Teacher - Project

Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau (CSB) - Contra Costa County, CA

The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic needs of young children enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children and the cooperative involvement of their families.

Under supervision of a Site Supervisor in a full-day, full-year classroom, Teachers establish and maintain an effective classroom environment, and lead a team of instructors to plan, organize and present a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children 2.5 – 6 years of age.

Typical Tasks

  • Plans and supervises Child Development classroom activities
  • Assesses children's needs and development
  • Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year
  • Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff
  • Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program
  • Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs
  • Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation
  • Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator
  • Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing
  • Maintain commitment to training and continuing professional development
  • Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations
  • Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation


Minimum Qualifications

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

Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate and possession of 1) an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2) An Associate degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3) Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4) Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children.

Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development (CD) Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or issuance Contra Costa County Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Possession of a current CD Teacher Permit or CCC TCC at all times is a condition of employment.

Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. 


You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting:

Ms. Terrissa Hein, Education Liaison

Contra Costa County Office of education

77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill CA 94523

Phone 925-942-3397

Email: thein@cccoe.k12.ca.us


Certification Officer
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1812 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-7000
E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov
Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov


How to Apply

Please apply through the Link with your all supporting Documents, attach your Permit transcript and certificate.

Click here to visit the application page

Click here to email us about this position

Contact Info

Muhammad, mrahman@ehsd.cccounty.us, (925) 608-5024

Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Contra Costa County, CA

Salary: 19.33 - 23.50

Posted On: January 3rd, 2020

Agency Details

Website: https://ehsd.org/headstart

The Community Services Bureau (CSB) is part of a national network of Community Action Agencies established by the 1964 War on Poverty to address the underlying conditions that cause poverty. In 2006, the Community Services Department was made a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department. With an annual budget of almost $30 Million and approximately 400 employees in 15 service locations across the county, CSB is the largest childcare provider in Contra Costa County. Each year we combine federal Head Start and State Child Development funds to provide primarily full-day, full-year Early Childhood Education Services to over 2,000 children and their families.

CSB is the Community Action agency for Contra Costa County through Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funding, CSB provides direct assistance with home energy costs, weatherization, and funding for community based organizations to assist the low-income population move out of poverty.