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Job Postings for Starr and Zapata Counties, TX

                                                        

     

    1-Custodian- On Call- As needed

    Location: Zapata County              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Custodian

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Samuel Barrera

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

    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.  A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred

    Position is as needed.

     

    For a complete list of available jobs please select Starr/Zapata.  We will be reviewing application and scheduling interviews after the job closing date.  You will be contacted via phone or email if you are selected.

     

    CDI Head Start Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

     

    Program Aide - on call only

    Location: 1- Starr - 1- Zapata County              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:

    Program aide

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

    Center Supervisor 

    GENERAL SUMMARY/PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom and kitchen 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.

    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.  Some states may require additional requirements for kitchen aide duties (i.e., kitchen permit).

    Position is as needed. 

    For a complete list of available jobs please select Starr/Zapata. We will be reviewing application and scheduling interviews after the job closing date. You will be contacted via phone, letter or email if you are selected.

    CDI Head Start Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

     

     

     

    Assistant Teacher - on call only

    Location: 1- Starr - 1- Zapata County              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor/Lead Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.

    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.

    Position is as needed. 

    For a complete list of available jobs please select Starr/Zapata.  We will be reviewing application and scheduling interviews after the job closing date.  You will be contacted via phone or email if you are selected.

    CDI Head Start Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

     

    Teacher-Preschool - on call only

    Location: 1- Starr - 1- Zapata County              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:   Teacher-Preschool - on call only

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Center Supervisor/Lead Teacher

    GENERAL SUMMARY & PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  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. Or be enrolled in an associate or bachelor’s degree program in early childhood education (or related degree) and be able to obtain the degree within a reasonable timeframe after the initial date of hire into the Teacher position and have an approved waiver in effect. Bilingual in English/Spanish required

    Position is as needed. 

    For a complete list of available jobs please select Starr/Zapata.  We will be reviewing application and scheduling interviews after the job closing date.  You will be contacted via phone or email if you are selected.

    CDI Head Start Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

     

     

    Infant/Toddler - on call only

    Location: 1- Starr - 1- Zapata County              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:

    IMMEDIATE 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. 

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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. Plans and provides developmentally appropriate activities and experiences that advance all areas of children’s development (social, emotional, cognitive, and physical in a manner appropriate to age and stage of development.
    3. Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.

    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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Position is as needed 

      For a complete list of available jobs please select Starr/Zapata.  We will be reviewing application and scheduling interviews after the job closing date.  You will be contacted via phone or email if you are selected.

      CDI Head Start Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

     

    Program Aide - on call only

    Location: 1- Starr - 1- Zapata County              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Janitor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Super

    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.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:The above knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through experience in janitorial services.  Duties may include setting up spaces for meetings, Family Nights, socializations, etc.

    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.  

    Position is as needed. 

    For a complete list of available jobs please select Starr/Zapata.  We will be reviewing application and scheduling interviews after the job closing date.  You will be contacted via phone or email if you are selected.

    CDI Head Start Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

     

    Janitor - on call only

    Location: 1- Starr - 1- Zapata County              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Janitor -on call only

    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.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The above knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through experience in janitorial services.

    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.  

    Position is as needed. 

    For a complete list of available jobs please select Starr/Zapata.  We will be reviewing application and scheduling interviews after the job closing date.  You will be contacted via phone or email if you are selected.

    CDI Head Start Is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

     

                                                        

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