Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Teacher Volunteers of Americ

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond.  Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

Responsibilities:

The Early Head Start Teacher instructs children in activities designed to promote their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.  The Teacher is performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities  with the goal of achieving social competence for each child.
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session).
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis.
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development or related field
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development, including:
    • 6 units in infant/toddler studies
    • 3 semester units in Administration
    • 2 semester units in Adult Supervision is preferred
    • 16 semester units in General Education
  • Valid Child Development Teacher permit preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of teaching experience
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Requirements:

  • Master's of Arts degree in Child Development or related field a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable.
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

 

South Bay, CA 90250 2019-04-01 View
Home Educator - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits working in the Santa Maria area.

Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, is responsible for providing home instructions to parents using the program’s research-based curriculum for children, in-utero to 3 years old to a case load of 10 families. Works in partnership with families to conduct individualized weekly home visits and two group socials per month. Screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools. Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their child’s education, including fathers. Delivers a comprehensive service model to the enrolled families including community referrals, family goal setting, health, mental health, and disabilities services.

REQUIRES: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience. 6 units in infant/toddler development are required. Strong Computer Knowledge. Obtain and maintain a current CD permit for position held. Must obtain and maintain a First Aid and CPR card. Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance required. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual required (English/Spanish). Ability to speak Mixteco is highly desirable.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-03-29 View
Teacher I, II, III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions with benefits in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria & Goleta areas. Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

 

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

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

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held. 

Teacher II:  Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2019-03-29 View
Teacher III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits in Santa Maria area. 

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

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

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-03-29 View
Teacher I, II, III - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions in Goleta & Carpinteria with benefits. Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher II: Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-03-29 View
Teacher I, II - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Lompoc with benefits. 

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher II: Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Lompoc, CA 93436 2019-03-29 View
Teacher I - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Santa Maria with benefits. 

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-03-29 View
Teacher Assistant Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Santa Maria with benefits.

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Teacher Assistants supports the classroom teachers of a center to carry out a high quality early childhood program.

REQUIRES:

Child Development Teacher Assistant Permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and enrolled in a Child Development Associate credential program to be completed within two (2) years of hire. Some computer knowledge required. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.  Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable. Position in Santa Maria solely works with children with disabilities and bilingual (English/Spanish) is required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Santa Maria, CA 93436 2019-03-29 View
Chief Financial Officer Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Vice President of Early Childhood Impact

The YMCA of the East Bay, one of the largest YMCA's in the country, located in the San Francisco Bay Area and headquartered in Oakland, California has an exciting opportunity for a Vice President of Early Childhood Impact to provide leadership, guidance, and governance to all Early Childhood Impact (ECI) Head Start and (subsidized) early learning programs within the Association and throughout the communities that they serve.

The VP of Early Childhood Impact is directly responsible for the effectiveness and success of the association's Head Start and Early Childhood work, totaling over $20 million annually, serving over 1,200 children and operating in 21 sites in 4 counties.

The VP is part of the Y's Senior Leadership Team and will help guide the Y's work and provide strategic and thought leadership for all of the Y's programming for children ages birth to five. The incumbent will represent the Y in in a wide range of local, regional and national forums as its "face of early childhood development."
Success in the role will require strong leadership and relationship building skills, a well-rounded functional skillset, and superior management acumen.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Provide oversight, development, and leadership of existing Head Start/Early Learning programs to ensure best practices, financial viability, exceptional operational management, and potential expansion into other communities in Northern California in keeping with the Y's mission, strategic plan and objectives

2. Ensure that the Y's Head Start/Early Learning operations are designed and managed as one entity in order to leverage the scale, funding and expertise of the full operation

3. Foster a climate of innovation and resolve problems to ensure member/program participant satisfaction for all early childhood product lines

4. Cultivate positive and collaborative relationships with national, regional and local leaders and funders to position the YMCA of the East Bay as an unquestioned leader in the field of early childhood development, delivering high quality, developmentally appropriate programming for children and families

5. Develop long range plans for the expansion and evolution of early childhood programs and services consistent with the Y's mission, strategic plan and objectives; monitor progress related these objectives and exercise appropriate action to assure their achievement

6. Work collaboratively with all of the Y's Youth Development leadership team to support the high-quality development and delivery of the Y's significant Youth Development programming across the region

7. Develop systems and strategies to comply with locally and federally mandated requirements; monitor for performance

8. Use data from multiple sources to inform decision-making

9. Demonstrate shared governance requirements per the Head Start Performance Standards for Y Association Board, the ECI Advisory Committee, and the Policy Council

10. Represent and promote the Y in the local community by developing positive working and collaborative relationships with other organizations, businesses and governmental entities

11. Recruit, hire, train, develop, retain, and lead Y employees, supported by the human resources department; review and evaluate associate performance; develop strategies to build an exceptional culture and to motivate the Y's employees and volunteers to achieve their goals

12. Ensure the safety, cleanliness and functionality of all facilities and equipment

13. Ensure that all program operations are consistent with the Y's procedures, including emergency preparedness, risk and quality management, purchasing, human resources, accounting, IT and other such systems

14. Develop, manage, and monitor operating budgets to meet or exceed targets; initiate and manage adjustments to operations to ensure adherence to the budget

15. Maintain collaborative relationships with senior leadership team, peers, and subordinates

16. Attend and actively engage in certification/leadership programs

17. May be required to provide leadership over other product lines as assigned by supervisor

18. Be responsive to emergencies 24 hours a day, and travel across the region for operational management, including on-site presence in managing major operational issues.

19. Lead and develop the volunteer committees; consult and advise in the selection of board members, committee chairs and committee members; and lead volunteer development

20. Serve as a member of the Association Executive Cabinet

21. Special projects and other duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters' degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Education Administration, Business or closely related field
  • 10 years of experience in managing early childhood programs
  • 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience with successfully securing, implementing, and managing large (in excess of $10 million per annum) and complex federal, state and/or local grants
  • Experience leading large, complex operations with a budget of at least $10 million with proven business operations background with a demonstrated track record for producing strong and consistent growth and financial results
  • Thorough knowledge of licensing standards, federal Head Start and state child care regulations
  • Well-developed cultural competencies related to working with high risk, diverse populations
  • Must have superior interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to respond to a wide variety of constituencies, including employees, volunteers, members, program participants, vendors, community leaders, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain strategic partnerships
  • Fiscal management; staff management and development; and volunteer development
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a highly matrixed, team environment to achieve results
  • Proven record of successful program management
  • Ability to think conceptually, analyze and solve problems, and demonstrate assertiveness to manage the scope and diversity of the responsibilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and other computer programs necessary to perform the duties of the job

Compensation/Total Rewards
The YMCA of the East Bay has a highly competitive compensation/total rewards package with generous base salary and benefits including:

  • 10% retirement contribution after two years of YMCA employment
  • Excellent medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability insurance
  • Generous time off plans including vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Free family YMCA membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Development Opportunities
  • Fun Culture and Strong Leadership Team in a well-funded YMCA
Goleta, CA 93117 2019-03-29 View
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