Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Family Advocate - Cantonese Required Wu Yee Children's Services

Wu Yee Children’s Services delivers comprehensive Child Development, Family, and Provider services for young children (0-5 years old) and low-income families throughout the City of San Francisco. The scope of our programs ranges from child/parent education, wellness, mental health, nutrition and social services including Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

The Family Advocate promotes family wellness and parent engagement in early child development. The Family Advocate will support families through Early Head Start/Head Start programs eligibility, enrollment, and application process & will act as the primary liaison between family and center staff.

 Responsibilities:

  • Manages a caseload of 24-40 families throughout a program year.
  • Collaborates with the Center Manager in identifying and recruiting eligible families, schedules site tours and orientation meetings.
  • Conducts initial Early Head Start/Head Start eligibility screening.
  • Assists with the application and enrollment of families ensuring all required documentation.
  • Maintains Child Plus data base and children’s files.
  • Assists families in developing Family Partnership Agreements.
  • Establishes and fosters working relationships with service providers and community agencies.
  • Communicates children’s developmental strengths, progress or needs to families.
  • Monitors daily activities, identifying challenges and needs for special family support and services.
  • Coordinates home visits, parent-teacher conferences, case conferences, community resource referrals, and multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Empowers families to develop and foster healthy self-concepts as their child’s primary role model and first teacher.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, Counseling, or related field.
  • Bilingual in English/Cantonese required.
  • 1+ years of experience working with children and family services. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and intervention.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and working knowledge of databases.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $22.05 to $27.00 per hour.
  • Fully paid employee health, dental and vision
  • 403b with matching contribution after 1 year
  • 13 holidays, 10 days vacation and paid sick leave
  • Lots of opportunity for advancement across the organization
  • Extensive paid training and professional development

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified. Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer.

 

San Francisco, CA 94103 2020-02-12 View
Enrollment Specialist - Spanish Speaking Wu Yee Children's Services

The Enrollment Specialist will assist families with childcare enrollment applications for the Head Start/Early Head Start and California Department of Education (CDE) services, throughout the program year.  The ideal candidate will perform recruitment/outreach activities designed to identify and enroll children ages 0-5 years old and pregnant women.

Responsibilities: 

  • Interview families to assess eligibility for Head Start/Early Head Start and California Department of Education (CDE) services.
  • Complete initial enrollment certification and re-certification process with families for the California Department of Education.
  • Assist families in completing Head Start/Early Head Start and CDE enrollment applications.
  • Conduct employment verifications for working for CDE families.
  • Collaborate with external partners to facilitate the application verification process.
  • Manage families on the waitlist and provide alternative childcare resources as
  • Follow up on website and walk-in enrollment inquiries.
  • Provide consultation to staff regarding enrollment eligibility requirements and regulations.
  • Update and maintain enrollment databases and tracking logs.
  • Participate in outreach and recruitment activities; may include evenings and
  • Attend and participate in monthly Enrollment staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in business or social science OR 1-year work experience in administrative/case management functions in agencies serving children and families.
  • Bilingual and bi-literate in Spanish/English or Cantonese/English is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • At least 6 months of experience working in an administrative/case management role with a community based or government agency that serves low-income children, youth, and/or families.
  • Ability to travel throughout San Francisco and work some nights and weekends is required.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $22.12-$24.04 per hour DOE
  • Fully paid employee health, dental and vision
  • 403b with matching contribution after 1 year
  • 13 holidays, 10 days vacation and paid sick leave
  • Lots of opportunity for advancement across the organization
  • Extensive paid training and professional development

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified. Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer.

San Franciso, CA 94133 2020-02-12 View
Family Child Care Quality Network Coach Specialist - Cantonese Required Wu Yee Children's Services

The Network Coaching Specialist supports the professional development of Early Educators in the FCC Quality Network by offering mentoring, coaching, resources and specialized technical assistance. Advises Early Educators and program staff on the SF Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) matrix, and other educational assessment tools and learning models.

Wu Yee Children’s Services delivers comprehensive Child Development, Family, and Provider services for young children (0-5 years old) and low-income families throughout the City of San Francisco. The scope of our programs ranges from child/parent education, wellness, mental health, nutrition and social services including Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual coaching to caseload of 15 Early Educators within the Family Child Care Quality Network.
  • Collaborates with Early Educators and program team to set goals, problem-solve and implement quality improvement plans related to program structure, environment, parent engagement practices and curriculums.
  • Assists Early Educators in understanding and navigating the SF Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) matrix.
  • Utilizes assessment tools and learning models including CSEFEL, DRDP, CLASS, Creative Curriculum and ASQ-3/ASQ-SE 2 to obtain desired program outcomes.
  • Assists FCCQN Coordinators and FCCQN Consultants with planning and facilitating training, cohorts and Peer Learning Communities (PLC) for the Early Educators.
  • Conducts site visits of potential FCCQN members.
  • Maintains early educator files, inputs information into a database, runs reports and analyzes data.
  • Conducts site-based coaching and models best practices during FCC providers’ hours of operation and offers technical assistance after business hours.
  • Collaborates with internal programs and community partners to identify strategies, referrals, training, and technical assistance required to achieve optimum outcomes for each educator.

Requirements:

  • Practice Based Coaching (PBC) certification a plus or ability to complete certification within agreed upon time frame.
  • Must be bilingual English/Chinese
  • Masters degree preferred. 
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, and willing to travel within SF neighborhoods.
  • Experience supporting Early Educators family childcare educators or classroom experience with children 0-5 years of age including age-appropriate curriculum design for mixed-age groups.
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience supporting Early Educators in a Family Child Care (FCC) setting OR3-5 years of classroom experience with children 0-5 years.
  • Knowledge of the following Professional Development Pathways tools: Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks, Ages and Stages Questionnaire, CSEFEL – CA Teaching Pyramid framework, Protective Factors Framework, ECE curriculum.
  • Desired knowledge of the following Professional Development Pathways tools: Program Administrators Scale (PAS) and Business Administrators Scale (BAS), Program for Infant-Toddler Care (PITC) for coaching 0-3 ages.
  • Knowledge of the following Program Quality Assessment tools: Environmental Rating Scales (ERS)and CLASS.
  • Knowledge of Community Care Licensing regulations and requirements.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience developing an inclusive curriculum, dual language learning, inquiry-based learning, quality improvement planning, and implementation.
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to bend and lift 50 pounds

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Fully paid employee health, dental and vision
  • 403b with matching contribution after 1 year
  • 13 holidays, 10 days vacation and paid sick leave
  • Lots of opportunity for advancement across the organization
  • Extensive paid training and professional development

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified. Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer.

San Francisco, CA 94103 2020-02-12 View
Education Coach Support for Families of Children with Disabilities

Wu Yee is seeking an experienced Education Coach to provide training to teachers based on curricula that reflect the cultural values and diversity of the families served while ensuring school readiness goals are successfully met. In collaboration with Center Managers, the Education Coach promotes best practices in early childhood development based on Head Start Performance Standards.

 Responsibilities:

  • Observe Early Head Start/Head Start classrooms to create individual coaching plans and assess the professional development of teachers.
  • Collaborate with Center Managers on Professional Development Plans for the teaching team.
  • Foster curriculum development and provide input on school readiness goals, family engagement, and dual-language instruction.
  • Train and orient teachers on best practices and provide resources to develop and enhance skills.
  • Research and identify staff development opportunities.
  • Plan and present small group workshops on relevant child development topics based on program monitoring outcomes.
  • Provide guidance in conducting DRDP assessments, ASQs and intentional daily observations of children’s play, behavior, and interactions.
  • Participate in the annual child development Self-Assessment process.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • BA degree in Child Development or related education field.
  • 24 units of Early Childhood Education.
  • 3 infant/toddler units.
  • Four years of teaching experience with infant/toddler and preschool children and diverse populations.
  • Two years of experience leading a team in implementing a developmental and age-appropriate curriculum.
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum, PITC Philosophy, California Community Care Licensing, CDE Title 5 and Wu Yee’s School Readiness and Parent Family Community Engagement Goals.
  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher, and Child Plus.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Bilingual in English/Cantonese preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Fully paid employee health, dental and vision
  • 403b with matching contribution after 1 year
  • 13 holidays, 10 days vacation and paid sick leave
  • Lots of opportunity for advancement across the organization
  • Extensive paid training and professional development

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified. Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer.

San Francisco, CA 94103 2020-02-12 View
Enrollment Manager Wu Yee Children's Services

Responsible for the overall management of the enrollment activities for the Child Development Department’s Head Start/Early Head Start, California Department of Education and Office of Early Care and Education (OECE) contracts.  Duties include supervision of all enrollment staff, overall monitoring activities, and development of all policies and procedures related to enrollment activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that a viable waitlist of children is maintained for the Early Head Start and Head Start options which is at least 20% of the funded enrollment slots for each site.
  • Oversee CDE application enrollment process to ensure that all eligible families are enrolled in a timely manner.
  • Recruit, interview, hire, and provide performance reviews for staff.  Hold regular 1:1 and team meetings. 
  • Regular training for on Head Start and CDE regulations and policies. 
  • Collaborate with Recruitment/Outreach Coordinator to develop annual Recruitment Plan
  • Organize and facilitate annual Selection Criteria Committee meeting by November of each year
  • Ensure attendance policies and activities including monthly reporting are carried out
  • Conduct Head Start and CDE program audit activities in accordance with monitoring schedule 
  • Develop and revise enrollment procedures for EHS/HS and CDE contracts
  • Serve as lead contact for Office of Early Care and Education(OECE) on written and verbal correspondence and meetings
  • Responsible for regular internal and external reporting 
  • Participate in both internal Management and external meetings to represent Enrollment team

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Service field, Statistics, or Business 
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience
  • Minimum 3 years working in an educational/social services setting 
  • Minimum 3 years working with enrollment or data processing
  • Minimum 3 years experience working with Families who are low-income. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Fully paid employee health, dental and vision
  • 403b with matching contribution after 1 year
  • 13 holidays, 10 days vacation and paid sick leave
  • Lots of opportunity for advancement across the organization
  • Extensive paid training and professional development

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified. Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer.

San Franciso, CA 94133 2020-02-12 View
Regional Site Director Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment
JOB PURPOSE:
TheRegional Site Director (RSD) will provide ongoing monitoring and support to multiplehead start centers. This position will directly supervise all staff whoreport to assigned school sites. The RSD monitors and ensures that the programis adhering to the Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act,California Care Licensing regulations, Los Angeles County of Educationcontract, and other related laws and ordinances, and providing highquality Early Childhood Development services. The RSD will train, coach,oversee, and support the professional development of staff. This person isresponsible for the oversight of curriculum implementation and teachertraining, facilities and safe environments, and ensuring continuous integrationof all service areas into the Education component. The RSD will be responsiblein promoting an atmosphere that cultivates leadership, communication,accountability and quality customer service. This position will serve as aleader and role model that supports the policies, mission and core values ofPACE ECE.
 
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
·Plan, schedule, and implementstructured, high-quality program that aligns with PACE’s Mission and Vision.
·Monitors staff attendance with ADPWorkforcenow
·Develop & instill strong,positive program culture among staff, students, families and the community.
·Cultivate positive relationshipswith families, teachers, PACE staff, state licensing authoritities, communitiesand partners.
·Responsible for hiring, training,orientation, supervision, professional development, discipline, performanceevaluations of program staff
·Ensures sites are operatingefficiently and effectively; maintain licensing, safety and educationalstandards
·Track all expeditures, maintains abalanced budget for all school sites
·Train employees on ChildPlus,Learning Genie and other softwares provided by PACE Responsible for operationsof these centers
·Ensure implmentation of PACE ECE’sSchool Readiness and CLASS initiatives as required by Head Start PerformanceStandard and LACOE GIM(s); conducts observations, provides ongoing support,training and coaching.
·Capacity tooffer assistance to teachers in the implementation of curricula to meet thegroup and individual needs of children in Head Start, Early Head Start, andState Preschool classrooms, as applicable.
·Confers regularly with Site Leadsand teachers regarding children’s behavioral or learning problems, andrecommends methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learningexperiences.
·Ensures site program complies withall applicable regulations and program requirements including but not limitedto: Office of Head Start, LACOE, Community Care Licensing Division (Title 22)and California State Preschool Program.
·Communicate effectively withrepresentatives of LACOE, Office of Head Start, and Community Care LicensingDivision.
·Designated as an authorized personto correct operational deficiencies that constitute immediate threats tochildren’s health and safety.
·Supports and monitors siteconditions, maintains safety checks and learning environements to ensure healthrisks and/or lapses in Care and Supervision do not occur.
·Assists in the setup and take downof classroom environments in accordance with ECERS requirements.
·Identificationand order of center supplies and equipment.
·Supports Site Leads and teachingstaff in completing necessary unusual incident report forms according to thetimelines that are stated on the LACOE GIM and PACE ECE Policies and Procedures.
·In collaboration with the ServiceArea Aide, schedules and oversees subsitute teachers assignments; serves as asubstitute Teacher when needed.
·Ensures timely completion and dataentry of learning and developmental screenings and assessments of children(ASQs, DRDP, DECA-P2); tracks follow-ups, timelines and referrals; conductsongoing monitoring in ChildPlus and Learning Genie to ensure lapses in servicesdo not occur.
·Develops and maintains a calendarof all center activities and coordinates it with the delegate agency mastercalendar.
·Supports in the development orprocurement of ongiong community partneship agreements (CPA).
·Participates in the achievement ofrecruitment and enrollment goals of children and families.
·Assists in accomplishing theprogram’s non-federal share goals through the access of community resources.
·Other duties as assigned in orderto maintain a quality preschool program.
 
 
Core Competencies:
·Provide a climate that supports and builds teamwork.
·Ability to works constructively through practical problems andsite conflicts.
·Promote an atmosphere that actively embraces diversity.
·Make sound judgments, and transferslearning from one situation to another. Establish goals, clarifies tasks, planwork, and actively participate in meetings.
·Have the functional and technicalknowledge and skills required to perform well; use best practices anddemonstrate up-to-date knowledge and skills; pursue professional developmentopportunities to enhance knowledge and skills.
·Adaptable to new and ongoing changes.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
·Bachelor’sdegree in early childhood education (or other field plus equivalent courseworkand experience related to early childhood education)
·Twenty-four semester units in earlychildhood education/child development at an advanced level.
·California ChildDevelopment Site Director Permit or higher.
·Minimum Threeyears’ experience in early education teaching.
·Two years of experience as a SiteSupervisor or similar position in a child development program.
  • CLASS Observer Reliability curentor obtained within 12 months of employment
·Must work towards CLASS, MMCIand/or ECERS Trainer Certification
·Must work towards DRDP(2015)Trainer certification
 
Others:
·Proficiency in Microsoft suite Internet,E-mail,Childplus,Learning Genie, and ADP Workforcenow
·Must be a strong leader, haveexceptional time management skills, ability to make informed decisions, abilityto analyse data and situations, strong written, speaking and math skills isrequired
·The ability to think strategically,plan, set goals and objectives and then organize and follow through.
·He/She will be open, communicative,and a confident professional who enjoys exploring issues and who will be aparticipative member of PACE and PACE Early Childhood Education leadershipteam.
·Creativity, vision, charisma,strong presence, responsiveness, honesty, drive and initiative are all traitsthat will be highly valued.
·In addition to strong strategicplanning skills, the successful candidate will also be an effective manager anda strong and inspiring but sensitive leader.
  • Passion to work with the community
 
 
 
LICENSE/CREDENTIAL/PERMIT:
·Valid California Driver’s Licenseand access to an automobile with adequate insurance coverage
·Must pass Department of Justicebackground check prior to start of employment
·Must pass pre-employment checkincluding drug screening
 
SALARY:
Dependent on experience
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The working conditionsand physical demands of this position will be those that must be met tosuccessfully perform the essential duties of the position. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential duties. The physical environment the incumbent will work in istypically an office environment with moderate noise levels that would beexpected in that type of work environment.
 
·T.B. Test within 60 days to employment, and every two (2) yearsthereafter (every 4 years for a chest X-ray).
·Must pass a physical examination at the time of hire, and every 2 yearsthereafter
·Provide proof of the following immunizations as required: Measles,Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Influenza, to be renewed upon expiration
·Representative physical demands of the job include: normal vision andhearing, standing for extended periods, sitting for extended periods, kneelingand stooping, manipulating objects with hands, reaching overhead, andoccasionally lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 45 pounds.
 
PACE is a private not-for-profit corporation that provides employment, small business assistance, and education, housing, energy and environmental and other community services in the Los Angeles City and County areas. PACE is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Los Angeles, CA 90017 2020-02-10 View
Teacher II Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment

Job Purpose

Under general supervision of Site Director and Early Head Start Coordinator, delivers high quality Early Childhood Development services to the infants and toddlers enrolled in center programs, including educational, social, physical, nutritional and psychological development of children under their care.  Communicates with parents on their child’s individual progress and maintains records of attendance and educational achievement.   Plans lessons, serves meals and ensures healthy and safe learning environment for children.

 

Position Responsibilities

Responsible for the care and supervision of all enrolled PACE ECE center-based children, planning and implementing classroom lessons, conducting meetings and conferences with parents, coordinating activities and events for children and parents, interacting with the public and providing customer service by phone, email and in person, and preparing correspondence, reports, records and other paperwork required by the early childhood education program.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

 

  • Supervise Children up to 7 hours per day
  • Ensures child/adult ratio is met and maintained.
  • Conduct safety checks and maintain a safe, clean, care-giving environment, practices good personal hygiene and hand-washing, and assures the well being and safety of all of the children in the environment and sanitize all areas of the classroom, including food preparation and eating area
  • Respond quickly to children’s different personal needs (verbal and non-verbal cues), temperament styles, abilities, and cultures.
  • Implements and documents individualized feeding plans for infants and toddlers, and respect individual preferences and eating style.
  • Tend to infants and toddlers personal hygiene needs, during routines such as diaper changing, cleaning, feeding, and changing soiled or wet clothes.
  • Prepares and/or serves meals and snacks; holding infants, sitting with toddlers to encourage social interaction, good nutrition, and performs housekeeping tasks.
  • Supervise children during nap time.

 

 

 

 

  • Develop and utilize integrated curriculum plans, which reflect mandated elements and components, parental and cultural influences, and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of Early Head Start children.
    • Work with parents to develop individual lesson plans, goals and objective for each child’s development in the domains required by the Head Start Performance Standards.
    • Organizes each day’s activities to provide children with a variety of experiences.
    • Schedule, support, and follow through with the developmental screening and ongoing assessment of infants’ and toddlers’ motor, language, social, cognitive, perceptual and emotional skills (including DRDP-2015 IT, ASQ-3, ASQ: SE-2, etc.).
    • Participate and assist in implementation of the Individual Family Service Plan. Coordinate services between families and other community agencies.
    • o   Ensures that 30-day, 45 calendar day, and 60 calendar day requirements are met.
    • Prepare infant/toddler learning environment for children to learn through active exploration and interaction with adult caregivers and adapt activities for infants and toddlers with special needs. 
    • Maintain an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child’s family; encourage parental involvement in the program; promote parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships.
    •  Promote feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers by conveying warmth, supportiveness and comfort; establish strong and caring relationships with children.
    • Conduct home visits and parent conferences for the purpose of assessment and support, and to share information on classroom progress and educational strategies at school and home.
    • Develop individual transition plans with families, agency staff and any pertinent community agencies.
    • Attend and participate in staff meetings and related activities; attend workshops, conferences, in-service training and classes to increase professional knowledge; serve on committees as assigned.
    • o   Maintains full enrollment, and participates in recruitment of children as indicated in the ERSEA plan.
    • o   Maintains records of enrollment, attendance, and other required paperwork, both manually and digitally.
    • o   Prepares attendance records, first aid/injury reports, food service records, meal participation records, family contact records, memos, correspondence, and other job related documents.
    • o   Accurately completes all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.
    • Assists in accomplishing the program's non-federal share through the access of community resources (services, donations, discounts, and/or goods) and Extended Home Activities.
    • Work effectively with other team members
    • Cooperates with Early Head Start Supervisor and other Service Area Coordinators in planning, supervision, and implementation of overall program.
    • o   Other duties as assigned within the scope of the position to maintain a quality Early Head Start program.
    • Ability to attend to assignments away from assigned site, such as in-service trainings, home visits, parent conference etc.

 

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree plus enrolled in a higher education institution with at least three semester (4.5 quarter) units per year in child development or a general education class required for the bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have a minimum of 6 units in Infant and Toddlers (may be earned within 12 months of employment)
  • Must possess a California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
  • Knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Previous experience utilizing the ChildPlus database is preferred.
  • Willingness to comply with established agency standards which include an emphasis on professionalism, productivity, personal responsibility, outstanding customer service orientation, and embracing a team-player attitude.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills; be detail-oriented and able to maintain client confidentiality.
  • Must be able to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities and be non-resistant to change.
  • Must possess the ability to work effectively with others and be sensitive to their needs.
  • ·         Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
  • Creativity, vision, charisma, strong presence, responsiveness, honesty, drive and initiative are all traits that will be highly valued.
    • ·         All child development and education staff must complete annually, at least 15 hours of professional development and have a yearly individual professional development plan.  College credit courses taken to meet degree requirements can be counted towards the 15 hours of professional development (courses must be from an accredited college or university).
    • In addition, teachers must obtain 21 hours/year of professional development (105 hours every five years) to maintain their teaching certification.

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have knowledge and at least two (2) years of experience in child development and early childhood education; the principles of child health, safety, and nutrition; adult learning principles; and family dynamics.
  • Must demonstrate competences in planning and implementing learning experiences in the following:
    • The structure of child-focused interactions that promotes teachers’ ability to support the children’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development for birth to three (3) years old;
    • Early childhood development with respect to children from birth to three (3) years.
    • Ascertaining what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gaps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and development screening for children from birth to entry into kindergarten when needed;
    • Strategies for helping families coping with a crisis; and
    • ·         Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Live scan must be associated with California Community Care Licensing

 

 

 LICENSE/CREDENTIAL/PERMIT:

  • ·         California Child Development Center Permit, Child Development Teacher Permit, or higher
  • ·         Current Adult & Pediatric CPR/1St Aid Certificate, to be renewed every two years
  • Valid California Driver’s License and access to an automobile with proof of current auto insurance.  This job requires the applicant to be able to travel independently to the homes of participating families.
  • ·         Proof of Department of Justice clearance to work with children prior to the start of employment.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The working conditions and physical demands of this position will be those that must be met to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The physical environment the incumbent will work in is typically an office environment with moderate noise levels that would be expected in that type of work environment. 

  • ·         Representative physical demands of the job include:  normal vision and hearing, standing for extended periods, sitting for extended periods, kneeling and stooping, manipulating objects with hands, reaching overhead, and occasionally lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • ·         T.B. Test within the past six months prior to employment, and every two (2) years thereafter (every 4 years for a chest X-ray).
  • ·         Must pass a physical examination at the time of hire, and every 2 years thereafter
  • ·         Provide proof of the following immunizations as required: Measles, Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Influenza.
Los Angeles, CA 90017 2020-02-06 View
Home Visitor Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment

 

BASIC FUNCTION:           

The EHS Home Visitor provides case management support services and appropriate child development activities to pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and their families. The role of the EHS Home Visitor is to form a partnership with parents to develop and implement positive early childhood experiences for their children.

 

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a full caseload, up to 12 families, conducting weekly, 1.5 hour Home Visits with parents and children:
    • Work with parents to strengthen the family’s knowledge of child development, including helping parents understand how children grow and learn.
    • Plan and conduct educational activities with parents to meet the child’s intellectual, physical, emotional, and social needs.
    • Give parents information about health and nutrition topics; ensure health and nutrition screenings and exams are kept up to date; work with Service Area Coordinators to provide referrals as needed.
    • Educate and assist families in accessing community resources and provide support for problem solving.
    • Schedule, support, and follow through with the developmental screening of infants’ and toddlers’ motor, language, social, cognitive, perceptual and emotional skills.
    • Maintain an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child’s family; encourage parental involvement in the program; promote parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships.
    • Promote School Readiness Skills based on the agency’s current School Readiness Plan.
    • Promote feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers by conveying warmth, supportiveness and comfort; establish strong and caring relationships with children.
    • Participate and assist in implementation of the Individual Family Service Plan. Coordinate services between families and other community agencies.
    • Conduct Bi-Weekly, Group Connections (2 hour socialization group) at a designated location:
      • Develop Curriculum Activities that will support and strengthen a positive relationship between parent and child.
      • Help parents set up an environment that is safe, developmentally appropriate and conducive for learning.
      • Develop individual transition plans with families, agency staff and any pertinent community agencies.
      • ·         Conduct learning and developmental and screenings for infants and toddlers, (including DRDP-2015 IT, ASQ-3, ASQ: SE-2, etc.).
      • ·         Ensures reports are submitted timely - 30th, 45th, 60th, 90th, 180th calendar day requirements are met.
      • Attend and participate in staff meetings and related activities; attend workshops, conferences, and classes to increase professional knowledge; serve on committees as assigned.
      • ·         Maintains full enrollment, and participates in recruitment of children as indicated in the ERSEA plan.
      • ·         Accurately completes all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.
      • ·         Provides appropriate customer service to parents, children, community representatives/members, and all PACE staff on a daily basis.
      • ·         Implements agency policies and procedures.
      • ·         Must have exceptional organizational and time management skills.
      • Assists in accomplishing the program's non-federal share through the access of community resources (services, donations, discounts, and/or goods) and Extended and Supplemental Home Activities.
      • ·         Other duties as assigned within the scope of the position to maintain a quality Early Head Start program.
      • Open to a flexible work schedule that includes weekdays, evenings, and/or Saturdays.

 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

The EHS Home Visitor will report directly to their assigned EHS Home Based/Center Based Supervisor. He/she will also work in close collaboration with other ECE staff, including Service Area Managers

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Previous experience utilizing the ChildPlus database is preferred.
  • Willingness to comply with established agency standards which include an emphasis on professionalism, productivity, personal responsibility, outstanding customer service orientation, and embracing a team-player attitude.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills; be detail-oriented and able to maintain client confidentiality.
  • Must be able to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities
  • Must possess the ability to work effectively with others and be sensitive to their needs.
  • ·         Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
  • Creativity, vision, charisma, strong presence, responsiveness, honesty, drive and initiative are all traits that are highly valued.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • One year’s experience with center-based and/or home visiting programs, adult learning principles and/or family dynamics, including working with children and families in promoting and educating on child development, early childhood education, health, safety, nutrition, and community resources.
  • Strong communication skills and knowledge of child health, safety, and nutrition; adult learning principles; family dynamics; and community resources. Ability to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that promote:

1)       Effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum (Parent As Teachers);

2)       Children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes

      Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards,

      including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate;

3)       Respectful, culturally responsive, and trusting relationships with families.

  • Must have knowledge of or received training on:
    • The structure of child-focused home visiting that promotes parents’ ability to support their child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development;
    • Effective strength-based parent education, including methods to encourage parents as their child’s first teachers;
    • Early childhood development with respect to children from birth to age 3; methods to help parents promote emergent literacy in their children from birth to age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children with limited English proficiency;
    • Ascertaining what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gaps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and development screening for children from birth to entry into kindergarten when needed;
    • Strategies for helping families coping with a crisis; and
    • The relationship of health and well-being of pregnant women to early child development
    • ·         Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Live scan must be associated with California Community Care Licensing

 

 

EDUCATION:

  • Associate degree in early childhood education, social work, psychology, human services, nursing or related field or related field, including a minimum of 12 units of early childhood education/child development with 6 units in Infant and Toddler.  If the 6 Infant and Toddler units have not been completed at time of employment, the candidate may complete the 6 units within the first 12 months of hire.
  • ·         All child development and education staff must complete annually at least 15 hours of professional development and have a yearly individual professional development plan.  College credit courses taken to meet degree requirements can be counted towards the 15 hours of professional development (courses must be from an accredited college or university).

 

 

LICENSE/CREDENTIAL/PERMIT:

  • ·         Current Adult & Pediatric CPR/1St Aid Certificate to be renewed prior to expiration
  • Valid California Driver’s License and access to an automobile with proof of current auto insurance.  This job requires the applicant to be able to travel independently to the homes of participating families.
  • ·         Proof of Department of Justice clearance to work with children prior to the start of employment.
  • Must pass hearing/vision certification class within the first six month of employment.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The working conditions and physical demands of this position will be those that must be met to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The physical environment the incumbent will work in is typically an office environment with moderate noise levels that would be expected in that type of work environment. 

  • ·         Representative physical demands of the job include:  normal vision and hearing, standing for extended periods, sitting for extended periods, kneeling and stooping, manipulating objects with hands, reaching overhead, and occasionally lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • ·         T.B. Test within 60 days prior to employment, and every two (2) years thereafter (every 4 years for a chest X-ray).
  • ·         Must pass a physical examination at the time of hire, and every 2 years thereafter
  • ·         Provide proof of the following immunizations as required: Measles, Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Influenza.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90017 2020-02-06 View
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