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Head Start Nutrition Coordinator MAOF

Job Summary

 

 

The Nutrition Coordinator assists in preparing and updating annual nutrition written services plan in accordance with Head Start performance standards. Participates in menu planning and review; Assess and evaluate nutrition needs of children and their families in the home as well as the school. The Nutrition Coordinator conducts in-service training about nutrition for all staff and also assists with nutrition education training for parents. The Nutrition Coordinator performs other job related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Nutrition Science, Health Science or related field.
  • One (1) year specialized training in nutritional planning and evaluation process.
  • Knowledge of community services and resources.
  • Ability to establish own contacts in program implementation.
  • Must possess a valid California Class C Driver License, have use of a motor vehicle, and   provide evidence of auto liability as required by law.
  • English and Spanish fluency preferred (both oral and written skills).

Special Qualifications

  • Must meet State health requirements:  Must submit to a pre-employment physical      examination and Tuberculosis (TB) clearance at the time of employment, to      be renewed every four years.
  • Must submit to a flu vaccine once a year.
  • Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles, at the time of employment.  Must submit to a flu vaccine once a year.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared through the Justice Department.  Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the Justice Department.     
  • Must possess a vehicle and have a valid Class C California Driver’s License and current car insurance
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic  First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain, as a condition of employment for the duration of their employment in this position.
  • Educational transcripts are required. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish /English) required
Los Angeles , CA 90011 2017-07-21 View
Head Start Family Service Associate MAOF

Job Summary

  • The FSA (Family Service Associate) links families with services that are needed; Supports family independence and competency, allowing them the choice of participation and decision making; Enroll and recruit families is an essential; Clerical work required.

    Qualifications

    • Associate Degree in social work or related field or Family Development Credential;
    • High school diploma or GED;
    • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ work experience working with low-income families is required;
    • Experience in a pre-school environment is preferred;
    • Must be computer literate in office software (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc);
    • Accuracy of spelling English language usage and arithmetical computations. 

    Special Qualifications

    • Must      meet State health requirements: Must submit to a pre-employment physical examination and Tuberculosis (TB) clearance at the time of employment, to be renewed every four years.
    • Must submit to a flu vaccine once a year.
    • Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles, at the      time of employment.
    • Criminal Records (e.g. Livescan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index, Sexual Offender      Registry. Must be finger printed      and cleared through the Justice Department.  Fingerprints clearance must be active      and on file with the Justice Department.      
    • Must be 18 years of age to apply. 
    • Must have a valid California driver’s license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability      insurance. 
    • Educational transcripts are required. 
    • Bilingual (Spanish / English) required.

     

Los Angeles , CA 90011 2017-07-21 View
Head Start Head Teacher MAOF

Job Summary

Instruction of children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth. Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning, according to the developmental stages of the children. 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a subject matter related to early childhood education and/or child development from an accredited college or university.
  • Must possess a California Site Director Permit.
  • Six (6) units in administration, plus (2) units in adult supervision required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years paid experience working with pre-school children.
  • Must possess a vehicle and have a valid Class C California Driver’s License and current car insurance.

Special Qualifications

  • Must meet State health requirements:  Must submit to a pre-employment physical      examination and Tuberculosis (TB) clearance at the time of employment, to      be renewed every four years.
  • Must submit to a flu vaccine once a year.
  • Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles, at the time of employment.  Must submit to a flu vaccine once a      year.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared through the Justice Department.  Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the Justice Department.     
  • Must possess a vehicle and have a valid Class C California Driver’s License and current car insurance
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic  First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain, as a condition of employment for the duration of their employment in this position.
  • Educational transcripts are required. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish /English) required
Los Angeles , CA 90011 2017-07-21 View
Associate Teacher Placer Community Action Council, Inc.

Head Start is Hiring Qualified Teachers!

 Preschool (Placer - Foresthill, CA 95631)

12+ ECE units, including Core Courses

$11.95 - 12.67/hour + Bilingual 2%

Full-time/part-year (8 hours/day)

 

Great Benefits Package

 

  • An opportunity to gain knowledge and experience with a leader in child care
  • Health care benefits, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holidays, sick leave
  • Generous professional development and educational reimbursement plans

 

           Bilingual a plus!

          Live Scan Reimbursement & Post-Offer Physicals

 

email resume to HR at jobs@pcac-inc.org or call Kimberly Walls, H.R. Specialist – (530) 886-4154

 

Summary:

 The Associate Teacher is responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the administration of the classroom, assists in the planning, preparation and execution of the program in conformance with the Head Start Performance Standards and/or State Preschool Guidelines, Title 22 and Title 5 of the California Administrative Code, as applicable.

 

Reporting Requirements:

 

The Associate Teacher is directly supervised by the Site Supervisor.

 

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status and Classification:

 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Number of months varies by site.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the development of procedures for the operation of the program in the center that conform to Head Start Performance Standards and/or State Preschool Guidelines, and licensing and staffing requirements of Title 22 of the California aministrative Code, and KidZKount Policies and Procedures.
  • Assists in the development of the curriculum to include the 8 domains of language, literacy, mathematics, science, creative arts, social and emotional development, approaches to learning and physical development and health.
  • Assists the on-going monitoring to track patterns of progress and accomplishments for groups of children in the 8 domains of learning and development.
  • Assists in the record-keeping and ongoing child assessments that provide information on preschool children’s progress on the 8 required domains, elements and indicators when the child enters into the program, at a midpoint in the year and at the end of the year.
  • Ensures that the individualized plan addresses child interests, learning and development, temperament, language, cultural background and learning style.

Knowledge:

 

  • Performance Standards and other agency policies governing operations related to job duties, work performance and personal conduct.
  • Child development principles.
  • Age appropriate curriculum for preschool children.
  • Positive guidance techniques.
  • Health and safety for preschool age children.
  • Parent education techniques.

 Experience:

 

  • One (1) year of preschool classroom experience, preferably with Head Start.

 

Education and Permits:

 

  • Twelve (12) ECE/CD units including core courses.
  • An Associate Teacher Permit must be, at minimum, applied for within 60 days of hire and must be maintained or upgraded throughout the course of employment.

 

Continuing Education:

 

  • Training as required.

 

 

 

 


 

Foresthill, CA 95631 2017-07-19 View
Early Head Start Teacher Volunteers of America Southwest

 

Career Opportunity

Under supervision by the Program Manager, the Teacher leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing four year olds. She / He is accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families. Teachers fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California Corp., State Department of Education, Child Development Division Funding Terms and conditions, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.

DUTIES

  • Ensures the safety of every child placed in the center. Adheres to the parents list of approved adults to pick up children and does not allow any child to leave their care without the individual presenting picture ID which correlates with the list provided by the parent.
  • Plans and implements programming (curriculum and care) which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness, ongoing observations and assessments of the individual child, and goals jointly developed with parents specifically with a literacy development focus
  • Supports and fosters the development of family literacy.
  • Provides and facilitates shared literacy experiences with children and parents
  • Coordinates and assists parents in the transition to kindergarten
  • If necessary, supports enrollment and recruitment of children.
  • Completes plans using monthly goals and objectives, the agency's community assessment and parent input and goals to meet the individual needs of each child with considerations for his/her interests, abilities, disabilities and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Completes the State approved assessment - DRDP plus.
  • Conducts a daily health check of each child. Records result and follows-up as needed.
  • Ensures classroom ratio of teacher/child are adhered to
  • Maintains daily records of child's attendance, health and behavior. Reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to Site Supervisor.
  • Maintains the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom while allowing for expressive and creative involvement and interaction of children. Maintains the classroom and work space is clean and orderly.
  • Follows health and safety standards for food handling, diapering and toileting infants and toddlers, hand washing, and universal precautions with exposure to blood.
  • Conducts two parent-teacher conferences annually for each child in her/his care. Shares information with Site Supervisor and other staff, as appropriate.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all communications, both written and verbal, about children, parents, staff, department and agency at all times.
  • Completes incident reports and follows through with Site Supervisor.
  • Reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to supervisor.
  • Links families to social services as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

An Associate's degree in early childhood development and a Child development teacher permit. 1-3 years of relevant experience in a variety of areas including: direct care of children between birth and 3 years of age, parental involvement or participation, classroom management, curriculum and program planning and implementation for infants and toddlers, family support services, and assessment of individual children's development. Experience with children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds required as well as children with a variety of developmental disabilities a plus. Applicant must satisfy Title 22 and Title 5 requirements for a Teacher. Able to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must have valid driver's license and meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract.

  • Must have ability to read, write and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  • Must have knowledge of Title 22 and Title 5.
  • Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.

Applications are only accepted online please go to https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

EOE M/V/D/F This employer participates in E-Verify.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-07-18 View
Site Manager - Preschool Volunteers of America Southwest

 

If you are interested in inspiring hope through service and providing individuals and families with the tools to improve their quality of life, than Volunteers of America is the place for you! We are looking for a Site Manager to oversee our Preschool in Rialto or San Bernardino, CA.

Under supervision by the Director of Children and Family Services, the Site Manager leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing children up to age five. She/He is accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families. Ensures that Teachers fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California Corp., Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.

DUTIES

  • Ensures the safety of every child placed in the center. 
  • Plans and implements programming (curriculum and care) which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness, ongoing observations and assessments of the individual child, and goals jointly developed with parents specifically with a literacy development focus. Provides and facilitates shared literacy experiences with children and parents
  • Coordinates and assists parents in the transition to kindergarten. Completes plans using monthly goals and objectives, the agency's community assessment and parent input and goals to meet the individual needs of each child with considerations for his/her interests, abilities, disabilities and individual style and pace of learning.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An Bachelor's degree in early childhood development and a Child development teacher permit. 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • A Center Administrator License.
  • Experience with children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds required. Experience with children with a variety of developmental disabilities a plus.
  • Applicant must satisfy Title 22 and Title 5 requirements for a Teacher. Ability to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must meet have valid drivers license and must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract.
  • Must have ability to read, write and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  • Must have the ability to read, comprehend, give and follow instructions.
  • Must be computer literate

Please Apply Online at https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

EOE M/V/D/F This employer participates in E-Verify. Applications are only accepted online. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact us at (619) 282-8211 or hr@voa-swcal.org for assistance.

 

 

 

Rialto, CA 92376 2017-07-18 View
Division Director of Children & Family Services Volunteers of America Southwest

Job Opportunity:

The Division Director of Children and Family Services is responsible for the overall supervision of all site managers within the scope of service of the Early Childhood Education Division. The Division spans across multiple counties. The Division Director of Children and Family Services' primary goal is to develop, achieve, and execute excellence in program delivery of services. This position will ensure program services are aligned with best practices in the early childhood education field while ensuring continuous quality programing. The position will ensure the services in the division are best in class and represent a stellar brand promise. The position will ensure the effective management of program resources within service division to include budget management, personnel, resource management, and ensure contract compliance. The position will serve as a leadership coach for division staff ultimately to support the evolution of skills and competencies and build capacity in staff. The Division Director of Children and Family Services will serve as the subject matter expert in the area of early childhood education both internally and externally.

Required Credentials, Abilities and Experience: 

Master's Degree in early childhood education or related area such as education. 7 years' experience in the field of early childhood education with at least ten (5) years' experience in management.  A demonstrated competency of knowledge in early childhood education best practices, models, current and future trends. A demonstrated competency in program planning and development; community needs assessments; budget management; public relations; networking; contract implementation; compliance and evaluations; staff development; resource development; and personnel management. Valid California Driver's License is required. Must successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract. California Program Director Permit Required.

Must have knowledge of Title 22 Licensing regulations, Title 5, Head Start Performance Standards, and the Head Start Act, and zoning and building codes for facilities supervised.

 

  1. Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.
  2. Must possess a valid California Program Director Permit
  3. Superior motivational and team building skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work directly with and oversee management of various programs with a diverse client and workforce
  5. Commitment to continuous improvement, best in class, staff development, and the implementation of a positive culture and work environment.
  6. Must have excellent communication skills able to comprehend, speak and write clearly in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  7. Must have and maintain a clean driving record.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Execute a culture of excellence and ensure best in class for programs within division.
  2. Ensure the development of high quality program services in early childhood education including program model and design.
  3. Provide coaching and training to staff to build staff competencies to transform client services.
  4. Submit annual renewal grants within the division.
  5. Monitor programs for compliance with electronic client files and data entry.
  6. Ensure all physical plants are well maintained and promote safety and well-being for clients and employees.
  7. Manage and oversee budget for division.
  8. Ensure compliance of each site with regulatory agencies.
  9. Ensure quality and compliance across all systems to include contracts, programs, staff, and facilities.
  10. Analyze program outcomes and implement course corrections to ensure increased service outcomes.
  11. Oversee and participate in the development of annual operating plans for all programs and services in division.
  12. Supervise and develop performance and training goals for site managers within division.
  13. Serve as primary contact and point person for division both internally and externally.
  14. Attendance at Parent Advisory Groups to include Policy Council.
  15. Perform and oversee regular customer service surveys and collaborate with staff to implement recommendations.
  16. Problem solves on customer concerns.
  17. Actively participate in community and professional networks to achieve the growth and civic leadership goals of the division.
  18. Develop and implement strategies for service enhancement, service expansion and new program service development in accordance with strategic plan.
  19. Perform duties associated with Management Team.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

  Apply to: https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. This Employer participates in E-Verify. Applications are only accepted online. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact us at (619) 282-8211.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-07-18 View
Music Teacher Ballington Academy Charter School, El Centro, CA

Our El Centro Charter School is seeking candidates with previous experience in Music Instruction to help students grow emotionally, socially intellectually, and physically according to his or her basic needs, ability, and maturity level. This position works with the Principal to establish a wholesome learning environment and culture. He or she works in partnership with parents to endure the highest level of educational achievement for each child. Part Time, 4 days per week.

 

Curriculum and Instruction

  1. Supports the implementation of the school vision, culture, and educational model. 
  2. Provides instruction in varying groups and individually as prescribed by Ballington Academy of Arts and Sciences. This includes character development, Standards Based curriculum, science, arts, and enhanced learning activities.
  3. Diagnoses students needs and implements differentiated instruction to address needs of each student to ensure highest educational achievement. 
  4. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior and ensures learning atmosphere in classroom.
  5. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials as part of planned learning experiences to motivate pupils.
  6. Evaluates pupil academic and social growth, keeps accurate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents. 
  7. Creates a functional and enticing learning environment.
  8. Identifies students' needs and cooperates with other professional staff member to ensure academic success.
  9. Strong knowledge of Standards and Standardized assessments.
  10. Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education and professional development activities.
  11. Completes all reports as required, including student evaluation, inventories, program evaluations, and lesson plans.
  12. Interprets the educational program to parents and community members through personal conferences, meetings, and various media. 
  13. Attends faculty meetings, in service meetings, team meetings, and grade level meetings as required.
  14. Performs basic attendance reporting.
  15. Maintains good public relations with parent groups.
  16. Supervises students in out of classroom activities.
  17. Demonstrate depth of knowledge in curriculum frameworks, latest research based instructional methodology, and special education regulations on both the Federal and State levels.
  18. Initiate the use of new teaching methods and materials, initiate, encourage, and direct experimental and pilot programs of instruction. 
  19. Ability to retrieve, analyze, and sort data to make instructional decisions to improve student performance.
  20. Comply with State Curriculum Standards.
  21. Complies with state/federal mandates as they relate to curriculum, instruction, special education, and special projects.
  22. Assists in the selection, evaluation, and procurement of instructional materials for the state/and or federal programs with the assistance of staff.

Job Qualifications:

  1. Single Subject credentialing in areas of Music.
  2. A Bachelor's Degree in related field and including all courses needed to meet credential requirement.
  3. Valid California teaching credential (Multiple Subject Teaching or equivalent. CLAD, BCLAD.) Consideration will be given to Single Subjects Credentials in areas related to Arts, Music, Agriculture and Sciences.
  4. Experience in elementary schools as teacher or student teacher. Elementary Charter schools experience preferred. 
  5. Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health.
  6. In depth knowledge of project based instruction, differentiated instruction, and convergence thinking.
  7. Knowledge of curriculum, California standards, and effective teaching practices. Competency in human relations and oral and written communication. 
  8. Knowledge and expertise with students with special needs.
  9. Ability to work well with people: broad grasp of educational planning and curriculum. 
  10. Genuine concern for students and passion for quality education. 
  11. Role model for students.
El Centro, CA 92243 2017-07-18 View
Substitute Teacher Substitute Teacher - Ballington Academy School - San Bernadino

The Elementary Charter School Substitute Teacher, under the direction of the site administrator, is responsible for providing instruction in content areas in which each assigned student can grow emotionally, socially intellectually, and physically according to his or her basic needs, ability, and maturity level.  He or she works with the Principal to establish a wholesome learning environment and culture.  He or she works in partnership with parents to endure the highest level of educational achievement for each child.

Job Qualificiations:

  1. A Bachelor's Degree in relate field and including all courses needed to meet credential requirement.
  2. Valid California teaching credential (Multiple Subject Teaching or equivalent. CLAD, BCLAD, Emergency 30-day, or equivalent.
  3. Experience in elementary schools as teacher or student teacher. Elementary Charter schools experience preferred.
  4. Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health.
  5. In depth knowledge of project based instruction, differentiated instruction, and convergence thinking.
  6. Knowledge of curriculum, California standards, and effective teaching practices. Competency in human relations and oral and written communication.
  7. Knowledge and experience with English Language Development.
  8. Knowledge and expertise with students with special needs.
  9. Ability to work well with people: broad grasp of educational planning and curriculum.
  10. Genuine concern for students and passion for quality education.
  11. Role model for students.

Curriculum and Instruction

  1. Supports the implementation of the school vision, culture, and educational model.
  2. Provides instruction in varying groups and individually as prescribed by Ballington Academy of Arts and Sciences. This includes character development, Standards Based curriculum, science, arts, and enhanced learning activities.
  3. Diagnose students needs and implements differentiated instruction to address needs of each student to ensure highest educational achievement.
  4. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior and ensures learning atmosphere in classroom.
  5. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials as part of planned learning experiences to motivate
  6. Teach language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, music, physical education,
  7. Evaluates pupil academic and social growth, keeps accurate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents.
  8. Creates a functional and enticing learning environment.
  9. Identifies students' needs and cooperates with other professional staff member to ensure academic success.
  10. Strong knowledge of Standards and Standardized assessments.
  11. Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education and professional development activities.
  12. Completes all reports as required, including student evaluation, inventories, program evaluations, and lesson plans.
  13. Interprets the educational program to parents and community members through personal conferences, meetings, and various media.
  14. Attends faculty meetings, in service meetings, team meetings, and grade level meetings as required.
  15. Administers and scores standardized tests as required by the Department of Education
  16. Performs basic attendance reporting.
  17. Maintains good public relations with parent groups.
  18. Supervises students in out of classroom activities.
  19. Demonstrate depth of knowledge in curriculum frameworks, latest research based instructional methodology, and special education regulations on both the Federal and State levels.
  20. Initiate the use of new teaching methods and materials, initiate, encourage, and direct experimental and pilot programs of instruction. 
  21. Ability to retrieve, analyze, and sort data to make instructional decisions to improve student   
  22. Comply with State Curriculum Standards.
  23. Complies with state/federal mandates as they relate to curriculum, instruction, special education, and special projects.
  24. Assists in the selection, evaluation, and procurement of instructional materials for the state/and or federal programs with the assistance of staff.
San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-07-18 View
Early Head Start Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager Through the Looking Glass

                     

 

 

 

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.

 

 

Title:

Early Head Start Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment,   Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager

Program:

TLG Early Head Start   Program

Reports   To: 

 

Benefits:               

Executive   Director /Early Head Start Director

 

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

 

 

 

WORK SCHEDULE: 75% time, with the possibility of full-time depending on the background of the applicant.  Occasional evening or weekend meetings, out of area conferences for training. Travel, including possible overnight stays, as required.

                                                  

SUMMARY: Under the general direction and supervision of the Executive/ Early Head Start Director, oversees TLG’s EHS ERSEA activities; Ensures full enrollment of eligible children and families in the TLG Early Head Start Program; tracking and analyzing attendance; developing and maintaining community partnerships and a recruitment/outreach plan. Follows all current Head Start Program Performance Standards, CACF regulations, agency policies, procedures and other applicable Federal and State regulations to successfully accomplish the TLG Early Head Start Program goals and objectives.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/ BS or advanced degree in relevant field; Experience in field(s) related to social, human or family services; Knowledge of and experience with local community resources and how to access them and conduct outreach.  Previous experience in programs serving low-income children and/or families with disabilities.  Experience with data systems.  Personal/ family disability experience a plus.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Do community outreach to recruit families for the Early Head Start program
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with other human service organizations in the community to support recruitment and meet the needs of Early Head Start families.
  • Oversee, coordinate and implement the recruitment and application process with other staff
  •  Maintain up-to-date and accurate documentation, tracking, record keeping and reporting of ERSEA data.
  • Revise and maintain recruitment plan and selection priorities based on changing community, cultural and linguistic needs.
  • Ensure all families meet Early Head Start eligibility criteria for income, age and program priority areas, maintaining required eligibility verification documents.
  • Conduct an in-person or telephone interview to verify eligibility and complete intake process with each family.
  • Enter enrollment information into Child Plus software system.
  • Monitor and manage enrollment slots to ensure at least 10% are reserved for children with disabilities in Part C and no more than 10% are over-income.
  • Ensure the program meets all timeframes for full enrollment and full enrollment is maintained throughout the year; submit monthly enrollment reports to federal system.
  • Identify individual children with absence patterns that put them at risk of missing 10% of program days and work with Family Advocate to develop strategies to improve individual attendance.
  • If monthly Center average daily attendance falls below 85% analyze causes and lead development of an improvement plan.
  • Submit attendance, enrollment reports to Policy Council.
  • Responsible for on-going monitoring and follow-up to correct any identified areas of non-compliance and concern for ERSEA activities.
  • In conjunction with TLG Executive Director / Early Head Start Director and other TLG EHS management staff, analyze community and program assessment information and make recommendations to assist in determining program refinement, with a focus on ERSEA and data management. 
  • Assist other staff with Child Plus; monitor updating of entries. Lead in production of annual PIR, report produced from Child Plus for federal funder.
  • Assist with Kindercharts (developmental data system) set up, updating, and closing needs.
  • Assist with DRDP Tech (developmental data system).
  • Maintain confidentiality with respect to information and records concerning children, families and staff.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Language Skills: Bilingual, bi-literate preferred  English/Spanish or ASL and/or other language ability based on program needs; Ability to write policy and procedure documents, reports, program correspondence, and program assessments; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, employees of the organization, and the general public.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Ability to understand and use a variety of computer applications and appropriate software which includes spreadsheets and word processing, workplace electronic technology, including Internet access, networking, e-mail and the ability to use or learn to enter data, produce reports and assist other staff using Child Plus and other program tracking software.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a valid California driver license; current personal vehicle insurance; May be required to use personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require a physical examination, current tuberculosis test, immunizations, and verified fingerprint and criminal record clearance before beginning work.

 

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

To apply please fax or email resumes to TLG

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.

Re: ERSEA Position

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org

 

 

 

 

Keywords: Early Head Start; Early Childhood Education; Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) and Data Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-07-14 View
Early Head Start Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director Through the Looking Glass

                     

 

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Early Head Start Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.

 

Title:

Early Head Start   Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director

Program:

TLG Early Head Start   Program

Reports   To: 

 

Benefits:               

Executive   Director /Early Head Start Director

 

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

 

 

 

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday-Friday. Occasional evening or weekend meetings, out of area conferences for training. Travel, including possible overnight stays, associated with training.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Manage the provision of high-quality education and nutrition services and direct the Early Head Start Center for 22 children. Collaborate with community partners and other EHS/Head Start staff.  Ensure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act and other applicable regulations including the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Refine and maintain comprehensive recordkeeping and reporting systems.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Social Work, Psychology, Child Development or Education related field, preferred.
  • Advanced training, continuing education, and at least four years of experience in early childhood education.
  • Minimum of two years of recordkeeping and organizational experience, preferably in a

collaborative work environment, and preferably with children and families.

  • Minimum of two years of experience in supervision, planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating programs or projects.
  • Child Development Site Supervisor or Program Director Permit required.

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Computer training and/or documented proficiency with popular word processing, spreadsheet and database software; experience with and/or training in Microsoft Office products particularly Word, Excel and Access is preferred.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Current Criminal, Child Abuse and FBI clearances.
  • Physical ability to perform essential job functions.
  • Physical examination upon employment and within every fifteen (15) months thereafter.
  • Tuberculosis test upon employment and within every twenty-five (25) months thereafter.
  • Job-related training, as assigned.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES

 

Education

  • In collaboration with the Center Site Supervisor/Head Teacher, ensure compliance with Community Care Licensing Standards.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and CACFP regulations.
  • Collaborate with the Center Site Supervisor/Head Teacher to ensure curriculum fidelity and alignment with the Early Learning Outcomes Framework, obtaining input from parents.
  • In collaboration with the Disabilities Manager, coordinate disabilities services and monitor classroom accommodations specified in infant and toddler Individualized Family Service Plans.
    • Provide supervision and evaluation of teachers
    • Analyze developmental progress of children, aggregating data from teachers using DRDP Tech, and producing periodic School Readiness Reports which identify progress on goals and priorities for teacher training
    • Assist individual teachers in identifying their training needs and improving their knowledge and abilities.
    • Assist in recruiting and orienting volunteers and new teaching staff, providing them with orientation and guidance.
    • Complete and submit required reports to the EHS Director, Board of Directors, and Policy Council in a timely and accurate fashion.
    • Ensure coaching is scheduled regularly in the classroom for teacher support.

 

Nutrition/Food Program

  • In collaboration with the Nutrition Consultant, monitor all Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and food service activities to ensure compliance with CACFP and Head Start regulations; establish and maintain required data and monitoring reports.
  • Act as Civil Rights Coordinator for the CACFP
  • Monitor and evaluate the work of contracted Nutrition Consultant.
  • Coordinate nutrition services.

 

 

Program Operations

  • Engage in planning with other members of the EHS management team to ensure best practices and continued quality improvement.
  • Assist with the annual program Self-Assessment and any federal onsite review process, focused on, but not limited to, education and nutrition services; report on strengths, recommendations, required improvements; implement improvements and recommendations; incorporate into program planning process.
  • As needed, revise and/or recommend EHS, education and nutrition services policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act, and other relevant regulations; oversee the implementation of approved policies and procedures.
  • Represent EHS on interagency community groups as needed.
  • Report suspected child abuse or neglect; explain to families the program's legal mandate

to report suspected child abuse and neglect.

  • Assist in the design and implementation of efficient communications, documentation and data management systems.
  • Support all research activities; implement program improvement strategies as indicated.
  • Attend all required training and professional growth opportunities offered by the program

and maintain professional licensure and certification as required.

  • Perform all other tasks, as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

Knowledge of the following:

  • Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act, Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, and other applicable regulations and laws.
  • Relevant California regulations and their application, including mandated reporting, food service, sanitation, and nutrition regulations and their application, especially the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
  • The Microsoft Office Suite, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Publisher components.

 

Skill in the following:

  • Building and working within complex management and services delivery systems

collaboratively with other members of the EHS team.

  • Excellent oral communication skills with individuals, families and groups.
  • Excellent writing skills for use in production of reports, work plans, and other

documents, as well as use in communicating with a variety of individuals and groups.

  • Using a keyboard and personal computer.
  • Building and maintaining positive and respectful relationships.
  • Utilizing a database, including aggregating and analyzing assessment data to determine child outcomes and develop school readiness goals and periodic reports.

 

 

Ability to do the following:

  • Establish and maintain effective, collaborative partnerships with staff, parents, grantee staff, and community agencies.
  • Take a developmental approach to motivate and empower adults.
  • Collect, organize, analyze and process information quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepare and maintain written records and reports.
  • Be creative, resourceful, constructive and flexible.
  • Demonstrate respect for individuals and groups with varied cultural, racial, ethnic, disability, religious, and linguistic identities or backgrounds.
  • Project a positive image of the program and the agency.
  • Identify and meet goals, objectives, outcomes and timelines within broad parameters and

work independently of direct supervision.

  • Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor at all times.

 

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

To apply please fax or email resumes, with cover letters, to TLG

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.

Re: Education Manager Position

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org

 

Keywords: Early Head Start; Early Childhood Education; Early Head Start Education, Nutrition Manager and Center Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-07-14 View
Home Visitor Children First Early Head Start

Job Duties

This person has responsibility for providing child development activities for children & families. Conduct weekly ninety-(90) minute home visits to infants and toddlers and their families. Prepare for and supervise two group socialization activities a month, each meeting lasting two hours, for families and their children. Participate fully in monthly supervision and training meetings. Home Visitor is familiar with and often consults the Head Start Program Performance Standards. Implement the curriculum that the CF EHS program has selected for the home base option that is developmentally and culturally appropriate for families. Promote parent participation in curriculum planning, program governance, and overall program participation. 
Educate parents about the importance of preventive health care by teaching them about screenings used in the program as well as what to expect during doctor's visits (well child checks and prenatal appointments). Conduct screenings and ongoing assessments of young children's development in a timely, accurately and family friendly manner. Understand and follow California child abuse laws for mandated reporters, including attending required annual trainings and filing Suspected Child Abuse Reports (SCAR) when necessary. 
Develop, in collaboration with the family, individual plans that identify strengths, goals and needs of each family on your assigned caseload. Document this collaborative process in family partnership agreements at least once every six months. Monitor and incorporate educational experiences including transition and activities in the home visits relevant to child's physical health, safety, nutrition, dental health, and mental health, at least once on a monthly basis. Collaborate with community agencies to access prevention and intervention programs and services to meet the needs of families. Act as a liaison and advocate between community resources and Early Head Start families. Assess the specific strengths and needs of each pregnant woman, family and child. Involve parents in the educational activities of the program to enhance their role as the principle influence on their infant/toddler's education and development and to increase their understanding, skills and experience in child growth and development. Assist in scheduling appointments for families with community agencies. Implement transition activities to provide seamless services for families and children into Head Start or other placement as determined by the family.

 

Job Qualifications

Minimum of (24) units of Early Childhood Education-Child Development including core courses (Child Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community or Child and Family Relations; and Program Curriculum). Or a California's Teacher Credential. Experience with home visiting or center based childhood programs. Knowledge of local community resources. Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Demonstrated computer skills (Windows/Word and Excel). Capacity to problem solve, handle crisis, and work with low-income families in a human service setting. Approach to working with families that is empathic, nonjudgmental, respectful, and professional. Willingness to work primarily in home of families in residing in high-risk communities. Flexibility with respect to time and days able to work as well as to works tasks. Current CA driver's license, own transportation and insurance. 

Santa Monica, CA 90405 2017-07-14 View
Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Infant/Toddler Teacher for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.

Title: Eligibilit

Title:

Early   Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher

Program:

TLG Early Head   Start Center-Based Program

Reports To: 

 

Benefits:               

EHS Education Manager/Center Director

 

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

 

Work Schedule: Full time, full year.

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

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

 

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • Dependable and patient.
  • Supervise and monitor children at all times.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings to plan for and deliver collaborative services.
  • Work in a cooperative, respectful and constructive way with co-teachers and other center staff, in order to maintain an environment that supports the socio-emotional development of children.
  • Ability to apply Early Childhood Development theory in daily activities, and adapt to the individual needs of children.
  • Develop and utilize integrated curriculum plans, which reflect mandated elements and components, parental and cultural influences, and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers.
  • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum into classroom activities to address and meet individual goals for children as identified in their individualized education plans.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support in providing high quality learning environments in a center focused on children’s individual needs.
  • Respond appropriately to crisis or emergency situations that may occur.
  • Assess individual and group needs, attending to differences in needs and disability issues, specific interests, strengths and concerns.
  • Prepare classroom materials to support developmentally appropriate curriculum plans; create and change learning centers and materials as needed.
  • Provide an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental involvement in the classroom.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, regarding each child's progress.
  • Conduct the required parent/teacher conferences and home visits for the purpose of assessment and support, and to share information on classroom progress and educational strategies at school and at home.
  • Document developmental baselines, ongoing assessments according to program benchmarks.
  • Document all significant classroom issues, parent contacts and home visit
  • Monitor and report child abuse or neglect.
  • Attend meetings, trainings and appropriate professional development activities
  • Open to coaching and improvement of skills and knowledge
  • Assure general maintenance and security of facility and assist with inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Assure accurate and point of service meal counts.
  • Support development of healthy eating habits for children and families through modeling, education, and encouragement.
  • Assist in preparing and serving food to children, in compliance with CACFP regulations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of food safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Other duties as requested.

 

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

 

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

 

Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

To apply please fax or email resumes, with cover letters, to TLG

Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.

Re: Infant/Toddler Teacher

Through the Looking Glass

Fax: (510) 848-4445

Email: hr@lookingglass.org

Berkeley, CA 94703 2017-07-14 View
Assistant Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services

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 & 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 more information, visit http://plazadelaraza.info/careers/jobs/

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-07-12 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.

 

For more information, visit the Career Section at www.plazadelaraza.info

Pico Rivera, CA 90660 2017-07-12 View
Classroom Aide (Full Time & Part Time) Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties:

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

Qualifications & Experience:

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 additional information, visit www.plazadelaraza.info

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2017-07-12 View
Head Start Instructor City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill several Head Start Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department.

The Head Start Instructor instructs children enrolled in the Head Start Program/State Preschool Program; instructs parents on early childhood development concepts; assists in developmental assessments; organizes and sets up education and play materials for classroom and/or makes home visits; and performs related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Master Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies that occur within The City including full-time and permanent part-time positions, if applicable.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

 

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Instruct children in basic pre-school education concepts.
  • Organize and set up developmentally appropriate education and play materials for the classroom.
  • Conduct fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center/classroom or in the home.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, ongoing child observations, developmental assessments and devise Individual Development Plans (IDP) on all children enrolled in program; assist in developing Individual Education Plans (IEP) for special needs children.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Make initial and final home visits; make additional/on-going home visits as needed.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Conduct outreach and recruit children and families for enrollment in the program.
  • Observe and supervise children in activities and ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify parents.
  • Conduct parent conferences.
  • Keep routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom and/or the home.
  • Collaborate with parents in providing an individualized educational program for their children.
  • Provide parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • May assist with the process of planning and implementing the health programs in areas such as physical examination, vision, hearing, dental screening, and growth/nutritional assessment; complete vision, hearing, growth, and nutrition assessments as needed; provide all necessary follow-up in these or other health needs.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally sensitive interactions and communications.
  • Maintain high quality classroom environments that meet or exceed the national average.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed.

 

Education:

 

Bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or related field including  twelve (12) post-secondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development, plus three (3) units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting completed at an accredited or approved college or university;
 
AND hold, or qualify for, a Master Teacher Child Development Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the State of California.

 

 

 

Experience:

 

Six months of full-time work experience or one year of part-time experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.

Copy of college transcript is required and must be attached. A State of California Child Development Permit at Master Teacher level or higher (or proof of application) is also required. Applications submitted without the required documents will be considered incomplete.  Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your on-line application.

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-07-12 View
Early Head Start Instructor City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill Early Head Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. 


Under direction in the Human Services Department, Early Head Start Instructors instruct children enrolled in Early Head Start Programs; instruct parents on early childhood development concepts; assist in developmental assessments; organize and set up education and play materials for classroom and/or make home visits; and perform related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

This is a public contact position.  Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be use to fill other permanent and part-time vacancies as they may occur in this classification.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Instruct children in basic infant/toddler education concepts.
  • Organize and set up developmentally appropriate education and play materials for the classroom and/or the home.
  • Conduct fire, disaster and safety drills in the classroom; inspect facility for safety standards and maintenance needs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and scheduling daily activities at the center classroom or in the home.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, ongoing child observations, developmental assessments and devise Individual Development Plans (IDP) on all children enrolled in program; assist in developing Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) for special needs children.
  • Maintain a clean and organized indoor and outdoor environment, including the food service area.
  • Make initial and final home visits; make additional/on-going home visits as needed.
  • Prepare snacks and serve meals.
  • Conduct outreach and recruit children and families for enrollment in the program.
  • Observe and supervise children in activities and ensure their health and safety at all times.
  • Observe children for unusual behavior or illness and notify parents.
  • Conduct parent conferences.
  • Keep routine records for daily attendance and progress of children in the classroom and/or the home.
  • Conduct weekly home visits for 1.5 hours per session.
  • Collaborate with parents in providing an individualized educational program for their children in the home.
  • Provide parent education, planning, and goal setting for parents.
  • May assist with the process of planning and implementing the health programs in areas such as physical examination, vision, hearing, dental screening, and growth/nutritional assessment; complete vision, hearing, growth, and nutrition assessments as needed; provide all necessary follow-up in these or other health needs.
  • Implement and plan socializations twice a month for three-hour sessions.
  • Promote parent/child bonding and nurturing parent/child relationships through modeling developmentally and culturally sensitive interactions and communications.
  • Administer Pediatric First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), as needed. 

 

Education:
An Associate, Bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CD) or related field including three (3) units supervised field experience in early childhood education/child development (ECE/CD) completed at an accredited or approved college or university, six (6) units of which must be in infant/toddler coursework.

                                                                         OR
 
Twenty-four (24) units in ECE/CD including core courses plus sixteen (16) General Education (GE) units completed at an accredited or approved college or university, six (6) units of which must be in infant/toddler coursework.
 
AND hold, or qualify for, a Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the State of California.

Experience:
Six months of full-time work experience or one year of part-time experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.
 

Copy of college transcript is required and must be attached. A State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or proof of application) is also required. Applications submitted without the required documents will be considered incomplete.  Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your on-line application.

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-07-12 View
Resource 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 & 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90606 2017-07-12 View
Floater Teacher All Kids Academy Head Start, Inc.

General Definition

 

Under the direction of the Center Director, the Floater Teacher must develop and implement appropriate classroom activities in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, California State Regulations (Title 22) and Agency requirements and the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. Understand Head Start policies, support the philosophy of Head Start, and implement the Head Start Performance Standards and child outcomes. Create a classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth in compliance with agency standards and abilities of children.  The EHS/HS Floater Teacher is responsible for assistance in the agency Gate Keeper and active supervision processes in addition to the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in his/her care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children.

As a Floater Teacher maintain child/teacher ratios by providing lunch, morning and/or afternoon breaks to teaching staff (teachers and teacher assistants) if they must leave the classroom and for planning time. Typically works according to a schedule determined with input from teaching staff and the center director in all classrooms. Assistance for other center staff may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment. Maintain a positive, friendly, and cooperative attitude toward working together with teachers, teacher assistants, volunteers, and all other staff.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:                                                                                                   PROVIDES WORK DIRECTION TO:     

Center Director                                            Teacher Assistants, parent and community volunteers                                                                                                                     ,                                                                                                                        

 

                     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  1. Establish and maintain a safe, healthy, clean, and inviting learning environment for children including all Active Supervision responsibilities, activities, and strategies;
  2. Support the social and emotional development of children;
  3. Implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum for preschool children;
  4. Supervise children both indoors and outdoors at all times;
  5. Plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children;
  6. Complete all developmentally appropriate assessments and screenings on all children as required;
  7. Develop skill based, individualized classroom activities for each child based on parental input, direct observations, and developmental assessments/screenings including identified activities designed for children with special needs based on their Individual Education Plan;
  8. Promote parent involvement;
  9. Plan and coordinate the work of the teacher assistant and work cohesively with other staff;
  10. Demonstrate cultural competency and respect for the child's background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into the childcare program and lesson plans;
  11. Assist families with children's transitions from toddler to preschool and/or from preschool to kindergarten;
    1. Maintain a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher assistant(s), volunteers, parents, and program specialists in planning and implementing activities;
    2. Implement the developmental assessment for each child to determine the child’s strengths and areas in which each child may need help;
    3. Plan with the teacher assistant in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities;
    4. Implement behavior plans designed by resource/mentor teachers and/or mental health specialists;
    5. Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline;
    6. Ensure full implementation of IEPs and inclusion of children with disabilities and special needs;
    7. Develop activities based on Individual Education Plan (IEP) for children with special needs;
    8. May conduct a minimum of two (2) parental home visits and two (2) parent/teacher conferences per family, per academic year when assigned to cover for long-term teacher absence;
    9. Conduct direct observations on children and record data;
    10. Collect data and file in children’s portfolios and files; and
    11. Work effectively with other staff at the center to promote teamwork, maintaining professionalism and continuously sustaining a positive environment.

 

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Set-up, clean up classrooms daily and monthly for environment changes;
  2. Translate lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences;
  3. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior/control required to achieve an effective learning environment;
  4. Provide appropriate instruction and activities for all children, including children with special needs to meet agency goals;
  5. Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems;
  6. Assist with kitchen duties and mealtime preparation;
  7. Assist in ensuring that daily hygiene needs are met;
  8. Attend and provide information on children during family support team meetings;
  9. Prepare and submit appropriate and required reports; ADA information, daily attendance, and meal count forms;
  10. Complete and maintain all necessary documentation to demonstrate compliance with Head Start Performance Standards;
  11. Teach basic skills such as color, shapes, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills;
  12. Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips;
  13. Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative plan, motor-skill activities, and safety;
  14. Perform other related teaching responsibilities resulting in the efficient and effective operation of the Agency;
  15. Provide support to different areas such as classroom, playground, field trips, and during nurturing activities and nutrition breaks;
  16. Participate in regular team planning of curriculum with teachers, center director, and Head Start program specialists; and
  17. Attend meetings and/or workshops (e.g. in-service, staffing, training, parent

meetings, interdisciplinary team, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or

gathering information required to perform teacher functions and/or maintain

professional knowledge of teaching.

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Employment Qualifications/Competencies

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:                                       Any combination equivalent to:

 

Head Start: Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, and a Commission on Teacher Credentialing Teacher’s permit.

 

OR

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Child Development or Early Childhood Education, and the ability to obtain a Commission on Teacher Credentialing Teacher’s permit within 90 days of employment.

 

OR

 

Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field and 24 units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development including *24 unit must include core courses with three semester units of supervised field service/experience in an Early Childhood Education/Child Development setting and the ability to obtain a permit within 90 days of employment.

 

Early Head Start: Same as Head Start Teacher, including three semester units in Infant, Toddler Child Development required.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

       Knowledge of:

 

  1. Early childhood education, child development, anti-bias education;
  2. Principles, methods, techniques and strategies, pertaining to teaching and instruction of pre-kindergarten children, effective behavior management and student motivational strategies, and interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy;
  3. Local educational and community resources which can be used in the classroom;
  4. Developmentally-appropriate curriculum for preschool children;
  5. Parent education techniques;
  6. Health and safety of children; and
  7. Head Start Performance Standards, program goals, and Head Start Act desirable.

   

   Ability to:

  1. Develop and implement agency policies, regulations and procedures;
  2. Meet schedules and timelines;
  3. Demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, as well as appropriate role modeling for children served;
  4. Prepare Individual Educational Plans and lesson plans;
  5. Administer developmental assessments;
  6. Relate to persons from minority cultures and to persons from low-income families;
  7. Conduct home visits and parent meetings;
  8. Prepare clear and concise oral and written reports in English;
  9. Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents;
  10. Manage confidential information;
  11. Communicate with children and staff, and management in a professional manner;
  12. Problem solve, and prioritize work as well as maintain an overall positive and professional attitude /disposition; and
  13.  Learn and use software (e.g. MSWord, Excel, Outlook) utilized by the Agency.

 

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

  • Positive, Goal-Oriented Relationships: Engages in mutually respectful goal-orientated partnerships with families to promote parent-child relationships and family well-being.
  • Self-Aware and Culturally Responsive Relationships: Respects and responds appropriately to the culture, language, values, and family structures of each family served.
  • Family Well-Being and Families as Learners: Supports families’ safety, health, financial stability, life goals, and aspirations.
  • Parent-Child Relationships and Families as Lifelong Educators: Enhances parent-child relationship and supports parents’ role as the first and lifelong educators of their children.
  • Family Connections to Peers and Community: Facilitates networks and group activities that support families’ strengths, interests, and needs.
  • Family Access to Community Resources: Supports families in using community resources that enhance family well-being and children’s learning and development.
  • Coordinated, Integrated and Comprehensive Services: Acts as a member of a comprehensive services team so that family service activities are coordinated and integrated throughout the program.
  • Data Driven Services and Continuous Improvement: Collects and analyses information to find new solutions to challenges as part of ongoing monitoring in order to continuously improve services.
  • Foundations for Professional Growth: Participates actively in opportunities for continuous professional development.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Good manual dexterity of hands and fingers to demonstrate activities or run instructional equipment;
  2. Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods;
  3. Must be able to reach overhead as well above the shoulders and horizontally ;
  4. Requires repetitive bending at the waist, as well as kneeling, stooping, crouching to assist children;
  5. Hearing and speaking to exchange information, make presentations, hear in a noisy environment and locate the sources of a sound for health and safety;
  6. Must have excellent speaking and hearing ability;
  7. Must be able to input data using a computer terminal keyboard;
  8. Seeing to read a variety of materials and monitor children’s activities is essential;
  9. Walk for extended periods of time;
  10. Handle or feel with fingers, reach with hands and climb or balance, or crawl;
  11. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus; and
  12. Move, push, pull up to 40 pounds while moving and holding children.

 

Disclaimer:   “This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of this position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with this positionNothing in the job description restricts AKA Head Start’s right to change, assign, or re-assign duties and responsibilities at any time for any reason.”

El Cajon, CA 92020 2017-07-03 View
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