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Job Postings for Dekalb and Rockdale Counties, GA

                                                        

     

    PROGRAM AIDE

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION

    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 a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, 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, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

     

    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    The minimum requirement is a HS Diploma or GED. Some states may require additional requirements for kitchen aide duties (i.e., kitchen permit).

     

    Pay: $9.49 Hourly

     

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Job Type: Full-time

     

    ASSISTANT TEACHER

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    • A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    • Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    • An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    • Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    Pay: $10.36 hourly (CDA)

            $11.40 hourly (AA or higher)

     

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    EDUCATION COACH

    Location: CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    The Education and Early Childhood Development content area is an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start. It plays an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for the education and early childhood development portion of the Head Start Performance Standards. This includes assisting the Education Coordinator develop an early childhood education curriculum and providing educational resources for staff and parents, ensuring compliance with performance standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education. The position ensures the education and child development services are supported by working with staff/consultants on training and experience in areas that include the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support.


    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    **Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    1. An Associate degree or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education; or

    2. An associate or advanced degree in any field and coursework* equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching preschool-age children such as Education, Home Economics, Music, Art, Library Sciences, Physical Education and Recreation, Psychology, Family Studies, and others.


    Knowledge and abilities required:

    Knowledge: Must have knowledge of developmentally appropriate early childhood education practices in pre-school programs as well as NAEYC best practices. A working knowledge of the recent early brain development research results is important. Knowledge of program planning and supervisory techniques and practices. Knowledge of basic fiscal accountability.  Thorough knowledge of local child care and early education regulations. Knowledgeable of Head Start Performance Standards, with specific knowledge of Education and early Childhood Development (1304) 1302, Staffing and Program Options (1306) as well as Services to Children with Disabilities (1308) 1302 portion of the Standards. Knowledge of local resources, languages and customs helpful.

     

    Abilities: Ability to know and implement the Head Start Performance Standards and policies of the agency. Ability to exercise professional judgment in evaluating before making decisions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, children and parents, and outside agencies. Ability to keep all information strictly confidential.


    Pay: $15.54 Hourly AA

             $16.58 Hourly BA

            52 Weeks per year


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.*

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - HUMAN RESOURCES

    Location: CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    This position is responsible for the human resources activities of the program including personnel files, ensuring orientation and tracking of staff. 

    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED with some relevant experience in human resources and/or secretarial functions. AA degree or higher in related field preferred.  The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  The position must have the ability to manage numerous tasks, possess good organizational skills, communicate effectively with co-workers and the public, and work collaboratively in a team environment.

    Knowledge and abilities required:

    Knowledge Familiar with Head Start/Early Head Start philosophy, goals and applicable regulations.  Experience, knowledge and use of Word and of Excel spreadsheets required.  Use of internet based database, e-mail to scan and transmit data.  Knowledge of local area’s resources, languages and customs helpful.

     

    Abilities:  Ability to handle multiple tasks and to work with outside agencies.  Ability to accurately enter and transmit information within established timelines.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and to work well with others in a team environment.  Ability to represent Head Start/Early Head Start positively to the community and with parents and families at all times.  Ability to learn and manage CDI HS human resources and/or office management systems. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

    Pay: $14.51 Hourly (HS/GED)

             $15.54 Hourly (AA)

             $16.09 Hourly (BA)

    40 hours per week,

    52 weeks per year

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

     

     

    PROGRAM DIRECTOR

    Location: CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    General Summary:

     

    This position manages the day-to-day program operations of a program with Head Start and Early Head Start including personnel administration and supervision and oversees the over-all program to ensure smooth functioning of the program in all areas to provide quality services to children and families, and to support the goals of the program. Responsible for development, training and on-going work with the program Policy Council.

     

     

    Qualification & Requirements:

     

    Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree and experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration. This position requires demonstrated skills and abilities in a management capacity relevant to human services program management. Courses in public administration to include, budgeting, personnel, and supervision are helpful.

     

    This position requires demonstrated skills and abilities in a management capacity relevant to human services program management. Courses in public administration to include, budgeting, personnel, and supervision are helpful.

     

    Pay: $2,872.80 Bi-weekly

             40 hours per week,

             52 weeks per year. E.O.E.

     

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

     

    COOK

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    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.

     

    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    The minimum requirement is a HS Diploma or GED. Ability to meet state requirements (i.e., kitchen and/or health permit) required. Bilingual preferred.

     

    Knowledge and abilities required:

     

    Knowledge:  Knowledge of food preparation and storage techniques.  Thorough knowledge of USDA/CACFP program requirements and Head Start Performance Standards related to food and nutrition.  Knowledge of the local, state and federal regulations pertaining to sanitation and food service.  Knowledge of regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions and the prevention of contamination.  Some knowledge of basic supervision. 

    Abilities:  Ability to organize and direct all kitchen activities.  Ability to prepare healthy and attractive meals and snacks and to maintain the kitchen, storage and food service areas in a safe and healthy condition.  Ability to take direction and prepare meals according to menus and guidance provided and in cooperation with registered dietitian/nutritionist who approves menus.   Ability to be flexible in food preparation and other food related activities.  Ability to work sensitively with staff, children and parents.  Ability to organize time efficiently and accept responsibility with limited supervision.  Ability to maintain confidentiality about any information regarding families and staff.  Ability to work with registered dietitian/nutritionist for menu approval and periodic adaptations.

     

    Pay: $11.40 hourly (HS/GED)


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

     

    FOOD DELIVERY DRIVER

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    General Summary:

    This position is responsible for ensuring that bulk food and for prepared food is delivered to all centers in a safe and timely manner. The position may also be responsible for the delivery of non-food supplies and inter-office mail.

     

    Qualification:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age unless a higher age is set by local or state regulation. 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.

     

    Pay: $9.23 No HS/GED

    $10.36 hourly HS/GED


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job Type: Full-time

     

    ASSISTANT COOK

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION

     

    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.

     

    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

     The minimum requirement is a HS Diploma or GED. Ability to meet state requirements (i.e., kitchen and/or health permit) required. Bilingual preferred.

    Knowledge and abilities required:

    Knowledge: Some knowledge of food preparation and storage techniques.  Some knowledge of USDA/CACFP program requirements and Head Start Performance Standards related to food and nutrition.  Some knowledge of the local, state and federal regulations pertaining to sanitation and food service.  Some knowledge of regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions and the prevention of contamination. 

    Abilities: Ability to assist in preparing healthy and attractive meals and snacks and to maintain the kitchen, storage and food service areas in a safe and healthy condition.  Ability to be flexible in food preparation and other food related activities. Ability to work sensitively with staff, children and parents. Ability to organize time efficiently and accept responsibility, at times with limited supervision. Ability to maintain confidentiality about any information regarding families and staff.

    Pay: $9.85 hourly (no HS/GED)       

            $10.36 hourly (HS/GED)

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

     

    FAMILY ADVOCATE

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    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. 


    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

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

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

    Candidates should be able to demonstrate and utilize considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of social work and human behavior. Knowledge of human development and health. Knowledge of the social services and health services available in the area. Knowledge of family-centered practices. Knowledge of local resources, customs and language will be helpful.

    Knowledge and Abilities Required

    Knowledge:  Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of social work and human behavior. Knowledge of human development and health.  Knowledge of the social services and health services available in the area. Knowledge of computer data entry processes. Knowledge of family-centered practices. Knowledge of local resources, customs and language helpful.

     

    Abilities:  Ability to know and implement the Head Start Performance Standards and requirements and policies of CDI Head Start. Ability to exercise professional judgment in evaluating before making decisions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, children, parents, outside agencies and the public. Ability to use computer for data entry functions. Ability to keep all information strictly confidential. Reliable transportation to get self to and from homes, agencies, Head Start/Early Head Start and other locations.


    Pay:$10.67 Hourly HS/GED

            $11.74 Hourly Family Credential

            $12.81 Hourly AA

            $13.87 Hourly BA


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.




     

    ASSITANT TEACHER

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    • A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    • Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    • An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    • Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    Pay: $10.36 hourly (CDA)

            $11.40 hourly (AA or higher)

     

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Employment type: Full Time

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Location: CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

     

    GENERAL SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for the smooth operations of an office and other duties related to administration including answering phones, filing, etc. Performs all duties as required by the Program Director and/or immediate supervisor and other duties as assigned relating to the administrative component including, policy and procedure updates, typing, word processing, faxing, acting as receptionist and other clerical duties.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED with some relevant experience in secretarial functions. AA degree or higher in related field preferred. The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. The position must have the ability to manage numerous tasks, possess good organizational skills, communicate effectively with co-workers and the public, and work collaboratively in a team environment.

     

    PAY: $11.40 Hourly HS/GED

             $12.44 hourly AA or higher

     


    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. Position open until filled. CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. We provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation should notify Human Resources at the local program.

     

     

     

    FACILITIES MANAGER

    Location: CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    General Summary:

    Providing safe, healthy facilities that meets all local, state and federal regulations is crucial to the operation of a Head Start/Early Head Start program.  This position is responsible for overall management of the Head Start/Early Head Start facilities by ensuring that all buildings meet federal, state and local licensing requirements pertinent to type of use and that all required licenses are up to date.  In addition this position ensures that leases, contracts or agreements for all sites are current with appropriate signatures, oversees the maintenance and cleaning of buildings to ensure that they are clean, safe and in use-able condition and works with outside contractors and service oriented businesses, as necessary.   The position is also responsible for maintaining a warehouse of supplies and equipment and for inventory control and distribution of items to Head Start/Early Head Start facilities.  The position conducts regular health and safety inspections of buildings and playgrounds and chairs the Head Start Safety Committee.


    Qualification & Requirements:

    A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D. with two years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance and facilities management is required. Bachelors degree preferred. Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.  Previous experience with lease management and contracting preferred.

     

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). To drive agency vehicles, applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the CDI Head Start insurance carrier and have a Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to CDI Head Start. If using own vehicle, applicant must have reliable transportation and at least minimum personal automobile liability coverage required in state.


    Pay: $2,052.80 Bi-weekly

             40 hours per week,

             52 weeks per year. E.O.E.


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    EARLY HEAD START MANAGER

    Location:CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    This position is responsible for the development and oversight of the entire Early Head Start Services program. This includes working to develop an early childhood education curriculum for infants and toddlers and providing educational resources for staff and parents, ensuring compliance with performance standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education.


    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with relevant coursework* in infant toddler development with at least 2 years teaching experience and curriculum development for infants and toddlers.

    In addition, training and experience to develop: consistent, stable and supportive relationships with very young children; knowledge of infant and toddler development and safety issues including reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; and methods for communicating   effectively with infants, toddlers, parents and other staff are a requirement of this position.


    Knowledge and abilities required:


    Knowledge:  Must have extensive knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, developmentally appropriate early childhood education practices in infant/toddler programs.  A working knowledge of recent early brain development research results is important.  Knowledge of program planning and supervisory techniques and practices.  Knowledge of basic fiscal accountability.  Thorough knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and best practice related to early childhood education.  Knowledge of local regulations. 

     

    Abilities:  Ability to internalize and implement the Head Start Performance Standards and policies of the agency.  Ability to exercise professional judgment and evaluating before making decisions.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, children and parents, and outside agencies.  Ability to keep all information strictly confidential.


    Pay: $2,052.80 Bi-weekly

    40 hours per week,

    52 weeks per year. E.O.E.


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - PAYROLL

    Location: CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

     

    This position performs all duties as required to ensure accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and other duties relating to fiscal operations. Position is responsible for monitoring program expenses, tracking activity in program budget lines and communicating any issues or overspending concerns.

     

    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

     

    Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED with two years’ direct experience working with purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll. Must possess a basic understanding of accounting systems and have at least one year of direct experience working with an accounting system general ledger and budget. AA degree or higher in a related field preferred. The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. The position must have the ability to manage numerous tasks, possess good organizational skills, communicate effectively with co-workers and the public, and work collaboratively in a team environment.

     

    Knowledge and abilities required:

     

    Knowledge: Familiar with Head Start/Early Head Start philosophy, goals and applicable fiscal and grants management regulations. Knowledge in the area of fiscal gained through two years’ experience processing accounts payable and payroll. Basic understanding of accounting systems, general ledger accounts and budgeting. Proficiency in working with a 10-key calculator. Working knowledge of Excel is required. Use of e-mail to transmit personnel files and other data. Knowledge of local area’s resources, languages and customs helpful.

     

    Abilities:Ability to handle multiple tasks and to work with outside agencies. Ability to accurately collect, monitor and administer payroll information and forward to the Denver office within established timelines. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and to work well with others in a team environment. Ability to represent Head Start/Early Head Start positively to the community and with parents and families at all times.

     

    Pay: $14.51 Hourly (HS/GED)

     

    $15.54 Hourly (AA)

     

    $16.09 Hourly (BA)

     

    40 hours per week,

     

    52 weeks per year. E.O.E.

     

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

     

    TEACHER PRESCHOOL

    Location: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    This position serves as the lead worker in a classroom of Head Start children by planning, implementing, and supervising all classroom activities. This position works with typically developing children and children with disabilities.  Because this position is one part of a large system of services provided to children 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.


    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

     

    • An associate degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education and coursework* equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching preschool-age children;
    • A baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework*  equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching preschool-age children; or
    • A baccalaureate degree in any field and has been admitted into the Teach For America program, passed a rigorous early childhood content exam, such as the Praxis II, participated in a Teach For America summer training institute that includes teaching preschool children, and is receiving ongoing professional development and support from Teach For America’s professional staff; or
    • Be enrolled in an associate or bachelor degree program in early childhood education and be able to obtain the degree within a reasonable time-frame after the initial date of hire into the Teacher position and have an approved waiver in effect.

     

     

    Knowledge and abilities required:

    Knowledge:   Extensive knowledge and skills in the field of early childhood development.  Knowledge of various service resources in the community.  Some knowledge of the basics of supervision. Knowledge of the state and federal regulations pertaining to child abuse and neglect and child care licensing requirements.  Knowledge of local resources, languages and customs helpful.

     

    Abilities:  Ability to be perceptive of the needs of children and to work well with staff, children and parents/families.  Ability to organize and direct classroom activities.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.  Ability to maintain accurate records which reflect the needs and progress of children.  Ability to demonstrate knowledge, skills and a positive attitude in the field of early childhood education.


    Pay: $1,095.33 Bi-weekly (Waiver)

     

            $1,157.71 Bi-weekly (AA)

     

            $1,240.61 Bi-weekly (BA)

     

            40 hours per week,

     

            44 weeks per year

     

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

     

    DISABILITIES/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES MANAGER

    Location: CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    This position works as a part of the content area team of managers/coordinators/specialists to integrate Head Start/Early Head Start services for children and families and is responsible for education and early childhood development services to include program options and staffing and services to children with disabilities.


    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree or higher in special education, early childhood education, child development, psychology or other closely related field. Minimum of one year of supervisory experience required.

     

    Training in field(s) related to social, human or family services and experience in securing and individualizing needed services for children with disabilities preferred. 


    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).  

     

    Knowledge and abilities required:

    Knowledge:  Must have knowledge of developmentally appropriate Early Childhood Education practices in preschool programs.  A working knowledge of the recent early brain development research results is important.  Knowledge of program planning and supervisory techniques and practices.  Knowledge of basic fiscal accountability.  Thorough knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and best practice related to special education, early intervention and early childhood education.  Knowledge of local regulations.  Knowledge of local resources, languages and customs helpful.

     

    Abilities:  Ability to implement the Head Start Performance Standards and policies of the agency.  Ability to exercise professional judgment in evaluating before making decisions.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, children and parents, and outside agencies.  Ability to assist staff at all levels to understand and work sensitively and appropriately with children with a variety of disabilities, developmental delays or at risk for such.


    Pay: $2,052.80 Bi-weekly

    40 hours per week,

    52 weeks per year. E.O.E.


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.*



     

    ERSEA Specialist

    Location:CLARKSTON              Apply For this Job

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

    Responsible for agency enrollment record keeping activities to include establishing program eligibility, approving and processing applications, and establishing waiting lists for the Head Start/Early Head Start Program.  


    POSITION QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    Minimum requirement is an associate’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, Family Studies or other human services related field.      

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). 


    Knowledge and Abilities Required:

    Knowledge:  Considerable knowledge of social service delivery, community resources, requirements and procedures is required.  Knowledge of program planning and supervisory techniques and practices. Knowledge of family dynamics. Thorough knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to human services program service delivery.  Knowledge of family-centered practice.  Specific knowledge of local resources, languages and customs helpful.

     

    Abilities:  Skills in identifying, developing and nurturing relationships with other community agencies and negotiating community partnership agreements are required.  Computer literacy with skills in the use of basic office software.  Ability to recognize problems in the areas of social services.  Ability to relate well and maintain effective working relationships with staff, children, parents and other agencies.  Ability to exercise professional judgment in evaluating before making decisions and maintain all information in strict confidence.  Ability to work effectively in a team environment.


    Pay: $16.31 Hourly (AA)

            $17.40 Hourly (BA)


    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

                                                        

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