Job Title Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Professional Development Specialist

FLSA - Exempt

Responsibilities:

The Professional Development Specialist will work with both individual ECE teachers and with identified ECE sites to increase the quality of ECE experiences offered through a focus on teacher and director qualifications and skills.  The Workforce Development Specialist will provide a range of Workforce Development supports in alignment with the CCTC Permit Matrix and the Quality Continuum Framework.  Services may include, but are not limited to, site level and topic-specific trainings and workshops, assistance with identification of professional development goals and utilization of professional development tools, assistance with permit applications, advisement on coursework selections, and makes recommendations of appropriate financial and academic support services and resources. 

Essential Functions:

Service Goal:

Consistently promotes and models courteous LAUP/community service in a prompt and efficient manner.  The Workforce Development Specialist maintains positive relationships with all LAUP internal and external contacts through professional honest interactions; and responds to requests quickly and professionally recognizing that a request serves an organization and/or community need.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advancing early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks

  • Provides site level support to ECE providers, including trainings, presentations, clinics, and workshops that align with the CCTC Permit Matrix and the Quality Continuum Framework
  • Communicates with site directors and individual teachers to verify accuracy of staff/director qualification data, answer questions and offer support
  • Assists ECE students and professionals with the process of applying for, renewing, and upgrading permits, following appropriate application procedures
  • Advises staff and sites regarding professional development hours and opportunities, based on the CCTC Permit Matrix and the Quality Continuum Framework
  • Tracks transcript and certification information, and completed Child Development Permits issued by the CCTC
  • Evaluates individual transcripts and compares to permit/degree coursework and professional development requirements, using established guidelines
  • Assists with identification of professional development goals and utilization of professional development tools
  • Recommends activities and coursework based on individual professional goals;
  • Recommends community and educational resources, and professional development opportunities, as appropriate
  • Participates in regular training to increase and maintain core competency in interpretation of certification requirements and transcripts
  • Communicates as necessary with the commission on teacher credentialing (or any other credentialing body)
  • Answers, screens and routes incoming phone calls
  • Develops reports as needed
  • Enters data from support sessions into an Access database and queries this data as necessary for service delivery and improvement
  • Performs general administrative tasks (i.e., filing, photocopying, and scanning) as required
  • Contributes to an effective professional work environment

Physical Duties

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required. May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety Practices

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge and competency in navigation of CCTC, CDTC, QRIS and related websites
  • Knowledge of higher education coursework and requirements
  • Knowledge of the Quality Continuum Framework and the Staff Development requirements at each tier
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the community college system and necessary coursework requirements for degree and/or permit attainment
  • Knowledge of the Child Development Permit matrix, permit levels and requirements
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the CD permit professional Growth Manual, the permit, and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
  • Knowledge of available resources and opportunities for professional growth available to early education professionals

Requirements / Skills: 

  • Ability to establish supportive relationships with students and providers from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to advise on available resources and opportunities for professional growth  available to early education professionals
  • Ability to utilize reflective practices
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team as a cooperative and supportive team member
  • Must have good written, verbal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information and materials
  • Ability to communicate and respond in a manner that consistently demonstrates respect and concern
  • Ability to communicate with individuals in their primary language
  • Must become knowledgeable about current CDE childcare and preschool guidelines, including the rules and regulations affecting the families served
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to travel within the LA County (i.e., providers’ homes, community agencies, etc.)
  • Ability and willingness to work in a program located in a high-risk, low-income community
  • Must be able to alter work schedule to accommodate student/provider availability (frequent weekend/evening work)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with staff, providers and stake holders
  • Ability to learn and apply routine office policies and procedures
  • Ability to manage a caseload of multiple families in various ECE settings
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive with excellent customer service skills
  • Must have a valid California Driver License and proof of LAUP required level of automobile insurance

Required Travel: Driving up to 70% of the time, as needed within LA County.

Preferred Experience:   3 – 5 years related experience, experience working with children in an early education setting preferred, experience working with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Formal Education:  Bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education, social work or related field required

Language proficiency: Proficient knowledge of English grammar required. Spanish proficiency a plus.

LAUP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Los Angeles, CA 90017 2017-03-24 View
Quality Services Project Specialist

FLSA: Exempt, Full-time

Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, the Quality Services Specialist – Project Management manages a caseload of projects related to quality improvement activities. The QSS manages the scope of work for assigned projects and ensures the accurate and timely delivery of work products.

Essential Functions:

Service Goal:

Consistently promotes and models courteous LAUP/community service in a prompt and efficient manner. Maintains positive relationships with all LAUP internal and external contacts through professional honest interaction. Responds to requests quickly and professionally recognizing that a request serves an organization and/or community need.

LAUP Vision:

Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks

  • Maintains a caseload of multi-faceted projects that may include but is not limited to work related to quality assessments, trainings, and/or technical assistance
  • Tracks milestones, deliverables, and outcomes for each individual project to ensure that the required scope of work is completed in a timely manner
  • Coordinates scheduling as applicable to each project
  • Monitors resource availability and allocation and notify management of potential resource shortages
  • Maintains rigorous quality control and assurance processes in order to meet grant and/or contract requirements
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
  • Inputs data into the applicable data system to compile all pertinent information and document measurements for the project’s progress and performance
  • Manages multiple deadlines effectively and work with other staff to ensure that all aspects of the project are handled correctly
  • Provides timely and accurate communication to internal and external stakeholders via various modes of technology (phone, e-mail, etc.)
  • Attends assigned meetings to provide scope of work updates on assigned projects
  • Assists in preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions
  • Contributes to an effective professional work environment
  • Participates in regular training to increase and maintain core competencies

Physical Duties

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required. May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety Practices

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

Knowledge: 

  • Understanding of project and resource management principles
  • Demonstrated ability in leading and managing complex projects
  • Knowledge of business vocabulary and composition of business documents
  • Working knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to analytically evaluate project scope and assess risk
  • Familiarity with change management concepts

Requirements / Skills: 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with staff, providers and stakeholders 
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive with excellent customer service skills
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel both locally and outside of the local area (out of county and out of state as needed). Early morning, evening and weekend are required
  • Must have a valid California Driver License and proof of LAUP required level of automobile insurance

Required Travel: Up to 25%, as needed

Preferred Experience: 3 - 5 years’ experience of program and/or project management experience and Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification preferred

Formal Education:  Bachelor’s degree required and experience working with the public in a professional environment with increasingly responsible duties

Language proficiency: Proficient knowledge of English grammar required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

LAUP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Los Angeles, CA 90017 2017-03-24 View
Quality Services Supervisor

FLSA: Exempt

Responsibilities: The Quality Services Supervisor ensures that all work associated with the Quality Services department projects/grants and associated work are completed and accounted for. This position manages, maintains and provides all assessment and training data, which also includes analysis of trends for CQI purposes. Additionally, this position manages staffing, review scheduling as well as policies, procedures, process, and protocols associated with quality services.

Service Goal:

Consistently promotes and models courteous LAUP/community service in a prompt and efficient manner. Maintains positive relationships with all LAUP internal and external contacts through professional honest interaction. Responds to requests quickly and professionally recognizing that a request serves an organization and/or community need.

LAUP Vision:

Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks:

  • Ensures that all Quality Services staff are properly trained and adequately understand all Quality Services policies and procedures
  • Assists in the creation, implementation and maintenance of quality assurance protocols
  • Collaborates with the Training & Consulting department to determine the area(s) that require capacity building to meet contract and/or grant requirements
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews of work produced by the Quality Services staff
  • Assists with the implementation and maintenance of systems and procedures that ensure the success and compliance of each team member such as interpersonal meetings, accountability worksheets and feedback sessions
  • Provides support to team members and acts as a resource for them
  • Provides training to new or temporary employees
  • Communicates with other supervisors as needed to create efficiencies is processes and policies
  • Assigns caseloads to direct reports
  • Maintains relevant document libraries for current and past Quality Services projects
  • Manages, compiles and tracks the data for all respective Quality Services projects and grant specific duties
  • Ensures that all applicable are completed and deadlines met
  • Develops communications, handouts and FAQs for providers on the various quality services processes
  • Serves as the Sharepoint Superuser for the Quality Services department
  • Organizes and coordinates the dissemination of relevant quality services data
  • Ensures that quality services data is available for review and analysis by appropriate parties and departments

Physical Duties:

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands required.  May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Safety Practices:

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building

Formal Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of experience working with the public in a professional environment with increasingly responsible duties required, Master’s degree preferred.

Language proficiency required/preferred:

  • Excellent English verbal and written skills; demonstrated effective verbal and written l communication skills; ability to explain simple as well as complex ideas in a concise, easy-to-understand manner
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Required Travel:

  • Up to 50%, as needed.  Overnight/multiday travel required.

LAUP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The availability and continuation of this position is contingent upon grant fundingFLSA: Exempt

Responsibilities: The Quality Services Supervisor ensures that all work associated with the Quality Services department projects/grants and associated work are completed and accounted for. This position manages, maintains and provides all assessment and training data, which also includes analysis of trends for CQI purposes. Additionally, this position manages staffing, review scheduling as well as policies, procedures, process, and protocols associated with quality services.

Service Goal:

Consistently promotes and models courteous LAUP/community service in a prompt and efficient manner. Maintains positive relationships with all LAUP internal and external contacts through professional honest interaction. Responds to requests quickly and professionally recognizing that a request serves an organization and/or community need.

LAUP Vision:

Supports LAUP vision of Education Justice: Every child will succeed in school and life.

LAUP Mission:

Supports LAUP mission of advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence.

Daily Tasks:

  • Ensures that all Quality Services staff are properly trained and adequately understand all Quality Services policies and procedures
  • Assists in the creation, implementation and maintenance of quality assurance protocols
  • Collaborates with the Training & Consulting department to determine the area(s) that require capacity building to meet contract and/or grant requirements
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews of work produced by the Quality Services staff
  • Assists with the implementation and maintenance of systems and procedures that ensure the success and compliance of each team member such as interpersonal meetings, accountability worksheets and feedback sessions
  • Provides support to team members and acts as a resource for them
  • Provides training to new or temporary employees
  • Communicates with other supervisors as needed to create efficiencies is processes and policies
  • Assigns caseloads to direct reports
  • Maintains relevant document libraries for current and past Quality Services projects
  • Manages, compiles and tracks the data for all respective Quality Services projects and grant specific duties
  • Ensures that all applicable are completed and deadlines met
  • Develops communications, handouts and FAQs for providers on the various quality services processes
  • Serves as the Sharepoint Superuser for the Quality Services department
  • Organizes and coordinates the dissemination of relevant quality services data
  • Ensures that quality services data is available for review and analysis by appropriate parties and departments

Physical Duties:

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands required.  May be expected to lift boxes up to 20 lbs.

Other Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Safety Practices:

  • Adheres to LAUP general safety practices and any unique safety practices for the department and/or building

Formal Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of experience working with the public in a professional environment with increasingly responsible duties required, Master’s degree preferred.

Language proficiency required/preferred:

  • Excellent English verbal and written skills; demonstrated effective verbal and written l communication skills; ability to explain simple as well as complex ideas in a concise, easy-to-understand manner
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Required Travel:

  • Up to 50%, as needed.  Overnight/multiday travel required.

LAUP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The availability and continuation of this position is contingent upon grant funding

Los Angeles, CA 90017 2017-03-24 View
Early Interventionist - 7 Locations in Northern California
Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides developmental monitoring and intervention to children ages 0-3 who have been identified as having, or being at risk of developmental delay or disability.
  • Supports parents and care providers by modeling strategies and providing education to promote their child’s unique development.
  • Sets and monitors children’s goals in accordance with the child’s Individualized Family Service Plan.
  • Works as part of an interdisciplinary team and collaborate with Regional Centers service coordinators as needed. 
  • Responsible for meeting productivity requirements and for providing effective intervention strategies, materials, and communication, both with families and with the interdisciplinary team.
 
Principle Responsibilities:
 
  • Under direction of the Therapy Manager, schedules and coordinates regular home visits with parents/care providers for in-home intervention activities and parent education.
  • Coordinates family visits with other Pediatric therapists/providers according to the individual needs of the child.
  • Assesses, evaluates, and consults on child’s developmental progress using discipline-specific assessment tools.
  • Develops individual client goals and plans curriculum according to child and family’s needs.
  • Completes billing in a timely manner
  • Provides suggestions and educational materials through written and verbal communication to their parents/care providers. 
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team at Easter Seals as well as other providers who support that child. 
  • Supports parents in learning ways to foster their child’s unique development. 
  • Provides other resources and makes referrals to other support services as needed.
  • Completes necessary documentation within required timeframe, including treatment notes and progress reports.
  • Remains current regarding new research, current trends and developments in special education and related fields.
  • Attends staff meetings, in-services, trainings, and other meetings as requested.
  • Completes additional job duties as assigned by Supervisors/Management.
  • Attaining and achieving position competencies in relation to role responsibilities.   
  • Ability to obtain clearance through the Office of Inspector General
 See Full Job Description @ https://careers.eastersealsbayarea.org/careers
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 2017-03-23 View
Mentor Program Director-Position Code 2ASS06

Under administrative direction, assume management responsibility for the planning, development, direction, supervision, and evaluation of the California Early Childhood Mentor Program; provide leadership in order to articulate and actualize the mission and scope of the program.

Hayward, CA 94545 2017-03-16 View
Teacher

Your Teaching Career in Early Childhood Education Starts Here

Welcome to KinderCare Education, where passionate educators cultivate greatness in children, communities and in each other. Not only do we believe in caring for and nurturing America’s young, we are visionaries on a mission to give every child a strong start.

We’re on the look-out for full-time educators and support staff who demonstrate the kind of passion and leadership that make our team outstanding.

In addition to rewarding careers, we offer an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Discounted child care
  • Education assistance
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Medical expense reimbursement
  • Generous paid time off
  • Life insurance

Positions Available Include:

  • Toddler/Two’s Teacher
  • Preschool/PreK Teacher
  • Floater Teacher
  • Summer Camp Teacher
  • Preschool Spanish Instructor

 

Please email Lori Reeser for more information.

 

San Jose, CA 95134 2017-03-03 View
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Job Title:    Research Associate-Math or Science

Summary:  In collaboration with assigned Senior Researcher and the research team, learn, understand, and translate the research activities of the AIMS Center for Math and Science Education of elementary (primary) grade research.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

        Develop School Relationships

  • Develop relationships at schools with teachers and administration, where research can be field tested in an organic way.
  • Build rapport with teachers, respecting the inherent structure of the school and curriculum (pacing guides, flow of the content in the classroom, school-wide mandates, etc.).
  • Provide additional support to targeted teachers and school-wide in school-wide efforts.

        Assist in the Translation of Research to Classrooms

  • Continually build toward a deep understanding of a constructivist understanding of how children come to know.
  • Under the guidance and direction of the Director of Research and the assigned Senior Researcher, read and know current research pertinent to the assigned project before working with teachers/practitioners or students. Know the research for and against the way of thought. 
  • Identify and read additional research through bibliographies and researchers that The Center aligns themselves with. 
  • Communicate understanding of the research both orally and in writing.
  • Collaborate about the translation of the research with colleagues, to ensure the translation is aligned with the research. 
  • Create/assist in the creation of engaging opportunities based on the research to implement in classrooms.
  • Coach teachers/practitioners as they engage in the research and work to implement it with students.

        Create Video Library of Examples

  • Participate in the filming of exemplars of the research implementation in classrooms.
  • Work with AIMS staff to edit video and produce video for use in professional learning situations to disseminate findings.

        Continual Professional Growth

  • Learn applications for storing and accessing literature like Zotero, and qualitative data analysis such as NVivo.
  • Consolidate research into presentations that are accessible to classroom teachers/practitioners.
  • Present findings to colleagues, teacher audiences, conference gatherings, etc.
  • Blog about research (using video, images, and/or simple tasks available for teachers to immediately implement).

        General

  • Other duties as needed or requested

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.  Master’s degree is a requirement that is deferred until no later than five years after continued employment with AIMS.
  • Five years of classroom teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience facilitating professional development preferred.
  • Experience in academic coaching preferred.
  • Ability to be a self-starter / independent worker, manage time effectively, planning and organizing work to result in effective time management.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team or independently with little oversight.
  • Knowledge of how students think about math and/or science learning.
  • Knowledge of how one’s own learning of mathematics or science may influence how one approaches learning.
  • Knowledge of current trends in education such as the Common Core State Standards, including the Standards of Mathematical Practice, and/or the Next Generation Science Standards, including the Cross-cutting Concepts and the Science & Engineering Practices, and the newly emerging systems of assessment.
  • Knowledge of effective strategies for planning, preparing and delivering professional development.
  • Ability to create engaging classroom opportunities based on the research.
  • Able to continue training as needed to stay up-to-date in areas of responsibility.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Able to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time.  Physical ability to lift, push, pull and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Understandable voice and good communication skills.
  • Valid California Drivers License, insurable at the “standard rate” by the employer’s insurance carrier at all times while employed by AIMS.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to handle and operate office equipment; ability to bend, kneel, crouch, and balance on occasion.

Working Conditions

  • Office or school environment most of the time.
  • Drive to school sites to conduct work on occasion, using own transportation.

The abilities required and the working conditions noted are representative of what must be met of an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Applications accepted until 3/24/17 or until the position has been filled.

FRESNO, CA 93702 2017-02-24 View
Preschool Director

We are located in Cupertino, California, on a rare 1.5-acre site offering an English/Chinese bilingual, play-based preschool program. We are seeking a Director who can bring innovative and creative ideas to enhance and strengthen the quality of experiences for both children and families. The candidate should demonstrate skills in leadership, collaboration, effective communication, curriculum, building partnerships with the community and families, set and accomplish goals and work independently.  Bilingual skills are not required to work in this position; however, we are seeking a director who has experience working with diverse families and staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, organize, and implement quality education programs for preschool and school age children.
  • Ensure that program budgets are efficiently managed.
  • Promote and maintain effective practices in curriculum, child interactions, and communication with families.
  • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate all assigned staff.
  • Ensure all teaching staff has ongoing professional development training.
  • Meet with assigned staff on a regular basis for individual reflection and feedback.
  • Work collaboratively with the Assistant Director and teaching staff, to ensure and strengthen systems that support day to day operations.
  • Adhere to and maintain all licensing regulations.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Possess current and active Site Supervisor/Director Permit under California Licensing.
  • Prefer minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar position with preferred minimum of 2 years work experience supervising others.
  • Bilingual in Mandarin/English a plus, but not required.
  • Sense of humor a plus plus!
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and use of an insured, non-agency vehicle.
  • Background check and health screening required. 

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate understanding of ethical and professional practice.
  • Demonstrate understanding of developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Respect the diversity and backgrounds of parents, children, staff, and community.
  • Able to demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.
Cupertino, CA 95014 2017-02-21 View
Preschool Teacher

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Participates in planning and implementation of emergent curriculum (based on children's interests)

- Setting up, facilitating, and clean up for playtime and projects

- Provides caregiving including diapering, potty assistance, and nap support

- Participates in classroom housekeeping and maintenance as part of the curriculum

- Works in partnership with co-teacher and parents to provide best care for each child

- Comfortably provides care and teaching in the spirit of a play-based program

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Loves working with young children

- Enthusiastic about team teaching

- Communicates well with teachers and parents

- Energetic, responsible, and punctual

- Problem-solving, creativity, multi-tasking skills

- Ability to lift 40 pounds minimum

- Knowledgeable about child development and early childhood education

- Committed to lifelong learning and continuing professional development

- Experience planning and implementing Music, Art and/or Gardening experiences for young children

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

- 12 ECE units and/or 3 years of ECE teaching experience

- Negative TB Test

- Criminal Record Clearance (LiveScan)

- Willing to complete:

- EMSA-qualified Adult and Pediatric CPR/ First Aid and

- EMSA-qualified Preventive Health and Safety course

- Must be authorized to work in the U.S. (we cannot sponsor a visa)

 

If this sounds like a great fit for your career goals, please visit our website to find out more about our program: https://palomasnest.onepreschool.com/.

To apply, please send respond with your resume and letter of interest (include personal educational philosophy, summary of ECE work experience, educational background, list of ECE courses completed and in progress, salary requirement, and availability for work as of January-June 2017).



San Francisco, CA 94123 2017-02-14 View
HEAD START HEALTH & NUTRITION COORDINATOR

Your City. Your Career.

 

Are you looking to make a difference? To have a direct impact on your community?  When joining the City of Oakland, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to the community we serve, as well as to our employees.

 

HEAD START HEALTH & NUTRITION COORDINATOR

$4,724-$5,800/month

Closes:  March 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

 

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator vacancy within the Human Services Department. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has the ability to multi-task, and has an educational background in Public Health and experience with overseeing and coordinating Health & Nutrition service areas.

 

The Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator will plan, develop procedures, oversee implementation and coordinate health, oral health and nutrition services for the Early Head Start/Head Start (EHS/HS) program, including on-site and home-based services; facilitate agreements with local health and nutrition providers to maximize services to enrolled children and families; provide support and direction to all staff related to monitoring and overseeing services to ensure consistent implementation of adopted agency policy; supervise assigned staff; and perform related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in public health, food and nutrition, dietetics or closely related field and 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in nutrition or public health delivering and/or coordinating services to children 0-6 years of age. Relevant work experience in a clinic, hospital or school setting or a public health department is highly desirable.

 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:

 

  • State and federal regulations on community action and social service programs in the area of health, oral health and nutrition
  • Head Start Performance Standards, California Child Care Licensing and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program rules and regulations
  • Basic principles of program planning and implementation
  • Principles of personnel management, including supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of staff
  • Data and records management
  • Public contact and community relations
  • Principles of training and development
  • Basic budget principles

 

To apply and view current openings, visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm.You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-02-13 View
HEAD START ERSEA & DATA PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Your City. Your Career.

 

Are you looking to make a difference? To have a direct impact on your community?  When joining the City of Oakland, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to the community we serve, as well as to our employees.

 

HEAD START ERSEA & DATA PROGRAM COORDINATOR

(Head Start Program Coordinator)

$4,724-$5,800/month

Closes:  March 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

 

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Head Start ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance of Children) and Data Program Coordinator vacancy within the Human Services Department. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, can multi-task and has experience with enrolling and recruiting low income families and their children for Head Start/Early Head Start programs, as well as experience with Data Management Systems.

 

The Head Start ERSEA and Data Program Coordinator position will participate in the development and oversee the implementation of policies and procedures for the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) system in accordance with Head Start and Early Head Start (HS/EHS) legislation and regulations; provide training for and monitoring of ERSEA activities of the Office of Head Start (OHS) contracted program operators; coordinate activities with other management staff and field staff to ensure compliance with appropriate federal, state and local regulations; oversee the enrollment of families enrolled in Child Care and Development (CCTR) and California State Preschool Program (CSPP); supervise assigned staff; and perform related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in public health, education, public administration or a related field, 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in social service, public health or educational programs, including program planning, oversight, enrollment, compliance and data management.

 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:

 

  • Standard policies and procedures for health and social service agencies, including federal and state regulations related to Head Start, CCTR and CSPP
  • Principles of personnel management, including supervision, training, monitoring, evaluation of staff; recruitment methods, enrollment, interviewing techniques and selection of staff
  • Methods for recruiting program participants and determining eligibility
  • Data and records management
  • Basic budget principles

 

To apply and view current openings, visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm.You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE

 

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-02-13 View
Pre-K English Teaching Associate Long-Term Substitute

Join the vibrant community at the Chinese American International School's Early Childhood campus as a Pre-K English Teaching Associate long-term substitute. Become part of a team striving to be the worlds most innovative, inspiring, and influential Chinese English dual-language immersion school.

CAIS’s Early Childhood Division follows a play-based and child-centered pedagogical approach with a heavy emphasis on Chinese language development and cultural awareness. The English Teaching Associate works alongside the lead English teacher to provide a developmentally appropriate and enriching preschool program for two mixed age classes (ages 3-5 years) of 18 students each.

CAIS offers a dynamic dual culture setting, in which faculty are immersed in a culture of language learners. We look for a candidate who will embrace CAIS’s work to create an equitable, inclusive environment where all faculty, students, and families are supported in their individual identities. We welcome all applicants who aim to actively support our diverse and inclusive community.

Position responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Collaborate with Pre-K teaching team, including lead teachers, other teaching associates, and specialist teachers.
  • Interact with children using positive, supportive, and respectful attitude, language, and tone.
  • Support child’s social and emotional development.
  • Maintain a safe, engaging, and developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Prepare activities in collaboration with the lead teacher.
  • Assume the teacher’s role in his or her absence.
  • Supervise children on the playground during outdoor play.
  • Make sound, timely and appropriate decisions and take responsibility for the decisions.
  • Contribute to the development of community among staff by having open, constructive, and solution-oriented communication.
  • Encompass a positive discipline approach in guiding student behavior.
  • Develop a positive intellectual, emotional, and social environment within the classroom and a class community in which all children feel valued and a sense of belonging.
  • Work collaboratively and maintain standards of respect, courtesy, and mutual consideration with the school community, including students, staff, and parents.
  • Attend faculty and division meetings as required.

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 12 ECE units or Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with colleagues from different backgrounds
  • Commitment to school mission, policies, and initiatives
  • Technical/Computer skills as required for job performance
  • Initial and continued tuberculosis clearance
  • Initial and continued criminal background clearance by DOJ and FBI
  • CPR and First Aid Certification

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, use fine motor skills, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
San Francisco, CA 94102 2017-01-31 View
Human Services Manager - Head Start/Early Head Start

Human Services Manager (Head Start/Early Head Start)

$9,916-$12,176/month

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Human Services Manager vacancy within the Human Services Department and is seeking a highly skilled and creative professional to lead its Head Start, Early Head Start program serving families throughout Oakland. Candidates should possess a passion for ensuring children and families are provided with the highest quality early childhood care and education and a commitment to ensuring families thrive emotionally and economically. This position will be responsible for the direction, management and implementation of the Head Start/Early Head Start Birth to 5 years program and monitoring the progress on meeting child outcomes and school readiness goals with the intent of meeting or exceeding the national average for child outcomes.

The successful candidate will be an experienced professional who understands the complexity of leading a large public sector program with a complex funding structure. The ideal candidate will have:

  • An excellent understanding of blended funding streams and budgetary principles and practices overseeing a budget of over $19 million dollars
  • Superb leadership and supervisory skills as they lead a program of over 100 full-time employees, including experience in a union environment
  • Ability to set a vision for program staff that is both unifying and inspiring for families and staff
  • Understanding of Oakland's diverse and vibrant community
  • Experience engaging community members and parents in leadership development
  • A proven track record of working in collaboration and cultivating partnerships to strengthen program services
  • A thorough understanding of the complex regulatory environment of Head Start and early education 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, human services, health services, sociology, psychology or closely related field and 5 years of responsible supervisory or managerial experience in human services program administration. A Master's degree in a related field is desirable.

This position is an “at will” position, exempt from the provisions of the City of Oakland Civil Service Rules.

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Oakland, CA 94612 2017-01-30 View
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