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    Teacher Preschool

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    $1,420.06 Bi-Weekly BA

    $1,252.99 Bi-Weekly AA

     

     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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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. 

     

    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

     

     

     

    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    $1,420.06 Bi-weekly BA        

    $1,252.99 Bi-weekly AA

    $1,127.69 Bi-weekly CDA

     

     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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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

     

    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

             

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    $10.44 hourly

     

    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/coordinator.

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.

     

    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

     

    Home Visitor

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    $15.66 hourly BA

    $13.58 hourly AA       

    $12.53 hourly CDA 

    $11.49 hourly HS/GED

     

    JOB TITLE: Home Visitor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Early Head Start Services Coordinator

     

    GENERAL 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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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).  AA/BA degree in ECE or related field preferred.

     

    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

     

    Assistant Teacher

    Location: Milwaukee, WI               Apply For this Job

    $12.53 hourly AA/BA

    $11.49 hourly CDA

    $10.44 hourly HS/GED

     

     JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

     

    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. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by 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.  

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.

    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).  Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.

    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.

    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.

    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.

    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.

    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

    8. Uses initiative and imagination to assist the child and be perceptive and knowledgeable about the needs of each child.

    9. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises.

    10. Takes charge of the class in the teacher's absence.

    11. Makes home visits with the teacher as required or requested and documents them as requested.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;

    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;

    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or

    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

     

     CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

     

     

    Mentor Teacher

    Location: Milwaukee, WI               Apply For this Job

    $20.88 hourly BA

     

    JOB TITLE: Mentor Teacher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Education Service Manager

     

    GENERAL SUMMARY: 

    This position is responsible to mentor a group of teachers providing guidance, training and technical assistance, oversee and monitor child development activities and planning.  Receives content area supervision, training and technical assistance from content area managers/specialist/coordinators. Responsible for assisting in the improvement of early learning through analysis and application of ECE best practice methods, identification and management of professional development opportunities, and follow-up and coaching of strategies related to individual professional development plan goals. This position may be called upon to provide backup to classrooms when needed. Duties of the position are described in major functional areas listed below.

     

     

     PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

    Program Development

    1)    Participates in the development and implementation of an agency-wide T/TA Plan.

    2)    Develops and facilitates a positive community presence in the community, focusing on networking opportunities, enhancement of volunteer participation and educational awareness efforts in regard to program needs.

    3)    Provides demonstration of best practices in the area of professional development.

    4)    Leads professional development activities, including formation of learning communities.

    b. Classroom Parent Involvement and Community Relations

    1)    Sets up system to assure program's needs for parent involvement in each classroom are met.

    2)    Establishes positive and productive relationships with families focusing on a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents of the children.

    3)    Participates in the orientation of parents to Head Start/Early Head Start throughout the year.

    4)    Facilitates and supports monthly Parent Committee meetings at the center.

     

     EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or other related degree with at least two years of experience working with young children and families. One year supervisory experience preferred.  Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred. Bilingual preferred.   

     

     

    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

     

     

    Custodian

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 11.49- $
    Weeks per Year: 46
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $11.49 hourly

     

    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.

     

    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

     

    Family Advocate

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    $15.66 hourly BA

    $13.58 hourly AA

    $12.53 Certificate

    $11.49 HS/GED

     

    JOB TITLE:  Family Advocate

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Family & Community Partnership 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. Understands, generates and documents in-kind and other allowable costs applied toward the non-federal share requirement.
    2. Attends all workshops and meetings as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor.
    3. Attends all required staff and parent meetings and activities.
    4. Responsible for understanding Head Start Performance Standards and local child care licensing regulations.
    5. Expected to be knowledgeable of the regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions and the prevention of contamination.  
    6. Positively promotes Head Start in the community.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start/Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Becomes thoroughly familiar with CDI Head Start Employee Handbook:  Human Resources Policies and Procedures, CDI Head Start Operations Manual and all other CDI HS handbooks, manuals and resources and adheres to them.

     

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a high school diploma or GED or higher and  within eighteen months of hire, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field. Bilingual preferred.

     

    CDI HS offers full benefits including medical, vision, dental & life insurance. Paid holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify. 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.

     

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

                                                        

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