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Job Postings for Lafayette, Iberia, and St. Martin Parishes, LA

                                                        

     

    Assistant Cook/ Salary $9.85 HS diploma or GED

    Location: Holy Rosary              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Cook

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    The position of Assistant Cook is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families.  A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program.  This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks and the clean up afterwards.  It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations.  The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. It also contributes to the collection of correct documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) which allows for reimbursement for food service (important to the program budget). Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations. 

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Prepares and serves food and assists in any food related activities as directed by the cook.These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.

    2. Assists with maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    3. Assists with the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered.

    4. Oversees full kitchen operations in the absence of the cook.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age.  This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D.  A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.  Ability to meet state requirements (i.e., kitchen and/or health permit) required.

    Please copy and paste the link below into your browser to complete an online application.

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put "see resume" on your application. You are welcomed to attach your resume.

     

    Janitor, $8.50- $9.63 Hourly

    Location: Holy Rosary              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Janitor $8.50 - $9.63

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:  

    This position is responsible for ensuring clean, safe and functional facilities by performing daily cleaning and on-going light maintenance activities for Head Start/Early Head Start offices, classrooms, outdoor areas and other spaces used by the Head Start/Early Head Start program. Duties may include setting up spaces for meetings, Family Nights, socializations, etc.

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $8.50 to $9.63 /hour

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  High School / GED

    Please copy and paste the link below into your browser to complete an online application.

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put "see resume" on your application. You are welcomed to attach your resume.

     

    Teacher Infant/Toddler ($878.75-CDA, $1017.20 AA, $1180 BA bi-weekly pay)

    Location: Lafayette Parish              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:

    Teacher Infant/Toddler

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

    Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as a teacher (aka caregiver) in a classroom of Early Head Start infants and toddlers by planning, implementing, and supervising all center-based activities. This position may work with infants and toddlers with developmental delays.  Because this position is one part of a large system of services provided to infants/toddlers and families, this position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program. The position of Teacher works in tandem with the rest of the parts of the system as an integrated team to support the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.  The position may serve as “site director” for child care licensing purposes.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Attends and participates in all required meetings, activities, pre-service and in-service training that includes but is not limited to 15 hours of classroom focused professional development and methods that comply with applicable State and local laws for identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.
    2. Remains up-to-date on information that pertains to the needs of the children in the program including Head Start Performance Standards, child care licensing regulations and other applicable regulations and practices.
    3. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a current Child Development Associate (CDA) with infant/toddler endorsement and have been trained or have equivalent coursework* in age appropriate early childhood and child development with a focus on infant/toddler development.  An Associates’ or Bachelors’ degree in early childhood education, child development, family studies, home economics or child care that focuses on infant and toddler development and care or degree in any field with coursework** equivalent to   CDA credential subject areas and training specific to infant and toddler development is also acceptable.

    Please copy and paste the link below into your browser to complete an online application.

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

     

    Bus Driver

    Location:Lafayette and Iberia Parish              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:

    Bus Driver ($12.25)

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

    Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents/families between program activities and home on field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.

    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.

    3. Maintains route schedule

    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings

    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or GED and a current in-state commercial drivers license (CDL) with a School Bus and/or passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    Please copy and paste the link below into your browser to complete an online application.

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put "see resume" on your application. You are welcomed to attach your resume.

     

    Assistant Cook

    Location:Duson, LA              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:

    Assistant Cook ($9.85/ hour)

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

    Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    The position of Assistant Cook is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families. A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks and the clean up afterwards. It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations. The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. It also contributes to the collection of correct documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) which allows for reimbursement for food service (important to the program budget). Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Prepares and serves food and assists in any food related activities as directed by the cook.These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.

    2. Assists with maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    3. Assists with the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered.

    4. Oversees full kitchen operations in the absence of the cook.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or GED. A high school diploma or GED is preferred. Ability to meet state requirements (i.e., kitchen and/or health permit) required.

     

    Please copy and paste the link below into your browser to complete an online application.

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put "see resume" on your application. You are welcomed to attach your resume.

     

    Family Advocate

    Location:Lafayette Parish              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:

    Family Advocate ($12.44 HS/GED; $12.96 credentials; $13.47 AA; $13.99 BA)

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

    Family and Community Partnerships Manager

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position supports and assists families as they identify and meet their own goals through a family-centered case management model for developing and carrying out the program Family Partnership Agreements including responsibility for child files, enrollment/applications, etc. This position also assists with the completion of the child health requirements and other required screenings and assessments. This position supports the larger system of social services coordinated by Head Start/Early Head Start, thereby supporting the goals of the program. The position may involve reassignment of caseloads and/or center location as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Recruits prospective families and assists with enrollment process.

    2. Conducts home visits to facilitate family plans, assists families in achieving identified goals and follow-up on referrals. Acts as a case manager and works cooperatively with local agencies to assist families to linkup with services in the local community.

    3. Assists with completion of the child health screening, other required screenings and assessments and is familiar with referral requirements.

    4. Conducts and documents follow-up on all referrals.

    5. While respecting family confidentiality, regularly shares information with teachers to ensure coordinated services that meet the needs of individual children and families.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is, within eighteen months of hire, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.

     

    Please copy and paste the link below into your browser to complete an online application.

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put "see resume" on your application. You are welcomed to attach your resume.

     

    Program Aide

    Location:Lafayette, Iberia, and St. Martin Parishes              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:

    Program Aide ($8.29 hourly without GED/HS diploma; $8.50 hourly with GED/HS diploma)

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

    Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom,kitchen, and bus and/or to serve as disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities. Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations. This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Assists classroom staff in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities included in lesson plans.

    2. Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions and  be prepared to go outdoors daily.

    3. Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.

    4. Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.

    5. Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age.This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D.   A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.

    Please copy and paste the link below into your browser to complete an online application.

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put "see resume" on your application. You are welcomed to attach your resume.

                                                        

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