilities of that position
  • Maintain appropriate teacher-child ratios; ensuring visual supervision of children at all times
  • Contribute to a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant classroom environment for all children and families
  • Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center Manager, Lead Teacher, and Family Advocates to facilitate effective program performance
  • Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records including attendance, emergency contact information, family contact, education data, and file log
  • While covering for primary teaching staff, accurately and promptly complete formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children in your primary care according to the service area timeline, as needed
  • Encourage and promote families’ participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Parent Committee and Policy Council
  • Participate in the referral process for children with suspected disabilities, as needed
  • Collaborate with program staff, the Family Advocate and Mental Health Consultant about concerns or issues related to a child’s development
  • Perform Daily Health Checks for children entering the center
  • Ensure children are signed in and out of the center appropriately
  • Conduct safety check in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity
  • Model and teach children to appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.
  • Assist with the preparing the classroom for meals and nap time
  • Participate in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements
  • Participate in family style eating with the children
  • Record meal counts accurately at the time of service, as needed
  • Follow established teaching staff health and safety procedures; including sanitizing classroom materials
  • Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans, and utensils daily according to Wu Yee policies and procedures
  • Provide coverage at other sites as needed
  • Adhere to an adjusted work schedule in order to meet needs of program/site
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program
  • Other duties as assigned

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • 1 year of teaching experience with young children and diverse populations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Able to bend and lift up to 50 pounds

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher

 

HOW TO APPLY:

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-01-25 View
Preschool Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

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

Position Type: Full Time, Non Exempt. 

Report to: Site Manager

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

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

 

II. Environment

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

 

III. Outdoor Activities

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

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

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

 

V. Family

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

 

VI. Staff

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

 

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

 

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

 

Other Requirements: 

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

 

Compensation: 

• Competitive salary offering 
• 100% covered medical, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance
• 100% covered medical plan for staff's young dependent(s) that are 18 years old or under
• 5.5% Employer-contribution retirement plan (no matching required)
• Up to 24 days of PTO (Paid Time Off) annually
• $600/year Employee Self-Care Benefit (towards gym membership and recreation etc.) 
• Commuter/Transportation Voucher 
• Flexible Spending Accounts (towards child care & medical)

Kai Ming, Inc. is also committed to the ongoing professional development of all staff.  This is demonstrated through: 
Reimbursement on Tuition and Books; Training Stipends; Advanced degree stipend per year. 

 

Application process:

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

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-01-25 View
Family Community Partnership Manager Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

To ensure active and meaningful participation by Early Head Start/Head Start families, to ensure a high-level of staff awareness of community resources by collaborating and networking with agencies in the community; to ensure staff, children, and families have access to resources and receive services for meeting their needs. 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide monthly individual supervision to 14 Family Advocates and the FCP Coordinator.
  • Monitor family service area program requirement s for compliance in accordance with Child Development department monitoring schedule to ensure that Head Start/Early Head Start family and community engagement requirements are met.  Conduct monitoring debriefing meetings.  Prepare monitoring summary report.
  • Design and conduct monthly professional development group training in the area of family service and related social service topics for Family Advocates, Home Visitors and Family Child Care, Specialists
  • Plan, arrange and conduct Monthly Family Service meetings in collaboration with the FCP Coordinator and the Early Head Start Home-Based Manager.
  • Develop Policies and Procedures for the Family service activities in accordance with Head Start/Early Head Start Performance standard regulations, as well as for other grants as needed.
  • Develop Training and Service Assistance Plan for FCP Coordinator to implement with Family Advocates and other family service staff.  Update as needed.
  • Prepare monthly Family service status reports
  • Collaborate with the Data Analyst to track and aggregate family service data and outcomes.  Review data entered into  data systems to ensure accuracy, completeness, and timeliness
  • Participate in Data Committee meetings. Collaborate with Data Committee members in analyzing family service data and other related data. Conduct family service data presentations for the management team.
  • Attend monthly Policy Council meetings and prepare monthly service update reports for the Policy Council.  Conduct presentations for the Policy Council as needed.
  • Maintain a database of social services and other resources and provide that information to staff and families as needed; collaborate with  social services agencies to establish formal and informal partnerships to meet the needs of the families and children in the program
  • Work closely with Center Managers in establishing best practices for family service needs.
  • Work in close partnership with the enrollment staff to ensure the following:
  1. Enrollment application packets are completed in a timely manner by family service staff for all applicable grants within the Child Development department
  2. Recruitment of new families into the program occurs on a monthly basis or more often as needed
  3. Assist center sites to ensure that family orientations are arranged in a timely manner
  4. Serve as the lead in consulting about  family service interventions for attendance compliance meetings
  • Review  program reports, to ensure that follow up  services are delivered effectively
  • Assist in the revision and editing process of the annual Family Handbook.
  • Conduct annual program-wide DRDP-r parent survey, analyze and interpret results, meet with staff to ensure that results and recommendations are part of program-wide planning.
  • Develop the implementation plan to ensure that monthly Family Committees are established in all program options and facilitate meetings as needed.  Monitor and track compliance with Family Committee meeting activities
  • Train Family Advocates in Parent Election process and ensure that parent elections are held.
  • Train Family Advocates to arrange and facilitate monthly Parent Education workshops and monitor for compliance.
  • Conduct training's and orientations for families and staff as required for the Child Development program
  • Oversee and update policies and procedures to manage volunteer participation for the Child Development Program; work with other managers to place volunteers in the appropriate option or center
  • Ensure program compliance with Wu Yee policies, licensing, pertinent laws, guidelines, and Head Start Performance Standards, and quality services in all program areas
  • Other duties as assigned 
 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Professional experience in managing multi-cultural, low-income diverse family service programs
  • Strong social service, family service background including  crisis intervention work
  • Minimum 7 years work experience with children and families
  • Minimum  5 years supervisory experience, preferably with multicultural staff
  • Skilled in managing staff of varying levels of social service experience
  • Knowledge of  family systems theory and practice and child development
  • Experience in conducting training and workshops for staff and families
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work with and coordinate services with other community and government agencies
  • Occasional bending and lifting up to 50 pounds 
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required
  • MSW preferred 
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
San Francisco, CA 94108 2018-01-25 View
Home Visitor Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 To enhance the role of parents as the primary educator of the child by providing comprehensive Early Head Start services in the home setting.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Ensure that all Home Based requirements are met in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Provide weekly in-home support for Home Based parents and children integrating educational goals (including IFSP goals, if applicable) and developmentally appropriate practices in the home setting.
  • Promote healthy and secure attachment between the parent and child.
  • Coordinate and plan socializations for Home Based families in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Maintain and manage a caseload of 10 – 12 families throughout the program year.
  • Maintain regular verbal and written communication with program staff and families to facilitate effective program performance.
  • Develop cooperative relationships with community agencies and agency staff.
  • Maintain children’s files and database, including recording ongoing contact with families and ensuring all program requirements are completed and documented appropriately.
  • Monitor progress and document follow-up for all program requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with ERSEA and other staff to recruit and enroll new families and assure smooth orientation and transition.
  • Assist parents in establishing and implementing long and short-term goals for their children, facilitate home interactive educational activities and model effective parenting skills for Home Based families according to the scheduled timeline.
  • Review each child’s goals with parents to develop individualized lesson plans in partnership with the parents according to the scheduled timeline.
  • As identified, work with appropriate agencies and other resources to develop Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP).
  • Assist in clarifying goals and desired outcomes for the IFSP meeting, annual review and transition meeting for families of children with suspected or diagnosed delay.
  • Identify needs of pregnant women in the program, and design individualized plans to address their unique needs.
  • Provide crisis intervention referrals, as needed.
  • Coordinate family committee meetings, recruit parents for leadership roles in the Policy Council.
  • Other duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


  • Bilingual in Cantonese/English required.
  • Proficiency in English both written and verbal 
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and intervention, including experience coaching and mentoring early childhood curriculum and standards for infants and toddlers.
  • Knowledge to support the healthy development of pregnant women.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in early childhood development, family services, or pediatric health; including knowledge and experience relating to community resources for referrals to families in need.
  • Skill in dealing with sensitive family situations in a non-threatening and professional manner.
  • Good judgment and effective problem-solving.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate group activities.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  

  • Associate’s Degree or (equivalent coursework as part of an associate's or bachelor's degree), in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology or related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units including 6 units of Infant and Toddler units preferred

 

HOW TO APPLY:

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-01-25 View
Regional Manager Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Regional Manager ensures that all Child Development center staff, children, and families are provided with high-quality resources and services in compliance with all regulatory requirements, including Community Care Licensing, Title 5 & Title 22, Preschool For All (PFA) and Head Start performance standards, supporting and leading staff training and development.  

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

  • Provide supervision, direction, guidance, orientation, and training to the Center Managers to ensure the agency and program vision, direction, policies, regulations, are met and adhered to.
  • Train Center Managers on agency policies and procedures, Community Care Licensing regulations, CDE contract funding terms and conditions, PFA requirements and implementation of Head Start performance standards (as applicable).
  • Ensure that appropriate systems and procedures are in place to support program needs and goals; identify and develop professional growth opportunities for staff by appropriately planning with the Program Director the allocation of funds across centers.
  • Jointly design program and administrative systems with the Child Development Director and Content Team; communicate and monitor implementation of systems with appropriate staff.
  • Support Center Managers to monitor ERSEA regulations at their site
  • Help to support both regions when one the other Regional Manager is unavailable
  • Lead Center Manager meetings designed to promote collaboration amongst the sites and to provide opportunities for group support, reflection, proactive problem solving and training.
  • Support the coordination of all program monitoring between the Center Managers, Content Managers and external partners ensuring that action plans are developed and follow-up is conducted as necessary.
  • Together with the Child Development Director, evaluate program parameters using Head Start performance standards, state, and local contract requirements to improve program performance and jointly develop improvement plans.
  • Develop appropriate strategies for overcoming barriers to program improvement based on monitoring results, monthly reports, staff and parent input.
  • Ensure that the centers are in compliance with all regulatory requirements and standards, particularly those of Head Start, Early Head Start, Community Care Licensing, PFA and state preschool programs.
  • Oversee the handling of all center-based community complaints, forwarding escalated concerns to the Child Development Director as identified in the community complaint and grievance procedures.
  • Ensure that Community Care Licensing requirements are met including the oversight of consultation and reporting by the Center Managers.
  • Monitor key operational functions that impact program revenue including staffing patterns, attendance, requisitions, facility project management, and budgets to ensure compliance with program and agency policies and procedures and the fiscal health of the department.
  • Provide oversight and act as the Center Manager when the site Center Manager is absent.
  • Responsible for collecting and analyzing pertinent information to ensure that state, local reports are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Lead and approve the purchasing of Center supplies and materials.
  • Coordinate the substitute teacher pool and assign substitutes to sites to adhere to ratio and quality requirements.
  • Participate in federal, state and local contract related networks as related to center operations.
  • Other duties as assigned 

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • Minimum of five years of successful supervisory experience in an early childhood program
  • Capacity to plan, deliver, implement and evaluate early childhood training
  • Experience working with culturally diverse staff and families desired
  • Deep understanding of the child development field, preferably from a variety of perspectives
  • Adult training experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and quickly gain the respect and support of various constituencies, including staff members, funders, internal and external partners 
  • A team builder with strong skills in management and leadership; must understand the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities
  • A track record as an effective communicator; highly skilled in writing and speaking; the ability to communicate the department’s mission and interests to varied audiences internally and externally
  • Practical, sensible and realistic about working with, relating to and/or understanding issues low-income families and clients face;  encourage their active involvement in program and planning
  • Strategic planner who is adept at  prioritizing, organizing and following through; able to balance multiple competing priorities; encourage outside the box thinking and values seeking opinions of others; resourceful and flexible, with the ability to anticipate and act on events and opportunities quickly
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds 

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development required.  Master’s Degree in Early Childhood preferred
  • A valid Child Development Program Director Permit 

  

HOW TO APPLY: 

San Francisco, CA 94102 2018-01-25 View
Floating Resource Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services
POSITION SUMMARY:
 
In collaboration with the Regional Manager, Site Leader, Lead Teacher, Associate Teacher, and Center Assistant, assists in developing an engaging environment that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served across the center-based programs.  S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children and is also responsible for the safety, care, and development of all of the children.  The Floater supports the program in many different classrooms/sites throughout any particular day based on the program’s needs. 
 
 
 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Under the direction of the Site Leader, provide coverage and/or support for teaching staff in the planning and implementation of age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains and carry out primary responsibilities of that position
  • Is assigned by the Regional Manager to work at all four sites in the region; weekly schedule depends on the need for a Resource Teachers at the sites.
  • Maintain appropriate teacher-child ratios; ensuring visual supervision of children at all times
  • Contribute to a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant classroom environment for all children and families
  • Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center Manager, Lead Teacher, and Family Advocates to facilitate effective program performance
  • Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records including attendance, emergency contact information, family contact, education data, and file log
  • While covering for primary teaching staff, accurately and promptly complete formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children in your primary care according to the service area timeline, as needed
  • Encourage and promote families’ participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Parent Committee and Policy Council
  • Participate in the referral process for children with suspected disabilities, as needed 
  • Collaborate with program staff, the Family Advocate and Mental Health Consultant about concerns or issues related to a child’s development
  • Perform Daily Health Checks for children entering the center
  • Ensure children are signed in and out of the center appropriately
  • Conduct safety check in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity
  • Model and teach children to appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.
  • Assist with the preparing the classroom for meals and nap time
  • Participate in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements
  • Participate in family style eating with the children
  • Record meal counts accurately at the time of service, as needed
  • Follow established teaching staff health and safety procedures; including sanitizing classroom materials
  • Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans, and utensils daily according to Wu Yee policies and procedures
  • Provide coverage at other sites as needed
  • Adhere to an adjusted work schedule in order to meet needs of program/site
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program
  • Other duties as assigned
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
 
  • 1 year of teaching experience with young children and diverse populations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Able to bend and lift up to 50 pounds
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED:
 
  • A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit
San Francisco, CA 94124 2018-01-25 View
Family Advocate Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Family Advocate (FA) promotes family wellness and parent involvement in the Early Head Start/Head Start Programs while acting as a liaison between the classroom and home settings in the areas of health and family services. The FA learns and follows Early Head Start/Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education requirements, and all Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.  The FA will maintain and manages a caseload of 35-45 families throughout a program year and assists in recruiting additional eligible families.

 

The FA assists the families with documents and in planning for the program options.  They collaborate to plan and implement all required screenings and evaluations of children; complete all documentation and follow-up services as required by Wu Yee, and outlines clearly to parents the results of all screenings and evaluations and the need for additional follow-up services.

 

Conduct initial eligibility screening of families, including verification of income, ensuring all documentation obtained are accurate and complete, and begin the application/enrollment process and ensuring ongoing eligibility in the Head Start and CDE Child Development Program.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Learn and follow Early Head Start/Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education requirements (including eligibility criteria), and all Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and manage a caseload of 30 – 43 families throughout a program year.
  • Document in Child Plus information obtained through family contacts, disability services, enrollment and health screenings as outlined in the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures and the Integrated Services Area Plan.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all family information and records in accordance with the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development Confidentiality Policy and Procedures.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities as available.
  • Assist the Center Manager in identifying and recruiting eligible families, including the recruitment of children with disabilities to ensure full enrollment at the center including scheduling site tours and orientation meetings, as well as assisting families with documentation and in planning for transition of children into, within, and out of the program options.
  • Work with families from the point of application and intake to the program and throughout their enrollment and determine family’s eligibility for child care programs using contract requirements.
  • Process applications on a timely basis and assign priority points according to pre-approved priority guidelines; verify that applications are complete and follow-up on incomplete applications. 
  • Conduct initial eligibility screening of families, including verification of income, ensuring all documentation obtained are accurate and complete, and begin the application/enrollment process and ensuring ongoing eligibility in the Head Start and CDE Child Development Program.
  • Create and maintain application folders for each applicant by ensuring that all relevant documents (including copies of all correspondence) are correct and immediately included in the file, that all conversations are documented in both the children’s file and on CP.net database system.
  • Support ERSEA, center manager, and teachers in educating parents regarding the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development Attendance and Tardiness Policy.
  • Work in collaboration with families, center staff, center manager, content managers and external consultants to help identify all needs of assigned children and families, including special needs of children.
  • Establish links and working relationships with appropriate service providers and community agencies.
  • In partnership with classroom teachers, outline clearly to parents the results of all screenings and evaluations and the need for additional follow-up services, including immunizations, health, disability, and social services.
  • Follow Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development referral procedures as outlined in  the policies and procedures and ensure the completion of all screening, documentation, and follow-up services as required in the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with teachers and center manager in a timely manner regarding children’s health concerns, and special family needs and services.
  • Work as a team with the center manager and teachers to plan and implement meaningful education and activities for families.  
  • Encourage assigned families to participate in family orientation, family committee meetings, Policy Council and other family activities.
  • Is responsible for assuring that all children and families are in a safe environment at all times in the program and is a mandated reporter of child abuse.
  • Work with center manager and teachers to plan home visits, parent-teacher conferences, case conferences, and multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Assist families in developing Family Partnership Agreements based on strengths and needs throughout the program year.
  • Provide recommendations and referrals for relevant staff or community resources as needed.
  • Empower parents to develop and foster healthy self-concepts to assist them in fostering healthy self-concepts in their children and that they are their child’s first teacher.
  • Assist families during transition within Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development programs, as well as to other centers or community/public programs.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English required
  • One year experience working with children and family services  
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families and identifying cultural needs
  • Skill in dealing with sensitive family situations in a non-threatening and professional manner
  • Demonstrated effective approach to collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and intervention
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, including knowledge of working with databases

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Human Services, family services, counseling, or related field.  Without one of these related degrees, you will be required to complete a certification or credential, in one of the above fields within 18 months of hire.
San Francisco, CA 94115 2018-01-25 View
Family Advocate - Part-time Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Family Advocate (FA) promotes family wellness and parent involvement in the Early Head Start/Head Start Programs while acting as a liaison between the classroom and home settings in the areas of health and family services. The FA learns and follows Early Head Start/Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education requirements, and all Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.  The FA will maintain and manages a caseload of 35-45 families throughout a program year and assists in recruiting additional eligible families.

 

The FA assists the families with documents and in planning for the program options.  They collaborate to plan and implement all required screenings and evaluations of children; complete all documentation and follow-up services as required by Wu Yee, and outlines clearly to parents the results of all screenings and evaluations and the need for additional follow-up services.

 

Conduct initial eligibility screening of families, including verification of income, ensuring all documentation obtained are accurate and complete, and begin the application/enrollment process and ensuring ongoing eligibility in the HeadStart and CDE Child Development Program.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Learn and follow Early Head Start/Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education requirements (including eligibility criteria), and all Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and manage a caseload of 30 – 43 families throughout a program year.
  • Document in Child Plus information obtained through family contacts, disability services, enrollment and health screenings as outlined in the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures and the Integrated Services Area Plan.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all family information and records in accordance with the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development Confidentiality Policy and Procedures.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities as available.
  • Assist the Center Manager in identifying and recruiting eligible families, including the recruitment of children with disabilities to ensure full enrollment at the center including scheduling site tours and orientation meetings, as well as assisting families with documentation and in planning for the transition of children into, within, and out of the program options.
  • Work with families from the point of application and intake to the program and throughout their enrollment and determine family’s eligibility for child care programs using contract requirements.
  • Process applications on a timely basis and assign priority points according to pre-approved priority guidelines; verify that applications are complete and follow-up on incomplete applications. 
  • Conduct initial eligibility screening of families, including verification of income, ensuring all documentation obtained are accurate and complete, and begin the application/enrollment process and ensuring ongoing eligibility in the Head Start and CDE Child Development Program.
  • Create and maintain application folders for each applicant by ensuring that all relevant documents (including copies of all correspondence) are correct and immediately included in the file, that all conversations are documented in both the children’s file and on CP.net database system.
  • Support ERSEA, center manager, and teachers in educating parents regarding the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development Attendance and Tardiness Policy.
  • Work in collaboration with families, center staff, center manager, content managers and external consultants to help identify all needs of assigned children and families, including special needs of children.
  • Establish links and working relationships with appropriate service providers and community agencies.
  • In partnership with classroom teachers, outline clearly to parents the results of all screenings and evaluations and the need for additional follow-up services, including immunizations, health, disability, and social services.
  • Follow Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development referral procedures as outlined in  the policies and procedures and ensure the completion of all screening, documentation, and follow-up services as required in the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with teachers and center manager in a timely manner regarding children’s health concerns, and special family needs and services.
  • Work as a team with the center manager and teachers to plan and implement meaningful education and activities for families.  
  • Encourage assigned families to participate in family orientation, family committee meetings, Policy Council and other family activities.
  • Is responsible for assuring that all children and families are in a safe environment at all times in the program and is a mandated reporter of child abuse.
  • Work with center manager and teachers to plan home visits, parent-teacher conferences, case conferences, and multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Assist families in developing Family Partnership Agreements based on strengths and needs throughout the program year.
  • Provide recommendations and referrals for relevant staff or community resources as needed.
  • Empower parents to develop and foster healthy self-concepts to assist them in fostering healthy self-concepts in their children and that they are their child’s first teacher.
  • Assist families during transition within Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development programs, as well as to other centers or community/public programs.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bilingual in Cantonese/English required
  • One year experience working with children and family services  
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families and identifying cultural needs
  • Skill in dealing with sensitive family situations in a non-threatening and professional manner
  • Demonstrated effective approach to collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and intervention
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, including knowledge of working with databases

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Human Services, family services, counseling, or related field.  Without one of these related degrees, you will be required to complete a certification or credential, in one of the above fields within 18 months of hire.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-01-25 View
Preschool Associate Teacher (#103SD) Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo

Position Summary:

Provides care and education for children and their families in a preschool child care center. Supports Administration, Center Supervisor and Teacher(s) at the center in carrying out overall program goals and objectives in a positive, open and productive manner.  Shares responsibility for overall quality of children’s educational experience.  May support the Bus Driver in the safe transportation of children to and from the child care center.  Assumes responsibility of a Teacher in the absence of the Teacher, and may give direction to Instructional Assistants, parents, community volunteers or other staff.

 

Responsibilities & Duties:

1. Supports the Teacher(s) and Center Supervisor in carrying out responsibility at the center level for the overall quality of the experience offered to children and families including the assurance that laws, regulations, guidelines and policies are adhered to on a daily basis.

2. Assists in the safe supervision of children engaged in learning and play activities by:  a) paying close attention to the safety of the children at all times, and b) maintaining firm, but gracious limit setting.

3. Participates in planning the overall education plan for the center and assumes responsibility for ensuring the plan in the classroom.  The plan will include Weekly Lesson Plans, written observations, program individualization for each child, tracking each child’s development and development of individual goals for each child with input from the parent.

4. Assists the Center Supervisor and Teacher(s) in planning developmentally appropriate activities for all children by:  a) collecting supplementary books, paper, art supplies and other materials for instructional use.  b) providing input into lesson plan development.  c) participating in learning and small group activities.  d) encouraging language development conversation with children (including the child’s first language, if other than English).  e)  encouraging children to be involved in activities with respect to their individual preferences.

5. May conduct home visits and parent conferences, and schedules the visits at times that are suitable for the families (may require evenings and weekends), as delegated by the Center Supervisor.

6. Participates in physical activities (games, music & movement, outside play) with children which involve lifting, bending, carrying, twisting, stooping, pulling, pushing, reaching and other repetitive motions.  In addition, centers caring for infants & toddlers will require lifting, carrying, diapering, changing, feeding and cleaning of children.
7. Plans, with the Teacher(s) and/or Center Supervisor, the environment at the center, including learning areas.

8. Aids children in developing cognitive, physical, one-to-one or small group skills.

9. Performs special exercises, follow-up occupational or physical therapy, and other related activities, as needed by individual children.

10. Must have visual supervision of all children at all times.

11. Aids children in developing self-help skills; toileting, feeding, dressing, napping, etc.

12. Assists with, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, each child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) and participates in case conferencing, as needed.

13. Assists Teacher(s) in maintaining narrative records on each child, including anecdotal records and daily charts.

14. Attends and participates in all staff meetings and required trainings. Attends in-service training as assigned by the program manager.

15. Assumes responsibility for center maintenance, including orderliness and cleanliness levels that ensure proper standards of safety and sanitation. Participates in the housekeeping duties including lifting, moving furniture and equipment, dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dishwashing, etc.

16. Keeps Center Supervisor and Teacher(s) informed of problems and concerns related to individual children, families and/or operations of the center program.

17. Documents parent contacts and child abuse reporting.

18. Shares responsibility for overall quality of education experience for all children, including child/children with disabilities.

19. Ensures that all pertinent laws, guidelines and policies are followed.

20. May supervise Instructional Assistant(s), volunteers and visitors.

21. Maintains confidentiality of records and information of program families.

22. Provides appropriate guidance to all children. Ensures personal rights of children are maintained at all times.

23. Responsible as a Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect. Accordingly, follows procedures for reporting known or suspected child abuse and neglect.

24. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Responsibilities & Duties (when assisting on the bus):

1. Assists in the safe supervision of children engaged in boarding, riding and exiting the bus by:

 a. Welcoming and helping children get on and off the bus
 b. Assisting the children in fastening seat belts
 c. Paying close attention to the safety of the children at all times
 d. Maintaining firm, but gracious limit setting
 e. Keeping children seated while the bus is in motion
 f. Assisting the children during emergency evacuations

2. Keeps Bus Driver informed of problems and concerns related to individual children or families.

3. Participates in occupying the children during the ride with activities (games, songs & conversation).

4. Assists with bus inspections at the end of each trip. Part of the daily inspection includes straightening seat belts, picking up trash and checking for children and items left in the vehicle.

5. Ensures that the established bus seating chart is enforced.

6. Verifies that at the end of the day children are being released only to the parent/legal guardian or other individual identified in writing by the parent/legal guardian.

7. Assists the Bus Driver at the end of each bus route, to check that all children have been dropped off. Sign in sheets should be used to verify delivery.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Educational & Experience Requirements:

1. Must have completed 12 units ECE/CD(a)(b), with a grade C or better, or CDA Credential or CTC.
2. A minimum of 6 months of experience with children ages 0 – 5(c).
3. Must hold a current Associate Teacher Permit or higher, or qualify for and apply for one within 60 days of commencing employment. State Child Development program requires permit be held prior to beginning employment (Temporary County Certificates also acceptable).
4. Experience working with children with a diversity of special needs is desirable.

5. HS/EHS/MSHS/State-Braided Associate Teachers must also meet at least one of the following criteria: 

  • Have a child development associate (CDA) credential or the California equivalent of an Associate Teacher Permit (12 ECE units including core courses; and for EHS and infant/toddler classrooms must also have 6 infant/toddler units); OR
  •  Be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years; OR
  •  Have an associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree.

(a) Units in ECE/CD include course work in early childhood education/child development and at least one course in each of the following core areas 1) child/human growth and development 2) child, family and community, or child and family relations; 3) programs/curriculum.  Must have received passing grade of “C” or better or credit. 
(b) For infant/toddler center(s), 3 units in infant/toddler development and/or programs must be included as part of the coursework requirement.
(c) Experience must be in a licensed day care center, comparable home day care or group child care program for children ages 0-5 under the supervision of a person who would qualify as a Center Supervisor. College internships and labs in a licensed day care center will count as experience.

 

Please submit transcripts with employment application showing relevant Child Development or Early Childhood Education coursework and general education classes. Transcipts may be copies or unofficial.

 

Additional Requirements:

1. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to communicate effectively with clients and program staff.
2. Must have knowledge of and the ability to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

3. Must be able to maintain good working relationships with other program staff.

4. Must renew and maintain a valid Children’s Center Associate Teacher Permit or higher at all times.

5. Must complete health screening and TB skin test or chest x-ray prior to beginning employment.

6. Must have dependable, insured transportation and valid California Driver’s License (mileage to be reimbursed) and acceptable driving record. A DMV printout and proof of insurance will be required. (Not required for Substitutes)

7. Must demonstrate sound judgment, supervisory and administrative skills.

8. Must be self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision.

9. Must be willing to increase basic knowledge of child development and early childhood education, as well as techniques of working with children with special needs and their families. Infant/Toddler center staff must be willing to participate in Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) cohorts as they become available.

10. Must be able to direct the work of others, when applicable.

11. Must be dedicated to the goals and philosophy the program.

12. Must uphold program Standards of Conduct at all times.

13. Must provide certificates of completion of approved pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR training within 30 days of hire.  Employee is responsible for renewing and maintaining a valid CPR/first aid certification at all times.

14. Must complete 15 hours of training on preventative health practices, as required by Health and Safety Code within 30 days of hire.

15. Employment is contingent upon meeting all job requirements and background requirements: criminal history check, education verification, acknowledgement of child abuse reporting responsibility, criminal record statement, etc. Employment is contingent upon receiving a clearance from appropriate authorities.

16. Must use reasonable precaution in the performance of one’s duties and adhere to all applicable safety rules and practices; and act in such a manner as to assure at all times, maximum safety to one’s self, fellow employees and children.

17. Must be able to relate well to all people of the community regardless of color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or socio-economic level. 
18. Employment in Head Start, Early Head Start and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start is contingent upon approval of the Policy Council.

19. Must understand, uphold, and continue working toward accomplishing the mission, strategic goals and performance measures of the agency.

20. Ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English and Spanish languages is desired. May take a bilingual/biliterate test to earn salary differential.


Physical and Environmental Requirements:

Position requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, twisting, and bending.  Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.  Simple grasping and hand manipulation required as well as reaching above below shoulder level.  Requires working outdoors, as well as indoors in temperature-controlled environment with some exposure to copier and printer chemicals/fumes. Must be able to withstand exposure to noise in a daycare environment.

 

Applicant Information:

Application Process: Please visit our website and apply online at www.capslo.org/employment. A completed CAPSLO application must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on the recruitment closing date. For questions regarding the application process or open positions, contact the HR Department at (805) 544-4355.

 

Selection Process: All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Applications will be evaluated on the extent and quality of submitted application materials.

 

Employment Requirements: All offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of all job requirements listed on the job announcement, including but not limited to references, criminal history background checks, pre-employment drug tests and health screenings. All appointments are subject to post employment 
verification and documentation of one’s identity and legal right to work in the USA in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All regular and seasonal status new hires will serve an “at will” six (6) month introductory period.

 

Internal Recruitments: Only current regular, seasonal and limited term employees may apply during the internal recruitment period. Regular, seasonal and limited term employees may apply for transfer positions. Internal transfers (positions in the same or lower salary grade) require three months successful employment in current position; Regular and seasonal employees may apply for promotional positions. Internal promotions (positions in a higher salary grade) require six months of successful employment in current position.

 

Benefits: Full time regular, seasonal and limited term employees are eligible for 100% employer paid benefits. Part-time regular, seasonal and limited term employees, working 20-29 hours per week on a regular basis are eligible for 50% employer paid benefits. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance; paid vacation, paid sick leave, 13 paid holidays per year and opportunities to participate in a 403 (b) retirement plan and section 125 cafeteria plan.

 

EOE/ V/ ADA/ Drug Free Workplace/ Asset Infused Organization

Poway/Ramona, CA 92064 2018-01-24 View
Teacher Child and Family Service

JOIN OUR HEAD START OHANA (FAMILY) ON THE ISLAND OF KAUAI AS A TEACHER IN ONE OF OUR PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES INCLUDE: 
Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Head Teacher is primarily responsible for planning and implementing the daily curriculum, managing and supervising all aspects of the Head Start Program for their classroom site. We utilize a research base curriculum that make teaching fun, exciting and provides great child outcomes.

REQUIRMENTS

EDUCATION:  Two-Year College Degree from a school accredited by a recognized accrediting agency - Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Requires basic knowledge or training in a specialized or technical field or trade, such as social work, utilizing computer, professionalism and customer service.

EXPERIENCE:  One year, up to and including two year.

 

Lihue, HI 96766 2018-01-24 View
Mental Health Practitioner (Temporary) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Temporary, part-time (20 hrs/wk), no benefits serving Santa Maria area.

Provide counseling services to children & family members; evaluates needs of behaviorally/emotionally challenged children within program, develops & implements therapeutic treatment plan or other plans; provides guidance to caseworkers and classroom staff for successful treatment processes.

REQUIRES: MA or MS in behavioral science field; two years related experience in early childhood issues.  MFT or LCSW license. Word Processing & Spreadsheet knowledge required.  Valid CA Driver's License with ability to qualify for coverage under Agency insurance plan and reliable transportation required.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2018-01-23 View
Director of Education Training and Research Foundation Early Childhood Edcuation and Family Service Agency

The Director of Education is responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures related to the effective management of Early Head Start and Head Start. Coordinating the day to day operational activities of program staff, ensures compliance with program standards, contracts and regulations. Oversight of all Management, Supervisory and Administrative staff working within the Education Department.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provides day-to-day coordination of services to ensure the best outcome for children.
  • Assists Deputy Director in evaluating services against contracts and ensures the program’s services and operations comply with contracts.
  • Provides input on the development of program budget; reviews and approves payment of expenses for the program, ensuring compliance with approved budgets.
  • Assists Deputy Director and others in evaluating the quality of services regularly and systematically to ensure all documentation is in compliance with requirements; determines and recommends changes to improve quality of services.
  • Participates in identifying the training needs of program and administrative staff and ensures training and/or other programs are implemented to ensure these needs are met; provides on the job training and support to employees.
  • Performs routine supervisory duties; interviews applicants for employment; assigns and reviews progress of assignments; manages performance and recommends salary increases; and develops higher levels of expertise in staff members by encouraging further education, participation in seminars and providing learning opportunities within the program.
  • Oversees routine maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Collaborates with other agency programs and operations as appropriate.
  • Gathers and analyzes program information and prepares routine and special reports for management decision-making.
  • Assists in the development and submission of funding requests by providing information that supports requests.
  • Represents the program at Agency and community meetings; promotes TRF’s goals and philosophies to staff; participates in management committees; and actively cooperates with others in support of TRF goals.
  • Develops, maintains and uses a working knowledge of the ethnic and cultural differences, practices and values of families in order to better understand their needs and provide appropriate services.
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and Institute policies.
  • Maintains knowledge of program standards, management practices and policies as developed by TRF, licensing and other governing bodies; develops personal and professional knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the art practices; participating in in-service programs.
  • Incorporates Agency philosophy and mission in all aspects of job performance.
  • Maintains professional relationship with staff/families/caregivers at all times.
  • Exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or related field
  • Valid Program Director’s Permit or Administrative Credential issued from CCTC
  • Advanced Knowledge of Head Start, Creative Curriculum, DRDP, DRDP Tech and HS Performance Standards
  • Advanced Supervisory skills sufficient to manage a large group of employees. This typically includes 5 years directing/leading a large HS/EHS Community program.
  • Advanced Knowledge of Title 22 Licensing Regulations and Title V Education Regulations
  • Knowledge of Labor Laws and Human Resource Practices
  • Knowledge of community programs including ability to develop and implement related policies and procedures
  • Ability to work effectively within a multicultural work group.
  • Current California driver’s license and State-required insurance required if using personal vehicle on Agency business and a driving record acceptable to the organization and/or insurance carrier.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, LTD.
  • 4 weeks Vacation Accrual
  • 12 Days Sick Leave Accrual
  • 14 Holidays
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-01-22 View
EHS Home Visitor (Bilingual) Training and Research Foundation Head Start

 

The Early Head Start Home Educator is responsible for providing child development services, social services, health services and parent involvement services to families including home visits, socializations, advocacy and crisis intervention in accordance with federal,state and program guidelines.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Early Head Start Program
  • Maintains caseload of 10 - 12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes on a weekly.
  • Establishes trusting, nurturing relationships with children, and their families.
  • Observes, assesses and documents each child's health, skills, behavior, growth and development
  • Provides children and parents with group socialization experiences.
  • Serves as an advocate for Head Start families and as a liaison between families, the program, and the community at large.
  • Integrates other components, i.e. health, nutrition, disabilities, mental health, family and community engagement into home visit and services provided to pregnant women.
  • Works with parents to make weekly activity and home visit plans based on the child's assessment and identified family needs.
  • Works with parents to establish and attain agreed-upon goals
  • Encourages participation in the Policy Council meetings as well as socialization meetings, workshops, and other events or trainings.
  • Enters child/family information and other required program information into the Child Plus system in a timely manner.
  • Assist families with children's transition into TRF’s Head Start program or other child care programs.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other requested information.
  • Plan and implement lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child’s developmental ability.
  • Conduct screening and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child’s development; maintain current and accurate records on each child.
  • Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team.
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field required. Teacher, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor Permit required and 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development (including six (6) units in infant/toddler studies)

Additional Requirements:
Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program is a plus.

Benefits: Include full medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, pension plan, vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Early Head Start Experience : 1 year of experience

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-01-22 View
ERSEA Manager (Head Start & State Preschool) Child Care Resource Center

ERSEA Manager

 

Want to work for a non-profit agency which believesin team work, having fun and achieving success? If so, CCRC could be the right place for you!

 

 

 

You could play a key role overseeing our ERSEA department in our Head Start and State Preschool programs.

 

General Summary: Oversees the Enrollment, Recruitment, Selection, Eligibility and Attendance (ERSEA) of families for the Head Start & Early Head Start Programs and California State Preschool Programs (CSPP).  The ERSEA Manager ensures the efficient operation; prepares routine assessment and reporting; implements procedures for continuous recruitment and enrollment; supervises Centralized Eligibility Advocates and support staff; performs ongoing monitoring of the ERSEA area; coordinates, plans and oversees the annual review of Selection Criteria, Recruitment Plans, Policies and Procedures,  and performs all other related duties as assigned. 

 

This position requires the individual to travel and/or drive to various off-site locations. The position requires the individual to sometimes work irregular or extended work hours and meet multiple demands from several people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

To join our team …visit our website at www.ccrcca.org/work-at-ccrc  and “View Our Current Job Postings” select ERSEA Manager

 

 

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2018-01-22 View
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