Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Food Service Cook/Driver Training and Research Foundation

The Food Service Cook/Driver is responsible for carrying out specific instructions preparing meals according to established menus.  Picks up and delivers program food supplies and other items to the centers.  Receives in-service training in quantity cookery, preparing food supplies, cooking meals according to established methods Establishes and maintains a regular schedule of van maintenance and vehicle repair.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares meals for preschool children according to menus, and CACFP requirements.
  • Cleans and washes cooking utensils, equipment, and maintains a healthful food service environment.
  • Assists in the cleaning of food transport containers.
  • Assists in cleaning the food preparation center/central kitchen.
  • Checks inventory of supplies, as assigned.
  • Transports food on a daily basis to the centers.
  • Maintains general cleanliness of the motor vehicle, as well as, checking it for operational safety.

Professional and Ethical Standards

  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements.
  • Be honest, reliable and dependable.
  • Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children.
  • Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities.
  • Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic.
  • Act conscientiously in performing routine duties

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations in fields relevant to position.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families both individually and in group settings.
  • Ability to work as a positive team member.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, and Publisher.

 

Education/Certifications:

Must be 18 years of age with a High School diploma or a GED certificate preferred. Some training in the handling of food and the operation of a variety of motor vehicles.

 

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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

 

 

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Teacher - Head Start El Dorado County Office of Education

The Head Start teacher is responsible for providing an engaging and secure learning environment in which children can expand their knowledge and skills through a variety of experiences and interactions which form a foundation for school readiness and later school success.

Required Education/Experience:

~ Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field.
~ Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or proof of eligibility.
~ A minimum of three years recent experience in early care and education programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
~ Knowledge of child development, family interaction and community resources.
~ Bilingual English/Spanish

Proof of Measles, Influenza & Pertussis immunization or immunity required.

 

EOE/SP4110

Placerville, CA 95667 2018-03-27 View
Home Visitor Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a mission-driven Home Visitorto join our outstanding team!

The Home Visitor- ECS provides in-home education, support and resource services to children, parents, pregnant women and families in accordance with their specific needs.

Responsibilities

  1. Collaborates with the parent to develop and implement an individualized program for the family in accordance with individual needs of each child, his/her interests, abilities, disabilities, individual style and pace of learning; develops monthly goals and objectives.
  2. Collaborates with the parents to strengthen the family’s knowledge of child development.
  3. Promotes parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally appropriate interactions and communication.

This Position Requires:

  • Prior Experience- 2 years of home visitation, early childhood services, or community-based programs with children and families.
  • An Associate Degree is acceptable, as long as the employee is continuously enrolled in school towards a bachelor’s degree AND maintains a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average.

 

What We Offer:

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401A and 403B
  • Paid time off
  • Company sponsored team building events are always on the horizon                                                                                                                                                                  Ex. Spartan race teams, bowling, fit club, and more.

 

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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Fatherhood Specialist Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a committed Fatherhood Specialist to join our outstanding team!

The Fatherhood Specialist is committed to improving the father, parent-child relationship through fatherhood engagement activities. This individual will conduct a variety of group sessions (MIRG) for fathers to educate men on fathering and to provide preventative services information and resources. This is a casual position, meaning that it is expected to work around 8 hours a week, depending on business needs.

This Position Requires:

  • 3- 5 years of client based experience.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Master's degree in Psychology or Social Work preferred.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401A and 403B
  • Paid time off
  • Company sponsored team building events are always on the horizon                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ex. Spartan race teams, bowling, fit club, and more.

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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Head Start Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a caring and organized Head Start Teacher to join our outstanding team!

The Head Start Teacher plans, organizes and implements the care, development and education of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers and preschool children ages birth to five.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements educational curriculum for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  2. Ensures compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific      program assigned to: Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.
  3. Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct. Ensures the classroom and      all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.

This Position Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 24 units of ECE course work from a four-year university required.
  • Teacher Permit or higher issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.

 Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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Head Start Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a caring and organized Head Start Teacher to join our outstanding team!

The Head Start Teacher plans, organizes and implements the care, development and education of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers and preschool children ages birth to five.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements educational curriculum for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  2. Ensures compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific      program assigned to: Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.
  3. Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct. Ensures the classroom and      all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.

This Position Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 24 units of ECE course work from a four-year university required.
  • Teacher Permit or higher issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.

 Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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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

 

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Maintenance Service Worker Training and Research Foundation

The Maintenance Service Worker is responsible for maintaining sites and grounds in top condition by developing work plans to accomplish maintenance and repair activities, assuring the availability of necessary tools, equipment and materials and minimal disruption to daily operation. Perform assembly and minor repair of equipment/furniture, painting, plumbing, lighting, and yard and window maintenance. Develops routine preventative maintenance schedules and maintains inventory.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily checks the centers and grounds each day for broken glass, broken windows, locks, debris, fire extinguishers, etc., and reports any infractions to the Facilities Coordinator for immediate correction.
  • Maintains and perform minor repairs in the classrooms, offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, common space, in a clean and healthful condition.
  • Performs routine janitorial duties, such as sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, waxing and spotting of woodwork, floors, carpets, windows, hardware, appliances, furniture and furnishings.
  • Maintains grounds, parking areas, lawns and play areas in a clean and safe condition by mowing, watering, sweeping and washing down.
  • Maintains all indoor and outdoor equipment in a safe and attractive condition, painting and repairing as needed.
  • Repairs and sanitize children’s furniture and toys.
  • Attends all assigned meetings and training sessions.
  • Accurate data, documentation and recordkeeping skills. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  (i.e.; transporting supplies to various sites, set-up for agency major events)

 Professional and Ethical Standards

  •  Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements.
  • Be honest, reliable and dependable.
  • Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children.
  • Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities.
  • Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic.
  • Act conscientiously in performing routine duties

 

 Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •  Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families both individually and in group settings.
  • Ability to work as a positive team member.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, and Publisher.
  •  Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.

 

Education/Certifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age with a High School diploma or a GED certificate preferred. The above skills and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of experience and training, and/or education in related field, which would include demonstrated experience and background in the following areas: Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Grounds keeping. The combination of education, training, and experience will provide the competence skills to perform the work of the position. 

 Requirements:

Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization.

  • Must complete 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.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifts 50 pounds from floor to waist. The employee must be able to push/pull up to 75 pounds horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

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Family Services/ERSEA Manager Training and Research Foundation

The Family Services Manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, supervision, coordination, and organization of the Family Services/ERSEA component.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and administer the Family Services component, ensuring an integrated and comprehensive system of services for children and families.
  • Provide training and guidance to staff, parents, and community members on a variety of pertinent topics in the area of family services.
  • Ensure on-going monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis of family and community services, including ERSEA and PFCE outcomes.
  • Maintain record keeping and reporting systems, including service area plan, schedules, timelines policies and procedures for family services and ERSEA in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Oversee implementation of the PFCE framework to ensure systematic processes and procedures.
  • Maintain enrollment forms, insuring information is current, correct and disseminated to all necessary staff to meet program requirements.
  • Determine the need for recruitment activities to provided information and enrollment opportunities to children and families.
  • Ensure coordination of communication with staff, parents, program consultants and community to enhance services to children and families.
  • Supervise and oversee tasks and activities within the Family Services component to ensure the full delivery of integrated service.
  • Identify future training needs and gaps in resources.
  • Coordinate services with other organizations and/or programs to enhance the support given to children and their family.
  • Serve as a liaison with community partners and maintain professional relationships to ensure effective collaboration of services.
  • Collaborate with community partners for recruitment to enhance TRF family services.
  • Ensure effective transition planning for children families.
  • Assist in planning and preparing special events or activities.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.
  • Ability to travel throughout TRF servicer area on a regular basis.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as determined by immediate supervisor or as needs arise.
  • Promote strength-based preventative family support and knowledge.

 

Professional and Ethical Standards

  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements.
  • Be honest, reliable and dependable.
  • Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children.
  • Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities.
  • Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic.
  • Ensure endorsement and support of Early Head Start (EHS) and Head Start (HS) goals and philosophy.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Act conscientiously in performing routine duties

 

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations in fields relevant to position.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families both individually and in group settings.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently but with a strong teamwork commitment as a positive team member.
  • Ability to research, identify and connect to family support resources.
  • Ability to meet imposed deadlines and goals
  • Ability to work as a positive team member.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, and Publisher.

Education/Certifications:  Master’s degree preferred in Social Work, Education Administration, Human Development, etc. FDC Credential preferred. Experience working in social work, case management or as a health or parent involvement coordinator in a related program a plus. Must have three to five years (3-5) plus years of progressive management experience as well as direct experience working with Head Start and Early Head Start.

Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance.
  • Must complete 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.

Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifts 50 pounds from floor to waist. The employee must be able to push/pull up to 75 pounds horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

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EHS Infant / Toddler Site Supervisor Placer Community Action Council, Inc.

Summary:

 

The Early Head Start (EHS) Site Supervisor must exercise independent judgment in all functions of the job and is responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of the program, including planning, preparation, daily routine, supervision and development of an individualized program for infants, toddlers and their families in accordance with Title 22 and the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Reporting Requirements:

 

The EHS Site Supervisor reports to the Infant / Toddler Program Manager.

 

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status and Classification:

 

This is a full-time, executive exempt position. Number of months may vary by center.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Develops and      administers daily operation of the program in the center that conforms to      Head Start Performance Standards, Title 22 Regulations, Child and      Adult Food Program (CACFP), the      operations manual, employee handbook, and follows all agency policies and      procedures.
  • Responsible for      creating a developmentally appropriate learning environment applying the      principles, practices and philosophy of Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC)      and a Reggio Emilia inspired approach.
  • Responsible for      monitoring and evaluating the preparation of group environment plans,      infant / toddler daily records, individualized daily nutrition plans with      an “on demand” schedule, the proper storage and labeling of individualized      formula following all safety and sanitation rules and regulations.
  • Ensures that all      infants’ / toddlers’ individual needs of diapering, toileting, eating is      strictly monitored and recorded on the proper documents. Ensure that they      are shared with parents by staff at the end of the program day in a      relationship based approach.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

  • Maintain      communication in a timely basis via email, text, returning phone calls,      etc. on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, hazard      free, and esthetically pleasing environment for children within ratio      guidelines according to Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards and      PITC philosophy.
  • Implements the PITC 6 essential policies:
  1. Continuity of care
  2. Small group size
  3. Primary care
  4. Individualized care
  5. Inclusive of all children
  6. Culturally sensitive
  • Responsible for      monitoring that the environment is child-directed relates to      self-exploration and discovery that includes intentional, reflective use      of open-ended materials.
  • Ensures that the      parents are involved in their children’s developmental milestones and      participates in their children’s curriculum as it pertains to their      developmental level.
  • Modifies activities; removes barriers and provides      support as needed for inclusion of children with disabilities in the full      range of program activities.
  • Creates a transition plan for every child by age 2.6      and when a child transfers to another child care setting and tracks      through use of a monitoring tool.
  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring staff      preparation of group environment plans, daily routine schedule,      observations, portfolios, children’s assessment through reflective      practices while creating and maintaining a developmentally appropriate      learning environment by applying the principles, practices and      philosophies of Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) and a Emilia Reggio      inspired approach.
  • Ensures      that the health and safety of children through: (1) educating parents and      staff on preventive health practices, and; (2) ensures  health emergency procedures including      methods of handling suspected or known child abuse.
  • Promotes and      facilitates the interpersonal relationships with staff and parents, using      conflict resolution skills when necessary through a reflective,      strength-based approach.
  • Responsible for the preparation and maintaining of active families files ensuring each child’s file includes required documentation following the Agency policy and procedures.
  • In conjunction      with the Family Advocate, ensures that children and families are linked to      an ongoing source of continuous, accessible health care and that children      are up to date and following the periodicity schedule that includes      immunizations and well-baby checks for State and Federal guidelines.
  • Responsible for      conducting and documenting regularly scheduled staff meeting a minimum of once      a week.    
  • Responsible for      the proper use and maintenance of facility and center equipment and      supplies.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued):

 

  • Responsible for      recording child attendance and for recording, reviewing and signing all      forms to be submitted according to Agency time lines.
  • Responsible for the      administration, implementation and documentation of the Child and Adult Care      Food Program (CACFP).
  • Responsible for      the supervision, monitoring, evaluation, and training of all center employees      while using relationship-based strategies and reflective, strength-based      approach. 
  • Ensures staff      adheres to agency policies, Title 22 and Performance Standards. 
  • Complete      and submit the Education Worksheet, Needs and Service Plan tracking sheet,      Nipissing tracking, and transition tracking following Agency timeline.
  • Attend      monthly Site Supervisor meetings
  • Participate      in Agency Advisory Committees
  • Review      and sign Time Off requests, ETO requests and Mileage reimbursement forms
  • In conjunction      with the Family Advocate and Staff, completes all enrollment functions. Participate      in ongoing recruitment activities, maintains full enrollment and a minimum      of 85% attendance, following KidZKount’s enrollment and attendance policy.
  • Compiles weekly staffing ratio reports to the Infant/Toddler Child Development Specialist and ERSEA.
  • Attends Child Focus meetings weekly with the Family Advocate and documents meetings following Agency policy and procedures.
  • In conjunction with the Family Advocate, provide monthly Parent Center Committee meetings.
  • Responsible with the Family Advocate in securing parent delegates for Policy Council and all other advisory committees.
  • Responsible for      participating in the agency’s Professional Growth Program, including      supporting center staff Professional Growth Plans.
  • Attends all staff      development in-service trainings and support Policy Council functions when      requested.
  • Performs other      duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge:

 

  • Title 22 regulations
  • Performance Standards and other agency policies      governing operations related to job duties, work performance and personal      conduct.
  • Operation      of common business software, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Language Ability:

 

  • Correct      English including vocabulary, grammatical usage, spelling and punctuation.

 

Mathematical Ability:

 

  • Basic      mathematical skills.

 

 

Reasoning Ability:

 

  • Supervision      and management protocol, interpersonal relationship approaches, anger      diffusion and conflict resolution techniques.

 

Other Abilities:

 

  • Must      exercise independent judgment in all functions of the job and must have      the ability to communicate effectively internally and with interagency      community professionals. 
  • Facilitates      ongoing connections to cluster sites and community services and promotes      positive relationship-building.

 

Experience:

 

  • Classroom      experience required for Site Supervisor permit.
  • One      year experience supervising adults.

 

Education and Continuing Education:

 

  • Associates      Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or 60 college units      including 24 ECE/CD with required core courses specified by the California      Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • Minimum      six units specific to infants and toddlers.
  • Continued      work toward a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child      Development, or a related field.
  • Six      (6) units Administration, plus two (2) units of Adult Supervision.
  • Preventative      Health Training (i.e. HD 08).
  • Current      1st Aid and CPR certification
  • A Site      Supervisor Permit must be, at minimum, applied for within 30 days of hire      and maintained or upgraded throughout the course of employment.
  • PITC      training
  • Additional      training as required.

 

 

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

 

  • Physical      Activity: Constant sitting.       Frequent bending, twisting and reaching.  Occasional standing, walking, stooping      crouching, crawling, carrying or driving; 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 a hazard-free indoor environment and occasionally outdoors in weather conditions.  The noise level is moderate.

§  Atmospheric Conditions: No fumes, odors, dust, mildew, smoke, gasses or poor ventilation.

 

 

Other Requirements:

 

§  Department of Justice Fingerprint and child abuse index clearance.

  • Post-offer physical      examination; TB clearance; proof of immunization or immunity to pertussis      and measles; and annual flu vaccination or signed declination.

§  Valid Class C driver’s license, readily available and reliable transportation and minimum vehicle insurance as required by state law.

§  Current Pediatric First Aid Certificate; current Infant/Child CPR Certificate.

 

Miscellaneous:

 

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

 

Lincoln, CA 95648 2018-03-22 View
Diabilities / Mental Health Coordinator Encompass Community Services - Head Start

 

We currently have an opening for Disabilities/Mental Health (Dis/MH) Coordinator . Reporting to the Health Manager the Dis/MH Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of services that support the planning, administration and ongoing assessment of services and partnerships in the areas of disabilities and mental health.  The role of the Dis/MH Coordinator is to coordinate disabilities and mental health activities with other content areas, service providers, and community agencies, provide staff training and development including on-site consultation, coaching, and mentoring to other staff under the guidance and direction of the Health Manager.  Bilingual, English/Spanish is required.

Position is exempt; salary range is $4,238.73 - $4,408.86; is dependent on experience and education, and pay differential for bilingual skills awarded upon qualification.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Link children and families to an ongoing source of continuous, accessible disabilities services and mental health care, as appropriate
  • Work with the Enrollment (ERSEA) Manager to recruit, select, and enroll children with disabilities. 
  • Coordinate a regular schedule of on-site consultation by a mental health professional that supports parent and staff efforts to address children's needs in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that developmental screening plays a role in child development and health services planning for children.
  • Ensure the timely assessment of special education/related services needs to children with disabilities, conducted in coordination with the Part C agency and/or LEA.
  •  Provide parents with information and assistance in understanding and advocating for services and support needed to address their child's special needs.
  •  Provide staff with the information, guidance, and resources needed to help children and families meet the individualized goals and objectives in the IFSP/IEP.
  •  Assist in modifying activities; removing barriers; and providing support, as needed, for inclusion of children with disabilities in the full range of program activities.
  • Coordinate with the Health Manager to ensure that children with suspected or diagnosed health disabilities, including children with special feeding/dietary needs, receive individualized services.
  • Monitor and revise written policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable Program Performance Standards and other Federal, State, and local regulations under the guidance of the Health Manager.
  • Track provision of all child disabilities and mental health services and ensure that follow-up services are received in a timely manner

QUALIFICATIONS:
B.A. / B.S. in a field closely related to Disabilities Mental Health service area

Advanced computer literacy skills

Ability to work with low-income children and families

Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Bilingual verbal & written English-Spanish skills (required).

Ability to work independently and within a team, successfully.

Knowledge of the community and county resources.

Other requirements include:

Criminal Record Clearance before hire;

Physical Exam / TB Clearance and Pertussis (part of the Tdap vaccine), Measles (part of the MMR vaccine), and Influenza before hire;

Valid Driver’s License and good driving record;

Valid Vehicle Insurance.

Proof of citizenship or right to work in the United States;

Flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.

Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive medical and dental insurance plan, 403(b) retirement plan, vacation, paid holiday and sick time.

We are an equal opportunity employer. At Encompass we value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace. Internal applicants, apply via Career Center.

If we find that your qualifications are a good fit with our current needs, you will be contacted with further instructions.  Thank you for your interest in Encompass!

Watsonville, CA 95076 2018-03-21 View
Child Care Specialist 4C Council Santa Clara County

Position:         Resource and Referral Child Care Specialist        

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

                       

Reports to:     Resource & Referral 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 Resource and Referral Specialist effectively engages parents by phone or in person to discuss their child care needs and link parents efficiently to licensed child care resources using the database of all known options.  Provides outstanding customer service and parent education to support parent’s obtainment of child care that meets the child’s and family needs.  Provides technical assistance to licensed or license exempt child care providers on a variety of topics supporting their delivery of quality child care for children of all ages. Each R&R Specialist leads or assists with department projects as assigned. 

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist each client in creating an individualized child care plan by      conducting intakes, assessing needs, discussing options and assisting      parents in locating child care services in Santa Clara County, CA,      including enhanced referrals as assigned.
  • Provide other family supportive referrals to health/social service      agencies and other 4C services as needed.
  • Determine eligibility for subsidized      child care and explain affordable child care options. Assist parents/guardians      with the Centralized Eligibility List and other subsidy application      process as assigned. 
  • Assist in conducting surveys and collecting data to document the      supply and demand of child care.
  • Connect the family to information and resources about school      readiness and child care to empower families and improve their ability to      access resources and make informed decisions about the child care needs of      the child.
  • Provide technical assistance to child care providers about parenting      issues, child care issues, community resources, child development and      child care business start-up.
  • Produce monthly technical assistance and/or narrative reports.
  • Coordinate with professional organizations on early childhood      development, and may represent agency at outreach events such as fairs and      other community events.
  • Ability to work at co-location sites and with community partners as      assigned.
  • Ability to provide case management of Resource and Referral child      care services as assigned.
  • Develop and execute project plans to      meet the needs of each project.
  • Maintain professional knowledge by      attending workshops and conferences as appropriate, review professional      publications, and maintain required credentials.
  • Contribute to the team effort by joining      in projects, researching and suggesting solutions, providing training as      needed, participating in agency events, programs and publications, and      completing special assignments from the Program Director.
  • Assist with and/or facilitate Agency      educational workshops and presentations.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as      required

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • BA or AA degree in education, public      health, child development, early childhood education, or social service      related field.  Two years’      experience working in a child care setting, child care resource and      referral, health and human service agency or related field desired.
  • Experience working for a state-funded      and/or a non-profit organization is a plus.
  • Knowledge of child care      subsidy system.
  • Knowledge of child care      options and familiarity with regulatory issues.
  • Experience in      presenting preferred. Able to maintain communications with students and      colleagues to assure efficient and effective instruction.
  • Experience that demonstrates understanding of      company policies and procedures and ability to apply this information to      meet data collection goals.
  • Demonstrated prior successful experience      completing assignments with accuracy and attention to details required.
  • Demonstrated prior successful experience      in accepting and valuing supervision required.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and input      data with accuracy required.
  • Experience in successfully performing      administrative tasks such as recordkeeping and document processing with      accuracy required.
  • Demonstrated experience applying      outstanding communication skills- written and oral required.

 

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 for trainings, outreach,      meetings and professional development as assigned.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse population of      coworkers, clients, childcare providers, and the community. Must be able      to maintain a professional demeanor (poised, tactful, diplomatic), and      maintain confidentiality at all levels at all times.

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required. Bilingual      Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-03-20 View
Accounting Manager ECS

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Accounting Manager will be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the Agency’s accounting activities.  The position is primarily responsible for facilitating monthly and annual close procedures.

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE : Education: Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Business or equivalent experience. Experience: Seven or more years’ accounting experience, with at least four years of supervisory experience

 

National City, CA 91950 2018-03-16 View
Child Development Provider Coordinator 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:          Child Development Provider Coordinator – FCCHEN Program

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

           

Reports to:      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 44 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 and Senior Wellness Services.

 


Position Summary
:

The Child Development Provider Coordinator implements the Program Terms and Conditions Requirements for the Family Child Care Home Education Network (FCCHEN) CFCC and CCTR programs. The Coordinator is responsible for facilitating programs Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale (FCCERS) and the Desired Results Systems.

The Coordinator mentors participating providers through monthly site visits, ensuring Health & Safety Procedures are met, quality care giving, supports provider’s professional education plan, provides technical assistance with the program curriculum instruction and lesson plans.

Completes formal parent conferences; providing support for parent involvement in their children’s school readiness plan.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:     

  • Maintain program’s Compliance Monitoring Review, program Audit and      Program Self Evaluation tools, Providers and Parent surveys, Family Child      Care Environment Rating Scale (FCCERS) and Desired Results Development      Profile (DRDP) Analyzed reports.
  • Participate in staff development plan/training, and staff team      building meeting and maintain professional education to assure meeting      responsibilities within performance standards and best practices.
  • Maintains current records for children DRDP profiles and portfolio data      documentation.
  • Maintains provider site visits reports and children observational      documentation
  • Maintain the participating provider’s contract file record current      and administers necessary provider action plan and technical assistance      follow-up procedure.
  • Monitors the children’s enrollment and transition services for      family and children transferring childcare programs.
  • Conducts site visits on an on-going basis to complete development      assessments processes for children using the DRDP observations, DRDP profiles/rating      record and ASQ’s questionnaire.
  • Coordinates with all staff and parent to discuss special needs plan,      child learning plan or referrals for special education services within      required time frame of child’s placement
  • Support provider to maintain child DRDP profile and work portfolio      records, child’s learning plan to align with lesson plans
  • Facilitates formal parent conference twice a year and parent      involvement program school readiness goals
  • Facilitate training for the program’s Desired Results System for all      parents and providers, distribution of resources and materials on      foundations books to enhance awareness and purpose of program
  • Facilitate providers and parents program services orientation, PAC      meeting for FCCHEN programs year planned goals for program’s desired      results analyzed data and state reports findings
  • Monitoring provider profile 4001B plan and professional development      plan
  • Ensures compliance with licensing regulations and state laws      regarding the mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect
  • Attendance, punctuality record is maintain through the year and as      it pertains to arriving on or before your scheduled work time every day,      site visits and to staff meetings.
  • Willing to complete other duties as assigned.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • An Associate’s Degree in early childhood education or child      development and a Site Supervisor permit which can be obtained within      three months of hire if the educational requirements are met, or a      Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or child development.
  • Must have work experience in area that includes child development.
  • Have an understanding and knowledge of the Child Development    
  • Knowledge of community-based resources  in social service organizations   
  • Ability to interact effectively with providers, parents, children,      staff and the public in a multi-ethnic environment.
  • Computer skills; Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point.  

 

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.
  • First Aid Certification
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis screening results.

 

Languages Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required.      Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-03-15 View
Health Coordinator El Dorado County Office of Education

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 2018-03-15 View
HEAD START ON-CALL COOK DRIVERS Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

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

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

Salary: $11.00 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

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

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

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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

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

POSTING DATE:  Continuous Filing

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

Sacramento, CA 95815 2018-03-14 View
ASSOCIATE TEACHER (TIER I, III, AND IV) AND ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT TODDLER SACRAMENTO EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING AGENCY

Position Summary:

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

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

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

Salary: Starting at $14.91 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHERS BY TIER 

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

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

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

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

TIER IV: Degreed

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT 

Education:

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

OR

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

OR

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

OR

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

Experience:

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

SACRAMENTO, CA 95815 2018-03-14 View
Associate Teacher Para Los Ninos

Under the general supervision of the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible to responsible for the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children. In partnership with the teacher, the Associate Teacher assists with the design and integration of classroom goals and objectives. With the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of lesson plans designed to stimulate childrens learning and support critical thinking. The Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher to implement all components of the Creative Curriculum, to provide a quality early educational experience that is responsive to the interest, needs, and strengths of the enrolled children.

 

DUTIES

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors of Para Los Niños.
  • Carries out Head Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start Act, and the requirements of the LACOE contract.
  • Adheres to professional conduct at all times (e.g., proper tone and language use in the classroom, respectful, proper for children, parents, and peers at all times)
  • Attends/participates in: 1) Professional Development Activities, 2) Supervision, 3) Individualized Professional Development Goals/Activities.

 

Planning and Program Implementation

  • Using the Creative Curriculum the Associate Teacher assists the classroom teacher in preparing lesson plans and outlines for assigned areas, and submits draft materials to the classroom Teacher for review and modification prior to implementation.
  • Assists in the implementation of the Individualized plans for the children in the classroom.
  • Provides basic evaluative information to the classroom Teacher on the progress and development status of the children in the classroom and participates in the completion of the DRDPs.
  • Assists with screening and assessment functions.
  • Assists in ensuring the implementation of safe and supervised indoor and outdoor activities of children in Head Start Education Programs.
  • Assists children during snack and meal time, and helps demonstrate appropriate dental and personal hygiene.
  • Conducts daily inspections of indoor and outdoor facilities and reports and removes hazards.
  • Assists teachers in preparing and maintaining attendance records.
  • Assist the classroom teacher in planning, facilitating, and implementing individual and group activities; complete basic attendance and activity records, and
  • Accompanies the classroom Teacher on home visits.
  • Supervises the classroom for brief periods when the Teacher is on-site, but away from the classroom.
  • Supports recruitment and enrollment activities.
  • Plans and supervises field trips.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

CCL/Head Start

  • Maintains ratio at all times.
  • Ensures the safety and supervision of children at all times.
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Completes daily health check regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of children
  • With the Teacher completes DRDPs three times annually as required by Head Start
  • With the Teacher completes the ASQ and ASQ-SE for each child within 45 days of enrollment.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working with an educational setting with pre-elementary school children is required.
  • 24 or more units of postsecondary semester education or equivalent quarter units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
  • AA Degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, or a related field OR be enrolled in a program leading to an Associates degree or higher.
  • Valid Class C California drivers license, (depending upon position assignment).
  • First Aid and CPR certification is required.
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum preferred
  • Bilingual preferred.

Specialized Requirements

  • TB test clearance to be renewed every two years.
  • DOJ clearance

Physical Requirements

To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Early Education Staff must be able to perform the following physical activities:

  • Observe, see, hear, and respond to childrens needs, emergencies, and conflicts that may occur in the early education center or on the playground.
  • Lift 30 pounds from the floor to a waist-high table when necessary.
  • Reach a child 20- 30 feet away within 30 seconds without endangering the staff persons health.
  • Crouch to a childs height, maintain eye contact the childs level, sit on the floor and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment.
  • Be aware of the cognitive, social, and physical needs of children.
  • Verbal and written communication in English to the degree that children, parents, and other staff members are able to understand and respond.
  • Handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with providing early childhood services.

To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Approximately 50% of time is spent sitting, while frequently required to walk, stand and bend. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Employee will be required to lift and/or move unassisted up to 25 pounds.

 

It is the established policy of Para Los Niños (PLN) to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without discrimination with regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin (including possessing a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code § 12801.9), ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, genetic information, family care, marital status, enrollment in any public assistance program, status as military, a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, status as an unpaid intern or volunteer, or any other classification protected by law. PLN also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Para Los Niños is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Los Angeles, CA 90027 2018-03-12 View
Family Community Engagement Coordinator Para Los Ninos

Under the oversight of the FCEPM, the Family Community Engagement Coordinator (FCEC) will coordinate and promote family services, including (but not limited to) specialized social services under the Head Start Preschool Program; Tier 1 Monitoring, prepare compliance reports, provide technical direction to Family Service Specialists (FSS) regarding Family Services, and oversee the activities and responsibilities of the Parent Committee (PC). Under the oversight of the FCEPM, the Family Community Engagement Coordinator will support ERSEA requirements as needed.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out the Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/CEO and Board of Directors of Para Los Niños.
  • Carries out Head Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start Act, and the requirements of the LACOE contract.
  • Adheres to professional conduct at all times (e.g., proper tone and language use in the classrooms/site, respectful, proper for children, parents, and peers at all times.
  • Attends/participates in: 1) Professional Development Activities, 2) Supervision, and 3) Individualized Professional Development Goals/Activities.

 

Planning and Program Implementation

  • Conducts annual federally mandated program assessments and community assessments;
  • Maintains oversight of PC and Bylaws
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data related to the annual refunding application;
  • Participates in community boards, councils, and advisory groups in representing the agency as well as other outreach programs, activities and events.
  • Establishes and supervises community partnership programs and actively coordinates outreach activities;
  • Serves as a liaison between other public and private agencies;
  • Develops Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with community agencies;
  • Oversees Tier 1 Monitoring for Family and Community engagement activities.
  • Supports activities related to non-federal in-kind contributions.
  • Coordinates calendar of parent events, including the monthly parent calendar and annual parent handbook, and trains parent volunteers.
  • Conducts parent workshops.
  • Monitors center-based meetings and elections.
  • Trains, and supports the work of Family Service Specialists related to family and community engagement activities.
  • Acts as major contributor on interdisciplinary and advisory teams involving program management, teaching staff, agency personnel, and families.

 

Expectations for All Para Los Niños Staff

Candidates for employment at a Para Los Niños, regardless of position, will consistently demonstrate the following:

  • Unwavering belief in and commitment to fulfill the mission of Para Los Niños.
  • Deep commitment to the success of all PLN students and families
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards -- for self, students, and colleagues.
  • Continuous learning by engaging in reflection, self-assessment, and individual professional development.
  • Use of data to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement.
  • Ability to thrive as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Self-motivation and initiative with solutions-oriented disposition.
  • Belief in and ability to develop respectful relationship with parents and children marked by sensitivity to the students’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations
  • Comfort with basic Microsoft Office applications and a curiosity and propensity to push own adoption of new technology and approaches.
  • Regular, punctual attendance and professional appearance.
Qualifications

Experience

Three years of experience in child development, community involvement, and related family services with a recognized social services agency family outreach services is required, including performance reporting practices, and assisting the parents of young children in advocating and decision-making for their families.

 

Skills and Abilities

Expertise in management and oversight of family services. Strong communication skills and knowledge of family engagement strategies, case management principles and community resources.

 

Education/Training/Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Social Work, Child Development, Human Development, Family Services, Sociology, or a related field is desirable. Master’s Degree preferred
  • Bilingual preferable

 

License/Special Requirements

  • Valid Class C California driver’s license
  • DOJ Clearance
  • Tuberculosis clearance
  • State required immunizations (measles, pertussis, influenza)

It is the established policy of Para Los Niños (PLN) to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without discrimination with regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin (including possessing a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code § 12801.9), ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, genetic information, family care, marital status, enrollment in any public assistance program, status as military, a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, status as an unpaid intern or volunteer, or any other classification protected by law. PLN also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Para Los Niños is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Los Angeles, CA 90027 2018-03-12 View
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