Job Title Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Division Director of Children & Family Services

The Division Director of Children and Family Services is responsible for the overall supervision of all site managers within the scope of service of the Early Childhood Education Division. The Division spans across multiple counties. The Division Director of Children and Family Services' primary goal is to develop, achieve, and execute excellence in program delivery of services. This position will ensure program services are aligned with best practices in the early childhood education field while ensuring continuous quality programing. The position will ensure the services in the division are best in class and represent a stellar brand promise. The position will ensure the effective management of program resources within service division to include budget management, personnel, resource management, and ensure contract compliance. The position will serve as a leadership coach for division staff ultimately to support the evolution of skills and competencies and build capacity in staff. The Division Director of Children and Family Services will serve as the subject matter expert in the area of early childhood education both internally and externally.

 

Master's Degree in early childhood education or related area such as education. 7 years' experience in the field of early childhood education with at least ten (5) years' experience in management.  A demonstrated competency of knowledge in early childhood education best practices, models, current and future trends. A demonstrated competency in program planning and development; community needs assessments; budget management; public relations; networking; contract implementation; compliance and evaluations; staff development; resource development; and personnel management. Valid California Driver's License is required. Must successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract. California Program Director Permit Required.

Must have knowledge of Title 22 Licensing regulations, Title 5, Head Start Performance Standards, and the Head Start Act, and zoning and building codes for facilities supervised.

 

  1. Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.
  2. Must possess a valid California Program Director Permit
  3. Superior motivational and team building skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work directly with and oversee management of various programs with a diverse client and workforce
  5. Commitment to continuous improvement, best in class, staff development, and the implementation of a positive culture and work environment.
  6. Must have excellent communication skills able to comprehend, speak and write clearly in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  7. Must have and maintain a clean driving record.
San Bernardino, CA 92408 2017-08-11 View
Faculty-Early Childhood/Child Development-BS program

Union Institute & University, a national not for profit university offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees to adult students, is seeking an experienced full time faculty member to assume lead instructor duties for its undergraduate Early Childhood/Child Development program. The position is based at UI&U’s Los Angeles, California academic center.

Responsibilities:
• Teach online classes usually 1-per 8 week session, never more than 2 per 8 week session;
• Scheduling; manages sites, which includes coordinating administrative duties with support staff at the center.
• Book requisitioning;
• Faculty evaluations;
• Assists in the development of curriculum for degree program;
• Advises and mentors new faculty and students;
• Engages in scholarly and professional development activities, including membership in professional organizations;
• Participates in program and university committees in support of University and program growth;
• Manages sites, which includes recruitment and retention of students, coordinating administrative duties with support staff at the Center;
• Assist in enhancing the visibility of the program and increasing enrollment numbers through sales and marketing techniques and developing and maintaining relationships with professional organizations and agencies.

Requirements:

• Masters level degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education; Doctorate preferred.
• Experience with college level teaching;
• Candidate must reside within commuting distance to the Los Angeles, CA academic center;
• Fluency in Spanish required.
• Knowledge of and commitment to the use of information technology for online instruction;
• Assist with curriculum development for the program;
• Effective interpersonal (written, oral and online) communication skills;
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
• Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain a high level of confidentiality.


Qualified candidates please submit a letter of interest, a current CV/resume and contact information for three professional references.

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the Human Resources Department at 513-487-1122.

Union Institute & University is a private, non-profit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Union Institute & University is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multi-cultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90045 2017-08-10 View
Inclusion Coach

Position: Inclusion Coach             

Hours: Full-time or part-time

Compensation: Based upon experience and qualifications

Multiple positions are available

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Project Director, the Inclusion Coach will provide training, coaching, and technical assistance to early childhood teachers and administrators in developing and implementing inclusive practices that meet the needs of young children with disabilities and their families.

Qualifications & Experience

Required:

  • Degree in early childhood education or a related field.
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in early childhood education, working with children aged birth to 5 who have disabilities or special needs and with their families.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based inclusive practices.

Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Mandarin/Cantonese or Spanish
  • Certification or experience with at least one of the following: ASQ-3, ASQ:SE-2, CLASS, DRDP, IEP/IFSP, Teaching Pyramid, DEC Recommended Practices, Boardmakers/PECS, PBIS, curriculum planning and family-centered practices.
  • Knowledge of resources available in San Francisco for children with disabilities or special needs. 

Position Duties

  • Provide intensive training, coaching, and technical assistance on developing and strengthening inclusive practices to selected sites, including conducting needs assessments and developing and implementing technical assistance plans.
  • Develop and provide information and resources on inclusive practices, primarily to preschool and other early childhood programs.
  • Collaborate and coordinate services with other consultants at selected sites as appropriate (e.g. mental health consultants, quality coaches.)
  • Participate in the development of curriculum for citywide training activities.
  • Co-lead and coordinate specified citywide training modules on inclusive practices and/or developmental screening.
  • Support development and implementation of the Community of Practice (CoP) networking events.
  • Collect and maintain data on training, coaching, and technical assistance services and activities. Enter and report on data as required.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with specialists (including the Assistive Technology Specialist and Family Engagement Manager) to provide services at selected sites.
  • Develop and implement inclusion policies, such as screening and referral policies.
  • Participate and represent San Francisco Inclusion Networks in meetings as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested by the Project Director.

 

San Francisco, CA 94103 2017-07-26 View
Contract Occupational Therapist

Position Title:  Contract Occupational Therapist, San Francisco Inclusion Networks

Hours: Maximum of 80 hours during the SFIN project fiscal year (July 2017 – June 2018)

Position Summary

San Francisco Inclusion Networks is seeking an experienced occupational therapist to join the team of professionals, including a speech pathologist, assistive technology specialist and early childhood inclusion specialists, to support children’s development in selected early childhood programs in San Francisco.

The occupational therapist will conduct informal assessments, coach teachers and parents on key strategies, and consult on any child in the classroom who would benefit from their expertise. They will work closely with other consultants, including mental health consultants, who may be assigned to the programs.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Preferred: Bilingual in Spanish/English or Cantonese/Mandarin/English
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist (pediatric training and experience preferred)
  • Minimum of three years’ experience of providing services to children aged birth through five and their families.
  • Demonstrated skills in the following three areas within early childhood settings:
  1. Assessment of young children.
  2. Adaption of early childhood environments to promote participation and learning.
  3. Provision of individualized instructional strategies to strengthen young children’s sensory processing, gross and fine motor and visual motor systems.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of inclusion of young children with disabilities in community settings and to family-centered service delivery.
  • Experience and willingness to provide coaching and consultation with teaching staff as well as direct services in early childhood programs.
  • Experience and knowledge of working as a part of a team.
  • Understanding of issues and challenges in the delivery of quality inclusive early care and education services to all children.
  • Familiarity with early care and education instruments: ECERS, ITERS, FCCERS, DRDP, CLASS, ASQ preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with resources available in San Francisco for children with disabilities or special needs. 
  • Strong work management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities and tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to discern when to act independently or seek out appropriate help.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working with staff and clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
San Francisco, CA 94103 2017-07-26 View
FACE-TA Consultant

Summary

The Family and Community Engagement Technical Assistant (FACE-TA) Consultant works on-the-ground with approximately three Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grantees in California providing training and technical assistance to support the advancement of family and community engagement practices using the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework as a guide. Under the supervision of the FACE-TA Connector and working as a member of the FACE-TA consultant team, the FACE-TA Consultant supports EHS-CCP programs to (a) build strong, trusting relationships between the grantee and partner, (b) set goals related to family and community engagement, and (c) achieve the goals.

 

Hiring Goals: Credentials and Characteristics

  • The FACE-TA Consultant will preferably have a Masters Degree in early childhood education or a related field with knowledge of infant/toddler development and parent-child attachment; have significant experience working with both Early Head Start and child care providers; understand Early Head Start regulations and program standards; understand requirements of non-­Head Start early childhood programs; understand the early childhood context in California; and have knowledge of family and community engagement research and practice, including the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework and related documents.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant will have a strong foundation in relationship-based work and supervision, and experience as a trainer/mentor/coach. The Consultant will be skilled at respectfully engaging program leadership and staff, using reflection to drive discussion and planning, and facilitating processes that allow the program to identify goals specific to family and community engagement. The Consultant will then be able to support the programs with targeted resources and information to realize their goals. A continuous program improvement mindset is essential.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant will have strong written and oral communication skills, including through the use of technology. The Consultant must have the ability to be flexible and adapt to dynamic changes in the work environment.
  • As some of the participating EHS-CCP grantees may operate migrant programs, Save the Children may look to include in the consultant pool some consultants with prior experience providing training and technical assistance to migrant programs.

 

Expectations for Roles and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the FACE-TA Connector, the FACE-TA Consultant oversees the implementation of family and community engagement strategies at approximately three Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership sites in California.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant will plan for and participate in regular meetings with his/her assigned grantees which will include: (a) two statewide meetings organized by the FACE-TA Director and Connector; (b) three cluster meetings organized by the FACE-TA Consultant with support of the FACE-TA Connector; (c) six on-site visits with each site to conduct observation, coaching, mentoring, and training; and (d) four phone meetings with each site. Reflective supervision and practices will be used.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant will intentionally plan each TA event to ensure that pertinent topics are addressed.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant will use the Save the Children web portal to complete a FACE-TA Summary Report within one week of each site visit, TA call, and regional cluster meeting.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant may also be asked to participate in the planning of webinars and the development of FACE-TA reports.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant will participate in an orientation and training for consultants, monthly supervision calls with the FACE-TA Connector, and a twice a month call with all FACE-TA Consultants where challenges can be surfaced and lessons learned shared. These conversations will be key for informing the final report of the FACE-TA effort.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant will be expected to stay current on relevant national standards and best practices and share knowledge and experience with the consultant team.
  • The FACE-TA Consultant must be willing to travel in the state as needed to visit grantees and attend statewide and cluster meetings. It is important that the Consultant has his/her own transportation.
Statewide, CA 94509 2017-07-25 View
Director Qualified Childcare Operator

The Town of Telluride is seeking a
Director Qualified Childcare
Operator to open a new
childcare/toddler program in a
Town owned facility. The facility
has undergone a complete
remodel for compliance with all
necessary state codes. Assistance
with start-up costs, subsidized
facility rent and other support will
be provided to the selected
operator. For more information,
contact Rental Housing Director at
mwasserman@telluride-co.gov

Telluride, CA 81435 2017-07-20 View
Preschool Assistant Director

Seeking full time Preschool Assistant Director, Jewish Studies

Overview of the Role:

Do you have a passion for inspiring children and teachers alike to learn and grow? If so, this role could be for you! The Assistant Director supports the Preschool Director through supervision and direct services of OFJCC Early Childhood Education personnel, programs and activities related to young children and families especially as it relates to Jewish studies/Hebrew language skills and curriculum development. This role works to actively articulate and implement the preschool vision in the classroom while providing support, supervision and guidance to the preschool teachers with a focus on Jewish studies/Hebrew language.

 

What you’ll do: Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Jewish educational vision of the preschool is reflected in the classroom practices and curriculum
  • Lead and embolden staff to ensure overall success of the department by communicating agency vision and strategy, job expectations, coaching and fostering continued professional development
  • Display knowledge of the Reggio teaching philosophy by supporting teachers with curriculum development and documentation and as they set up their environments; coach and support teachers as they implement Reggio philosophy in the classroom
  • Oversee Jewish studies/Hebrew language program in preschool
  • Possess a working knowledge of Jewish Values, culture and holidays so this information can be passed on to teachers in a  way that can be appropriately integrated into classrooms
  • Consistent visits to classrooms for observation of the children and teaching teams; focusing on curriculum, values and practices
  • Ensure that the educational vision of the preschool is reflected in the classroom practices
  • Ensure that the Jewish educational vision of the preschool is reflected in the classroom practices
  • Meet with teaching teams to study and reflect upon the intentions in the classroom and create learning environments based on the children’s’ interests/needs
  • Actively participate in yearly staff orientation and assist in orientation and mentoring of new staff throughout the year
  • Supervise and oversee support of classroom and children issues and curriculum ideas
  • Collaborate to lead, support and design professional development for staff
  • Regularly meet with Director and Educational Leadership team to communicate and address all concerns or needs of the families
  • Handle and address parent concerns and questions promptly and appropriately
  • Support teachers in family communications, daily journals, love notes, newsletters and Family/School Conferences
  • Work with the teachers and Educational Leadership team to coordinate school wide special events geared towards highlighting and articulating curriculum and educational approaches

 

About you: Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor Degree in Child Development, Jewish Studies or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • ECE Site Supervisor Permit Qualified
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions and community
  • Hebrew language skills desirable
  • 4-8 years of experience teaching in a licensed child care center or comparable program.  Experience working in a Reggio/Constructivist environment a plus
  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience in a preschool setting
  • 2-3 years of experience teaching in a Jewish setting
  • 15 hours of health and safety training; Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Proven ability to lead professional development efforts and support educators within a teaching and learning environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.  Ability to communicate information clearly (written and oral)
  • Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities when required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 especially Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Ability to work nights and weekends when needed
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment

 

Perks & Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Paid Federal and Jewish Holidays, paid vacation days, paid sick time
  • Additional offerings include free membership to our state of the art fitness center for you and your family, 403(b) retirement plan, life insurance, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, discounts galore and much more!
Palo Alto, CA 94303 2017-07-18 View
Program Director, Early Childhood Development Laboratory School (#2ASS07)

Chabot / Las Positas College

 

Program Director, Early Childhood Development Laboratory School (#2ASS07)

Salary: $78,359 - $93,083/annual

Closing Date:  07/20/17

Location: Chabot College, Hayward, Ca

 

To apply, please submit your application and required documents on-line via our applicant system at www.clpccd.org/hr.

 

Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Program Director, Early Childhood Development Laboratory School for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

 

This position is responsible for the administration and supervision of the Chabot College ECD Laboratory School. Under general direction of the Dean of Social Sciences, the employee schedules staff, monitors enrollment through various funding sources, coordinates with Early Childhood Development (ECD) faculty in curriculum development, and establishes and maintains lines of communication between families, instructors, students and classroom teaching staff.

 

PURPOSE OF CLASS
To administer and supervise the day-to-day activities of the Chabot College ECD Lab School.

 

APPOINTMENT
The Program Director, ECD Lab School shall be elected by the Board of Trustees upon the nomination of the College President and the District Chancellor. This is a grant/categorically funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon available funding on a year to year basis.

 

Representative Duties

1. Assumes responsibility for the daily administration and supervision of the Chabot College ECD Lab School; 
2. Oversees adherence to policies and procedures set by Community Care Licensing, State Department of Education, and Federal Grantees as well as Chabot-Las Positas Community College District including those related to child enrollment;
3. Establishes program philosophy in collaboration with ECD faculty and sets operational goals and vision for implementation with classroom teachers; assumes responsibility for the demonstration of developmentally appropriate practices based on current child development information and research;
4. Collaborates with ECD faculty in curriculum development which includes the alignment of theory and practice, instructor assignments, class offerings, 
5. Works with the ECD Department regarding activities appropriate for the ECD Lab School children, staff, families, and college student population;
6. Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the ECD Lab School annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments;
7. Researches, identifies, and creates grant applications for potential resources of additional income for the ECD Lab School; seeks funding sources to provide specified contracted services to eligible children and families;
8. Participates in hiring; supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned ECD Lab School staff; conducts regular staff meetings; assists in assigning students to individual classrooms for appropriate lab experience; 
9. Conducts program reviews; evaluates the program yearly, maintains best practices; 
10. Coordinates the parent and student enrollment, orientation and participation within the Center; 
11. Provides responsible staff assistance to the assigned Dean, Social Sciences; in conducting a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to ECD Lab School programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate;
12. Coordinates services and activities with other departments as well as outside agencies; attend meetings with other community agencies; establishes and maintains lines of communication between families, instructors, students and classroom teaching staff;
13. Serves as the liaison for the ECD Lab School with other departments, divisions, and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues;
14. Represents the College and the ECD Lab School in meetings both on campus and off campus concerning funding, licensing, and general understanding of the changes in the programs;
15. Responsible to Community Care Licensing to follow all regulations and guidelines concerning Laboratory licenses;
16. Maintains an early childhood resource library;
17. Actively involved in professional early care and education organizations and community agencies;
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.

NOTE: This class specification is not necessarily all-inclusive in terms of the duties and responsibilities.

 

Minimum Education and Experience

Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in child development, early childhood education, human development or a related field including 24 Child Development units, 6 Early Childhood Program Administration units, and 2 adult supervision units AND two years of increasingly responsible experience teaching young children and two years of experience supervising adults as a head teacher, site supervisor, co-op director, or in a related position OR equivalent combination of education and experience which indicates the possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully accomplish the work.

License or Certificate:

1. Possession of, or ability to qualify for, a Title V Site Supervisor or Program Director permit.
2. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
3. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class 3 (autos and light trucks) California Driver’s License.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:
1. Operational characteristics, services and activities of a child development center and the principles and practices used in the administration of such a center; 
2. Theories and principles of early childhood growth and development;
3. Early childhood teacher training principles and practices;
4. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation;
5. Principles and practices of grant writing, program development, implementation and administration;
6. Procedures, methods and techniques of budget preparation and control;
7. Methods and techniques of research, analysis, and report preparation;
8. Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting;
9. Pertinent Federal, State, local codes, laws, and regulations;
10. Licensing guidelines and funding terms and conditions for operation of child care and development programs in California;
11. Classroom management and instructional techniques;
12. Nutrition, health and safety needs of children;
13. Philosophy, concepts, methods, terminology and techniques for enhancing the development of infant, toddler and preschool age children.

Ability to:
1. Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive child development center; 
2. Implement program policies and curriculum activities;
3. Identify and assess developmental needs of preschool age children, and be sensitive to children and families from diverse backgrounds;
4. Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives, and procedures for assigned areas;
5. Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, regulations and administrative policies and procedures;
6. Adhere to National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) professional code of ethics and models this philosophy for all children, staff, and parents;
7. Maintain current knowledge of trends and research in early childhood education;
8. Communicate with and resolve issues from staff, parents, students, and others;
9. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques;
10. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals;
11. Prepare and administer grants and budgets; write proposals for grants; prepare reports required by grants;
12. Organize and coordinate projects and prioritize activities to meet established deadlines;
13. Supervise, direct, train and evaluate the work of assigned staff;
14. Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports;
15. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
16. Perform responsible administrative support duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative;
17. Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
18. Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and personnel, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

 

SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to deal in an effective, tactful manner with the campus population and program participants. Good written and verbal communication skills as well as congenial personality to facilitate dealing with employees, program participants, and the public in general; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Self-motivated and assertive individual.

 

Desirable Qualifications

1. A Master’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or Human Development
2. Experience teaching in a community college setting
3. Minimum three years of management experience in a child care environment adhering to NAEYC standards, including program development and supervision

 

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work in a sitting position for extended periods of time; function with sufficient static strength, extent flexibility and manual dexterity at the level required to perform the representative duties.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants

For the required “Other Document” please upload copies of required licenses/certificates OR a statement about the ability to obtain.

 

Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

 

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

 

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

3. Transcripts/Credentials

4. Personal Qualifications Statement

5. Other Document

Optional Documents

Hayward, CA 94545 2017-06-19 View
Program Director, Child Development Center #3AIN11

Chabot / Las Positas College

 

Program Director, Child Development Center #3AIN11

Salary: $78,359 - $93,083/annual                                                                                                      

Closing Date: 08/14/17

Location: Livermore, Ca

 

To apply, please submit your application and required documents on-line via our applicant system at www.clpccd.org/hr.

 

Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Program Director, Child Development Center for Las Positas College in Livermore, California.

 

This position is responsible for the administration and supervision of the Las Positas College Child Development Center. Under general direction of the Dean of Social Sciences, the employee schedules staff, monitors enrollment through various funding sources, coordinates with Early Childhood Development (ECD) faculty in curriculum development, and establishes and maintains lines of communication between families, instructors, students and classroom teaching staff.

 

PURPOSE OF CLASS
To administer and supervise the day-to-day activities of the Las Positas Child Development Center.

 

APPOINTMENT
The Program Director, Child Development Center shall be elected by the Board of Trustees upon the nomination of the College President and the District Chancellor. This is a grant/categorically funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon available funding on a year to year basis.

Representative Duties

1. Assumes responsibility for the daily administration and supervision of the Las Positas Child Development Center; 
2. Oversees adherence to policies and procedures set by Community Care Licensing, State Department of Education, and Federal Grantees as well as Chabot-Las Positas Community College District including those related to child enrollment;
3. Establishes program philosophy in collaboration with ECD faculty and sets operational goals and vision for implementation with classroom teachers; assumes responsibility for the demonstration of developmentally appropriate practices based on current child development information and research;
4. Collaborates with ECD faculty in curriculum development which includes the alignment of theory and practice, instructor assignments, class offerings, 
5. Works with the ECD Department regarding activities appropriate for the Child Development Center children, staff, families, and college student population;
6. Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the Child Development Center annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments;
7. Researches, identifies, and creates grant applications for potential resources of additional income for the Child Development Center; seeks funding sources to provide specified contracted services to eligible children and families;
8. Participates in hiring; supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned Child Development Center staff; conducts regular staff meetings; assists in assigning students to individual classrooms for appropriate lab experience; 
9. Conducts program reviews; evaluates the program yearly, maintains best practices; 
10. Coordinates the parent and student enrollment, orientation and participation within the Center; 
11. Provides responsible staff assistance to the assigned Dean, Academic Services; in conducting a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to Child Development Center programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate;
12. Coordinates services and activities with other departments as well as outside agencies; attend meetings with other community agencies; establishes and maintains lines of communication between families, instructors, students and classroom teaching staff;
13. Serves as the liaison for the Child Development Center with other departments, divisions, and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues.
14. Represents the College and the Child Development Center in meetings both on campus and off campus concerning funding, licensing, and general understanding of the changes in the programs;
15. Responsible to Community Care Licensing to follow all regulations and guidelines concerning Laboratory licenses;
16. Maintains an early childhood resource library;
17. Actively involved in professional early care and education organizations and community agencies;
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.

NOTE: This class specification is not necessarily all-inclusive in terms of the duties and responsibilities.

 

Minimum Education and Experience

Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in child development, early childhood education, human development or a related field including 24 Child Development units, 6 Early Childhood Program Administration units, and 2 adult supervision units AND two years of increasingly responsible experience teaching young children and two years of experience supervising adults as a head teacher, site supervisor, co-op director, or in a related position OR equivalent combination of education and experience which indicates the possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully accomplish the work.

License or Certificate:
1. Possession of, or ability to qualify for, a Title V Site Supervisor or Program Director permit.
2. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
3. Possession of a valid Class 3 (autos and light trucks) California Driver’s License.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:
1. Operational characteristics, services and activities of a child development center and the principles and practices used in the administration of such a center; 
2. Theories and principles of early childhood growth and development;
3. Early childhood teacher training principles and practices;
4. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation;
5. Principles and practices of grant writing, program development, implementation and administration;
6. Procedures, methods and techniques of budget preparation and control;
7. Methods and techniques of research, analysis, and report preparation;
8. Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting;
9. Pertinent Federal, State, local codes, laws, and regulations;
10. Licensing guidelines and funding terms and conditions for operation of child care and development programs in California;
11. Classroom management and instructional techniques;
12. Nutrition, health and safety needs of children;
13. Philosophy, concepts, methods, terminology and techniques for enhancing the development of infant, toddler and preschool age children.

Ability to:
1. Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive child development center; 
2. Implement program policies and curriculum activities;
3. Identify and assess developmental needs of preschool age children, and be sensitive to children and families from diverse backgrounds;
4. Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives, and procedures for assigned areas;
5. Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, regulations and administrative policies and procedures;
6. Adhere to National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) professional code of ethics and models this philosophy for all children, staff, and parents;
7. Maintain current knowledge of trends and research in early childhood education;
8. Communicate with and resolve issues from staff, parents, students, and others;
9. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques;
10. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals;
11. Prepare and administer grants and budgets; write proposals for grants; prepare reports required by grants;
12. Organize and coordinate projects and prioritize activities to meet established deadlines;
13. Supervise, direct, train and evaluate the work of assigned staff;
14. Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports;
15. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
16. Perform responsible administrative support duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative;
17. Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
18. Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and personnel, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

 

SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to deal in an effective, tactful manner with the campus population and program participants. Good written and verbal communication skills as well as congenial personality to facilitate dealing with employees, program participants, and the public in general; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Self-motivated and assertive individual.

 

Desirable Qualifications

1. A Master’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or Human Development
2. Experience teaching in a community college setting
3. Minimum three years of management experience in a child care environment adhering to NAEYC standards, including program development and supervision

 

Physical Demands and Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work in a sitting position for extended periods of time; function with sufficient static strength, extent flexibility and manual dexterity at the level required to perform the representative duties.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants

For the required “Other Document” please upload copies of required licenses/certificates OR a statement about the ability to obtain.

 

Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

 

Instructions for Personal Qualifications StatementThe purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

 

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

3. Transcripts/Credentials

4. Personal Qualifications Statement

5. Other Document

Optional Documents

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