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Senior Accountant Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                                Senior Accountant - Full Time Exempt

Salary:                                  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                      Open until filled

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Reconcile payroll related G/L accounts as month end and prepare journal entries for input into MIP Accounting Software.
  2. Health Benefits payment reconciliation; Retirement Benefits online administration/remittance. 
  3. Process bi-weekly payroll and prepare quarterly payroll reports.
  4. Input annual budgets into MIP Accounting Systems and assist in budget preparations.
  5. Responsible for Purchasing functions in accordance with Head Start Regulations.
  6. Perform monthly bank reconciliation, adjusting journal entries for bank charges and all adjustments noted during bank reconciliation process, and input adjusting journal entries to MIP.
  7. Monthly ordering and billing of CACPF.  Responsible for inventory maintenance and reporting. 
  8. Assist in report preparation for classroom supplies, janitorial supplies and office supplies. 
  9. Review In-Kind documents and verify correct total amount and prepare journal entries. Assist in the preparation of Audit Schedules and reconciliation of accounts. Prepares schedules for ERate applications.  Assist in analysis of financial data and reports.
  10. Maintain bank account balances and monitor account activity.  Process transferring of funds, deposits and other bank transactions. 
  11. Provides support to Fiscal Manager related to any financial planning, analysis and budgeting.  Provide backup support for A/P Specialist.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned & necessary to ensure Head Start/Early Head Start program compliance and quality services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED:  DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL)
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or related degree
  • Minimum three (3) years work experience as an Accountant or its equivalent
  • Minimum three (3) years work experience with payroll
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Ability to be analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word and Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Sage/MIP accounting Software

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview and evaluation.  All candidates interviewed will be notified in writing following their interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical examination, TB Test, Immunization (TDap, Measles & Influenza), and CPR for Pre-Employment Requirements

Fingerprint clearance/child abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement, documentation of educational credentials

APPLY:                 Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail:  hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

San Mateo, CA 94402 2017-05-30 View
Teachers Institute for Human & Social Development

Position:                        TEACHERS – HEAD START PROGRAM for Early Childhood Education - Full Time

Location:                       Northern California

Salary:                          Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:             Open until filled

ALL APPLICANTS NEED TO SUBMIT COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS WITH ECE UNITS WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Teach a group of children ages 3-5
  2. Plan, develop and carry out classroom goals and objectives
  3. Develop Individualized Learning plan (ILP) for each child
  4. Maintain accurate records on children’s developmental progress
  5. Make two (2) home visits per year for each child to assess needs and keep parents informed about child’s progress
  6. Conduct developmental screenings and observations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. REQUIRED COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING NEEDED - DEGREE, TRANSCRIPT (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL), CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER’S PERMIT
  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  2. A minimum of 1 year actual classroom teaching experience
  3. Proof of completion of  core ECE courses:  6 Infant Units,  (ECE201 Child Development, ECE210 Early Childhood Education Principles, ECE211 Early Childhood Education Curriculum, ECE212 Child, Family and Community)
  4. Current California Child Development Teacher Permit or qualified for a Teacher’s Permit
  5. Bilingual in Spanish desirable

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

HEALTH AND OTHER  REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR for Pre-Employment Requirements 

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement 

 

APPLY:               Attn: Human Resources Department

                              Institute for Human and Social Development

                              155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                              San Mateo, CA 94402

                              E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org

                             

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER     

 

San Mateo, CA 94402 2017-05-30 View
Executive Director Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

CAC is seeking a dynamic, visionary and culturally engaged individual to serve as Executive Director. As the primary leader, strategist, and external champion, the Executive Director will be responsible for the Agency’s organizational success and the fulfillment of its vision and potential. The Executive Director drives collaboration across agency programs, ensures that key performance indicators are identified in each program area, fiscally sound financial decisions are made and executed, strategy is translated into action and results, and that the organization’s reputation and visibility is maintained among key stakeholders in the public, private and philanthropic sectors throughout Santa Barbara County.

The candidate we seek is an enthusiastic and successful leader with proven management skills and expertise in the non-profit sector. The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
    • At least ten (10) years management/executive leadership work experience with increasing responsibility in a non-profit or community based organization of extensive scope and complexity
    • Five years proven experience in executive management, to include budgeting, resource development  and strategic planning
    • Experience working with culturally diverse communities, clients and organizations
    • Sophisticated interpersonal communication skills to nurture and maintain key relationships with a variety of community stakeholders
    • Effective written and oral communication capability
    • Experience in a leadership role proven by the effective management of an team that is highly productive and demonstrates collaborative internal relationships
    • A passion to make a difference for vulnerable populations throughout Santa Barbara County!

Please provide a cover letter with salary requirements.

Goleta, CA 93117 2017-05-25 View
Home Visitor El Nido Family Centers

The Home Visitor provides 10-12 families and children weekly home visits to assist families in identifying family resources and needs; encourages and promotes the family's achievements and self sufficiency; provides developmental, mental health, and nutritional screenings and assessments of children to determine the need for further evaluation, referrals or intervention; works with parent to develop weekly activity plans based on each child's assessment and identified family needs; and integrates all head start components during home visits.

Qualified candidates will have a BA in child development, human development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field; previous experience providing early childhood education, parent education or child focused counseling to at risk youth and families preferred; previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.  

Los Angeles, CA 90047 2017-05-22 View
Mental Health Consultant Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

The Mental Health Consultant performs a full-range of social casework and related service activities, including development and implementation of policies and procedures, observations, referrals and support to teaching staff in the classroom.  The position is a contracted position with the opportunity to reapply after one year based on program funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in case management to ensure successful child and family outcomes
  • Provide or coordinate required mental health trainings for staff and parents
  • Aid in identifying mental health needs, and with parental consent provide mental health assessment, observation, intervention plan, progress follow-up and connection to ongoing services as needed
  • Conduct regular classroom observations to support Response-to-Intervention Second Step Social Emotional curriculum implementation and CLASS positive environment score
  • Comply with documentation, tracking and reporting requirements and timelines

Education/Certifications: Psychologist, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, educational psychologist, professional counselor, school counselor, school psychologist, school social worker, nurse practitioner, or child psychologist. School psychologist strongly preferred.

Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization.

  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).

  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, access to an automobile, and evidence of automobile insurance.

Santa Monica, CA 90405 2017-05-19 View
Nutrition Services Consultant Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

The Nutrition Services Consultant performs a full-range of nutrition and related service activities, including development and implementation of policies and procedures, observations, referrals and support to parents and teachers.  The position is a contracted position with the opportunity to reapply after one year based on program funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess new students for nutritional deficiencies including overweight, underweight, iron and lead status, and dental cavities within 90 days of enrollment.
  • Provide information to families about community resources and assist clients in accessing those resources; meet and counsel parents of high risk children.

  • Work closely with center staff in maintaining child nutrition standards, record keeping, identifying and accommodating special diets and nutritional needs.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors nutrition services for the children in the Head Start program.

  • Ensures compliance with all State/Federal regulations.

  • Participates in case studies and multi-disciplinary review teams for the purpose of providing guidance in order to meet the needs of children.

  • Responsible for maintaining the Child Plus data system.

  • Collaborates and educates parents on service deliveries.

  • Contact parents to share observations related to their child’s nutritional health, and seek out additional information as necessary.

  • Attend staff meetings and recommended training programs as assigned.

Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, health education, or a related field. Masters' Degree preferred. Experience working with at risk populations and/or experience working with children or families served by Head Start. Three years of professional experience as a Registered Dietician is desired.

Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization.

  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).

  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, access to an automobile, and evidence of automobile insurance.

Santa Monica, CA 90405 2017-05-19 View
Become a *Head Start Teacher* for Marin Head Start Marin Head Start

                     

    Marin Head Start Program

 

Job Title:                    Head Start Teacher     

Reports to:                  Supervisor

Job Status:                  40 Hrs – per week / Salaried / Full Benefits/10 month

Job Summary:              Under the supervision of the supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for supporting the

                                       overall functioning of the preschool classroom and ensuring that daily program is

                                       meeting the Head Start Performance Standards and Licensing Regulations. 

 

Primary Responsibilities

Child Health and Development

  • Create a warm, accepting and developmentally appropriate environment, which encourages the cognitive      physical, emotional and social development of preschool child and family.
  • Provides an environment that meets all the requirements of Community Care Licensing.
  • Demonstrate the competencies to review data, plan and implement a program that promotes the physical and social emotional development of children by planning and implementing      developmentally appropriate curriculum that supports positive growth of      the whole child. This is includes school readiness skills and home school      connections.
  • Create a weekly written curriculum utilizing computer based program developed to support ongoing assessment, observation and lesson planning.
  • Provide positive guidance to children.
  • Promote good health and nutrition and provide an environment that contributes to the prevention of illness. Develop and implement daily cleaning and sanitizing procedures.
  • Reinforce the role of the parent as primary  caregiver and educator of their child.
  • Ensure that screening takes place on each  child for possible developmental delays and that appropriate referrals are  made to Disabilities Specialist for children who are suspect for special  needs.
  • Implement a system of observing children, recording observations and developing individualized curriculum for the children based on program guidelines.
  • Build community connections with public school that allow for appropriate transitions of Head Start children and families.
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

Family Development

  • To establish positive and productive relationships with parents including communicating with parents and other staff in a respectful and effective manner.
  • Support parents as they gain knowledge of basic child development concepts and work with parents to develop home interactions and activities based on each child’s assessment and identified needs.
  • Insure that information is shared with parents on  a regular basis regarding the growth and development of their child including scheduled parent conferences and home visits.
  • Participate with other staff in case management conferences for children and families on a regular basis.
  • Participate in parent club planning to provide meaningful experiences for parents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision and Teambuilding

  • Support all center staff and directly supervise the Associate Teacher and Site Assistant.
  • Use of reflective supervision and other techniques that support positive growth through clear communication, honest and frequent feedback.
  • Complete performance reviews for assigned staff.
  • Assist in supporting and developing ongoing  professional development plan.
  • Assist in new employee orientation.
  • Depending on the site may serve as the designated site director for Community Care Licensing purposes.
  • Schedule/arrange for staffing to cover absences.
  • Insure that necessary paperwork is completed in a timely manner.
  • Support and facilitate team building through  activities, clear communication, and shared problem solving and  decision-making.
  • Participate in case conference meetings on a regular basis to consider family needs.
  • Integrate results of screenings/assessments and family partnership plans into planning for center routine, parent conference, parent meeting and other program activities.
  • Organize and maintain system for facility management including ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to program guidelines.
  • Read, understand and implement program policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Meetings

  • Regular one on one meetings with supervisor
  • Site meetings as scheduled
  • Classroom team meetings monthly
  • Case conference meetings with assigned advocate
  • One on one meetings with Associate Teacher(s) and      Site Assistant
  • Regularly scheduled parent meetings
  • Staff meetings and trainings.
  • Additional meetings as requested.

Qualifications

Education /Experience:

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, Sociology or an AA or BA in a related field and eligible for a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit.

Or

  • BA in any field and a member of Teach for America.
  • Three (3) units of Administration may be required depending on site.
  • At least one year experience working with groups of children under age five.
    • Experience in supervising adults.
    • Basic computer skills including ability to enter data into TS GOLD computer based system.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with parents.
    • Strong verbal/ written communication.
    • Experience working with low-income families desirable.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.
    • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards desirable
  • Must have Pediatric First Aid and Infant/Child CPR or be willing to obtain within first two weeks of      employment.
  • Must have a current Criminal Record Clearance with current Child Abuse Index Check on file with Community Care Licensing  or provide fingerprints and a Child Abuse Index Check resulting in a      Criminal Record Clearance from the Department of Justice prior to beginning employment.
  • Successfully complete an employment physical and provide proof of the absence of TB within 7 days of hire date.
  • Provide the proof of completing the measles and pertussis vaccine

 

Physical Requirements

  • Physical agility to lift and carry objects up to 25 pounds and children up to 40 pound for safety reasons.
  • Physical agility  to bend, stoop, walk, reach overhead, push, pull, squat, twist, kneel, and turn.
  • Fine Motor physical ability including simple and power grasp, pull, twist, and grip.

 

 

 

Marin County, CA, CA 94901 2017-05-18 View
Comprehensive Services Assistant Manager-Project-Temp EHSD/Community Services Bureau

Community Services Bureau of Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department is hiring two (2) Comprehensive Services Assistant Managers – Project.

Under supervision, assist in coordinating Community Services Bureau Program Services including the delivery of publicly funded Head Start, Early Head Start, Child Development, Community Services Block Grant, Community Action Agency, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Department of Energy and/or Stage 2 programs. Delivery of program services may include a broad range of programs, as well as focus on a particular program content area as required by funding sources. Incumbents will provide program assistance and guidance to clients, County staff, community partners and delegate agencies as specified; perform program monitoring, tracking, reporting, provides training, direction and supervision to comprehensive services staff and clerical staff, and other related work as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.

Education: Completion of at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, which must have included at least 9 semester or 12 quarter units in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Psychology and/or social science disciplines.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in a social service program or a community-based organization or a Child Development program with responsibilities for the coordination of health, mental health, disability, nutrition, education, parent involvement, and social service activities for enrolled families.

NOTE: As required by law, appointees to this class must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances and complete a current physical examination.

Contra Costa County, CA 94520 2017-05-16 View
Health Specialist FT (12 months) CAPE, Inc.

 

Health Specialist -  Exempt, Fulltime, 12 months/ 40 hours per week 

Position DescriptionThe Health Specialist oversees activities in the area of Health and Child Safety and assists with Nutrition  in order to implement agency goals and policies and the Head Start Performance Standards and serves as the content specialist.  As a part of services support and planning, the Health Specialist participates in developing agency Policies and Procedures, monitoring and assessing program performance, and planning and carrying out staff, parent, and EHS partner training.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and guidance to staff, parents, and community partners on a variety of pertinent topics in the area of health and health services
  • Responsible for on-gong monitoring, tracking, follow-up and analysis of health services
  • Schedule and oversee Health Advisory Committee meetings
  • Participates in Community Health Fair and follow-up health screenings
  • Ensure that all enrolled children have received required health and dental screenings within specified time frame
  • Represent CAPE at community meetings relating to health care issues. 
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with state and local health agencies and providers. 
  • Assist classroom staff with curriculum resources in health, dental and nutrition
  • Promote health and safety practices in the program by coordinating safety, sanitation, first aid and emergency procedures
  • Work with the Center Operations Manager to coordinate emergency and disaster preparedness
  • Compile statistics for annual PIR and immunization report to Alameda County
  • All other duties as assigned

.

Education:

  • Prefer BA degree in health      related field (public health, nursing, health education, health      administration)

 

Other Requirements:

  • 3 years of previous work experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with a broad range of Tri-Valley community health resources and agencies
  • Knowledge of the needs and challenges of low-income families and demonstrated ability to work effectively with them
  • Experience with ethnic and cultural minorities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Computer skills including familiarity with Work and Excel. Child Plus or database experience preferred
  • Bi-lingual skills desirable.

 

Starting salary is between 48k - 51k based on qualifications and experience

Livermore, CA 94551 2017-05-08 View
Associate Teacher (#190V) Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County, Inc.

Position Summary:

Provides care and education for children and their families in a child care center. Supports Administration, Center Supervisor and Teacher(s) at the center in carrying out overall program goals and objectives in a positive, open and productive manner.  Shares responsibility for overall quality of children’s educational experience.  May support the Bus Driver in the safe transportation of children to and from the child care center.  Assumes responsibility of a Teacher in the absence of the Teacher, and may give direction to Instructional Assistants, parents, community volunteers or other staff.

 

Responsibilities & Duties:

1. Supports the Teacher(s) and Center Supervisor in carrying out responsibility at the center level for the overall quality of the experience offered to children and families including the assurance that laws, regulations, guidelines and policies are adhered to on a daily basis.

2. Assists in the safe supervision of children engaged in learning and play activities by:  a) paying close attention to the safety of the children at all times, and b) maintaining firm, but gracious limit setting.

3. Participates in planning the overall education plan for the center and assumes responsibility for ensuring the plan in the classroom.  The plan will include Weekly Lesson Plans, written observations, program individualization for each child, tracking each child’s development and development of individual goals for each child with input from the parent.

4. Assists the Center Supervisor and Teacher(s) in planning developmentally appropriate activities for all children by:  a) collecting supplementary books, paper, art supplies and other materials for instructional use.  b) providing input into lesson plan development.  c) participating in learning and small group activities.  d) encouraging language development conversation with children (including the child’s first language, if other than English).  e)  encouraging children to be involved in activities with respect to their individual preferences.

5. May conduct home visits and parent conferences, and schedules the visits at times that are suitable for the families (may require evenings and weekends), as delegated by the Center Supervisor.

6. Participates in physical activities (games, music & movement, outside play) with children which involve lifting, bending, carrying, twisting, stooping, pulling, pushing, reaching and other repetitive motions.  In addition, centers caring for infants & toddlers will require lifting, carrying, diapering, changing, feeding and cleaning of children.
7. Plans, with the Teacher(s) and/or Center Supervisor, the environment at the center, including learning areas.

8. Aids children in developing cognitive, physical, one-to-one or small group skills.

9. Performs special exercises, follow-up occupational or physical therapy, and other related activities, as needed by individual children.

10. Must have visual supervision of all children at all times.

11. Aids children in developing self-help skills; toileting, feeding, dressing, napping, etc.

12. Assists with, as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, each child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) and participates in case conferencing, as needed.

13. Assists Teacher(s) in maintaining narrative records on each child, including anecdotal records and daily charts.

14. Attends and participates in all staff meetings and required trainings. Attends in-service training as assigned by the program manager.

15. Assumes responsibility for center maintenance, including orderliness and cleanliness levels that ensure proper standards of safety and sanitation. Participates in the housekeeping duties including lifting, moving furniture and equipment, dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dishwashing, etc.

16. Keeps Center Supervisor and Teacher(s) informed of problems and concerns related to individual children, families and/or operations of the center program.

17. Documents parent contacts and child abuse reporting.

18. Shares responsibility for overall quality of education experience for all children, including child/children with disabilities.

19. Ensures that all pertinent laws, guidelines and policies are followed.

20. May supervise Instructional Assistant(s), volunteers and visitors.

21. Maintains confidentiality of records and information of program families.

22. Provides appropriate guidance to all children. Ensures personal rights of children are maintained at all times.

23. Responsible as a Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect. Accordingly, follows procedures for reporting known or suspected child abuse and neglect.

24. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Responsibilities & Duties (when assisting on the bus):

1. Assists in the safe supervision of children engaged in boarding, riding and exiting the bus by:

 a. Welcoming and helping children get on and off the bus
 b. Assisting the children in fastening seat belts
 c. Paying close attention to the safety of the children at all times
 d. Maintaining firm, but gracious limit setting
 e. Keeping children seated while the bus is in motion
 f. Assisting the children during emergency evacuations

2. Keeps Bus Driver informed of problems and concerns related to individual children or families.

3. Participates in occupying the children during the ride with activities (games, songs & conversation).

4. Assists with bus inspections at the end of each trip. Part of the daily inspection includes straightening seat belts, picking up trash and checking for children and items left in the vehicle.

5. Ensures that the established bus seating chart is enforced.

6. Verifies that at the end of the day children are being released only to the parent/legal guardian or other individual identified in writing by the parent/legal guardian.

7. Assists the Bus Driver at the end of each bus route, to check that all children have been dropped off. Sign in sheets should be used to verify delivery.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Educational & Experience Requirements:

1. Must have completed 12 units ECE/CD(a)(b), with a grade C or better, or CDA Credential or CTC.
2. A minimum of 6 months of experience with children ages 0 – 5(c).
3. Must hold a current Associate Teacher Permit or higher, or qualify for and apply for one within 60 days of commencing employment. State Child Development program requires permit be held prior to beginning employment (Temporary County Certificates also acceptable).
4. Experience working with children with a diversity of special needs is desirable.

5. HS/EHS/MSHS/State-Braided Associate Teachers must also meet at least one of the following criteria: 

  • Have a child development associate (CDA) credential or the California equivalent of an Associate Teacher Permit (12 ECE units including core courses; and for EHS and infant/toddler classrooms must also have 6 infant/toddler units); OR
  •  Be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years; OR
  •  Have an associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree.

(a) Units in ECE/CD include course work in early childhood education/child development and at least one course in each of the following core areas 1) child/human growth and development 2) child, family and community, or child and family relations; 3) programs/curriculum.  Must have received passing grade of “C” or better or credit. 
(b) For infant/toddler center(s), 3 units in infant/toddler development and/or programs must be included as part of the coursework requirement.
(c) Experience must be in a licensed day care center, comparable home day care or group child care program for children ages 0-5 under the supervision of a person who would qualify as a Center Supervisor. College internships and labs in a licensed day care center will count as experience.

 

Please submit transcripts with employment application showing relevant Child Development or Early Childhood Education coursework and general education classes. Transcripts may be copies or unofficial.

 

Additional Requirements:

1. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to communicate effectively with clients and program staff.
2. Must have knowledge of and the ability to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

3. Must be able to maintain good working relationships with other program staff.

4. Must renew and maintain a valid Children’s Center Associate Teacher Permit or higher at all times.

5. Must complete health screening and TB skin test or chest x-ray prior to beginning employment.

6. Must have dependable, insured transportation and valid California Driver’s License (mileage to be reimbursed) and acceptable driving record. A DMV printout and proof of insurance will be required. (Not required for Substitutes)

7. Must demonstrate sound judgment, supervisory and administrative skills.

8. Must be self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision.

9. Must be willing to increase basic knowledge of child development and early childhood education, as well as techniques of working with children with special needs and their families. Infant/Toddler center staff must be willing to participate in Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) cohorts as they become available.

10. Must be able to direct the work of others, when applicable.

11. Must be dedicated to the goals and philosophy the program.

12. Must uphold program Standards of Conduct at all times.

13. Must provide certificates of completion of approved pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR training within 30 days of hire.  Employee is responsible for renewing and maintaining a valid CPR/first aid certification at all times.

14. Must complete 15 hours of training on preventative health practices, as required by Health and Safety Code within 30 days of hire.

15. Employment is contingent upon meeting all job requirements and background requirements: criminal history check, education verification, acknowledgement of child abuse reporting responsibility, criminal record statement, etc. Employment is contingent upon receiving a clearance from appropriate authorities.

16. Must use reasonable precaution in the performance of one’s duties and adhere to all applicable safety rules and practices; and act in such a manner as to assure at all times, maximum safety to one’s self, fellow employees and children.

17. Must be able to relate well to all people of the community regardless of color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or socio-economic level. 
18. Employment in Head Start, Early Head Start and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start is contingent upon approval of the Policy Council.

19. Must understand, uphold, and continue working toward accomplishing the mission, strategic goals and performance measures of the agency.


Physical and Environmental Requirements:

Position requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, twisting, and bending.  Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.  Simple grasping and hand manipulation required as well as reaching above below shoulder level.  Requires working outdoors, as well as indoors in temperature-controlled environment with some exposure to copier and printer chemicals/fumes. Must be able to withstand exposure to noise in a daycare environment.

 

Applicant Information:

Application Process: Please visit our website and apply online at www.capslo.org/employment. A completed CAPSLO application must be submitted no later than 11:59pm on the recruitment closing date. For questions regarding the application process or open positions, contact the HR Department at (805) 544-4355.

Selection Process: All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Applications will be evaluated on the extent and quality of submitted application materials.

Employment Requirements: All offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of all job requirements listed on the job announcement, including but not limited to references, criminal history background checks, pre-employment drug tests and health screenings. All appointments are subject to past employment verification and documentation of one’s identity and legal right to work in the USA in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

At-Will Statement: Employment at CAPSLO is employment at will.  This means that an employee is free to leave his or her employment at any time, with or without cause or notice, and that CAPSLO retains the same right to terminate the employee at any time, with or without cause or notice.  Please understand that continued employment cannot be guaranteed for any employee.

Internal Recruitments: Only current regular, seasonal and limited term employees may apply during the internal recruitment period. Regular, seasonal and limited term employees may apply for transfer positions. Internal transfers (positions in the same or lower salary grade) require three months successful employment in current position; Regular and seasonal employees may apply for promotional positions. Internal promotions (positions in a higher salary grade) require six months of successful employment in current position.

Benefits: Full time regular, seasonal and limited term employees are eligible for 100% employer paid benefits. Part-time regular, seasonal and limited term employees, working 20-29 hours per week on a regular basis are eligible for 50% employer paid benefits. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance; paid vacation, paid sick leave, 13 paid holidays per year and opportunities to participate in a 403 (b) retirement plan and section 125 cafeteria plan.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue hardship to the Company may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

EOE/ V/ ADA/ Drug Free Workplace/ Asset Infused Organization

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Fillmore, CA 93015 2017-05-05 View
Associate Teacher w/ bus duties (#189V) Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County, Inc.

 

Position Summary:

 

Supports Administration, Center Supervisor, Teacher(s) and Associate Teacher(s) at the center in carrying out overall program goals and objectives in a positive, open and productive manner.  Shares responsibility for overall quality of children’s educational experience.  May support the Bus Driver in the safe transportation of children to and from the child care center. 

 

Responsibilities & Duties:

 

1. Assists in the safe supervision of children engaged in learning and play activities by:  a) paying close attention to the safety of the children at all times, and b) maintaining firm, but gracious limit setting.

 

2. Assists the Center Supervisor and Teacher(s) in planning developmentally appropriate activities for all children by:  a) collecting supplementary books, paper, art supplies and other materials for instructional use.  b) providing input into lesson plan development.  c) participating in learning and small group activities.  d) encouraging language development conversation with children (including the child’s first language, if other than English).  e)  encouraging children to be involved in activities with respect to their individual preferences.

 

3. Provides a clean safe environment by participating in center/bus set-up and housekeeping.  Duties include: lifting and moving equipment and furniture, and cleaning activities such as dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, dish washing, etc. Assumes responsibility for center maintenance, including orderliness and cleanliness levels that ensure proper standards of safety and sanitation.

 

4. Participates in physical activities (games, music & movement, outside play) with children which involve lifting, bending, carrying, twisting, stooping, pulling, pushing, reaching and other repetitive motions.  In addition, centers caring for infants & toddlers will require lifting, carrying, diapering, changing, feeding and cleaning of children.

 

5. Aids children in developing cognitive, physical, one-to-one or small group skills.

 

6. Performs special exercises, follow-up occupational or physical therapy, and other related activities, as needed by individual children.

 

7. Must have visual supervision of all children at all times.

 

8. Aids children in developing self-help skills; toileting, feeding, dressing, napping, etc.

 

9. Assists Associate Teacher(s) and/or Teacher(s) in maintaining narrative records on each child, including anecdotal records and daily charts.

 

10. Maintains confidentiality of records and information of program families.

 

11. Maintains health and safety in the classroom as reflected in health and safety policies. Responsible for maintaining and tracking daily safety checklist and sanitation log.

 

12. Implements each child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).

 

13. Keeps Center Supervisor, Teacher(s) and Associate Teacher(s) informed of problems and concerns related to individual children, families and/or operations of the center program.

 

14. Documents parent contacts and child abuse reporting.

 

15. May attend home visits to assist Teacher or Center Supervisor as needed; is available for evening or weekend home visits, meetings or special events to meet the needs of working families.

 

16. Attends and participates in all staff meetings and required trainings. Attends in-service training as assigned by the program manager.

 

17. Shares responsibility for overall quality of education experience for all children, including child/children with disabilities.

 

18. Provides appropriate guidance to all children. Ensures personal rights of children are maintained at all times.

 

19. Responsible as a Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect. Accordingly, follows procedures for reporting known or suspected child abuse and neglect.

 

20. Performs other duties as assigned by the Center Supervisor, Teacher(s) or Associate Teacher(s).

 

 

 

Responsibilities & Duties (when assisting on the bus):

 

1. Assists in the safe supervision of children engaged in boarding, riding and exiting the bus by:
 a. Welcoming and helping children get on and off the bus
 b. Assisting the children in fastening seat belts
 c. Paying close attention to the safety of the children at all times
 d. Maintaining firm, but gracious limit setting
 e. Keeping children seated while the bus is in motion
 f. Assisting the children during emergency evacuations

 

2. Participates in occupying the children during the ride with activities (games, songs & conversation).

 

3. Keeps Bus Driver informed of problems and concerns related to individual children or families.

 

4. Assists with bus inspections at the end of each trip. Part of the daily inspection includes straightening seat belts, picking up trash and checking for children and items left in the vehicle.

 

5. Ensures that the established bus seating chart is enforced.

 

6. Verifies that at the end of the day children are being released only to the parent/legal guardian or other individual identified in writing by the parent/legal guardian.

 

7. Assists the Bus Driver at the end of each bus route, to check that all children have been dropped off. Sign in sheets should be used to verify delivery.

 

8. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Minimum Educational & Experience Requirements:

 

1. Must have completed 6 units ECE/CD, with a grade C or better or credit.

 

2. Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

3. Experience working with children with a diversity of special needs is desirable.

 

4. Preferred: Units in ECE/CD include courses from the following core areas 1) child/human growth and development 2) child, family and community, or child and family relations; 3) programs/curriculum.

 

5. HS/EHS/MSHS/State-Braided Instructional Assistants must also meet at least one of the following criteria: 

 

  • Have a child development associate (CDA) credential or the California equivalent of an Associate Teacher Permit (12 ECE units including core courses; and for EHS and infant/toddler classrooms must also have 6 infant/toddler units); OR

 

  •  Be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years; OR

 

  •  Have an associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree.

 

 Please submit transcripts with employment application showing relevant Child Development or Early Childhood Education coursework and general education classes. Transcripts may be copies or unofficial.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

1. Must be able to relate well to all people of the community regardless of color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or socio-economic level.

 

2. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to communicate effectively with clients and program staff.

 

3. Must be able to maintain good working relationships with other program staff.

 

4. Must be dedicated to the goals and philosophy the program.

 

5. Must be concerned with self-improvement and career development.

 

6. Must uphold program Standards of Conduct at all times.

 

7. Must be willing to increase basic knowledge of child development and early childhood education, as well as techniques of working with children with special needs and their families. Infant/Toddler center staff must be willing to participate in Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) cohorts as they become available.

 

8. Must complete a health screening and TB skin test or chest x-ray prior to beginning employment.

 

9. Must have documented current vaccination status for measles, pertussis, and influenza.

 

10. Employment is contingent upon meeting all job requirements and background requirements: criminal history check, education verification, acknowledgement of child abuse reporting responsibility, criminal record statement, etc. A criminal history clearance is required within seven days of completing the Live Scan.

 

11. Must provide certificates of completion of approved pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR training within 30 days of hire. Employee is responsible for renewing and maintaining a valid CPR/first aid certification at all times.

 

12. Must complete 15 hours of training on preventative health practices, as required by Health and Safety Code within 30 days of hire.

 

13. Must use reasonable precautions in the performance of duties and adhere to all applicable safety rules and practices; and act in such a manner as to assure at all times maximum safety to one’s self, children, clients and other employees.

 

14. All Head Start, Early Head Start, and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start positions are contingent upon approval of the Policy Council.

 

15. Must understand, uphold, and continue working toward accomplishing the mission, strategic goals and performance measures of the agency.

 

 

 

Physical & Environmental Requirements:

 

Position requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, twisting, and bending.  Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.  Simple grasping and hand manipulation required as well as reaching above below shoulder level.  Requires working outdoors, as well as indoors in temperature-controlled environment with some exposure to copier and printer chemicals/fumes. Must be able to withstand exposure to noise in a daycare environment.

 

 

Applicant Information:

Application Process: Please visit our website and apply online at www.capslo.org/employment. A completed CAPSLO application must be submitted no later than 11:59pm on the recruitment closing date. For questions regarding the application process or open positions, contact the HR Department at (805) 544-4355.

Selection Process: All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Applications will be evaluated on the extent and quality of submitted application materials.

Employment Requirements: All offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of all job requirements listed on the job announcement, including but not limited to references, criminal history background checks, pre-employment drug tests and health screenings. All appointments are subject to past employment verification and documentation of one’s identity and legal right to work in the USA in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

At-Will Statement: Employment at CAPSLO is employment at will.  This means that an employee is free to leave his or her employment at any time, with or without cause or notice, and that CAPSLO retains the same right to terminate the employee at any time, with or without cause or notice.  Please understand that continued employment cannot be guaranteed for any employee.

Internal Recruitments: Only current regular, seasonal and limited term employees may apply during the internal recruitment period. Regular, seasonal and limited term employees may apply for transfer positions. Internal transfers (positions in the same or lower salary grade) require three months successful employment in current position; Regular and seasonal employees may apply for promotional positions. Internal promotions (positions in a higher salary grade) require six months of successful employment in current position.

Benefits: Full time regular, seasonal and limited term employees are eligible for 100% employer paid benefits. Part-time regular, seasonal and limited term employees, working 20-29 hours per week on a regular basis are eligible for 50% employer paid benefits. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance; paid vacation, paid sick leave, 13 paid holidays per year and opportunities to participate in a 403 (b) retirement plan and section 125 cafeteria plan.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue hardship to the Company may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

 

 

Fillmore, CA 93930 2017-05-05 View
Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs

What We're Looking For:

 

We are seeking a Child Development Specialist to coordinate, design, organize, deliver and evaluate high quality services to Family Child Care Home (FCCH) programs serving children birth-kindergarten age. Provides training and professional development to family home providers to increase the capacity and strengthen practices that enhance the healthy growth and development of young children.  The EHS Child Development Specialist is responsible for working with Family Child Care Providers in their role as the primary educator of the children they service in the FCCH program.  The Child Development Specialist is responsible to ensure all comprehensive Head Start Services are integrated with the FCCH and approaches the families' needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services that reflect and respond to their unique culture, roles, values and beliefs.

 

  • Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to 12 children in a family child care home setting.
  • Responsible for all documentation related to providing services in the areas of education, social services, disabilities, mental health, nutrition, and health.
  • Responsible to work with family child care provider collaborative to ensure the family child care home meets all Head Start and State Standards.
  • Responsible to ensure the systematically enrollment of eligible children, including those with disabilities into both the State and Head Start program.
  • Provides direct services to children as needed in the Family Child Care home.
  • Works with each family to ensure that child meets all the State Well Child Standards.
  • Works in collaboration with the Family Child Care Home Providers for the completions of the Head Start documentation, reports, tracking, and services.
  • Supports Head Start families in making choices and decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members.
  • Engages each family in a goal setting process leading to a family partnership agreement and provides for collaborative planning.
  • Collects and disseminates information and materials regarding local services available to families.
  • Establishes and maintains direct communication channels between the family, site supervisor, coordinators, managers, and all members of the Early Head Start team.
  • Participates on the multi-disciplinary team for case management approach to holistic service provisions.
  • Establishes trusting and culturally responsive relationships with Family Child Care Providers and works with families to engage them in a family goal setting process including family partnerships supported by resources that meet their diverse needs including health, nutrition, mental health, social services as well as job preparedness, crisis intervention, family support services and other special needs.
  • Maintains confidentiality and trusting relationships that are culturally responsive.
  • Responsible for the completion of each child ongoing assessment including the completion of child portfolio, DRDP-R, Individual Developmental Plan.
  • Responsible to conduct 2 home visits and 2 parent conferences to each family.
  • Responsible for the collection of non-federal share documentation
  • Responsible for the submission of monthly attendance documentation.
  • Maintains both child and Family Child Care home providers records, notes, and information and adhering to confidentiality policies.
  • Researches and prepares recommendations on instructional materials, teaching methods, and related equipment for the purpose of providing high quality services to children.
  • Works with a team to plan and implement a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and settings.
  • Inspects Family Child Care Homes for health, safety, fire, and occupancy violation for the purpose of recommending necessary corrective action to assure environmental health and safety.
  • Communicates effectively with others including giving and receiving feedback on the quality of services.
  • Follows-up regularly to ensure the referrals and resources met the expectations and needs of the family. 
  • Provides leadership and support to Family Child Care Providers in implementing research based teaching strategies in early literacy. Enhance Head Start's capacity to deliver a quality early literacy program to all enrolled children

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Three or more years experience working with families in a supporting and empowering environment with knowledge of working with children from 0 to 36 months. 
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in a State funded child care program, Head Start, or Early Head Start program.  
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or related field.  California Commission of Teachers Teacher's Permit or be eligible to obtain. 
  • Knowledge of Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards
  • Knowledge of state funded FCCH programs
  • Knowledge of community resources and links families through referrals with services that meet their unique circumstances. 
  • Knowledge of Community Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, family involvement and ERSEA.
  • Knowledge of Community Care Licensing and California Child Care requirements.
  • Knowledge of administrative basics.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and leadership competencies.
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before groups of individuals
  • Ability to accept, reflect and act upon feedback.
  • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  • Ability to develop warm, open relationship with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to promote Head Start to children, families, co-workers and community.
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff and parents.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, work independently and follow through with project completion.
  • Must have a working knowledge of various computer programs including Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent computer skills required.
  • Experience in statistical analysis and working with social services or related community activities preferred.
  • Must facilitate and model respectful, professional communication and teamwork, demonstrating a positive attitude.
  • Some knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, staffing and program options as well as services to children with disabilities.

 

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as condition of employment, Live Scan, and TB clearance.

Application Procedure

 

To apply for this position, complete the online application below.

 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual

orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

For more information about Crystal Stairs, please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

 


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



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://crystalstairs.applicantpro.com/jobs/346444-44668.html

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-05-03 View
ECE Coordinator Crystal Stairs, Inc.

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking an Early Childhood Education Manager is responsible for the implementation of the agency's early childhood and education systems that ensure the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework and Head Start Approach to School Readiness. The Early Childhood Education Coordinator guides curriculum and training. Supervises Site Supervisors and provides leadership regarding compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Child Assessment Systems, School Readiness Goals Data collections, CLASS implementation plan, ECERS implementation plan, individualization process, transition plan to kindergarten and curriculum documentation. The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the program policies and procedures related to curriculum.
  2. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the program policies and procedures related to the Desired Result Developmental Profile - Child Assessment Systems. Ensures that all sites have met assessment timelines, data is inputted accurately, conducts file reviews, assist Site Supervisors in interpreting data, and developing action plan.
  3. Responsible for the collection of data that support the program School Readiness Goals.
  4. Responsible for the implementation of the CLASS and ECERS policies and procedures. Including annual class schedule, tracking of CLASS and ECERS results, and development of CLASS and ECERS center action plan.
  5. Assists in the implementation of seamless, integrated services for children and families by adhering to program specific work plans, policies and procedures.
  6. Responsible for the ongoing training of all teaching staff, orientation of new staff, and technical assistance. Ensures all staff meets program educational requirements and has attained 15 hours of training a year. Works with Site Supervisor to coordinate Personal Improvement Plans for teaching staff.
  7. Uses a multi-disciplinary team approach to ensure the compliance of all Head Start requirements at the center level. Acts as a liaison between comprehensive services and center staff.
  8. Works with Site Manager to investigate all child and staff incidents, completing all forms and notifying appropriate authorities and experts.
  9. Provide leadership, professional development, and coaching to all teaching staff.
  10. Submits monthly status reports regarding systems, complete quarterly reports regarding child assessment and submit monitoring records to ECE Manager
  11. Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Masters preferred. Must have Child Development Program Director Permit. CLASS certification preferred. Successfully completes and maintains Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • A minimum of two (2) years administrative experience in a child development program is required. Must have strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills; experience in conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Child Outcomes and School Readiness Framework.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and CDE Child Care Requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of the ECERS and CLASS.
  • Knowledge of Desired Results Developmental Profile Revised
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
  • Knowledge of effective adult learning styles and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.
  • Ability to know and implement Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing Regulations and agency policies and procedures
  • Ability to develop, foster, and maintain effective, professional working relationships with staff, children, families, and community partners
  • Ability to maintain and recognize situations that strict confidentiality
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before large groups
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and to effectively interact with a wide range of people
  • Ability to be an enthusiastic team leader, able to train and support others

Special Requirements:

    • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
    • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.
    • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.
    • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.
    • This position is identified as a mandated reporter.
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-05-03 View
Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs

What We're Looking For:

 

We are seeking a Child Development Specialist to coordinate, design, organize, deliver and evaluate high quality services to Family Child Care Home (FCCH) programs serving children birth-kindergarten age. Provides training and professional development to family home providers to increase the capacity and strengthen practices that enhance the healthy growth and development of young children.  The EHS Child Development Specialist is responsible for working with Family Child Care Providers in their role as the primary educator of the children they service in the FCCH program.  The Child Development Specialist is responsible to ensure all comprehensive Head Start Services are integrated with the FCCH and approaches the families' needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services that reflect and respond to their unique culture, roles, values and beliefs.

 

  • Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to 12 children in a family child care home setting.
  • Responsible for all documentation related to providing services in the areas of education, social services, disabilities, mental health, nutrition, and health.
  • Responsible to work with family child care provider collaborative to ensure the family child care home meets all Head Start and State Standards.
  • Responsible to ensure the systematically enrollment of eligible children, including those with disabilities into both the State and Head Start program.
  • Provides direct services to children as needed in the Family Child Care home.
  • Works with each family to ensure that child meets all the State Well Child Standards.
  • Works in collaboration with the Family Child Care Home Providers for the completions of the Head Start documentation, reports, tracking, and services.
  • Supports Head Start families in making choices and decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members.
  • Engages each family in a goal setting process leading to a family partnership agreement and provides for collaborative planning.
  • Collects and disseminates information and materials regarding local services available to families.
  • Establishes and maintains direct communication channels between the family, site supervisor, coordinators, managers, and all members of the Early Head Start team.
  • Participates on the multi-disciplinary team for case management approach to holistic service provisions.
  • Establishes trusting and culturally responsive relationships with Family Child Care Providers and works with families to engage them in a family goal setting process including family partnerships supported by resources that meet their diverse needs including health, nutrition, mental health, social services as well as job preparedness, crisis intervention, family support services and other special needs.
  • Maintains confidentiality and trusting relationships that are culturally responsive.
  • Responsible for the completion of each child ongoing assessment including the completion of child portfolio, DRDP-R, Individual Developmental Plan.
  • Responsible to conduct 2 home visits and 2 parent conferences to each family.
  • Responsible for the collection of non-federal share documentation
  • Responsible for the submission of monthly attendance documentation.
  • Maintains both child and Family Child Care home providers records, notes, and information and adhering to confidentiality policies.
  • Researches and prepares recommendations on instructional materials, teaching methods, and related equipment for the purpose of providing high quality services to children.
  • Works with a team to plan and implement a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and settings.
  • Inspects Family Child Care Homes for health, safety, fire, and occupancy violation for the purpose of recommending necessary corrective action to assure environmental health and safety.
  • Communicates effectively with others including giving and receiving feedback on the quality of services.
  • Follows-up regularly to ensure the referrals and resources met the expectations and needs of the family. 
  • Provides leadership and support to Family Child Care Providers in implementing research based teaching strategies in early literacy. Enhance Head Start's capacity to deliver a quality early literacy program to all enrolled children

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Three or more years      experience working with families in a supporting and empowering      environment with knowledge of working with children from 0 to 36 months. 
  • Two (2) or more years of      experience in a State funded child care program, Head Start, or Early Head      Start program.  

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or related field.  California Commission of Teachers Teacher's Permit or be eligible to obtain.

 

  • Knowledge of Head Start      and Early Head Start Performance Standards
  • Knowledge of state funded FCCH      programs
  • Knowledge of community resources and links families through      referrals with services that meet their unique circumstances. 
  • Knowledge of Community      Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best      practices related to education and early childhood development, family      involvement and ERSEA.
  • Knowledge of Community      Care Licensing and California Child Care requirements.
  • Knowledge of      administrative basics.
  • Knowledge of adult learning      principles and leadership competencies.
  • Ability to communicate,      both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to speak, read and      write English well enough to understand and be understood by others;      bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before      groups of individuals
  • Ability to accept, reflect and act upon feedback.
  • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  • Ability to develop warm, open relationship with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to promote Head Start to children, families, co-workers and community.
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff and parents.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, work independently and follow through with project completion.
  • Must have a working knowledge of various computer programs including Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent computer skills required.
  • Experience in statistical analysis and working with social services or related community activities preferred.
  • Must facilitate and model      respectful, professional communication and teamwork, demonstrating a      positive attitude.
  • Some knowledge of Child      Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best      practices related to education and early childhood development, staffing      and program options as well as services to children with disabilities.

 

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as condition of employment, Live Scan, and TB clearance.

Application Procedure

 

To apply for this position, complete the online application below.

 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual

orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

 

For more information about Crystal Stairs, please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

 


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



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://crystalstairs.applicantpro.com/jobs/346444-44668.html

CA, USA 90056, CA 90056 2017-05-03 View
Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc.

What We're Looking For:

We are looking for a Lead Teacher who, under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. The Lead Teacher will also provide for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children; responsible for conducting parent/teacher conferences and home visits, and supervision of classroom volunteers. The ideal candidate will provide support to the Head Start Program in the following areas:

  1. Designs and plans the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations; coordinate schedule with the teaching team and develops individual education plans for each child; conducts parent-teacher conferences and      home visits.
  2. Completes child assessment for designated group of preschool children including implementing the developmental screening, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities, and use of child      outcomes and school readiness reports to develop the child's educational plan.
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills, including the ability to communicate in and further the child's familiarity with his/her dominant language.
  4. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools such as the Environmental Math Scan; create improvement action plans and follow through with corrections based on findings.
  5. Provides opportunities for children to use their creative abilities, and to explore and experiment with a variety of media      through art, music, drama in all aspects of the program; helps each child develop a sense of awareness and self-esteem; and helps each child to accept and express his/her feelings.
  6. Maintains a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; develops a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  7. Inspects facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and conducts      monthly emergency exit drills.
  8. Supervises children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care.
  9. Creates and maintains a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children's learning.
  10. Plans and implements activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.
  11. Engages parents in participating in educational activities in the classroom and in their homes and developing lesson plans to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development.
  12. Communicates with staff and parents verbally and in writing; plans and participates in parent education programs, including orientation, child development, curriculum, and parent meeting/workshops; works effectively in a bilingual, diverse cultural setting.
  13. Assist with recruitment as assigned.
  14. Responsible for the inventory of all supplies and materials in the classroom.
  15. Performs home visits on a regular basis.
  16. May be assigned to transfer at anytime to another site and/ or classroom based on program need.
  17. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  18. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  19. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  20. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Associates/Bachelor's or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above.
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education.
  • Knowledge of program planning and practices in preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs.
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. 
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.
  • Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-05-03 View
Teacher Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, he/she is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. Provides for the children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for assisting with the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Assists with the design and planning of the daily classroom program based on the program curriculum and aligned with the HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework and the California Preschool Learning Foundations; assists with the development of individual education plans for each child; ;
  2. Assists with child assessment of children including the developmental screening, Desired Results Developmental Profile, Individualized Goals, Observational Notes, Portfolio Assessment, Individual Lesson Plan activities for all children including those with diagnosed disabilities,
  3. Helps children to develop verbal and non-verbal language and communication skills, including the ability to communicate in and further the child's familiarity with his/her dominant language.
  4. Assists with the evaluation of classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools such as the Environmental Math Scan; helps create improvement action plans and follow through with corrections based on findings.
  5. Provides opportunities for children to use their creative abilities, and to explore and experiment with a variety of media through art, music, drama in all aspects of the program; helps each child develop a sense of awareness and self-esteem; and helps each child to accept and express his/her feelings.
  6. Helps maintains a vibrant, well-arranged and orderly classroom; works to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  7. Assists with inspection of facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills.
  8. Supervises children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care.
  9. Helps create and maintain a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children's learning.
  10. Assists with planning and implementing activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs due to physical and/or mental impairment.
  11. Supports the engagement of parents in participating in educational activities in the classroom and in their homes and developing lesson plans to enhance their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development.
  12. Communicates with others verbally and in writing; participates in parent education programs, including orientation, child development, curriculum, and parent meeting/workshops as needed; works effectively in a bilingual, diverse cultural setting.
  13. Responsible for the care and organization of all supplies and materials in the classroom; performs any other duties as assigned.
  14. Assists with home visits as needed.
  15. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  16. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  17. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  18. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  19. May be assigned to transfer at anytime to various sites and classrooms based on program need.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a CDA, including 12 core units as required by California Community Care Licensing and the California Child Development Permit Matrix. Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level or above.

A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 3-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population.

 

Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to early childhood education.

 

Knowledge of program practices in  preschool, center-based and/ or home-based programs.

 

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and internet.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.  Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-05-03 View
Maintenance Worker Crystal Stairs, Inc.

 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Maintenance Worker to support our Head Start Program.  This position is responsible for ensuring clean, safe, functional facilities by ensuring maintenance activities as well as repair activities are implemented including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping, and grounds keeping when professional licensure is not required. The most qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Completes and assures routine maintenance of buildings, grounds and playground equipment during program breaks and more often, as requested.
  2. Completes and assures minor plumbing, painting, carpentry and electrical repairs or repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required.
  3. Assists and ensures routine maintenance is carried out such as replacing light bulbs, and maintaining equipment used in the course of work.
  4. Completes and ensures outdoor tasks such as sweeping steps, porches and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees are carried out.
  5. Collects information; participates in planning, and completes upgrading and minor repairs of facilities.
  6. Ensures fire extinguishers are checked monthly and inspected annually.
  7. Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to Supervisor.
  8. Power washing of buildings, walkways, floors, playground equipment, etc.
  9. Deliver mail and office supplies to facilities.
  10. Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
  11. Able to work harmoniously and productively with others.
  12. Able to accept and implement constructive criticism.
  13. Able to maintain professional demeanor in difficult situations.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications

  • A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety and building code requirements related to Head Start facilities within first month on the job, including but is not restricted to, OSHA and MSOS chemical inventory, etc.
  • Knowledge of basic operations, tools, and terms used in building maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, painting and other light facility maintenance.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local safety and building code requirements.
  • Knowledge of regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions and the prevention of contamination.
  • Three years of previous maintenance or handyman experience preferred. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).
  • Two years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance, facilities management, or transportation systems is required.
  • Relevant training from a vocational training organization may be substituted for work experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. 
  • Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.
  • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-05-03 View
Associate Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

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

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

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

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

Assessing Children

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

Curriculum Preparation

  • Assists in organizing indoor/outdoor, quiet/active and field trip activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences (ILP’s) in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and program policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans based on children’s strengths, interests, and needs reflected in observations, screenings and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • In collaboration with the Master/Lead Teacher, prepare documentation to support referrals for further evaluation and specialized services for children with suspected special needs.

Communication with Parents

  • Acts as a support and resource person for families for the purpose of assisting the teachers in case managing specific needs with families, advocating for parents and encouraging parent involvement in the program.
  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine, expectations, policies, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
  • Communicate with parents about incidents that have been observed and recorded on-site regarding their child.

Supervision

  • Assist volunteers and parents in working with children in the classroom with proper health practices, food handling and interactions/supervision of children.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Responsible for assisting that all adults in the classroom follow schedules, routines and policies of the classroom, the center and the agency.

Administration

  • Ensure the maintenance and filing of appropriate forms and documents in children’s files.
  • May assume coverage in the absence of the Lead Teacher and remain flexible about staffing schedule which may be adjusted as program needs change and may include working in another classroom.
  • Maintain flexibility in changing planned activities according to children’s interests.
  • Conduct 45-day developmental screenings and three developmental assessments (DRDP-2015) for each child.
  • Ensure that the timelines of 30, 45, and 90 days are met upon enrollment dates (e.g. homes visits, mental health notes, developmental screenings, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, vision & hearing screenings).
  • Develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) for each child based on observations, screenings, parent input and the DRDP-2015 assessment results.
  • Assist in performing height and weight measurements of the children twice a year according to policy and procedure within the designated timelines.
  • Complete monthly meal counts and monthly records of daily attendance for the Childcare Food Program according to MNC’s policies and procedures.
  • Complete and track Department of Education Attendance Register, 801-A Form (monthly), Best Interest Day Forms (daily/monthly), if applicable to facility.

Classroom Maintenance

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

Qualifications

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

Experience:  Must have a 16-hour certification in training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition.  In addition, must have experience in preschool setting and meets the California Community Care Licensing requirements, including 24 ECE Units including core course as listed on the Child Development Permit Matrix; which include Core, 2 Units in Adult Supervision and 16 Units in General Education in specific subject areas.  Current or Previous Head Start Parent, preferred.

Requirements: 

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

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

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

 

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-05-02 View
Substitute Teacher Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.

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

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

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interacting with Children

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

Assessing Children

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

Curriculum Preparation

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

Communication with Parents

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

Supervision

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

Administration

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

Classroom Maintenance

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

Qualifications

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

 

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

 

Requirements: 

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

 

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

 

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

San Francisco, CA 94110 2017-05-02 View
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