Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
FCCP Specialist MAAC

Under direct supervision, the incumbent plans, develops, implements and monitors program operations for assigned Family Child Care Provider (FCCP) homes; coordinates and participates in activities of parent committees; compiles and submits FCCP site reports; coordinates and participates in FCCP network meetings activities.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field
  • Twenty-four (24) semester units in Child Development, including twelve (12) CORE units, six (6) Infant Toddler units, and three (3) units in administration or staff relations
  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in a Head Start or Child Development program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and databases such as ChildPlus
  • Experience working with State and Federal regulated Child Development Programs highly desirable
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills speaking, reading, and writing is preferred

Review the full description and apply online at our website for consideration.

Vista, CA 92084 2021-02-26 View
Lead Teacher Early Head Start MAAC

Under direct supervision, will provide care for infants and toddlers in the assigned group(s) and will plan, supervise, and implement the education program within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Child Development Program’s Early Head Start. Early Head Start is a federally funded program for eligible and special needs children 0 – 3 years and pregnant women.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Lead Teacher:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

Lead Teacher I:

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of twenty-four (24) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.

 Lead Teacher II:

  • BA Degree with emphasis in Early Childhood Education or Child Development that would require a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting.
  • Completion of supervised student teaching OR experience teaching preschool age children.

Lead Teacher and Lead Teacher I and Lead Teacher II additional requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a State of California Child Development Associate Level Permit or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

Review the full job description and apply online at our website

SAN MARCOS, CA 92084 2021-02-26 View
Bus Driver MAAC

Under direct supervision, the Bus Driver will operate a school bus providing transportation to children and families of the Head Start Program in accordance with state and local regulations; perform custodial duties as assigned: pick up and deliver food from the central kitchen to designated centers.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid California Driver’s License, Class B at time of hire and maintained throughout employment
  • Valid California school bus certification at time of hire and maintained throughout employment
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) at time or hire and maintained throughout employment
  • Applicants residing in Head Start center communities preferred
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing preferred

AND

Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

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Pauma Valley, CA 92061 2021-02-26 View
Program Aide MAAC

This position works as an integral member of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus services on an as needed basis. The position contains elements of the job descriptions of positions titled teacher assistant, classroom aide, bus aide, custodial aide and kitchen aide as well as requires the incumbent to perform some light cleaning duties. This classification typically works with developing children and/or children with special needs. The position may be assigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations. This position may receive content area technical support and training from the Center Director, Teacher, Bus Driver, Cook and /or Program Managers.

DEFINITION – Program Aide In Training_________________________________________________________

This position has been designed to enable individuals the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience, and an opportunity as an employee to participate, while working, in college level classes to enable them to meet MAAC’s education/experience requirements for the classification of Program Aide.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

Program Aide

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of six (6) units in Child Development or Early Childhood Development.
  • Six (6) months of experience in a preschool classroom setting
  • Individuals hired and assigned to primarily work at a center assisting with food service will not be required to have units in child development or early childhood development
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing preferred.

Program Aide In Training

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of three (3) units in Child Development or Early Childhood Development – must complete an additional three (3) units of child development courses within twelve (12) months of date of hire.   
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). 

Review the full job description and apply online at our website.

San Marcos, CA 92069 2021-02-26 View
Associate Teacher MAAC

Under the direct supervision of the Center Director and the appointed guidance of the Lead Teacher, will assist in planning, supervising, and implementing the education program within the classroom in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Head Start.

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Twelve (12) units (including core units) from an accredited college/university in Early Childhood Education OR Child Development
  • California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or California Child Development Associate (CDA) credential
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

1st Preferred Experience Requirement:

  • One (1) year Head Start experience with children in a classroom setting

2nd Preferred Experience Requirement:

  • One (1) year preschool experience with children in a classroom setting

AND

Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Cards must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC).   In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed.  The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines. 

Please go to our website for full job description and to apply online: https://www.vscyberhosting3.com/maac/

San Marcos, CA 92069 2021-02-26 View
CCP EHS Education Coach - Partnerships MAAC

Under direct supervision, this position will coordinate, monitor, coach and train for the implementation of the Child Care Partnership Grant, Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards for assigned centers and assigned program options. The incumbent will model, consult and provide guidance and resources to classroom staff and will participate in building systems that provide staff with resources and support.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a closely related field including a minimum of thirty-two (32) ECE units
  • Three (3) years of work and/or teaching experience in an Early Childhood Education program setting including experience with CA State and Federal regulations related to Early Childhood Education that includes a minimum of one (1) year of experience utilizing mentoring and coaching principles and reflective practices with adult learners in a professional early childhood education program setting.
  • Site Supervisor Level Permit or obtain within six months of hire
  • Acquire CLASS Certifications within nine (9) months of hire and maintain certifications throughout employment.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing highly desirable 
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing computers and software, including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet and database software such as ChildPlus.

Review the full job description and apply online at our website

Vista, CA 92084 2021-02-26 View
Family Partner MAAC

The incumbent will support prenatal mothers and expectant families in dealing with the multitude of physical and emotional changes pregnancy brings working to assist in fostering a strong bond between both parents and their unborn baby; to inspire pregnant women to have a healthy lifestyle and ultimately a healthy baby; to enhance their self-esteem and life goals; to identify early signs of health and developmental concerns and to prepare family for parenthood. The Family Partner will minimally provide one (1) visit with each expectant mom per month, or more based on family need and monthly education experiences.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit OR Home-based CDA credential 
  • Six (6) semester units in ECE/ Child Development and six (6)  units in Infant/Toddler (three (3) units required at time of hire and must complete additional three (3) units in Infant/Toddler within one year of employment) 
  • Three (3) or more units in Social Services or Health Services related fields
  • One (1) year of experience with children ages 0-3 years in a child care, health or social service setting   
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking, Reading and writing required.

 Review the full job description and apply online.

  • Valid CPR, First Aid and Food Handlers Card must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The cards must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.
Vista, CA 92084 2021-02-26 View
Head Start Instructor City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill several Head Start Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer its employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

The Head Start Instructor instructs children enrolled in the Head Start Program/State Preschool Program; instructs parents on early childhood development concepts; assists in developmental assessments; organizes and sets up education and play materials for classroom and/or makes home visits; and performs related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application: Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Master Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application). Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application.

Oakland, CA 94612 2021-02-25 View
Early Head Start Instructor City of Oakland


The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill Early Head Instructor vacancies (in either/or Center-based and Home-based settings) within the Human Services Department. Oakland is proud to offer its employees a generous comprehensive benefit package and is committed to the well-being of its employees. Benefits can include Medical coverage, dental plans, vision care as well as deferred compensation, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Under direction in the Human Services Department, Early Head Start Instructors instruct children enrolled in Early Head Start Programs; instruct parents on early childhood development concepts; assist in developmental assessments; organize and set up education and play materials for classroom and/or make home visits; and perform related duties as assigned.

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript and copy of a State of California Child Development Permit at Teacher level or higher (or copy of proof of application).  Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attached the required documents to your online application. 

Oakland, CA 94612 2021-02-25 View
Head Start/Early Head Start Assistant Instructor, Part-Time City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill several Head Start/Early Head Start Assistant Instructor, Part-Time (PT) vacancies within the Human Services Department. 

Under direction in the Human Services Department, the Head Start/Early Head Start Assistant Instructor position assists with instructing children enrolled in Head Start/State Preschool/Early Head Start Programs; assists with introducing parents to early childhood development concepts; observes during developmental assessments and may document observations; assists in organizing and setting up educational and play materials for classrooms; and performs related duties as assigned. 

This is an at-will position, exempt from the provisions of the City of Oakland Civil Service Rules (per Charter Section 902). 

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript(s). Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attach the required documents to your online application. 

Oakland, CA 94612 2021-02-25 View
Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor, Part Time City of Oakland

The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill several Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor, Part-Time (PT) vacancies within the Human Services Department. 

Under direction in the Human Services Department, the Head Start/Early Head Start Substitute Associate Instructor assists in instructing children enrolled in Head Start/State Preschool/Early Head Start Programs; assists in educating parents on early childhood development concepts; assists in developmental assessments; assists in organizing and setting up education and play materials for classroom and/or supports home visits; and performs related duties as assigned. 

This is an at-will position, exempt from the provisions of the City of Oakland Civil Service Rules (per Charter Section 902). 

**Required at the time of application:  Copy of College Transcript(s). Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete. Please be sure to scan and attach the required documents to your online application. 

Oakland, CA 94612 2021-02-25 View
Teacher Aide Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities

TEACHER AIDE for Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, in Portola at the Portola Center.  Regularly 27.5 hrs/wk, 43 wks/yr.  Position temporarily working 40 hrs/wk thru 6/10/2021.  $14.00-16.74/hr. Selected candidate will assist in operation of a preschool classroom.  Must be 18 and possess a high school diploma or GED; 12 units Early Childhood Education preferred, including; child growth and development; child, family and community; and program curriculum, and six months work experience in a licensed childcare center, bilingual skills desirable. Criminal background clearance required after offer of employment is made.  Resume, transcripts and applications due by 5pm on March 5, 2021.  Contact 283-1242 for application or visit www.headstart4u.org.  Send to Gina Wood, 424 N Mill Creek Rd, Quincy, CA  95971 EOE

 

 

Portola, CA 96122 2021-02-23 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 Fiscal Department Chief 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: $22.17 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.

 

Who May Apply: This is an OPEN examination.  Open to the public, current employees, and employees eligible for transfer or voluntary demotion.

 

*Due to COVID-19, the recruitment for this position may be a virtual recruitment, meaning exams, and interviews will utilize electronic mediums such as video conferencing.

 

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

Posting Date:  Friday, February 19, 2021

Final Filing Date:  Thursday, March 4, 2021 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 2021-02-19 View
Teacher II, Head Start/Early Head Start Program Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Teacher II

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               Early Head Start Partnerships

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

 

 

SUMMARY

A staff person who provides planned opportunities for children in activities designed to promote social, physical and cognitive growth and development.  Responsible to plan individual and group activities that are designed to promote each child’s individual strengths as a result of ongoing assessments and observations. Incorporates parent’s goals for their child into the daily activities.

 

 

I.  COMPONENT MISSION

 

 

      The objectives of the Education Services Component are to:

 

  • Provide children with a learning environment and developmentally appropriate opportunities that will foster each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth.
  • Integrate the aspects of the various Early Head Start component areas into the schedule of educational activities.
  • Encourage parents to provide continuity from center to home activities and to reinforce their role as the primary influence on their child’s education and development.
  • Assist parents in identifying educational activities for their children in the home.
  • Support parents to increase their knowledge, understanding and experiences of their child’s growth and development.

 

II.   GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES (not limited to)

 

Environmental

 

  • Develop plans to ensure that daily activities provide for the safetyofeach child when using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • Conducts daily inspection of indoor and outdoor facilities using the agency daily check list; removing hazardous debris, unsafe equipment and materials and ensures that the classroom and center facility is free of garbage.
  • Provides continuous supervision of all children’s activities to ensure their safety.
  • Establishes safety rules in the daily routines of children that are understandable and predictable by children and adults.
  • Develops and posts an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.
  • Plans and implements classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the age of the children in the classroom.
  • Conducts a daily health check for each child, recognizing and reporting illnesses of children to appropriate health personnel.
  • Selects and incorporates materials and equipment that are age appropriate and invite children to practice their emerging skills.
  • Maintains an age appropriate environment that is orderly and inviting to children
  • Includes children’s culture(s) in materials available in the classroom that are age appropriate
  • Assists children during meal and snack time demonstrating appropriate dental and personal hygiene.  Uses these opportunities to foster language development.

 

Developmental and Educational

 

  • Based on assessment and observation, plan and implement activities to meet the individual needs of the children including those children that have special needs.
  • Plan and implement a positive and comfortable routine within the classroom environment through realistic limits for the children, providing for active and quite opportunities and establishing consistent and appropriate transitions from one activity to another.
  • Develops and implements weekly lesson plan.
  • Maintains and documents ongoing observation, progress, and developmental progress of each child.
  • Implements the Infant/Family Services Plan for each child with special needs.
  • Works individually with children that need additional opportunities to foster their growth and development.
  • Provide materials, equipment, and opportunities within daily routines that foster the development of large and small motor skills for each child.
  • Ensure that daily routines provide opportunities for each child that address special needs, cultural backgrounds and linguistic groups.
  • Plan and implement activities that provide children with challenging opportunities that encourage both verbal and non verbal communication, curiosity, and problem solving skills ensuring the ability to communicate in, and further the child’s familiarity with their primary language.
  • In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing with both parents and children in their primary language when possible.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use and develop their creative abilities through exploration and experimentation.  These opportunities should include a variety of media through art, music and dramatic activities that encompass all aspects of the program.
  • Plan and implement opportunities that aid each child in the development of self-esteem, awareness and the ability to express his/her feelings, and to develop confidence as an individual and a member of a cultural/ethnic group.
  • Assist children in their development of independence and social skills through opportunities in which the child can assume responsibility both within the group and for himself/herself.
  • Establish productive relationships with parents to increase the center’s ability to assist parents in meeting their role as the primary influence on their child.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents within the classroom.
  • Encourage participation in parent center meetings, assisting the parents in the organization and agenda of those meetings.
  • Conducts parent education meetings which include orientation, discussion of Individual Education Plans, child growth and development, curriculum and parenting ideas to strengthen parenting skills.
  • Conducts parent conferences and home visits.

 

Planning:

 

  • Plans and implements the agenda for home visits and parent conferences.
  • Plans and implements the daily classroom and outdoor routines and environment.
  • Provides input in the updating of the Education Services Plan.

 

Administration:

 

  • Provides oversight of classroom volunteers
  • Supervises custodial personnel.
  • Attends all required in-service trainings, orientations and workshops
  • Participates in regularly scheduled team teaching meetings.
  • Orders forms, program supplies, and equipment in accordance with the approved budget.
  • Responsible for all center food/vendor invoices.

 

Supervision:

 

This position receives direct supervision from the Child Development Supervisor.  It is expected that    the Teacher II has the ability to use appropriate judgment and has the skill and experience that would allow the employee to work with limited supervision.  Decision making is permitted in order to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities.  Performance evaluation and professional development is conducted by the site supervisor.

 

 

 

Internal Relationships:

 

  • EHS Program Manager
  • Teachers
  • Health, Nutrition, Social Services, Disabilities, Mental Health, Parent Involvement areas.
  • Family Service Associates
  • Custodians
  • Trainers
  • Consultants
  • Program Director

 

 

 

External Relationships:

 

  • Parents
  • Parent Policy Committee
  • Volunteers

 

 

 

III.    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

 

 

 

               Education: 

 

  1. Must have a minimum of 24 units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development.  A BA degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development is highly desirable. 
  2. 6 infant/toddler units are highly preferred. If do not currently have, will be required to complete within 1 year of employment.
  3.  California Children’s Center Permit or a California Child Development Teacher Permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  4. Minimum of two (2) years paid experience working with children 0-5. Experience working ith Infant/toddlers  is highly desirable.    

 

 

 

                Skills:

 

 

 

  1. Ability to communicate, both oral and written
  2. Bilingual (English-Spanish) required.
  3. Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others.
  4. Ability to include parental input into goals for a child’s development.
  5. Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  6. Sensitive to the needs of others.
  7. Maintain confidentiality.
  8. Sincere commitment to providing services to children and the community.
  9. Ability to assess and respond quickly to varied situations.  

 

 

 

IV. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

 

As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment Health Screening, including passing a physical examination, verification of a T.B. clearance and Drug screening.  Health Screening and T.B. clearance must be issued within six (6) months of employment and must be renewed every four years.

 

 

 

V.  ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

 

 

  1. Must possess own vehicle, and possess a current and valid California Driver’s License and at minimum, general liability automobile insurance.
  2. Must possess LiveScan fingerprint clearance at all times during employment.  Revoked fingerprint clearance number will lead to immediate removal from the site and termination of employment.
  3. Mandatory pediatric first aid and CPR certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain, as a condition of employment for the duration of their employment in this position.
  4. Regular attendance, Monday thru Friday, according to the work schedule provided by the site supervisor.
  5. Must provide updated educational transcripts as required. 
  6. Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles at the time of employment, annual requirement thereafter (If applicable)

 

 

 

VI.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

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

 

 

 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand, sit and walk.  The employee may lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Los Angeles County , CA 90255 2021-02-17 View
Home Visitor I, Head Start/Early Head Start Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Home Visitor I

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF EHS CCP Program

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

 SUMMARY

 

 

The Home Visitor will provide pre-school education to children in their home and they will service twelve (12) families. A Home Visitor will be required to provide socialization experience for families twice a month and will also incorporate standards in the children’s home.

 Qualifications

  • AA Degree Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field
  • California Child Development Teacher Permit, or higher, from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • One year of experience as a student intern, tutor, or instructional assistant working with children
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Special Qualifications

  • Must meet State health requirements: Must submit to a pre-employment physical examination andTuberculosis (TB) clearance.
  • Criminal Records (e.g. Livescan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index, Sexual Offender Registry. Must be finger printed and cleared through the Justice Department. Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the Justice Department.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.

 

Los Angeles County , CA 90640 2021-02-17 View
Custodian Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Custodian

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Early Head Start Partnerships

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

SUMMARY 

 

 

Following established MAOF procedures maintains the MAOF Head Start Program center facility, office, facility grounds, equipment, and storage rooms in good repair, order and cleanliness.

Under the general guidance of the Area Supervisor/Facilities Coordinator, and/or Designee, Custodial Supervisor and the direction of the Center Head Teacher, following the established MAOF Head Start procedures, utilizes and devises methods and procedures to insure the proper care and maintenance of the MAOF Head Start facilities and equipment.  The Custodian responsibilities are, but not limited to:

 

 

  1. As appropriate, sweeps, mops, vacuums, and waxes all center and office

floors on a regular basis maintaining a clean and neat appearance.

 

  1. As necessary, sweeps and cleans utility rooms, storage rooms, garages,

and outdoor play areas.

 

  1. Waters outdoor plants.

 

  1. Daily cleans and disinfects the facility and maintains paper supplies.

Empties waste baskets daily.

 

  1. Washes windows and handmarks from walls and doors.

 

  1. Loads and unloads deliveries of food, supplies and equipment.

 

  1. Arranges storage areas and is responsible for the rotation of food supply to

insure that the earliest purchased food is used first.

 

  1. Sets up equipment.

 

  1. Makes minor repairs to equipment.

 

  1. Performs minor building and plumbing (faucet washers etc.) and other minor repairs as assigned.

 

  1. Insures that center doors and gates are securely locked at the end of the

day and when leaving, before or after opening or closing hours.

 

  1. In a timely manner, submits requests for janitorial equipment and supplies

to the Custodial Supervisor.

 

  1. Maintains neat personal appearance.

 

  1. As assigned, carries out any other activities necessary for the proper

implementation of MAOF’s Head Start Program.

         

  1. Completes Health and Safety checklists of centers assigned and reports

necessary repairs to Custodial Supervisor.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  1. Physical and mental fitness to engage in custodial work.
  2. Must have negative tuberculin test or X-rays.
  3. Must be fingerprinted (state law).
  4. Works a split shift.  (May need to work a split shift.)
  5. Must have transportation, California Driver License and required Car Insurance,
  6. GED or High School Diploma, preferred.
  7. Spanish/English required

 

 

Los Angeles County , CA 90255 2021-02-17 View
EHS CCP ChildPlus Consultant Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

MAOF is accepting bids for the EHS CCP Child Plus Consultant.

Requirements:  

  • Direct expertise with the ChildPlus Data System, certified desired.
  • Three years experience in setting-up and administering the data system; configuring the modules for record keeping and monitoring.  
  • Ability to train staff.  
  • Documentation of clearance from the State, FBI and Child Abuse Central Index.
  • Documentation of a TB Clearance, TDAP and MMR Immunization.
  • Verification of Liability Insurance.

Interested candidates must provide bids with the following:

  • Letter of interest and resume
  • Statement of hourly rate expectation
  • Availability and limitations, if any

Please submit your bid and information via email to:

  • MAOF Human Resources Department
  • Attention: Araceli Cruz
  • Email: acruz@maof.org

 

Huntington Park , CA 90255 2021-02-17 View
Teacher Assistant, Head Start/Earlt Head Start Program Mexican American Oportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:  Teacher Assistant

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               Early Head Start Partnerships

FLSA STATUS:        Non-exempt, Full-Time

SUMMARY 

A STAFF PERSON WHO ASSISTS IN THE TEACHING OF A HEADSTARTCENTER. INSTRUCTS CHILDREN IN ACTIVITIES DESIGNED TO PROMOTE THEIR SOCIAL, PHYSICAL, AND INTELLECTUAL GROWTH. ASSISTS IN THE PLANNING OF INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP ACTIVITIES WHICH STIMULATES LEARNING, ACCORDING TO THE AGES OF THE CHILDREN.  (THIS POSITION IS SITUATED IN THE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE COMPONENT OF HEAD START.

COMPONENT MISSION 

The objective of the Educational Services Component is to:

  1. Provide children with a learning environment and various experiences which will help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.
  2. Integrate the educational aspects of the various Head Start Service Areas in the daily schedule of activities.
  3. Encourage parents in the educational activities of the program and to enhance their role as the main influence of their child’s education and development.
  4. Assist parents in increasing their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in child growth and development.
  5. Assists parents in identifying educational activities for their children in the home.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES (but not limited to:) 

A.                Environmental

  1. Assists teacher in the implementation of safety rules and supervises the children’s activities in order to insure 2their safety.
  2. Conducts daily inspection of indoor and outdoor facilities. Removes hazardous debris, unsafe equipment and materials.
  3. Daily health check of the children and reports results to the teacher.
  4. Assists children during snack and meal time. Demonstrates appropriate dental and personal hygiene.
  5. Assists teacher in straightening up and maintaining an orderly learning environment.
  6. Assists in the preparation of children’s meals.
  7. Assists in kitchen responsibilities

 B.                 Developmental and Educational

 

  1. Discusses assigned teaching area with teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.
  2. Prepares and/or assists with preparation of weekly lesson plans.
  3. Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aids.
  4. Helps develop the social learning and physical skills of the children.
  5. Demonstrates the proper use of educational materials and equipment.
  6. Teaches arts, crafts, songs and games to the children.
  7. Acts out stories with children.
  8. Helps plan and supervise field trips.
  9. Leads group activities that reinforce children’s concepts related to space, time, numbers, colors, etc.
  10. Assists in conducting individual and small and large group activities.
  11. Operates audio-visual equipment when needed.
  12. Works individually with children needing special attention.
  13. Supervises children during transition from one activity to another.
  14. Provides evaluative information to teacher on the progress and development status of each child.
  15. Assists in the implementation of the Individualized Educational Plan for each child.
  16. Explains to parents the goals and methods of the classroom program.
  17. Listens to parents and assists in helping parents solve issues
  18. Assists in conducting home visits/parent conferences..
  19. Attends Head Start Center committee meetings.
  20. Communicates verbally or in writing to parents in adults primary language.
  21. Supervises the classroom for brief periods when the teacher is on-site but away from the classroom.
  22. Assists in implementing the programs curriculum, philosophy, policies and regulations.

 

C.                Planning

 

Assists teacher in designing and planning daily classroom program and schedule.

 

  1. D.                Administrative

 

  1. Takes attendance and records absences.
  2. Participates in meetings of  teaching team.
  3. Attends orientations, in-service training, educational programs, conferences and workshops, as required.

 

RELATIONSHIPS 

  1. A.                Supervision

 

This position may receive indirect and/or intermittent direct supervision from the Child Development Supervisor. However, direct, daily, supervision is provided by the Teacher/Head Teacher in the Child Development Center.  Close supervision is not required over this position because of the demonstrated skill level and experience.  Employee should use  appropriate judgement in the performance qualities. Moderate decision making is permitted in order to carry out duties and responsibilities. Performance education are conducted by the Head Teacher in conjunction with the Child Development Supervisor.

 

  1. Internal Relationships

 

  1. Child Development Supervisor
  2. Teacher
  3. Assistant Teacher
  4. Health, Nutrition, Social Services, Disabilities, Mental Health and Parent Involvement Components.
  5. Trainer
  6. Bus and Van Drivers

 

C.                External Relationships

 

  1. Parents
  2. Volunteers
  3. HeadStartCenter Committee

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

 

A.                Education

 

  1. High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  2. Twenty Four (24) Units in Early Childhood Development.
  3. Enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree from an accredited college or university.
  4. A Child Development Associate permit.
  5. Minimum one (1) year experience in working with preschool children.

 

B.                 Skills

 

  1. Must be able to read, write and communicate.
  2. Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

 

C.                Other

 

  1. Must pass fingerprint clearance
  2. If using vehicle must have valid CA Driver’s License and current car insurance.

 

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

 

Must have verification of T.B. clearance at the time of employment issued within six (6) months prior to employment, to be renewed every year.

 

Must pass pre-employment Health Screening.

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Mental Health and Disabilities Manager Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:   Mental Health and Disabilities Manager   

DEPARTMENT:        MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs    

                               Early Head Start Partnership

FLSA STATUS:         Exempt, Full-Time

 SUMMARY

The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager will work with the early childhood education staff to develop, implement and oversee service area personnel that provide support, guidance, training and monitor referral process from Child Find activities. Additionally, this position will be required to work on site conducting observations and assessments, provide social-emotional trainings and support to program staff on effective behavior management skills for children 0 to five years of age. The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager is also responsible for identifying trends and patterns, developing program action plans and participating in program planning and development of program objectives and recommending innovative strategies that support the best possible outcomes for children and their families. The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager reports directly to the Associate Director of Comprehensive Services, Prenatal to 5.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Oversee the timely delivery of quality services in the mental health and disabilities area. The Mental Health and Disabilities Manager directly supervises and guides the work of the Mental Health Coordinator, the Disabilities Coordinator and the contracted consultants for these service areas.
  2. Ensure training is provided by the Mental Health Coordinator on an annual basis to parents on Positive Behavior Management techniques.
  3. Ensure observations are conducted for classroom, family child care and socializations groups by the mental health and disabilities coordinators/consultants.
  4. Conduct functional analyses and assessments. Develop individual behavior modification plans for identified children in collaboration with other professionals and parents
  5. Analyze data regularly and ensure child plans are developed to support the successful participation of the children in the different program options.
  6. Effectively collaborate and communicate with staff to implement positive intervention plans and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan.
  7. Model appropriate behavioral interventions for program staff as needed.
  8. Ensure the mental health and disabilities participation in child-related meetings pertaining (IEP, IFSP, MTSS, MDTs), attend as appropriate.
  9. Facilitate social/emotional educational strategies, trainings and workshops in early childhood settings
  10. Provides input in the implementation of the program’s curriculum to ensure the inclusion of age and development appropriate social emotional activities in the lesson plans.
  11. Conducts home visits based on individual need. Completes progress notes.
  12. Oversee the prompt identification, response and ongoing support for children with social emotional needs/concerns.
  13. Builds and maintains positive relationships with families, staff, children and other mental health staff/consultants.
  14. Oversees the inclusion of social-emotional/behavior plans in the lesson plans. Ensures supports are provided to children with potential or diagnosed developmental concerns and the staff assigned to such children and the children’s families.
  15. Responsible for the updating, revising and proposing innovative approaches within the policies and procedures for the mental health and disabilities services.
  16. Establishes and maintains the MOUs with Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and Regional Centers.
  17. Participate in Child Find activities within community partnerships.
  18. Ensures collaborative relationships with other service areas to establish cohesiveness within systems and services for children and families.
  19. Supports and provide insight to staff regarding an array of developmental delays and disabilities to develop strategies and modifications needed for children according to their individual needs due to the disability.
  20. Trains staff on positive parental responses to encourage positive interactions between parent and child.
  21. Generate conceptually and grammatically well-written reports for families and funding agencies.
  22.  Adhere to BACB, HIPAA and other regulatory standards governing professional practice.

Job Skills/Credentials/Experience:

  1. Master’s      Degree in behavioral sciences, psychology, or social work or related      field; with current licensure as an MFT, LCSW, or, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA®) or, School Psychologist with current      credential to practice in the State of California.

  2. Strong ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) and clinical skill
  3. Experience working with individuals with disabilities with an emphasis of working with children 0 to 5 years of age.
  4. Two years Early Childhood educational experiences. Experience with infants and toddlers and preschoolers preferred.
  5. Experience working as a team member of a Multi-disciplinary team providing support and services to children with disabilities. And/or challenging behaviors
  6. Knowledge in all areas of child development which encompass all the developmental domains. 
  7. Reliable transportation. Current vehicle documentation (updated car insurance and car registration)
  8. Self-disciplined: Able to schedule      and attend appointments and team meetings with consistency, reliability      and punctuality
  9. Excellent written and spoken communication
  10. Excellent time management skills
  11. Excellent interpersonal skills
  12. Excellent team player attitude and customer service orientation
  13. Bilingual skills valued (Spanish preferred)

 

PHYSICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Ability to see at normal distance, hear normal conversations and sounds and use hands and fingers to fill out required forms. Ability to lift infants and toddlers weighing up to forty (40) pounds, twenty (20) pounds overhead and forty (40) pounds from waist to shoulder; occasional lifting of fifty (50) pounds is required and must be able to push/pull up to fifty pounds horizontally. Ability to sit on the floor, bend at the waist, kneel and/or stoop 75% of the time.

The physical demands described here 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 functions as long as the staff disability does not create an undue risk of injury to any enrolled children in the classroom. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

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Teacher I, Early Headstart Program/CSPP Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

POSITION TITLE:   Teacher I

DEPARTMENT:       MAOF Head Start/Early Head Start, California Child Care and State Pre-School Programs,                               or Early Head Start Partnerships

 FLSA STATUS:       Non-exempt, Full-Time

SUMMARY:

A staff person who provides planned opportunities for children in activities designed to promote social, physical and cognitive growth and development.  Responsible to plan individual and group activities that are designed to promote each child’s individual strengths as a result of ongoing assessments and observations. Incorporates parent’s goals for their child into the daily activities.

I.  COMPONENT MISSION

      The objectives of the Education Services Component are to:

  • Provide children with a learning environment and developmentally appropriate opportunities that will foster each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth.
  • Integrate the aspects of the various Early Head Start component areas into the schedule of educational activities.
  • Encourage parents to provide continuity from center to home activities and to reinforce their role as the primary influence on their child’s education and development.
  • Assist parents in identifying educational activities for their children in the home.
  • Support parents to increase their knowledge, understanding and experiences of their child’s growth and development.

II.   GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES (not limited to)

Environmental

  • Develop plans to ensure that daily activities provide for the safetyofeach child when using indoor and outdoor facilities.
  • Conducts daily inspection of indoor and outdoor facilities using the agency daily check list; removing hazardous debris, unsafe equipment and materials and ensures that the classroom and center facility is free of garbage.
  • Provides continuous supervision of all children’s activities to ensure their safety.
  • Establishes safety rules in the daily routines of children that are understandable and predictable by children and adults.
  • Develops and posts an emergency exit plan and conducts monthly emergency exit drills.
  • Plans and implements classroom activities that encourage healthy habits appropriate to the age of the children in the classroom.
  • Conducts a daily health check for each child, recognizing and reporting illnesses of children to appropriate health personnel.
  • Selects and incorporates materials and equipment that are age appropriate and invite children to practice their emerging skills.
  • Maintains an age appropriate environment that is orderly and inviting to children
  • Includes children’s culture(s) in materials available in the classroom that are age appropriate
  • Assists children during meal and snack time demonstrating appropriate dental and personal hygiene.  Uses these opportunities to foster language development.

Developmental and Educational

  • Based on assessment and observation, plan and implement activities to meet the individual needs of the children including those children that have special needs.
  • Plan and implement a positive and comfortable routine within the classroom environment through realistic limits for the children, providing for active and quite opportunities and establishing consistent and appropriate transitions from one activity to another.
  • Develops and implements weekly lesson plan.
  • Maintains and documents ongoing observation, progress, and developmental progress of each child.
  • Implements the Infant/Family Services Plan for each child with special needs.
  • Works individually with children that need additional opportunities to foster their growth and development.
  • Provide materials, equipment, and opportunities within daily routines that foster the development of large and small motor skills for each child.
  • Ensure that daily routines provide opportunities for each child that address special needs, cultural backgrounds and linguistic groups.
  • Plan and implement activities that provide children with challenging opportunities that encourage both verbal and non verbal communication, curiosity, and problem solving skills ensuring the ability to communicate in, and further the child’s familiarity with their primary language.
  • In bilingual settings, communicates both verbally and in writing with both parents and children in their primary language when possible.
  • Provide opportunities for children to use and develop their creative abilities through exploration and experimentation.  These opportunities should include a variety of media through art, music and dramatic activities that encompass all aspects of the program.
  • Plan and implement opportunities that aid each child in the development of self-esteem, awareness and the ability to express his/her feelings, and to develop confidence as an individual and a member of a cultural/ethnic group.
  • Assist children in their development of independence and social skills through opportunities in which the child can assume responsibility both within the group and for himself/herself.
  • Establish productive relationships with parents to increase the center’s ability to assist parents in meeting their role as the primary influence on their child.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to use their skills and talents within the classroom.
  • Encourage participation in parent center meetings, assisting the parents in the organization and agenda of those meetings.
  • Conducts parent education meetings which include orientation, discussion of Individual Education Plans, child growth and development, curriculum and parenting ideas to strengthen parenting skills.
  • Conducts parent conferences and home visits.

Planning:

  • Plans and implements the agenda for home visits and parent conferences.
  • Plans and implements the daily classroom and outdoor routines and environment.
  • Provides input in the updating of the Education Services Plan.

Administration:

  • Provides oversight of classroom volunteers
  • Supervises custodial personnel.
  • Attends all required in-service trainings, orientations and workshops
  • Participates in regularly scheduled team teaching meetings.
  • Orders forms, program supplies, and equipment in accordance with the approved budget.
  • Responsible for all center food/vendor invoices.

Supervision:

This position receives direct supervision from the Child Development Supervisor.  It is expected that    the Teacher I has the ability to use appropriate judgment and has the skill and experience that would allow the employee to work with limited supervision.  Decision making is permitted in order to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities.  Performance evaluation and professional development is conducted by the site supervisor.

Internal Relationships:

  • EHS Program Manager
  • Teachers
  • Health, Nutrition, Social Services, Disabilities, Mental Health, Parent Involvement areas.
  • Family Service Associates
  • Custodians
  • Trainers
  • Consultants
  • Program Director

 

External Relationships:

  • Parents
  • Parent Policy Committee
  • Volunteers 

III.    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

Education:

 

  1. Must have a minimum of an AA degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development and currently attending courses towards a BA degree. Will be placed on a professional staff development plan until completion of BA. BA degree preferred.
  2. 6 infant/toddler units are highly preferred. If do not currently have, will be required to complete within 1 year of employment.
  3. California Children’s Center Permit or a California Child Development Teacher Permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  4. Minimum of two (2) years paid experience working with children 0-5. Experience working with Infant/toddlers  is highly desirable.    

Skills: 

  1. Ability to communicate, both oral and written
  2. Bilingual (English-Spanish) required.
  3. Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others.
  4. Ability to include parental input into goals for a child’s development.
  5. Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  6. Sensitive to the needs of others.
  7. Maintain confidentiality.
  8. Sincere commitment to providing services to children and the community.
  9. Ability to assess and respond quickly to varied situations.  

IV. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment Health Screening, including passing a physical examination, verification of a T.B. clearance and Drug screening.  Health Screening and T.B. clearance must be issued within six (6) months of employment and must be renewed every four years. 

V.  ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

  1. Must possess own vehicle, and possess a current and valid California Driver’s License and at minimum, general liability automobile insurance.
  2. Must possess LiveScan fingerprint clearance at all times during employment.  Revoked fingerprint clearance number will lead to immediate removal from the site and termination of employment.
  3. Mandatory pediatric first aid and CPR certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain, as a condition of employment for the duration of their employment in this position.
  4. Regular attendance, Monday thru Friday, according to the work schedule provided by the site supervisor.
  5. Must provide updated educational transcripts as required. 
  6. Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles at the time of employment. Influenza vaccine required annually thereafter.

VI.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand, sit and walk.  The employee may lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 VII.   WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

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