Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Home Based Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                Home Based Specialist  

Location:                               North & South County

Salary:                                  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                      Open until filled

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:    (PLEASE NOTE THAT JOB DESCRIPTION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  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.
  2. Ensures all comprehensive services are delivered over a month on a monthly basis by utilizing comprehensive curriculum, Parents As Teachers and other support resources. 
  3. Implements parent-child activities and education to meet the individual child and families 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Provides support services for children and families within program. Communicates and provide services with content specialist and community partners. Collaborates with Home-Based Coordinator and Home Based Manager with coordination of parent-child activities, parent trainings and parent education. Assist with and facilitates transition services for children and families to ensure continuation of services.
  6. Maintains record keeping systems with ongoing documentation of family contacts in Child Plus. Complies with child abuse and neglect law and reporting requirements. Meets initial and ongoing requirements of each service area. Submits weekly, monthly and ongoing reports. Maintains confidentiality of family records and program information. Maintains and ensures health and safety practices.
  7. 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:

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

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

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 and evaluation.  All candidates interviewed will be notified in writing following their interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

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 94025 2018-07-30 View
Supervising Cook City of Oakland Human Services Department

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Supervising Cook (Cook III) vacancy within the Head Start Division of the Human Services Department. The Supervising Cook serves as a crucial role within Head Start and understands the importance of nutrition to a child's physical and mental development to grow and develop. Healthy eating in a child's early years can increase their cognitive development and ability to learn for years to come. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, flexible, has a passion for preparing high quality meals for children and can successfully lead a dedicated team of food service workers. 

Under general direction in the Human Services Department, the Supervising Cook position plans, organizes, and supervises food service operations according to Federal, State, and local guidelines for Head Start programs; maintains accurate records and inventory of food, food-related equipment, and supplies; assigns, schedules and directs the work of staff assigned to the kitchen; and performs related duties as assigned.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies that occur within the City including full-time and permanent part-time positions, if applicable.

 

See full job posting for more information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oaklandca/jobs/2137075/supervising-cook-cook-iii?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Oakland, CA 94612 2018-07-30 View
Inclusion Floater Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Inclusion Floater Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Work with children on developed goals both individually and in-group situations as needed.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of an individual goal oriented plan of action for children who have been identified as having a special need.
  • Write Behavior observation reports (BOR) as needed.
  • Document identified children’s progress through the writing of daily anecdotal notes.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

 Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

 

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Assistant Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance of Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s)Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Inclusion Floater Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Early Head Start Floater Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)! 

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Early Head Start Floater Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to infant / toddler children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infant / toddler children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing, tooth brushing, diapering and toilet learning for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Communicate with primary teacher about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child in order to inform the communication with parents.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor.

Secondary Functions

  • Follow Head Start/CDE/CLD policies and procedures in reporting suspected child abuse in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Attends meetings and/or workshops (e.g. staff/center meetings, in-service sessions, training, and parent meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or maintaining their professional development.
  • Must follow timekeeping policies and procedures and approve your timesheet following payroll schedule.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units Infant/Toddler and additional ECE Units in core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Assistant Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance of Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s):  Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Early Head Start Floater Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Head Start Lead Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)!

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Lead Teacher will primarily provide children with a positive learning environment and varied experiences that will help them develop in all areas in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.  The Lead Teacher works in collaboration with the other teachers and site team to enhance the parent’s role as the principal influence on the child’s education and development.  Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Role-model and ensure center team support for the provision of specialized services for children with identified special needs in the classroom.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Organize indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Master Teacher/Site Supervisor, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Master Teacher/Site Supervisor, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.
  • Encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of the Head Start Program (e.g. classroom center committees, PPC, Policy Council and other district and/or city wide committees), in accordance with Program Performance Standards.
  • Obtain all required classroom parental signatures such as on all incident reports and field trip permission slips.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Master Teacher/Site Supervisor and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • Work with other teaching staff and parents to ensure that required dental exams, physical exams and screenings are completed for each child in accordance with Program Performance Standards and Plan of Action.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
  • Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.
  • Assist Master Teacher/Site Supervisor in organizing center parent committee and electing officers and representatives to PPC in accordance with Program Performance Standards and PPC bylaws.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.\
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if assistant or floater teacher not available.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; must be enrolled in college education working towards an BA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

 

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have 1 + year(s) experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 12 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 6 Units in Administrative Units.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements:

  • State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s): Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs.

Benefits
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Vacation and Sick Time
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Retirement Program 403 (b)
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Commuter Benefits an easy access to Public Transportation
• Amazing SF location --the Mission and Excelsior Districts' melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.
• Close knit, caring team
• And more!

How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Head Start Lead Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

 

·        Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.

·        Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.

·        Assist Master Teacher/Site Supervisor in organizing center parent committee and electing officers and representatives to PPC in accordance with Program Performance Standards and PPC bylaws.

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Head Start Master Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

 

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)! 


MNC is seeking a full-time Master Teacher who will primarily be responsible of providing day-to-day quality learning experiences for young children by applying methods that promote independence, curiosity, decision making, cooperation, persistence, creativity, and problem solving in young children. Will be responsible in the selection and supervision of teaching staff and ensuring that Federal, State and Local Agency regulations, policies and procedures are enforced. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children
•Instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
•Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
•Role-model and ensure center team support for the provision of specialized services for children with identified special needs in the classroom.
•Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
•Carries out small groups' activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
•Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children's behavior.

Assessing Children
•Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
•Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
•Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation
•Organize indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
•Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP's) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
•Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
•Monitor the frequency, quality and content of screenings, observations, assessments and ILP's conducted by center teaching staff in accordance with Program Performance Standards and Delegate Agency Agreement.
•Three times annually, after each developmental assessment (DRDP-2015), develop and implement a Desired Results Summary of Findings with the participation and input of center teaching staff bases on analysis of the DRDP-2015 child outcomes for each classroom.
•Develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children's strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
•Prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents
•Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
•Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
•Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.
•Encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of the Head Start Program (e.g. classroom center committees, PPC, Policy Council and other district and/or city wide committees), in accordance with Program Performance Standards.
•Obtain all required classroom parental signatures such as on all incident reports and field trip permission slips.

Supervision
•Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
•Supervise and evaluate center teaching staff assigned to the same classroom and Lead Teachers, if applicable, in all areas of their performance and relating to employment requirements in accordance with MNC's personnel policies and procedures.
•Approval of timesheets, compensatory time, sick leave, vacation and any other leave (paid or unpaid), in accordance with MNC's personnel policies and procedures.
•Maintain accurate records of employee absences, work hours, immunizations, physical exams, fingerprints, professional development and other documentation required by Federal and State regulations or MNC's personnel policies and procedures.
•Initiate, participate and make recommendations as to personnel recruitment, selection, transfers, promotions, disciplinary or dismissal measures in accordance with MNC's personnel policies and procedures.
•Train, supervise and monitor teaching staff throughout the year in writing and implementing appropriate weekly classroom lesson plans.
•Organize and monitor a system of specific tasks to ensure that all members of the teaching staff perform an equal share of the work.

Administration
•May assume coverage in the absence of any of the teaching staff members and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
•Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children's files.
•Prepare and submit complete and accurate reports as required by program needs and direct manager.
•Engage substitutes or volunteers during the school year to ensure that there are sufficient adults in the classroom.
•Work with other teaching staff and parents to ensure that required dental exams, physical exams and screenings are completed for each child in accordance with Program Performance Standards and Plan of Action.
•Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children's interests.
•Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
•Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
•Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
•Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC's policies and procedures.
•Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.
•Participate in staff/parent conferences and IEP's (Individualized Educational Plan) and meetings of other teaching staff in the center. Determination of need is based on the quantity and complexity of the needs of the individual child or requested by District Director.
•Organize center parent committee and electing officers and representatives to PPC in accordance with Program Performance Standards and PPC bylaws.

Classroom Maintenance
•Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
•Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies. Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed. Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.
•Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
•Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
•Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
•Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if assistant or floater teacher not available.
•Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC's policies and procedures.
•Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.

Qualifications
Education: AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; must be enrolled in college education working towards an BA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience: Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition. In addition, must have 3 + year(s) experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 12 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 3 Units in Adult Supervision and 6 Units in Administrative Units. Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 
• State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Level Permit
• Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
• Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
• Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (must be kept current)
• Clearance Child Abuse Index
• Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
• Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
• Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s): Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 

Benefits
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Vacation and Sick Time
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Retirement Program 403 (b)
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Commuter Benefits an easy access to Public Transportation
• Amazing SF location --the Mission and Excelsior Districts' melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.
• Close knit, caring team
• And more!

How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Master Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Substitute Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)! 

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Substitute Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.

Secondary Functions

  • Follow Head Start/CDE/CLD policies and procedures in reporting suspected child abuse in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Attends meetings and/or workshops (e.g. staff/center meetings, in-service sessions, training, and parent meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or maintaining their professional development.
  • Must follow timekeeping policies and procedures and approve your timesheet following payroll schedule.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Assistant Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance of Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s):  Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs.

Benefits
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Vacation and Sick Time
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Retirement Program 403 (b)
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Commuter Benefits an easy access to Public Transportation
• Amazing SF location --the Mission and Excelsior Districts' melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.
• Close knit, caring team
• And more!

How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Substitute Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

 

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)! 
 

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher will primarily provide children with a positive learning environment and varied experiences that will help them develop in all areas in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.  The Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher works in collaboration with the other teachers and site team to enhance the parent’s role as the principal influence on the child’s education and development.  Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infant / toddler children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Role-model and ensure center team support for the provision of specialized services for children with identified special needs in the classroom.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Organize indoor/outdoor and quiet/active activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, and volunteer opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.
  • Encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of the Head Start Program (e.g. classroom center committees, PPC, Policy Council and other district and/or city wide committees), in accordance with Program Performance Standards.
  • Obtain all required classroom parental signatures such as on all incident reports and field trip permission slips.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Site Supervisor and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • Work with other teaching staff and parents to ensure that required dental exams, physical exams and screenings are completed for each child in accordance with Program Performance Standards and Plan of Action.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
  • Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.
  • Assist Site Supervisor in organizing center parent committee and electing officers and representatives to PPC in accordance with Program Performance Standards and PPC bylaws.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if assistant or floater teacher not available.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.

Secondary Functions

  • Follow Head Start/CDE/CLD policies and procedures in reporting suspected child abuse in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Attends meetings and/or workshops (e.g. staff/center meetings, in-service sessions, training, and parent meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or maintaining their professional development.
  • Must follow timekeeping policies and procedures and approve your timesheet following payroll schedule.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; must be enrolled in college education working towards an BA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

 

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have 1 + year(s) experience in and infant / toddler setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 12 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 6 Units Infant/Toddler, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 6 Units in Administrative Units.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

 Language(s):  Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs.

Benefits
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Vacation and Sick Time
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Retirement Program 403 (b)
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Commuter Benefits an easy access to Public Transportation
• Amazing SF location --the Mission and Excelsior Districts' melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.
• Close knit, caring team
• And more!

How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Head Start Floater Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)! 

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Head Start Floater Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Assistant Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance of Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

 Language(s)Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 


How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Head Start Floater Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Associate Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

 

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)!

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Associate Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to infant / toddler children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infant / toddler children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor and quiet/active activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor / Lead Teacher, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Site Supervisor / Lead Teacher, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Lead Teacher and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
  • Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if the floater teacher not available.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies. Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed. Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor.

Secondary Functions

  • Follow Head Start/CDE/CLD policies and procedures in reporting suspected child abuse in accordance with federal and state laws.
  • Attends meetings and/or workshops (e.g. staff/center meetings, in-service sessions, training, and parent meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or maintaining their professional development.
  • Must follow timekeeping policies and procedures and approve your timesheet following payroll schedule.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education: Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience: Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition. In addition, must have experience in an infant / toddler setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 24 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 6 Units Infant/Toddler, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 16 Units in General Education in specific subject areas. Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements:

  • State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s): Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs.

Benefits
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Vacation and Sick Time
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Retirement Program 403 (b)
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Commuter Benefits an easy access to Public Transportation
• Amazing SF location --the Mission and Excelsior Districts' melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.
• Close knit, caring team
• And more!

How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Associate Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Head Start Associate Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)!

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher and in accordance with Head Start (HS) Federal Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Childcare Licensing Division (CLD), and Mission Neighborhood Center’s (MNC), the Associate Teacher will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Lead Teacher and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
  • Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if assistant or floater teacher not available.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 24 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 16 Units in General Education in specific subject areas.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (must be kept current)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s)Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 

Benefits
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Vacation and Sick Time
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Retirement Program 403 (b)
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Commuter Benefits an easy access to Public Transportation
• Amazing SF location --the Mission and Excelsior Districts' melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.
• Close knit, caring team
• And more!

How to Apply
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with  Head Start Associate Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2018-07-27 View
Family Advoacate Marin Head Start

Family Advocate position-(San Rafael)

Family Development *Develops and implements an individualized Family Partnership Plan, sensitive to the cultural and socioeconomic background of the family, which encourages and promotes the family's achievement of self-sufficiency. *Maintains and updates Family Partnership Plans with each family throughout the year. *Acts as an advocate for the families in linking them to needed community services and resources. *Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Education AA or BA in Human Development, Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Development, Social work or related field preferred. Certification or credential in social work, human services, family services in required.

Experience A minimum of three years related work experience working with diverse low-income families preferred

Skills and Knowledge

1. Basic computer skills required

2. Strong English skills both oral and written form required

3. Bi-lingual English/Spanish required

4. Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards preferred

5. Knowledge of how to access community resources preferred

6. Demonstrated ability to create and maintain healthy boundaries with clients

7. Time management skills

8. Problem solving and conflict resolution skills

Additional Requirements

1. A valid California driver's license

2. Evidence of reliable, insured transportation

 

San Rafael, CA 94903 2018-07-26 View
Early Head Start Instructor City of Oakland Human Services Department

The Position

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill Early Head Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer their employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include: Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Under direction in the Human Services Department, Early Head Start Instructors instruct children enrolled in Early Head Start Programs; instruct parents on early childhood development concepts; assist in developmental assessments; organize and set up education and play materials for classroom and/or make home visits; and perform related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be use to fill other permanent and part-time vacancies as they may occur in this classification.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Oakland, CA 94612 2018-07-24 View
Itinerant Teachers (Preschool) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Committed. Passionate. Caring. Skilled.

These qualities define the effective early childhood educators at CAC. Our teachers make a daily difference in the lives of infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children. Itinerant Teaching positions open. F/T, P/T & On-call openings in our Head Start program in Santa Barbara/Goleta, Lompoc & Santa Maria areas. Positions in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria receive an additional locality stipend.

REQ: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course; OR Assoc Degree in ECE/CD or related field and eligible for CD Teacher permit or higher with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Join the team!

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2018-07-24 View
Itinerant Teacher (Preschool) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Committed. Passionate. Caring. Skilled. These qualities define the effective early childhood educators at CAC. Our teachers make a daily difference in the lives of infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children. Itinerant Teaching positions open. F/T, P/T & Sub openings in our Head Start program in Santa Barbara/Goleta, Lompoc & Santa Maria areas. Positions in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria receive a locality stipend.

REQ: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course; OR Assoc Degree in ECE/CD or related field and eligible for CD Teacher permit or higher with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Join the team!

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2018-07-24 View
Teacher/Director - Villa Head Start Glenn County Office of Education

Glenn County Office of Education is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

Child and Family Services

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Position:

 

Teacher/Director, position available at Villa Head Start

Salary:

 

$146.69 – $159.72 based on an 8-hour day with benefit package

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • A Baccalaureate (BA) in Early Childhood education or related degree or an Associate Arts degree and actively working towards a BA degree. 
  • Must hold or qualify for a Site Supervisor Permit; to include24 units of ECE/CD, 6 units of administration, and 3 units of adult supervision.
  • Two years of adult supervisory experience in a childcare, infant/toddler and/or preschool setting.
  • Knowledge of CLASS and certified reliable desired.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Valid California driver license and insured reliable transportation.

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensures developmentally appropriate practices that meet the individual needs of children 3 to 5 years of age.
  • Orients, trains, and supervises a team of a teacher(s), teacher aide(s) and classroom volunteers.
  • Directs all aspects of center management with a focus on a child-centered learning environment.
  • Ensures the implementation of all Preschool services based on the revised Performance Standards and State Funding Terms and Conditions.
  • Ensures compliance with Title 22, Title 5, and Community Care Licensing for a childcare facility.
  • Conducts home visits and parent conferences with each family during the school year, as per model design.
  • Encourages parents to be involved and engaged in all aspects of the program.
  • Conducts family activities and parent committee meetings, as scheduled.
  • Ensures completion of required child assessments and observations.
  • Work cooperatively with Family Resource Assistant(s) in the delivery of family services.

 

Work Year:

179 paid days (August-June).  Position to begin August/September 2018

 

Application Procedure:

(Applications without the required documentations will not be considered.)

  • Complete Application and Resume
  • Copy of Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree
  • Copy of Unofficial Transcript(s)
  • Copy of Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (if applicable)
  • Three letters of recommendations (2 professional and 1 personal)

 

 

Submit to:

 

Child and Family Services

676 E. Walker Street, Orland CA  95963

Attention: Miriam Lopez, HR Manager/Executive Secretary 530-865-1267 ext. 2211

 

Deadline:

 

Open until filled

 

WILLOWS, CA 95988 2018-07-24 View
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