Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Early Learning Mentor Coach Child Development Resources

Under the supervision of the education assistant manager, the early learning mentor coach shall be responsible to:

 

  1. Conduct center and home-based site observations to promote developmentally appropriate practices, sound program approaches to delivery of services, and impart culturally and linguistically appropriate beliefs. 
  2. Administer the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) twice a year and analyze ongoing assessment data to measure improvement in child outcomes. 
  3. Assist with the collection, monitoring, assessing and analyzing of child progress data.
  4. Provide one-to-one reflective strategies for improving teacher-child interactions and how to work with culturally, linguistically, and developmentally diverse groups of children.
  5. Conduct small group meetings for teaching staff to discuss appropriate curriculum planning and implementation, the ongoing assessment process, and how to individualize curriculum.
  6. Provide informal learning opportunities for teachers to reflect on and apply theory and learning to everyday practice.
  7. Maintain current knowledge of the program’s curriculum and operational procedures related to early care and education and ensure implementation.  
  8. Provide encouragement designed to support teaching staff's completion of college coursework towards earning academic degrees. 
  9. Maintain documentation of all services provided and reports submitted.
  10. Distribute latest research-based resources, professional growth opportunities, and materials.
  11. Attend and/or conduct all required meetings, pre-service, in-service, and other training as directed.
  12. All other duties as assigned.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education. 

 

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a position involving parent/adult education or preschool instruction, which included program planning, organizing, and adult education and training. Experience must include at least two (2) years as a preschool teacher or as an early care educator for infants and toddlers.

 

Preferred Criteria: Master’s degree in child development/early childhood education. Ability to understand and communicate verbally in Spanish and English in order to effectively model and provide reflective strategies for improving teacher interactions with Spanish and English-speaking children.

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of Windows environment and applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) and maintain certification once reliable. Knowledge of early childhood development practices for young children. Knowledge of appropriate early childhood curriculum and environments for children as well as knowledge of Head Start and home-based options. Ability to clearly understand, interpret and implement early childhood assessment tools for young children, including training for Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale. Ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative. Ability to provide leadership and stability to teaching staff for program continuity. Ability to collect and analyze data, prepare and maintain reports. Ability to establish and maintain safe, friendly and respectful working relationships with staff, clients, and other professionals. Sensitivity to the needs of low- income families and multicultural beliefs and practices. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Ability to work independently, work a flexible schedule and travel throughout Ventura County.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Oxnard, CA 93036 2019-08-28 View
Site Supervisor Child Development Resources

Under the direct supervision of the early childhood assistant manager, the site supervisor shall be responsible to:

 

  1. Implement at center level, the service area plans consistent with Performance Standards, legislation and regulations, and requirements of the funding source.
  2. Provide direct supervision, guidance, leadership, coaching, technical assistance, and conduct timely performance reviews of teachers, center aides, cooks and assistant cooks. Indirectly provide guidance and technical assistance as needed to other center staff. (i.e. assistant teachers, classroom aides).
  3. Engage in the promotion of staff development and continuous learning through training, observation, reflective supervision, and coaching.
  4. Conduct regular center staff meetings for group planning, and problem solving. Ensure preparation of agenda and transcribing of meeting minutes.
  5. Coordinates schedules of center staff to ensure required classroom coverage is maintained. Substitute in the classroom, when necessary.
  6. Plan, organize and oversee implementation of a curriculum that is developmentally, culturally and linguistically appropriate.
  7. In collaboration with center staff; coordinate the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom and center. Including housekeeping, planning, and preparation of classroom.
  8. Coordinate monthly case management meetings with center staff.
  9. Prepare and submit all required reports by designated timelines.  For example, petty cash/PAF and end of month reports.
  10. Maintain records required by community care licensing.
  11. Monitor, implement and ensure adherence to program confidentiality policy.
  12. Review and analyze reports and records related to the operation and delivery of educational services.
  13. In conjunction with center staff, coordinate orientation of parents to program philosophy, policies and procedures. 
  14. In coordination with family service staff, ensure Parent Committee is actively involved in center activities.
  15. Plan and implement methods of establishing a positive liaison with parents, program staff and the community-at-large in collaboration with center staff.
  16. Ensure the active participation and involvement of parents in the educational program planning process.
  17. Attend all required meetings, training, pre-services, and in-services as required.
  18. Conduct routine inspections of center facilities for health, safety, fire and occupancy compliance.
  19. Facilitate conflict resolution and complaint procedure. Maintain appropriate documentation and keep early childhood assistant manager apprised of status.
  20. Transport children in own vehicle when necessary.
  21. When assisting with class coverage, contribute to a healthy and successful nutrition program by eating center prepared meals with the children.
  22. Other duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education, or human development or in a *related field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education.
  • Possession of a current state-awarded child development site supervisor permit. (Must be renewed prior to expiration and maintained active as a condition of employment.) 
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ recent paid successful preschool teaching experience with at least two (2) years of staff supervision.

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

 

Preferred Criteria: Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills. Master’s degree in ECE or related field.

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to read, write and speak the English language fluently. Ability to write clearly, concisely, and descriptively. Knowledge of Windows environment and applications such as Word and Excel. Knowledge of adult learning strategies, early childhood development and developmentally appropriate curriculum, materials, learning environments, and teaching strategies. Ability to implement a developmental and culturally appropriate early childhood program. Ability to provide leadership and stability to center staff for program continuity. Ability to exercise sound judgment and initiative. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with staff, clients and other professionals. Sensitive to multicultural beliefs and practices and ability to relate to children/parents/community. Sensitive to the needs of low-income families. Ability to work with high-risk families and provide for necessary support. Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality.

 

Physical Abilities Required: Ability to see at normal distance and hear normal conversations and sounds. Physical ability to bend, squat, sit on floor, skip, run, and climb stairs, as part of daily center activities. Use hands and fingers to fill out required forms on regular and NCR paper. Ability to safely lift or assist children weighing up to 40 pounds in emergency situations only. Ability to safely drive own or company vehicle.

 

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

 

Other: A salary increase or pay decrease may be instituted should a site supervisor be transferred from a center with less than 40 children to a center with 40 or more children and vice versa.

 

 

Oxnard, CA 93036 2019-08-28 View
Teacher I, II The Unity Council

 

To Apply, please send us the following:

 

cover letter

resume

copy of unofficial transcripts

 

Title: Teacher I & Teacher II (Early Head Start/Head Start)

 

Reports To: Center Director

 

Department: Children & Family Services

 

Location: Oakland, CA

 

Schedule: Monday through Friday

 

Travel: Local, including field-trips, occasional home visits and required training sessions

 

Salary: Varies depending on education

 

Employee Status: Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt

 

Union: SEIU 1021

 

Supervises: N/A

 

Benefits:

 

Two weeks of paid vacation a year, sick time, 13 holidays, up to five floating holidays based on employee status, medical and dental benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment, life insurance policy at no cost to employee (with the option of increasing policy amount), flexible spending account for medical and dependent care costs, commuter benefits, 403(b) with employer match, and other benefits. We foster a joyful workplace and offer opportunities for professional development and growth.

 

Program Summary

 

The Children and Family Services programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, Home Based Services, and Developmental Play Groups. Over 900 children birth through kindergarten entry and 32 expectant parents and their families receive child development and comprehensive family services through the Unity Council. The programs are diverse, multilingual, developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive, and individualized for each child and family services are provided in four centers and two home based programs throughout Oakland and Monument Corridor neighborhood in Concord, CA.

 

Teacher I

 

Position Summary

 

Under the guidance of the Site Director, the Teacher I position provides quality primary care giving for infants or toddlers in a safe and supervised early care and education setting. Promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Early Head Start children enrolled in the program.

 

Responsibilities

 

-Provide relationship based care in daily routines such as meal time, toileting, hand washing, and naps

-Implement daily activities that are focused on the child’s interests and needs

-Participate in curriculum planning with the supervising teacher

-Evaluate the children’s progress

-Daily communications with families

-Attendance at regular staff meetings

-Perform additional duties as assigned by supervising Teacher, Site Director and management

 

Qualifications:

 

-Current CDA or Associate Teacher Permit

-12 units in ECE

-Ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural team

-Ability to promote feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers by being warm, supportive, and comforting

-Caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families as well as maintaining an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child’s family

-Bilingual Spanish/English or Asian Language/English preferred

-Awareness of safe lifting techniques for lifting children, supplies and furnishings and commitment to using preventive health measures in the classroom to prevent the spread of disease

 

Teacher II

 

Position Summary

 

Under the guidance of the Site Director, the Teacher II position provides quality primary care giving for infants or toddlers in a safe and supervised early care and education setting. Promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Early Head Start children enrolled in the program.

 

Responsibilities

 

-Teaching which includes, curriculum development and daily lesson planning

-Communicating with parents

-Participating in parent activities

-Attendance at regular staff meetings

-Implementation of daily activities such as child-centered learning, planning indoor/outdoor activities, language extension

-Ongoing assessment of children in assigned group

-Supervision of an Aide (Assistant/Associate Teacher)

-Perform additional duties as assigned by supervising Teacher III, Site Director and Management

 

Qualifications

 

-AA Degree preferred, or a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education from a regionally accredited institution and must be willing to earn 3 units per semester towards AA degree

-6 units in Infant Care

-Children’s Development Permit

-Minimum 2-3 years teaching experience working in a preschool setting

-Ability to create and implement daily curriculum plans

-Ability to work well harmoniously in a multi-cultural team

-Ability to promote feeling of security and trust in infants and toddlers by being warm, supportive, and comforting

-Caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families as well as maintaining an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child’s family

-Bilingual Spanish/English or Asian Language/English preferred

-Awareness of safe lifting techniques for lifting children, supplies and furnishings and commitment to using preventive health measures in the classroom to prevent the spread of disease

 

Physical Requirements:

Must be able climb stairs, reach, bend, lift 20-30 pounds, crawl, kneel, stoop, twist, grasp with hands and fingers materials, use arms and legs, able to walk, climb ladders if applicable.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Physical exam, TB test, background/fingerprint clearance, measles, pertussis immunizations

 

This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time.

 

The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Oakland, CA 94601 2019-08-27 View
ERSEA Assistant Children's Institute Inc.

Come be part of Children’s Institute Inc. (CII) and dedicate your passion towards Early Childhood Education!

An ERSEA Assistant implements Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) policies and procedures for assigned Early Childhood Education programs.
  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ensures full enrollment is maintained at all times for assigned sites.
• Provides data for program reports as required.
• Assists families in completing eligibility applications. Enters eligibility information into Child Plus.
• Monitors attendance and develops the rationale whenever program attendance falls below 85%.
• Informs Family Service Workers and Family & Community Engagement Specialists upon a child’s selection.
• Participates in ongoing recruitment and selection of children according to ERSEA ranking criteria
• Plans for continuity of care by ensuring that services are continued as appropriate through CII’s integrated services model.
• Provide resources and referrals to community support as appropriate.
• Conducts weekly home visits and uses routines, activities, and experiences in the home to achieve the goals of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and the Child Individualized Goals.
• Develops, maintains and uses a working knowledge of the ethnic and cultural differences, practices and values of the client families in order to better understand their needs and provide appropriate services.
• Additional duties and special projects as assigned. 

REQUIREMENTS:
• 1-2 years of community-based program experience.
• High School diploma or GED.
• Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance.
• Bilingual speaking Spanish/English  

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.  

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.

South Los Angeles, CA 90003 2019-08-26 View
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