Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Assistant Teacher Training and Research Foundation

The Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher withproviding children ages 3 to 5 years old with a learning environment and experiences which will help them develop socially, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.

 

  • Supports the implementation of the agency’s school readiness goals and CLASS.
  • Ensures proper care and supervision of children at all times, the practice of head counts, classroom arrangement, general safety rules, monitoring equipment and working knowledge of classroom management.
  • Assists Teacher with teaching responsibilities and other classroom responsibilities, as assigned
  • Ensures child-adult ratio is met at all times
  • Prepares snacks and meals for children, as needed.
  • Cleans and sanitizes all areas of the classroom, including food preparation and eating areas
  • Helps children practice good hygiene, including personal cleanliness and diapering, as needed
  • Provides input in planning lessons and activities for children
  • Assists in gathering classroom observations and other documentation for developmental assessments of children.
  • Assist with child observation, individualization, lesson plans, attendance, lunch count, parent participation, in-kind contributions, and others as directed, using proper spelling and accurate calculations.
  • Assists in organizing and maintaining instructional and classroom supplies
  • Sets up classrooms for various purposes.
  • Maintains an organized and developmentally appropriate classroom environment
  • Collects documents from parents during drop-off/pick-up time
  • Assist parents to organize and implement parent activities; encourage, facilitate, and support parental involvement in all aspects of the Head Start Program.
  • Provides appropriate customer service to parents, children, community representatives/members, and all TRF staff on a daily basis.
  • Ability to attend in-service trainings, home visits, parent conferences, etc.
  • Must have exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Implements agency policies and procedures
  • Cooperates with Site Director/CDS and other Service Area Coordinators in planning, supervision and implementation of overall program.
  • Substitute as needed and when appropriate as instructed by Site Director.

Education/Certifications:  Must have 15-24 units in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or a field related. Child Development Permit (Associate Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Teacher etc. is required). Strong written and oral communication skills. Displays effective time management and multi-tasking skills. Self-motivated, energetic, team player.

Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, pertussis, measles and influenza vaccinations.
  • Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Must complete & pass a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).
  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, access to an automobile, and evidence of automobile insurance.

 

Benefits Include:

  •  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and LTD
  • 3 Weeks Salary Continuation (Winter Break/Spring Break)
  • 9 Days Sick Leave Accrual
  • 14 Holidays

 

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-06-11 View
Preschool Teacher Training and Research Foundation

The Teacher is responsible for providing children ages 3 to 5 years old with a learning environment and experiences which will help them develop socially, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports the implementation of the agency’s school readiness goals and CLASS.
  • Ensures proper care and supervision of children at all times, the practice of head counts, classroom arrangement, general safety rules, monitoring equipment and working knowledge of classroom management.
  • Work with an assigned group of children; assess the individual needs, strengths, and interests regularly.
  • Plan and provide activities and experiences designed for all areas of a child’s development: physical, emotional, social, and cognitive; prepare and provide materials that are concrete, real and relevant to the children and their interests; prepare the environment for children to learn through active exploration and interaction with adults, other children, and materials.
  • Extend children’s learning by asking open-ended questions and making suggestions that stimulate children’s thinking. Respond quickly and directly to children’s needs, desires and verbal and non-verbal messages adapting the response to the children’s differing styles and abilities.
  • Facilitate the development of self-esteem by expressing respect, acceptance, and comfort for children.
  • Take care of all aspects of children’s personal needs.
  • In accordance with prescribed time schedules, administer initial developmental and other screenings of all assigned children.
  • Conduct on-going assessment of each child’s growth and development and update each child’s goals and objectives regularly.
  • Utilize developmental screening and observation to identify students who may need additional services; incorporate IEP goals and objectives into the classroom program. Cooperate with speech therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, and other ancillary support persons.
  • Assist parents to organize and implement parent activities; encourage, facilitate, and support parental involvement in all aspects of the Head Start Program.
  • Assist at meal and snack time by preparing and setting up tables, place food in appropriate containers for family style service, sit and eat with children modeling good manners and healthy food choices; guide children in clean-up activities following meals and snacks.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records, including child observation, individualization, lesson plans, attendance, lunch count, parent participation, in-kind contributions, and others as directed, using proper spelling and accurate calculations.
  • Attend parent conferences, home visits, center meetings, case reviews, IEP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  • Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  • Comply with Title 22; Head Start Performance Standards; Training and Research Foundation policies and procedures, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Cooperates with Site Director/CDS and other Service Area Coordinators in planning, supervision and implementation of overall program.
  • Substitute as needed and when appropriate as instructed by Site Director.
  • Other duties as assigned within the scope of the position to maintain a quality program.

 

Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Child Development, including more than 12 semester units or equivalent quarter units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field. California Teacher, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor Permit. Experience working with children and families served by Head Start.

Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, pertussis, measles and influenza vaccinations.
  • Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificate
  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).
  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, and evidence of automobile insurance. (If applicable.)

 

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and LTD
  • 3 Weeks Salary Continuation (Winter Break/Spring Break)
  • 9 Days Sick Leave Accrual
  • 14 Holidays

 

Los Angeles , CA 90056 2018-06-11 View
Home Base Visitor Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.  Job Description   Job Title: EHS Home Base Visitor   FLSA Status: Non-exempt   Period of Employment:  12 months    Hours: 40 hours/week     Department: Early Head Start      Supervisor: Home Base Site Supervisor   Supervises: None     GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for the development and implementation of individualized programs for infant/toddlers and their families, in the context of the family’s culture and with maximum participation of the parents, as the primary teachers of their children.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITITES: 1. In conjunction with parents, through home visits and phone, assesses the strengths and needs of the family and develops an individualized program accordingly, that fully meets the Performance Standards and other regulations pertinent to the Home Based option.  Individualized programs are linguistically and culturally appropriate, and integrate health/nutrition, physical/cognitive development, social/emotional development, speech/language development, prenatal care and infant mental health.   2. Implements learning curriculum, promotes healthy parent-child relationships, and reinforces parents as the primary teacher of their child through regular home visits.   3. Plans and coordinates bi-monthly socialization/cluster activities, and provides child/family social and learning opportunities through: lesson planning, classroom set-up and clean-up, meal and snack planning, promotion of attendance and parent involvement, and completion of documentation.     4. Develops and implements case management action plans for pregnant women, infants/toddlers, and the family by working in team collaboration with program partners, early intervention agencies and other community partners, as appropriate.    5. Maintains a full family caseload by recruitment additional families for waiting list.  Informs Recruitment Coordinator of families who no longer participate.     6. Provides parents with information on fetal and infant/toddler development, best practices during pregnancy, breastfeeding, maternal depression, SIDS prevention practices, infant/toddler car seats and seat belt safety, home safety measures, anticipatory parenting guidance, nutrition, and other relevant subjects.     7. Promotes family self-sufficiency by linking parents with community resources, coaching on self-help, problem resolution, and advocacy.  Ensures ongoing medical coverage by connecting families with appropriate health providers.    8. Develops Family Partnership Agreements through assessment of strengths, needs, and interests.  Assists parents with the accomplishment of personal goals they have identified for themselves, as well as goals developed in interagency case management, court mandated situations, at IFSP meetings and on other occasions.

    Home Base Visitor revised HP 11.15.11   9. Works collaboratively with parents to ensure their infants/toddlers remain on a schedule of well child/dental exams recommended by the CHDP periodicity schedule and/or Health Advisory Committee, receive immunization updates on appropriate timelines, and receive all screenings mandated by the Performance Standards (sensory, developmental, and social/emotional) on 45 day timeline.     10. Completes and maintains all necessary records and documentation as required for compliance with performance standards and regulations.  Safeguards confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies.     11. Ensures safe environment by following all health and safety procedures and mandates.  Assists staff, parents and volunteers in maintaining an orderly, clean, and appealing site.     12. Ensures readiness of current and complete family information and compliance by collecting all necessary documentation for the child/family file.  Reviews screening/exam results and analyzes the data to determine need for further evaluation and/or treatment follow-up.  Assists family in coordinating referrals for further follow-up and ensures families are linked to services.  Acts as a liaison between families and the community.   13. Maintains essential  recordkeeping data and documentation as required, including, but not limited to: resource library inventory, child/family files, home visit reports, diagnostic/developmental reports, observations, referrals, parent contact forms, monthly calendars and schedules, agendas and meeting minutes, notices to parents, tracking reports, etc.   14. Participates in reflective supervision sessions for on-going support.     15. Keeps current on best practices through ongoing career development and training.     EQUIPMENT USED: 1. Telephone, fax, copier, personal computer. 2. Vehicle   JOB CONDITIONS / COMPLEXITY: Work is performed with considerable independence using established component plans, resource materials and the procedures and regulations of the program.  Frequent standing, sitting, rising, and walking.  Regular bending, squatting and sitting to communicate with children on their level.  Regular climbing of stairs to visit homes. Lifting up to 40 pounds.   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. AA/BA in Early Childhood Education with a minimum of 3 units in Infant/Toddler studies, or AA/BA in Social Work, Psychology, or other related field and Two years of full-time experience in teaching low-income, multi-ethnic infants/toddlers, in which one year was supervising staff;  OR Equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable knowledge and expertise has been gained.     2.   Bilingual English/Spanish required      

    Home Base Visitor revised HP 11.15.11     3 Must have demonstrated ability to: A. Work independently. B. Communicate verbally and in writing accurately and professionally. C. Establish and maintain ethical and responsive relationships. D. Be responsively involved in community and program professional activities. E. Find and access community resources for low income families and their children. F. Able to relate linguistically and culturally to enrolled families.   4 Must have knowledge of and experience with: G. Implementation of a child development program through a home visiting family service approach. H. Head Start Performance Standards, State Licensing Title 22 regulations, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other related requirements of child development programs (or willingness and ability to learn). I. Adult learning styles and parent anticipatory guidance techniques. J. computer software applications, ie…word processing, spreadsheet and data base, digital imaging (or be willing to learn). K. low income, ethnically and linguistically diverse populations.   5 Required by program standards: L. TB test within 60 days and medical exam no later than 1 year old from hire date. M. Fingerprinting, Child Abuse Index Check, Criminal Record clearance upon hire. N. California Driver’s License and reliable vehicle with required insurance and a good driving record. O. CPR and First Aid Certificates (within 3 months of hire) and at least 15 hours of accredited health and safety training. P. Original or certified copies of all credentials or certificates and college transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position. Q. Reporting of any suspected child abuse, as required by state law.   This job description is not intended to be understood to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Duties and responsibilities may vary

Vallejo, CA 94590 2018-06-08 View
Education and School Readiness Supervisor 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:         EHS Education and School Readiness Supervisor

 

Salary:            Depending On Experience

           

Reports to:     EHS Program Manager

  

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 45 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Education & School Readiness Supervisor reports to the EHS Program Manager.  This position supports EHS Director and EHS Program Manager to oversee and direct the planning, organizing, and implementation of family services, health and safety, nutrition, ERSEA, mental health and disability components.  The Education & School Readiness Supervisor provides guidance and leadership to staff members who work with the families and ensures the effective and efficient utilization of Early Head Start staff and resources in the delivery of services. The Education & School Readiness Supervisor must have the skills and abilities relevant to human services program management, and is responsible for the planning and implementation of ongoing assessments and transitioning of children to other child development programs in coordination with content area and family services staff.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, direction, and supervision      to content area staff, Child Development Mentors and Home Visitors.
  • Works with family services staff and families on      the provision of comprehensive quality Early Head Start services.
  • Assists with the implementation of the program      and parent evaluation component.
  • Conduct annual parent surveys, analyze data and      prepare outcome for program to align service delivery method, through the software      program.
  • Conducts Family Child Care Introduction Meetings      for the community.
  • Assures that Family Child Care Providers are      properly vetted, and scrutinized prior to contracting.
  • Contracts with Family Child Care Providers.
  • Assigns Child Development Mentors to Family Child      Care Providers
  • Reviews/Monitors systems for the Family Child      Care Component.
  • Collects DRDP data and analyzes trends.
  • Compiles data analysis for reporting and program      improvement plans.
  • Works closely with a variety of community      organizations to ensure a coordinated family/child plan for EHS families      and coordinates service planning and provisions with participating service      providers.
  • Assists EHS Program Director in organization and      implementation and appropriate operations of program systems to ensure      compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and Head Start Act.
  • Participates regularly in management team      meetings.
  • Completes required documentation and reports for      grant reporting purposes; compiles information for monthly, quarterly and      management reports, as well as reports to Policy Council.
  • Participates in assessing community and family      needs. Coordinates with other agencies for family services.
  • Promotes program activities that increase program      visibility in community.
  • Supervises staff including interviewing, hiring,      orientating, and training, appraising, and disciplining.
  • Conducts weekly supervisory meetings with staff,      including ERSEA, and family services, to review service provision and work      assignments.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of children's      learning plans, individual family plans and activities for all family      participants.
  • Provides regular performance evaluations of      staff.
  • Assesses training needs and coordinates ongoing      training for family services staff and content area specialists.
  • Assists staff and parents in facilitation of      Parent Training/Meeting.
  • Oversees day-to-day programmatic      requirements and ensures staff maintains appropriate security procedures      while performing duties off site.
  • Ensures that all records and statistics are      appropriately maintained and reported to ensure compliance with      governmental grant regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by program      director

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's or advanced degree in      early childhood education OR a bachelor’s or advanced degree and      equivalent coursework in early childhood development with early education      teaching experience 1302.91(d)(2)
  • CPR/First Aid      Certification within three (3)      months of hire
  • Experience working directly with children and families      of targeted population
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, which      reflects progressive responsibilities in hiring, firing, training,      performance appraisal, conflict resolution, and disciplinary counseling
  • Knowledge of theories and practice of ECE/CD and      Family/Social Services
  • Demonstrated successful community organizing or      ethnic community outreach experience      
  • Possess strong human relation's skills to      communicate effectively with diverse staff, volunteers, and the community
  • Knowledge of the methodology and tools of program review and      evaluation 
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Infant and Toddler care and      growth and development.  Certification      in PITC highly preferred
  • Require an ability to work independently,      organize and prioritize responsibility
  • Knowledge and experience working with Early Childhood, Health,      Disabilities and Nutrition services as it relates to Early Head Start/Head      Start
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Excel, word processing applications
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training
  • Ability to plan, develop and coordinate      complex and interrelating working procedures into comprehensive Early Head      Start services
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local guidelines and regulations      pertaining to the Early Head Start program
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early Head Start program      preferred

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, use an insured      personal or company car, and possess a clear driving record
  • Required to travel within Santa Clara      County areas to facilitate assignments to FCCH sites, meetings and other      off-site destinations
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis      screening results

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required. Bilingual      Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred
San Jose, CA 95137 2018-06-07 View
Family Advocate 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:         Family Advocate

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Family Services Supervisor

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California. The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 45 years. It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. In addition, the agency also provides senior nutrition services.

 

Position Summary:

Family Advocate assists with enrollment, conducts family interview, and assesses family needs and strengths. This position establishes and maintains accurate service record for each family.  The family advocate interviews families to identify interest, concerns, services, strengths and refers families to community service providers. Family Advocates assist families with transition planning.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strength-based assessments with families that describe their goals, strengths, resources, and support networks, as well as necessary services and supports
  • Screen child for development, sensory, and behavioral concerns using appropriate assessment tools such as ASQ and ASQ-3
  • Refer families to appropriate community service provider for health, medical, dental, disability and mental health services and follow up on the effectiveness of referrals
  • Develop a family service plan which includes services being provided to the child and ensure follow up on needed services are obtained
  • Follow-up with the family on the progress toward meeting their goals and any needed revisions to the plan
  • Develop a medical and dental health care monitoring process which includes scheduling medical appointments and follow up support to parents
  • Provide support to parent new or recurring health concerns and make appropriate referral
  • Support families with nutritional needs of children
  • Document family and child information in EHS department data management system
  • Initiate transition planning for children and develop transition plan for children turning three in collaboration with parent and child development service provider
  • Conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment and provide orientation on philosophy of program and services provided
  • Coach, consult, educate, and utilize counseling skills, where appropriate to advocate for the family and support them in advocating for themselves
  • Provide and/or coordinate training and educational opportunities for parents such as engaging parents in volunteering, community service, and other ways of contributing to program activities and services
  • Apply knowledge of health, mental health, disabilities, and child development in order to ensure holistic service delivery
  • Perform record-keeping and internal and external reporting tasks in a timely and objective fashion
  • Attends meetings and trainings as assigned
  • Conducts home-visits as assigned
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early Head Start program preferred
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Pursuant to Early Head Start Performance Standards Section 1302.91(e)(7), a minimum of a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or a related field is required.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification within three (3) months of hire
  • Administrative skills are necessary to plan and monitor all aspects of Early Head Start Family Services component.
  • Coordination and planning skills are necessary to develop an effective relationship with the communities in 4C EHS’s service area.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, access to an insured motor vehicle, and possess a clear driving record.
  • Required to travel within Santa Clara County areas to facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work week to accomplish the job.
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis screening results

 

Language Skills:

  • English proficiency is required. Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-06-06 View
Early Head Start Director 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:         EHS Director            

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

                       

Reports to:     Senior Director of Operations and Personnel Management        

  

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 45 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Director of the Early Head Start Program is responsible for ensuring that the 4C Council’s Federal Agency Programs are in compliance with all applicable government regulations, mandates standards, and internal policies and guidelines. The Director oversees all of the staffing, fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program.  This position supports a Policy Council, attends all specified agency meetings, and promotes the program to the community.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assures compliance with all funding source mandates, that all applicable laws, regulations and standards are being met
  • Provides guidance and leadership to program staff to emphasize the importance of the program achieving high standards of quality- internally and through public and private sector partnerships
  • Reviews and analyzes monthly financial and statistical reports to assess the budget status and to initiate preventative measures if any problems appear to be predicated
  • Oversees and monitors agreements for the purchasing of goods and services, ensuring that bids are solicited in accordance with state and federal regulations
  • Assures that the program serves the number of eligible children for which it is funded, at all times
  • Reviews management and leadership materials and program-related materials to keep abreast of developments in comprehensive early childhood programs
  • Works with other organizations in the community to foster collaboration
  • In cooperation with the Executive Director, staff, and Policy Council, leads educational meetings in which long and short-term goals for improvement are established
  • Conducts a complete Community Assessment as required
  • Completes an EAS Annual Report for the program
  • With input from program participants and management, develops a re-funding application every year
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, seeks additional outside funding for the program in order to meet the non-federal share requirement
  • Facilitates the continuing professional development of all staff as part of the commitment to excellence
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development, and training of department staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer services to clients
  • Maintains effective and ongoing communication with the Executive Director, including:
  1. Regular meetings to inform any and all aspects of the program
  2. Attending all regular, special meetings, and committee meetings
  3. Providing a written report to the Executive Director of the fiscal and programmatic status and administrative activities of the program, which includes monitoring results and strategies developed to resolve identified problems
  4. Communicating relevant information received from the funding sources
  • Monitors the implementation of staff responsibilities through observation, monthly supervisory meetings, team meetings, and review of files and documentation
  • Assumes an active role in the annual program self-assessment
  • Assures remediation of any non-compliance findings in the program, and incorporates action plans to correct and improve the program
  • Provides and/or secures training and technical assistance for all staff
  • Maintains a close working partnership with the Accounting Manager and provides the Executive Director with information for budget status to facilitate effective oversight of program expenditures
  • Hears and resolves community complaints about the program, seeking input from staff, parents, or the Executive Director, as needed
  • Carries out the function delineated in procedures for staff and family child care grievances
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and discipline staff and successfully enforce company policies and procedures
  • Hires, and if necessary, recommends terminations to staff, complying with applicable laws, regulations, Agency Personnel Policies and Procedure to assure management input into the hiring and/or firing of staff prior to seeking their approval for the personnel action
  • Completes and submits regular reports to the funding sources, the Executive Director, and the Policy Council
  • Monitors the program's administrative cost, assuring it does not exceed the allowed amount
  • Monitors the program's non-federal share to assure that the amount required is met.
  • Meets with staff, parents, and the Executive Director to develop strategies for increasing the amount of the program's accumulated non-federal share, if necessary
  • Maintains open lines of communications with the granter personnel in conjunction with the Executive Director
  • Manages contracts and agreements with family child care vendors for the program
  • In consultation with program staff, assures that family child care partner’s home and playgrounds are well-equipped and are in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines; learn and apply all functions of the department
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all agency matters
  • Must be able to work long hours above and beyond the regular work day and weekends to meet the responsibilities of the position
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

 

 

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration 1302.91(b)
  • Five (5) or more year of supervisory or management experience
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Excel, and word processing applications
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal daily guidance
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Successful experience working in a team setting
  • Visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if needed
  • Ability to present a positive image of the organization to members of the community
  • An understanding of Federal Program philosophy and the ability to implement its principle of shared authority and decision-making
  • Knowledge of theories and practice of Early Childhood Education/Child Development and Family/Social Services
  • Knowledge and experience working with Early Childhood, Health, Disabilities and Nutrition services as it relates to Early Head Start/Head Start
  • Experience in human services program management, including program planning, operations and evaluation, and the use of management information systems
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work positively and compatibly with the Executive Director and other agency administrator
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community

License or Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, use an insured personal or company car, and possess a clear driving record
  • Ability to pass a health examination and criminal background check
  • Must be able to travel within Santa Clara County areas to facilitate assignments, meetings and other off-site destinations; Must be able to travel, locally and nationally

 

Language Skills:

  • English proficiency
  • Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is a plus
San Jose, CA 95135 2018-06-04 View
Early Head Start Home Based Visitor Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)!

Under the supervision of the Education Program Manager and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Early Head Start Home Based Visitor is a unique position that will provide a planned child development program of educational experiences in the home environment; provide comprehensive services to strengthen and support relationships between infants, toddlers and their parents and provide links to community resources to help achieve family goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children 

  • Conducts weekly home visits facilitating children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Conducts weekly home visits implementing academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Assists families in the utilization of learning opportunities for their child by the development of educational activities using available household materials and activities that naturally occur in the home.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Plans and develops with parents an individualized program using weekly educational activity plans based on their child’s assessment and incorporating identified family’s strengths and needs.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates with parents and group socialization experiences.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Establishes a caring professional relationship and a climate of mutual trust and respect for families.
  • Fosters the view and practice in parents that they are their child’s first and most important teacher and reinforces this concept with practical suggestions for its continual development.
  • Support and assist parents and children through the transition from home to center based care.

Administration

  • Ongoing work with enrollee’s parents to assess child’s growth and development and share findings and offer parental support to apply findings and plan activities which foster their child’s needs.
  • Complete referrals for further evaluations to appropriate staff members.
  • Accurately maintain current child and family records through all phases.
  • Ensure scheduled adherence for all infant and toddler immunizations, health and dental screenings and maintain completed treatment records.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in an infant / toddler setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 24 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 6 Units Infant/Toddler, 2 Units in Adult Supervision (preferred) and 16 Units in General Education in specific subject areas.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements:

  • State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance of Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s):  Fluent in English/Spanish

How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Early Head Start Home Based Visitor in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by telephone. Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-06-04 View
Site Supervisor Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

2 Full-time positions with benefits.

Seeking passionate candidates for our Santa Barbara & Santa Maria Centers.

As the team leader you will have the rewarding experience of leading a talented team to provide foundational care and education daily for children and families.

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

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2018-06-01 View
Site Supervisor Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

2 Full-time positions with benefits.

Seeking passionate candidates for our Santa Barbara & Santa Maria Centers.

As the team leader you will have the rewarding experience of leading a talented team to provide foundational care and education daily for children and families.

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

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2018-06-01 View
Assistant Teacher I Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

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

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Must be enrolled in a program leading to an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field.

Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

Job Announcement for: ASSISTANTTEACHER I - Page 2

 

A professional development plan must be created/maintained and must complete unites with a “C” or better at least three semester (4.5 quarter) units per year in Child Development or a General Education class required for the Associate’s/Bachelor’s Degree.

 

Permit: California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit

 

Skills and Abilities: Competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, and to plan and implement learning experience that:

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

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

                                     

Must have a valid State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Center Permit.  

 

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

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

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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

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

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte, CA 91731 2018-05-29 View
Health Coordinator - Child Development Personnel Services

If interested, to be considered, please apply on www.edjo.in/992819

MATERIALS Under the supervision of the Executive Director or designee, the Health Coordinator ensures that the programs adhere to the Head Start Act regulations/ Performance Standards, and state and local requirements regarding health/safety/dental services for young children birth to five years old. 


Education/Experience Required:
~ Bachelor's Degree in health related field
~ Three year's recent experience working with families & children
~ Knowledge of and interest in child and family health care
~ Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Placerville, CA 95667 2018-05-25 View
Facility Supervisor 4C Council of Santa Clara County
Position Summary:
The position of a Facility Supervisor is of great significance in any organization as they are responsible for all agency facility responsibilities and operations. Experience in the essential functions listed below is required. The list is not exhaustive and should not act to constrain the job holder from working within a wider job range.
The 4C Facility Supervisor is responsible for the management of services and processes that support the core business of the organization. They ensure that the organization has the most suitable working environment for its employees and their activities as directed by the 4C administration. Duties include focusing on using best business practice to improve efficiency, by reducing operating costs while increasing productivity. The Facility Supervisor is involved in both strategic planning and confidential operations.
 
Example of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise the procurement and contract management of vendors and services related to the maintenance related to the upkeep of the site.
  • Supervise building and grounds maintenance
  • Project management and      supervising and coordinating work of contractors, preparing documents to      put out tenders for contractors.
  • Investigating availability      and suitability of option for new premises when needed.
  • Manage storage facilities,      disposal of non-goods. Supervise office supply and re-stocking.
  • Planning for future      development in line with strategic business objectives.
  • Managing and leading change      to ensure minimum disruption to core activities.
  • Supervise and plan for the      essential central services such as maintenance, mail, archiving, cleaning,      catering, waste disposal and recycling.
  • Ensuring the building meets      health and safety requirements; train employees including conducting new      hire safety orientations and manage Safety and Fire Drills.
  • Negotiate with landlord to      ensure the building meets building code requirements.
  • Plan for surprise inspections      of the building to ensure that everything is in working order.
  • Planning best allocation and      utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing      current premises. Inspect all the equipment that is present in the      building.
  • Ensuring that agreed work by      staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and following up on      any deficiencies.
  • Supervise and lead one or      more teams to cover various areas of responsibility: emergency response      team, safety team
  • Responding appropriately to      emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.
  • Managing telecommunications      and assist to oversee the installation of a telecommunications system.
  • Supervise the printing and equipment      inventory for the whole agency.
  • Supervising custodians and      custodial services.
  • Responsible for the      maintenance and scheduled safety checks for each vehicle.
  • Manage all Ergonomic      settings as needed for employees including conducting ergonomic      evaluations and completing all necessary documentation.
  • Plan and attend OSHA      training conferences to stay on top of changing regulations
  • Supervise and manage heating      and cooling systems with the landlord or representative.
  • Hire maintenance employees,      temporary employees, and contractors when needed for the building tasks      and assign them duties according to requirements.
  • Prepare and present      facilities report at the monthly managers meeting.
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development and training of department      staff on agency requirements, policies and professional customer services      to clients and employees
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and discipline staff and successfully      enforce company policies and procedures
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and community needs
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all      agency matters
  • Additional duties may be      assigned as required.
 
Education and/or Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point. 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and administrative skills
  • The ability to lift heavy objects (1-50 lbs.)
  • Prior successful professional experience in      providing confidential, administrative support.
 
License or Other Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and clear driving record.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to      facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other      off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
 
Language Skills: English Proficiency is required.
 
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-05-24 View
Senior Program Specialist - Family Community Partnerships (FCP) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Basic Job Assignment

Under supervision of the Director of Family Support Services, the Senior Program Specialist – FCP trains, monitors, supports, and assists grantee-operated programs, subcontractors and delegate agencies’ staff to implement the PFCE framework, the foundation to achieving positive family outcomes.  The successful candidate will implement, in conjunction with Family Support Services, a comprehensive family-centered program to engage families to:

  • Screen and identify their strengths, interests, and needs
  • Develop Individualized Family Partnership Agreements (IFPA)
  • Link with agency and community resources
  • Monitor and support progress, modifying IFPA goals as needed

 

The Senior Program Specialist – FCP will develop grantee-wide systems to identify at-risk children and families, utilizing PROMIS and ACORN data, and will coordinate and collaborate with NHA staff as well as community partners (e.g. Child Welfare Services and the Family Justice Center) to ensure a comprehensive and streamlined system of referral, enrollment, engagement and on-going support.

 

The Senior Program Specialist – FCP, working in partnership with data evaluation, will utilize an evidence-informed research to practice model to promote, grantee-wide, continuous quality improvement in FCP processes, services and outcomes for children and their families. S/he will support site and area staff to collect, analyze, and utilize data for this purpose.

 

To meet the diverse needs of Head Start/Early Head Start families, the Senior Program Specialist – FCP will develop relationships with social service agencies and participate in community group committees/organizations, projects and informational fairs; will maintain an active presence in the community and identify and implement strategic and innovative community partnerships.  S/he will effectively communicate training and local resource opportunities with site and area staff.

 

Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, data-driven team player who possesses a solid knowledge and understanding of: Modern theories, methods and practices of strength-based family development work; Early Childhood Education; Child Health and Development for children 0-5 years of age including social services, emotional and/or physical health, and learning and/or physical disabilities; Implementing, coordinating, researching, and analyzing data related to family engagement outcomes; Continuous quality improvement processes; federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to the Head Start Program and the assigned areas of responsibility and expertise; Challenges and needs of low-income families; and community socioeconomics and sociocultural populations of service areas, principles and practices of training, technical assistance, and staff development.

 

The ideal candidate will have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients; Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment; interpret, apply, and reach sound decisions in accordance with program regulations, policies and procedures; Instruct and train individuals in a group setting or one-on-one; Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports; Exercise tact, objectivity, and sensitivity in interactions with children, families and staff; Present an outstanding professional demeanor while on the job and in the community; Speak and write clearly and professionally in English; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, and has demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income families and unique populations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university Social Work, Psychology, Social Services or a closely related human services field; masters preferred;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience providing direct services to low income children and families of diverse cultural background;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of increasingly responsible and related work experience in implementing, coordinating, researching, and analyzing family assessment procedures related to family engagement outcomes: family well-being, parent-child relationships, families as lifelong educators, families as learners, family engagement in transitions, family connections to peers and community, and families as advocates and leaders;
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate compliance, tracking whether identified family needs and goals are met, and providing training and technical assistance to adjust strategies on an on-going basis (continuous quality improvement processes);
  • Ability to establish on-going collaborative relationships and partnerships with community organizations, and engage in leveraging these partnerships to develop creative initiatives to meet identified needs of families;
  • Minimum of two years’ supervisory experience; can substitute research experience;
  • Endorsement, or in the process of obtaining endorsement by IFECMH Practitioner by CA Center for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health (preferred);
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training and technical assistance, communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and with written reports and other communications;
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy. Strong interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility to work effectively with others.
  • Certification in Pediatric First Aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of employment;
  • Must meet and maintain State law and County licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (fingerprints, TB, physical).

 

Example of Major Functions:

  • Serve as a liaison between the Head Start 0-5 program and other community programs providing services to low-income families; promotes community relations; develop partnerships with community agencies to assure resources are available and accessible to Head Start families.
  • Maintain current resources; continually update established electronic resource file; plan, organize and coordinate annual resource fair; and communicate current resource opportunities and information to site and area staff.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; plan and implement adjustments as necessary.
  • Engage in ongoing monitoring, to help ensure that each enrolled family receives the support and services required by Performance Standards; that family strengths, interests and needs are assessed, that all identified concerns receive appropriate follow-up to resolution, and that individualized family goal agreements are set and supported via follow-up.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to site and area staff, as needed and in response to identified needs.
  • Design and conduct relevant research; arrange for the collection of data as needed to ensure compliance with pertinent Head Start/Early Head Start legislation, regulations, and laws; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities.
  • Undertake and participate in research; analyze and convey data for evaluative planning and continuous quality improvement to services.
  • Meet regularly with the Director of Family Support Services, Coordinators, and Family Support Services Supervisors; meet with other staff and consultants as needed.
  • Provide site support and consultation for children with mental health, disabilities, health/dental and nutritional needs; provide assistance with follow-up for identified needs; help ensure proper maintenance of child file and PROMIS records.
  • Serve as a team member on a multidisciplinary team of paraprofessionals and professionals engaged in identifying, assessing, planning and implementing interventions and support plans for families and children.
  • Develop standard operating policies and procedures for the Family Community Partnerships’ content.
  • Conduct training workshops for program staff and parents.
  • Monitor grantee-operated programs, subcontractors and delegate agencies for compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Plan, organize, and supervise the work of student interns.

 

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS: 

Applications may be obtained at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, 92111; 841 S. 41st Street, San Diego 92113; or on the Agency website at www.neighborhoodhouse.org. Completed applications may be mailed or delivered to the Human Resources Department at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 or scanned/emailed to: recruiting@neighborhoodhouse.org.

 

Applications must be fully completed (per instructions), signed, and dated when submitted. The included supplemental application questions must be attached to the application at the time the application is submitted. All statements on the application will be subject to verification and investigation prior to employment. In order for your education or certification(s) to be considered, you must attach a copy of your official degree transcripts or diploma or foreign equivalency report and/ or certification to your application. Please only submit the documents required.

NOTE:  Only those candidates being considered will be contacted for an interview and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of job on a case by case basis.  

 

 

 

BENEFITS:

Vacation; sick leave; 13 holidays; 2 personal days and 4 days’ bereavement leave; medical; dental; life and disability insurance; Social Security and Retirement Plan.

*Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 32 hours per week.

*Potential for supervised clinical hours to count towards licensure. 

 

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:

All regular appointees serve a 6-month introductory period.

 

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION STATUS:

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

 

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason.  Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

 

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department.

San Diego , CA 92111 2018-05-24 View
Early Head Start Site Supervisor Foothill Family

The Early Head Start Site Supervisor coordinates daily operations in accordance with Community Care Licensing Requirements and Head Start Performance Standards.   This position supervises teaching staff and assists in overseeing volunteers.  Works collaboratively with Early Childhood Education Manager to integrate current theory and best practices into the children’s program. Supports teaching staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality early education and child development services, including for children with disabilities, that promote children’s cognitive, social, and emotional growth for later success in school.  In order to meet program requirements and full enrollment, this position may oversee and/or provide direct services for other program options.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees site operations and maintaining compliance with Title 22 and Title 5 regulations.
  • Ensures availability to maintain staff-child ratios, as needed.
  • Develops and maintains community partnerships and providing excellent representation and collaboration on behalf of the Agency.
  • Participates in the recruitment and hiring of fully qualified Infant/Toddler teaching staff.
  • Provides leadership in implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum directly connected to the needs and interests of the children.
  • Coaches and mentors teaching staff to ensure the implementation of procedures that support individualization and growth in the areas of development described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.
  • Provides training and ongoing coaching to teachers to ensure the delivery of developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate learning experiences in language, literacy, mathematics, social and emotional functioning, approaches to learning, science, physical skills, and creative arts.
  • Supports teaching staff to ensure the implementation with fidelity of the Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers.
  • Supervises, monitors, and provides support to center staff where/as needed to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act.
  • Ensures teachers keep children safe and healthy through proper supervision, authentic interaction and practicing good health and safety practices in accordance with Caring For Our Children.
  • Participates actively with Education Manager in planning and reporting progress of compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Facilitates teacher’s understanding and implementation of teaching strategies that improve children outcomes using child assessment data, program data and classroom observation. 
  • Conducts classroom observations and provides feedback to teaching staff to ensure staff have the capacities to perform their duties and to program mandates and requirements are met.
  • Monitors the completion of the developmental screening and assessments based on program’s timelines.
  • Works closely with other program managers and coordinators to ensure children and staff have the supports needed including, services for children with potential or diagnosed mental health, disabilities, health and nutritional needs.
  • Provides orientation and training to new instructional staff.
  • Maintains required recordkeeping, agendas, minutes, and sign-in sheets.
  • Attends recommended training programs, conferences, and organizations that promote professional growth and improvement of early childhood education.
  • Assists classroom staff in implementation of special needs services.
  • Completes student file reviews to ensure that records are maintained as required.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff by role modeling workplace values, flexibility, and being a team player.
  • Provides oversight to classroom volunteers, including verification of hours, scheduling support, and classroom orientation.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications with parents, caregivers, school staff, and community (i.e., parent conferences, back-to-school night, open house, curriculum nights etc.).
  • Fosters positive relationships with local school districts and other community agencies.
  • Monitors to ensure the daily practices must embed responsive and effective teacher-child interactions.
  • Ensures teachers and other relevant staff provide responsive care, effective teaching, and an organized learning environment that promotes healthy development and children’s skill growth including, age-appropriate equipment, materials, supplies and physical space for indoor and outdoor learning environments with functional space and that such spaces are accessible to and inclusive of children.
  • Provides regular and ongoing supervision to support implementation Foothill’s .system of individualized and ongoing professional development.
  • Ensures teachers provide developmentally appropriate schedules, lesson plans, and indoor and outdoor learning experiences that provide adequate opportunities for choice, play, exploration, and experimentation among a variety of learning, sensory, motor, and physical activity experiences.
  • Ensure teachers implement Foothill’s policies and procedures that support bilingualism and bi-literacy as strengths and those that support bilingualism and bi-literacy development.
  • Supports teachers and monitors to ensure snack and meal times are planned in ways that support development and learning and that foods served are age and developmentally appropriate.
  • Complies with all confidentiality and personal identification information policies and procedures including to HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Works effectively and cooperatively with other Agency staff, collaborating when appropriate. 
  • Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures employees are abiding by safety practices; takes action when employees put themselves or others at risk.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • BA in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • 6 units Infant/Toddler caregiving and/or curriculum (if course has not been completed, it must be completed within the first year of employment).
  • Current Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or Program Director Permit authorized by California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • Must have Knowledge of and/or experience with Creative Curriculum, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, QRIS, Infant/Toddler Learning Foundations, Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, Desired Results Developmental Profile and ITERS.
  • 5 years of experience working with children ages 0-5 years old in a preschool program.
  • 5 years of progressive leadership experience working in a supervisory or mentoring role supporting infant and toddler classrooms
  • CPR and First Aid Certified.
  • Knowledge and skills in reflective practice and/or supervision.
  • Sound organization and time management skills.
  • Initiative, flexibility, creativity, and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Ability to work well with staff in a team setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully interact with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be familiar with the ethnic backgrounds and heritages of families in the program and able to effectively communicate, either directly or through interpretation and translation, with children who are dual language learners and to the extent feasible, with families with limited English proficiency.
  • Must be able to work during weekends or evenings as needed for Parent Committee meetings and to attend trainings and meetings.
  • Must have computer skills and ability to work with electronic record keeping systems and reporting.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the California state required auto insurance liability limits.
  • Agency required auto insurance liability.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
El Monte, CA 91731 2018-05-24 View
Early Head Start Family Services Supervisor Foothill Family

The Early Head Start (EHS) Family Services Supervisor supervises Family Service

Specialists in the EHS program.  This position reports and collaborates with the EHS Family and Community Engagement (FCE) Manager as well as other managers and coordinators ensuring that staff follow and reinforce Agency policies, Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), and State and Federal Law. This position provides regular reflective supervision, training, coaching, observations, and feedback for staff to provide high quality comprehensive services. This position also carries a small caseload of families to provide quality family services for children and families and represents the Agency and program through community engagement activities, such as collaborative meetings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Building Brighter Futures for Children and Families.
  • Stays current with the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS); monitors the quality and timeliness of services delivered to families in accordance with HSPPS as well as program policies and procedures.
  • Monitors for effective communication, quality customer services, and family engagement between staff and families.
  • Creates and maintains a creative, positive, sustainable and supportive work environment.
  • Appraises performance, gives feedback, and provides rewards and disciplines for assigned direct reports.
  • Addresses complaints and resolved problems.
  • Works independently and as part of a team; responsible to ensure coverage of caseloads during absences and/or in case of emergencies and disasters.
  • Facilitates and participates in interviewing of new staff as part of a team.
  • Provides on-the-job onboarding and training to new and on-going staff based on assessment of individual staff needs and contract requirements.
  • Conducts monitoring activities such as observations, case reviews, and reports review to ensure compliance as well as continuous performance improvement of staff and program.
  • Ensures program staff are able to clearly and positively convey to parents the benefits of child’s regular attendance to the EHS-Community Care Partnership (CCP) program and follow up on any and all attendance concerns, trends, and unexpected or chronic absences.
  • Conducts monitoring to ensure follow up with program parents is conducted any time a child is absent for 2 or more days or when a pattern of absenteeism in identified.
  • Ensures follow up on referrals provided to families by monitoring for the quality and effectiveness of the referrals provided.
  • Uses data from referrals made to community agencies to further develop the Memorandum of Understanding’s (MOU) and partnerships between the EHS program and other community agencies in collaboration with FCE Manager. 
  • Oversees the activities, timeliness and efficiency of the referrals, supports or resources provided to families experiencing urgent needs
  • Works with the assigned staff and content area experts to ensure children have a medical and dental home and receive the required health exams (including health, dental and nutrition), children are up-to-date on immunizations and that families have the necessary supports to ensure children receive treatment for any suspected or diagnosed condition.
  • Monitors and provides support, training and/or coaching to the assigned staff as the staff works with families on establishing goals that lead to      self-sufficiency.
  • Monitors for completion, quality, comprehensiveness and timelines of the home visits conducted by assigned staff to assure resources and support is provided to families as the families continue on their path towards self-sufficiency and economic mobility.
  • Plans activities to support Family Engagement/School Readiness goals and objectives in collaboration with FCE Manager and ECE Managers.
  • Ensures the transition plans are completed within program timelines.
  • Monitors to ensure data is entered within required deadlines and documents in children’s files are accurate and kept up to date.
  • Researches and develops resources that create timely and efficient workflow.                                                                        
  • Acts as a liaison between site employees and site management.                                                    
  • Prepares reports as needed for contractual compliance.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics characteristics.
  • Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures that other individuals do not put themselves or others at risk.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
  • Works in close harmony with all levels in the Agency.
  • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Examines, analyzes and evaluates program operations, productivity data and personnel needs, prepares necessary reports and makes recommendations to reconcile program budget(s) and resource allocations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Family Services, Counseling or related social science field.
  • Two years of community based experiences working with low-income families and community organizations.
  • Two years of previous supervisory/management experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start program operations preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Proven track record collaborating with various leaders in establishing partnerships with service providers.
  • Ability to analyze complex data, report on outcomes to stakeholders, and make program recommendations.
  • High level technology experience with electronic record keeping and reporting systems.
  • Ability to set up systems to track, monitor, and implement corrective actions.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, with proven ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and report on data that can be used for program quality improvement by staff and stakeholders.
  • Experience with creating, organizing, and implementing community events preferred.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the state if California required auto insurance liability limits.
El Monte, CA 91731 2018-05-24 View
Child Care Health and Safety Supervisor 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:         EHS Health and Safety Supervisor

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

                       

Reports to:     EHS Program Manager

  

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 45 years. It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The EHS Health and Safety Supervisor reports to the EHS Program Manager. This position supports the EHS Director and the EHS Program Manager in the oversight of the Early Head Start comprehensive services for: health, nutrition, disabilities, mental health, safety and safe Environments. The EHS Health and Safety Supervisor also supports the director in providing supervision, guidance and leadership to the EHS staff, and directly supervises the Health Specialist and Health Assistant. The EHS Health and Safety Supervisor will monitor all health, disability, nutrition, safety and safe environment systems to assure compliance with: Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Program Information Memorandums, applicable Title 5 Regulations for the State of California, and California Community Care Licensing Regulations (Title 22). The EHS Health and Safety Supervisor will develop a working knowledge of all Head Start requirements, and will assure that 4C’s Early Head Start Program options meet and exceed all funding requirements. The EHS Health and Safety Supervisor must have the skills and abilities relevant to human services program management, and is responsible for the planning and implementation of ongoing monitoring and program improvement.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, direction and supervision      for comprehensive services to all health content area staff
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development and training of department      staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer services      to clients
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and discipline staff and successfully      enforce company policies and procedures
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines; learn and apply all      functions of the department
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and community needs
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all      agency matters
  • Assures that health, disability, mental health,      nutrition and safety standards are met or exceeded
  • Compiles data analysis for reporting, and creates      program improvement plans
  • Works closely with a variety of community      organizations, and develops Memorandums of Understanding with community      partners, in the areas of health, disabilities, and mental health,      nutrition, and safety services.
  • Maintains documentation for delivery of all Early      Head Start health, disability, mental health, nutrition and safety systems
  • Reports to the Board of Directors and Policy      Council as necessary to assure compliance
  • Monitors and reports on services to children with      disabilities
  • Oversees Health Services Advisory Council’s      organization and annual meetings
  • Assists the EHS Director with the Training and      Technical Assistance budget and planning, as it relates to health, disabilities,      mental health, nutrition and safety
  • Conducts necessary meetings and trainings
  • Provides one-on-one training to 4C’s Child Care      Partners, as needed
  • Supervises staff, including: interviewing,      hiring, orientation, training, appraising and disciplining
  • Monitor staff activities, productivity, workload schedule,      assignment, delegation, and complete staff performance evaluations
  • Oversees day to day programmatic requirements,      for health, disabilities, mental health, nutrition and safety, and assures      that staff maintains appropriate security procedures while performing      duties off site 
  • Ensures that all records and statistics are      properly maintained, and ensures that reports are generated for compliance      and integrity with federal funding
  • Interprets Medical Data
  • Provides annual trainings on: Infectious Disease;      Blood Borne Pathogens, SID, Health, Hygiene, Sanitation, etc.
  • Oversees systems for medication administration      (as needed, i.e.: Nebulizer/ Diabetes)
  • Follow up through Health Systems Tracking, to      assure compliance
  • Follow up about physical exams or TB screening,      as needed
  • Conducts home visits to mothers with newborns      within two weeks of birth to assess if referrals are needed, to schedule appointments,      and to determine if an interventionist is needed for any mental health/      post-partum issues
  • Implements Head Start Performance Standard and      provides information to pregnant mothers
  • Attends all required meetings and trainings, including supervisory      trainings
  • Promotes and protects the full interest of the organization and      its services
  • Works collaboratively as a team with other supervisors and management      in all areas of the department, including in the absence of the Program      Manager
  • Communicates in a respectful manner and cooperates with diverse      families, various professionals and community groups
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree preferably related to one or more of the disciplines they oversee 1302.91(d)(1)
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Excel, and word processing applications
  • Experience working in a Head Start or Early Head Start program, is preferred
  • Knowledge of office management and organization skills and techniques
  • Competent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point. 
  • Experience working directly with children and      families of targeted population is preferred
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, which      reflects progressive responsibilities in: hiring, firing, training,      performance appraisal, conflict resolution, and disciplinary counseling
  • Demonstrated successful community organizing or      ethnic community outreach experience, is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience working in the field of: Early Childhood,      Health, Disabilities, Mental Health and Nutrition services, is preferred
  • Knowledge of general principals and standards in Health and Safety
  • Prior successful professional experience in      providing confidential, administrative support.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and a clear driving record.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to      facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other      off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
  • Preferred an up-to-date California State Nursing      License.
  • First Aid Certification.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis      screening results.
  • On-going professional development      through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required. Bilingual      Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-05-22 View
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