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    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location: Wayne County, MI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher Infant Toddler

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as a teacher (aka caregiver) in a classroom of Early Head Start infants and toddlers by planning, implementing, and supervising all center-based activities. This position may work with infants and toddlers with developmental delays.  Because this position is one part of a large system of services provided to infants/toddlers and families, this position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program. The position of Teacher works in tandem with the rest of the parts of the system as an integrated team to support the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.  The position may serve as “site director” for child care licensing purposes.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a current Child Development Associate (CDA) with infant/toddler endorsement and have been trained or have equivalent coursework* in age appropriate early childhood and child development with a focus on infant/toddler development.  An Associates’ or Bachelors’ degree in early childhood education, child development, family studies, home economics or child care that focuses on infant and toddler development and care or degree in any field with coursework** equivalent to   CDA credential subject areas and training specific to infant and toddler development is also acceptable.

    $1,280.00 Bi-weekly CDA

    $1,360.00 bi-weekly AA  

     $1,440.00 Bi-weekly BA

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position Open Until Filled. 

     

    Assistant Teacher

    Location:Wayne County              Apply For this Job

    $11.00  hourly  HS/GED

    $12.00  hourly  CDA

    $13.00 hourly  One Year Cert

    $14.00  hourly  AA or higher

    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. 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 REPONSIBILTIES: 

    1. 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.
    1. Parent/Family Involvement And Community Relations
    1. Assists the teacher in meeting the program's needs for parent/family involvement in each classroom.
    2. Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the families of the children.
    3. Communicates with families to facilitate positive interaction with the program, awareness of the child’s needs and development, how the activities of the program promote positive development and their roles in the child’s overall education and development.
      1. Child and Adult Care Food Program
      1. Contributes to the collection and edit processes of correct documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). This process is important and contributes additional dollars which in turn enhances food delivery.
      2. Be knowledgeable about CACFP requirements regarding portions and components of each meal service.

    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 open until filled. Full benefits, medical, dental, vision. CDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

     

    Home Visitor

    Location:Wayne County, MI               Apply For this Job

    $15.00 hourly CDA

    $17.00 hourly AA

    $18.00 hourly BSW

    JOB TITLE: Home Visitor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Education Manager

    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 REPONSIBILTIES:

    a.  Program Development

    1. 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.
    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 home-based curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.

    b.  Program Implementation

    1. Supervises all home-based curriculum activities, field trips and socialization activities.
    2. With the parents, plans and provides a developmentally and linguistically appropriate curriculum and experiences in a manner appropriate to the ages, languages and cultures of children served.
    3. Provides each family on caseload with weekly 90 minute home visits in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.
    4. Provides family-centered services that facilitate child development, support parental roles and promote self-sufficiency.
    5. Locates resources, develops materials and provides age appropriate activities related to the culture of each family.
    6. Works with families to plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development 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, their understanding of early math and early science, their problem solving abilities and their approaches to learning.

    c. Record keeping

    1. Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.
    2. Supervises or orders supplies as needed and takes inventory as requested.
    3. Submits monthly bills and reports to the central office in a timely manner.
    4. Maintains child records, including completion of health services, screening, immunizations and referrals.

    d. Parent Involvement and Community Relations

    1. Sets up system to assure program's needs for parent involvement 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 for the home-based program.
    5. Schedules and arranges meetings, and documents socializations and home visits as required.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is a current home-based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. AA/BA degree in ECE or related field preferred. 

     

    Full benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Tuition reimbursement, paid holidays and scheduled closures. CDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. 

                                                        

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