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Education Coach Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers

San Francisco, CA

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

MNC is seeking a full-time Education Coach who will work closely with the Senior Education Manager and the Regional Education Managers to train and work with staff at centers to ensure mock assessments for Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scales (ECERS), Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scales (ITERS) and Classroom Assessment and Scoring System (CLASS) – Pre-K, Infant and Toddler are conducted throughout the school year. Additionally, the person in this position will mentor and train teaching staff on an on-going basis to improve ECERS, ITERS, and CLASS scores and ensure overall positive QRIS outcomes. The role of the Educational Coach is to build capacity for specific professional dispositions, skills, and behaviors and is focused on goal-setting and achievement for an individual or group.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist, coach, train and support Head Start/Early Head Start teaching staff in understanding, implementing, and documenting the required curricula, e.g., Creative Curriculum, CSEFEL Strategies, CLASS, ECERS, and ITERS Tool to assess and evaluate classrooms.
  • Conduct mock assessments of CLASS – Pre-K, Infant and Toddler, ECERS and/or ITERS in all classrooms.
  • Follow up with all teaching staff at each site to review results and write a corrective action plan, if needed. Plan any needed coaching, training or any other follow up necessary because of the findings from the mock assessments.
  • Provide an aggregate report of CLASS assessment scores, analyzing the capacity needs and making recommendations for agency wide needs and challenges.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Education Manager to maintain statistics on yearly ERS, CLASS internal and external scores.
  • Work collaboratively with Mission Head Start/Early Head Start staff toward achieving or exceeding the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) and State and Federal regulations at all sites.
  • Ensure each classroom’s materials, displays and activities reflect the diversity of the program, city, state and country as well as support staff on how to include parents in the curriculum.
  • Oversee QRIS implementation and alignment with Quality Improvement Plans (QIP) at sites.
  • Integrate QRIS and QIP strategies and communication with Regional Managers.
  • Assist in planning and conducting the annual self-assessment to ensure that each center is fully implementing the curriculums as required.
  • Ensure through coaching and training, that teaching staff at DLL assigned sites are using the English language sufficiently in interacting with and instructing children to assist English-language learners to progress in the acquisition of English and to enable native English speakers to develop more complex language skills.
  • Provide technical assistance for needs identified by teaching staff and/or education management to ensure that policies, procedures and practices are followed consistently throughout the program.
  • Work with the Disabilities & Mental Health Manager to understand the continuum and implementation of the Creative Curriculum, CSEFEL Strategies & CLASS tool to include children with special needs.
  • Attend workshops, conferences and other assigned events to strengthen knowledge and skills as required by Head Start/Early Head Start, California Department of Education (CDE), First Five San Francisco and the Office of Early Care Education.
  • Assist in new classroom set-up.
  • Maintain CLASS – PreK, Infant and Toddler reliability certification.

Program Development/Implementation

  • In collaboration with Senior Education Manager and Regional Managers:
    • Meet bi-monthly with the education management team to create and establish program objectives and strategies in achieving CLASS, ERS – ECERS and ITERS assessment score improvement.
    • Supports a two-language early education model, Spanish and English, in every classroom.
    • In conjunction with the education management team, research and share, the latest coaching and mentoring best practices with teaching staff.
    • Work closely with the Senior Education Manager for ordering supplies and materials that align with the center’s Quality Improvement Plans.

 

Parent Involvement

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

Qualifications

Education:  BA Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Social Sciences or related field plus 24 units in ECE and 12 units of core Child Development courses. Bachelor’s required and Master’s Degree preferred.

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

Requirements: 

  • State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Level Permit; Program Director Permit Level, preferred
  • Certified as CLASS reliable – Infant, Toddler and Pre-School aged children
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Annual Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (must be kept current at all times based on company policies)
  • Clearance Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Registered with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
  • Must attend trainings that are required by funders (might be an evening or Saturday)

Language(s)Fluent in English/Spanish. 

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

How to Apply:

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Education Coach in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org.

Please do not contact us by phone.   Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francsico, CA 94110 2017-08-30 View
Floater Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers

San Francisco, CA

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

MNC is seeking a part-time Floater Teacher, this is a unique position that will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

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

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies. Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.

Qualifications

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements:

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

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

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Floater Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org.

Please do not contact us by phone.   Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-08-28 View
Substitute Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

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

MNC is seeking on-call Substitute Teacher, this is a unique position that will primarily assist the teachers in providing quality, comprehensive child development services to preschool children and their families; and encouraging parental involvement in educational planning, goal setting and center activities. Promotes health, safety, nutrition, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of preschool children enrolled in the program. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

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

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students.   Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.

Qualifications

Education:  Require a High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college education working towards an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education in accordance with an individualized Staff Development Plan developed with the Education Mentor Coach.

 

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 6 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

 

Requirements: 

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

 

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

 

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

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-08-28 View
Master Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

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

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

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

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

Assessing Children

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

Curriculum Preparation

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

Communication with Parents

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

Supervision

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

Administration

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

Classroom Maintenance

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

How to Apply:

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Master Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org.

Please do not contact us by phone.   Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-08-28 View
Education Program Assistant Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers

San Francisco, CA

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

MNC is seeking a full-time the Education Program Assistant who will primarily be responsible for supporting the day-to-day administration of the Education Program operation functions. Will be responsible for the development and tracking of the information within the designated service area. This position will assist the assigned Education Program Managers in inputting data, generating accurate timely program reports and tracking of comprehensive services.  In addition, be responsible for supporting the designated manager in the overall implementation of program services.

Primary Duties

  • Performs general clerical duties such as filing, word processing, and copying, assembling and disseminating materials.
  • Assists the Education Program Managers in developing systems to compile, enter and maintain data to generate reports for projects and tracking purposes.
  • Answer phone calls, takes messages and assist callers.
  • Responsible for maintaining office equipment, computers, printers and complete purchase orders and purchase requisitions for the ordering process for program and classroom supplies.
  • Responsible for the Substitute scheduling of all sites.
  • With the input of the Education Team write agendas and take minutes for primary team meetings as assigned.
  • Prepare, assemble and distribute materials for trainings and special projects, i.e. Pre Service and In Service trainings.
  • Responsible for purchasing items for trainings, meetings and/or other special projects, as needed.
  • Track inventory and coordinate purchases for the centers, including food service supplies, office supplies, program supplies, diapers & wipes, janitorial supplies and health supplies.
  • Maintain Centers’ petty cash fund and completes monthly reconciliation reports.
  • Review monthly California Department of Education (CDE) 801(A) paperwork.
  • Quarterly DRDP report dissemination, download from CCR Analytics, email individual sites their reports and print hard copies as necessary.
  • Responsible for signing up teaching staff for all mandatory trainings.
  • Assist with scheduling buses for field trips.
  • Assist with the production of the yearly Master Calendar and Parent Handbook.
  • PALS data entry.
  • Yearly ordering of staff t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, etc.
  • Collect and deliver related credentialing documents from staff to the HR Department.
  • Handle delivery mail and packages received, sort, and distribute to appropriate sites, as needed.

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma is required.  Preferred Associate Degree in Administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience in Administration.

Experience: Minimum of 2+ years professional administrative role; non-profit experience a plus.

Requirements:

  • Current CA Driver License, current auto insurance and a clean driving record.
  • Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
  • Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter)
  • Clearance of Child Abuse Index
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)

Language(s): English, Spanish preferred

How to Apply:

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Education Program Assistant in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org.

Please do not contact us by phone. Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-08-28 View
Center Teacher Specialist Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers

San Francisco, CA

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

MNC is seeking a part-time Center Teacher Specialist, this position will primarily be responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the day to day operations of the center and will assist in the supervision of children and to ensure the safety and well-being of each child enrolled in the program.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

  • Helps teacher instruct children and parents (e.g. nutrition, self-care, social, motor skills, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of optimizing development of each child and helping to enhance parenting skills. Uses English language in order to assist ESL learners to acquire English language skills and to expand the language skills and vocabulary of the English-Speakers.
  • Implements academic, behavior, family events, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of achieving program objectives.
  • Helps to carry out small groups’ activities for the purpose of providing classroom activities and routines that support individual/group needs and/or delivering services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Assists children with hand washing and tooth brushing for the purpose of modeling appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Work with children on developed goals both individually and in-group situations as needed.
  • Use positive discipline techniques in guiding children’s behavior.

Assessing Children

  • Monitors conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior.

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Three times annually, after each developmental assessment (DRDP-2015), assist a Desired Results Summary of Findings with the participation and input of center teaching staff bases on analysis of the DRDP-2015 child outcomes for each classroom.
  • Assist Site Supervisor, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • Assist in preparing documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Administration

  • Works in each classroom on an assigned basis to provide adequate coverage in the teacher’s absence, break periods and planning time.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.

Classroom Maintenance

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, student files/records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items, providing reliable information and/or ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and emergency supplies.
  • Cleans facilities, equipment, refrigerator and playground area for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist in keeping labeled classroom areas and objects.
  • Responsible to take the initiative to rotate a variety of materials on low open shelves for children to use independently.
  • Set-up and serves meals and snacks for the purpose of meeting nutritional needs of students. Checks and signs for food and food service supplies when they are delivered.
  • Check temperature of food delivery, log temperature and follow procedure for heating and storage of food according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Carries out Health & Safety Checklist; corrects and identifies deficiencies. Perform minor repairs and maintenance in classroom, as needed.  Report major repairs to the Site Supervisor / Master Teacher.

Qualifications

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

Experience: Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have 1 + year(s) experience in and infant / toddler setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 12 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 6 Units Infant/Toddler, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 6 Units in Administrative Units.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements:

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

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

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

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Center Teacher Specialist in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org.

Please do not contact us by phone.   Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-08-28 View
Regional Education Manager Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Mission Neighborhood Centers
San Francisco, CA

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

MNC is seeking a full-time the Regional Education Manager who will be responsible for providing administrative and programmatic leadership in the provision of a quality and developmentally appropriate Early Care & Education (ECE) for MNC Head Start/Early Head Start sites. Will ensure that services provided to children and their families comply with Federal Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education (CDE), Office of Early Care & Education (OECE). In addition, will work with state, regional and Federal Head Start contacts to maintain relationships, stay informed of changes and trends to ensure positive child and family outcomes and provides staff training and technical assistance and yearly Professional Development Plans. Oversees and ensures day-to-day operations in collaboration with Site Supervisors and Master Teachers.

Primary Duties
Program Management
• Understand, interpret and implement federal, state and agency rules and regulations. Ensures accurate reports and documentation that comply with applicable laws, policies and procedures for both state and federally funded programs.
• Develops and revises the Policies and Procedures in accordance to the Head Start Performance Standards.
• Review month-end documents, including but not limited to; CDE attendance and petty cash reconciliation.
• In collaboration with the Disability & Mental Health Manager, ensure children are screened to identify concerns regarding developmental behavioral, motor, language, social, cognitive and emotional skills within 45 calendar days as noted on the Child Services Checklist.
• Mentor and coach Site Supervisors and Master Teachers in the implementation of MNC Policies and Procedures and its integration with other service areas.
• Review Summary of Findings of the assessment of child outcome data and develop a plan of action to provide the resources and technical assistance to the teaching staff.
• Provides follow-up to curriculum fidelity monitoring and or child file review.
• Attends community meetings as a representative of the agency and HS/EHS programs, and keeps abreast of the latest developments affecting ECE.
• Fills in as a Substitute Teacher in classrooms when necessary.
• Ensure Home Visitors implement Parents As Teacher (PAT) curriculum through observation, coaching and monitoring.
• Attend Federal, State and Regional HS/EHS conferences and trainings as needed.
Staff Supervision & Development
• Provide leadership and encourage continuous improvement to the Head Start Management Team in the following areas: program monitoring and self-assessment, effective site management, outcomes development and measurement.
• In conjunction with the Human Resources Department, assist with the hiring process and informs HR of staffing needs and changes.
• Works with directly supervised personnel to establish and monitor their Professional Development goals and meet periodically with appropriate personnel to review progress.
• Monitor the attendance and timecards of all supervised personnel.
• Monitor report and provide feedback for all employee related accidents.
• Monitors the implementation of the responsibilities of employees through Reflective Supervision, observation, monthly supervisory meetings, and periodically center team meetings.
• Conducts annual formal performance reviews for directly supervised personnel and provides informal performance feedback and recognition regularly.
• Support all directly supervised personnel with all employee related matters or needs.
• In conjunction with the Children Services Associate Director and Senior Education Manager, develops annual staff training and technical assistance plan.

Program Development/Implementation
• Ensure through monitoring and follow-up that Site Supervisors and Master Teachers maintain the indoor and outdoor environment in a safe and hygienic manner in compliance with Community Childcare Licensing and Head Start Performance Standards.
• In accordance with the Child Outcomes Plan and Head Start Performance Standards, provide quarterly reports of program-wide Child Outcomes data to the Division Director for distribution to the PPC and MNC Board of Directors.
• Participates in Head Start/Early Head Start Self-Assessment process.
• Participate in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings, as needed.
• Fosters internal collaboration, planning, and teamwork with the Children Services Management Team to ensure the integration of program services for children and families served by HS/EHS.
• Provides Site Supervisors and Master Teachers child outcome data to incorporate the results of the assessments in the lesson plans to ensure individualization of learning for each child.
• Participate in the integration of Family Resource Centers (FRC) activities with the Head Start/Early Head Start and FRC staff.

Parent Involvement
• In collaboration with Site Supervisors, Master Teachers, and Home Visitors support teaching staff and Home Visitors to model and demonstrate positive, professional, and accepting attitudes toward all parents and family members of children in their assigned sites or caseload.
• In collaboration with Site Supervisors and Master Teachers, that teaching staff welcome parents in their child’s center and that they encourage and motivate parents to participate in all levels of agency-operated child development programs.
• Ensure Site Supervisors and Master Teachers update annual licensing forms in compliance with Community Care Licensing and make available for parents to review.
• Ensure Site Supervisors and Master Teacher engage parents in program planning, participation in center activities, training workshops, home visits and parent-teacher conferences.

Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Welfare, Public or Business Administration or related field; or three years related experience and/or training; three years of supervisory responsibility; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

Requirements: 
• State of California Child Development Site Supervisor Level Permit or higher
• Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter)
• Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ)
• Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (current thereafter)
• Clearance Child Abuse Index
• Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter)
• Must be registered with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
• Must attend trainings that are required by funders (some evenings or Saturdays)
• Trained in Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC)
• Trained in Parents As Teachers (PAT)
• CLASS – Pre School, Infant and Toddler – reliable and certified

Language(s): Fluent in English/Spanish.

How to Apply:
If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter with Regional Education Manager in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org

Please do not contact us by phone. Please visit our web site for additional information on our Company web-site at: www.mncsf.org

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-08-28 View
Assistant Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

The Assistant Teacher assists classroom teaching staff in planning, facilitating, and implementing individual and group activities; completing basic records and sharing information with Site Supervisor regarding student progress in planned activities. This position provides assistance with instructing children in activities designed to promote their social, physical and intellectual growth. The Assistant Teacher will also be involved in the planning of individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.

Qualifications & Work Experience:

Education:  Associate degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, or a related field is required. Must have a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; and must have a valid CPR/First Aid certification.

Experience: One (1) year of experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working in an educational setting with pre-elementary school children is required.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) and (English/ Mandarin) skills are highly preferred.

For detailed information about this position you may review the job announcement on the Jobs section at plazadelaraza.info.

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-08-24 View
Licensed Vocational Nurse Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse plans and provides health services for pupils within the delegate agency; observes student patients, assesses needs, administers prescribed medications, assembles equipment, educates families, staff and pupils on health related issues, and performs related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications & Work Experience:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required;

Current and valid California license as a License Vocational Nurse is required;

One (1) year of nursing experience in community health, occupational health, or school nursing.  Experience in office and record-keeping associated with health services and has an understanding of medical terminology, testing procedures, billing processes, and student eligibility standards is required; and

Valid CPR/First Aid certification

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-08-24 View
Mentor Coach Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

 Summary of Duties

The Mentor Coach assists and/or develops and updates classroom programs & procedures for the instructional outcomes, curriculum implementation, child assessment and cultural and linguistic responsiveness. The Mentor Coach will support/guide teachers and site supervisors in sustaining safe, nurturing, joyful and inspiring learning environments for children. 

Qualifications & Experience

Education:  Baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, child development or a related field is required. Must be CLASS certified and maintain reliability on an annual basis. 

Experience: Three (3) years of work experience in a Head Start program with demonstrated leadership skills and abilities is required.

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-08-24 View
Classroom Aide Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

The Classroom Aide is responsible for assisting the Teacher, Assistant Teacher and/or Site Supervisor in providing child development services to children and provide additional support to education staff in the absence of a co-worker.

Education

High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent and completion of at least 12 units in child development, early childhood education or related field is required.  A Child Development Assistant Teacher Permit and a valid CPR/First Aid certification is required.

Experience

One (1) year experience working or volunteering with children under the age of 5 years is required.

For detailed information about this position you may review the job announcement on the Jobs section at plazadelaraza.info.

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-08-24 View
Human Resources Officer Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Human Resource Officer will provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction in designing and driving all Plaza de la Raza Human Resources programs, focused on attracting and maintaining a highly competent, engaged workforce while supporting the agency's mission, values, and strategic plan as well as ensuring that the agency and schools are in compliance with all labor laws, contractual and other regulatory requirements. The Human Resource Officer, who reports directly to the Executive Director, will oversee effective execution of agency-wide recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, compensation and benefits, organizational and professional development; performance management and succession planning, change management, and will function as an equally capable strategic and hands on partner to the Executive team in the overall management of the Plaza de la Raza workforce.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

Education - Bachelor's degree with a major in the field of Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Management or related field is preferred. Master's degree in Human Resources and/or certification as a Human Resources Professional is highly desirable.

Experience - Minimum of six (6) years of progressive more responsible experience in Human Resources Management; two (2) years of supervisory experience within a large company of no less than 300 employees.

 

 

Pico Rivera, CA 90660 2017-08-24 View
Resource Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, inc.

Summary of Duties

The Resource Teacher assists classroom teaching staff in planning, facilitating, and implementing individual and group activities; completing basic records and sharing information with Site Supervisor regarding student progress in planned activities. This position provides assistance with instructing children in activities designed to promote their social, physical and intellectual growth. The Resource Teacher will also be involved in the planning of individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.

 

Education

Associate degree or higher in early childhood education, child development, or a related field is required. Must have a valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; and must have a valid CPR/First Aid certification.

 

Experience

One (1) year of experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working in an educational setting with pre-elementary school children is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) and (English/ Mandarin) skills are highly preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-08-24 View
Teacher/Director Glenn County Office of Education - Child and Family Services

 

 

Glenn County Office of Education

 is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

 

   

   

 Child and Family Services                                               JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Position:

 

Teacher/Director, position available at

  • Villa Head Start
  • Chapman A
  • Hamilton City Preschool – Side A

 

 

Salary:

 

$136.97 – $149.67 based on an 8-hour day with benefit package

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Associate Arts degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with the understanding that you must be enrolled in a program leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in order to fully qualify for the position.
  • Must hold or qualify for a Site Supervisor Permit; to include24 units of ECE/CD, 6 units of administration, and 3 units of adult supervision.
  • Two years of adult supervisory experience in a childcare, infant/toddler and/or preschool setting.
  • Knowledge of CLASS desired.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Valid California driver license and insured reliable transportation.

 

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensures developmentally appropriate practices that meet the individual needs of children 3 to 5 years of age.
  • Orients, trains, and supervises a team of a teacher(s), teacher aide(s) and classroom volunteers.
  • Directs all aspects of center management with a focus on a child-centered learning environment.
  • Ensures the implementation of all Preschool services based on the revised Performance Standards and State Funding Terms and Conditions.
  • Ensures compliance with Title 22, Title 5, and Community Care Licensing for a childcare facility.
  • Conducts home visits and parent conferences with each family during the school year, as per model design.
  • Encourages parents to be involved and engaged in all aspects of the program.
  • Conducts family activities and parent committee meetings, as scheduled.
  • Ensures completion of required child assessments and observations.
  • Work cooperatively with Family Resource Assistant(s) in the delivery of family services.

 

Work Year:

 

179 paid days (August-June of each school year).  Position to begin ASAP

 

Application Procedure:

(Applications without the required documentations will not be considered.)

  • Complete Application and Resume
  • Copy of Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree
  • Copy of Unofficial Transcript(s)
  • Copy of Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (if applicable)
  • Three letters of recommendations (2 professional and 1 personal)

 

 

Submit to:

 

Child and Family Services

676 E. Walker Street, Orland CA  95963

Attention: Miriam Lopez, HR Manager/Executive Secretary 530-865-1267 ext. 2211

 

Deadline:

 

Until Filled

Orland, Willows, and Hamilton City, CA 95963 2017-08-23 View
Various Positions ECS - Episcopal Community Services (Head Start/Early Head Start)
 
ECS Head Start/Early Head Start is recruiting for the following positions - Come and join our team!
  • Teacher, Early Head Start 
  • Family Support Technician
  • Childcare Attendant
  • Parent Aide
  • Substitute Associate Teacher
  • Child Development Specialist 
View all current opening and apply online by clicking here.  

Thank you!

San Diego (South Bay), CA 91950 2017-08-23 View
Early Education Program Assistant Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY

The Early Education Program Assistant works under the supervision of the FCCHEN Program Manager to actively recruit families eligible for early education services, support recruitment of licensed family childcare providers, provide clerical support to the California Department of Education eligibility and enrollment team, and provide consistent, professional coverage of the reception desk as needed.                                                                     

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

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

Support client and home child care provider recruitment efforts

  • Implement client recruitment strategies, including but not limited to attending community resource fairs, distributing flyers, connecting with community partners, etc.
  • Support WCC’s high-quality licensed family child care provider recruitment efforts

Provide departmental administrative support

  • Support enrollment and recertification processes: manage enrollment team calendars; schedule initial and recertification appointments for families; conduct employment verification; distribute recertification packets
  • Enter all pertinent family demographic and child outcome data in Salesforce.com and other databases as needed
  • Keep track of availability of early education slots; monitor waitlist/follow up on families’ continued interest
  • Assist with attendance administration 
  • Process family fees- invoices, credits and adjustments
  • Send Notices of Action to families as needed
  • Support weekly internal file reviews, monitoring follow-up items and communicating with relevant parties
  • Provide receptionist coverage as needed (estimated 2 hours/day)

Other

  • May be required to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Comply with all applicable federal, state and county regulations
  • In accordance with our “team” philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to      carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.  Staff must      believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency’s and the program’s mission statements.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • High school graduate
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish - speaking and in writing required
  • Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing
  • Customer service and/or recruitment/promotional experience preferred
  • Pleasant, professional speaking manner on the phone and office experience; professional personal presentation
  • Experience working with diverse groups and populations
  • Basic computer skills required – Word, Excel, Software applications
  • Ability to effectively organize and plan; strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter; detail oriented
  • Commitment to continuous development and quality improvement
  • Flexible and collaborative with a demonstrated commitment to teamwork
  • Be passionate about learning and curious about issues affecting children and families
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and PPD risk assessment
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required

 

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

Culver City, CA, CA 90230 2017-08-22 View
Home Visitor Foothill Family

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A home-based Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher or Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 12 units of Early Childhood Education-Child Development including core courses (Child Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community or Child and Family Relations; and Program Curriculum) or AA Degree or higher in Early Childhood Development, Child Development.
  • Demonstrated competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five, including for children working with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate and to build respectful, culturally responsive and trusting relationships with families.
  • Must be familiar with the ethnic backgrounds and heritages of families in the program and able to effectively communicate, either directly or through interpretation and translation, with children who are dual language learners and to the extent feasible, with families with limited English proficiency.
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers, and/or families and some previous case management preferred. 
  • Experience in Home Visiting, the creative curriculum, and working with an electronic record keeping software system preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to manage and prioritize duties are necessary to be successful in this position.
  • Initiative and flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Extremely detail-oriented; high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully interact with individuals from diverse socio-economic/ethnic groups.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Affinity for working with pregnant women, young children and parents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented, following up on concerns, and understanding the systems which help insure quality of service and accurate record keeping.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and community resources.
  • Effective screening and assessment skills and intervention strategies.
  • Ability to observe and report accurately on the functioning of individuals and families.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the Agency required auto insurance liability limits of 100,000/300,000.
  • Bilingual Spanish required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

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

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

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

El Monte, CA 91731 2017-08-22 View
Early Head Start (EHS) Director Los Angeles Universal Preschool

The EHS-CCP Director is responsible for assuring all the EHS program mandates and standards for excellence are met on a daily basis. In addition to operating responsibility for programmatic aspects, the position is responsible for assuring that the program is strategically positioned for the future. This position is responsible for the overall structure, systems and procedures to facilitate program excellence in addition to operating responsibility for fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program. The EHS-CCP Director will provide the program with leadership and ensure management functions are properly implemented and may delegate responsibilities to other staff.

Essential Functions: 

LAUP Vision:

Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks

  • Oversees and provides overall direction and support including direct supervision of Early Head Start team
  • Directs and ensures adequate systems as well as policies and procedures are built and in place to maintain high quality EHS services to the children and families in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards
  • Directs and ensures ongoing monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis all services; analyze and share required monitoring reports with members of EHS-CCP team; completes Program Information report
  • In conjunction with the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) Manager, assures that the program serves the number of eligible children for which it is funded
  • Develops, implements, and ensures access to resources and services are responsive to each family’s goals and parents have opportunities to enhance their parenting skills and the developmental needs of their children
  • Oversees development of management, leadership, and program-related materials to keep current of developments in comprehensive early childhood programs
  • Collaborates and works with other organizations in the community to foster collaboration as defined by federal Head Start
  • Conducts a full Community Assessment every three years and updates annually
  • Facilitates the continuing professional development of all staff as part of the commitment to excellence
  • Oversees and maintains effective, appropriate communication with the Board of Directors, including: attending meetings; providing written reports on programmatic status and administrative activities; and assists with the training of new Board Members on their roles and responsibilities
  • Attends meetings of the Parent Committees and Policy Council
  • Maintains a close working relationship with the Finance and Legal departments to provide information for budget writing and the status of the budget to facilitate effective oversight of expenditures
  • May be required to travel State, County, and/or Nationally up to 15%

Physical Duties

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required. May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety Practices

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

  • Comprehensive understanding of Early Head Start/Head Start programs, philosophy and performance standards
  • Strong foundation and knowledge of early childhood education, family engagement and best practices in the field of early education
  • Experience in program management and planning, operations, evaluation and the use of management information systems.
  • Ability to learn and apply routine office policies and procedures
  • Expertise in adult learning techniques
  • Strong practices in using data to plan
  • Knowledge of business vocabulary and composition of business documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to learn moderately complex computer systems and adapt to changes in such systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with staff, providers and stake holders
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive with excellent customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills for budgeting and development of quantifiable models for measuring outcomes
  • Excellent problem analysis/solution development skills
  • Planning skills to attain goals and objectives and attention to details
  • Project and time management skills to meet deadlines and project outcomes
  • Human resources skills and ability to identify strengths and needs for improvement
  • Ability to think strategically to make informed decisions that may have broad policy consequences
  • Ability to develop multiple options or solutions to reach goals

Preferred Experience :  6-8 years

Formal Education :  M inimum BA/S degree in early childhood education, child development or related field.  At least 5 years of experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration with some related experience working with families in a community-based, family support, or resource & referral programs (with ECE focus)


Language proficiency required/preferred: English/Spanish required

 

 

Los Angeles, CA 90017 2017-08-21 View
Early Head Start - Child Care Partner (EHS-CCP) Recruitment, Eligibility, Selection, Enrollment & Attendance (ERSEA) Supervisor Los Angeles Universal Preschool

The EHS-CCP ERSEA Supervisor will develop and/or revise policies and procedures related to recruitment, eligibility, selection, enrollment and attendance (ERSEA) functions of the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership program. This position is responsible for ensuring continuous full enrollment and full compliance with the applicable Head Start Program Performances Standards

Essential Functions: 

LAUP Vision:

Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks include and are not limited to:

  • Assists with planning, development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of ERSEA requirements in order to assure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Coordinates, plans, and implements the ERSEA functions of the EHS-CCP program including selection and enrollment / recruitment of eligible children into the Contractor’s sites, following the Federal requirements and LAUP’s Selection Criteria. Will develop forms and ERSEA binder to meet Performance Standards
  • Implements and monitors processes and procedures for recruiting and maintaining full enrollment in all partner sites at all times by monitoring vacancies and maintains a waitlist for each sites
  • Works closely with Resource and Referral agencies, develops MOU and maintains communications with such agencies on regards to availability of EHS-CCP slots, contracted partners, dual placement and inter-agency referrals. Trains the Family Services staff on  subsidized childcare and necessary support to the family services staff to navigate the system to obtain and maintain child care subsidies
  • In collaboration with the Communications Department, develops recruitment ads and marketing materials
  • Ensures enrollment process is implemented consistently,  responds to inquiries from families of prospective enrollees regarding the program services, enrollment and/or waitlist status
  • Provides workshops, training and/or technical assistance regarding ERSEA topics to staff, families, and community in large and small group settings or individually as needed
  • Oversees child attendance and ensures parents are informed of the benefits of regular attendance and support available to decrease child absenteeism. Monitors follow up and supports provided to families whose children are absent and no reason is documented within the hour from the expected start time and whenever a child is absent for 2 or more days and/or when the child is at risk from missing 10% or more of program days (annual). Analyzes causes of absenteeism when average daily attendance falls below 85% and develops strategies to increase attendance
  • Ensures attendance is entered into the database on a daily basis. Collects sign-in/sign-out sheets for the children enrolled. Reviews and maintain those as evidence of the children eligibility for subsidized child-care services
  • Analyzes community assessment information and facilitate planning efforts to determine updates needed to the selection criteria, program options, recruitment efforts and enrollment guidelines. Presents the selection criteria to the Policy Council and the Board on an annual basis
  • Ensures recruitment activities are carried out and oversees the quality, output, and effectiveness of those activities
  • Tracks the number and status of children with Child Care subsidy. Notifies the EHS-CCP Supervisor and the Fiscal Department as soon as a child loses subsidy.
  • Collaborates with the EHS team to assist with transitioning from Early Head Start to Head Start. Monitors transition dates and provides reports to staff on those children who are 2.6 years of age so that a transition plan can be initiated.
  • Prepares and distributes timely ERSEA reports
  • With support of Research and Evaluation Department supports team with determining community strengths, needs, and resources
  • Works collaboratively with the EHS-CCP Family Advocates and other program staff, contractors to ensure children with the highest needs are selected and enrolled in the settings that meet the child’s and the family’s needs. Assures  vacancies are filled within 15 days
  • May be required to travel throughout LA County up to 80%  

Physical Duties

  • Some work may be sedentary in nature; driving and travel are required. May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety Practices

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

  • Comprehensive understanding of Early Head Start/Head Start programs,

            philosophy and Head Start Program Performance Standards

  • Strong foundation and knowledge of early childhood education, family

            engagement and best practices in the field of early education

  • Experience in program management and planning, operations, evaluation and

            the use of management information systems.

  • Ability to learn and apply routine office policies and procedures
  • Expertise in adult learning techniques
  • Strong practices in using data to plan
  • Knowledge of business vocabulary and composition of business documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to learn moderately complex computer systems and adapt to changes in such systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with staff, providers and stake holders
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive with excellent customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills for budgeting and development of quantifiable models for measuring outcomes
  • Excellent problem analysis/solution development skills
  • Planning skills to attain goals and objectives
  • Project and time management skills to meet deadlines and project outcomes
  • Skills and ability to identify strengths and needs for improvement
  • Ability to think strategically to make informed decisions that may have broad policy consequences
  • Ability to develop multiple options or solutions to reach goals

Preferred Experience :  3-5+ years

Formal Education :  Minimum BA/S degree in social work, human development/services, or related field, MA/S preferred.  At least three years providing Early Head Start or Head Start Enrollment, Application, Recruitment, and Attendance T/TA and consultation services to early learning programs.

Language proficiency required/preferred: English/Spanish required

 

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