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    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location: Eagle Pass, TX (EP II & EP I/T Centers)              Apply For this Job

    $11.50 hourly

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    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 REPONSIBILTIES:

    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)    Monitors and maintains all vehicle fluid levels.

    7)    Keeps the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.

    8)    Cleans the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.

    9)    Maintains required paperwork for vehicle maintenance and program requirements.

    10)    Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the staff person in charge of transportation supervision.

    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: UVALDE, TX               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher Infant/Toddler

    $950.00 Bi-weekly CDA 
    $1,050.00 Bi-weekly AA 
    $1,125.00 Bi-weekly 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 REPONSIBILTIES: 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.

     

    Assistant Cook

    Location: UVALDE, TX               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Assistant cook

    $8.00 hourly HS/GED

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY: The position of Assistant Cook is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families. A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks and the clean up afterwards. It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations. The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. It also contributes to the collection of correct documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) which allows for reimbursement for food service (important to the program budget). Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:1) Prepares and serves food and assists in any food related activities as directed by the cook. These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities. 
    2) Assists with maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations. 
    3) Assists with the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered. 
    4) Oversees full kitchen operations in the absence of the cook. 
    5) Assists the cook in carrying out a financially successful food service operation by helping to control food and labor costs. 
    6) Assists with logging meals and snacks prepared and served in the menu book and following USDA/CACFP documentation required for food 
    7) purchased, prepared and served.

    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.  Ability to meet state requirements (i.e., kitchen and/or health permit) required.

     

    Administrative Assistant - Human Resources

    Location: Crystal City               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant - Human Resources

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED

     $14.00 hourly AA or higher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Human Resources Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

     PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Sets up a system for establishing and maintaining a personnel file for every employee.Works with the Denver Personnel File Specialists to ensure that files are complete, up to date and match the Denver electronic file items required.
    2. Ensures that each file includes current criminal record checks that are clear for all employees and regular volunteers.
    3. Assists with interviews by contacting interview team members, as requested, ensuring forms and space are available.Schedules appointments for job applicants, prepares interview packets and materials, to support hiring lead.
    4. Responsible for new hire paperwork and ensuring that there is an orientation.
    5. Responsible for filing job jackets with posting/advertisement, applications and screening materials for all new positions filled.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

    Cut and paste the link below to complete an online application

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    This position is open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Laredo, Texas

    Location:Bus Driver/Custodian              Apply For this Job

    14.00 hourly

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    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)    Monitors and maintains all vehicle fluid levels.

    7)    Keeps the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.

    8)    Cleans the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.

    9)    Maintains required paperwork for vehicle maintenance and program requirements.

    10)    Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the staff person in charge of transportation supervision.

    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: Laredo, Texas              Apply For this Job

    $14.00 Hourly

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    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)    Monitors and maintains all vehicle fluid levels.

    7)    Keeps the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.

    8)    Cleans the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.

    9)    Maintains required paperwork for vehicle maintenance and program requirements.

    10)    Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the staff person in charge of transportation supervision.

    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.

     

    Mentor Teacher 1

    Location:Laredo, TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:      

    Mentor Teacher I

    $1,361.00 Bi- Weekly  BA or Higher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:       Program Director

    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.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    This position is 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.  Additional duties may be assigned.

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

    2. CLASS – performs assessments, observations, develops action plans, monitors and has follow-up meetings with staff when necessary.

    3. 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.

    4. Provides demonstration of best practices in the area of professional development.

    5. Leads professional development activities, including formation of learning communities.

    6. Participates in a formalized peer review process as a formative evaluator.

    7. Conducts strategies for identifying the professional development needs of the staff.

    8. With the staff representative, plans and coordinates center-based professional development opportunities like to individual professional development plans and job competencies.

    9. Follows-up and extends staff development trainings.

    10. Collaborates with colleagues to construct exemplary lesson plans.

    11. Assists with the adoption and implementation of curriculum resources.

    12. Facilitates curriculum planning.

    13. Sharing best practices with Education Manager and education team.

    14. Serves as a resource to overall education and collaboration team to support on the development, implementation and evaluation of Head Start/Early Head Start continuous improvement.

    15. Supports and assists in implementing the program vision and mission.

    16. Meets with parents and community members as appropriate.

    17. Monitors and oversees all areas of child development activities and planning.

    18. Helps in planning and providing a developmentally and linguistically appropriate curriculum and experiences in a manner appropriate to the ages, languages and cultures of children served.

    19. Oversees learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical competence of children including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy and phonemic, print and numeracy awareness, their understanding of the use of language, their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books and their problem solving abilities.

    20. Maintains a commitment to professionalism and continues own professional development so that decisions are based on knowledge of early childhood theories and practices.

    21. Shares pertinent information with family services staff/case managers to ensure coordinated services that meet the needs of individual children and families.

    22. Provides a stable classroom routine and environment.

    23. Ensures a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs.

    24. Screens, observes and documents children as required.

    25. Understands regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions and the prevention of contamination.

    PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED TO ENSURE THE SUCCESSFUL OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM

    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.

    By September 30, 2013, the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 mandates that at least 50% of Head Start teachers nation-wide must have a baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education; or a baccalaureate or advanced degree in any subject, and coursework* equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children.

    *Coursework equivalent to a major related to Early Childhood Education includes but is not limited to the following:

    A. Teaching Credentials: licensure or certification by the state for Pre-K teachers recognized by the local school district or state education agency as qualifying teachers to teach pre-school children in that school district or state if the individual has at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching pre-school aged children.  This typically requires a bachelor’s degree plus licensure or certification.

    OR

    B. *Coursework:  No less than 15 semester credits for the associates degree or 30 semester credits for the bachelors degree in courses that focus specifically on child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science, and children’s literature.  Such courses may have been taken in various departments, such as Education, Home Economics, Music, Art, Library Sciences, Physical Education and Recreation, Psychology, Family Studies, and others and must specifically address young children.

    It is up to each employee to provide to their immediate supervisor, and/or the staff person responsible for human resources, information on the college credit courses taken (e.g., transcripts) and to demonstrate that the courses not specifically in the areas of early childhood education or child development address early childhood education or child development with a focus on children ages three to five (may require a copy of the course syllabus). 

    Requirements for employment with CDI Head Start may be different than those required by the former grantee or a replacement grantee. If applicable federal, state or local Head Start or child care regulations, now or as amended in the future, contain additional requirements or qualifications for this position which are not specifically stated in this Job Description, the requirements and qualifications will apply, even if not specifically set forth in this Job Description.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).  Within 90 days of employment, must obtain and continually maintain basic first aid and pediatric CPR certification (or sooner if required by local/state regulations).  Acceptable tuberculosis screening results, a clear criminal records check (including child abuse registry check if required by state regulations) and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment.   To drive agency vehicles (if applicable), must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the CDI Head Start insurance carrier and have a Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to CDI Head Start.  Current and former Head Start/Early Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.

    Cut and paste the link below to complete an online application

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    This position is open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer

                                                        

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