Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
PSD Registered Nurse - Contract San Bernardino County

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Registered Nurses who make home visits to evaluate situations and assess health; counsel on nutrition, safety, personal hygiene and child care; teach and demonstrate nursing practices to family members; and guide clients in setting attainable health care goals. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County.

Minimum Requirements:

License: Must possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. (A copy of RN license must be attached.)
 
- AND -
 
Experience: Six (6) months of experience as a Registered Nurse.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A copy of Registered Nurse license must be attached to your application or submitted to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources – Employment Division, Attn: PSD RN-Contract, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to gmcintyre@hr.sbcounty.gov, Subject: PSD RN-Contract. Failure to provide the requested documents within 48 hours of application submittal will result in disqualification of the application.
San Bernardino, CA 92415 2019-03-01 View
Head Start Associate Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

Bring your passion for teaching and make a difference in a child's life in one of San Francisco's premier child development organizations. Join and grow with MNC!

We have been providing early care and education in San Francisco for 38 years. Currently, we are rapidly expanding our early care and education services for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers as we open new classrooms and facilities to add to our portfolio of ten child development centers. We are looking for Head Start Associate Teachers for our centers in the Mission District. Join our passionate team of teachers to:

• Create a safe and nurturing learning environment for 3 to 5-year old children
• Support Lead Teachers in facilitating group activities to support the physical, socio-emotional, and cognitive development of our children
• In collaboration with Lead Teachers, implement the Creative Curriculum and design lesson plans that stimulate their eager minds and spark enriching learning interactions; tailoring individualized activities based on each one's unique needs
• Observe, monitor, and share with parents their progress and areas of improvement. Encourage parent involvement through family events, field trips, and other family engagement activities
• Assist volunteers and parents to ensure compliance with health and safety practices
• Use research-based teaching strategies, individual assessment data, and positive discipline techniques, setting the foundation for kindergarten readiness and academic success
• Flexibly lead teacher support staff in the absence of the Lead Teacher or based on program needs

What we offer:
• Competitive salaries ranging from $42,000-43,000/year based on experience                                                                                                  • $1000 Signing Bonus - $500 after successful 30 days of employment - $500 after 4 months of probation
• Small group setting with low, 1:8 teacher to child ratio 
• Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits
• Employee Assistance Program provides staff with access to professional consultations around financial, health, and legal matters
• Professional development opportunities, paid staff training days, and support for continuing education
• Opportunities to participate in 403(b) retirement program with a matching plan and Flexible Savings Account (FSA) for medical reimbursement
• Commuter benefits 
• A rewarding career with opportunities to branch out to multiple career paths in early care and education

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED; must be enrolled in college working on an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, ESL and/or General Education 
• 16-hour certification in training and experience inthe principles of child health, safety and nutrition. 
• Experience in a preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 24 ECE Units (2 Units in Adult Supervision and 16 General Education Units)
• State of California Child Development Associate Teacher Level Permit 
• Clearance Child Abuse Index 
• Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ) 
• Willing to get current immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) and physical health screening
• Has a CPR & First Aid Certificate or must be willing to attend a training to obtain a certificate
• Registered or willing to register with the Early Care & Education Workforce Registry
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, and Internet Explorer
• Preferred: Bilingual, bi-literate in English/Spanish or other language based on program needs.
• Knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start, a plus

How to Apply:
If you are qualified and interested in joining and growing with us, please send your resume and cover letter with Head Start Associate Teacher in the subject line to hr@mncsf.org.

Learn more about the work that we do to uplift the lives of children, families, and our communities at www.mncsf.org.

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

San Francisco, CA 94110 2019-03-01 View
Cook I-III Head Start - North Coast Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED TO APPLY

Head Start Child Development Program of North Coast Opportunities

Recruiting for Ukiah:

Cook I-III – (Bilingual Preferred) Driver License and Auto Insurance required.

Salary: $ 12.00 - $ 20.62/hr DOQ.  Open Until Filled - EOE

Primary responsibilities include planning and preparation of meals and snacks for children and coordinating with teaching staff to plan nutrition education activities for children.

For full job description details & required employment application form go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs  or707-467-3200x 302.

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-02-28 View
Bus Monitor Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Part-time, temporary (20 hrs/wk) position working in Cuyama. Position works a morning shift, 6:30a - 8:00a and an afternoon shift, 2:00p - 4:30p.

The Bus Monitor assists the bus driver with loading and unloading children from bus, including securing seat belts, supervision of children with age appropriate language so driver can concentrate on driving with less distractions. Promote bus safety by helping children to stay in their seats and monitoring their behavior to help them follow bus rules. Interact with parents and staff to promote and ensure the well-being of children.

REQUIRES: High school diploma or GED; one year experience working with groups of preschool age children (ages 3-5), knowledge of age appropriate behaviors and safety practices a plus. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Cuyama, CA 93254 2019-02-27 View
Site Supervisor Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits located in Santa Barbara. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $300 monthly locality stipend)!

Seeking passionate candidates for our Santa Barbara Center. As the team leader you will have the rewarding experience of leading a talented team to provide foundational care and education daily for children and families.

REQ: BA in ECE with 12 ECE units, including core courses and 3 units of supervised field experience in ECE and 2 years experience in child development program. Must obtain Child Development Site Supervisor Permit within 6 months of employment. Our offer includes generous pay/benefits; tuition and training assistance; a starring role in a stable non-profit; and the chance to contribute your talent in a 50 year old evidence-based ECE program making a difference in America!

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2019-02-27 View
Chief Financial Officer Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time, benefits. Bring your skills to this opportunity to provide financial leadership for a leading private non-profit social services agency in Santa Barbara County.

As the CFO, you will be responsible for all financial operations of the Agency including accounting, compliance, tax filings, financial reporting, payroll, budgeting, audits, forecasting, internal controls, and treasury activities. REQ: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and a minimum of 7 years of professional accounting experience that includes gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. A CPA and/or MBA is preferred.

Experience in a senior financial management role, partnering with leadership, resulting in the development and implementation of financial management strategies, is critical.]

Preferred candidates will have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources including government (federal and state) contracts. Qualified candidates must be mission-driven and effective in a team-oriented working environment. Become a key contributor to the success of a diverse and dynamic organization! Please provide a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and salary requirements.

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-02-27 View
Teacher I, II, III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions with benefits in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria & Santa Maria areas and a full-time temporary position, no benefits in Santa Maria. Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

Teachers work in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child's education.

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held. 

Teacher II:  Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2019-02-27 View
Teacher I, II, III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions with benefits in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria areas and a full-time temporary position, no benefits in Santa Maria. Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

Teachers work in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child's education.

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held. 

Teacher II:  Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-02-27 View
Teacher Assistant Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Santa Maria with benefits. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Teacher Assistants supports the classroom teachers of a center to carry out a high quality early childhood program.

REQUIRES:

Child Development Teacher Assistant Permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and enrolled in a Child Development Associate credential program to be completed within two (2) years of hire. Some computer knowledge required. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.  Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable. Position in Santa Maria solely works with children with disabilities and bilingual (English/Spanish) is required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-02-27 View
Teacher I, II, III - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions in Goleta & Carpinteria with benefits. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher II: Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2019-02-27 View
Lead Teacher PS I-II North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general supervision and direction of the Site Supervisor, is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the Head Start (HS) curriculum in the classroom, and through parent education. Oversees the operation of the classroom and the parent volunteer program. Supervises assigned staff members.

Lead Teacher I

  • Must have an Associate degree from an accredited school in Early Childhood Education/Child Development

(ECE/CDV) or in a related field, including 12 core units. (Core courses include child/human growth &
development; child/family/community or child and family relations; and programs/curriculum.)

  • Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education (CDE) Child Development Teacher

Permit or higher.
A minimum of two years early childhood classroom experience is required; a minimum of two years of staff supervision experience is preferred.
Lead Teacher II

  • In addition to Lead Teacher I qualifications 2 and 3, must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in

ECE/CDV or in a related field with 12 core units.
For full job description details & required application go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs.

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-02-27 View
Teacher I - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Santa Maria with benefits. All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-02-27 View
Teacher Assistant - Head Start Child Care Resource Center

General Summary: Under the direction of the Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will promote activities designed to stimulate learning in all developmental domains. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into Kindergarten. 

 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Within the team structure, provide quality preschool services for children enrolled in the Head Start program which include the following responsibilities:

 

Interactions with Children and Families

  • Develop and utilize the Creative Curriculum to provide age appropriate activities indoor and outdoor for children’s growth in all developmental domains. Encourage experimentation, exploration, problem solving, cooperation, socialization, choices and ask open-ended questions. Adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at risk, special needs, gifted and culturally diverse populations. Establish weekly goals that promote individual and group educational plans that support school readiness and facilitates transition into Kindergarten. Prepare classroom materials to support developmentally appropriate curriculum plans and create and change learning centers as needed.   Ensure and maintain a clean and safe indoor and outdoor environment on a daily basis. Assist with food service and other classroom needs as requested. Communicate regularly with parents, regarding each child’s progress. Conduct the required parent conferences and home visits to establish individual goals, classroom progress, and provide educational strategies at school and home. 80%

 

Staff Relationships

  • Ensure the daily routine and functions of the classroom are working and being implemented; rotate classroom responsibilities and support other staff to complete all classroom duties on a daily basis. Actively involved in the Individual Education Plan processes by participating in meetings, making referrals, active in assessments, goals planning, and ensuring children are receiving services. Maintain communication and professional boundaries at all times with staff and parents.  10%

 

Administrative Functions

  • Maintain a system of confidentiality for records and information of Head Start families. Ensure monthly reports are accurate and submitted to Lead Teacher and Center Director. Collect observations for ongoing assessments to ensure child outcomes are meeting agency benchmarks. Read, analyze, and interpret data from the DRDP(2015).  Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices, effective teaching strategies, regulations, licensing, DCFS, and diversity application. 10%

 

 

Non-Essential Duties And Responsibilities

These duties include tasks that are required, but currently comprise of less than 5% of the daily workflow for this job:

 

  • May serve as the Teacher in the classroom in the absence of the Lead Teacher
  • Serve as a Teacher or Support Teacher as needed at your center and other centers as assigned
  • Schedule home visits and parent conferences 2 times annually and as needed by the program, child, and family

 

  • Actively involved in parent meetings; including babysitting, participation, planning, and set up of materials and room
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Specifications

Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.

 

6 months experience working with families and children in a preschool setting required. 

 

1 year of experience working with developmentally disabled/delayed or behaviorally challenged children including supporting Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and/or Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) using social-emotional curriculum and inclusion methods is preferred.

 

Hold a current California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher.

 

Ability to converse, write, and/or translate in Spanish or Armenian preferred.

 

Criminal Records (e.g. Live Scan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index Check, Sexual Offender Registry, Health, Tuberculosis (TB) test and Immunization clearances required.

 

Hold a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate upon hire or within 30 days of hire.

 

Show ability to have flexibility, maturity of judgment, and ability to work collegially.

 

Uphold the values and principles of the organization.

 

Valid California Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance, and clean DMV record preferred.

 

Ability to supervise pre-school children and ensure a safe environment including the ability to monitor and respond to events going on at all times in the classroom, outdoor play areas and on field trips.

 

Ability to respond appropriately to an emergency or a crisis situation.

 

Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, families, and the community to work as part of a team, and collaborate with colleagues.

 

Ability to maintain all assigned workflow and a high level of customer satisfaction in a fast paced working environment.

Chatsworth, CA 91311 2019-02-27 View
Home Educator - Early Head Start Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits working in the Santa Maria area.

Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, is responsible for providing home instructions to parents using the program’s research-based curriculum for children, in-utero to 3 years old to a case load of 10 families. Works in partnership with families to conduct individualized weekly home visits and two group socials per month. Screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools. Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their child’s education, including fathers. Delivers a comprehensive service model to the enrolled families including community referrals, family goal setting, health, mental health, and disabilities services.

REQUIRES: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience. 6 units in infant/toddler development are required. Strong Computer Knowledge. Obtain and maintain a current CD permit for position held. Must obtain and maintain a First Aid and CPR card. Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance required. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual required (English/Spanish). Ability to speak Mixteco is highly desirable.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-02-27 View
Preschool Associate Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

Summary of Position: In collaboration with the Center Manager and the Lead Teacher, the Associate Teacher assists in developing an engaging environment that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children as a primary caregiver (teacher), and is also responsible for the safety, care, and supervision of all children in the classroom. The Associate Teacher supports the Lead Teacher in the development and implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities. S/he shares information about child development and serves as a partner to involve all families in the classroom and center.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, assist in the planning and implementation of age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains
  • Maintain appropriate teacher – child ratios, ensuring visual supervision of children at all times
  • Contribute to a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant classroom environment for all children and families
  • Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center Manager, Lead Teacher, and Family Advocates to facilitate effective program performance
  • Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records including attendance, emergency contact information, family contact, education data, and file log
  • Accurately and promptly complete formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children in your primary care according to the service area timeline
  • Develop and maintain portfolios that document the unique strengths, skills, and areas of growth for the children in your primary care on a regular basis
  • Maintain appropriate active supervision of children in your care at all times
  • Maintain ongoing, open communication with families and conduct parent-teacher conferences and home visits for children in your primary care
  • Encourage and promote families’ participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Parent Committee and Policy Council
  • Participate in the referral process for children with suspected disabilities, as needed
  • Collaborate with program staff, the Family Advocate and Mental Health Consultant about concerns or issues related to a child’s development
  • Perform Daily Health Checks for children entering the center
  • Ensure children are signed in and out of the center daily
  • Conduct safety check in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity
  • Model and teach children appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.
  • Assist with the preparing the classroom for meals and nap time
  • Participate in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements
  • Participate in family style eating with the children
  • Record meal counts accurately at the time of service
  • Follow established teaching staff health and safety procedures; including sanitizing classroom materials
  • Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans and utensils daily according to Wu Yee policies and procedures
  • Assume Lead Teacher responsibilities in the absence of the Lead Teacher
  • Adhere to an adjusted work schedule in order to meet needs of program
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Teachers will be assigned to work where needed and during their course of employment may need to work at other locations to meet program needs

Knowledge/Experience/Skills Required:

  • A minimum of 1 year teaching experience with young children and diverse populations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

Education Required:

  • A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit
  • AA degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or related field
San Francisco, CA 94124 2019-02-26 View
Vice President of Early Childhood Impact YMCA of the East Bay

The VP of Early Childhood Impact is directly responsible for the effectiveness and success of the association’s Head Start and Early Childhood work, totaling over $20 million annually, serving over 1,200 children and operating in 21 sites in 4 counties.

The VP is part of the Y’s Senior Leadership Team and will help guide the Y’s work and provide strategic and thought leadership for all of the Y’s programming for children ages birth to five. The incumbent will represent the Y in in a wide range of local, regional and national forums as its “face of early childhood development.”

Success in the role will require strong leadership and relationship building skills, a well-rounded functional skillset, and superior management acumen.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide oversight, development, and leadership of existing Head Start/Early Learning programs to ensure best practices, financial viability, exceptional operational management, and potential expansion into other communities in Northern California in keeping with the Y’s mission, strategic plan and objectives
  2. Ensure that the Y’s Head Start/Early Learning operations are designed and managed as one entity in order to leverage the scale, funding and expertise of the full operation
  3. Foster a climate of innovation and resolve problems to ensure member/program participant satisfaction for all early childhood product lines
  4. Cultivate positive and collaborative relationships with national, regional and local leaders and funders to position the YMCA of the East Bay as an unquestioned leader in the field of early childhood development, delivering high quality, developmentally appropriate programming for children and families
  5. Develop long range plans for the expansion and evolution of early childhood programs and services consistent with the Y’s mission, strategic plan and objectives; monitor progress related these objectives and exercise appropriate action to assure their achievement
  6. Work collaboratively with all of the Y’s Youth Development leadership team to support the high-quality development and delivery of the Y’s significant Youth Development programming across the region
  7. Develop systems and strategies to comply with locally and federally mandated requirements; monitor for performance
  8. Use data from multiple sources to inform decision-making
  9. Demonstrate shared governance requirements per the Head Start Performance Standards for Y Association Board, the ECI Advisory Committee, and the Policy Council
  10. Represent and promote the Y in the local community by developing positive working and collaborative relationships with other organizations, businesses and governmental entities
  11. Recruit, hire, train, develop, retain, and lead Y employees, supported by the human resources department; review and evaluate associate performance; develop strategies to build an exceptional culture and to motivate the Y’s employees and volunteers to achieve their goals
  12. Ensure the safety, cleanliness and functionality of all facilities and equipment
  13. Ensure that all program operations are consistent with the Y’s procedures, including emergency preparedness, risk and quality management, purchasing, human resources, accounting, IT and other such systems
  14. Develop, manage, and monitor operating budgets to meet or exceed targets; initiate and manage adjustments to operations to ensure adherence to the budget
  15. Maintain collaborative relationships with senior leadership team, peers, and subordinates
  16. Attend and actively engage in certification/leadership programs
  17. May be required to provide leadership over other product lines as assigned by supervisor
  18. Be responsive to emergencies 24 hours a day, and travel across the region for operational management, including on-site presence in managing major operational issues
  19. Lead and develop the volunteer committees; consult and advise in the selection of board members, committee chairs and committee members; and lead volunteer development
  20. Serve as a member of the Association Executive Cabinet
  21. Special projects and other duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters’ degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Education Administration, Business or closely related field
  • 10 years of experience in managing early childhood programs
  • 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience with successfully securing, implementing, and managing large (in excess of $10 million per annum) and complex federal, state and/or local grants
  • Experience leading large, complex operations with a budget of at least $10 million with proven business operations background with a demonstrated track record for producing strong and consistent growth and financial results
  • Thorough knowledge of licensing standards, federal Head Start and state child care regulations
  • Well-developed cultural competencies related to working with high risk, diverse populations
  • Must have superior interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to respond to a wide variety of constituencies, including employees, volunteers, members, program participants, vendors, community leaders, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain strategic partnerships
  • Fiscal management; staff management and development; and volunteer development
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a highly matrixed, team environment to achieve results
  • Proven record of successful program management
  • Ability to think conceptually, analyze and solve problems, and demonstrate assertiveness to manage the scope and diversity of the responsibilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and other computer programs necessary to perform the duties of the job

Compensation/Total Rewards
The YMCA of the East Bay has a highly competitive compensation/total rewards package with generous base salary and benefits including:

• 10% retirement contribution after two years of YMCA employment
• Excellent medical insurance plan
• Dental insurance
• Life Insurance
• Long-term Disability insurance

Oakland, CA 94612 2019-02-26 View
Resource Teacher WU YEE CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Summary of Position: In collaboration with the Center Manager, Lead Teacher, Associate Teacher, and Center Assistant, assists in development an engaging environment at their current site that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served across the center based programs. S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children and is also responsible for the safety, care, and development of all of the children. The Floater supports the program in many different classrooms/sites throughout any particular day based on the program’s needs.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Under the direction of the Site Leader, provide coverage and/or support for teaching staff in the planning and implementation of age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains and carry out primary responsibilities of that position
  • Maintain appropriate teacher – child ratios; ensuring visual supervision of children at all times
  • Contribute to a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant classroom environment for all children and families
  • Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center Manager, Lead Teacher, and Family Advocates to facilitate effective program performance
  • Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records including attendance, emergency contact information, family contact, education data, and file log
  • While covering for primary teaching staff, accurately and promptly complete formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children in your primary care according to the service area timeline, as needed
  • Encourage and promote families’ participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Parent Committee and Policy Council
  • Participate in the referral process for children with suspected disabilities, as needed
  • Collaborate with program staff, the Family Advocate and Mental Health Consultant about concerns or issues related to a child’s development
  • Perform Daily Health Checks for children entering the center
  • Ensure active supervision of all children in your care
  • Ensure children are signed in and out of the center appropriately
  • Conduct safety check in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity
  • Model and teach children appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.
  • Assist with the preparing the classroom for meals and nap time
  • Participate in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements
  • Participate in family style eating with the children
  • Record meal counts accurately at the time of service, as needed
  • Follow established teaching staff health and safety procedures; including sanitizing classroom materials
  • Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans and utensils daily according to Wu Yee policies and procedures
  • Provide coverage at other sites as needed
  • Adhere to an adjusted work schedule in order to meet needs of program/site
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Teachers will be assigned to work where needed and during their course of employment may need to work at other locations to meet program needs

Knowledge/Experience/Skills Required:

  • 1 year of teaching experience with young children and diverse populations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Able to bend and lift up to 50 pounds

Education Required:

  • A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94124 2019-02-26 View
Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

Summary of Position: In collaboration with the Center Manager and teaching team, the Lead Teacher creates an environment to reflect the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children as a primary caregiver (teacher), and is also responsible for the safety, care, supervision, and development of all children in the classroom. The Lead Teacher develops and is responsible for the implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities, as well as ongoing monitoring of the environment and interactions in the classroom. The Lead Teacher is a role model and mentor for staff, parents, and children. S/he shares information about child development, best practices, and encourages family engagement in the classroom and center.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan and implement age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains, submit written lesson plans to the Center manager
  • Maintain appropriate teacher – child ratios, ensuring visual supervision of children at all times
  • Develop and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant classroom environment for all children and families
  • Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center Manager, Associate Teacher, and Family Advocates to facilitate effective program performance
  • Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records including attendance, emergency contact information, family contact, education data, and file log for your classroom
  • Accurately and promptly complete formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children in your primary care according to the service area timeline
  • Oversee formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments for your classroom
  • Develop and maintain portfolios that document the unique strengths, skills, and areas of growth for the children in your primary care on a regular basis
  • Review portfolios for your classroom to ensure they are completed to accurately document children’s strengths, skills, and areas of growth
  • Maintain ongoing, open communication with families and conduct parent-teacher conferences and home visits for children in your primary care
  • Maintain appropriate active supervision of children in your care at all times
  • Provide guidance and support for Associate Teachers in conducting parent-teacher conferences and home visits, ensuring program requirements are met for your classroom
  • Conduct regular classroom monitoring, using formal tools to evaluate the environment and child-teacher interactions
  • Implement and follow-up on action plans for ongoing program improvement
  • Review child assessment data and understand school readiness goals to adapt the classroom environment and lesson plans to increase skill-building opportunities for children in your classroom
  • Provide professional feedback to Associate Teachers and volunteers for ongoing reflection and development of teaching skills
  • Encourage and promote families’ participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Family Committee and Policy Council; provide orientations for parent and community volunteers, as needed
  • Participate in the referral process for children with suspected disabilities, as needed
  • Ensure children with special needs and/or suspected delay receive individualized care and classroom modifications; escalate concerns to the Center Manager and Multi-disciplinary team
  • Work with program staff to ensure IFSP/IEP goals are supported through integration in lesson plans and classroom routines; provide guidance to teaching staff and volunteers for meeting individual needs
  • Collaborate with program staff, the Family Advocate and Mental Health Consultant about concerns or issues related to a child’s development
  • Have an understanding of the Program for Toddler Caregiving and Creative Curriculum for Toddlers, and Twos.
  • Perform Daily Health Checks for children entering the center; monitor that Daily Health Checks are being conducted appropriately for your classroom
  • Ensure children are signed in and out of the center appropriately; oversee sign-in/out sheets for accuracy before submission to the Center Manager
  • Conduct safety check in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity; ensure safety checks are being done appropriately by Associate Teachers
  • Model and teach children appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.
  • Ensure proper preparation of the classroom for meals and nap time
  • Participate in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements
  • Participate in family style eating with the children
  • Ensure meal counts are recorded accurately at the time of service and before submission to the Center Manager
  • Follow established teaching staff health and safety procedures; including sanitizing classroom materials
  • Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans and utensils daily according to Wu Yee policies and procedures
  • Participate in the annual program Self-Assessment, as needed
  • Provide input on school readiness goals, family engagement, and dual-language instruction to inform curriculum development program-wide
  • Collaborate with the Center Manager on Professional Development Plans for the teaching team
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program
  • Teachers will be assigned to work where needed and during their course of employment may need to work at other locations to meet program needs

Knowledge/Experience/Skills Required:

  • A minimum of two years teaching experience with young children and diverse populations
  • Experience leading a team in implementing a developmental and age appropriate curriculum
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

Education Required:

  • A valid California Child Development Teacher permit
  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or relevant field required
  • 6 Infant/Toddler Units
San Francisco, CA 94124 2019-02-26 View
Site Supervisor I-III North Coast Oppportunities Inc/Head Start

Responsible for the over-all, day-to-day operation of a Head Start Child Development Center. Maintains compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Responsible for staff supervision at the site and the planning & evaluation of children and family services. Responsible for facility security and maintenance. Ensures that Head Start Performance Standards and timelines are met.

  • Driver's License and Auto Insurance Required.
  • Must have 12 core early childhood education (ECE) units; must complete 2 units adult supervision and 3 units administration within 1 year.
  • Must be enrolled in and attending courses leading to an AA or BA degree in ECE or a related field.
  • Two years early childhood classroom experience and one year supervising staff required.

For full job description details and Required Application go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs.

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-02-25 View
CLASSROOM SUBSTITUTES (HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

 

CONTINUOUS POSTING

Continuous postings accept applications on an ongoing basis. Approved applications remain on file for one year. 

Basic Job Assignment:

Under the general supervision of the Site Supervisor, Assistant Site Supervisor and/or Teacher, assists in the instruction of the pre-school or toddler aged children and assists in providing an environment and experiences that maximize learning of each child at his/ her individual level of development. Assistance may be provided in the classrooms, on the playgrounds, and/ or in the kitchen.

Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a genuine interest in Early Childhood Education and Child Development theories and practices; adult learning principles and the Family Child Care philosophy; Federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to the Head Start program; Head Start Program Performance Standards; goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the NHA Head Start program. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, managers, clients/ participants, and individuals of varying levels outside of the organization; establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, employees, parents, and others encountered in the course of work; assist in creating and maintaining  a safe learning environment for children and others; is well organized, coachable, punctual, and dependable; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Operate a computer using word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications, and operate other standard office equipment. In addition, the candidate should be approachable a collaborative team player, and has demonstrated experience working and effectively communicating with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

Qualifications:

1) Substitute Teacher, completion of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; plus possession of a valid Teacher (or higher level) permit. Only Substitute Teachers may be left alone supervising children. ($16.00/hr.)

2) Substitute Associate Teacher: possession of a valid Associate Teacher permit; ($12.50/hr.)

3) Substitute Teacher Aide, a typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is completion of six (6) units of early childhood education or child development (with a grade of “C” or better) from an accredited college/university; or four (4) months of ROP Training in a Child Development Program; ($12.00/hr.)

4) Substitute TAT, High School Diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or High School Proficiency Certificate required. Child Development or Early Childhood Education units from an accredited college/university or ROP Training in a Child Development Program preferred. ($12.00/hr.)

  • A minimum of six (6) months experience in a licensed preschool or infant/toddler care center required;
  • A passion for working with preschool age children required;
  • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care centerincluding fingerprints, TB, physical and immunizations;
  • Current Certification in CPR/Pediatric First Aid or the ability to obtain within the first 90 days of employment required;

For Early Head Start: A minimum of at least three (3) units of demonstrated coursework with Infants and Toddlers required;

Example of Major Functions:

  • Assists in developing and implementing weekly lesson plans, which integrate activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children;
  • Support in integrating Head Start curriculum and philosophy; and comply with the Performance Standards;
  • Assists in developing and maintaining a safe, pleasing, and nurturing environment for the children
  • Provide breaks and planning time for Teacher and Associate Teacher;
  • Assists in screening each child using appropriate assessment tools;
  • Support monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, In-kind, CACFP meal count;
  • Ensures that daily hygiene needs are met by modeling such routines as tooth brushing, hand washing, use of the bathroom and meal times;
  • Supervises indoor/ outdoor play environment;
  • Ensures the safety of the classroom as well as the outdoor playground;
  • Provide emotional support and encourage high self-esteem in the children;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

San Diego (Various Sites), CA 92111 2019-02-22 View
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