Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Teachers, Home Educators, Associate Floater Teachers and Teacher Assistants Orange County Head Start, Inc.

 

Teacher, Home Educator, and Teacher Assistant Positions Available

 

For Head Start (Preschool) and Early Head Start (Infant and Toddlers)

 

 

 

 OCHS is seeking qualified staff to join our Head Start and Early Head Start teams in the following positions:

 

Head Start (3-5 year olds) Teacher or Home Educator – At least one year of teaching experience in an ECE setting required: 

 

* Center Based Teachers: Associate Degree Required, Bachelor Degree Preferred. Must also possess, or be able to obtain, a CA Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred: $20.04 – $22.15 an hour.

 

* Home Educator Position Only: Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit (AA or BA degrees preferred). Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese required: $17.93 - $22.15 an hour.

 

 

 

 Early Head Start Toddler (2-3 year olds) Teacher and Early Head Start (birth to 3 year olds) Teacher or Home Educator – At least one year of teaching experience in an ECE setting required:

 

* Center Based Teachers: Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit and 3 Infant/Toddler units required (AA or BA degrees preferred). Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred: $17.93 – 22.15 an hour plus a .50¢ stipend an hour.

 

* Home Based Educators: Minimum of a Child Development Teacher’s Permit and 3 Infant/Toddler units required (AA or BA degrees preferred). Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese required: $17.93 – 22.15 an hour plus a .50¢ stipend an hour.

 

 

 

 Head Start (3-5 year olds) Teacher Assistant:   

 

* Center Based:  At minimum, must possess, or be able to obtain, a CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred: $13.72 - 15.82 an hour.

 

  

 

Early Head Start Toddler (2-3 year olds) Teacher Assistant and Early Head Start (birth to 3 year olds) Teacher Assistant:

 

* Center Based: At minimum, must possess, or be able to obtain, a CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. 3 Infant/Toddler units required. Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred: $13.72 – 15.82 plus a .50¢ stipend an hour. 

 

  

Note: Wages applicable until July 1, 2019.

 

 Apply Now to Join Our Team!  Submit an application, resume, proof of degree and credentials to:

 

Orange County Head Start, Inc.

 

2501 S. Pullman Street, Suite 100

 

Santa Ana, CA 92705

 

Attn: Human Resources

 

 

 

For additional information, please visit www.ochsinc.org or call 714-241-8920 - Fax 949-596-8291

 

Orange County, CA 92705 2019-04-25 View
Substitute Teacher Volunteers of America

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond.  Head Start positions are generally 32 hours per week for a 10 month assignment. The Substitute Teacher travels throughout Los Angeles County on regular basis.

Responsibilities:

The Head Start Teacher Substitute (as needed)instructs children in activities designed to promote their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.  The Teacher is performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities  with the goal of achieving social competence for each child.
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis.
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live

Requirements:

  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development
  • Valid Child Development Teacher permit or higher preferred
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90010 2019-04-24 View
Administrative Assistant Creative Child Care

Overview of Position: The Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact for Creative Child Care, Inc. as well as supporting management in the administrative office. The Administrative Assistant provides general office support for a variety of clerical activities and tasks including answering incoming calls, managing the reception area, mail, requisitioning supplies, organizing office communication and activities on a day-to-day basis.

Qualifications:

  • AA Degree or higher preferred with 2-4 year experience in supporting an administrative office.
  • High school Diploma
  • Must be 18 years of age

Essential Functions

  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
  • Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
  • Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
  • Order and maintain front office and site level supplies
  • Update calendars and schedule meetings
  • Perform other clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing
  • The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as an Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude
Stockton, CA 95202 2019-04-24 View
Grant Analyst Crystal Stairs, Inc

We are seeking an accountant who is responsible for fiscal oversight, maintenance, developing and reporting of financial information for the Head Start/Early Head Start Programs and other federal, state and private funding sources.

The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Perform accounting and financial functions, including preparing monthly fiscal reports and budget and expense analysis. Monitor grant related expenditures, revenue, and budget reporting any inconsistencies with the approved budget and management plan to the Accounting Supervisor and Head Start Director.

Prepare program budgets and financial reports, having developed a complete understanding of the Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Administrative and Cost Principles for federally funded programs, and other funding sources requirements, operational requirements, cost to enrollment model, allowable costs and in-kind or matching contributions. Prepares all budget information for funding/refunding applications and uploads to the Head Start Enterprise System.

Prepare a variety of financial reports, including Head Start/Early Head Start monthly fiscal reports, federal FFRs and SF-425 reports, CDE 9500 reports, CACFP claims and other reports as required by funders. Also prepare internal and ad hoc reports as needed Examine grant activities for compliance with management plans and granting agency policies.

 

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities You Should Possess

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field, preferably accounting; extensive related work experience in accounting/financial analysis may be substituted for college level education.
  • Minimum of three years' experience and responsibility of government funded contract or grants; three years' experience in nonprofit accounting and financial reporting preferred.
  • Knowledge in preparing financial statements and various statistical reports
  • Knowledge of federal cost principles and administrative requirements for non-profits

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
HS/EHS Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc

HS/EHS Lead Teacher-L.A.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- LEAD TEACHER

 

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Have you been searching for opportunities that will not only utilize your best skills, but also allow you to positively impact your community? Than you just might be the person we’re looking for!

 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Head Start & Early Head Start Lead Teacher to join one of our rapidly growing Southern California locations. A successful HS/EHS Lead Teacher is a creative organizer and thinker who is passionate about designing and facilitating interactive learning and development experiences, such as: read-alouds, classroom rituals, hands-on art-making, and math games. This also includes a strong knowledge of classroom evaluation practices (ECERS), assessment tools (DRDP's) and a clear knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

 

Your Passion at Work

  1. Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; develop a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  2. Design and implement the daily classroom program based on a creative curriculum in alignment with the HS/EHS Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  3. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  4. Plan and implement activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs
  5. Creates and maintains a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children’s learning.
  6. Provide Diaper Changing/Potty Training for individual children on an as needed basis. 
  7. Perform home visits on a regular basis

The Skills You Possess

  • Passionate about our cause with an incredible work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Possesses a willingness to try new strategies, including approaches to lesson plans, pedagogy, and classroom management.
  • Proactive problem-solver

Education and Experience

Head Start-

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above
  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

Early Head Start-

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units PLUS 6 Infant/Toddler Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above
  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Paid Legal Services
  • PTO & Generous Holiday Break
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

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

 

Los Angeles, CA 90061 2019-04-23 View
HS/EHS Teacher Assistant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- TEACHER ASSISTANT

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Have you been searching for opportunities that will not only utilize your best skills, but also allow you to positively impact your community? Than you just might be the person we’re looking for!

 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Head Start & Early Head Teacher Assistant to join one of our rapidly growing Southern California locations. A successful HS/EHS TA is attentive, helpful, and focused on assisting the Lead Teacher with classroom operations including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children.

 

Your Passion at Work

  1. Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; help implement plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  2. Assists with child assessment 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. Assists with inspection of facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and helps conduct monthly emergency exit drills
  4. Helps create and maintain a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children’s learning.
  5. Assists with home visits as needed.

 

The Skills You Possess

  • Passionate about our cause with an incredible work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Willingness to be trained and support others
  • Proactive problem-solver

 

Education and Experience

  • 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
  • 6 Units Infant/Toddler coursework is a PLUS
  • A minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year direct experience working with young children, 2-5 years experience in a preschool setting, with culturally and ethnically diverse population

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 40,000 children each year.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
Early Head Start - Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc.

EHS Child Development Specialist

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children each year.

We are looking for a dedicated and community minded EHS Child Development Specialist to provide high quality services to our Family Child Care Home (FCCH) Programs and service children from birth to kindergarten age.

Candidates must be able to ensure all comprehensive Head Start services are integrated with the FCCH and approach the families’ needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services. Success in this role will rely heavily upon the candidate’s knowledge of adult learning principles, and having or quickly developing a workable knowledge of regulatory agencies and the role they play in Head Start and Early Head Start.

A BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or a related field with knowledge of child development from birth to 3 is the educational requirement for this role. The applicants must also either carry a California Commission of Teachers Teacher Permit or be eligible to obtain. Strong computer skills, the ability to adapt, a minimum of two years (2) experience in a state funded child care program and supporting and empowering families is a necessity.

 

The EHS Child Development Specialist is required to:

  • Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to a minimum of 12 children in a FCCH setting
  • Identify/collect and provide resource materials regarding local services available to families
  • Engage families in goal setting process and support decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members
  • Workable knowledge of assessment tools including but not limited to DRDP’s and Individual Development Plans or any other goal setting process
  • Establish trusting and culturally responsible relationships with FCCH providers and work with each family to ensure that child(ren) meet all the start Well Child standards

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, TB clearance and required vaccinations.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Thank you for your interest in Crystal Stairs, Inc. Only candidates that meet the criteria outlined above will be contacted.

  

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

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
HS/EHS Master Teacher (Coach) Crystal Stairs, Inc

We are searching for a dedicated, mission-driven Early Head Start Master Teacher to coach, mentor and develop teachers to improve the ability of the teaching staff to assess and understand the children they teach.

  1. Candidates must have an Associates/Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  2. Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above; or provide original “Verification of Completion Form (41-CDP1)” completed by an approve VOC agency.
  3. CLASS Certified.

Head Start Master Teacher is required to

  • Provide feedback in a supportive, instructive and non-judgmental way; enhancing the ability of teaching staff to observe children's activities and experiences as part of the ongoing assessment process and to use this information to individualize the curriculum.
  • Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools.
  • Provide 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.
  • Maintain 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.
  • Inspect facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California driver's license, motor vehicle and evidence of automobile liability insurance. Meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. CPR and Basic First Aid certificate. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.

 

 

TOTAL PACKAGE OF BENEFITS 

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
HS/EHS Site Supervisor Crystal Stairs, Inc

Site Supervisor

 

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a Site Supervisor, under the direction of the Early Childhood Education Coordinator that is responsible for supervision and oversight of the operations of one Head Start center, assuring regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations; communicating with parents and community; supervision, monitoring and training of all Center staff; monitoring compliance in all aspects of Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing, and State of California Preschool program regulations. The ideal candidate will support and coordinate program services in the following areas:

A.    Program Administration and Coordination

    1. Ensures timely communication of pertinent data from Head Start, Child Care Licensing and other regulatory entities and acts as a liaison to inform all governing bodies of issues in the field.
    2. Assists Program Managers in implementing their practices and requirements to meet Head Start Performance standards and guidelines.
    3. Assists in the implementation of seamless, integrated services for children and families by adhering to program specific work plans, policies and procedures.
    4. Supervises the Lead Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Substitute Teachers, Home Educators, of the assigned center

B.    Recordkeeping & Fiscal

  1. Monitors all documentation for the center, data and files and ensures utmost confidentiality of information. Includes employees on-site file requirement, time sheets, sign-in sheets, training documents, children’s files, supply inventory, and in-kind.
  2. Verbal and/or written reports on an as needed basis.
  3. Monitoring of staff attendance including the verification of accuracy.

C. Supervision and Training

  1. Ensures that all center staff has appropriate training and technical assistance.
  2. Provide leadership, professional development, and coaching to center employees.
  3. Staff meetings, trainings and Family Nights and Parent Committees for parents and staff, arranging for staff and parents to implement these activities and maintaining minutes, sign in sheets, in-kind forms, training logs, etc.
  4. Supervision and evaluation of assigned staff at the center.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Masters degree preferred. 
  • Must have Child Development Program Director Permit.  CLASS certification preferred.
  • Successfully completed and maintain Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • 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.

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 a condition of employment, and TB clearance.

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
Los Angeles, , CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
HS - Family Services Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a Family Services Associate who supports Head Start families in making choices and decisions, and taking actions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members; creates opportunities for meaningful family engagement with Head Start for all families, uses a case management approach to share information with families regarding resources, program options, sources of professional and parental support, and ways of accessing resources within the community; recruits Head Start children, and links families with services such as health, disabilities, nutrition, social services/mental health, and family engagement services. The ideal candidate will support and coordinate program services in the following areas:

 

  1. Implements the family needs assessment process, consolidates the results, develops appropriate recommendations in response to the expressed needs of families.
  2. Conducts informational workshops, training programs, forums or seminars and initiates collaborative ventures with external social service agencies for children and families. 
  3. Networks with key community organizations and agencies to provide parent training in developing life skills, including parenting, income generation/entrepreneurship, improvement of communication skills, literacy, mental and physical health care, financial planning, and resolving conflicts or violence. 
  4. Recommends specific procedures for responding to emergency needs of families, works with existing community agencies and resources to design and implement an effective emergency needs response system.
  5. Identifies and explores cooperative relationships community resources and agencies that provide employment/job skills training, job placement, on-the-job training opportunities, apprenticeships, and job preparation activities.
  6. Coordinates with center staff to integrate family partnership/engagement goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • BA/ BS degree or AA/ AS degree in social work, human services, liberal studies or related field required. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office computer skills required.
  • Successfully completes and maintains Basic First Aid and CPR certification.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of social service delivery, community resources, requirements and procedures.

 

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 immunization clearances. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
Early Head Start - Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc.

EHS Child Development Specialist

 

Crystal Stairs is one of the largest private non-profit child development corporations in the State of California. We help families locate affordable and appropriate childcare through a variety of services, working with childcare providers, educators, advocates, and community members to positively impact the lives of more than 30,000 children each year.

We are looking for a dedicated and community minded EHS Child Development Specialist to provide high quality services to our Family Child Care Home (FCCH) Programs and service children from birth to kindergarten age.

Candidates must be able to ensure all comprehensive Head Start services are integrated with the FCCH and approach the families’ needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services. Success in this role will rely heavily upon the candidate’s knowledge of adult learning principles, and having or quickly developing a workable knowledge of regulatory agencies and the role they play in Head Start and Early Head Start.

A BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or a related field with knowledge of child development from birth to 3 is the educational requirement for this role. The applicants must also either carry a California Commission of Teachers Teacher Permit or be eligible to obtain. Strong computer skills, the ability to adapt, a minimum of two years (2) experience in a state funded child care program and supporting and empowering families is a necessity.

 

The EHS Child Development Specialist is required to:

  • Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to a minimum of 12 children in a FCCH setting
  • Identify/collect and provide resource materials regarding local services available to families
  • Engage families in goal setting process and support decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members
  • Workable knowledge of assessment tools including but not limited to DRDP’s and Individual Development Plans or any other goal setting process
  • Establish trusting and culturally responsible relationships with FCCH providers and work with each family to ensure that child(ren) meet all the start Well Child standards

 

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, TB clearance and required vaccinations.  

 

Total Package of Benefits

 

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

 

Thank you for your interest in Crystal Stairs, Inc. Only candidates that meet the criteria outlined above will be contacted.

 

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

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
Head Start - Handyperson / Maintenance Worker Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Head Start - Handyperson/Maintenance Worker

Location: South Los Angeles & Compton

 

 

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Handyperson/Maintenance Worker to support our Head Start Program. This position is responsible for ensuring 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 minor plumbing, painting, carpentry and electrical repairs or repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required
  2. Assists and ensures routine maintenance is carried out such as replacing light bulbs, and maintaining equipment used in the course of work
  3. Completes and ensures outdoor tasks such as sweeping steps, porches and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees are carried out
  4. Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to Supervisor
  5. Power washing of buildings, walkways, floors, playground equipment, etc.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, painting and other light facility maintenance.
  • Knowledge of equipment operations, tools, and terms used in building maintenance work.
  • 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.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of previous maintenance or handyperson experience preferred.
  • Two (2) 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.
  • Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.

 

Total Package of Benefits

 

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

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 2019-04-23 View
Early Childhood Education Manager Crystal Stairs, Inc

Head Start - Early Childhood Education Manager

 

What We're Looking For:

Crystal Stairs, Inc is looking for an experienced Early Childhood Education Manager.  In this position you will oversee the education and early childhood development portion of the Head Start Performance Standards.  Implements curriculum in accordance with the Head Start Early Learning Framework and California Preschool Standards; provide education resources to staff and parents, ensuring compliance with Performance Standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education. Responsibilities: supervises educational services; guides curriculum and program planning, development, and training; serves as resource for education services to HS management staff and teachers; analyzes child outcomes data and completes reports related to provision of educational services; supervises classroom and other education staff, including Education Coordinators and Site Supervisors.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory or management experience in education, early childhood development, or business enterprise.
  • BA degree in Early Childhood Education/related field from an accredited college or university or closely related coursework.
  • 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.
  • Ability to know and implement Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing Regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
HS/EHS Lead Teacher Crystal Stairs, Inc

 

 

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START- LEAD TEACHER

 

 

 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Head Start & Early Head Start Lead Teacher to join one of our rapidly growing Southern California locations. A successful HS/EHS Lead Teacher is a creative organizer and thinker who is passionate about designing and facilitating interactive learning and development experiences, such as: read-alouds, classroom rituals, hands-on art-making, and math games. This also includes a strong knowledge of classroom evaluation practices (ECERS), assessment tools (DRDP's) and a clear knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Regulations.

 

 

 

Your Passion at Work

 

  1. Supervise children visually at all times to ensure their continuous safety and care; develop a plan to ensure the safety of the children while they are using indoor and outdoor facilities
  2. Design and implement the daily classroom program based on a creative curriculum in alignment with the HS/EHS Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  3. Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools
  4. Plan and implement activities to meet the physical needs of the children, including children with disabilities and special needs
  5. Creates and maintains a warm emotionally supportive classroom environment that is well managed and provides quality instructional support for children’s learning.
  6. Provide Diaper Changing/Potty Training for individual children on an as needed basis. 
  7. Perform home visits on a regular basis

 

 

 

The Skills You Possess

 

  • Passionate about our cause with an incredible work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills, patience, and flexibility
  • Possesses a willingness to try new strategies, including approaches to lesson plans, pedagogy, and classroom management.
  • Proactive problem-solver

 

 

 

Education and Experience

 

Head Start-

 

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above
  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

 

 

Early Head Start-

 

  • AA/BA in ECE or Related Field
  • 24 ECE Units PLUS 6 Infant/Toddler Units
  • Permit OR Permit ELIGIBLE at a Teacher level or above

 

  • CLASS Certified (preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) year direct experience working with young children, between ages birth -5 years old within a preschool setting, in addition to a cultural, ethical and diverse community.

 

 

 

Total Package of Benefits

 

We have an energetic, focused, and self-starter minded work environment. Our internal emphasis is on health, family, professional growth and our unmatched diverse culture. We believe that the best work comes from a creative environment. We love to laugh, so you should expect to hear roaring laughter from time to time. We're focused on being the very best at what we do in our industry, and promise to do our best to give you the tools to do the same.

 

 

 

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM

 

  

Thank you for your interest in Crystal Stairs, Inc. Only candidates that meet the criteria outlined above will be contacted.

  

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, gender identification, 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, Inc. please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

 

Compton, CA 90220 2019-04-23 View
Master Teacher (Coach) Crystal Stairs Inc.

Master Teacher

Location: South Los Angeles & Compton areas

Crystal Stairs, Inc., a California nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving the lives of families through child care services, research & advocacy.

Searching for a dedicated, mission-driven Early Head Start Master Teacher to coach, mentor and develop teachers to improve the ability of the teaching staff to assess and understand the children they teach.

  1. Candidates must have an Associates/Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or child development; or an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  2. Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above; or provide original "Verification of Completion Form (41-CDP1)" completed by an approve VOC agency.
  3. CLASS Certified.

 

Head Start Master Teacher is required to:

  • Provide feedback in a supportive, instructive and non-judgmental way; enhancing the ability of teaching staff to observe children's activities and experiences as part of the ongoing assessment process and to use this information to individualize the curriculum.
  • Evaluate classroom quality using the Early Childhood Education Rating Scale (ECERS) and other assessment tools.
  • Provide 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.
  • Maintain 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.
  • Inspect facilities for hazardous conditions, unsafe equipment and materials; follows an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.

 

Special Requirements

Valid California driver's license, motor vehicle and evidence of automobile liability insurance. Meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. CPR and Basic First Aid certificate. Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department.

 

Total Package of Benefits

  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Life and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Matching Options
  • Flex Spending  
  • Pre-paid Legal Services
  • Sick and Vacation Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Training Days/Staff Development
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Robust Learning Management System offering  the following continuing education units: PDC, HRCI, CEU, CPE, PDU, SHRM
Los Angeles, CA 90056 2019-04-23 View
ACCOUNTANT I Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

We are looking for an Accountant I to perform a variety of professional accounting assignments under the direction of the Chief, Fiscal Department or designee.  Job assignments require substantial knowledge of SETA’s contracting and claims reimbursement procedures, methods, and systems.

Position Summary:  Under general direction, the Accountant I performs beginning professional accounting work, assists with the maintenance of fiscal records and journals, assists with the preparation and maintenance of a variety of financial and fiscal reports, and performs related work as required.

Starting Salary: $20.90 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain this knowledge and ability would be:

       I.     Advanced educational training in finance and accounting methods and procedures.

 How To Apply:  A completed SETA application must be submitted by the deadline date using the online application which can be found at https://laserfiche.seta.net/Forms/app.

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, and background check.

Posting Date:  Monday, April 22, 2019

Final Filing Date:  Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by 5 p.m.

SETA will not accept applications electronically submitted after the 5 p.m. deadline.

SETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Sacramento, CA 95815 2019-04-22 View
Associate Teacher HS IT I-II North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

Assists Teacher in planning and implementing the Head Start I/T curriculum. Responsible for education and care of a primary group of infants and toddlers, and communication with their families. For full job description details & application go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs.

Associate Teacher I

 

  • Must have completed a minimum of 15 Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CDV) units, including 12 core and 6* Infant/Toddler (I/T) units. (Core courses include child/human growth & development; child/family/community or child and family relations; and programs/curriculum)
  • Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.
  • A minimum of six months early childhood classroom experience required. I/T classroom experience preferred.

 

Associate Teacher II

 

  • Must have completed 24 ECE/CDV units, including 12 core and 6* I/T units.
  • Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher or hold and maintain current a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.
  • A minimum of six months early childhood classroom experience required. Infant/Toddler classroom experience preferred.

 

*Up to 3 of the required IT units may be deferred for no more than 24 months from the date of hire when employee signs a training plan agreement that includes completion of the missing units.

 

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-04-19 View
Home Based Language Resource Aide - Ukiah, CA North Coast Opportunities inc

Supports Home-Based Educator (HBE) by accepting delegated duties to improve child experiences in HSCDP home-based (HB) programs. Performs all job duties utilizing dual language ability as necessary to provide optimum support and services for clients and HSCDP staff.

For full job description details & required application go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs or 707-467-3200 x 302. (Postmarks not accepted). EOE

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
2. Bilingual, biliteracy required. Spanish-English is preferred.
3. Must be proficient in use of computers and a variety of software programs, including web-based platforms; must at a minimum be familiar with the use of word processing, email and spreadsheet programs.
4. Must possess excellent written and oral English communication skills and the ability to consistently communicate in an effective and professional manner.
5. Must demonstrate a willingness to work as part of a team but have the ability to work independently.
Home-Based Language Resource Aide HS IT - 2018 New: 20171109
6. Must have prior experience and a demonstrated ability to motivate, engage with, and work effectively and professionally with parents and other adults as well as with children from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds.
7. Must be able to work flexible hours in order to work at occasional scheduled weekend and evening activities.
8. For work related driving, employee must have: a current, valid California driver’s license; a driving record that demonstrates the employee is a safe, appropriate driver as verified by a DMV printout; and, proof of personal automobile insurance; or reliable transportation with proof of automobile insurance.
9. Pre-employment and periodic health screenings and T.B. tests are required, the results of which must be within acceptable ranges to attain and maintain employment.
10. Must comply with regulatory immunization requirements.
11. Must complete a Criminal Record Clearance prior to employment to confirm eligibility to work in a licensed child care facility.
12. Knowledge of the Head Start program desired.
13. Experience working with children with special needs preferred but not required.

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-04-19 View
Lead Teacher PS I-II North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general supervision and direction of the Site Supervisor, is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the Head Start (HS) curriculum in the classroom, and through parent education. Oversees the operation of the classroom and the parent volunteer program. Supervises assigned staff members.

Lead Teacher I

  • Must have an Associate degree from an accredited school in Early Childhood Education/Child Development

(ECE/CDV) or in a related field, including 12 core units. (Core courses include child/human growth &
development; child/family/community or child and family relations; and programs/curriculum.)

  • Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education (CDE) Child Development Teacher

Permit or higher.
A minimum of two years early childhood classroom experience is required; a minimum of two years of staff supervision experience is preferred.
Lead Teacher II

  • In addition to Lead Teacher I qualifications 2 and 3, must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in

ECE/CDV or in a related field with 12 core units.
For full job description details & required application go to www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs.

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-04-19 View
Aide HS PS North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Aide - HS PS (Bilingual preferred)

Assists and supports teaching staff in the area(s) of Integration and/or Language Resources by performing assigned duties to improve services to Head Start Child Development (HSCDP) families. Performs all job duties utilizing dual language ability as necessary to provide optimum support and services for clients and HSCDP staff.

Please go to website at https://www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs/ for full details of job description.

Employment Application Required to Apply.  

For positions requiring ECE or CDV units transcripts must be attached with your application to be considered.

Hours:
Part-time 20hrs/wk 9-10 months/year

Benefits:
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Employee Assistance Program (all members of household are covered) available within 60 days of hire. Discounted membership in Reach is available with payroll deduction. Eligible to participate in 401(k) retirement plan within 90 days of hire, and for employer contribution & matching program upon qualifying.

To Apply:
Please complete and return an NCO employment application by the closing date. Applications are available on the NCO website at www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs/, by calling 707.467.3200, or at the NCO main office, 413 N. State Street in Ukiah.

For positions requiring ECE or CDV units transcripts must be attached with your application to be considered.

 

Ukiah, CA 95482 2019-04-19 View
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