Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Executive Director Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

CAC is seeking a dynamic, visionary and culturally engaged individual to serve as Executive Director. As the primary leader, strategist, and external champion, the Executive Director will be responsible for the Agency’s organizational success and the fulfillment of its vision and potential. The Executive Director drives collaboration across agency programs, ensures that key performance indicators are identified in each program area, fiscally sound financial decisions are made and executed, strategy is translated into action and results, and that the organization’s reputation and visibility is maintained among key stakeholders in the public, private and philanthropic sectors throughout Santa Barbara County.

The candidate we seek is an enthusiastic and successful leader with proven management skills and expertise in the non-profit sector. The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
    • At least ten (10) years management/executive leadership work experience with increasing responsibility in a non-profit or community based organization of extensive scope and complexity
    • Five years proven experience in executive management, to include budgeting, resource development  and strategic planning
    • Experience working with culturally diverse communities, clients and organizations
    • Sophisticated interpersonal communication skills to nurture and maintain key relationships with a variety of community stakeholders
    • Effective written and oral communication capability
    • Experience in a leadership role proven by the effective management of an team that is highly productive and demonstrates collaborative internal relationships
    • A passion to make a difference for vulnerable populations throughout Santa Barbara County!

Please provide a cover letter with salary requirements.

Goleta, CA 93117 2017-05-25 View
Home Visitor El Nido Family Centers

The Home Visitor provides 10-12 families and children weekly home visits to assist families in identifying family resources and needs; encourages and promotes the family's achievements and self sufficiency; provides developmental, mental health, and nutritional screenings and assessments of children to determine the need for further evaluation, referrals or intervention; works with parent to develop weekly activity plans based on each child's assessment and identified family needs; and integrates all head start components during home visits.

Qualified candidates will have a BA in child development, human development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field; previous experience providing early childhood education, parent education or child focused counseling to at risk youth and families preferred; previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.  

Los Angeles, CA 90047 2017-05-22 View
Inclusion Floater Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)!

MNC is seeking a part-time Inclusion Floater Teacher, this position will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Work with children on developed goals both individually and in-group situations as needed.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
  • Responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of an individual goal oriented plan of action for children who have been identified as having a special need.
  • Write Behavior observation reports (BOR) as needed.
  • Document identified children’s progress through the writing of daily anecdotal notes.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies. Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.

Qualifications

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements:

  • State of California Child Development Assistant Teacher Level Permit
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s):  Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs.

If you are seeking an organization that values, promotes and develops leadership by delivering culturally sensitive, multi-generational, community based services that empower families to build strong, healthy, and vibrant neighborhoods with the vision of a strong, healthier and more vibrant community that respects and celebrates its many rich, cultural traditions, please apply.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Inclusion Floater Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org.

Please do not contact us by phone.   Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-05-22 View
Master Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)!

MNC is seeking a full-time Master Teacher who will primarily be responsible of providing day-to-day quality learning experiences for young children by applying methods that promote independence, curiosity, decision making, cooperation, persistence, creativity, and problem solving in young children. Will be responsible in the selection and supervision of teaching staff and ensuring that Federal, State and Local Agency regulations, policies and procedures are enforced.

Primary Duties
Interacting with Children
•Instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
•Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
•Role-model and ensure center team support for the provision of specialized services for children with identified special needs in the classroom.
•Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
•Carries out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
•Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children
•Observe children in all developmental domains and document observations according to policy and procedures within the identified timelines.
•Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.
•Demonstrates awareness of entire group, including number ratio while working with primary care children.

Curriculum Preparation
•Organize indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
•Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
•Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
•Monitor the frequency, quality and content of screenings, observations, assessments and ILP’s conducted by center teaching staff in accordance with Program Performance Standards and Delegate Agency Agreement.
•Three times annually, after each developmental assessment (DRDP-2015), develop and implement a Desired Results Summary of Findings with the participation and input of center teaching staff bases on analysis of the DRDP-2015 child outcomes for each classroom.
•Develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
•Prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents
•Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
•Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
•Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.
•Encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of the Head Start Program (e.g. classroom center committees, PPC, Policy Council and other district and/or city wide committees), in accordance with Program Performance Standards.
•Obtain all required classroom parental signatures such as on all incident reports and field trip permission slips.

Supervision
•Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
•Supervise and evaluate center teaching staff assigned to the same classroom and Lead Teachers, if applicable, in all areas of their performance and relating to employment requirements in accordance with MNC’s personnel policies and procedures.
•Approval of timesheets, compensatory time, sick leave, vacation and any other leave (paid or unpaid), in accordance with MNC’s personnel policies and procedures.
•Maintain accurate records of employee absences, work hours, immunizations, physical exams, fingerprints, professional development and other documentation required by Federal and State regulations or MNC’s personnel policies and procedures.
•Initiate, participate and make recommendations as to personnel recruitment, selection, transfers, promotions, disciplinary or dismissal measures in accordance with MNC’s personnel policies and procedures.
•Train, supervise and monitor teaching staff throughout the year in writing and implementing appropriate weekly classroom lesson plans.
•Organize and monitor a system of specific tasks to ensure that all members of the teaching staff perform an equal share of the work.

Administration
•May assume coverage in the absence of any of the teaching staff members and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
•Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
•Prepare and submit complete and accurate reports as required by program needs and direct manager.
•Engage substitutes or volunteers during the school year to ensure that there are sufficient adults in the classroom.
•Work with other teaching staff and parents to ensure that required dental exams, physical exams and screenings are completed for each child in accordance with Program Performance Standards and Plan of Action.
•Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
•Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
•Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
•Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
•Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
•Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.
•Participate in staff/parent conferences and IEP’s (Individualized Educational Plan) and meetings of other teaching staff in the center. Determination of need is based on the quantity and complexity of the needs of the individual child or requested by District Director.
•Organize center parent committee and electing officers and representatives to PPC in accordance with Program Performance Standards and PPC bylaws.

Classroom Maintenance
•Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
•Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies. Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed. Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.
•Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
•Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
•Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
•Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered, if assistant or floater teacher not available.
•Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
•Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.

Qualifications
Education: AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; must be enrolled in college education working towards an BA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience: Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition. In addition, must have 3 + year(s) experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 12 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 3 Units in Adult Supervision and 6 Units in Administrative Units. Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements:
• State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Level Permit
• Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
• Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
• Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (must be kept current)
• Clearance Child Abuse Index
• Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
• Must be register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
• Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s): Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs.

Benefits
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Vacation and Sick Time
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Retirement Program 403 (b)
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• Commuter Benefits an easy access to Public Transportation
• Amazing SF location –the Mission and Excelsior Districts’ melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.
• Close knit, caring team
• And more!

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Master Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org
Please do not contact us by phone.

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-05-22 View
Professional Development Manager California Head Start Association

Position:                        Professional Development Manager
Classification:                 Full-time; Exempt

Reports to:                     Executive Director
Salary Range:                 $52,000 – $66,000 DOE
Supervises:                         Office & Events Coordinator
Location:                        Sacramento, CA

California Head Start Association is seeking a creative and business savvy professional to serve as the Professional Development Manager (PDM), leading all aspects CHSA’s conferences and learning programs.

Benefits include employer paid medical/dental/vision for employees, a monthly stipend for transportation / parking, a Simple IRA matching contribution after one year, and a cell phone allowance.

About Us CHSA is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation supporting California’s Head Start programs who serve children in poverty and their families. CHSA offices are in downtown Sacramento, just a short walk from the state capitol, downtown restaurants and the new Golden One Center.

To apply
Prepare a resume and a one-page cover letter as two separate PDF files and email them to: hr@caheadstart.org by close of business on Sunday, June 4. Printed materials will not be accepted. CHSA does not pay relocation expenses or travel costs for applicants. You will be contacted only if you are selected for interview. CHSA regrets that it cannot respond to all applicants.

Please note the timeline:
1st interviews:               June 13-14
2nd interviews:               June 27-28
Preferred start date:       July 16

 

The full job description is below.

 

Professional Development Manager Job Description

 

Summary

The Professional Development Manager (PDM) is responsible for leading and expanding CHSA’s member learning programs, and directs all aspects of logistical planning for CHSA learning events.

Note: The PDM is required to travel for up to approximately five weeks annually for event planning and implementation. All travel expenses are covered by CHSA. The dates and locations change annually, and are presented here for illustrative purposes only. CHSA secures conference dates and locations more than a year in advance.

  • Parent Engagement & Annual Education Conference: Usually in January / February
  • Health Institute: Usually in April
  • Policy and Leadership Summit: Usually in July

 Core functions

1. Site Selection and Contract Negotiations

    • Creates RFP’s for annual search of event sites including hotels and convention centers.
    • Establishes contract for site selection consultant(s) (currently Avery Murphy LLC)
    • Conducts site visits to narrow possible site selection.
    • Negotiates contract terms and pricing.
    • Makes final recommendation on site selection to the Executive Director.
    • Coordinates MOU with input from Executive Director regarding co-branded revenue share events with outside associations and companies (Example: NHSA, RIXHSA, Wipfli)

2. Budgets

    • Develops budgets for events.
    • Controls costs within adopted budget.
    • Provides accurate and timely event evaluation, including fiscal reporting and ROI to the Executive Director in collaboration with the Accounts and Benefits Manager. 

3. Education/Content Recruitment

    • Leverages stakeholder’s expertise including event committees, CHSA Board, Executive Director, CA Training and Technical Association, and Office of Head Start’s National Centers to recruit qualified, high-level training for events including workshop presenters and keynote speakers.
    • Hires consultants and trainers when free educational content is not available.
    • Researches and hires keynote speakers for all events in consultation with the Executive Director. 

4. Volunteer Leadership and Management

Directs all volunteers for events including:

    • Working with host agency directors to recruit volunteers for committee work
    • Facilitates program committee volunteers to secure and organize training content for all events
    • Trains and supports sub-committee volunteers to support event functions
    • Manages sub-committee volunteers onsite at events 

5. Event Building

    • Works with Executive Director to set event pricing.
    • Creates content for event website including registration module.
    • Works with IT & Project Manager to build the website event content and registration process and functionality.

6. Marketing

    • Develops marketing strategies including event themes, look & messaging with input from Executive Director.
    • Create marketing timeline and deadlines for both digital and print advertising and work closely with IT & Project Manager and Office and Events Coordinator. 

7. Exhibitor and Vendor Recruitment

Produce, promote and manage exhibitors and community resource vendors, at events including:

    • floor plan development
    • assigning booth spaces
    • soliciting bids for and hiring drayage company
    • securing exhibitors and vendors and working with corporate partners in collaboration with Business Development Manager.

8. Event Management

Manages event logistics including but not limited to:

    • catering/F&B
    • drayage
    • audio visual
    • event venue/ vendor staff
    • event volunteers
    • room block management (incl. VIP’s & attrition)
    • social events
    • emergency planning and management
    • CHSA staff
    • exhibitors, etc.
    • Keynote presenter management

9. New Initiatives 

The Professional Development Manager will explore new opportunities to engage members in professional development, including online venues.

 Qualifications:     Education & Experience

    • BA degree or equivalent experience.
    • At least 5 years’ experience performing progressively responsible events coordination activities, preferably in a non-profit environment.
    • CMP and CMM encouraged, but not required.

Skills & Abilities

    • Strong facilitator with the ability to generate participation and enthusiasm from volunteers and constituents in conference calls and in -person meetings.
    • Ability to work well independently and with others in a team environment.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with changing deadlines.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to maintain effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook programs.
    • Must have a current driver’s license and be able to lift 40 lbs.
    • Ability and willingness to work some evening and weekend hours, including overnight travel.
Sacramento, CA 95814 2017-05-19 View
Mental Health Consultant Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

The Mental Health Consultant performs a full-range of social casework and related service activities, including development and implementation of policies and procedures, observations, referrals and support to teaching staff in the classroom.  The position is a contracted position with the opportunity to reapply after one year based on program funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in case management to ensure successful child and family outcomes
  • Provide or coordinate required mental health trainings for staff and parents
  • Aid in identifying mental health needs, and with parental consent provide mental health assessment, observation, intervention plan, progress follow-up and connection to ongoing services as needed
  • Conduct regular classroom observations to support Response-to-Intervention Second Step Social Emotional curriculum implementation and CLASS positive environment score
  • Comply with documentation, tracking and reporting requirements and timelines

Education/Certifications: Psychologist, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, educational psychologist, professional counselor, school counselor, school psychologist, school social worker, nurse practitioner, or child psychologist. School psychologist strongly preferred.

Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization.

  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).

  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, access to an automobile, and evidence of automobile insurance.

Santa Monica, CA 90405 2017-05-19 View
Nutrition Services Consultant Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

The Nutrition Services Consultant performs a full-range of nutrition and related service activities, including development and implementation of policies and procedures, observations, referrals and support to parents and teachers.  The position is a contracted position with the opportunity to reapply after one year based on program funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess new students for nutritional deficiencies including overweight, underweight, iron and lead status, and dental cavities within 90 days of enrollment.
  • Provide information to families about community resources and assist clients in accessing those resources; meet and counsel parents of high risk children.

  • Work closely with center staff in maintaining child nutrition standards, record keeping, identifying and accommodating special diets and nutritional needs.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors nutrition services for the children in the Head Start program.

  • Ensures compliance with all State/Federal regulations.

  • Participates in case studies and multi-disciplinary review teams for the purpose of providing guidance in order to meet the needs of children.

  • Responsible for maintaining the Child Plus data system.

  • Collaborates and educates parents on service deliveries.

  • Contact parents to share observations related to their child’s nutritional health, and seek out additional information as necessary.

  • Attend staff meetings and recommended training programs as assigned.

Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, health education, or a related field. Masters' Degree preferred. Experience working with at risk populations and/or experience working with children or families served by Head Start. Three years of professional experience as a Registered Dietician is desired.

Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization.

  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).

  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, access to an automobile, and evidence of automobile insurance.

Santa Monica, CA 90405 2017-05-19 View
Co-Teacher II MAAC

Under the direct supervision of the Center Director and the appointed guidance of the Lead Teacher, will assist in planning, supervising, and implementing the education program within the classroom in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Project Head Start.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Provides input and assistance into daily classroom activities and lesson plans
  • Assists in designing and implementing classroom activities to meet the needs of the individual child
  • Assists in implementing the approved curriculum and multi-cultural education
  • Assists with classroom arrangement and related physical requirements to provide a safe, healthy, interesting, and enjoyable learning environment
  • Develops and maintain an open, friendly, and informative relationship with parents and volunteers
  • Assists in the interpretation and explanation of Head Start policies, programs, and principles
  • Records individual children’s behavior and observations on appropriate record keeping forms
  • Provides experiences for growing and learning for the individual child in relationship to his/her cultural and socioeconomic background
  • Performs accurate numerical counts, such as attendance and meal counts
  • Assists in maintaining classroom cleanliness; assists in set-up and maintenance of the classroom lunch area; assists in laundry and other maintenance; supervises children on bus as needed
  • Assists in home visits at times convenient to the parent(s); assists in developing an Individual Family Plan for each child and family beginning at time of enrollment (phase-in) and updating it at least three times in the school year
  • Attends mandated training programs, conferences, meetings
  • Ensures personalized special services are provided to special needs children (i.e., feeding, assistance with toileting, including diapering, catheterization, training, urine bags, physically carrying the child – specialized training and equipment will be provided as needed)
  • Assists in the development of individual education plans and teaching
  • Provides an environment that facilitates growth and positive self-image for children
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Twelve (12) units (including core units) from an accredited college/university in Early Childhood Education OR Child Development
  • California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or California Child Development Associate (CDA) credential 
  • One (1) year Head Start experience with children in a classroom setting OR One (1) year preschool experience with children in a classroom setting
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred 
  • Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Cards must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC).   In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed.  The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines. 

FT/Regular/38 & 42 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable.

Multiple locations in the San Diego North County area.

Please see our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit for consideration.

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

Multiple locations in the San Diego North County area, CA 92069 2017-05-18 View
Lead Teacher I Early Head Start MAAC

Under direct supervision, will provide care for infants and toddlers in the assigned group(s) and will plan, supervise and implement the education program within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Early Head Start. Early Head Start is a federally funded program for eligible and special needs children 0 – 3 years and pregnant women.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED  
  • Twelve (12) units in ECE (Core units required) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field, and six (6) units in infant/toddler coursework  
  •  One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting  
  • A State of California Child Development Associate Teacher level permit OR a Child Development (CDA) credential  
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing preferred  
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines. 

FT/Reg/52 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable. Multiple locations available in San Diego North County area.

 Please go to our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit or higher for consideration.

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

Multiple locations in the San Diego North County, CA 92069 2017-05-18 View
Co-Teacher II Early Head Start MAAC

Under direct supervision, you will provide care for infants and toddlers in the assigned group(s) and assist in planning, supervising and implementing the education program within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Project Early Head Start.   Early Head Start is a federally funded program for eligible and special needs children 0 – 3 years and pregnant women.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High School Diploma or GED  
  • Twelve (12) units in ECE (Core units required) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field, and six (6) units in infant/toddler coursework.  (May have three (3) units Infant/Toddler coursework but must complete, three (3) more units Infant/Toddler coursework by 12/31/15.)  
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting  
  • A State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit OR a Child Development (CDA) credential  
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing preferred  
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

 FT/Reg/52 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable. Multiple locations in the San Diego North County area.

Please go to our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit, or higher for consideration.

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

Multiple locations in the San Diego North County, CA 92069 2017-05-18 View
Facility Technician MAAC

Under direct supervision, perform semi-skilled to skilled work, regular and daily maintenance activities, emergency repairs, and special projects and services for the MAAC centers. This includes indoor and outdoor facilities upkeep at the administration offices and all sites as assigned.

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a full-time general facility maintenance position within the last four years, including but not limited to such tasks as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscaping
  • Twenty-four (24) units of trade/vocational preferred
  • Food Handlers Card must be obtained within two (2) months of hire and maintained throughout employment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing desirable 

 

Please go to our website for full job details and to apply online: 

https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

 

FT/52 Wks/Benefits pkg/SEIU Local 221 Union position. Membership/dues are applicable.

San Marcos, CA 92069 2017-05-18 View
Become a *Head Start Teacher* for Marin Head Start Marin Head Start

                     

    Marin Head Start Program

 

Job Title:                    Head Start Teacher     

Reports to:                  Supervisor

Job Status:                  40 Hrs – per week / Salaried / Full Benefits/10 month

Job Summary:              Under the supervision of the supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for supporting the

                                       overall functioning of the preschool classroom and ensuring that daily program is

                                       meeting the Head Start Performance Standards and Licensing Regulations. 

 

Primary Responsibilities

Child Health and Development

  • Create a warm, accepting and developmentally appropriate environment, which encourages the cognitive      physical, emotional and social development of preschool child and family.
  • Provides an environment that meets all the requirements of Community Care Licensing.
  • Demonstrate the competencies to review data, plan and implement a program that promotes the physical and social emotional development of children by planning and implementing      developmentally appropriate curriculum that supports positive growth of      the whole child. This is includes school readiness skills and home school      connections.
  • Create a weekly written curriculum utilizing computer based program developed to support ongoing assessment, observation and lesson planning.
  • Provide positive guidance to children.
  • Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness. Develop and implement daily cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
  • Reinforce the role of the parent as primary  caregiver and educator of their child.
  • Ensure that screening takes place on each  child for possible developmental delays and that appropriate referrals are  made to Disabilities Specialist for children who are suspect for special  needs.
  • Implement a system of observing children, recording observations and developing individualized curriculum for the children based on program guidelines.
  • Build community connections with public school that allow for appropriate transitions of Head Start children and families.
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

Family Development

  • To establish positive and productive relationships with parents including communicating with parents and other staff in a respectful and effective manner.
  • Support parents as they gain knowledge of basic child development concepts and work with parents to develop home interactions and activities based on each child’s assessment and identified needs.
  • Insure that information is shared with parents on  a regular basis regarding the growth and development of their child including scheduled parent conferences and home visits.
  • Participate with other staff in case management conferences for children and families on a regular basis.
  • Participate in parent club planning to provide meaningful experiences for parents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision and Teambuilding

  • Support all center staff and directly supervise the Associate Teacher and Site Assistant.
  • Use of reflective supervision and other techniques that support positive growth through clear communication, honest and frequent feedback.
  • Complete performance reviews for assigned staff.
  • Assist in supporting and developing ongoing  professional development plan.
  • Assist in new employee orientation.
  • Depending on the site may serve as the designated site director for Community Care Licensing purposes.
  • Schedule/arrange for staffing to cover absences.
  • Insure that necessary paperwork is completed in a timely manner.
  • Support and facilitate team building through  activities, clear communication, and shared problem solving and  decision-making.
  • Participate in case conference meetings on a regular basis to consider family needs.
  • Integrate results of screenings/assessments and family partnership plans into planning for center routine, parent conference, parent meeting and other program activities.
  • Organize and maintain system for facility management including ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to program guidelines.
  • Read, understand and implement program policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Meetings

  • Regular one on one meetings with supervisor
  • Site meetings as scheduled
  • Classroom team meetings monthly
  • Case conference meetings with assigned advocate
  • One on one meetings with Associate Teacher(s) and      Site Assistant
  • Regularly scheduled parent meetings
  • Staff meetings and trainings.
  • Additional meetings as requested.

Qualifications

Education /Experience:

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, Sociology or an AA or BA in a related field and eligible for a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit.

Or

  • BA in any field and a member of Teach for America.
  • Three (3) units of Administration may be required depending on site.
  • At least one year experience working with groups of children under age five.
    • Experience in supervising adults.
    • Basic computer skills including ability to enter data into TS GOLD computer based system.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with parents.
    • Strong verbal/ written communication.
    • Experience working with low-income families desirable.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.
    • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards desirable
  • Must have Pediatric First Aid and Infant/Child CPR or be willing to obtain within first two weeks of      employment.
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Clearance with current Child Abuse Index Check on file with Community Care Licensing  or provide fingerprints and a Child Abuse Index Check resulting in a      Criminal Record Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to beginning employment.
  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire date.
  • Provide the proof of completing the measles and pertussis vaccine

 

Physical Requirements

  • Physical agility to lift and carry objects up to 25 pounds and children up to 40 pound for safety reasons.
  • Physical agility  to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, twist, kneel, and turn.
  • Fine Motor physical ability including simple and power grasp, pull, twist, and grip.

 

 

 

Marin County, CA, CA 94901 2017-05-18 View
EHS Teaching Opportunity offering a 3 unit Infant/Toddler class Marin Head Start

Get a Head Start in your career as an

Early Head Start teacher

Join the Marin Head Start program for an opportunity to establish meaningful connections with infants and toddlers while simultaneously learning about Infant/ Toddler group care in a 3 unit online PITC course offered by WestEd!

Key Area Responsibilities of an EHS teacher…

  1.  Perform primary care giving responsibilities
  2. Ensure health and safety                                                                            
  3. Implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum
  4. Individualize approach
  5. Provide positive guidance                                                                           
  6. Provide an accepting environment
  7. Build a partnership with parents
  8. Contribute and collaborate amongst a team 

Who we are looking for…

  • Early head Start Teachers have either a CA Teacher Permit or an AA/ BA degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field. Teachers must have obtained or be in process of earning the core 12 units in ECE willing to take additional units in infant/toddler care.
  • Strong verbal/ written communication skills.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish ability is desirable.
  • Proficient computer skills.

 

What  we offer..

v  A quality work environment

v  Ongoing professional development and networking.

v  Join a cohort of other EHS teachers in an online 3 unit Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) course titled “Infant/Toddler group care” offered through WestEd. Marin Head Start will cover all costs for registration, materials, coaching and academic credits earned.

v  Competitive wages and benefits!

Marin County, CA 94949 2017-05-18 View
Human Resources Officer II Foundation For Early Childhood Education, Inc.

Position Summary:

A senior management position in a Head Start/State Preschool delegate agency that ensures consistent application of agency benefits to all employees though the application of uniform personnel/human resource policies and procedures, acts as a resource person for personnel actions. Oversees human resources projects and programs related to employment, classification, compensation, benefits, performance appraisal, personnel research, employee relations, labor relations, EEO compliance and personnel policies and procedures. Coaches and counsels department managers regarding personnel policies. Negotiates, develops, and/or interprets labor contracts, human resources policies and procedures and Personnel Employee Handbook. Negotiates benefits plans and rate increases with brokers and insurance providers. Coordinates staff and management training based on employee development needs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Recommends and implements (with approval by Board; Policy Committee, and top management) uniform personnel/human resource policies and procedures, and monthly monitoring to ensure compliance with funding sources.
  • Recommends procedures for and conducts job analysis with assistance of appropriate management staff.
  • Establishes, reviews, and updates job description and job specifications with assistance of appropriate management staff.
  • Evaluates personnel/human resource policies and procedures to assess their impact on the organization and its employees; engages in planning/implementation/evaluation activities to resolve non compliance with funding sources.
  • Monitors the performance appraisal system within the organization.
  • Recruits qualified personnel through position posting in a variety of organizations.
  • Prepares and distributes notices of available positions within the organization.
  • Oversees screening and selection processes, checks references, assembles the panels, sets up interviews, prepares interview questions, administers tests; notifies applicants of out-come.
  • Oversees orientation procedures-that individuals are given information on organization policies and procedures and on the substantive content of their jobs.
  • Monitors the movement of current employees within and out of the organization; administers the system for transfer, demotion, layoff, discharge, retirement.
  • Acts as liaison for community agencies needing placements for employees.
  • Develops and monitors effective implementation of salary administration plan in conjunction with Fiscal Officer.
  • Recommends and plans with the Board the organization’s total benefit package-worker’s compensation, vacation, holidays and health benefits, pension and other fringe benefits.
  • Monitors Pension plan and works with Fiscal Officer with respect to processing, distribution requests, etc.
  • Participates in Union Negotiations.
  • Assists in resolving differences between management and union.
  • Works with management and union representatives concerning grievances and procedures.
  • Prepares, maintains, updates and monitor all personnel files to ensure all required documentation is current and files are compliant with funding source. Tracks permits and licenses as required for positions.
  • Gathers all information and develops a timeline and information pertinent to an employee complaint or employment law.
  • Maintains health insurance information and forms and enrolls new employees.
  • Attends all meetings at Agency and Grantee that impact on the personnel/human resource function.
  • Prepares a monthly report on the personnel/human resource function; reviews report with the Director to make action plans.
  • Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Attends trainings and meetings, as scheduled and/or assigned; ensures Workplace safety and compliance.
  • Perform special projects and/or other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Personnel Management, Business Administration or Human Resources or related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education Association.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in personnel/human resources administration including labor relations and negotiation, three years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated skills and abilities for implementing, coordinating and oversight of human resources activities related to staffing retention and recruitment, fringe benefits, workplace safety compliance, employee leave administration, professional development and training.
  • Concepts and applications of benefits management, payroll, human resources information systems, employee relations, labor relations, and employee communications.
  • Familiarity with federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations and mandates set forth in the Head Start Act and Head Start Performance Standards related to Human Resources.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Licenses/Permits/Certifications:

  • None

Supervision:

  • Supervised by the Director for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.
  • Supervises the agency Human Resources Assistant.

Relationships:

  • Board of Directors and Policy Committee
  • Administrative and Program Staff
  • Government Agencies and Community Organizations
  • Funding Entities include CDE/State Preschool/CACFP and LACOE Head Start
  • Contractors, Consultants
  • Public/Parents

Requirements Include:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • Clear criminal record with the Department of Justice following a fingerprint screening;
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/ charges/ convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies;
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description;
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families; Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR) immunizations.
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

El Monte, CA 91731 2017-05-18 View
Child Development Coordinator Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Reports to the Director of Migrant & Seasonal Head Start Program. Member  of an inter-disciplinary team that assumes management  responsibility for providing quality Migrant & Seasonal Head Start services  to  parents  and their children aged 2 months - 5 years. Oversees delivery of comprehensive Health & Disabilities services to children during peak agricultural season. Coordinates planning, organization, implementation, assessment, and documentation of all health  and disabilities-related  services  with  all  other areas of program activities. Uses case management approach for child/family services.  Immediate  supervisor to group  of  seasonal  child health/family  support  staff; coordinates management of child staff along  with  Family  &   Community   Services   Coordinator. 

Develops and implements training/technical assistance for staff, Family  Child  Care  Home  Providers  and  parents on health and disabilities-related topics.  Currently, the program operates five centers  at district school sites and contracts  with more than 70  licensed  Family  Child  Care  Home  Providers  (typically  May-October).  All child development sites are open 12 hours per day, Monday- Friday. Services may vary according to changes in local needs and resources.

 

Ensures timely provision of all child health and dental screenings,  examinations, immunizations and follow up  services  for  over  730  infants, toddlers and preschoolers.  Works to ensure a system in which families have access to low-cost or free health care services  and children’s dentistry. Coordinates recruitment and referrals for children with suspected or diagnosed disabilities and coordinates implementation  of Individual  Education Plans and Individual Family Service Plans.  Works with District’s Special Education  Department,  Regional Center, California Children’s Services, and other  organizations  or  professionals  to  provide  documented  services for children with suspected and diagnosed  disabilities. Takes lead on coordinating and monitoring children’s special health care plans at Program sites; arranges for specialized training of caregivers and parents.  Oversees system for  administration of  children’s  medication  and  fluoride.  Oversees  system  for     maintaining appropriate health, hygiene and safety practices at sites, including children’s illness exclusion policy.  Coordinates preventive  and  intervention  services  related to communicable diseases.  Takes  lead on coordinating  children’s  mental health referrals and oversees maternal health referrals. Works closely with Nutrition Coordinator on overlap areas for child/maternal services.  Assists with health and disabilities-related transition processes for children entering program, moving between program locations,   attending other programs, and/or kindergarten entry. Assists with hiring and carries out performance appraisals for assigned group of child/family  support staff.  Organizes  staff work-schedules and activities such that timely and prioritized services are provided to children and families. Extensive computerized and manual data management activities, including production of reports. Organizes and  leads  Health Advisory Committee.  Oversees and carries out  staff   and   parent   trainings   and   provides   similar  opportunities for  Family  Child  Care  Providers.  Arranges for  certification of designated   staff    in    health/safety    services    (e.g. audiometry,  tympanometry, vision screening, pediatric First Aid/CPR). Assists with  purchasing  supplies and  specialized  equipment, as well as resource  materials.  Implements  an effective internal monitoring system through routine site visits, review of records, production of written  reports  and  verbal  feedback.  Adheres  to  and ensures compliance  with  Department  of  Social  Services  licensing    regulations and Head Start Performance Standards.  Assists and backs up Family & Community Services Coordinator in areas of expertise.

 

 

 

Watsonville, CA 95076 2017-05-17 View
Comprehensive Services Assistant Manager-Project-Temp EHSD/Community Services Bureau

Community Services Bureau of Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department is hiring two (2) Comprehensive Services Assistant Managers – Project.

Under supervision, assist in coordinating Community Services Bureau Program Services including the delivery of publicly funded Head Start, Early Head Start, Child Development, Community Services Block Grant, Community Action Agency, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Department of Energy and/or Stage 2 programs. Delivery of program services may include a broad range of programs, as well as focus on a particular program content area as required by funding sources. Incumbents will provide program assistance and guidance to clients, County staff, community partners and delegate agencies as specified; perform program monitoring, tracking, reporting, provides training, direction and supervision to comprehensive services staff and clerical staff, and other related work as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.

Education: Completion of at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, which must have included at least 9 semester or 12 quarter units in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Psychology and/or social science disciplines.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in a social service program or a community-based organization or a Child Development program with responsibilities for the coordination of health, mental health, disability, nutrition, education, parent involvement, and social service activities for enrolled families.

NOTE: As required by law, appointees to this class must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances and complete a current physical examination.

Contra Costa County, CA 94520 2017-05-16 View
Preschool Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

Position Type: Full Time, Non Exempt. 

Report to: Site Manager

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development 
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations. 
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

  • Participate in case conference meetings with the Assistant Teacher and Family and Community Advocates to facilitate information sharing, goal setting, and action plans for each child.
  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in CCDC Consultation Meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor. 
  • Perform other duties assigned. 

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field with a California Child Development Site Supervisor Permit, plus 
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children as a teacher in a preschool classroom setting.
  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children. 

 

Other Requirements: 

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children. 
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures.  
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families. 

 

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include 100% covered health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance plans; employer-contribution retirement plan, up to 15-20 days of vacation time, 12 days of sick leave time and additional 1 paid personal day off annually.

 

Application process:

Please email your cover letter and resume to fatima.sequeira@kaiming.org for consideration. Please no phone calls or walk-ins. 

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2017-05-10 View
Site Manager Kai Ming Head Start

The Site Manager, as the leader in the center, is responsible for implementing program policies and procedures, providing a high quality program, and for the overall operation of the entire center. The Site Manager requires the knowledge and expertise of an individual formally trained in early childhood development/education and curriculum with strong leadership, supervisory and management skills. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment by actively promoting community and comfort with difference. The Site Manager provides professional support to staff and coordinates all center functions to ensure that high quality services for children and their families are achieved. The center will be licensed under the Site Manager who is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and supervision of all children, center staff and volunteers while ensuring that all regulations and requirements for licensing are met and maintained. The Site Manager will have an understanding of the Head Start Performance Standards as well as the Head Start Act and see that the center is meeting these standards. Additionally, when applicable, he or she will see that all state preschool requirements are met. The Site Manager coordinates all of the activities of the center. She/He will also maintain a strong working relationship with the agency’s management team, center teaching team and families. The Site Manager is also responsible for performing the responsibilities of a Lead Teacher in the classroom

 

Duties:

I.          Supervision of Center

  • Ensure the Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act are achieved including program assessment and monitoring of services.
  • Ensure local, state and federal guidelines are met.
  • Ensure curriculum is inclusive and of high quality.
  • Schedule and conduct Center Meetings, Case Conferences, and consultation meetings which include:
    • Written agenda
    • Meeting minutes
    • Input from Center staff
  • Responsible for the completion of inventory at the center and ordering supplies and materials.
  • Establish a filing system easily accessible to staff.
  • Assign staff duties evenly and fairly and post them on staff bulletin board.
  • Establish a monthly calendar for the center.
  • Verify time sheets, petty cash forms and consultant tracking forms.
  • Coordinate field trips and special center events.
  • Responsible for covering/coordinating and assigning staff to cover duties due to staff absences.
  • Responsible for requesting repairs (in written format) to be made in the center.
  • Ensure that all required paperwork and/or reports are submitted in timely manner.
  • Other duties for smooth daily operations of the center.

 II.         Lead of the Classroom Teaching Team

             Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

III. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Head Start Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

IV. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

V. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 VI. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

 

San Francisco , CA 94133 2017-05-10 View
Lead Teacher I MAAC

Under direct supervision, will be responsible for planning, supervising, and implementing the education program in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Head Start, and state and federal regulations as assigned. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Develop and implement lesson plans to involve the approved Creative Curriculum to encompass current program goals
  • Utilize classroom materials and routines as resources to provide an environment conductive to learning and appropriate to the development levels, interests, and special talents of the child
  • Develop and maintain a safe and healthy classroom environment
  • Implement rules and practices that provide and foster discipline in the child
  • Provide age appropriate activities to promote social, physical, cognitive, creative, and self concepts of the child
  • Provide a continuing interactive process between families and providers that lead to strengthen family identified goals
  • Develop and implement methods to utilize classroom volunteers, classroom aides, and parent volunteers
  • Maintain and update written records and reports in a timely manner
  • Maintain an open friendly relationship with staff, volunteers and parents
  • Conduct required Home Visits with primary caregiver
  • Recognize individual child differences in growth, development, and needs and develop individualized plans
  • Work with Head Start families on their identified needs, informing them of community resources, providing information and referrals, assisting in the scheduling of appointments and follow-up services
  • Integrate other Head Start components into the curriculum                              
  • Provide client transportation as needed
  • Work on the “Individual Family Plan” with each family beginning at “Phase- In” and updating at least three times during school year
  • Lift, carry, restrain children weighing 30-50 pounds as needed
  • Ensure personalized special services are provided to special needs children (i.e., feeding, assistance with toileting, including diapering, cauterization, urine bags, physically carrying the child-specialized equipment training will be provided as needed)
  • Mainstream special needs children into the classroom environment
  • Meet with parent(s) of special needs children to discuss educational objectives and special needs services
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education; OR a degree in a related field which includes twenty-four or more semester units in early childhood education and/or child development
  • State of California Child Development Associate Teacher level permit OR higher
  • Completion of supervised student teaching OR one year’s experience teaching preschool age children
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

 FT/Regular/38 & 42 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable.

Multiple locations in the San Diego North County area.

Please see our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit, or higher for consideration.

 https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

Multiple locations in San Diego North County area, CA 92069 2017-05-08 View
School Readiness Supervisor Child Care Resource Center

School Readiness Supervisor

 

Want to work for a non-profit agency which believesin team work, having fun and achieving success? If so, CCRC could be the right place for you!

 

We are looking for a School Readiness Supervisor with a proven track record of Head Start Education and Family Engagement experience. You could play a key role in guaranteeing that success continues by using your skills to support head start teachers, family advocates, parents and children.

 

General Summary: Under the direction of the Head Start School Readiness Manager, will be responsible for the implementation and oversight of Child Development and Family Engagement services, while maintaining confidentiality of children, families and providers involved in the program.

 

Successful candidates will need the following:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree with major in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Family Consumer Sciences, Psychology, Sociology or related field required.
  • 6 units of adult supervision and administration in Child Development/Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Three years of direct supervisor experience required. Head Start experience, preferred.
  • Obtain and maintain CLASS™ reliable certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Be certified or trained in Creative Curriculum
  • Complete the Family Development Credential course and complete certification to be a trainer within 24 months of hire date.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) capabilities preferred.
  • Automobile, California Drivers License, auto liability insurance and clean DMV record.
  • Must have required fingerprint, Child Abuse Index, T.B. and Health clearances.

 

 

You will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Supervise, guide and evaluate Center Directors according to their job performance. Provide staff performance evaluations and create professional development goals. Provide leadership, by example, establishing and maintaining quality work standards; provide training and technical assistance to Head Start 0-5 staff and parents 
  • Monitor through record keeping,   classroom observations, responsible for oversight of [School Readiness and Child Development services ] to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, amendments and state regulations and laws. Conduct CLASS observations and provide Creative Curriculum training when needed. Maintain adequate record keeping and ensure timely and accurate reporting of program to federal and state authorities.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to Title 22 regulations.  Assist Center Directors in accurate and timely documentation and reporting of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Analysts. 
  • Develop, evaluate, assess, and implement new and current policies and procedures for the areas of School Readiness.  Design and implement monitoring tools for all School Readiness policies and procedures.  Review all agency information and share pertinent information with direct supervisor and Head Start management that deals with work progress, concerns, barriers, and success that impact program services. Collaborate and establish effective communication with all Head Start 0-5 program areas (Nutrition, Health, Family Engagement Education, Disabilities/Mental Health and ERSEA) to ensure program services are being provided and implemented. Collaborate and establish effective working relationships with local school personnel, community agencies, and families
  • Develop and Implement strategic plans to incorporate School Readiness initiatives from the Office of Head Start into program services.
  • Continue professional development by attending trainings, workshops and meetings as available.

 

 

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2017-05-08 View
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