Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
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 2017-03-28 View
Executive Director, Early Care and Education (Req. 25541) University of California Los Angeles

Executive Director, Early Care and Education (Req. 25541)

 

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, campus Service Enterprises, the Executive Director administers the programs of Early Care and Education (ECE), consisting of three child care centers on and off campus, in addition to special projects, operating on an annual budget of $8 million and serving approximately 340 UCLA-affiliated children and families through center-based and resource services. The Executive Director also administers State and Federal grant programs that subsidize low-income student family tuition.

 

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu Reference position # 25541. AA/EEO

 

Direct URL Link: http://apptrkr.com/986071

 

 

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

 

Required:

• Hold and maintain the Child Development Program Director or equivalent permit from the California State Commission on Teacher Credentialing, or equivalent credentials/license in another state.

• Hold and maintain current certification in pediatric CPR and first aid.

• Knowledge and skill in the use of computers and other technology necessary within an administratively complex and technologically advanced business environment. Skill in using computer software, including but not limited to Word, Excel, email/calendar software, and internet.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, using grammatically correct English for business correspondence such as brief memoranda, internal operating procedures, performance evaluations, notices to parents, parent conference write-ups, staff and parent newsletters and reports required by regulatory and other agencies, and to facilitate interactions with Vice Chancellors, Assistant Vice Chancellors, Deans, Department Chairs and various levels of academic and administrative management.

• Possess thorough practical and theoretical knowledge of child and human development and a strong practical knowledge of best practices in early childhood education.

• Skill in planning curriculum for children ages two months through six years old, and the ability to understand, explain and implement the requirements of the California Early Learning System as described in the California Preschool and Infant Toddler Learning Foundations, California Preschool Curriculum Framework and Pre-K guidelines as they coordinate with UCLA Early Care and Education's science ?based curriculum described in the Staff handbook and in the Preschool Pathways to Science curriculum.

• Ability to understand, explain and implement required assessments such as the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale (ECERS), Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS), Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), the Ages and Stages Questionnaire, Title 5 and Title 22 regulations, NAEYC Accreditation, California Community Care Licensing, and the State of CA Child and Adult Food Program.

• Working knowledge of the methods of supportive team teaching and teacher training, and the ability to gather, present and interpret resources and content for staff meetings and teacher training.

• Knowledgeable about current and pending child care legislation in order to maintain regulatory compliance and to take advantage of opportunities for UCLA families to benefit from those laws that are, or may be, enacted.

• Maintain connections with others in the child care field, such as leaders of Early Care and Education professional associations, Early Care and Education College and University faculty, management staff of other Early Care and Education programs, and children's advocacy groups.

• Managerial skills to supervise the widely dispersed functions associated with the various campus child care programs.

• Strong business management skills to balance revenue and expense decisions and to understand and advise on the annual budget and other financial issues.

• Experience in managing capital projects (as a Principal) and ability to develop capital programs for child care facilities, directing architects, and other building professionals and suppliers, and administer capital and equipment budgets.

• Ability to establish and develop relationships with Chief Operating Officers of the corporate and business community, plus individual Child Care donors in order to develop significant fund-raising.

• Ability to organize and utilize community resources.

• Ability to organize and establish work priorities.

• Ability to envision and articulate goals for the ECE department and program.

• Ability to lead and gain cooperation from staff, parents and other UCLA departments.

• Ability to foster positive and constructive inter-personal relationships with others, including administrators, teachers, students, supervisors, parents, children, and other University departments.

• Ability to operate with political astuteness in a large and complicated university environment.

• Minimum three years of preschool teaching, three years of child care center management or equivalent experience.

 

Preferred:

• Master's degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field.

 

Benefits

UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 

http://apptrkr.com/986071

Los Angeles, CA 90024 2017-03-28 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 94945 2017-03-28 View
Education Coach & PD Specialist Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc

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

MNC is seeking full-time Education Coach & Professional Development Specialist, who will work closely with the Senior Program Manager and the Education Managers to train and work with staff at centers to ensure mock assessments for Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scales (ECERS), Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scales (ITERS) and Pre-K Classroom Assessment and Scoring System (CLASS) are conducted throughout the school year. This individual will work with teaching staff to develop and establish individual Professional Development Plans and will also mentor and present trainings on an on-going basis to support teaching staff to improve ECERS, ITERS and CLASS scores.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Primary Functions
• Assist, coach, train and support Head Start/Early Head Start teaching staff in understanding, implementing, and documenting the required curricula, e.g., Creative Curriculum, CSEFEL Strategies, CLASS, ECERS, and ITERS Tool to evaluate classrooms.
• Conduct mock assessments of CLASS, ECERS, and ITERS in all classrooms.
• Follow up with all teaching staff at each sites to go over results and write a corrective action plan, if needed.
• Plan any needed training, coaching, or any other follow up necessary as a result of the findings in the mock assessments.
• Provide an aggregate report of CLASS assessment scores, analyzing the capacity needs and making recommendations for agency wide needs and challenges.
• Maintain statistics on yearly ERS, CLASS internal and external scores.
• Work collaboratively with Mission Head Start/Early Head Start staff toward achieving or exceeding the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards, State and Federal regulations across the agency.
• Ensure each classroom's materials, displays and activities reflect the diversity of the program, city, state and country as well as support staff on how to include parents in the curriculum.
• Provide mentoring and coaching to support our bilingual sites, ensuring a bilingual model of teaching is implemented in every classroom.
• Work closely with Education Managers on Dual Language Learning resource development that aligns with individual center's Quality Improvement Plans.
• Work with the Disabilities/Mental Health Manager to understand the continuum and implementation of the Creative Curriculum, CSEFEL Strategies & CLASS tool to include children with special needs.
• Attend workshops, conferences and other assigned events to strengthen knowledge and skills as required by Head Start/Early Head Start, California Department of Education (CDE) and First Five San Francisco.
• Assist in planning and conducting of annual pre-service and in-service training sessions with the Senior Program Manager, Education Managers and other service area managers.
• Fill in at sites as Substitute Teacher, as needed.

Program & Staff Management
• In conjunction with Senior Program Manager and Education Program Managers: work with other service area managers to develop or revise the Annual Service Area Plans and complete according to timeline described by the Head Start Performance Standards.
• In collaboration with the Senior Program Manager and the management team collect and compile Summary of Findings for the annual CDE Annual Report, Head Start/Early Head Start Program Information Report and annual audit. 
• Attend community meetings as a representative of the agency and Mission Head Start/Early Head Start Child Development program, and keeps abreast of the latest developments affecting early childhood education and childcare.
• Schedule, establish and implement a professional development planning process that ensures achievement of specific education and career goals for each staff member and meets Head Start standards and requirements in the beginning of each school year and at the end of each school year.
• Analyze and plan the professional development needs at the individual and organizational level working in conjunction with the Human Resources Department.
• Work with Site Supervisors/Master Teachers to support their teaching staff in achieving professional development goals.
• Support and assist the teaching staff in the California Teaching Permit process to ensure that the staff member's permit is current and valid at all times.
• Participate in the annual self-assessment to ensure that each center is fully implementing the curriculums as required.
• Maintain CLASS -- Pre-K, Infant and Toddler reliability certification.
Program Development/Implementation 
• In collaboration with Senior Program Manager and Education Program Managers:
o Meet bi-monthly with Education management team to create and establish program objectives and strategies in achieving CLASS and ERS -- ECERS and ITERS assessment improvement.
o Supports a two language model, Spanish and English, in every classroom.
o In conjunction with the Education management team research and share the latest Dual Language Learning best practices with the teaching staff.
o Work closely with the Education Mentor Coach/DLL Specialist for ordering supplies and materials that align with the individual center's Quality Improvement Plans.

Parent Involvement 
• Ensure through monitoring, coaching, training, and follow-up that:
o Site Supervisors, Master Teachers Lead Teachers role model; teaching staff demonstrate, positive, professional, and accepting attitudes toward all parents and family members of children in their assigned center. 
o Teaching staff encourage parents to feel welcome in their child's center and that they encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of agency-operated child development programs.

Qualifications
Education: BA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field plus 24 units in ECE and 12 units of core Child Development courses.

Experience: 3+ years of program management or teaching experience; 2+ years of supervisory experience mentoring, coaching and training of staff; 3+ years community-based experience in a setting working with families and community organizations who have experienced poverty, crisis, trauma, and other adverse events.

Requirement: 
• State of California Child Development Teacher Level Permit
• Certified as CLASS reliable
• Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
• Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
• Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (must be kept current at all times based on company policies)
• 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): Fluent in English/Spanish

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-03-24 View
Floater Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc

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.
  • 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.

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. 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-03-24 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 2017-03-23 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 2017-03-23 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 2017-03-23 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 2017-03-23 View
HR System Management Specialist E Center

Under the general supervision of the Information and Technology Director; is responsible for hands-on day to day management of the agency’s confidential Human Resources Management System (HRMS), providing and overseeing the provision of technical and operational/support and guidance for the technology and systems deployed by agency to support the business delivery and accuracy of all personnel information and systems.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Information Systems or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in human resources systems management, preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

 

Yuba City, CA 95993 2017-03-23 View
Family Service Advocate MAAC

Under supervision, the Family Service Advocate (FSA) will develop and maintain relationships with families and ensure that they receive comprehensive services through their participation in the program. Comprehensive services include, but are not limited to, health and social services, disabilities, early childhood education and care services, and a range of parent development training opportunities at the site. Service to families is a collaborative effort among all center staff. The incumbent is also responsible for conducting community outreach efforts to identify and develop relationships with community-based organizations that provide other needed services to families. Incumbents will also be required to comply with all Head Start, MAAC and other programmatic requirements. Incumbents may be assigned to an alternative work site based on the needs of the program and will be monitored by and receive training and technical assistance from the Health, Social Service and other Managers.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

 

  • Associate of Arts Degree AND twelve (12) college semester units in Social and/or Health Education AND two (2) years of Head Start or related family support resource program experience that demonstrates working with adults in a social/health setting; experience working with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing required
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Outlook including email, word processing, spreadsheet, database (such as ChildPlus) and other standard business software
  • A Family Development Credential may be considered as a substitute for the degree and education requirements listed above.
  • Must have and maintain a valid California Driver’s License, daily use of a personal, insured vehicle, and have and maintain a motor vehicle driving record acceptable to MAAC’s insurance carrier.

Please go to our website for full job details and to apply online: https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

FT/Benefits pkg/46 Wks/SEIU Local 221 union position

 

Carlsbad, CA 92011 2017-03-23 View
Assistant Director Program Support MAAC

Under direction, the incumbent will serve as a member of the department’s senior leadership team and assist in the management of the Child Development Program (CDP) that includes Head Start, Early Head Start, State Preschool and other related assigned programs, in compliance with Local, State Regulations & Federal Performance Standards.   Specific duties include, but are not limited to, directing the daily operations of the Core Service Area teams, which includes, but is not limited to health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, early childhood education, and family and community engagement.  The incumbent ensures that all service area delivery is in compliance with federal, state and/or local regulations and all funding source requirements at all times.

 Plans, directs, and implements comprehensive education and family supportive services for MAAC’s Child Development Program and has oversight and supervisory responsibility for the direction of the core service area managers and their teams; coordinates direct ongoing Training and Technical Assistance and staff in-service trainings; develops program policies and procedures in collaboration with Core Service Area Managers and other management staff.

Provides oversight of the team responsible for onsite transdisciplinary care coordination services aimed at supporting staff in direct services delivery and for a focused data collection system to assess and identify practices that are most effective in promoting school readiness, children’s performance including strengths and challenges, whether programs are meeting the goals set for children and families and professional practices to improve outcomes. Ensures data collection systems work effectively to track outcomes, translate into meaningful policies and procedures and apply them to make positive program changes; utilize expertise to enable data to inform goal-setting and plan development.

 Acts as an external liaison with appropriate Local, County, State, and Federal agencies and organizations as directed and ensures that all Child Development Program staff develop and maintain cooperative relationships with funding sources, reviewers and stakeholders. 

Conducts program evaluations; participates with multi-disciplinary assessment teams to develop recommendations for center placement services and management of child referrals; makes referrals to community resources, supports groups and social service agencies as appropriate; addresses and resolves program compliance findings. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • BA/BS in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Public Heath, Public Administration or a related discipline; Masters’ Degree and/or certification/license as a LMFT, LCSW is highly desirable. 
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in child development, a behavioral health program, or program administration & management in a paid administrative and supervisory/management capacity, including a minimum of three (3) years of grant writing and/or grant management, AND a minimum of five (5) years of experience managing and supervising subordinate staff and coordinating and integrating services within a multidisciplinary team.
  • The ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish with the ability to relate to a wide socio-economic and diverse group.

Please go to our website for full job details and to apply online.  You will need to attach the requested documentation for consideration:

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2017-03-23 View
HR Director E Center

The Human Resource Director is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resource functions. Ensures all facets of personnel activities; formulates and administers official Human Resources policies and procedures for the organization; recommends changes to existing Human Resources rules and regulations identifies operational needs and viable solutions; provides department heads with expert guidance and technical assistance on applications of employment and labor laws. Ensures and trains management on best practices regarding labor relations.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Management or related field and four years’ related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the Human Resources field; four years of progressive supervisory experience

Preferred Education and Experience: Masters’ Degree or higher in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Management or related field; HR Professional Certification.

Yuba City, CA 95993 2017-03-23 View
Health Coordinator Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

 

Posted Date: March 22, 2017

 

Deadline Date: April 10, 2017

 

 

 

Position Title: Health Coordinator

 

Reports To: Assistant Director of Family/Community Engagement and Health Services

 

Department: Health

 

Employment Status: Exempt

 

Compensation Range: $3948 - $4251 monthly plus benefits

 

 

Work Location:             FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Manages and supervises the compliance of the Health and Nutrition Service areas of a Head Start/State preschool program in a delegate agency. Provide a comprehensive health and nutrition services program which includes a broad range of   medical, dental, mental health and nutrition services to preschool children, including disabled children. Promote early intervention, preventive health services, and assist in the development of the child’s physical, emotional, cognitive and social competence. Provide the child’s family with the necessary resources and skills to access an ongoing health care system in order to ensure continued comprehensive health and nutrition care services for the child after leaving the Head Start program.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

 

Education:     Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in any of the following areas: public health, nursing, Health education, health administration, or maternal and child health and/or Master in Public Health.

Experience:    Three years or more experience in health services (administering or providing direct services), one year or more in administrative and supervisory capacity, fluent bilingual Spanish.

Skills               Health and Nutrition services capacity, problem solving/analysis, project management, ethical conduct/confidentiality, time management, monitoring/recordkeeping compliance.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

 

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

 

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray.* Proof of required immunizations: influenza, pertussis and measles.

 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work. *

 

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of 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.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

**********APPLICATION PROCEDURES**********

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr, Ste 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org

 

Interested candidates must forward the following original documentation by Mail or In Person to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department:

 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte, CA 91731 2017-03-22 View
Health & Disability Coordinator California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

Under the general supervision of the Tribal Child Development Director, the Health and Disabilities Coordinator will provide support to the Head Start staff, children and families at all preschool sites in carrying out the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards related to health, disabilities, nutrition, food program and mental health.  This position is highly data entry and analysis driven.  The candidate must be highly detailed oriented and a self-starter in order to compile complex health and disability information into standardized software in order to produce monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for grant purposes.  The candidate must do extensive traveling to sites to provide training, monitoring, and support to families, staff, and facilities.  Within first 3 months, ideal candidate must acquire training on the California Adult and Child Food program from the Department of Education.

Essential Duties:

 

  1. Supports all center staff in carrying out the Health, Nutrition, Disabilities, and Mental Health components of the Head Start Performance Standards.
  2. Provides mandatory training to key staff on meal counts, reimbursement claims, record keeping, and civil rights.
  3. Reviews, corrects, and inputs monthly meal counts, attendance, eligibility, behavior plans, family service plans, nutritional assessments, and health sheets into applicable databases and/or software.
  4. Collects data throughout the year to provide the Program Information Report (PIR) at required Board of Director’s meeting and completes the entire PIR for yearly submission to the Office of Head Start.
  5. Designs, performs, and leads the Self-Assessment report for yearly submission to Office of Head Start.
  6. Maintains the department director and key staff appraised of key legislation that affect special education, early education, nutrition, and health.
  7. Tracks and implements timelines in order to meet Head Start Standards related to Health Screenings, Diagnostic Evaluations, Mental Health Screenings, and Nutrition.
  8. Perform liaison duties between the Head Start program and mental health consultants, medical and dental clinics, and Tribes.
  9. Confers regularly with teaching staff to provide guidance for meeting individual children and families’ needs.
  10. Identifies funding needs and facilitates the purchase of materials and equipment in order to accommodate children’s special needs.
  11. Helps to design, implement, and monitor behavioral plans for children with special needs.
  12. Helps to recruit children for Head Start throughout the year to ensure that 10% recruited are children with disabilities.
  13. Helps in training family service workers throughout the year, and oversees the family services workers.
  14. Attends Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings as necessary and/or requested.
  15. Collects and enters attendance, meal counts, IEP, and ASQ information into the appropriate databased on a continuous basis for monthly reports. 
  16. Conducts ongoing site monitoring to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards related to Health, Nutrition, Disabilities, and Mental Health.
  17. Maintains and checks children’s records to ensure necessary follow-up is being completed.
  18. Tracks the progress of Health, Nutrition, Disabilities, and Mental Health services using a formal tracking system.
  19. Performs regular updates of the Program Area Plans related to Health, Nutrition, Disabilities, and Mental Health. 
  20. Prepares and maintains Memorandums of Understandings (MOUs) with Local Educational Agencies and health service providers for provisions of Head Start services.
  21. Provides trainings related to Health, Nutrition, Disabilities, and Mental Health to staff and parents.
  22. Leads the Health Services Advisory Committee and its activities.
  23. Must be available to travel, work evenings or weekends as needed.
  24. Responsible for administrating Child Care Food Program (CCFP), including the submission of the yearly application and facilitates CCDF staff training, along with monitoring and collecting data for the CCFP program.  Submitting reimbursement requests to the California State Department of Education CCFP program.
  25. Assists the Tribal Child Development Director in monitoring center spending and the Head Start budget, in general.
  26. Coordinates the program’s Health and Disabilities services to include recruitment enrollment, diagnosis and provision of services.  Coordinates with an interdisciplinary team of teachers, staff, and parents to develop an IEP for each handicapped child.
  27. Regular and predictable attendance.
  28. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Additional Responsibilities:

 

  1. Maintain a valid, unrestricted California Driver’s license and ability to be insurable under CRIHB’s automobile insurance.  If employee has a valid license from another state, he/she must obtain a CA license within 2 months of hiring date.

  2. Position requires occasional over night travel within CRIHB’s service area.

  3. Requires ability to drive up to 7 hours a day.

     

    Qualifications:

 

  1. Posses B.A. Degree in Early Childhood Development or Health Related field.

  2. Two years Head Start experience.

  3. Ability to work with 3-5 year old children and meet Head Start standards of conduct and confidentiality.

 

  1. Excellent computer skills, including spreadsheet applications and word-processing.  Desire a candidate with Child Plus software experience, but not necessary.
  2. Good oral and written communications skills.
  3. Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in an organized manner.
  4. Ability to demonstrate sound and mature judgment.
  5. Training experience using a variety of methods including classroom, small group and person-to-person on the job training.

 

 

 

This position requires an awareness and keen appreciation of American Indian traditions, customs and socioeconomic needs and the ability at all times to meet and deal effectively in contacts with Indian organizations which requires tact, courtesy, discretion, resourcefulness, and good judgment in handling functions of a sensitive nature.

 

 

 

Preference in hiring is given to qualified American Indians in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Sections 472 and 473).  Applicants claiming Indian Preference must submit Indian verification, certified by Tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.

 

 

 

Sacramento, CA 95841 2017-03-22 View
Center Director Child Care Resource Center

Center Director

 

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!

 

You could play a key role leading the daily operations of one or two CCRC Head Start Center(s) by ensuring the school readiness our children and families and  supporting our comprehensive services.

 

General Summary:  Under the general direction of the School Readiness Manager and School Readiness Supervisor, the Center Director will manage, lead, and monitor the daily operations of the CCRC Head Start comprehensive program at assigned Center(s), in accordance with Head Start performance standards, amendments, Community Care Licensing Title 22 regulations, and CCRC policies and procedures.

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Palmdale, CA 93551 2017-03-21 View
Family Advocate Child Care Resource Center

Family Advocate

 

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

 

You could play a key role through supporting our children and families with the comprehensive services of our Head Start program to guarantee their success.

 

General Summary:  Under the supervision of the Center Director, the Family Advocate will implement Head Start's comprehensive services: health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, social services, and family engagement to families served by Head Start (HS) and in collaboration with Early Head Start (EHS).

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Palmdale, CA 93551 2017-03-21 View
Teacher Designee, Infant and Toddler Child Care Resource Center

Teacher Designee, Infant and Toddler

 

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

 

Do you want to play a key role nurturing and caring for Infants and Toddlers, supporting parents and families? Are you a proven early child development educator with experience helping a diverse group children learn and grow while also engaging with parents?

 

General Summary: Under the direction of the Center Director, the Infant and Toddler Teacher will provide care for infants and toddlers in a group setting.  Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into Pre-K or Head Start Program.  Provide guidance to teacher assistant in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of CCRC Head Start 0-5. Perform Designee duties when the Center Director is not on site.

 

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Palmdale, CA 93551 2017-03-21 View
Teacher, Infant and Toddler Child Care Resource Center

Teacher, Infant and Toddler

 

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!

 

Do you want to play a key role nurturing and caring for Infants and Toddlers, supporting parents and families? Are you a proven early child development educator with experience helping a diverse group children learn and grow while also engaging with parents?

 

General Summary: Under the direction of the Center Director, the Infant and Toddler Teacher will provide care for infants and toddlers in a group setting.  Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into Pre-K or Head Start Program.  Provide guidance to teacher assistant in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of CCRC Head Start 0-5.

 

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Palmdale, CA 91311 2017-03-21 View
Teacher Assistant, Infant and Toddler Child Care Resource Center

Teacher Assistant, Infant and Toddler

 

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!

 

Do you want to play a key role nurturing and caring for Infants and Toddlers, supporting parents and families? Are you a proven early child development educator with experience helping a diverse group children learn and grow while also engaging with parents?

 

General Summary: Under the direction of the Infant and Toddler Teacher, the Infant and Toddler Teacher Assistant will provide care for infants and toddlers in a group setting, planning, developing, implementing, and documenting the delivery of comprehensive services within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of CCRC Head Start 0-5.

 

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Palmdale, CA 93551 2017-03-21 View
Teacher Designee, Infant and Toddler Child Care Resource Center

Teacher Designee, Infant and Toddler

 

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

 

Do you want to play a key role nurturing and caring for Infants and Toddlers, supporting parents and families? Are you a proven early child development educator with experience helping a diverse group children learn and grow while also engaging with parents?

 

General Summary: Under the direction of the Center Director, the Infant and Toddler Teacher will provide care for infants and toddlers in a group setting.  Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into Pre-K or Head Start Program.  Provide guidance to teacher assistant in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of CCRC Head Start 0-5. Perform Designee duties when the Center Director is not on site.

 

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2017-03-21 View
Teacher II Child Care Resource Center

Teacher II

 

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!

 

Do you want to play a key role in our Head Start program to teaching children aged 3-5? Are you a proven child development educator with experience in a classroom setting helping a diverse group children learn and grow while also engaging with parents?

 

General Summary:  Under the direction of the Center Director, the Teacher will plan and implement individual and group activities designed to stimulate learning for all children.

 

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2017-03-21 View
Teacher Assistant Child Care Resource Center

Teacher Assistant

 

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!

 

Are you a proven child development educator with experience in a classroom setting helping a diverse group children learn and grow while also engaging with parents? Do you want to play a key role nurturing and caring for preschool aged children?

 

General Summary:  Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will plan and implement individual and group activities designed to stimulate learning for all children.

 

This position works during the school year only typically from August through May or June.

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2017-03-21 View
Family Service Associate Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

Posted Date: March 17, 2017

Deadline Date: March 31, 2017

 

Position Title:                       Family Service Associate

Reports To:                           Family/Community Engagement Coordinator

Department:                         Family Services

Employment Status:            Non-Exempt

Compensation Range:         $14.60 - $15.73 hourly plus Benefits

 

Work Location: FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

  • Case management of files for families
  • Entry of case notes in agency wide data base system
  • Establish community relationships, in order to obtain resources for families identified with needs
  • Develop individual goals for each family, with continued follow-ups with families to ensure completion
  • Conduct Health Screenings for children (height, weight, hearing and vision).
  • Collect, update, and maintain children’s health requirements within established timelines, and follows-up when needed.
  • Enroll and recruit families to the program
  • Maintain waiting list of eligible families to enroll in the program

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: AA degree or higher in Human Services or related field

Experience: 1 year plus of paid experience or volunteer experience working with low-income and at risk families, in the capacity of case management and resource/referral delivery.

Skills: Proficient in computer navigation Microsoft suite (word, excel, power point, outlook); Proficient in record-keeping Data Base system.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

 

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. * 

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work. *

 

Other Special Requirement:    Must have the use of 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.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

**********APPLICATION PROCEDURES**********

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr, Ste 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org

 

Interested candidates must forward the following original documentation by Mail or In Person to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department:

 

  1. Employment Application – with original signature
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte, CA 91731 2017-03-20 View
Senior Early Childhood Services Manager Children's Institute Inc.

DUTIES
Summary
Manages the planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing children aged birth to 5 years of age.
Essential Duties- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must spend over 50% of their time on these duties.
1. Manages activities with Early Childhood Services (ECS) Managers and other ECS management as well as with other community agencies/partners; collaborates with program services consultants and CII clinical staff around services, treatment, and referral and transition plans for enrolled families.
2. Manages Head Start and California Department of Education (CDE) programs for children and families; ensures programs support ECS philosophies, policies, and goals and have a measurable impact on improving program quality and outcomes for children.
3. Manages the development and maintenance of comprehensive child and family program records; gathers, analyzes and prepares various regular and special reports to meet internal or external requirements.
4. Manages budgets and completes contractually mandated reports.
5. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with parents, Policy Council or Committee representatives and other community agencies; represents Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) and the ECS program to the community and others as needed.
6. Participates in ongoing monitoring, program self-assessment and evaluation efforts of center-based and/or home-based programs.
7. Identifies need for and coordinates with Education Manager for staff training and development including onsite consultation, coaching, mentoring to other ECS staff members, and relevant subject matter presentations or workshops in the area of early care, intervention and education services.
8. Manages compliance of program activities and budgets with Title 22 regulations and funding source performance standards.
9. Observes classrooms and implements required tools (Classroom Checklist, CLASS, ECERS/ITERS, etc.) to ensure developmentally appropriate practices and strengthening early childhood education approaches for children birth through 5 years.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Experience
 3-5 years of managerial, supervisory experience.
 3 years of progressively responsible early childhood education program experience.
 Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field from a four-year university required.
 Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
 Program Director Permit required.

Los Angeles, CA 90003 2017-03-20 View
Disabilities and Mental Health Manager First Baptist Head Start

      First Baptist Head Start

 Job Announcement

Disabilities and Mental Health Manager

Responsibilities: Planning and administering the Disabilities and Mental Health Program services for children and families in coordination with other program content area staff and in compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Psychology, or a closely related field.
  • Two years of experience working in a preschool program with special needs children.

 

Knowledge, Skills and abilities:

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to effectively execute duties with minimum direction to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent English communication (oral & written), interpersonal and presentation skills. Work effectively as a team member.
  • Proficient in computer and Internet related applications such as email, web browsers, MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Knowledge of local, federal and state laws and regulations regarding children with special needs.
  • Knowledge, appreciation and understanding of different cultures, values and family/community.
  • Knowledge of behavior management techniques that support children’s self-control and self-regulation skill development.
  • Able to work with parents and incorporate their skills and ideas into the program planning to address the individual needs of each child.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as required.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, as well as current automobile registration and insurance.
  • Must have fingerprint, Physical, and Tuberculosis clearance.

 

Please e-mail or fax resumes to 3890 Railroad Ave. Pittsburg, CA 94565.

For more information call Virginia Novak at 925-473-2000, ext. 105

E-mail:  vnovak@firstbaptistheadstart.org. Fax 925-526-8600.

Deadline Date:  Until Filled

Pittsburg, CA 94565 2017-03-20 View
Site Supervisor I/II/III Contra Costa County/EHSD Community Services Bureau

Community Services Bureau of Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department is Hiring for Site Supervisors at our Child Care Centers throughout the County.   Come join our dynamic organization dedicated to nurturing children 0-5 years old and enhancing the lives of families!

 

The Site Supervisor I, II and III provides the day-to-day administration of a child development site providing general child care, infant/toddler and/or pre-school services; and performs other related work as required. 

 

Typical Tasks include but not limited to:

  • Ensures that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times
  • Provides guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff as required
  • Ensures compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements
  • Reviews instructional programs to ensure compliance with State/Federal requirements and developmentally appropriate practices
  • Makes recommendations on staffing, program and expenditures, and maintains inventory documents
  • Assists in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, and mentoring staff
  • Monitors parent involvement through individual and group contacts and meetings
  • Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports and correspondence as required
  • Maintains effective community relations, and advocates for young children
  • Interviews and certifies parent eligibility for services
  • Ensures maintenance of required children, family, and program files
  • Ensures appropriate career development for self and staff and maintains documentation as needed
  • Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required
  • Reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing and to supervisors as required
  • Complies with Standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations
  • Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program

Here are some of the many benefits of working with our agency:

  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Training/Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Holiday Accrual, Administration Leave Accrual, and 10 Paid County Holidays
  • Quality Matters  4 and 5 Star Centers (Local Quality Rating & Improvement System)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accredited
  • Nationally and Regionally Recognized for High-Quality ECE Services
  • Comprehensive Services Unit to Support Wide Variety of Clients’ Needs

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Site Supervisor I:  Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a Teacher in a publicly funded preschool or child development program

Site Supervisor II:   Two (2) years of full time or its equivalent experience as a Site Supervisor in a publicly funded preschool or child development program

Site Supervisor III:   Four (4) years of full time or its equivalent experience as a Site Supervisor in a publicly funded preschool or child development program

• Valid Site Supervisor permit issued by California Commission on Teaching

• Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field preferred

• Valid California Drivers License

• Successfully pass a physical exam, fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances

 

Compensation:

Site Supervisor I $3,312.49—$4,026.36 (monthly)/$19.11-$23.23 (hourly)

Site Supervisor II $3,642.81—$4,427.86 (monthly)/$21.02-$25.55 (hourly)

Site Supervisor III $3,908.11—$4,750.33 (monthly/$22.55-$27.41 (hourly)

 

Contra Costa County, CA 94520 2017-03-17 View
Teaching Opportunities Community Services Bureau of Contra Costa County

Community Services Bureau of Contra Costa County's Employment and Human Services Department is Hiring for Substitute & Permanent Staff in our East, Central and West Child Care Centers. Come join our dynamic organization dedicated to nurturing children 0-5 years old and enhancing the lives of families!

 

Here are some of the many benefits of working with our agency (TEMPORARY POSITIONS DO NOT QUALIFY):

  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Training/Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Holiday Accrual, and 10 Paid County Holidays
  • Quality Matters  4 and 5 Star Centers (Local Quality Rating & Improvement System)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accredited
  • Nationally and Regionally Recognized for High-Quality ECE Services
  • Comprehensive Services Unit to Support Wide Variety of Clients’ Needs



Minimum Qualifications for Master Teacher/Infant Toddler Master Teacher:
-$3,102.95 - $3,771.65/Monthly or $17.90 - $21.76/Hourly
-California Child Development Master Teacher Permit
-Teacher/requires AA in Early Childhood Education or related field with 28 ECE units
-Infant Toddler Teacher requires 3 Infant Toddler units and BA preferred

Minimum Qualifications for Teacher/Infant Toddler Teacher:
-$2,921.08 - $3,550.60/Monthly or $16.85 - $20.48/Hourly
-California Child Development Teacher Permit
-Teacher/requires AA in Early Childhood Education or related field with 28 ECE units
-Infant Toddler Teacher/requires 3 Infant Toddler units and BA preferred

Minimum Qualifications for Associate Teacher/Infant Toddler Associate Teacher:
-$2,168.26 - $2,635.53/Monthly or $12.39 - $15.06/Hourly
-California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
-12 Early Childhood Education units
-AA in Early Childhood Education Preferred or related field
-Infant Toddler Associate Teacher requires 3 Infant Toddler Units

Minimum Qualifications Teacher Assistant Trainee:
-$10.00/Hourly
-No experience required
-Receive on-the-job training
-High School Diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate

All positions require a valid CA Driver's License, must successfully pass a physical exam/TB and Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.

For complete job descriptions and to apply for Permanent teaching positions please visit www.cccounty.us/hr.

For Substitute teaching positions please contact CSB Personnel Unit at (925) 681.6320 to request an application.

Compensation depending on experience. Permanent positions are paid monthly. Temporary positions are paid hourly.

Contra Costa County, CA 94804 2017-03-17 View
Early Head Start Home Educator Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY:  The Home Educator provides child development services, social services, health services and parent involvement services to families including home visits, socializations, advocacy and crisis intervention in accordance with federal, state and program guidelines. The Home Educator is also responsible for delivering education support and home based services as defined by Head Start Performance Standards. Services include: planning safe, developmentally appropriate experiences for infants and toddlers in home settings that are appropriate to the needs of each family. The Home Educator develops and implements partnerships with Early Head Start families, including Family Partnership Agreements. Overall, the Early Head Start Home Educator must ensure a safe and healthy environment which supports each child's development.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Maintains a caseload of 10-12 EHS home visiting families
Establishes trusting, nurturing relationships with children, and their families
Works jointly with parents to develop and implement weekly home visit plans based on each child's assessment and identified family needs
Maintains and preserves confidential client files
Observes, assesses and documents each child's health, skills, behavior, growth and development
Provides children and parents with group socialization experiences
Serves as an advocate for Head Start families and as a liaison between families, the program, and the large community
Integrates other components, i.e. health, nutrition, mental health, parent involvement and special needs into home visit and services provided to pregnant women
Assists in identifying children with special needs and makes the necessary referrals
Encourages participation in the Head Start Parent Committee meetings as well as parent group and socialization meetings, and other events or trainings
Provides transportation, as needed to families to support family participation
Participate in regular reflective supervision and staff meetings as required by the program
Maintain and document all services in the family files and ensures up to date program files for each child in the caseload
Enter participant information and other required program information into the Child Plus system in a timely manner
Assist families with children's transition to Pre-K program or other child care programs
Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child's progress, attendance, and other requested information
Plan and implement daily lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child's developmental ability
Conduct screening and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child's development; maintain current and accurate records on each child
Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team
Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency
In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
BA degree in Child Development or related field, requiring transcripts
Six semester units related to infant and toddler development acceptable to meeting licensing requirements with passing grades of "C" or better
One (1) to two (2) years work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center.
Valid Driver License and access to a privately owned vehicle with liability insurance.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Early Child Development knowledge and experience
Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities    
Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being
Must be able to manage confidential information
All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and adolescents who are served by our agency. Therefore, each employee must at all times be emotionally stable and able to function effectively with children, adolescents and adults who may have mental or behavioral health problems. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, as well as appropriate role modeling. Hostility, aggression and unnecessary or inappropriate physical actions as well as inappropriate emotional expression are not acceptable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee required to drive a motor vehicle

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Successful completion of criminal background check - DOJ, FBI, CACI
Successful completion of Health Screening, TB Risk Assessment, pre-employment physical, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza
Must possess a valid California Driver License, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance

FOR CONSIDERATION:
Send cover letter and resume

 

Westside Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer, encourages all applicants, and seeks to hire qualified staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve.  We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

Culver City, CA 90230 2017-03-17 View
Early Childhood Education Teacher Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY:  The Early Childhood Education Teacher is responsible for developing and implementing a developmentally based, educational program for an assigned class of school children 2 to 5 years old. The curriculum must meet the emotional, physical, cognitive, and social needs of both the individual child and the group.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide a warm, safe, and caring environment that is kept orderly, clean, and appealing
  • Plan, prepare and implement daily activities (indoor/outdoor) as they relate to the curriculum
  • Create a nurturing environment for play and exploration for children
  • Responsible for the health, welfare, and safety of the children; no child should ever be left alone
  • Maintain teacher-child ratios, at all times
  • Provide overall supervision of toileting and bathroom time
  • Oversee all mealtime/snack time activities and record accurate CACFP information
  • Maintain daily attendance records; check sign-in/out sheets daily
  • Ensure children are released only to authorized individuals (photo ID required)during pick up
  • Maintain ongoing developmental records for each child, including keeping records and observations of all developing skills (physical, social, emotional, and cognitive)
  • Promote each child’s individual skills, abilities, and family culture
  • Build and nurture partnerships with parents, including parent communication and involvement Maintain good communication with parents on a daily basis through the use of daily health checks
  • Supervise, train and utilize other co-teacher’s (and volunteer's) skills and abilities
  • Implement Creative Curriculum and other supplemental curriculums advised by the Curriculum & Child Development Manager (health, safety, nutrition, mental health, social-emotional, etc.)
  • Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere
  • Read each individual child's files in his/her class and is knowledgeable about their medical, IEP/IFSP, and developmental histories
  • Ensure confidentiality of privileged information
  • Comply with all agency, local, and federal health and safety regulations such as title 22 and title 5
  • Maintain adherence to all company policies and procedures, including center safety requirements
  • Must work the days and hours to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks, be punctual and timely in meeting all performance requirements, including but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines
  • Work in a collaborative relationship with other staff in classroom and with management team
  • Accept the responsibility of being a mandated reporter

PERIODIC  DUTIES:

  • Attend Teacher Collaboration bi-monthly meetings
  • Attend all supervisory meetings, team planning meetings and curriculum meetings scheduled by the Early Childhood Education Center Manager/Director
  • Attend the Early Childhood Orientation and set-up day/week prior to the start of school and the clean-up week following the last day of school
  • Participate in Parent Orientation Night and Parent/Child Open House prior to school, if planned
  • Maintain all required reports pertaining to the class and/or individual children
  • Prepare and conduct one Parent/Teacher Conference. Also, responsible for holding or initiating parent conference/meetings other than the one mentioned above, as necessary
  • Attend workshops, conferences, & any in-service training sponsored by the Early Childhood Center, and/or other educational organizations, as approved and instructed by the Early Childhood Education Center Manager/ Director
  • Attend and assist with the preschool graduation
  • Submit a written Lesson Plan (weekly), Individualized Planning Form (monthly), Monthly Planning Form (monthly)  to the Curriculum & Child Development Manager/ Director for prior approval
  • Submit progress notes to indicate individual circumstances or remarkable issues to the Early Education Center Manager by the 5th working day of the month (for the previous month)
  • Complete Desired Results, Developmental Appropriate Practices (DRDP) and enter results into DRDP-tech according to the calendar of due dates
  • Collect and support parent to fill out the Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) and Ages & Stages Questionnaire- Social and Emotional (ASQ-SE) within the first 45 days from every child’s start date; complete these again 6 months thereafter
  • Yearly complete ECERS/ITERS and submit to the Curriculum & Child Development Manager
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission statements

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BA degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education including core courses (Child/Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community; Program/Curriculum or related field, requiring transcripts
  • Minimum of 12 early childhood education units
  • Must hold a Child Development Teacher Permit (must keep valid and updated at all times)
  • One (1) to two (2) years work experience in an Early Childhood classroom. Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred, not required
  • Ability to effectively interact and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate manner
  • Must be sensitive to individual children's differences and needs, and be willing to adjust the program & curriculum to meet those individual needs
  • Must be motivated to learn and grow in an educational environment; and be willing to continually increase knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education
  • Must be able to relate with and speak to parents in a respectful and courteous manner
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment; be willing to share ideas & be open to other's ideas; be flexible & willing to compromise
  • Knowledge in Desired Results, Developmental Appropriate Practices
  • Knowledge of State Subsidized Program Requirements for Center Programs
  • Strong written and oral communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional demeanor/disposition
  • Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities    
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being
  • Must be able to manage confidential information
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and adolescents who are served by our agency. Therefore, each employee must at all times be emotionally stable and able to function effectively with children, adolescents and adults who may have mental or behavioral health problems. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, as well as appropriate role modeling. Hostility, aggression and unnecessary or inappropriate physical actions as well as inappropriate emotional expression are not acceptable.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful completion of background check: DOJ, FBI & CACI
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, TB risk assessment, immunizations for influenza, pertussis & measles

 FOR CONSIDERATION:

  • Send cover letter and resume to hr@westsidechildrens.org

 

Westside Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer, encourages all applicants, and seeks to hire qualified staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve.  We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

Culver City, CA 90230 2017-03-17 View
Family Advocate YMCA Early Childhood Services

Responsibilities for this position:

  1. Establish mutually respectful partnerships with families, conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment.
  2. Develop strengths-based assessments with families that describe their goals, strengths, resources and support networks, as well as necessary services and supports that include health concerns.
  3. Follow-up with the family on the progress toward meeting their goals and any needed revisions to the plan.
  4. Track all health, dental and nutrition-related data, and ensure routine follow-up.
  5. Provide and/or coordinate training and educational opportunities for parents.
  6. Provide opportunities for children and families to participate in family literacy services.
  7. Support families in accessing community resources and assist in families in crisis.
  8. Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  1. 1.  Bachelor's Degree from any accredited college or university with a major in one of the following: Human Development, Family Development, Social Welfare, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field; OR
  2. 2.  Bachelor’s degree in other area with demonstrated ability to meet job competencies and 2 years’ experience in family services with low-income, diverse populations; OR
  3. 3.  Associate Degree or equivalent in human services or related area with 4 years of experience in family services with low-income, diverse populations; AND
  4. 4.  T.B. and other required health clearances at the time of employment;
  5. 5.  Fingerprint clearance by the DOJ and CCL agencies;
  6. 6.  Valid CDL and use of a personal automobile including evidence of auto liability insurance coverage.
  7. 7.  Bilingual Spanish preferred

 

Compensation:
Based on education and experience, range 38k-40k annual salary

Please submit your application, resume, and references to:

 

Venise Boykin-Administrative Coordinator

2009 10th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 809-2262

vboykin@ymca-cba.org

 

NOTE:  Applications can be downloaded from our website at www.ymca-cba.org or picked up in person at the above address

 

CLOSING DATE:  open until filled

Berkeley, CA 94710 2017-03-13 View
Preshcool Teacher Alameda Family Services

JOB SUMMARY: 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Under the direct supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for all aspects of operating a quality Head Start/Early Head Start classroom and child development program.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assist Site Supervisor indeveloping and implementing the operations of a quality Head Start classroom and child development program ensuring that classroom and child development activities are in keeping with the program’s curriculum and philosophy (Creative Curriculum, Anti-Bias Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practices) and reflect and respect the individual development and diversity of the program’s children, families and staff.
  2. Act as co-lead classroom staff with site supervisor in direct involvement in classroom and child development activities, including maintaining positive relationships with parents and staff and assisting in resolving conflicts between parents and staff.
  3. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  4. Timely completion of requirements and paperwork, including but not limited to curriculum development; screenings, assessments and referrals; goals and progress notes; children’s files; database and tracking reports; home visits and parent meetings and conferences; in-kind documentation; time sheets and equipment and supply inventories.
  5. Act as staff person available to parents to answer questions and work to resolve conflicts in a positive manner to the benefit of the children, parents, staff, program and agency.
  6. Conduct daily and monthly health and safety checks of classrooms at site.

 

  1. Contact parent’s when a child’s behavior is unsafe to self or others. 
  2. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  3. Work with local agencies to coordinate appropriate services to children, including children with disabilities and special needs.
  4. Timely completion of requirements and paperwork, including curriculum development; screenings, assessments and referrals; goals and progress notes; children’s files; database and tracking reports; home visits and parent meetings and conferences; in-kind documentation; time sheets and equipment and supply inventories.  Maintain and monitor family/child files for the site.
  5. Support ongoing attendance.
  6. Create, support and promote a team environment by encouraging and facilitating problem solving; accepting supervision and working closely with the education and family advocate.
  1. Actively participate in and present at program level and agency level case conferences and/or training opportunities.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. AA Degree in related field and/or California Department of Education-Associate Teacher Permit required
  2. 3-5 years of experience in early child care setting or social service setting
  3. Computer literacy require and experience using Microsoft Office with ChildPlus.Net experience preferred
  4. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor
  5. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment
  6. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Primary responsibilities are performed in an office setting in a seated position.
  2. Ability to use desktop computer and telephone on a frequent basis. 
  3. Lifting of books and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  4. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  5. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  6. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  7. Position requires occasional evenings and weekends.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1.  Community Care Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards require a background check

          and clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ)  

          background prior to employment

     2.  A Health Screening Report completed by a physician and current TB Test Results are required

          prior to employment

 

HAZARDS:

          Exposure to bodily fluids and infectious diseases.

Alameda, CA 94501 2017-03-09 View
Infant Toddler Teacher Alameda Family Services

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Under the direct supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Teacher is responsible for all aspects of operating a quality Head Start/Early Head Start classroom and child development program.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assist Site Supervisor indeveloping and implementing the operations of a quality Early Head Start classroom and child development program ensuring that classroom and child development activities are in keeping with the program’s curriculum and philosophy (Creative Curriculum, Anti-Bias Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practices, PITC and CSEFEL) and reflect and respect the individual development and diversity of the program’s children, families and staff.
  2. Comply with Community Care Licensing, Child Adult Care Food Program regulations and Head Start Performance Standards,
  3. Act in equal partnership with co-teacher(s) in planning and conducting child development activities, supervising meal service, and in assisting children in the classroom especially during transitions.
  4. Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner, including lesson plans, initial screenings, ongoing assessments, referrals, individualized education plans, school readiness goals and progress notes.
  5. Share information regarding child outcomes and progress made in achieving developmental milestones and benchmarks with parent(s) during home visits and parent-teacher conferences.
  6. Assist parents and community volunteers in completing documentation of in-kind contributions.
  7. Complete and submit time sheets, mileage reimbursement forms and requests for materials, equipment and supplies in a timely manner.
  8. Ensure children’s health and safety, and provide constant and attentive supervision
  1. Conduct daily and monthly health and safety checks of classrooms and site.
  2. Administer first aide as appropriate
  1. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  2. Actively engage parents in their child’s school readiness by sharing information about the child’s progress, answering questions and working with parents in resolving issues in a positive manner.

 Contact parent’s when a child’s behavior is unsafe to self or others.  Notify Site Supervisor of call and action steps implemented.

  1. Involve parents, as appropriate, in all aspects of developing, implementing and evaluating the classroom and child development activities.
  2. Work with local agencies to coordinate appropriate services to children, including children with disabilities and special needs.
  3. Create, support and promote a team environment by encouraging and facilitating problem solving; accepting supervision and working closely with the education and family services staff.
  1. Actively participate in and present at program level and agency level case conferences and/or training opportunities.
    1. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. 
  1. Actively participate in site, program and agency trainings and case conferences.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. State of California Department of Education Associate Teacher Permit and 6 infant/toddler units required.
  2. AA/BA Degree in Early Childhood Development or related field preferred.
  3. Minimum of 3 years of experience in early child care setting or social service setting
  4. Computer literacy require and experience using Microsoft Office with ChildPlus.Net experience preferred
  5. Positive, professional and courteous work demeanor
  6. Ability and desire to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment
  7. Must have California driver's license and automobile insurance

 

PHYSICAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Primary responsibilities are performed in an office setting in a seated position.
  2. Ability to use desktop computer and telephone on a frequent basis. 
  3. Lifting of books and other documents weighing up to 20 pounds may be encountered in performing essential functions.
  4. The ability to hold, carry and/or assist children weighing up to 50 pounds is often required.
  5. Please see physical demands checklist for additional activity frequency.
  6. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  7. Position requires occasional evenings and weekends.

 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1.  Community Care Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards require a background check

          and clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ)  

          background prior to employment

     2.  A Health Screening Report completed by a physician and current TB Test Results are required

          prior to employment

Alameda, CA 94501 2017-03-09 View
Site Supervisor Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Committed. Passionate. Caring. Skilled.  These qualities define the effective early childhood professionals at CAC.  Our teachers make a daily difference in the lives of infants and preschool aged children. 

We have 2 positions open and we are seeking Site Supervisor candidates passionate in the field of early childhood education for our Carpinteria and Lompoc Children’s Services Centers.  As the team leader for this NAEYC accredited center, you will have the rewarding experience of leading a team of talented teachers and other personnel to provide foundational care and education daily to children and their families.

Qualified candidates will possess an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, including 8 units in administration and supervision; or a BA with 12 ECE units, 3 units of supervised field experience and 2 years related experience in a child development program.  Candidates must obtain a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit within 6 months of employment. prefers Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred for Carpinteria Center.

Our offer includes:

  • Generous pay and benefits (healthcare, retirement, paid time off and more!)
  • Tuition and training assistance (to further your career development)
  • A starring role in a stable non-profit organization that serves over 10,000 low-income children, at-risk youth, families and seniors every year, and most importantly,
  • The opportunity to contribute your individual talents in an evidence-based ECE program that has made a difference in America for over 50 years!

Join the team!  Help us to positively impact the development of each child’s ability to acquire knowledge, socialize with others, and to nurture their confidence, health, nutrition, and overall socioeconomic wellbeing. 

For more info, visit www.cacsb.org, “Careers” or call (805) 964-8857, extension 116.

Helping People, Changing Lives

Carpinteria & Lompoc, CA 93013 & 93 2017-03-09 View
Caseworker, Mental Health (Family Wellness Program) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Responsible for rehabilitation and case management services through the Mental Wellness program with Children’s Services Department including development of a mental health care plan that will optimize a child’s capacity for success in the classroom, home environment and community.  

REQUIRES: Associate’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services, Human Development or other behavior sciences field and one year of experience in a social services setting such as working directly with children, families and young adults, or in a case management, mental health or family services agency and two years of experience in a social services setting such as working directly with children, families and young adults, or in a case management, mental health or family services agency. Strong computer knowledge. Valid California Driver’s License. Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

Full-time position with benefits (medical, dental, vision/sick, vacation & holiday pay/retirement)

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2017-03-09 View
Early Head Start Program Manager 4C Council

Position:                     Early Head Start Program Manager

 

Salary:                        Depending on Experience

                       

Reports to:                 Early Head Start Program Director

  

Position Summary:

The Early Head Start (EHS) Program Manager supports the EHS Program Director in the oversight of all EHS comprehensive service systems, in providing supervision, guidance, and leadership to all EHS staff. This position directly supervises the Program Supervisor and content area leads in: health, disabilities, mental health, safety and supervision, family and community engagement, home based operations, family child care operations, center based operations, education, and school readiness. The EHS Program Manager will assist in monitoring all systems to assure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Program Information Memorandums, applicable Title 5 Regulations for the State of California, and California Community Care Licensing Regulations (Title 22). The EHS Program Manager has a working knowledge of all Head Start systems and required Frameworks, and will assure that 4-C’s Early Head Start Program options meet and exceed all funding requirements. The Early Head Start Program Manger must have the skills and abilities relevant to human services program management, and is responsible for the planning and implementation of ongoing monitoring and program improvement.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, direction and supervision for comprehensive services to all content area staff
  • Assures the highest quality and integrity in Early Head Start program option services
  • In coordination with the Program Supervisor, the Manager conducts annual parent and staff surveys, and analyzes all data to include child care data base and assure outcomes for children, families and school readiness
  • Compiles data analysis for reporting and program improvement plans
  • Conducts the annual Head Start Self- Assessment
  • Works closely with a variety of community organizations, and develops Memorandums of Understanding with community partners
  • Represents the 4C Council in community and public activities
  • Maintains documentation for delivery of all Early Head Start systems/ comprehensive services
  • Monitors and reports on Non-Federal Share (In-Kind) earnings
  • Monitors and reports on services to children with disabilities
  • Oversees Health Services Advisory Council’s organization and annual meetings
  • Oversees the Parent, Family and Community Framework goals and progress
  • Assists EHS Program Director, with the assistance of the Program Accountant, on training and technical assistance budget and planning
  • Oversees data driven individualization for children with a scientifically based written curriculum
  • Assists in assuring compliance and integrity with written plans to include the program area plans
  • Assists the EHS Program Director in organization and implementation, to include appropriate operations of Head Start systems and comprehensive services, assuring compliance and integrity with the Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Head Start Bulletin’s, and Head Start Information Memorandums
  • Participates in, or conducts necessary meetings
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development and training of department staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer services to clients
  • Assesses training needs for both staff and providers and creates/monitors professional development plans
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and discipline staff and successfully enforce company policies and procedures
  • Oversees day to day programmatic requirements and assures staff maintains appropriate security procedures while performing duties off site
  • Ensures that all records and statistics are properly maintained and reports are generated for compliance and integrity with federal funding
  • Maintains full knowledge of program guidelines; learns and applies all functions of the department
  • Maintains full confidentiality of information of clients and all agency matters
  • Must be able to work extended hours to meet agency and community needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Psychology or related field, plus three (3) years of experience providing direct supervision/training to social services staff and/or child care staff; or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job
  • Experience in developing education curriculum is preferred
  • Must have experience working directly with children and families of a targeted population
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, which reflects progressive responsibilities in hiring, terminating, training, performance appraisal, conflict resolution, and disciplinary counseling
  • Knowledge of theories and practice of Early Childhood Education/Child Development and Family/Social Services
  • Demonstrated successful community organizing or ethnic community outreach experience 
  • Must possess strong human relation's skills to communicate effectively with diverse staff, volunteers, and the community
  • Knowledge of the methodology and tools of program review and evaluation 
  • In depth knowledge and experience with infant and toddler care, growth and development  (Certification in the Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) is highly preferred)
  • Must have the ability to work independently, organize and prioritize responsibility
  • Knowledge and experience working with Early Childhood, Health, Disabilities and Nutrition services as it relates to Early Head Start/Head Start
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Ability to plan, develop and coordinate complex and interrelating working procedures into comprehensive Early Head Start services
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local guidelines and regulations pertaining to the Early Head Start program
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Excel, and word processing applications
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early Head Start program preferred
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training

 

License or Other Requirements:

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

 

Language Skills:

  • English proficiency is required
  • Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is a plus

 

San Jose , CA 95134 2017-03-09 View
Teachers, Home Educators, Associate Floater Teachers and Teacher Assistants Orange County Head Start, Inc.

 

HEAD START (3 - 5 year olds) and

EARLY HEAD START (Infants, Toddlers, & 2 year olds)

Teacher, Home Educator, Floater Teacher, and Teacher Assistant 

Positions Available: 

 OCHS is seeking qualified staff to join our Head Start and Early Head Start team in the following positions:

 Head Start Teacher or Home Educator– At least two years of teaching experience in an ECE setting required.  

Ø Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $21.38

Ø Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $19.34

Ø Home Educator Position Only - Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit (AA or BA degrees preferred): $17.31 

  

Early Head Start Teacher or Home Educator - At least two years of teaching experience in an ECE setting required.  

Ø Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field, Child Development Teacher Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler units: $21.88

Ø Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field, Child Development Teacher Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler units: $19.84

Ø Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit and at least 3 Infant/Toddler Units (AA or BA degree preferred): $17.81

  

Floater Teacher – Head Start and Early Head Start   

Ø Bachelor Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $16.80   

Ø Associate Degree in Child Development or a related field and Child Development Teacher Permit: $16.29   

Ø Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit (AA or BA degrees preferred): $15.78   

  

 Teacher Assistant - Head Start   

Ø Child Development Teacher Permit, Associate or Bachelor Degree: $13.23 - $15.27 depending on education.

  

 Teacher Assistant - Early Head Start   

Ø Child Development Teacher Permit, Associate or Bachelor Degree and at least 3 Infant/Toddler Units: $13.73 - $15.77 depending on education.

 

 English required for all positions, bilingual with oral and written fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese, or Korean  is preferred and may be required as a result of community and workforce composition.

See Job description on website for details.

Apply Now to Join Our Team!  Submit an application, resume, proof of degree and credentials to:

Orange County Head Start, Inc.

2501 S. Pullman Street, Suite 100

Santa Ana, CA 92705

For further information, please visit  www.ochsinc.org or call 714-241-8920 - Fax 949-596-8291 

Orange County, CA 92705 2017-03-08 View
Early Head Start Center Director Child Start Inc

Job Description

 

 

Title:Center Director

 

Reports To: Regional Program Manager

 

FLSA Status:Exempt

 

Salary: $ 3248.06 

 

Both FDFY and PDPY options available

 

Mission Statement:

 

The mission of Child Start is to focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Center Director serves as the educational lead for a center in the Head Start program, with responsibilities including the following:

  • Ensure full implementation      of all aspects of Child Start’s early learning system, policies/procedures      and tools, with the goal of supporting all children to achieve School      Readiness Goals.
  • Supervise all teaching staff      (teachers, assistant teachers, floaters, substitutes and extended day.)
  • Provide ongoing coaching to      teaching staff to support them in successfully fulfilling all aspects of      their role, including but not limited to effective practices in the      following:
      •   
      • CLASS™ Teacher-Child        Interactions (As applicable)
      •   
      • Learning Environments/ECERS
      •   
      • Consistent Child        Supervision Practices
      •   
      • Curriculum
      •   
      • Child Assessment
      •   
      • Meeting All Children’s        Needs
      •   
      • Working with Families
      •   
      • Professional Growth and        Collaboration
  • Work with teachers to      implement program curriculum with fidelity. 
  • Work with teachers to      implement child assessment system reliably, including understanding child      outcomes data and using them to plan and individualize.

 

This position is responsible for the following core functions and performs other tasks as needed:

  1. Education
  2. Family Partnerships
  3. Human Resources & Supervision.
  4. Communication & Service Coordination
  5. Record Keeping & Reporting
  6. Ongoing Monitoring & Self-Assessment
  7. Operations & Facilities
  8. Program Governance & Leadership

 

The Center Director is primarily responsible for achieving the following outcomes for the Head Start/Early Start   program:

 

  1. Education:  Serve as education lead for the center, overseeing implementation of all aspects of education services and providing teachers with supervision, training, coaching and monitoring.

 

  • Support the effective implementation of the education content area, implementing all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Oversee training of new hires (in conjunction with education & HR leads);  conduct or arrange other training as needed for staff, parents or volunteers.
  • Work with teachers to implement program curriculum that incorporates all elements and meets all standards established by (Name of Program) (in compliance with Head Start standards and best practices).
  • Oversee and approve the preparation of weekly lesson plans, including individualization and all other required elements.
  • Ensure that teachers integrate goals from Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for children with disabilities.
  • Ensure the completion of all required child screenings and assessments, including 45 and 90-day requirements for new children and quarterly progress assessments for all children.
  • Ensure that classrooms, gym and outdoor areas are supplied with developmentally appropriate materials and that staff are facilitating learning experiences with the children.
  • Participate in team meetings, home visits, and community events as needed.
  • Support teachers in understanding child outcomes data and using it to improve practice.
  • Provide teachers with coaching and support for quality improvement and professional growth through regular observation and formal and informal feedback.

 

 

  1. Family Partnerships: Supervise or coordinate with Family Services team to ensure full implementation of family services and parent involvement.

 

  • Model strong, positive relationships with families.
  • Support Family Advocates to implement all aspects of family services program, including assisting with planning monthly Parent Committee meetings.
  • Ensure parents are integrally involved in developing the program’s curriculum and approach to child development and education through regular meeting time with families.
  • Assist teaching staff in developing a system offering parents opportunities for enhancing and increasing their child observation skills. 
  • Support parents and community members wanting to volunteer in the classroom.

 

 

  1. Human Resources & Supervision:  Directly supervise teaching staff, ensure completion of all human resources activities, and ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures.

 

  • Meet at least once per month with the people you supervise to monitor, provide ongoing verbal and written feedback consistent with their individual development plans for performance improvement, ensure adherence to Head Start performance standards, and to plan and direct work. 
  • Plan and adjust work operations to meet changing or emergent program requirements within available resources.
  • Submit annual performance evaluations in a timely manner.
  • Work with teachers to develop and support their professional development plan, including training plans for each teacher to increase their education level in Early Childhood Education . 
  • Understand the personnel policies and procedures, and ensure that the people you supervise are aware of these and any changes to them that occur.
  • Assign and review work of the people you supervise. Instruct, train and work effectively with the people you supervise from a variety of backgrounds and with differing levels/areas of training. Model best practices within the service area.
  • Devise work methods and procedures that support improvements in existing work practices; supporting the people you supervise in developing and setting goals, priorities and timelines.  
  • Take required disciplinary action, in an objective and fair manner, following Program Policies and Procedures and EEO requirements.
  • Make appropriate personnel decisions not requiring higher approval as-needed and submit others as a recommendation to supervisor.

 

 

  1. Communication & Service Coordination:

 

  • Lead regular team meetings to ensure effective communication and service coordination.
  • Ensure families receive Monthly Updates from teaching staff and the quarterly newsletter.
  • Attend local, state and regional initiatives to represent the center and to develop professionally.
  • Ensure children’s individual health, nutrition, disabilities or mental health needs are met, through implementation of (Name of Program) referral system, coordination with appropriate coordinators/specialists, and participation in case management as necessary. 
  • Develop a working knowledge of local community resources related to education and transition.
  • Actively participate in Head Start/Early Head Start community, including staff meetings, mandated trainings, committee meetings, and other program-wide functions as needed, including some evening activities.

 

  1. Record Keeping & Reporting:

 

  • Ensure complete and accurate implementation of all Child Start required systems for recordkeeping and reporting, including:
    • Individual child/family files
    • Procedure Manual Binders (hard copy and electronic versions)
    • Education portfolios or other documentation of early childhood education services
    • In-kind contributions from parents or community members
    • Purchasing and tracking of supplies and equipment
    • Employee timekeeping
    • Attendance
    • Child, family & program information in ChildPlus
    • Child observations, assessment & planning information.

 

  1. Ongoing Monitoring & Self Assessment:

 

  • Review weekly MBI (managing by information) report and ensure all concerns are addressed in a timely fashion.
  • Review quarterly MBO (managing by outcomes) report and ensure all concerns are addressed in a timely fashion.
  • Review quarterly and annual child outcomes data and oversee teacher planning to help all children make developmental gains.
  • Participate in annual program self-assessment
  • Implement all monitoring systems required by Child Start, Head Start, childcare licensing, CACFP or other agencies, including
    • Daily visual check of indoor & outdoor safety (Daily Safety Checklist)
    • Completion of Health & Safety monitoring tool within the first 30 days of the program year and quarterly thereafter.

 

  1. Program Governance and Leadership:

 

 

 

  • Lead for the good of the entire organization, understand the big picture and use it as framework to make decisions
  • Make decisions that support program quality and maintain program accountability.
  • Establish focus for education service area and act to align area’s goals with the strategic direction and needs of the center; ensure that employees in the area understand how their work relates to the center as a whole and the relevant regulations and performance standards. 
  • Improve quality and effectiveness of education service area and overall organization by initiating, sponsoring and implementing organizational change and by helping others to successfully manage organizational change.
  • Promote consistent exchange of information and a cooperative environment within the leadership of the center.
  • Attend parent committees and Policy Council as needed or requested.
  • Ensure teachers and volunteers understand regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions.
  • Recognize that your job description is service area specific but not limited to: confidentiality, child abuse reporting, attendance and dependability, appropriate dress, customer service and support to all families, prudent use of program resources, and promoting and maintaining safe work environment.
  • Uphold the shared mission and values of  Child Start.

 

 

  1. Operations and Facilities: Serve as operational lead for the center, ensuring compliance with all program policies/procedures and Head Start/Early Head Start, licensing or other regulations
  • Ensures that facilities, materials, and equipment are safe, appropriate, and conducive to learning and reflective of the different ages and stage of development of each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Ensures Center-based environments are free of toxins, such as smoke, lead, pesticides, and herbicides.
  • Ensures arrangements and space, as well as types and use of materials and equipment, match grantees identified curriculum.
  • Ensures the facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities as required by the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Conduct and/or supervise daily safety checks of center.
  • Ensure center is clean, sanitary and free of clutter both inside and outside.

 

 

Required competencies

In order to successfully accomplish the responsibilities and expectations outlined above, the Center Director must possess, develop, and be evaluated on the following competencies:

 

Position-Specific Skills

 

Vacaville, CA 95687 2017-03-08 View
Head Start Center Director II Child Start Inc

Job Description

 

 

Title:Center Director II

 

Reports To: Regional Program Manager

 

FLSA Status:Exempt

 

Salary: $ 3248.06 

 

Both FDFY and PDPY options available

 

Mission Statement:

 

The mission of Child Start is to focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Center Director serves as the educational lead for a center in the Head Start program, with responsibilities including the following:

  • Ensure full implementation      of all aspects of Child Start’s early learning system, policies/procedures      and tools, with the goal of supporting all children to achieve School      Readiness Goals.
  • Supervise all teaching staff      (teachers, assistant teachers, floaters, substitutes and extended day.)
  • Provide ongoing coaching to      teaching staff to support them in successfully fulfilling all aspects of      their role, including but not limited to effective practices in the      following:
      •   
      • CLASS™ Teacher-Child        Interactions (As applicable)
      •   
      • Learning Environments/ECERS
      •   
      • Consistent Child        Supervision Practices
      •   
      • Curriculum
      •   
      • Child Assessment
      •   
      • Meeting All Children’s        Needs
      •   
      • Working with Families
      •   
      • Professional Growth and        Collaboration
  • Work with teachers to      implement program curriculum with fidelity. 
  • Work with teachers to      implement child assessment system reliably, including understanding child      outcomes data and using them to plan and individualize.

 

This position is responsible for the following core functions and performs other tasks as needed:

  1. Education
  2. Family Partnerships
  3. Human Resources & Supervision.
  4. Communication & Service Coordination
  5. Record Keeping & Reporting
  6. Ongoing Monitoring & Self-Assessment
  7. Operations & Facilities
  8. Program Governance & Leadership

 

The Center Director is primarily responsible for achieving the following outcomes for the Head Start/Early Start   program:

 

  1. Education:  Serve as education lead for the center, overseeing implementation of all aspects of education services and providing teachers with supervision, training, coaching and monitoring.

 

  • Support the effective implementation of the education content area, implementing all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Oversee training of new hires (in conjunction with education & HR leads);  conduct or arrange other training as needed for staff, parents or volunteers.
  • Work with teachers to implement program curriculum that incorporates all elements and meets all standards established by (Name of Program) (in compliance with Head Start standards and best practices).
  • Oversee and approve the preparation of weekly lesson plans, including individualization and all other required elements.
  • Ensure that teachers integrate goals from Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for children with disabilities.
  • Ensure the completion of all required child screenings and assessments, including 45 and 90-day requirements for new children and quarterly progress assessments for all children.
  • Ensure that classrooms, gym and outdoor areas are supplied with developmentally appropriate materials and that staff are facilitating learning experiences with the children.
  • Participate in team meetings, home visits, and community events as needed.
  • Support teachers in understanding child outcomes data and using it to improve practice.
  • Provide teachers with coaching and support for quality improvement and professional growth through regular observation and formal and informal feedback.

 

 

  1. Family Partnerships: Supervise or coordinate with Family Services team to ensure full implementation of family services and parent involvement.

 

  • Model strong, positive relationships with families.
  • Support Family Advocates to implement all aspects of family services program, including assisting with planning monthly Parent Committee meetings.
  • Ensure parents are integrally involved in developing the program’s curriculum and approach to child development and education through regular meeting time with families.
  • Assist teaching staff in developing a system offering parents opportunities for enhancing and increasing their child observation skills. 
  • Support parents and community members wanting to volunteer in the classroom.

 

 

  1. Human Resources & Supervision:  Directly supervise teaching staff, ensure completion of all human resources activities, and ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures.

 

  • Meet at least once per month with the people you supervise to monitor, provide ongoing verbal and written feedback consistent with their individual development plans for performance improvement, ensure adherence to Head Start performance standards, and to plan and direct work. 
  • Plan and adjust work operations to meet changing or emergent program requirements within available resources.
  • Submit annual performance evaluations in a timely manner.
  • Work with teachers to develop and support their professional development plan, including training plans for each teacher to increase their education level in Early Childhood Education . 
  • Understand the personnel policies and procedures, and ensure that the people you supervise are aware of these and any changes to them that occur.
  • Assign and review work of the people you supervise. Instruct, train and work effectively with the people you supervise from a variety of backgrounds and with differing levels/areas of training. Model best practices within the service area.
  • Devise work methods and procedures that support improvements in existing work practices; supporting the people you supervise in developing and setting goals, priorities and timelines.  
  • Take required disciplinary action, in an objective and fair manner, following Program Policies and Procedures and EEO requirements.
  • Make appropriate personnel decisions not requiring higher approval as-needed and submit others as a recommendation to supervisor.

 

 

  1. Communication & Service Coordination:

 

  • Lead regular team meetings to ensure effective communication and service coordination.
  • Ensure families receive Monthly Updates from teaching staff and the quarterly newsletter.
  • Attend local, state and regional initiatives to represent the center and to develop professionally.
  • Ensure children’s individual health, nutrition, disabilities or mental health needs are met, through implementation of (Name of Program) referral system, coordination with appropriate coordinators/specialists, and participation in case management as necessary. 
  • Develop a working knowledge of local community resources related to education and transition.
  • Actively participate in Head Start/Early Head Start community, including staff meetings, mandated trainings, committee meetings, and other program-wide functions as needed, including some evening activities.

 

  1. Record Keeping & Reporting:

 

  • Ensure complete and accurate implementation of all Child Start required systems for recordkeeping and reporting, including:
    • Individual child/family files
    • Procedure Manual Binders (hard copy and electronic versions)
    • Education portfolios or other documentation of early childhood education services
    • In-kind contributions from parents or community members
    • Purchasing and tracking of supplies and equipment
    • Employee timekeeping
    • Attendance
    • Child, family & program information in ChildPlus
    • Child observations, assessment & planning information.

 

  1. Ongoing Monitoring & Self Assessment:

 

  • Review weekly MBI (managing by information) report and ensure all concerns are addressed in a timely fashion.
  • Review quarterly MBO (managing by outcomes) report and ensure all concerns are addressed in a timely fashion.
  • Review quarterly and annual child outcomes data and oversee teacher planning to help all children make developmental gains.
  • Participate in annual program self-assessment
  • Implement all monitoring systems required by Child Start, Head Start, childcare licensing, CACFP or other agencies, including
    • Daily visual check of indoor & outdoor safety (Daily Safety Checklist)
    • Completion of Health & Safety monitoring tool within the first 30 days of the program year and quarterly thereafter.

 

  1. Program Governance and Leadership:

 

 

 

  • Lead for the good of the entire organization, understand the big picture and use it as framework to make decisions
  • Make decisions that support program quality and maintain program accountability.
  • Establish focus for education service area and act to align area’s goals with the strategic direction and needs of the center; ensure that employees in the area understand how their work relates to the center as a whole and the relevant regulations and performance standards. 
  • Improve quality and effectiveness of education service area and overall organization by initiating, sponsoring and implementing organizational change and by helping others to successfully manage organizational change.
  • Promote consistent exchange of information and a cooperative environment within the leadership of the center.
  • Attend parent committees and Policy Council as needed or requested.
  • Ensure teachers and volunteers understand regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions.
  • Recognize that your job description is service area specific but not limited to: confidentiality, child abuse reporting, attendance and dependability, appropriate dress, customer service and support to all families, prudent use of program resources, and promoting and maintaining safe work environment.
  • Uphold the shared mission and values of  Child Start.

 

 

  1. Operations and Facilities: Serve as operational lead for the center, ensuring compliance with all program policies/procedures and Head Start/Early Head Start, licensing or other regulations
  • Ensures that facilities, materials, and equipment are safe, appropriate, and conducive to learning and reflective of the different ages and stage of development of each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Ensures Center-based environments are free of toxins, such as smoke, lead, pesticides, and herbicides.
  • Ensures arrangements and space, as well as types and use of materials and equipment, match grantees identified curriculum.
  • Ensures the facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities as required by the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Conduct and/or supervise daily safety checks of center.
  • Ensure center is clean, sanitary and free of clutter both inside and outside.

 

 

Required competencies

In order to successfully accomplish the responsibilities and expectations outlined above, the Center Director must possess, develop, and be evaluated on the following competencies:

 

Position-Specific Skills

 

Fairfield, CA 94533 2017-03-08 View
EHS- CCP Coach Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:  Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership Coach        Status:  Non-Exempt

 

Program/Department:  EHS-CCP                                       Supervises:  None

 

Supervisor:  EHS-CCP Program Manager                               Created:  February 2017

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) Coach works in partnership with licensed child care centers and family child care homes, contracted Early Head Start Providers, and Early Head Start Families to ensure comprehensive services and high quality child care in Napa and Solano Counties.  The EHS-CCP Coach ensures that services are provided in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards and California State Licensing regulations, and must: be able to build relationships based on mutual respect; demonstrate effective culturally sensitive communication skills; practice conflict resolution skills; have an on-going commitment to learning; possess good observation skills, and model best practices working with young children.

 

The EHS-CCP Coach will provide coaching and mentoring services using principles and appropriate learning strategies to support children’s developmental growth in social-emotional development, cognitive development, language development, physical development, and nutrition education.  Working in partnership with child care partners, the EHS-CCP coach will provide ongoing support and goal setting opportunities to parents of enrolled Early Head Start children.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Technical Assistance:
  2. Maintains content development expertise and disseminates such knowledge by providing ongoing technical assistance. 
  3. Develops resources and demonstrates best practices while working with child care partners.
  4. Promotes continuous quality improvement and quality assurance efforts for the agency.
     
    1. Coaching and Mentoring:   
    2. Facilitates peer-to-peer learning in both one-on-one and group settings as a joint process for building capacity
    3. Provides guidance in building skill development and competence by performing on-the-job technical assistance and modeling of specific skills.  
    4. Evaluates skills and strategies, and supports the development, implementation, and coordination of internal support plans (action plans, behavior plans) with parents and partners.
    5. Provides ongoing quality assistance to address children’s challenging behaviors and sensory needs.
    6. Utilizes new models of research-based instruction and practice-based coaching to implement current instructional practice and coaching for partners with staff.
    7. Supports in the creation of individual professional development plans, improving credentialing and participation in Napa and Solano County’s quality rating system (QRIS).

 

  1. Quality Assurance:
    1. Participates in site visits, classrooms observations, and work groups to assess program needs and planning   strategies for system/process improvement and/or development of early childhood education, disabilities, and mental health services in partnership settings.
    2. Supports the implementation of the agency’s work plan to insure the program/content goals and objectives are met.
    3. Supports with implementation of curriculum/individualization plans and ongoing assessments.
    4. Ensures safe and healthy learning environments by following health and safety procedures and directives.
    5. Provides statistical, analytical or other information reports as requested.
    6. Maintains confidentiality of all Early Head Start, agency, child and family information.
    7. Assists and trains with the development and implementation of screenings, assessments, curriculum, and quality classroom management.

 

  1. Family Services:
    1. Coordinates with child care partners to integrate family partnership goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.
    2. Conducts home visits to complete ASQ screenings, education and family services planning, identifying goals, and following up on referrals. Acts as a family care planner and works cooperatively with local agencies to assist families with connecting to services in the local community.
    3. Regularly shares information with child care partners to ensure coordinated services that meet the needs of individual children and families.
    4. Provides health, safety and family literacy activities to parents, as appropriate.
    5. Coordinates with child care partners to promote parent engagement in the program as a classroom visitor, volunteer, employee, and/or participate in family events.
    6. Develops a working knowledge of community resources.
    7. Refers families for emergency or crisis assistance and documents all follow-up to referrals. 
    8. Coordinates or refers families to opportunities for continuing education, employment training and other employment services through formal or informal networking in the community.
    9. Assists child care partners with offering (either directly or through referral to local entities) the following:
  • training in pedestrian safety
  • opportunities to share experiences with other parents
  • any other activity designed to help parents become full partners in the education of their children.
  1. Provides with respect to each participating family, a family needs assessment that includes consultation with such parents about the benefits of parent engagement and about the activities in which parents may choose to participate.
  2. Attends parent/teacher conferences, as requested.
  3. Assists child care partners with Parent Committee meetings, Family Nights and other parent activities.

 

  1. Team Work:
    1. Communicates effectively to build trust.
    2. Works cooperatively with other agencies to meet the needs of families and children served.
    3. Coordinates child and/or family referrals.
    4. Provides support services of children’s transition plan.
    5. Provides flexibility to make thoughtful decisions in an evolving, multi-faceted environment with fluctuating demands.
    6. Communicates regularly with EHS-CCP Program Manager, EHS-CCP staff, consultants, community partners and EHS-CCP partners.

  

  1. Program Planning, Design and Implementation.
    1. Assists EHS-CCP Program Manager in the development and implementation of the annual training plan, including local, state, and regional training.
    2. Anticipates future trends and articulates credible visions enabling innovative and appropriate program planning.
    3. Assists, supports, implements, and evaluates program development strategies.
    4. Assists, prepares, coordinates, and maintain relevant meetings, training and professional development activities as assigned, including monthly parent meetings and training cohorts for partners

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Profession requirements based on the current Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Act:
    1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education;

OR

  1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  2. Have the capacity to offer assistance to other educators in the implementation and adaptation of curricula to the group and individual needs of children in the Early Head Start program.
  3. Experience with or the ability to complete training in the following is required: 
  • § Environmental ratings scales (ECERS, ITERS, and FCERS).
  • § Teacher/child interaction tools (CLASS).  Must be able to obtain and maintain CLASS reliable certification for Infants and Toddlers.
  • § Formative Assessment Instruments (DRDP 2015 Infant/Toddler and DRDP Preschool Fundamental View).  Must be able to obtain training certificate in DRDP 2015 and Meaningful Observations (DRDP 2015).
  • § Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC).  Must be accepted to enroll and successfully complete the PITC Trainer Institute for Modules I, II, III, and IV.
  • § Creative Curriculum and ASQ Screeners
  • § Family Development
  1. Familiarity with and experience implementing Head Start/Early Head Start performance standards is strongly preferred.
  2. Must possess good listening and organizational skills; be successful at getting others to look introspectively; know how to guide people with step-by-step instructions; and continuously support partners until goals are reached.
  3. Good analytical/problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to pass medical exam and TB test.
  5. Valid California driver’s license; vehicle liability insurance.

 

JOB CONDITIONS/COMPLEXITY:

  1. Regular office and site visits with child care partners in both child care centers and family child care homes throughout Napa and Solano Counties.
  2. Must be able to travel for conferences, training, and other program-related events outside the service area, often times overnight.
  3. Requires strong, culturally sensitive communication skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people from varying backgrounds.
  4. Occasional stooping or bending may be required, including frequent lifting, (up to 40 pounds or an equivalent weight) required.

 

EQUIPMENT USED:

  1. Telephone, fax, copier, computer with related software, including database, Word, Excel
    1. Vehicle

 

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Duties and responsibilities and skills may vary depending upon agency needs.

Napa, CA 94558 2017-03-08 View
Maintenance Supervisor Foundation for Early Childhood Education

 

Posted Date: 03/08/2017

Deadline Date: Open until filled

 

Position Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Reports To: Assistant Director of Education

Department: Program Services

Employment Status: EXEMPT

Compensation Range $ 3,758. – $4,047 – Starting Salary

Work Location: FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ___________________________________________________________________________

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Under administrative direction, the Maintenance Supervisor manages and coordinates the agency’s maintenance operations to ensure facilities are maintained in manner that meets all Federal and State requirements.  This position ensures maintenance compliance with health, fire and inspects facilities to identify needs and preventative maintenance.  This position is responsible for rapid response to emergency problems, organizes, supervises and inspects the work of maintenance personnel engaged in the repair and maintenance of buildings, properties and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: High school diploma or GED is required. Additional college or technical school course work in maintenance, facilities management or other related field is highly desired.

Experience:  Three years of experience as a journey-level carpenter, electrician, HVAC technician, plumber or metal worker, including at least one year in a supervisory or lead capacity performing general construction, repair and maintenance of schools or similar institutional facilities, buildings, or properties.

Skills: Must be able to demonstrate basic knowledge, and experience in repair and maintenance of equipment, fixtures, facilities systems and grounds.  Must have a working knowledge of standard state and federal safety regulations, including Cal-OSHA and OSHA regulations.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray.*Proof of required immunizations; influenza, pertussis, and measles.

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of 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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 **********APPLICATION PROCEDURES**********

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr, Ste 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above by Mail or In Person – in c/o Human Resources Department:

  1. Employment Application – with original signature
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees or Technical Training
  5. Letters of Recommendation
  6. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte, CA 91731 2017-03-08 View
Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc.

We are seeking a Child Development Specialist to coordinate, design, organize, deliver and evaluate high quality services to Family Child Care Home (FCCH) programs serving children birth-kindergarten age. Provides training and professional development to family home providers to increase the capacity and strengthen practices that enhance the healthy growth and development of young children.  The EHS Child Development Specialist is responsible for working with Family Child Care Providers in their role as the primary educator of the children they service in the FCCH program.  The Child Development Specialist is responsible to ensure all comprehensive Head Start Services are integrated with the FCCH and approaches the families' needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services that reflect and respond to their unique culture, roles, values and beliefs.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-03-07 View
Early Head Start Home Visitor Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) seeks a Home Visitor for its Early Head Start Program.TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized organization serving children and families with disabilities.

 

Title:                            Early Head Start Home Visitor

Employment type:     Full-time, 40 hours a week

Benefits:                     TLG offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, sick leave, paid holidays, long-term disability, and life insurance

 

SUMMARY: Primary service provider for Early Head Start families enrolled in the home based program; Provides early, comprehensive child development, case management, infant/parent relationship support and family support services to enhance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of participating children; Promotes positive parent-child interactions; Provides services to pregnant women and parents of birth to three year old children that support their role as parents. Provides socializations/playgroups for children and families served.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Graduate degree in Psychology, Social work, Early Childhood Development, Special Education, Mental Health, Early Intervention or related field.  Licensing hours and supervision available for mental health professionals. Training and experience in: infant/toddler development or early childhood education; Principles of prenatal health, child health, safety and nutrition; Adult learning principles; Family dynamics; Communicating with and motivating adults, Knowledge of local community resources and the skills to link families with appropriate agencies and services. Experience in home visiting and working with groups of parents, infants, and toddlers preferred.  Previous experience in programs serving children and families with disabilities and/or personal/ family disability experience strongly preferred.

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES:  Weekly individual and group clinical supervision is provided to meet licensing requirements.  The intern can also participate in regular TLG clinical and developmental services staff meetings, which include case presentations and trainings. TLG and its EHS program provide frequent specialized trainings that include infant mental health, cultural diversity and family systems, infant/toddler development and developmental screening and assessment, as well as disability issues and adaptations. 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ·         Provides in-home information and support as well as group socialization/playgroup experience to parents and children (infants/ toddlers) to enhance the parents’ ability to fill the role of primary nurturer for their child.
  • ·         Facilitates relationships and positive interactions between infants, toddlers and their parents
  • ·         Drives to family home and provide health, educational, nutritional, and child growth and development information to parents via weekly home visits.
  • ·         Coordinates with parents to ensure prenatal, well-child exams, immunizations, health screenings, and nutrition assessments are complete and necessary follow-up occurs.
  • ·         Develops family partnership agreements and  individualized development plans for children
  • ·         Conducts developmental screenings and all other required assessments with families in a timely manner.
  • ·         Assists and supports families in locating resources and scheduling appointments with community resources that best meet their needs.
  • ·         Provides support in parent and child activities that encourages developmentally appropriate activities for the changing needs of infants and toddlers.
  • ·         In partnership with parents, offers activities for parent/child interactions which reflect both EHS mandated elements and parental and cultural influences, and which promote the social emotional, physical and cognitive development of Early Head Start children.
  • ·         Integrates all Early Head Start components into bimonthly socialization/ playgroup times.
  • ·         Provides an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental involvement during socializations.
  • ·         Works with the EHS Support Team, other TLG staff, and other appropriate agencies to develop or update Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP’s).
  • ·         Maintains accurate records including health information, assessments, IFSP documentation, screening instruments, anecdotal observations and other required forms. Communicates regularly with other TLG staff and act as an advocate for Early Head Start families in the community.
  • ·         Completes and submits accurate and timely reports as assigned.
  • ·         Maintains confidentiality with respect to information and records concerning children, families and staff.
  • ·         Other duties as assigned.

 

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 to TLG

Contact: Beth Smith, LCSW, MA

Re: Early Head Start Home Visitor

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org 

 

 

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-03-03 View
Fiscal Manager Child, Family & Community Services, Inc.

Position Summary:

 

The Fiscal Manager provides the accounting, budgeting, financial reports and all fiscal oversight for the agency.  The Fiscal Manager is required to have the knowledge, skills and experiences to establish and maintain overall program accounting, budgeting and financial reporting policies and procedures which will provide effective control and satisfy informational requirements of program officers, line and management staff, independent auditors, government agencies, the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Directly oversee the development, integration and preparations for all fiscal budgets as indicated in the Head Start/Early Head Start and California Child Care Alternative Payment Program regulations/requirements.
  2. Assure proper maintenance of control systems to safeguard program assets and effectively monitor operations.
  3. Develops and implements goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, accounting and payroll.
  4. Report monthly on expenditures by line item comparing financial performance of operations with operating plans and standards for the Executive Director, Program Manager, Board of Directors and Policy Council.
  5. Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciations, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records. 
  6. Provide advice to ensure that all incurred costs are allowable.
  7. Develop Chart of Accounts and record expenditures according to categories defined in coordination with the Executive Director.
  8. Develop annual budgets and financial statements in consultation and coordination with the Executive Director.
  9. Identify and establish accounts for revenue sources and streams.
  10. Direct internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls.
  11. Design and maintain payroll, employee benefits, purchasing, and fiscal management systems.
  12. Report significant trends and variations and contribute toward the formulation of future policies and strategies.
  13. Initiate and direct, in coordination with other staff and parents, cost studies and comparative analyses of alternative operating strategies. 
  14. Investigate opportunities for improving or further routing existing accounting, budgeting and reporting systems.
  15. Prepare for and assist the independent auditor as necessary. 
  16. Assist in resolution of audit exceptions and implementation of auditors’ recommendations.
  17. Monitor fiscal requirements and supporting fiscal documentation for the Child Care Food Program (CCFP) and California Child Care Program to include ongoing submission of required reports and monitoring reimbursements.
  18. Conduct and monitor the agency’s purchasing and procurement function.
  19. Maintain the current financial management system (manual).
  20. Provide timely financial reports to Board, Policy Council, management staff and funding sources, as required.
  21. Conduct and monitor agency’s annual inventory process.
  22. Provide training for Board of Directors, Policy Council, committees, management staff and Delegate Agency on the appropriate functions of the agency fiscal system.
  23. Maintain an updated computerized financial system.
  24. Attend appropriate staff development seminars and conferences.
  25. Supervise fiscal staff and conduct performance evaluations as scheduled.
  26. Meet monthly (or more often as needed) with the Executive Director, Fiscal Committee, Board of Directors, Policy Council and Delegate Agency for ongoing updates and providing technical assistance as needed.

 

Knowledge of:

  1. Administration of job costing systems and computer applications.
  2. Federal and state grant and contract accounting requirements.
  3. Accounting, budgeting, fiscal control, and financial analysis and reporting.

 
Ability to:

  1. Interact with Executive Director, Management team, staff, and federal and state agencies.
  2. Coordinate and supervise the auditing function for the agency.
  3. Learn the various programs, rules, and regulations as they relate to the agency.

 

 

Education:

  • B.S. Degree in Accounting or a Comparable Field with an emphasis in Accounting.  CPA preferred.

 

Experience:

  • Five (5) years of practical experience in all facets of job costing system and microcomputer applications.  Experience in a nonprofit agency accounting environment.
Union City, CA 94587 2017-03-02 View
Associate Teacher Para Los Niños

DEFINITION:

Under the supervision of the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible for the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children. In partnership with the teacher, the Associate Teacher assists with the design and integration of classroom goals and objectives. With, the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of lesson plans designed to stimulate childrens learning and support critical thinking. The Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher in the provision of a quality educational experience that is responsive to the interest, needs and developmental age of the children enrolled in the assigned classroom.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors.
  • Participates in the overall agency Accreditation Quality Improvement process.
  • Adhere to professional conduct at all times (i.e. proper tone and language use in the classroom, respectful, proper for children, parents and peers at all times).
  • Attends and participates in Professional Development meetings.

 

Planning and Creating the Learning Environment

In the classroom and yard Associate Teachers must participate in:

 

  • Providing a learning environment that reflects the PLN Guiding Philosophy.
  • Providing a learning environment that promotes curiosity and inquiry.
  • Providing a learning environment that is flexible and changes according to the needs and interests of the children.
  • Providing a classroom environment that reflects the childrens learning.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that promote critical thinking and inquiry.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that nurture and stimulate their cultural needs.
  • Collecting and analyzing observations of childrens learning behaviors in order to assist in the development of lesson plans and individualized goals as well as the completion of DRDPs.

 

Supervision

  • Participates in supervision meetings on a weekly basis with Teacher and Teacher assistant.
  • Provides supervision and care to children in the classroom and actively participates in classroom and yard activities.

 

 

 

Classroom Management

  • Participates in developing age appropriate curriculum (lesson plans) that are responsive to childrens interests and needs and support skill acquisition in all domains of development.
  • Assists in the: completion of attendance records, maintenance of up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profiles and other records as needed.
  • Assist in completing and developing short and long term goals for individual child and overall group.
  • Assists in the orientation of parents to the classroom.
  • Completes checklists to ensure that classroom is kept neat and orderly.
  • Completes documentation and reports of all incidents, accidents or behavioral outbursts (be the client, parents and or staff).
  • Assists in the completion of daily, weekly, and monthly logs and reports as requested by teacher/supervisor.

 

CCL/ CDE

  • Completes ratio counts in the classroom on a day-to-day basis ensuring constant children supervision.
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of children.
  • Completes DRDPs with the Teacher for all children twice a year for Preschool and four times a year for Infants and Toddlers (completes a DRDP summary of findings yearly) as required by California Department of Education.
  • Completes classroom and parent conferences after each DRDP is completed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge; skills required perform the job successfully.

 

Education/Experience

  • 12 units completed in Child Development including core courses (Child/Human Growth and Development, Child, Family and Community, Program/Curriculum). Experience providing care to infants/toddlers and pre-school children
  • The individual must posses a current Child Development Associate Teacher permit or have the requirements to apply for one immediately. Must keep permit valid and updated at all times
  • Individual working with infants/toddlers shall have 3 additional units in Infant/Toddler Program.
  • Knowledge in Desired Results and Developmental Appropriate Practices
  • Knowledge in Creative Curriculum and Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Knowledge of Title 22 and Title 5 regulations
  • Knowledge of COA and NAEYC standards.
  • Commitment to Accreditation through COA and/or NAEYC
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings as assigned.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must be a team player

 

Special Requirements

TB test clearance, to be renewed every two years.

Physical Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

Para Los Niños promotes equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We dont discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.

 
 
 
Los Angeles, CA 90065 2017-03-02 View
Fiscal Officer I Para Los Niños

Definition:

 

Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Fiscal Officer I will provide government contractual support to the CFO, the Vice President of Early Education, program staff and accounting staff. The Fiscal Officer I will support the Head Start, State Preschool and, as needed, other Para Los Ninos contracts. The Fiscal Officer I will be expected to study, interpret, analyze, monitor and administer these contracts on an ongoing basis. The Fiscal Officer I will prepare and submit periodic fiscal and program reports to the grantors on a timely basis. The Fiscal Officer I, will oversee the implementation of new contracts, monitor the performance of the contracts assigned and ensure that the programs and the agency overall are in compliance with the contracts.

 

Duties:

 

  • Implement mission, vision, and values established by the President/CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Carries out Head Start Performance Standards, requirements of the Head Start Act, and the requirements of the LACOE contract.
  • Participate in the overall agency Accreditation Quality Improvement and assist the CFO in the coordination, development and implementation stages of the agencys accreditation by analyzing existing and proposing new operational procedures for PLN.
  • Nurture respectful relationships with co-workers, clients and children, and be sensitive to the cultural needs of the population served.
  • Assist with the continuous development of department policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the RFP process ensuring the agencys ability to meet financial and programmatic proposals.
  • Provide supervision and training for the Contract Analysts (at the request of the CFO) as it relates to the program portion of the contracts.
  • Attend contract administrative and technical training workshops offered or mandated by each of the funding sources (Grantors). Prepare and submit a summary of each meeting to the CFO on a timely basis.
  • Provide technical assistance, interpretation and guidance to the program staff in matters relating to the compliance of the contract.
  • Make site visits to all programs falling under the contracts assigned. Minimum of two site visits per program per 12-month period. The purpose of the site visit is to ensure that the program meets the requirements of the contract. A report of findings or a report of clearance will be prepared and submitted to the Site Supervisor, Head of Department/Program and CFO.
  • Assist CFO with the development of subcontracts and provide orientation and training to subcontractors on contract compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for monitoring and communicating with subcontractors on contract compliance and reporting requirements through the duration of the contract.
  • Collect and maintain subcontractor evidence of qualification (e.g., articles of incorporation, criminal clearances, certificates of insurance, etc.) for the contracts assigned and oversee the Contract Analysts efforts in this area as well.
  • Responsible for submitting contract mandated fiscal and program reports for assigned contracts. This process will include the collection and analysis of data from PLN program and administrative staff, the preparation of accurate and professional fiscal reporting documents and the timely submission of fiscal and program reports.
  • Assist CFO and program staff with the preparation of the agencys annual budget.
  • Assist CFO and oversee Contract Analysts analysis and preparation of projections for program budget modifications in accordance with the contracts.
  • Prepare internal reports (e.g., child days of enrollment or case management actual vs. budget, statistical evaluations, demographics, etc) to assist in the analysis of the performance of the programs and to ensure contract compliance.
  • Responsible for monitoring, updating and follow-up for government receipts from assigned contracts.
  • Develop and maintain a calendar for all contractual reporting due dates, internal and external meetings mandated by management or the funding source. This calendar will be available to Finance and Program Managers and Directors.
  • Prepare for grantor field audits, work with Director to assist the grantor field auditor, formally respond to any audit findings and be responsible for writing and following up on any action plans needed to correct audit findings.
  • Provide information requested by the annual independent auditor as it relates to contracts.
  • Maintain and archive as appropriate, all master documents (i.e., RFP, original contract, budget, scope of work) fiscal and program reports and all internal and external correspondence for the assigned government contracts while maintaining a user-friendly filing system that is easily accessible to PLN staff and outside examiners, and oversee the Contract Analysts efforts in this area as well.
  • Communicate with Program Supervisors and Program Administrative Assistants on matters related to contract compliance.
  • Assist in special projects and perform other duties related to the management of the Contracts Department as assigned by CFO.

Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge of early childhood education systems preferred (i.e. Early Head/Start, Head Start, State Preschool)
  • CPA, or at minimum, Bachelors degree in accounting, business, fiscal management or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role in a related field.
  • Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to comprehend and communicate the contents of each contract to Program and Administrative management and staff.
  • Ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with Para Los Niños employees, Board Members, support groups, and the general public.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines and prioritize work as needed.
  • Computer literacy including proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications as well as the ability to adapt quickly to industry specific software.
  • Valid drivers license, car and liability insurance required.
  • DOJ Clearance
  • TB Test every 2 years
  • All state required immunizations

 

Physical Requirements:

 

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

 

  • Lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds
  • Some bending/kneeling/stooping required
  • Mostly stationary, seated position (approximately 50% of time), although frequent walking is required
  • Some driving required

 

Para Los Niños promotes equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We dont discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.

 
 
 
Los Angeles, CA 90027 2017-03-02 View
Associate Teacher Para Los Niños

DEFINITION:

Under the supervision of the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible for the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children. In partnership with the teacher, the Associate Teacher assists with the design and integration of classroom goals and objectives. With, the Teacher, the Associate Teacher is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of lesson plans designed to stimulate childrens learning and support critical thinking. The Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Teacher in the provision of a quality educational experience that is responsive to the interest, needs and developmental age of the children enrolled in the assigned classroom.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors.
  • Participates in the overall agency Accreditation Quality Improvement process.
  • Adhere to professional conduct at all times (i.e. proper tone and language use in the classroom, respectful, proper for children, parents and peers at all times).
  • Attends and participates in Professional Development meetings.

 

Planning and Creating the Learning Environment

In the classroom and yard Associate Teachers must participate in:

 

  • Providing a learning environment that reflects the PLN Guiding Philosophy.
  • Providing a learning environment that promotes curiosity and inquiry.
  • Providing a learning environment that is flexible and changes according to the needs and interests of the children.
  • Providing a classroom environment that reflects the childrens learning.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that promote critical thinking and inquiry.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that nurture and stimulate their cultural needs.
  • Collecting and analyzing observations of childrens learning behaviors in order to assist in the development of lesson plans and individualized goals as well as the completion of DRDPs.

 

Supervision

  • Participates in supervision meetings on a weekly basis with Teacher and Teacher assistant.
  • Provides supervision and care to children in the classroom and actively participates in classroom and yard activities.

 

 

 

Classroom Management

  • Participates in developing age appropriate curriculum (lesson plans) that are responsive to childrens interests and needs and support skill acquisition in all domains of development.
  • Assists in the: completion of attendance records, maintenance of up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profiles and other records as needed.
  • Assist in completing and developing short and long term goals for individual child and overall group.
  • Assists in the orientation of parents to the classroom.
  • Completes checklists to ensure that classroom is kept neat and orderly.
  • Completes documentation and reports of all incidents, accidents or behavioral outbursts (be the client, parents and or staff).
  • Assists in the completion of daily, weekly, and monthly logs and reports as requested by teacher/supervisor.

 

CCL/ CDE

  • Completes ratio counts in the classroom on a day-to-day basis ensuring constant children supervision.
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of children.
  • Completes DRDPs with the Teacher for all children twice a year for Preschool and four times a year for Infants and Toddlers (completes a DRDP summary of findings yearly) as required by California Department of Education.
  • Completes classroom and parent conferences after each DRDP is completed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge; skills required perform the job successfully.

 

Education/Experience

  • 12 units completed in Child Development including core courses (Child/Human Growth and Development, Child, Family and Community, Program/Curriculum). Experience providing care to infants/toddlers and pre-school children
  • The individual must posses a current Child Development Associate Teacher permit or have the requirements to apply for one immediately. Must keep permit valid and updated at all times
  • Individual working with infants/toddlers shall have 3 additional units in Infant/Toddler Program.
  • Knowledge in Desired Results and Developmental Appropriate Practices
  • Knowledge in Creative Curriculum and Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Knowledge of Title 22 and Title 5 regulations
  • Knowledge of COA and NAEYC standards.
  • Commitment to Accreditation through COA and/or NAEYC
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings as assigned.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must be a team player

 

Special Requirements

TB test clearance, to be renewed every two years.

Physical Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

Para Los Niños promotes equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We dont discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.

 
 
 
Los Angeles, CA 90065 2017-03-02 View
Mental Health Consultant Para Los Ninos

 

Mental Health Consultant

Mental Health Services

 

Mental Health Consultant

 

Mental Health Services

 

Definition: 

 

Under the guidance of the Mental Health Coordinator, the Mental Health Consultant is responsible for key Head Start Mental Health roles and responsibilities such as (but not limited to): clinical assessments, home-based observations, classroom observations, and supporting classroom teachers.  In addition, the Mental Health Consultant will assume responsibility for supporting Head Start with any other related activities with regard to Head Start Performance Standards, the LACOE GIMS, and Para Los Niños’s Head Start Mental Health Policies and Procedures.

 

 

 

Duties:  

 

  • Completes all activities and paperwork associated with LACOE required Mental Health assessments, home visits, parent/teacher conferences, and classroom observations.
  • Provides on-going support to Head Start teachers with regard to supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of Head Start children.
  • When appropriate, participates as a member of all Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings as required by LACOE GIMs and Para Los Niño’s Policies and Procedures.
  • Follows state laws regarding the delivery of mental health services and confidentiality.
  • Maintains client files to level of requirements mandated in Head Start Performance Standards, the LACOE GIMs, and PLN’s policies and procedures.
  • Meets all agreed upon deadlines.
  • Must be able to produce documentation in Standard English which is legible and coherent.  
  • Must be adept at the use of computer software programs (MS Outlook/Word/Excel). 
  • Must communicate effectively with entities outside of the PLN Head Start program, as legally mandated (i.e., child protective services, probation, courts, Department of Mental Health, etc).
  • Coordinates care for children and maintains positive working collaborative relationships with program staff.
  • Conducts monthly observations in Head Start Classrooms.
  • Enters information into the ChildPlus data system.
  • Performs other job related duties as directed by Mental Health Coordinator and/or Head Start Director/Associate Director.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

 

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

 

 

Education/Experience 

 

  • MSW, MFT or MA in related field, Ph.D. or Psy.D.
  • At least four years or more of experience working with low-income children (ages birth to 5) and families.

 

 

 

Special Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

 

  • Have knowledge of evaluation of risk for suicidal and homicidal ideation, imminent danger and knows appropriate intervention.
  • Have skills in providing counseling and therapy to clients experiencing emotional distress and crisis.
  • Knowledge of child abuse/crisis intervention techniques.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingual (E/S) required.
  • License required.
  • Experience with children birth to 5 years and their families
  • Experience working in school/Head Start settings
  • Knowledge of ChildPlus is a benefit

 

 

 

Special Requirements   

 

  • Must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed).
  • Valid California Driver License.   State required automobile insurance coverage.
  • DOJ clearance
  • TB clearance, to be renewed every two years.
  • Verification of Immunizations required by the California Department of Health

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

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

 

Must be able to talk and hear well.  Good vision is imperative.  Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Employee will be required to lift and/or move unassisted up to twenty-five pounds.

 

 

 

Para Los Niños promotes equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We dont discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.

 

 

 

**Position is open until this announcement no longer shows on our website.

 

 

Los Angeles, CA 90027 2017-03-02 View
Itinerant Teacher Para Los Ninos

 

Under the supervision of the Area Supervisor, the Itinerant Teacher provides on-going support to all classrooms in a center. While not assigned to a single classroom, the Itinerant Teacher support the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children in each classroom according to a pre-determined schedule. In addition, the Itinerant Teacher may serve as a substitute teacher in the absence of another staff member. This provided continuity of relationship for children, families, and staff. As appropriate the Itinerant Teacher participates with members of the classroom-based teaching teams, in the:

 

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

 

 

Please click here for full position details.

 

 

Los Angeles, CA 90027 2017-03-02 View
Itinerant Associate Teacher (IAT) Para Los Niños

DEFINITION:

Under the supervision of the Teacher, the IAT is responsible for the academic, social and emotional growth and development, and supervision of children. In partnership with the teacher, the IAT assists with the design and integration of classroom goals and objectives. With, the Teacher, the IAT is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of lesson plans designed to stimulate childrens learning and support critical thinking. The IAT is responsible for assisting the Teacher in the provision of a quality educational experience that is responsive to the interest, needs and developmental age of the children enrolled in the assigned classroom. In the absence of a teacher, associate teacher, or assistant teacher, the Itinerant Associate Teacher provides substitute coverage. In addition, the Itinerant Associate Teacher provides coverage for breaks, lunches, and planning meetings. The Itinerant Associate Teacher has a primary site assignment but may, in cases of staff call-out, be asked to provide substitute coverage for another PLN site.

 

DUTIES:

Guiding Philosophy

  • Carries out Mission, Vision, and Values established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors.
  • Participates in the overall agency Accreditation Quality Improvement process.
  • Adhere to professional conduct at all times (i.e. proper tone and language use in the classroom, respectful, proper for children, parents and peers at all times).
  • Attends and participates in Professional Development meetings.

 

Planning and Creating the Learning Environment

In the classroom and yard Itinerant Associate Teachers must participate in:

 

  • Providing a learning environment that reflects the PLN Guiding Philosophy.
  • Providing a learning environment that promotes curiosity and inquiry.
  • Providing a learning environment that is flexible and changes according to the needs and interests of the children.
  • Providing a classroom environment that reflects the childrens learning.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that promote critical thinking and inquiry.
  • Planning and providing experiences for children that nurture and stimulate their cultural needs.
  • Collecting and analyzing observations of childrens learning behaviors in order to assist in the development of lesson plans and individualized goals as well as the completion of DRDPs.

 

Supervision

  • Participates in supervision meetings on a weekly basis with Teacher and Teacher assistant.
  • Provides supervision and care to children in the classroom and actively participates in classroom and yard activities.

 

Classroom Management

  • Participates in developing age appropriate curriculum (lesson plans) that are responsive to childrens interests and needs and support skill acquisition in all domains of development.
  • Assists in the: completion of attendance records, maintenance of up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profiles and other records as needed.
  • Assist in completing and developing short and long term goals for individual child and overall group.
  • Assists in the orientation of parents to the classroom.
  • Completes checklists to ensure that classroom is kept neat and orderly.
  • Completes documentation and reports of all incidents, accidents or behavioral outbursts (be the client, parents and or staff).
  • Assists in the completion of daily, weekly, and monthly logs and reports as requested by teacher/supervisor.

 

CCL/ CDE

  • Completes ratio counts in the classroom on a day-to-day basis ensuring constant children supervision.
  • Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of children.
  • Provides input into DRDPs (for children familiar to the Itinerant Associate Teacher) twice a year for Preschool and four times a year for Infants and Toddlers as required by California Department of Education.
  • Participates as requested in parent conferences after each DRDP is completed.

Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge; skills required perform the job successfully.

 

Education/Experience

  • 12 units completed in Child Development including core courses (Child/Human Growth and Development, Child, Family and Community, Program/Curriculum). Experience providing care to infants/toddlers and pre-school children
  • The individual must posses a current Child Development Associate Teacher permit or have the requirements to apply for one immediately.Must keep permit valid and updated at all times
  • Individual working with infants/toddlers shall have 3 additional units in Infant/Toddler Program.
  • Knowledge in Desired Results and Developmental Appropriate Practices
  • Knowledge in Creative Curriculum and Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Knowledge of Title 22 and Title 5 regulations
  • Knowledge of COA and NAEYC standards.
  • Commitment to Accreditation through COA and/or NAEYC
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings as assigned.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must be a team player

 

Special Requirements

TB test clearance, to be renewed every two years.

 

Physical Requirements

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

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

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

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

 

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

 
 
 
Burbank, CA 91501 2017-03-02 View
Mentor-Coach Teacher Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

Posted Date: March 3, 2017

Deadline Date: March 30, 2017

 

Position Title: Mentor-Coach Teacher

Reports To: Assistant Director of Education

Department: Education

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Range: $21.16 – $29.88 hourly rate PLUS BENEFITS

 

Work Location: FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MAIN OFFICE (El Monte, CA) Site locations: East LA, Hollywood, Boyle Heights and Echo Park         

___________________________________________________________________________

 SUMMARY OF DUTIES 

The Mentor-Coach will provide support to teaching staff with individualized coaching and support. The Mentor-Coach works in collaboration with the Education Service Area, including the Assistant Director of Education Services. The Mentor –Coach will conduct classroom visits for the purposes of observing classroom activities, teacher-child interactions and provide “hands on” support. Observations will be done using tools such as CLASS and ECERS, and written reports will be required. Mentor-Coach will use their expertise of early childhood education best practices, knowledge of Head Start and professional development practices for early childhood education teachers to provide professional development to teaching staff in the classroom.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education/Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education Child Development Teacher Permit (or higher) required CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) extensive experience and knowledge. CLASS PreK Observer Certification, or ability to certify within 6 months employment.

Experience: Minimum of three years experience in teaching preschool age children. Minimum of one year providing mentor-coaching, or technical assistance to preschool teaching staff

Skills: Ability to work effectively with a variety of adult learning styles. Understand Head Start Goals and objectives and provide support to Teachers to enhance children’s School Readiness.

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 and proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR). *

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work. *

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of 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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

**********APPLICATION PROCEDURES********** 

Interested candidates must forward the following original documentation by Mail or In Person to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department:

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr, Ste 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org

  • Employment Application – with original signature
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copy(ies) of Degrees
  • Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte, CA 91731 2017-03-02 View
Comprehensive Services Supervisor Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Comprehensive Services Supervisor

 

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 7/5/07

Policy Council: 7/18/07

DEPARTMENT:

Early Care & Education

Head Start Program

 

SALARYRANGE:

              HSAS/13

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Master’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the management of health, social services or family development programs including experience in the direct supervision of staff.

Experience providing/delivering services to low-income families in the areas of social work, health services, or public health.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledgeable in the principles of supervision, training and staff evaluation. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize a variety of program components. Knowledge of basic principles of small group and individual training. Ability to speak in public settings. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. CPR and First Aid certifications.  Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV-H6 printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Licensed social worker, LVN or health provider. Knowledge of community resources available within MercedCounty. Knowledgeable of the principles and practices of case management, crisis intervention and family self-sufficiency. Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjabi or other languages spoken by Head Start families.

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Family Support Services Manager, is responsible for the oversight and implementation of comprehensive Head Start services, including health, family support, nutrition, mental health services and other areas as appropriate. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Monitor family support services and health services ensuring all services and functions are completed with quality, in a timely manner and in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, California Health and Safety Codes, MCOE/Head Start Policies and all other applicable State, local and Federal guidelines. This position is classified management and exempt from the classified bargaining unit and from overtime provisions of Education Code Sections 45127 and 45128.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned staff; work with employees to correct deficiencies; recommend discipline and/or termination when necessary; document staff performance and prepare evaluations in accordance with established schedules, policies and procedures.
  2. Seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with community programs providing services to low-income families to ensure resources are available and accessible to Head Start families.
  3. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; plan and implement adjustments as necessary.
  4. Investigate health concerns as identified by child/family data or referenced by staff or parents: refer to Health Manager as necessary.
  5. Using program software, analyze data obtained and identify opportunities for improvement; develop and implement improvement plans; arrange for the collection of data as needed to ensure compliance with pertinent legislation, regulations and laws; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities.
  6. Conduct ongoing monitoring, including review of electronic reports, file review, home/site visits to ensure each enrolled family receives the support and services required by Performance Standards, that family needs are assessed, that all identified concerns receive appropriate follow-up to resolution, that all required health, nutrition, mental health and family service needs have been met, necessary follow-ups completed and that program goals and objectives are met.
  7. Coordinate activities and work with staff to complete health screenings and other health requirements as outlined in established policies and procedures; interpret health screening data and follow-up in consultation with Health Services Manager.
  8. Provide individual and small group staff training to ensure high-quality service delivery and accurate/complete documentation; lead and record minutes/results of Area Family Support Service team meetings.
  9. Maintain an updated list of local health and social service resources and make referrals as necessary.
  10. Schedule and/or attend case conferences, parent conferences, case reviews, IEP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings and other meetings as required.
  11. Manage day-to-day operations including responding to questions related to the provision of health and social services in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  12. Oversee enrollment, recruitment, selection and attendance processes to ensure full enrollment and an 85% minimum average daily attendance; complete research and analysis for causes of attendance issues at sites; develop and record final reports.
  13. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  14. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  15. Prepare and submit requisitions for supplies and materials; maintain an inventory of equipment; forecast needs for supplies, materials, equipment, repairs and other potential expenditures.
  16. Prepare and maintain accurate records, including child and family records, staff records, financial records, parent involvement records, in-kind contributions and others as required using proper spelling and accurate calculations; submit records and reports in a timely manner; ensure records are maintained in accordance with Head Start confidentiality policies and procedures.
  17. Participate in management meetings as required; work closely with members of the management team to plan, problem-solve and implement continuous improvement plans as needed.
  18. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable State and Federal regulations.
  19. Operate a personal computer, related software applications and standard office equipment.
  20. Operate a motor vehicle.
  21. Perform other related essential functions, as assigned.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a personal computer, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move, lift and/or carry 0 to 25 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work indoors in a standard office environment, in client homes, community agencies and child development centers; travel by motor vehicle outdoors in varying degrees of temperatures; and come in direct contact with children, parents, agency/community representatives, MCOE/district staff and the public.

 

Merced, CA 95341 2017-03-02 View
Comprehensive Services Supervisor Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Comprehensive Services Supervisor

 

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 7/5/07

Policy Council: 7/18/07

DEPARTMENT:

Early Care & Education

Head Start Program

 

SALARYRANGE:

              HSAS/13

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Master’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the management of health, social services or family development programs including experience in the direct supervision of staff.

Experience providing/delivering services to low-income families in the areas of social work, health services, or public health.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledgeable in the principles of supervision, training and staff evaluation. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize a variety of program components. Knowledge of basic principles of small group and individual training. Ability to speak in public settings. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. CPR and First Aid certifications.  Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV-H6 printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Licensed social worker, LVN or health provider. Knowledge of community resources available within MercedCounty. Knowledgeable of the principles and practices of case management, crisis intervention and family self-sufficiency. Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjabi or other languages spoken by Head Start families.

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Family Support Services Manager, is responsible for the oversight and implementation of comprehensive Head Start services, including health, family support, nutrition, mental health services and other areas as appropriate. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Monitor family support services and health services ensuring all services and functions are completed with quality, in a timely manner and in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, California Health and Safety Codes, MCOE/Head Start Policies and all other applicable State, local and Federal guidelines. This position is classified management and exempt from the classified bargaining unit and from overtime provisions of Education Code Sections 45127 and 45128.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned staff; work with employees to correct deficiencies; recommend discipline and/or termination when necessary; document staff performance and prepare evaluations in accordance with established schedules, policies and procedures.
  2. Seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with community programs providing services to low-income families to ensure resources are available and accessible to Head Start families.
  3. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; plan and implement adjustments as necessary.
  4. Investigate health concerns as identified by child/family data or referenced by staff or parents: refer to Health Manager as necessary.
  5. Using program software, analyze data obtained and identify opportunities for improvement; develop and implement improvement plans; arrange for the collection of data as needed to ensure compliance with pertinent legislation, regulations and laws; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities.
  6. Conduct ongoing monitoring, including review of electronic reports, file review, home/site visits to ensure each enrolled family receives the support and services required by Performance Standards, that family needs are assessed, that all identified concerns receive appropriate follow-up to resolution, that all required health, nutrition, mental health and family service needs have been met, necessary follow-ups completed and that program goals and objectives are met.
  7. Coordinate activities and work with staff to complete health screenings and other health requirements as outlined in established policies and procedures; interpret health screening data and follow-up in consultation with Health Services Manager.
  8. Provide individual and small group staff training to ensure high-quality service delivery and accurate/complete documentation; lead and record minutes/results of Area Family Support Service team meetings.
  9. Maintain an updated list of local health and social service resources and make referrals as necessary.
  10. Schedule and/or attend case conferences, parent conferences, case reviews, IEP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings and other meetings as required.
  11. Manage day-to-day operations including responding to questions related to the provision of health and social services in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  12. Oversee enrollment, recruitment, selection and attendance processes to ensure full enrollment and an 85% minimum average daily attendance; complete research and analysis for causes of attendance issues at sites; develop and record final reports.
  13. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  14. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  15. Prepare and submit requisitions for supplies and materials; maintain an inventory of equipment; forecast needs for supplies, materials, equipment, repairs and other potential expenditures.
  16. Prepare and maintain accurate records, including child and family records, staff records, financial records, parent involvement records, in-kind contributions and others as required using proper spelling and accurate calculations; submit records and reports in a timely manner; ensure records are maintained in accordance with Head Start confidentiality policies and procedures.
  17. Participate in management meetings as required; work closely with members of the management team to plan, problem-solve and implement continuous improvement plans as needed.
  18. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable State and Federal regulations.
  19. Operate a personal computer, related software applications and standard office equipment.
  20. Operate a motor vehicle.
  21. Perform other related essential functions, as assigned.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a personal computer, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move, lift and/or carry 0 to 25 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work indoors in a standard office environment, in client homes, community agencies and child development centers; travel by motor vehicle outdoors in varying degrees of temperatures; and come in direct contact with children, parents, agency/community representatives, MCOE/district staff and the public.

 

Merced, CA 95341 2017-03-02 View
Comprehensive Services Supervisor Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Comprehensive Services Supervisor

 

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 7/5/07

Policy Council: 7/18/07

DEPARTMENT:

Early Care & Education

Head Start Program

 

SALARYRANGE:

              HSAS/13

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Master’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the management of health, social services or family development programs including experience in the direct supervision of staff.

Experience providing/delivering services to low-income families in the areas of social work, health services, or public health.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledgeable in the principles of supervision, training and staff evaluation. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize a variety of program components. Knowledge of basic principles of small group and individual training. Ability to speak in public settings. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. CPR and First Aid certifications.  Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV-H6 printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Licensed social worker, LVN or health provider. Knowledge of community resources available within MercedCounty. Knowledgeable of the principles and practices of case management, crisis intervention and family self-sufficiency. Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjabi or other languages spoken by Head Start families.

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Family Support Services Manager, is responsible for the oversight and implementation of comprehensive Head Start services, including health, family support, nutrition, mental health services and other areas as appropriate. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Monitor family support services and health services ensuring all services and functions are completed with quality, in a timely manner and in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, California Health and Safety Codes, MCOE/Head Start Policies and all other applicable State, local and Federal guidelines. This position is classified management and exempt from the classified bargaining unit and from overtime provisions of Education Code Sections 45127 and 45128.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned staff; work with employees to correct deficiencies; recommend discipline and/or termination when necessary; document staff performance and prepare evaluations in accordance with established schedules, policies and procedures.
  2. Seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with community programs providing services to low-income families to ensure resources are available and accessible to Head Start families.
  3. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; plan and implement adjustments as necessary.
  4. Investigate health concerns as identified by child/family data or referenced by staff or parents: refer to Health Manager as necessary.
  5. Using program software, analyze data obtained and identify opportunities for improvement; develop and implement improvement plans; arrange for the collection of data as needed to ensure compliance with pertinent legislation, regulations and laws; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities.
  6. Conduct ongoing monitoring, including review of electronic reports, file review, home/site visits to ensure each enrolled family receives the support and services required by Performance Standards, that family needs are assessed, that all identified concerns receive appropriate follow-up to resolution, that all required health, nutrition, mental health and family service needs have been met, necessary follow-ups completed and that program goals and objectives are met.
  7. Coordinate activities and work with staff to complete health screenings and other health requirements as outlined in established policies and procedures; interpret health screening data and follow-up in consultation with Health Services Manager.
  8. Provide individual and small group staff training to ensure high-quality service delivery and accurate/complete documentation; lead and record minutes/results of Area Family Support Service team meetings.
  9. Maintain an updated list of local health and social service resources and make referrals as necessary.
  10. Schedule and/or attend case conferences, parent conferences, case reviews, IEP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings and other meetings as required.
  11. Manage day-to-day operations including responding to questions related to the provision of health and social services in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  12. Oversee enrollment, recruitment, selection and attendance processes to ensure full enrollment and an 85% minimum average daily attendance; complete research and analysis for causes of attendance issues at sites; develop and record final reports.
  13. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  14. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  15. Prepare and submit requisitions for supplies and materials; maintain an inventory of equipment; forecast needs for supplies, materials, equipment, repairs and other potential expenditures.
  16. Prepare and maintain accurate records, including child and family records, staff records, financial records, parent involvement records, in-kind contributions and others as required using proper spelling and accurate calculations; submit records and reports in a timely manner; ensure records are maintained in accordance with Head Start confidentiality policies and procedures.
  17. Participate in management meetings as required; work closely with members of the management team to plan, problem-solve and implement continuous improvement plans as needed.
  18. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable State and Federal regulations.
  19. Operate a personal computer, related software applications and standard office equipment.
  20. Operate a motor vehicle.
  21. Perform other related essential functions, as assigned.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a personal computer, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move, lift and/or carry 0 to 25 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work indoors in a standard office environment, in client homes, community agencies and child development centers; travel by motor vehicle outdoors in varying degrees of temperatures; and come in direct contact with children, parents, agency/community representatives, MCOE/district staff and the public.

 

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Comprehensive Services Supervisor Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Comprehensive Services Supervisor

 

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 7/5/07

Policy Council: 7/18/07

DEPARTMENT:

Early Care & Education

Head Start Program

 

SALARYRANGE:

              HSAS/13

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Master’s Degree in human services, psychology, social services, health services or closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the management of health, social services or family development programs including experience in the direct supervision of staff.

Experience providing/delivering services to low-income families in the areas of social work, health services, or public health.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledgeable in the principles of supervision, training and staff evaluation. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize a variety of program components. Knowledge of basic principles of small group and individual training. Ability to speak in public settings. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. CPR and First Aid certifications.  Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV-H6 printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Licensed social worker, LVN or health provider. Knowledge of community resources available within MercedCounty. Knowledgeable of the principles and practices of case management, crisis intervention and family self-sufficiency. Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjabi or other languages spoken by Head Start families.

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Family Support Services Manager, is responsible for the oversight and implementation of comprehensive Head Start services, including health, family support, nutrition, mental health services and other areas as appropriate. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Monitor family support services and health services ensuring all services and functions are completed with quality, in a timely manner and in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, California Health and Safety Codes, MCOE/Head Start Policies and all other applicable State, local and Federal guidelines. This position is classified management and exempt from the classified bargaining unit and from overtime provisions of Education Code Sections 45127 and 45128.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned staff; work with employees to correct deficiencies; recommend discipline and/or termination when necessary; document staff performance and prepare evaluations in accordance with established schedules, policies and procedures.
  2. Seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with community programs providing services to low-income families to ensure resources are available and accessible to Head Start families.
  3. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; plan and implement adjustments as necessary.
  4. Investigate health concerns as identified by child/family data or referenced by staff or parents: refer to Health Manager as necessary.
  5. Using program software, analyze data obtained and identify opportunities for improvement; develop and implement improvement plans; arrange for the collection of data as needed to ensure compliance with pertinent legislation, regulations and laws; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities.
  6. Conduct ongoing monitoring, including review of electronic reports, file review, home/site visits to ensure each enrolled family receives the support and services required by Performance Standards, that family needs are assessed, that all identified concerns receive appropriate follow-up to resolution, that all required health, nutrition, mental health and family service needs have been met, necessary follow-ups completed and that program goals and objectives are met.
  7. Coordinate activities and work with staff to complete health screenings and other health requirements as outlined in established policies and procedures; interpret health screening data and follow-up in consultation with Health Services Manager.
  8. Provide individual and small group staff training to ensure high-quality service delivery and accurate/complete documentation; lead and record minutes/results of Area Family Support Service team meetings.
  9. Maintain an updated list of local health and social service resources and make referrals as necessary.
  10. Schedule and/or attend case conferences, parent conferences, case reviews, IEP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings and other meetings as required.
  11. Manage day-to-day operations including responding to questions related to the provision of health and social services in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  12. Oversee enrollment, recruitment, selection and attendance processes to ensure full enrollment and an 85% minimum average daily attendance; complete research and analysis for causes of attendance issues at sites; develop and record final reports.
  13. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  14. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  15. Prepare and submit requisitions for supplies and materials; maintain an inventory of equipment; forecast needs for supplies, materials, equipment, repairs and other potential expenditures.
  16. Prepare and maintain accurate records, including child and family records, staff records, financial records, parent involvement records, in-kind contributions and others as required using proper spelling and accurate calculations; submit records and reports in a timely manner; ensure records are maintained in accordance with Head Start confidentiality policies and procedures.
  17. Participate in management meetings as required; work closely with members of the management team to plan, problem-solve and implement continuous improvement plans as needed.
  18. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable State and Federal regulations.
  19. Operate a personal computer, related software applications and standard office equipment.
  20. Operate a motor vehicle.
  21. Perform other related essential functions, as assigned.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a personal computer, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move, lift and/or carry 0 to 25 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work indoors in a standard office environment, in client homes, community agencies and child development centers; travel by motor vehicle outdoors in varying degrees of temperatures; and come in direct contact with children, parents, agency/community representatives, MCOE/district staff and the public.

 

Merced, CA 95341 2017-03-02 View
Bilingual Family Support Services Provider Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Bilingual Family Support Services Provider

 

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 3/29/11

Policy Council: 5/18/11

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

             HSCS/25.5

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Associate’s Degree or the equivalent 60 units of college coursework in human services, psychology, social services, health services or a closely related field.

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social service, health service or a closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

One year of experience providing direct services to families in a health or social services agency or program.

Experience in family case management at a health or social services agency.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, and/or English/Punjabi. Possess or obtain a valid pediatric first aid certificate within 90 days of employment. Knowledge of community resources available within MercedCounty; principles of case management; philosophy of family self-sufficiency. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize activities; analyze and solve problems; ability to prepare detailed records accurately and in a timely manner. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Human Services or Health Services Certificate of Completion.

 

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the supervision of the Comprehensive Service Supervisor, identify health and social service needs of assigned families and children in center based and wrap-around programs; plan and implement program activities to meet those needs. Plan and implement parent activities including parent education, parent committees, and facilitate parent participation in all aspects of the program. Conduct outreach and recruitment activities and implement enrollment procedures for preschool aged children. Make regular home visits. Prepare and maintain detailed child and family records, and maintain confidentiality of all information acquired.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Expedite completion of pre-enrollment requirements by assisting families to obtain the necessary health services and documentation of the health services; and, by completing all required forms and health records accurately and in a timely manner.
  2. After enrollment, ensure that health and dental services required by Performance Standards or identified by the Health Services Manager are obtained. Perform health screenings such as height and weight, nutrition screening, vision and hearing, and others.
  3. Assess the health, social service and training/educational needs of each assigned family.
  4. Utilizing a case management approach, develop with each family a family partnership agreement based on the family's assessed and expressed needs and interests. Assist each family to implement the family partnership agreement.
  5. Make appropriate referrals to other agencies and follow up on all referrals acting as an advocate when needed.
  6. Work closely with the Comprehensive Services Supervisor, Family Support Services Manager, Mental Health services provider, and others to assist families in crisis.
  7. Provide or arrange for transportation and translation as needed.
  8. Implement the outreach and recruitment plan as directed.
  9. Take all necessary steps to ensure full enrollment and an 85% minimum average daily attendance.
  10. Prepare individual comprehensive service files for each assigned child and family. Use a computer and other office equipment to gather, record, retrieve, collate copy, and disseminate information. Update all child and family records as services are provided or acquired.
  11. Work with parents, service area managers, and other staff to provide parent education.
  12. Assist parents to organize and maintain active parent committees; assist parents to plan and implement activities for themselves; encourage, facilitate, and support parental involvement in all aspects of the Head Start Program.
  13. Assist with transition to kindergarten or other child care or school placement.
  14. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  15. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  16. Meet frequently with each family by making regularly scheduled home visits and other contacts, as needed.
  17. Interact with and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  18. Requisition, inventory, and properly store needed supplies and materials.
  19. Attend case conferences, parent conferences, center meetings, case reviews, IEP/IFSP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  20. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  21. Operate a personal computer and standard office equipment.
  22. Operate a motor vehicle.
  23. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a personal computer, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull, and move, lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work in multiple environments, including office, classrooms, client’s homes, community agencies, community neighborhoods and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public.

Merced, CA 95341 2017-03-02 View
Associate Teacher I-II North Coast Opportunities/Head Start

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for the health and safety of children enrolled at the site.
  2. Participates in regular reflective supervision sessions and self assessment to promote ongoing professional development.
  3. Work directly with children in daily classroom activities which meet the Performance Standards for Head Start and State guidelines.
  4. Assist the Teacher in assessing and planning the children's individual and group learning, indoor and outdoor play activities, field trips, projects, hygiene and nutrition programs, observations and developmental assessments, lesson planning, and daily review of the program.
  5. Assist with implementation of children's activities, including work with small group, assist with circle time, assist with transitions, facilitate and expand children's activities during indoor and outdoor times, provide individual assistance to children.
  6. Organize the program materials and environment needed for classroom activities.
  7. Assist Teacher to orient and guide parent volunteers in the classroom.
  8. Fill in for Teacher in his/her absence.
  9. Provide childcare for parent and PPC activities.
  10. Assist Teacher in record keeping and reporting duties of education component.
  11. Participate in individual conferences and home visits with teacher as requested.
  12. Clean classroom daily at appropriate sites, including sweeping and mopping floors, vacuum rugs, and sanitize bathrooms.
  13. Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  14. Attends meetings, trainings, and conferences as necessary.
  15. Responsible for generating, collecting and documenting In-Kind. 
  16. Aligns work behaviors in conformance with NCOs Mission, Vision and Values.
  17. Furthers continuous improvement by participating on teams and voluntarily participating on special committees.
  18. Work Habits:
  • Is on time and obtains approval from supervisor for changes in work schedule or absences.
  • Able to stay focused on the job
  • Takes pride in creating a good work environment
  • Treats co-workers and clients with respect
  • Represents the agency/program to the community in a positive light
  • Is able to deal with change
  • Dresses appropriately for the job
  1. Other duties as assigned.

Bilingual:

  1. Communicates with families in their native language.  Serves as interpreter for those families who do not speak English. Translates written materials from English to the family’s native language and, when necessary, from the family’s native language to English.

 

  1. VIII.       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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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 forweekend 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.
  13. Must successfully complete pre-employment physical and T.B. Clearance prior to employment and every four years thereafter. 
  14. Must pass Criminal Background Live Scan prior to employment and report any criminal conviction thereafter to DSS, Community Care Licensing within 48 hours.

 

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.

  1. 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; to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds using ergonomic safety guidelines. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  2. The ability to travel during the day and/or night, sometimes long distance, is required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally work near moving mechanical parts, computers and computer printers, telephones and other similar electronic office equipment.
  2. The environment is noisy and includes the comings and goings of small children and their families.

 

 

Head   Start

Position:

Associate   Teacher I-II - Lake County

Rate of Pay:

$ 11.26 – 15.73/hr DOQ

Hours:

40 hours per week , 9 months per year

Benefits:

Paid holidays, vacation and   sick leave. Medical, Dental, Vision & life insurance coverages available   within 60 days of hire (Must work 30 hrs or more). Eligible to   participate in 401(k) retirement plan immediately, and for matching program   upon qualifying.

To Apply:

Complete and return an NCO employment   application by the closing date. Applications are available on the NCO   website at www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs/, by calling 707.467.3200, or at the NCO main   office, 413 N. State Street in Ukiah.

 

For   positions requiring ECE or CDV units:    please attach transcript copies to your application.

Application Closing Date:

6/24/2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Submitting an Application:

Applications accepted only at the NCO   main office. Postmarks are not accepted.

By mail or hand delivery:

NCO, Inc.

Attn:  Human   Resources

413 N. State St., Ukiah, CA 95482

By FAX:  707.467.3213

By Email:  SBrown@ncoinc.org

NCO is   under no obligation to hire from this solicitation.

North   Coast Opportunities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minority,   disabled, and older individuals are encouraged to apply.

For Head   Start Child Development Program positions please see the NOTICE included with the Employment Application regarding   Department of Justice clearance requirements.

Ukiah, CA 95482 2017-03-01 View
Family Support Specialist (Associate-III) North Coast Opportunities

 

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

FSS Associate, I-III-HS Page 1 of 3 PPC Approved: 09/11/2010 Board Approved: 11/20/2013

Provides support to families enrolled in the HSCDP program. Responsible for ensuring compliance with Head Start Performance Standards in the following areas: health, family & community partnerships, nutrition, mental health and disability services. Ensures that all required family service Head Start Performance Standard timelines are met.

VII. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Responsible for the health and safety of children enrolled at the site while under program’s care.

2. Participates in regular reflective supervision sessions and self assessment to promote ongoing professional development.

3. Responsible for community outreach and recruiting families for the center & entire program.

4. Provides 2-6 hours per week of Triple P services to families including parenting education individually or in a group setting. Complete a one page form for each family at the end of services. Participates in Triple P training sessions.

5. Assists families in completing enrollment paperwork.

6. Assists families in completing the Family Partnerships paperwork. With each family in FSS caseload, assesses strengths & needs, and makes appropriate referrals. Follows up on all community services received.

7. Works with site staff to track children’s attendance. Tracks absences and develops an attendance agreement for excessive absences, as required in the procedures manual.

8. Facilitates first three site parent meetings and provides guidance in the election and training of parent committee officers. Provides on-going support and guidance to site parent committee. Assists committee in locating local speakers for parent information sharing sessions.

9. Works with site staff & Specialists to educate parents in the following areas: literacy services, employment services, substance abuse treatment, positive parenting, nutrition, child development, mental, dental & physical health, community resources, the use of the home as a learning environment, personal growth, etc.

10. Facilitates parent involvement at the site with the assistance of other site staff. Arranges parent activities on weekends and evenings, as necessary, to increase parent involvement.

11. Works with each family in the area of health services ensuring that each family has "medical and dental homes".

12. Provides follow-up with local medical providers on incomplete CHDP exams.

13. Performs audiometric and vision screenings on enrolled children and follows up on referrals as a result of these screenings.

14. Assists parents in completing all health activities as required in the Head Start Performance Standards and makes appropriate health related referrals.

15. Assists families in accessing appropriate medical insurance (MediCAL, Healthy Families).

16. Works with Education, Disabilities, Mental Health Specialists to provide information to parents concerning parent’s rights, the referral & assessment process (for children with a suspected disability), and serves as support to parents during the assessment & IEP/IFSP process.

17. Responsible for generating, collecting and documenting In-Kind with each family enrolled at the site and with the greater community. Tracks In-Kind generated from parent participation, health and social service activities.

18. Conducts a minimum of one home visits each year with parents, and documents all communication with parents.

19. Serves as a classroom substitute, when needed, including Teacher breaks.

20. Participates in site staff meetings and consultations with Teachers.

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21. Communicates with families in their native language or facilitates support from other staff, families and community to ensure families receive communication in their native language.

22. Maintains confidentiality at all times.

23. Attends meetings, trainings, and conferences as necessary.

24. Responsible for generating, collecting and documenting In-Kind.

25. Aligns work behaviors in conformance with NCOs Mission, Vision and Values.

26. Furthers continuous improvement by participating on teams and voluntarily participating on special committees.

27. Work Habits:

 

Arrives to work on time and obtains approval from supervisor for any changes in work schedule or absences.

 

Is able to stay focused on the job.

 

Takes pride in creating a positive, efficient work environment.

 

Treats co-workers and clients with respect.

 

Represents NCO and its programs to the community in a positive light.

 

Is able to positively adapt to change.

 

Dresses appropriately for the job.

28. Other duties as assigned

VIII. JOB QUALIFICATIONS

FSS Associate

1. Must obtain certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or related field within 18 months of hire.

2. Must be willing to complete 3 additional units of Early Childhood Education within 2 years of hire in order to meet Community Care Licensing Regulations.

FSS I

1. AA Degree in Human Development or related field required.

2. Must have 6 units in Early Childhood Development.

3. Must have two years’ experience working with low-income families.

4. Must have experience facilitating groups.

FSS II

1.

 

Must meet FSS I qualifications and have successfully demonstrated mastery of FSS duties and responsibilities.

2.

 

Must have completed 12 additional units above an AA degree in the area(s) of social services, psychology, human development, drug & alcohol certification, or related area.

3.

 

Must have three years of experience working with low incomes families.

FSS III

1. In addition to qualifications for FSS II, a BA/BS in Human Development or related field required.

FSS Associate, I-III

1. Other experience and skills required or preferred.

2. Ability to work well with low income families and individuals from a diversity of cultural backgrounds.

3. 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 print out; and, proof of personal automobile insurance; or reliable transportation with proof of automobile insurance.

4. 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 comply with regulatory immunization requirements.

5. Must complete a Criminal Record Clearance prior to employment to confirm eligibility to work in a licensed child care facility.

6. Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, listen, and communicate clearly.

FSS Associate, I-III-HS Page 3 of 3 PPC Approved: pending

 

2. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, use manual and automatic office equipment, and reach with hands and arms.

3. The employee is occasionally required to stand; bend; reach down and stretch overhead; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

4. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds unassisted and may occasionally move and lift heavier materials with assistance using ergonomic guidelines.

5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

6. The ability to travel during the day and/or night, sometimes long distance – possession of a valid California Driver’s License and access to an insured vehicle may be required occasionally.

7. The employee may occasionally use kitchen equipment and implements that can be heavy, hot or sharp, as well as cleaning and sanitizing products.

8. The employee may occasionally use computers, printers, telephones and other similar electronic office equipment.

9. The environment at the assigned sites can be noisy and includes the comings and goings of small children and their families.

Note: This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the core essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or California FEHA. Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

Program:

Head Start

 

 

Position:

 

 

Family Support Specialist (Associate –III) Lake & Mendocino County

 

 

Rate of Pay:

 

 

$ 11.70 - $ 21.43/hr DOQ

 

 

Hours:

 

 

30-40 hours per week, 10-12 months/year

 

 

Benefits:

 

 

Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Medical, Dental, Vision & life insurance coverages available within 60 days of hire (Must work 30 hrs/wk or more). Eligible to participate in 401(k) retirement plan immediately, and for matching program upon qualifying .

 

 

To Apply:

 

 

Complete and return an NCO employment application by the closing date. Applications are available on the NCO website at www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs/, by calling 707.467.3200, or at the NCO main office, 413 N. State Street in Ukiah.

For positions requiring ECE or CDV units: please attach transcript copies to your application.

 

Application Closing Date:

 

 

Closes: 3/9/17

 

 

Submitting an Application:

 

 

Applications accepted only at the NCO main office. Postmarks are not accepted.

By mail or hand delivery:

NCO, Inc.

Attn: Human Resources

413 N. State St., Ukiah, CA 95482

By FAX: 707.467.3213

By Email: SBrown@ncoinc.org

 

 

NCO is under no obligation to hire from this solicitation.

 

 

North Coast Opportunities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minority, disabled, and older individuals are encouraged to apply.

 

 

For Head Start Child Development Program positions please see the NOTICE included with the Employment Application regarding Department of Justice clearance requirements.

 

 

Lake & Mendocino Counties, CA 95482 2017-03-01 View
Site Supervisor I-III North Coast Opportunities/Head Start

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.

 

VII.      JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for the health and safety of children enrolled at the site.
  2. Participates in regular reflective supervision sessions and self assessment to promote ongoing professional development.
  3. Directs the daily operation of a center program within the requirements of Community Care Licensing, Head Start Performance Standards, and NCO policies and procedures.
  4. Supervises and evaluates site staff with input from Specialists and program managers, as needed.  Conducts regular supervision sessions with site staff.
  5. Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of the center facility and playground.  Serves as liaison with landlord/school district.  Responsible for the security of the site, including installed security systems.
  6. Orders supplies for the site following approved purchasing system.  Monitors site budget ensuring that purchases stay within the budget.
  7. Coordinates community outreach activities and ensure these activities take place.  With other site staff, recruits children for the program from the local community.
  8. Works with other site staff to seek community volunteers.
  9. Serves as a substitute in the classroom and kitchen, as needed, and covers breaks for teaching staff.
  10. Recruits, orients, and maintains a list of qualified substitutes for teaching and Cook positions.  Works with Nutrition Coordinator to ensure that all kitchen substitutes are trained.
  11. Collects time cards and monitors work hours of site employees.  Maintains on-site personnel files as required by Community Care Licensing.
  12. Works with program managers in the hiring of new site staff.
  13. Facilitates weekly site staff meetings and includes all members of the site team.  Promotes communication within the site and provides leadership in managing conflicts.
  14. Assures that all required site services are provided.
  15. Coordinates the referrals of suspected disabled children with the Education, Disabilities, Mental Health Specialist.
  16. Facilitates site case management meetings on children and families.
  17. Coordinates carpooling and transportation of staff to in-service training sessions and meetings.
  18. Ensures that site staff members have current auto insurance and that no employee drives on work time without such insurance.  Ensures that employees who do not drive sign a non-driver status acknowledgement form and are transported to in-service training sessions in a vehicle driven by an employee with current driver documents on file, including liability insurance.
  19. Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  20. Attends meetings, trainings, and conferences as necessary.
  21. Responsible for generating, collecting and documenting In-Kind.
  22. Aligns work behaviors in conformance with NCOs Mission, Vision and Values.
  23. Furthers continuous improvement by participating on teams and voluntarily participating on special committees.
  24. Work Habits:
  • Arrives to work on time and obtains approval from supervisor for changes in work schedule or absences.
  • Treats co-workers and clients with respect.
  • Represents NCO and its programs to the community in a positive light.
  • Is able to stay focused on the job.
  • Takes pride in creating a positive, efficient work environment.
  • Is able to positively adapt to change.
  • Dresses appropriately for the job.
  1. Other duties as assigned

 

VIII.    JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Site Supervisor I-III

1.      Four years working with low income families required.

  1. Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of early childhood education/child development.
  2. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  3. Must show good judgment, creativity, initiative, reliability and maturity.
  4. Must have good oral and written English language skills.    
  5. Must have knowledge of community resources.
  6. Must have Infant/Child CPR certification or obtain within 6 months of hire.
  7. Must be able to relate well to young children, as well as with their parents and other adults from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
  8. Must have good leadership skills and be able to provide stability for program continuity.
  9. Must have good time management skills and be able to prepare and maintain records & reports.
  10. Must be flexible and able to meet the changing needs of the program.
  11. Must demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team, but have the ability to work independently.
  12. Must Ability to work flexible hours forweekend or evening activities as needed.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.

              

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, listen, communicate clearly, and supervise staff. 
  2. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, use manual and automatic office equipment, and reach with hands and arms.
  3. The employee is occasionally required to stand; bend; reach down and stretch overhead; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  4. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds unassisted and may occasionally move and lift heavier materials with assistance using ergonomic guidelines.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  6. The ability to travel during the day and/or night, sometimes long distance – possession of a valid California Driver’s License and access to an insured vehicle is required.
  7. Interaction and contact with outside agencies, vendors, funders, volunteers, donors and contributors is a frequent aspect of this job.
  8. The employee will regularly use computers and computer printers, telephones and other similar electronic office equipment.
  9. The employee may occasionally use kitchen equipment and implements that can be heavy, hot or sharp; as well cleaning and sanitizing products.

 

Willits, CA 95490 2017-03-01 View
Education & School Readiness Supervisor 4C Council

Position:         Education & School Readiness Supervisor

 

Salary:            Depending On Experience

           

Reports to:     Early Head Start Program Director

  

 

Position Summary:

 

The Education & School Readiness Supervisor reports to the Early Head Start Program Director.  This position supports EHS Program Director to oversee and direct the planning, organizing, and implementation of family services, health and safety, nutrition, ERSEA, mental health and disability components.  The Education & School Readiness Supervisor provides guidance and leadership to staff members who work with the families and ensures the effective and efficient utilization of Early Head Start staff and resources in the delivery of services. The Education & School Readiness Supervisor must have the skills and abilities relevant to human services program management, and is responsible for the planning and implementation of ongoing assessments and transitioning of children to other child development programs in coordination with content area and family services staff.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, direction, and supervision to content area staff, Child Development Mentors.
  • Works with family services staff and families on the provision of comprehensive quality Early Head Start services.
  • Assists with the implementation of the program and parent evaluation component.
  • Conduct annual parent surveys, analyze data and prepare outcome for program to align service delivery method, through the software program.
  • Conducts Family Child Care Introduction Meetings for the community.
  • Assures that Family Child Care Providers are properly vetted, and scrutinized prior to contracting.
  • Contracts with Family Child Care Providers.
  • Assigns Child Development Mentors to Family Child Care Providers
  • Reviews/ Monitors systems for the Family Child Care Component.
  • Collects DRDP data and analyzes trends.
  • Compiles data analysis for reporting and program improvement plans.
  • Works closely with a variety of community organizations to ensure a coordinated family/child plan for EHS families and coordinates service planning and provisions with participating service providers.
  • Assists EHS Program Director in organization and implementation and appropriate operations of program systems to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and Head Start Act.
  • Participates regularly in management team meetings.
  • Completes required documentation and reports for grant reporting purposes; compiles information for monthly, quarterly and management reports, as well as reports to Policy Council.
  • Participates in assessing community and family needs. Coordinates with other agencies for family services.
  • Promotes program activities that increase program visibility in community.
  • Supervises staff including interviewing, hiring, orientating, and training, appraising, and disciplining.
  • Conducts weekly supervisory meetings with staff, including ERSEA, and family services, to review service provision and work assignments.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of children's learning plans, individual family plans and activities for all family participants.
  • Provides regular performance evaluations of staff.
  • Assesses training needs and coordinates ongoing training for family services staff and content area specialists.
  • Assists staff and parents in facilitation of Parent Training/Meeting.
  • Oversees day-to-day programmatic requirements and ensures staff maintains appropriate security procedures while performing duties off site.
  • Ensures that all records and statistics are appropriately maintained and reported to ensure compliance with governmental grant regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by program director

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Psychology or related field plus 3 years' experience providing direct child care staff supervision/training and developing education curriculum; or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job.
  • Experience working directly with children and families of targeted population.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, which reflects progressive responsibilities in hiring, firing, training, performance appraisal, conflict resolution, and disciplinary counseling.
  • Knowledge of theories and practice of ECE/CD and Family/Social Services.
  • Demonstrated successful community organizing or ethnic community outreach experience 
  • Possess strong human relation's skills to communicate effectively with diverse staff, volunteers, and the community
  • Knowledge of the methodology and tools of program review and evaluation. 
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Infant and Toddler care and growth and development.  Certification in PITC highly preferred.
  • Require an ability to work independently, organize and prioritize responsibility
  • Knowledge and experience working with Early Childhood, Health, Disabilities and Nutrition services as it relates to Early Head Start/Head Start
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Excel, word processing applications.
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.
  • Ability to plan, develop and coordinate complex and interrelating working procedures into comprehensive Early Head Start services.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local guidelines and regulations pertaining to the Early Head Start program.
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early Head Start program preferred.

 

License or Other Requirements:

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

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required. Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.

 

 

 

 

San Jose, CA 95134 2017-03-01 View
Assistant Center Coordinator Volunteers of America Southwest

Career Opportunity:

Under supervision of the Center Coordinator, the Assistant Center Coordinator provides administrative support for organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing infants and toddlers (birth age 3) with other Teachers and Associate Teachers.  Accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parent, and families.  In the Center Coordinator's absence ensures that Teachers and Associate Teachers fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California. 

Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field
  • Applicant must hold or be able to obtain a Child Development Site Supervisor permit within the probationary period.
  • Additional education and experience in adult supervision and with children from birth to 3 years of age developing typically and atypically may be required within a year of employment.
  • 2-3 years of experience with children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds required.  Supervisory experience or skills required. Experience with children with a variety of developmental disabilities a plus.
  • Applicant must also hold or be able to obtain, within the probationary period, a valid First Aid and CPR certificate issued by the American Red Cross, Heart Association, or other authorized agency, and completion of the health and safety training required by Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.
San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-02-28 View
Lead Teacher Child Start Inc

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

The job characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Title: Lead Teacher                                                       Program:  Head Start                                                       

Supervisor: Center Director I, II or III                               FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Plan and facilitate center-based curriculum to ensure the goals and objectives are accomplished as outlined in Head Start Performance Standards.  Serves as Center Director alternate designee for California Community Care Licensing. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curriculum and Practice

  • Leads the planning and implementation of developmentally and culturally appropriate child-focused curricula and activities in the classroom in coordination with Center Director and Education Department staff.  
  • As lead, works with other program staff and partners to meet individual educational needs of children, including areas of: cognitive, fine and gross motor, social emotional, self-help, and speech and language development.
  • Participates and supports in the adaptation of the classroom environment and curriculum to meet the needs of children with disabilities or special needs and to ensure that each child is fully included into center operations.
  • Leads the planning and implementation of all aspects of designated developmental assessments of children three times per year and completion of other screening requirements under supervision of Center Director.
  • Promotes family partnerships and parent involvement in program planning, implementation of services, and individualization of services for their children through parent activities and committee involvement and volunteering in the classroom.  Assists with recruitment and enrollment process. 
  • Ability to relate to families and children from diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds
  • Plan and implement educational field trips, with input from parents.
  • Responsible for utilizing classroom activity funds in response to emergent curriculum.
  • Maintain a neat and organized classroom and provide an attractive learning environment.
  • Safeguard confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies. 
  • Assume responsibilities for center operations in the absence of Center Director. 
  • Provide substitute coverage, as needed.
  • Assist with Food Service, as needed.

 

Training

  • Plan and participate in staff and parent trainings on topics relevant to child development, environments and classroom management.
  • Attend pertinent training, workshops and conferences both within and outside of Head Start at the direction of the Center Director. 
  • Remain current in ECE/Child Development best practices through participation in continuing education and regular review of child development journals and resources provided by Child Start department staff.
  • Actively participate in site staff meetings and other appropriate meetings to support and advance services.

 

Monitoring and Record Keeping

  • Compile and keeps current child and family documentation of home visits and other program services. 
  • Regularly observe classroom operations, system of developmental assessment, and any other pertinent material to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Provide periodic reports to Education Department.

 

Networking

  • Further relationships within site, position, region, agency and community to ensure integrated and comprehensive services for families with children.
  • Work with community and local school system to manage the transition process for children and their families.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and Experience

  • AA or BA degree in ECE/Child Development or related degree and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision.   Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates andcollege transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.
    • Two years teaching experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program (previous experience teaching in a Head Start program highly desired), or 1 year as an Associate in a Child Start classroom.

 

Other Requirements

  • Current 1st Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • Ability to pass criminal record clearance
  • Clear TB test and statement of good health from a doctor are required as a condition of employment
  • Actively working towards additional ECE/Child Development units preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s License, required insurance and acceptable driving record preferred
  • Health and Safety Training (15 hours) or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • Report any suspected child abuse as required by state law
  • Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom

 

      Other Skills and Abilities

  • Bilingual English/Spanish language preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of child development principles.
  • Must be able to serve children with special needs.  Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom.
  • One year experience in classroom facilitation and management
  • Familiarity of adult learning styles
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with other staff, parents and volunteers
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with employer safety policies
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance in compliance with agency Attendance policy
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, email and internet preferred

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INTERPERSONAL CHECKLIST

 

Job TitleLead teacher                                                             Date:    8/17/15__________         

 

Please complete the following sections by   putting X's in the appropriate boxes

 

In a/an    8        hour work day, this job   requires:      R= Rarely                    (less than 0.625% of time)

O= Occasionally            (0.625%   - 30% of time)

F= Frequently                (31%   - 68% of time)

C= Continually                (69% - 100% of time)

NA=   Not Applicable

 

RFCP=   Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments"   column)

1.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stationary standing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

 

 

Ability to be   mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at   knees)

 

X

 

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

X

 

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at   waist)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Twisting   (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Turning/pivoting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching/lifting   overhead

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching extension

 

 

X

 

 

 

Grasping

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 X

 

 

 

 

Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   20 LBS

           Max. weight      50 LBS     

 

X

 

 

 

 

Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  15 LBS      

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Manual   dexterity/keyboarding

X

 

 

 

 

 

Other   physical demands:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2.  Sensory Requirements

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Talking on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Hearing on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Sight

 

 

 

X

 

 

Other sensory   requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Environmental Setting

Comments  

Safety requirements   (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)

MUST   WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FEET WHEN WORKING IN CLASSROOM

Exposure (e.g., fumes,   chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily   fluids, contagious diseases)

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK   FREQUENTLY IN OUTSIDE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY IN MODERATE NOISE   LEVEL

 

Operation of equipment   and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools,   copiers)     

MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE   AUTOMOBILE, COMPUTER, PRINTER, COPIER AND FAX

Hygiene standards   (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily   fluids)

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR   AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.

Other   environmental requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position is classified as non-exempt as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not exempt from overtime and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with SEIU, Local 1021.

 

Child Start is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Approved by:    Deborah L. Peralez                           8/17/2015

                                                                                    __________                                             

Human Resources Director                                                    Date

 

 

                                                                                                                                              Employee's Signature                                                               Date

 

The information contained herein is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.       

 

 

Fairfield, CA 94533 2017-02-27 View
Lead Teacher Child Start Inc

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

The job characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Title: Lead Teacher                                                       Program:  Head Start                                                       

Supervisor: Center Director I, II or III                               FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Plan and facilitate center-based curriculum to ensure the goals and objectives are accomplished as outlined in Head Start Performance Standards.  Serves as Center Director alternate designee for California Community Care Licensing. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curriculum and Practice

  • Leads the planning and implementation of developmentally and culturally appropriate child-focused curricula and activities in the classroom in coordination with Center Director and Education Department staff.  
  • As lead, works with other program staff and partners to meet individual educational needs of children, including areas of: cognitive, fine and gross motor, social emotional, self-help, and speech and language development.
  • Participates and supports in the adaptation of the classroom environment and curriculum to meet the needs of children with disabilities or special needs and to ensure that each child is fully included into center operations.
  • Leads the planning and implementation of all aspects of designated developmental assessments of children three times per year and completion of other screening requirements under supervision of Center Director.
  • Promotes family partnerships and parent involvement in program planning, implementation of services, and individualization of services for their children through parent activities and committee involvement and volunteering in the classroom.  Assists with recruitment and enrollment process. 
  • Ability to relate to families and children from diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds
  • Plan and implement educational field trips, with input from parents.
  • Responsible for utilizing classroom activity funds in response to emergent curriculum.
  • Maintain a neat and organized classroom and provide an attractive learning environment.
  • Safeguard confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies. 
  • Assume responsibilities for center operations in the absence of Center Director. 
  • Provide substitute coverage, as needed.
  • Assist with Food Service, as needed.

 

Training

  • Plan and participate in staff and parent trainings on topics relevant to child development, environments and classroom management.
  • Attend pertinent training, workshops and conferences both within and outside of Head Start at the direction of the Center Director. 
  • Remain current in ECE/Child Development best practices through participation in continuing education and regular review of child development journals and resources provided by Child Start department staff.
  • Actively participate in site staff meetings and other appropriate meetings to support and advance services.

 

Monitoring and Record Keeping

  • Compile and keeps current child and family documentation of home visits and other program services. 
  • Regularly observe classroom operations, system of developmental assessment, and any other pertinent material to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Provide periodic reports to Education Department.

 

Networking

  • Further relationships within site, position, region, agency and community to ensure integrated and comprehensive services for families with children.
  • Work with community and local school system to manage the transition process for children and their families.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and Experience

  • AA or BA degree in ECE/Child Development or related degree and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision.   Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates andcollege transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.
    • Two years teaching experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program (previous experience teaching in a Head Start program highly desired), or 1 year as an Associate in a Child Start classroom.

 

Other Requirements

  • Current 1st Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • Ability to pass criminal record clearance
  • Clear TB test and statement of good health from a doctor are required as a condition of employment
  • Actively working towards additional ECE/Child Development units preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s License, required insurance and acceptable driving record preferred
  • Health and Safety Training (15 hours) or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • Report any suspected child abuse as required by state law
  • Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom

 

      Other Skills and Abilities

  • Bilingual English/Spanish language preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of child development principles.
  • Must be able to serve children with special needs.  Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom.
  • One year experience in classroom facilitation and management
  • Familiarity of adult learning styles
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with other staff, parents and volunteers
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with employer safety policies
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance in compliance with agency Attendance policy
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, email and internet preferred

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INTERPERSONAL CHECKLIST

 

Job TitleLead teacher                                                             Date:    8/17/15__________         

 

Please complete the following sections by   putting X's in the appropriate boxes

 

In a/an    8        hour work day, this job   requires:      R= Rarely                    (less than 0.625% of time)

O= Occasionally            (0.625%   - 30% of time)

F= Frequently                (31%   - 68% of time)

C= Continually                (69% - 100% of time)

NA=   Not Applicable

 

RFCP=   Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments"   column)

1.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stationary standing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

 

 

Ability to be   mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at   knees)

 

X

 

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

X

 

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at   waist)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Twisting   (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Turning/pivoting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching/lifting   overhead

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching extension

 

 

X

 

 

 

Grasping

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 X

 

 

 

 

Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   20 LBS

           Max. weight      50 LBS     

 

X

 

 

 

 

Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  15 LBS      

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Manual   dexterity/keyboarding

X

 

 

 

 

 

Other   physical demands:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2.  Sensory Requirements

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Talking on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Hearing on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Sight

 

 

 

X

 

 

Other sensory   requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Environmental Setting

Comments  

Safety requirements   (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)

MUST   WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FEET WHEN WORKING IN CLASSROOM

Exposure (e.g., fumes,   chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily   fluids, contagious diseases)

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK   FREQUENTLY IN OUTSIDE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY IN MODERATE NOISE   LEVEL

 

Operation of equipment   and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools,   copiers)     

MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE   AUTOMOBILE, COMPUTER, PRINTER, COPIER AND FAX

Hygiene standards   (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily   fluids)

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR   AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.

Other   environmental requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position is classified as non-exempt as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not exempt from overtime and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with SEIU, Local 1021.

 

Child Start is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Approved by:    Deborah L. Peralez                           8/17/2015

                                                                                    __________                                             

Human Resources Director                                                    Date

 

 

                                                                                                                                              Employee's Signature                                                               Date

 

The information contained herein is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.       

 

 

Napa, CA 94533 2017-02-27 View
Associate Teacher Child Start Inc

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

The job characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Title: Associate Teacher                                                        Revised: July 2015

Supervisor: Center Director I, II or III

Program:  Head Start part Day/Full Day                         FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Center Director, provides instruction and assists in planning and implementation of center-based curriculum for children and families to meet all requirements outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curriculum and Practice

  • Coordinate with Lead Teacher under the supervision of the Center Director to implement developmentally and culturally appropriate child-focused curricula and activities in the classroom.  
  • Assists with planning and providing activities that promote the healthy, emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of each child.
  • Assist with developmental assessments of children and completion of screening requirements.
  • Relate to families and children from diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Assist with planning and participating in educational field trips, with input from parents.
  • Participate in home visits and parent conferences.
  • Participate in monthly parent meeting.
  • Assist with recruitment and enrollment process.
  • Maintain a neat and organized classroom and provide an attractive learning environment.
  • Responsible for upkeep of education equipment and materials, assisted by other center staff. 
  • Safeguard confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies. 
  • Provide substitute coverage, as needed.

 Food Service, as needed.

 

Training

  • Participate in staff and parent trainings on topics relevant to child development, environments and classroom management.
  • Attend pertinent training, workshops and conferences both within and outside of Head Start at the direction of the Regional Program Manager. 
  • Remain current in ECE/Child Development best practices, through continuing education, regular review of child development journals and resources provided by Child Start department staff.
  • Actively participate in site staff meetings and other appropriate meetings to support and advance services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monitoring and Record Keeping

  • At the direction of  Center Director, compile and keep current child and family documentation of home visits and other program services.  Documents progress of each child’s growth and development.
  • Regularly document progress of each child’s growth and development through update of child observation notes, portfolios and any other pertinent material.

 

Networking

  • Further relationships within site, position, region, agency and community to ensure integrated and comprehensive services for families with children.
  • Maintain awareness of larger issues facing the child development community through reading of current child development journals andinternal communications.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and Experience

  • 24 ECE units andat least 3 units Admin/Supervision.Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates andcollege transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment
  • One year experience working with pre-school children.  Previous Head Start experience desirable.

 

Other Requirements

  • Current 1st Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain in 60 days, and remain current throughout employment
  • Ability to pass criminal record clearance
  • Clear TB test and statement of good health from a doctor are required as a condition of employment
  • Actively working towards additional ECE/Child Development units preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s License, required insurance and acceptable driving record maintained
  • Report any suspected child abuse as required by state law.
  • Health and Safety Training Certificate (15 hours) or ability to obtain in 60 days.

 

      Other Skills and Abilities

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Must be able to serve children with special needs.  Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom.
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with other staff, parents, volunteers and community partners
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with employer safety policies.
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance in compliance with agency Attendance policy.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, email and internet preferred.
  • Previous experience teaching in a Head Start program highly desired

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INTERPERSONAL CHECKLIST

 

Job TitleAssociate Teacher                                                                Date:    7/23/2015         

 

Please complete the following sections by   putting X's in the appropriate boxes

 

In a/an    8        hour work day, this job   requires:      R= Rarely                    (less than 0.625% of time)

O= Occasionally            (0.625%   - 30% of time)

F= Frequently                (31%   - 68% of time)

C= Continually                (69% - 100% of time)

NA=   Not Applicable

 

RFCP=   Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments"   column)

1.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stationary standing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

 

 

Ability to be   mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at   knees)

 

X

 

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

X

 

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at   waist)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Twisting   (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Turning/pivoting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching/lifting   overhead

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching extension

 

 

X

 

 

 

Grasping

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 X

 

 

 

 

Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   20 LBS

           Max. weight      50 LBS     

 

X

 

 

 

 

Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  15 LBS      

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Manual   dexterity/keyboarding

X

 

 

 

 

 

Other   physical demands:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2.  Sensory Requirements

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Talking on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Hearing on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Sight

 

 

 

X

 

 

Other sensory   requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Environmental Setting

Comments  

Safety requirements   (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)

MUST   WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FEET WHEN WORKING IN CLASSROOM

Exposure (e.g., fumes,   chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily   fluids, contagious diseases)

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK   FREQUENTLY IN OUTSIDE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY IN MODERATE NOISE   LEVEL

 

Operation of equipment   and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools,   copiers)     

MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE   AUTOMOBILE, COMPUTER, PRINTER, COPIER AND FAX

Hygiene standards   (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily   fluids)

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR   AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.

Other   environmental requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position is classified as non-exempt as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not exempt from overtime and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with SEIU, Local 1021.

 

Child Start is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Approved by:

 

     Deborah L. Peralez                                                      7/23/2008                                           Human Resources Director                                                           Date

 

I have read this job description:

 

                                                                                                                                             Employee's Name                                                                    Date

 

The information contained herein is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.       

Napa, CA 94558 2017-02-27 View
Associate Teacher Child Start Inc

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

The job characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Title: Associate Teacher                                                        Revised: July 2015

Supervisor: Center Director I, II or III

Program:  Head Start part Day/Full Day                         FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Center Director, provides instruction and assists in planning and implementation of center-based curriculum for children and families to meet all requirements outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curriculum and Practice

  • Coordinate with Lead Teacher under the supervision of the Center Director to implement developmentally and culturally appropriate child-focused curricula and activities in the classroom.  
  • Assists with planning and providing activities that promote the healthy, emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of each child.
  • Assist with developmental assessments of children and completion of screening requirements.
  • Relate to families and children from diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Assist with planning and participating in educational field trips, with input from parents.
  • Participate in home visits and parent conferences.
  • Participate in monthly parent meeting.
  • Assist with recruitment and enrollment process.
  • Maintain a neat and organized classroom and provide an attractive learning environment.
  • Responsible for upkeep of education equipment and materials, assisted by other center staff. 
  • Safeguard confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies. 
  • Provide substitute coverage, as needed.

 Food Service, as needed.

 

Training

  • Participate in staff and parent trainings on topics relevant to child development, environments and classroom management.
  • Attend pertinent training, workshops and conferences both within and outside of Head Start at the direction of the Regional Program Manager. 
  • Remain current in ECE/Child Development best practices, through continuing education, regular review of child development journals and resources provided by Child Start department staff.
  • Actively participate in site staff meetings and other appropriate meetings to support and advance services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monitoring and Record Keeping

  • At the direction of  Center Director, compile and keep current child and family documentation of home visits and other program services.  Documents progress of each child’s growth and development.
  • Regularly document progress of each child’s growth and development through update of child observation notes, portfolios and any other pertinent material.

 

Networking

  • Further relationships within site, position, region, agency and community to ensure integrated and comprehensive services for families with children.
  • Maintain awareness of larger issues facing the child development community through reading of current child development journals andinternal communications.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and Experience

  • 24 ECE units andat least 3 units Admin/Supervision.Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates andcollege transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment
  • One year experience working with pre-school children.  Previous Head Start experience desirable.

 

Other Requirements

  • Current 1st Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain in 60 days, and remain current throughout employment
  • Ability to pass criminal record clearance
  • Clear TB test and statement of good health from a doctor are required as a condition of employment
  • Actively working towards additional ECE/Child Development units preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s License, required insurance and acceptable driving record maintained
  • Report any suspected child abuse as required by state law.
  • Health and Safety Training Certificate (15 hours) or ability to obtain in 60 days.

 

      Other Skills and Abilities

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Must be able to serve children with special needs.  Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom.
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with other staff, parents, volunteers and community partners
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with employer safety policies.
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance in compliance with agency Attendance policy.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, email and internet preferred.
  • Previous experience teaching in a Head Start program highly desired

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INTERPERSONAL CHECKLIST

 

Job TitleAssociate Teacher                                                                Date:    7/23/2015         

 

Please complete the following sections by   putting X's in the appropriate boxes

 

In a/an    8        hour work day, this job   requires:      R= Rarely                    (less than 0.625% of time)

O= Occasionally            (0.625%   - 30% of time)

F= Frequently                (31%   - 68% of time)

C= Continually                (69% - 100% of time)

NA=   Not Applicable

 

RFCP=   Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments"   column)

1.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stationary standing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

 

 

Ability to be   mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at   knees)

 

X

 

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

X

 

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at   waist)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Twisting   (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Turning/pivoting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching/lifting   overhead

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching extension

 

 

X

 

 

 

Grasping

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 X

 

 

 

 

Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   20 LBS

           Max. weight      50 LBS     

 

X

 

 

 

 

Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  15 LBS      

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Manual   dexterity/keyboarding

X

 

 

 

 

 

Other   physical demands:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2.  Sensory Requirements

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Talking on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Hearing on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Sight

 

 

 

X

 

 

Other sensory   requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Environmental Setting

Comments  

Safety requirements   (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)

MUST   WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FEET WHEN WORKING IN CLASSROOM

Exposure (e.g., fumes,   chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily   fluids, contagious diseases)

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK   FREQUENTLY IN OUTSIDE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY IN MODERATE NOISE   LEVEL

 

Operation of equipment   and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools,   copiers)     

MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE   AUTOMOBILE, COMPUTER, PRINTER, COPIER AND FAX

Hygiene standards   (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily   fluids)

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR   AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.

Other   environmental requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position is classified as non-exempt as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not exempt from overtime and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with SEIU, Local 1021.

 

Child Start is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Approved by:

 

     Deborah L. Peralez                                                      7/23/2008                                           Human Resources Director                                                           Date

 

I have read this job description:

 

                                                                                                                                             Employee's Name                                                                    Date

 

The information contained herein is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.       

Fairfield, CA 94533 2017-02-27 View
Head Start Substitute Teacher Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title: Substitute Teacher                      FLSA Status: Non-exempt

           

Period of Employment:  12 months                         Hours:  40 hours/week 

 

Program/Department: EHS-CCP                           Revised: July 2015

 

Supervisor: EHS-CCP Program Manager               Supervises: None

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Provides support to child care partners to facilitate optimum delivery of services in partnership child care centers and family child care homes.  Responsible for partnering with child care providers to further the emotional, cognitive and social development of Head Start children by implementing relationship-based, developmentally appropriate program services. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITITES:

  1. Encourages participation of children by initiating and demonstrating daily curriculum and interactive activities in accord with performance standards, regulations and Child Start values.

 

  1. Collaborates with partnership staff and integrates Early Head Start services into daily routines to meet the individual developmental needs of children.  Provides inclusion activities for children with disabilities.

 

  1. Contributes to understanding of individual child needs by utilizing data from screening and developmental assessments to implement intentional teaching strategies. 

 

  1. Implements program goals and philosophy in partner settings and through relationships with parents.  Works with partners and Child Start staff to generate parent engagement in both the child care setting and at home. 

 

  1. Promotes safe environments by practicing safe and healthy work habits, guiding staff, parents and volunteers, and maintaining orderly, clean, and appealing learning environments. 

 

  1. Works with partners to complete and maintain all necessary records and documents in compliance with performance standards and regulations.  Protects families and children by safeguarding confidentiality of personal information. 

 

  1. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing early childhood publications. 

 

  1. Helps improve services, efficiency and goal achievement through ongoing evaluation of operations and work processes.

 

  1. Reports any suspected child abuse, as required by law.

 

10.  Assures continuous care of children by assuming responsibility when partnership staff and/or provider are engaged in coaching/training sessions.

 

EQUIPMENT USED:

1.  Telephone, fax, copier, personal computer.

2.  Vehicle

 

JOB CONDITIONS / COMPLEXITY:

Work is performed in partnership child care centers and family child care homes, using established service area plans, resource materials and the procedures and regulations of the program.  Frequent standing and walking.  Exposure to childhood illnesses and noise.  Needs to be present with children at all times.  Regular bending, squatting and sitting to communicate with children at their level.  Lifting up to 50 pounds.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

A.   AA/BA in childhood development with at least 6 infant/toddler units AND two years of full-time experience in teaching low income, multi-ethnic preschool aged children.  OR

B.   Child Development Associate Teacher Permit with at least 6 infant/toddler units AND three years of full-time experience in teaching low income, multi-ethnic preschool aged children. 

C.  Effective interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills. 

D.  Ability to pass medical exam and TB test.

E.   Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR certification.

F.   California Driver’s License, required insurance, good driving record and reliable vehicle

       (upon hiring)

G.   Ability to learn/administer/work with:

      1.   A comprehensive child development program

      2.   Head Start Performance Standards, Title 22 licensing regulations and other related requirements of child development programs

       3.  Low income, ethnically and linguistically diverse populations

       4.  Universal precautions in a child development setting

       5.  Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

This job description is not intended to be understood to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Duties and responsibilities may vary depending upon agency needs. 

 

 

 

 

Fairfield, CA 94533 2017-02-27 View
Lead Teacher Child Start Inc

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

The job characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Title: Lead Teacher                                                       Program:  Head Start                                                       

Supervisor: Center Director I, II or III                               FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Plan and facilitate center-based curriculum to ensure the goals and objectives are accomplished as outlined in Head Start Performance Standards.  Serves as Center Director alternate designee for California Community Care Licensing. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curriculum and Practice

  • Leads the planning and implementation of developmentally and culturally appropriate child-focused curricula and activities in the classroom in coordination with Center Director and Education Department staff.  
  • As lead, works with other program staff and partners to meet individual educational needs of children, including areas of: cognitive, fine and gross motor, social emotional, self-help, and speech and language development.
  • Participates and supports in the adaptation of the classroom environment and curriculum to meet the needs of children with disabilities or special needs and to ensure that each child is fully included into center operations.
  • Leads the planning and implementation of all aspects of designated developmental assessments of children three times per year and completion of other screening requirements under supervision of Center Director.
  • Promotes family partnerships and parent involvement in program planning, implementation of services, and individualization of services for their children through parent activities and committee involvement and volunteering in the classroom.  Assists with recruitment and enrollment process. 
  • Ability to relate to families and children from diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds
  • Plan and implement educational field trips, with input from parents.
  • Responsible for utilizing classroom activity funds in response to emergent curriculum.
  • Maintain a neat and organized classroom and provide an attractive learning environment.
  • Safeguard confidentiality of personal information of children and families by upholding mandates and policies. 
  • Assume responsibilities for center operations in the absence of Center Director. 
  • Provide substitute coverage, as needed.
  • Assist with Food Service, as needed.

 

Training

  • Plan and participate in staff and parent trainings on topics relevant to child development, environments and classroom management.
  • Attend pertinent training, workshops and conferences both within and outside of Head Start at the direction of the Center Director. 
  • Remain current in ECE/Child Development best practices through participation in continuing education and regular review of child development journals and resources provided by Child Start department staff.
  • Actively participate in site staff meetings and other appropriate meetings to support and advance services.

 

Monitoring and Record Keeping

  • Compile and keeps current child and family documentation of home visits and other program services. 
  • Regularly observe classroom operations, system of developmental assessment, and any other pertinent material to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Provide periodic reports to Education Department.

 

Networking

  • Further relationships within site, position, region, agency and community to ensure integrated and comprehensive services for families with children.
  • Work with community and local school system to manage the transition process for children and their families.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and Experience

  • AA or BA degree in ECE/Child Development or related degree and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision.   Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates andcollege transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.
    • Two years teaching experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program (previous experience teaching in a Head Start program highly desired), or 1 year as an Associate in a Child Start classroom.

 

Other Requirements

  • Current 1st Aid and CPR Certification or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • Ability to pass criminal record clearance
  • Clear TB test and statement of good health from a doctor are required as a condition of employment
  • Actively working towards additional ECE/Child Development units preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s License, required insurance and acceptable driving record preferred
  • Health and Safety Training (15 hours) or ability to obtain in 60 days
  • Report any suspected child abuse as required by state law
  • Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom

 

      Other Skills and Abilities

  • Bilingual English/Spanish language preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of child development principles.
  • Must be able to serve children with special needs.  Some staff may be required to provide services in a full inclusion model/classroom.
  • One year experience in classroom facilitation and management
  • Familiarity of adult learning styles
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with other staff, parents and volunteers
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with employer safety policies
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance in compliance with agency Attendance policy
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, email and internet preferred

 

PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INTERPERSONAL CHECKLIST

 

Job TitleLead teacher                                                             Date:    8/17/15__________         

 

Please complete the following sections by   putting X's in the appropriate boxes

 

In a/an    8        hour work day, this job   requires:      R= Rarely                    (less than 0.625% of time)

O= Occasionally            (0.625%   - 30% of time)

F= Frequently                (31%   - 68% of time)

C= Continually                (69% - 100% of time)

NA=   Not Applicable

 

RFCP=   Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments"   column)

1.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stationary standing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

 

 

Ability to be   mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at   knees)

 

X

 

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

X

 

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at   waist)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Twisting   (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

X

 

 

 

Turning/pivoting

 

 

X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching/lifting   overhead

 

 

X

 

 

 

Reaching extension

 

 

X

 

 

 

Grasping

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pinching

 

 X

 

 

 

 

Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   20 LBS

           Max. weight      50 LBS     

 

X

 

 

 

 

Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  15 LBS      

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Manual   dexterity/keyboarding

X

 

 

 

 

 

Other   physical demands:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2.  Sensory Requirements

R

O

F

C

NA

Comments (RFCP)

Talking in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Talking on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing in person

 

 

 

X

 

 

Hearing on telephone

 

X

 

 

 

 

Sight

 

 

 

X

 

 

Other sensory   requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Environmental Setting

Comments  

Safety requirements   (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)

MUST   WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FEET WHEN WORKING IN CLASSROOM

Exposure (e.g., fumes,   chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily   fluids, contagious diseases)

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK   FREQUENTLY IN OUTSIDE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY IN MODERATE NOISE   LEVEL

 

Operation of equipment   and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools,   copiers)     

MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE   AUTOMOBILE, COMPUTER, PRINTER, COPIER AND FAX

Hygiene standards   (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily   fluids)

MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR   AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.

Other   environmental requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position is classified as non-exempt as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not exempt from overtime and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with SEIU, Local 1021.

 

Child Start is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Approved by:    Deborah L. Peralez                           8/17/2015

                                                                                    __________                                             

Human Resources Director                                                    Date

 

 

                                                                                                                                              Employee's Signature                                                               Date

 

The information contained herein is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.       

 

 

Fairfield, CA 94533 2017-02-27 View
Health Manager Encompass Community Services - Head Start

Head Start / Early Head Start Health Manager

ABOUT US:

Child and Family Development Programs (CFDP) provides early childhood education, social services, and parent education to 1,000 families with young children each year. Offering this support as early as possible promotes healthy families and encourages parents to nurture their child’s physical, social and cognitive development.

Head Start has been improving the lives of low-income children and families in Santa Cruz County since 1965 through high-quality, comprehensive child development, and family support services. Head start supports school readiness and promotes healthy families through delivery of education, health, and social services.


JOB SUMMARY:
The Health Manager is part of the senior management team and provides supervision and oversight for the health services component of the Head Start and Early Head Start Program, including the provision of health, nutrition, dental health, and services for pregnant women, children birth to five, and their families. The Health Manager is responsible for ensuring that all federal Performance Standards are met in the area of health, and they oversee the Child Care Food Program. This position is responsible for the collection and analysis of health data and reporting for both HS and EHS. The Health Manager supervises the Health staff and Nutrition Consultants.  In addition, they will provide training, technical assistance and other support services throughout the program as required. Salary is in the $64K range; dependent on education and experience, pay differential for bilingual skills awarded upon qualification.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the health, dental health, and nutrition services for children and families that meet HS/EHS Program Performance Standards;

Supervise health staff and nutrition consultants;

Develop and maintain electronic and other records for documenting services and progress;

Participate in planning, program implementation and evaluation as part of senior management team;

Communicate effectively with others;

Cooperate successfully as a member of a diverse team;

Develop and maintain effective community partnerships, including coordination of a Health Advisory Board;

Provide staff training and development, including on-site consultation and oversight of tracking systems;

Advocate in the community for appropriate health, nutrition services for children and their families;

Provide or coordinate training in all health related areas as required;

Ensure appropriate oversight and supervision of meals and nutrition for children; work with parents to provide feedback for menu planning;

Assume additional duties as required at the request of the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The candidate must be able to demonstrate mastery of the following characteristics:

Knowledge of preventive health and health services for children;

Knowledge of health services and resources in the County;

The candidate must possess the following academic qualifications and/or aptitudes:

BA/BS degree, Masters preferred. Training and experience in public health, nursing, health education; maternal/child health or health administration;

MPH is preferred;

Advanced computer literacy skills;

Ability to work with the low-income children and families;

Bilingual, Spanish-speaking (preferred).

Other requirements include:

Criminal Record Clearance before hire;

Physical Exam / TB Clearance and Pertussis (part of the Tdap vaccine), Measles (part of the MMR vaccine), and Influenza before hire;

Valid Driver’s License and good driving record;

Valid Vehicle Insurance.

Proof of citizenship or right to work in the United States;

Flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.


Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive medical and dental insurance plan, 403(b) retirement plan, paid vacation, holiday & sick time.

We are an equal opportunity employer. At Encompass we value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.

Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates. To apply visit our agency website:  www.encompasscs.org and select the Jobs tab.

If you require assistance applying on-line, we have computer terminals available at our 195 Harvey West Blvd office in Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-469-1700, and at our 225 Westridge Drive location in Watsonville, Tel: 831-724-3885. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

If we find that your qualifications are a good fit with our current needs, you will be contacted with further instructions. Thank you for your interest in Encompass!

Santa Cruz County, CA 95076 2017-02-27 View
Account Clerk Merced County of Educaiton

MERCEDCOUNTYOFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Account Clerk

DATE APPROVED:   

MCOE: 2/5/07

Policy Council: 1/17/07

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

 HSCS/20            

 

 

Classified Position

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

High school diploma or recognized equivalent with technical training in accounting and computer operations obtained through a community college, trade school or on-the-job training.

Associate’s Degree in accounting, business administration, computer technology, business technology, or other related field.

 

Experience:

Experience:

Two years of full-time clerical/technical experience including a minimum of one year of experience in financial recordkeeping utilizing the application of mathematic skills in the performance of duties.

Experience in financial recordkeeping for a Head Start, or other federally funded, program.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related computerized spreadsheet, database and word processing software applications. Ability to operate a calculator with a high degree of accuracy.  Ability to use mathematics with facility.  Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.  Ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English language. Valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H6 printout required.

Ability to analyze financial documents and appropriately attribute costs. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and/or Access.

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the Business and Administrative Services Officer, prepares, codes, logs, and verifies a variety of financial and accounting transactions and data.  Prepares monthly financial status report.  Compiles and verifies employee timesheet information and submits for department approval.  Performs other specialized administrative and business tasks as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Processes a variety of financial and accounting transactions such as accounts payable.

2. Compiles data and prepares reports as required.

3. Checks monthly timesheets and verifies that data matches absence reports.

4. Responds to inquiries regarding accounting transactions.

5. Establishes, updates and maintains files as necessary.

6. Operates a personal computer and related software applications, calculator, and standard office equipment.

7. Operates a motor vehicle.

8. Performs other related essential functions as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

1. Sit and repetitiously enter data into a personal computer for extended periods of time.

2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without visual aids.

3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with our without hearing aids.

4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.

5. Operate a personal computer and related software applications, calculator and standard office equipment.

6. Operate a motor vehicle.

7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, crouch, twist, push, pull, and move, lift and/or carry 0 to 25

    pounds to waist height.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work indoors in a standard office environment; travel by motor vehicle outdoors in varying degrees of temperatures; and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public.

 

 

 

 

 

Merced, CA 95341 2017-02-24 View
Custodian Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Custodian

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE:3/04/10

Policy Council: 9/23/05

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

 HSCS/14

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

 Any combination of education and training to demonstrate the skills listed below.

High school diploma or recognized equivalent.

Experience:

Experience:

One year experience in a related position.

 

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledge of proper methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in modern custodial work; proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies; appropriate safety precautions and procedures. Ability to work swing shift. Ability to do basic mathematical computations. Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the required duties; work independently in the absence of supervision. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H6 printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the Operations Officer, perform a variety of duties involved in the care, maintenance and cleaning of assigned buildings and facilities. This position works afternoon and evening and requires the travel from site to site to perform duties.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Perform routine custodial duties necessary to keep assigned buildings and facilities clean and in a desirable condition.
  2. Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including mirrors, sinks, urinals, toilets, and partitions; replenish supplies in restrooms including filling soap and towel dispensers.
  3. Clean classrooms, offices, meeting rooms, hallways, storage rooms and other areas as assigned. Sweep, vacuum, mop, wax, strip, and polish floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets. Dust and polish furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment. Wash windows, mirrors, and walls. Clean desks and counter tops. Empty, clean, and sanitize waste receptacles. Clean light fixtures; replace lights, bulbs, and fluorescent tubes as necessary.
  4. Identify and report building maintenance needs in assigned buildings and facilities. Perform building maintenance duties, such as stopping minor leaks, unclogging drains, tightening or replacing screws and nails, replacing locks on gates. Repair tricycles, wagons, and other wheeled toys. Sand and paint children’s storage shelves, woodwork, walls and other painting. Hang bulletin boards. Assemble chairs, book cases, furniture and other Head Start inventory according to established procedures and deliver to appropriate location. Move and/or rearrange furniture as directed.
  5. Deliver classroom supplies and materials. Unlock and lock doors; turn off alarms; turn on lights and outside code pads; test smoke alarms twice annually, replace batteries as needed; inspect fire extinguishers, recharge annually.
  6. Perform work in adherence to safe work practices and procedures and in compliance with applicable standards.
  1. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  2. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Drive a vehicle to conduct work.
  6. Operate a variety of custodial equipment.
  7. Sit, bend over, crawl, climb, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, crouch, kneel, and balance.
  8. Push with a maximum force of 35.4 pounds on objects.
  9. Pull with a maximum force of 39.5 pounds on objects.
  10. Move, lift and/or carry up to 68 pounds occasionally, 50 pounds frequently and 10 pounds constantly to various heights.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work both indoors and out, with regular exposure to fumes, dust and odors

and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public.

 

Merced, CA 95341 2017-02-24 View
Bilingual Family Support Services Provider Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Bilingual Family Support Services Provider

 

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 3/29/11

Policy Council: 5/18/11

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

             HSCS/25.5

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Associate’s Degree or the equivalent 60 units of college coursework in human services, psychology, social services, health services or a closely related field.

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social service, health service or a closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

One year of experience providing direct services to families in a health or social services agency or program.

Experience in family case management at a health or social services agency.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, and/or English/Punjabi. Possess or obtain a valid pediatric first aid certificate within 90 days of employment. Knowledge of community resources available within MercedCounty; principles of case management; philosophy of family self-sufficiency. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize activities; analyze and solve problems; ability to prepare detailed records accurately and in a timely manner. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Human Services or Health Services Certificate of Completion.

 

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the supervision of the Comprehensive Service Supervisor, identify health and social service needs of assigned families and children in center based and wrap-around programs; plan and implement program activities to meet those needs. Plan and implement parent activities including parent education, parent committees, and facilitate parent participation in all aspects of the program. Conduct outreach and recruitment activities and implement enrollment procedures for preschool aged children. Make regular home visits. Prepare and maintain detailed child and family records, and maintain confidentiality of all information acquired.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Expedite completion of pre-enrollment requirements by assisting families to obtain the necessary health services and documentation of the health services; and, by completing all required forms and health records accurately and in a timely manner.
  2. After enrollment, ensure that health and dental services required by Performance Standards or identified by the Health Services Manager are obtained. Perform health screenings such as height and weight, nutrition screening, vision and hearing, and others.
  3. Assess the health, social service and training/educational needs of each assigned family.
  4. Utilizing a case management approach, develop with each family a family partnership agreement based on the family's assessed and expressed needs and interests. Assist each family to implement the family partnership agreement.
  5. Make appropriate referrals to other agencies and follow up on all referrals acting as an advocate when needed.
  6. Work closely with the Comprehensive Services Supervisor, Family Support Services Manager, Mental Health services provider, and others to assist families in crisis.
  7. Provide or arrange for transportation and translation as needed.
  8. Implement the outreach and recruitment plan as directed.
  9. Take all necessary steps to ensure full enrollment and an 85% minimum average daily attendance.
  10. Prepare individual comprehensive service files for each assigned child and family. Use a computer and other office equipment to gather, record, retrieve, collate copy, and disseminate information. Update all child and family records as services are provided or acquired.
  11. Work with parents, service area managers, and other staff to provide parent education.
  12. Assist parents to organize and maintain active parent committees; assist parents to plan and implement activities for themselves; encourage, facilitate, and support parental involvement in all aspects of the Head Start Program.
  13. Assist with transition to kindergarten or other child care or school placement.
  14. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  15. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  16. Meet frequently with each family by making regularly scheduled home visits and other contacts, as needed.
  17. Interact with and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  18. Requisition, inventory, and properly store needed supplies and materials.
  19. Attend case conferences, parent conferences, center meetings, case reviews, IEP/IFSP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  20. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  21. Operate a personal computer and standard office equipment.
  22. Operate a motor vehicle.
  23. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a personal computer, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull, and move, lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work in multiple environments, including office, classrooms, client’s homes, community agencies, community neighborhoods and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public.

Planada , CA 95341 2017-02-24 View
Bilingual Family Support Services Provider Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Bilingual Family Support Services Provider

 

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 3/29/11

Policy Council: 5/18/11

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

             HSCS/25.5

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Associate’s Degree or the equivalent 60 units of college coursework in human services, psychology, social services, health services or a closely related field.

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social service, health service or a closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

One year of experience providing direct services to families in a health or social services agency or program.

Experience in family case management at a health or social services agency.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, and/or English/Punjabi. Possess or obtain a valid pediatric first aid certificate within 90 days of employment. Knowledge of community resources available within MercedCounty; principles of case management; philosophy of family self-sufficiency. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize activities; analyze and solve problems; ability to prepare detailed records accurately and in a timely manner. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Human Services or Health Services Certificate of Completion.

 

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the supervision of the Comprehensive Service Supervisor, identify health and social service needs of assigned families and children in center based and wrap-around programs; plan and implement program activities to meet those needs. Plan and implement parent activities including parent education, parent committees, and facilitate parent participation in all aspects of the program. Conduct outreach and recruitment activities and implement enrollment procedures for preschool aged children. Make regular home visits. Prepare and maintain detailed child and family records, and maintain confidentiality of all information acquired.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Expedite completion of pre-enrollment requirements by assisting families to obtain the necessary health services and documentation of the health services; and, by completing all required forms and health records accurately and in a timely manner.
  2. After enrollment, ensure that health and dental services required by Performance Standards or identified by the Health Services Manager are obtained. Perform health screenings such as height and weight, nutrition screening, vision and hearing, and others.
  3. Assess the health, social service and training/educational needs of each assigned family.
  4. Utilizing a case management approach, develop with each family a family partnership agreement based on the family's assessed and expressed needs and interests. Assist each family to implement the family partnership agreement.
  5. Make appropriate referrals to other agencies and follow up on all referrals acting as an advocate when needed.
  6. Work closely with the Comprehensive Services Supervisor, Family Support Services Manager, Mental Health services provider, and others to assist families in crisis.
  7. Provide or arrange for transportation and translation as needed.
  8. Implement the outreach and recruitment plan as directed.
  9. Take all necessary steps to ensure full enrollment and an 85% minimum average daily attendance.
  10. Prepare individual comprehensive service files for each assigned child and family. Use a computer and other office equipment to gather, record, retrieve, collate copy, and disseminate information. Update all child and family records as services are provided or acquired.
  11. Work with parents, service area managers, and other staff to provide parent education.
  12. Assist parents to organize and maintain active parent committees; assist parents to plan and implement activities for themselves; encourage, facilitate, and support parental involvement in all aspects of the Head Start Program.
  13. Assist with transition to kindergarten or other child care or school placement.
  14. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  15. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  16. Meet frequently with each family by making regularly scheduled home visits and other contacts, as needed.
  17. Interact with and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  18. Requisition, inventory, and properly store needed supplies and materials.
  19. Attend case conferences, parent conferences, center meetings, case reviews, IEP/IFSP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  20. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  21. Operate a personal computer and standard office equipment.
  22. Operate a motor vehicle.
  23. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a personal computer, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull, and move, lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work in multiple environments, including office, classrooms, client’s homes, community agencies, community neighborhoods and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public.

Planada , CA 95341 2017-02-24 View
Substitute Area Preschool Teacher Assistant Merced County Of Education Head Start

POSITION TITLE:

Area Preschool Teacher Assistant  Substitute

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE:  5/4/2016

 

Policy Council: 2/17/2016

DEPARTMENT:

Early Education / Head Start

 

SALARY SCHEDULE:

HSCS/9

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

             

**LOC: Area 1 (Fairside), Area 2 (Castle), Area 3 (Westside)

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

 

6 units ECE/CD and current enrollment in an ECE/CD class at a regionally accredited college or university.

 

Experience:

 

Six months of paid or volunteer experience working with preschool age children.

 

Certifications and Skills:

 

Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practices.  Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs; prepare and maintain records accurately and in a timely manner. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation.

Proof of CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law.  DMV H6 printout required.

     

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

 

Under general supervision of Area Education Coordinator and the direction of Master Teacher/Site Supervisor, provide support and assistance in various early education settings including the playgrounds and filling in for absent teaching staff. Work with children individually or in small groups; provide activities as planned; assist children with personal needs; work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Supervise children in the classroom and on the playground ensuring their safety. Take care of all aspects of children’s personal needs.
  2. Assist in the development and implementation of lesson plans and encourage participation of children in activities and experiences consistent with overall Head Start goals and objectives for children.
  3. Assist in the facilitation of the development of self-esteem by expressing respect, acceptance and comfort for children.
  4. Respond quickly and directly to children’s needs, desires, verbal and non-verbal messages adapting the response to the children‘s differing styles and abilities.
  5. Prepare materials needed for children’s activities as directed.
  6. Read to children; teach songs, poems, finger plays, phonics, play number and counting games and other activities. Extend children’s learning by asking open-ended questions and making suggestions that stimulate children’s thinking.
  7. Assist at meal and snack time by sitting and eating with children during family style meal service, modeling meaningful conversation with children, good manners and healthy food choices; guide children in clean up activities following meals and snacks.  
  8. Assure a clean, safe and orderly physical environment by assisting with or performing cleaning activities, returning objects to their correct place, organizing materials, displaying children‘s work, posters, bulletins, and parent information in an attractive and appropriate manner.
  9. Meet with the teaching team; attend home visits, center meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  10. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and assist in the administration of first aid as directed.
  11. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  12. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  13. Operate a motor vehicle.
  14. Perform other job related essential functions as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

 

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move lift and/or carry 0 to 40 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Employees in this position will be required to work in a child development center both in a classroom and on the playground and in a standard office environment; and come in direct contact with students, parents, MCOE/district staff and the public.

Merced County , CA 95348 2017-02-24 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 2017-02-23 View
Home Visitor Volunteers of America, Southwest

 

 

Job Opportunity:

Under supervision by the Home Base Coordinator, the Home Visitor leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing infants and toddlers (birth – age 3) with other staff for home based services. She/He is accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families. 

Job Qualifications:

An Associates Degree in early childhood development or a Child development associate permit that is appropriate to the ages of children being served in the Center, or a State awarded certificate that meets the criteria of the child development associate. 0-3 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. Demonstrated ability to apply independent judgment in situations involving children with parent and community involvement. Experience with families and staff from diverse cultural, linguistic and socio-economic backgrounds required. Ability to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must have valid driver’s license and must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Obtain a TB test and a health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined by contract specifications.

• Must have the ability to read, comprehend, give and follow instructions. 
• Must have ability to read, write and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish.
• Ability to learn and maintain knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act.
• Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office 2000

Job Duties:

• Visits and documents each home on caseload weekly for a minimum of 1 and ½ hours to provide parents with resources and education on the care and development of their child.
• Observes, assesses and documents in case files individual children’s and parent-child development and interactions.
• Completes plans using monthly goals and objectives, the agency’s community assessment, and parent input and goals to meet the individual need of each child with considerations for his/her interest, abilities, disabilities, and individual style and pace of learning.
• Provides, at a minimum, two group socialization activities per month for each child.
• Plans for continuity of care through regular and consistent visiting schedules.
• Maintains records on all families. Completes and submits reports in a timely fashion. Meets regularly with Program Supervisor to share relevant information.
• Plans and develops, with parents, an individualized program for the family.
• Encourages and supports parents’ involvement and shared decision-making in carrying out their parenting goals and the goals of their individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
• Contacts parents in a timely fashion when unable to keep a home visit appointment. Make arrangements to make up canceled appointment.
• Plans and conducts child education activities with the parents that meet the child’s intellectual, physical, emotional, and social needs.
• Documents and reports all suspicions of domestic or child abuse, neglect, or child endangerment to Program Supervisor. Follows-up as required.
• Works with the parents to strengthen the family’s knowledge of child development, including assisting parents to understand how children grow and learn.
• Promotes parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally appropriate interactions and communication.
• Uses a variety of materials found in the home when conducting home visits.
• Assists parents in strengthening the families’ knowledge of health and nutrition.
• Integrates health and nutrition education into the program.
• Coordinates with other staff and parents, health screenings for family members and health information and referrals as needed.
• Participates in meetings with experts in disabilities and health, and with other appropriate personnel, to plan and implement the IFSP.
• Maintains a well-organized and clean work environment. Ensures the cleanliness of all educational supplies used with infants and toddlers on home visits.
• Strives for continuous professional growth by participating in self-assessment and annual performance reviews, continuing education, attending appropriate work related train, and workshops asking for feedback on work performance, and reading job-related materials.
• Maintains confidentiality in all communications, both written and verbal, about children, parents, staff, department, and agency at all times Establishes a climate of acceptance that supports and respects gender, each child’s individual personality, physical characteristics and traits, culture, language and ethnic characteristics, family structure, developmental needs, and behaviors

Rialto and San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-02-23 View
Early Head Start Teachers Volunteers of America, Southwest

Job 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. 

Job 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 2000.

Job 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, décor, 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.

 

Rialto, CA 92376 2017-02-23 View
Family Service Worker Volunteers of America, Southwest

Job Opportunity:

Under the direction of the Community & Family Partnership Specialist, the Family Service Worker works in partnership with parents, staff and the community to address the individual goals established by families. Facilitates services to provide children and families by implementing service delivery model established by agency. Articulates parent’s goals by supporting IFSP agreements. Plans and prepares each child to transition from EHS. Establishes collaborative relationships with other community providers to develop integrated, comprehensive program services and systems for Early Head Start families.

Job Qualifications:

Associate of Arts Degree in Social Service or related field, e.g., Psychology, Sociology, Family/Child Development, Early Childhood Education. 0-3 years related experience. Knowledge of program criteria and regulations essential to the health and welfare of children. Demonstrated ability to apply independent judgment in situations involving children with parent and community involvement. Experience with families and staff from diverse cultural, linguistic and socio-economic backgrounds required. Ability to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must have valid driver’s license and must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Obtain a TB test and a health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined by contract specifications.

•Must have the ability to read, comprehend, give and follow instructions. Must have ability to read, write and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
•Ability to learn and maintain knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act.
•Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office 2000.

Job Duties:

• Recruits and enrolls families eligible for participation in the Early Head Start program to ensure 100% enrollment in each service option
• Prepares the original case file on each child admitted to the program; submits the completed packet to the service option in a timely fashion to facilitate family orientation and services.
• Responsible for a caseload of children and families with whom they work in partnership to establish Family Partnership Agreements and assists family members in accessing services to attain established goals.
• Develops a transition plan for every child in preparation of their departure from one program option to another and from the EHS services to another child care provider; this planning must occur with sufficient time to allow for a smooth transition of every child by their 36th month. All transition plans must begin in the child’s 30th month.
• Responsible for completion of records and documentation required by the agency and the EHS program in the mandated timeframes
• Informs parents of due process rights, e.g., assuring that parent authorization is obtained prior to screening, evaluations, or implementation of services.
• Ensures every parent has an identified medical home and the information is documented in the case file.
• Works with other agencies in conducting advocacy and developing interagency agreements/community collaborations.
• Develops and maintains Memorandum’s of Understanding with agencies that offer services to our families and renews them as needed.
• Establishes and maintains ongoing relationships with family day care providers and child care workers working with infants and/or toddlers with parent involvement, facilitating family support needs.
• Assists parents to strengthen their knowledge of community resources for families.
• Links families with appropriate resource and referral agencies and services.
• Consults with parents and staff to identify appropriate family intervention strategies.
• Refers and documents outcomes of referrals to parents to internal and external support services.
• Meets regularly with site or program team members to support communications between families and EHS staff.
• Consults regularly with parents and staff regarding parent involvement activities, events and special service needs.
• Assists in planning program events and activities that inform parents, Volunteers of America staff and board and community groups about Early Head Start Family and Community Partnership Services and parent involvement.
• Supports EHS philosophies, policies and goals and has a measurable impact on improving program quality and outcomes.
• Maintains strict confidentiality at all times in communications.
• Participates in the agency’s annual self-assessment.
• Strives for continuous professional growth by participating in self-assessment and annual performance reviews, continuing education, attending appropriate work related trainings, and workshops asking for feedback on work performance, and reading job-related materials.
• Submits reports to the Site or Program Supervisor.
• Report suspected child abuse to supervisor.

 

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-02-23 View
Preschool Teachers Volunteers of America, Southwest

Job 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. 

Job 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 2000.

Job 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, décor, 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.

 

Rialto, CA 92376 2017-02-23 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 newest Preschool in 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 three. 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.

 

 

 

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-02-23 View
Associate Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

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

MNC is seeking a full-time Associate Teacher, this is a unique position that 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.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, 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.

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.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Lead Teacher and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • 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).
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • 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.

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, 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.
  • 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 24 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 16 Units in General Education in specific subject areas.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Associate 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.  

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 2017-02-23 View
Associate Preschool Teachers Volunteers of America, Southwest

Job Opportunity:
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Associate Teacher assists in planning, organizing and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing four year olds with other Teachers and Associate Teachers. The primary role of the Associate Teacher is to assist the staff in implementing a quality early education and care program and in developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families.

Job Qualifications:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Associate Teacher assists in planning, organizing and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing four year olds with other Teachers and Associate Teachers. The primary role of the Associate Teacher is to assist the staff in implementing a quality early education and care program and in developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families.

Job 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.
  • Supervises children at all times and ensures safety of all materials, equipment, and activities to prevent accidents. Supervises the total area
  • Assists in conducting two parent-teacher conferences annually for each child in her/his care.
  • Follows health and safety standards for food handling, hand washing, and universal precautions with exposure to blood.
  • Promotes feelings of security and trust in children by being warm, supportive, and comforting in interactions with them.
  • Uses routines, activities, and experiences in the daily program that achieve the goals of the Individual Educational Plan. .
  • Documents, in a variety of ways throughout the day, children's experiences in the program based on Desired Results.
  • Observes children carefully to identify their preferred ways of interacting with the environment, taking into account skills in handling objects and materials.
  • Conducts a daily health check of each child. Records, reports results to Teacher.
  • Assists in maintaining daily records of child's attendance, health, and behavior.
  • Reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to Teacher.
  • Participates in meetings with experts in disabilities and health, and with other appropriate personnel, to plan and implement the IEP.
  • Assists in observing and conducting assessments of each child's cognitive, motor, social and emotional development using instruments provided by the department.
  • Interacts on a one-to-one basis while playing with the children and being a resource person for their developmental activities.
  • Assists and teaches children self-care skills.
  • Communicates directly with each child at the child's level.
  • Establishes strong and caring relationships with children, and parents through maintaining a Primary Caregiver relationship with each child and his or her family.
  • Acknowledges parents' presence in classroom.
  • Assists in planning and implementing 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.
  • Provides continuity of care for each child through maintaining regular and consistent work hours.
  • Assists in promoting parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally appropriate interactions and communication.
  • Assists each child in becoming aware of his or her role as an integral member of the group.
  • Assists parent and child in the separation process by providing physical and emotional support for both of them.
  • Exhibits fairness, respect, and impartiality toward all children, parents, and ad families to develop unbiased relationships.
  • Provides physical and emotional care in a manner sensitive to the individual child's temperament, development, culture, childrearing, abilities, and disabilities.
  • Increases the complexity and challenge of activities, as children develop.
  • Intervenes promptly, communicates sensitively, and follows through with consistent expectations for appropriate social behavior.
  • Implements developmentally appropriate guidance and discipline limitations. Shares strategies, concerns and problems with Teacher.
  • Offers choices whenever possible to allow children to make decisions.
  • Supports parents' involvement and shared decision-making in the program.
  • Responds to parents with sensitivity, interest and respect.
  • Performs minor housekeeping duties such as wiping up spills and sweeping floors, sinks, taking out trash, etc.
  • Assists in disinfections of toys, food, utensils and furnishings.
  • Maintains neat and orderly work and storage areas.
  • Strives for continuous professional growth by participating in self-assessment and annual performance reviews, continuing education, attending appropriate work related trainings, and workshops asking for feedback on work performance, and reading job-related materials.
  • Completes incident reports and follows through with Teacher.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all communications, both written and verbal, about children, parents, staff, department, and agency at all times.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Rialto, CA 92376 2017-02-23 View
Superintendent of Charter Schools Volunteers of America, Southwest

 

Summary:

Oversees Educational Programs by maintaining a structured, and nurturing child and youth-centered environment in an atmosphere that fosters personal, social-emotional, physical, and cognitive academic growth resulting in real life learning. Hands on experiences enable the child to grow physically, emotionally, intellectually, and socially with opportunities to practice and improve his/her skills and techniques that build positive attitudes towards learning. Provides an environment that equips children with the tools and support to steer through their own distinct paths of discovery. Project and problem-based curriculum encourages children and youth to be active participants in the learning process. Employs pedagogy that supports the development of skills needed to explore ideas, interests, and questions in a meaningful way.

Required Credentials, Abilities and Experience:

1.      A Master's Degree required with an emphasis in elementary education.

2.      Administrator's credential and appropriate clear teaching credential.  

3.      Five years of experience in elementary schools as a principal or vice principal. Elementary Charter schools strongly desired.

4.      In depth knowledge of project based instruction, differentiated instruction, and convergence thinking.

5.      Knowledge of curriculum, California standards, and effective teaching practices. Competency in human relations and oral and written communication.

6.      Ability to establish a school climate and implement school vision.

7.      Knowledge and experience with English Language Development.

8.      Valid California teaching credential.

9.      Willingness to work extra hours to meet deadlines for projects as needed.

10.    Ability to work well with people: broad grasp of educational planning and curriculum.

Educational Leadership Curriculum and Instruction

1.      Facilitates the creation and implementation of the school vision, culture, and educational model.

2.      Assists in planning, implementing, and evaluating the instructional programs, to include state and federal projects at the school site.

3.      Provide leadership for staff and students.

4.      Demonstrate skill and knowledge in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the educational programs and activities to ensure academic success and improvement.

5.      Demonstrate knowledge and implement curriculum frameworks and the latest instructional methodology: project based instruction, differentiated instruction, investigation and convergence thinking.

6.      Ability to retrieve, analyze, and sort data to make instructional decisions to improve student performance.

7.      Comply with State Curriculum Standards.

8.      Ensures compliance with state/federal mandates as they relate to curriculum, instruction, and special projects.


Personnel Management

1.      Supervises and evaluates certificated staff.

2.      Assist with the recruitment, selection, and assignment of staff for charter schools.

3.      Evaluate and develop strategies to address professional development needs of staff.

4.      Serve as a model and a coach for staff.

5.      Plans, organizes and conducts in service training for teachers and instructional assistants.

6.      Develops, implements, and monitors budget.

 

Please apply to our applicant website 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.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-02-23 View
Early Head Start - Teacher - Ballington Academy Volunteers of America, Southwest

Job 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 2000.
San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-02-23 View
Children Services Division Director Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

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

MNC is seeking a full-time Children Services Division Director who will provide overall leadership in the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of the operations for an Early Care and Education (ECE) Program that includes a Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) Program, California Department of Education (CDE) State Preschool (CSPP),  General Child Care & Development Program (CCTR), and San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education Programs (OECE), in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, CDE and OECE regulations, MNC policies, federal, state and local laws. Drives performance and outcome-based results for quality rating ECE programs. Leads & develops ECE programs and staff to achieve best practices. Collaborates with Federal Regional Offices, CDE, OECE, licensing agencies, community agencies/partners and state/local government agencies. Responsible for the oversight of operations, performance benchmarks, training and technical assistance,  program governance, contracts compliance and management for a budget totaling $10M+ which includes; OHS (Federal), CDE (State), OECE (City), and Various Funding Sources

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. 

Primary Duties

Program Oversight & Implementation

Responsible for short-term and long-term planning and forecasting for Child Development services, including:

  • Stays fully informed of local, state and national trends in ECE to strategically position the ECE programs.
  • Oversees the Annual Community Needs Assessment process and develops plans to meet the community needs.
  • Ensures that all HS/EHS program requirements (Performance Standards, Head Start Act, etc.) and regulations are in compliance.
  • Oversee and participates in HS/EHS Self-Assessments, Federal Reviews, CDE Reviews and Office of Early Care & Education (OECE) visits.
  • Ensures implementation and set up of new programs (Infant-Toddler, tuition-based, etc.), and develops resources, systems, and funding to support ongoing operations.
  • Ensures submittal of licensing applications; Ensures childcare licenses are obtained, qualified staff hired, and services are implemented in accordance with applicable regulations and contract regulations.

Funding Management & Budgeting

  • Develop an annual HS/EHS budgets and budget amendments in conjunction with the Fiscal Team and an annually formed budget committee consisting of staff, parents and members of MNC Board of Directors.
  • Meets with Fiscal Team monthly to monitor monthly expenditures, analyzes variation from projections and initiates corrective actions as indicated and appropriate.
  • Communicates budget information to staff and engages them in containing costs and eliminating waste.

Staff Supervision & Development

  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Department, recruits and hires personnel to meet the needs of the program.
  • Monitors the implementation of the responsibilities of employees through observation, bi-monthly supervisory meetings, team meetings and review of files and documentation.

Public Relations

  • Promotes positive public relations; serves on numerous committees to educate and advocates for HS/EHS families with the community at-large as well as local and state agencies.  Secures and involves other agencies in distribution of child recruitment and enrollment information.  Assists with the development of needed community resources to better serve low-income families.

Board and District Parent Policy Committee Relations

  • Establishes and maintains a formal structure of shared governance through which parents can participate in policymaking.

Qualifications

Education:  MA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Welfare, Public or BA Degree or related field; or three years related experience and/or training; three years of supervisory responsibility; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:  3+ years of program management or teaching experience; 3+ years of supervisory experience mentoring, coaching and training of staff; 3+ years community-based experience in a setting working with families and community organizations who have experienced poverty, crisis, trauma, and other adverse events; fiscal management and administration experience.

Requirements: 

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

Language(s):  Fluent in English/Spanish.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Children Services Division Director 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 2017-02-23 View
Nutritional Aide Volunteers of America, Southwest

Job Opportunity:

Under the direct supervision of the Center Coordinator and in partnership with Health/Nutrition Specialist is responsible for the preparation, distribution and maintenance of food at our Preschool and Early Head Start Programs.

Job Requirements:

  1. Minimum High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. 1-3 years of institutional cooking, valid food handler's card.
  3. Ability to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening.
  4. Must have valid driver's license and must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation.
  5. Food Handler, CPR/First Aid certified.
  6. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract specifications.

 Job Duties: 

  1. Implements menu which has been reviewed and approved by licensed dietician.
  2. Prepares and serves food, ensures proper cleaning of kitchen area.
  3. Includes children and parents in assisting with preparation and clean up.
  4. Maintains good sanitation and safety practices, including personal appearance and hygiene.
  5. Submits orders for food and supplies in accordance with budget and menu.
  6. Receives and maintains foods to assure quality and cost control.
  7. Maintains proper storage and control of waste.
  8. Keeps proper records - - purchases, inventory, meals served, etc.
  9. Supervises maintenance of equipment, kitchen and dining areas.
  10. Participates in food-related learning activities:
  11. Uses classroom participation to introduce new foods and other food-related experiences to children.
  12. Participates and assists in planning for parent nutrition and consumer education.
  13. Uses available resources: commodity foods, milk program, community nutrition personnel, etc.
  14. Fills in as associate teacher in the classroom to ensure ratio is maintained as directed by supervisor.
  15. Reports suspected child abuse to supervisor.
  16. 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 2017-02-23 View
Director of Child Development Services Volunteers of America, Southwest

Job Opportunity:

Oversees Educational Programs by maintaining a structured, and nurturing child and youth-centered environment in an atmosphere that fosters personal, social-emotional, physical, and cognitive academic growth resulting in real life learning. Hands on experiences enable the child to grow physically, emotionally, intellectually, and socially with opportunities to practice and improve his/her skills and techniques that build positive attitudes towards learning. Provides an environment that equips children with the tools and support to steer through their own distinct paths of discovery. Project and problem-based curriculum encourages children and youth to be active participants in the learning process. Employs pedagogy that supports the development of skills needed to explore ideas, interests, and questions in a meaningful way.

Required Credentials, Abilities and Experience:

 

  1. Must have a 4-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education, Home Economics (early childhood emphasis) or related field of study AND 3 years of full time experience working with children and/or youth; or a Master's degree in the related field of study AND minimum of 1 year professional experience working with children; or a combination of education and experience (e.g. courses equivalent to a major in a field (24 higher level semester hours) appropriate to the position (see above) plus appropriate experience or additional course work that that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above AND 3 years of full time experience working with children and/or youth
  2. Knowledge of the principles of child development and in designing and managing an exceptionally complex program that includes, but is not limited to safety, security, disease prevention, employee training, developmentally appropriate activities, parent involvement, and facility management
  3. Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect
  4. Knowledge of facility design, functional use, and maintenance
  5. Knowledge of financial management, budgeting, and purchasing as it pertains to a child development program
  6. Ability to supervise others, exercise sound business skills and provide positive personnel management
  7. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skill
  8. Must successfully complete background investigation. Background Investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Ensures that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times
  2. Provides guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff as required
  3. Ensures compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements
  4. Reviews instructional programs to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements and developmentally appropriate practices
  5. Makes recommendations on staffing, program and expenditures, and maintains inventory documents
  6. Assists in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, and mentoring staff
  7. Monitors parent involvement through individual and group contacts and meetings
  8. Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports and correspondence as required
  9. Maintains effective community relations, and advocates for young children
  10. Interviews and certifies parent eligibility for services
  11. Ensures maintenance of required children, family, and program files
  12. Ensures appropriate career development for self and staff and maintains documentation as needed
  13. Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required.
  14. Reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing and to supervisors are required
  15. Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State, and County regulations
  16. Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program
  17. Participates in curriculum development programs within the schools and/or on a district level.
  18. Student diagnostics for appropriate learning goals.
  19. Instructional planning in meeting children's individual needs and abilities that include acceleration, remediation or intervention.
  20. Instructional design in meeting various modalities of learning (visual, kinesthetic, auditory, tactile). This includes structuring the learning environment to enable each child to experience success or, if this seems difficult to achieve, initiates steps with the support of the home to move the child to learning environment more appropriate to his learning style and ability.
  21. Cooperates with other professionals and parents in assessing and helping children solve health, attitude and learning concerns.
  22. Cooperatively establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve the functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  23. Assessment of student performance and learning objectives that include academic and social growth, making appropriate modifications and adjustments throughout the year.
  24. 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 2017-02-23 View
Division Director of Early Childhood Programs St Anne's

Division Director of Early Childhood Programs

JOB SUMMARY:     

Responsible for designing, implementing, evaluating, and overseeing St. Anne’s rapidly expanding early childhood education programs – inclusive of Head Start and Early Head Start. Ensures program compliance with governmental (federal and state) and contractual requirements.  Responsible for leading and maintaining a healthy, therapeutic and safe environment for the clients and families we serve.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Designs, implements, and evaluates St. Anne’s early childhood education programs.
  • Assures St. Anne’s early childhood education programs’ compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, contracts, and professional standards.
  • Provides oversight to St. Anne’s early childhood education programs, including sharing on-call phone rotation.
  • Together with St. Anne’s two additional Senior Directors, co-leads program departments’ collaborative interdisciplinary team coordinating all client service delivery, ensuring provision of high quality services to all St. Anne’s clients.
  • Leads and participates in grantsmanship activities for supervised programs inclusive of contract applications and compliance.
  • Plans, develops, and monitors annual program services budgets, including contract utilization.
  • Formulates and maintains departmental policies and procedures and monitors compliance with same.
  • Formulates and leads pursuit of annual department goals and objectives and guides same for supervised programs.
  • As a member of St. Anne’s Senior Management Team, works to establish and accomplish agency’s long-range goals and objectives.
  • Assists the COO and the President in the daily operation and administration of St. Anne’s on an as-needed basis.
  • Serves as representative of Administration to agencies and organizations related to the care, health, and education of clients in St, Anne’s early childhood education programs and attends relevant provider meetings in community.
  • Implements and ensures early childhood education program staff development.
  • Develops, monitors, evaluates, and interprets early childhood education program documentation, statistical reports, and service plans.
  • Leads and maintains confidentiality as required by St. Anne’s, licensing, HIPAA, and other governing regulations.
  • Keeps informed of trends and policy movement as related to St. Anne’s early childhood education programs and helps proactively identify opportunities and potential challenges for St. Anne’s early childhood education programming.
  • Interprets relevant pending and approved legislation and regulations, their impact on St. Anne’s early childhood education programs, and their appropriate implementation.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related      field strongly preferred.
  • Minimum      five years management/two years senior management experience in an early      childhood agency.
  • Experience managing Head Start and Early Head Start      programs (preferably in Los Angeles County).
  • Demonstrated      experience in financial and data management, specifically cost center      budget development and management and statistical data reporting.
  • Bilingual/bicultural (Spanish) a plus. 
  • A      strong leader who can collaborate effectively with senior management      colleagues and develop excellent professional relationships with other      human service and early childhood education providers to strengthen St.      Anne's financial and operational performance 
  • Excellent      oral and written communication skills necessary to confer with and make      presentations to Board of Directors and external parties. 
  • Must      possess and maintain a valid Class C California driver’s license,      automobile liability insurance, and driving record acceptable to agency’s      insurance carrier.  

Please email resume with job title in subject line & cover letter to mbierman@stannes.org.

 

 

 

Los Angeles, CA 90026 2017-02-23 View
Home Visitor El Nido Family Centers

El Nido Family Centers a non-profit social service agency has an exciting opportunity for a Home Visitor.  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; and previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.  

Los Angeles, CA 90047 2017-02-22 View
Director of Operations Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                               Director of Operations

Location:                              San Mateo, California

Salary:                                 Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                    Open until filled

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  • Manages and directs day-to-day operations of all Child Development Programs.
  • Work with managers to ensure that facilities, food service, technology resources and center operations are effectively and efficiently managed and meet the Head Start Performance Standards, all regulations, Policies and Procedures. 
  • Oversees the administration and management of the Program in the absence of the Executive/Program Director.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Education in the implementation of quality standards. 
  • Assists the Executive/Program Director in developing agency memorandums of understanding and contracts.  Assists the Executive/Program Director and Board of Directors in the development of mid and long-term strategic plans to achieve agency vision. 
  • Coordinates all program services in assigned areas with program staff and parents.   
  • In collaboration with the Director of Education, oversees the coordination and implementation of agency-wide staff development programs. 
  • Provides direction, guidance, orientation, training and support to assigned managers, supervisors and coordinators.
  • Conducts formal staff evaluations according to the agency’s personnel policies and procedures.
  • Participates in budget planning and monitors program budget.
  • Participates in grant writing related to the mission of the agency.  Participates in the planning and development of all funding applications. 
  • Monitors program budget within the assigned areas.
  • Attends board meetings and presents monthly progress reports.
  • Works with the Policy Council Chairperson to coordinate Policy Council meetings, present reports, and assist members.
  • Participates in the planning and development of annual program goals and objectives in conjunction with the strategic plan.
  • In collaboration with the Quality Assurance Manager, provides guidance and supports management staff in developing a continuous improvement plans. 
  • Prepares monthly progress reports for Executive/Program Director and Board of Directors.
  • Establishes partnerships with local community agencies to maximize resources and services available.  
  • Attends training conferences, seminars, workshops, and service meetings as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education, Business or Education Administration or a closely related field
  • Direct experience in managing government funded programs. 
  • A minimum of five (5) years of supervisory/management experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of budget and program development experience.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the principles of early childhood education; experience with or knowledge of issues pertaining to low-income and diverse populations.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize, allocate and control substantial resources.
  • Ability to maintain effective collaborative working relationships with program staff, parents, and community agency representatives
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the principles of early childhood education; experience with or knowledge of issues pertaining to low-income and diverse populations.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize, allocate and control substantial resources.
  • Ability to maintain effective collaborative working relationships with program staff, parents, and community agency representatives
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview and evaluation.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement, documentation of educational credentials

APPLY:                Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail:  hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

San Mateo, CA 94402 2017-02-22 View
Accounting Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                Accounting Specialist  - Full Time

Salary:                                  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                     Open until filled

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Reconcile payroll related G/L accounts as month end and prepare journal entries for input into MIP Accounting Software.
  2. Input annual budgets into MIP Accounting Systems
  3. Responsible for Purchasing functions in accordance with Head Start Regulations
  4. Perform monthly bank reconciliation.
  5. Prepare adjusting journal entries for bank charges and all adjustments noted during bank reconciliation process
  6. Input adjusting journal entries to MIP.
  7. Maintain inventory records
  8. Assist in report preparation for classroom supplies, janitorial supplies and office supplies. 
  9. Review In-Kind documents and verify correct total amount and prepare journal entries.
  10. Assist in the preparation of Audit Schedules and reconciliation of accounts.
  11. Prepares schedules for ERate applications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED:  DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL)
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Business Management.
  • Minimum three (3) years work experience as an Accountant.
  • Minimum one (2) year work experience with payroll.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Ability to be analytical, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word and Excel).
  • Working knowledge of Sage/MIP accounting Software

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview and evaluation.  All candidates interviewed will be notified in writing following their interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical examination, TB test, Immunization and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint clearance/child abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement, documentation of educational credentials

APPLY:                Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail:  hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

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San Mateo, CA 94402 2017-02-22 View
Home Based Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                 Home Based Specialist  

Location:                                Northern California

Salary:                                   Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                       Open until filled

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:    (PLEASE NOTE THAT JOB DESCRIPTION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  1. Ensures enrollment by completing full intakes and returning intakes, in partnership with Coordinator, adhering to HS/EHS requirements as well as ERSEA enrollment guidelines and deadlines. Provides outreach to families and communities to recruit children into the program, as needed.
  2. Ensures all comprehensive services are delivered over a month on a monthly basis by utilizing comprehensive curriculum, Parents As Teachers and other support resources. 
  3. Implements parent-child activities and education to meet the individual child and families needs over a month for each child and family. Assists parents to use activities and household materials that naturally occur in the home and other places as learning opportunities. Plan, organize and facilitate socialization experiences twice a month.
  4. Updates family needs assessments and family goals with each family. Provides families with socializations experience twice a month. Provides resources, referrals, and support services. Mentors parents to assume leadership role (i.e. parent meetings, committee members, and policy council), advocates for services and to be fully involved in the program.
  5. Provides support services for children and families within program. Communicates and provide services with content specialist and community partners. Collaborates with Home-Based Coordinator and Home Based Manager with coordination of parent-child activities, parent trainings and parent education. Assist with and facilitates transition services for children and families to ensure continuation of services.
  6. Maintains record keeping systems with ongoing documentation of family contacts in Child Plus. Complies with child abuse and neglect law and reporting requirements. Meets initial and ongoing requirements of each service area. Submits weekly, monthly and ongoing reports. Maintains confidentiality of family records and program information. Maintains and ensures health and safety practices.
  7. As needed, attends staff trainings on and off site. Participates in performance appraisal and individual supervision meetings. Develops individual professional development plans, in partnership with supervisor. Attends annual vision and hearing trainings as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate or Bachelors in Early Childhood Development, Social Services, or related degree.
  • Must have a minimum of nine (9) Early Childhood Education (ECE) units in curriculum development, understanding of observation and assessment principles, and principles of childhood development.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience providing direct services to low-income families.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience providing direct services to low-income families with children ages birth through five (5) years.
  • Knowledge of principles of family dynamics, early intervention and childhood development.
  • Knowledge of community agency resources for staff and parents.
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  • Valid California Driver’s License, proof of insurance and reliable transportation required.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview and evaluation.  All candidates interviewed will be notified in writing following their interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement.  

APPLY:                 Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

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Menlo Park, CA 94025 2017-02-22 View
ECE Coach (Early Childhood Education Coach) Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                             Early Childhood Education Coach

Location:                            San Mateo County

Filing Deadline:                  Open until filled

ALL APPLICANTS NEED TO SUBMIT COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS WITH ECE UNITS WHEN APPLYING 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Provide technical assistance, reflective coaching to a caseload of 10-12 classrooms.
  2. Conduct observations and video tape teachers’ practice.
  3. Develop ongoing and or scheduled times to meet with teaching teams and or individual teachers.
  4. Model best practices as supported by developmentally appropriate practices.
  5. Provide feedback that relates teacher practices with the CLASS dimensions.
  6. Develop quality improvement plans with teams and update them quarterly.
  7. Work directly with Education Manager, Children Services Managers, and Curriculum Coordinator to support quality improvement efforts in each classroom.
  8. Provide support and training regarding effective learning environments for children.
  9. Utilize the ECERS tool to support identified goals and actions plans.
  10. Document coaching activities in online database.
  11. Attend monthly coaching collaborative meetings at county office of education.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Social Sciences, or related field.  Masters Preferred.

Experience

Three to five years of experience in a publicly funded organization or community development agency providing direct delivery of services to clients.   Hold at least 3 -5 years as a classroom working directly with children ages 0- 5  years of age and their  families  or an equivalent level of experience in an early care and education setting highly preferred.  Experience with building relationships with staff working toward a unified goal of high quality early education.

Second Language Preferred

Knowledge

  • CLASS Certified or willingness to take certification training and test.
  • Understanding and use of the principles and practices of the ECE field, including reflective practice, dual language learning.
  • Knowledge of adult learning styles.
  • Knowledge of Dual Language Learner Strategies & Bilingual language development.
  • Knowledge   and   experience using Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) for Infants, Preschool and Family Child Care. Preferred experience integrating the necessary tools and domains into the coaching practices and support.
  • Knowledge of Desired Results Profile (DRDP 2015), California Preschool  Learning Foundations and Frameworks (Pre-K or Infant/Toddler as appropriate), Ages and Stages Questionnaire, California Teaching Pyramid framework.  (CSEFEL)
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum.
  • Familiarity with Quality Rating Improvement System
  • Familiarity with Community Care Licensing Regulations.
  • Familiarity with using databases to track progress.
  • Knowledge and experience in basic curriculum development, quality improvement planning and implementation.

SELECTION PROCESS:

When Submitting Application Must Include:

  1. Degree, Transcript (Official Or Unofficial)
  2. Current Department of Justice/FBI Child Abuse Index Clearance
  3. Current Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification
  4. Recent TB Test and Health examination upon employment
  5. Required Immunizations (MMR, Tdap and Influenza)
  6. Holds a valid California Driver’s license and proof of insurance

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards. All applicants must submit their transcript of records with their application. Those applicants evidencing the best qualifications will be invited for a panel interview evaluation.  All candidates interviewed will be notified in writing following interview evaluation. 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

APPLY:   Attn:        Human Resources

                              The Institute for Human and Social Development, Inc.

                              155 Bovet Road Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail:  hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

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San Mateo, CA 94402 2017-02-22 View
Teacher Institute for Human & Social Development

 

Position:                        TEACHERS – HEAD START PROGRAM

Location:                       Northern California

Salary:                          Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:             Open until filled

 

ALL APPLICANTS NEED TO SUBMIT COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS WITH ECE UNITS WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT
  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  2. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience
  3. Proof of completion of  core ECE courses:  6 Infant Units,  (ECE201 Child Development, ECE210 Early Childhood Education Principles, ECE211 Early Childhood Education Curriculum, ECE212 Child, Family and Community)
  4. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement 

APPLY:               Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org                 

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South San Francisco, CA 94080 2017-02-22 View
Early Head Start - Program Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

 

We are seeking a Program Assistant who is responsible for the development and tracking of the information within the designated service area. This position will assist the assigned Supervisor in inputting data, generating accurate timely program reports and tracking of comprehensive services.  He or she is responsible for supporting the designated manager in the overall implementation of program services. The Program Assistant will have the following responsibilities:  

  •  Performs general clerical duties such as filing, word processing, copying, assembling and disseminating materials.
  • Assists the Head Start Director, managers, and supervisors in developing systems to compile, enter and maintain data to generate reports for projects and tracking purposes.
  • Provides agendas and take minutes for primary team meetings as assigned.
  • Prepares, assembles and distributes materials for trainings and special projects.
  • Responsible for purchasing items for trainings, meetings and/or other special projects as needed.
  • Provides a positive communication link between Head Start, parents and community.
  • Assists in maintaining/updating family files and family file system.
  • Attends trainings and meetings as required.
  • Provides back-up food service and set-up/clean-up as needed.
  • Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  • Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  • Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  • Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED. Three years office/clerical experience with increasing responsibility.  Some college courses preferred.
  • Two years experience, demonstrated competency and working knowledge of computer office applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel or similar applications required, with database and/or graphics/page layout and design experience desired.  Good typing and computer skills required.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, staffing and program options as well as services to children with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of best administrative practices and time-saving techniques.
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before groups of individuals
  • Ability to accept, reflect and act upon feedback.
  • Must facilitate and model respectful, professional communication and teamwork, demonstrating a positive attitude.
  • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  • Ability to develop warm, open relationship with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to promote Head Start to children, families, co-workers and community.
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff and parents.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, work independently and follow through with project completion.
  • Ability to stay current of Head Start and other applicable regulations/compliance requirements and process timely updates on program procedures and ensure application as directed.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with strict deadlines.
  • Must oversee all monitoring and maintenance of documentation, data and files and ensures utmost confidentiality of information. Includes program file requirements, training documents, and tracking.

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as condition of employment, Live Scan, and TB clearance.
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-02-22 View
Head Start Director Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Position Summary

The Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission Head Start Program is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and experienced professional to become an integral part of our team. Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, this position will provide direction and leadership for the entire Head Start Program. Specifically, the Head Start Director will oversee more than 500 staff, provide academic and social support services to over 2,500 low-income, pre-school children and their families, and manage a budget of over $29 million.

Position Outcomes

A successful Head Start Director will:

  • Ensure that all Head Start program services, including academic, curricular, nutrition, center-based and home-based services, and family engagement services, are strategically operationalized and executed; and ensure that all legal and fiscal compliance is appropriately managed
  • Ensure that the Head Start Program is strategically positioned for the future, with a focus on adherence to and compliance with new, national Performance Standards and all other regulatory agencies, offices, and funding partnerships
  • Ensure all relationships with parents, staff, community partners, and stakeholders are sensitively and thoughtfully managed and stewarded to ensure the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission and Head Start program continues to hold a respected and positive reputation in the Fresno community.

Key Responsibilities

In order to achieve the preceding outcomes, this hire will have responsibility in the following areas:

Programmatic and Staff Leadership

  • Provide guidance and leadership to more than 500 staff, demonstrating professionally caring relationships with parents and families, modeling the importance of data-driven goals and performance monitoring, and emphasizing high program quality
  • Appropriately and thoughtfully delegate responsibilities for programmatic and operational leadership to staff and ensure accountability standards are in place to monitor and evaluate staff performance
  • Hire, develop, manage, and evaluate staff at all levels of the program and ensure programmatic goals and agency performance standards and evaluation processes are understood

Fiscal and Grant Management

  • Oversee the development and monitoring of the Head Start Program budget, Head Start federal grant, and other grants, in partnership with Fresno EOC fiscal staff
  • Manage and respond to changes in grant application and monitoring submission guidelines, in partnership with any technical assistance providers and Fresno EOC fiscal staff
  • Partner with consultants and staff on routine needs and community assessments

Public Relations and Community Engagement

  • Represent the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission and report on progress and goals of the Head Start Program to parents, staff, community groups, the Board of Commissioners, funding partners, and other stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain relationships and collaborations with public school districts, systems of higher education, and other community agencies, partners, and stakeholder groups in the community to foster collaboration related to early childhood education and other related initiatives
  • Serve as a member of the Senior Leadership team and provide input regarding direction of the Agency and development of strategic goals and objectives

Qualifications

  • Significant early childhood, curriculum and/or education leadership and administration experience with knowledge of the new Head Start Performance Standards
  • Significant experience with leadership, oversight, and management of large, diverse, and high-performing staff
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity, able to relate to and communicate with people of all backgrounds and communities, regardless of ethnic, racial, sexual, religious background, or socio-economic status
  • Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of early childhood and infant development
  • Mission-driven educator, committed to leading effective programs that support the reduction of poverty in a community
  • Ability to thrive in a mission-driven, visionary, and entrepreneurial environment, able to strategically lead as well as tactically support and operate agency causes and efforts as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in education or related field strongly preferred
  • Bilingual skills strongly preferred
Fresno, CA 93721 2017-02-21 View
Home Visitor for Early Head Start LOCATION: Itinerant Merced County, Los Banos Home Base Merced County Head Start

Associates Degree with 24 units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CD), including core courses,plus 16 general education units. Hold Child Development Teacher Permit or higher or Hold Credential Verification Card received from Merced County Office of Education Credentials Analyst. Proof of valid CA driver's license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H-6 printout required upon hire.

The following information must be received before the deadline date: 1) A completed on-line Edjoin application form; 2)all college transcripts, transcripts verifying degrees and copy of degree; 3) brief resume; 4) three (3) recent letters of recommendation (dated within 18 months of submission and signed by the author) and 5) copy of California credential authorizing service in this area. ALL MINIMUM REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

Los Banos, CA 93635 2017-02-16 View
Teacher II LOCATION: Castle Head Start, Atwater Merced County Head Start

Hold/qualify for Child Development Master Teacher Permit or higher for Teacher II. Associates Degree with 24 units Early Childhood Education/Child Development including core courses plus 16 general education units, plus 3 administration units for Teacher II. Possess or obtain within 90 days of hire a Pediatric First Aide and CPR certificate.

The following information must be received before the deadline date: 1) A completed on-line Edjoin application form; 2)all college transcripts, transcripts verifying degrees and copy of degree; 3) brief resume; 4) three (3) recent letters of recommendation (dated within 18 months of submission and signed by the author) and 5) copy of California credential authorizing service in this area. ALL MINIMUM REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

Atwater, CA 95301 2017-02-16 View
EHS Teacher II LOCATION: Westside Early Head Start, Westside Merced County Head Start

The following information must be received before the deadline date in order for your application to be considered for this position: 1) brief resume; 2) a completed Ed-Join on-line application form; 3) three (3) recent letters of recommendation (signed and dated within the last 18 months); 4) ALL college transcripts (JC and University) and a copy of degree*; 5) a copy of your California credential or permit authorizing service in the required area*. All applicants will be contacted via e-mail only. If unable to attach required documents to application, please fax to (209)381-6768, Attention: Tricia Aquino or you can drop them off at 632 w 13th Street, Merced (Room C-2). Please make sure to indicate the position you are applying for so that it is correctly attached with your application.

SUMMARY: Under general supervision of a Site Supervisor or Master Teacher, teach an assigned group of children birth to three years old using developmentally appropriate practices; create an environment in which birth to three year old children can socially and emotionally relate and interact, experiment, make choices, solve problems and share their experiences with others. Plan and participate in parent education and parent involvement activities. Prepare and maintain accurate records. This position is included in the Head Start certificated bargaining unit and is subject to terms of the union agreement regarding membership, payment of like fee, or donation to recognized charity. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Associates Degree with 24 units in ECE/CD including core courses (3 units must be Infant-Toddler Development), plus 16 general education units, plus 3 administration units.Two years experience in an instructional capacity in an early care and education program. CREDENTIALS AND/OR SKILLS: Hold/qualify for a Child Development Master Teacher Permit or higher. Possess or obtain within 90 days of hire a Pediatric First Aid and CPR certificate. Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practice. Ability to plan, organize and supervise a preschool classroom; work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H-6 printout required. Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required.

Los Banos, CA 93635 2017-02-16 View
EHS Associate Teacher LOCATION: Westside Early Head Start, Los Banos Merced County Head Start

The following information must be received before the deadline date in order for your application to be considered for this position: 1) brief resume; 2) a completed Ed-Join on-line application form; 3) three (3) recent letters of recommendation (signed and dated within the last 18 months); 4) ALL college transcripts (JC and University) and a copy of degree*; 5) a copy of your California credential or permit authorizing service in the required area*. All applicants will be contacted via e-mail only. If unable to attach required documents to application, please fax to (209)381-6768, Attention: Tricia Aquino or you can drop them off at 632 w 13th Street, Merced (Room C-2). Please make sure to indicate the position you are applying for so that it is correctly attached with your application.

SUMMARY: Under general supervision of a Site Supervisor or Master Teacher, provide support and assistance in a preschool classroom and on the playground. Work with children individually or in small groups; provide activities as planned; assist children with personal needs; work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment. This position is included in the Head Start certificated bargaining unit and is subject to terms of the union agreement regarding membership, payment of like fee, or donation to recognized charity. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 12 units in ECE/CD including core courses (3 units must be Infant-Toddler Development).Experience in an instructional capacity as required for Associate Teacher Permit (50 days of 3 or more hours per day within the last 2 years). CREDENTIALS AND/OR SKILLS: Hold/qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher. Possess or obtain within 90 days of hire a Pediatric First Aid and CPR certificate. Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practice. Ability to plan, organize and oversee a preschool classroom; work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H-6 printout required. Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required.

Los Banos, CA 93635 2017-02-16 View
Substitute Head Start/Early Head Start for Head Start Merced County (Including Los Banos, Dos Palos, Gustine, and Hilmar Areas) Merced County Head Start

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUB ASSOCIATE TEACHER: Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required. Education and/or Training: 12 units in ECE/CD including core courses.(for Early Head Start, an additional 3 units in Infant/Toddler are required) Experience: Experience in an instructional capacity as required for Associate Teacher Permit (50 days of 3 or more hours per day within the last 2 years). Credentials and/or Skills: Hold/qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUB TEACHER: Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required. Education and/or Training: Associates Degree with 24 units in ECE/CD including core courses, plus 16 general education units. (for Early Head Start, an additional 3 units in Infant/Toddler are required) Experience: One year experience in an instructional capacity in an early care and education program. Credentials and/or Skills: Hold/qualify for a Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUB HOME VISITOR: Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required. Education and/or Training: Associates Degree with 24 units in ECE/CD including core courses, plus 16 general education units. (for Early Head Start, an additional 3 units in Infant/Toddler are required) Experience: Two years experience in an instructional capacity in an early care and education program. Certifications and Skills: Hold/qualify for a Child Development Teacher Permit or higher. Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjab or other language spoken by Head Start/Early Head Start families.

Merced County, CA 95348 2017-02-16 View
Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc.

What We're Looking For:

We are looking for a Lead Teacher who, under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. The Lead Teacher will also provide for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children; responsible for conducting parent/teacher conferences and home visits, and supervision of classroom volunteers. The ideal candidate will provide support to the Head Start Program in the following areas:

  1. Designs and plans the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations; coordinate schedule with the teaching team and develops individual education plans for each child; conducts parent-teacher conferences and      home visits.
  2. Completes child assessment for designated group of preschool children including implementing the developmental screening, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities, and use of child      outcomes and school readiness reports to develop the child's educational plan.
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills, including the ability to communicate in and further the child's familiarity with his/her dominant language.
  4. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools such as the Environmental Math Scan; create improvement action plans and follow through with corrections based on findings.
  5. Provides opportunities for children to use their creative abilities, and to explore and experiment with a variety of media      through art, music, drama in all aspects of the program; helps each child develop a sense of awareness and self-esteem; and helps each child to accept and express his/her feelings.
  6. Maintains a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  7. Inspects facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and conducts      monthly emergency exit drills.
  8. Supervises children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care.
  9. Creates and maintains a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children's learning.
  10. Plans and implements activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.
  11. Engages parents in participating in educational activities in the classroom and in their homes and developing lesson plans to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development.
  12. Communicates with staff and parents verbally and in writing; plans and participates in parent education programs, including orientation, child development, curriculum, and parent meeting/workshops; works effectively in a bilingual, diverse cultural setting.
  13. Assist with recruitment as assigned.
  14. Responsible for the inventory of all supplies and materials in the classroom.
  15. Performs home visits on a regular basis.
  16. May be assigned to transfer at anytime to another site and/ or classroom based on program need.
  17. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  18. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  19. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  20. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Associates/Bachelor's or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above.
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education.
  • Knowledge of program planning and practices in preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs.
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. 
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.
  • Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-02-16 View
ECE Coordinator Crystal Stairs, Inc.

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking an Early Childhood Education Manager is responsible for the implementation of the agency's early childhood and education systems that ensure the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework and Head Start Approach to School Readiness. The Early Childhood Education Coordinator guides curriculum and training. Supervises Site Supervisors and provides leadership regarding compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Child Assessment Systems, School Readiness Goals Data collections, CLASS implementation plan, ECERS implementation plan, individualization process, transition plan to kindergarten and curriculum documentation. The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the program policies and procedures related to curriculum.
  2. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the program policies and procedures related to the Desired Result Developmental Profile - Child Assessment Systems. Ensures that all sites have met assessment timelines, data is inputted accurately, conducts file reviews, assist Site Supervisors in interpreting data, and developing action plan.
  3. Responsible for the collection of data that support the program School Readiness Goals.
  4. Responsible for the implementation of the CLASS and ECERS policies and procedures. Including annual class schedule, tracking of CLASS and ECERS results, and development of CLASS and ECERS center action plan.
  5. Assists in the implementation of seamless, integrated services for children and families by adhering to program specific work plans, policies and procedures.
  6. Responsible for the ongoing training of all teaching staff, orientation of new staff, and technical assistance. Ensures all staff meets program educational requirements and has attained 15 hours of training a year. Works with Site Supervisor to coordinate Personal Improvement Plans for teaching staff.
  7. Uses a multi-disciplinary team approach to ensure the compliance of all Head Start requirements at the center level. Acts as a liaison between comprehensive services and center staff.
  8. Works with Site Manager to investigate all child and staff incidents, completing all forms and notifying appropriate authorities and experts.
  9. Provide leadership, professional development, and coaching to all teaching staff.
  10. Submits monthly status reports regarding systems, complete quarterly reports regarding child assessment and submit monitoring records to ECE Manager
  11. Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Masters preferred. Must have Child Development Program Director Permit. CLASS certification preferred. Successfully completes and maintains Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • A minimum of two (2) years administrative experience in a child development program is required. Must have strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills; experience in conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Child Outcomes and School Readiness Framework.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and CDE Child Care Requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of the ECERS and CLASS.
  • Knowledge of Desired Results Developmental Profile Revised
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
  • Knowledge of effective adult learning styles and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.
  • Ability to know and implement Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing Regulations and agency policies and procedures
  • Ability to develop, foster, and maintain effective, professional working relationships with staff, children, families, and community partners
  • Ability to maintain and recognize situations that strict confidentiality
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before large groups
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and to effectively interact with a wide range of people
  • Ability to be an enthusiastic team leader, able to train and support others

Special Requirements:

    • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
    • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.
    • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.
    • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.
    • This position is identified as a mandated reporter.
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-02-16 View
Teacher Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, he/she is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. Provides for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for assisting with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Assists with the design and planning of the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations; assists with the development of individual education plans for each child; ;
  2. Assists with child assessment of children including the developmental screening, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities,
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills, including the ability to communicate in and further the child's familiarity with his/her dominant language.
  4. Assists with the evaluation of classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools such as the Environmental Math Scan; helps create improvement action plans and follow through with corrections based on findings.
  5. Provides opportunities for children to use their creative abilities, and to explore and experiment with a variety of media through art, music, drama in all aspects of the program; helps each child develop a sense of awareness and self-esteem; and helps each child to accept and express his/her feelings.
  6. Helps maintains a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; works to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  7. Assists with inspection of facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills.
  8. Supervises children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care.
  9. Helps create and maintain a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children's learning.
  10. Assists with planning and implementing activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.
  11. Supports the engagement of parents in participating in educational activities in the classroom and in their homes and developing lesson plans to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development.
  12. Communicates with others verbally and in writing; participates in parent education programs, including orientation, child development, curriculum, and parent meeting/workshops as needed; works effectively in a bilingual, diverse cultural setting.
  13. Responsible for the care and organization of all supplies and materials in the classroom; performs any other duties as assigned.
  14. Assists with home visits as needed.
  15. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  16. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  17. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  18. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  19. May be assigned to transfer at anytime to various sites and classrooms based on program need.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a CDA, including 12 core units as required by California Community Care Licensing and the California Child Development Permit Matrix. Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level or above.

A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.

 

Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education.

 

Knowledge of program practices in  preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs.

 

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.  Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-02-16 View
Maintenance Worker Crystal Stairs, Inc.

 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Maintenance Worker to support our Head Start Program.  This position is responsible for ensuring clean, safe, functional facilities by ensuring maintenance activities as well as repair activities are implemented including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping, and grounds keeping when professional licensure is not required. The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Completes and assures routine maintenance of buildings, grounds and playground equipment during program breaks and more often, as requested.
  2. Completes and assures minor plumbing, painting, carpentry and electrical repairs or repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required.
  3. Assists and ensures routine maintenance is carried out such as replacing light bulbs, and maintaining equipment used in the course of work.
  4. Completes and ensures outdoor tasks such as sweeping steps, porches and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees are carried out.
  5. Collects information; participates in planning, and completes upgrading and minor repairs of facilities.
  6. Ensures fire extinguishers are checked monthly and inspected annually.
  7. Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to Supervisor.
  8. Power washing of buildings, walkways, floors, playground equipment, etc.
  9. Deliver mail and office supplies to facilities.
  10. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  11. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  12. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  13. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications

  • A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety and building code requirements related to Head Start facilities within first month on the job, including but is not restricted to, OSHA and MSOS chemical inventory, etc.
  • Knowledge of basic operations, tools, and terms used in building maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, painting and other light facility maintenance.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local safety and building code requirements.
  • Knowledge of regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions and the prevention of contamination.
  • Three years of previous maintenance or handyman experience preferred. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).
  • Two years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance, facilities management, or transportation systems is required.
  • Relevant training from a vocational training organization may be substituted for work experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. 
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.
  • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-02-16 View
EHS Comprehensive Services Coordinator Crystal Stairs, Inc.

We are seeking a Comprehensive Services Coordinator who is responsible for providing leadership and technical expertise to the Early Head Start Program in the area ERSEA, Family Services, Parent Involvement, and Governance. The position is one of direct involvement with other program staff in overall program planning for concerted program efforts.  Coordinator has further responsibility for coordinating services for Enrollment, Recruitment, Selection, Eligibility, and Attendance and Family Partnership Agreements to ensure the social well being of program participants. The Coordinators' objective is to ensure Early Head Start participants have access to a social services program and ongoing participate in State Funded programs. 

 

The Coordinator ensures that Child Development Specialists have established trusting relationships and are working closely with families to implement the Family Partnership Agreement Process. Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing tracking of all ERSEA requirements and social services. Coordinator is a primary member of the multi-disciplinary team to address participants' using a case management approach. Knowledgeable of local community organizations, Coordinator will ensure families are linked with available resources to promote family health and wellness.

 

Coordinator monitors the case management approach used by the Child Development Specialists and provides information on resources, program options, and parent support to ensure access to services in the community. Responsible for the coordination of documentation in the child file and is responsible for recruitment and state eligibility for program option Coordinator is knowledgeable of community resources and links families through referrals with services that meet their unique circumstances.  Ensures Child Development Specialist has provided follows-up regularly to ensure the referrals and resources met the expectations and needs of the family. Ensure that Child Development Specialist has establishes trusting relationships with the families to support family goal setting that leads to a family partnership agreement set by the individualized priorities of the family.The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Responsible for Eligibility, Selections, Recruitment, Enrollment and Attendance of families in the Early Head Start Program.
  2. Responsible for the Family Partnership Process within the Early Head Start program.
  3. Responsible for the Parent Involvement, Male Involvement activities and Literacy activities for the Early Head Start Program.
  4. Responsible for the Governance portion of the EHS program ensuring participation on Head Start PC and Board.
  5. Works with the Child Development Specialist to plan and implement a comprehensive socials services program that meets the Head Start definition of family services.
  6. Provides monitoring and technical assistance to Child Development Specialist and child care partners in the delivery of a quality Early Head Start program.
  7. Responsible for the Child's comprehensive file.
  8. Develops workshops and guides staff to enhance the role of the parent as the primary educator of the child and promote and support that philosophy
  9. Provides leadership and support to teaching staff in implementing research based teaching strategies in early literacy. Enhance Head Start's capacity to deliver a quality early literacy program to all enrolled children.
  10. Implements an outreach and recruitment process which systematically ensures enrollment of eligible children, including those with disabilities.
  11. Engages each family in a goal setting process leading to a family partnership agreement and provides for collaborative planning.
  12. Collects and disseminates information and materials regarding local services available to families.
  13. Collects data on families for enrollment and reporting purposes and enters in electronic record-keeping system, including case notes for services and follow-up.
  14. Develops individualized, flexible, accessible and responsive choices to each family's unique needs.
  15. Establishes and maintains direct communication channels between the family, site supervisor, coordinators, managers, and all members of the Early Head Start team.
  16. Participates on the multi-disciplinary team for case management approach to holistic service provisions.
  17. Maintains confidentiality and trusting relationships that are culturally responsive.
  18. Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Have an AA Degree in Social Services or related field with coursework or have equivalent experience working in a program providing equivalent services. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Three (3) years of experience in social and family support services or related field. Knowledge of community resources for low­ income families. Experience working in culturally diverse communities.
  • Knowledge of Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards
  • Knowledge of administrative basics.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and leadership's competencies.
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before groups of individuals
  • Ability to accept, reflect and act upon feedback.
  • Must facilitate and model respectful, professional communication and teamwork, demonstrating a positive attitude.
  • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  • Ability to develop warm, open relationship with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to promote Head Start to children, families, co-workers and community.
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff and parents.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, work independently and follow through with project completion.
  • Knowledge of State Funded Programs
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
  • Knowledge of local resources, services, and networks

Special Requirements:

    • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
    • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.
    • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.
    • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.
    • This position is identified as a mandated reporter
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-02-16 View
Child Development / Disabilities Specialist Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services - Home-SAFE division

Job Description:

Track progress of children with developmental concerns, monitor progress towards school readiness & aggregate data analyses.

Maintain a small caseload of home visit families.Outreach and advocacy with Regional Centers and LAUSD.

Complete hearing / vision screenings for young children.

 Qualifications:

MA Early Childhood Special Education, Child Development or Social Work or MSW

REQUIRED; Bilingual Spanish / English

Knowledge of typical / atypical development and experience working with children 0-5 with special needs. Experience with developmental assessments / screening tools and analyzing / interpreting assessment child data (ASQ, ASQ:SE, DRDP and Teaching Strategies Gold) Familiarity with IDEA law, due process, Regional Centers and LAUSD systems and IFSP / IEP process.

 

Reply Subject: Devel /Disab Specialist

Los Angeles, CA 90038 2017-02-16 View
Teacher, Elementary Charter School Volunteers of America - Ballington Academy - San Bernardino

The Elementary Charter School 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.

Duties

  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
  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
  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.

Required Abilities, Credentials and Experience

  1. A Bachelor's Degree in related field and including all courses needed to meet credential requirement.
  2. 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.
  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.
San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-02-15 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.

 

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 2017-02-15 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 2017-02-15 View
Subsidized Program Supervisor 4C Council

Position:         Subsidized Program Supervisor

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Subsidized Program Manager

 

Position Summary:

The Subsidized Program Supervisor provides administrative and programmatic support to the Program Manager in all aspects of the subsidized department leading to quality subsidized childcare services to eligible families and children.  The Program Supervisor supervises program staff in the delivery of services to clients, in conjunction with program guidelines, agency policies and with the mission of the organization.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Case Management staff to implement and process required criteria and documentation.
  • Evaluate performance and ongoing development and training of department staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer service to clients.
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines.  Able to learn and apply all functions of the department.
  • Assist Program Manager to represent 4C Council in community and public activities.
  • Assist with the quality control of Subsidized Program services and database.
  • Assist in management information system development by overseeing and maintaining computer database information.
  • Maintain a caseload amount assigned by the Program Manager.
  • Attend meetings to provide or obtain information.
  • Promote and protect the full interest of the organization and its services.
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and client needs.
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all agency matters.
  • Works collaboratively as a team with other supervisors and management in all areas of the department, including in the absence of the Program Manager.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required.

 

 

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in social work, child development or related fields
  • 3-5 years education or experience in supervision
  • Experience using, training, and problem solving specialized database software
  • Strong Analytical and Organizational Skills
  • Strong business communication skills and accuracy of written reports
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and appropriate professional boundaries
  • Experience in childcare subsidy and case management
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as public speaking and presentation
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to the community, parents, providers and co-workers.
  • Basic typing and advanced computer skills
  • Ability to work effectively with management, and all staff
  • Knowledge of CalWORKs program and Alternative Payment Program regulations and policies
  • Experience in the child care subsidy field, administration, case management and provider contracting and payment
  • Occasional In-State Overnight Travel
  • Able to work occasional nights and weekends to meet program needs.

 

Language Skills: Bi-lingual preferred (Spanish/Vietnamese)

 

 

 

 

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

San Jose , CA 95134 2017-02-14 View
Teacher 4C Council

Position:         Teacher

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Site Supervisor

 

 

Position Summary:

Teachers are responsible for planning and implementing a learning environment and experiences to help young children develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally. They ensure the development and safety of these children in accordance with Title 5 and Title 22 regulations, per program requirements. Teachers will be respectful of children and parents, and ensure that equipment and facilities are clean, safe, and well maintained.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate program for children
  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program
  • Provide adequate equipment and activities
  • Ensure equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained and safe at all times
  • Provide daily schedules of activities
  • Develop culturally appropriate programs and activities
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Tend to children's personal hygiene needs, remaining especially attentive to them during routines such as toileting, diaper changing, cleaning, feeding, and changing soiled or wet clothes
  • Supervise children, ensuring children are supervised at all times
  • Establish routines and provide positive guidance
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
  • Observe children’s learning through the different parts of the Curriculum Framework; assess children’s current levels and progress using DRDP, ASQ, and ASQ-SE
  • Integrate special needs children in a positive and respectful manner
  • Communicate with parents and members of the community
  • Keep parents informed of program expectations, program activities and their child’s progress
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with professionals as appropriate
  • Maintain program administration
  • Develop and maintain current, accurate, and confidential client files
  • Record information in compliance with food program
  • Mentor, coach, and direct Teachers Assistants and Volunteers
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

Education and/or Experience:

If employed in Title V program:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit or higher (required prior to start)
  • AA degree in Early Childhood Education plus 2 years of teaching experience; BA degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred 
  • Have 15 hours of health and safety training or willing to obtain within six months

If employed in Title 22 program:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Six units of ECE or have a valid Child Development Assistant Permit. Must complete at least two additional units each semester until fully qualified
  • Become fully qualified teacher (obtain 12 units ECE) within a year

If employed in an infant or toddler room, must have 3 units of Infant/Toddler Development

  • Have 15 hours of health and safety training or willing to obtain within six months
  • Able to interpret and apply local, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and practices governing child care programs
  • Understanding of principles and best practices of early childhood education
  • Familiarity of child assessment tools (California DRDP tool, ASQ/ASQ-SE)
  • Quality record management
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from government entities, employees, managers, clients, and the general public

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • Act as a Mandatory Child Abuse and Neglect Reporter, as required
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, per Title 22 regulations (obtained prior to start)
  • Current negative Tuberculin test and health report, per Title 22 regulations (obtained prior to start)
  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds chest high

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data, general business periodicals and governmental regulations in the English language
  • Must possess adequate communication skills to present facts and recommendations effectively, both oral and written

 


Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

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Early Head Start Health Assistant Community Child Care Council

Position:         Early Head Start Health Assistant

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Early Head Start Health and Safety Specialist

 

 

Position Summary:

The Health Assistant is responsible for the development and tracking of information reporting system within the Child Health and Safety Service Areas. This position assists Health and Safety Specialist in generating accurate, timely health and safety related reports and maintains/monitors child health and safety records.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Assist family advocates and family services specialist arranging for all health related appointments and scheduling medical and dental appointments
  • Collect data from developmental, vision, hearing, and health screening and assessments and enter into agency data management system
  • Monitor health and early intervention services provided for each child and ensure follow up progress  reports are entered into the agency data management system
  • Maintain records of IFSP and IEP plans
  • Monitor child’s preventative and primary health schedules including immunizations
  • Maintain records of vision and hearing screenings including referrals to optometrist or audiologist
  • Provide medical, dental, vision, and hearing follow up with the parent to ensure services have been received
  • Ensure vision and hearing screenings are completed within 45 days of the first day the child receives EHS services
  • Document screening results in the agency data management system
  • Inform parents of results of screenings and assessments and any follow up plan that is necessary
  • Support the strengths and goals of families in a non-judgmental manner that supports parents as the expert on their child.
  • Work jointly with the Health and Safety Specialist and the EHS Program Supervisor to organize the Health Advisory Committee  
  • Work with the Family Service Specialists as needed to determine resources for health care services in keeping with the individual needs of families. 
  • Participate in community based health education and preventive health promotions
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS, BA in family or pediatric health or related field or combination of education and related experience totaling three years; preference given to experience and/or education with early childhood population.
  • Must work well with co-workers, parents, children and the public; work references will be required
  • Demonstrated organizational ability.
  • Experience working with multi-cultural populations
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prepare reports and presentations in a professional manner
  • Basic computer keyboarding skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times, including the ability to recognize situations in which confidentiality is required
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, supportive and respectful relationships with children, parents, staff, consultants and the public
  • Ability to work independently, with a minimum of supervision
  • Regular, dependable, on-time attendance is a critical performance factor to ensure consistent, high quality services to children and families

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must have access to a dependable car with minimum legally required insurance coverage, and possess a current California driver license. 
  • Must be able to work overtime hours.
  • First Aid Certification
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Negative Tuberculosis screen results

 

 

Language Skills: Spanish Language Proficiency: Ability to hold an adult-level conversation in Spanish is preferred. 

 

 

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

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Early Head Start Family Advocate 4C Council

 

Position Summary:

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

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences or      Social Work and experience in social services, community relations,      psychology, human development, social welfare or a closely related      subject.
  • Two years’ experience working with families in      field of social work preferred.
  • Administrative skills necessary to plan and      monitor all aspects of Early Head Start Family Services component
  • Coordination and planning skills necessary to      develop an effective relationship with the communities in 4C EHS’s service      area
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License and      have access to an insured motor vehicle.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other off-site destinations.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work week to accomplish the job.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.
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Subsidized Program Manager 4C Council

Position:         Subsidized Program Manager

           

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:      Executive Director 

 

Position Summary:

Provide administrative and programmatic support in all aspects of the subsidized department leading to quality subsidized childcare services to eligible families and children. Manage program funding and enrollment based on each contract’s Maximum Reimbursement Amount. Manage program staff in the delivery of services to clients, in conjunction with program guidelines, agency policies and with the mission of the organization. The manager of the program assures that the Program is in compliance with State and Federal Funding Terms and Conditions and Title 5 regulations. The program manager’s role within the Subsidy program also involves supporting, planning, monitoring teaching and evaluating work performed by staff.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain documentation for all internal policies and procedures. Make recommendations to the Executive Director for policy and process changes which would improve compliance and overall program effectiveness.
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development and training of department staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer services to clients.
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines.  Able to learn and apply all functions of the department.
  • Represents 4C Council in community and public activities.
  • Work collaboratively with members of the management team to plan, problem solve and implement continuous improvement plan
  • Oversee recruitment activities and outreach across various advertising mediums to maximize enrollment.
  • Coordinate with other  departments  and management  team  to insure  coordinated  delivery of  services  and   sound  budget  planning and implementation.
  • Coordinate the submittal of all required State, Federal, and County reports.
  • Responsible for overall functions of Subsidy Department.
  • Attend regional Technical Assistance Trainings and Roundtable Meetings offered by the State and other local agencies, team meetings, and in-house trainings as related to regulations, best practices, policies and procedures
  • Promote and protect the full interest of the organization and its services.
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and community needs
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all agency matters
  • Additional duties may be assigned

 

Education and/or Experience:

B.A. degree in child development, human service, social services or related field or related field required
Three years successful experience in the administration of an early care and education or similar program
Three years’ experience in supervising or managing subsidized child care or similar program

 

Special Qualifications:

Knowledge of Alternative Payment Program regulations and Policies preferred. Experience in the child care subsidy field, administration, case management or provider contracting and payment preferred.

 

Qualifications Include:

Access to a dependable car with minimum legally required insurance coverage, possess a current valid California driver license, and ability to travel to attend meetings

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Substitute Teacher -On Call Community Child Care Council (4C Council)

Position:         Substitute-On Call

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Child Development Program Manager

 

 

Position Summary:

Assists in the daily operation  of child care programs; work as a teaching team in providing children with a learning environment and experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally;

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Assists in the planning, preparing, and implementing the daily program.
  • Assists in planning and preparing of needed materials, supplies and learning environment.
  • Maintains the environment in a clean, safe manner.
  • Assumes general responsibility for the health, safety, and wellbeing of all children in the center.
  • Attends meetings as requested.
  • Maintains confidentiality of children, families and staff.
  • Assist in professional, positive, constructive communication with staff and children and their families.
  • Works as a member of the agency team by promoting the mission and philosophy of the agency.
  • Able to lift 30 pounds chest high.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Requires 12 units of EC/CD.
    • Prior experience in working with young children preferred.

 

Licenses or Other Requirements:

  • Pass health screening and fingerprint clearance.

 

Language Skills: Bilingual is a plus

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

            

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Manager of Resource Center Community Child Care Council (4C Council)

Position:         Manager of Resource Center                                

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:      Executive Director

 

Position Summary:

The Resource and Referral Call Center Operations Manager oversees the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the 4C Council Childcare Call Center Parent Referral Program services.  Supervise program staff in the delivery of child care referral services to clients, in conjunction with program guidelines, agency policies and with the mission of the organization. 

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise program staff to plan, implement and evaluate the delivery of child care referral services through the call center.
  • Provide training and coaching to staff to ensure staff are effectively using the industry method in delivery of services.
  • Evaluate and calibrate call quality.
  • Forecast and manage call volumes, staff and schedules.
  • Evaluate performance and ongoing development and training of department staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer service to clients.
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines.  Able to learn and apply all functions of the department.
  • Monitor quality control of Resource and Referral department call center services.
  • Promote and protect the full interest of the organization and its services.
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and client needs.
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all agency matters.
  • Gather and present statistical information on call center activities to inform in planning of call center operations.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • 4-year degree in Business, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or Social Service related field.  
  • Minimum two to three years supervisory and project management experience working in a call center environment.   
  • Knowledge of non-profit management and familiarity with regulatory issues.
  • Demonstrated prior successful experience completing assignments with accuracy and attention to details required.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and input data with accuracy required.
  • Experience in successfully performing administrative tasks such as recordkeeping and document processing with accuracy required.
  • Demonstrated experience applying outstanding communication skills- written and oral required.

 

Language Requirement:  Bilingual, Fluent in English and Spanish

 

 

 

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

 

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Child Development Mentor 4C Council

 

Position Summary:

The Child Development Mentor provides administrative and technical oversight to the Family Child Care Home (FCC) partners.  Child Development Mentor works closely with the FCC Partners ensuring and supporting quality infant toddler care giving, programming to meet Early Head Start performance standards and full implementation of FCCERS and Desired Results System of Accountability and continuous improvement.  The Child Development Mentor provides educational/technical support to child care providers and facilitates the transition of children entering or leaving the FCC Partners to another program.  The Child Development Mentor supports Family Child Care Home providers in parent conferencing and working with the early intervention community. 

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides educational assistance to the family child care home providers to assure they meet Head Start Performance Standards and best practices 
  • Validate FCC Partners’ compliance with Community Care Licensing regulations and Head Start Performance Standards
  • Assists family child care partners in providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum to Early Head Start children
  • Assists in developing goals that meet standards for the physical learning environment as follows: (a) in acquiring equipment and materials; (b) in organizing learning centers; (c) in room arrangement; (d) in daily schedules 
  • Assists FCC Partners in developing goals for assessment of children’s progress, including health and disabilities.  Assists providers in developing goals for family involvement.  Assists providers in developing goals for nutrition, including family style meals 
  • Makes announced and unannounced visits to each FCC Partner’s home twice a month
  • Provide on sight guidance, mentoring, coaching, training, and technical assistance to FCC Partners
  • Recommend and provide age appropriate equipment and materials to the FCC Partners
  • Maintains contact notes on visits to the providers
  • Assists with collecting monthly attendance forms for reimbursement, including other forms as necessary. 
  • Assists with monthly training provided to childcare partners
  • Assists providers in conducting periodic, developmental assessments of children (from birth through age three) using the DRDP for Infants/Toddlers, FCCERS and ASQ assessments to enhance the developmental potential of children 
  • Assists in the selection, preparation, and distribution of materials on child development, parenting, behavior, and developmental milestones to enhance the purpose of this program
  • Provides in-service training in the areas of child development, parenting, behavior, and developmental milestones to staff at the Early Head Start family childcare homes
  • Coordinates with the Early Head Start Multi-Disciplinary Team to develop treatment plans or referrals for Special Education services as needed 
  • Facilitates transition services between early care providers and preschool programs.  Ensures compliance with Title 22 regulations, and apply mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect behavior
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required.

 

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field, and previous child care experience and Child Development Permit with focus on infant and toddler development. Hold a California Department of Education Teacher Permit (or above); or has the education to apply within six months of hire.

  • Must have knowledge and experience in areas that      include theories and principles of child development.
  • Have an understanding and knowledge of the Family      Child Care Home standards and Head Start Performance Standards and other      Early Head Start regulations.
  • Spanish Language Proficiency: Ability to hold an      adult-level conversation in Spanish is required. 
  • Knowledge of community-based social service      organizations and agencies. 
  • Ability to interact effectively with Family Child      Care Home providers, parents, children, staff and the public in a      multi-ethnic environment.
  • Must pass criminal background check and health screening.
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts.
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early      Head Start program preferred.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Current      training/certification requirements to teach Infant/Child CPR and First      Aid or an ability to complete the required training within one month of      hire.
  • Must complete certification      training to become Certified Passenger Seat Safety Technician within 1st      year.
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License and have access to an insured motor vehicle.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to facilitate assignments to provider sites, meetings and other off-site destinations.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work week to accomplish the job.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.

 

Language Skills: Spanish Speaking is preferred

 

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Case Manager 4C Council

Position:         Case Manager; Subsidized Child Care Programs

Salary:            Depending on Experience

Reports to:     Program Supervisor

Position Summary:

The Case Manager assists low income parents who work or attend school/training, in obtaining and arranging subsidized child care services and payment to their chosen child care provider.  The Case Manager functions as a family partner and provides supportive resources that will enable parent to achieve self-sufficiency with the goal to help families hope learn and succeed. An effective Case Manager will need to balance with technology, communication, problem solving, relationship building and coaching/educating parents and child care providers.

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine eligibility and need for services in accordance with State Department of Education program requirements.
  • Maintain family files, hard copy and electronic
  • Maintain communication with family & child care provider regarding changes in need of family
  • Request, verify and process information/documentation prior to authorizing child care payment
  • Provide community resources, information and support about child development/education/parenting issue and may coordinate services with appropriate agencies depending on need of the family.
  • Engage parent in a positive relationship, supporting progress toward family goals
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BA degree in Social Work, Child Development, or social service related field.
  • Prior paid professional experience working with parents and families providing parent education or family support preferred.
  • Ability to engage with others in a positive, friendly, energetic and helping manner
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to express empathy and caring in the context of professional relationship
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of low income families
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to coach/educate parent to make informed childcare decisions in regards to the development of their children.

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must have access to a dependable car with minimum legally required insurance coverage, and possess a current California driver license.
  • Ability to travel to attend meetings and may work evening hours occasionally.

Language Skills: Bilingual in Spanish/Vietnamese preferred.

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Nutrition Service Manager Merced County of Education

MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

Nutrition Services Manager

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 1/19/06

Policy Council: 9/23/05

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

HSES/25

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

                   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

BA/BS Degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, Foods and Nutrition, Home Economics or closely related field.

Master’s Degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or closely related field.

Experience:

Experience:

Five years increasingly responsible experience in nutrition services.

Experience in food management.

 

Credentials and/or Skills:

Member or eligible for membership, in the American Dietetic Association. Knowledge of dietetics or nutrition in a community-based setting; nutritional resources and programs. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Ability to communicate nutritional health related information in a manner easily understood by parents; work with diverse community, student, and staff groups. Communicate orally and in writing. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV printout required.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Food preparation in a high volume institutional setting.

Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjab or other languages spoken by Head Start families.

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the Head Start Program Director, to direct, manage, supervise, plan, and coordinate Head Start nutrition service and food service programs and activities. Coordinate assigned activities with other Head Start service areas and with outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Merced County Head Start Program.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assume management responsibility for all nutrition services and food service activities of the Head Start program. Assure compliance with Performance Standards, Child Care Food Program regulations and guidelines and Head Start policies and procedures. 
  2. Write the nutrition service plan for Head Start in consultation with staff, parents and community partners. Review nutrition services plan annually and update as needed.
  3. Develop or identify a nutrition screening instrument to assess child and family nutritional status. Train staff in the administration and interpretation of the screening instrument. Follow-up on all screenings indicating nutritional risk, develop nutritional care plans, provide consultation and training to families. Assure families with nutrition related needs are referred to community resources that provide on-going nutrition services.
  4. Prepare or approve menus to assure compliance with Child Care Food Program and Head Start dietary guidelines and regulations and that meet the needs of children with physician diagnosed allergies or intolerances, or children with medical or disabling conditions that affect eating, digestion, or absorption of nutrients. Assess the need for and obtain adaptive eating utensils or other supplies.
  5. Oversee the Head Start food service program. Assure food safety. Supervise and evaluate the food service supervisor.
  6. Serve as a liaison with community programs providing nutrition related services to Head Start and other low-income families. Negotiate partnership agreements with community agencies for support and services to Head Start children, families, and programs. Participate in negotiations with vendors to assure availability of needed supplies and materials at the lowest possible cost.
  7. Develop and implement a process of on-going monitoring, including regular and frequent site visits.
  8. Arrange for the collection of data as needed to ensure compliance with pertinent legislation, regulations, and laws; that food service reimbursement requests are accurate, timely and assure maximum return; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities. 
  9. Provide and arrange parent and staff training; provide consultation and nutrition education to parents of children with nutrition related needs.
  10. Participate in the development of the Head Start budgets. Assure nutrition and food expenditures remain within budget limitations. Prepare specifications for all nutrition and food service equipment and supplies; order and oversee the distribution of equipment and supplies.
  11. Ensure compliance with pertinent legislation, regulations, and laws; ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to Federal and State authorities.
  12. Serve on the Head Start Health Advisory Committee. Meet regularly with the Head Start program director, managers; attend IEP meetings, as needed. Participate in a variety of meetings, activities, and events to support Head Start and its partners; attend and participate in professional group meetings and trainings.
  13. Perform other related essential functions, as assigned.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer terminal and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Enter data into a computer terminal, operate mainframe/personal computers, operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move lift and/or carry 0 to 60 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work indoors in a standard office environment, child care center environments, high production food service kitchens, and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public

 

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Substitute Area Preschool Teacher Assistant Merced County Of Education Head Start

POSITION TITLE:

Area Preschool Teacher Assistant  Substitute

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE:  5/4/2016

 

Policy Council: 2/17/2016

DEPARTMENT:

Early Education / Head Start

 

SALARY SCHEDULE:

HSCS/9

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

             

**LOC: Area 1 (Fairside), Area 2 (Castle), Area 3 (Westside)

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

 

6 units ECE/CD and current enrollment in an ECE/CD class at a regionally accredited college or university.

 

Experience:

 

Six months of paid or volunteer experience working with preschool age children.

 

Certifications and Skills:

 

Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practices.  Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs; prepare and maintain records accurately and in a timely manner. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation.

Proof of CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law.  DMV H6 printout required.

     

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

 

Under general supervision of Area Education Coordinator and the direction of Master Teacher/Site Supervisor, provide support and assistance in various early education settings including the playgrounds and filling in for absent teaching staff. Work with children individually or in small groups; provide activities as planned; assist children with personal needs; work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Supervise children in the classroom and on the playground ensuring their safety. Take care of all aspects of children’s personal needs.
  2. Assist in the development and implementation of lesson plans and encourage participation of children in activities and experiences consistent with overall Head Start goals and objectives for children.
  3. Assist in the facilitation of the development of self-esteem by expressing respect, acceptance and comfort for children.
  4. Respond quickly and directly to children’s needs, desires, verbal and non-verbal messages adapting the response to the children‘s differing styles and abilities.
  5. Prepare materials needed for children’s activities as directed.
  6. Read to children; teach songs, poems, finger plays, phonics, play number and counting games and other activities. Extend children’s learning by asking open-ended questions and making suggestions that stimulate children’s thinking.
  7. Assist at meal and snack time by sitting and eating with children during family style meal service, modeling meaningful conversation with children, good manners and healthy food choices; guide children in clean up activities following meals and snacks.  
  8. Assure a clean, safe and orderly physical environment by assisting with or performing cleaning activities, returning objects to their correct place, organizing materials, displaying children‘s work, posters, bulletins, and parent information in an attractive and appropriate manner.
  9. Meet with the teaching team; attend home visits, center meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  10. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and assist in the administration of first aid as directed.
  11. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy.
  12. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  13. Operate a motor vehicle.
  14. Perform other job related essential functions as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

 

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Operate standard office equipment and dial a telephone.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move lift and/or carry 0 to 40 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Employees in this position will be required to work in a child development center both in a classroom and on the playground and in a standard office environment; and come in direct contact with students, parents, MCOE/district staff and the public.

Merced County , CA 95348 2017-02-14 View
Part Time Preschool Aide Merced County of Education Head Start

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

A combination of education and training to interact with children in a positive manner and to learn the functions of this position.

High School diploma or equivalent

Experience:

Experience:

Experience with young children.

Experience as a Head Start Bus Aide, or other experience in a child care and development program, either paid or volunteer.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Possess an appropriate driver’s license.

Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs; Ability to relate to children. Ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English language.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledge of Head Start Philosophy and Principles

Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjabi or other language spoken by Head Start families, highly desirable.

     

 

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under general supervision of a Site Supervisor or Master Teacher provide support and assistance in a preschool classroom and on the playground. This position Is itinerant, moving from classroom to classroom, as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Work with children individually or in small groups providing activities as planned.
  2. Respond quickly and directly to children’s needs.
  3. Work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment.
  4. Facilitate the development of self-esteem by expressing respect, acceptance, and comfort for children.
  5. Prepare materials needed for children’s activities, parent meetings, and other activities.
  6. Supervise children in the classroom and on the playground ensuring their safety.
  7. Assist at meal and snack time by preparing and setting up tables, taking and recording food temperatures, place food in appropriate containers for family style service, sit and eat with children modeling good manners and healthy food choices; guide children in clean up activities following meals and snacks. Rinse and store food transport and service containers.
  8. Assure a clean, safe and orderly physical environment by assisting with or performing cleaning activities, returning objects to their correct place, organizing materials, displaying children‘s work, posters, bulletins, and parent information in an attractive and appropriate manner.
  9. Attend center meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  10. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  11. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy
  12. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  13. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Dexterity to cut, trace, staple, write, and collate materials.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work in a child development center both in a classroom and on the playground and in a standard office environment and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public

 

Gustine, CA 95322 2017-02-14 View
Substitute Assistant Cook/Transporter Merced County of Education Head Start

POSITION TITLE:

Assistant Cook/Transporter

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 1/18/06

Policy Council: 9/23/05

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

HSCS/1

 

 

 

 

Employee Signature

Date

               

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

Any combination of education and training to demonstrate the skills listed below.

 

High School graduate.

Experience:

Experience:

One year experience in a high production kitchen.

 

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledge of standard kitchen equipment, utensils and measurements; sanitation and safety practices related to cooking and serving food; safe work practices. Ability to operate kitchen equipment used in quantity food preparation; prepare and serve food in accordance with health and sanitation regulations. Ability to follow recipes. Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the required duties. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV printout required.

 

Credentials and/or Skills:

     

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of  the Food Services Supervisor, perform a variety of duties involved in preparing, transporting and serving food as required for Head Start program activities; clean kitchen equipment, utensils, and facilities.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Perform a variety of duties involved in preparing and serving food for preschool children and adults. Prepare, portion, and serve a variety of foods for breakfasts, lunches and snacks.  Prepare and serve food for parent activities and other adult meal service.
  2. Pack, load, unload, transport and deliver a variety of food service supplies, food and equipment, to various Head Start sites maintaining a strict delivery time.
  3. Package foods for centers throughout the county, assuring foods are at required temperatures when packed and all required elements are present.
  4. Portion foods for family style food service; count and assemble table service for daily food service.
  5. Read, interpret and follow recipes.
  6. Assemble ingredients in accordance with instructions; make appropriate substitutions as instructed.
  7. Maintain work area, kitchen utensils, and food service equipment in a clean and sanitary manner; rinse trays and other table service utensils; wash dishes by hand in accordance with sanitation requirements; load and unload dishwasher.
  8. Operate and maintain food service equipment including steamer, dishwasher, grinder, slicer, and mixer.
  9. Take inventory; participate in receiving, marking, stocking, and rotating food and supplies in freezers, refrigerators and shelves.
  10. Provide a variety of routine stocking, storage and inventory activities at assigned site locations.
  11. Attend and participate in staff meetings and in-services activities.
  1. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  2. Perform job related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Stand for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Use kitchen utensils, and operate appliances and equipment.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Sit, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, crouch, stoop, twist, climb, and balance.
  8. Push and/or pull with a maximum force of 68 pounds on objects.
  9. Move, lift and/or carry up to 58 pounds occasionally, 30 pounds frequently and 15 pounds constantly to various heights.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Indoor work environment in kitchens with steam, hot ovens and stoves, refrigeration, use of water. Driving a vehicle to conduct work. This position comes in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public.

 

Merced , CA 95348 2017-02-14 View
Part Time Preschool Aide Merced County of Education Head Start

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Training:

Education and/or Training:

A combination of education and training to interact with children in a positive manner and to learn the functions of this position.

High School diploma or equivalent

Experience:

Experience:

Experience with young children.

Experience as a Head Start Bus Aide, or other experience in a child care and development program, either paid or volunteer.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Possess an appropriate driver’s license.

Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs; Ability to relate to children. Ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English language.

Credentials and/or Skills:

Knowledge of Head Start Philosophy and Principles

Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Hmong, English/Punjabi or other language spoken by Head Start families, highly desirable.

     

 

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under general supervision of a Site Supervisor or Master Teacher provide support and assistance in a preschool classroom and on the playground. This position Is itinerant, moving from classroom to classroom, as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Work with children individually or in small groups providing activities as planned.
  2. Respond quickly and directly to children’s needs.
  3. Work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment.
  4. Facilitate the development of self-esteem by expressing respect, acceptance, and comfort for children.
  5. Prepare materials needed for children’s activities, parent meetings, and other activities.
  6. Supervise children in the classroom and on the playground ensuring their safety.
  7. Assist at meal and snack time by preparing and setting up tables, taking and recording food temperatures, place food in appropriate containers for family style service, sit and eat with children modeling good manners and healthy food choices; guide children in clean up activities following meals and snacks. Rinse and store food transport and service containers.
  8. Assure a clean, safe and orderly physical environment by assisting with or performing cleaning activities, returning objects to their correct place, organizing materials, displaying children‘s work, posters, bulletins, and parent information in an attractive and appropriate manner.
  9. Attend center meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  10. Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  11. Report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect in accordance with regulations and policy
  12. Comply with MCOE policies and procedures, administrative regulations, State of California Health and Welfare Codes including Title 22, Head Start Performance Standards, and other applicable state and federal regulations.
  13. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees in this position must have the ability to:

  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. See and read printed matter with or without vision aids.
  3. Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
  4. Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
  5. Dexterity to cut, trace, staple, write, and collate materials.
  6. Operate a motor vehicle.
  7. Stand, walk, bend over, grasp, reach overhead, stoop, twist, push, pull and move lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds to waist height.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Employees in this position will be required to work in a child development center both in a classroom and on the playground and in a standard office environment and come in contact with MCOE/district staff and the public

 

Gustine, CA 95322 2017-02-14 View
HEAD START ERSEA & DATA PROGRAM COORDINATOR City of Oakland

Your City. Your Career.

 

Are you looking to make a difference? To have a direct impact on your community?  When joining the City of Oakland, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to the community we serve, as well as to our employees.

 

HEAD START ERSEA & DATA PROGRAM COORDINATOR

(Head Start Program Coordinator)

$4,724-$5,800/month

Closes:  March 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

 

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Head Start ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance of Children) and Data Program Coordinator vacancy within the Human Services Department. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, can multi-task and has experience with enrolling and recruiting low income families and their children for Head Start/Early Head Start programs, as well as experience with Data Management Systems.

 

The Head Start ERSEA and Data Program Coordinator position will participate in the development and oversee the implementation of policies and procedures for the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) system in accordance with Head Start and Early Head Start (HS/EHS) legislation and regulations; provide training for and monitoring of ERSEA activities of the Office of Head Start (OHS) contracted program operators; coordinate activities with other management staff and field staff to ensure compliance with appropriate federal, state and local regulations; oversee the enrollment of families enrolled in Child Care and Development (CCTR) and California State Preschool Program (CSPP); supervise assigned staff; and perform related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in public health, education, public administration or a related field, 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in social service, public health or educational programs, including program planning, oversight, enrollment, compliance and data management.

 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:

 

  • Standard policies and procedures for health and social service agencies, including federal and state regulations related to Head Start, CCTR and CSPP
  • Principles of personnel management, including supervision, training, monitoring, evaluation of staff; recruitment methods, enrollment, interviewing techniques and selection of staff
  • Methods for recruiting program participants and determining eligibility
  • Data and records management
  • Basic budget principles

 

To apply and view current openings, visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm.You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-02-13 View
HEAD START HEALTH & NUTRITION COORDINATOR City of Oakland

Your City. Your Career.

 

Are you looking to make a difference? To have a direct impact on your community?  When joining the City of Oakland, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to the community we serve, as well as to our employees.

 

HEAD START HEALTH & NUTRITION COORDINATOR

$4,724-$5,800/month

Closes:  March 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

 

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator vacancy within the Human Services Department. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has the ability to multi-task, and has an educational background in Public Health and experience with overseeing and coordinating Health & Nutrition service areas.

 

The Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator will plan, develop procedures, oversee implementation and coordinate health, oral health and nutrition services for the Early Head Start/Head Start (EHS/HS) program, including on-site and home-based services; facilitate agreements with local health and nutrition providers to maximize services to enrolled children and families; provide support and direction to all staff related to monitoring and overseeing services to ensure consistent implementation of adopted agency policy; supervise assigned staff; and perform related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in public health, food and nutrition, dietetics or closely related field and 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in nutrition or public health delivering and/or coordinating services to children 0-6 years of age. Relevant work experience in a clinic, hospital or school setting or a public health department is highly desirable.

 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:

 

  • State and federal regulations on community action and social service programs in the area of health, oral health and nutrition
  • Head Start Performance Standards, California Child Care Licensing and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program rules and regulations
  • Basic principles of program planning and implementation
  • Principles of personnel management, including supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of staff
  • Data and records management
  • Public contact and community relations
  • Principles of training and development
  • Basic budget principles

 

To apply and view current openings, visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm.You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-02-13 View
Chief Executive Officer Child Development Resources

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

Child Development Resources of Ventura County, Inc. a private, non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to the development of programs that strengthen and improve the well-being of children and families within Ventura County is seeking an experienced leader, reporting to the Board of Directors, to direct the integrated administration and operations of all corporate programs, grants and contracts through direct supervision of the chief operations officer (COO), chief financial officer (CFO), director of human resources, information technology systems manager, and other assigned staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, approve and implement integrated corporate policies and operating procedures designed for meeting the goals and objectives of all corporate programs.  
  • Develop refunding proposals for existing CDR programs, directly or through designated staff, and submit to the Board and/or Policy Council.
  • Seek opportunities and support at the local, state, and federal levels for CDR programs through additional funding, networking with others, and appropriate visibility.
  • Oversee the development, integration and preparations of all program budgets, monitor program expenditures, review and evaluate program and fiscal operations, and establish internal controls.
  • Attend Board meetings and provide orientation to Board members. Preside over management, steering, and other committee meetings to receive input, provide leadership and coordinate activities to facilitate corporate goals and objectives.
  • Represent CDR on local, state and federal levels.
  • Oversee development and updating of personnel policies and recruitment and hiring of all CDR staff.
  • Strategically assess and re-evaluate CDR’s community needs, goals, and objectives.

 

Required Education and Experience

The ideal candidate shall possess a minimum of a *master’s degree with specialization in public administration, early childhood education, public health, socials services or related field with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in executive administration that includes program and financial planning, organizing, human resources and systems management, grant procurement, and extensive supervisory experience. *Applicants possessing a bachelor’s degree in related field may be considered, however, a master’s degree must be obtained within five (5) years of date of hire as a condition of employment.

 

Salary/Benefits

$139,342 - $187,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The benefit package includes paid vacation, sick, and personal leave, 12 holidays, employee major medical, dental and vision, short term and long term disability, long term care, life insurance, profit-sharing retirement plan and a voluntary 403(b) tax sheltered annuity plan. 


Application Information

Complete and submit an official CDR application by March 3, 2017 to:
Child Development Resources

221 E. Ventura Blvd.

Oxnard, CA 93036

805-485-7878 Ext.0   FAX (805) 278-0775

Full job description and application form are available at www.cdrv.org

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Oxnard, CA 93036 2017-02-07 View
Infant Parent Educator Options for Learning

New center opening soon - work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
  • Three semester units related to Infant and Toddler development acceptable to licensing with a passing grade of “C” or better
  • Eighteen months work experience with infants/toddlers
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English
  • A California Driver’s License, daily use of an automobile and automobile liability insurance
Covina, CA 91724 2017-02-03 View
Head Start School Readiness Coordinator The Unity Council

School Readiness Coordinator
(Head Start)

Reports to: VP, Children & Family Services
Department: Children & Family Services
Location: Oakland, CA
Travel: Local travel including home visits, fieldtrips, and training opportunities
Benefits: Medical and Dental benefits on the first of the month following 90 days
employment, two weeks vacation each year for the first five years.

Program Summary The Children and Family Services programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-Kindergarten, Home Based Services, and Developmental Play Groups. Over 900 children birth through kindergarten entry and 32 expectant parents and their families receive child development and comprehensive family services through the Unity Council in Oakland. The programs are diverse, multilingual, developmentally appropriate, culturally responsive, and individualized for each child and family services are provided in four centers and two home based programs throughout Oakland. The centers are located at 1155 35th avenue, 1900 Fruitvale Avenue,10700 MacArthur Boulevard, and 1117 10th Street. The preschool programs operate on a traditional school year calendar and the infant/toddler programs operate continuously.


Responsibilities

  • Train and support managers and head teachers in the use of the CLASS, teacher-child interaction assessment, and the Environmental Rating Scales;
  • Meet with each teaching team using their assessments and yours to come to consensus on scoring;
  • Analyze monitoring and outcomes results to create action plans and develop areas of growth in the service area;
  • Develop Outcomes reports for the continuum of birth to five to prepare children for transition and success in preschool and elementary school;
  • Utilizing results from the Outcomes studies develop and monitor curriculum that meets the needs of each site and program option in collaboration with the site director;
  • Manage the implementation of developmental, speech, and social emotional screens and observational assessments;
  • Attend regular management staff meetings;
  • Facilitate Child Development Service Area meetings;
  • Communicate regularly with parents and the parent policy committee;
  • Attend professional conferences as necessary;
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management;

Qualifications

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, a related field, or a BA with 12 units of Early Childhood Education;
  • 3-5 years experience in programs serving young children, prefer Head Start experience;
  • CLASS certification
  • Ability to model play-based, child-centered curriculum;
  • Experience in data collection and reporting
  • Experience and knowledge of Early Childhood Programming;
  • Experience in analyzing data and developing reports;
  • Caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families,
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a multi cultural team,
  • Knowledge of work place safety rules regarding lifting, general safety, and utilizing preventative health measures to prevent the spread of disease

Benefits

  • 13 Paid Holidays and 5 Paid Personal Days
  • 10 days of vacation (increases at 5 years) and 7 paid Illness Days
  • Comprehensive Kaiser Health Plan with optional Vision and Dental 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Reimbursement for Community College Tuition and Textbooks for Child Development Degrees and Financial Assistance for Associates or Bachelors Programs
  • Opportunities to Attend Specialized Training and Workshops
  • A Strong Commitment to Internal Advancement
  • An Opportunity to be Part of an Organization that Provides a Wide Array of Services, Advocacy, and Events to Build a Vibrant and Healthy Community

Pre-employment Requirements Physical exam, TB test, background/fingerprint clearance

***Please include a copy of non-official college transcript***

 

Application Process Mail, email, or fax cover letter, resume, and copy of unofficial transcripts

Attention: Human Resources Department

1900 Fruitvale Avenue, Suite 2A

Oakland, CA 94601

Fax 510-535-6923

E-mail: larenas AT unitycouncil DOT org

Interview Process Because of the volume of anticipated responses, only those applicants

who meet the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

The Unity Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Oakland, CA 94601 2017-02-03 View
Infant Site Director Options for Learning

New center opening soon - work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Site Supervisor Permit.
  • A.A. degree in Child Development or related field.**
  • Six semester units related to Infant and Toddler development acceptable to licensing with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  • Three years teaching experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center.
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
Covina, CA 91724 2017-02-03 View
Infant Care Teacher Options for Learning

New center opening soon - work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

Join our Early Head Start team of Care Teachers and help:

  • Promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women. 
  • Enhance the development of very young children birth to age 3. 
  • Promote healthy family functioning. 
  • Enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/child-dev-permits.html)
  • Six semester units related to Infant and Toddler development with a passing grade of “C” or better
  • Eighteen months work experience in a licensed infant/toddler or preschool center
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
Covina, CA 91724 2017-02-03 View
Associate Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum. Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills. Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, or CDA credential, AA or BA degree in early childhood education
  • Six months experience working with children.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724, CA 9170 2017-02-03 View
Substitute Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field.**
  • Four years teaching experience.
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.

 

San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2017-02-03 View
Parent Educator Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  • AA degree in Child Development or related field. This qualification shall automatically be revised to be consistent with Head Start law and regulations.**
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866). 
  • A California Drivers License, daily use of automobile and automobile liability insurance.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2017-02-03 View
Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit. 
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better. 
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field. 
  • Four years teaching experience
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR, Pediatric First Aid and Preventive Health.
San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2017-02-03 View
Early Childhood Education Teacher Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY:  The Early Childhood Education Teacher is responsible for developing and implementing a developmentally based, educational program for an assigned class of school children 2 to 5 years old. The curriculum must meet the emotional, physical, cognitive, and social needs of both the individual child and the group.

 ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide a warm, safe, and caring environment that is kept orderly, clean, and appealing
  • Plan, prepare and implement daily activities (indoor/outdoor) as they relate to the curriculum
  • Create a nurturing environment for play and exploration for children
  • Responsible for the health, welfare, and safety of the children; no child should ever be left alone
  • Maintain teacher-child ratios, at all times
  • Provide overall supervision of toileting and bathroom time
  • Oversee all mealtime/snack time activities and record accurate CACFP information
  • Maintain daily attendance records; check sign-in/out sheets daily
  • Ensure children are released only to authorized individuals (photo ID required)during pick up
  • Maintain ongoing developmental records for each child, including keeping records and observations of all developing skills (physical, social, emotional, and cognitive)
  • Promote each child’s individual skills, abilities, and family culture
  • Build and nurture partnerships with parents, including parent communication and involvement
    Maintain good communication with parents on a daily basis through the use of daily health checks
  • Supervise, train and utilize other co-teacher’s (and volunteer's) skills and abilities
  • Implement Creative Curriculum and other supplemental curriculums advised by the Curriculum & Child Development Manager (health, safety, nutrition, mental health, social-emotional, etc.)
  • Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere
  • Read each individual child's files in his/her class and is knowledgeable about their medical, IEP/IFSP, and developmental histories
  • Ensure confidentiality of privileged information
  • Comply with all agency, local, and federal health and safety regulations such as title 22 and title 5
  • Maintain adherence to all company policies and procedures, including center safety requirements
  • Must work the days and hours to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks, be punctual and timely in meeting all performance requirements, including but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines
  • Work in a collaborative relationship with other staff in classroom and with management team
  • Accept the responsibility of being a mandated reporter

 PERIODIC  DUTIES:

  • Attend Teacher Collaboration bi-monthly meetings
  • Attend all supervisory meetings, team planning meetings and curriculum meetings scheduled by the Early Childhood Education Center Manager/Director
  • Attend the Early Childhood Orientation and set-up day/week prior to the start of school and the clean-up week following the last day of school
  • Participate in Parent Orientation Night and Parent/Child Open House prior to school, if planned
  • Maintain all required reports pertaining to the class and/or individual children
  • Prepare and conduct one Parent/Teacher Conference. Also, responsible for holding or initiating parent conference/meetings other than the one mentioned above, as necessary
  • Attend workshops, conferences, & any in-service training sponsored by the Early Childhood Center, and/or other educational organizations, as approved and instructed by the Early Childhood Education Center Manager/ Director
  • Attend and assist with the preschool graduation
  • Submit a written Lesson Plan (weekly), Individualized Planning Form (monthly), Monthly Planning Form (monthly)  to the Curriculum & Child Development Manager/ Director for prior approval
  • Submit progress notes to indicate individual circumstances or remarkable issues to the Early Education Center Manager by the 5th working day of the month (for the previous month)
  • Complete Desired Results, Developmental Appropriate Practices (DRDP) and enter results into DRDP-tech according to the calendar of due dates
  • Collect and support parent to fill out the Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) and Ages & Stages Questionnaire- Social and Emotional (ASQ-SE) within the first 45 days from every child’s start date; complete these again 6 months thereafter
  • Yearly complete ECERS/ITERS and submit to the Curriculum & Child Development Manager
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description
  • Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission statements

 EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BA degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education including core courses (Child/Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community; Program/Curriculum or related field, requiring transcripts
  • Minimum of 12 early childhood education units
  • Must hold a Child Development Teacher Permit (must keep valid and updated at all times)
  • One (1) to two (2) years work experience in an Early Childhood classroom.
    Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred, not required
  • Ability to effectively interact and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate manner
  • Must be sensitive to individual children's differences and needs, and be willing to adjust the program & curriculum to meet those individual needs
  • Must be motivated to learn and grow in an educational environment; and be willing to continually increase knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education
  • Must be able to relate with and speak to parents in a respectful and courteous manner
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment; be willing to share ideas & be open to other's ideas; be flexible & willing to compromise
  • Knowledge in Desired Results, Developmental Appropriate Practices
  • Knowledge of State Subsidized Program Requirements for Center Programs
  • Strong written and oral communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional demeanor/disposition
  • Ability to use the computer to input developmental data
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities    
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being
  • Must be able to manage confidential information
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and adolescents who are served by our agency. Therefore, each employee must at all times be emotionally stable and able to function effectively with children, adolescents and adults who may have mental or behavioral health problems. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, as well as appropriate role modeling. Hostility, aggression and unnecessary or inappropriate physical actions as well as inappropriate emotional expression are not acceptable.

 

Culver City, CA 90230 2017-02-02 View
Family Advocate Kai Ming Head Start

Job Title: Family Advocate

This is a full-time position. The Family Advocate is responsible for support and resource information to eligible families and early care and education providers; serving as a liaison among school districts, community agencies, and families to deliver a strengths-based and family-driven program, policies, and services.   Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;

 Essential Duties:

  • Understands, follows, and adheres to State and Federal Head Start regulations, performance standards and guidelines.
  • Maintains a child wait list of eligible applicants greater than number of enrollment opportunities.
  • Follows ERSEA plan to conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment functions.
  • Works collaboratively with community agencies to support the needs of families and children.
  • Works collaboratively with teachers, support staff, and community agencies to provide resource materials and support when needed.
  • Researches relevant community resources that meet the need of families and shares those   resources accordingly with teachers and support staff.
  • Maintains contact with service providers regarding family progress.
  • Supports families and social service needs, including but not limited to, developmental delays, housing, health insurance, public assistance, hunger, and other community resources and services.
  • Assists families with transition to school activities including providing kindergarten transition workshops and registration information.
  • Conducts vision, hearing, blood pressure, and/or developmental screening for children, and ensures established dental /medical requirements are met.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate health and social service records for each family.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports related to children and families.
  • Conducts assessment of family needs and supports families to develop skills needed to achieve their goals.
  • Reviews and analyzes reports related to enrollment, health/nutrition, mental health, disability, and family services; evaluates results for referral; provides parents with results and follow-ups.
  • Implements Kai Ming Parent Engagement Philosophy and encourages parent involvement on site.
  • Assists center parents in organizing monthly center meeting, Policy Committee meeting, and other parent activities. 
  • Makes presentations at workshops and parent trainings.
  • Participates in program review, advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings, trainings, and self-assessments as assigned.
  • Organizes work assignments and meets established deadlines.
  • Translates oral and written materials from English to a specified foreign language and from a specified foreign language to English.
  • Prepares and distributes routine reports, forms, correspondence, and other documents as needed.
  • Develop Family Partnership Agreements and track implementation of such agreements.
  • Maintain a case load of up to 40 families.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Kai Ming, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional with the ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural team; with a caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families who can follow through in an organized and systematic fashion with families and service providers while supporting families in achieving their goals.

  • BA in Social Service area, (Psychology, Sociology, ECE or related field) or equivalent case management experience;
  • Minimum of one year experience working with low-income children and families;
  • Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;
  • Knowledge of diverse cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working with low-income families and families with special needs.  Experience with Head Start and/or State enrollment process preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults from different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in oral and written formats.
  • Maintain cooperative work relationships with community agencies.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • React with flexibility and sensitivity to changing situations and needs.
  • Organize and prioritize work.
  • Knowledge of office methods, practices and procedures including record keeping and filling.
  • Conversant with MS office, online database management, use of standard software applications, and operation of standard office equipment.  

 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
  • Duties are performed at one and/or multiple centers.
  • May need to work a flexible schedule during evening and weekend hours.
  • Valid California Drivers License and own vehicle required as duties include
  • Familiarity with San Francisco City and County resources;
  • Valid California Driver's license, good driving record (DMV check will be conducted); and proof of automobile insurance as driving a vehicle to attend parent meetings, home visits, and community meetings is required.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2017-01-31 View
Family Advocate Kai Ming Head Start

Job Title: Family Advocate

This is a full-time position. The Family Advocate is responsible for support and resource information to eligible families and early care and education providers; serving as a liaison among school districts, community agencies, and families to deliver a strengths-based and family-driven program, policies, and services.   Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;

 Essential Duties:

  • Understands, follows, and adheres to State and Federal Head Start regulations, performance standards and guidelines.
  • Maintains a child wait list of eligible applicants greater than number of enrollment opportunities.
  • Follows ERSEA plan to conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment functions.
  • Works collaboratively with community agencies to support the needs of families and children.
  • Works collaboratively with teachers, support staff, and community agencies to provide resource materials and support when needed.
  • Researches relevant community resources that meet the need of families and shares those   resources accordingly with teachers and support staff.
  • Maintains contact with service providers regarding family progress.
  • Supports families and social service needs, including but not limited to, developmental delays, housing, health insurance, public assistance, hunger, and other community resources and services.
  • Assists families with transition to school activities including providing kindergarten transition workshops and registration information.
  • Conducts vision, hearing, blood pressure, and/or developmental screening for children, and ensures established dental /medical requirements are met.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate health and social service records for each family.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports related to children and families.
  • Conducts assessment of family needs and supports families to develop skills needed to achieve their goals.
  • Reviews and analyzes reports related to enrollment, health/nutrition, mental health, disability, and family services; evaluates results for referral; provides parents with results and follow-ups.
  • Implements Kai Ming Parent Engagement Philosophy and encourages parent involvement on site.
  • Assists center parents in organizing monthly center meeting, Policy Committee meeting, and other parent activities. 
  • Makes presentations at workshops and parent trainings.
  • Participates in program review, advisory councils, conferences, staff meetings, trainings, and self-assessments as assigned.
  • Organizes work assignments and meets established deadlines.
  • Translates oral and written materials from English to a specified foreign language and from a specified foreign language to English.
  • Prepares and distributes routine reports, forms, correspondence, and other documents as needed.
  • Develop Family Partnership Agreements and track implementation of such agreements.
  • Maintain a case load of up to 40 families.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Kai Ming, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional with the ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural team; with a caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families who can follow through in an organized and systematic fashion with families and service providers while supporting families in achieving their goals.

  • BA in Social Service area, (Psychology, Sociology, ECE or related field) or equivalent case management experience;
  • Minimum of one year experience working with low-income children and families;
  • Bilingual Chinese/English preferred;
  • Knowledge of diverse cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working with low-income families and families with special needs.  Experience with Head Start and/or State enrollment process preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults from different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in oral and written formats.
  • Maintain cooperative work relationships with community agencies.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • React with flexibility and sensitivity to changing situations and needs.
  • Organize and prioritize work.
  • Knowledge of office methods, practices and procedures including record keeping and filling.
  • Conversant with MS office, online database management, use of standard software applications, and operation of standard office equipment.  

 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
  • Duties are performed at one and/or multiple centers.
  • May need to work a flexible schedule during evening and weekend hours.
  • Valid California Drivers License and own vehicle required as duties include
  • Familiarity with San Francisco City and County resources;
  • Valid California Driver's license, good driving record (DMV check will be conducted); and proof of automobile insurance as driving a vehicle to attend parent meetings, home visits, and community meetings is required.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2017-01-31 View
Teacher Assistant Children's Institute Inc.

DUTIES
Summary
Supports the Teacher in implementing the care, development, education and supervision of typically and atypically developing preschool children. Provides guidance and developmental experience to meet the appropriate educational , cultural, linguistic and emotional needs.
Essential Duties- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must spend over 50% of their time on these duties.
1. Assists in planning and implementation of care and educational activities for preschool children.
2. Assists in providing a nurturing environment that addresses the developmental characteristics and needs of each child in order to enhance social, educational, emotional, behavioral growth and well-being.
3. Ensures proper care and supervision for each and every child at all times and adheres to the standards of conduct. Ensures the classroom and all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.
4. Adheres to family-style meal requirements. Ensures meal counts are recorded at the point of services.
5. Uses routines, activities and experiences in the daily program that achieves the child’s individualized goals.
6. Prepares and arranges all necessary education materials designed to encourage individual and group play.
7. Models positive reinforcement with children in the classroom.
8. Records observations, shares information about the child with the Teacher to plan together how to best meet the child’s needs.
9. Creates instructional bulletin boards and other materials to support lesson themes and activities.
10. Supervises children at all times to ensure safety and completes incidents reports as necessary.
11. Maintains daily records of child’s attendance, health and behavior, reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to the Site Supervisor.
12. Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and company policies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Experience
• Eighteen semester units or more in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
• Candidate must be concurrently enrolled in a program leading to an Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field.

Los Angeles, CA 90003 2017-01-31 View
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