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    Teacher Preschool

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher Preschool

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    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. This position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in 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:

    a.  Program Development

    1. Attends all required training and workshops to include but 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 a curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    5. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).
    6. Schedules home visits and parent-teacher conferences with families as required and on an as-needed basis and documents these events.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is an AA in a field related to Early Childhood Education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to ECE with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an Early Childhood setting teaching preschool age children. Bilingual preferred.

     

    Teacher Preschool- $1,360.00 Bi-weekly BA

                                       $1,200.00 Bi-weekly AA

     

    Positions are open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

     

    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              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. Program Development
    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.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    5. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).
    6. Schedules home visits and parent-teacher conferences with families as required and on an as-needed basis and documents these events.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Prepares and maintains a safe, healthy learning environment for children that is positive, developmentally appropriate and experientially-based.
    9. Provides sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dresses in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    10. Works closely with transitional programs, as appropriate, for shared activities, registration, and smooth transition.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum educational requirement is:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential*; and
    2. Have been trained or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development.

     To meet these qualifications, a prospective employee needs to meet one of the following:

    1. Infant/Toddler CDA
    2. Other comparable  e.g.state-type) of credential* (with Infant/Toddler focus; if that is lacking, there must be other training or equivalent coursework to meet that component)
    3. Preschool CDA; plus:
    4. Any degree** in any field; plus
    5. ECE degree

    Teacher Infant Toddler- $1,360.00 Bi-weekly BA        

                                             $1,200.00 Bi-weekly AA

                                             $1,080.00 Bi-weekly CDA        

     

    Administrative Assistant Fiscal

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant Fiscal

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Purchasing/Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
    1. Assists in initial development of line item operating budget and assists in the preparation of budget revisions as necessary.
    2. Assists in the initial implementation of purchasing system including ordering, receiving and payment of invoices.Follows the CDI Head Start Fiscal Manual.
    3. Ensures that bids and quotes are received on major purchases as required by federal procurement regulations.Keeps accurate files of all bids, quotes and contract documents including compliance with Davis Bacon Act where appropriate.Follows the CDI Head Start Bid Procurement Manual.
    4. Records general ledger coding on all appropriate approval documentation such as purchase orders and check requests and also records the general ledger coding on all invoices.
    5. Ensures sure all purchase requisitions have proper approval before any ordering is completed.
    6. Orders items on approved purchase requisitions or approved purchase orders.
    7. Sends original purchase order to vendor.
    8. Checks for sign off on packing slips or other proof of receipts received and matches to the original invoice when received.
    9. Ensures timely payment of all accounts payable.
    10. Trouble shoots Accounts Payable invoices as necessary prior to payment or to correct errors after the fact.
    11. Reconciles all statements that are received by vendors to ensure all expenses have been accounted for and paid.
    12. Contacts vendors to set up CDI HS accounts.Requests and completes credit applications as needed in conjunction with the staff in the Denver office.
    13. Maintains a vendor file for each program vendor.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    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. 

    Administrative Assistant Fiscal- $15.00 Hourly HS/GED | $16.00 hourly AA or higher

    Positions are open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Program Aide

    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 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

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Classroom Aide
    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. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).
    7. Serves as a temporary substitute in the periodic absence of the assistant teacher or teacher.
    1. Janitorial Aide Services
      1. Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.
      2. Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.
      3. Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.
      4. Does light yard work or snow removal.
    2. Kitchen Aide
    1. Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).
    2. Prepares necessary food and serving items for service prior to or after use.These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

     Program Aide- $10.00 Hourly HS/GED

     

    Positions are open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Custodian - Part Time

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Custodian

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY: 

    This position is responsible for ensuring clean, safe, functional facilities by performing cleaning and maintenance activities as well as some repair activities including plumbing, electrical, carpentry and painting when professional licensure is not required. 

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Planning And Training
    1. Collects information; participates in planning, upgrading and minor repairs of facilities.
    2. Prepares estimates of the material and labor costs of maintenance projects.
    3. Acquires knowledge of federal, state and local safety and building code requirements related to Head Start/Early Head Start facilities within first month on the job, including, but is not restricted to, OSHA and MSDS chemical inventory, “Right to Know” training, etc.
    1. Implementation
    1. Cleans facilities on a daily basis and ensures that assigned facilities are clean and free of hazards.Cleans classrooms, hallways, floors, bathrooms, offices, entrances, etc.
    2. Performs routine maintenance such as replacing light bulbs and maintaining equipment used in the course of work.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The above knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through experience in custodial, maintenance services and/or in the area of janitorial services.  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.

    $11 per hour (20 hours per week)

    CDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled.  

     

    Home Visitor $15.00 hourly BA $ 13.00 hourly AA $ 12.00 hourly CDA $ 11.00 hourly HS/GED

    Location: Family Resource Center               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Home Visitor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Kris MuszynskiGENERAL SUMMARY:  This position is a home visitor in the home-based program option who is responsible for education, case management, and family advocacy to families in an assigned caseload by providing and linking families to comprehensive services including home visits and socialization 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 works in tandem with the rest of the parts of the system as an integrated team to support the goals of the program.   PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES: Attends all required training and workshops 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.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. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop a home-based curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.Responsible for the weekly preparation of family curriculum plans, which includes objectives to be developed with parents.Works with the parent to develop an individual plan for her/his child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The minimum requirement is a CDA (home-based setting preferred) or a high school diploma or GED, OR that individual be in training and able to obtain the CDA within one year from date of hire and have a demonstrable competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum and promote children’s progress across the standards described in theHead Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate, and to build respectful, culturally responsive, and trusting relationships with families. By August 1, 2018, the minimum requirement is a current home-based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.   AA/BA degree in ECE or related field preferred.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Education Services Manager $2,080.00 Biweekly ($26.00 hourly)

    Location: Milwaukee               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Education Services Manager

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Manager  

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    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 1304 and 1306 of the Head Start Performance Standards.  This includes working to 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 staff/consultants with training and experience in areas that include the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Coordinates the Education and Early Childhood Development content area (1304) as well as Staffing Requirement and Program Options (1306) of the Head Start program.

      1. Reviews and revises education work plan annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the education work plan.

      2. Establishes local program practices for the education portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of the education content area.

      3. Works to assure smooth transition of all children into and out of Head Start/Early Head Start, particularly children with developmental delays/disabilities.  EHS develops a program transition protocol for children moving from Early Head Start into the Head Start program or to other preschool placements in the community.  HS develops a program transition protocol for children moving from year one to year two in the program, to other preschool placements in the community and/or to kindergarten. 

      4. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on individual needs for meeting objectives and activities to meet established goals (child outcomes).

    2. Coordinates with the local early intervention program (Part C) and/or local education agency (Part B) (if appropriate).

    3.  Serves as the chair of the Education Committee (where convened), coordinating meeting schedules, minutes, etc.

    4. Coordinates management team to complete the program’s written “School Readiness Plan” which includes the Alignment Document, Data Analysis Report, and Program Goals for Improving Children’s School Readiness.  Update annually. 

    5. Works closely with management to assure adequate classroom supplies and

      equipment are available to staff and that buses (where applicable) and schedules are appropriate for young children.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education; or
    2. 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.

    By September 30, 2013, the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 mandates that anyone holding the position of Education Services Manager have, as a minimum requirement, one of the following:  a baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education; or a baccalaureate or advanced degree, and coursework* equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children; and the capacity to assist other teachers in implementing and adapting curricula to the group and individual needs of children in a Head Start classroom.

                                                        

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