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    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Alton Center (Alton, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian (2)

    Location: Weslaco-Progreso Center (Weslaco, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Weslaco IT Center (Weslaco, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Mercedes Center (Mercedes, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Donna Center (Donna, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Palmview Center (Palmview, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Raymondville, Texas              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  11.50 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian (drive school bus and perform custodial duties)

    Location: Las Milpas Center (Pharr, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: San Juan Center (San Juan, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian (drive school bus and perform custodial duties)

    Location: Brownsville IT Center (Brownsville, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  $14.00 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Teacher - Infant/Toddler

    Location: Weslaco-Progreso Center (Weslaco, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher - Infant/Toddler

    PAY: $1,029.00 bi-weekly with CDA

             $1,134.00 bi-weekly with AA

             $1,361 bi-weekly with BA or higher

    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. 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

    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: 
      1. 2nd setting for Infant/Toddler component of CDA; OR
      2. Infant/Toddler or ECE coursework
    4. Any degree** in any field; plus 
      1. Infant/Toddler or ECE coursework
    5. ECE degree

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Program Aide (2)

    Location:La Paloma Center (San Benito, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:Program Aide

    PAY: 7.50 per hour

    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, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

    3. 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.

    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).

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Edinburg Center (Edinburg, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    Pay:  11.50 per hour

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.
    2. Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.
    3. Maintains route schedule.
    4. Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.
    5. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.
    6. Ensures that parents and children follow the program rules when riding the vehicles.
    7. Delivers program materials to parents on route via the children.
    8. Shares information on a daily basis with classroom staff, such as conversations with parents and observations of children.
    9. Reports any information or concerns about Head Start/Early Head Start families to the family services staff or teacher.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Teacher - Preschool

    Location: Alto Bonito Center (Alto Bonito, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher-Preschool

    PAY: $950 bi-weekly on waiver

             $1,050 bi-weekly with AA

             $1,125 bi-weekly with BA or higher

    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.  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.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. 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;
    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; or
    3. 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
    4. Be enrolled in an associate or bachelor degree program in early childhood education (or related degree as defined in # 4 or # 5 above) 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.

    If a program is going with option 4 with the waiver, it must be noted that the classroom in which this individual is being placed must have at least one staff member with a CDA or State-Awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the training required for the CDA during the time this Teacher position is earning an associates or bachelor’s degree. When using this waiver option the pay scale must be adapted to show an AA waiver for new staff being hired (at a lower level than newly hired staff with an AA degree).  When the staff member completes the AA degree they would move to the AA pay level.

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Teacher - Infant/Toddler

    Location: San Juan Center (San Juan, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher - Infant/Toddler

    PAY: $1,029.00 bi-weekly with CDA

             $1,134.00 bi-weekly with AA

             $1,361 bi-weekly with BA or higher

    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. 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

    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:  
      1. 2nd setting for Infant/Toddler component of CDA; OR
      2. Infant/Toddler or ECE coursework
    4. Any degree** in any field; plus  
      1. Infant/Toddler or ECE coursework
    5. ECE degree

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Center Supervsior

    Location: Palmview Center (Palmview, Texas)              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    PAY: $1,360.00 Bi-weekly with AA

              $1,421.00 Bi-weekly with BA or higher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Regional Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is responsible for the general and day-to-day operations of a Head Start/Early Head Start center or cluster of outlying centers, covering multiple classrooms, assuring regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations, communicating with parents and the community and supervision and monitoring of all staff working at the assigned center(s).  The position may be reassigned to various centers as deemed necessary for program operations. 

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Develops and monitors center and staff schedules.

    2. Arranges and schedules substitutes for the center classrooms.

    3. Arranges for family, staff work days for center improvements, fairs, events, etc.

    4. Assists in establishing and fostering a team approach and coordination of services and the sharing of resources among centers within the overall program.

    5. Responsible for monthly safety checks, fire drills and safety meetings as well as updating of the Safety Log.

    6. Investigates any child or staff incidents, assuring all forms are complete and notifying the appropriate authorities and/or supervisor.

    7. Attends IFSP/IEP meetings as needed or requested.

    8. Takes the lead and arranges and attends Family Nights, Parent Committee meetings and works with staff and parents to plan and carry them out.

    9.  

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is an Associates degree or higher in in early childhood education, child development or other related education or human service degree with at least two years of experience working with young children and families.  One year supervisory experience preferred. Some experience in financial management and budgeting preferred.  Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred. Ability to meet the state requirement(s) for “site director” required

    This position is open until filled.

    CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

                                                        

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