Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
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

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Comments (RFCP)

Sitting

 

 

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Stationary standing

 

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Walking

 

 

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Ability to be   mobile/running

 

 

 

X

 

 

Crouching (bending at   knees)

 

X

 

 

 

 

Kneeling/crawling

 

X

 

 

 

 

Stooping (bending at   waist)

 

 

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Twisting   (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

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Turning/pivoting

 

 

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Climbing

 

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Balancing

 

 

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Reaching/lifting   overhead

 

 

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Reaching extension

 

 

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Grasping

 

 

 

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Pinching

 

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Pushing/pulling

           Typical weight   20 LBS

           Max. weight      50 LBS     

 

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Lifting/carrying

          Typical weight  15 LBS      

          Max. weight      75 LBS

 

 

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2.  Sensory Requirements

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Talking in person

 

 

 

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Talking on telephone

 

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Hearing in person

 

 

 

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Hearing on telephone

 

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Sight

 

 

 

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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
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
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 2017-02-24 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 2017-02-24 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 2017-02-24 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 2017-02-24 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. 

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.

  • Ensures that all functions supervised are in compliance with complex Federal and State County and Local laws, rules, regulations and local codes and standards and MAAC policies.  Implements changes to processes/practices required by labor contract, legislation and/or state and federal guidelines.
  • Provides primary support and supervision of specific Head Start, Early Head Start, State Preschool and related service areas and the supervision of the managers and/or supervisors of these service areas/programs.
  • Develops and implements goals, objectives and guidelines utilizing resources effectively to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Leads and participates with department managers/supervisors in establishing strategic plans for assigned areas; assists in setting management and policy goals and objectives for the department; monitors and ensures department compliance with the Program Design and Management section of federal performance standards; coordinates Head Start and other program and policy issues with managers of other MAAC departments.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence by interacting respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, languages, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, and other diversity factors in a manner that recognizes, affirms, and values the worth of individuals, families, and communities and protects and preserves the dignity of each.
  • Plans and evaluates the performance of managers and staff; establishes performance requirements and personal development targets; monitors performance and provides coaching for performance improvement and development; provides or recommends compensation and other rewards to recognize performance; takes disciplinary action, up to and including termination, to address performance deficiencies, in accordance with MAAC’s human resources policies and procedures, applicable Head Start and other regulations and labor contract provisions. Participates with appropriate administrators to develop the method by which performance will be evaluated in conformance with Head Start Performance Standards and other related regulations.
  • Provides leadership and works with managers, supervisors and staff to develop and retain highly competent, customer service-oriented staff through selection, compensation, training and day-to-day management practices that support MAAC’s mission, strategic goals and core values.
  • Coordinates and oversees a transdisciplinary case coordination model supporting the comprehensive service delivery to children and families.
  • With other members of the MAAC CDP team, participates in the development and implementation of strategic and business plans, goals and objectives and in the development and application of new processes and technologies to achieve higher efficiency, productivity and customer service in applicable work processes.
  • Participates in developing and presenting training and consultative services to assist Grantee and Partner staff in gaining a better understanding of behavior, development and learning patterns of children, as well as special education procedures or requirements.
  • Maintains current knowledge of community mental health resources and recent trends in infant, family & early childhood psychological services and educational programs; seeks information from other professionals to bring to multi-disciplinary team members for the benefit of the Head Start and other Child Development programs.  
  • Manages and/or, if licensed, may administer additional mental health assessments to Head Start children; performs research and evaluation functions with respect to test and evaluation instruments; reviews diagnostic and assessment results and makes recommendations for a full range of education and mental health program services and maintains related records as appropriate.  
  • Confers and counsels, as needed, with teachers, parents and others regarding the individual child’s mental health as it affects learning potentials, achievement level and personal adjustment.  
  • Assists in the regular analysis of reports to monitor program support service areas; participates in Child Plus data reporting and analysis to support data driven decision-making related to service area delivery.
  • Participates actively in the development and implementation of educational instruction such as children with disabilities; develops strategies for alternative methods of service delivery and designs modifications for mental health support and education programs.
  • Understands and appropriately communicates to subordinate staff budgets at program and detail levels.
  • Serves as staff advisor to the Policy Council Program Committee and other Committees as assigned; attends and assists with Policy Council meetings and trainings. 
  • Recommends and develops complex departmental and/or systems and procedures related to program and assigned functions. Provides direction and advice to others regarding these systems and procedures.  
  • Participates and may facilitate meetings with other functional areas and/or departments in matters relating to assigned areas; represents the department to outside agencies and other groups.  
  • Monitors program service area operations (monthly, quarterly, and annually).  Works closely with Fiscal Grants Analyst to ensure proper documentation for contract requests, processing of invoices, receipts and other deliverables.  
  • Develops and provides complex reports to management, performs special analyses, planning, and special studies on which management bases major decisions that impact the department or overall administration.  
  • Performs outreach and public relations providing information about administrative processes, programs supervised and/or related information.  
  • Participates in the Head Start, Early Head Start, and State Pre-School Grant Application process and its timely submission, as well as any supplemental requests.  
  • Supervises subordinate supervisory and other staff including, but not limited to, prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff training; and, in conjunction with other MAAC senior staff, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
  • Provides technical assistance related to program compliance, management and operations.  This includes, but is not limited to, working with Head Start Service Area managers and other staff on the development of Service Area Plans and corresponding policies and procedures; developing and refining departmental technology for the agency/department; visitation and monitoring of program sites; collection and analysis of Program Information Report (PIR) data; collection and analysis of information to develop yearly Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) plans; assisting in the development and implementation of Program Self-Assessment plan(s); may participate/assist in the site selection process for Child Care Centers.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned, including special assignments as determined by the Director of Child Development

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/

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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 2017-02-24 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.

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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
Family Services Specialist III Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

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

MNC is seeking a full-time Family Services Specialist III, this is a unique position which provides professional expertise in parent, family and community engagement.  Responsible for recruitment of children, verification of eligibility, parent orientation, referral of parents to community resources and local social services agencies.  Maintains child/family files and reference records and supports families in the development of family goals and ongoing support in completing their goals.  Works closely with Site Education Program Manager on deliverables of Family Support/Signature, and works collaboratively with Site Supervisor and family support team to implement strategies to reduce achievement gap.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Community Engagement

  • Actively conducts outreach activities and recruits families to ensure full enrollment (100%) and a minimum of a 20% waiting list.
  • Conducts widespread canvassing, mailings, presentations, interviews, and outreach in community and follows up with new inquiries.
  • Develops partnerships, acts as a liaison, including sitting on committees, participates in agency-sponsored community resource fairs and other recruitment events, as requested by supervisor.
  • Must actively participate in community groups to assist in resolving emerging community issues concerning housing, immigration, education, and violence prevention.
  • Speaks before neighborhood groups to establish communication and rapport between persons in community and agency, to publicize supportive services available.
  • Develops mutual recruitment strategies, under direction of supervisor.

Under supervision ensures and maintains compliance with Federal, State & City Regulations regarding eligibility for enrollment and attendance by

  • Conducts interviews with families to verify age, income and residence eligibility according to Head Start/Early Head Start Federal Guidelines, California Department of Education (CSPP and CCTR) and Preschool for All (PFA).
  • Completes accurate documentation of required enrollment, eligibility and need status for infant, toddler and preschool, according to CDE Funding Terms and Conditions, and any other designated funded.
  • Provides documentation and support to families in obtaining necessary verification of eligibility and need.
  • Completes Developmental Assessment during enrollment of infant and toddlers.
  • Completes all required reports for enrollment, and attendance, on a timely basis.
  • Supports families in completion of paperwork and documentation requirements for Head Start/Early Head Start enrollment, CSPP and CCTR documentation (CD9600, CD9600A, CDE #1, and Notice of Action Form) and provides follow-up.
  • Recertifies families for CDE program annually or as eligibility and need status change.
  • Understands and implements policies and procedures contained in Funding Terms and Conditions for each CDE contract as it pertains to eligibility and need documentation.
  • Assists in monitoring child attendance records, analyzes data collected, and follows up on irregular attendance.
  • Works with center staff to ensure that attendance doesn’t fall below 89% attendance rate.
  • Performs computer data entry, filing, note taking, and other administrative duties as needed.

Ensures and maintains compliance with Health, Mental Health and Disabilities Requirements

  • Provides health and nutrition education for children and parents, including subsequent follow-ups and referrals.
  • Aids families with the completion of all medical/dental/nutrition forms. Including assisting families with referrals and follow-up in establishing a medical home/dentist.
  • Consults with appropriate Health/Nutrition and Mental Health/Disabilities staff regarding related concerns; makes appropriate referral and follows-up.

Develops Family Engagement

  • Works collaboratively with family support staff to ensure out of school time continuity.
  • Establishes trusting, supportive, and professional relationships with families.
  • Assists in coordination and implementation of individual and group family orientations and open houses.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all child and family records, organize case file documentation and completes daily family contact/comprehensive notes according to procedures.
  • Works in partnership with each family, develops Family Assessments and Individualized Family Partnership Plans (IFPA) to address family strengths and goals, and provides regular follow-up and support to assist families in achieving those goals. Must complete all IFPA’s according to Family and Community Partnerships policies and procedures.
  • Provides and documents short-term interventions by providing information, referrals, and resources to clients, with appropriate follow-up.
  • Completes all requires reports, forms, and documentation for family and community partnerships on a timely and consistent basis.
  • Works in partnership with parents, staff, and community representatives to coordinate family services and meet all Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards, including the Parent, Family and Community Engagement Framework (PFCE).
  • Works in conjunction with the Community, Parent and Health Associate/Family Support staff to develop yearly parent training calendar that addresses the strengths and needs of the families and communities served.
  • Facilitates Case Consultation meetings with respective center teams.
  • Coordinates and facilitates trainings and/or support groups: such as: Abriendo Puertas. Some training may require specific certification.
  • Provides administrative support to center staff, and assists as required for parent committees, trainings, and parent involvement activities, per policies and procedures.
  • Assists center staff in maintaining parent areas organized and welcoming by updating parent information, and resources.

Family Support Integration Responsibilities

  • Participates in bi-monthly planning meetings, and as needed.
  • Coordinates out of school time activities.
  • Works closely with family support staff to link families to services.
  • Provides/coordinates trainings as required.
  • At a minimum of once a month participates family support activities: support groups, parent workshops, parent cafes and etc.

Qualifications

Education:  Require a Bachelor‘s degree in Human Services, or equivalent experience.

Experience:  Required 3+ years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requirements: 

  • 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)
  • Kids and Smoke Don’t Mix Training Certification
  • Valid State of California Driver’s License (current auto insurance and a clean driving record.)
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or weekends)

Language(s)Fluent, English/Spanish 

San Francisco, CA 94110 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.

Mission Neighborhood Centers

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 a HS/EHS Program in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, policies, federal, state and local laws. Drives performance and outcome-based results for quality rating of Early Care & Education (ECE) programs. Leads & develops ECE programs and staff to achieve best practices. Collaborates with Federal Regional Offices, licensing agencies, community agencies/partners and state/local government agencies. Responsible for the oversight of contracts compliance, the management of a $10M + budget, operations, performance benchmarks, training and technical assistance, legal, and program governance.

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.
  • Oversees monitoring of enrollment and attendance to ensure program compliance.
  • 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.
  • Oversees and ensures compliance for the federal Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
  • Visits all sites monthly.

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.
  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely annual, monthly and quarterly grant reports.
  • Manages and maximizes the utilization of all funding sources.
  • Provides input, oversight, and review of HS/EHS Refunding Applications.
  • Ensures HS/EHS budgets entered in appropriate funding systems.
  • Develops and maintains professional linkages with groups and individuals in City Government to facilitate access to funding and resources.
  • Ensures funding terms and conditions are applicable to Title 5 regulations and are implemented correctly and in compliance with deadlines.
  • Identify and pursue additional funding to enhance program services as appropriate.

Staff Supervision & Development

  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Department, recruits and hires personnel to meet the needs of the program.
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of job descriptions, works with directly supervised personnel to establish their annual goals and meets periodically with appropriate personnel to review operations. 
  • Monitors the implementation of the responsibilities of employees through observation, bi-monthly supervisory meetings, team meetings and review of files and documentation.
  • Conducts annual formal performance reviews for directly supervised personnel and provides informal performance feedback and recognition regularly.
  • Support all directly supervised personnel with all employee related matters or needs.

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.
  • Develops, recruits and supports full Policy Council attendance at monthly meetings.
  • Attends Parent Policy Council (PPC) meetings as needed to inform Head Start parents of possible program or budget changes.

Qualifications

Education:  MA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Welfare, Public or Business Administration 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.

 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.

 Benefits

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

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with 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

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

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                 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

 

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
Education and Special Needs Coordinator at E Center's Head Start Elm Center E Center

Under the direction and general supervision of the Children’s Services Manager, has primary responsibility for planning, supporting and monitoring of children’s services program wide that meet or exceed Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable local and federal regulations in the areas of education and early childhood development for children from 0-5 years of age.

Bachelor or higher degree in child development or related field; Bilingual (English/Spanish) required; 4 or more years of experience working with young children and their parents in a child development or child care setting; 2 or more years of supervisory experience preferably in a multi-site program. Experience working with diverse populations; Prefer previous experience working with school districts and other community organizations to meet the needs of children; Prefer previous experience working with school districts and other community organizations to meet the needs of children

Chico, CA 95928 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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Part Time Preschool Aide Merced County Of Education Head Start

POSITION TITLE:

Preschool Aide

DATE APPROVED:

MCOE: 1/19/06

Policy Council: 9/23/05

DEPARTMENT:

Head Start

 

RANGE:

 HSCS/1

 

 

Classified Position

This position may be part or full-time depending upon assignment

Employee Signature

Date

               

 

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

 

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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
Home-Based Educator Westside Children's Center

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’s 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.
Culver City, CA 90230 2017-02-02 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
Substitute Teacher Children's Institute Inc.

Summary
Substitutes for regularly employed Teachers. Plans, organizes and implements the care, development and education of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers and preschool children ages birth to five.
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. Plans and implements educational curriculum and recreational activities for infants, toddlers and preschool children, which reflects developmental, cultural and linguistic appropriateness.
2. Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and any of the following program regulations as they apply to the specific program assigned to: Early Head Start, Head Start, CDE, First 5 LA, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations. Develops and maintains strong and caring relationships with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and parents.
3. Completes factual/actual ongoing observations to support assessments, portfolios, etc.
4. Assists with and teaches children self-care skills.
5. 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 and developmental needs and behaviors.
6. Ensures the classroom and all equipment is maintained in a clean and safe condition.
7. Conducts home visits each year as required by funding source.
8. Records observations, shares information about the child with his/her parent(s) and/or company staff and plans with them on how best to meet the child’s needs.
9. Communicates with parents daily, verbally or in writing, regarding the physical care and development of the child.
10. Completes and submits incidents reports as necessary. Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and company policy.

Los Angeles, CA 90026 2017-01-31 View
EHS Teaching Opportunity offering a 3 unit Infant/Toddler class Marin Head Start

Get a Head Start in your career as an

Early Head Start teacher

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

Key Area Responsibilities of an EHS teacher…

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

Who we are looking for…

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

 

What  we offer..

v  A quality work environment

v  Ongoing professional development and networking.

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

v  Competitive wages and benefits!

San Rafael and Novato , CA 94949 2017-01-27 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 2017-01-27 View
Early Head Start Teacher Youth Policy Institute

Responsibilities:

  • Initially, daily in home visits are necessary to meet program outcomes, which will decrease to 2-3 days per week once the program is center based
  • Provide families with education and support services which reflect parental and cultural influences to promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers as required in the HS Performance Standards
  • Complete required screenings, assessments and ongoing evaluations for the development and implementation of individualized education plans and parent partnership agreements
  • Work collaboratively with public and local community agencies, health care and Part C providers to maximize services for children and families
  • Serve as a case manager and coordinate needed services including referrals to community resources
  • Plan and implement Socialization groups that extend learning and developmental concepts
  • Model developmentally appropriate practices in activities to promote healthy parent-child relationships
  • Develop and lead discussions of interest to parents, conduct parent meetings, and support parents on the election of Parent Council’s representatives
  • Create and implement developmentally appropriate transition plans for both the child and parent
  • Establish and maintain accurate and confidential records in system database
  • Other duties as assigned

The Teacher works under the supervision of the EHS CCP Early Childhood Education Supervisors.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Must have a BA/BS in Early Childhood Education (ECE); OR be working towards a BA in a related field with equivalent coursework
  • Must possess a current Child Development Teacher’s permit
  • 6 units in Infant/Toddler courses (if course has not been completed, it must be completed within the first year of employment)
  • Experience in infant and toddler assessments, Infant/Toddler Curriculum and 2 years of experience working with infants and toddlers with diverse needs in a center based program
  • One year of experience in establishing/maintaining a complex documentation and record-keeping system
  • Experience collaborating with community and agency resources
  • Must be comfortable working and conducting visits with families of diverse ethnic, racial, cultural, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills which include the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail; Internet software; Spreadsheet; Word Processing and Power Point
  • Must pass a criminal background check (Live Scan fingerprinting), with both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI, prior to the beginning employment.
  • Complete and signed statement of any pending or prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies.
  • Must pass a review of child abuse and neglect state registry check.
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine ability to perform all duties outlined in the position description
  • Must present proof of being free to active Tuberculosis (TB) prior to beginning employment. All TB clearances must be conducted no more than 60 days prior to start of employment.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against influenza, pertussis, and measles. Updated influenza immunization shall be required annually.
  • Must complete CPR/First Aid Certification within 30 days of employment
  • Must be physically able to lift up to 50 pounds and perform duties that require constant squatting, kneeling, sitting on the floor, climbing on children structures and maintain visual of children at all times which may require acting/moving quickly including running in order to assure children remain safe
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to arrive to work site at scheduled time consistently. If applicable, will be required to provide proof of current California driver license, acceptable driving record (current DMV H6 printout), and current liability auto insurance
Los Angeles , CA 90028 2017-01-25 View
Family Service Worker Children's Institute Inc.

DUTIES
Summary
Provides support and resource services to families in accordance with their specific needs and assists with recruitment activities. Helps families to attain self-sufficiency through goal-setting and family engagement activities.
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. Recruits families for assigned ECS programs.
2. Completes enrollment for families assigned to their caseload and reports vacancy information in a timely manner in order to maintain full enrollment at assigned sites at all times.
3. Monitors absences and follows up with families to ensure that children are attending class on a regular basis in order to meet program requirements.
4. Completes strength and needs assessment for assigned families.
5. Identifies goals for families that result in self-sufficiency.
6. Enhances parent’s skills and understanding regarding parental engagement and activities that promote literacy.
7. Provides resources and referrals to families.
8. Facilitates the exchange of information between assigned families and content area specialists.
9. Works with Site Supervisors and Teachers to plan and conduct parent committee meetings.
10. Develops and maintains appropriate case notes and other records and prepares periodic reports as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Experience
• Two years of experience in programs offering child and family assessment services, home visiting services, early intervention services, direct experience in working with children ages 0 to 5, parent education services, family support and referral services, or similar required

 

• Bachelor's degree in child development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or similar discipline from a four-year university required.

 

 

Los Angeles, CA 90005 2017-01-24 View
Director of Content Area Services Children's Institute Inc.

DUTIES
Summary
Implements and monitors performance processes to measure, evaluate and ensure quality and performance of assigned programs.
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. Directs all activities of Early Childhood Services’ supportive services.
2. Performs assessments of program functions, system procedures, and policies. Utilizing independent judgment, identifies areas for improvement and develops and implements plans to address the gaps.
3. Analyzes and evaluates data to maintain, correct and/or improve delivery of program services.
4. Works with management team to develop and update Program Design and Management Service Plans annually.
5. Directs others in ensuring National Head Start initiatives, noncompliance findings from Self-Assessment reviews and on-going monitoring concerns are addressed.
6. Maintains excellent community relations, including spearheading community involvement initiatives.
7. Supports with the integration of shared services.
8. Participates in the yearly community needs assessment process.
9. Analyzes and implements best practices, system improvements, and new opportunities for programs.
10. Works in conjunction

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Experience
 5-7 years of managerial, supervisory experience.
 5-11 years of Early Childhood Services experience.
 Master's degree in early childhood education, public health, social services, health services or related field or Bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education or related field with extensive experience required.

Los Angeles, CA 90003 2017-01-24 View
Home Visitor Foothill Family

The Early Head Start Home Visitor provides home visiting and family support services in the Early Head Start home based program. The Home Visitor (HV) will provide early childhood education in the family’s home, maintain enrollment, connect with services, and work with the family towards their child’s development and family goals. The HV will do outreach and coordinate services for EHS families.  The HV will work in teams to plan and execute twice monthly socializations and assist in peer review and mentoring opportunities for new home visitors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Building Brighter Futures for Children and Families.
  • Conducts at least one weekly home visit lasting a minimum of 90 minutes to each enrolled family to provide child development education, family support and educational opportunities to families.
  • Ensures that all service components are incorporated and that parents actively participate in home-visits.
  • Delivers child development curriculum during home visits and in family group activities.
  • Conducts home visits for pregnant women and provides fetal development education, family support, and health and nutrition referrals and information.
  • Ensures Head Start performance standards are incorporated in services provided to pregnant women.
  • Assists in the planning and execution of bi-monthly socialization groups for families enrolled in the EHS Home-based program option.
  • Conducts screening and developmental assessment of participating children.
  • Works with families to develop appropriate goals as part of family partnership agreements.
  • Encourages parental involvement in curriculum planning, program governance and other aspects of the Early Head Start Program.
  • Monitors and evaluates children’s health status, medical appointments and nutrition.
  • Uses Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, to perform essential functions.
  • Participates in the ongoing quality improvement process.
  • Recruits EHS eligible families for home-based model.
  • Provides health, safety, nutrition, and parent education, as well as information on disabilities services and transition information to head start programs to families.
  • Makes appropriate internal and community referrals for identified family needs.
  • Works collaboratively with other program areas to ensure family needs are addressed appropriately.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with their supervisor and their EHS home based team.
  • Works collaboratively with assigned therapists and community partners to provide services to EHS children and families as determined by their individual learning and family plan.
  • Maintains case records of own case activity and completes in a timely and comprehensive manner.
  • Complies with client service provision, documentation requirements and rules and regulation as specified by the Agency and funding sources.
  • Prepares for and participates in meetings, training sessions and other activities pertaining to program or Foothill Family Service as directed by their supervisor.
  • Prepares for supervision and is able to incorporate their supervisor’s input into services provided.
  • Represents the Agency at community meetings, provides in-service training to other agencies and Foothill employees, and consults with other agencies and head start programs, and represents the Agency at recruitment events.
  • Collaborates within the Agency and the community as directed and/or necessary for attainment of program goals.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics characteristics.
  • Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures employees are abiding by safety practices; takes action when employees put themselves or others at risk.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
  • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A home-based Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five, including for children working with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate and to build respectful, culturally responsive and trusting relationships with families.
  • Must be familiar with the ethnic backgrounds and heritages of families in the program and able to effectively communicate, either directly or through interpretation and translation, with children who are dual language learners and to the extent feasible, with families with limited English proficiency.
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers, and/or families and some previous case management preferred. 
  • Experience in Home Visiting, the creative curriculum, and working with an electronic record keeping software system preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to manage and prioritize duties are necessary to be successful in this position.
  • Initiative and flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Extremely detail-oriented; high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully interact with individuals from diverse socio-economic/ethnic groups.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Affinity for working with pregnant women, young children and parents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented, following up on concerns, and understanding the systems which help insure quality of service and accurate record keeping.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and community resources.
  • Effective screening and assessment skills and intervention strategies.
  • Ability to observe and report accurately on the functioning of individuals and families.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the Agency required auto insurance liability limits of 100,000/300,000.
  • Bilingual Spanish required.

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.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee regularly performs the essential functions of the job at the client’s home and a community facility for group socializations.   The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Foothill Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

El Monte, CA 91731 2017-01-24 View
Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) seeks an Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher for its small Early Head Start Program. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized organization serving children and families with disabilities.

Title:                            Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher

Employment type:     Full-time, 40 hours a week

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

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

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

 

Training Opportunity: TLG provides extensive training regarding early childhood development, adaptations for children or parents with disabilities, infant mental health, families with disabilities, video coaching/intervention and many other topics.  Its EHS staff can participate in this training and can also receive support and training regarding health and nutrition issues from a specialized consultant.

General Requirements:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license and current personal vehicle insurance preferred.  Job may require the use of personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require current tuberculosis test upon employment and within every twenty-five (25) month thereafter. Current immunization records including (Pertussis and Measles) and verified fingerprint, child abuse and criminal records clearance before beginning work. Physical examination upon employment and within every fifteen (15) month thereafter.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • Dependable and patient.
  • Supervise and monitor children at all times.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings to plan for and deliver collaborative services across all components.
  • Ability to apply Early Childhood Development theory in daily activities, and adapt to the individual needs of children.
  • Develop and utilize integrated curriculum plans, which reflect mandated elements and components, parental and cultural influences, and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers.
  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum into classroom activities to address and meet individual goals for children as identified in their individualized education plans.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support in providing high quality learning environments in a center that is based on children’s individual needs.
  • Respond appropriately to crisis or emergency situations that may occur.
  • Assess individual and group needs, attending to differences in needs and disability issues, specific interests, strengths and concerns.
  • Prepare classroom materials to support developmentally appropriate curriculum plans; create and change learning centers and materials as needed.
  • Provide an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental involvement in the classroom.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, regarding each child's progress.
  • Conduct the required parent/teacher conferences and home visits for the purpose of assessment and support, and to share information on classroom progress and educational strategies at school and at home.
  • Document baselines, ongoing assessments according to agency benchmarks.
  • Document all significant classroom issues, parent contacts and home visit
  • Monitor and report child abuse.
  • Attend meetings, trainings and appropriate professional development activities
  • Open to coaching and improvement of skills and knowledge
  • Assure general maintenance and security of facility and assist with inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Other duties as requested.

 

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

 

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

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-01-23 View
HUMAN SERVICES MANAGER - Head Start/Early Head Start 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.

 

HUMAN SERVICES MANAGER

(Head Start/Early Head Start)

$9,916-$12,176/month

 

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Human Services Manager vacancy within the Human Services Department and is seeking a highly skilled and creative professional to lead its Head Start, Early Head Start program serving families throughout Oakland. Candidates should possess a passion for ensuring children and families are provided with the highest quality early childhood care and education and a commitment to ensuring families thrive emotionally and economically. This position will be responsible for the direction, management and implementation of the Head Start/Early Head Start Birth to 5 years program and monitoring the progress on meeting child outcomes and school readiness goals with the intent of meeting or exceeding the national average for child outcomes.

 

The successful candidate will be an experienced professional who understands the complexity of leading a large public sector program with a complex funding structure. The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • An excellent understanding of blended funding streams and budgetary principles and practices overseeing a budget of over $19 million dollars
  • Superb leadership and supervisory skills as they lead a program of over 100 full-time employees, including experience in a union environment
  • Ability to set a vision for program staff that is both unifying and inspiring for families and staff
  • Understanding of Oakland's diverse and vibrant community
  • Experience engaging community members and parents in leadership development
  • A proven track record of working in collaboration and cultivating partnerships to strengthen program services
  • A thorough understanding of the complex regulatory environment of Head Start and early education

 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, human services, health services, sociology, psychology or closely related field and 5 years of responsible supervisory or managerial experience in human services program administration. A Master's degree in a related field is desirable.

 

This position is an “at will” position, exempt from the provisions of the City of Oakland Civil Service Rules.

 

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

 

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 2017-01-23 View
Grantee Specialist STG International

STG International is currently seeking Grantee Specialist candidates with a strong program design and management background to support our Head Start Training and Technical Assistance team in Region IX. The Grantee Specialist (GS) will assist with the prevention and intervention of grantees that require a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP). The GS will be available for Risk Management Meeting calls for grantees as requested by the ACF Regional Office. The GS will be deployed to work directly with grantees with program and management deficiencies which will require travel and the ability to work on-site for periods of time ranging from one day to several weeks.  *The GS may reside in CA, AZ, or NV for the position.

 

 

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Respond to assignment from the Regional Office based on area of expertise to match grantee need.
  • Review Federal monitoring reports, data from the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES) and current Program Information Reports (PIR) to establish initial consultation with the grantee.
  • Provide training and technical assistance (TTA) consulting services that include various management, administration, collaboration and coordination activities, and risk management support designed to improve deficiencies encountered by Head Start and Early Head Start grantees.
  • Assist grantees with identifying and establishing systems for continuous program improvements to prevent deficient status.
  • Produce and maintain outcome reports on grantee performance.
  • Provide progress reports on grantee performance to the Regional TTA Coordinator/Grantee Specialist.
  • Conduct an on-site data analysis of the grantee’s tracking systems, communication systems and ongoing monitoring activities.
  • Conduct a review and analysis of the grantee’s Federal monitoring report results to identify key factors for the stated deficiencies
  • Facilitate the process to assist the grantee with convening a planning team at the grantee level to develop and/or revise the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).
  • Provide resources that are appropriate to support the Quality Improvement Plan process
  • Provide all data entry of action steps and progress to the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES).

 

STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy.

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

 

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Working knowledge of the Risk management process.
  • Working knowledge of the OHS’ Monitoring Protocol process.
  • Understanding and knowledge of the process involved in developing a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).
  • Familiarity with the Improving School Readiness for Head Start Act of 2007.
  • Head Start and Early Head Start Programs and knowledge of Head Start Program Performance Standards and Other Regulations.
  • Ability to review, aggregate, and present data gathered from multiple sources.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively and appropriately with others.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Sustained concentration and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work load and deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Risk management skills, (e.g., identification/ analyzing).
  • Providing training and technical consulting assistance to an audience with varying skill levels
  • Demonstrating effective oral and written communication skills.

 

  • A minimum of a BA or BS Degree—with a preference for a Master’s degree—in a field related to program design and management from an accredited university or college..
  • If the highest degree was awarded more than ten years ago, the resume should be specific regarding courses, conferences, seminars that have been attended that ensure you have remained current in the field of program design and management.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience related to program design and management of fiscal operations in or with Head Start/Early Head Start Programs and the development and implementation of comprehensive management systems.
  • Experience providing training and technical consultation with directors, boards of directors, staff and parents.
  • Experience analyzing and redesigning systems for grantees in order to improve the effectiveness and quality of program operations.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state regulations governing federal grants, such as the Head Start Program Performance Standards, Head Start Act, OMB Circulars; Cost Principles, and Financial Reporting.
  • Ability to analyze and strategize ways to develop corrective actions for systems and services that are not in compliance with federal standards and regulations.
  • Demonstrated skill and ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; knowledge of writing plans and reports.
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience with recent versions of Microsoft Suite, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer; ability to use current webinar technology and audio conferencing.
  • Sufficient flexibility to work on-site with grantees for periods of time ranging from one day to several weeks, at the request of the regional office.
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to transportation.
Sacramento , CA 94203 2017-01-19 View
Early Childhood Specialist STG International

STG International is accepting resumes for Early Childhood Specialists for a full time position to join our team on a federal contract with the Office of Head Start in Region 9, in California.

 

 

Responsibilities include:

 

The Early childhood (ECS) Specialist provides professional expertise in Early childhood Education and Development through assisting Head Start and/or Early Head Start programs with consultation, training, policy and procedure development, and state-wide agency collaboration. The ECE Specialist performs these duties through on-site, telephone/conference call, email, webinar, and other instructional and consultation media and methods as appropriate.  The primary training and technical assistance (T/TA) delivery method consists of on-site visits to grantees with an expectation of 50% of available service delivery time devoted to travel and on-site T/TA (other similar travel and site visit measures may be substituted on a Region by Region basis).  The ECE Specialist documents T/TA services through the Office of Head Start (OHS) Early childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) portal.  ECE Specialists will obtain and maintain CLASS reliable certification.

 

Technical Assistance and Consultation

  • Serve as a content expert on statewide efforts with other Early childhood Education entities to assure that Head Start/Early Head Start children are entering school with appropriate skills in language and literacy development, cognition and general knowledge, approaches to learning, physical health and well-being and motor development, and social and emotional development that will improve readiness for kindergarten; in accordance with pre-k integration and Early care standards.
  • Assist grantees to develop the procedures and skills for aggregating and analyzing data obtained through their ongoing child assessment process.
  • Assist grantees with the selection and implementation of a developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate curriculum.
  • Assist grantees to develop and implement effective mentoring and coaching strategies aimed at improving teacher performance.
  • Assist grantees with the development of Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Plans addressing the four (OHS) priority areas (School Readiness, Family Engagement, State Collaboration, and Professional Development).
  • Provide content expertise in implementing national and regional priorities and initiatives.
  • Work in partnership with federal Program Specialists to deliver high quality TTA services to grantees.
  • Analyze Head Start data sources including the Head Start Program Information Report (“PIR”) to determine areas for improvement and recommending technical assistance strategies to address needs in Early childhood, staffing and classroom practices.
  • Maintain and disseminate a collection of training materials and resources to support Head Start program options, including research and other materials related to birth-to-five theory and practice.

 

Project Administration

  • Participate in National TTA Meetings/Kickoff meetings.
  • Participate in meetings as scheduled by the Regional Office.
  • Participate in one-on-one meetings with the ECE/Center Manager.
  • Participate on regular team conference calls with other ECE Specialists.
  • Collect data and contribute to the state needs assessment specific to school readiness and the training and career development needs of teaching staff; assist with annual updates.
  • Contribute to development of the state TTA plan.
  • Provide various progress reports including, but not limited to weekly, monthly, and other periodic reports; meetings, events, and technical assistance; and quarterly plans for activities and expected outcomes.
  • Generate monthly reports as required by the Regional and Central OHS that are submitted to the ECE Manager.
  • Contribute to the Monthly Travel Plan for your travel.
  • Participate in staff training.
  • Document TTA activities/events through the OHS State Workspace on the Early childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) web site in accordance with OHS guidance and standards.

 Training

  • Develop and provide training that supports the career development needs of Early childhood staff, such as teachers, home visitors and Education managers.
  • Contribute to strategic work plans, resources lists for accredited career opportunities and tools to plan, implement, and evaluate professional development training. 
  • Provide resources and support to Regional Office staff and Grantee Specialists to enhance their knowledge, skills, and abilities in Early childhood Education, specifically as it relates to the legislation on credentialing.
  • Coordinate with Grantee Specialists team members, as directed, for deployment of TTA service delivery.
  • Expand training opportunities beyond Head Start agencies to include other providers of Early childhood development within the state.

Collaboration

  • Provide support to the ECE Center Manager to identify sources of potential financial assistance for Head Start staff enrolled in degree or certificate programs.
  • Support statewide partnerships that relate to birth-to-five program integration, such as Part B, Part C, State Child Care agencies, and institutions of higher learning.
  • Provide support to the ECE Center Manager in working with the Head Start State Collaboration Office (HSSCO), State Advisory Council, and the Head Start State Association on initiatives specific to Early childhood tasks as defined by local and state level community assessments.
  • Work with grantees and State organizations to identify and disseminate information about Education and family support programs.

 

Communication

  • Participate on regular conference calls/meetings with members of the State’s TTA Network.
  • Provide progress updates to the Regional Office and state partners as requested.
  • Receive calls, assess and analyze the need, and respond to inquiries with the appropriate consultation.

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to utilize resources, research and available technology to appropriately provide guidance to staff, parents and partners regarding Early childhood issues from the Early childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC), National Centers and other Office of Head Start national resources.
  • Ability to develop, train and provide presentations to individuals, small and large groups.
  • Working knowledge of the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework and the Head Start Program Performance Standards and Other Regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the Improving School Readiness for Head Start Act of 2007as it applies to all facets of Early childhood Education, Family Engagement, Collaboration, and Professional Development.
  • Understanding of the State Early Learning Standards.
  • Knowledge of software systems that hold career training data and child outcome data at the grantee level.
  • Ability to review, aggregate, and present data gathered from multiple sources.
  • Understanding of developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate curriculum and assessment.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively and appropriately with others in person and remotely.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Sustained concentration and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work load and deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/Education in working with infants/toddlers and/or preschoolers.
  • Demonstrated experience working with special populations or children in different learning environments, such as children with disabilities, children who are dual language learners, children in family child care settings, and/or children who are homeless.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Development
  • Minimum of five years working in a program serving young children, i.e. infants/toddlers and/or preschool age children.
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience with recent versions of Microsoft Suite, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer; ability to use current webinar technology and audio conferencing.
  • Obtain and maintain CLASS reliability certification.
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to transportation.
  • Travel up to 50% for the position. 

 

 

 

STG International offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

San Francisco , CA 94101 2017-01-19 View
Lead Center Teacher Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency

 

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency

 

 

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES

 

LEAD CENTER TEACHER

 

Job Description

 

Definition:  As a part of ATCAA’s Early Childhood Services, The Lead Center Teacher is a team leader for all center staff to create a successful State Preschool/Early Head Start or Head Start program.  The Lead Center Teacher is responsible for the overall administration, planning, and implementation of Service Area Plans, safety of staff and children, curriculum and supervision at the center level for preschool and/or infant toddler classrooms.  The Lead Center Teacher will teach in the classroom, supervise and mentor all center staff, and facilitate parent involvement in the classroom.

 

Supervisor:      Education Manager 

 

Supervises:      Teacher, Associate Teacher, Classroom Assistant, Family Advocate, Volunteers and Substitutes

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities Related to This Position:

Management:

  • Implement the approved curriculum in the classroom according to Early Head Start/Head Start standards;
  • Assure the Service Area Plans, programs, policies, and procedures relating to center operations are carried out;
  • Assure the center is in compliance with all health, safety, and Community Care Licensing requirements including child-teacher ratio and visual supervision;
  • Develop and follow a consistent schedule which follows Early Head Start/Head Start and California Department of Education standards and professional best practices;
  • Implement a curriculum that includes parent input, cultural diversity, and promotes social, emotional, physical, language and cognitive development for all children;
  •  Participate in, or provide a representative  to,  multi-disciplinary team meetings for children with disabilities;
  • Ensure that  goals listed on Individual Education Plans/or Individual Family Service Plans are transferred onto daily lesson plan and implemented;
  • Coordinate and maintain effective communication/partnership with community partners including the school district(s) associated with the program;
  • Ensure that children receive required speech and development screenings;
  • Substitute for other teachers as needed;
  • Responsible for inventory, center budget and purchasing needed materials/supplies;
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized classroom.
  • Supervise, support, and evaluate staff who are assigned to you;
  • Set staff work schedules and ensure that their hours are within their budgeted hours;
  • Maintain and monitor children’s files according to program standards;
  • Prioritize and delegate duties to center staff;
  • Facilitate center staff and planning meetings, staff orientation, parent training, and other meetings as needed;
  • Train staff in the Early Head Start/Head Start and State Preschool Performance Standards, ATCAA and Early Childhood Services Policies and Procedures, and the various duties and responsibilities related to their positions;
  • Monitor staff to ensure that the delivery of services to children and families arecarried out in a comprehensive, integrated and coordinated manner and that they are following program proscribed policies for education and for health and safety;
  • Supervise and maintain a safe and healthy environment in the classroom and on the playground;
  • Correct any operational deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to children’s health and safety;
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment.
    • Ensure parent involvement and parent education in the classroom;
    •  Participate in all program components including parent meetings and center activities such as field trips and celebrations;
    • Advise parents, staff and volunteers of best practices through intervention and mentoring;
    • Make required home visits and parent/teacher conferences at least twice a year, or more as needed for family support andprepare required documentation of home visits and parents conferences;
    • Assist parents in developing individual education plans and in sharing with staff their observations of their child;
    • Write statement of concern as needed and case conference with designated managers and consultants;
    • Promote in kind contributions and ensure proper documentation.

Supervision/Leadership:         

Parent Involvement/Case Management:

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

As a part of the ATCAA team, all employees play an essential role in ATCAA as a whole, and are expected to:

  • Demonstrate and encourage a professional and positive attitude in all job related activities;
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with standards as outlined in the “Statement of Confidentiality and Ethics”;
  • Accomplish all work activities in a safe and timely manner within assigned guidelines and consistent with ATCAA’s Personnel Policies and Operating Procedures;
  • Report and/or correct deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to health and safety;
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the supervisor which are consistent with the definition and intent of the job description;
  • ·         Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ATCAA’s Personnel Policies.  Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and reviewing work; problem solving.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A.A./A.S degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and working toward a BS/BA degree with the ability to complete a BA/BS degree by 2015.  OR, B.A. in any field with 24 units of Early Childhood Education. Early Head Start teachers must also have a B.A. degree plus 3 units of Early Childhood Education relating to infants and toddlers;
  • Be able to pass a full fingerprint/background check prior to hiring;
  • Successful completion of 105 clock hours of professional growth activities prior to permit expiration;
  • 24 units in Early Childhood Education;
  • Current Site Supervisor standing on the Children’s Center Permit or qualifications necessary to apply for one upon hire;
  • Experience and proficiency in Word, Excel, email, and Windows Operating System;
  • Minimum of one year’s experience teaching in a state licensed pre-school or infant/toddler setting depending on job placement;
  • Minimum of 100 clock hours supervisory capacity in ECE program;
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate and appropriate records and reports;
  • Ability to create and maintain cooperative working relationships;
  • Meet all federal/state licensing requirements and/or program requirements necessary for this position (i.e.:  possess a valid California driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, fingerprint clearance, TB Test, CPR, First Aid training, health screening, etc.);
  • Demonstrate effective and grammatically correct oral and written communication skills;
  • Have reliable transportation.

Minimum Qualifications Lead Center Teacher II

  • All of the above with a BA/BS degree in a field related to early childhood development.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • The ability to speak and understand Spanish;
  • Experience in supervising and training adults;
  • Knowledge of local community resources.
  • Experience working in an Early/Head Start or State  Preschool/Infant Toddler Program

 

ATCAA Salary Range:           635 with AA/AS Degree

                                                637 with BA/BS Degree

 

I have read this job description.  I meet the minimum qualifications listed.  I understand and agree to comply with the duties, responsibilities, salary, and hours required and all other related responsibilities.

 

 

 

__________________________________                ______________________

Employee Signature                                                    Date

 

Sonora, CA 95370 2017-01-19 View
Teacher Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES

TEACHER I & II & III

Job Description

 

Definition: As a part of the ATCAA team, the Teacher assists the Lead Center Teacher in the planning and the implementation of a comprehensive State Preschool/Head Start/Early Head Start classroom, including the supervision of and interaction with young children in preschool and/or infant toddler center classrooms, working with other staff members to ensure that parents are supported as their role as primary teachers for their children and working with ATCAA staff to assure that delivery of services to children and families are carried out in a comprehensive, integrated, and coordinated manner. 

 

Supervisor:      Lead Center Teacher

 

Supervises:      volunteers and substitutes

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities Related to This Position:

  • Implement the Agency’s approved education curriculum in the classroom according to Head Start standards;
  • Help to assure the Service Area Plans, programs, policies, and procedures relating to center operations are carried out;
  • Assure the center is in compliance with all health, safety, and Community Care Licensing requirements; including child-teacher ratio and visual supervision;
  • Work with the Lead Center Teacher to develop and follow a consistent schedule which follows Early Head Start/Head Start standards and professional best practices;
  • Implement a curriculum that includes parent input, cultural diversity, and promotes social, emotional, physical, language and cognitive development;
  • Ensure individual child growth and achievement consistent with direction and standards set by the program including all program components: mental health, nutrition, health, and transitions;
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings for children with disabilities and implement goals listed on the Individual Education Plan or Individual Family Service Plan Help to maintain a safe and healthy environment in the classroom and on the playground, including the following:

-    Maintain a clean and organized classroom;

-    Assist with daily clean-up using approved methods;

-    Assist in general maintenance of the facility;

-    Assist in setting up the environment (indoor/outdoor) for the activities of the day

-    Assist with table setting, food preparation, clean-up in the classroom using approved sanitation methods

-    Follow California State Licensing Requirements and Head Start Standards;

  • Observe and record each child’s progress on a regular basis  
  • Change diapers as necessary and assist with toileting;
  • Correct or report any operational deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to children’s health and safety;
  • Help to maintain a clean, safe  and organized office space;
  • Conduct home visits and Parent/Teacher Conferences twice a year and as needed for family support and case management and document the results;
  • Participate in the family engagement component which may include evening events.  Family engagement includes parent activities, , class celebrations, and supporting parents as classroom volunteers and helping parents to reach their goals as parents and as individuals;
  • Help to supervise, train, evaluate, and support the staff assigned to you;
  • Attend staff, in-service, parent meetings, and training as directed;
  • Assist with in kind documentation;
  • Substitute for other teachers as needed.

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

As a part of the ATCAA team, all employees play an essential role in ATCAA as a whole, and are expected to:

  • Demonstrate and encourage a professional and positive attitude in all job related activities;
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with standards as outlined in the “Statement of Confidentiality and Ethics”;
  • Accomplish all work activities in a safe and timely manner within assigned guidelines and consistent with ATCAA’s Personnel Policies and Operating Procedures;
  • Report and/or correct deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to health and safety;
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the supervisor which are consistent with the definition and intent of the job description;

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher I

  • Completed 24 units ECE/CD. For Early Head Start classrooms, 6 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers;
  • Possess a current Teacher Permit or apply for one within thirty (30) days of hire 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher II

  • Same requrirements as Teacher I with the addition of A.A./A.S. Degree in ECE/CD or related field and working toward an BS/BA degree in Early Childhood Education. For Early Head Start classrooms, 3 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers;

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher III

  • Same requirements as Teacher I with a B.A./B.S. Degree with at least 24 units ECE/CD.  For Early Head Start classrooms, 3 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher I & II & III

  • Be able to pass a full fingerprint/background check prior to hiring;
  • Experience and proficiency in Word, Excel, email, and Windows Operating System;
  • Within the past 4 years, 175 days of 3+ hours per day working with children in a preschool or infant/toddler setting;
  • Meet all federal/state licensing requirements and/or program requirements necessary for this position: possess a valid California driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, fingerprint clearance, TB Test, CPR, First Aid training, and health screening;
  • Lift 40 pounds;
  • Have reliable transportation.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous Early Head Start/Head Start or State Preschool/Infant Toddler experience ;
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish;
  • Experience in the supervision and training of adults;
  • Knowledge of local community resources.

                                                      

ATCAA Salary Range:           Teacher I:        624

Teacher II:       628

Teacher III:     630   

 

I have read this job description.  I meet the minimum qualifications listed.  I understand and agree to comply with the duties, responsibilities, salary, and hours required and all other related responsibilities.

 

 

__________________________________                ______________________

Employee Signature                                                    Date

Sonora, CA 95370 2017-01-19 View
Teacher Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES

TEACHER I & II & III

Job Description

 

Definition: As a part of the ATCAA team, the Teacher assists the Lead Center Teacher in the planning and the implementation of a comprehensive State Preschool/Head Start/Early Head Start classroom, including the supervision of and interaction with young children in preschool and/or infant toddler center classrooms, working with other staff members to ensure that parents are supported as their role as primary teachers for their children and working with ATCAA staff to assure that delivery of services to children and families are carried out in a comprehensive, integrated, and coordinated manner. 

 

Supervisor:      Lead Center Teacher

 

Supervises:      volunteers and substitutes

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities Related to This Position:

  • Implement the Agency’s approved education curriculum in the classroom according to Head Start standards;
  • Help to assure the Service Area Plans, programs, policies, and procedures relating to center operations are carried out;
  • Assure the center is in compliance with all health, safety, and Community Care Licensing requirements; including child-teacher ratio and visual supervision;
  • Work with the Lead Center Teacher to develop and follow a consistent schedule which follows Early Head Start/Head Start standards and professional best practices;
  • Implement a curriculum that includes parent input, cultural diversity, and promotes social, emotional, physical, language and cognitive development;
  • Ensure individual child growth and achievement consistent with direction and standards set by the program including all program components: mental health, nutrition, health, and transitions;
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings for children with disabilities and implement goals listed on the Individual Education Plan or Individual Family Service Plan Help to maintain a safe and healthy environment in the classroom and on the playground, including the following:

-    Maintain a clean and organized classroom;

-    Assist with daily clean-up using approved methods;

-    Assist in general maintenance of the facility;

-    Assist in setting up the environment (indoor/outdoor) for the activities of the day

-    Assist with table setting, food preparation, clean-up in the classroom using approved sanitation methods

-    Follow California State Licensing Requirements and Head Start Standards;

  • Observe and record each child’s progress on a regular basis  
  • Change diapers as necessary and assist with toileting;
  • Correct or report any operational deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to children’s health and safety;
  • Help to maintain a clean, safe  and organized office space;
  • Conduct home visits and Parent/Teacher Conferences twice a year and as needed for family support and case management and document the results;
  • Participate in the family engagement component which may include evening events.  Family engagement includes parent activities, , class celebrations, and supporting parents as classroom volunteers and helping parents to reach their goals as parents and as individuals;
  • Help to supervise, train, evaluate, and support the staff assigned to you;
  • Attend staff, in-service, parent meetings, and training as directed;
  • Assist with in kind documentation;
  • Substitute for other teachers as needed.

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

As a part of the ATCAA team, all employees play an essential role in ATCAA as a whole, and are expected to:

  • Demonstrate and encourage a professional and positive attitude in all job related activities;
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with standards as outlined in the “Statement of Confidentiality and Ethics”;
  • Accomplish all work activities in a safe and timely manner within assigned guidelines and consistent with ATCAA’s Personnel Policies and Operating Procedures;
  • Report and/or correct deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to health and safety;
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the supervisor which are consistent with the definition and intent of the job description;

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher I

  • Completed 24 units ECE/CD. For Early Head Start classrooms, 6 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers;
  • Possess a current Teacher Permit or apply for one within thirty (30) days of hire 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher II

  • Same requrirements as Teacher I with the addition of A.A./A.S. Degree in ECE/CD or related field and working toward an BS/BA degree in Early Childhood Education. For Early Head Start classrooms, 3 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers;

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher III

  • Same requirements as Teacher I with a B.A./B.S. Degree with at least 24 units ECE/CD.  For Early Head Start classrooms, 3 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher I & II & III

  • Be able to pass a full fingerprint/background check prior to hiring;
  • Experience and proficiency in Word, Excel, email, and Windows Operating System;
  • Within the past 4 years, 175 days of 3+ hours per day working with children in a preschool or infant/toddler setting;
  • Meet all federal/state licensing requirements and/or program requirements necessary for this position: possess a valid California driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, fingerprint clearance, TB Test, CPR, First Aid training, and health screening;
  • Lift 40 pounds;
  • Have reliable transportation.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous Early Head Start/Head Start or State Preschool/Infant Toddler experience ;
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish;
  • Experience in the supervision and training of adults;
  • Knowledge of local community resources.

                                                      

ATCAA Salary Range:           Teacher I:        624

Teacher II:       628

Teacher III:     630   

 

I have read this job description.  I meet the minimum qualifications listed.  I understand and agree to comply with the duties, responsibilities, salary, and hours required and all other related responsibilities.

 

 

__________________________________                ______________________

Employee Signature                                                    Date

Jackson, CA 95642 2017-01-19 View
Teacher Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES

TEACHER I & II & III

Job Description

 

Definition: As a part of the ATCAA team, the Teacher assists the Lead Center Teacher in the planning and the implementation of a comprehensive State Preschool/Head Start/Early Head Start classroom, including the supervision of and interaction with young children in preschool and/or infant toddler center classrooms, working with other staff members to ensure that parents are supported as their role as primary teachers for their children and working with ATCAA staff to assure that delivery of services to children and families are carried out in a comprehensive, integrated, and coordinated manner. 

 

Supervisor:      Lead Center Teacher

 

Supervises:      volunteers and substitutes

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities Related to This Position:

  • Implement the Agency’s approved education curriculum in the classroom according to Head Start standards;
  • Help to assure the Service Area Plans, programs, policies, and procedures relating to center operations are carried out;
  • Assure the center is in compliance with all health, safety, and Community Care Licensing requirements; including child-teacher ratio and visual supervision;
  • Work with the Lead Center Teacher to develop and follow a consistent schedule which follows Early Head Start/Head Start standards and professional best practices;
  • Implement a curriculum that includes parent input, cultural diversity, and promotes social, emotional, physical, language and cognitive development;
  • Ensure individual child growth and achievement consistent with direction and standards set by the program including all program components: mental health, nutrition, health, and transitions;
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings for children with disabilities and implement goals listed on the Individual Education Plan or Individual Family Service Plan Help to maintain a safe and healthy environment in the classroom and on the playground, including the following:

-    Maintain a clean and organized classroom;

-    Assist with daily clean-up using approved methods;

-    Assist in general maintenance of the facility;

-    Assist in setting up the environment (indoor/outdoor) for the activities of the day

-    Assist with table setting, food preparation, clean-up in the classroom using approved sanitation methods

-    Follow California State Licensing Requirements and Head Start Standards;

  • Observe and record each child’s progress on a regular basis  
  • Change diapers as necessary and assist with toileting;
  • Correct or report any operational deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to children’s health and safety;
  • Help to maintain a clean, safe  and organized office space;
  • Conduct home visits and Parent/Teacher Conferences twice a year and as needed for family support and case management and document the results;
  • Participate in the family engagement component which may include evening events.  Family engagement includes parent activities, , class celebrations, and supporting parents as classroom volunteers and helping parents to reach their goals as parents and as individuals;
  • Help to supervise, train, evaluate, and support the staff assigned to you;
  • Attend staff, in-service, parent meetings, and training as directed;
  • Assist with in kind documentation;
  • Substitute for other teachers as needed.

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

As a part of the ATCAA team, all employees play an essential role in ATCAA as a whole, and are expected to:

  • Demonstrate and encourage a professional and positive attitude in all job related activities;
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with standards as outlined in the “Statement of Confidentiality and Ethics”;
  • Accomplish all work activities in a safe and timely manner within assigned guidelines and consistent with ATCAA’s Personnel Policies and Operating Procedures;
  • Report and/or correct deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to health and safety;
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the supervisor which are consistent with the definition and intent of the job description;

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher I

  • Completed 24 units ECE/CD. For Early Head Start classrooms, 6 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers;
  • Possess a current Teacher Permit or apply for one within thirty (30) days of hire 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher II

  • Same requrirements as Teacher I with the addition of A.A./A.S. Degree in ECE/CD or related field and working toward an BS/BA degree in Early Childhood Education. For Early Head Start classrooms, 3 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers;

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher III

  • Same requirements as Teacher I with a B.A./B.S. Degree with at least 24 units ECE/CD.  For Early Head Start classrooms, 3 of these units must be focused on infant and toddlers.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Teacher I & II & III

  • Be able to pass a full fingerprint/background check prior to hiring;
  • Experience and proficiency in Word, Excel, email, and Windows Operating System;
  • Within the past 4 years, 175 days of 3+ hours per day working with children in a preschool or infant/toddler setting;
  • Meet all federal/state licensing requirements and/or program requirements necessary for this position: possess a valid California driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, fingerprint clearance, TB Test, CPR, First Aid training, and health screening;
  • Lift 40 pounds;
  • Have reliable transportation.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous Early Head Start/Head Start or State Preschool/Infant Toddler experience ;
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish;
  • Experience in the supervision and training of adults;
  • Knowledge of local community resources.

                                                      

ATCAA Salary Range:           Teacher I:        624

Teacher II:       628

Teacher III:     630   

 

I have read this job description.  I meet the minimum qualifications listed.  I understand and agree to comply with the duties, responsibilities, salary, and hours required and all other related responsibilities.

 

 

__________________________________                ______________________

Employee Signature                                                    Date

Sonora, CA 95370 2017-01-19 View
ASSOCIATE TEACHER (TIER I, III, AND IV) AND ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT TODDLER SACRAMENTO EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING AGENCY

Position Summary:

ASSOCIATE TEACHER TIERS I, III, AND IV: Under general supervision, an Associate Teacher conducts school readiness and educational activities for children 18 months to 6 years old in a Head Start and/or California Department of Education child development program; to supervise and assist children with learning activities; to assist teachers with daily classroom activities; to work with parents; to provide direction to parent volunteers; and to do related work as required. 

Salary:  Tier I: $10.85 p/hour; Tier III: $13.10 p/ hour;  Tier IV: $14.41 per hour

ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT TODDLER:  Under general supervision, to conduct activities for children birth to 3 years old in an Early Head Start Infant Toddler program; supervise and assist children with learning activities; work with parents; provide direction to parent volunteers and substitutes; and perform related work as required.

Salary: Starting at $13.42 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHERS BY TIER 

TIER I: EDUCATION:  A minimum of six (6) college units in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and obtain a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with 24 months of hire date. 

EXPERIENCE:  Successful completion of the permit will qualify a Tier I/Substitute as a Tier III/Permitted Associate Teacher.  The time in the position will be dictated by the Individual Staff Development Plan (ISDP) as approved by the employee and the Supervisor.               

TIER III: EDUCATION:  Possession of a current Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, or, possession of a CDA, or possession of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or similarly applicable field of study.

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of one (1) year of successful work experience as a teacher or a teacher assistant in a child development program in an educational or recreational setting.

TIER IV: Degreed

Must meet the training and experience requirements of Tier III and possession of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or similarly applicable field of study.  If degree is not in ECE or similarly applicable field of study, a CDA or permit at the Associate Teacher level or higher is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT 

Education:

Possession of a current Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, including a minimum of six (6) units infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

An Associate, Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education and three (3) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

An Associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and possession of an Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus six (6) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in any field and possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus six (6) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

Experience:

At least one (1) year of successful work experience as a Teacher Assistant.

SACRAMENTO, CA 95815 2017-01-19 View
Early Head Start Education and Disabilities Manager Through the Looking Glass

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

 

Title:                            Early Head Start Education and Disabilities Manager

Employment type:     32 hours a week, with the potential for full-time

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

 Position Summary: 

In coordination with other staff, including a center director, manage the provision of high-quality early childhood education and child disability services for a small Early Head Start center and oversee the educational/disability services for infants and toddlers served by the home-based Early Head Start.  Assure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act and other applicable regulations. Adhere to best early childhood education principles and practices. Collaborate with community partners and other Early Head Start staff in providing training and technical assistance to staff, parents and community. Establish/maintain comprehensive recordkeeping and reporting systems.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree required. Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Child Development or related field preferred.
  • Advanced training, continuing education, and at least four years of experience in early childhood education.  Experience in Early Head Start strongly preferred.  Training/education in mental health, disability, early intervention, or other related field also valued. 
  • Minimum of two years of recordkeeping and organizational experience, in a collaborative work environment serving young children and families.  Minimum of two years of experience in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating programs or projects serving young children and families.

 

Training Opportunity: TLG provides extensive training regarding early childhood development, adaptations for children or parents with disabilities, infant mental health, families with disabilities, video coaching/intervention and many other topics.  Its EHS staff can participate in this training.

 

General Requirements:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license and current personal vehicle insurance preferred.  Job may require the use of personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require current tuberculosis test upon employment and within every twenty-five (25) month thereafter. Current immunization records, and verified fingerprint, child abuse and criminal records clearance before beginning work. Physical examination upon employment and within every fifteen (15) month thereafter.

 

Language Skills: Bilingual, bi-literate preferred, English/Spanish or ASL

 

Knowledge of the following:

  • Relevant California regulations and their application, including mandated reporting, and early childhood education quality standards.
  • Knowledge or commitment to acquiring knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act, and other applicable regulations and laws, including early childhood education quality standards.
  • Family support principles and methods and their implementation.
  • The Microsoft Office Suite, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Publisher components.

Skill in the following:

  • Building and working within complex management and services delivery systems collaboratively with other members of the EHS team.
  • Speaking, listening, interviewing, presenting, and other oral communication skills.
  • Facilitating meetings of teachers and parents.
  • Writing, editing and communicating, including knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation as they would relate to the production of reports, work plans, and other documents.
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships.
  • Using recordkeeping and computerized reporting systems, such as Child Plus.
  • Compiling child developmental data for reports and planning.

Ability to do the following:

  • Establish and maintain effective, collaborative partnerships with staff, parents, and community agencies.
  • Take a developmental approach to motivate and empower adults.
  • Orient staff, as needed, regarding education and child disabilities services delivery, regulations, required timelines, and program procedures.
  • Collect, organize, analyze and process information quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepare and maintain written records and reports.
  • Be creative, resourceful and flexible.
  • Demonstrate respect for individuals and groups with varied cultural, racial, ethnic, disability, religious, and linguistic identities or backgrounds.
  • Convey a positive image of the program and the agency.
  • Identify and meet goals, objectives, outcomes and timelines and be able to work independently of direct supervision.
  • Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor at all times.

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

To apply please fax or email resumes to TLG

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D., Executive Director

Re: Early Head Start Education and Disabilities Manager

Through the Looking Glass                

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org 

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-01-17 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 2017-01-17 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 2017-01-10 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 2017-01-10 View
Teacher Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                       TEACHERS – HEAD START PROGRAM - FULL TIME

Location:                      Northern California - Peninsula

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 and TB Test 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

                             

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

 

Peninsula, CA 94402 2017-01-10 View
Teacher Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                       TEACHERS – HEAD START PROGRAM - FULL TIME

Location:                      Northern California - Peninsula

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 and TB Test 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

                             

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

 

Peninsula, CA 94402 2017-01-10 View
Director of Operations Institute for Human & Social Development

Date:                                    January 2017

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:  Tdap, MMR & Influenza 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 2017-01-10 View
Home Visitor Children First Early Head Start - Venice Family Clinic

Job Duties: 

 This person has responsibility for providing child development activities for children & families.

Conduct weekly (90) ninety-minute home visits   to infants and toddlers and their families.

Prepare for and supervise two group socialization   activities a month, each meeting lasting two hours, for families and their   children.

Participate fully in monthly supervision and training meetings. Home Visitor is familiar with and often consults the Head Start Program. 

Performance Standards: Implement the   curriculum that the CF EHS program has selected for the home base option that   is developmentally and culturally appropriate for families. Promote parent   participation in curriculum planning, program governance, and overall   program participation.

Educate parents about the importance of   preventive health care by teaching them about screenings used in the program   as well as what to expect during doctors’ visits (well child checks and   prenatal appointments).

Conduct screenings and ongoing assessments of   young children’s development in a timely, accurately and family friendly   manner. 

Understand and follow California child abuse   laws for mandated reporters, including attending required annual trainings   and filing Suspected Child Abuse Reports (SCAR) when necessary.

Develop, in collaboration with the family, individual plans that identify strengths, goals and needs of each family on your   assigned caseload. Document this collaborative process in family partnership agreements at least once every six months.

Monitor and incorporate educational experiences including transition and activities in the home visits relevant to child’s   physical health, safety, nutrition, dental health, and mental health, at   least once on a monthly basis.

Collaborate with community agencies to access prevention and intervention programs and services to meet the needs of   families.

Act as a liaison and advocate between community resources and Early Head Start families. 

Assess the specific strengths and needs of each pregnant woman, family and child. 

Involve parents in the educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the principle influence on their infant/toddler’s education and development and to increase their understanding, skills and experience in child growth and development. 

Assist in scheduling appointments for families with community agencies.

Implement transition activities to provide seamless services for families and children into Head Start or other   placement as determined by the family.

Work with parents to build an accurate and complete health history for each enrolled child, including documentation of well child checks and copies of immunization certificates.

Inform the Health Services Manager of any chronic or acute health conditions to ensure that each expectant mother and enrolled child receive services for disabilities, dental, health, and mental health as necessary.

Notify parents of screening results and track follow-up care. Maintain confidentiality of family records and information.

Plan, schedule and reschedule weekly home visits, make-ups and staff cancellations. 

Work in partnership with other members of the Children First, Early Head Start Program staff to develop and implement service plans for the child and family. Any other duties assigned per request of Home Based Education Manager.

Maintain accurate records, due weekly. Maintain updated documentation, which includes lesson plans, screenings, assessments, IFPA’s, health forms and program documentation. 

Document pertinent information and submit to appropriate staff.

Notify Home Base Education Manager of bulk education supplies needed.

Submit time sheet and monthly travel forms in a timely manner.

Check telephone mailbox for messages daily.  Check emails every other day.  Check telephone voice mail daily.

Attend in-service training as scheduled. 

Obtain First Aid and CPR certification during probationary period and keep current.

Obtain knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to child abuse and neglect and abide by reporting standards. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Must attend and actively participate in required meetings, workshops, trainings, committees, etc.

Support all program activities. Know and promote the goals and objectives of the Venice Family Clinic. 

Be familiar with and adhere to the Head Start Performance Standards and Work Plans. Be familiar with and adhere to Program Policies and Procedures.

Cooperate with co-workers and respect their opinions and contributions. Share materials and ideas readily with co-workers.

Able to manage time and prioritize a busy schedule. Able to practice stress management that is job related.  Be prepared and punctual for meetings and work.

Must maintain confidentiality.  Use discretion and confidentiality with matters of families and program as appropriate.  (Any misuse of confidential information may be basis for disciplinary action.)

Establish and maintain a relationship of trust with Early Head Start families. Establish and maintain professional boundaries with parents when handling program and personal issues.

Communication techniques and expectations:

a.  Model effective communication

b. Use appropriate channels and staff to problem-solve and refer families.

c.  Meet problem situations with understanding and diplomacy.

d.  Use a professional attitude and approach to working with parents, co-workers and community volunteers.

e. Participate and promote a positive working relationship with all staff and Early Head Start families.

 

Job   Qualifications: 

 Minimum of (24) units   of Early Childhood Education-Child Development including core courses (Child Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community or Child and Family Relations; and Program Curriculum) or a California’s Teacher   Credential. 

Experience in-home visiting or center based childhood programs. 

Knowledge of local community resources.

Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

Demonstrated computer skills (Windows/Word and Excel).

Capacity to problem solve, handle crisis, and work with low-income families in a human service setting.

Approach to working with families that is empathic, nonjudgmental, respectful, and professional. 

Willingness to work primarily in home of families in residing in high-risk communities.

Flexibility with respect to time and days able to work as well as to works tasks.

Current CA driver’s license, own transportation and insurance.  

Venice, CA 90291 2017-01-06 View
Special Education Assistant Teacher Volunteers of America SW

 

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 Special Education Assistant Teacher for our Rialto, California preschool.

Job Opportunity:

Under the supervision of the Site Manager, the Special Education Assistant Teacher supports and provides additional guidance with children with special needs or challenging behaviors

Job Qualifications:

  • An AA degree in early childhood development or a similar area. 
  • Must possess a California Preschool Associate Teacher Permit.
  • 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 driver's 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 be computer literate

Duties:

  • Establishes strong and caring relationships with students ranging from infrants, toddlers, and their parents through maintaining a Primary Caregiver relationship.
  • Will be providing one-on-one assistance, as well as work in small group instruction and support. 
  • Supervises all children to ensure safety at all times. 
  • Encourages growth of children's education based on their level and temperment by allowing them to explore and experiment with a variety of sensorial materials. 
  • Maintains the learning environment by ensuring cleanliness, organizing, and creative exploration. 

Please apply to our website at:  https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and use EVerify.

Rialto , CA 92376 2017-01-06 View
Family and Community Engagement Specialist El Nido Family Centers

El Nido Family Centers a non-profit social service agency has an exciting opportunity as Family & Community Engagement Specialist to provide services to families in our Early Head Start Home Based Program.  In partnership with parents, and as a support to Child and Family Home Visitors, the Family & Community Engagement Specialist develops mutually trusting relationships, acts as an advocate for families, and provides support services as needed.  Also will support Home Visitors in assisting families in determining their needs and in identifying and developing goals to meet those needs.

Major Responsibilities: Provides case management services to families in the Early Head Start program, including direct services to families by assisting them in meeting their goals; provides resource and referral information to support Child and Family Home Visitors’ client needs and confirms follow-up to ensure access to services; reviews and ensures the design and progress of family goals through the Family Partnership Agreement and suggests interventions and/or resources to Child and Family Home Visitors; facilitates Parent Committee and Policy Council meetings and activities, including Sub-Committee meetings, and prepares all necessary documents; models appropriate advocacy skills for parents in working with community agencies, professionals, and schools; provides support for families when needed to access necessary resources; works collaboratively with staff to provide comprehensive, integrated services for EHS families; compiles and maintains documentation of services provided; responsible for creating, updating and distributing parent communications, reports, and memos; works collaboratively with families and other community agencies to provide a full system of care to meet the service needs of the family; and builds partnerships with other community agencies that will ensure cooperation, coordination and information sharing.

Qualified candidates will have a  B.A Degree in social work, psychology, child development or related field; MSW preferred.  Bilingual/Spanish required; minimum of one year experience working with at-risk families; knowledge of local community resources and how to access services for children and families strongly preferred; effective verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of Early Head Start federal regulations, performance standards and services, particularly within the content areas of family services and parent involvement preferred.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90047 2017-01-05 View
Home Visitor El Nido Family Centers

El Nido Family Centers a non-profit social service agency has an opportunity for Home Visitor.  The Home Visitor will provide 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 is preferred; and previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.  Bilingual/Spanish is strongly preferred.

Los Angeles, CA 90047 2017-01-05 View
Partner Coach Foothill Family

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the EHS-CCP ECE Program Manager, the Partner Coach is responsible for assuring the delivery of comprehensive early childhood and education services to children enrolled in the Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships option. The Partner Coach provides training and technical assistance to Center and Family Child Care Partners to ensure quality services and compliance with the EHS-CCP contract between Foothill Family and the FCC provider/Center Partner which is guided by the Head Start Program Performance Standards and State of California licensing regulations. Each Partner Coach will be responsible for a group of child care partners. 

The Partner Coach is a member of the Asher Center, Early Head Start program team, and works closely with all other Early Childhood Education staff at the site to develop and implement the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Partner Coach will perform the following functions in support of EHS child care partners:

  • Develops, plans, and implements One-on-one training/modeling/assisting on a variety of topics specifically needed by the EHS-CCP Child Care Partner. This includes assisting in applying the training material, role modeling of skills and building quality into the Provider’s/Partner childcare program to meet the contract requirements.
  • Implements practice-based coaching with the partner, including the use of reflective supervision
  • Support Partners in the implementation of the curriculum and assist with maintaining curriculum fidelity, as well as getting parent feedback on its cultural and linguistic relevance for the children and families served.
  • Completes the FCCERS/ITERS Assessment for each partner and submit assessments and action plans to the EHS-CCP Manager for review. 
  • Conducts child observations and assists the Provider/Partner on the completion of the child assessments, developmental screens and individualized child goals and lesson plans that support children’s development and the program’s School Readiness Goals
  • In collaboration with the FCC Provider, completes the parent/partner/teacher conferences and home visits.
  • Introduces and/or recommends educational materials appropriate for the developmental stages of children and best practices. In addition, will demonstrate a variety of ways the materials may be used with the children.
  • In collaboration with the Family Service Specialist, discusses and tries to resolve any issues that may have come up during the week related to working with the children and/or parents.
  • Assists the Partner to provide an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental engagement in the Partner environments.
  • Together with Family Services Specialists and other relevant staff, supports partners with implementation of School Readiness and Parent Family Community Engagement Goals.
  • Case conferences with the Family Services Specialist to ensure the health and nutrition of every child is taken into account in the daily routines and activities
  • Conducts health and safety inspections and develops plans with FCC Providers and the Partner Center to address any health and safety concerns
  • Produces reports after every concluded visit, observes for trends and patterns and submits aggregated reports for caseload to the EHS-CCP Manager on a monthly basis.
  • Serves as the primary point of communication between the assigned group of providers and Foothill Family, and address any contractual questions and concerns .

Other essential duties:

  • Work together with the EHS team to accomplish the program’s long term goals and objectives.
  • Participate in all EHS-Child Care Partnerships program implementation activities.
  • Attend any training/meetings as requested by the EHS-CCP Manager or Directors.
  • Actively participates in weekly individual supervision with the EHS-CCP Manager to review and discuss any issues that need to be addressed.
  • Assists the EHS-CCP Manager, Training Coordinator, and/or ECE Manager with specific Child Care Partner and/or Early childhood education items as needed.
  • In collaboration with the Family Services Specialist and child care partners, conducts monthly Parent Meetings.
  • Participates in recruitment efforts to ensure a child wait list of eligible applicants and FCC Providers is maintained throughout the year.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
  • Perform any duties as needed to meet the requirements and needs of the EHS-CCP Grant.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in such a position.

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • B.A. Degree in Child Development or related field.
  • Completed 24 units of ECE/Child development including core classes and 16 units of GE in appropriate areas.
  • 6 units in Infant/Toddler units (if course has not been completed, it must be completed within the first year of employment).
  • Knowledge of Early Head Start and early childhood development for infants and toddlers
  • Experience with practice-based coaching for child care providers.
  • Experience with developing, organizing, planning and conducting trainings on early childhood related topics relevant for child care providers.
  • Knowledge and skills in reflective practice.
  • Sound organization and time management skills.
  • Initiative, flexibility, creativity, and enthusiasm.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the Agency required auto insurance liability limits of 100,000/300,000.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Ability to work well with staff in a team setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully interact with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to work during weekends or evenings as needed for Family Child Care Providers and Partner Trainings.
  • Must have computer skills and ability to work with electronic record keeping systems and reporting.

 

Childcare employees must be able to perform the following essential functions:

  • Observe, see, hear and respond to children’s needs, emergencies and conflicts that may occur in the child development center or on the playground.
  • Be aware of the cognitive, social and physical needs of children.
  • Communicate verbally and writing in English to the degree that child, parents and other staff members are able to understand and respond

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties.

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.

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel to other program locations or offsite meeting sites is required.

 

Foothill Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

El Monte, CA 91731 2017-01-05 View
Early Education Center Program Manager Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY:  Under the direction of the Early Education Center & EHS Director, the Early Education Center Manager is responsible for the daily oversight and operations of the center, including licensing compliance and implementation of EHS and CDE regulations.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Monitor the day-to-day operations of all child development programs at the Early Education Center
  • Ensure each classroom is fully staffed (daily) according to Title 22 and NAEYC teacher-child ratio; coordinate substitute coverage, as needed
  • Provide daily supervision and oversight of center teaching staff
  • Responsible for coordinating, tracking, and approving staff schedules
  • Complete monthly monitoring responsibilities, such as the Classroom Observation Checklist; compile data to share with service area managers to track trends and staffing needs to maintain high quality ECE classrooms in health & safety, mental health, education supervision, and disabilities
  • Provide monthly written and verbal feedback for teaching staff based upon finding from Classroom Observation Checklist
  • Daily observation and monitoring of classrooms and staff to ensure compliance of licensing and federal requirements (including the Head Start Program Performance Standards)
  • Ensure accurate, complete, and confidential maintenance of employee and children’s records
  • Collaborate with service area managers to facilitate a bi-monthly teaching staff meeting (Teacher Collaboration)
  • Support the Early Education Center & EHS Director in monitoring the program supplies budget for the center
  • Enable communication between service area managers and teaching teams to support the goals and needs of the agency
  • Ensure that all center-level documentation and reports are complete, up-to-date and accurate including DCFS, licensing, and NAEYC
  • With the Curriculum and Child Development Manager, submit CDE annual reports, including Program Self Evaluation, and continuing funding application
  • Complete, update, and submit annual immunization reports and licensing documents, such as the personnel roster, child roster, etc.
  • Collaborate with Early Education Center & EHS Director and Curriculum and Child Development Manager to complete and conduct staff performance evaluations and professional development plans
  • Attend meetings and trainings, as requested, to keep abreast of early education trends in the various service areas
  • Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies and activities to achieve the implementation of the program’s mission, objectives and performance standards; maintain Council on Accreditation (COA) standards
  • Ensure compliance with licensing, NAEYC accreditation, Title 5 & 22, CDE and EHS, and COA requirements and all other program regulations, policies and procedures including annual payments for licensing, police commission permit, and fire department permit
  • Complete the application for and renewal of Community Child Care Licenses for the Center; ensure compliance with all other pertinent legislation, regulations, and laws
  • Participate in maintaining all CACFP mandated regulations and requirements and ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and county regulations
  • Participate in the annual community needs assessment with the Policy Council, staff and program consultants
  • Participate in the hiring, selection and new hire orientation training of assigned staff
  • Responsible for conducting new hire orientation for teaching staff; coordinate and schedule with all service area managers, as needed
  • Participate in the planning, writing and development of funding applications
  • Partners with Human Resources to review and update staff records to ensure requirements are met
  • Provides leadership in the area of early childhood development research and best practices; work in partnership with the Curriculum and Child Development Manager to implement these best practices in the classroom
  • Together with the Facilities Manager, oversee maintenance of a safe, secure, and well-maintained facility according to state and federal program requirements
  • Meet regularly with the Early Education Center & EHS Director to ensure that services are being delivered in an effective and efficient manner
  • Collaborate with the Early Education Center & EHS Director to facilitate the bi-monthly “Teachers Leading Teachers” meeting to support the professional development center teaching staff
  • Partner with the Curriculum and Child Development Manger to conduct monthly check in meeting with TLC facilitators, to support their professional development
  • Coordinate and facilitate staff trainings for professional development, including CPR/First Aid training, ECE best practices, curriculum implementation, and health & safety practices
  • Serve as a representative of the program to the community and attends meetings as appropriate
  • Works with Volunteer Coordinator and Child Welfare Manager to facilitate engaging group and individual volunteer opportunities that support WCC’s mission and nurture existing relationships with community partners
  • Assist in the implementation of staff and parent training plans
  • Plan and oversee the implementation of activities to engage and involve parents
  • Work with EHS Service Program Coordinator and FCCHEN Program Manager to develop and oversee monthly parent meetings
  • Conduct and aggregate data from annual parent survey
  • As needed, fill in for classroom teachers if substitute coverage is not available
  • Evening and weekend work as required
  • 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/vision statements, adopted theoretical frameworks, and philosophy.

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, skills and/or abilities required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years leadership and administrative experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in Early Childhood Development
  • Hold a current Child Development Site Supervisor Permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Experience working with infants/toddlers and preschoolers’ principles and practices
  • Experience working in or overseeing Early Head Start, Head Start and/or California Department of Education preschool programs
  • Working knowledge of Community Care Licensing regulations
  • Ability to plan, organize and oversee high quality early childhood care and education programs
  • Knowledge of data analysis, MIS systems and reporting procedures
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communications skills required
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus but not required
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a privately owned vehicle with liability insurance for use in completing work responsibilities as needed
  • Creative problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to research best-practice and compliance guidance, complete work accurately, meet deadlines, and follow through on job duties and projects
  • Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task and be flexible
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of relevant authorities, individuals and organizations; demonstrated effective interpersonal, leadership, public speaking and management skills
  • Desire to be a part of a diverse team, and the ability to both think independently and work collaboratively
  • Experience working with diverse groups and populations
  • Ability to understand budgets and expense reports
  • Knowledgeable of program, finance, compliance and evaluation in a non-profit organization
  • Strong computer literacy skills (MIS, word processing, database and spreadsheets, internet and email use required)
  • Must be responsible, be able to handle confidential information, organize effectively, and work independently
  • Passionate about learning and possesses curiosity about issues affecting children and families
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and families who are served by our agency. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • Frequently required walk, uses hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear
  • Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and in some instances up to 40 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • 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 background checks: DOJ, FBI & CACI
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, TB risk assessment, immunizations for influenza, pertussis and measles
  • Must possess a valid California Driver License, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance

 

Westside Children’s Center is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity

Culver City, CA 90230 2017-01-03 View
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