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The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill Early Head Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer their employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include: Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
Under direction in the Human Services Department, Early Head Start Instructors instruct children enrolled in Early Head Start Programs; instruct parents on early childhood development concepts; assist in developmental assessments; organize and set up education and play materials for classroom and/or make home visits; and perform related duties as assigned.
**Required at the time of application: Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application). Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application.
This is a public contact position. Although no current vacancies require a specific language, the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that may require bilingual skills.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be use to fill other permanent and part-time vacancies as they may occur in this classification.
This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
Location: Oakland, CA
Salary: 39760.50 - 48847.50
Posted On: May 15th, 2019
Minimum Requirements for Application
Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.
An Associate, Bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CD) or related field including three (3) units supervised field experience in early childhood education/child development (ECE/CD) completed at an accredited or approved college or university, at least three (3) units of which must be in infant/toddler coursework.
Twenty-four (24) units in ECE/CD including core courses plus sixteen (16) General Education (GE) units completed at an accredited or approved college or university, at least three (3) units of which must be in infant/toddler coursework.
AND hold, or qualify for, a Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the State of California.
Six months of full-time work experience or one year of part-time experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.
Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License throughout the tenure of employment OR demonstrate the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as required in the performance of duties.
Must obtain a State of California Child Development Permit at the Teacher level within six months of employment and maintain throughout tenure of employment. Must demonstrate proof of application for Teacher (or higher level) permit from the State of California upon hire. Failure to obtain relevant teaching permit within six months will be grounds for removal during probation.
Must obtain Pediatric First Aid and CPR certifications within one year of employment and maintain throughout tenure of employment.
Depending on nature of assignment, candidates who receive offers of employment will be required to submit fingerprints, undergo a criminal record clearance, and have a physical examination including a TB screening.
Proficiency in a foreign language may be required.