Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Teacher Child Care Resource Center

 

Teacher

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

 

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

 

General Summary: Under the direction of the Center Director, the Teacher will promote activities designed to stimulate learning in all developmental domains. Encourage Family Engagement in all aspects of the program. Develop individual goals for children; provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition activities into Kindergarten.  Provide guidance to teacher assistant in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of CCRC Head Start 0-5.

 

 

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

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2017-10-12 View
Center Director Child Care Resource Center

Center Director

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2017-10-12 View
Program Operations Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                         Program Operations Specialist

Location:                         San Mateo

Filing Deadline:                Open until filled

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

 

  1. Front Desk/Reception: Answers telephones, directs calls, greets & assists all visitors in a professional manner, and maintains all front office logs.  Responsible for all front desk administration duties.
  2. Provides basic Head Start/Early Head Start/IHSD information on the phone or in person.  Provides verbal interpretation for monolingual parents and visitors as required.  Assists with the written translation of notices, announcements, agendas and letter for parents and staff as needed.
  3. Responsible for maintenance and updates of office phone lines, extension directory and business contract for AT&T land lines and/or General Telcom Contract.
  4. Assists with general office functions as directed by the Executive Director and Facilities Coordinator, to help meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  5. Responsible for opening and closing the main office and general office management; responsible for designing and implementing office procedures and policies.
  6. Provides support to the Executive Director with the monthly Board and Policy Council packets & coordinates various logistics for these meetings.  Sets up & assists in coordinating venues for staff trainings and agency events and enters staff training information into Child Plus.
  7. Provides computer application support to all Service Area Managers and site staff including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation development.  Trouble shoots minor tech problems; creates, sends and files tech requests in a timely manner.
  8. Provide support to the Human Resources Manager with setting up new applicant on agency staff recruitment, schedules Policy Council member and Manager to review/approval of resumes, schedule interviews, prepares interview panel packets, and prepares agency ID’s for all Family Services personnel.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. This position will require fluency in Spanish.
  2. High School diploma required. AA degree preferred or equivalent
  3. 1-2 years of data entry experience
  4. 1-2 years of general office experience in customer service, front desk operations and project coordination
  5. Training or demonstrated knowledge with Databases, MS Office, Child Plus
  6. Strong administrative, organizational and time management skills
  7. One year experience utilizing Child Plus or Access or other database system
  8. Navigational skills related to utilizing the World Wide Web required

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

 

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  Those applicants evidencing the best qualifications will be invited for a panel interview. 

 

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

 

Physical Examination, TB Test, immunizations & CPR required upon employment offer

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

 

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 2017-10-12 View
Assistant Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Hourly 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:

Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.         Assist with planning and implementing curriculum activities.

2.         Assist with planning and setting up indoor and outdoor environment.

3.         Supervise and team-teach a group of 15-17 children.

4.         Assist with classroom record keeping.

5.         Assist teachers in conducting home visits for each child enrolled in the Head Start program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.         High School graduate or equivalent. AA Degree preferred.

2.         Previous work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group

            Child care program for at least 1 year.  

3.         Proof of completion of core ECE courses (ECE201 Child Development, ECE210 Early Childhood Education Principles, ECE211 Early Childhood Education Curriculum,  ECE212 Child, Family and Community).

4.         Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practices and techniques.

5.         Valid California Associate Teacher permit or qualified for an Associate Teacher’s permit

6.         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      

San Mateo & East Palo Alto, CA 94402 2017-10-12 View
Home Based Specialist Institute for Human & Social Development

 

Position:                                Home Based Specialist  

Location:                                South San Francisco, CA

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

South San Francisco, CA 94080 2017-10-12 View
Teacher Aide Sierra Cascade Family Opp

TEACHER AIDE for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, State Preschool Center in Greenville.  22 hrs/wk, 43 wks/yr. $10.79-13.38/hr, based upon qualifications.  Begins ASAP. Assists in operation of preschool classroom. Must be 18 and possess a high school diploma or GED and have a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units including; child growth and development; child, family and community; and program curriculum, and six months work experience in a licensed child care center. Applicant must be willing to continue education and demonstrate basic computer skills. Bilingual skills are desired but not required. Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made. Resume, transcripts and application must be received by 10/20/2017. Visit www.headstart4u.org or contact 283-1242 for application. Send to Gina Wood, 424 N. Mill Creek Rd. Quincy, CA 95971. EOE

Greenville, CA 95947 2017-10-10 View
Family Educator Sierra Cascade Family Opp

FAMILY EDUCATOR position available for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities Early Head Start program in Susanville and surrounding area.  Responsible for modeling educational activities in the homes of 12 enrolled participants, ranging from prenatal moms to children age 3.  Also provide support and referrals to meet social services and health needs of each enrolled family. Must have, at a minimum, high school diploma or GED with 2 years experience in an agency providing services to families.  Position is to begin ASAP. $15.36-16.30 based on qualifications, 40 hrs/wk, 52wks/yr.  Benefits included.  Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made. Cover letter, resume, transcripts and application must be received by 10/20/2017 contact 283-1242 for application, or visit www.headstart4u.org.  Send to Pam Post, PO Box 279, Janesville, CA  96114.  EOE

Susanville, CA 96130 2017-10-10 View
Area Manager YMCA of the East Bay Early Childhood Impact

Responsibilities for this position:

Staff Supervision and Development

  1. Assists in the hiring process for regional and substitute staff, informs the HR department of staffing needs and changes.
  2. Monitors and evaluates the performance, attendance, certifications, required documentation and timecards of all regional staff.
  3. Communicates areas of performance improvement to staff and promotes training that reflects the individual needs of staff members and/or the team as a whole.
  4. Conducts probationary and annual performance evaluations based on quantifiable and objective criteria, utilizing agency forms and checklists designed for evaluations.
  5. Ensures teaching staff progress towards educational requirements as mandated by federal/state requirements.
  6. Arranges and facilitates regular meetings with staff and provides for mandated trainings and updates to policies and procedures.

 

Regional and Program Coordination

  1. Ensures and monitors program compliance with federal/state requirements.
  2. Understands, interprets and implements federal, state and agency rules and regulations.
  3. Ensures accurate reports and documentation that complies with applicable laws, policies and procedures.
  4. Attends regional case management, consultation, and staff meetings, as necessary.
  5. Monitors and manages area budgets.
  6. Establishes and monitors regional systems and services that ensure program quality and compliance with federal and state requirements.
  7. Submits monthly reports on program activities and status to the Program Operations Manager.
  8. Arranges for services in all functional areas, utilizing internal and external resources as deemed appropriate, as well as facility maintenance.
  9. Monitors and manages the maintenance and safety of facilities and availability of supplies.

 

Community Networking

  1. Coordinates with local agencies, community service organizations and educational providers and partners, as needed.
  2. Designs and delivers training and formal presentations. Provides information on the Head Start program to the community, as needed.
  3. Participates in and assists with program and community events.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services or a closely related; Bachelor’s degree will be considered with sufficient experience.
  2. Five years progressively responsible professional experience which demonstrates significant supervisory and administrative responsibilities.
  3. Strong knowledge of theories and practices of Early Childhood Education/Development. 
  4. Experience in design and delivery of professional training.
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  6. Valid California Driver's License/proof of auto insurance/annual DMV check required.
  7. Criminal record clearance and health requirements that include physical exam, TB and immunizations.
  8. Must be registered with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry.
  9. Must attend trainings that are required by funders (some evenings or Saturdays).
  10. Desired certifications: Program for Infant and Toddler Caregivers (PITC), ECERS/ITERS, CLASS - Pre School, Infant and Toddler.

 

 

Compensation based on education and experience.

Please specify in application which area(s) you are applying for:

Area 1 – Alameda County, including cities of Hayward, Oakland, Alameda, Emeryville

Area 2 – Alameda/Contra Costa Counties, including cities of Emeryville, Berkeley, Richmond

Area 3 – Contra Costa County, including cities of Richmond, El Cerrito, San Pablo, Pinole, El Sobrante, Rodeo

Area 4 – Yolo and Sacramento Counties, including cities of Woodland, Courtland, Winters


Please submit your cover letter, application, resume, and references to:

 

Venise Boykin-Administrative Coordinator

2009 10th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 809-2262

vboykin@ymca-cba.org

 

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

East Bay, CA 94710 2017-10-10 View
Site Supervisor Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Site Supervisor

Mission Neighborhood Centers

San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

 

We would like to meet you if you are looking for an opportunity to be part of an organization whose mission it is to provide quality childcare and restorative services for troubled youth, enrich in-school and after-school programs, develop workforces for a changing economy, and provide our elders with activities and support that help them avoid isolation and depression and you can answer "yes" to all of the following questions:

  • Do you want to improve the quality of people’s lives?
  • Are you seeking meaning and purpose in your career?
  • Do you wish you could work with an organization actually making a difference in peoples’ lives?
  • Are you self-motivated and results driven, yet lighthearted and fun?
  • Do you exceed people's expectations of you on a regular basis?
  • Is being busy preferable to being bored?

 

Our ideal candidate will be highly detail-oriented, organized with excellent time management and leadership skills and a sincere desire to provide quality customer service.

 

Primary Duties

Interacting with Children

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

Assessing Children

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

Curriculum Preparation

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

Communication with Parents

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

Supervision

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

Administration

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

Classroom Maintenance

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

Qualifications

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

 

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

 

Requirements: 

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

 

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

 

Benefits

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

 

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Site Supervisor 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 2017-10-06 View
Early Education Center 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. The Early Education Center Director directly supervises the teachers, floater teachers, and substitute teachers of WCC’s center-based program.

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.

  • Monitors the day-to-day operations of all child development programs
  • Observes/monitors classrooms and staff frequently to ensure compliance with licensing and federal requirements
  • Ensures accurate, complete, and confidential maintenance of employee and children’s records.
  • Together with the Curriculum and Child Development Manager conducts weekly staffing meetings
  • Participates in weekly and monthly management meetings
  • Ensures that all center-based documentation and reports are complete, up-to-date and accurate including DCFS, licensing, and NAEYC
  • Completes monthly classroom observation checklist and other monitoring tools, as assigned; complies data from these monitoring tools to share with management staff and program director to identify trends and areas for improvement
  • Completes monthly facility safety monitoring; shares with operations manager
  • Completes daily monitoring of staff-child ratio count per each classroom
  • Conducts quarterly review of children’s files (CDE, EHS, and EHS-CCP)
  • Coordinates and supports the facilitation of monthly education supervision with Curriculum & Child Development Manager; supports the Quality Improvement Plan and follow up action plans, as needed
  • With the Curriculum and Child Development Manager, submit CDE annual reports, including Program Self Evaluation, continuing funding application
  • Complete and submit annual immunization reports and personnel roster to licensing
  • Collaborates with Curriculum and Child Development Manager to complete and conduct staff performance evaluations and professional development plans
  • Attends meetings and trainings, as requested, to keep abreast of trends in the various service areas.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies and activities to achieve the implementation of the program’s mission, objectives and performance standards
  • Ensures compliance with licensing, NAEYC accreditation, Title 5 & 22, CDE and EHS requirements and all other program regulations, policies and procedures including annual payments for licensing, police commission permit, and fire department permit.
  • Completes the application for and renewal of Community Child Care Licenses for the Center; ensures compliance with all other pertinent legislation, regulations, and laws
  • Supports the Health Service Coordinator in maintaining all CACFP mandated regulations and requirements and complies all applicable federal, state, and county regulations
  • Participates in the community needs assessment, self-assessment, school readiness committee, and health advisory committee- with the Policy Council, staff and program consultants
  • Participate in the hiring selection and training of assigned staff
  • Plans for daily staffing at the center; arranges substitute staff when needed
  • Participates in the planning, writing and development of funding applications
  • Participates in the planning and development/updating of annual program goals, policies, procedures and objectives
  • 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
  • Oversees maintenance of a safe, secure, and well-maintained facility according to state and federal program requirements
  • Meets bi-monthly with the Early Education Center & Early Head Start Director to ensure that services are being delivered in an effective and efficient manner; completes a monthly report for director
  • Coordinates and facilitates staff trainings for professional development
  • Serves as a representative of the program to the community and attends meetings as appropriate
  • Supports the facilitation of engaging group and individual volunteer opportunities that support WCC’s mission and to 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
  • Monitor completion of DRDPs, Home Visits, and Parent-Conferences, Individualized Development Plans, ASQ screenings of the center-based program; follow yearly roadmap to ensure teaching staff meet deadlines of these
  • Complete Environment Rating Scale (ITERS/ECERS) yearly, as assigned
  • Evening and weekend work as required
  • Participate in PQI rotations for EHS  and CDE program (center-based)
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of three (3) years leadership and administrative experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s Degree preferred) in Early Childhood Development
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hold a current Child Development Site Supervisor Permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (maintain permit throughout employment)
  • Working knowledge of Community Care Licensing regulations
  • Ability to plan, organize and oversee high quality early childhood care and education programs
  • 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
  • Successful fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Central Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and PPD Risk Assessment
  • Valid Driver License and access to a privately owned vehicle with liability insurance for use in completing work responsibilities as needed
  • All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and families who are served by our agency.     

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.

FOR CONSIDERATION:

Send cover letter and resume to hr@westsidechildrens.org

 

 

 

Culver City, CA 90230 2017-10-04 View
Enrollment & Compliance Manager CAPE Headstart

 Enrollment and Compliance Manager

(Head Start, Early Head Start, and State Preschool Programs) 

Time:  40 hours/week, 12 months/year (Exempt)

Benefits:  Health Insurance (health, dental, vision), Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave

Responsible to: Executive Director

 

Position Description / Job Summary: The Enrollment and Compliance (EC) Manager will be responsible for over-sight of the ERESA (Enrollment, Recruitment, Selection, Eligibility and Attendance) Department, ensuring that the agency complies with all regulations per Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards, and CA. State Preschool and General Childcare regulations.  The EC Manager will analyze, plan and strengthen CAPE enrollment systems.  Also, plan and provide training related to enrollment systems, policies and procedures for ERSEA staff, partners and agency. 

The EC Manager will also plan, organize and direct CAPE’s on-going monitoring system, including insuring routine monitoring of all program services and operations of CAPE and partner programs.  The EC Manager will also oversee related program data collection, and data management systems, prepare comprehensive reports and implement procedures for continuous monitoring of CAPE and partner programs, and perform related duties as assigned. 

 

 Essential Job Duties / Responsibilities: 

 

ERSEA Systems Management:

  • Analyze community assessment      information and facilitate planning efforts to determine design options,      recruitment efforts and enrollment guidelines for Head Start (HS), Early      Head Start (EHS), and State Preschool programs.
  • Provide input and solutions to      develop and or revise the agency’s ERSEA systems, policies and      procedures. 
  • Evaluate, design and monitor      related systems and selection criteria.       Confirm full day eligibility for new and participating families.
  • Attend outreach events to recruit      and engage families and children within the community.
  • Oversee processing applications      for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Prepare and distribute timely      reports and tracking regarding ERSEA updates.
  • Maintain systems, database,      files, etc. ensuring security of data.
  • Supervise ERSEA Specialists that      work closely with families; and provide guidance and direction.
  • Ensure the ERSEA Department maintains records and      data in a confidential manner.
  • Monitor to ensure compliance related to funded      enrollment, slot tracking, and attendance.       Submit monthly reports on HS Enterprise System.

 

Compliance and Monitoring:

  • Develop comprehensive monitoring systems and conduct      on-going monitoring for Early Head Start/Head Start and State Preschool      and General Child Care programs to ensure compliance with local, state and      federal mandates
  • Conduct on-going assessments of quality of service      provision and progress towards meeting programmatic goals and report      monitoring results.
  • Ensure comprehensive monitoring of childcare partner      sites, as well as CAPE programs and sites.
  • Participate in a leadership role in the agency      annual Self-Assessment.
  • Submit monthly child care program reports to the      Executive Director
  • Provide annual Program Information Report (PIR) for      CAPE Delegate Program and Grantee Program.
  • Prepare Monthly Management Report.
  • Research, analyze and interpret State and Federal      regulations.
  • Keep current of any changes affecting federal rules,      regulations and guidelines regarding the Head Start, Early Head Start,      State Preschool and General Child Care programs.

 

Training:

  • Design and deliver training to staff, community      partners and parents on database documentation, eligibility and topics      related to ERSEA regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Develop and provide training to staff of community      childcare partners as needed to comply with HS/EHS ERSEA requirements.

 

Supervision:

  • Supervise and support ERSEA Specialists
  • Complete annual performance evaluations in a timely      manner

 

Qualifications:

  • BA in Administration, Early Childhood Education, Child Development,

      Social Services or a closely related field.

  • At least five years work experience with Head Start/Early Head Start
  • Head Start/Early Head Start and California State Preschool Program

      Eligibility, Enrollment, and Monitoring experience required.

  • Requires knowledge and experience in data collection and information processes and systems along with knowledge of childcare regulations, policy and procedure compliance.
  • Advance computer literacy including: database management, spreadsheet, word processing in a lead position.
  • Excellent communications skills: written and verbal
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills
  • Experience in training and training development for small and large groups
  • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, philosophy and mission desirable

 

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, and taste or smell.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Specific vision ability required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics involve a moderate amount of noise.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Livermore, CA 94551 2017-10-02 View
Substitute Teacher Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

Posted Date: September 29, 2017

Deadline Date: Open - may close at any time without prior notice

Position Title: SUBSTITUTE TEACHER  

Reports To: Child Development Supervisor

Department: Education

Employment Status:  Non-Exempt

Compensation Range:  $17.13 hourly

Work Location:            FOUNDATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Plans and implements the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Creates daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum.  Provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program.  Conducts parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year.  Records pertinent individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.  

Provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children.  Implements CLASS and School Readiness measures.  Prepare and maintain necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field

Experience: Two years in a licensed child care center serving children under 5 years old.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

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

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray and proof of the following immunizations; Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

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

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

Must have a valid State of California Teacher Child Development Center Permit.

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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

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

  1. Employment Application – with original signature 
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary
El Monte, CA 91731 2017-09-29 View
Child Development Mentor 4C Council

Position:         Child Development Mentor

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience   

 

Reports to:      Education & School Readiness Supervisor

 

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

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 FCC partners 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 FCC Partner’s 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 FCC partners, including entering all contact correspondence and information into ChildPlus data system
  • Assists with collecting monthly attendance forms for reimbursement, including other forms as necessary. 
  • Assists with monthly training provided to FCC Partners
  • Assists FCC Partners 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 implementation of the Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos
  • 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. 
  • Support FCC Partners to ensures compliance with Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations and mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect behavior
  • Implements practice-base coaching
  • 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.
  • A Child      Development Teacher Permit or higher from the California Commission on      Teacher Credentialing, with Infant and Toddler course completed is      recommended
  • 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.
  • 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 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:

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

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required.
  • Spanish Language Proficiency: Ability to hold an adult-level conversation in Spanish is required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 2017-09-25 View
Education and School Readiness Supervisor 4C Council

Position:         Education & School Readiness Supervisor

 

Salary:            Depending On Experience

           

Reports to:     Early Head Start Program Director

  

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

 

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

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

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

 

License or Other Requirements:

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

 

Language Skills:

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

 

 

 

 

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 2017-09-25 View
Associate Teacher Episcopal Community Services

Under the supervision of the Teacher, the Associate Teacher will assist with the preparation and presentation of the daily plan of activities for the children and generally help in all teaching and center related activities. This includes, but is not limited to: curriculum implementation, coordinating volunteers in the classroom, promotion of a positive self-image for each child and the assurance of the safety of all children.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Assist in the development of lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities and outcomes. 2. Provide opportunities for children to develop positive self-images and experience success. 3. Ensure that all children are appropriately supervised at all times. 4. Assist the teacher in setting up daily activities and presenting them to the children. 5. Establish routines and provide positive guidance and implement positive discipline when required. 6. Discuss identified concerns and needs with professionals as appropriate. 7. Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand. 8. Implement the daily classroom program as prepared in conjunction with other center staff and parents that enhances the positive self-image of each child and assures the safety of all children. 9. Assist with completing child assessments/screenings, child observations, individual educational plans and identification of children with special needs or challenging behavior. 10. Assist the teacher on home visits and parent teacher conferences as needed. 11. Assist the teacher on emergency and earthquake preparedness drills. 12. Assist in center food preparation and food services including clean up. 13. Assist in the general clean-up and packing of furniture as needed. 14. Help maintain a clean, safe and healthy classroom environment. 15. Assist in maintaining an attractive and stimulating learning environment that encourages children’s independence and self-selection of activities. 16. Assist in any hygiene needs of the children (i.e. diapering etc.) 17. Attend not less than 15 clock hours of professional development per year. Such professional development shall be high-quality, sustained, intensive and classroom focused in order to have a positive and lasting impact on classroom instruction. 18. Promote positive, professional relationships with children, staff and parents. Coordinate activities of parents or other volunteers in the classroom and on field trips. 19. Encourage parent participation at all levels of the program.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS, AND ABILITY 

1. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

2. Knowledge of human behavior; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.

3. Knowledge and application of basic arithmetic.

Skills 1. Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

2. Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.

3. Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

4. Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

5. Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

6. Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

7. Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

8. Time Management — Managing one's own time to achieve desired results.

9. Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision-making.

10. Monitoring — Assessing performance of yourself for effectiveness to make improvements or take corrective action. 11. Computers: Working knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Applications.

Abilities 1. Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas by speaking so others will understand.

2. Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

3. Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

4. Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

5. Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

6. Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

7. Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

8. Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).

9. Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION: AA degree in Early Childhood Development EXPERIENCE: Minimum of One (1) year paid experience working in a preschool classroom environment.

OTHER/SPECIAL Must be at least 18 years of age. Excellent oral and written skills. Ability to pass a physical examination and tuberculin skin test. Meet the State of California immunization requirement for employees of day care centers, immunization proof against influenza, pertussis and measles. Fingerprint clearance and criminal record check required. Verification of current driver’s license and insurance required for personal car usage.

National City, CA 91950 2017-09-22 View
Head Start Associate Teacher/Infant Toddler Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

We are looking to fill Associate Teacher/Infant Toddler positions.  These are specialized classifications for positions assigned to provide a variety of educational activities at a program sites for children from birth to 6 years of age for the Head Start Program operated by the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency.  Responsibilities include educational activity planning, teaching, and promotion of parent involvement in site activities. 

Position Summary:

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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 three (3) units of 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 three (3) 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 three (3) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

Sacramento, CA 95815 2017-09-20 View
Head Start/Early Head Start - Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Early Head Start Lead Teacher

Location: Los Angeles, South LA & Compton areas

The following job summary is for descriptive purposes only. Actual job descriptions and job title is subject to change

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 children ages 2 to 5 years old. Provide for 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.

Education: Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development highly preferred; 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 infant, toddlers, and preschool-age children. In addition, must have 6 units in Infant/toddler courses. Must have or be eligible for a Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above.

Experience: Two (4) years experience as a paraprofessional in a preschool, mental health or social services agency. Experience in infant and toddler assessments, Infant/Toddler Curriculum and 2 years of experience working as a paraprofessional with infants and/or toddlers with diverse needs in a preschool, mental health or social services agency.   Two (2) years administrative, leadership and training supervisory experience is highly desirable.

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.

All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area

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 2017-09-19 View
Head Start/Early Head Start - Teacher Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Head Start/Early Head Start - Teacher Assistant

Location: Los Angeles, South LA & Compton areas

The following job summary is for descriptive purposes only. Actual job descriptions and job title is subject to change

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 ages 2 to 5 years old. 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.

Education: 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.

Experience: 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.

All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area

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 2017-09-19 View
Preschool Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

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

Position Type: Full Time, Non Exempt. 

Report to: Site Manager

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

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

 

II. Environment

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

 

III. Outdoor Activities

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

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

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

 

V. Family

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

 

VI. Staff

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

 

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

 

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

 

Other Requirements: 

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

 

Compensation: 

• Competitive salary offering 
• 100% covered medical, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance
• 100% covered medical plan for staff's young dependent(s) that are 18 years old or under
• 5.5% Employer-contribution retirement plan (no matching required)
• Up to 24 days of PTO (Paid Time Off) annually
• $300/year Employee Self-Care Benefit (towards gym membership and recreation etc.) 
• Commuter/Transportation Voucher 
• Flexible Spending Accounts (towards child care & medical)

Kai Ming, Inc. is also committed to the ongoing professional development of all staff.  This is demonstrated through: 
Reimbursement on Tuition and Books; Training Stipends; Advanced degree stipend per year. 

 

Application process:

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

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2017-09-18 View
WIC Program Assistant I E Center

Program Assistant I

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 6th 2017 @ 5pm

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Program Assistant I

SALARY:
 DOE

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 32 hours per week; seasonal; 12 months per year

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Preferred

BENEFIT ELIGIBLE: E Center has competitive benefits which include

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision insurance
  • Employee contribution 403b with Agency matching (depending on funding)
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • 12 paid holidays annually
  • Competitive paid time off accrual rates


MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma
  • Associate degree or higher preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office applications and the ability to learn additional data entry software
  • Perform general clerical support as needed

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 Professional References
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • High school Diploma or GED

**IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED.

Must be current on the following immunizations per Senate Bill 792 in the State of California. Current proof of shots must be provided before hire.

  • Measles,
  • Pertussis, and
  • Influenza immunizations

 

***To be considered for employment, applicants are required to supply the documentation as specified in the job posting. Please check the requirements of each position carefully upon application.***

Lakeport, CA 95422 2017-09-18 View
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