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Site Supervisor I Mission Neighborhood Centers

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

Bring your passion for Early Care and Education and make a difference in a child’s life in one of San Francisco’s premier child development organizations. Join and grow with MNC!

We have been providing early care and education in San Francisco for 40 years. Currently, we are rapidly expanding our early care and education services for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers as we open new classrooms and facilities to add to our portfolio of ten child development centers. 

Under the supervision of the Regional Manager 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 Site Supervisor I 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 the 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 Regional Manager and submits out work orders as needed.
  • 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.

Customer Service

  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Always represent the Company in a professional manner.

Safety

  • Maintain personal safety, use personal protection equipment (PPE) and follow Company policies.
  • Report all and any safety issues, accidents or injuries to your manager as a matter of priority.
  • Use safety walk and carry one child at a time up and down stairs.

Effective Team Member

  • Ability to interact positively with team members.
  • Ability to facilitate positive change.
  • Partner with supervisor when necessary to address department issues or concerns.

 

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.

ExperienceMust 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-culturally literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Personality - Independent thinker, possess excellent customer service skills, professional attitude, a high level of personal integrity, maturity, and business judgment required.
  • Performance - Able to multi-task, prioritize task, meet deadlines, able to do presentations and to maintain confident information.
  • Communication - Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a well-organized professional who thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Stress Management - Ability to remain tactful under pressure and present a professional demeanor and communication style with co-workers in a multicultural setting.

Software:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer.

Decision Making:  Set priorities and standards of performance; Develop plans by which work can be accomplished.

Tools and Equipment: General office equipment, fax, copier, printer, phone, and computer.

Confidential and Sensitive Information: Maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with client records.

BenefitsThis position is full-time, Monday through Friday. Commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package, which includes a great work culture and an amazing SF location – the Mission and Excelsior Districts.

 

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter, salary requirements and permit information. 

Phone calls are not accepted nor will we call you if you don’t submit employment information. Please visit our web site for additional information on our company at: www.mncsf.org

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 2021-03-11 View
Early Care Education Coach Mission Neighborhood Centers

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

Bring your passion for Early Care and Education and make a difference in a child’s life in one of San Francisco’s premier child development organizations. Join and grow with MNC!

We have been providing early care and education in San Francisco for 40 years. Currently, we are rapidly expanding our early care and education services for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers as we open new classrooms and facilities to add to our portfolio of ten child development centers. 

Under the supervision of the Education Coach Manager, the Early Care Education Coach will work closely with the Education Coach Manager and the Center Director to train and support teaching staff at SEFAU. Additionally, the person in this position will mentor and train teaching staff on an on-going basis to improve quality instruction through the lens of  ECERS, ITERS, and CLASS scores and ensure overall positive QRIS outcomes. The role of the Education Coach is to build capacity for specific professional dispositions, skills, and behaviors and is focused on goal-setting and achievement for an individual or group. The Southeast Families United (SEFAU) Child Development Center ensures internal assessments for Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scales (ECERS), Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scales (ITERS) and Classroom Assessment and Scoring System (CLASS) – Pre-K, Infant

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coach, train and support Head Start/Early Head Start teaching staff at SEFAU in understanding, implementing, and documenting the required curricula, e.g., Creative Curriculum, CSEFEL Strategies, CLASS, ECERS, and ITERS Tool to assess and evaluate classrooms.
  • Conduct internal assessments of CLASS – Pre-K, Infant and Toddler, ECERS and/or ITERS in all classrooms.
  • Follow up with all teaching staff at SEFAU to review results and work collaboratively on setting goals and developing an action plan, if needed. Plan any needed coaching, training or any other follow-up necessary because of the findings from the mock assessments.
  • Provide an aggregate report of CLASS assessment scores, analyzing the capacity strengths, needs and making recommendations for center and agency-wide needs and challenges.
  • Collaborate with the Education Coach Manager to maintain statistics on yearly ERS, CLASS internal and external scores and any other data collection as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with the SEFAU staff toward achieving or exceeding the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) and State and Federal regulations at all sites.
  • Ensure each classroom’s materials, displays and activities reflect the diversity of the children, families, program, city, state and country as well as support staff on how to include parents in the curriculum.
  • Assist in QRIS implementation and alignment with Quality Improvement Plans (QIP) at sites.
  • Integrate and documents QRIS and QIP strategies on the Wels database and communicate goals with the Center Director.
  • Assist in planning and conducting the annual self-assessment to ensure that each center is fully implementing the curriculums as required.
  • Ensure through coaching and training, that teaching staff are using the English language sufficiently in interacting with and instructing children to assist English-language learners to progress in the acquisition of English and to enable native English speakers to develop more complex language skills.
  • Provide technical assistance for needs identified by teaching staff and/or education management to ensure that policies, procedures and practices are followed consistently throughout the program.
  • Work with the Disabilities & Mental Health Manager and the Social Emotional Behavior Specialist to understand the continuum and implementation of the Creative Curriculum, CSEFEL Strategies & CLASS tool to include children with special needs.
  • Attend workshops, conferences and other assigned events to strengthen knowledge and skills as required by Head Start/Early Head Start, California Department of Education (CDE), First Five San Francisco and the Office of Early Care Education.
  • Assist in new classroom set-up.
  • Maintain CLASS – PreK, Infant and Toddler reliability certification.
  • Observe and/or participate in virtual learning classrooms with teachers.
  • Enter data in City and agency database system monthly

Program Development/Implementation

  • In collaboration with Education Coach Manager and Center Director:
  • Meet regularly with the education coaching team to create and establish program objectives and strategies in achieving CLASS, ERS – ECERS and ITERS assessment score improvement.
  • Supports a two-language early education model, Spanish and English.
  • In conjunction with the education management team, research and share, the latest coaching and mentoring best practices with teaching staff.
  • Work closely with the Education Coach Manager for ordering supplies and materials that align with the center’s Quality Improvement Plans.

Parent Involvement

  • Ensure through coaching, training, and follow-up that:
    • Lead Teachers role model; teaching staff demonstrate, positive, professional, and accepting attitudes toward all children, parents and family members of children in their assigned center.

Teaching staff encourages parents to feel welcome in their child’s center and that they encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of agency-operated child development programs.

Customer Service

  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Always represent the Company in a professional manner.

Safety

  • Maintain personal safety, use personal protection equipment (PPE) and follow Company policies.
  • Report all and any safety issues, accidents or injuries to your manager as a matter of priority.

Effective Team Member

  • Ability to interact positively with team members.
  • Ability to facilitate positive change.
  • Partner with supervisor when necessary to address department issues or concerns.

 

Position Qualifications/Requirements

Education:  BA Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Social Sciences or related field plus 24 units in ECE and 12 units of core Child Development courses. Bachelor’s Degree required and Master’s Degree preferred.

Experience:  3+ years of program management or teaching experience; 2+ years of supervisory experience mentoring, coaching and training of staff; 3+ years community-based experience in a setting working with families and community organizations who have experienced poverty, crisis, trauma, and other adverse events. Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC) experience.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Level Permit; Program Director Permit Level, preferred
  • Certified as CLASS reliable – Infant, Toddler and Pre-School aged children
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Annual Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (must be kept current at all times based on company policies)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Registered with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s):  Fluent in English/Spanish

Skills and Abilities:

  • Personality - Independent thinker, possess excellent customer service skills, professional attitude, a high level of personal integrity, maturity, and business judgment required.
  • Performance - Able to multi-task, prioritize task, meet deadlines, able to do presentations and to maintain confident information. Strong analytical skills and demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Communication - Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a well-organized professional who thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Stress Management - Ability to remain tactful under pressure and present a professional demeanor and communication style with co-workers in a multicultural setting.

Software:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer.

Decision Making:  Set priorities and standards of performance; Develop plans by which work can be accomplished.

Tools and Equipment: General office equipment, fax, copier, printer, phone, and computer.

Confidential and Sensitive Information: Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality when dealing with client information.

Benefits: This position is full-time, Monday through Friday. Commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package, which includes a great work culture.

 

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter and salary requirements.

Phone calls are not accepted nor will we call you if you don’t submit employment information. Please visit our web site for additional information on our company at: www.mncsf.org

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 2021-03-11 View
Child Development Specialist Supervisor (CDS) Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

Posted Date: March 9, 2021

                                                                                                 Deadline Date: March 23, 2021

 

Position Title:             Child Development Specialist Supervisor (CDS)      

Reports To:                  School Readiness- Education Coordinator   

Department:               Education  

Employment Status:  Exempt

Compensation Range: $4144.87-$5856.60 monthly PLUS Benefits

 

Employee Benefits: Aflac, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision, and 401k Retirement Plan

401k Retirement Plan (8.5% Employer Contribution) & additional voluntary contribution by the employee 

  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 21 Days of Paid Vacation: Accrue at the rate of 14 hours per month worked, (1 year of employment = 168 hours) 
  • 14 Paid Sick leave, includes 3 days of Personal Necessity: Accrue at the rate of 9.5 hours per month

(1 year of employment= 114)

 

Work Location:            FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, INC.

                                       Main Office: 3450 East Sierra Madre Boulevard Pasadena, California 91107

                                       & Multiple Site Locations in Los Angeles County (See Website for Listing of all Sites)

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 SUMMARY OF DUTIES

The incumbent will manage the daily operations of the Head Start/Early Head Start/State Preschool sites and supervise educational staff and classrooms. CDSS primary responsibilities include maintaining a high quality ECE setting while ensuring compliance with applicable regulations. Must participate in program planning and coordination, personnel supervision, training an evaluation, interpretation of Federal and State regulations and policies to center staffs, monitoring, facility management and other directly related activities including teaching on an emergency basis. Provide children with a learning environment and the varied experience, which will help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development toward the overall goal of social competence.  

Job Duties

  • Completes on-going monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis of child development services and child outcomes within specified timelines.
  • Prepares monitoring, site visit, T/TA activity and other reports to the Assistant Director, prepares external reports as required.
  • Conducts classroom visits to observe classroom activities and provide on-site consultations to teaching staff, as appropriate (coaching). This includes formal assessments of CLASS, ECERs, etc. as well as informal site visits for ongoing monitoring, staff support, and family engagement.
  • Actively participate in MDT and MTSS meetings to facilitate referrals and meet immediate needs of children, families and classroom using skills, recommendations by others including consultants and partner agencies.
  • Assures that educational and support needs are identified for each child, as reflected on lesson plans and IDPs.
  • Assures effective delivery of services through consistent ongoing monitoring, reporting, and action to correct any identified problems and ensure sustained correction.
  • Coordinate and provide training and guidance to staff, parents, and community on a variety of pertinent topics in the area of child education and development.
  • Maintains knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations, communicates updates to administration and staff for planning, training, and monitoring purposes, and proposes adaptation to agency procedures, as appropriate.
  • Participates in updating annual education services Policies and Procedures development in cooperation with administration.
  • Responsible to train on policies, forms, etc. in large groups and individually as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field form an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education.

 

Experience: Minimum three years’ experience in teaching preschool-age children, as well as expertise in the theories

and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education, and family support.

 

Licenses/Permits/Certifications:

  • California Child Development Program Director Permit
  • CLASS Reliable Observer Certification (must be maintained during employment as CDS)
  • Automobile, Insurance and Valid Driver’s License

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills, including management of staff and competence to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Competence to communicate with staff and families appropriately while exercising professional judgment and autonomy in decision-making.
  • Knowledge in ChildPlus and proficiency with technology, including computer software applications such as: Microsoft Office, Windows, and the Internet
  • Must have knowledge of Early Head Start/Head Start, State Preschool, and Community Care Licensing regulations

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Central Index, and Megan’s law prior to starting work.

 

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.

 

*Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may download an employment application online at www.foundationheadstart.org

 

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation packet to the main office – enclosed Human Resources Department or submit via email: applications@foundationheadstart.org

 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

 

Please Note: Application and all required documents can be mailed, or submitted to applications@foundationheadstart.org by the due date listed in this job posting.

 

 

Pasadena , CA 91107 2021-03-09 View
Teacher II, Head Start/Early Head Start Program Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Teacher II

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

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

 

 

SUMMARY

A staff person who provides planned opportunities for children in activities designed to promote social, physical and cognitive growth and development.  Responsible to plan individual and group activities that are designed to promote each child’s individual strengths as a result of ongoing assessments and observations. Incorporates parent’s goals for their child into the daily activities.

 

 

I.  COMPONENT MISSION

 

 

      The objectives of the Education Services Component are to:

 

  • Provide children with a learning environment and developmentally appropriate opportunities that will foster each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth.
  • Integrate the aspects of the various Early Head Start component areas into the schedule of educational activities.
  • Encourage parents to provide continuity from center to home activities and to reinforce their role as the primary influence on their child’s education and development.
  • Assist parents in identifying educational activities for their children in the home.
  • Support parents to increase their knowledge, understanding and experiences of their child’s growth and development.

 

II.   GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES (not limited to)

 

Environmental

 

  • Develop plans to ensure that daily activities provide for the safetyofeach child when using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • Conducts daily inspection of indoor and outdoor facilities using the agency daily check list; removing hazardous debris, unsafe equipment and materials and ensures that the classroom and center facility is free of garbage.
  • Provides continuous supervision of all children’s activities to ensure their safety.
  • Establishes safety rules in the daily routines of children that are understandable and predictable by children and adults.
  • Develops and posts an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.
  • Plans and implements classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the age of the children in the classroom.
  • Conducts a daily health check for each child, recognizing and reporting illnesses of children to appropriate health personnel.
  • Selects and incorporates materials and equipment that are age appropriate and invite children to practice their emerging skills.
  • Maintains an age appropriate environment that is orderly and inviting to children
  • Includes children’s culture(s) in materials available in the classroom that are age appropriate
  • Assists children during meal and snack time demonstrating appropriate dental and personal hygiene.  Uses these opportunities to foster language development.

 

Developmental and Educational

 

  • Based on assessment and observation, plan and implement activities to meet the individual needs of the children including those children that have special needs.
  • Plan and implement a positive and comfortable routine within the classroom environment through realistic limits for the children, providing for active and quite opportunities and establishing consistent and appropriate transitions from one activity to another.
  • Develops and implements weekly lesson plan.
  • Maintains and documents ongoing observation, progress, and developmental progress of each child.
  • Implements the Infant/Family Services Plan for each child with special needs.
  • Works individually with children that need additional opportunities to foster their growth and development.
  • Provide materials, equipment, and opportunities within daily routines that foster the development of large and small motor skills for each child.
  • Ensure that daily routines provide opportunities for each child that address special needs, cultural backgrounds and linguistic groups.
  • Plan and implement activities that provide children with challenging opportunities that encourage both verbal and non verbal communication, curiosity, and problem solving skills ensuring the ability to communicate in, and further the child’s familiarity with their primary language.
  • In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing with both parents and children in their primary language when possible.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use and develop their creative abilities through exploration and experimentation.  These opportunities should include a variety of media through art, music and dramatic activities that encompass all aspects of the program.
  • Plan and implement opportunities that aid each child in the development of self-esteem, awareness and the ability to express his/her feelings, and to develop confidence as an individual and a member of a cultural/ethnic group.
  • Assist children in their development of independence and social skills through opportunities in which the child can assume responsibility both within the group and for himself/herself.
  • Establish productive relationships with parents to increase the center’s ability to assist parents in meeting their role as the primary influence on their child.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents within the classroom.
  • Encourage participation in parent center meetings, assisting the parents in the organization and agenda of those meetings.
  • Conducts parent education meetings which include orientation, discussion of Individual Education Plans, child growth and development, curriculum and parenting ideas to strengthen parenting skills.
  • Conducts parent conferences and home visits.

 

Planning:

 

  • Plans and implements the agenda for home visits and parent conferences.
  • Plans and implements the daily classroom and outdoor routines and environment.
  • Provides input in the updating of the Education Services Plan.

 

Administration:

 

  • Provides oversight of classroom volunteers
  • Supervises custodial personnel.
  • Attends all required in-service trainings, orientations and workshops
  • Participates in regularly scheduled team teaching meetings.
  • Orders forms, program supplies, and equipment in accordance with the approved budget.
  • Responsible for all center food/vendor invoices.

 

Supervision:

 

This position receives direct supervision from the Child Development Supervisor.  It is expected that    the Teacher II has the ability to use appropriate judgment and has the skill and experience that would allow the employee to work with limited supervision.  Decision making is permitted in order to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities.  Performance evaluation and professional development is conducted by the site supervisor.

 

 

 

Internal Relationships:

 

  • EHS Program Manager
  • Teachers
  • Health, Nutrition, Social Services, Disabilities, Mental Health, Parent Involvement areas.
  • Family Service Associates
  • Custodians
  • Trainers
  • Consultants
  • Program Director

 

 

 

External Relationships:

 

  • Parents
  • Parent Policy Committee
  • Volunteers

 

 

 

III.    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

 

 

 

               Education: 

 

  1. Must have a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development.  A BA degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development is highly desirable. 
  2. 6 infant/toddler units are highly preferred. If do not currently have, will be required to complete within 1 year of employment.
  3.  California Children’s Center Permit or a California Child Development Teacher Permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  4. Minimum of two (2) years paid experience working with children 0-5. Experience working ith Infant/toddlers  is highly desirable.    

 

 

 

                Skills:

 

 

 

  1. Ability to communicate, both oral and written
  2. Bilingual (English-Spanish) required.
  3. Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others.
  4. Ability to include parental input into goals for a child’s development.
  5. Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  6. Sensitive to the needs of others.
  7. Maintain confidentiality.
  8. Sincere commitment to providing services to children and the community.
  9. Ability to assess and respond quickly to varied situations.  

 

 

 

IV. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

 

As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment Health Screening, including passing a physical examination, verification of a T.B. clearance and Drug screening.  Health Screening and T.B. clearance must be issued within six (6) months of employment and must be renewed every four years.

 

 

 

V.  ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

 

 

  1. Must possess own vehicle, and possess a current and valid California Driver’s License and at minimum, general liability automobile insurance.
  2. Must possess LiveScan fingerprint clearance at all times during employment.  Revoked fingerprint clearance number will lead to immediate removal from the site and termination of employment.
  3. Mandatory pediatric first aid and CPR certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain, as a condition of employment for the duration of their employment in this position.
  4. Regular attendance, Monday thru Friday, according to the work schedule provided by the site supervisor.
  5. Must provide updated educational transcripts as required. 
  6. Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles at the time of employment, annual requirement thereafter (If applicable)

 

 

 

VI.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand, sit and walk.  The employee may lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Los Angeles County , CA 90255 2021-03-08 View
Lead Facility Technician MAAC

Under direct supervision, perform semi-skilled to skilled work, procure and purchase supplies, track and perform regular and daily maintenance activities, emergency repairs, and special projects and services for the MAAC centers. This includes indoor and outdoor facilities upkeep at the administration offices and all sites as assigned to ensure safety of the children and staff at all sites by providing materials, supplies and services as necessary, to maintain a safe physical environment

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a full-time general facility, maintenance position within the last four (4) years, including, but not limited to such tasks as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscaping.
  • Twenty-four (24) units of trade/vocational preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing software, including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the internet, etc. required.
  • Ability to use Visio software highly desirable
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing highly desirable.

Review the full job description and apply online at our website.

Vista, CA 92084 2021-03-08 View
Family Support Specialist Associate, I-III North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

The Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

Recruiting for Ukiah CA:

Family Support Specialist, Associate-III

Salary: $ 15.20 - $ 18.45/hr DOQ.  EOE.

For full job description details & required employment application form go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs or call (707)467-3200 x302 or x331

Ukiah, CA 95482 2021-03-05 View
Cook I-II - New Preschool Year North Coast Opportunities

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

Recruiting for Ukiah :

Cook I-II  (Bilingual Preferred, CA Driver License Required)

Salary: $ 14.84 - $ 18.37/hr DOQ.  EOE.

Application Deadline:  July 31, 2020

For full job description details & required employment application form go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs or707-467-3200x 302

Ukiah, CA 95482 2021-03-05 View
Teacher Assistant CommUnify

Part-time (32 hrs/wk) with benefits. Position comes with an additional monthly locality stipend of $100.

Assists classroom Teachers in providing for the responsive care and education of children ages six (6) weeks to thirty-six (36) months in a CAC Early Head Start center.

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

Goleta, CA 93117 2021-03-05 View
Clinical Services Manager CommUnify

Full-time, benefited position, work location TBD, with Countywide travel required.

Responsible for planning, directing organizing and managing Behavioral Health programs. Monitors program operations, activities, services, and staff consistent with Federal, State, County and agency policies and procedures. Implements quality assurance standards to ensure quality services to clients and customers. Supervisory Responsibilities: Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of staff assigned under the Behavioral Wellness programs. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Agency policies and applicable laws.

REQUIRES: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work,  Counseling, Education, Health Administration or related field and a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience with three (3) years of providing services in health or human services programs or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Two (2) years direct experience in managing government funded programs, including program and budget planning is highly desired. Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology or Social Work preferred. Experience in mental health assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation services, as well as knowledge of behavioral intervention/crisis response techniques. Knowledge of Medi-Cal standards and billing regulations, mental health regulations and program audit procedures highly desirable. Strong computer skills with knowledge of Project Management/Spreadsheet/Word Processing software. Valid CA  Driver's license and ability to be insured under Agency insurance. Ability to speak Spanish desirable.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2021-03-05 View
Teacher II / III CommUnify

Full-time with benefits. Positions available in Goleta and Carpinteria. Carpinteria position is part-day and has summers off. Both position come with an additional monthly locality stipend between $200-$250.

Teachers work in partnership with team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments. Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child’s education.

REQ: Level II - Associates in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a CD Teacher permit or higher with 3 semester units in supervised field experience. Level III - Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as ECE Teacher. Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Goleta, CA 93117 2021-03-05 View
Cook I-II North Coast Opportunities

NCO Early Head Start Child Development Program

Recruiting for Willits

Cook I-II  

(Bilingual Preferred, CA Driver License Required)

Salary: $ 14.84 - $ 18.37/hr DOQ.  EOE.

Open Until Filled

For full job description details & required employment application form go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs  or call (707)467-3200 ext 302 or 331.

Willits, CA 95490 2021-03-05 View
Early Education Manager (FCCHEN) Allies for Every Child (formerly known as Westside Children's Center)

JOB SUMMARY:

In partnership with the Early Education Director (EE Director), Co-Early Education Manager, FCCHEN Program and Early Education Leadership, the Early Education Manager is responsible for elements of early education program administration, supervision, education monitoring, training and professional development, and coaching. The Early Education Manager will: oversee Allies’ early education coaching plan and provide direct practice-based coaching support to Child Development Specialists, licensed family child care providers (providers) and other Early Education staff as needed ; lead data collection/reporting efforts; collaborate to analyze outcomes, and plan and provide responsive trainings and other professional development to staff/providers; duties related to contract administration, documentation, recordkeeping, program planning, reporting, etc.; and support Early Education Center operations as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Administration

Contract administration:

  • Collaborate with the EE Director, Enrollment Manager and FCCHEN Program Manager to carry out funding contract administrative duties (e.g. program reviews/data analysis, EHS annual reports, CDE Program Self-Evaluation, annual updates to service area plans, etc.)  
  • Support application, grant and annual report writing
  • Support program quality improvement by aggregating and analyzing child outcome data, teaching practices data, etc. as required by contract and program need; collaboratively develop quality improvement plans based upon data results; create and plan for sharing results with program team
  • Participate in the planning, writing, and development of funding applications.
  • Support Co-Early Education Manager with Child Plus upkeep (inputting new staff, creating modules agency needs, supporting staffing concerns etc.)

 

Compliance and records

  • Support efforts to ensure compliance with licensing, EHS Performance Standards, CDE requirements, CACFP and COA standards, Title 5 & 22, and all other program regulations, policies and procedures
  • Support efforts to ensure that all documentation, reports, and files are complete, accurate, and current; ensure accurate, complete, and children’s records; conduct quarterly review of children’s files

 

Policies and program planning

  • Participate in the planning, implementation, review, and updating of annual program goals/objectives, policies/procedures, and activities to ensure compliance with relevant performance standards (Head Start, Council on Accreditation, etc.), and achieve the implementation of the program’s mission, objectives and performance standards
  • Working with EE Director, create yearly roadmaps for all FCCHEN programs

 

Internal reporting

  • Complete monthly report of early education progress, assessment tools, quality improvement updates, progress toward school readiness goals, and other topics as requested by the EE Director

 

Program meetings

  • Generate program data for PQI efforts and participate in PQI rotations for Early Education programs presentations as needed
  • Participate in management meetings as needed and one-on-one semi-monthly supervision meetings with EE Director
  • Work with the FCCHEN Program Manager to conduct weekly staff meetings

 

Parents, caregivers, and community

  • Together with Co-Early Education Manager and EE Director, coordinate implementation of annual parent survey across all early education programs
  • Serve as a representative of Allies to the community/attend meetings as needed

 

Human Resources

  • Participate in the hiring and training of early education teachers, home educators, family support specialists, child development specialists, and other roles as needed
  • Support coordination with Human Resources to review and update staff records to ensure requirements are met as needed

 

Supervision

  • Support the operations of the center-based program as needed
  • In collaboration with Child Development Specialist complete and conduct performance evaluations and professional development plans for providers
  • In collaboration with the FCCHEN Program Manager complete and conduct performance elevations and professional development plans with Child Development Specialist

 

Education Supervision/Monitoring

  • Review and provide weekly feedback to Child Development Specialist lesson plans, individualized plans,
  • Provide support, feedback, and guidance to Child Development Specialist on the implementation of: Parent-Teacher Conferences, DRDP-2015 assessments, Environment Rating Scales (FCCERS), Child School Readiness Goals, and all other education related programmatic goals/plans
  • Monitor/support program teams with program road map deadlines  
  • Working closely with EE Director, track and monitor progress on meeting, EHS-CCP, and CDE continuing application guidelines: dual-language framework, CSEFEL strategies, literacy development, STEM, and school readiness goals and other educational-related benchmarks
  • Complete/ensure completion of Environment Rating Scale (ITERS/ECERS/FCCERS) yearly, (ITERS/ECERS as needed)

 

Training and Professional Development

  • Working with Early Education Leadership Team, develop early education section of Allies’ annual training calendar
  • Develop and execute annual professional development plans and goals for early education staff, incorporating topics identified in individual coaching plans; track Child Development Specialist and provider’s trainings, and other professional development activities, and meet semi-annually to review progress
  • Responsible for maintaining FCCHEN early education program training/professional development tracker
  • Provide early education trainings, resources, and plans to support implementation of: Creative Curriculum, STEAM, CSEFEL, school readiness goals, trauma-informed care, culturally sensitive care, individualization for children, assessment, and other appropriate topics that are developmentally appropriate practice
  • With Child Development Specialist, FCCHEN Manager and EE Director, plan for and facilitate (as needed) at least monthly data-informed and required early education trainings for family child care providers
  • Support implementation of parent engagement calendar
  • Provide leadership in the area of early childhood development research and best practices

 

Coaching

  • Conduct/ensure completion of teaching practices assessment tool on all early education staff (annual Classroom Assessment Scoring System Tool, CLASS, for center-based teachers; semiannual Home Visit Rating Scales, HOVRS, for each home educator, and annual Environment Rating Scale/regular observations for each provider-focused educator)
  • For all early education staff, develop specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time-limited (SMART) goals and plans based on assessment data and analysis of staff’s self-identified needs (teaching practices, etc.).
  • Support teaching practices SMART goals for assigned staff through regular supervision and TLC cohorts
  • Use results of above assessments to identify educators who will receive intensive, individualized PBC
  • Provide group coaching to all Child Development Specialist to improve teacher-child interactions (CLASS/Environment Rating Scales) and child outcomes (DRDPs): conduct monthly Teacher Learning Collaborative EHS/EHS-CCP and CDE cohorts; conduct monthly TLC-aligned CDS cohort; conduct monthly TLC-aligned Home Educator cohort

 

Other

  • Attend meetings and trainings, as requested, to keep abreast of trends in the various service areas.
  • Perform other relevant responsibilities as required by the program and as assigned
  • Model the Standard of Conduct Policy when interacting with parents, community members and Colleagues
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description
  • Evening and weekend work as required
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission/vision statements, adopted theoretical frameworks, and philosophy.

 

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three (3) years leadership and administrative experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s Degree preferred) in Early Childhood Development or related field
  • Experience working with infants/toddlers and preschoolers’ principles and practices
  • Valid Program Director permit, California Commission on Teaching Credential
  • Experience working in or overseeing Early Head Start, Head Start and/or California Department of Education preschool programs
  • Knowledge of data analysis
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of ChildPlus
  • Creative problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to research best-practice and compliance guidance, complete work accurately, meet deadlines, and follow through on job duties and projects
  • Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task and be flexible
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of relevant authorities, individuals and organizations; demonstrated effective interpersonal, leadership, public speaking and management skills
  • Desire to be a part of a diverse team, and the ability to both think independently and work collaboratively
  • Ability to understand budgets and expense reports
  • Knowledgeable of program, finance, compliance and evaluation in a non-profit organization
  • Strong computer literacy skills (MIS, word processing, database and spreadsheets, Internet and email use required)
  • Must be responsible, be able to handle confidential information, organize effectively, and work independently
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a privately-owned vehicle with liability insurance for use in completing work responsibilities as needed
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and PPD risk assessment
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required

FOR CONSIDERATION:

Full benefits package offered including 100% employer contribution to: Health - Kaiser or Anthem, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, 12 paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, and 2 personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

 

Allies for Every Child actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences is essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

Allies for Every Child has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. Visit www.COAnet.org to learn more about COA Accreditation.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90230 2021-03-04 View
Early Education Family & Community Manager Allies for Every Child (formerly known as Westside Children's Center)

JOB SUMMARY:

The Early Education Family & Community (EEFC) Manager is responsible for maintaining full enrollment, establishing a viable waitlist for programs and supporting Family Service Associates (FAS) with enrollment. The EEFC Manager collects attendance data, including include home visits, center attendance and, in collaboration with FCCHEN Program Manager, EHS-CCP family child care attendance, and additional reports regularly to Early Education Director. This role will primarily provide support to families and staff who support families, supervise Family Service Associates, and will ensure full compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards, California state licensing regulations (as necessary), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and Council on Accreditation (COA) best practice standards.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • At enrollment time- final reviewer of children’s and pregnant mothers’ files to ensure compliance with Early Head Start requirements and if needed California Department of Education (CDE) requirements.
  • Ongoing monitoring of data gathering system Child Plus and hard copy documentation to ensure consistency of information in child files
  • Perform administration level functions in planning and implementing program objectives and requirements
  • Understand, interpret and implement Head Start Program Performance Standards, state and agency rules and regulations.
  • In coordination with the Early Education Director and/or the COO or CEO, monitor related contractual agreements to assure they are properly executed and updated on a timely basis
  • Monitor and maintain an information and communication system to ensure the sharing and distribution of information among all staff and parents
  • Coordinate and attend meetings of the Parent Committee and Policy Council providing reports and other information
  • Review and complete various reports, other information and documents related to the Program Management
  • Provide direct supervision to Family Service Associates, ensuring EHS Eligibility -Recruitment- Selection-Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA), Family Engagement, Transition Services, and services for enrolled pregnant women are in compliance of the Head Start Program Performance Standards
  • Ensure the program consistently has a waiting list that reflects the need for EHS services our Early Education department
  • Support team in aggregation and interpretation of Child Plus Data, to report program development throughout the year during Program Information Report (PIR) process
  • Lead annual Self-Assessment process and program Quality Improvement Plan with direction from Early Education Director
  • Support the development of grant applications and reapplications
  • Monthly reporting on attendance, recruitment, enrollment, and family services to the Early Education Director
  • Monitor and manage enrollment slots to ensure at least 10% are reserved for children with disabilities in Part C and no more than 10% are over-income.
  • Ensure the center program meets all timeframes for full enrollment and full enrollment is maintained throughout the year. 
  • Identify individual children with absence patterns that put them at risk of missing 10% of program days and work with FSA to develop strategies to improve individual attendance. Submit in monthly reporting to Early Education Director.
  • If monthly Center/FCC average daily attendance falls below 85% analyze causes and work with FSA to development of an improvement plan. Submit plan with monthly reports to Early Education Director
  • Ensure facilitation and arrangements for parent meetings & parent training with the support of Early Education Manager
  • Ensure Early Head Start Parent -Family and Community Engagement Framework is in place; track and monitor of Family and Community Engagement Goals outlined in EHS grant applications
  • Follow activities as outlined in Early Head Start Service Plan and policies and procedures
  • Maintain annual budget for supplies and materials related to your service area
  • Perform other relevant responsibilities as required by the program
  • Model the Standard of Conduct Policy when interacting with parents, community members and colleagues
  • Attend meeting, training, and seminars as needed to continue professional and personal development
  • Ensure safety is a priority in performing all job responsibilities
  • Other administrative (PDM and monitoring) duties as assigned by the Early Education Director and/or the COO or CEO
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, human services family services, counseling or related field or Bachelor’s Degree with a certificate or credential in social work, human services, family services or counseling
  • Minimum 2 years’ management and administrative experience
  • 3-5 years’ experienceworking in Early Education field. Head Start/Early Start experience a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of data analysis and reporting procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and management skills
  • Ability to determine and prioritize workload
  • Ability to manage budgets, use appropriate decision for expenditure and understand expense reports; substantial decision-making ability related to allocation of resources to program contents
  • Significant problem-solving skills to ensure program and management system congruence
  • Application of the principals of program management services and team leadership to work place situations and processes
  • Knowledgeable of program, finance and human resource management in a non-profit organization
  • Strong computer literacy skills (Word processing, database and spreadsheets, Internet and e-mail use required)
  • Must be responsible and able to handle confidential information, organize effectively, and work independently
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, a plus but not required
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and PPD risk assessment
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required

 

BECOME AN ALLY TODAY!

 

FOR CONSIDERATIONSend cover letter and resume 

 

Full benefits package offered including 100% employer contribution to: Health - Kaiser or Anthem, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, 12 paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, and 2 personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

 

Allies for Every Child actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences is essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

Allies for Every Child has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. 

Los Angeles, CA 90230 2021-03-04 View
Financial Analyst Pacific Clinics

This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer and works in coordination with the Manager of Financial Reporting. Provide critical analytical review and reporting on all Clinics’ contracts including the LACDMH (Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health) and other government contract funding. Primary responsibility includes insuring financial compliance with contractual requirements in conjunction with the Manager of Financial Reporting. Manage financial contracts through creation of summary reports and dashboards that reflect contract performance, projections and trends throughout the fiscal year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Summarizes financial compliance requirements for each government contract. • Audits financial contract compliance throughout the year. • Establishes statutory calendar year financial compliance matrix summary for all contracts to be used to monitor compliance and assist in anticipating work flows in the Accounting Department to insure all deadlines are met. Summarizes and validates financial contract compliance. • Creates and maintains monthly summary reports and dashboards of financial contract performance, including but not limited to budget to actual variances of costs and units of service, trends and year end projections. Prepares and maintains monthly summary analysis of specific contract metrics to measure performance against budgets. • Works closely with the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller, the Billing Department, the Data-System Analyst, and the Manager of Financial Reporting to achieve seamless financial management of all contracts. • Identifies and communicates issues and negative trends on contracts as identified. • Analyzes cost data, revenue recognition on the general ledger, and accounts receivable aging. • Works to mitigate losses wherever possible on government contracts. • Generates financial ratio analysis for Balanced Scorecard and monthly financial statement presentations. • Works with Controller and Manager of Financial Reporting in developing operational and fiscal matrices and program performance indicators for new or expanded programs. • Provides analytical review (quantitative and qualitative) as required. • In conjunction with the Data-System Analyst, prepares monthly and quarterly revenue/cost forecasting, budgeting report, program/divisional financial and operational performance reports for distribution to the Executive Management Team and the Program Directors, Managers and Supervisors. • Attends and participates in staff meetings to provide input towards program development. • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance. • Models Pacific Clinics’ approach, mission and core values in all communication and correspondence. • Communicates effectively in a culturally competent and diverse consumer population and promotes favorable interaction with managers, co-workers and others. • Performs other duties as assigned.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS / INTERACTION:

Initiates and maintains professional interactions and communication with Clinics’ employees and/or others.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE/POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.. • Five (5) to seven (7) years accounting experience including government contract compliance, reporting and management. • Proficient at working with Microsoft Excel application, as well as Access. SQL Server database experience a plus. • Ability to analyze and interpret data. • Demonstrate experience and ability to relate to a culturally diverse clientele and staff. • Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues. • Effective organization skills and ability to work with minimal supervision. Strong multi-tasking abilities required. • Effective verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to be flexible and work in a changing environment. • Ability to work effectively with diverse staff and Organization demographics. • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed to fulfill departmental and Organization needs which may include weekends, evening, and holidays. • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information. • Must possess a valid California driver's license and maintain an insurable driving record under the Clinics' liability policy.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand or sit. The employee is required to use hands to produce records and/or documentation in manual or electronic format. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally move or lift up to 10 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Local business travel is required.

Arcadia, CA 91006 2021-03-02 View
Family Services Associate Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

The incumbent follows, and adheres to State and Federal Head Start/Early Head Start regulations related to Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and is responsible for 100% enrollment of eligible children. The incumbent will serve, as a liaison between Head Start/Early Head Start families and community based agencies by referring the families to the appropriate services i.e. mental health, disabilities, nutrition, and health. Will work collaboratively with various service coordinators to implement mandated Federal and State guidelines.

 

Job Duties

Family Services:

  • Conducts home visits as needed, in order to complete required job duties (i.e. concerns with the child’s attendance, recruitment/enrollment, completing family goals, etc.) 
  • Conducts assessment of family needs and supports families to develop skills needs to achieve their goals
  • Conduct Health Screenings: collect, maintain, and update health requirements per child within the established timelines, and follow-up when needed. 
  • Conduct on-going enrollment and parent orientations  
  • Work collaboratively with parent involvement to conduct parent meetings
  • Educates parents on the purpose of a physical and dental examination of their child, and the overall goals/objectives of health requirements and follow-up as needed
  • Input and track relevant Child and Family data through the database system
  • Reviews all files of assigned families and verifies that entry into the database system is accurate in a timely manner
  • Oversee the implementation of all Plan of Actions relating to Court Orders with respect to Child Custody issues

 

Recruitment-ERSEA:

  • Recruitment/Pre-enrollment/Enrollment for eligible families in order, to obtain and maintain 100% enrollment at all times
  • Weekend and evening work will be assigned as needed in order, to meet full enrollment during the program year
  • Will be required to travel do different sites and locations in the City of Los Angeles and surrounding areas including but not limited to the Boyle Heights, Echo Park, and Hollywood areas.
  • Work collaboratively with other Family Services Associates for recruitment purposes, and as assigned.
  • Research for new resources in the community and establish relationships with local community agencies (i.e. dental clinics, medical clinics, shelters, food banks, etc.)

 

**Note: This job posting list of duties is a summary of those listed on the Job Description**

 

 

III.      QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Associate degree or a Family Development Credential and a High School Diploma.

            Experience: One-year experience in a social setting or a current/former Head Start parent  

  • Experience in a pre-school setting is a plus

Skills and Abilities: Strong communication skills and knowledge of family engagement strategies, family outcomes, family needs, family partnerships, family dynamics, community resources, and social services/programs.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish 
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Windows, Internet,
  • Prefer Child Plus experience
  • Prefer experience in Virtual Platforms (Zoom, Google Meet, GoToMeetings to setup and conduct meeting, actively participate and support program goals of family engagement, health follow up, etc.)

 

IV.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Child Abuse Central Index, prior to starting work.

 

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.

 

*Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.

 

V.          PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

VI.   APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicants must complete a Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may download an employment application online at Employment Opportunities – Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. (foundationheadstart.org)

Interested candidates must forward the following documentations and application packet via email at applications@foundationheadstart.org or via mail at 3450 East Sierra Madre Pasadena, California 91107 (Attention HR)

 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

 

Please Note: Application and all required documents can be mailed, or submitted to applications@foundationheadstart.org by the due date listed in this job posting

 

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Family Services Associate Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

The incumbent follows, and adheres to State and Federal Head Start/Early Head Start regulations related to Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and is responsible for 100% enrollment of eligible children. The incumbent will serve, as a liaison between Head Start/Early Head Start families and community based agencies by referring the families to the appropriate services i.e. mental health, disabilities, nutrition, and health. Will work collaboratively with various service coordinators to implement mandated Federal and State guidelines.

 

Job Duties

Family Services:

  • Conducts home visits as needed, in order to complete required job duties (i.e. concerns with the child’s attendance, recruitment/enrollment, completing family goals, etc.) 
  • Conducts assessment of family needs and supports families to develop skills needs to achieve their goals
  • Conduct Health Screenings: collect, maintain, and update health requirements per child within the established timelines, and follow-up when needed. 
  • Conduct on-going enrollment and parent orientations  
  • Work collaboratively with parent involvement to conduct parent meetings
  • Educates parents on the purpose of a physical and dental examination of their child, and the overall goals/objectives of health requirements and follow-up as needed
  • Input and track relevant Child and Family data through the database system
  • Reviews all files of assigned families and verifies that entry into the database system is accurate in a timely manner
  • Oversee the implementation of all Plan of Actions relating to Court Orders with respect to Child Custody issues

 

Recruitment-ERSEA:

  • Recruitment/Pre-enrollment/Enrollment for eligible families in order, to obtain and maintain 100% enrollment at all times
  • Weekend and evening work will be assigned as needed in order, to meet full enrollment during the program year
  • Will be required to travel do different sites and locations in the City of Los Angeles and surrounding areas including but not limited to the Boyle Heights, Echo Park, and Hollywood areas.
  • Work collaboratively with other Family Services Associates for recruitment purposes, and as assigned.
  • Research for new resources in the community and establish relationships with local community agencies (i.e. dental clinics, medical clinics, shelters, food banks, etc.)

 

**Note: This job posting list of duties is a summary of those listed on the Job Description**

 

 

III.      QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Associate degree or a Family Development Credential and a High School Diploma.

            Experience: One-year experience in a social setting or a current/former Head Start parent  

  • Experience in a pre-school setting is a plus

Skills and Abilities: Strong communication skills and knowledge of family engagement strategies, family outcomes, family needs, family partnerships, family dynamics, community resources, and social services/programs.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish 
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Windows, Internet,
  • Prefer Child Plus experience
  • Prefer experience in Virtual Platforms (Zoom, Google Meet, GoToMeetings to setup and conduct meeting, actively participate and support program goals of family engagement, health follow up, etc.)

 

IV.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Child Abuse Central Index, prior to starting work.

 

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.

 

*Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.

 

V.          PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

VI.   APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicants must complete a Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may download an employment application online at Employment Opportunities – Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. (foundationheadstart.org)

Interested candidates must forward the following documentations and application packet via email at applications@foundationheadstart.org or via mail at 3450 East Sierra Madre Pasadena, California 91107 (Attention HR)

 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

 

Please Note: Application and all required documents can be mailed, or submitted to applications@foundationheadstart.org by the due date listed in this job posting

 

Pasadena , CA 91107 2021-03-02 View
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