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Teacher Para Los Ninos

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children. In addition, the Teacher is responsible for the supervision/mentoring of the Associate Teacher. In partnership with the members of the classroom-based teaching team, the teacher, is responsible for providing leadership in the:

  • Development of weekly lesson plans, and the integration of classroom and individual child goals and objectives into on-going classroom activities.
  • Monitoring of individual children, collecting observations, and completing daily educational and attendance records.
  • provision of a quality educational experience that is responsive to the interests, needs and developmental age of the children enrolled in the assigned classroom.

 

DUTIES:

 

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors of Para Los Ninos.
  • Carries out Heat Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start Act, and the requirements of the LACOE contract.
  • Adheres to professional conduct at all times (i.e. proper tone and language use in the classroom, respectful, proper for children, parents and peers at all times).
  • Attends and participates in: 1) Professional Development activities, 2) Supervision, and 3) Individualized Professional Development goals/activities.

 

Planning and Creating the Learning Environment

Teachers are responsible for:

  • Implementing all components of the Creative Curriculum in a manner that promotes critical thinking and inquiry and as well as optimal development across all domains.
  • Modifies curriculum plans in response to observations and child interests and needs.
  • Plans and implements the individualized plans for the children in the classroom.
  • Provides for a healthy and safe physical environment
  • Provides a learning environment that provokes learning and engagement.
  • Integrates parents into the educational program.
  • Conducts parent/teacher conferences three times annually.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that nurture and stimulate their cultural needs
  • Collecting and analyzing observations of childrens learning behaviors in order to provide leadership in the development of lesson plans and individualized goals as well as the completion of DRDPs.
  • Provides feedback to the Associate Teacher related to classroom activities and administrative procedures.
  • Maintains all mandated records and reports (e.g., DRDPS, attendance, home visits, contact sheets, emergency cards).
  • Remains current on child development practices through classes, workshops, and membership in professional organization
  • Completes incident reports for Area Supervisor regarding staffing or classroom concerns.
  • Ensures all members of the classroom teaching team are kept updated in all matters concerning the classroom i.e. teacher meetings, lesson plans, policies and procedures.
  • Conducts supervision with members of the classroom teaching team on a weekly basis.
  • Completes performance evaluations and provides functional training and guidance to staff members assigned to the classroom.
  • Completes and develops short and long term goals for individual child and overall group.
  • Completes orientation of the classroom with parents.
  • Completes checklist to ensure that classroom is kept neat and orderly.
  • Completes documentation and reports of all incidents, accidents or behavioral outbursts (be they client, parents, and/or staff).
  • May perform other duties as assigned by Area Supervisor

CCL/ Head Start

  • Completes daily ratio counts for supervisor.
  • Maintains ratio at all times
  • Ensures the safety and supervision of children at all times.
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of children.
  • Completes DRDPs all children three time per year
  • Completes ASQ and ASQ-SE within45 days of enrollment
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

These requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job successfully.

Education/Experience

  • A Bachelors degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field preferred. Candidates with a completed AA degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field and who take a course of at least three semester units per year in child development or a general education class required for the bachelors degree will be considered.
  • A current CA Teacher Permit. Must keep permit valid and updated at all times.
  • Knowledge in Desired Results and Developmental Appropriate Practices
  • Knowledge in Creative Curriculum preferred
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid
  • Must be a team player
  • Bilingual (E/S) preferred
  • Minimum of 6 months experience preferred

Special Requirements

  • TB test clearance to be renewed every two years.
  • DOJ clearance.

Physical Requirements:

To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Child Development employees must be able to perform the following physical activities:

  • Observe, see, hear, and respond to children's needs, emergencies and conflicts that may occur in the child development center or on the playground.
  • Lift 30 pounds from the floor to a waist-high table when necessary.
  • Reach a child 20 to 30 feet away within 30 seconds without endangering the staff persons health.
  • Crouch to a child's height, maintain eye contact at the child's level, sit on the floor and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment.
  • Be aware of the cognitive, social and physical needs of children.
  • Verbal communication and writing in English to the degree that child, parents and other staff members are able to understand and respond.
  • Handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with providing early childhood services.

Para Los Niños promotes equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We don't discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.

Los Angeles, CA 90027 2018-03-12 View
Associate Teacher Para Los Ninos

Under the general supervision of the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible to responsible for the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children. In partnership with the teacher, the Associate Teacher assists with the design and integration of classroom goals and objectives. With the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of lesson plans designed to stimulate children’s learning and support critical thinking. The Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher to implement all components of the Creative Curriculum, to provide a quality early educational experience that is responsive to the interest, needs, and strengths of the enrolled children.

 

DUTIES

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors of Para Los Niños.
  • Carries out Head Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start Act, and the requirements of the LACOE contract.
  • Adheres to professional conduct at all times (e.g., proper tone and language use in the classroom, respectful, proper for children, parents, and peers at all times)
  • Attends/participates in: 1) Professional Development Activities, 2) Supervision, 3) Individualized Professional Development Goals/Activities.

 

Planning and Program Implementation

  • Using the Creative Curriculum the Associate Teacher assists the classroom teacher in preparing lesson plans and outlines for assigned areas, and submits draft materials to the classroom Teacher for review and modification prior to implementation.
  • Assists in the implementation of the Individualized plans for the children in the classroom.
  • Provides basic evaluative information to the classroom Teacher on the progress and development status of the children in the classroom and participates in the completion of the DRDPs.
  • Assists with screening and assessment functions.
  • Assists in ensuring the implementation of safe and supervised indoor and outdoor activities of children in Head Start Education Programs.
  • Assists children during snack and meal time, and helps demonstrate appropriate dental and personal hygiene.
  • Conducts daily inspections of indoor and outdoor facilities and reports and removes hazards.
  • Assists teachers in preparing and maintaining attendance records.
  • Assist the classroom teacher in planning, facilitating, and implementing individual and group activities; complete basic attendance and activity records, and
  • Accompanies the classroom Teacher on home visits.
  • Supervises the classroom for brief periods when the Teacher is on-site, but away from the classroom.
  • Supports recruitment and enrollment activities.
  • Plans and supervises field trips.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

CCL/Head Start

  • Maintains ratio at all times.
  • Ensures the safety and supervision of children at all times.
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Completes daily health check regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of children
  • With the Teacher completes DRDP’s three times annually as required by Head Start
  • With the Teacher completes the ASQ and ASQ-SE for each child within 45 days of enrollment.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 6 months experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working with an educational setting with pre-elementary school children is required.
  • 24 or more units of postsecondary semester education or equivalent quarter units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
  • AA Degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, or a related field OR be enrolled in a program leading to an Associate’s degree or higher.
  • First Aid and CPR certification is required.
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum preferred
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Specialized Requirements

  • TB test clearance to be renewed every two years.
  • Verification of Immunizations required by the California Department of Health (Pertussis, Measles and Influenza)
  • DOJ clearance and all other required background checks
  • Understanding of and ability to use technology such as Learning Genie and other agency required programs.

 

Physical Requirements

To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Early Education Staff must be able to perform the following physical activities:

 

  • Observe, see, hear, and respond to children’s needs, emergencies, and conflicts that may occur in the early education center or on the playground.
  • Lift 30 pounds from the floor to a waist-high table when necessary.
  • Reach a child 20- 30 feet away within 30 seconds without endangering the staff person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact the child’s level, sit on the floor and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment.
  • Be aware of the cognitive, social, and physical needs of children.
  • Verbal and written communication in English to the degree that children, parents, and other staff members are able to understand and respond.
  • Handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with providing early childhood services.

Expectations for All Para Los Niños Staff

Candidates for employment at a Para Los Niños, regardless of position, will consistently demonstrate the following:

  • Unwavering belief in and commitment to fulfill the mission of Para Los Niños.
  • Deep commitment to the success of all PLN students and families
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards -- for self, students, and colleagues.
  • Continuous learning by engaging in reflection, self-assessment, and individual professional development.
  • Use of data to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement.
  • Ability to thrive as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Self-motivation and initiative with solutions-oriented disposition.
  • Belief in and ability to develop respectful relationship with parents and children marked by sensitivity to the students’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations
  • Comfort with basic Microsoft Office applications and a curiosity and propensity to push own adoption of new technology and approaches.
  • Regular, punctual attendance and professional appearance.

 

It is the established policy of Para Los Niños (PLN) to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without discrimination with regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin (including possessing a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code § 12801.9), ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, genetic information, family care, marital status, enrollment in any public assistance program, status as military, a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, status as an unpaid intern or volunteer, or any other classification protected by law. PLN also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

 

Para Los Niños is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Los Angeles, CA 90065 2018-03-12 View
Nurse Para Los Ninos

In partnership with the Health/Nutrition Coordinator, the Nurse Consultant ensures the timely and effective delivery and documentation of health-related services to Para Los Niños Head Start/Early Head Start children and families. The nurse may also collaborate with outside health professionals to establish partnerships that can support children and families to receive any and all necessary medical and dental services.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out the Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/CEO and Board of Directors of Para Los Niños.
  • Carries out Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start/Early Head Start Act, and the requirements of the LACOE contract.
  • Adheres to professional conduct at all times (e.g., proper tone and language use in the classrooms/site, respectful, proper for children, parents, and peers at all times.
  • Attends/participates in: 1) Professional Development Activities, 2) Supervision, and 3) Individualized Professional Development Goals/Activities.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure PLN Head Start/Early Head Start complies with the health and safety-related regulations in the Head Start/Early Head Start Act and Performance Standards and mandates in the LACOE GIMS.
  • Ensure PLN Head Start/Early Head Start complies with the health and safety-related California Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) regulations
  • Support the FSSs to support families to follow through with the Bright Futures/AAP Periodicity Schedule for Health Assessment Requirements by Age Groups
  • Ensure the implementation of mandated and recommended child care health and safety standards (e.g., CCLD regulations, Caring for Our Children (CFOC) 3rd Edition, and other child care health and safety resources)
  • Engage in the timely and effective review of the health component of child files.
  • Communicate any health needs of students to teachers, including the development, implementation, and evaluation of individualized health care plans where needed.
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of health training such as the use of an Epi-pen®, medication administration, illness management and standard precautions, etc.
  • Participate in the planning and coordinating of dental screening, and specialized CPAC training standards.
  • Assist the Health/Nutrition Coordinator in: the preparation of the annual Health Services Action Plan and standards and procedures for providing and evaluating health care services; planning health screenings, staff and parent education, community outreach and health committee activities; developing and maintaining community resource networks and negotiating interagency agreements and contracts with local providers. Coordinate child study teams and integrated service delivery teams for intervention and follow-up purposes.
  • Utilize data management systems (ChildPlus) to track and monitor cases and the effectiveness of service delivery.
  • Participate in continuing education activities when applicable for maintaining a license or certificate
  • Other duties as assigned.

Expectations for All Para Los Niños Staff

Candidates for employment at a Para Los Niños, regardless of position, will consistently demonstrate the following:

  • Unwavering belief in and commitment to fulfill the mission of Para Los Niños.
  • Deep commitment to the success of all PLN students and families
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards -- for self, students, and colleagues.
  • Continuous learning by engaging in reflection, self-assessment, and individual professional development.
  • Use of data to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement.
  • Ability to thrive as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Self-motivation and initiative with solutions-oriented disposition.
  • Belief in and ability to develop respectful relationship with parents and children marked by sensitivity to the students’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations
  • Comfort with basic Microsoft Office applications and a curiosity and propensity to push own adoption of new technology and approaches.
  • Regular, punctual attendance and professional appearance.
Qualifications

Qualifications Guidelines:

Experience, Education/Training/Certification

  • Bachelor’s in nursing health education preferred; Registered Nurse (RN) and have two to three years’ experience in health services (administering or providing direct service), preferably pediatrics
  • Hold current nursing license
  • Current certification in in CPR/First Aid
  • Has Knowledge of health and safety mandates in the Head Start/Early Head Start Act and Performance Standards
  • Has knowledge of health and safety-related California Community Care Licensing Division regulations

License/Special Requirements

  • Health screening
  • TB test clearance to be renewed every two years.
  • Verification of Immunizations required by the California Department of Health (Pertussis, Measles and Influenza)
  • Criminal record check clearance prior to employment start date

Physical Requirements:

To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Child Development employees must be able to perform the following physical activities:

  • Observe, see, hear, and respond to children’s needs, emergencies and conflicts that may occur in the child development center or on the playground.
  • Lift 30 pounds from the floor to a waist-high table when necessary.
  • Reach a child 20 to 30 feet away within 30 seconds without endangering the staff person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact at the child’s level, sit on the floor and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment.

 

It is the established policy of Para Los Niños (PLN) to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without discrimination with regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin (including possessing a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code § 12801.9), ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, genetic information, family care, marital status, enrollment in any public assistance program, status as military, a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, status as an unpaid intern or volunteer, or any other classification protected by law. PLN also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Para Los Niños is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Los Angeles, CA 90027 2018-03-12 View
Family Services Specialist Para Los Ninos

Para Los Niños State Keck Early Education Program has been awarded a contract through the Los Angeles Department of Education (LACOE) to provide ancillary services to children 3-5 years old. Through this contract we will expand our State Child Development Program (CDE) services to include: Health, Nutrition, Mental Health, Disability services, and Family Community Engagement.

 

Under the direction of the Family Community Engagement Program Manager, the Family Services Specialist recruits, enrolls, provides support and resource services to families in accordance with their specific needs and assists with recruitment activities. The Family Services Specialist helps families to attain self-sufficiency through goal setting and family engagement activities.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out the Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors of Para Los Niños.
  • Carries out Head Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start Act, the requirements of the LACOE contract and the requirements of the California Department of Education (CDE).
  • Adheres to professional conduct at all times (e.g., proper tone and language use in the classrooms/site, respectful, proper for children, parents, and peers at all times.
  • Attends/participates in: 1) Professional Development Activities, 2) Supervision, and 3) Individualized Professional Development Goals/Activities.

 

Planning and Program Implementation

  • Recruits families for assigned Head Start / State Preschool (CDE) programs.
  • Completes enrollment for families assigned to their caseload and reports vacancy information in a timely manner in order to maintain full enrollment at assigned sites at all times for both LACOE and CDE contracts.
  • Works with families to review and input health/dental requirements at enrollment and throughout the year as required by LACOE and CDE contracts.
  • Completes strength and needs assessment for assigned families.
  • Identifies needs and goals for families that result in self-sufficiency.
  • Enhances parent’s skills and understanding regarding parental engagement and activities that promote literacy.
  • Provides resources and referrals to families.
  • Facilitates the exchange of information between assigned families and content area specialists; through the referral process and participates in MTD meetings.
  • Works with Area Supervisors and Teachers too plan and conduct parent meetings and workshops.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate case notes and other records and prepared periodic reports as required.
  • Monitors and completes attendance, absences and follows up with families to ensure that children are attending class on a regular basis in order to meet program requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Experience

  • Two year experience in programs offering child and family assessment services, home visiting services, and/or early intervention services,
  • Direct experiences in working with children ages 0 to 5, parent education services, family support and referral services or similar required

Education/Training/Certification

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or a related field.

Other Qualifications

  • TB Test every two years
  • Bilingual (E/S) required
  • Valid Class C California drivers license and automobile liability insurance
  • DOJ Clearance
  • Working knowledge of Head Start and CDE requirements
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations in English.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public in English.

Physical Requirements

To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Approximately 50% of time is spent sitting, while frequently required to walk, stand and bend. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Employee will be required to lift and/or move unassisted up to 25 pounds.

Early Education Staff must be able to perform the following physical activities:

  • Observe, see, hear, and respond to childrens needs, emergencies, and conflicts that may occur in the early education center or on the playground.
  • Lift 30 pounds from the floor to a waist-high table when necessary.
  • Reach a child 20- 30 feet away within 30 seconds without endangering the staff persons health.
  • Crouch to a childs height, maintain eye contact the childs level, sit on the floor and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment.
  • Be aware of the cognitive, social, and physical needs of children.
  • Verbal and written communication in English to the degree that children, parents, and other staff members are able to understand and respond.
  • Handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with providing early childhood services.

Para Los Niños promotes equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We don't discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.

Los Angeles, CA 90017 2018-03-12 View
Education Coordinator Para Los Ninos

Under the oversight of the VP of Early Education/Head Start Director, the Education Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating, organizing, and coordinating the implementation of all education related components of the Head Start and State Preschool programs. The Education Coordinator is responsible for assuring compliance with State and Federal program requirements related to Head Start Performance Standards, LACOE Head Start, DOE State Preschool, and Community Care Licensing.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out the Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors of Para Los Niños.
  • Carries out Head Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start Act, and the requirements of the LACOE and DOE contracts.
  • Adheres to professional conduct at all times (e.g., proper tone and language use in the classrooms/site, respectful, proper for children, parents, and peers at all times.
  • Attends/participates in: 1) Professional Development Activities, 2) Supervision, and 3) Individualized Professional Development Goals/Activities.

 

Planning and Program Implementation

  • Plans, coordinates, and administers Head Start and DOE educational components.
  • Oversees staff assessment and evaluates teaching effectiveness while assuring that training and certification standards are being achieved.
  • Leads Tier 1 monitoring activities to ensure compliance with program requirements.
  • Oversees implementation of Creative Curriculum, Second Step, CLASS, ECERS, and School Readiness Observations.
  • Oversees daily and monthly classroom- and site-based Health and Safety Checks
  • Leads Education team meetings.
  • Evaluates facility reports and student reports for compliance with delivery requirements and other performance standards.
  • Leads the development, implementation, evaluation, and follow-up of professional development activities for Education staff.
  • Directs annual evaluations.

 

 

CCL/Head Start

  • Completes paperwork and reports any symptoms of child abuse to Supervisor and Child Abuse Hotline, supports teachers to make necessary reports.
  • Completes and maintains Licensing forms as needed.
  • Ensures all required data is prepared and submitted to Child Plus
  • Ensures site compliance with all CCL requirements and Head Start Performance Standards
  • Ensures monitoring of classroom quality with the CLASS, ECERS

 

Supervision

  • Schedules supervision meetings with Area Supervisors on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Develops/monitors Professional Development Goals for Area Supervisors.
  • Participates in the interviewing, selection, assignment, and orientation of education staff.
  • Reviews annual evaluation of teachers/associate teachers/floaters.
  • Conducts new hire orientation, training and workshops.
  • Responsible for reviewing/approving timesheets, work orders, purchase orders, and other supporting documentation.
  • Oversees the completion and follow up with all site visits for Community Care Licensing, Health, CACFP and other entities.
  • Completes and ensures all required reports are maintained and submitted to appropriate parties.
  • Developments and monitors goals for the sites
  • Completes reports and communicates problems directly to supervisor as needed.
  • Supervises and monitors client files and assists staff in the compliance of file requirements.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Education, Child Development or related field, preferably supplemented by a Master’s degree related to Education
  • Five years of professional teaching and administrative experience in pre-school programs is required, including supervisory accountabilities and teaching adults.
  • California Site Supervisor Permit, Director’s Permit preferred.

 

 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Knowledge to identify potential child abuse
  • First Aid and CPR

 

Special Requirements

  • TB test clearance to be renewed every two years.
  • Verification of Immunizations required by the California Department of Health (Pertussis, Measles and Influenza)
  • DOJ clearance and all other required background checks
  • Understanding of and ability to use technology such at Learning Genie and other agency required programs.
  • Must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed). Valid California Driver License. State required automobile insurance coverage.

 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Knowledge to identify potential child abuse

 

Physical Requirements

To perform this job the individual must be able to carry out all essential functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Early Education Staff must be able to perform the following physical activities:

 

  • Observe, see, hear, and respond to children’s needs, emergencies, and conflicts that may occur in the early education center or on the playground.
  • Lift 30 pounds from the floor to a waist-high table when necessary.
  • Reach a child 20- 30 feet away within 30 seconds without endangering the staff person’s health.
  • Crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye contact the child’s level, sit on the floor and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment.
  • Be aware of the cognitive, social, and ph7uysical needs of children.
  • Verbal and written communication in English to the degree that children, parents, and other staff members are able to understand and respond.
  • Handle the responsibilities and routine stress often associated with providing early childhood services.

 

Expectations for All Para Los Niños Staff

Candidates for employment at a Para Los Niños, regardless of position, will consistently demonstrate the following:

  • Unwavering belief in and commitment to fulfill the mission of Para Los Niños.
  • Deep commitment to the success of all PLN students and families
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards -- for self, students, and colleagues.
  • Continuous learning by engaging in reflection, self-assessment, and individual professional development.
  • Use of data to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement.
  • Ability to thrive as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Self-motivation and initiative with solutions-oriented disposition.
  • Belief in and ability to develop respectful relationship with parents and children marked by sensitivity to the students’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations
  • Comfort with basic Microsoft Office applications and a curiosity and propensity to push own adoption of new technology and approaches.
  • Regular, punctual attendance and professional appearance.

 

 

It is the established policy of Para Los Niños (PLN) to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without discrimination with regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin (including possessing a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code § 12801.9), ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, genetic information, family care, marital status, enrollment in any public assistance program, status as military, a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, status as an unpaid intern or volunteer, or any other classification protected by law. PLN also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Para Los Niños is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Los Angeles, CA 90027 2018-03-12 View
Family Advocate 4C Council of Santa Clara County

Position:          Early Head Start Family Advocate

Salary:            Depending on Experience

Reports to:      Compliance and Integrity Supervisor

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California. The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years. It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. In addition, the agency also provides senior nutrition services.

 

Position Summary:

Family Advocate assists with enrollment, conducts family interview, and assesses family needs and strengths. This position establishes and maintains accurate service record for each family.  The family advocate interviews families to identify interest, concerns, services, strengths and refers families to community service providers. Family Advocates assist families with transition planning.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strength-based assessments with families that describe their goals, strengths, resources, and support networks, as well as necessary services and supports
  • Screen child for development, sensory, and behavioral concerns using appropriate assessment tools such as ASQ and ASQ-3
  • Refer families to appropriate community service provider for health, medical, dental, disability and mental health services and follow up on the effectiveness of referrals
  • Develop a family service plan which includes services being provided to the child and ensure follow up on needed services are obtained
  • Follow-up with the family on the progress toward meeting their goals and any needed revisions to the plan
  • Develop a medical and dental health care monitoring process which includes scheduling medical appointments and follow up support to parents
  • Identify with parent new or recurring health concerns and make appropriate referral
  • Identify nutritional needs of children
  • Document family and child information in EHS department data management system
  • Initiate transition planning for children and develop transition plan for children turning three in collaboration with parent and child development service provider
  • Conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment and provide orientation on philosophy of program and services provided
  • Coach, consult, educate, and utilize counseling skills, where appropriate to advocate for the family and support them in advocating for themselves
  • Provide and/or coordinate training and educational opportunities for parents such as engaging parents in volunteering, community service, and other ways of contributing to program activities and services
  • Apply knowledge of health, mental health, disabilities, and child development in order to ensure holistic service delivery
  • Perform record-keeping and internal and external reporting tasks in a timely and objective fashion
  • Attends meetings and trainings as assigned
  • Conducts home-visits as assigned
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early Head Start program preferred
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences or Social Work and experience in social services, community relations, psychology, human development, social welfare or a closely related subject.
  • Two years’ experience working with families in the field of social work preferred.
  • Administrative skills are necessary to plan and monitor all aspects of Early Head Start Family Services component.
  • Coordination and planning skills are necessary to develop an effective relationship with the communities in 4C EHS’s service area.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, access to an insured motor vehicle, and possess a clear driving record.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work week to accomplish the job.
  • First Aid Certification
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis screening results

 

Language Skills:

  • English proficiency is required. Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.
San Jose, CA 95134 2018-03-12 View
Teacher - Early Head Start Home Visitor El Dorado County Office of Education

The Early Head Start Home Visitor is responsible for the overall implementation of an integrated, family focused, home based program serving pregnant women and families with children ages 0-3.

Education Required:
~ BA/AA degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field
~ 6 units infant/toddler coursework
~ Valid Child Development Permit
~ Knowledge of infant/toddler development, family interaction and community resources desired

Experience Required:
~ Three years recent experience in early care and education programs

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Placerville, CA 95667 2018-03-09 View
Area Supervisor Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Job Description

       AREA SUPERVISOR

 

Exempt: Yes                                                               SALARY LEVEL: Refer Current Salary Chart

Department: Head Start/Early Head Start                      LOCATION: Head Start Office in Santa Rosa

Reports to:  Assistant Director                                     HOURS: F.T.E,Monday through Friday

Policy Council Approval:                                            Approved By:  HR Manager

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:       

Under direction of Assistant Director, ensures the implementation of all service areas for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs; coordinates services for all participant children and families in compliance with ACF Performance Standards, the Service Area Written Plans, and California State Licensing regulations.  This position supervises the following program staff:  Center Directors, who supervise employees in the Head Start and Early Head Start sites; and Family Outreach Workers; will also supervise the Children’s Services Assistant when assigned responsibility for substitutes.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates as a member of the Administrative/Manager team in planning program operations and establishing program procedures
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; coaching/mentoring, managing and appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of assigned sites
  • Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements ensuring compliance of the Head Start/EHS Performance Standards and California State Licensing
  • Coordinates and monitors the work of center staff, consultants, parents and volunteers, as outlined in the Agency’s Head Start/EHS Program Service Area Written Plans
  • Visits program sites regularly.  Supports and monitors program compliance through regular site observations and feedback. Provides training to staff on systems and procedures, as needed
  • Monitors sites to insure that program health and safety supervision plans are being implemented by all staff and provide additional training where needed
  • Support the Curriculum Supervisor in ensuring that a developmentally appropriate curriculum is being implemented with fidelity.
  • Coordinates with area managers to assist in planning and implementing program goals into daily operations at the site level
  • Supervises the maintenance of files and records, ensuring confidentiality.  Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operations
  • Meets with Assistant Director and supervisors to assure consistent compliance with data tracking and program monitoring.
  • Meets with FOW’s on a regular consistent schedule to assure that we are providing family engagement opportunities and family supports.
  • Responsible for assessing educational materials and ordering/distribution of supplies to site; securing long and short term substitutes; maintaining Head Star/EHS library; working with Family Services Manager to develop and maintain literacy activities; maintaining the Center Director and Teacher II/ PCG meeting agendas; as assigned.  If assigned the substitutes, supervises the Children’s Services Assistant.
  • Participates in trainings, workshops and meetings as assigned
  • Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort
  • Serves as a liaison and collaborates with community agencies to assure delivery of services to families
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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/CERTIFICATES and/or EXPERIENCE:

a.   BA or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education OR

b.   BA degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with the 12 core units of ECE  OR

c.         AA with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core units); and willingness to complete a BA according to the Office                 of Head Start requirements.

 

In Addition to A, B, or C:

  • Three semester units in Administration and Supervision and willingness to complete an additional 3 units and 2 units in adult supervision semester units
  • 3 units infant/toddler
  • Three years experience in a pre-school/infant/toddler classroom and 3 years experience in supervision.
  • Current Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education
  • Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families
  • Advanced skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations 
  • Advanced ability to write reports and correspondence.  Advanced ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff  
  • Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Advanced ability to solve practical problems
    and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Advanced ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Have or be willing to obtain CLASS Reliability Certification that must be renewed annually

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Dependability, initiative, good judgment and ability to function with minimal supervision
  • A sincere interest in children and parents and their needs

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee drives, approximately 15% of the time, to centers, meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year.  The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

 

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 occasionally works in outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2018-03-09 View
Kitchen and Safety Aide Glenn County Office of Education - Child and Family Services

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Position:

 

Kitchen and Safety Aide, position available at Tehama Extended Day, Willows

 

 

Salary:

 

$11.01 – 11.34 per hour.  5.5 hrs. a day, 5 days a week

 

 

Qualifications:          

 

 

  • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
  • One-year work or volunteer experience in a child care center is desired
  • Must have or willing to take six (6) units in Early Childhood Education within the first year of employment to remain eligible for employment for a second year.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Valid California drivers license and insured reliable transportation

 

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Meal and snack preparation and clean up, including dish washing
  • General overall safety and cleanliness of the center environment
  • Ongoing center cleaning, organizing, and sanitizing     
  • Under the direction of the Teacher/Director will provide help with preparation of curriculum materials, and activities
  • Ongoing monitoring of the condition of toys and materials inside the center and out on the play yard
  • Provide relief for other staff members for breaks, as requested

 

 

Work Year:

 

Position to begin in April/May 2018

 

 

Application Procedure:

 

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

  • Complete Application and Resume
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED
  • Copy of Unofficial Transcript(s) (if applicable)
  • Two letters of recommendations (1 professional and 1 personal)

 

Submit to:

 

Child and Family Services

676 E. Walker Street, Orland CA  95963

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

 

Deadline:

 

Until Filled

 

Willows, CA 95988 2018-03-09 View
Program Support Specialist - Education Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time with benefits. Work location to be determined.

Provides a variety of support, training, mentoring and monitoring to center, home base, and family child care services. Works on special projects and activities through individual and team assignments. Have strong core competencies in all areas of the Early Head Start and Head Start program.

REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or BA with twelve (12) ECE units, including core courses and three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE and two (2) years related experience in a child development program and Child Development Site Supervisor permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Child Development Site Supervisor Permit must be obtained within six (6) months of employment. Strong computer skills. Valid California Driver's License. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Countywide travel required.

Call or email agency recruiter (dreveles@cacsb.com) to request an Employment Application or go to agency website, www.cacsb.org to complete and submit an Employment Application online.

Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
AA/EOE

Goleta/Santa Barbara, CA 93117/9345 2018-03-09 View
Area Supervisor Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Job Description

       AREA SUPERVISOR

 

Exempt: Yes                                                               SALARY LEVEL: Refer Current Salary Chart

Department: Head Start/Early Head Start                      LOCATION: Head Start Office in Santa Rosa

Reports to:  Assistant Director                                     HOURS: F.T.E,Monday through Friday

Policy Council Approval:                                            Approved By:  HR Manager

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:       

Under direction of Assistant Director, ensures the implementation of all service areas for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs; coordinates services for all participant children and families in compliance with ACF Performance Standards, the Service Area Written Plans, and California State Licensing regulations.  This position supervises the following program staff:  Center Directors, who supervise employees in the Head Start and Early Head Start sites; and Family Outreach Workers; will also supervise the Children’s Services Assistant when assigned responsibility for substitutes.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates as a member of the Administrative/Manager team in planning program operations and establishing program procedures
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; coaching/mentoring, managing and appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of assigned sites
  • Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements ensuring compliance of the Head Start/EHS Performance Standards and California State Licensing
  • Coordinates and monitors the work of center staff, consultants, parents and volunteers, as outlined in the Agency’s Head Start/EHS Program Service Area Written Plans
  • Visits program sites regularly.  Supports and monitors program compliance through regular site observations and feedback. Provides training to staff on systems and procedures, as needed
  • Monitors sites to insure that program health and safety supervision plans are being implemented by all staff and provide additional training where needed
  • Support the Curriculum Supervisor in ensuring that a developmentally appropriate curriculum is being implemented with fidelity.
  • Coordinates with area managers to assist in planning and implementing program goals into daily operations at the site level
  • Supervises the maintenance of files and records, ensuring confidentiality.  Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operations
  • Meets with Assistant Director and supervisors to assure consistent compliance with data tracking and program monitoring.
  • Meets with FOW’s on a regular consistent schedule to assure that we are providing family engagement opportunities and family supports.
  • Responsible for assessing educational materials and ordering/distribution of supplies to site; securing long and short term substitutes; maintaining Head Star/EHS library; working with Family Services Manager to develop and maintain literacy activities; maintaining the Center Director and Teacher II/ PCG meeting agendas; as assigned.  If assigned the substitutes, supervises the Children’s Services Assistant.
  • Participates in trainings, workshops and meetings as assigned
  • Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort
  • Serves as a liaison and collaborates with community agencies to assure delivery of services to families
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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/CERTIFICATES and/or EXPERIENCE:

a.   BA or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education OR

b.   BA degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with the 12 core units of ECE  OR

c.         AA with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core units); and willingness to complete a BA according to the Office                 of Head Start requirements.

 

In Addition to A, B, or C:

  • Three semester units in Administration and Supervision and willingness to complete an additional 3 units and 2 units in adult supervision semester units
  • 3 units infant/toddler
  • Three years experience in a pre-school/infant/toddler classroom and 3 years experience in supervision.
  • Current Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education
  • Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families
  • Advanced skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations 
  • Advanced ability to write reports and correspondence.  Advanced ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff  
  • Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Advanced ability to solve practical problems
    and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Advanced ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Have or be willing to obtain CLASS Reliability Certification that must be renewed annually

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Dependability, initiative, good judgment and ability to function with minimal supervision
  • A sincere interest in children and parents and their needs

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee drives, approximately 15% of the time, to centers, meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year.  The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

 

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 occasionally works in outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2018-03-09 View
Teacher - Head Start El Dorado County Office of Education

The Head Start teacher is responsible for providing an engaging and secure learning environment in which children can expand their knowledge and skills through a variety of experiences and interactions which form a foundation for school readiness and later school success.

Required Education/Experience:

~ Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field.
~ Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or proof of eligibility.
~ A minimum of three years recent experience in early care and education programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
~ Knowledge of child development, family interaction and community resources.
~ Bilingual English/Spanish

Proof of Measles, Influenza & Pertussis immunization or immunity required.

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 2018-03-09 View
Health Specialist CAPE Inc.

The Health Specialist oversees activities in the area of Health and Child Safety in order to implement agency goals and policies and the Head Start Performance Standards and serves as the content specialist.  As a part of services support and planning, the Health Specialist participates in developing agency Policies and Procedures, monitoring and assessing program performance, and planning and providing staff, parent, and EHS partner training.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and guidance to staff, parents, and community partners on a variety of pertinent topics in the area of health and health services
  • Responsible for on-gong monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis of health services
  • Maintain record keeping and reporting systems, schedules, timelines, and policies and procedures for health services in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations
  • Ensure coordination of communication with staff, parents, program consultants and community to enhance services to children and families
  • Work with the Health Advisory Committee to achieve health goals and to ensure that services for families are available and accessible.  Recruit parents and community professionals to serve on the committee
  • Schedule and oversee Health Advisory Committee meetings
  • Coordinate annual Community Health Fair and follow-up health screenings
  • Ensure that all enrolled children have received required health and dental screenings within specified time frame
  • Ensure that enrolled families are linked with ongoing source of health care.  Assist parents in the selection of health providers.  Coordinate with community health care professionals to provide needed health services
  • Represent CAPE at community meetings relating to health care issues. 
  • Maintain ongoing communication with local health care providers
  • Maintain updated files on community health information for the newsletter and other needs
  • Plan, schedule and implement (if necessary) health and safety related training for staff and parents
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with state and local health agencies and providers.  Serve as an advocate with community health care agencies for CAPE families
  • Develop a tracking system to ensure that children's health requirements are kept up to date.
  • Represent the areas of Child Health and Child Health and Safety in all program reviews
  • Develop, revising as needed, policies relating to health, safety and emergency practices
  • Assist classroom staff with curriculum resources in health, dental and nutrition
  • Promote health and safety practices in the program by coordinating safety, sanitation, first aid and emergency procedures
  • Order, distribute and maintain an inventory of medical/dental supplies for program use
  • Work with the Center Operations Manager to coordinate emergency and disaster preparedness
  • Review, evaluate and interpret health records and other health service data, as required
  • Compile statistics for annual PIR and immunization report to Alameda County
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings as required or requested
  • Register with and utilize the CAIRS registry for immunizations
  • Utilize ChildPlus for inputting and reports

Nutrition Services

  • Responsible for meeting Head Start and CACFP requirements for nutrition services
  • Assist in conducting on-going nutrition monitoring
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Prefer BA degree in health-related field (public health, nursing, health education, health administration)

Other Requirements:

  • Strongly preferred bi-lingual in Spanish
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 3 years of previous work experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with a broad range of Tri-Valley community health resources and agencies
  • Knowledge of the needs and challenges of low-income families and demonstrated ability to work effectively with them
  • Experience with ethnic and cultural minorities
  • Computer skills including familiarity with Work and Excel.
  • Child Plus or database experience preferred
Livermore, CA 94551 2018-03-07 View
Head Start Teacher Kings Community Action Organization

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is highly preferred.

 

***TRANSCRIPT(S) MUST BE UPLOADED IN ORDER FOR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education from an accredited institution of higher education.

OR

  • Associate’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education from an accredited institution of higher education with 24 Child Development units completed including CORE classes with a grade C or better and completing the Bachelor’s Degree within 6 months of employment.

AND

  • One year work/volunteer pre-school teaching experience.  

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Teacher position will model an outstanding customer service to all stakeholders and is under the supervision of the Teacher Director/ Site Supervisor. The Teacher is responsible for providing educational experiences for children and their parents in accordance with Head Start performance Standards and Head Start Act.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Head Start and Educational Standards:

  • Enforce Office of Head Start and State of California licensing rules and regulations for all areas concerned with the operations of child care centers.
  • Follow Office of Head Start, Department of Social Services Licensing Division and agency regulations and standards to maintain a safe environment for children and employees.
  • Follow agency rules as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • Apply rules and regulations consistently and objectively in dealings with enrolled families.
  • Staying current of the changes within the Office of Head Start and California Child Development regulations governing operation of child care centers.
  • Must be committed to continual learning and self- improvement through training, formal education, conference attendance, and keeping abreast of changes within Office of Head Start and California Child Development regulations governing operation of child care centers.

Classroom Environment Functions:

  • Plans and sets up a classroom environment according to program curriculum, documents on-going observation and assessments, including Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), progress notes, and portfolio samples for the purpose of individualizing for each enrolled child.
  • Develop daily lesson plans that reflect the goals of the curriculum and the individual needs of the children. 
  • Providing a high quality, nurturing, and supportive classroom environment that supports children learning.
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Help keep center orderly by sharing cleaning responsibilities and duties. 
  • Reviews and plans classroom experiences and routines with teacher assistant.

Teacher Supervisor and Support Functions:

  • Responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, meeting program deadlines, submitting monthly paperwork and reports, and conducting and documenting scheduled home visits and parent conferences with enrolled families.
  • Attends and prepares all requested documentation for IEP meetings, transition meetings, parent conferences and case conferences.
  • Works with teacher assistants to create a social and emotional climate of care and respect that promotes each child’s sense of trust, independence and competence.
  • Supervises and evaluates teacher assistants, works with parents in planning activities to meet the individual needs of their child and supports volunteer efforts by helping parents and others feel comfortable and valued when assisting in the classroom.
  • Works in conjunction with teacher director/site supervisor, teacher assistants and the management team in completion of program goals and meeting required deadlines through planning and follow up in a timely manner.
  • Provides support to families through needs assessments, scheduled home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Participates in case conferencing to develop a team approach in providing services to preschool children and their families.

Other responsibilities and duties as assigned:

  • Current Child Development Teacher Permit or obtain within 6 months of employment and keep current.
  • Follow safety protocol and standards.
  • Assist the Teacher Director, Site Supervisor and Director as required/requested.   
  • Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars as directed.
Hanford, CA 93230 2018-03-07 View
Preschool Associate Teacher Kings Community Action Organization

***TRANSCRIPT(S) MUST BE UPLOADED IN ORDER FOR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)

AND

  • Must have twelve units (12) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development including core courses (Child Development, Child, Family & Society, Principles & Practices and any other 3 units ECE/CD) with a passing grade of C or better.
  • A minimum experience of 50 days/ 3 or more hours per day within 2 years in a child care center or setting. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is highly preferred.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Child Development Associate Teacher will model an outstanding customer service to all stakeholders and is under the supervision of the Child Development Teacher. The Child Development Associate Teacher is responsible for providing educational experiences and child care services to pre-school age children in accordance with the State Department of Education, Title 5 & 22 guidelines,   Department of Social Services, and Community Care Licensing, Division 12 regulations. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Child Development and Educational Standards:

  • Enforce Office of Head Start and State of California licensing rules and regulations for all areas concerned with the operations of child care centers.
  • Follow Office of Head Start, Department of Social Services Licensing Division and agency regulations and standards to maintain a safe environment for children and employees.
  • Follow agency rules as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • Apply rules and regulations consistently and objectively in dealings with enrolled families.
  • Staying current of the changes within the Office of Head Start and California Child Development regulations governing operation of child care centers.
  • Must be committed to continual learning and self- improvement through training, formal education, conference attendance, and keeping abreast of changes within Office of Head Start and California Child Development regulations governing operation of child care centers.

Classroom Environment Functions:

  • Assist the Teacher with planning and setting up the classroom environment according to program curriculum, documents on-going observation and assessments, including Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), progress notes, and portfolio samples for the purpose of individualizing for each enrolled child. 
  • Assist the Teacher with the daily lesson plans that reflect the goals of the curriculum and the individual needs of the children.  
  • Providing a high quality, nurturing, and supportive classroom environment that supports children learning. 
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development. 
  • Help keep center orderly by sharing cleaning responsibilities and duties 
  • Reviews and plans classroom experiences and routines with teacher assistant. 

Child Development Associate Teacher Support Functions:

  • Works with the teacher to create a social and emotional climate of care and respect that promotes each child’s sense of trust, independence and competence.
  • Works in conjunction with the teacher, teacher director, and the management team in completion of program goals and meeting required deadlines through planning and follow up in a timely manner.
  • Assist the teacher with the supervision of the children in their care by always being able to account for the children by consistently counting them throughout the day.
  • Ensure the safety and security of all children by maintaining visual supervision and an accurate census of children producible on demand and verifiable by count when requested by management, parents, or regulatory agencies.  
  • Provides support to families through needs assessments, scheduled home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Participates in case conferencing to develop a team approach in providing services to preschool children and their families.

Other responsibilities and duties as assigned:

  • Must apply for the Child Development Associate Teacher’s permit within 30 days of hire.
  • Follow safety protocol and standards.
  • Assist Manager and Director as required/requested.   
  • Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars as directed.
Hanford, CA 93230 2018-03-07 View
Child Development Teacher Kings Community Action Organizaiton

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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Associates Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education from an accredited institution of higher education.

       OR

  • Must have twenty-four (24) units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (including core courses), plus sixteen (16) General Education units.
  • A minimum experience of 175 days of 3 or more hours per day within 4 years in a child care center or setting.

       AND

  • One year work/volunteer pre-school teaching experience.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Child Development Teacher will model an outstanding customer service to all stakeholders and is under the supervision of the Teacher Director/ Site Supervisor. The Child Development Teacher is responsible for providing educational experiences and child care services to pre-school age children in accordance with the State Department of Education, Title 5 & 22 guidelines, Department of Social Services, and Community Care Licensing, Division 12 regulations.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Child Development and Education Standards:

  • Enforce Office of Head Start and State of California licensing rules and regulations for all areas concerned with the operations of child care centers.
  • Follow Office of Head Start, Department of Social Services Licensing Division and agency regulations and standards to maintain a safe environment for children and employees.
  • Follow agency rules as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • Apply rules and regulations consistently and objectively in dealings with enrolled families.
  • Staying current of the changes within the Office of Head Start and California Child Development regulations governing operation of child care centers.

Classroom Environment Functions:

  • Plans and sets up a classroom environment according to program curriculum, documents on-going observation and assessments, including Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), progress notes, and portfolio samples for the purpose of individualizing for each enrolled child.
  • Develop daily lesson plans that reflect the goals of the curriculum and the individual needs of the children.
  • Providing a high quality, nurturing, and supportive classroom environment that supports children learning.

Child Development Teacher Supervisor and Support Functions:

  • Responsible for the quality and timeliness of work, meeting program deadlines, submitting monthly paperwork and reports, and conducting and documenting scheduled home visits and parent conferences with enrolled families.
  • Attends and prepares all requested documentation for IEP meetings, transition meetings, parent conferences and case conferences.
  • Works with teacher assistants to create a social and emotional climate of care and respect that promotes each child’s sense of trust, independence and competence.
  • Works in conjunction with teacher director/site supervisor, teacher assistants and the management team in completion of program goals and meeting required deadlines through planning and follow up in a timely manner.
  • Assist the teacher director and site supervisor with the supervision of children in their care by always being able to account for the children by consistently counting them throughout the day.
  • Ensure the safety and security of all children by maintaining visual supervision and an accurate census of children producible on demand and verifiable by count when requested by management, parents, or regulatory agencies.
  • Provides support to families through needs assessments, scheduled home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Participates in case conferencing to develop a team approach in providing services to preschool children and their families.

Other responsibilities and duties as assigned:

  • Must possess/or apply for a Teacher’s permit or a temporary county certificate within 30 days of hire, until permit from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing is obtained.
  • Follow safety protocol and standards.
  • Assist Manager and Director as required/requested.
  • Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars as directed.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Health examination with tuberculin clearance.
  • Employment also contingent on candidate providing documentation of Measles and Pertussis immunizations.
  • Influenza immunization highly preferred.
Hanford, CA 93230 2018-03-07 View
Early Learning Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

Duties and Responsibilities (Varies based on position):

  • Plan and implement a developmental and age-appropriate program for children
  • Ensure a safe, healthy and nurturing classroom environment
  • Prepare materials and lesson plans which meet the individual needs of all children
  • Perform ongoing screening, assessments and formal observations of children's development
  • Develop trusting relationships with children, parents, and colleagues
  • Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents and conduct parent conferences
  • Participate in a multi-disciplinary team approach
  • Develop portfolios that document the unique strengths, skills, and areas of growth for the children in your care
  • Contribute to ongoing development and evaluation of center's goals and objectives
  • Plan and attend parent/teacher meetings, in-service training, and events
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional development opportunities as needed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 12 Early Childhood Education (3 Infant/Toddler units required for some positions)
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English or Chinese/English is preferred but not required
  • Experience with young children and diverse populations preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, problem-solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-03-01 View
Interim Program Manager Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Program Manager assist the Chief Programs Officer in providing the leadership, strategic direction, management, coordination and compliance for our Child Development Department, Family Services & Provider Services programs as assigned. The Manager will work closely with the Chief Programs Officer, and staff across the agency to lead quality programs serving diverse children, families and child care providers throughout the City of San Francisco.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Ensure that the assigned program(s) are in compliance with all regulatory requirements and standards, particularly.
  • Assume responsibility for implementing program goals, ensuring contract requirements are met and that program is grounded in all pertinent laws, guidelines and policies including Early/Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education regulations, State licensing regulations, and organization personnel policies and procedures.
  • Manage the assigned programs in a fiscally sound manner; hire, supervise, motivate and train staff; ensure that appropriate systems and procedures are in place to support program needs and goals; identify and develop professional growth opportunities for staff.
  • Direct the planning, implementation, and evaluation of assigned programs to ensure that quality services are delivered to all program areas.
  • Facilitate, provide assistance and interpret all governmental statutes, regulations, transmittal notices and memoranda pertaining to the assigned programs.
  • Provide reports to the Chief Programs Officer, the Board of Directors, and other oversight bodies as required
  • Monitor requirements for all program contracts, ensure that program deliverables are met, ensure that program reports are complete, correct and submitted on time, ensure that follow up activities are accomplished, evaluate program goals and assist in restructuring as needed
  • Oversee the development of funding proposals and grant applications as assigned by the Chief Programs Officer
  • Communicate to staff regarding the contingencies affecting decisions, regulations, and policies so that they may understand the reasons
  • Other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • At least 2 years of proven experience managing complex early education programs and 2 years of extensive supervisory and management experience motivating and developing staff.
  • Significant external (government and CBO) contact and meetings; prefer knowledge of child development programs, Subsidies Program & Family Services particularly in the State of California.
  • Experience working with government agencies, private funders and programs
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Web
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and quickly gain the respect and support of various constituencies, including staff members, funders, internal and external partners 
  • A team builder with strong skills in management and leadership; must understand the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities
  • A track record as an effective communicator; highly skilled in writing and speaking; the ability to communicate the departments’ missions and interests to varied audiences internally and externally
  • Down to earth and can relate and/or understand issues low-income families and clients face;  encourages their active involvement in program and planning
  • Strategic planner who is adept at prioritizing, organizing and following through; able to balance multiple competing priorities; Encourages outside the box thinking and values seeking opinions of others;  Resourceful and flexible, with the ability to anticipate and act on events and opportunities quickly
  • Straightforward and self-possessed; one who shares information readily, listens as well as gives advice and respects the abilities of others
  • Energetic and willing to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of program needs ranging from the day-to-day to the highly creative and visible
  • Committed to and enthusiastic about agency mission and programs and the communities they serve
  • Able to travel throughout the City of San Francisco as needed
  • Occasional lifting up to 5-10 pounds
San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-03-01 View
Family Advocate Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Family Advocate (FA) promotes family wellness and parent involvement in the Early Head Start/Head Start Programs while acting as a liaison between the classroom and home settings in the areas of health and family services. The FA learns and follows Early Head Start/Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education requirements, and all Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.  The FA will maintain and manages a caseload of 35-45 families throughout a program year and assists in recruiting additional eligible families.

 

The FA assists the families with documents and in planning for the program options.  They collaborate to plan and implement all required screenings and evaluations of children; complete all documentation and follow-up services as required by Wu Yee, and outlines clearly to parents the results of all screenings and evaluations and the need for additional follow-up services.

 

Conduct initial eligibility screening of families, including verification of income, ensuring all documentation obtained are accurate and complete, and begin the application/enrollment process and ensuring ongoing eligibility in the Head Start and CDE Child Development Program.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Learn and follow Early Head Start/Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education requirements (including eligibility criteria), and all Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and manage a caseload of 30 – 43 families throughout a program year.
  • Document in Child Plus information obtained through family contacts, disability services, enrollment and health screenings as outlined in the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures and the Integrated Services Area Plan.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all family information and records in accordance with the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development Confidentiality Policy and Procedures.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities as available.
  • Assist the Center Manager in identifying and recruiting eligible families, including the recruitment of children with disabilities to ensure full enrollment at the center including scheduling site tours and orientation meetings, as well as assisting families with documentation and in planning for transition of children into, within, and out of the program options.
  • Work with families from the point of application and intake to the program and throughout their enrollment and determine family’s eligibility for child care programs using contract requirements.
  • Process applications on a timely basis and assign priority points according to pre-approved priority guidelines; verify that applications are complete and follow-up on incomplete applications. 
  • Conduct initial eligibility screening of families, including verification of income, ensuring all documentation obtained are accurate and complete, and begin the application/enrollment process and ensuring ongoing eligibility in the Head Start and CDE Child Development Program.
  • Create and maintain application folders for each applicant by ensuring that all relevant documents (including copies of all correspondence) are correct and immediately included in the file, that all conversations are documented in both the children’s file and on CP.net database system.
  • Support ERSEA, center manager, and teachers in educating parents regarding the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development Attendance and Tardiness Policy.
  • Work in collaboration with families, center staff, center manager, content managers and external consultants to help identify all needs of assigned children and families, including special needs of children.
  • Establish links and working relationships with appropriate service providers and community agencies.
  • In partnership with classroom teachers, outline clearly to parents the results of all screenings and evaluations and the need for additional follow-up services, including immunizations, health, disability, and social services.
  • Follow Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development referral procedures as outlined in  the policies and procedures and ensure the completion of all screening, documentation, and follow-up services as required in the Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with teachers and center manager in a timely manner regarding children’s health concerns, and special family needs and services.
  • Work as a team with the center manager and teachers to plan and implement meaningful education and activities for families.  
  • Encourage assigned families to participate in family orientation, family committee meetings, Policy Council and other family activities.
  • Is responsible for assuring that all children and families are in a safe environment at all times in the program and is a mandated reporter of child abuse.
  • Work with center manager and teachers to plan home visits, parent-teacher conferences, case conferences, and multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Assist families in developing Family Partnership Agreements based on strengths and needs throughout the program year.
  • Provide recommendations and referrals for relevant staff or community resources as needed.
  • Empower parents to develop and foster healthy self-concepts to assist them in fostering healthy self-concepts in their children and that they are their child’s first teacher.
  • Assist families during transition within Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development programs, as well as to other centers or community/public programs.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English required
  • One year experience working with children and family services  
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families and identifying cultural needs
  • Skill in dealing with sensitive family situations in a non-threatening and professional manner
  • Demonstrated effective approach to collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and intervention
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, including knowledge of working with databases

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Human Services, family services, counseling, or related field.  Without one of these related degrees, you will be required to complete a certification or credential, in one of the above fields within 18 months of hire.
San Francisco, CA 94115 2018-03-01 View
Teacher I Foudation for Early Childhood Education, Inc

SUMMARY OF DUTIES 

Plans and implements the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Creates and modifies the daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum. Provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for the children, and integrates the parents into the educational program by providing a program that focuses on the parent as the prime educational provider. Conducts parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year. Records pertinent individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.   

Provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children. Implements CLASS and School Readiness measures. Prepare and maintain necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities. 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS 

Education: Associate’s degree from an accredited college in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field is required

                                                                                  AND

o Enrolled in BA program; Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field 

o Education Plan from college/university 

o Must complete 3 semester (4.5 quarter) units per program year in child development or a general education class required for the Bachelor’s Degree o Must have a valid State of California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher. Prior to hire, candidates must present an educational plan from a college/university and complete courses with a C or better at least three semester (4.5 quarter) units per year in Child Development or a general education class required for a bachelor’s degree. 

Experience: One year in an instructional capacity as a paid aide or assistant in child development program-serving children under 5 years old. 

Skills and Abilities: Competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions and to plan and implement learning experiences that:  

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data  
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework  
  • Advance children’s intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning 
  • Establish and maintain a healthy learning environment  
  • Support children’s social and emotional development  
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families 

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 the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.  

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a  valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.
 
Must have a valid State of California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher
 
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 obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr., Ste. 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org  Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above in person or mail – in c/o Human Resources Department: 

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 

El Monte, CA 91731 2018-03-01 View
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