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Early Head Start Teacher Allies for Every Child

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JOB SUMMARY:

Allies for Every Child is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to 3 years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to 3 years of age. The Early Head Start Teacher will provide daily educational services to children ages 3 months to 36 months in a center base setting. Overall the Early Head Start Teacher must ensure a safe and healthy environment which supports each child’s development. The Early Head Start Teacher must ensure full compliance with all California State licensing and Federal performance standards regulations.

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.

  • Responsible for the primary care of up to eight (8) children, including feeding, diapering, and overall care for infants and toddlers
  • Demonstrate respect and support for the child's background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic, and familial values and beliefs of the family into the child care environment and routines
  • Develop secure and loving relationships with children; demonstrate a willingness to experiment with different languages during daily routines and in a variety of settings
  • Provide for all areas of a child’s development
  • Provide a classroom environment that encourages parent participation
  • Support parents as their child’s first teacher(s)
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other requested information
  • Plan and implement daily lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child’s developmental ability
  • Integrate subject matter to assist children in making connections
  • Offer a balance between child-initiated and teacher-directed learning
  • Provide multiple opportunities for inquiry, problem-based learning, and other effective strategies that are relevant and intellectually engaging
  • Maintain an individualized feeding plan and monitor daily nutritional intake of children.
  • Administer and supervise nutrition and food service
  • Assist families with children's transition to preschool program or other child care programs
  • Maintain a clean environment and use proper sanitation procedures
  • Assist with the supervision of staff and volunteers for child care setting
  • Ensure the safety (physically and psychologically) and well-being of all children; and universal precaution use by staff
  • Monitor the sign-in and sign-out sheet for accuracy
  • Promote good health practices and contribute to the prevention of illness
  • Ensure the documentation of the child’s daily health check and accurate reporting to the parent regarding the child’s health status
  • Conduct screening and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child’s development
  • Address all factors, including health, disabilities, or family dynamics that may influence a child’s school readiness
  • Maintain current and accurate records on each child
  • Must be able to administer medication to children and understand the proper dosage in center-based setting
  • Must report accidents and incidents verbally and in writing to the parent and supervisor
  • Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by
  • the Agency
  • 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:

  • Must hold or be eligible for a Child Development Associate Permit Or
  • Teacher Permit issued by the state of CA Teacher Credentialing Office
  • BA degree in Child Development or related field, requiring transcripts
  • Six (6) semester units related to infant and toddler development acceptable to meeting licensing requirements with passing grades of “C” or better
  • One (1) to two (2) years’ work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center
  • Early Head Start experience preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Early Child Development knowledge and experience
  • Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being
  • Must be able to manage confidential information
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza
  • Access to reliable transportation required

FOR CONSIDERATION: Send unofficial school transcripts, cover letter and resume

Full benefits package offered including 100% employer contribution to: Health, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, sick leave, vacation, 12 paid holidays 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 2019-10-23 View
Temporary Cook I-II (Bilingual Preferred - CA Driver License & Ins. Required) North Coast Opportunities

North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

Head Start Child Development Program

Recruiting for Ft.Bragg:

Temporary Cook I-II  (Bilingual Preferred, CA Driver License & Auto Insurance Required)

Salary: $ 12.21 - $ 14.77/hr DOQ.  EOE.

Closes:  Open Until Filled

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

Ft. Bragg, CA 95437 2019-10-23 View
Lead Teacher I-II HS PS North Coast Opportunities

NCO Head Start Child Development Program

Open Position / 2019-2020 School Year

Recruiting for Willits, CA:

Lead Teacher I-II HS PS – (Bilingual Preferred)

Salary: $ 18.85 - $ 24.17/hr DOQ.  EOE.

Apply Soon - Open Until Filled

 

For full job description details & required employment application form go to https://www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs/

(707)467-3200 ext 302 or ext 331

Willits, CA 95490 2019-10-23 View
Early Head Start Home Educator Allies for Every Child

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Home Educator provides child development services, social services, health services and parent involvement services to families including home visits, socializations, advocacy and crisis intervention in accordance with federal, state and program guidelines. The Home Educator is also responsible for delivering education support and home based services as defined by Head Start Performance Standards. Services include: planning safe, developmentally appropriate experiences for infants and toddlers in home settings that are appropriate to the needs of each family. The Home Educator develops and implements partnerships with Early Head Start families, including Family Partnership Agreements. Overall, the Early Head Start Home Educator must ensure a safe and healthy environment which supports each child’s development.

 

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.

 

  • Maintains a caseload of 10-12 EHS home visiting families
  • Establishes trusting, nurturing relationships with children, and their families
  • Works jointly with parents to develop and implement weekly home visit plans based on each child's assessment and identified family needs
  • Maintains and preserves confidential client files
  • Observes, assesses and documents each child's health, skills, behavior, growth and development
  • Provides children and parents with group socialization experiences
  • Serves as an advocate for Head Start families and as a liaison between families, the program, and the large community
  • Integrates other components, i.e. health, nutrition, mental health, parent involvement and special needs into home visit and services provided to pregnant women
  • Assists in identifying children with special needs and makes the necessary referrals
  • Encourages participation in the Head Start Parent Committee meetings as well as parent group and socialization meetings, and other events or trainings
  • Provides transportation, as needed to families to support family participation
  • Participate in regular reflective supervision and staff meetings as required by the program
  • Maintain and document all services in the family files and ensures up to date program files for each child in the caseload
  • Enter participant information and other required program information into the Child Plus system in a timely manner 
  • Assist families with children's transition to Pre-K program or other child care programs
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other requested information
  • Plan and implement daily lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child’s developmental ability
  • Conduct screening and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child’s development; maintain current and accurate records on each child
  • Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency
  • 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:

  • BA degree in Child Development or related field, requiring transcripts
  • Six (6) semester units related to infant and toddler development acceptable to meeting licensing requirements with passing grades of “C” or better
  • One (1) to two (2) years’ work experience as a Home Educator or comparable position or in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a privately owned vehicle with liability insurance.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Early Child Development knowledge and experience
  • Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being
  • Must be able to manage confidential information
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and adolescents who are served by our agency. Therefore, each employee must at all times be emotionally stable and able to function effectively with children, adolescents and adults who may have mental or behavioral health problems.
  • The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, as well as appropriate role modeling. Hostility, aggression and unnecessary or inappropriate physical actions as well as inappropriate emotional expression are not acceptable.
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance, a safety record acceptable to CAA, and reliable transportation required

Allies for Every Child is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants and seeks to hire qualified staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, nationality, 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.

FOR CONSIDERATION:

  • Send unofficial school transcripts, cover letter and resume
Los Angeles, CA 90230 2019-10-23 View
Associate Teacher HS PS, I-II North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED TO APPLY

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities

Apply Soon (Open Until Filled) - 2019-2020 School Year 

Associate Teacher HS PS I-II     Ukiah CA

Salary: $ 13.29 - $ 16.73/hr DOQ  EOE

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

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists Lead Teacher in planning and implementing the Head Start curriculum.  Responsible for education and care of assigned children and communication with their families.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate Teacher I

  1. Must have a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education (ECE) core units.  (Core courses include child/human growth & development; child/family/community or child and family relations; and programs/curriculum).

AND

  1. Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher, or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.

OR

Must be enrolled in and currently attending courses leading to an Associate Teacher Permit or higher or a CDA Credential, to be completed within 2 years.

OR

Must be enrolled in and attending courses leading to an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in ECE or a related field.

  1. A minimum of six months early childhood classroom experience is required.

Associate Teacher II

1.      Must have 24 ECE units, including 12 core units.

AND

2.      Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher, or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.

OR

Must be enrolled in and attending courses leading to an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in ECE or a related field.

3.      A minimum of one year of early childhood classroom experience is required.

 

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-10-23 View
Aide HS PS Head Start - North Coast Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED TO APPLY

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities

Apply Soon (Open Until Filled) 

Recruiting for Mendocino County:

Aide HS PS  – (Bilingual Preferred)  29 hours per week. 9 months/year.

Salary: $ 12.21 - $ 14.04/hr DOQ. EOE

Assists and supports teaching staff to improve services to Head Start Child Development (HSCDP) families.  Performs all job duties utilizing dual language ability as necessary to provide optimum support and services for clients and HSCDP staff.

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

Mendocino County, CA 95482 2019-10-23 View
Aide HS PS Head Start - North Coast Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED TO APPLY

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities

Apply Soon (Open Until Filled) 

Recruiting for Fort Bragg, CA:

Aide HS PS  – (Bilingual Preferred)  29 hours per week. 9 months/year.

Salary: $ 12.21 - $ 14.04/hr DOQ. EOE

Assists and supports teaching staff to improve services to Head Start Child Development (HSCDP) families.  Performs all job duties utilizing dual language ability as necessary to provide optimum support and services for clients and HSCDP staff.

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

Fort Bragg, CA 95437 2019-10-23 View
Family Support Specialist (Associate-III) North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

NCO EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED TO APPLY

NCO Head Start Child Development Program

Open Positions / 2019-2020 School Year

Apply Soon – Application Deadline is Open Until Filled

 

Recruiting for Clearlake, CA:

Family Support Specialist (Associate-III)  – (Bilingual Preferred)

Salary: $ 12.34 - $ 20.31/hr DOQ.  EOE.

 

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

Clearlake, CA 95422 2019-10-23 View
Early Education Recruitment & Volunteer Specialist Allies for Every Child

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JOB SUMMARY

The Early Education Recruitment & Volunteer Specialist (Specialist) works under the supervision of the Early Head Start Program Coordinator to actively recruit: licensed family childcare providers to join Allies’ subcontractor network; families eligible for early education services; volunteers to support Allies programs; and community members to attend Allies events, activities, and classes. The Specialist also coordinates center-based volunteer placements, and provides clerical support as needed, including providing consistent, professional coverage of the reception desk.  

 

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.

 

Outreach/Recruitment

  • Conduct recruitment efforts targeting high-quality licensed family childcare providers to join Allies’ network as a subcontractor of early education services
  • Actively recruit potential families for enrollment in Allies high-quality early education programs
  • Recruit clients and community members to attend Allies parent, client, and community events, activities, classes, and other program offerings
  • Implement client recruitment strategies, including but not limited to attending community resource fairs, distributing flyers, connecting with community partners, facilitating creative outreach activities, etc.
  • Initiate new and creative program ideas, promoting and stimulating program participation
  • Actively seek new connections that lead to increased effectiveness of outreach/recruitment; develop creative, new approaches; conduct research on potential new outreach partners
  • Actively develop relationships in the field with potential outreach/recruitment partners (e.g. libraries, WICs, community agencies, public parks staff, local businesses)
  • Understand and clearly communicate Allies’ mission, early education program and service offerings, and key eligibility details externally
  • Maintain an active presence at Allies for Every Child at relevant industry/professional associations/groups
  • Seek out opportunities to conduct presentations about Allies for Every Child’s early education and broader services/activities
  • Serve on cross-department committees and teams throughout the year as needed
  • Maintain close communication and coordination with other Allies staff to align outreach efforts
  • Coordinate with Allies Communications team as needed
  • Spend two-thirds of time out in the field to actively engage in daily outreach and recruitment

 

Coordinate and support volunteer activities:

  • Work closely with Allies staff to support agency volunteer program, with a focus on classrooms and support for early education center site
  • Maintain volunteer calendar for early education center, and other volunteer activities as needed
  • Coordinate and supervise center-based volunteer schedules and activities
  • Lead volunteer orientations as needed
  • Work closely with Volunteer Manager to continually refine volunteer recruitment strategy development
  • Provide additional volunteer program support as needed

 

Administrative Support

  • Provide professional coverage of the reception desk as needed, including greeting and helping clients/visitors in person and on the phone (typically 1-2 hours/day)
  • Provide written and oral translation support as needed
  • Provide clerical support as needed
  • Coordinate the delivery and processing of non-monetary donations as needed (including donations from partner agencies such as Baby2Baby)
  • Keeps good records and assists in reporting on recruitment efforts and outcomes

 

Other

  • Other duties as assigned
  • Work from multiple Allies locations (highly mobile position working in public meeting spaces requiring a significant amount of driving)
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Comply with all applicable federal, state and county regulations
  • 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.  Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency’s and the program’s      mission statements.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • High school graduate or equivalent; AA or BA a plus
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish (written and verbal) required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service, sales, recruitment/promotional experience preferred
  • Creative, resourceful, problem-solver
  • Skilled at developing and maintaining good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Pleasant, professional speaking manner on the phone
  • Professional appearance and conduct
  • Experience working with diverse groups and populations
  • Proven record of producing results
  • Ability to work under pressure, to adjust to changes, and to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to effectively organize and plan; strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with confidential information exercising sound judgement and tact
  • Basic computer skills required – Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Experience with California Department of Education, Head Start, Early Head Start, a plus
  • Self-starter; detail oriented
  • Commitment to continuous development and quality improvement
  • Flexible and collaborative with a demonstrated commitment to teamwork
  • Passionate about learning and curious about issues affecting children and families
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment and proof of immunization for pertussis, measles and influenza (can decline)
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required

 

 

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, personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

 

FOR CONSIDERATION: Send cover letter and resume to hr@alliesforeverychild.org

 

 

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 2019-10-23 View
Early Childhood Education Teacher Allies for Every Child

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Early Education CDE Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children; develops partnerships with birth parents/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in program. A CDE Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all State and local governing contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members of Westside Children's Center.

 

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.

  • Develops weekly plans, and implements age appropriate curriculum (lesson plan) to nurture and stimulate all domains of children's development in their care and follows the program curriculum
  • Provides a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that reflects the children's learning and growth
  • Perform on-going developmental evaluations of children as required by funding sources and develop lesson plans and follow curriculum implementation that addresses the individual needs of each child
  • On an on-going basis, plan, evaluate and improve the physical environment in the classroom to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child
  • Provide responsive care to all children by adapting daily care giving routines and plans to the interests and needs of the individual child and the group
  • Prepare developmental progress reports as needed
  • Demonstrate cultural competency and respect for the child's background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into the childcare program and lesson plans
  • Exchange information and serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary intervention/prevention team
  • Completes child transition and orientation of the classroom with parents
  • Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents/ caregivers
  • Provide a classroom environment that encourages parent participation
  • Ensure that each family receives an opportunity to build strong relationships and experience clear communication with teaching staff
  • Plan bi-annual parent conferences to discuss children's developmental progress, needs and interests and set School Readiness Goals
  • Conduct bi-annual developmental screenings with family and set School Readiness Goals
  • Liaison with children's families to ensure smooth transition from home to childcare setting and transitions from classroom to classroom when needed
  • Assist families with children's transitions from toddler to preschool and from preschool to kindergarten
  • Maintain accurate, complete and timely client and agency records; Completes daily meal and attendance records
  • Maintains up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profile and other records as needed
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and DCFS
  • Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of the children
  • Completes DRDP and prepare developmental progress reports as needed
  • Assures a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate environment for children
  • Assist with functioning and monitoring of nutrition and food service
  • Assist with the supervision of staff and volunteers for childcare setting
  • Conducts supervision on a weekly basis with co-Teacher(s)
  • Ensure the co-teacher is kept updated in all matters concerning the classroom and program, i.e. Teacher Collaboration Meetings, lesson plans, policies & procedures, training received
  • Completes yearly performance evaluation
  • Provides functional training and guidance to staff, interns, substitutes and volunteers assigned to    the classroom
  • Reports all staffing and classroom concerns to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Reports family changes in schedules and excessive absences to administration in a timely manner
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency
  • Participate in ongoing development and evaluation of center's goals and objectives
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission statements
  • 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:

  • BA Degree with 24 units in Child Development or Early Childhood Education including core courses in Child/Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community and Program/Curriculum
  • Child Development Permit (must keep valid and updated at all times).
  • Two years’ teaching experience
  • Pediatric CPR & First Aid certification required
  • Early Child Development knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge in Desired Results, Developmental Appropriate Practices
  • Knowledge of State Subsidized Program Requirements for Center Programs
  • Good communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude /disposition
  • Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being
  • Must be able to manage confidential information
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza (can decline)
  • Access to reliable transportation required

 FOR CONSIDERATION: Send cover letter, resume and unofficial school transcripts

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, 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

Los Angeles, CA 90230 2019-10-23 View
Cook I-II (Bilingual Preferred - CA Driver License Required) North Coast Opportunities

North Coast Opportunities, Inc.

Head Start Child Development Program

Recruiting for Ukiah:

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

Salary: $ 12.21 - $ 14.77/hr DOQ.  EOE.

Closes:  Open Until Filled

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

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-10-23 View
Early Head Start Teacher Western Arizona Council of Governments

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Assume responsibility for the care, safety, and welfare of the children through active supervision; abide by the Program Standards of Conduct.
2) Plan and facilitate comprehensive and culturally sensitive early childhood experiences using the Creative Curriculum and State standards; implement developmentally appropriate practices which meet the needs and interests of the children.
3) Apply age appropriate teaching techniques and positive behavior management skills while working with preschool age children. Provide children a safe, nurturing, stimulating, and enjoyable learning environment through positive behavior management techniques and constant ("Active") supervision during all activities including instructional, playground, combined staff and child meal times, hand washing, and teeth brushing.
4) Evaluate and report student progress while working with the Family Development Team and Program Specialists to ensure screenings and delivery of services to children and families.
5) Apply Coaches' reflections to enhance and improve the overall teaching experience.
6) Understand and adhere to all WACOG and applicable external regulations, policies and procedures, and safety standards to include Head Start Performance Standards, Arizona Child Care Licensing, CACFP, and all Mandated Reporting requirements regarding suspected child abuse and/or neglect.
7) Develop and maintain respectful partnerships with families, including communicating with parents professionally on a daily basis, that support family well-being, strong relationships between parents and their children, and ongoing learning and development for both parents and children.
8) Develop weekly lesson plans that include individualized activities for each child in a timely manner and that align with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework and WACOG's School Readiness Goals to ensure children's daily experiences provide multi-cultural and dual language opportunities that lead to improvements in cognitive, social/emotional, and physical growth. Follow up on goals on a monthly basis.
9) Prepare and maintain accurate records including ongoing observations to evaluate each child's growth and development while maintaining the confidentiality of child, family and program information.
10) Conduct developmental screenings and ensure each child's ongoing assessment is linked to curriculum goals. Use screening results to develop written referrals for children with suspected disabilities.
11) Attend parent/teacher conferences; drive to family homes for home visits and screenings on a regular basis.
12) Attend IEP reviews and apply goals to meet children's needs. Write needed IEP referrals in a timely manner.
13) Feed children and change diapers; maintain communication logs.
14) Care for the children that requires regular lifting, bending, and reaching.
15) Remain prepared and organized with necessary forms for meetings and everyday classroom needs. Take responsibility for the completion and accuracy of sections five and six of the family files.

16) Perform data entry into assigned electronic systems and paper files to include MTS and ChildPlus.
17) Actively participate to build and maintain a professional and collaborative instructional team that includes Assistant Teachers, parents, and volunteers; mentor and lead other classroom staff.
18) Clean and disinfect assigned areas on a regular basis and as needed.
19) Develop professionally by taking educational training or workshops as required.
20) Travel within WACOG service area which may include overnight stays.
21) Maintain reliable and predictable attendance; Work outside of standard business hours as needed.
22) Utilize tact and discretion, maintain confidentiality in matters concerning families, children, staff, and program per WACOG confidentiality policies. Project a positive and professional image of WACOG at all times.
23) Other duties as assigned or required of the position.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES (KSAs) The individual who holds this position must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The KSAs listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities needed for satisfactory performance.

- Demonstrated competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions, plan, and implement learning experiences that ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five and applicable state early learning and development standards, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
- Ability to plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children
- Skill in improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness
- Skill in improving children’s understanding, use of language, and use of increasingly complex/varied vocabulary
- Skill in improving children’s appreciation of books and their understanding of early math and early science
- Skill in improving children’s problem-solving abilities, and their approach to learning
- Ability to establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment
- Ability to support the social and emotional development of children
- Knowledge to encourage the involvement of the families of the children and support the development of relationships between children and their families
- Ability to interpret a wide variety of technical instructions
- Working knowledge of Head Start Program Performance Standards and Arizona State Licensing requirements
- Ability to perform accurate and timely data entry
- Skill in navigating a variety of software programs
- Ability to verbally communicate, instruct, read, and write in the English language
- Ability to form and maintain professional and productive relationships

Kingman, AZ 86401 2019-10-23 View
Family Support Specialist, Associate-III North Coast Opportunities (Head Start)

 

Open until filled. 

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

Provides support to families enrolled in the HSCDP program. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all required Head Start Performance Standards in the area of family partnership, parent education, health, nutrition, family mental health and disability services. Ensures that all required timelines are met.

  • Bilingual Preferred
UKIAH, CA 95482-4421 2019-10-23 View
Associate Teacher (Floater) I-II, Infant Toddler Classroom (Bilingual Preferred) North Coast Opportunities

North Coast Opportunities

Head Start Child Development Program

Recruiting for Ukiah:

Associate Teacher (Floater) I-II, Infant Toddler Classroom

$13.06-16.45/hr DOQ. 30 hrs per week, 12 months per year. Bilingual Preferred.

Open until filled. EOE

For full job description details & required application form: www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs/ or 707-467-3200

Associate Teacher I:  Must have completed a minimum of 15 Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CDV) units, including 12 core and 6* Infant/Toddler (I/T) units. (Core courses include child/human growth & development; child/family/community or child and family relations; and programs/curriculum)  Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.  A minimum of six months early childhood classroom experience required. I/T classroom experience preferred.

Associate Teacher II:  Must have completed 24 ECE/CDV units, including 12 core and 6* I/T units.  Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.  A minimum of six months early childhood classroom experience required. Infant/Toddler classroom experience preferred.

*Up to 3 of the required IT units may be deferred for no more than 24 months from the date of hire when employee signs a training plan agreement that includes completion of the missing units.

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-10-23 View
Associate Teacher I-II HS PS North Coast Opportunities

North Coast Opportunities

Head Start Child Development Program

Recruiting for Clearlake:

Associate Teacher I-II, HS Preschool

 $ 13.29 -$16.73/hr DOQ. Bilingual Preferred.

For full job description details & required application form www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs or 707-467-3200

Open until filled.    EOE

Clearlake, CA 95422 2019-10-23 View
School Nurse: Preschool Program Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

The Preschool Nurse is responsible for planning and implementing the health services of the Preschool Program. The Preschool Nurse establishes the most effective methods for health needs to be met; renders nursing services as required; is responsible for health education within the delegate agency. This position is dependent on continued funding from federal categorical programs. Will report directly to Director, Head Start/State Preschool Program. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Prepare and submit district, county, state, and federal reports, as needed.

  • Develop and implement health services policies and procedures; review and revise

    annually, as needed.

  • Review student health records and interpret to program staff.

  • Assess and evaluate health needs of preschool children and their families.

  • Interpret health needs of children and their families and make referrals to proper agencies

    for follow-up.

  • Perform and/or supervise mandated federal health screenings.

  • Ensure that required children’s screenings (e.g. vision, hearing, etc.) are completed within

    timelines.

  • Ensure that preschool students receive medical and dental examinations and other health

    services, as required by Head Start/State Preschool regulations.

  • Provide illness and injury assessment of children, as needed.

  • Provide first aid and emergency care to students and staff, as needed.

  • Counsel parents regarding health issues/problems.

  • Conduct health in-service training to program staff.

  • Conduct health education training for parents.

  • Maintain health record logs (e.g. referrals, immunizations, injury, and illness) for up-to-date

    status of children.

  • Train health aides and provide direct and indirect supervision with specialized healthcare

    procedures, as needed.

  • Promote a healthy environment in a preschool setting.

  • Screen and approve medical and dental bills for reimbursement.

  • Attend site, District, and LACOE meetings, as required.

  • Serve as a team member for MDT, SCAN, and Leadership groups.

  • Participate in the refunding application and budget process for the preschool program.

  • Collaborate and establish partnerships with community medical providers.

  • Monitor Early Head Start health services.

  • Perform other job-related duties, as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university of higher learning page1image30880

  • Valid California Registered Nurse License

  • Upon hire, willing to apply for a California School Nurse Services Credential with the

    California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and clear the credential within 5 years

  • Valid California Driver’s license and access to an automobile

  • Basic Life Support Provider (CPR/First Aid certification)

  • CPR/First Aid Instructor certification (preferred)

  • Experience in pediatric nursing

  • Experience in providing health education to adults

  • Tuberculosis Test

  • Measles, Whooping Cough, and Influenza vaccinations

  • Physical Exam prior to hire

    EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Community resources for health and welfare services, teaching techniques and methods, organization and implementation of a health program

  • District policies, rules, and regulations

  • Public school district health programs

  • Early Head Start, Head Start, and State Preschool health regulations

    ABILITY TO:

  • Communicate well, both orally and in writing

  • Use screening procedures for determining established physical or health issues

  • Maintain cooperative and effective working relationships

  • Render first aid

  • Speak, read, and write Spanish (preferred)

    SKILLS:

  • Current and effective techniques and procedures in working with individuals with chronic and acute health problems

  • Work with students, District personnel, and the general public in a pleasant and cooperative manner

  • Maintain professional confidentiality and works collaboratively with peers 

Norwalk, CA 90650 2019-10-22 View
INFANT / TODDLER TEACHER Home-Based and Center Based Early Head Start Program - Ages 6 weeks to 3 years Long Beach Unified School District HEAD START PROGRAM

Requirements:

 Hold an AA Degree or higher (BA/BS or MA/MS) in Child Development/Early Childhood Education or related field, inclusive of 24 ECE units
 Hold and maintain a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit
 Hold and maintain 16 hours certification including 8 hours of Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as well as an 8-hour Preventative Health & Safety Course (that includes the new mandated nutrition component) upon hire or within 30 days of employment
 Have 2 years of experience working with children ages 0-5 years old
 Required vaccination for Pertussis and Measles prior to hire, influenza vaccine is required annually during the flu season
 Once employed, onboarding process includes a 4-point criminal background check including: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice (DOJ), California Department of Justice Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and Megan’s Law Database
 Early Head Start ONLY: Have 3 units of infant/toddler coursework

Long Beach, CA 90755 2019-10-21 View
Head Start Home-Based Teacher Child Development Resources

Under the supervision of the Head Start home-based supervisor, the Head Start home- based teacher shall be responsible to:

 

  1. Provide comprehensive services to families as outlined in the Head Start Program Performance Standards.

 

  1. Conduct weekly 90-minute home visits, developing and implementing lesson plans in partnership with parents.

 

  1. Maintain caseload in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.

 

  1. Plan and organize individualized curriculum that is developmentally, culturally and linguistically appropriate. (parent driven)

 

  1. Assess, document and maintain strength-based Family Partnership Plan while supporting parents in achieving their family goals.

 

  1. Meet all program-required screening and ongoing assessment timelines with regard to health, education, disability and mental health.

 

  1. Refer families to available community services and follow up referral to ensure needed services were obtained. Develop relationships with the community and community resources.  Maintain and submit records and end of the month reports on scheduled due dates to supervisor.

 

  1. Participate in program-wide recruitment and enrollment events as scheduled. 

 

  1. Assist parents in planning twice monthly group socialization experiences, and provide support implementing their plan.  (Minimum of 3½ hours duration.)

 

10. Plan and implement; child development principles, parenting skills, health education, nutrition, adult education, child/substance abuse prevention and other topics as defined by parent survey.

 

11. Develop and implement activities for literacy workshops and monthly parent meetings as described in parent involvement procedures.  Distribute agenda and minutes of parent meetings on a monthly basis.

 

12. Conduct classroom health and safety inspections to ensure optimum supervision of children during group socializations or community field trips.   This also includes conducting and recording fire and disaster preparedness drills as mandated by state and federal guidelines.

 

13. Attend required staff meetings and inservice training, workshops, federal review, and college coursework as requested.  Maintain current State awarded teacher’s permits when applicable.

 

 

 

14. Partner and provide support with Head Start center staff. 

 

15. Work in partnership with program support specialists.

 

16. Other duties as assigned.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

 

  • Minimum of a state-awarded child development teacher permit or associate degree in child development, ECE, or *related field with equivalent child development coursework.

 

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ paid successful experience in a preschool age instructional capacity.

 

  • *A degree in a related field must include the following courses: child/human growth & development and child/family & communit, and programs/curriculum. Related fields are defined as: liberal arts, psychology, sociology, home economics, nutrition, special education, general education, human development or health education, and with coursework equivalent to a major in early childhood education.

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Fluent bilingual English Spanish skills required. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality. Sensitivity to multi-cultural beliefs and practices. Ability to relate to children and parents. Knowledge or familiarity with community resource agencies that assist Head Start clientele. Ability to work with high risk families; sensitivity to needs of low income families. Ability to work as a team member. Ablility to be self-directed. Demonstrate flexibility and ability to plan, prioritize, organize, and implement home-based activities. Ability to provide leadership and guidance to parents. Ability to drive vehicle, work and/or travel throughout Ventura County to conduct home visits, recruitment, and other related duties.

Physical Abilities: Physical ability to bend, squat, sit on floor, climb stairs, stand extensively and continuously throughout employment for family visits, group socials, and/or ongoing outdoor recruitment. Safely drive company or personal vehicle as part of daily family visit activities. Ability to see at normal distance; hear normal conversations and sounds; and use hands and fingers to fill out required forms and use computer. May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces. Able to occasionally or frequently lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to carry, and/or pull rolling carts and/or case with supplies.

 

License or Other Requirements:  Must have access to a dependable auto with appropriate insurance coverage and equipped with seat belts, and possess a valid state of 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 mentioned above.  Periodic physical examinations and TB clearances will be required if hired.

 

 

Oxnard, CA 93036 2019-10-21 View
PRESCHOOL TEACHER Head Start Preschool – Ages 3 to 5 years Long Beach Unified School District HEAD START PROGRAM

Requirements:
 Hold an AA Degree or higher (BA/BS or MA/MS) in Child Development/Early Childhood Education or related field, inclusive of 24 ECE units
 Hold and maintain a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit
 Hold and maintain 16 hours certification including 8 hours of Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as well as an 8-hour Preventative Health & Safety Course (that includes the new mandated nutrition component) upon hire or within 30 days of employment
 Have 2 years of experience working with children ages 0-5 years old
 Required vaccination for Pertussis and Measles prior to hire, influenza vaccine is required annually during the flu season
 Once employed, onboarding process includes a 4-point criminal background check including: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice (DOJ), California Department of Justice Child Abuse Central Index (CACI), and Megan’s Law Database
 Early Head Start ONLY: Have 3 units of infant/toddler coursework

Long Beach, CA 90755 2019-10-21 View
EHS Family Development Educator Child Development Resources

Under the supervision of the Early Head Start supervisor, the Early Head Start family development educator shall be responsible to:

 

  1. Conduct weekly home visits with families lasting a minimum of one and a half (1.5) hours to a maximum of two (2) hours per session.
  2. Develop and implement weekly lesson plans in partnership with parents.
  3. Collect, screen and track all medical examinations and immunizations, working with families to obtain health information and follow-up as needed.
  4. Provide developmental and sensory (vision, hearing and language) screenings as required to children.
  5. Work closely with program consultants to ensure children receive treatment services as necessary.
  6. Each month provide two developmentally appropriate infant/toddler socializations to families on assigned caseload.
  7. Provide case management and general counseling to assigned families to ensure provision of quality mental health, health and social services, including services to high-risk pregnant women, expectant fathers and their families.
  8. Provide comprehensive strength-based case assessment.
  9. Develop an individual, goal-oriented plan in partnership with each family.
  10. Participate in regular multidisciplinary case conferencing sessions to discuss strengths, needs and concerns of children and their family.
  11. Assess the need for and barriers to professional services for each family in assigned caseload and make referrals to appropriate service agencies. Monitor to ensure families receive necessary services in a timely manner. 
  12. Accurately maintain documentation of all screenings provided, case planning conducted, and follow-up activities received by families.
  13. Participate in and attend all required meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and continuing education as required.
  14. Jointly plan and implement activities for parent support groups and monthly parent meetings.  Plan and distribute agendas. Prepare, translate and distribute minutes in English and Spanish.
  15. Monitor and track attendance of Early Head Start children and follow up on absences providing support and guidance to families as necessary to ensure successful program enrollment.
  16. Develop a comprehensive health and nutrition plan for each family.
  17. Input health, program information report (PIR) data and notes into the Child Plus data program on a weekly basis.
  18. Participate in regularly scheduled recruitment throughout Ventura County, including community events, health and human service agencies and door-to-door residential contacts.
  19. Other duties as assigned.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Required Education and Experience:

 

  • Minimum of a state-awarded child development associate teacher permit or associate degree in child development, ECE, or *related field with equivalent child development coursework. **Coursework must include six (6) units in infant/toddler development.  

 

  • Minimum of two (2) years paid successful experience in a childcare program as a preschool or infant/toddler teacher or in a social service, community-based agency providing case management services.

 

  • *A degree in a related field must include the following courses: child/human growth & development and child/family & community, and programs/curriculum. Related fields are defined as: liberal arts, psychology, sociology, home economics, nutrition, special education, general education, human development or health education, and with coursework equivalent to a major in early childhood education.

**Those hired and who do not possess six (6) units in infant/toddler development will be required to enroll in and complete the required units within one (1) year (12 months) of hire date, as a condition of employment.

 

Preferred Criteria: Fluent bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.

 

Knowledge and Abilities: Requires fluent oral and written English skills. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Sensitivity to multi-cultural beliefs and practices, and ablity to relate to children, parents and high-risk pregnant women. Sensitivity to needs of low-income families. Ability to maintain accurate records. Working knowledge of computers and basic applications such as Word. Ability to work as a team member. Flexibility and ability to plan, supervise, and work independently in the implementation of the Early Head Start home-based program. Provide leadership and guidance to parents. Problem solving and organizational skills. Ability to speak before a group. Must have knowledge of various community resource agencies to support children and families immediate or long-term assistance. Ability to drive vehicle and travel throughout Ventura County to conduct home visits, recruitment, and other related duties.

Physical Abilities: Ability to effectively use hands and fingers to fill out regular and NCR forms and use of computer keyboard and other office machines/equipment. Ability to walk and/or stand extensively throughout employment for ongoing outdoor recruitment. Safely drive company or personal vehicle as part of daily family visit activities. May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces. Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and sit on the floor for family visits and/or group socials. Able to occasionally or frequently lift up tp 25 pounds. Ability to carry, push, and/or pull rolling carts and/or case with supplies.

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 hold or obtain Infant First Aid and CPR certificate and update as required. Must submit to a pre-employment physical examination, negative tuberculosis clearance test, and criminal record background check. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of all required tests and background check mentioned above.  Periodic physical examinations and TB clearances will be required if hired.

 

Oxnard, CA 93036 2019-10-21 View
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