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Teachers (Ages: 0-5) Children's Institute, Inc.

Children's Institute Inc. (CII) has a number of Head Start & Early Head Start Teacher openings- spanning from Los Angeles to South Los Angeles, to Compton to Watts.  

Our Teachers change lives. Working with the most vulnerable children in the most under-served communities of Los Angeles, our Teachers show their passion by taking an individual interest in each child and nurture them so that they can lead happy, healthy lives and be prepared for entry into school.   

As a multi-service provider, children and families served by CII have access to more comprehensive services than many of our sister organizations. Our work stretches across many disciplines and program structures in order to positively affect the lives of children and families in Los Angeles.        

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements educational curriculum for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific program assigned to:  Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations. 
  • Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct.  Ensures the classroom and all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.
  • Conducts home visits each year as required by funding source.
  • Records observations, shares information about the child with his/her parent(s) and/or CII staff and plans with them on how best to meet the child’s needs.
  • Communicates with parents daily, verbally or in writing, regarding the physical care and development of the child.
  • Completes and submits incidents reports as necessary. Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and company policy.
  • Maintains daily records of each child’s attendance, health and behavior, reports of suspicions of child abuse or neglect and communicates this information to appropriate content area specialists or Family Service Workers.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current practices in the early childhood education filed through reading, participation in seminars and other education opportunities and personal contacts/memberships in the field.
  • Utilizes data from DRDP outcomes and other program data to individualize lesson plans to best benefit the child.
  • Adheres to family-style meal requirements.  Ensures meal counts are recorded at the point of services.
  • Develops and maintains strong and caring relationships with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and parents.
  • Completes objective ongoing observations to support assessments and portfolios.  Tracks child’s development, individualized education plans, and lesson plans.
  • Establishes a climate of acceptance that supports and respects gender, each child’s individual personality, physical characteristics and traits, culture, language and ethnic characteristics, family structure and developmental needs and behaviors.

 REQUIREMENTS - Head Start Teacher (3 – 5 year olds):

  • A Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field with a minimum of 24 units of ECE course work from a four-year university required
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period
  • Teacher permit or above

 REQUIREMENTS - Early Head Start Teacher (new born – 3 year olds)

  • An Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field with a minimum of 24 units of ECE course work
  • Prior experience working with infants and/or toddlers
  • Minimum of 3 units of infants and toddlers (with a total of 6 units attained by the end of the first year of employment)
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period
  • Teacher permit or above

What benefits does CII offer?

  • Generous paid time-off
  • Plus paid Winter holiday break
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement
  • Continuous training and development
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Education tuition reimbursement
  • Free HMOs- Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • PPOs to choose from
  • 401a & 403b retirement plans
  • Voluntary benefits, including Gympass, AFLAC, Long Term Care Insurance, Legal Services, Pet Insurance, and more! 

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

Los Angeles & S. Los Angeles, CA 90003 2019-08-23 View
Early Head Start - Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc.

EHS Child Development Specialist

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children each year.

We are looking for a dedicated and community minded EHS Child Development Specialist to provide high quality services to our Family Child Care Home (FCCH) Programs and service children from birth to kindergarten age.

Candidates must be able to ensure all comprehensive Head Start services are integrated with the FCCH and approach the families’ needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services. Success in this role will rely heavily upon the candidate’s knowledge of adult learning principles, and having or quickly developing a workable knowledge of regulatory agencies and the role they play in Head Start and Early Head Start.

A BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or a related field with knowledge of child development from birth to 3 is the educational requirement for this role. The applicants must also either carry a California Commission of Teachers Teacher Permit or be eligible to obtain. Strong computer skills, the ability to adapt, a minimum of two years (2) experience in a state funded child care program and supporting and empowering families is a necessity.

 

The EHS Child Development Specialist is required to:

  • Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to a minimum of 12 children in a FCCH setting
  • Identify/collect and provide resource materials regarding local services available to families
  • Engage families in goal setting process and support decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members
  • Workable knowledge of assessment tools including but not limited to DRDP’s and Individual Development Plans or any other goal setting process
  • Establish trusting and culturally responsible relationships with FCCH providers and work with each family to ensure that child(ren) meet all the start Well Child standards

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as condition of employment, Live Scan, TB clearance and required vaccinations.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Thank you for your interest in Crystal Stairs, Inc. Only candidates that meet the criteria outlined above will be contacted.

  

For more information about Crystal Stairs, Inc. please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-08-23 View
Head Start - Handyperson / Maintenance Worker Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Head Start - Handyperson/Maintenance Worker

Location: South Los Angeles & Compton

 

 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Handyperson/Maintenance Worker to support our Head Start Program. This position is responsible for ensuring functional facilities by ensuring maintenance activities as well as repair activities are implemented including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping, and grounds keeping when professional licensure is not required. The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Completes and assures minor plumbing, painting, carpentry and electrical repairs or repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required
  2. Assists and ensures routine maintenance is carried out such as replacing light bulbs, and maintaining equipment used in the course of work
  3. Completes and ensures outdoor tasks such as sweeping steps, porches and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees are carried out
  4. Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to Supervisor
  5. Power washing of buildings, walkways, floors, playground equipment, etc.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, painting and other light facility maintenance.
  • Knowledge of equipment operations, tools, and terms used in building maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety and building code requirements related to Head Start facilities within first month on the job, including but is not restricted to, OSHA and MSOS chemical inventory, etc.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of previous maintenance or handyperson experience preferred.
  • Two (2) years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance, facilities management, or transportation systems is required.
  • Relevant training from a vocational training organization may be substituted for work experience.

 

Special Requirements

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.
  • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 

Total Package of Benefits

 

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-08-23 View
Enrollment Eligibility Manager Institute for Human & Social Development

Job Mission:  To administer & maintain the integrity and accuracy of ERSEA (Enrollment, Recruitment, Selection, Eligibility, and attendance) database, policies & procedures ensuring compliance with Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards, and State PreSchool regulations. 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Implements & monitors processes & procedures as it relates to recruitment and eligibility requirements and maintaining full enrollment.
  2. Ensures data collection is accurate & inputting is consistent with Head Start & Early Head Start reporting guidelines.  Analyses and reports child outcomes data to reflect program & classroom demographics.  Monitors attendance reports for State PreSchool. 
  3. Responsible for marketing outreach & recruitment of families interested in the Program & manage database to create a waitlist of children to be enrolled & monitor this to ensure compliance & selection process. 
  4. Design & deliver training to staff, community partners & parents on database documentation, eligibility and childcare issues & topics related to ERSEA regulations, policies & procedures.
  5. Ensure compliance in maintaining confidentiality of records. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. BA or BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field preferred.
  1. A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience managing a large database.
  2. Knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start performance standards & government funded programs. 
  3. Knowledge with MS Access and experience with Child Plus preferred.
  4. At least 2 years managing and training data entry staff members.  
  5. Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred

 

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, CA 94402 2019-08-22 View
Family Services Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Recruitment, intake and enrollment of families.  Family partnership building.
  2. Encourages parents to take leadership role in meetings, field trips, policy council and classroom help.  Assists Parent Center Committee members to carry out related activities.
  3. Collaborates with Children Services staff with parent involvement activities (i.e., Reading is Fundamental, Raising a Reader)
  4. Collaborates with site Children Services staff to plan, set the agenda and facilitate Parent Center Committee meetings.
  5. Participates in Site meetings with Site Supervisor and teaching staff.
  6. Attends Mental Health Consultation meetings.
  7. Documents/tracks needs, Family Partnership Goals, health, dental, nutrition, hearing, and vision concerns and make the appropriate referrals as necessary.  Documents all parent contacts and community referrals, including health documentation.
  8. Documents teacher consultations regarding family concerns at scheduled staff meetings.
  9. When CHDP training is offered, participates in CHDP training  to perform vision and hearing screenings as needed.  When training is offered, will attend annual refresher training if no screening performed within a year.
  10. When CHDP training is offered, participates in CHDP training  to perform vision and hearing screenings as needed.  When training is offered, will attend annual refresher training if no screening performed within a year.
  11. Conducts vision and hearing screenings for Head Start children, as necessary to comply with 45 day deadline.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED:  DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL)
  • AA or BA degree in Social Work, Child Development, Psychology, or related field.
  • Minimum one (1) year of work experience in social work, child development or a related field.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of case management.
  • Experience in working with community agencies.
  • Ability to handle multiple duties, complete work assignments in a timely manner and prioritize tasks.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented and possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  • Valid California driver’s license, current automobile insurance and vehicle.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.

 

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, CA 94402 2019-08-22 View
Home Based Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Ensures enrollment by completing full intakes and returning intakes, in partnership with Coordinator, adhering to HS/EHS requirements as well as ERSEA enrollment guidelines and deadlines. Provides outreach to families and communities to recruit children into the program, as needed.  Ensures all comprehensive services are delivered over a month on a monthly basis by utilizing comprehensive curriculum, Parents As Teachers and other support resources. 
  2. Implements parent-child activities and education to meet the individual child and family’s needs over a month for each child and family. Assists parents to use activities and household materials that naturally occur in the home and other places as learning opportunities. Plan, organize and facilitate socialization experiences twice a month. Updates family needs assessments and family goals with each family. Provides families with socializations experience twice a month. Provides resources, referrals, and support services. Mentors parents to assume leadership role (i.e. parent meetings, committee members, and policy council), advocates for services and to be fully involved in the program.
  3. Provides support services for children and families within program. Communicates and provide services with content specialist and community partners. Assist with and facilitates transition services for children and families to ensure continuation of services.
  4. Maintains record keeping systems with ongoing documentation of family contacts in Child Plus. Complies with child abuse and neglect law and reporting requirements. Submits weekly, monthly and ongoing reports. Maintains confidentiality of family records and program information. Maintains and ensures health and safety practices.
  5. As needed, attends staff trainings on and off site. Participates in performance appraisal and individual supervision meetings. Develops individual professional development plans, in partnership with supervisor. Attends annual vision and hearing trainings as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associate or Bachelors in Early Childhood Development, Social Services, or related degree.
  2. Must have a minimum of nine (9) Early Childhood Education (ECE) units in curriculum development, understanding of observation and assessment principles, and principles of childhood development.
  3. Minimum one (1) year experience providing direct services to low-income families with children ages birth through five (5) years.
  4. Knowledge of principles of family dynamics, early intervention and childhood development.
  5. Knowledge of community agency resources for staff and parents.
  6. Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  7. Valid California Driver’s License, proof of insurance and reliable transportation required.
  8. 8.        Spanish speaking preferred.

 

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

Menlo Park, CA 94402 2019-08-22 View
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, CA 94402 2019-08-22 View
Infant/Toddler Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:  INFANT/TODDLER ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Locations:  East Palo Alto and San Mateo

Hourly Salary: Starting at $17.00 & 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:

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 in the Head Start program.

6.             Collaboration with Family Engagement team and events.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.             High School graduate or equivalent.

2.             Possess a valid California Associate Teacher Permit or qualified for an Associate Teacher’s 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 and have at least 6 Units of Infant/Toddler Classes.

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, CA 94402 2019-08-22 View
Site Supervisor Institute for Human & Social Development

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Responsible for the daily operation of the site in compliance with licensing and California Department of Education State Preschool regulations together.
  2. Coordinates and monitors work of center staff, volunteers, consultants and parents.
  3. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  4. Responsible for site reporting and other administrative tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED:  DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT
  1. BA  degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field
  2. A minimum of 3 years actual classroom teaching experience
  3. Proof of completion of core ECE courses (ECE 201 Child Development, ECE 210 Early Childhood Education Principles, ECE 211 Early Childhood Education Curriculum, ECE 212 Child Family and Community)
  4. Current California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit 
  5. Current Department of Justice/FBI Child Abuse Index Clearance
  6. Recent tubercular clearance (within past six (6) months)
  7. Current Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification
  8. Health examination upon employment
  9. Holds a valid California Driver’s license and proof of insurance
  10. Regular attendance and punctuality are an essential function of the job.
  11. Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move a child (up to 50 pounds)
  12. Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred

 

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

                        The Institute for Human and Social Development, Inc.

                        155 Bovet Road Suite 300

                        San Mateo, CA 94402

                        E-Mail:  hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

 

                       

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

East Palo Alto, CA 94402 2019-08-22 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, CA 94402 2019-08-22 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, CA 94402 2019-08-22 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, CA 94402 2019-08-22 View
Health Services Manager Community Action Marin-Head Start

Job Title:  Health Services Manager          

 

Reports to:  Head Start Program Director

 

Job Status:  40 Hrs – per week / Salaried / Full Benefits

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Head Start Director, directs the operation of Health Services for children 0-5 and pregnant women. Responsible for ensuring that all relevant health and safety standards are met including Head Start health, nutrition and mental health performance standards and OSHA.  Responsible for the supervision of program staff as assigned.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

Administration and Management

  • Assists in the development of and implementation of goals, policies and activities designed to implement the agency’s mission, objectives and performance standards.
  • Participates in the annual community needs assessment and updates the Integrated Work Plan with the Policy Council, staff and appropriate consultants.
  • Assists the director in developing and monitoring the budget for health services.
  • Maintains and updates health records for children and staff.
  • Develops and updates policies and procedures for health services.
  • Reviews health records and interprets to determine the needs for intervention, training      or community response.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Coordination of Services

  • Plans the health services with an interdisciplinary team of staff, consultants, parents and community representative and supervises the implementation of the plan.
  • Serves as a resource to program staff regarding health issues, including oral health, physical health, mental health and nutrition.
  • Meets regularly with the director as a member of the management team to ensure that services are being delivered in an integrated, effective and efficient  manner.
  • Participates in case management meetings when health issues are involved.
  • Acts as an advocate for child and family issues in the community on behalf of Head Start.
  • Develops interagency agreements as necessary to provide quality services to Head Start children and families.
  • Serves as a representative of the program to the community and attends various  community meetings as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Evaluation and Monitoring

  • Participates as a member of the management team in the development of the program’s yearly calendar to assure that health services are scheduled and completed in a timely, organized manner.
  • Conducts an  annual evaluation of child health services and/or the coordination between service areas to fulfill the program’s mission and goals.
  • Prepares reports on a regular basis for the director, Health Advisory and Policy Council to track the activities and outcomes of Health Services.
  • Develops and implements a plan for supervising and evaluating, consultants, staff and volunteers as assigned, including formal and informal feedback.
  • Monitors the preparation and maintenance of the health records completed at the center and home base level to ensure they are complete and accurate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Staff Development

  • Orients new  staff to agency policies and procedures for health; ensures that appropriate orientation occurs in the areas of mental health and  nutrition.
  • Coordinates training for all staff based on individual and group needs and skills assessments.
  • Models an attitude that values a healthy lifestyle with a focus on preventative practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Services

  • Visits centers regularly to meet with staff and parents to observe children and center health and safety practices.
  • Reviews all physicals to determine which children may require additional treatment and follows up on referrals.
  • Reviews lesson plans and socialization plans, to ensure that curriculum concepts and goals are being met for safety, health, mental health and nutrition.
  • Is available to consult with parents formally or informally, to share information about health concerns and other topics of concern to parents. Facilitates Parent Club meetings on health topics.
  • Works with the Child Development Manager to ensure that centers are clean and safe and that the      teachers are observing program health policies.
  • Ensures that all health related licensing regulations are met.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for the supervision of the Health Program Assistant and Health Specialist.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Use of reflective supervision techniques that support positive growth through clear communication, honest and frequent feedback, and regularly scheduled one-on-one meetings with assigned staff resulting in enhanced professional growth and job performance.

 

Qualifications

 

  • BA in Public Health or a related field.
  • At least two years related experience working in programs with families and children
  • At least two years supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to work well with parents
  • Strong verbal/written communication and management skills
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish skills desirable
  • Fingerprint clearance to work with young children.
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Clearance with current Child Abuse Index Check on file with Community Care Licensing or provide fingerprints and a Child Abuse Index Check resulting in a Criminal Record Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to working in the classroom with children.
  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire date.
    • Current CPR and First Aid.

 

    Physical Requirements

 

  • Physical agility to lift and carry objects up to 25 pounds and children up to 40 pounds for safety reasons.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, kneel, crawl, twist, and turn.
  • Fine Motor physical ability to grasp, pull, twist, and grip.

  

 

San Rafael , CA 94903 2019-08-21 View
Special Needs Instructional Assistant Merced County Head Start

SUMMARY: Under general supervision of Special Services Manager and classroom teacher, provide support and assistance in a preschool classroom and on the playground. Work with children individually or in small groups; provide activities as planned; assist children with personal needs; work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment.

Minimum qualifications: EDUCATION: 6 units ECE/CD and current enrollment in an ECE/CD class at a regionally accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Six months of paid or volunteer experience working with preschool age children.

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practices. Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs; prepare and maintain records accurately and in a timely manner. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Proof of CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H6 printout required.

  • Copy of Transcript (Please attach verification of units(as per minimum requirements for this position))
Merced, CA 95341 2019-08-19 View
Teacher ll / lll Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions at assigned centers and full-time itinerant position all with benefits. Works in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child's education.  Acts as “second in command” of site operations when Site Supervisor is off site, as assigned.

REQ:

Level II - Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Level III - Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers (Example: $200 monthly locality stipend)! Substitute positions always available.

Apply online at https://cacsb.org/about-us/career-opportunities or call agency recruiter at 805-964-8857 ext. 1116

Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Goleta, Lompoc, CA 93101 2019-08-19 View
Teacher I, II, III (Early Head Start) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions with benefits. Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher.  Teacher levels II and III act as “second in command” of site operations, as assigned when Site Supervisor is off site, as assigned.

REQ:

Teacher I: 12 units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher II: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development required. Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria Centers (Example: $200-$250/mth)! Substitute positions always available.

Santa Maria, Lompoc, Carpinteria, Goleta , CA 93458 2019-08-19 View
Teacher Assistant - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Part-time with benefit Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor,assists classroom Teachers in providing for the responsive care and education of children ages six (6) weeks to thirty-six (36) months in a CAC Early Head Start center.

REQ: Child Development Teacher Assistant Permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and enrolled in a Child Development Associate credential program to be completed within two (2) years of hire.  6 units in infant/toddler development required; new hires may complete after hire by enrolling in infant/ toddler development coursework within 3 months of hire and must successfully complete 6 units of infant/toddler development coursework within one year of hire. Computer knowledge. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.  Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Bilingual preferred

Apply online at https://cacsb.org/about-us/career-opportunities or call agency recruiter at 805-964-8857 ext. 1116

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-08-19 View
Early Childhood Education Community Trainer Child Care Resource Center

General Summary:

Under general supervision of the Community Learning Supervisor, the ECE Community Trainer is responsible for scheduling and coordinating early childhood professional development trainings (CCRC Academy), and conducting CPR/First Aid trainings at CCRC offices (primarily in San Fernando Valley and Antelope Valley) as well as at locations in the community. This ECE Community Trainer will work independently and take a lead role in conducting trainings, developing training materials, building customer relationships and coordinating all components of trainings. 

Key areas of responsibility include:

Coordination (50%)

  • Schedule and coordinate CPR/First Aid trainings and early childhood professional development trainings (Academy) at CCRC offices and locations in the community
  • Serve as liaison to Consultants including collecting training materials, creating invoices, drafting agreements
  • Build positive relationships with Consultants and clients
  • Work with clients to schedule classes that meet their needs
  • Provide support and technical assistance to clients needing to register and pay for trainings
  • Work closely with the Outreach Specialist to advertise trainings through print and digital materials
  • Identify appropriate clients and disseminate advertising materials
  • Notify and educate child care providers of CPR reimbursement process through mailings, email, phone and in-person
  • Prepare training materials for CPR classes and Academy trainings, including but not limited to handouts, certificates, evaluations, manikins, first aid student kits
  • Work with support departments including Facilities and Communications to secure conference rooms and materials

Training (15%)

  • Conduct CPR/First Aid trainings at CCRC offices and locations in the community, including:Train new Instructors in approved CPR/First Aid curriculum
    • Conducting training in San Fernando Valley locations regularly
    • Traveling to Antelope Valley locations at least once a month to conduct training
    • Conducting Training two Saturdays per month
  • Implement CPR/First Aid in compliance with curriculum
  • Serve as the Lead CPR and First Aid Instructor
  • Create training materials for auxiliary CPR classes

Tracking (35%)

  • Process CPR/First Aid certification cards for class attendees
  • Track, collect and process registration fees of training attendees
  • Work closely with Finance Department to initiate invoices and follow-up on collection of registration fees
  • Monitor training registrations and develop strategies to address attendance concerns
  • Review, process and track CPR reimbursement requests
  • Complete tracking forms and reports

 

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Associate’s Degree required or equivalent college semester units, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in environments with families/children/child care providers (e.g. in the field of Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development or related field) strongly preferred.
  • Experience conducting trainings, presentations or group meetings or public speaking required.
  • Experience as a CPR/First Aid Instructor a plus
  • Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule required, including evenings and two Saturdays per month 
  • Ability to travel to the Antelope Valley at least once a month required 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • Excellent problem solving skills 
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills required; ability to successfully interface with others 
  • Excellent customer service skills required 
  • Understand the needs and requirements of child care providers and professionals in the ECE field 
  • Bilingual English/ Spanish preferred: Ability to converse, write, and /or translate in English and Spanish preferred 
  • Ability to be flexible, innovative, and adapt to the changing needs of the program/department/agency 
  • Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to honor confidentiality, and work sensitively and supportively with clients 
  • Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public; work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues 
  • Strong ability to complete projects and achieve goals under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirements and changes in assignments 
  • Must have use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California Driver's License with an acceptable driving records substantiated by a copy of DMV records 
  • Criminal Records (e.g. Livescan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index Check, Sexual Offender Registry, Health and Tuberculosis (TB) test clearances required
Chatsworth, CA 91311 2019-08-16 View
Early Learning Supervisor Child Care Resource Center

Want to work for a non-profit agency which believes in team work, having fun and achieving success? If so, CCRC could be the right place for you!

We are looking for a Early Learning Supervisor with a proven track record of Head Start Education and Family Engagement experience. You could play a key role in guaranteeing that success continues by using your skills to support head start teachers, family advocates, parents and children.

General Summary: Under the direction of the Head Start Early Learning Manager, the Early Learning Supervisor will be responsible for the implementation and oversight of Child Development and Family Engagement services, while maintaining confidentiality of children, families and providers involved in the program.

 

Successful candidates will need the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree with major in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Family Consumer Sciences, Psychology, Sociology or related field required.
  • 6 units of adult supervision and administration in Child Development/Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Three years of direct supervisor experience required. Head Start experience, preferred.
  • Obtain and maintain CLASS™ reliable certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Be certified or trained in Creative Curriculum
  • Complete the Family Development Credential course and complete certification to be a trainer within 24 months of hire date.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) capabilities preferred.
  • Automobile, California Drivers License, auto liability insurance and clean DMV record.
  • Must have required fingerprint, Child Abuse Index, T.B. and Health clearances.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Supervise, guide and evaluate Center Directors according to their job performance. Provide staff performance evaluations and create professional development goals. Provide leadership, by example, establishing and maintaining quality work standards; provide training and technical assistance to Head Start 0-5 staff and parents  
  • Monitor through record keeping,   classroom observations, responsible for oversight of [School Readiness and Child Development services ] to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, amendments and state regulations and laws. Conduct CLASS observations and provide Creative Curriculum training when needed. Maintain adequate record keeping and ensure timely and accurate reporting of program to federal and state authorities.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to Title 22 regulations.  Assist Center Directors in accurate and timely documentation and reporting of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Analysts. 
  • Develop, evaluate, assess, and implement new and current policies and procedures for the areas of School Readiness.  Design and implement monitoring tools for all School Readiness policies and procedures.  Review all agency information and share pertinent information with direct supervisor and Head Start management that deals with work progress, concerns, barriers, and success that impact program services. Collaborate and establish effective communication with all Head Start 0-5 program areas (Nutrition, Health, Family Engagement Education, Disabilities/Mental Health and ERSEA) to ensure program services are being provided and implemented. Collaborate and establish effective working relationships with local school personnel, community agencies, and families
  • Develop and Implement strategic plans to incorporate School Readiness initiatives from the Office of Head Start into program services.
  • Continue professional development by attending trainings, workshops and meetings as available.
Chatsworth, CA 91311 2019-08-16 View
Teacher - North East San Fernando Valley Child Care Resource Center

General Summary:  Under the direction of the Center Director, the Teacher will plan and implement individual and group activities designed to stimulate learning for all children.

This postion works part-year from August until May or June and is located in North East San Fernando Valley (Panorama City, Pacoima, North Hills or Arleta).

Candidates for this position may also be considered for Teacher positions in other regions.

Keys areas of responsibility include:

Interaction with Children and Families

  • Develop and utilize the Creative Curriculum to provide age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities to enhance the growth of children in all developmental domains. Encourage experimentation, exploration, problem solving, cooperation, socialization, choices and ask open-ended questions. Adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at risk, special needs, gifted and culturally diverse populations. Establish weekly goals that promote individual and group educational plans that support school readiness and facilitates transition into Kindergarten. Prepare classroom materials to support developmentally appropriate curriculum plans and create and change learning centers as needed.   Ensure and maintain a clean and safe indoor and outdoor environment on a daily basis. Assist with food service and other classroom needs as requested. Communicate regularly with parents regarding each child’s progress. Conduct the required home visits and parent conferences to establish individual goals, communicate class progress, and provide educational strategies for parents to implement at school and in the home.

Staff Relationships

  • As a direct supervisor in the classroom, oversee the daily functions of the classroom, act as a mentor and guide to Teacher Assistants in all areas including but not limited to delegating and rotating classroom responsibilities when needed. Supervise, evaluate and train Teacher Assistant as needed. Provide leadership by example and follow CCRC vision principles for all Teacher Assistants and volunteers. Maintain communication and professional boundaries at all times with staff and parents.  

Administrative Functions

  • Ensure reports required by the Agency and the State are complete and submitted within a timely manner. Maintain a system of confidentiality for records and information of Head Start families. Complete and submit weekly lesson plans and goals to Center Director for review and feedback prior to implementation in the classroom.  Collect observations for ongoing assessments to ensure child outcomes are meeting agency benchmarks. Read, analyze and interpret data from the DRDP (2015).  Implement knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices, effective teaching strategies, federal and state regulations including licensing, DCF, and diversity application. Assist with generating and tracking non- federal share on a monthly basis.

Successful candidates will need the following:

  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development, or (related field) including a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
  • 2 years’ experience working with families and children in a preschool setting required. 
  • 1 year of experience working with developmentally disabled/delayed or behaviorally challenged children including supporting Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and/or Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) using social-emotional curriculum and inclusion methods is preferred.
  • Hold a current California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Teacher permit.
  • Ability to converse, write, and/or translate in Spanish or Armenian preferred.
  • Criminal Records (e.g. Live Scan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index Check, Sexual Offender Registry, Health,Tuberculosis (TB) test and Immunization clearances required.
  • Hold a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate upon hire or within 30 days of hire.
  • Must have strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Valid California Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance, and clean DMV record required.
  • Show ability to have flexibility, maturity of judgment, and ability to work collegially.
  • Ability to supervise pre-school children and ensure a safe environment including the ability to monitor and respond to events going on at all times in the classroom, outdoor play areas and on field trips.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to an emergency or a crisis situation.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, families, and the community to work as part of a team, and collaborate with colleagues.
  • Ability to maintain all assigned workflow and a high level of customer satisfaction in a fast paced working environment.
  • Ability to develop an environment that is free of disruptive influences.
Arleta, CA 91331 2019-08-16 View
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