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Associate Teacher Placer Community Action Council, Inc.

Head Start is Hiring Qualified Teachers!

 Preschool (Placer - Foresthill, CA 95631)

12+ ECE units, including Core Courses

$11.95 - 12.67/hour + Bilingual 2%

Full-time/part-year (8 hours/day)

 

Great Benefits Package

 

  • An opportunity to gain knowledge and experience with a leader in child care
  • Health care benefits, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holidays, sick leave
  • Generous professional development and educational reimbursement plans

 

           Bilingual a plus!

          Live Scan Reimbursement & Post-Offer Physicals

 

email resume to HR at jobs@pcac-inc.org or call Kimberly Walls, H.R. Specialist – (530) 886-4154

 

Summary:

 The Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the administration of the classroom, assists in the planning, preparation and execution of the program in conformance with the Head Start Performance Standards and/or State Preschool Guidelines, Title 22 and Title 5 of the California Administrative Code, as applicable.

 

Reporting Requirements:

 

The Associate Teacher is directly supervised by the Site Supervisor.

 

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status and Classification:

 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Number of months varies by site.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the development of procedures for the operation of the program in the center that conform to Head Start Performance Standards and/or State Preschool Guidelines, and licensing and staffing requirements of Title 22 of the California aministrative Code, and KidZKount Policies and Procedures.
  • Assists in the development of the curriculum to include the 8 domains of language, literacy, mathematics, science, creative arts, social and emotional development, approaches to learning and physical development and health.
  • Assists the on-going monitoring to track patterns of progress and accomplishments for groups of children in the 8 domains of learning and development.
  • Assists in the record-keeping and ongoing child assessments that provide information on preschool children’s progress on the 8 required domains, elements and indicators when the child enters into the program, at a midpoint in the year and at the end of the year.
  • Ensures that the individualized plan addresses child interests, learning and development, temperament, language, cultural background and learning style.

Knowledge:

 

  • Performance Standards and other agency policies governing operations related to job duties, work performance and personal conduct.
  • Child development principles.
  • Age appropriate curriculum for preschool children.
  • Positive guidance techniques.
  • Health and safety for preschool age children.
  • Parent education techniques.

 Experience:

 

  • One (1) year of preschool classroom experience, preferably with Head Start.

 

Education and Permits:

 

  • Twelve (12) ECE/CD units including core courses.
  • An Associate Teacher Permit must be, at minimum, applied for within 60 days of hire and must be maintained or upgraded throughout the course of employment.

 

Continuing Education:

 

  • Training as required.

 

 

 

 


 

Foresthill, CA 95631 2017-07-19 View
Cook I-III North Coast Opportunities/ Head Start

General Duties & Responsibilities:

Plans and prepares meals and snacks for children in a children's center according to Child Care Food Program and Head Start standards. Works with teaching staff to plan nutrition education activities for children

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Cook I

  1. Must have or agree to acquire 3 core college units of early childhood development within 2 years of hiring.

Cook II

  1. Must have 3 core units in ECE or Child Development, plus 3 additional units of ECE/Child Development, Nutrition or Culinary classes. Class selection must be approved by the Nutrition Coordinator and the Site Supervisor.
  2. Must have three years experience as Head Start Cook or in comparable large scale cooking.
  3. Proficient in Child Care Food Program paperwork outlined in Cook I Job Description, as determined by Nutrition Coordinator and annual performance evaluation.

Cook III

  1. In addition to Cook I & II qualifications must have a minimum of 5 years HSCDP cooking experience.

Cook I-III

  1. Must have math skills sufficient to perform the duties of the position. 
  2. Thorough working knowledge of large-scale food, preparation and cooking methods.
  3. Knowledge of sanitation regulations relating to the handling and preparation of foods.
  4. Knowledge of food values and nutrition.
  5. Must be able to plan and prepare wholesome, nutritionally balanced meals.
  6. Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and have good oral and written communication skills.
  7. Must be able to maintain records and prepare reports.
  8. Must be able to work effectively with preschool children, as well as with parents from a variety of socially and culturally diverse backgrounds.
  9. Must be flexible and able to meet the daily needs of the program.
  10. Must show good judgment, creativity, initiative, reliability and maturity.
  11. Ability to work flexible hours for weekend or evening activities as needed.
  12. Infant and Child CPR and First Aid training desired.
  13. For work-related driving, must have valid driver’s license, verifiable good driving record, and access to a vehicle with insurance that covers the employee as a driver.
  14. Pre-employment and periodic health screenings and T.B. tests are required, the results of which must meet program and legal requirements to attain and maintain employment.
  15. Must complete a Criminal Record Clearance prior to employment. Any criminal conviction thereafter must be reported to DSS, Community Care Licensing within 48 hours.

For full job description details & application go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs  

Meadowbrook & Upper Lake, CA 95422 2017-07-19 View
Associate Teacher I-II, HS/IT North Coast Opportunities/Head Start

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists Teacher in planning and implementing the Head Start curriculum. Responsible for education and care of a group of preschoolers, and communication with their families.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate Teacher I
1. Must have a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education core units. (Core courses include child/human growth & development; child/family/community or child and family relations; and programs/curriculum)
2. Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher, or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.
OR
Must be enrolled in and currently attending courses leading to an Associate Teacher Permit or higher or a CDA Credential, to be completed within 2 years.
OR
Must be enrolled in and attending courses leading to an AA or a BA degree in ECE or a related field.
3. Minimum of six months early childhood classroom experience required.
Associate Teacher II
1. Must have 24 Early Childhood Education units, including 12 core units.
2. Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher, or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential and must complete 15 additional units toward a Teacher Permit within 5 years. Must obtain Teacher Permit within 10 years.
OR
Must be enrolled in and attending courses leading to an AA or a BA degree in ECE or a related field.
3. One year of early childhood classroom experience required.
Bilingual:
1. Must be able to speak and write English & designated other language(s) fluently.
Associate Teacher I and II
1. Must have a working knowledge of the principles and practices of Early Childhood Education.
2. Must be able to contribute to team development of lesson plans and be able to carry them out in an effective manner.
3. Must be able to take over for Teacher when necessary.
4. Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and have good oral and written communication skills.
5. Must be able to maintain records and prepare reports.
6. Must be able to work effectively with preschool children, as well as with parents from a variety of socially and culturally diverse backgrounds.
7. Must be flexible and able to meet the changing needs of the program.
8. Must show good judgment, creativity and maturity.
9. Must be at least 18 years of age.
10. Infant and Child CPR, First Aid, and 15 hours of Child Health and Safety training required, or willing to complete within 6 months of being hired.
11. Ability to work flexible hours for weekend or evening activities as needed.
12. For work-related driving, must have valid driver’s license, verifiable good driving record, and access to a vehicle with insurance that covers the employee as a driver.

For full job description details & application go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs 

Willits, CA 95490 2017-07-19 View
Site Supervisor I-III North Coast Opportunties

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the over-all, day-to-day operation of a Head Start Child Development Center. Maintains compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Responsible for staff supervision at the site and the planning & evaluation of children and family services. Responsible for facility security and maintenance. Ensures that Head Start Performance Standards and timelines are met.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Site Supervisor I-III
1. Four years working with low income families required.
2. Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of early childhood education/child development.
3. Must be at least 18 years of age.
4. Must show good judgment, creativity, initiative, reliability and maturity.
5. Must have good oral and written English language skills.
6. Must have knowledge of community resources.
7. Must have Infant/Child CPR certification or obtain within 6 months of hire.
8. Must be able to relate well to young children, as well as with their parents and other adults from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
9. Must have good leadership skills and be able to provide stability for program continuity.
10. Must have good time management skills and be able to prepare and maintain records & reports.
11. Must be flexible and able to meet the changing needs of the program.
12. Must demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team, but have the ability to work independently.
13. Must Ability to work flexible hours for weekend or evening activities as needed.
14. For work related driving, employee must have: a current, valid California driver’s license; a driving record that demonstrates the employee is a safe, appropriate driver as verified by a DMV printout; and, proof of personal automobile insurance; or reliable transportation with proof of automobile insurance.
15. Pre-employment and periodic health screenings and T.B. tests are required, the results of which must be within acceptable ranges to attain and maintain employment. Must complete a Criminal Record Clearance prior to employment to confirm eligibility to work in a licensed child care facility. Any criminal conviction thereafter must be reported to DSS, Community Care Licensing within 48 hours.
Site Supervisor I
1. Must have 12 core early childhood education (ECE) units; must complete 2 units adult supervision and 3 units administration within 1 year.
2. Must be enrolled in and attending courses leading to an AA or BA degree in ECE or a related field.
3. Two years early childhood classroom experience and one year supervising staff required.
Site Supervisor II
1. AA Degree in child development, early childhood education (ECE), human development, family relations or social services which includes 24 ECE, 6 administration and 2 adult supervision units.
2. Must possess a current Site Supervisor Permit; OR must be qualified for a Site Supervisor Permit waiver and will obtain a Site Supervisor Permit within 18 months of waiver date.
3. Two years early childhood classroom experience and one year supervising staff required.
Site Supervisor III
1. In addition to Site Supervisor II above:
2. BA Degree in child development, early childhood education (ECE), human development, family relations or social services or BA in any field with 12 units ECE plus 3 units supervised field experience.

Willits, CA 95490 2017-07-19 View
Early Head Start Teacher Volunteers of America Southwest

 

Career Opportunity

Under supervision by the Program Manager, the Teacher leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing four year olds. She / He is accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families. Teachers fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California Corp., State Department of Education, Child Development Division Funding Terms and conditions, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.

DUTIES

  • Ensures the safety of every child placed in the center. Adheres to the parents list of approved adults to pick up children and does not allow any child to leave their care without the individual presenting picture ID which correlates with the list provided by the parent.
  • Plans and implements programming (curriculum and care) which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness, ongoing observations and assessments of the individual child, and goals jointly developed with parents specifically with a literacy development focus
  • Supports and fosters the development of family literacy.
  • Provides and facilitates shared literacy experiences with children and parents
  • Coordinates and assists parents in the transition to kindergarten
  • If necessary, supports enrollment and recruitment of children.
  • Completes plans using monthly goals and objectives, the agency's community assessment and parent input and goals to meet the individual needs of each child with considerations for his/her interests, abilities, disabilities and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Completes the State approved assessment - DRDP plus.
  • Conducts a daily health check of each child. Records result and follows-up as needed.
  • Ensures classroom ratio of teacher/child are adhered to
  • Maintains daily records of child's attendance, health and behavior. Reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to Site Supervisor.
  • Maintains the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom while allowing for expressive and creative involvement and interaction of children. Maintains the classroom and work space is clean and orderly.
  • Follows health and safety standards for food handling, diapering and toileting infants and toddlers, hand washing, and universal precautions with exposure to blood.
  • Conducts two parent-teacher conferences annually for each child in her/his care. Shares information with Site Supervisor and other staff, as appropriate.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all communications, both written and verbal, about children, parents, staff, department and agency at all times.
  • Completes incident reports and follows through with Site Supervisor.
  • Reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to supervisor.
  • Links families to social services as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

An Associate's degree in early childhood development and a Child development teacher permit. 1-3 years of relevant experience in a variety of areas including: direct care of children between birth and 3 years of age, parental involvement or participation, classroom management, curriculum and program planning and implementation for infants and toddlers, family support services, and assessment of individual children's development. Experience with children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds required as well as children with a variety of developmental disabilities a plus. Applicant must satisfy Title 22 and Title 5 requirements for a Teacher. Able to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must have valid driver's license and meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract.

  • Must have ability to read, write and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  • Must have knowledge of Title 22 and Title 5.
  • Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.

Applications are only accepted online please go to https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

EOE M/V/D/F This employer participates in E-Verify.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-07-18 View
Site Manager - Preschool Volunteers of America Southwest

 

If you are interested in inspiring hope through service and providing individuals and families with the tools to improve their quality of life, than Volunteers of America is the place for you! We are looking for a Site Manager to oversee our Preschool in Rialto or San Bernardino, CA.

Under supervision by the Director of Children and Family Services, the Site Manager leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing children up to age five. She/He is accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families. Ensures that Teachers fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California Corp., Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.

DUTIES

  • Ensures the safety of every child placed in the center. 
  • Plans and implements programming (curriculum and care) which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness, ongoing observations and assessments of the individual child, and goals jointly developed with parents specifically with a literacy development focus. Provides and facilitates shared literacy experiences with children and parents
  • Coordinates and assists parents in the transition to kindergarten. Completes plans using monthly goals and objectives, the agency's community assessment and parent input and goals to meet the individual needs of each child with considerations for his/her interests, abilities, disabilities and individual style and pace of learning.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An Bachelor's degree in early childhood development and a Child development teacher permit. 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • A Center Administrator License.
  • Experience with children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds required. Experience with children with a variety of developmental disabilities a plus.
  • Applicant must satisfy Title 22 and Title 5 requirements for a Teacher. Ability to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must meet have valid drivers license and must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract.
  • Must have ability to read, write and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  • Must have the ability to read, comprehend, give and follow instructions.
  • Must be computer literate

Please Apply Online at https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

EOE M/V/D/F This employer participates in E-Verify. Applications are only accepted online. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact us at (619) 282-8211 or hr@voa-swcal.org for assistance.

 

 

 

Rialto, CA 92376 2017-07-18 View
Head Start Program Manager, Interdisciplinary Services Los Angeles County Office of Education

The Head Start-State Preschool at LACOE is one of the largest in the nation and contracts with various early childhood education (ECE) agencies that employ a staff of more than 3,000 people to provide direct services to children from birth to five years old and their families within diverse communities throughout Los Angeles County. 

Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the activities and staff of the Interdisciplinary Services team; oversees the planning and development of services in program content areas, including education and early childhood development, health services, nutrition services, disabilities services, mental health services, and parent, family, and community engagement; ensures ongoing programmatic review, monitoring, resource development, and training of delegate agencies in assigned areas; and provides consultative program development and support in noted content areas to ensure children are school-ready and prepared to transition to kindergarten. 

The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following

Knowledge:


  • Applicable laws, codes, and regulations including California Education Code, Federal and State program regulations and policies that apply to the management and administration of Head Start/Early Head Start and State Preschool programs 
  • Management methods in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of workflow and reporting procedures 
  • Expert knowledge of one of the Head Start program content areas (preferably in early childhood development) and ways of integrating all service areas for maximum benefit to children and families 
  • Principles and practices of program management including organizational development and administration 
  • Principles and practices of human resources management and laws and regulations pertaining to managing a diverse workforce

Competencies:


  • Analyzing & Interpreting Data – Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative and/or qualitative data
  • Decision Making – Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding and using written information
  • Industry Monitoring – Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry
  • Action & Results Focus – Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
  • Professional Integrity & Ethics – Maintaining trust through honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability
  • Informing – Proactively obtaining and sharing information
  • Professional Impact – Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization
  • Involving Others – Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes
  • Leadership – Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal
  • Managing Performance – Ensuring superior individual and group performance
  • Business Process Analysis – Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow
  • Project Management – Planning and tracking projects to ensure they are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives
  • Strategic Perspective – Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objectives
  • Cultural Proficiency ­– Modeling communications and interactions that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions and cultures

Required Education and Experience


Education: A bachelor's degree with major coursework in one of the noted content areas or a field closely related to the knowledge and abilities requirements of this classification from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accrediting organization recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. Master's degree, licensure, or certification in a related field is preferred

Experience: Five years of experience in program design, administration, and oversight (i.e., creating program policies and procedures, overseeing program services, ensuring adherence to program requirements, and identifying external resources and partnership opportunities), in an early childhood education setting or social services organization, including two years of experience in a supervisory management capacity

Additional Requirements: A valid California driver's license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to provide transportation between job sites is required.

Selection Process


Candidates who meet the minimum requirements above, will be invited to participate in an examination that may consist of a Performance Exam and Structured Oral Interview

Contact


For information about the examination process you may send an e-mail to 
Daniel Sutherland at sutherland_daniel@lacoe.edu

For general inquiries please call 562.803.8360 (Mon- Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

For complete application information, please go to https://www.personnelcommission.com 

LACOE Personnel Commission,  9300 Imperial Hwy, EC-Annex, Downey, CA 90242

 

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 2017-07-18 View
Division Director of Children & Family Services Volunteers of America Southwest

Job Opportunity:

The Division Director of Children and Family Services is responsible for the overall supervision of all site managers within the scope of service of the Early Childhood Education Division. The Division spans across multiple counties. The Division Director of Children and Family Services' primary goal is to develop, achieve, and execute excellence in program delivery of services. This position will ensure program services are aligned with best practices in the early childhood education field while ensuring continuous quality programing. The position will ensure the services in the division are best in class and represent a stellar brand promise. The position will ensure the effective management of program resources within service division to include budget management, personnel, resource management, and ensure contract compliance. The position will serve as a leadership coach for division staff ultimately to support the evolution of skills and competencies and build capacity in staff. The Division Director of Children and Family Services will serve as the subject matter expert in the area of early childhood education both internally and externally.

Required Credentials, Abilities and Experience: 

Master's Degree in early childhood education or related area such as education. 7 years' experience in the field of early childhood education with at least ten (5) years' experience in management.  A demonstrated competency of knowledge in early childhood education best practices, models, current and future trends. A demonstrated competency in program planning and development; community needs assessments; budget management; public relations; networking; contract implementation; compliance and evaluations; staff development; resource development; and personnel management. Valid California Driver's License is required. Must successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract. California Program Director Permit Required.

Must have knowledge of Title 22 Licensing regulations, Title 5, Head Start Performance Standards, and the Head Start Act, and zoning and building codes for facilities supervised.

 

  1. Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.
  2. Must possess a valid California Program Director Permit
  3. Superior motivational and team building skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work directly with and oversee management of various programs with a diverse client and workforce
  5. Commitment to continuous improvement, best in class, staff development, and the implementation of a positive culture and work environment.
  6. Must have excellent communication skills able to comprehend, speak and write clearly in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  7. Must have and maintain a clean driving record.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Execute a culture of excellence and ensure best in class for programs within division.
  2. Ensure the development of high quality program services in early childhood education including program model and design.
  3. Provide coaching and training to staff to build staff competencies to transform client services.
  4. Submit annual renewal grants within the division.
  5. Monitor programs for compliance with electronic client files and data entry.
  6. Ensure all physical plants are well maintained and promote safety and well-being for clients and employees.
  7. Manage and oversee budget for division.
  8. Ensure compliance of each site with regulatory agencies.
  9. Ensure quality and compliance across all systems to include contracts, programs, staff, and facilities.
  10. Analyze program outcomes and implement course corrections to ensure increased service outcomes.
  11. Oversee and participate in the development of annual operating plans for all programs and services in division.
  12. Supervise and develop performance and training goals for site managers within division.
  13. Serve as primary contact and point person for division both internally and externally.
  14. Attendance at Parent Advisory Groups to include Policy Council.
  15. Perform and oversee regular customer service surveys and collaborate with staff to implement recommendations.
  16. Problem solves on customer concerns.
  17. Actively participate in community and professional networks to achieve the growth and civic leadership goals of the division.
  18. Develop and implement strategies for service enhancement, service expansion and new program service development in accordance with strategic plan.
  19. Perform duties associated with Management Team.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

  Apply to: https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. This Employer participates in E-Verify. Applications are only accepted online. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact us at (619) 282-8211.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-07-18 View
Music Teacher Ballington Academy Charter School, El Centro, CA

Our El Centro Charter School is seeking candidates with previous experience in Music Instruction to help students grow emotionally, socially intellectually, and physically according to his or her basic needs, ability, and maturity level. This position works with the Principal to establish a wholesome learning environment and culture. He or she works in partnership with parents to endure the highest level of educational achievement for each child. Part Time, 4 days per week.

 

Curriculum and Instruction

  1. Supports the implementation of the school vision, culture, and educational model. 
  2. Provides instruction in varying groups and individually as prescribed by Ballington Academy of Arts and Sciences. This includes character development, Standards Based curriculum, science, arts, and enhanced learning activities.
  3. Diagnoses students needs and implements differentiated instruction to address needs of each student to ensure highest educational achievement. 
  4. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior and ensures learning atmosphere in classroom.
  5. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials as part of planned learning experiences to motivate pupils.
  6. Evaluates pupil academic and social growth, keeps accurate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents. 
  7. Creates a functional and enticing learning environment.
  8. Identifies students' needs and cooperates with other professional staff member to ensure academic success.
  9. Strong knowledge of Standards and Standardized assessments.
  10. Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education and professional development activities.
  11. Completes all reports as required, including student evaluation, inventories, program evaluations, and lesson plans.
  12. Interprets the educational program to parents and community members through personal conferences, meetings, and various media. 
  13. Attends faculty meetings, in service meetings, team meetings, and grade level meetings as required.
  14. Performs basic attendance reporting.
  15. Maintains good public relations with parent groups.
  16. Supervises students in out of classroom activities.
  17. Demonstrate depth of knowledge in curriculum frameworks, latest research based instructional methodology, and special education regulations on both the Federal and State levels.
  18. Initiate the use of new teaching methods and materials, initiate, encourage, and direct experimental and pilot programs of instruction. 
  19. Ability to retrieve, analyze, and sort data to make instructional decisions to improve student performance.
  20. Comply with State Curriculum Standards.
  21. Complies with state/federal mandates as they relate to curriculum, instruction, special education, and special projects.
  22. Assists in the selection, evaluation, and procurement of instructional materials for the state/and or federal programs with the assistance of staff.

Job Qualifications:

  1. Single Subject credentialing in areas of Music.
  2. A Bachelor's Degree in related field and including all courses needed to meet credential requirement.
  3. Valid California teaching credential (Multiple Subject Teaching or equivalent. CLAD, BCLAD.) Consideration will be given to Single Subjects Credentials in areas related to Arts, Music, Agriculture and Sciences.
  4. Experience in elementary schools as teacher or student teacher. Elementary Charter schools experience preferred. 
  5. Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health.
  6. In depth knowledge of project based instruction, differentiated instruction, and convergence thinking.
  7. Knowledge of curriculum, California standards, and effective teaching practices. Competency in human relations and oral and written communication. 
  8. Knowledge and expertise with students with special needs.
  9. Ability to work well with people: broad grasp of educational planning and curriculum. 
  10. Genuine concern for students and passion for quality education. 
  11. Role model for students.
El Centro, CA 92243 2017-07-18 View
Substitute Teacher Substitute Teacher - Ballington Academy School - San Bernadino

The Elementary Charter School Substitute Teacher, under the direction of the site administrator, is responsible for providing instruction in content areas in which each assigned student can grow emotionally, socially intellectually, and physically according to his or her basic needs, ability, and maturity level.  He or she works with the Principal to establish a wholesome learning environment and culture.  He or she works in partnership with parents to endure the highest level of educational achievement for each child.

Job Qualificiations:

  1. A Bachelor's Degree in relate field and including all courses needed to meet credential requirement.
  2. Valid California teaching credential (Multiple Subject Teaching or equivalent. CLAD, BCLAD, Emergency 30-day, or equivalent.
  3. Experience in elementary schools as teacher or student teacher. Elementary Charter schools experience preferred.
  4. Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health.
  5. In depth knowledge of project based instruction, differentiated instruction, and convergence thinking.
  6. Knowledge of curriculum, California standards, and effective teaching practices. Competency in human relations and oral and written communication.
  7. Knowledge and experience with English Language Development.
  8. Knowledge and expertise with students with special needs.
  9. Ability to work well with people: broad grasp of educational planning and curriculum.
  10. Genuine concern for students and passion for quality education.
  11. Role model for students.

Curriculum and Instruction

  1. Supports the implementation of the school vision, culture, and educational model.
  2. Provides instruction in varying groups and individually as prescribed by Ballington Academy of Arts and Sciences. This includes character development, Standards Based curriculum, science, arts, and enhanced learning activities.
  3. Diagnose students needs and implements differentiated instruction to address needs of each student to ensure highest educational achievement.
  4. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior and ensures learning atmosphere in classroom.
  5. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials as part of planned learning experiences to motivate
  6. Teach language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, music, physical education,
  7. Evaluates pupil academic and social growth, keeps accurate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents.
  8. Creates a functional and enticing learning environment.
  9. Identifies students' needs and cooperates with other professional staff member to ensure academic success.
  10. Strong knowledge of Standards and Standardized assessments.
  11. Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education and professional development activities.
  12. Completes all reports as required, including student evaluation, inventories, program evaluations, and lesson plans.
  13. Interprets the educational program to parents and community members through personal conferences, meetings, and various media.
  14. Attends faculty meetings, in service meetings, team meetings, and grade level meetings as required.
  15. Administers and scores standardized tests as required by the Department of Education
  16. Performs basic attendance reporting.
  17. Maintains good public relations with parent groups.
  18. Supervises students in out of classroom activities.
  19. Demonstrate depth of knowledge in curriculum frameworks, latest research based instructional methodology, and special education regulations on both the Federal and State levels.
  20. Initiate the use of new teaching methods and materials, initiate, encourage, and direct experimental and pilot programs of instruction. 
  21. Ability to retrieve, analyze, and sort data to make instructional decisions to improve student   
  22. Comply with State Curriculum Standards.
  23. Complies with state/federal mandates as they relate to curriculum, instruction, special education, and special projects.
  24. Assists in the selection, evaluation, and procurement of instructional materials for the state/and or federal programs with the assistance of staff.
San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-07-18 View
Registered Dietician- Consultant Foundation for Early Childhood Education

Under the supervision of the Health/Nutrition Coordinator, the RD consultant agrees to perform the following work for the Company: Review nutrition screenings and assessment forms  for children identified with Nutrition concerns, provide intervention methods based on the diagnosis, contact families and/or physicians when determined there is concern with child, review menus.

 QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Registered Dietician Certification required

Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience in school setting or related, preferably working with 3-5 year old children in a Head Start setting. Working with Low income and disadvantage families is a plus.

 Skills:

  • Strong computer skills, with experience working on a data base system, preferably Child Plus.
  • English/Spanish Preferred
  • Strong communication skills 

 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. Additionally 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 (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work                                              

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

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

  • Proof of Liability Insurance
  • Proof of RD License
  • Proof of Degree if applicable                                            

                                   

                                               

 

 

El Monte, CA 91731 2017-07-17 View
Early Head Start Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager Through the Looking Glass

                     

 

 

 

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.

 

 

Title:

Early Head Start Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment,   Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager

Program:

TLG Early Head Start   Program

Reports   To: 

 

Benefits:               

Executive   Director /Early Head Start Director

 

TLG offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and   dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, long-term disability, and   life insurance

 

 

 

WORK SCHEDULE: 75% time, with the possibility of full-time depending on the background of the applicant.  Occasional evening or weekend meetings, out of area conferences for training. Travel, including possible overnight stays, as required.

                                                  

SUMMARY: Under the general direction and supervision of the Executive/ Early Head Start Director, oversees TLG’s EHS ERSEA activities; Ensures full enrollment of eligible children and families in the TLG Early Head Start Program; tracking and analyzing attendance; developing and maintaining community partnerships and a recruitment/outreach plan. Follows all current Head Start Program Performance Standards, CACF regulations, agency policies, procedures and other applicable Federal and State regulations to successfully accomplish the TLG Early Head Start Program goals and objectives.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/ BS or advanced degree in relevant field; Experience in field(s) related to social, human or family services; Knowledge of and experience with local community resources and how to access them and conduct outreach.  Previous experience in programs serving low-income children and/or families with disabilities.  Experience with data systems.  Personal/ family disability experience a plus.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Do community outreach to recruit families for the Early Head Start program
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with other human service organizations in the community to support recruitment and meet the needs of Early Head Start families.
  • Oversee, coordinate and implement the recruitment and application process with other staff
  •  Maintain up-to-date and accurate documentation, tracking, record keeping and reporting of ERSEA data.
  • Revise and maintain recruitment plan and selection priorities based on changing community, cultural and linguistic needs.
  • Ensure all families meet Early Head Start eligibility criteria for income, age and program priority areas, maintaining required eligibility verification documents.
  • Conduct an in-person or telephone interview to verify eligibility and complete intake process with each family.
  • Enter enrollment information into Child Plus software system.
  • Monitor and manage enrollment slots to ensure at least 10% are reserved for children with disabilities in Part C and no more than 10% are over-income.
  • Ensure the program meets all timeframes for full enrollment and full enrollment is maintained throughout the year; submit monthly enrollment reports to federal system.
  • Identify individual children with absence patterns that put them at risk of missing 10% of program days and work with Family Advocate to develop strategies to improve individual attendance.
  • If monthly Center average daily attendance falls below 85% analyze causes and lead development of an improvement plan.
  • Submit attendance, enrollment reports to Policy Council.
  • Responsible for on-going monitoring and follow-up to correct any identified areas of non-compliance and concern for ERSEA activities.
  • In conjunction with TLG Executive Director / Early Head Start Director and other TLG EHS management staff, analyze community and program assessment information and make recommendations to assist in determining program refinement, with a focus on ERSEA and data management. 
  • Assist other staff with Child Plus; monitor updating of entries. Lead in production of annual PIR, report produced from Child Plus for federal funder.
  • Assist with Kindercharts (developmental data system) set up, updating, and closing needs.
  • Assist with DRDP Tech (developmental data system).
  • Maintain confidentiality with respect to information and records concerning children, families and staff.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Language Skills: Bilingual, bi-literate preferred  English/Spanish or ASL and/or other language ability based on program needs; Ability to write policy and procedure documents, reports, program correspondence, and program assessments; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, employees of the organization, and the general public.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Ability to understand and use a variety of computer applications and appropriate software which includes spreadsheets and word processing, workplace electronic technology, including Internet access, networking, e-mail and the ability to use or learn to enter data, produce reports and assist other staff using Child Plus and other program tracking software.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a valid California driver license; current personal vehicle insurance; May be required to use personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require a physical examination, current tuberculosis test, immunizations, and verified fingerprint and criminal record clearance before beginning work.

 

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit our website for more information about TLG: www.lookingglass.org

To apply please fax or email resumes to TLG

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.

Re: ERSEA Position

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org

 

 

 

 

Keywords: Early Head Start; Early Childhood Education; Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-07-14 View
Early Head Start Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director Through the Looking Glass

                     

 

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Early Head Start Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.

 

Title:

Early Head Start   Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director

Program:

TLG Early Head Start   Program

Reports   To: 

 

Benefits:               

Executive   Director /Early Head Start Director

 

TLG offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and   dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, long-term disability, and   life insurance

 

 

 

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday-Friday. Occasional evening or weekend meetings, out of area conferences for training. Travel, including possible overnight stays, associated with training.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Manage the provision of high-quality education and nutrition services and direct the Early Head Start Center for 22 children. Collaborate with community partners and other EHS/Head Start staff.  Ensure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act and other applicable regulations including the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Refine and maintain comprehensive recordkeeping and reporting systems.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Social Work, Psychology, Child Development or Education related field, preferred.
  • Advanced training, continuing education, and at least four years of experience in early childhood education.
  • Minimum of two years of recordkeeping and organizational experience, preferably in a

collaborative work environment, and preferably with children and families.

  • Minimum of two years of experience in supervision, planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating programs or projects.
  • Child Development Site Supervisor or Program Director Permit required.

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Computer training and/or documented proficiency with popular word processing, spreadsheet and database software; experience with and/or training in Microsoft Office products particularly Word, Excel and Access is preferred.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Current Criminal, Child Abuse and FBI clearances.
  • Physical ability to perform essential job functions.
  • Physical examination upon employment and within every fifteen (15) months thereafter.
  • Tuberculosis test upon employment and within every twenty-five (25) months thereafter.
  • Job-related training, as assigned.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES

 

Education

  • In collaboration with the Center Site Supervisor/Head Teacher, ensure compliance with Community Care Licensing Standards.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and CACFP regulations.
  • Collaborate with the Center Site Supervisor/Head Teacher to ensure curriculum fidelity and alignment with the Early Learning Outcomes Framework, obtaining input from parents.
  • In collaboration with the Disabilities Manager, coordinate disabilities services and monitor classroom accommodations specified in infant and toddler Individualized Family Service Plans.
    • Provide supervision and evaluation of teachers
    • Analyze developmental progress of children, aggregating data from teachers using DRDP Tech, and producing periodic School Readiness Reports which identify progress on goals and priorities for teacher training
    • Assist individual teachers in identifying their training needs and improving their knowledge and abilities.
    • Assist in recruiting and orienting volunteers and new teaching staff, providing them with orientation and guidance.
    • Complete and submit required reports to the EHS Director, Board of Directors, and Policy Council in a timely and accurate fashion.
    • Ensure coaching is scheduled regularly in the classroom for teacher support.

 

Nutrition/Food Program

  • In collaboration with the Nutrition Consultant, monitor all Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and food service activities to ensure compliance with CACFP and Head Start regulations; establish and maintain required data and monitoring reports.
  • Act as Civil Rights Coordinator for the CACFP
  • Monitor and evaluate the work of contracted Nutrition Consultant.
  • Coordinate nutrition services.

 

 

Program Operations

  • Engage in planning with other members of the EHS management team to ensure best practices and continued quality improvement.
  • Assist with the annual program Self-Assessment and any federal onsite review process, focused on, but not limited to, education and nutrition services; report on strengths, recommendations, required improvements; implement improvements and recommendations; incorporate into program planning process.
  • As needed, revise and/or recommend EHS, education and nutrition services policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act, and other relevant regulations; oversee the implementation of approved policies and procedures.
  • Represent EHS on interagency community groups as needed.
  • Report suspected child abuse or neglect; explain to families the program's legal mandate

to report suspected child abuse and neglect.

  • Assist in the design and implementation of efficient communications, documentation and data management systems.
  • Support all research activities; implement program improvement strategies as indicated.
  • Attend all required training and professional growth opportunities offered by the program

and maintain professional licensure and certification as required.

  • Perform all other tasks, as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

Knowledge of the following:

  • Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act, Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, and other applicable regulations and laws.
  • Relevant California regulations and their application, including mandated reporting, food service, sanitation, and nutrition regulations and their application, especially the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
  • The Microsoft Office Suite, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Publisher components.

 

Skill in the following:

  • Building and working within complex management and services delivery systems

collaboratively with other members of the EHS team.

  • Excellent oral communication skills with individuals, families and groups.
  • Excellent writing skills for use in production of reports, work plans, and other

documents, as well as use in communicating with a variety of individuals and groups.

  • Using a keyboard and personal computer.
  • Building and maintaining positive and respectful relationships.
  • Utilizing a database, including aggregating and analyzing assessment data to determine child outcomes and develop school readiness goals and periodic reports.

 

 

Ability to do the following:

  • Establish and maintain effective, collaborative partnerships with staff, parents, grantee staff, and community agencies.
  • Take a developmental approach to motivate and empower adults.
  • Collect, organize, analyze and process information quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepare and maintain written records and reports.
  • Be creative, resourceful, constructive and flexible.
  • Demonstrate respect for individuals and groups with varied cultural, racial, ethnic, disability, religious, and linguistic identities or backgrounds.
  • Project a positive image of the program and the agency.
  • Identify and meet goals, objectives, outcomes and timelines within broad parameters and

work independently of direct supervision.

  • Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor at all times.

 

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit our website for more information about TLG: www.lookingglass.org

To apply please fax or email resumes, with cover letters, to TLG

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.

Re: Education Manager Position

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org

 

Keywords: Early Head Start; Early Childhood Education; Early Head Start Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-07-14 View
Home Visitor Children First Early Head Start

Job Duties

This person has responsibility for providing child development activities for children & families. Conduct weekly ninety-(90) minute home visits to infants and toddlers and their families. Prepare for and supervise two group socialization activities a month, each meeting lasting two hours, for families and their children. Participate fully in monthly supervision and training meetings. Home Visitor is familiar with and often consults the Head Start Program Performance Standards. Implement the curriculum that the CF EHS program has selected for the home base option that is developmentally and culturally appropriate for families. Promote parent participation in curriculum planning, program governance, and overall program participation. 
Educate parents about the importance of preventive health care by teaching them about screenings used in the program as well as what to expect during doctor's visits (well child checks and prenatal appointments). Conduct screenings and ongoing assessments of young children's development in a timely, accurately and family friendly manner. Understand and follow California child abuse laws for mandated reporters, including attending required annual trainings and filing Suspected Child Abuse Reports (SCAR) when necessary. 
Develop, in collaboration with the family, individual plans that identify strengths, goals and needs of each family on your assigned caseload. Document this collaborative process in family partnership agreements at least once every six months. Monitor and incorporate educational experiences including transition and activities in the home visits relevant to child's physical health, safety, nutrition, dental health, and mental health, at least once on a monthly basis. Collaborate with community agencies to access prevention and intervention programs and services to meet the needs of families. Act as a liaison and advocate between community resources and Early Head Start families. Assess the specific strengths and needs of each pregnant woman, family and child. Involve parents in the educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the principle influence on their infant/toddler's education and development and to increase their understanding, skills and experience in child growth and development. Assist in scheduling appointments for families with community agencies. Implement transition activities to provide seamless services for families and children into Head Start or other placement as determined by the family.

 

Job Qualifications

Minimum of (24) units of Early Childhood Education-Child Development including core courses (Child Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community or Child and Family Relations; and Program Curriculum). Or a California's Teacher Credential. Experience with home visiting or center based childhood programs. Knowledge of local community resources. Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Demonstrated computer skills (Windows/Word and Excel). Capacity to problem solve, handle crisis, and work with low-income families in a human service setting. Approach to working with families that is empathic, nonjudgmental, respectful, and professional. Willingness to work primarily in home of families in residing in high-risk communities. Flexibility with respect to time and days able to work as well as to works tasks. Current CA driver's license, own transportation and insurance. 

Santa Monica, CA 90405 2017-07-14 View
Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Infant/Toddler Teacher for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.

Title: Eligibilit

Title:

Early   Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher

Program:

TLG Early Head   Start Center-Based Program

Reports To: 

 

Benefits:               

EHS Education Manager/Center Director

 

TLG offers a comprehensive benefits   package including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays,   long-term disability, and life insurance

 

Work Schedule: Full time, full year.

Summary: Under the guidance of the EHS Education Manager/Center Director, Provides quality primary care giving for infants or toddlers in a safe and supervised early care and education setting; Promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Early Head Start children enrolled in the program; Develops individual goals for children; Provides screenings and on-going assessment; Follows all Head Start Program Performance Standards, agency policies, procedures and other applicable Federal and State regulations to successfully accomplish the TLG Early Head Start Program goals and objectives.

Education and Experience:  BA/BS or enrolled in program leading to BA/BS in Early Childhood Education (ECE); OR in a field related to early childhood education andcoursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience working with infants and toddlers; Training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition. Experience in child assessments, Infant/Toddler Curriculum and 2 years of experience working with infants and toddlers with diverse needs in a center-based program including children with disabilities.

 

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • Dependable and patient.
  • Supervise and monitor children at all times.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings to plan for and deliver collaborative services.
  • Work in a cooperative, respectful and constructive way with co-teachers and other center staff, in order to maintain an environment that supports the socio-emotional development of children.
  • Ability to apply Early Childhood Development theory in daily activities, and adapt to the individual needs of children.
  • Develop and utilize integrated curriculum plans, which reflect mandated elements and components, parental and cultural influences, and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers.
  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum into classroom activities to address and meet individual goals for children as identified in their individualized education plans.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support in providing high quality learning environments in a center focused on children’s individual needs.
  • Respond appropriately to crisis or emergency situations that may occur.
  • Assess individual and group needs, attending to differences in needs and disability issues, specific interests, strengths and concerns.
  • Prepare classroom materials to support developmentally appropriate curriculum plans; create and change learning centers and materials as needed.
  • Provide an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental involvement in the classroom.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, regarding each child's progress.
  • Conduct the required parent/teacher conferences and home visits for the purpose of assessment and support, and to share information on classroom progress and educational strategies at school and at home.
  • Document developmental baselines, ongoing assessments according to program benchmarks.
  • Document all significant classroom issues, parent contacts and home visit
  • Monitor and report child abuse or neglect.
  • Attend meetings, trainings and appropriate professional development activities
  • Open to coaching and improvement of skills and knowledge
  • Assure general maintenance and security of facility and assist with inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Assure accurate and point of service meal counts.
  • Support development of healthy eating habits for children and families through modeling, education, and encouragement.
  • Assist in preparing and serving food to children, in compliance with CACFP regulations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of food safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Other duties as requested.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or ASL and/or other language ability based on program needs.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license and current personal vehicle insurance. Job requires the use of personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require a physical examination, current tuberculosis test, and verified fingerprint and criminal records clearance before beginning work.

 

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit our website for more information about TLG: www.lookingglass.org

To apply please fax or email resumes, with cover letters, to TLG

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.

Re: Infant/Toddler Teacher

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-07-14 View
Assistant Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services

Summary of Duties

The Assistant Teacher assists classroom teaching staff in planning, facilitating, and implementing individual and group activities; completing basic records and sharing information with Site Supervisor regarding student progress in planned activities. This position provides assistance with instructing children in activities designed to promote their social, physical and intellectual growth. The Assistant Teacher will also be involved in the planning of individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.

Qualifications & Experience

Education:   Associate degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, or a related field is required. Must have a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; and must have a valid CPR/First Aid certification.

Experience:  One (1) year of experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working in an educational setting with pre-elementary school children is required.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) and (English/ Mandarin) skills are highly preferred.

 

For more information, visit http://plazadelaraza.info/careers/jobs/

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-07-12 View
Human Resources Officer Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Human Resource Officer will provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction in designing and driving all Plaza de la Raza Human Resources programs, focused on attracting and maintaining a highly competent, engaged workforce while supporting the agency's mission, values, and strategic plan as well as ensuring that the agency and schools are in compliance with all labor laws, contractual and other regulatory requirements. The Human Resource Officer, who reports directly to the Executive Director, will oversee effective execution of agency-wide recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, compensation and benefits, organizational and professional development; performance management and succession planning, change management, and will function as an equally capable strategic and hands on partner to the Executive team in the overall management of the Plaza de la Raza workforce.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

Education - Bachelor's degree with a major in the field of Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management or related field is preferred. Master's degree in Human Resources and/or certification as a Human Resources Professional is highly desirable.

Experience - Minimum of six (6) years of progressive more responsible experience in Human Resources Management; two (2) years of supervisory experience within a large company of no less than 300 employees.

 

For more information, visit the Career Section at www.plazadelaraza.info

Pico Rivera, CA 90660 2017-07-12 View
Classroom Aide (Full Time & Part Time) Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

The Classroom Aide is responsible for assisting the Teacher, Assistant Teacher and Site Supervisor in providing child development services to children and provide additional support to education staff in the absence of a co-worker. 

Qualifications & Experience:

Education: High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent and completion of at least 12 units in child development, early childhood education or related field is required. A Child Development Assistant Teacher Permit and a valid CPR/First Aid certification is required.

Experience: One (1) year experience working or volunteering with children under the age of 5 years is required.

For additional information, visit www.plazadelaraza.info

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-07-12 View
Head Start Instructor City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill several Head Start Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department.

The Head Start Instructor instructs children enrolled in the Head Start Program/State Preschool Program; instructs parents on early childhood development concepts; assists in developmental assessments; organizes and sets up education and play materials for classroom and/or makes home visits; and performs related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Master Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies that occur within The City including full-time and permanent part-time positions, if applicable.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

 

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Instruct children in basic pre-school education concepts.
  • Organize and set up developmentally appropriate education and play materials for the classroom.
  • Conduct fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center/classroom or in the home.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, ongoing child observations, developmental assessments and devise Individual Development Plans (IDP) on all children enrolled in program; assist in developing Individual Education Plans (IEP) for special needs children.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Make initial and final home visits; make additional/on-going home visits as needed.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Conduct outreach and recruit children and families for enrollment in the program.
  • Observe and supervise children in activities and ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify parents.
  • Conduct parent conferences.
  • Keep routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom and/or the home.
  • Collaborate with parents in providing an individualized educational program for their children.
  • Provide parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • May assist with the process of planning and implementing the health programs in areas such as physical examination, vision, hearing, dental screening, and growth/nutritional assessment; complete vision, hearing, growth, and nutrition assessments as needed; provide all necessary follow-up in these or other health needs.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally sensitive interactions and communications.
  • Maintain high quality classroom environments that meet or exceed the national average.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed.

 

Education:

 

Bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or related field including  twelve (12) post-secondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development, plus three (3) units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting completed at an accredited or approved college or university;
 
AND hold, or qualify for, a Master Teacher Child Development Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the State of California.

 

 

 

Experience:

 

Six months of full-time work experience or one year of part-time experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.

Copy of college transcript is required and must be attached. A State of California Child Development Permit at Master Teacher level or higher (or proof of application) is also required. Applications submitted without the required documents will be considered incomplete.  Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your on-line application.

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-07-12 View
Early Head Start Instructor City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill Early Head Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. 


Under direction in the Human Services Department, Early Head Start Instructors instruct children enrolled in Early Head Start Programs; instruct parents on early childhood development concepts; assist in developmental assessments; organize and set up education and play materials for classroom and/or make home visits; and perform related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be use to fill other permanent and part-time vacancies as they may occur in this classification.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Instruct children in basic infant/toddler education concepts.
  • Organize and set up developmentally appropriate education and play materials for the classroom and/or the home.
  • Conduct fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center classroom or in the home.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, ongoing child observations, developmental assessments and devise Individual Development Plans (IDP) on all children enrolled in program; assist in developing Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) for special needs children.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Make initial and final home visits; make additional/on-going home visits as needed.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Conduct outreach and recruit children and families for enrollment in the program.
  • Observe and supervise children in activities and ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify parents.
  • Conduct parent conferences.
  • Keep routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom and/or the home.
  • Conduct weekly home visits for 1.5 hours per session.
  • Collaborate with parents in providing an individualized educational program for their children in the home.
  • Provide parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • May assist with the process of planning and implementing the health programs in areas such as physical examination, vision, hearing, dental screening, and growth/nutritional assessment; complete vision, hearing, growth, and nutrition assessments as needed; provide all necessary follow-up in these or other health needs.
  • Implement and plan socializations twice a month for three-hour sessions.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally sensitive interactions and communications.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed. 

 

Education:
An Associate, Bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CD) or related field including three (3) units supervised field experience in early childhood education/child development (ECE/CD) completed at an accredited or approved college or university, six (6) units of which must be in infant/toddler coursework.

                                                                         OR
 
Twenty-four (24) units in ECE/CD including core courses plus sixteen (16) General Education (GE) units completed at an accredited or approved college or university, six (6) units of which must be in infant/toddler coursework.
 
AND hold, or qualify for, a Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the State of California.

Experience:
Six months of full-time work experience or one year of part-time experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.
 

Copy of college transcript is required and must be attached. A State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or proof of application) is also required. Applications submitted without the required documents will be considered incomplete.  Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your on-line application.

 

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