Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
ECE/CD Assistant Teacher (41) Colusa County Office of Education

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

 

CURRENT ASSIGNMENT LOCATION:

Williams Preschool Learning Center A PM

 

SALARY:

$13.10 - $14.74 per hour

 

HOURS/DAYS:

3.5 hours per day, 183 days per year

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

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

 

LICENSES & REQUIREMENTS:

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

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates must apply online at www.ccoe.net

 

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

A complete application packet will include:

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts verifying units

 

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

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

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

 

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

 

Colusa, CA 95932 2019-12-05 View
Education Manager Community Action Marin Head Start
Job Title:  HS - Education Manager 
 
Reports to:  Head Start Program Director
 
Job Status:  Salaried / Exempt
 
Job Summary:   Under the supervision of the Head Start Director, is responsible for directing and coordinating educational services for children in accordance with Marin Head Start Policies and Procedures and ensures that all Performance Standards with regards to Early Childhood Development are met.  Responsible for supervision of program staff as assigned.
 
Primary Responsibilities
 
Administration and Management 
-Assists in the development of and implementation of goals, policies and activities designed to implement the agency’s mission, objectives and performance standards. 
-Participates in the annual community needs assessment with the Policy Council, staff and appropriate consultants.
-Assists the director in monitoring the budget for early childhood development services. 
 -Oversees that children’s records are updated and maintained. 
-Develops and updates policies and procedures for child development services. 
 -Provides leadership for the program in the area of Early Childhood Development research and best practices. 
-Other duties as assigned.
 
Coordination of Services 
-Plans the education services with an interdisciplinary team of staff, parents and community representatives and supervises the implementation of the plan. 
-Serves as a resource to program staff regarding educational issues. 
-Meets regularly with the director as a member of the management team to ensure that services are being delivered in an effective and efficient manner. 
-Participates in case management meetings when educational issues are involved. 
-Acts as an advocate for child and family issues in the community on behalf of Head Start. 
-Develops interagency agreements as necessary to provide quality services to Head Start children and families especially in the area of transition. 
-Serves as a representative of the program to the community and attends various community meetings as appropriate. 
-Other duties as assigned.
 
Evaluation and Monitoring 
-Participates as a member of the management team in the development of the program’s yearly calendar to assure that education services are scheduled and completed in a timely, organized manner. 
-Develops and implements systems required for monitoring child development program to support data collection and linking outcome of data to quality improvement goals.  Tools include but not limited to Pre-K CLASS, HOVRS-3, TPITOS, and Fidelity for Infant, Toddlers, Twos and Fidelity for preschool. 
-Prepare reports for Director, Policy Council/CAM Board to track activities of the child development services. 
-Develop and update School Readiness goals and monitor outcomes of goals with Staff Support and Outcomes Manager.
-Complete education section of the Program Improvement Report annually. 
-Other duties as assigned.
 
Staff Development and Support 
-Supports the onboarding of all new staff with initial meetings, sharing of resources and New Staff Orientation presentations. Provides additional follow up training or support as needed. 
-Trains and mentors new teaching staff, in conjunction with supervisors, on all classroom procedures,  including the implementation of  all intervention and strategy tools used to support the curriculum and aligned with HS Child Development Program Performance Standards, California Early Learning Framework and Guidelines and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, Birth to Five.  
-Observes classrooms and staff and provides supportive constructive feedback to improve teaching practices. 
-Models an attitude that values lifelong learning and leadership. 
-Other duties as assigned.
 
Provision/Assurance of Services 
-Visits centers regularly to meet with staff, parents and volunteers and to observe children and participate in family case conferences as needed. 
-Monitors and supports all screenings done by the teachers and home visitors to determine the appropriateness of individualized curriculum provided by teaching staff. 
 -Monitors the reviewing of lesson plans, socialization plans, child observations, and parent summaries by the supervisors, to ensure that curriculum concepts and goals are being met and to ensure that individualization is taking place. 
-Meets regularly with staff, including supervisors, to review activities and outcomes to ensure that the program’s mission and goals are being met at the center and home visit level. 
-Establishes trusting relationships with the parents in the program and works with the teaching staff to find comfortable ways for the parents to be involved in the program. 
-Is available to consult with parents formally or informally, to share information about child development, classroom operations, and other topics of concern to parents. 
-Works in collaboration with Supervisors, Family Services Manager, Mental Health Consultant, Disabilities Manager and Health Manager to support staff in their work with children with challenging behaviors, special needs or disabilities. 
-In coordination with Office Manager, reviews annual classroom inventory to determine budget priorities. 
-   Works with Child Development Program Quality Improvement Manager and Supervisors to support curriculum development and implementation. 
 -Other duties as assigned.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities 
-Is responsible for the supervision and support of Supervisors including facilitating regular supervision meetings, conducting one on one meeting with each assigned supervisee, observation and feedback of supervisee work, and conducting formal performance reviews annually.  
-Facilitate leadership training. 
-Additional responsibilities include integrating supervision and support issues into the management team structure. 
-Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. 
 -Participate and facilitate regular meetings including but not limited to;
o One to One with Director.
o One to One and Group Supervisory meetings.
 o Regular staff meetings and trainings.
o Management and Planning Meetings.
 
 
 
Qualifications
 -BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, Sociology or a related field.  Have knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of Head Start (or comparable child development programs), early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practice, and bilingual education; 
     -At least three to five years supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.    
     -Ability to work well with parents. 
      -Knowledge of program development and data driven outcomes. 
      -Deep understanding – and ability to articulate – the role equity, inclusion, and diversity plays in our work. 
      -Must have a current Criminal Record Clearance with current Child Abuse Index Check on file with Community Care Licensing or provide fingerprints and a Child Abuse Index Check resulting in a Criminal Record Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to working in the classroom with children. 
      -Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire.   -Strong verbal/written communication and management skills. 
      -Bi-lingual English/Spanish desirable.  
      -Valid driver’s license and successful clearance of the CAM Drivers Insurance Check.
 
Physical Requirements
-Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, kneel, crawl, twist and turn.  
    -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
San Rafael, CA 94903 2019-12-03 View
Early Head Start Supervisor (2 positions) Community Action Marin-Head Start

KEY RESULTS AREA

  1. Leadership
  2. Program Management/Implementation
  3. Staff Development/Management
  4. Policy/Performance Standard Management/Implementation
  5. Facilities Maintenance
  6. Community Relations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

* AA or BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, Sociology, or a related field or a valid   California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or equivalent.

Additional units

*3 ECE units in administration/ or adult supervision.

*3 ECE units in infant/toddler development desirable

Supervisory experience

At least two (2) years supervisory experience required.

Teaching Experience

At least two (2) years classroom experience working with groups of children under age five.

Other

 

 

 

 

  •   Proficient computer skills.
  •   Demonstrated verbal/written communication. 
  •   Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.
  •   Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards desirable.
  •   Knowledge of Community Care Licensing regulations
  •   Current CPR and first aid.

Mandated Requirements

 

  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of Tuberculosis.
  • Must currently have or obtain a Criminal Record Clearance.
  • Physical agility to lift and carry objects up to 25 pounds and children up to 40 pound for safety reasons.
  • Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, twist, kneel, and turn.
  •  Fine Motor physical ability to grasp, pull, twist, and grip.
  •  A valid California driver’s license.
  •  Evidence of reliable insured transportation and acceptable driving record.
San Rafael , CA 94903 2019-12-03 View
EHS Teachers Marin Head Start


Early Head Start teacher

Join the Marin Head Start program for an opportunity to establish meaningful connections with infants and toddlers. We have recently expanded to offer more services to infants and toddlers and thus looking for more EHS teachers.

Key Area Responsibilities of an EHS teacher…

  1. Perform primary care giving responsibilities
  2. Ensure health and safety
  3. Implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum
  4. Individualize approach
  5. Provide positive guidance
  6. Provide an accepting environment
  7. Build a partnership with parents
  8. Contribute and collaborate amongst a team

Who we are looking for…

  • Early head Start Teachers have either a CA Teacher Permit or an AA/ BA degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field. Teachers must have obtained core 12 units in Early Childhood Education and willing to take additional units in infant/toddler care.
  • Strong verbal/ written communication skills.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish ability is desirable.
  • Proficient computer skills.

What we offer..

  • A quality work environment
  • Ongoing professional development and networking.
  • Join a cohort of other EHS teachers in a 3 unit Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) course titled "Infant/Toddler group care" offered through WestEd. Marin Head Start will cover all costs for registration, materials, coaching and academic credits earned.
  • Competitive wages and benefits!
San Rafael , CA 94901 2019-12-03 View
Associate Teacher - Head Start Para Los Ninos
Description

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN LOS ANGELES

 

JOB SUMMARY

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 children’s 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 DRDP’s 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
  • 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 Associate’s degree or higher.
  • 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.
  • Verification of Immunizations required by the California Department of Health (Pertussis, Measles and Influenza)
  • DOJ clearance and all other required background checks
  • Understanding of and ability to use technology such as Learning Genie and other agency required programs.

 

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 children’s 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 person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact the child’s 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.

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.
Los Angeles, CA 90065 2019-11-27 View
Associate Teacher - Head Start Para Los Ninos
Description

JOB SUMMARY

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 children’s 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 DRDP’s 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
  • 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 Associate’s degree or higher.
  • 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.
  • Verification of Immunizations required by the California Department of Health (Pertussis, Measles and Influenza)
  • DOJ clearance and all other required background checks
  • Understanding of and ability to use technology such as Learning Genie and other agency required programs.

 

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 children’s 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 person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact the child’s 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.

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.
Los Angeles, CA 90017 2019-11-27 View
Itinerant Associate Teacher - Head Start Para Los Ninos
Description

Under the supervision of the Teacher, the Itinerant Associate Teacher (IAT) is responsible for the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children.  In partnership with the teacher, the IAT assists with the design and integration of classroom goals and objectives. With, the Teacher, the IAT is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of lesson plans designed to stimulate children’s learning and support critical thinking.  The IAT is responsible for assisting the Teacher in the provision of a quality educational experience that is responsive to the interest, needs and developmental age of the children enrolled in the assigned classroom.  In the absence of a teacher, associate teacher, or assistant teacher, the Itinerant Associate Teacher provides substitute coverage.  In addition, the Itinerant Associate Teacher provides coverage for breaks, lunches, and planning meetings.  The Itinerant Associate Teacher has a primary site assignment but may, in cases of staff call-out, be asked to provide substitute coverage for another PLN site.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors.
  • Participates in the overall agency Accreditation Quality Improvement process.
  • Adhere to professional conduct at all times (i.e. proper tone and language use in the classroom, respectful, proper for children, parents and peers at all times).
  • Attends and participates in Professional Development meetings.

 

Planning and Creating the Learning Environment

In the classroom and yard Itinerant Associate Teachers must participate in:

 

  • Providing a learning environment that reflects the PLN Guiding Philosophy.
  • Providing a learning environment that promotes curiosity and inquiry.
  • Providing a learning environment that is flexible and changes according to the needs and interests of the children.
  • Providing a classroom environment that reflects the children’s learning.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that promote critical thinking and inquiry.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that nurture and stimulate their cultural needs.
  • Collecting and analyzing observations of children’s learning behaviors in order to assist in the development of lesson plans and individualized goals as well as the completion of DRDPs.

 

 

 

Supervision

  • Participates in supervision meetings on a weekly basis with Teacher and Teacher assistant.
  • Provides supervision and care to children in the classroom and actively participates in classroom and yard activities.

 

Classroom Management

  • Participates in developing age appropriate curriculum (lesson plans) that are responsive to children’s interests and needs and support skill acquisition in all domains of development.
  • Assists in the: completion of attendance records, maintenance of up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profiles and other records as needed.
  • Assist in completing and developing short and long term goals for individual child and overall group.
  • Assists in the orientation of parents to the classroom.
  • Completes checklists to ensure that classroom is kept neat and orderly.
  • Completes documentation and reports of all incidents, accidents or behavioral outbursts (be the client, parents and or staff). 
  • Assists in the completion of daily, weekly, and monthly logs and reports as requested by teacher/supervisor. 

 

CCL/ CDE

  • Completes ratio counts in the classroom on a day-to-day basis ensuring constant children supervision.
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of children.
  • Provides input into DRDP’s (for children familiar to the Itinerant Associate Teacher) twice a year for Preschool and four times a year for Infants and Toddlers as required by California Department of Education.
  • Participates as requested in parent conferences after each DRDP is completed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge; skills required perform the job successfully.

 

  • 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 Associate’s degree or higher.
  • Valid Class C California driver’s 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.
  • Verification of Immunizations required by the California Department of Health (Pertussis, Measles and Influenza)
  • DOJ clearance and all other required background checks

 

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 children’s 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 person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact the child’s 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.

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL PLN 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.
Los Angeles, CA 90021 2019-11-27 View
Teacher - Early Head Start Para Los Ninos
Description

Head Start and Early Head Start programs support the mental health of children, families, and staff every day. Early childhood mental health is the same as social and emotional well-being. It is a child’s developing capacity to express and regulate emotions, form trusting relationships, explore, and learn—all in the cultural context of family and community. Associate Teachers are integral to the design and delivery of a high quality Head Start program that is consistent with the Head Start Standards and the Head Start Act.

Under the supervision of the Area Supervisor, the EHS Teacher is responsible for ensuring the:

  • Health and Safety of infants and toddlers;
  • Care and Supervision of infants and toddlers;
  • Provision of a quality early learning experience that is responsive to the interests, needs and developmental age of the children enrolled in the assigned classroom(s).

DUTIES

General Responsibilities

  • Carry 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, with parents and with peers).
  • Per program requirements or as directed by leadership, attends/participates in: 1) professional development activities and 2) supervision.  Remain current on child development practices through classes, workshops, and membership in professional organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Planning and Program Implementation

  • Ensure adherence to all policies and procedures for Education, Health, Nutrition, Mental Health, Disabilities, and Family Engagement as related to the provision of a high quality early learning environment for infants/toddlers.
  • Promote infant/toddler development to meet School Readiness Goals;
  • Support children’s emotional well-being.
  • Encourage family involvement and support relationship development between children and their families.
  • Collect and maintain all mandated data, records and reports (e.g., Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDPs), attendance, home visits, attendance, emergency cards).
  • Complete incident reports for Area Supervisor regarding staffing or classroom concerns.
  • Conduct parent orientation to include classroom tours and basic program details.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by Area Supervisor to ensure the overall smooth running of the classroom/site.

Compliance Community Care Licensing/Early Head Start Requirements

  • Comply with staff-child ratio at all times.  Complete daily ratio counts for supervisor.
  • Update and implement all nutrition/feeding plans as appropriate.
  • Complete and report any symptoms of suspected child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Complete daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety and overall well-being of children.
  • Implement the CACFP requirements including, but not limited to: family style meals and point of service documentation.
Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job successfully.

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children. Be aware of the cognitive, social and physical needs of children.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field preferred.  Candidates with a completed AA degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field and who take a course of at least three semester units per year in child development or a general education class required for the bachelor’s degree will be considered. 
  • Six (6) semester units in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development.  Strong candidates without 6 units may be considered, however, these units must be completed within the first year of employment.
  • Valid California Child Development Teacher Permit
  • Knowledge in Desired Results and Developmental Appropriate Practices preferred
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos preferred
  • Understanding of and ability to use technology such at Learning Genie and other agency required programs preferred.
  • Ability to use technology to: collect child outcome data, complete on-line training, and other work-related technology-based requirements such as email and Payroll/Human Resources Information Systems
  • Ability to independently manage the responsibilities and routine stress typical of providing early childhood services.
  • Handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with providing early childhood services.

Other Requirements

  • TB test clearance to be renewed every two years.
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid  
  • Comply with immunization, background check standards and other required screenings as mandated by Human Resources and/or PLN Early Education
  • Valid Class C California driver’s license (depending upon position assignment).
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  English proficiency supporting professional-level verbal and written communication to children, parents and other staff members.

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 children’s 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 person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact the child’s 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.

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.
Los Angeles, CA 90029 2019-11-27 View
Teacher - Early Head Start Para Los Ninos
Description

Head Start and Early Head Start programs support the mental health of children, families, and staff every day. Early childhood mental health is the same as social and emotional well-being. It is a child’s developing capacity to express and regulate emotions, form trusting relationships, explore, and learn—all in the cultural context of family and community. Associate Teachers are integral to the design and delivery of a high quality Head Start program that is consistent with the Head Start Standards and the Head Start Act.

Under the supervision of the Area Supervisor, the EHS Teacher is responsible for ensuring the:

  • Health and Safety of infants and toddlers;
  • Care and Supervision of infants and toddlers;
  • Provision of a quality early learning experience that is responsive to the interests, needs and developmental age of the children enrolled in the assigned classroom(s).

DUTIES

General Responsibilities

  • Carry 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, with parents and with peers).
  • Per program requirements or as directed by leadership, attends/participates in: 1) professional development activities and 2) supervision.  Remain current on child development practices through classes, workshops, and membership in professional organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Planning and Program Implementation

  • Ensure adherence to all policies and procedures for Education, Health, Nutrition, Mental Health, Disabilities, and Family Engagement as related to the provision of a high quality early learning environment for infants/toddlers.
  • Promote infant/toddler development to meet School Readiness Goals;
  • Support children’s emotional well-being.
  • Encourage family involvement and support relationship development between children and their families.
  • Collect and maintain all mandated data, records and reports (e.g., Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDPs), attendance, home visits, attendance, emergency cards).
  • Complete incident reports for Area Supervisor regarding staffing or classroom concerns.
  • Conduct parent orientation to include classroom tours and basic program details.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by Area Supervisor to ensure the overall smooth running of the classroom/site.

Compliance Community Care Licensing/Early Head Start Requirements

  • Comply with staff-child ratio at all times.  Complete daily ratio counts for supervisor.
  • Update and implement all nutrition/feeding plans as appropriate.
  • Complete and report any symptoms of suspected child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Complete daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety and overall well-being of children.
  • Implement the CACFP requirements including, but not limited to: family style meals and point of service documentation.
Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job successfully.

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a classroom or group setting with young children. Be aware of the cognitive, social and physical needs of children.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field preferred.  Candidates with a completed AA degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field and who take a course of at least three semester units per year in child development or a general education class required for the bachelor’s degree will be considered. 
  • Six (6) semester units in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development.  Strong candidates without 6 units may be considered, however, these units must be completed within the first year of employment.
  • Valid California Child Development Teacher Permit
  • Knowledge in Desired Results and Developmental Appropriate Practices preferred
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos preferred
  • Understanding of and ability to use technology such at Learning Genie and other agency required programs preferred.
  • Ability to use technology to: collect child outcome data, complete on-line training, and other work-related technology-based requirements such as email and Payroll/Human Resources Information Systems
  • Ability to independently manage the responsibilities and routine stress typical of providing early childhood services.
  • Handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with providing early childhood services.

Other Requirements

  • TB test clearance to be renewed every two years.
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid  
  • Comply with immunization, background check standards and other required screenings as mandated by Human Resources and/or PLN Early Education
  • Valid Class C California driver’s license (depending upon position assignment).
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  English proficiency supporting professional-level verbal and written communication to children, parents and other staff members.

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 children’s 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 person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact the child’s 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.

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.

 

 
Los Angele, CA 90038 2019-11-27 View
Health & Nutrition Coordinator - Exempt Limited Duration City of Oakland Human Service Department

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator Exempt Limited Duration vacancy for the period of one year with full benefits within the Human Services Department.

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has the ability to multi-task, and has an educational background in Public Health and experience with overseeing and coordinating Health & Nutrition service areas.

Under general direction in the Human Services Department, the Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator position plans, develops procedures, oversees implementation, and coordinates health, oral health, and nutrition services for the Early Head Start/Head Start (EHS/HS) program including on-site and home-based services; facilitates agreements with local health and nutrition providers to maximize services to enrolled children and families;  provides support and direction to all staff related to monitoring and overseeing services to ensure consistent implementation of adopted agency policy; supervises assigned staff; and performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION: Any combination of experience and education that would demonstrate possession of the required knowledge and abilities.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public health, food and nutrition, dietetics or closely related field is required.

Experience: Two years of progressively responsible work experience in nutrition or public health delivering and/or coordinating services to children 0-6 years of age. Relevant work experience in a clinic, hospital or school setting or a public health department is highly desirable.
 

Oakland, CA 94612 2019-11-26 View
Family Advocate - Exempt Limited Duration City of Oakland Human Service Department

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill Family Advocate Exempt Limited Duration vacancies in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program of the Department of Human Services.  Under supervision from the Community and Family Engagement Coordinator, incumbents will work with the parents and children enrolled in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program to serve as a link between the center and the home. This position will have strong focus on the health aspects of the family advocate role and will require strong computer skills to enter and track health data and be able to learn use of the Child Plus system to run reports and monitor engagement with families.  Other duties include providing social services and building partnerships with families; recruiting eligible children and coordinating family engagement activities; promoting literacy education; and providing health and nutrition assessments.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION

Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.

Education: An Associate's Degree in a related field with a minimum of twelve (12) Early Childhood Education units. College level coursework in elementary education, social work, counseling or nursing is desirable.

Experience: Two years of experience in coordinating or implementing health, social or education services to low income families.

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2019-11-26 View
Early Childhood Center Director - Exempt Limited Duration City of Oakland Head Start/Early Head Start

THE POSITION: The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill vacancies for Early Childhood Center Director within the Human Services Department. This position is an exempt limited duration position for one year with full benefits.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, self-starting individual who can work with a diverse population and maintain a high quality early childhood program.  Under direction in the Human Services Department, the Early Childhood Center Director is fully responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of a child development center in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations for the Head Start/State Preschool/Early Head Start Program(s); performs developmental assessments; implements, supervises and monitors daily early education activities; performs as a working supervisor to Early Head Start Instructors, Head Start Instructors, Early Head Start/Head Start Assistant Instructors; and performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION:

Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable: 

Education: A Bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or related field including twelve (12) post-secondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development, plus three (3) units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting completed at an accredited or approved college or university; 
 AND, a Children's Center Supervisory Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the California Commission for Teacher Preparation and Licensing. 

Experience: Two years of teaching in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program. Previous experience in a Head Start Program is highly desirable.

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2019-11-25 View
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