Registered Dietician (RD) for Head Start/Early Head Start

El Monte City School District | South El Monte, CA

Posted Date 9/22/2021

Position:  Request for Proposal-Registered Dietician (RD) for Head Start/Early Head Start

Location:                         El Monte City School District

Full/Part Time:               40 Hours per Week

Salary:                             $59,781-$94,119 (Placement dependent on experience)

Department:                    Child Development Programs


Program Information:

El Monte City School District Child Development Programs seeks a Registered Dietician to provide services to Head Start/Early Head Start children and families in accordance with federal and state regulations.  Under the supervision of the Program Director, the RD will provide direct nutrition services as well as parent, staff and student education including professional development training for program compliance.

Job Summary:

The Registered Dietitian is a professional position that participates in the nutritional activities connected with food for students, parents, and Child Development staff. This position supports the awareness and promotion of healthy food choices and activities for the Child Development Nutrition Program. It also serves as a liaison to the Grantee regarding the monitoring of nutritional program requirements. The position provides family and individual meal counseling. The subject matter expert provides information towards developing and analyzing family meal menus, suggests healthy alternatives and promoting healthy food choices for all program participants. The position provides practical guidance and training to students, parents and Child Development staff.

Requirements / Qualifications

Position requires Registered Dietitian License through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition, dietetics or a closely related pediatric field. Knowledge and experience in completing nutrition assessments, developing care plans and implementing interventions. Valid driver's license and insurance. Desired: Direct Head Start Program experience and knowledge of Head Start regulations; working knowledge of the Child Plus Student Information System; experience with clinical or public health programs with a strong pediatric focus. Bilingual/Bi-literate: English/Spanish.


Applications to be completed at https:/ 

In order for application to be deemed complete, all sections of the Edjoin application must be completed, must include three reference contacts. All candidates who wish to be considered must attach the following to their fully completed online Edjoin Application: Letter of Intent Resume Minimum of three Letters of Recommendation Copy of the candidate's Registered Dietitian License through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Online application and all required documents must be successfully scanned and submitted through the Edjoin system prior to the posted deadline. Late and incomplete applications and submissions via fax/email/hard copy will not be accepted.

  • Application:
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Minimum of three letters of recommendation)
  • Other (Copy of the candidate's Registered Dietitian License through the Commission on Dietetic Registration.)
  • Resume




Job Category
Health Services
Full time

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