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Infant/Toddler Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                INFANT/TODDLER TEACHERS          

Locations:             South San Francisco, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and San Mateo

Salary Range:        Starting at $19.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

 

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 18 months to 3 years old.
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives.
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child.
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress.
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress.
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. 1.        REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT.
  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Permit preferred.
  2. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience.
  3. Proof of completion of core ECE courses: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community and at least 6 Units of Infant/Toddler Classes.
  4. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit desirable.
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable.

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                   Attn: Human Resources Department

                                Institute for Human and Social Development

                                155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                                San Mateo, CA 94402

                                E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                               

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER      

 

San Mateo, East Palo Alto, South San Francisco, CA 94402 2019-10-15 View
Social Emotional Wellness Specialist Mission Neighborhood Centers

MNC is seeking a qualified individual for a Social-Emotional Specialist under its Children Services Division. Under the supervision of the Disability and Mental Health Manager, the Social-Emotional Specialist will be an active member of the teaching team and provide resources and assistance concerning social and emotional learning to preschool teaching staff, children, and their families. This support includes, but is not limited to, one-on-one support, group work, classroom and teacher support, and collaborative problem solving with both prevention and intervention models. They will be assigned to our Haas model center in the Bayview-Hunter’s Point district.

 

 

Primary Duties

  • Establish a coordinated system of providing services, follow-up and documentation among mental health consultant/s, Disabilities and Mental Health Manager, Family Services Specialist, and Family Resource Center staff
  • Ensure appropriate inclusion and mental health activities are being carried out in the Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms
  • Train staff on positive behavior intervention strategies and techniques; including replacement behaviors
  • Organize ECE-specific social-emotional trainings for site staff and follow up on the application of social-emotional support strategies in the classrooms
  • Provide support to teachers through modeling, observing, coaching, and planning
  • Work with children with behavioral challenges and/or disabilities individually or in integrated settings such as the classroom, team meetings, and in cooperation with classroom teachers, extend support to their families through parent education and as needed, consultation
  • Provide direct support for children that require behavioral intervention/modification, including implementing de-escalation techniques that decreases harmful or negative behaviors
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure Child Support Plans are implemented with fidelity
  • Participate in the California Teaching Pyramid (CSEFEL) Leadership Team meetings
  • Attend transition IFSP/IEP's meetings for children with special needs who are transitioning from the Early Head Start option to Head Start and from Head Start to Kindergarten
  • Assist with the supervision of students in and out of the classroom
  • Attend classroom team meetings and recommended training programs and conferenes
  • Keep records of intervention practices and outcomes in the ChildPlus database

 

Qualifications

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Education, Mental Health, or Psychology with commensurate experience and knowledge of special education knowledge; Required
  • LCSW/MFT; preferred

 

Experience:

  • 1+ years of teaching experience
  • 2+ years of working with young children (0-5) with emotional/behavioral challenges and disabilities such as autistic spectrum disorders and speech and language delays
  • 3+ years community-based experience in a setting working with families and community organizations who have experienced poverty, crisis, trauma, and other adverse events.
  • Understanding of concepts of child growth and development and developmental behavior characteristics
  • Expert knowledge of function based intervention planning for developing behavior change strategies that focuses on reducing problem behavior and increasing more appropriate behavior.

 

Requirements: 

  • Fluent in English/Spanish; preferred
  • Current CA Driver’s License, current auto insurance and a clean driving record.
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Immunizations and health screening

 

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Effective communication with children, parents/guardians, staff, and administrators
  • The ability to consistently be at work, be on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; courteous, professional, and helpful

 

Software and Equipment:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Google Documents, Knowledge of or ability to learn ChildPlus
  • General office equipment, fax, copier, printer, phone, and computer.

 

Confidential and Sensitive Information:

  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with client information.

    

Benefits

 

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program provides staff with access to professional consultations around financial, health, and legal matters
  • Professional development opportunities, paid staff training days, and support for continuing education
  • Opportunities to participate in 403(b) retirement program with a matching plan and Flexible Savings Account (FSA) for medical reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
San Francisco, CA 94110 2019-10-15 View
Behavior Interventionist Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

MNC is seeking a qualified individual for a Behavior Interventionist under its Children Services Division. Under the supervision of the Disability and Mental Health Manager, the Behavior Interventionist will be an active member of the teaching team and provide resources and assistance concerning social and emotional learning to preschool teaching staff, children, and their families. They will be assigned to different sites as needed in order to support children who exhibit the most challenging of behaviors in modifying their behavior. This support includes, but is not limited to, one-on-one support, group work, classroom and teacher support, and collaborative problem solving with both prevention and intervention models.

 

Primary Duties

  • Ensures appropriate inclusion and mental health activities are being carried out in the Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms
  • Train staff on positive behavior intervention strategies and techniques; including replacement behaviors
  • Provide support to teachers through modeling, observing, coaching, and planning
  • Work with children with behavioral challenges and/or disabilities individually or in integrated settings such as the classroom, team meetings, and in cooperation with classroom teachers
  • Provide direct support for children that require behavioral intervention/modification, including implementing de-escalation techniques that decreases harmful or negative behaviors
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure Child Support Plans are implemented with fidelity
  • Participate in the California Teaching Pyramid (CSEFEL) Leadership Team meetings
  • Attend transition IFSP/IEP's for children with special needs who are transitioning from the Early Head Start option to Head Start and from Head Start to Kindergarten
  • Assist with the supervision of students in and out of the classroom
  • Attend classroom team meetings and recommended training programs and conferenes
  • Keep records of intervention practices and outcomes in the ChildPlus database

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Education, Mental Health, or Psychology with commensurate experience and knowledge of special education knowledge

Experience:

  • 2+ years of teaching experience
  • 2+ years of working with young children (0-5) with emotional/behavioral challenges and disabilities such as autistic spectrum disorders and speech and language delays
  • 3+ years community-based experience in a setting working with families and community organizations who have experienced poverty, crisis, trauma, and other adverse events.
  • Understanding of concepts of child growth and development and developmental behavior characteristics
  • Expert knowledge of function based intervention planning for developing behavior change strategies that focuses on reducing problem behavior and increasing more appropriate behavior.

Requirements: 

  • Fluent in English/Spanish; preferred
  • Current CA Driver’s License, current auto insurance and a clean driving record.
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Immunizations and health screening

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Effective communication with children, parents/guardians, staff, and administrators
  • The ability to consistently be at work, be on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; courteous, professional, and helpful

Software and Equipment:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Google Documents, Knowledge of or ability to learn ChildPlus
  • General office equipment, fax, copier, printer, phone, and computer.

 

Confidential and Sensitive Information:

  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with client information.

    

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program provides staff with access to professional consultations around financial, health, and legal matters
  • Professional development opportunities, paid staff training days, and support for continuing education
  • Opportunities to participate in 403(b) retirement program with a matching plan and Flexible Savings Account (FSA) for medical reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits

Plus a great work culture and an amazing SF location – the Mission and Excelsior Districts’ melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to BART, upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2019-10-15 View
Pre-School Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

 

Position:  PRE-SCHOOL TEACHERS  

Locations:  East Palo Alto, South San Francisco, San Mateo and Menlo Park

Salary Range:  Starting at $19.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

 

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.        REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT

  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Permit preferred
  2. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience
  3. Proof of completion of core ECE courses:  Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, Child, Family & Community.
  4. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit desirable
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                   Attn: Human Resources Department

                                Institute for Human and Social Development

                                155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                                San Mateo, CA 94402

                                E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                               

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

 

 

San Mateo, East Palo Alto, South San Francisco, CA 94402 2019-10-15 View
Pre-School Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:      PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:    East Palo Alto, San Mateo and Menlo Park

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

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD Head Start & Early Head Start Programs require all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

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

 

JOB DUTIES:

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

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

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

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

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

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

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

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

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

                Child care program for at least 1 year. 

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

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW 

 

APPLY:  Attn: Human Resources Department

                                Institute for Human and Social Development

                                155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                                San Mateo, CA 94402

                                E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

San Mateo, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, CA 94402 2019-10-15 View
State Pre-School Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

 

Position:  STATE PRE-SCHOOL TEACHERS     

Locations:  EAST PALO ALTO, Menlo Park, and South San Francisco

Salary Range:        Starting at $19.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD State Pre-School Program requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

 

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

 

APPLY:                   Attn: Human Resources Department

                                Institute for Human and Social Development

                                155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                                San Mateo, CA 94402

                                E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                               

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

 

East Palo Alto, San Mateo, South San Francisco, CA 94402 2019-10-15 View
State Pre-School Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position: STATE PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations: East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Serramonte, and San Mateo

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

 

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

IHSD State Pre-School Program requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

ATTRACTIVE BENEFITS:  

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

Employer Assistance Program 

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance

Commuter Benefits

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

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

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

 

JOB DUTIES:

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

1.             Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

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

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

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

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

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

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

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

                Child care program for at least 1 year. 

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

5.             Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

6.             Bilingual in Spanish desirable. 

 

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW 

 

APPLY:  Attn: Human Resources Department

                                Institute for Human and Social Development

                                155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                                San Mateo, CA 94402

                                E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, CA 94303 2019-10-15 View
Dietitian Venice Family Clinic

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing content area expertise in the areas of Child Nutrition according to Head Start Performance Standards.  This position is also responsible for prenatal nutrition.  This position consults with families and staff about best practices in breast feeding, infant and toddler nutrition, prenatal and family nutrition.  This position works closely with the Head Services Manager for meal service at play groups and family child care, center and CACFP regulations, trainings for parents and staff and meeting federal guidelines.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/HUMAN RELATIONS:

  1. Must maintain confidentiality. Use discretion with matters of families and program as appropriate. (Any misuse of confidential information may be basis for disciplinary action.)
  2. Communication  techniques and expectations:
  1. Model effective communication
  2. Use appropriate channels and staff to problem-solve and refer families.
  3. Meet problem situations with understanding and diplomacy.
  4. Use a professional attitude and approach to working with parents, co-workers and community volunteers.
  5. Participate and promote a positive working relationship with all staff and Early Head Start families.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/PROFESSIONALISM AND WORK PLACE CONDUCT:

  1. Be familiar with and adhere to Children First Early Head Start Program Policies and Procedures.
  2. Cooperate with co-workers and respect their opinions and contributions. Share materials and ideas readily with co-workers.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Planning & Implementation

  1. Has shared responsibility for the following areas in the Head Start Performance Standards:

                        Child Nutrition

                                    Identification of Nutritional needs

                                    Nutritional Services

                                    Meal Service

                                    Family Assistance with Nutrition

                                    Food Safety and Sanitation

                                    Services to Pregnant Women

                                    Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

  1. Provide content area expertise for development of policies and procedures for the nutrition services plan included in the program health plan.
  2. Review, evaluate, and interpret children’s health records to help determine children’s nutritional status.
  3. Assisting in developing, implementing and monitoring a system for the following:  identification of nutritional needs for each child; ensuring and documenting/tracking that nutritional intervention has been provided and facilitated for children and families with nutritional problems or concerns.
  4. Manage Nutrition Assessments for the program
  5. Participate monthly in Board report for Governance groups and PIR data
  6. Lead the program’s nutrition needs assessment and revisit annually.
  7. Work with other members of the management team and the Health Services Advisory Committee to formulate the nutrition sections of the program’s work plans as well as nutrition related policy and procedure development.
  8. Act as a collaborative liaison for the program with other community food and nutrition agencies.
  9. Review menus to ensure both USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program and Head Start Performance Standards are met by the meals and snacks served.  The menus will be signed and dated.
  10. Modify menus as needed to ensure that the individual nutritional needs of each child are met by meals and snacks.
  11. Provide special diets for children with identified needs, provide leadership and compliance on food allergies and substitutions. 
  12. Manage the CACFP contract for food service, compliance and reporting to the Board of Directors.
  13. Manage Food Service contract with food vendor for Center Base program meals and snacks. 
  14. Conduct on-site visits to ensure that food is prepared in a safe and sanitary manner and that Head Start and USDA requirements are being met (including:  family style meal service, all meal components are being provided and children are involved in the meal service).
  15. Ensure that nutrition-related training is provided for staff.
  16. Monitor that the program conducts business with only licensed food vendors/caterers that all compliance with federal, local, state and migrant food sanitation and safety laws is current and posted.
  17. Work with the Early Childhood team to ensure that relevant nutrition activities are part of the curriculum.
  18. Counsel families, individually or in groups regarding the specific nutritional needs of their children.
  19. Provide input regarding the ordering of materials and supplies related to nutrition.
  20. Ensure that breast milk and formula are provided are under proper handling and storage conditions.

Training:

  1. Makes necessary recommendations for appropriate training needs to meet program goals and objectives based on working with Children First Early Head Start staff.
  2. Designs and develops in-service training for Education staff depending on the specific family situation and Head Start Performance Standards.
  3. Provide training around Nutrition policies and procedures.
  4. Train Home Visitors, Center Teachers and the Child Care Education Manager, Site Director regarding how to work with families and to identify nutritional needs.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge: Knowledge of children’s community health and nutrition, Knowledge of public health and related programs in the community.
  • Knowledge of CACFP and Head Start Regulations
  • Skills: All necessary skills in the operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment used in performing any required procedures.
  • Abilities: Ability to recognize problem areas in health, nutrition, and development. Ability to relate well and maintain effective working relationships with staff, children, parents, and other agencies. Ability to exercise professional judgment in evaluating before making decisions and maintain all information in strict confidentiality.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • R.D. status with the American Dietetic Association
  • Prefer experience working with an Early Head Start or another program serving young children
  • Experience with CACFP regulations
  • Spanish Language preferred

 

LEVEL OF INDEPENDENT DISCRETION; CONSEQUENCE OF ACTION:

This person exercises a huge level of independence in making decisions and commitments within the parameters of corporate policies and procedures. Significant errors in judgment may endanger the health and safety of children or staff and may cause serious financial and/or legal repercussions of Venice Family Clinic.

 

SPECIAL AND/OR PHYSICAL CONDITION:

You may be required to alter scheduled hours as necessary.

Santa Monica, CA 90405 2019-10-09 View
Mental Health Coordinator Child Development Resources

Mental Health Coordinator

 

Under the supervision of the early childhood manager, the mental health coordinator shall be responsible to:

 

  1. Assume direct responsibility for coordinating mental health services to children and families enrolled in the Head Start programs.
  2. Work with program staff to implement the policies/procedures and activities designed to ensure compliance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Act and meet the goals and objectives of the Mental Health service area.
  3. Serve as lead to develop and implement an ongoing monitoring system that includes regular site visits, file reviews, analysis of data, staff interviews and observations to ensure quality of services that meet federal, state, and Head Start regulations and standards. 
  4. Supervise, train, monitor and conduct timely performance reviews of the mental health/disabilities specialist.
  5. Engage in the promotion of staff development and continuous learning through training, observation, coaching, and reflective supervision.
    1. In coordination with program staff and parents ensure completion of mental health screenings, family services referrals, follow-up, and ongoing care in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.
    2. Ensure Head Start mental health and family services records and tracking systems are updated and monitored for all children and families.
    3. Participate in regular multi-disciplinary team meetings to coordinate services and ensure timely access to resources and services for high need children and/or families.
    4. Conduct classroom observations, home based visits, and socialization observations to promote children’s mental wellness by providing guidance, feedback, and training to staff as needed.
    5. Work collaboratively with parents and staff to develop appropriate home and program intervention plans.
    6. Identify potential mental health and family and community services for children and parents.
    7. Work with local mental health practitioners to ensure the provision and accessibility of required mental health services for Early Head Start and Head Start children and families.
    8. Responsible for the mental health section of the Program Information Report (PIR) ensuring that data is complete and accurate.
    9. Prepare and review program data management software, in-kind donations, and other reports to monitor parent engagement, screenings, referrals, follow-up, and other child/family/program indicators and outcomes.
    10. Coordinate with members of management to assess, develop, and coordinate the provision of mental health training for Early Head Start and Head Start (0-5) staff to promote mental health, family wellness, and early intervention practices.
    11. Develop and update the Mental Health policies and procedures in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Act.  
    12. Participate in the program self-assessment, community needs assessment, and program/agency planning as assigned.
    13. Monitor and implement program confidentiality policy.
    14. Monitor enforcement of all state and federal laws pertaining to reporting suspected child abuse and coordinate and provide Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting training for all required Head Start and Early Head Start employees.
    15. Participate in continuous program planning and improvement and ensure prompt action to deal with identified deficiencies. Work with management staff in formulating and administering corrective action plans.
    16. Participate as an active member of the Head Start Health Services Advisory Committee and other outside committees that will advise as well as address identified community health and dental needs.
    17. Attend staff, parent, and community meetings and training sessions as required.
    18. All other duties as assigned.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in child or human development or early childhood education.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ recent experience in a position working with young children and adults. Experience must include at least one (1) year of administrative or management experience which includes program planning, organizing, and staff training. 

 

Preferred Criteria:Bilingual English/Spanish skills. Master’s degree in CD/ECE. Licensed clinical social worker (LCSW’s), licensed marriage/family and child counselors (MFCC), marriage/family therapist (MFT), with experience working with young children. Experience with staff training and program planning and organizing. 

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of Windows environment and applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to understand and effectively communicate in Spanish. Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language. Knowledge of adult learning strategies, early childhood development and developmentally appropriate curriculum, materials, learning environments, and teaching strategies for children birth to five. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with children, parents, staff, and other professionals. Sensitivity to the needs of low-income families and multicultural beliefs and practices. Ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative. Ability to provide leadership and stability to field staff for program continuity. Ability to lead adult groups; provide training and technical assistance to teaching staff and parents. Ability to monitor, analyze and evaluate program systems and procedures, making and coordinating appropriate changes.  Skill in collecting and analyzing data; prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to write clearly, concisely, and descriptively. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Ability to work independently, work a flexible schedule and travel throughout Ventura County using personal or agency vehicle.

 

Physical Abilities:  Ability to effectively use hands and fingers to fill out forms and for the use of computer keyboard and other office machines/equipment. Ability to safely drive own or company vehicle.

 

License or Other Requirements: Must have access to a dependable auto with appropriate insurance coverage and possess a valid California driver’s license. Must submit to a job-pertinent agency-paid pre-employment physical examination, negative tuberculosis test and criminal record background check. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of all required tests and background checks. Periodic physical examinations and TB clearances will be required if hired.

 

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Classroom Aide Child Development Resources

Under the supervision of the site supervisor and directly supervised by the assigned teacher, the classroom aide shall be responsible to:

 

  1. Assist with implementation of the program for center/class in accordance with program policies and performance standards.

 

  1. Assist children with toileting as needed.

 

  1. Provide developmentally appropriate and open-ended activities for all children including children with disabilities on a one-to-one or small group basis as directed by teacher.

 

  1. Assist with parent contacts, home visits, screening, record keeping, and ongoing assessment for all children enrolled.

 

  1. Be alert to potentially hazardous activities for all children in order to ensure safety for all enrollees.

 

  1. Use appropriate preventive techniques for preschool children who have disabilities.

 

  1. Become familiar with the disability/impairment of the enrolled children who have disabilities.

 

  1. Attend all SELPA (Resource Access Project) workshops, pre-service and in-service training as required by the site supervisor/teacher.

 

  1. Assist with staff coverage as needed.

 

  1. Meet with classroom teacher in assigned classroom to discuss progress, questions and concerns on an ongoing basis of individual children.

 

  1. May be required to transport children to and from special education services.

 

  1. Contribute to a healthy and successful nutrition program by eating center prepared meals with the children.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

 

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum of six (6) completed units in early childhood education.

 

Preferred Criteria: Some experience working with preschool children. Ability to effectively speak and read English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese or English/Chinese. Sign language interpreting desirable.  Familiarity with the Head Start program (i.e., past parent).

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Requires ability to speak and read English fluently.  Must be sensitive to children with special needs, the needs of low-income families, and cultural differences. Ability to relate effectively to children, staff, and parents. Ability to work with high risk families. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Flexibility in geographic or time assignment/scheduling is required.

 

Physical Abilities: Ability to see at normal distance.  Hear normal conversations and sounds.  Physical ability to walk, bend, squat, run, sit on floor, skip, hop, crawl with children, climb stairs, ride on bus as part of daily center activities.  Use hands and fingers to fill out required form on regular and NCR paper. Ability to lift equipment or assist preschool children on and off equipment is required.

 

License or Other Requirements: Must have access to a dependable auto with appropriate insurance coverage and equipped with seat belts, and possess a valid California driver’s license. Must hold Infant First Aid and CPR certificate and renew upon every expiration. Must submit to a job-pertinent, pre-employment, agency-paid physical examination, negative tuberculosis test and criminal record background check.  Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of all required tests and background checks. Periodic physical examinations and TB clearances will be required if hired.

 

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Mental Health/Disabilities Specialist Child Development Resources

MENTAL HEALTH/DISABILITIES SPECIALIST


Under the supervision of the mental health coordinator or disabilities coordinator, the mental health/disabilities specialist shall be responsible to:

  1. Conduct observations and provide coaching, mentoring, and technical assistance on effective teacher-child interactions, effective social-emotional practices, child observations, curriculum fidelity, individualization, and responsive learning environments to help instructional staff promote healthy social-emotional development in children and meet the needs of children with disabilities.
  2. Conduct ongoing inventories of practice to measure teacher-child interactions, quality learning environments, and implementation of teaching practices with fidelity that promote healthy social emotional development and prevent challenging behaviors.    
  3. Assist with the facilitation of Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings, case conferences, and parent-teacher conferences to develop and implement Child Behavioral Support Plans.
  4. Attend Individual Family Service Plan/Individual Education Plan (IFSP/IEP) and transition planning meetings as directed.
  5. Assist the mental health or disabilities coordinator in helping families access mental health and disabilities services and the documentation of follow up services. 
  6. Assist with entering, reconciling, monitoring, and analyzing program data.  Generate timely reports to measure quality of services, compliance, and child and program outcomes,
  7. Provide one-to-one reflective strategies for improving teacher-child interactions and how to work with culturally, linguistically, and developmentally diverse groups of children, including children with and at risk for developmental delays and disabilities.
  8. Assist with planning and implementing mental health/disabilities pre-service and in-service training sessions for Head Start/Early Head Start management and instructional staff.
  9. Maintain current knowledge of the program’s curriculum, social-emotional framework and practices, operational procedures, and systems related to the effective delivery of early care and education services.

10. Stay abreast of all special education laws (IDEA Part C and Part B, ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act), Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable federal and state regulations and the implications of these laws for Head Start/Early Head Start programs.

11. Distribute latest research-based resources, professional growth opportunities, and materials.

 

 

 

12. Attend and/or conduct all required meetings, pre-service, in-service, and other training as directed.

13. All other duties as assigned.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education, human development or in a *related field (see alternate education requirement below). 

 

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a teaching capacity working with young children (birth to five), including children with disabilities.

 

  • Must complete training through California Teaching Pyramid and obtain authorization as a Teaching Pyramid coach within three years of hire as a condition of employment.
  • *Alternate Education Requirement: A bachelor’s or advanced degree in psychology, sociology, social work, or special education and a minimum of a state-awarded master teacher permit.

 

Preferred Criteria: Master’s degree in child development or early childhood education and California Teaching Pyramid Coach Certification. Ability to understand and communicate verbally in English and Spanish.

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Must be knowledgeable of basic requirements of the IEP/IFSP process and inclusion and accommodations for children with disabilities. Knowledge of Windows environment and applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of early childhood development practices for young children. Knowledge of appropriate early childhood curriculum and environments for children as well as knowledge of Head Start and home-based options. Ability to clearly understand, interpret, and implement early childhood and environmental assessment tools for young children, including provide training on Teaching Pyramid. Ability to communicate effectively with individual staff and in large group settings. Provide guidance and training to staff and parents.  provide leadership and stability to teaching staff for program continuity. Ability to collect and analyze data, prepare and maintain reports. Ability to establish and maintain safe, friendly and respectful working relationships with staff, clients, and other professionals. Sensitivity to the needs of low-income families and multicultural beliefs and practices. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Ability to work independently, work a flexible schedule and travel throughout Ventura County.

 

Physical Abilities: Ability to effectively use hands and fingers in the use of computer, keyboard, and other office machines and for completing required paperwork. Ability to clearly see detailed documents and reports. Ability to see at normal distance and hear normal conversations and sounds. Physical ability to bend, squat, sit on floor, skip, run, and climb stairs and stand for prolonged periods of time. Ability to safely drive own or company vehicle.

 

License or Other Requirements:  Must have access to a dependable auto with appropriate insurance coverage and possess a valid state of California driver’s license.  Must submit to a job-pertinent agency-paid pre-employment physical examination, negative tuberculosis test and criminal record background check. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of all required tests and background checks mentioned above. Periodic physical examinations and TB clearances will be required if hired.

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Teacher Child Development Resources

Teacher

 

Under the supervision of the assigned site supervisor, the teacher shall be responsible to:

 

  1. Carry out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement education objectives and performance standards.
  2. Supervise the children at all times.
  3. Train, and directly supervise the performance of the assistant teacher and/or classroom aide and assist in developing competence in his/her career.  Conduct periodic observations to evaluate job performance of assigned staff, maintain appropriate documentation, and meet timelines set by the HR department.
  4. Prepare and implement daily and weekly lesson plans. Maintain narrative records on each child, including anecdotal records, IEP/Profile, attendance and meal counts.  Documentation of home visits and parent conferences as needed.
  5. Maintain an ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom in cooperation with other staff, and make suggestions to the site supervisor regarding instructional materials and equipment necessary to carry out the program.
  6. Plan and carry out open-ended activities for different levels of development and multicultural diversity of children enrolled in his/her class.
  7. Make required visits to the home of each child enrolled in the class to gain input for child’s goals and share progress.
  8. Prepare and assist in implementing parent workshops as delegated by site supervisor.
  9. Attend staff and parent meetings, in-service training sessions including PRISM training.
  10. Plan and implement parent and volunteer participation in the classroom; prepare and distribute notes to parents concerning the instructional program.
  11. Participate in recruitment of head start children.
  12. Contribute to a healthy and successful nutrition program by eating center prepared meals  with  the children.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ recent paid successful work experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Minimum of an associate degree in child development, early childhood education, human development or **in a related field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education and a minimum of a state-awarded child development associate teacher permit  or a  California children’s center permit.

 

Alternate Education Qualifications

  • *A bachelor’s degree in child development/ECE, human development or **in a related field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education and a minimum of a state-awarded child development associate teacher permit is preferred and may also substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
  • *A bachelor’s or advanced degree in any other field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education is acceptable along with a minimum of a state-awarded child development teacher permit.

 

Those hired without the minimum state-awarded child development permit must qualify and apply for within 60 days of hire, renew prior to expiration, and maintain active as a condition of employment.

 

**Related fields are defined as: Liberal arts, general education, psychology, sociology, home economics, nutrition, special education, or health education, and with coursework equivalent to a major in early childhood education. Required courses include child/human growth & development, child/family & community, programs/curriculum, and three units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting.

 

Preferred Criteria: Bilingual capability (English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese or English/Chinese).

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Requires fluent English language skills. Ability to determine cognitive, social, and physical needs of children and communicate verbally and in writing.  Ability to maintain confidentiality. Sensitive to needs of low income families, multicultural beliefs and practices, and ability to relate to children/parents/community. Ability to work with high-risk families and provide for necessary support.  Ability to work as a cooperative team member with center staff. Ability to effectively supervise and provide leadership to assistant teachers and classroom aides. Ability to handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with child care. Flexibility and ability to implement a developmentally and culturally appropriate early childhood program.  Able to observe, see, hear, and respond to children’s needs, emergencies, & conflicts. 

 

Physical Abilities:Ability to see at normal distance  Hear normal conversations and sounds.  Physical ability to bend, squat, sit on floor, skip, run, and climb stairs as part of daily center activities. Use hands and fingers to fill out required forms on regular and NCR paper. Ability to safely lift or assist children weighing up to 40 pounds in emergency situations only. Ability to reach a child 30 feet away within 30 seconds without danger to the staff person’s health. Ability to safely drive own or company vehicle.

 

License or Other Requirements: Must have access to a dependable auto with appropriate insurance coverage and equipped with seat belts and possess a valid state of California driver’s license.  Must hold Infant First Aid and CPR certificate and renew upon expiration. Must submit to a job-pertinent agency-paid pre-employment physical examination, negative tuberculosis test and criminal record background checks. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of all required tests and background checks mentioned above. Periodic physical examinations and TB clearances will be required if hired.

 

 

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Human Resources Business Partner-Early Childhood Services Children's Institute Inc.

Works with management staff and line employees to align human capital with the organization’s strategic plan. Performs employee relations tasks. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES  

  • Works across business units to lead and influence employee relations to best support the strategic plan and the division’s goals. 
  • Proactively supports the delivery of Human Resources processes and initiatives. 
  • Actively identifies gaps, proposes and implements changes necessary to cover risks. 
  • Builds a strong business relationship with internal clients. 
  • Promotes positive changes in people management. 
  • Trains and develops management staff, promoting a positive working relationship. 
  • Actively aids in the performance improvement process, including performance counseling's and reviews. 
  • Aids in job development by writing job descriptions and helping managers develop an organic reporting structure. 
  • Investigates appropriate concerns to ensure they are handled according to Company policy. 
  • Manages the interactive process, assuring that employees with restrictions are properly accommodated. 
  • Assists with interviewing potential candidates. 
  • Develops and facilitates training sessions.  

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE  

  • 5+ years of progressive human resources, employee relations & engagement experience. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field from a four-year university required. 
  • Master's degree in Business Administration preferred. 
  • Constant travel required - South LA, Wilmington, Korea Town (mileage reimbursed) 
  • Expert in compliance, leave of absence, workers compensation, de-escalation & resolution and ergonomics assessments 
  • CCC Regulations, CDE State Preschool, Head Start and Early Childhood experience required  

 

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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Education Specialist Children's Institute Inc.

The Education Specialist ensures regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Serves as resource for education services and analyzes child outcome data.

 

Responsibilities

  • Delivers coaching/mentoring sessions to teaching staff on a regular basis as determined by staff needs and assessments.
  • Analyzes and assesses the implementation of curriculum in classrooms and ensures all activities, lesson plans, and materials are developmentally appropriate.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the Teacher Professional Development Plan.
  • Uses independent discretion and judgment to assess classroom instruction through the use of CLASS, ITERS, and ECERS   tools.
  • Trains employees about education techniques and provides technical assistance.
  • Assesses all classroom practices to ensure their adherence to program policies and ECE best practices.
  • Works cooperatively with other content area specialists to plan integrated education services
  • Provides guidance to teachers in implementing Individual Education Plans and Individual Family Service Plans as needed.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

This Position Requires:

  • 3-5 years of experience managing or overseeing early childhood education services.
  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field from a four-year university required.
  • Site Supervisor Child Development preferred
  • CLASS reliable within six months of hire.
  • Spanish / English bilingual preferred.

 

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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Substitute Teacher w/ Benefits - STEP Program Kai Ming Head Start

STEP (Substitute Teacher Empowerment and Placement) is a non-profit program funded by the San Francisco OECE (Office of Early Care and Education) and administered by Kai Ming Head Start to provide affordable sub teacher staffing for childcare centers and promote fair wages and professional development for teachers. If you have completed at least 3-6 ECE units and are interested in working with young children ages 0- 5, please apply through: kaiming.bamboohr.com/jobs NOW for immediate consideration.

STEP provide great benefits, flexible hours and work locations in San Francisco, ongoing paid training, learning community and lots of professional development opportunities to help you step into ECE field and be empowered! Check out STEP website www.ecestep.org or call 415-606-0802 for more information.

Application process: Please apply on this page kaiming.bamboohr.com/jobs. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94133 2019-10-01 View
Family Service Associate I Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Family Service Associate I

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               Early Head Start Partnerships

 FLSA STATUS:       Non- Exempt, Full-Time

The Family Service Associate is a staff person who links Head Start families to appropriate health, special needs, nutrition, social services, mental health and parent involvement services, supporting them in making decisions and choices that will help improve their lives. This staff person also works collaboratively with Program Specialists to implement mandated Federal and state guidelines.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Interacts with families in a manner that is respectful of each family’s ethnic, cultural and diversity.
  • Communicates in an effective manner with parents and children in their native language
  • Travels to Head Start centers, community agencies, conferences, trainings, and provide Head Start families with transportation, as needed
  • Maintains current and accurate records as required by the program and insuring their confidentiality
  • Collaborates effectively with others in a multidisciplinary approach
  • Participates in the enrollment function of eligible children regardless of race, sex, creed, color, national origin, or children with disabilities
  • Establishes a role of advocacy and serves as spokesperson for Head Start families. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend in-service trainings, unit meetings at sites and staff meetings, including parent meetings
  • Prepares and submits monthly attendance reports in coordination with teaching staff;
  • Meets with Program Specialists as required for planning and evaluation purposes;
  • Assists in the recruitment of eligible children into the program;
  • Monitors children’s frequent absences and provides assistance when needed;
  • Complete health records
  • Refers children and/or their families to appropriate Program Specialist and/or services; (i.e. mental health, disabilities, nutrition, health)
  • Facilitates and assists families in arranging appointments and follow-up visits, as needed (i.e., medical, dental, court, social services agencies and local education agencies);
  • Maintains and prepares reports for submission to the Program Specialists (i.e., attendance, control sheets, volunteer time sheets and nutrition forms);
  • Implements health screenings for audio and vision, when necessary;
  • Implements heights/weights twice a year
  • Assists with the distribution of program supplies (i.e. disabilities, nutrition, health)
  • Any additional responsibility assigned by FSA Coordinator, Director or Program Specialist
  • Weekend and evening work may be assigned as needed.

 FSA will assist with:

 

 

  • Assists with home visit, if necessary
  • Orients parents as to the purpose and need for a complete physical and dental exam for their children, and the overall goals and objectives of the health requirements
  • Develops and maintains a centralized record-keeping system which ensures confidentiality of individual child records
  • Assists FSA II in: follow-ups on children with disabilities to ensure that the children and parents have obtained the appropriate placement and special services indicated if needed
  • Provide Head Start families with emergency assistance or crisis intervention
  • Assists the Family Service Specialist in planning and presenting parent trainings on child abuse
  • Assists in the recruitment of eligible children into the program
  • Serves as liaison between Head Start families and community-based organizations to provide appropriate information
  • Assists with routine aspects of parent involvement documents
  • Provided training for parents or sanitation and safety as needed
  • Cooperates in the recruitment, enrollment, orientation, and encouragement of parents of Head Start children to participate fully in the program
  • Assists parent in arranging for a smooth transition of their children to the public school system
  • Assists the Program Specialists in the review and analysis of screening results to
Los Angeles County , CA 90255 2019-10-01 View
Office Assistant I Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:    Office Assistant I

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                                Early Head Start Partnerships

FLSA STATUS:       Non- Exempt, Full-Time

Under varying degrees of supervision, perform varied and responsible clerical work involving proficiency in typing, filing and record-keeping in an assigned office.

Office Assistant I is the entry level classification in the Clerk series.  Incumbents perform routine and repetitive clerical duties such as typing, filing and answering telephones. 

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Performs a variety of responsible clerical duties such as typing, filing answering telephones and record-keeping in an assigned office; types reports, correspondence, vouchers, receipts, schedules, minutes, forms, requisitions, notices, statistical data and other documents and materials; formats and types technical narratives, charts and tables; maintains a variety of records, logs and files related to the functions, activities and personnel of an assigned office; develops and recommends changes in filing systems as appropriate; gathers information on a variety of subjects and compiles program, project, financial, statistical, activities and legal reports; greets visitors and the general public; answers inquiries, provides information or refers to appropriate personnel or department; checks, tabulates and summarized statistical and financial information; compares and checks data related to payroll purchase orders and requisitions; records expenditures as directed; organizes, compiles and searches for information needed for departmental records and reports; duplicates, collates and packages materials for distribution; orders, stores and issues supplies according to established guidelines; performs receptionist duties as assigned and operates multiline telephone equipment; may compose routine correspondence; makes appointments and travel arrangements as requested; provides leadership and/or guidance to other employees as assigned for specific clerical tasks; performs related duties assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • 2 years of office clerical experience and typing/data entry experience;
  • Strong computer knowledge and skills;
  • Bilingual English and Spanish;
  • Ability to assure the confidentiality of all information;
  • Must possess own vehicle at all times, a valid California Driver’s License and appropriate automobile insurance;
  • Regular attendance;
  • Ability to demonstrate competency in standard office practices and procedures, including operating modern office equipment;
  • Strong written and oral communication and organizational skills;
  • Computer literate.

 

 

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Disabilities Aide Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:    Disabilities Aide  

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs

FLSA STATUS:       Non- Exempt, Full-Time

 

 

A staff person who assists the Disabilities Coordinator in the provision of a program designed specifically for children and families receiving Special Education Services consistent with Head Start requirements and other pertinent Federal, State and Grantee guidelines.

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

 

  • Assist in the recruitment of children with disabilities to the Head Start      Program.
  • Presents procedures and guidelines to staff and parents at orientation meetings.
  • Completes developmental observation checklist on children referral for suspected disabling conditions.
  • Assist in the referral of children and families to community agencies serving children with disabilities and their families.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Supports the program management, specialists and supervisors in other ways, as regulated.
  • Attends in-service training, site meetings, staff meetings and parent meetings.
  • Conducts family needs assessment to provide necessary services, follow-up and make referrals as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining a centralized record-keeping system which ensures confidentiality of individual child records.
  • Assist in the follow-up of children with disabilities to ensure that the children and parents have obtained appropriate placement and special services indicated.
  • Assist in the development of IEP’s along with parents and appropriate staff members, ensuring that       parents/guardian comprehend the IEP: obtain written parental consent for implementation of the special education and related services recommended in the IEP for nutrition and health.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS 

 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 12 semester units in child development, social work, psychology, special education or other related field.
  • An AA degree or higher is preferred.
  • 1 year paid or voluntary experience in early childhood setting serving children with special needs.
  • Computer knowledge and skills (data entry).
  • Must possess a valid California Driver License, have      use of a motor vehicle, and provide evidence of auto liability as required      by law.
  • Bilingual (Spanish / English) required.
  • Ability to work with an ethnically and linguistically diverse population.
  • Awareness and sensitivity to individual differences and cultures.
  • Good interpersonal skills to communicate in an effective manner.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good record-keeping skills.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Ability to maintain positive work environment and relationships.

 Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation 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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

 

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Director of Learning and Evaluation Kai Ming Head Start

Position Title: Director of Learning and Evaluation

Classification: Full time and exempt

Report to: Executive Director

Supervised Position: Art Education Coordinator

Job: The Director of Learning and Evaluation is intended to be the research, pedagogical, and curricular leader of the organization. The Director has a key role in inspiring early childhood educators to practice research-based, theory-informed, data-driven, and developmentally appropriate teaching strategies. The Director creates and implements a professional development framework that is focused on developing early education leaders and cultivating a vibrant learning culture. The Director sets the direction of curriculum development, training, coaching, and mentoring. The Director collaborates with other divisions by incorporating evidence-based approaches. The Director leads the design of a responsive system to support the dynamic needs of teachers. The Director sees the learning of children and teachers as the top priority while leads the implementation of curricula that are in compliance with the policies of multiple funding sources. The Director utilizes research methodologies and provides leadership in data collection, analysis, interpretation, and visualization.

 

Essential Duties: The major responsibilities of Director of Learning and Evaluation include, but not limited to:

 

¨     Pedagogical and Curriculum Leadership

  • Lead the development of agency-wide overarching curriculum framework.
  • Communicate and advocate the pedagogical vision through a layered communication plan with staff members
  • Provide guidance to implement the pedagogical vision as well as the agency-wide overarching curriculum.
  • Lead the development of Art-Based Chinese (ABC) bilingual curriculum
  • Collaborate with STEP development team

¨     Staff Professional Development

  • Develop simple and straightforward plan and implementation protocol to integrate multiple methods (such as training, coaching and mentoring) to support the agency goals as well as teacher’s individual needs.
  • Develop a data collection and analytics plan to gain insights of the effectiveness of various supports in order to determine a responsive professional development plan for teachers.
  • Develop a thorough communication plan to participate in the formation of professional development as well as to inform related parties about the progress, emergent issue and data analytics.

¨     Data Leadership

  • Foster a data culture to help the agency make data-informed decisions
  • Design how and what to collect data intentionally.
  • Provide leadership to the data science engineers to design an intentional data collection system
  • Provide meaningful data analysis, interpretation, and visualization.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for an experienced, qualified professional who will have the functional responsibility for pedagogical and curriculum leadership, staff professional development and data analysis. This includes ensuring training, mentoring, coaching are implemented based on the collected data. In addition, this individual must be familiar with the classroom practices and have strong working knowledge of early childhood education workforce and professional development system.

 

Education & Experience

  • Graduate degree or substantial experience in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Extensive field experience may be considered as alternative of this requirement.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in ECE and/or nonprofit required.
  • Demonstrate sound ECE curriculum design capacity required.

 

People Skill

  • Good intention to work with people.
  • Good two-way communicator both verbal and written.
  • Must have the ability to communicate with various stakeholders; parents, children, consultants, colleagues and delegates from partner agencies.

 

Management, Organization and Data Analysis Skill

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to plan for staff training, maintain records, and generate reports.
  • Ability to organize, manage and control workflow.
  • Ability to identify, assimilate, comprehend, and solve critical elements of various situations (initiate solutions without constant supervision).
  • Ability to develop both qualitative and quantitative data analysis using multiple tools; ability to provide insights of the data.

 

Other Requirements:

  • English/Chinese bilingual preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from various ethnic, socioeconomic, educational and cultural backgrounds.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic, life insurance, retirement, vacation time, sick leave time and personal time.

Equal Opportunity: Kai Ming promotes Equal Opportunity and strongly encourages women, LGBT, people of color and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Application process: Please apply here. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94133 2019-10-01 View
Parent Involvement/Volunteer Services Aide Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:    Parent Involvement/Volunteer Services Aide

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs

FLSA STATUS:       Non- Exempt, Full-Time

 

COMPONENT MISSION               

      The objectives of the delegate agency Parent Involvement Component are to:

  1. Provide a planned program of experiences and activities which support and enhance the parental role as the principal influence in their child’s education and development.
  2. Provide a program that recognizes the parent as:
  3. Responsible guardians of their children’s well being.
  4. Prime educator of their children.
  5. Contributor to the Head Start Program and to their communities.
  6. Provide the following kinds of opportunities for parent participation:
  7. Direct involvement in decision making in the program planning and operations.
  8. Participation in classroom and other program activities as paid employees, volunteers and observes.
  9. Activities for parents which they have helped to develop.
  10. Working with their own children in cooperation with Head Start staff.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS AND REQUIRED DUTIES 

  1. Assists PI/VS coordinator in the planning of the Parent Involvement Volunteer Services action plan.
  2. Assists in recruiting, orienting and encouraging parents to participate in the Head Start Program.
  3. Assists in making arrangements for parent meetings, training workshops and special activities.
  4. Assists parents with transportation problems in getting to Head Start activities.
  5. Attends meetings with PI/VS coordinator.
  6. Uses telephone to initiate and respond to contacts and communication with parents and volunteers.
  7. Maintains official calendar of organized parent activities and events.
  8. Gathers and compiles data on parent and volunteer efforts and tabulates such data for inclusion in monthly component activities reports.
  9. Attends all meetings as required and participates inservice training as required.

 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  2. Good oral and written communication skills
  3. Good record-keeping skills
  4. Excellent computer skills
  5. English/Spanish Language Fluency
  6. Ability to ensure confidentiality
  7. 2 experience working with community services
  8. Ability to give and take simple instructions, and attend to the needs of others.

 

 

Los Angeles County , CA 90255 2019-10-01 View
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