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Site Supervisor/Teacher Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Position:          Site Supervisor Teacher II

Classification: Exempt

Salary:             See SCFO Exempt Salary Schedule

Hours:             40 hours per week, 45 weeks per year

Supervisor:      Site Manager

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Site Supervisor/Teacher I has responsibility for the functioning of the facility.  In addition, the position is responsible for the operation of one classroom and the records for these children and their families.  The Site Supervisor is also responsible for supervision and guidance of all site staff.

 

FUNDAMENTAL OBJECTIVES:

  1. Support the philosophy of Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities in the implementation of the Head Start Performance Standards, as reflected in the service plans.

 

  1. Promote good public relations and act as an advocate for the agency by serving on boards, committees and participating in community activities.

 

  1. Develop a partnership with each family to facilitate meaningful participation in the program.

 

DUTIES:

The agency holds the right to change “duties” of this position description whenever the agency deems it necessary to do so.  When duties are revised the employee will receive a copy of the “revised” position description and will have all changes clearly explained.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for facility operation and maintenance within all State, Federal, Local and Licensing regulations, to include ensuring appropriate staffing for center operation.

 

  1. Monitor and stay within the limits of site budget.  Prior to submission to the Central Office, review: documentation of all purchases; petty cash receipts; work records for all site staff.

 

  1. Supervise all support staff, parents, and volunteers.  Coordinate training as needed.

 

  1. Monitor completion of all Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) forms.

 

  1. Conduct site staff performance appraisals according to the agency performance appraisal process.

 

  1. Conduct weekly site staff meetings according to agency procedure.

 

  1. Ensure monthly submission of at least one inkind form from each enrolled family along with community inkind forms.

 

  1. Make decisions to ensure facility repairs and maintenance are made in a timely manner.

 

  1. Maintain a safe, clean and inviting facility.

 

CLASSROOM DUTIES:

  1. Perform physical duties necessary to insure follow through of the daily routine and the safety and well-being of children aged 2 to 5 years, to include:
  1. ability to bend, stoop and stand for varying lengths of time as required by the daily plan and curriculum, and lift up to 40 pounds, required on occasion;
  2. ability to conduct activities and participate during mealtime at child-sized tables of 17-20”;
  3. ability to get up quickly from a child-sized table (17-20” high) or the floor, and move quickly in case of an emergency to insure safety of children or to prevent an accident.

 

  1. Recruit families for enrollment from a broad range of neighborhoods and community agencies.  Maintain full enrollment, with a waiting list.

 

  1. Ensure that a complete up-to-date confidential file is developed for each enrolled child at the site.

 

  1. Assess each child developmentally and develop individual goals, involving parents in the process.

 

  1. Plan and implement a daily schedule and a developmentally appropriate curriculum involving parents in the process.

 

  1. Responsible for yard and custodial duties on a daily basis to ensure that a healthy and safe environment is maintained.

 

  1. Attend and participate in case conference discussions with site staff on the needs and progress of each family.

 

  1. Conduct a minimum of two (2) home visits and two (2) parent/teacher conferences per family, per year.

 

  1. Be fluent in enrolled family’s home language, or ensure that home visions and/or services are provided in family’s home language.

 

  1. Provide resources and materials in family’s home language.

 

  1. Ensure a daily health check on each child and monthly lice checks on each child.

 

  1. Plan and coordinate family trainings with staff based on the interests of the enrolled families.

 

  1. Demonstrate appropriate classroom management techniques and clearly communicate expectations to children.

 

  1. Organize and attend monthly center parent committee meetings.

 

  1. Work in conjunction with the LEA and the Early Childhood Development Program Manager in the provision of direct services and the development of goals for children with disabilities.  Attend all IEP’s for children in the classroom for which you are responsible.

 

  1. Develop a classroom environment and daily curriculum that reflects the language and cultural diversity of the enrolled families.

 

  1. Attend and participate in agency training, inservice and teacher clusters.  Attend job-related training as noted on the Employee Development Plan.

 

  1. Responsible to ensure daily attendance is accurately recorded and submitted monthly to Central Office.

 

  1. Plan, conduct and document a minimum of two transition activities each program year.

 

  1. Schedule a minimum of two mental health classroom observations per year.

 

  1. Responsible for collecting and documenting community Third party inkind contributions at individual work site to contribute to the overall agency’s 20% funding compliance with Head Start regulations.

 

  1. Participate in recruitment activities throughout the program year.

 

The incumbent in, and any applicant for this position must be able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform the essential functions listed above.  This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.  All other duties, tasks, or activities of this job are marginal functions.  The marginal functions of this job may be exchanged for marginal functions of another job position, or may be eliminated from this job for an employee who requests reasonable accommodation and for who job restructuring provides reasonable accommodation.  SCFO adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

Other Duties:

  1. Participate in the annual program self assessment.

 

  1. Utilize available community resources to best meet the needs of the program and the enrolled families.

 

  1. Work with Central Office in the acquisition of bids for any program expansion/improvement.  Facilitate purchasing, implementation of program improvements, and oversee completion of necessary services.

 

  1. Perform job related duties as assigned.

 

  1. Work in conjunction with the Family Services Worker to meet health and social services needs of enrolled families.

 

  1. Provide on-going feedback to Central Office regarding changes occurring or needed in service area.

 

QUALIFICATION:

  1. Possess an AA or BA in child development or ECE.

 

  1. 24 semester units in early childhood education or child development, 6 semester units in Administration of Preschool Programs and 2 units Adult Supervision, or hold a Child Development Permit for Site Supervisor, or meet Community Care Licensing requirements for a site director.

 

  1. Demonstrate the ability to work with a minimum of supervision, and accept direction of others as needed.

 

  1. Must have supervisory experience.

 

  1. Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and express ideas effectively with staff, professionals, and community members.

 

  1. Demonstrate a genuine interest in children and their families.

 

  1. Demonstrate a sensitivity to cultural and linguistic diversity.

 

  1. Be familiar with and demonstrate the ability to communicate with the cultures represented in the service area.

 

  1. Demonstrate a sensitivity to low income families and their needs, and have knowledge of community agencies which offer services to low income families.

 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of resources, especially those that relate to the needs of enrolled families.

 

  1. Must be able to make home visits and do program related errands, as needed.

 

  1. Be motivated to pursue additional training or coursework.

 

  1. After an offer of employment is made, must complete and submit a fingerprint card, and required Community Care Licensing documentation.  A Dept. of Justice and FBI criminal background clearance must be granted prior to client contact and in order to begin employment.

 

  1. After an offer of employment is made, must have Employee Health Appraisal completed by a physician and show proof of a TB clearance.

 

  1. The ability to interpret local, State, and Federal regulations, policies, and procedures as they pertain to the duties of the job.
Quincy, CA 95971 2017-06-22 View
Family Services Worker Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Position:          Family Services Worker

Classification: Non-Exempt

Salary:             See SCFO Hourly Salary Schedule

Hours:             20 – 40 hours per week, 43 – 52 weeks per year

Supervisor:      Site Supervisor/Teacher

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The primary role of this position is to act as case manager for all enrolled families.  Family Services Worker position is responsible for the provision of health and social services for enrolled children and their families in the center model. The position works closely with the teaching staff to provide support and assistance to families.

 

FUNDAMENTAL OBJECTIVES:

  1. Support the philosophy of Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities in the implementation of the Head Start Performance Standards, as reflected in the service plans and the State Preschool Program Regulations (if applicable).

 

  1. Develop a partnership with families to facilitate meaningful participation in the program.

 

  1. Advocate for the needs of low-income families in the community.

 

  1. Assist families in establishing a medical and dental home including accessing appropriate health insurance.

 

  1. Ensure all children receive a medical and dental exam and complete any follow-up needed.

 

  1. Promote good public relations and act as an advocate for the agency by serving on boards, committees and participating in community activities.

 

DUTIES:

The agency holds the right to change “duties” of this position description whenever the agency deems it necessary to do so.  When duties are revised the employee will receive a copy of the “revised” position description and will have all changes clearly explained.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Have contact with each enrolled family a minimum of once a month.

 

  1. Coordinate and record family conference discussions on the needs and progress of each enrolled family.  Communicate and work with appropriate Management Team members about any family conference concerns.

 

  1. Ensure follow-up of Family Interest/Needs Survey at enrollment.

 

  1. Conduct Family Assessment, Family Partnership Agreement, and follow-up with each family within ninety (90) days of enrollment.

 

  1. Work with Site Supervisor to facilitate ongoing recruitment/enrollment for the site, and participate in recruitment activities throughout the program year.

 

  1. Familiarize families with available health, disabilities and mental health services, and assist them in the completion of required health, nutrition, and dental screenings.  Ensure all health screens are completed within forty five (45) days of enrollment.

 

  1. Be responsible for prompt health referrals and follow-up for children.  Record such referrals.

 

  1. Ensure any reported child allergy is communicated to the appropriate staff person.

 

  1. Follow-up on children’s absences and document these contacts.

 

  1. Maintain current health records for each child, reflecting all screening results, referrals and follow-up, and submit the information to the Health Services Program Manager as it occurs.

 

  1. Maintain confidential family files.

 

  1. Assist families with transportation to appointments as necessary, to ensure health screenings and follow-up is completed.

 

  1. Make social service referrals, as needed, ensure follow-up.

 

  1. Attend and participate in agency training, inservice and case conferencing.  Attend job-related workshops as noted on the Employee Development Plan.

 

  1. Substitute, if qualified, in the absence of the Teacher, and/or assist in classroom as needed.

 

  1. Assist with monthly paperwork as assigned.

 

  1. Responsible for collecting and documenting community Third party inkind contributions at individual work site to contribute to the overall agency’s 20% funding compliance with Head Start regulations.

 

The incumbent in, and any applicant for this position must be able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform the essential functions listed above.  This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.  All other duties, tasks, or activities of this job are marginal functions.  The marginal functions of this job may be exchanged for marginal functions of another job position, or may be eliminated from this job for an employee who requests reasonable accommodation and for who job restructuring provides reasonable accommodation.  SCFO adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

Other Duties:

  1. Participate in parent meetings as appropriate.

 

  1. Become familiar with the classroom environment to learn more about each of the individuals enrolled.

 

  1. Assist teaching staff with coordination and presentation of family trainings.

 

  1. Utilize available community resources to best meet the needs of the program and the families served.

 

  1. Perform related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATION:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age.

 

  1. High school diploma or GED required; Associate of Arts degree, Social Sciences, preferred; six (6) semester units of ECE, preferred.

 

  1. Two years experience in services to children and families.

 

  1. Demonstrate the ability to work with a minimum of supervision, and accept direction of others as needed.

 

  1. Demonstrate a sensitivity to low income families and their needs, and have knowledge of community agencies which offer services to low income families.

 

  1. Be familiar with and demonstrate the ability to communicate with the cultures represented in the service area.

 

  1. Must be able to make home visits, transport children to follow-up medical/dental appointments, as needed, and do program related errands.

 

  1. Demonstrate a sensitivity to cultural and linguistic diversity.

 

  1. Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and express ideas effectively with staff, professionals, and community members.

 

  1. Be motivated to pursue additional training or coursework.

 

  1. After an offer of employment is made, must complete and submit a fingerprint card, and required Community Care Licensing documentation.  A Dept. of Justice and FBI criminal background clearance must be granted prior to client contact and in order to begin employment.

 

  1. After an offer of employment is made, must have Employee Health Appraisal completed by a physician, show proof of a TB clearance, valid Driver’s License and current auto insurance.

 

  1. The ability to interpret local, State, and Federal regulations, policies, and procedures as they pertain to the duties of the job.
Quincy, CA 95971 2017-06-22 View
Early Head Start Program Coordinator MAAC

Under direct supervision provides oversight for the operation of the Early Head Start (EHS) Child Care Partnership Program in accordance with federal and state standards.  The EHS Child Care Partnership grant is a federally funded, five (5) year demonstration project for families with eligible children beginning January 1, 2015.  

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a closely related field with an emphasis in Child Development. 
  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience performing work in State and/or Federal regulated Child Development Programs (i.e. Head Start/Early Head Start) that includes experience with home base programs, family child care and familiarity with volunteer programs and parents/adult learners; experience working directly with families of children ages birth to 3 years of age.
  • 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.
  • Experience working with families of children 0-5 years with identified special needs (special education and/or disabilities) is preferred.
  • Completion of the Program for Infant and Toddler Caregiving (PITC) and/or Infant Mental Health Certification (example:  Incredible Years) is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and databases such as ChildPlus
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handler’s Card must be obtained within six (6) months of hire and maintained throughout employment.  

You will need to attach the following for consideration: Resume, Transcripts, current certifications

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

 

San Marcos, CA 92069 2017-06-22 View
Office & Events Coordinator Job Description California Head Start Association

Position:                       Office & Events Coordinator

Classification:                Full-time; Non-Exempt
Reports to:                    Professional Development Manager
Starting Salary:              $19 per hour plus benefits

 

California Head Start Association is seeking a positive, creative and organized professional to serve as the Office and Events Coordinator. The OEC provides logistical support to the Professional Development Manager for planning CHSA conferences, and general office support for all CHSA staff. Benefits include employer paid medical/dental/vision for employees, a monthly stipend for transportation / parking, and a simple IRA matching contribution after one year.

About Us CHSA is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation supporting California’s Head Start programs who serve over 100,000 children in poverty and their families. CHSA offices are in downtown Sacramento, just a short walk from the state capitol, downtown restaurants and the new Golden One Center.

To apply Prepare a resume and a one-page cover letter as PDF files and email them to: hr@caheadstart.org by close of business on Wednesday, June 28. Printed materials will not be accepted. CHSA does not pay relocation expenses or travel costs for applicants. CHSA regrets that it cannot respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if you are selected for interview. No calls please.

Please note the timeline:

1st interviews:                July 6 -7
2nd interviews:                July 12
Anticipated start date:     July 31 or sooner as mutually agreed

The full job description is below.

 


 

Office & Events Coordinator Job Description

 

Summary

The Office & Events Coordinator (OEC) is primarily responsible for providing logistical support for CHSA conferences under the leadership of the Professional Development Manager.  In addition, the OEC provides general office and staff support under the leadership of Executive Director, including some communication and coordination with the board of directors.

1. Conference logistics support

Prior to conference

  • Serves as the primary contact for workshop presenters and exhibitors as directed by PDM
  • Tests the functionality of online registration process
  • Provides first level editing of conference communications
  • Coordinates purchasing of conference materials
  • Coordinates temporary staff assisting with event preparation
  • Coordinates all editing, printing and design of conference programs and related material
  • Manages attendee master list and registration packet building
  • Coordinates event supply shipping and tracking to event venues 

During conference:

  • Prepares the registration area and event office
  • Trains volunteers to assist pre-registered attendees
  • Runs registration: accepts payments and onsite changes and purchases
  • Provides frontline customer service to address member needs
  • Distributes conference materials, including name badges, tickets for ticketed events, conference bags and programs, and other materials as directed

Note: As a part of this work, the OEC is required to travel up to three times a year for up to one (1) week. During these events, the OEC may work over 8 hours /day and/or more than 40 hours /week. All travel expenses are covered by CHSA. CHSA secures conference dates and locations more than a year in advance. The dates and locations change annually, and are presented here for illustrative purposes only.

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

2. General office and staff support

  • Provides general support to all CHSA staff including mailing, filing, basic data entry, etc
  • Orders and organizes all office supplies and equipment
  • Receives and signs for all deliveries
  • Manages office vendors including but not limited to building management, print house, mail house, plant caretaker, water service, etc. Greets and welcomes all visitors
  • Responds to or directs all incoming communication (calls, emails, faxes, etc.)
  • Processes all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Scans and submits all bank deposits
  • Coordinates all outsourced design and printing as requested by staff
  • Assists ED with formal letters and thank you cards as directed
  • Coordinates board member registration for board meetings
  • Prepares and organizes board meeting materials as directed

Qualifications

  • 2 years post-secondary training (e.g., AA degree, trade school certification, etc)
  • At least three years’ experience in an office environment

Skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with event planning
  • Collaborate with a team of people
  • Understanding of office procedures
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and office management software

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with CVENT a plus
  • non-profit experience preferred

At-Will Status

“Employment with CHSA is not for any specified period of time and can be terminated by CHSA or by the employee at any time with or without any particular reason or advance notice. No policy in this handbook should be interpreted as in any way changing your at-will status.  The voluntary nature of our at-will relationship may not be changed except by a separate written agreement signed by the executive director or Board president. “

                                                                                                -CHSA Personnel Policies Handbook, p. 3

Sacramento, CA 95814 2017-06-21 View
Site Supervisor Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

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

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

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

Our offer includes:

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

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

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

Helping People, Changing Lives

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2017-06-20 View
Parent Family Community Engagement Coordinator Orange County Head Start, Inc.

Parent Family Community Engagement Coordinator(PFCE)

                              

Under the direction of the PFCE Case Manager, the PFCE Coordinator will Coach and mentor assigned team of Family Engagement Advocates in the delivery of the agency’s PFCE programs to participant families.  Review work and provide work direction.   Ensure team complies with Performance Standards in their delivery of services, including but not limited to Family and Community Partnerships, parent involvement, case management etc.  Trouble shoot and problems solve moderately complex issues, both in service delivery and team interactions.  Assist Family Engagement Advocates during home visits when necessary.  Manage change effectively by demonstrating support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve quality and effectiveness, by initiating, sponsoring and implementing organizational change and by helping others to successfully manage organizational change.

 

Requirements Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services or related field. 

 Experience Minimum of 2 years of social services or family or caseload experience and 1 year of supervisory or mentoring/coaching experience preferred.

 We offer a salary range of $19.56 to $22.00 per hour and excellent benefits in addition to the opportunity to serve families and children in Orange County. 

 Final filing date Friday, June 30, 2017 at 1:00 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 2017-06-20 View
Disability Services/Mental Health Coordinator Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Disability Services/Mental Health Coordinator

EXEMPT: No SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart

DEPARTMENT: Head Start LOCATION: Central office

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director HOURS : Full-Time, 12 months/year

Policy Council Approved Date: 7/28/2016 APPROVED BY: HR Manager

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist Mental Health Specialist and Assistant Director in planning, preparing materials and implementing services for children with special needs and behavioral concerns, per ACF Performance Standards and the current work plan.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Plan, develop and implement activities for the Disability Services/Mental Health Components of program that benefit both children and families.
  • Assist in maintaining daily records through thorough and on-going documentation and completion of necessary paperwork, as required.
  • Complete data entry and filing assignments.
  • Analyze screening outcomes and support staff in planning next steps
  • Assist in providing intervention to children with special needs at various sites throughout the county through classroom modeling, teacher training and education of staff.
  • Participate in the development and support of trainings on working with preschool children and families with special needs in partnership with the Mentor Coaches.
  • Coordinate and participate in regularly scheduled case conferences, student study teams, and IEP meetings.
  • Attend trainings and meetings, as appropriate.
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort.
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Assist and support staff in three co-enrolled sites to provide comprehensive services that work seamlessly with school district special education requirements.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

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

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency, AND a minimum of 12 units Early Childhood Education.

Classes in early childhood special education a plus.

Knowledge of behavior management techniques.

Minimum of one year's experience working directly with preschool-age children with special needs.

Must have a valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job.

Must be able to pass a criminal records clearance.

DESIRABLE CHARACTERISTICS:

Knowledge of Head Start philosophy.

Computer experience.

ChildPlus software experience

LANGUAGE/COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as Performance Standards, State Licensing Guidelines, IEPs, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of parents, children or employees of organization. Ability to relate to persons from low-income families and to persons from minority cultures.

Ability to relate to parents whose children have special needs. Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

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 talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, games, or toys; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to use a computer and a telephone.

The physical requirements may involve assisting children, changing diapers, filing paperwork, and classroom observations.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
Children’s Services Mentor/ Coach Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Children’s Services Mentor/ Coach

Exempt: No SALARY LEVEL : Refer to current salary Chart

LOCATION: Central Office SUPERVISOR: Program Assistant Director HOURS: 40 hours/week, 12 Months/Year Policy Council Approved Date : 7/28/16 Approved by: HR Manager

SUMMARY OF POSITION: To assist in the implementation and monitoring of Head Start/Early Head Start services, providing compliance with Head Start/EHS performance standards and the current work plans. Assist in ensuring compliance with ACF Performance Standards for Children’s Services. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Using evidence based framework, provide Practice Based Coaching, technical assistance, and maintain support as the on the job mentor/ coach for classroom staff.
  • Provides skill development and mentoring to staff progressing in their position by performing on the job technical assistance and mentoring of specific skills.
  • Provides guidance and support to staff with implementation of curriculum planning, individualization and ongoing assessments using project based learning strategies and creative curriculum.
  • Facilitates learning both one-on-one or in group settings
  • Develop, implement and maintain system(s) for tracking ongoing mentoring/coaching
  • As directed, supports and monitors program compliance through site observations and feedback.
  • Conducts CLASS observations, follow-up and support; maintains CLASS reliability certification
  • Assists in analyzing program data towards program and staff goal setting.
  • Provides training to staff on systems and procedures, as needed.
  • Participates in the program planning for training and technical assistance.
  • Assist in special projects for Children’s Services.
  • Secure facilities for trainings and assist in writing consultant training contracts, with management team input.
  • Participates in trainings, workshops and meetings as assigned.
  • Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort.
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

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

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • BA or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education OR
  • BA degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with the 12 core units of ECE

In addition to A, B, or C:

  • Minimum three years teaching experience in a pre-school/ infant/ toddler classrooms
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, must be up to date on immunizations and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

In Addition to the above:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families.
  • Coaching and consultation skills.
  • Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.
  • Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff.
  • Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 25% of the time, to centers, meetings, and trainings as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

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

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Community Action Partnership (CAP), is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
Floating Classroom Assistant Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Floating Classroom Assistant

Exempt: No SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Area Supervisor LOCATION: Varies

HOURS: Monday-Friday; 8 hrs/day; 10 or 11 months/year

Policy Council Approval Date: 7/28/16 Approved By: HR Manager

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

With supervision, substitute for classroom staff, preparing and conducting classroom activities

and working with children; as guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area

Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing

regulations. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable

federal and state laws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in the classroom in the absence of staff on an as needed basis
  • Assists in the daily supervision of children
  • Maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout each day
  • Ensure confidentiality of client information and records
  • Assist with special and on-going projects relevant to classroom activities
  • Present daily curriculum using appropriate materials
  • Work closely with teachers and classroom volunteers
  • Insure daily cleaning of classroom and playground
  • Work within health and safety standards for children, classroom volunteers, and staff
  • Participate in training and meetings as required
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be

able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are

representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION:

A) High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

B) 12 or more units Early Childhood Education required.

In addition to A and B,

  • Six months teaching experience in an infant/toddler/pre-school classroom
  • Bilingual language skills in Spanish/English preferred
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.
  • Willingness to complete Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education
  • Basic personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Basic oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families
  • Basic skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations
  • Basic ability to write reports and correspondence. Basic ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from parents, children and staff
  • Basic ability to add, subtract, multiply & divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions & decimals
  • Basic ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Basic ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that

must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While

performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The

employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The

employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects,

tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl;

and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and

occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job

include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the

ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 5% of the time, to meetings,

trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends

approximately 5% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are

representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this

job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a

minimum of 45 minutes a day. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and

sometimes noisy.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome as supporting documentation, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
CENTER DIRECTOR (formerly Head Teacher) Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

CENTER DIRECTOR (formerly Head Teacher)

Exempt : No                                                                                SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Area Supervisor or Site Supervisor, as assigned          LOCATION: Assigned Site

HOURS: 8 Hours/Day. Monday thru Friday. 10 or 11 Months/Year

Policy Council Approved Date: 7/28/16 Approved by: HR Manager

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direction of the Area or Site Supervisor, administer a Head Start center operation guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Supervises the following staff: Teacher II, Teacher 1, Site Assistant, and if assigned: Language Resource Aide and Full Inclusion Assistant. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies

and applicable federal and state laws.

Head Teacher I: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a one classroom site with up to two sessions.

Head Teacher II: Teaches children 4 days/week. Coordinates work and supervises employees of a site with more than one classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Coordinates and monitors work of center staff, volunteers, consultants and parents.
  • Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Assists in the fulfillment of administrative requirements and functions as a link between the Head Start Administrative Team and the center.
  • Adheres to Child Assessment/Observation System & Family Partnership System Timeline
  • Ensures ongoing implementation and completion of Child Observation Assessment System.
  • Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout the day
  • Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operation.
  • In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and provides them information relevant to the Head Start Program.
  • Work in partnership with service area managers and center staff to better assess the needs of the children and families to ensure quality services to children and families
  • Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conferences. The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker
  • Assists center staff in coordinating services for children and families
  • Follows program supervision plans and insures that all classroom staff are in compliance with the same
  • Provides on the job training and support, assessing skill level with employee and developing a plan for individual growth
  • Teaches a Head Start class ensuring that a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum is in place
  • Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring maximum use of services and resources
  • Ensure confidentiality of client information and records
  • Maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs
  • Participates in necessary trainings, workshops and meetings, as scheduled
  • Participates in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties, as assigned

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

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE :

A. BA or advanced degree in ECE or BA or advanced degree with 12 core units of ECE, and 3 units supervised field experience in ECE setting or CCTC approved training OR

B. Teaching or Administration credential with 12 core units of ECE, plus, 3 units supervised field

experience in ECE setting; or CCTC approved training OR

C. AA (or 60 units) with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core units) and the willingness to complete a BA

In addition to A, B, or C:

  • Two years teaching experience in a pre-school classroom
  • Current Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Minimum one year paid supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education
  • Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred
  • Knowledge of culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families
  • Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations
  • Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff
  • Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers common fractions, and decimals
  • Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule for.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS :

  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 10% of the time, to meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome as supporting documentation, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report and MMR and Tdap Vaccinations.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa , CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
Children's Services Manager Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Children's Services Manager

EXEMPT: Yes SALARY LEVEL: Refer to Current Salary Chart

DEPARTMENT: Head Start/Early Head Start LOCATION: Central Office

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director HOURS : F.T.E., 12 months

Policy Council Approval: 1/26/17 APPROVED BY: HR Manager

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION: Responsible for planning and implementation of program/agency requirements, goals, policies and procedures in assigned programmatic areas for Head Start and Early Head Start. Responsible for ensuring compliance with the education requirements of the Performance Standards, regulations, and State and local requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Support and monitor the implementation of the curriculum and related child development services in the Early Head Start and Head Start Center Based Program Options that ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and Community Care Licensing regulations utilizing a project based learning approach.
  • Conduct ongoing training and implementation of Creative Curriculum and TS Gold Assessment with fidelity.
  • Oversee teacher classroom supplies budget.
  • Program wide, monitor for timely completion and high quality of work presented in child assessment and progress reports and all other relevant documentation including but not limited to: lesson plans, screenings, individual child education plans and ongoing assessments.
  • Monitor compliance with home visiting and parent teacher conference requirements
  • Support and directly supervise the Area Supervisor Group in the planning and implementation of program operations and procedures, including the interviewing and hiring of education staff.
  • Support and directly supervise the Disabilities Coordinator assuring program compliance with IEP Goals, Performance Standards related to children with disabilities and monitoring and tracking of data for PIR.
  • Support and directly supervise the Mentor Coach to assure quality classroom coaching and individualized professional development trainings (including monthly meetings) are provided. Assure that mentor coach oversees the development and coordination of Head Start Lending Library.
  • Support and directly supervise the Children’s Services Assistant to assure that staff member works in coordination with Area Supervisors, makes arrangements for center staff substitute coverage and assists with recruitment, documentation, and orientation of substitutes; as guided by Head Start Performance Standards, service area written plans, procedures, and policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Children’s Services Assistant will also support the Assistant Director and Children Services Manager in specifically assigned projects.
  • Support and directly supervise the floating classroom assistants to ensure that classrooms with children with higher needs and/or staff shortages receive the supports that allow children to be successful.
  • Support the Assistant Director with monitoring of data and reports completed by Area Supervisors as needed.
  • In partnership with the Family Services team, support parent engagement.
  • Assist in supporting compliance with mandatory reporting, including child abuse and neglect and unusual incidents.
  • Ensures playground / classroom development meets all applicable standards and regulations.
  • Participate in professional development activities and organized community events, as appropriate.
  • Attend agency planning meetings as required.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

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

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • BA degree in Early Childhood Education with 6 units in Administration/Supervision and two years experience directing early childhood education program. Alternate: Ten years of supervisory experience in an education setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Must have a valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job and a current DMV printout.
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Advanced skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting laws, governmental regulations and technical procedures.
  • Advanced ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Advanced ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Advanced ability to write reports, correspondence, policies, training plans and procedures.
  • Advanced ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, parents, staff and community representatives.
  • Advanced ability to plan, coordinate, delegate and prioritize tasks.
  • Advanced ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgments.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate ability to calculate figures and amounts, write purchase requests, use spread sheets, maintain a budget.
  • Intermediate record keeping skills.
  • Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing, and e-mail.
  • Strong working knowledge of and sensitivity to diverse cultures and persons from low-income families

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior Head Start Experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish language skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee consistently works in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at a desk or meeting table; use computer, and telephone; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use office machines such as copiers. The employee spends approximately 40% of time writing and/or keyboarding. The employee occasionally is required to use hands to finger; handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and drive to sites, meetings and training. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

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

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Community Action Partnership (CAP), is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
TEACHER II Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

TEACHER II

Exempt : No SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Center Director LOCATION: Assigned Center

HOURS: 8 Hrs/Day, Monday through Friday, 10 or 11 Months/Year

Policy Council Approved Date: 7/28/16 Approved by: HR Manager

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

With supervision, coordinates activities for one classroom of children, guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

Teach a Head Start class ensuring that a developmentally appropriate, integrated curriculum is in place

  • Adhere to Child Assessment/Observation System & Family Partnership System Timeline
  • Ensure and participate in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 parent/teacher conferences per child. The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker.
  • Prepare and present daily curriculum using Creative Curriculum.
  • Working in partnership with the Center Director or Area Supervisor, provide daily leadership in the classroom including indirectly supervising and directly guiding the work of Teacher I, Site Assistant and Full Inclusion Assistant if assigned, as well as classroom volunteers; provide ongoing communication regarding employee’s skill development and ideas for further growth
  • Work in partnership with service area managers, supervisors and center staff to better assess the needs of the children and families to ensure quality services to children and families
  • In partnership with the Family Services staff, assists parents in conducting their business meetings and provides them information relevant to the Head Start Program.
  • Ensure daily cleaning of classroom and playground and proper maintenance of classroom equipment
  • Maintain classroom files on children and ensure confidentiality of records and client information
  • Maintain health and safety standards for children, classroom volunteers and staff
  • Ensures prompt and accurate completion of required paperwork related to center operation
  • Maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworkers
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversations with children throughout each day
  • Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring maximum use of services and resources.
  • May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs.
  • Participate in staff meetings, consultant meetings, trainings and appropriate special events, as scheduled.
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties as assigned

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

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE :

a) AA/BA or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education OR

b) BA degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education with the 12 core units of ECE OR

c) AA (or 60 units) with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core units); and willingness to complete a BA

In Addition to A, B, or C:

  • 3 units of supervision in ECE
  • Two years teaching experience in a pre-school classroom
  • Current Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

In Addition to the above:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Intermediate personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families.
  • Intermediate skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations
  • Intermediate ability to write reports and correspondence. Intermediate ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff.
  • Intermediate ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Intermediate ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Intermediate ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 10% of the time, to meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 25% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome as supporting documentation, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa , CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
INFANT / TODDLER PRIMARY CARE GIVER TEACHER Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

INFANT / TODDLER PRIMARY CARE GIVER TEACHER

Exempt: No SALARY LEVEL : Refer to Current Salary Chart

SUPERVISOR: Infant/Toddler Primary Care Giver Head Teacher

LOCATION: Assigned center HOURS: 8 hours/day, Monday through Friday, 12 months/year

Policy Council Approval Date : 7/28/16 Approved by: HR Manager

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

With Supervision, coordinates activities for infants/toddlers as guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides primary care for four infants or toddlers and is a secondary care giver for an additional four infants or toddlers
  • Adheres to Child Assessment/Observation System & Family Partnership System Timeline
  • Ensures and participates in a minimum of 2 parent home visits and 2 conferences per child. The first home visit is done in partnership with the Family Outreach Worker (except for the Nueva Vista program)
  • Assess children, develop individualized routines, and developmentally appropriate plans and curriculum
  • Has meaningful, respectful conversation with children throughout each day
  • Encourages language development in children in primary and secondary language
  • Reinforce the role of the parent as primary care giver and educator of the child
  • Working in partnership with the Head Teacher and or Primary Care Giver, provide daily leadership in the classroom including indirectly supervising and directly guiding the work of the Classroom Assistant, and Full Inclusion Assistant if assigned, and classroom volunteers
  • Work in partnership with service area managers and center staff to better assess the needs of the children and families to ensure quality services to children and families
  • Support and serve as a resource to the families and works with them in assessing their strengths, interests and needs, make referrals as appropriate
  • Builds a close, personal relationship with each child, while creating a warm, accepting and developmentally appropriate environment which encourages the cognitive, physical, emotional and social development of the infant/toddler and family
  • Maintains warm, friendly and professional working relationships with children, parents and coworker
  • Ensure and share in the daily cleaning and sanitization procedures of the classroom, classroom equipment, and outside play yard; maintain health and safety standards for children, classroom volunteers and staff; Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness
  • Maintain classroom files on children and insure confidentiality of client records and information
  • Coordinates and cooperates with consultants and specialists with items relevant to the center and children, ensuring maximum use of services and resources.
  • May include collaboration/coordination of program services with other community entities: i.e., school districts, those serving children with diagnosed disabilities, State Child Care programs.
  • Participate in staff meetings, consultant meetings, trainings and appropriate special events, as scheduled
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties, as assigned

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

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • A California Children's Center Permit/Child Development Associate Teacher (or higher) Permit with 3 infant toddler units required; 6 preferred. OR
  • An Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate credential OR
  • AA or higher in Early Childhood Education.
  • In Addition to the above
  • Six months teaching experience in a pre-school/infant toddler classroom
  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.
  • Current Pediatric First Aid, CPR and Health and Safety Course.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of child development and adult learning styles.
  • Understanding of the principles of bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Basic personal computer skills with word processing and email experience
  • Basic oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families.
  • Basic skills in reading, analyzing, and interpreting procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Basic ability to write reports and correspondence. Basic ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, children and staff.
  • Basic ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Basic ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Basic ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit at a desk and sometimes use a computer. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 10% of the time, to meetings, trainings, and home visits as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 15% of the time writing and/or keyboarding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

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

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome as supporting documentation, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
SITE ASSISTANT Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

SITE ASSISTANT

Exempt : No SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart

SUPERVISOR: Center Director or Site Supervisor LOCATION: Assigned Center

HOURS: Monday-Friday; assigned hrs vary; 10 or 11 months/year

Policy Council Approved Date: 7/28/16 Approved by: HR Manager

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

With direction, implements food service activities in the Head Start Center, as guided by Head Start Performance Standards, Service Area Written Plans, Procedures, and Policies and California State Community Care Licensing regulations. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the Agency’s policies and applicable federal and state laws

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Provides meal service and clean-up for Head Start class(es)
  • Ensures maintenance of efficient and safe food service for children
  • Follows regular cleaning schedule to maintain clean, safe and sanitary food service area, equipment, and supplies
  • Assists daily in the maintenance of appropriate records for food service activities
  • Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness; share in daily cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
  • Follow regular cleaning schedule of food service equipment and area to maintain clean, safe and sanitary area, as approved by the Food Service Supervisor and/or Nutrition Manager
  • Ensures food service supplies are ordered in a timely manner
  • Assists with supervision of children during mealtime and staff breaks. Complies with all program supervision policies and procedures.
  • Assists with classroom food projects
  • Assumes specific assignments, as required by supervisor
  • Attends trainings and meetings, as required
  • Participate in the team building process within the program by using established communication channels in a constructive and productive manner that enhances the team effort.
  • The health, safety and supervision of children in the program is essential, therefore every employee is responsible for the care and supervision of children while they are present at the center
  • Other relevant duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Six units of ECE or ECD including courses in the areas of child/human growth and development; child, family and community and program curriculum
  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job
  • Prior to beginning work, must be able to pass the Community Care Licensing criminal record clearance, and have a current (within one year) TB clearance and Health Screening Report.

In Addition to the above: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Basic oral and written communication skills in English
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to culturally diverse groups and persons from low-income families
  • Basic skills in reading and writing in English common fractions, and decimals
  • Basic ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
  • Basic ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations with good judgment
  • Some understanding of human growth and development
  • Must like working with children and be able to follow directions

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.
  • A sincere interest in the development of all children and in building partnerships with families.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee drives, approximately 5% of the time, to meetings and trainings as scheduled throughout the year. The employee spends approximately 5% of the time writing.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in outside weather conditions a minimum of 45 minutes a day. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes noisy.

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

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.

http://www.capsonoma.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/General_Application.pdf

Resumes and cover letters are welcome as supporting documentation, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.

For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.

Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

141 Stony Circle Ste 210

Santa Rosa, California 95401

Fax: (707) 578-2037

Santa Rosa, CA 95401 2017-06-19 View
Director of Client Relations COPA (Child Outcome, Planning & Administration)

This position is for a ‘hands on, result oriented manager and leader’, responsible for monitoring, managing and improving our ‘Client centric operations’ in Tarzana (CA). The appropriate candidate will show initiative in the following areas:

  • Define client relations and support processes
  • Monitor process implementation and compliance, including but not limited to the following:
  • Support Ticket Systems and phone support monitoring
  • All client interaction management
  • Reviewing and clarifying client specific needs and issues
  • Responsible for all Training Efforts
  • Pro-active client database analysis
  • Training clients and demonstrating software to Head Start Agencies
  • Managing (and Conducting if necessary) On-going online educational classes and Webinars
  • Developing train the trainer curriculum and manage nationwide network of COPA Certified trainers
  • Responsible for internal staff training
  • Responsible for New Client on boarding process, from analysis, implementation, training and support
  • Providing customized demo/Q/A session for prospects
  • Providing high-level industry specific workshop relating to Head Start, database management and COPA
  • Responsible for accuracy and availability of Documentation

This position will report directly to the President. The position will work closely with Marketing/PR and Development to make sure all action plans involving the support team is carried out smoothly.  We are looking for someone to be part of our team in this exciting fast-paced environment.

Requirement:

  • Must have at-least 3-5 years of experience managing a Head Start Agency or Federally Funded Program
  • Must have a Master’s degree in child development or equivalent, PhD is a plus
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be able to travel
Tarzana, CA 91356 2017-06-19 View
EHS Home Educator Training and Research Foundation

The Home Educator is responsible for providing child development services, social services, health services and parent involvement services to families including home visits, socializations, advocacy and crisis intervention in accordance with federal, state and program guidelines.

  • Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Early Head Start Program
  • Maintains caseload of 10 - 12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes on a weekly.
  • Establishes trusting, nurturing relationships with children, and their families.
  • Observes, assesses and documents each child's health, skills, behavior, growth and development
  • Provides children and parents with group socialization experiences.
  • Serves as an advocate for Head Start families and as a liaison between families, the program, and the community at large.
  • Integrates other components, i.e. health, nutrition, disabilities, mental health, family and community engagement into home visit and services provided to pregnant women.
  • Encourages participation in the Policy Council meetings as well as socialization meetings, workshops, and other events or trainings.
  • Enter participant information and other required program information into the Child Plus system in a timely manner.
  • Assist families with children's transition into TRF’s Head Start program or other child care programs.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other requested information.
  • Plan and implement daily lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child’s developmental ability.
  • Conduct screening and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child’s development; maintain current and accurate records on each child.
  • Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team.
  • Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency.
Los Angeles , CA 90056 2017-06-19 View
Education Coordinator Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA degree in Child Development, Education or related field (as deemed by the agency).
  • Two years supervisory experience in child development setting.
  • Four years professional teaching experience in a child development program. 
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
Altadena, CA 91001 2017-06-16 View
Family Service Specialist Options for Learning

New center opening soon - work with infants and toddlers in a full-day/full-year Early Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum in small groups, following a continuum of care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Twelve semester units in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  • Ability to transport parents when needed.
  • Ability to advocate for parents with federal, state and private agencies to obtain services.
  • A California Drivers License, daily use of automobile and automobile liability insurance.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.
Covina, CA 91724 2017-06-16 View
Family Service Supervisor Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree in social services or related field (as deemed by the agency).
  • Two years management experience utilizing a case management approach.
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.

 

Altadena, CA 91001 2017-06-16 View
Substitute Teacher Options for Learning

Work with 3 & 4 year old children in a half-day/school year Head Start program using High/Scope Curriculum.  Head Start offers comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition services to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and develop strong cognitive skills.  Extensive parent participation and support services are also provided.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • Three semester units in administration, with a passing grade of “C” or better.
  • AA/BA degree in Child Development or related field.**
  • Four years teaching experience.
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.

 

San Gabriel Valley Area, CA 91724 2017-06-16 View
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