Early Head Start Teacher II

Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. - Los Angeles County, CA


Plans and implements the individualized lesson plans for the children in the classroom.  Creates daily classroom lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum.  Provides for a healthy and safe physical environment for children, and integrates the parents into the educational program.  Conducts parent/teacher conferences and home visits twice a year. Records pertinent individual information about children in the group and monitors classroom security.  


Provides for the completion of necessary paperwork on the children in the classroom, such as attendance reports, and observations of children. Implements CLASS and School Readiness measures. Prepare and maintain necessary and mandated records including ongoing assessments, emergency cards, and participates in a variety of staff and educational development activities.


Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education; Child Development or a related field.


            EHS Requirement: Must have completed six units in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and

             toddler (I/T) development or commit to completing the six units in ECE I/T in one year in which an educational

            plan needs to be submitted to the HR Department.


            Experience: Two years in a licensed child care center serving children under 5 years old.

            Permit: Must possess a valid California Child Development Teacher Permit or higher


Skills and Abilities: Competency to provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions and to plan and implement learning experiences that:

  • Ensure effective curriculum implementation and use of assessment data
  • Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework
  • Advance children’s intellectual and physical development, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness, understanding and use of language and increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, appreciation of books, understanding of early math and science, problem-solving skills, and approaches to learning
  • Establish and maintain a healthy learning environment
  • Support children’s social and emotional development
  • Encourage family involvement of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families
  • Promote infant/toddler development
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues in infant/toddler care (such as SIDS)
  • Knowledge in CLASS Infant
  • Facilitate effective communication with infants, toddlers, parents, and other staff members




  • Dental, Life, Medical, Vision, and 401 (k) plan (Employer contributes 8.5% of your annual salary towards the pension plan
  • 9 Paid Holidays 
  • Paid Vacation: Spring Break, Thanksgiving Break, and Christmas Break 
  • Personal Necessity 



Prior to hire, the following must be assured:


Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.


Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Central Index, and Megan’s law prior to starting work.


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


Must have a valid State of California Teacher Child Development Center Permit.  


*Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.



Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr., Ste. 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department:

1.      Employment Application – with original signature 

2.      Cover letter

3.      Resume

4.      Copy(ies) of Degrees

5.      Copy(ies) of Transcripts

6.      Letters of Recommendation

7.      And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

How to Apply


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Contact Info


Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Los Angeles County, CA

Salary: 2890.02 - 3190.00

Posted On: June 6th, 2019

Agency Details

Website: http://www.foundationheadstart.org/


Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. (Foundation) is a Head Start and Early Head Start Delegate Agency and CDE State Preschool Grantee. As a nonprofit organization, we have supported young children and their families for over 50 years with Early Childhood and family services. We serve families with children ages 18 months to 5 years of age. Foundation for ECE, Inc. currently operates nineteen preschool sites in Los Angeles County located in: Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, Echo Park, and Hollywood. Foundation for ECE, Inc. also collaborates with HACLA and LA City.


The program fosters Family Engagement in all of the areas of a child’s development and provides comprehensive resources to low-income families in the areas of health, nutrition, and community resources. Foundation is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on child development that includes a child’s cognitive, physical, social emotional growth, and development.