Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Director of Human Resources MAAC

Under general direction, the Director of Human Resources plans, organizes, directs and implements comprehensive human resources management and labor/employee relations programs including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, employment, classification, compensation, benefits, Workers’ Compensation, training and development, performance appraisal, labor contract administration/negotiations and other services; provides expert professional assistance and guidance to MAAC’s management on human resource and labor/employee relations matters.  The incumbent may serve as the organizations’ Chief Spokesperson for labor contract negotiations and labor/management committees; participates in and performs related duties as assigned.

                                                                                           

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This single position classification is responsible for assisting MAAC’s President/CEO and the executive leadership team in the development and oversight of MAAC’s human resources functions and labor/employee relations strategies for MAAC.  The incumbent plans, organizes, directs, integrates and evaluates agency-wide functions that are broad in scope and allow for a high degree of administrative discretion in their execution.

The incumbent serves as staff and as an advisor to the Board of Director’s Human Resources Committee and the Child Development Program Parent Policy Council Personnel Committee requiring some evening and weekend work as well as the ability to travel and work at various worksites in both the North County and South Bay.

Responsibilities require a broad knowledge of operations, programs and activities and the exercise of creativity, initiative, seasoned judgment and political acumen in order to effectively build awareness and develop long-term collaborations and partnerships for community and client service. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a recognized four-year college or university with a bachelors’ degree in business administration, human resources, labor relations, nonprofit administration, public policy, public administration, public affairs, sociology, history, social work or a closely related field AND at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources/labor relations, including varied and complex labor relations work related to labor contract administration, negotiations, grievance and/or dispute resolution at least three (3) of which have been at a supervisory level, in non-profit management, education, social services or other such similar agency or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certification as a PHR, SPHR or IPMA-CP are highly desirable.

A Masters’ Degree in a related field and fluent in Spanish is preferred

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

San Marcos, CA 92069 2018-07-11 View
General Aide/Helper I MAAC

Under direct supervision, will perform daily general maintenance at Head Start sites and at the Administration Office in North San Diego County 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.

  • Assists in moving furniture, equipment, and supplies as needed
  • Travels to and performs general maintenance duties including landscaping/yard work at Head Start sites in North San Diego County
  • Assists in maintaining accurate and current records of maintenance operations
  • Routes and distributes mail to and from Head Start Sites and to MAAC Project Chula Vista offices when necessary
  • Assists in food delivery to sites when needed         

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Training and/or experience in general facility maintenance
  • Related experience in an instructional/school setting preferred

      

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

FT/52 Wks/Benefits Pkg

San Marcos, CA 92069 2018-07-11 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, CA 92069 2018-07-11 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, CA 92069 2018-07-11 View
FCCP Specialist MAAC

Under direct supervision, the incumbent plans, develops, implements and monitors program operations for assigned Family Child Care Provider (FCC) homes; compiles and submits FCC site visit reports; coordinates and participates in FCC network meeting activities; performs related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field
  • Twenty-four (24) semester units in Child Development, including twelve (12) CORE units, six (6) Infant Toddler units, and three (3) units in administration or staff relations
  • Current California Master Level Permit, or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire
  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in a Head Start or Child Development program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and databases such as ChildPlus
  • Experience working with State and Federal regulated Child Development Programs highly desirable
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills speaking, reading, and writing is preferred

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

FT/48 Weeks/Benefits Pkg

San Marcos, CA 92069 2018-07-11 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.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twelve (12) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required.  
  • Completion of one (1) year’s supervised student teaching OR one (1) year of experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher II:

  • BA Degree with emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development that would require a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development including core units required. 
  • Completion of one (1) year’s supervised student teaching OR one (1) year of experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a State of California Child Development Associate Level Permit or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
  • 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. 

Please apply online at our website.  You will need to attach the required documents to complete your application for consideration.

FT/46 Wks/Benefits Pkg

Valley Center, CA 92082 2018-07-11 View
Inclusion Support Facilitator Orange County Head Start, Inc.

Under general supervision of the Inclusion Manager, the Inclusion Support Facilitator plans, evaluates, and implements appropriate educational strategies in classroom activities for children with developmental differences and behaviors that impede successful inclusion in the classroom.  Coaches, models and provides feedback to teachers on appropriate strategies in behavioral and/or classroom management. Supports parents in the process of getting children assessed through the LEA or other appropriate services and ensures appropriate supports for successful inclusion are considered and provided in the Head Start classroom.

 

Requirements:Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education, child development, psychology, special education or related field required. Bilingual Spanish/Vietnamese preferred. Minimum of 5 years experience working in an early childhood setting directly with children birth to 5 years. Training in Applied Behavior Analysis and/or experience with Autism preferred.

 

We offer a salary range of $23.00 to $24.59 per hour and excellent benefits in addition to the opportunity to serve families and children in Orange County. 

         

Submit application or fax resume and cover letter by Friday, July 20, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

Orange County Head Start, Inc.

2501 S Pullman Street, Suite 100

Santa Ana, CA 92705

For further information call (714) 241-8920.

Fax 949-596-8291

www.ochsinc.org 

EOE

Orange County, CA 92705 2018-07-09 View
Center Director Orange County Head Start, Inc.

As a Center Director, the candidate will be accountable for the organization and management of an entire center.  Key responsibilities include:  Supervise, organize, and plan staff, child and parent activities; Observe and monitor classrooms for compliance and prepare related paperwork and reports; Implement programs that will maintain compliance with federal and state regulations and Agency Policies; Train staff on developmentally appropriate practices and agency policies and procedures; Counsel staff and parents regarding difficult experiences; Act as conciliator for case conferencing to all families; Communicate with community, school districts, and other agencies; Coordinate parent meetings and parent trainings; Act as liaison between staff and parents; Maintain budget within accepted limits; track purchasing and all other spending.  Candidates for this position must be able to interface and work with other employees, parents and volunteers in a positive manner.

 

Education requirements: The minimum requirements are a BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or related field and at least a Child Development Site Supervisor permit. Bilingual Spanish is preferred.

 

Experience: A minimum of four years teaching experience in an Early Childhood, preferably a Head Start Program and two years of experience supervising teaching staff.

 

We offer salary range is $25.47 - $28.49 per hour, depending on center size, number of staff, and education, excellent benefits and the opportunity to serve the most vulnerable children and families in Orange County.   

 

Final filing date July 20, 2018  at 5:00 p.m.

Apply now to join our team! Submit an application, resume and transcripts to: 

Orange County Head Start Inc.

2501 S. Pullman Street, Suite 100

Santa Ana, CA 92705

 

For further information and additional career opportunities, please visit the careers section on our website at www.ochsinc.org or call our Human Resources Department at 714-241-8920.

Fax 949-596-8291. EOE

Orange County, CA 92705 2018-07-09 View
Child and Family Services Coordinator Lake Family Resource Center

The Child and Family Services Coordinator oversees all services that provided to families in the Early head Start Program.  Tracks and monitors the Parent Involvement area of Community and Family Partnerships in the Performance Standards. Coordinator responsibilities include supervision and management of service area home visitors, overall supervision and guidance of program operations ensuring full compliance with all Head Start Performance Standards, State and local licensing regulation.  Responsible for the supervision of Home Base Home Visitors and Home Base Program options.  Provide pre and post-natal services to pregnant women. 

Must have B.A. degree in early childhood education or a B.A. degree in social services or related field with coursework in early childhood education.  Two years of previous supervisory/management experience preferred. Knowledge of Early head Start program operations preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.  Strong interpersonal skills and leadership ability.  Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts and to understand and manage a budge, collect data and comply with Early Head Start Performance Standards and State licensing regulations.  Speak effectively and ability to motivate and manage team members. Must have or ability to complete First Aid and Infant/Toddler CPR certificate.  Reliable automobile, valid CA drivers license and insurance and clean driving record.  Employment contingent upon clear fingerprinting and criminal history check. 

Compensation/Benefits

$15.00-$16.00/hr DOE

Benefits for full time employee include:  Medical/Dental/Vision/Life /403b Retirement 2 weeks of paid time off plus 13 paid holidays and 12 days of sick leave accrual.

 

 

 

Kelseyville, CA 95451 2018-07-06 View
EHS Site Director Training and Research Foundation

Planning and Program Implementation

•            Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the teaching of children within the classroom environment. 

•            Coaches/mentors assigned teaching staff regarding curriculum and care planning for groups and individuals.

•            Participates in actual teaching and demonstrates and applies appropriate methods, materials, and accepted practices.

•            Provides direction and tracks adherence to individual lesson plans. 

•            Assures regular reporting of child progress and child center activities. 

•            Provides mentoring based on classroom observation. Involves parents and promotes knowledge of educational activities and student development goals. 

•            Considers student health and safety and effective learning and reinforcement techniques. 

•            Monitors parent conferences, and develops and informs parents and staff regarding IFSP goals. 

•            Maintains current knowledge of teaching techniques through child development classes, workshops, and membership in professional organizations. Prepares and maintains necessary and mandated records and related documents. 

CCL/Early Head Start

•            Completes daily head counts and ensures that ratios are met at all times.

•            Completes paperwork and reports any symptoms of child abuse to the Child Development Specialist and Child Abuse Hotline, supports teachers to make necessary reports.

•            Completes and maintains Licensing forms as needed.

•            Ensures site compliance with all CCL requirements and Head Start Performance Standards

•            Ensures monitoring of classroom quality and site safety at all times

Supervision

•            Schedules supervision meetings with teachers on a monthly basis or as needed.

•            Develops/monitors Professional Development Goals for all teaching staff.

•            Participates in the orientation of teaching staff.

•            Conducts annual evaluation of teaching staff/floaters.

•            Responsible for reviewing/approving timesheets, work orders, purchase orders, and other supporting documentation.

•            Completes and follows up with all site visits for Community Care Licensing

•            Completes and ensures all required reports are maintained and submitted to appropriate parties.

•            Developments and monitors goals for the site and individual classrooms.

•            Completes reports and communicates problems directly to supervisor as needed.

•            Supervises and monitors child files and assists staff in the compliance of file requirements.

•            May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Child Development, including more than 12 semester units or equivalent quarter units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field. 
  • Minimum of six semester units of infant/toddler courses
  • California Site Supervisor Permit. 
  • Experience working with at risk populations and/or experience working with children or families served by Head Start.
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-07-06 View
Family Subsidy Specialist II Children's Council of San Francisco

Family Subsidy Specialist II 

$40,428 annual salary

 

Benefits: Children's Council is a family-friendly workplace offering full-time eligible employees 22 days paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, 401k with employer match, and health/dental/vision benefits upon successful completion of 30-day introductory period. 

About this Position
The Family Subsidy Specialist II (FSS II) supports low income families in San Francisco by evaluating and maintaining their eligibility to receive financial assistance to pay for child care. The FSS II is a trusted resource for families navigating intricate program requirements and seeking information or referrals to other supportive services and community resources. Our Subsidy Specialists are known for their strong case management skills including acute attention to detail and quality and a strong sense of accountability to the families we serve. The ideal candidate for this position is a natural helper, an amazing communicator, and a warm, empathetic spirit. You will need strong multitasking abilities and good judgment to assess and meet customer needs in a complex and changing regulatory environment.

Key Responsibilities
• Maintain ongoing and accurate up-to-date client records for the caseload of families receiving subsidized child care services. 
• Accommodate individual assignments of families who are new to the program, or regular batch assignments of existing families from other Family Subsidy Specialists. 
• Conduct initial and ongoing in-person eligibility meetings with families in accordance with Department policies and procedures, Federal, State, and Local law and regulations, or other funder/auditor requirements. 
• Provide timely, ongoing communication with parents and child care providers via telephone, mail, email or in-person meetings to assist them in understanding the Subsidy program or other family support needs. 
• Counsel families around the importance and benefits of a quality child care and early education experience for their children. Provide tailored information around options for a quality early care experience depending on each family's unique circumstances. 
• Provide customized information on, and referrals to, other community resources and support services as appropriate.
• Attend parent appeal hearings and support actions taken affecting families' service levels. 
• As determined by Department Quality Assurance metrics, achieve and maintain a performance accuracy rate in accordance with current Department standards. 
• Adapt to continually-evolving internal policies and best practices to ensure optimal service delivery and compliance. 
• Regularly contribute to capacity building efforts within the Department by leading or participating in workgroups or presenting materials to other Department members in individual or group settings.
• Collaborate with other program staff at Children's Council by planning and participating in client services such as playgroups, workshops, or special projects and events. 
• Attend and participate in all required meetings relating to service delivery and professional development.
• Provide occasional backup shifts at Children's Council's front desk. 
• Other related duties as assigned.

Key Qualities
• People describe you as an excellent communicator and listener- you build positive relationships by putting people at ease, really hearing their concerns, and meeting them where they are. 
• You love a good challenge and are ready to learn; you are a problem-solver by nature and can anticipate or work through the unexpected changes that may affect your work.
• You can maintain your focus and attention to detail in a bustling and fun environment.
• Your coworkers are amazed by your time management, planning, and follow-through skills. You get the job done and are a joy to work with.
• You have experience with (and enjoy!) meeting and serving a diverse population of clients and coworkers.
• Learning new systems and administrative computer programs is a breeze for you. 
Required Education & Qualifications
• AA in Human Services, Child Development, Psychology, Sociology and one years' experience in a non-profit organization, or High School Diploma and two years' experience in a non-profit organization.
• Preferred proficiency with current technology applications including dedicated program software and Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and PowerPoint. 

Physical requirements:
• Mental acuity to perform the essential functions of this position in an accurate and timely fashion.
• Dexterity to use office equipment; the ability to sit and work at a desk for extended periods of time.
• Ability to speak, hear, and understand speech at normal room levels. 
• Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, climb four flights of stairs if required.


How to apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format with the Email Subject line: Family Subsidy Specialist II to careers@childrenscouncil.org


Children's Council is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity as central to our work serving the San Francisco community. We encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. Individuals seeking employment at Children's Council are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

San Francisco, CA 94114 2018-07-05 View
Family Support Navigator (Bilingual Cantonese) Children's Council of San Francisco

Family Support Navigator (Bilingual Cantonese)

$51,544 annual salary

 

 

About this Position
Child Care Resource and Referral is the entry point for many families into Children's Council's services. CCR&R IV Family Support Navigators provide proactive support to high-need families through all aspects of their child care search process, including specialized support to particularly high-need families. Navigators meet families where they are, flexibly responding to their needs in a way that build on their strengths. They build community relationships and share child care information with families, child care educators and community partners. Successful navigators have a passion for providing families concrete support in times of need and increasing parent knowledge, skills and resiliency, as well as a commitment to collaboration and coordination to meet families' needs. Navigators support all Children's Council departments by connecting families to our other programmatic offerings and providing superior customer service. This position reports to the Family Support Manager.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Family Support
* Navigators help high-need families through:
o Working one-one-one with families to provide education on choosing quality child care, child care referrals, assistance applying for subsidies, and being responsive to families through follow-up support.
o Proactive coaching, including short- and long-term goal-setting and helping families remove barriers to goals.
o Specialized supports to families with children who have special needs and/or experiencing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs1).
o Family advocacy, including proactive outreach to child care programs on behalf of families, assessing goodness of fit, and accompanying families on visits to child care programs, as needed.
o Case management support including connecting families to additional services through "warm-handoffs" at Children's Council, and in the community.
* Build and maintain professional connections with relevant community partners.
* Participate as back-up to the CCR&R rotation schedule to assist families with their child care search process; back-up support to front desk, as needed.
* Share best practices to help peers effectively support individual families.

Knowledge Management and Learning
* Track family outcomes, produce summary reports, and regularly reflect on ways to improve services.
* Share knowledge, assist, and learn from peers across the organization to deepen understanding of our services.

Education and Outreach to Families
* Provide back-up support to CCR&R Education and Outreach Specialists:
o Will educate parents and stakeholders about child care resources and referral support.
o Represent Children's Council at community outreach events.

Additional duties as assigned.

Key Qualities
* You are a high energy "people person" with a positive attitude and an easy manner.
* You consider yourself an excellent communicator- you enjoy finding new ways to deliver information and engage your audience.
* You can manage stressful situations and conflict with grace and poise.
* You have experience working with families and enjoy meeting and serving a diverse population.
* You are naturally an emphatic listener.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Fluency with English and Cantonese
* Bachelor's degree required in child development, social work, counseling, or any related field. Master's degree preferred.
* Strong knowledge of child development or child care.
* Specialized knowledge meeting the needs of at least one of the following: working with children with special needs and/or those experiencing ACEs2.
* Three years of professional work experience in early childhood education or family services.
* Experience case managing and coaching families and desire to deepen parent and families support skills, knowledge and resiliency.
* Commitment to collaboration and coordination across teams and with external stakeholders to meet the needs of families.
* Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.
* Ability to summarize data/case notes, look for trends and share analysis with others to improve programming.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
* Mental acuity to perform the essential functions of this position in an accurate and timely fashion; and the ability to support families experiencing trauma.
* Ability to sit for extended periods, work at a desk, and/or use a phone for extended amounts of time.
* Ability to speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal conversations and over the telephone.
* The ability to climb up to four flights of stairs, if needed.
* Manual dexterity to use a telephone, computer or any other office equipment.
* Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, and reach overhead.

Please submit your resume and cover letter in Word format or PDF Format.


San Francisco, CA 94114 2018-07-05 View
Family Engagement Specialist (Bilingual Spanish) Children's Council San Francisco
Family Engagement Specialist (Bilingual Spanish)
$47,342 annually
 
 
Position Summary 
FCCHEN is a partnership between the parent, family child care program, and Children’s Council of San Francisco and funded by the California Department of Education (CDE). Through FCCHEN, we provide early care and education to eligible families with children birth to 13 years. Children are cared for in licensed family child care programs that meet standards for quality set forth by the CDE. Each child’s development and emotional progress is monitored by FCCHEN staff through regular visits to the family child care programs through observations and conferences with families and the child care educator. The observation tool, Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), informs child learning plans.
 
The Specialist offers support and guidance around topics of child development, child care quality, family support and well-being, and inclusive practices to families, child care providers, and consultants. The Specialist schedules regular meetings, trainings, coordinates and hosts special events that support families. The Specialist collaborates with internal Children’s Council programs and community partners, and contributes to reporting for the FCCHEN program.  
 
Responsibilities 
Child Observations 
Conduct child observations for primarily children ages 0-13 using child development tools that inform quality in programs, such as the ASQ and DRDP.  
  • Maintain child development files, write Family Child Care Anecdotal Notes with supporting evidence and Child Progress Report (CPR), and enter results in appropriate database systems. 
  • Research supports for child’s suggested goals for home and school   
  • Work with Quality Network coaches to support child care program participants in the implementation of educational curricula for infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children  
 Family Engagement Program 

Deliver a family engagement program that reflects the needs of families we are serving. 

  • Build strong relationships with families through programming.  

  • Identify training needs and coordinate, create and deliver training for families.  
  • Facilitate parent education and engagement opportunities for parents. 
  • Create and deliver a community involvement program, which includes soliciting support from community partners for the donation of goods and services. 
 
Additional Responsibilities 
  • Collect monthly service data and complete monthly data tracking features, and other reports as needed. 
 
Key Qualities 
  • You have a natural ability with being resourceful when problem solving. 
  • Your empathy, communication skills, and knowledge of family support and resources for families immediately reassures everyone you work with. 
  • You understand the unique development phases of children 
  • Your work history and career path demonstrates a passion and commitment to principles of family-centered care. 
  • You possess a keen ability to think strategically at a high-level and then translate that policy into practice for yourself and your team. 
 
Required Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in child development, social work or related field; or 3 years of equivalent experiences preferably in a nonprofit. 
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish. 
  • Must have experience with DRDP’s 
  • Commitment to principles of family-centered care and parent-professional collaboration; approaches work with supporting each child’s individual abilities, culture, family structure and developmental needs and behaviors. 
  • Knowledge of inclusion supports for children with special needs in child care settings. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Project management experience and the ability to be self-directed 
  • Ability to use online databases, gather and synthesize data to create appropriate programming. 
  • Able to work some weekends/evenings as needed. 
 
Preferred Qualifications 
  • Master’s Degree in related field. 
  • Implementation experience with other child development tools such as ASQ, CLASS FCCERS, ITERS, ECCERS, ICP, PITC, PARS.  
  • Direct experience working with children with special needs and their families. 
  • Experience with clinical supervision, or reflective practice. 
  
Physical Requirements 
  • Must be able to remain stationary for extended periods of time. 
  • Must move about the office to access files and meet with clients.   
  • Must travel to meet with clients, observe staff members and children during assessments and attend meetings, conferences and community meetings.   
  • Requires the mental acuity to perform the essential functions outlined in the Primary and Secondary Responsibilities in an accurate and timely fashion; to make sound judgements and decisions, and to evaluate the results of decisions and judgements. 

 

How to apply: 
Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format with “FCCHEN Family Engagement Specialist” in the subject line: Please send to careers@childrenscouncil.org 

 

Children’s Council is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity as central to our work serving the San Francisco community.  We encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.  Individuals seeking employment at Children’s Council are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.  

San Francisco, CA 94114 2018-07-03 View
Family Support Navigator IV (Bilingual Spanish) Children's Council San Francisco

Family Support Navigator IV

$51,544 annual salary

 

Benefits: Children’s Council is a family-friendly workplace offering full-time eligible employees 22 days paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, 401k with employer match, and health/dental/vision benefits upon successful completion of 30-day introductory period.

 

About this Position

Child Care Resource and Referral is the entry point for many families into Children’s Council’s services. CCR&R IV Family Support Navigators provide proactive support to high-need families through all aspects of their child care search process, including specialized support to particularly high-need families. Navigators meet families where they are, flexibly responding to their needs in a way that build on their strengths. They build community relationships and share child care information with families, child care educators and community partners. Successful navigators have a passion for providing families concrete support in times of need and increasing parent knowledge, skills and resiliency, as well as a commitment to collaboration and coordination to meet families’ needs. Navigators support all Children’s Council departments by connecting families to our other programmatic offerings and providing superior customer service. This position reports to the Family Support Manager.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Family Support

  • Navigators help high-need families through:
  • Working one-one-one with families to provide education on choosing quality child care, child care referrals, assistance applying for subsidies, and being responsive to families through follow-up support.
  • Proactive coaching, including short- and long-term goal-setting and helping families remove barriers to goals.
  • Specialized supports to families with children who have special needs and/or experiencing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs[1]).
  • Family advocacy, including proactive outreach to child care programs on behalf of families, assessing goodness of fit, and accompanying families on visits to child care programs, as needed.
  • Case management support including connecting families to additional services through “warm-handoffs” at Children’s Council, and in the community.
  • Build and maintain professional connections with relevant community partners.
  • Participate as back-up to the CCR&R rotation schedule to assist families with their child care search process; back-up support to front desk, as needed.
  • Share best practices to help peers effectively support individual families.

Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Track family outcomes, produce summary reports, and regularly reflect on ways to improve services.
  • Share knowledge, assist, and learn from peers across the organization to deepen understanding of our services.

Education and Outreach to Families

  • Provide back-up support to CCR&R Education and Outreach Specialists:
    • Will educate parents and stakeholders about child care resources and referral support.
      • Represent Children’s Council at community outreach events.

Additional duties as assigned.

 

Key Qualities

  • You are a high energy “people person” with a positive attitude and an easy manner.
  • You consider yourself an excellent communicator- you enjoy finding new ways to deliver information and engage your audience.
  • You can manage stressful situations and conflict with grace and poise.
  • You have experience working with families and enjoy meeting and serving a diverse population.
  • You are naturally an emphatic listener.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluency with English and Spanish
  • Bachelor’s degree required in child development, social work, counseling, or any related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of child development or child care.
  • Specialized knowledge meeting the needs of at least one of the following: working with children with special needs and/or those experiencing ACEs[1].
  • Three years of professional work experience in early childhood education or family services.
  • Experience case managing and coaching families and desire to deepen parent and families support skills, knowledge and resiliency.
  • Commitment to collaboration and coordination across teams and with external stakeholders to meet the needs of families.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.
  • Ability to summarize data/case notes, look for trends and share analysis with others to improve programming.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Mental acuity to perform the essential functions of this position in an accurate and timely fashion; and the ability to support families experiencing trauma.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods, work at a desk, and/or use a phone for extended amounts of time.
  • Ability to speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal conversations and over the telephone.
  • The ability to climb up to four flights of stairs, if needed.
  • Manual dexterity to use a telephone, computer or any other office equipment.
  • Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, and reach overhead.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to: careers@childrenscouncil.org. Please put Family Support Navigator in the subject line.

 

 

Children’s Council is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity as central to our work serving the San Francisco community.  We encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.  Individuals seeking employment at Children’s Council are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. 

San Francisco, CA 94114 2018-07-03 View
Early Education Center Site Supervisor Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY:

In partnership with Early Education Center & EHS Director (EEC&EHS Director) and Early Education Manager, the Early Education Center Site Supervisor (Site Supervisor) is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Early Education Center (Center) as well as elements of early education program administration, supervision, and monitoring. The Site supervisor will directly supervise EHS/EHS-CCP teachers (four classrooms), ensuring alignment with Head Start, NAEYC and COA standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

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

Compliance & Records

  • Ensure compliance with licensing, Head Start Performance Standards, CDE requirements, NAEYC and COA standards, Title 5 & 22, and all other program regulations, policies and procedures, including annual payments for licensing, police commission permit, and fire department permit.
  • Participate in the planning, implementation, review, and updating of annual program goals/objectives, policies/procedures, and activities to ensure compliance with relevant performance standards, and achieve the implementation of the program’s mission and objectives
  • Ensure that Center-based documentation and reports are complete, current, and accurate including DCFS, CCL, NAEYC, annual CCL immunization reports, personnel roster, etc.
  • Under direction of EEC & EHS Director, complete renewal of (and any applications for) Center Community Child Care Licenses
  • Ensure accurate, complete, and confidential maintenance of employee and children’s records; conduct regular (at least quarterly) review of children’s files 
  • Ensure completion of monthly facility health and safety monitoring, and collaborate with operations manager as needed to address identified issues

Daily Operations

  • Monitor the day-to-day operations of the Early Education Center; ensure maintenance of a safe, secure, and well-maintained facility that is in compliance with all pertinent regulations and program/accrediting body standards, including supporting Health Services Coordinator in ensuring compliance with all CACFP requirements and relevant regulations
  • Plan for daily Center staffing; provide classroom coverage when needed
  • Along with other early education leadership have input monthly into center newsletter

Monitoring

  • Complete/ensure annual completion of Environment Rating Scales (ITERS/ECERS/ FCCERS)
  • Monitor/support assigned program teams with meeting deadlines outlined in program roadmaps (DRDPs, Home Visits, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Individualized Development Plans, ASQs, etc.)
  • Working closely with ECC & EHS Director, track and monitor progress on meeting EHS, EHS-CCP, and CDE continuing application guidelines: dual-language framework, CSEFEL strategies, literacy development, STEM, school readiness goals, and other education-related benchmarks
  • Complete/ensure completion of Environment Rating Scale (ITERS/ECERS/FCCERS) yearly, as needed
  • Provide support, feedback, and guidance to assigned educators on the implementation of: Parent-Teacher Conferences, home visits, DRDP-2015 assessments, Environment Rating Scales, Individualized Development Plans, school readiness goals, and all other education related programmatic goals/plans
  • Ensure compliance of center-based EHS/EHS-CCP programs with Head Start performance standards; responsible for communicating feedback from educational observations to assigned teaching teams and EEC & EHS Director and ensuring proper training and follow up
  • Support teaching practices SMART goals for assigned staff through regular supervision

Program Meetings

  • Work with the Early Education Manager conduct weekly staff meetings
  • Work with Early Education Manager to support Teachers Leading Teachers group
  • Participate in management meetings as needed and one-on-one semi-monthly supervision meetings with EEC & EHS Director
  • Generate program data for Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) efforts and participate in PQI rotations for EHS, EHS-CCP and CDE presentations as needed

Parents, Caregivers and Community

  • Together with Early Education Manager, coordinate implementation of annual parent survey across all early education programs
  • Participate in community needs assessment(s), self-assessment, school readiness committee, and health and safety committee, staff, and program consultants
  • Working closely with WCC’s family engagement team and Community Engagement Manager, plan and oversee the implementation of activities to engage and involve parents/caregivers
  • Serve as a representative of WCC in the community/attend meetings as appropriate

Human Resources

  • Participate in the hiring and training of early education teachers, home educators, family support specialists, child development specialists, and other roles as needed
  • Lead coordination with Human Resources to review and update staff records to ensure requirements are met
  • Complete and conduct performance evaluations and professional development plans for assigned staff

Other

  • Attend meetings and trainings as requested to keep abreast of trends in the various service areas
  • Perform other relevant responsibilities as required by the agency and as assigned
  • Model the Standard of Conduct Policy when interacting with parents, community members and Colleagues
  • 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
  • Evening and weekend work as required
  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of one to two (1-2) years leadership and administrative experience preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree required (Master's Degree preferred) in Early Childhood Development, or related field
  • 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
  • Ability to plan, organize and oversee high quality early childhood care and education programs
  • Working knowledge of Community Care Licensing regulations
  • 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
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of budgets and expense reports
  • Experience in 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.
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required

FOR CONSIDERATION:

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

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

Westside Children’s Center has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. Visit www.COAnet.org to learn more about COA Accreditation.

Culver City, CA 90230 2018-06-29 View
Education Manager Training and Research Foundation

The Education Manager is responsible for developing and implementing policies, procedures and systemic processes related to the effective management of Early Head Start and Head Start; Coordinating the day to day operational activities of all management and administrative employees working within the TRF Education Department. Ensures compliance with program standards, contracts and regulations; analyzes data to make operational changes and ensure high-quality delivery of services. Completes reports related to provision of educational services within the Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides day-to-day coordination of education services to ensure the best outcome for children.
  • Plan, develop, and implement the agency’s education program, ensuring a comprehensive and integrated approach that meets the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Ensure on-going monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis of education services and child outcomes.
  • Conduct CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) observations and use the results for professional development and program planning.
  • Assists in evaluating services against contracts and ensures the program’s services and operations comply with contracts.
  • Provides input on the development of program budget; reviews and approves payment of expenses for the program, ensuring compliance with approved budgets.
  • Assists in the development and submission of funding requests by providing information that supports requests.
  • Maintain record keeping and reporting systems, including service area plan, schedules, timelines policies and procedures for education services in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Gathers and analyzes program information and prepares routine and special reports for management decision-making.
  • Assists Deputy Director and others in evaluating the quality of services regularly and systematically to ensure all documentation is in compliance with requirements; determines and recommends changes to improve quality of services.
  • Participates in identifying the training needs of program and administrative staff and ensures training and/or other programs are implemented to ensure these needs are met; provides on the job training and support to staff, parents, and the community on a variety of pertinent topics in the area of early childhood education and developmental appropriate practices
  • Performs routine supervisory duties; interviews applicants for employment; assigns and reviews progress of assignments; manages performance and recommends salary increases; and develops higher levels of expertise in staff members by encouraging further education, participation in seminars and providing learning opportunities within the program.
  • Oversees routine maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Collaborates with other agency departments and operations as appropriate.
  • Represents the program at Agency and community meetings; promotes TRF’s goals and philosophies to staff; participates in management committees; and actively cooperates with others in support of TRF goals.
  • Develops, maintains and uses a working knowledge of the ethnic and cultural differences, practices and values of families in order to better understand their needs and provide appropriate services.
  • Maintains knowledge of program standards, management practices and policies as developed by TRF, licensing and other governing bodies; develops personal and professional knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the art practices; participating in in-service programs.
  • Incorporates Agency philosophy and mission in all aspects of job performance.
  • Maintains professional relationship with staff/families/caregivers at all times.
  • Exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to process constructive feedback, create corrective action plans to address areas of concern and mentor subordinate managerial and supervisory staff.
  • Ability to apply best-practice human resource practices to ensure fair and consistent delivery of compliance with agency and oversight regulatory body standards.
  • Ensure coordination of communication with staff, parents, program consultants and the community to enhance services to children and families and ensure an integrated approach.

Professional and Ethical Standards

  • Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and Agency policy and legal requirements.
  • Be honest, reliable and dependable.
  • Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children.
  • Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities.
  • Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic.
  • Act conscientiously in performing routine duties

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations in fields relevant to position.
  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher, DRDP Tech and ChildPlus.
  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or related field
  • Advanced Knowledge of Head Start, Creative Curriculum, DRDP, DRDP Tech and HS Performance Standards
  • Advanced Knowledge of Title 22 Licensing Regulations and Title V Education Regulations
  • Advanced Knowledge of CLASS, ECERS, ASQ and ASQ-SE
  • Routine accounting skills to manage program budgets
  • Knowledge of Labor Laws and Human Resource Practices
  • Knowledge of community programs including ability to develop and implement related policies and procedures
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced changing environment, while managing competing high-priorities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (both written and oral) with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies and families in both individual and group settings.
  • Ability to work effectively as a positive team member within a multicultural work group.
  • Ability to make sound business decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to utilize deductive reasoning on a multitude of both human resource, safety and compliance issues.
  • The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others.

Education/Certifications: A minimum of a Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Child Development, Education/Education Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or a related field. Qualifying experience of degrees other than Early Childhood Education must include a minimum of 36 units in Child Development/ECE. A current California Child Development Program Director’s Permit or Administrative Credential is required. CLASS Reliable preferred.

Requirements:

  • Must have three to five years (3-5) plus years of progressive senior management experience as well as direct experience working with Head Start and Early Head Start, preferably in a large community program.
  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance.
  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).

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

Training and Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

 

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, LTD.
  • 4 weeks Vacation Accrual
  • 12 Days Sick Leave Accrual
  • 14 Holidays
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-06-28 View
EHS Infant and Toddler Teacher Training and Research Foundation

The EHS Infant and Toddler Teacher is responsible for providing children ages 0 to 3 years old with a learning environment and experiences which will help them develop socially, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Plan and implement infant/toddler program curriculum 

• Prepare and implement individual daily plan for each child on daily child observations.

• Supervise and interact with children in a positive manner.

• Develop and maintain a learning environment which reflects the interests and needs of the children enrolled in the program.

• Provide a variety of experiences for infants and toddlers with an emphasis on active learning.

• Provide a well-supervised, safe and nurturing environment.

• Read and implement all agency/division and program policies and procedures.

• Participate in monthly site staff meetings.

• Plan or participate in planning and implementing parent meeting, conferences, home visits, and activities.

• Actively participate in in-service training.

• Use sensitivity and good judgment when interacting with children, parents, volunteers and staff.

• Accomplish other duties as assigned to create and maintain a quality infant/toddler program.

• Encourage language development and respect for langue diversity in the classroom and community.

• Work effectively with other team members.

• Provide a clean and sanitary facility (inside and out) on a daily basis.

• Recruit, train and supervise parents and other volunteers.

• Promote full enrollment, and participate in recruitment of children as directed.

• Accurately complete all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.

• Assist in the transitioning of children into Head Start and other child care programs.

• Assist Site Director as needed.

• Other duties as assigned.

Professional and Ethical Standards

• Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements. 

• Be honest, reliable and dependable. 

• Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children. 

• Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities. 

• Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic. 

• Act conscientiously in performing routine duties 

 

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations in fields relevant to position. 

• Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families both individually and in group settings. 

• Ability to work as a positive team member. 

• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations 

• Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher and ChildPlus. 

 

 

Requirements:

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

• Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificate

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

• Must possess a CA driver’s license, and evidence of automobile insurance. (If applicable.)

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifts 50 pounds from floor to waist. The employee must be able to push/pull up to 75 pounds horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Training and Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-06-28 View
Area Manager MAAC

Under general direction, is responsible for the direct supervision of Center Directors in assigned areas for MAAC’s Child Development Program (CDP). Manages, oversees, organizes, supervises and monitors Head Start and Early Head Start (EHS) and State Blended program options, monitors and ensures center compliance with Title 22 state licensing requirements, Quality Preschool Initiative (QPI) requirements, state and federal performance standards, Head Start/EHS service area plans and policies and procedures.  The incumbent will also ensure compliance with human resources policies and procedures and labor contract provisions, and performs related duties as assigned.

 DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Area Manager is responsible for managing and participating in the work of staff engaged in providing Head Start, Early Head Start, State Preschool, QPI and other educational child development services that enhance the MAAC CDP/Head Start’s mission and program functions, procedures and processes.  The incumbent coordinates with program and MAAC supervisory and management staff; provides daily operational guidance and oversight to center directors and works with staff to ensure appropriate support for all CDP programs and functions as well as effective, efficient and safe working environments.  The Area Manager is distinguished from other CDP Program Managers in that the latter class manages, supervises and integrates activities and programs of an assigned service area in education, social services, health services, disabilities/special needs, mental health and parent involvement.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited college or university in Child Development, Human Resources Management, or a closely related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible and successful management and/or supervisory experience in a child development leadership position
  • A Child Development Permit at the Program Director level
  • Experience with State and Head Start programs management/development preferred 
  • Bilingual abilities (English/Spanish) desirable

AND

  • 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 CDP). 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 obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed.  The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines. 

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online.

San Marcos, CA 92069 2018-06-28 View
Head Start Teacher I (Associate's Degree) Training and Research Foundation

The Teacher I is responsible for providing children ages 3 to 5 years old with a learning environment and experiences which will help them develop socially, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.

Requirements

  • Supports the implementation of the agency’s school readiness goals and CLASS.
  • Ensures proper care and supervision of children at all times, the practice of head counts, classroom arrangement, general safety rules, monitoring equipment and working knowledge of classroom management.
  • Work with an assigned group of children; assess the individual needs, strengths, and interests regularly.
  • Plan and provide activities and experiences designed for all areas of a child’s development: physical, emotional, social, and cognitive; prepare and provide materials that are concrete, real and relevant to the children and their interests; prepare the environment for children to learn through active exploration and interaction with adults, other children, and materials.
  • Extend children’s learning by asking open-ended questions and making suggestions that stimulate children’s thinking. Respond quickly and directly to children’s needs, desires and verbal and non-verbal messages adapting the response to the children’s differing styles and abilities.
  • Conduct on-going assessment of each child’s growth and development and update each child’s goals and objectives regularly.
  • Utilize developmental screening and observation to identify students who may need additional services; incorporate IEP goals and objectives into the classroom program. Cooperate with speech therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, and other ancillary support persons.
  • Assist parents to organize and implement parent activities; encourage, facilitate, and support parental involvement in all aspects of the Head Start Program.
  • Assist at meal and snack time by preparing and setting up tables, 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.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records, including child observation, individualization, lesson plans, attendance, lunch count, parent participation, in-kind contributions, and others as directed, using proper spelling and accurate calculations.
  • Attend parent conferences, home visits, center meetings, case reviews, IEP meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings, in-service and pre-service meetings, and other meetings as directed.
  • Carry out authorized emergency and safety procedures and administer first aid.
  • Comply with Title 22; Head Start Performance Standards; Training and Research Foundation policies and procedures, and other applicable state and federal regulations.

EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate’s Degree in Education or Child Development.
  • CTC Child Development Teacher, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor Permit.
  • Experience working with children and families served by Head Start.
  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, pertussis, measles and influenza vaccinations.
  • Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificate
  • Must complete & pass a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).
  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, and evidence of automobile insurance. (If applicable.)
Training and Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2018-06-28 View
Education /Disabilities Manager Child Start Inc.

Child Start, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:  Education/Disabilities Manager                            Status: Exempt

           

Program/Department: Head Start/Early Head Start            Revised:  April 2018

                                                                                                PC Approved:

 

Supervisor: Child Development Director                              Supervises: Education Coordinator, Resource Specialist, Disabilities/Mental Health Coordinator, ECE Coaches

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Manages the Education, Disabilities and Mental Health service delivery areas of the Early Head Start and Head Start program.  Responsible for the design and implementation of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health services to support children and families in conjunction with community-based services.  Integrates the philosophy and goals and objectives of the agency into program operations. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITITES:

 

  1. Ensures compliance with all requirements and mandates in the areas      of Education, Disabilities and Mental Health through review and monitoring      of program reports, record keeping and tracking. 

 

  1. Oversees education services by completion of assessments, screening      and individualized education plans by developing/modifying/using a      monitoring system. 

 

  1. Designs and ensures implementation of research based, developmentally      appropriate curricula for Early Head Start and Head Start programs.  Contributes to the identification of      educational and support needs of each enrolled child by overseeing and      directing program components.       Ensures individualized lesson plans are based on integration of all      areas of specialization.

 

  1. Responsible for establishing, analyzing and evaluating program-wide      school readiness goals.  Including      ensuring reporting to management, board, policy council and staff 3 times      per year. Establishes and provides appropriate curriculum and classroom      supports to focus on school readiness outcomes.

 

  1. Secures community services by cultivating partnerships with      agencies and advocating on behalf of agency and families.  Prepares and negotiates memoranda of      understanding and contracts with community agencies, community members and      consultants.  Represents Agency on      community boards and organizations.       Makes presentations at community group sessions, professional      conferences and other meetings.

 

  1. Develops and oversees the creation of, implementation of, coordination      of, and monitoring of the Disabilities and Mental Health service areas to      ensure compliance with regulations and mandates.  Creates and maintains tracking system      for children with disabilities. 

 

  1. Receives service referrals and coordinates resources in response to      child and family needs.  Develops      systems to direct and support families to access supplementary services by      making referrals to appropriate government agencies and community based      organizations.

 

  1. Responsible for collecting and reviewing quality improvement data;      including but not limited to CLASS scores, Environmental Rating Scales, mentor/coach      documentation,  or quality visit      data.  Works with managers to ensure      implementation of improvement plans based on the data. 

 

  1. Coordinates with the Regional Program Managers and Center Directors      to provide ongoing training, coaching and mentoring for teaching      staff.  Schedules and directs Coaches,      Resource Specialist and Coordinators to provide training and technical      assistance to staff as applicable.

 

  1. Participates in annual planning with staff and parents, including      facilitation of the parent education committee.  Establishes long –term and short- term      goals for program area with specific objectives and timelines.

 

  1. Responsible for resource development including grant writing,      budget development, monitoring of expenses and project outcomes; ensures      timely reporting to funding sources.

 

  1. Assesses staff training needs and collaborates with other managers      to develop the annual training plan.       Provides staff training and technical assistance.  Negotiates departmental training      contracts.  Provides staff training      and technical assistance.

 

  1. Facilitates monitoring and inventory of classroom equipment,      supplies, and materials.  

 

  1. Contributes to program improvement through evaluation of current      procedures and practices, participation in ongoing training and other      professional development activities and staying current with best      practices. 

 

  1. Works with ERSEA staff to help ensure adequate recruitment and      enrollment of children with disabilities

 

  1. Participates in the interview process for teaching staff and other      program positions as needed.

 

  1. Supervises and coordinates the use of consultants to provide      services to children, families and staff.      

 

  1. Facilitates and protects operations by keeping confidential,      private, and sensitive information within the parameters of policy and      need-to-know requirements.

 

  1. Helps ensures safe and healthy workplace by following health and      safety procedures and directives. 

 

  1. Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT USED:                                                 

  1. Telephone, fax, copier, personal computer with related software, including Child Plus, Word, Excel.
  2. Vehicle

 

JOB CONDITIONS / COMPLEXITY:

Regular office and Early Childhood Education environments.  Occasional stooping or bending may be required. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  1. B.A. or M.A. in  Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field (with minimum of 24 ECE units)

 

Training and Experience:

  1. Experience implementing a research-based curriculum, child screenings and child assessments
  2. Three or more years of experience working with children and families in a ECE setting, preferably in Head Start/Early Head Start
  3. Two years direct experience in program planning, analysis and evaluation
  4. Two years of supervisory experience
  5. Experience working with community programs, including but not limited to Early Start, special education services, mental health organizations
  6. Obtain and maintain CLASS reliability

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Strong supervisory, negotiation, communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills

 

Other:

  1. Ability to pass medical exam and TB test, and supply required Immunizations
  2. Valid California drivers license; vehicle liability insurance. 

 

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

                                                                                             

 

 

Napa, CA 94558 2018-06-27 View
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