Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher Kai Ming Head Start

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year high quality early care and education services in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

 

Job: The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed.  He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child.  The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

 

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt  

 

Essential Duties:

 

I. Curriculum

  • Create and implement a quality curriculum that meets the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, health, and nutritional needs of each child. This shall be done in accordance to the National Head Start Performance Standards and State Regulations.
  • Conduct developmental screenings, child assessments, and prepare and submit paperwork/reports within the deadline (e.g. 45 and 90 days, etc.).
  • Prepare individualized education plans specifying developmental goal and activities make appropriate adaptations as needed in the environment and curriculum for each child, including children with disabilities.
  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to ensure balanced child-directed and adult-directed activities are implemented daily, including individual and small group experiences for children to support skill development in literacy, language and numeracy, to encourage critical thinking, problem solving skills, creativity and concept forming according to the developmental level of each child.
  • Ensure that ALL education aspects of the health, nutrition, mental health, safety, diversity and cultural awareness are integrated into the class activities.
  • Ensure a variety of strategies to promote and support children’s learning and development using informal and formal observations, on-going assessments, documentation of progress, which are maintained in portfolios for each child.

 

II. Environment

  • Provide materials and equipment that offer varied and interesting choices, developmentally and age-appropriate to encourage learning.
  • Ensure that the environment meets safety standards established by the program and is in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Create a well organized (e.g. children toys and staff materials are properly labeled, etc.), clean pleasant classroom, meets Performance Standards where children feel comfortable and secure.
  • Conduct transition in a consistent, timely, predictable and unrushed manner according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide an environment and curriculum that supports, and encourages acceptance and respect of gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.

 

III. Outdoor Activities

  • Provide outdoor curriculum that enhances children’s physical and social development
  • Interact with and closely supervise children outdoors.
  • Able to bend and lift a child (up to 50 lbs.) when needed, as well as manage children in outdoors activities.

 

IV. Promote Social and Emotional Growth

  • Provide activities and guidance to help each child learn to accept, understand and appreciate him/herself as an individual.
  • Provide experiences that encourage independence, trust as well as opportunities for success to help develop feelings of competence, self-esteem, and positive attitude towards learning.
  • Provide opportunities for each child to express, understand and control his/her own feelings.
  • Encourage and support development of self-control by setting clear, consistent limits, and having realistic expectations.
  • Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
  • Provide a positive daily routine with simple, consistent rules that are respectful and understood and accepted by all adults and children.
  • Model positive teacher/child and teacher/parent interactions.

 

V. Family

  • Conduct at least two home visits each year with parents of children in assigned classroom.
  • Establish mutual expectations with parents and staff about the experiences children will receive in the classroom.
  • Conduct two Parent-Teacher conferences to discuss the child’s development and plan goals and action steps for home and school.
  • Be available for all parents on a formal and informal basis.

 

VI. Staff

  • Attend Center meetings.
  • Participate in staff development trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teacher, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and as needed.
  • Conduct weekly team meeting with teaching team.
  • Maintain records for attendance, meal counts, parent participation and other in-kind contributions and submit in a timely manner as needed.
  • Report inappropriate behavior of staff, parents and on-site consultants to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for experienced classroom personnel who can attend to the care and education of young children in a high quality setting to foster their school readiness of and establish a foundation for success in school and life.

 

  • Associates Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field required. Bachelor’s degree (BA) preferred.
  • Must have a California Child Development Teacher Permit.
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with children as a teacher in infant/toddler classroom setting.
  • Six (6) Infant/Toddler Units required.
  • PITC training highly desirable.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.
  • Ability to lift 10 to 30 pound and 50 lbs. occasionally.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures. 
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

 

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include 100% covered health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance plans; employer-contribution retirement plan, holiday pay and up to 24 days of PTO time. In addition, we fully cover medical plan for staff’s young dependent(s) that are 26 years old or under. Visit our website www.kaiming.org for more details.

 

Equal Opportunity: Kai Ming promotes Equal Opportunity and strongly encourages women, LGBT, people of color and diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

Application process: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to sabrina.dong@kaiming.org. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

 

San Francisco, CA 94133 2018-06-21 View
Mentor Coach Wu Yee Children Services
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
 
In collaboration with the Center Manager, the mentor coach creates an environment to reflect the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served in the program.  Provide mentor coaching, new employee training, reflection, coaching on the implementation of school readiness goals and overall support and follow-up with resource, associate and lead teachers.  The mentor coach ensures that teachers are getting the direction needed to successfully teach and implement the assigned curriculum and practices which promote high quality learning and school readiness.   The Mentor Coach is a role model and mentor for staff, volunteers, parents, and children.  S/he shares information about child development, best practices, and encourages family engagement in the classroom, center, and agency.
 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
 
  • Develop and maintain positive, supportive relationships with child development staff. 
  • Work with center managers and/ or Regional manager to develop a schedule for conducting classroom observations as a foundation for determining needs. 
  • Develop individual mentor coaching plans, with specific goals and areas for growth identified which are based on classroom and teacher observations. 
  • Submit coaching plans to review with the Center Manager and assess teacher’s progress. 
  • Follow-up on individual child development staff requests for mentor coach services and document nature of training provided. 
  • Provide constructive feedback and support to teaching staff for learning and growth. This may include activities, reading material, or other resources as needed to guide learning and helping teachers develop quality lesson plans by providing reflective questions. 
  •  Train new teaching staff and maintain support as needed while they gain knowledge of their role and the responsibilities of their position by providing education orientation, guidance in conducting DRDP assessment and ASQs and intentional daily observations of children’s play, behavior and interactions. 
  • Plan and present small group workshops on relevant child development topics based on program monitoring outcomes. 
  • Promote best practices in early childhood development based on Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum, PITC Philosophy, California Community Care Licensing,  CDE Title 5 and Wu Yee’s School Readiness and Parent Family community Engagement Goals. 
  • Use reflective practice and additional strategies to support teachers to reflect to promote positive outcomes for the teaching staff and the children they influence. 
  • Maintain Professional and Ethical Standards 
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements. 
  • Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children. 
  • Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities. 
  • Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic. 
  • Act conscientiously in performing routine duties 
  • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher, and Child Plus. 
  • Participate in the annual program Self-Assessment, as needed
  • Provide input on school readiness goals, family engagement, and dual-language instruction to inform curriculum development program-wide
  • Collaborate with the Center Managers on Professional Development Plans for the teaching team
  • Other duties as assigned
 
 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 
  • A minimum of 4 years  teaching experience with infant/toddler and preschool children and diverse populations
  • 2 years of experience leading a team in implementing a developmental and age appropriate curriculum
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Bilingual Chinese/English or Spanish/English preferred.
 
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED:
 
  • BA degree with  at least 24 units of ECE including at least 3  infant/toddler units
  • MA degree  in the Early Education field preferred 
 
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS; MACHINES AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Must be PC literate; MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Regularly required to operate standard office equipment (personal computer,       
  • photocopy machine, fax machine, etc.)
  • Ability to work on a computer up to 7 hours a day.
  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time, and stand and walk.
  • Regularly required to use hands to operate computer and other office equipment.
  • Close vision required for computer usage.
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb, and lift 5 pounds.
 
 
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
•Please submit a cover letter and your resume to humanresources@wuyee.org.
 
 
 
Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer
 
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
San Francisco, CA 94124 2018-06-20 View
Family Services Specialist Wu Yee Children Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide support to Joy Lok Family Resource Center, conduct case management services to families, and conduct outreach to increase the communities’ awareness of Joy Lok programs and services. 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Implement family support services within Joy Lok Family Resource Center; including fulfilling contract requirements and outcomes.
  • Conduct one-on-one case management services by providing family support resources to clients, including child care resources and referrals, low-income housing, screening of public benefits, and other low-income assistance programs, and linkages to employment trainings/ESL programs.
  • Assist clients in applying for services through in person and/or over the phone contact; engage in    follow-up with families to ensure that their needs are met.
  • Familiarize self with community resources appropriate to the needs of clients; build connections with community partners to ensure successful referral linkages.
  • Conduct culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach events in the community to promote Joy Lok programs and services.
  • Coordinate, develop (research and design) and conduct bilingual trainings and workshops for parents/caregivers, community agencies and schools, as needed.
  • Supports the program with day to day operations, administration, and fills–in for other program staff as needed.
  • Coordinates parent/family advocacy efforts, support families in development of self-advocacy skills.
  • Provides translation and interpretation of materials as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • At least two year of paid working experience working with low income API families and children.
  • Bilingual and bi-literate in Cantonese/English a must.
  • Strong background working in a community service setting.
  • Excellent time management, organizational and computer software skill.
  • Working knowledge of Chinatown resources, strengths and needs.
  • Strong knowledge in MS Office Suite.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to bend and lift up to 30 lbs.  

 

 
 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, and/or related field preferred but not required.
San Francisco, CA 94124 2018-06-19 View
Early Head Start Family Child Care Specialist Wu Yee Children Services
POSITION SUMMARY:
 
The Early Head Start Family Child Care Specialist (Specialist) is responsible for providing comprehensive child development services to families enrolled in the Early Head Start-Family Child Care (EHS-FCC) option providing coaching and technical assistance to EHS-FCC providers in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards and California Community Care Licensing regulations. Specialist must meet Federal Head Start Performance Standards and requirements including state, local and agency policies and procedures.
 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
 
  • Builds trusting and constructive working relationships with family child care providers and participating families characterized by a high level of cooperation, acceptance and mutual respect.  
  • Understand, review and evaluates education and child development plans and activities to ensure content is developmentally appropriate, centered in nurturing relationships and responsive care; reflective of the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework and in compliance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
  • Provides coaching, mentoring and training to family child care providers as needed to support the growth of competencies in early childhood development and education.
  • Ensure monthly requirements are met; monitor and audit attendance records, health and safety checklist as well as curriculum planning and implementation.
  • Assists in the recruitment and selection of eligible providers, including a review of license, external assessments results and coordination of site visits. 
  • Participate in the orientation and on-boarding of EHS-FCC providers and participating families to ensure an understanding of contractual obligations and program requirements.
  • Conducts announced and unannounced site visits bi-weekly to monitor practices and ensure environments both indoors and outdoors are safe, clean, healthy, well-organized and have sufficient developmentally and culturally appropriate materials and planned activities to support progress and achievement of the child’s goals and objectives in accordance with Head Start Performance Stands, licensing and best practice in the field.
  • Initiates communication with the program manager, director and content managers when issues and/or concerns arise.
  • Prepare written communications for providers and parents, i.e., memos, flyers, newsletters and forms as needed in the provider/parent home language.
  • Document all contacts with families, providers, staff and partners in the file log and database; maintains child and provider files in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Review each child’s developmental progress and in partnership with the provider and family, ensures the requirements related to individualization and curriculum planning are met and documented as articulated in the HS performance standards for EHS-FCC. 
  • Coordinate EHS-FCC parent orientation and monthly meetings based on parent driven topics and facilitates when necessary.
  • Coordinate bi-monthly Parent Committee meetings and encourage and support parents to take on leadership roles including active recruitment of parents for the agency Policy Council.
  • Work collaboratively with the ERSEA team to assure smooth enrollment, orientation and transition of families into and out of the program.
  • Coordinate bi-annual home visits with families to develop and review the family partnership agreement including resources and referrals, progress towards goals and supports families need to assist with critical health screening for their child. 
  • Coordinate family childcare provider network trainings at minimum 7 times a year.
  • Participate in program planning and implementation activities for ongoing quality improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned
 
 
 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 
  • Bilingual and biliterate in Chinese/English or Spanish English required
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in an early childhood education setting, including knowledge and experience relating to setting up a developmentally appropriate environment, curriculum planning and implementation based on assessment data 
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups and experience training early childhood educators
  • Knowledge of family community resources
  • Skilled in address sensitive family situations in a non-threatening and professional manner 
  • Strong computer skills highly desirable
  • Models good judgment and effective problem solving
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
 
 

Education Required:
 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field
  • A minimum of 5 units in infant/toddler ECE required
  • 24 units in ECE preferred
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
  • Please submit a cover letter and your resume to humanresources@wuyee.org.
 
 


Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer
 
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
San Francisco, CA 94124 2018-06-18 View
Center Manager Wu Yee Children Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Center Manager is responsible for daily operations at the center, in accordance with State licensing requirements, Federal regulations, and program policies and procedures.  S/he takes the lead in articulating program philosophy and communication of expectations with staff, families and the community served.  The Center Manager is responsible for the supervision of a staff and providing direct mentorship and coaching to Lead Teachers and assuring quality service delivery for children and families. 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Manage daily operations, ensuring  the center is fully staffed to maintain required Title 5 adult- child ratios, and that staff, volunteers, and interns are properly trained and follow program performance standards and Wu Yee policies
  • Administer Admissions Agreements with enrolled families and complete required data entry to CP.net
  • Facilitate parent orientations, case management meetings, consultations, staff and family meetings
  • Develop and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant center environment for all children and families
  • Oversee the implementation of  age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains; review and monitor written lesson plans from Teachers
  • Understand, follow, and monitor that all center activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start Performance Standards, and California Department of Education regulations
  • Monitor the performance of staff through analysis of reports, direct observation of practices and develop professional development plans to evaluate their performance
  • Ensure that all formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children are completed in accordance with the Service Area Timeline
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with all program staff  to facilitate effective program performance
  • Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records for all children; including attendance and meal count records
  • Collaborate with management team to arrange and facilitate meetings and mandated trainings at the center
  • Submit weekly reports on direct service activities and status to the content team
  • Provide leadership and training to the teaching staff on early childhood best practice in accordance with program philosophy and curriculum
  • Observe all center staff and provide suggestions for classroom lesson planning and management to Teachers
  • Monitor and assure availability of supplies, equipment and maintenance of the facility based on licensing standards, state and federal guidelines and program standards of quality
  • Using data from regular classroom monitoring, including formal evaluations of the environment and child-teacher interactions, administer work plans and provide regular feedback  to staff and volunteers for ongoing reflection and development of teaching skills
  • Review child screening and assessment data and understand school readiness goals to support adaptations to classroom environments and lesson plans to increase skill building opportunities for all children
  • Encourage and promote families participation in center activities, field trips, special events and the Parent Committee and Policy Council; Provide orientations for parent and community volunteers, as needed
  • Ensure children with special needs and/or suspected delay receive individualized care and classroom modifications; escalate concerns to the Education Manager and Multi-disciplinary team
  • Work with program staff to ensure IFSP/IEP goals are supported through integration in lesson plans and classroom routines; provide guidance to teaching staff and volunteers for meeting individual needs
  • Communicate with program staff, the Mental Health Consultant and Family Advocate about concerns or issues related to a child’s development
  • Ensure that Daily Health Checks are being conducted appropriately in each classroom and health procedures are being followed
  • Oversee sign-in/out sheets for accuracy before submission to the Data Associate
  • Monitor safety checks in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity; ensure safety checks are being done appropriately by all staff
  • Monitor that children are taught appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.
  • Participate, when needed, in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements
  • Ensure meal counts are provided to the Health Services Manager and recorded accurately at the time of service and before submission to the Data Associate
  • Participate in the annual program Self-Assessment
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program
  • Assist in the development of training plans for center  and program
  • Understand and provide guidance on all roles and responsibilities for the center, including planning for staffing needs across the program
  • Other duties as assigned
 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum three years successful supervisory experience in an early childhood program
  • Bilingual Cantonese/English or Spanish/English preferred
  • Demonstrates excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Capacity to plan, deliver and implement and evaluate early childhood training 
  • Experience working with culturally diverse staff and families desired
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or relevant field preferred; Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education desired.
  • A valid California Child Development Site Supervisor permit

 

 
HOW TO APPLY:

 

Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

San Francisco, CA 94124 2018-06-18 View
Child Care Provider Services Manager Wu Yee Children Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Family Child Care Services Manager supports the Provider Services Department by managing the delivery of programs and operational procedures necessary to support the Family Child Care early educator community.  The manager is responsible for the implementation, supervision and administration of the Family Child Care Provider Network, Child Care Food Program and Provider Training Programs in compliance with federal, state, local and agency requirements. She/he will lead a team of Specialists to improve the quality of care offered and business practices of providers through individualized case management, on-going training, technical assistance and peer-to-peer support. 

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Provide leadership, management and administration of the Family Child Care Provider Network, Child Care Food Program and Provider Training Program contracts and ensures compliance with federal, state, local and agency regulations and policies and procedures.
  • Supervises program staff to ensure that they have the knowledge, resources, support and oversight to conduct their work in full compliance with requirements.
  • Lead the planning, implementation and monitoring processes for provider recruitment, enrollment, training, technical assistance and implementation of ongoing professional development in accordance with program grant requirements.
  • Ensure staff and participants receive training and professional development to effectively implement written policies and procedures for Early Head Start- Family Child Care partnerships, California Department of Education and Child Care Initiative (CCIP) and California Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) programs.
  • Collaborate with the department management team to identify program needs and trends and participate in streamlining systems of support for staff and program participants.
  • Lead the development of program policies, procedures and handbooks for staff and participants. 
  • Ensure all required program documentation, reports and evaluations are accurate and completed in a timely manner.  
  • Seeks out opportunities for collaboration among providers, provider associations, community partners and funders. 
  • Coordinates and attends resource sharing venues for provider-identified information and training opportunities.
  • Represents the agency with professionalism and actively participates in community trainings, outreach, and meetings.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

  

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Bilingual/bi-literate Chinese/English is required.
  • Deep knowledge of family child care and best practices as well as licensing regulations
  • Experience in supporting family child care providers through a relationship-based, client centered approach.
  • Knowledge of state and local Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) assessment and rating requirements for family child care early educators and expertise in implementing ongoing quality improvement. 
  • Experience developing, administering and supporting child care related programs and projects with complex federal, state and local requirements and regulations.
  • Understanding of case management, self-reflective practice and goal setting.
  • Ability to work with a diverse staff and client population.
  • Computer skills:  Microsoft Office, various provider-based databases and reporting systems.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of performance objectives and outcomes.
  • Highly developed administrative and organizational skills.
  • Experience in budget development, monitoring and implementation.
  • Managerial and supervisory experience in early childhood or related field.
  • Flexible schedule, including evenings and some weekends.
  • 5+ years of work experience in the early childhood education field or 2 years of supervisory experience.

 

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field
  • A minimum of 12 core ECE units with at least  6 units in infant/toddler development required
  • 24 units in ECE with qualification for a Site Supervisor Permit preferred

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 



Wu Yee Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer

 

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

San Francisco, CA 94124 2018-06-18 View
Home Base Visitor Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Home Base Visitor provides home-based services to Early Head Start families. This position promotes child development, family development, community building and staff development via home-based and center-based programs; works collaboratively with other program areas by providing direct services to families and their children, as well as technical assistance to other staff.

Qualifications & Experience

Education:  Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development or related filed is required and a California Child Development Center or Child Development Teacher Permit is required.  

Experience: One (1) year of experience working in child development and early childhood education programs with infants, toddlers, or young children is required. Some experience working in a Head Start/Early Head  Start program is highly desirable.

 

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

 

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2018-06-15 View
Education Coordinator Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Education Coordinator plans, evaluates, organizes and coordinates the implementation of all regular educational and transition programs.  Assist the management team in establishing educational goals and administrative practices and assurance compliance with state and federal program requirements related to Head Start and Early Head Start programs objective.

 

Qualifications & Experience
 
Education Baccalaureate degree from college or university in education, child development or related field and must possess valid Child Development Program Director Permit.
 

Experience Four (4) years of experience teaching in a Head Start program plus three years working in an administrative capacity.  Experience in Early Head Start program is highly preferred.

 

Special Requirements
 
Medical Examination:  

Prior to first day of employment, employees must submit an initial health screening, tuberculin (TB) skin test or chest x-ray clearance, immunization records for measles, pertussis (Whooping Cough) and influenza.

 

Fingerprint Clearances:

All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.

 

Other Special Requirements:  

Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available private transportation.  

 
* Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of contingent offer of employment. 

 

Benefit Plans

Plaza offers eligible employees the opportunity to select plans and programs that meet individual and family needs through our comprehensive benefit plans

Health Care:    Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and FSA

Financial:  401 (k) Plan and Direct Deposit Time Away from Work: Vacation, Paid Holidays, Sick Days, Leave of Absence, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Leave

Work/Life Solutions: Life Assistant Program

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

 

Los Angeles County, CA 90660 2018-06-15 View
Home Base Supervisor Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties

The Home Base Supervisor oversees home-based services for Head Start families, and provides direct services to a small caseload of children and families. This position supervises, monitors, and provides guidance to Home Visitors and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. The Home Based Supervisor establishes goals and practices for home-based services and is responsible for monitoring the completion of home visits and socializations through observations and audits of home-based files and data entry.

 

Qualifications & Experience

Education

Baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, child development or related field is required  and must possess valid Site Supervisor Child Development Permit.

Experience

Five (5) years teaching in a child development program with at least two (2) years of supervisory experience. Head Start experience is highly preferred.

 

Special Requirements

 

Medical                       Prior to first day of employment, employees must submit an initial health screening,

Examination:              tuberculin (TB) skin test or chest x-ray clearance, immunization records for measles, pertussis (whooping cough) and influenza.

 

Fingerprint                  All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the

Clearances:                 Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.

 

Other Special               Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid

Requirement:               California driver’s license, or have available private transportation.

 

Benefit Plans

Plaza offers eligible employees the opportunity to select plans and programs that meet individual and family needs through our comprehensive benefit plans

 

                 Health Care:                      Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and FSA                

                 Financial:                           401(k) Plan and Direct Deposit

                 Time Away From Work:    Vacation, Holidays, Personal /Sick Days, Leave of Absence, Jury Duty & Bereavement Leave

                 Work/Life Solutions:          Life Assistant Program

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 Application Procedures

Applicants interested in the position must complete Plaza de la Raza employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Applicants may obtain an employment application from Human Resources department located at 13300 Crossroads Parkway N. Suite 440, City of Industry, California 91746, or may download the application from the Careers section at www.plazadelaraza.info.

 

Applicants must submit a complete application packet to the Human Resources Department via email jobs@pdlr.org or by regular mail to:

 

            Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

            Human Resources Department

            13300 Crossroads Parkway N. Suite 440

            City of Industry, CA 91746      

 

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Eligibility and Enrollment Clerk Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Summary of Duties 

Implement timely application processing according to enrollment procedures. Enter application data into  ChildPlus data base. Verify applications for completeness, and follow up with staff as needed.  Prioritize  task in order of deadlines, importance and program requirements. Maintain confidentiality of all pro gram record and information. Organizes and maintain filing systems. Maintain family files and forms  insuring information is current, correct and disseminated to all necessary staff to meet program require ments.  Processes transfers and drop of enrolled children and families. Takes an active role in compiling   Community Assessment data of enrolled children. Provide in person, phone, and written contact with  staff for follow-up as needed. Documents all communications and family updated as necessary.   Performs other administrative duties as assigned by supervisor
 
Qualifications & Experience
 
Education:   Must have High School Diploma or GED equivalent. AA Degree desired.
Experience:  Minimum of one (1) years of clerical experience in a position of comparable responsibilities.  

 
Special Requirements
 
Medical Examination:  

Prior to first day of employment, employees must submit an initial health screening, tuberculin (TB) skin test or chest x-ray clearance, immunization records for measles, pertussis (Whooping Cough) and influenza.

Fingerprint Clearances:

All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.*

Other Special Requirements:   

Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available private transportation. 
 
* Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of contingent offer of employment.       

Benefit Plans

Plaza offers eligible employees the opportunity to select plans and programs that meet individual and family needs through our comprehensive benefit plans  

Health Care:    Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and FSA

Financial:  401 (k) Plan and Direct Deposit

Time Away from Work: Vacation, Paid Holidays, Sick Days, Leave of Absence, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Leave

Work/Life Solutions: Life Assistant Program

 
Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  
 

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Assistant Teacher Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services

The Assistant Teacher receives general supervision from the Site Supervisor. Assists classroom teaching staff in providing a safe, high quality-responsive, nurturing care to infant and toddlers that is respectful of the child’s development. Provides assistance with implementing individualized learning experiences and evidence based best practices to support children’s growing social, emotional, physical and cognitive competencies that support school readiness goals. Assist in completing basic records and shares information with teachers regarding children’s progress. Establishes and maintains positive and productive partnerships with families based on mutual trust and respect. Complies with Head Start Performance Standards, Community Care Licensing, State and Agency’s policies and procedures.

 

Education

Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field; at least six (6) semester units of infant and toddler development coursework and must possess a California Child Development Center Permit or Child Development Teacher Permit.

 

Experience

Two (2) years of experience in a classroom setting or combination.

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