Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Family Service Advocate Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Part-time (32 hours/week) position in Carpinteria with benefits.

Responsible for recruitment of children, parent orientations, Home Visits, referral of parents to community resources and local social services agencies.

REQUIRES: Equivalent to graduation from high school; one year experience as a volunteer or paid employee providing direct services to low income children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds OR 12 units of college-level course work in Child Development/Social Work or related field and experience in client casework and/or client eligibility work in a social services setting. Strong computer skills required. Valid CADL with reliable transportation and an acceptable driving record determined by agency. Bilingual (Eng/Spa) required.

Carpinteria, CA 93013 2018-03-29 View
INFANT / TODDLER PRIMARY CARE GIVER TEACHER Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

INFANT/TODDLER HEAD TEACHER/PRIMARY CARE GIVER

 

EXEMPT:  No                                                               SALARY LEVEL:  Refer to Current Salary Chart

SUPERVISOR:   Early Head Start Area Supervisor          LOCATION:  Assigned Center   

HOURS: 8 hours/day, 12 months/year   

Policy Council Approved Date: 06/29/2017                    Approved By:  HR Manager

           

   
   
   

                                                                                                             

   
   
   

 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

Under the direction of the EHS Area Supervisor, administer an Early Head Start center operation guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations.  Supervises the following staff:  Primary Care Giver Teacher, Classroom Assistant, and if assigned: Language Resource Aide and/or Full Inclusion Assistant.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

Primary Care Giver/Head Teacher I: Teaches children 5 days/week.  Coordinates work and supervises employees of a one classroom site with up to two sessions.

Primary Care Giver/Head Teacher II: Teaches children 5 days/week.  Coordinates work and supervises employees of a site with more than one classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates work of center staff, volunteers, consultants and parents
  • Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Provides on the job training and support, assessing skill level with employee and developing a plan for individual growth
  • Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements and functions, as a link between the Head start/Early Head Start Administrative Team and the center
  • Teaches an Early Head Start class ensuring that a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum is in place.  Provides primary care, implementing routines, for four infants or toddlers and secondary care giver for an additional four infants or toddlers
  • Adheres to Child Assessment/Observations System & Family Partnership System Timeline
  • Ensures ongoing implementation and completion of Child Observation Assessment System
  • Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operation
  • Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout the day
  • In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and provides them information relevant to the Head Star/Early Head Start Program
  • Supports and serves as a resource to the families and works with them in assessing their strengths, interests and needs, following the program systems and timelines, considering family structure and ethnic/cultural diversity in the home; makes referrals as appropriate.
  • Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conference for each family per program year.  The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker (except for the Nueva Vista program)
  • Assists center staff in coordinating services for children and families; maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring maximum use of services and resources
  • May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs
  • Participates in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled
  • 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
  • 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 relevant 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.   AA, BA or advanced degree in ECE or BA or advanced degree with 12 core units of ECE, and 3 units

supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training, and 2 years experience teaching in an

 infant/toddler/ preschool setting  OR

B.   California State Teacher permit and 2 years experience teaching in an infant/toddler/preschool setting OR  

C.   California State Associate Teacher permit and 4 years experience teaching in an infant/toddler/preschool setting

In addition to A, B, or C:

  • 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, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.
  • Some paid supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Basic personal computer skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families.
  • Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations. 
  • Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate 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.
  • Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Dependability, initiative, good judgment and ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families

-        

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 occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer.  The employee is frequently 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 20 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 10% of the time, to 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 works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day.  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.

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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 2018-03-28 View
Enrollment Specialist CAPE Inc.

Benefits:

- up to 15 days of accrued sick

- up to 10 days of accrued vacation

- 13 paid holidays after probation

- 100% paid medical - monthly premium

 

Position Description: The Enrollment Specialist functions as the content specialist in areas of program eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance (ERSEA).  The Enrollment Specialist will work to develop partnerships and collaborations in the community to expand the agency’s capacity to recruit and enroll eligible children.  As a part of support services, the Specialist participates in developing agency plans, monitoring and assessing program performance and planning and carrying out staff training.

 

 The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Take the lead in the development of area plans for recruitment and enrollment.
  • Ensure that all enrolled requirements and regulations are met.
  • Develop, monitor and revise as necessary, all policies and procedures relating to recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance of eligible children.
  • Work with the Recruitment and Selection Committee to involve parents in the enrollment process.
  • Represent the enrollment area during program reviews.
  • Monitor program recruitment, enrollment and attendance, produce reports as necessary and communicate information to staff, PC and Board of Directors.
  • Develop a plan for the recruitment and selection of eligible children and monitor implementation.
  • Ensure that a Child Plus data base is established and produce reports as required.
  • Oversee recruitment efforts and ensure a waiting list of eligible children to fill program vacancies.
  • Take an active role in compiling the Community Assessment and analyzing data.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
  • Assist with all major CAPE events
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

*        Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, or a field related to human services preferred

Experience:

*        Strongly preferred bi-lingual in Spanish

*        Minimum of 2-3 years work experience in an ERSEA related position

*        Knowledge and experience with a broad range of Tri-Valley community agencies and resources

*        Strong organizational skills

*        Experience with ethnic and cultural minorities as well as knowledge of the needs and problems of low-income families

*        Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with diverse individuals

*        Computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word/Windows''

*        Familiarity with Child Plus computerized data base system

Livermore, CA 95377 2018-03-28 View
INFANT / TODDLER PRIMARY CARE GIVER TEACHER Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

INFANT/TODDLER HEAD TEACHER/PRIMARY CARE GIVER

 

EXEMPT:  No                                                               SALARY LEVEL:  Refer to Current Salary Chart

SUPERVISOR:   Early Head Start Area Supervisor          LOCATION:  Assigned Center   

HOURS: 8 hours/day, 12 months/year   

Policy Council Approved Date: 06/29/2017                    Approved By:  HR Manager

 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

Under the direction of the EHS Area Supervisor, administer an Early Head Start center operation guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations.  Supervises the following staff:  Primary Care Giver Teacher, Classroom Assistant, and if assigned: Language Resource Aide and/or Full Inclusion Assistant.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

Primary Care Giver/Head Teacher I: Teaches children 5 days/week.  Coordinates work and supervises employees of a one classroom site with up to two sessions.

Primary Care Giver/Head Teacher II: Teaches children 5 days/week.  Coordinates work and supervises employees of a site with more than one classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates work of center staff, volunteers, consultants and parents
  • Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Provides on the job training and support, assessing skill level with employee and developing a plan for individual growth
  • Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements and functions, as a link between the Head start/Early Head Start Administrative Team and the center
  • Teaches an Early Head Start class ensuring that a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum is in place.  Provides primary care, implementing routines, for four infants or toddlers and secondary care giver for an additional four infants or toddlers
  • Adheres to Child Assessment/Observations System & Family Partnership System Timeline
  • Ensures ongoing implementation and completion of Child Observation Assessment System
  • Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operation
  • Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout the day
  • In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and provides them information relevant to the Head Star/Early Head Start Program
  • Supports and serves as a resource to the families and works with them in assessing their strengths, interests and needs, following the program systems and timelines, considering family structure and ethnic/cultural diversity in the home; makes referrals as appropriate.
  • Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conference for each family per program year.  The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker (except for the Nueva Vista program)
  • Assists center staff in coordinating services for children and families; maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring maximum use of services and resources
  • May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs
  • Participates in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled
  • 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
  • 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 relevant 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.   AA, BA or advanced degree in ECE or BA or advanced degree with 12 core units of ECE, and 3 units

supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training, and 2 years experience teaching in an

 infant/toddler/ preschool setting  OR

B.   California State Teacher permit and 2 years experience teaching in an infant/toddler/preschool setting OR  

C.   California State Associate Teacher permit and 4 years experience teaching in an infant/toddler/preschool setting

In addition to A, B, or C:

  • 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, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.
  • Some paid supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Basic personal computer skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families.
  • Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations. 
  • Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate 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.
  • Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Dependability, initiative, good judgment and ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families

-        

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 occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer.  The employee is frequently 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 20 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 10% of the time, to 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 works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day.  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.

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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 2018-03-28 View
CENTER DIRECTOR (formerly Head Teacher) Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

CENTER DIRECTOR (formerly Head Teacher)

 

Exempt:   No                                                   SALARY LEVEL:   Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Area Supervisor or Site Supervisor, as assigned           LOCATION: Assigned Center

HOURS: 8 Hrs/Day, Monday through Friday, 10 or 11 Months/Year

Policy Council Approved Date: 06/29/2017      Approved by:  HR Manager     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the Area or Site Supervisor, administer a Head Start center operation guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Supervises the following staff: Teacher II, Teacher 1, Site Assistant, and if assigned: Language Resource Aide and Full Inclusion Assistant. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws.

 

Center Director I: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a one classroom site with up to two sessions.

Center Director II: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a site with more than one classroom.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

● Coordinates and monitors work of center staff, volunteers, consultants and parents.

● Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and

disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

● Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements and functions as a link between the Head Start Administrative Team and the center.

● Adheres to Child Assessment/Observation System & Family Partnership System Timeline

● Ensures ongoing implementation and completion of Child Observation Assessment System.

● Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language

● Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout the day

● Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operation.

● In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and provides them information relevant to the Head Start Program.

● Work in partnership with service area managers and center staff to better assess the needs of the children and families to ensure quality services to children and families

● Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conferences. The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker

● Assists center staff in coordinating services for children and families

● Follows program supervision plans and insures that all classroom staff are in compliance with the same

● Provides on the job training and support, assessing skill level with employee and developing a plan for individual growth

● Teaches a Head Start class ensuring that a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum is in place

● Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring

maximum use of services and resources

● Ensure confidentiality of client information and records

● Maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers

● May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs

● Participates in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled

● Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort

● 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 relevant 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 ECE or BA or advanced degree with 12 core units of ECE, and 3 units

supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training OR

B. Teaching or Administration credential with 12 core units of ECE, plus, 3 units supervised field

experience in ECE setting; or CCTC approved training OR

C. AA (or 60 units) with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core units) and the willingness to complete a BA

 

In addition to A, B, or C:

● Two years teaching experience in a pre-school classroom

● 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, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

● Minimum one year paid supervisory experience

● 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

● Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations

● Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate 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

● Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment

● Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule for.

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

● Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.

● A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

 

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 occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently 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 20 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 10% of the time, to 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 works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day. 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.

 Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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 2018-03-28 View
INFANT / TODDLER PRIMARY CARE GIVER TEACHER Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

INFANT/TODDLER HEAD TEACHER/PRIMARY CARE GIVER

 

EXEMPT:  No                                                               SALARY LEVEL:  Refer to Current Salary Chart

SUPERVISOR:   Early Head Start Area Supervisor          LOCATION:  Assigned Center   

HOURS: 8 hours/day, 12 months/year   

Policy Council Approved Date: 06/29/2017                    Approved By:  HR Manager

 

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

Under the direction of the EHS Area Supervisor, administer an Early Head Start center operation guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations.  Supervises the following staff:  Primary Care Giver Teacher, Classroom Assistant, and if assigned: Language Resource Aide and/or Full Inclusion Assistant.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws. 

Primary Care Giver/Head Teacher I: Teaches children 5 days/week.  Coordinates work and supervises employees of a one classroom site with up to two sessions.

Primary Care Giver/Head Teacher II: Teaches children 5 days/week.  Coordinates work and supervises employees of a site with more than one classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates work of center staff, volunteers, consultants and parents
  • Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Provides on the job training and support, assessing skill level with employee and developing a plan for individual growth
  • Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements and functions, as a link between the Head start/Early Head Start Administrative Team and the center
  • Teaches an Early Head Start class ensuring that a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum is in place.  Provides primary care, implementing routines, for four infants or toddlers and secondary care giver for an additional four infants or toddlers
  • Adheres to Child Assessment/Observations System & Family Partnership System Timeline
  • Ensures ongoing implementation and completion of Child Observation Assessment System
  • Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operation
  • Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout the day
  • In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and provides them information relevant to the Head Star/Early Head Start Program
  • Supports and serves as a resource to the families and works with them in assessing their strengths, interests and needs, following the program systems and timelines, considering family structure and ethnic/cultural diversity in the home; makes referrals as appropriate.
  • Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conference for each family per program year.  The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker (except for the Nueva Vista program)
  • Assists center staff in coordinating services for children and families; maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring maximum use of services and resources
  • May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs
  • Participates in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled
  • 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
  • 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 relevant 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.   AA, BA or advanced degree in ECE or BA or advanced degree with 12 core units of ECE, and 3 units

supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training, and 2 years experience teaching in an

 infant/toddler/ preschool setting  OR

B.   California State Teacher permit and 2 years experience teaching in an infant/toddler/preschool setting OR  

C.   California State Associate Teacher permit and 4 years experience teaching in an infant/toddler/preschool setting

In addition to A, B, or C:

  • 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, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.
  • Some paid supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Basic personal computer skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families.
  • Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations. 
  • Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate 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.
  • Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Dependability, initiative, good judgment and ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families

-        

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 occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer.  The employee is frequently 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 20 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 10% of the time, to 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 works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day.  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.

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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 2018-03-28 View
Early Head Start Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a caring and organized Early Head Start Teacher to join our outstanding team!

The Early Head Start Teacher plans, organizes and implements the care, development and education of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers and preschool children ages birth to five.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements educational curriculum for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  2. Ensures compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific program assigned to: Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.
  3. Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct. Ensures the classroom and all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.

 

This Position Requires:

  • A Teacher Permit or higher issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • A minimum of 24 units of ECE course work from a four-year university required.
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.

 

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: For current CII Teacher’s Assistant with a minimum of one year as a CII TA - Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 24 units of ECE coursework required.

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Los Angeles , CA 90026 2018-03-27 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.

 

EOE/SP4110

Placerville, CA 95667 2018-03-27 View
Home Visitor Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a mission-driven Home Visitorto join our outstanding team!

The Home Visitor- ECS provides in-home education, support and resource services to children, parents, pregnant women and families in accordance with their specific needs.

Responsibilities

  1. Collaborates with the parent to develop and implement an individualized program for the family in accordance with individual needs of each child, his/her interests, abilities, disabilities, individual style and pace of learning; develops monthly goals and objectives.
  2. Collaborates with the parents to strengthen the family’s knowledge of child development.
  3. Promotes parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally appropriate interactions and communication.

This Position Requires:

  • Prior Experience- 2 years of home visitation, early childhood services, or community-based programs with children and families.
  • An Associate Degree is acceptable, as long as the employee is continuously enrolled in school towards a bachelor’s degree AND maintains a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average.

 

What We Offer:

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401A and 403B
  • Paid time off
  • Company sponsored team building events are always on the horizon                                                                                                                                                                  Ex. Spartan race teams, bowling, fit club, and more.

 

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Los Angeles , CA 90026 2018-03-27 View
Fatherhood Specialist Children's Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a committed Fatherhood Specialist to join our outstanding team!

The Fatherhood Specialist is committed to improving the father, parent-child relationship through fatherhood engagement activities. This individual will conduct a variety of group sessions (MIRG) for fathers to educate men on fathering and to provide preventative services information and resources. This is a casual position, meaning that it is expected to work around 8 hours a week, depending on business needs.

This Position Requires:

  • 3- 5 years of client based experience.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Master's degree in Psychology or Social Work preferred.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401A and 403B
  • Paid time off
  • Company sponsored team building events are always on the horizon                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ex. Spartan race teams, bowling, fit club, and more.

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Los Angeles , CA 90026 2018-03-27 View
Head Start Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a caring and organized Head Start Teacher to join our outstanding team!

The Head Start Teacher plans, organizes and implements the care, development and education of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers and preschool children ages birth to five.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements educational curriculum for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  2. Ensures compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific      program assigned to: Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.
  3. Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct. Ensures the classroom and      all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.

This Position Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 24 units of ECE course work from a four-year university required.
  • Teacher Permit or higher issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.

 Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Los Angeles , CA 90026 2018-03-27 View
Head Start Teacher Children's Institute, Inc.

 

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a caring and organized Head Start Teacher to join our outstanding team!

The Head Start Teacher plans, organizes and implements the care, development and education of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers and preschool children ages birth to five.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements educational curriculum for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness.
  2. Ensures compliance with applicable company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific      program assigned to: Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.
  3. Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct. Ensures the classroom and      all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.

This Position Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 24 units of ECE course work from a four-year university required.
  • Teacher Permit or higher issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • A valid first aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain one within the introductory period.

 Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Los Angeles , CA 90026 2018-03-27 View
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