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    Administration Assistant Human Resources

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $16.00 hourly HS/GED

    $17.00 hourly AA

    JOB TITLE:  Administration Assistant Human Resources

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director 

    GENERAL SUMMARY: 

    This position is responsible for the human resources activities of the program including personnel files, ensuring orientation and tracking of staff.  This position is responsible for the smooth operations of an office and other duties related to administration including answering phones, filing, etc. Performs all duties as required by the Program Director and/or immediate supervisor and other duties as assigned relating to the administrative component including, policy and procedure updates, typing, word processing, faxing, acting as receptionist and other clerical duties.

    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.
    6. Keeps up to date staff spreadsheet (or database such as ADP, Child Plus, etc.) on all employees including name, job title, status (temporarily, part-time), date of hire, date of termination, required trainings, certifications and credentials.
    7. Tracks dates of health examination and tuberculosis test and/or screening ensuring all staff remain current.

    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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Administrative Assistant Fiscal

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $16.00 hourly HS/GED

    $17.00 hourly AA

    JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant Fiscal

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director 

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position performs all duties as required to ensure accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and other duties relating to fiscal operations.  Position is responsible for monitoring program expenses, tracking activity in program budget lines and communicating any issues or overspending concerns.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Assists in initial development of line item operating budget and assists in the preparation of budget revisions as necessary.
    2. Assists in the initial implementation of purchasing system including ordering, receiving and payment of invoices.Follows the CDI Head Start Fiscal Manual.
    3. Ensures that bids and quotes are received on major purchases as required by federal procurement regulations.Keeps accurate files of all bids, quotes and contract documents including compliance with Davis Bacon Act where appropriate.Follows the CDI Head Start Bid Procurement Manual.
    4. Records general ledger coding on all appropriate approval documentation such as purchase orders and check requests and also records the general ledger coding on all invoices.
    5.  Ensures all employee manual time sheets are submitted to the Denver office every two weeks.
    6. Ensures each timesheet has the appropriate signatures, personnel information and accurate totals.
    7. Completes follow-up on time sheets missing information, inaccurate calculations or missing signatures.
    8. Checks addition on time sheets.
    9. Ensures that overtime calculations are correct and have approval.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED with two (2) years direct experience working with purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.  Must possess a basic understanding of accounting systems and have at least one year of direct experience working with an accounting system general ledger and budget. AA degree or higher in a related field preferred.  The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Facilities/Transportation Manager

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $1,920.00 bi-weekly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Facilities /Transportation Manager

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Providing safe, healthy facilities that meets all local, state and federal regulations is crucial to the operation of a Head Start/Early Head Start program.  This position is responsible for overall management of the Head Start/Early Head Start facilities by ensuring that all buildings meet federal, state and local licensing requirements pertinent to type of use and that all required licenses are up to date.  In addition this position ensures that leases, contracts or agreements for all sites are current with appropriate signatures, oversees the maintenance and cleaning of buildings to ensure that they are clean, safe and in useable condition and works with outside contractors and service oriented businesses, as necessary. The position conducts regular health and safety inspections of buildings and playgrounds and chairs the Head Start Safety Committee. 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 overall operation of the Head Start/Early Head Start transportation (agency vehicle) program ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents/families between program activities and on field trips (where applicable). Responsibilities include overseeing the minor maintenance of the buses and/or agency vehicle, ensuring that they are kept clean and in safe repair at all times; ensuring licenses, insurance, inspections and other required permits are maintained to comply with all local, state and federal regulations.  In addition, this position oversees any vehicle leasing and/or transportation contracts; cost-effective vehicle maintenance agreements with vendors.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Oversees the Head Start facilities and assures they meet all requirements.
    2. Develops and implements a centralized purchasing system to support facilities with such items as equipment, supplies, repairs and maintenance.
    3. Develops and implements systems for building security and maintenance.
    4. Establishes and facilitates a Safety Committee to support safe and healthy environments of care at the centers, kitchens and offices.
    5. Oversees Child Safety sections of Performance Standards to include fire drills, first aid kits.
    6. Writes, reviews and revises the Transportation Work Plan annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the work plan. Monitors compliance with the Head Start/Early Head Start Work Plan, and the Head Start Performance Standards in the applicable content areas and sub-areas assigned.
    7. Establishes policies and procedures for the transportation portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of transportation services.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D. with two (2) years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance, facilities management, transportation systems and food services management is required.  Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.  Previous experience with lease management and contracting preferred.  Associates’ degree preferred. 

     

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

     

     

     

    Education/Disabilities Services Manager

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $1,920.00 bi-weekly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Education/Disabilities Services Manager

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    The Education and Early Childhood Development content area is an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start.  It plays an important part in supporting the goals of the program.  The position ensures the education and child development services are supported by staff/consultants with training and experience in areas that include the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support. This position is responsible for services to children with disabilities 1308 of the Head Start Performance Standards.  This includes working to develop appropriate placement and early childhood education curriculum and providing educational resources for staff and parents, ensuring compliance with performance standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education and special education.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Program Administration And Coordination

    1. Coordinates the Education and Early Childhood Development content area (1304) as well as Staffing Requirement and Program Options (1306) of the Head Start program.

      1. Reviews and revises education work plan annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the education work plan.

      2. Establishes local program practices for the education portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of the education content area.

      3. Works to assure smooth transition of all children into and out of Head Start/Early Head Start, particularly children with developmental delays/disabilities.EHS develops a program transition protocol for children moving from Early Head Start into the Head Start program or to other preschool placements in the community.HS develops a program transition protocol for children moving from year one to year two in the program, to other preschool placements in the community and/or to kindergarten.

      4. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on individual needs for meeting objectives and activities to meet established goals (child outcomes).

    Monitoring, Record keeping And Fiscal

    1. With the other managers/specialists/coordinators:

      1. Monitors compliance with the Head Start Work Plan and the Head Start Performance Standards in the area of Education and Early Childhood Development, Staffing and Program Options.

      2. Develops and implements a plan and system of continuous monitoring and evaluation of activities within the program.

    2. Maintains team filing, tracking and documentation systems.

    3. Submits verbal and/or written reports to the Program Director on the area activities and status as needed.

    4. Monitors budget related to the areas covered.

    Supervision And Training

    1. With the other managers/specialists/coordinators, plans and implements pre-service and on-going in-service for classroom and home-based staff.Works with individual teachers to develop training plans for obtaining an AA/BA degree or higher in Early Childhood Education as required by the 2007 HS Act.

    2. Provides guidance and oversight to teaching staff through monitoring and in designing developmentally appropriate classroom or home-based environments.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

     A baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education; or

     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.

    *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 30 credits within the bachelors degree in courses that focus 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Health/Nutrition Services Manager

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $1,920.00 bi-weekly BA or

    JOB TITLE: Health/Nutrition Services Manager

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Health (medical and dental), nutrition and child safety areas are an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start. They play an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for the facilitation of Health Services of the Head Start/Early Head Start program.  This position is responsible for ensuring health procedures are performed only by licensed/certified health professionals with expertise in serving young children and their families.  This position provides content area training and technical supervision to other agency staff and ensures health services are supported by staff/consultants with training and experience in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health or health administration.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    Implementation and Record keeping - Health

    Responsible for the following:

    1. Writes, reviews and revises Health Work Plans annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the work plans. Monitors compliance with the Head Start/Early Head Start Work Plans, child care licensing guidelines and the Head Start Performance Standards in the applicable content areas and sub-areas.
    2. Establishes policies and procedures for the health portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of health services.
    3. Medical, dental, nutrition and child safety areas.
    4. Emergency Management System in collaboration with staff person responsible for family and community partnerships.
    5. CACFP: Works cooperatively with staff person responsible for fiscal/AR in monitoring the CACFP program and completing the application for sponsorship in cooperation with Denver.Uses the CDI HS CACFP Notebook system.Checks menu books for complete, appropriate, accurate documentation.Conducts kitchen monitoring reviews.

    Training and Supervision

    1. Provides or arranges training to classroom staff on topics such as family-style meal service and health and nutrition curriculum.
    2. Provides information and support on providing health curriculum activities for children and families.
    3. Provides or arranges training for parents on health topics.
    1.  Implementation and Record keeping - Nutrition

    1)   Responsible for the following: 

    1. Writes, reviews and revises Nutrition [and food services] Work Plan annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the work plan. Monitors compliance with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements and the Head Start Performance Standards in the applicable content areas and sub-areas.
    2. Establishes policies and procedures for the nutrition portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of nutrition services.
    3. CACFP: Works cooperatively with staff person responsible for fiscal/AR in monitoring the CACFP program and completing the application for sponsorship in cooperation with Denver.Uses the CDI HS CACFP Notebook system.Checks menu books for complete, appropriate, accurate documentation.Conducts kitchen monitoring reviews

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably related to one or more of the disciplines they oversee. Experience working in public health or nutrition arena and working with low-income clients preferred.  Experience and training in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health or health administration preferred. Experience and knowledge of family-strengths/family-centered practice preferred.

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Family & Community Partnerships Manager

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $1,920.00 bi-weekly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Family & Community Partnership Managers

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    The Family and Community Partnerships area of the Head Start/Early Head Start program plays an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start and plays an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for oversight and development of systems to provide opportunities and support for growth of Head Start/Early Head Start families so they can identify their own strengths, needs and interests and find their own solutions.  Developing a parent and community volunteer program and being the lead on child abuse and neglect issues are also part of this positions responsibilities.  Developing relationships with community partners, to whom families can be referred for services, is also a key function of this position.  This position is responsible for ensuring Family and Community Partnership services are supported by staff and/or consultants with training and experience in field(s) related to social, human or family services.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Administration and Coordination
    1. As the lead and in consultation with the other managers/specialists/coordinators:
    1. Monitors compliance with child care licensing guidelines and the assigned Head Start Program Performance Standards.
    2. Establishes policies and procedures for the family and community partnership portion of the program that support the effective implementation of services to families.
    3. Establishes policies and procedures for the social services portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of these services.
    1. Serves as the contact for designated social service partners, continuing to further develop and nurture collaborative relationships.
    2. Serves as the lead and key coordinator for the child abuse and neglect (CA/N)) reporting system.Ensures that other staff are aware of and trained on child abuse and neglect identification and reporting laws.Responsible for updating and coordinating with the local child protective services agency to clarify a system for identifying and reporting suspected CA/N and to follow CDI Head Start protocols for training staff and parents on at least an annual basis
    3. Keeps up-to-date and knowledgeable of Head Start Performance Standards and related regulations, with specific knowledge of Family and Community Partnerships.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree or higher, related to one or more of the disciplines they oversee. One year supervisory/management experience preferred.  Two years experience in case management preferred.

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Mentor Teacher

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $22.00 per hour BA or higher      

    JOB TITLE: Mentor Teacher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Education Manager

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

     Program Development

    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.

    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.
    5. Schedules and arranges meetings, and documents parent-teacher conferences and home visits as required.

    . RECORD KEEPING AND FISCAL

    1. Maintains filing, tracking and documentation systems.
    2. Submits verbal and/or written reports to supervisor and/or the Program Director on the activities and status of the center on a regular basis.
    3. Monitors staff attendance, meals served, collects and initials all staff time sheets and leave requests, verifying accuracy.

    SUPERVISION AND TRAINING

    1. With the manager/specialist/coordinator in charge of early childhood education, plans and implements pre-service and on-going in-service for classroom staff.
    2. Conducts staff meetings and arranges for training and Family Nights and Parent Committees for parents and staff.Maintains minutes, sign in sheets, in-kind forms, training logs, etc.
    3. Provides supervision and evaluation of assigned staff at the center including hiring and termination in accordance with CDI Head Start Employee Handbook: human resources policies and procedures and Head Start/Early Head Start regulations.
    4. Assists manager/specialist/coordinator in charge of early childhood education to work with individual Teachers to develop training plans for obtaining an AA degree of higher in Early Childhood Education.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, or related field, such as education, social or behavioral science that must include at least eighteen semester hours in Early Childhood Education; at least one course in special education and a certificate from MA DEEC as a Preschool Lead Teacher and/or Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher required.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Lead Teacher - Hyannis, MA

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $13.00 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $14.00 hourly AA  

    $15.00 hourly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Lead Teacher

    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.  

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    Preschool Program Implementation

    1. Supervises all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities.
    2. 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. Directs any special needs problems to the appropriate manager/specialist/coordinator or supervisor.

    Record keeping

      1. Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.
      2. Supervises or orders supplies as needed and takes inventory as requested.

      d.   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.

      Supervision

      1. Makes daily job assignments within the classroom, provides instruction in performing job duties and models appropriate classroom practices.
      2. Sets the standards of the classroom and goals for staff members supervised and other classroom staff, monitors progress toward goals, provides regular feedback and submits performance appraisals in a timely manner.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    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; 

    I. EXPERIENCE

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    27 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field

    9 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood   Education or a related field.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Teacher - Yarmouth

    Location: Yarmouth, MA              Apply For this Job

    $12.00 hourly on CDA on AA waiver

    $12.50 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $13.00 hourly AA 

    JOB TITLE: 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.

    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.

    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.

    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:

     

    • Must be 21 years of age and have a HS diploma or equivalent.

    • Must be Preschool Teacher Certified from the Department of Early Education and Care.

    • Must have six (6) months of experience teaching preschool children.

    • Must have a Child Development Associate Credential and be enrolled in an AssociatesDegree Program in Early Childhood to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire,
    • or An Associates Degree in Early Childhood or an Associates Degree in a related field with six (6) courses in early childhood or enrolled in classes to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire. 

    • EEC qualified toddler teacher • preschool teaching experience 
    • Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification

    • All educators must demonstrate and maintain at all times physical, mental and emotional ability to care for the children for whom they are responsible in a way that meets the generally accepted physical, social, emotional and intellectual need of children. Educators must follow good personal hygiene at all times.

    I. EXPERIENCE

    • 36 months of experience if you have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
    • 27 months of experience if you have a Certificate such as a CDA Credential, community college.
    • 18 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
    • 27 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field
    • 18 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field
    • 9 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Lead Teacher - W. Yarmouth

    Location: W. Yarmouth, MA              Apply For this Job

    $13.00 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $14.00 hourly AA  

    $15.00 hourly BA or higher

     

    JOB TITLE: Lead Teacher

    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.  

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    Preschool Program Implementation

    1. Supervises all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities.
    2. 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. Directs any special needs problems to the appropriate manager/specialist/coordinator or supervisor.

    Record keeping

      1. Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.
      2. Supervises or orders supplies as needed and takes inventory as requested.

      d.   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.

      Supervision

      1. Makes daily job assignments within the classroom, provides instruction in performing job duties and models appropriate classroom practices.
      2. Sets the standards of the classroom and goals for staff members supervised and other classroom staff, monitors progress toward goals, provides regular feedback and submits performance appraisals in a timely manner.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    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; 

    I. EXPERIENCE

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    27 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field

    9 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood   Education or a related field.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Teacher - Nantucket

    Location: Nantucket, MA              Apply For this Job

    $12.00 hourly on CDA on AA waiver

    $12.50 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $13.00 hourly AA

     

    JOB TITLE: 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.

    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.

    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.

    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:

     

    • Must be 21 years of age and have a HS diploma or equivalent.

    • Must be Preschool Teacher Certified from the Department of Early Education and Care.

    • Must have six (6) months of experience teaching preschool children.

    • Must have a Child Development Associate Credential and be enrolled in an AssociatesDegree Program in Early Childhood to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire,
    • or An Associates Degree in Early Childhood or an Associates Degree in a related field with six (6) courses in early childhood or enrolled in classes to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire. 

    • EEC qualified toddler teacher • preschool teaching experience 
    • Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification

    • All educators must demonstrate and maintain at all times physical, mental and emotional ability to care for the children for whom they are responsible in a way that meets the generally accepted physical, social, emotional and intellectual need of children. Educators must follow good personal hygiene at all times.

    I. EXPERIENCE

    • 36 months of experience if you have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
    • 27 months of experience if you have a Certificate such as a CDA Credential, community college.
    • 18 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
    • 27 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field
    • 18 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field
    • 9 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Assistant Teacher - Nantucket, MA

    Location: Nantucket, MA              Apply For this Job

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Assistant Teacher- Hyannis, MA

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Center Supervisor - Hyannis

    Location: Hyannis, MA               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    $1520.00 Bi-Weekly AA Degree

    $1600.00 Bi-Weekly BA Degree

    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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)    Receives and responds to verbal and written complaints about the program/center while managing the Parent/Community Complaint procedure at the center level.

    10) Implements and supports “best practices” in early education programming in conjunction with the early childhood staff when applicable.

    11) Plans for and equips indoor and outdoor areas to meet children’s developmental and safety needs in accordance with budget.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is current CDA credential. Associate’s degree or higher in early education, child development or other related education or human service degree with experience working with young children preferred.

     At least two years of experience working with young children and families required and six (6) months of work experience as a Lead Teacher. 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

     

    On Call Assistant Teacher

    Location: Hyannis, MA, Wareham, MA, Centerville, MA, Falmouth, MA, Bourne, MA              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: On Call Assistant Teacher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Lead Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Assistant Teacher - Centerville, MA

    Location: Centerville, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    On Call Assistant Teacher - Bourne

    Location: Bourne, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $
    Weeks per Year: On Call
    Hours Per Week: On Call

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Assistant Teacher - West Yarmouth

    Location: West Yarmouth, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12- $
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Assistant Teacher - Dennisport

    Location: Dennisport, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    On Call Assistant Teacher - Falmouth

    Location: Falmouth, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $
    Weeks per Year: On Call
    Hours Per Week: On Call

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Assistant Teacher - East Wareham

    Location: E. Wareham, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12- $
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Center Supervisor - Dennisport, MA

    Location: Dennisport, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 1,520.00- $ 1,600.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    $1520.00 Bi-Weekly AA Degree

    $1600.00 Bi-Weekly BA Degree

    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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)    Receives and responds to verbal and written complaints about the program/center while managing the Parent/Community Complaint procedure at the center level.

    10) Implements and supports “best practices” in early education programming in conjunction with the early childhood staff when applicable.

    11) Plans for and equips indoor and outdoor areas to meet children’s developmental and safety needs in accordance with budget.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is current CDA credential. Associate’s degree or higher in early education, child development or other related education or human service degree with experience working with young children preferred.

    At least two years of experience working with young children and families required and six (6) months of work experience as a Lead Teacher. 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Center Supervisor - Falmouth, MA

    Location: Falmouth, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 1,520.00- $ 1,600.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    $1520.00 Bi-Weekly AA Degree

    $1600.00 Bi-Weekly BA Degree

    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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)    Receives and responds to verbal and written complaints about the program/center while managing the Parent/Community Complaint procedure at the center level.

    10) Implements and supports “best practices” in early education programming in conjunction with the early childhood staff when applicable.

    11) Plans for and equips indoor and outdoor areas to meet children’s developmental and safety needs in accordance with budget.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is current CDA credential. Associate’s degree or higher in early education, child development or other related education or human service degree with experience working with young children preferred.

    At least two years of experience working with young children and families required and six (6) months of work experience as a Lead Teacher. 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Center Supervisor - E. Wareham, MA

    Location: E. Wareham, WA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 1,520.00- $ 1,600.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    $1520.00 Bi-Weekly AA Degree

    $1600.00 Bi-Weekly BA Degree

    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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)    Receives and responds to verbal and written complaints about the program/center while managing the Parent/Community Complaint procedure at the center level.

    10) Implements and supports “best practices” in early education programming in conjunction with the early childhood staff when applicable.

    11) Plans for and equips indoor and outdoor areas to meet children’s developmental and safety needs in accordance with budget.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is current CDA credential. Associate’s degree or higher in early education, child development or other related education or human service degree with experience working with young children preferred.

    At least two years of experience working with young children and families required and six (6) months of work experience as a Lead Teacher. 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Center Supervisor - W. Yarmouth

    Location: W. Yarmouth, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 1,520.00- $ 1,600.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    $1520.00 Bi-Weekly AA Degree

    $1600.00 Bi-Weekly BA Degree

    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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)    Receives and responds to verbal and written complaints about the program/center while managing the Parent/Community Complaint procedure at the center level.

    10) Implements and supports “best practices” in early education programming in conjunction with the early childhood staff when applicable.

    11) Plans for and equips indoor and outdoor areas to meet children’s developmental and safety needs in accordance with budget.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is current CDA credential. Associate’s degree or higher in early education, child development or other related education or human service degree with experience working with young children preferred.

    At least two years of experience working with young children and families required and six (6) months of work experience as a Lead Teacher. 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Lead Teacher - Falmouth

    Location: Falmouth, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 14.00- $ 15.00
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $13.00 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $14.00 hourly AA  

    $15.00 hourly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Lead Teacher

    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.  

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    Preschool Program Implementation

    1. Supervises all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities.
    2. 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. Directs any special needs problems to the appropriate manager/specialist/coordinator or supervisor.

    Record keeping

      1. Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.
      2. Supervises or orders supplies as needed and takes inventory as requested.

      d.   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.

      Supervision

      1. Makes daily job assignments within the classroom, provides instruction in performing job duties and models appropriate classroom practices.
      2. Sets the standards of the classroom and goals for staff members supervised and other classroom staff, monitors progress toward goals, provides regular feedback and submits performance appraisals in a timely manner.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    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; 

    I. EXPERIENCE

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    27 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field

    9 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood   Education or a related field.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Lead Teacher - Nantucket

    Location: Nantucket, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 14.00- $ 15.00
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $13.00 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $14.00 hourly AA  

    $15.00 hourly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Lead Teacher

    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.  

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    Preschool Program Implementation

    1. Supervises all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities.
    2. 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. Directs any special needs problems to the appropriate manager/specialist/coordinator or supervisor.

    Record keeping

      1. Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.
      2. Supervises or orders supplies as needed and takes inventory as requested.

      d.   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.

      Supervision

      1. Makes daily job assignments within the classroom, provides instruction in performing job duties and models appropriate classroom practices.
      2. Sets the standards of the classroom and goals for staff members supervised and other classroom staff, monitors progress toward goals, provides regular feedback and submits performance appraisals in a timely manner.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    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; 

    I. EXPERIENCE

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    27 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field

    9 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood   Education or a related field.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Teacher - Hyannis

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.50- $ 13.00
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $12.00 hourly on CDA on AA waiver

    $12.50 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $13.00 hourly AA

    JOB TITLE: 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.

    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.

    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.

    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:

    • Must be 21 years of age and have a HS diploma or equivalent.

    • Must be Preschool Teacher Certified from the Department of Early Education and Care.

    • Must have six (6) months of experience teaching preschool children.

    • Must have a Child Development Associate Credential and be enrolled in an AssociatesDegree Program in Early Childhood to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire,
    • or An Associates Degree in Early Childhood or an Associates Degree in a related field with six (6) courses in early childhood or enrolled in classes to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire. 

    • EEC qualified toddler teacher • preschool teaching experience 
    • Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification

    • All educators must demonstrate and maintain at all times physical, mental and emotional ability to care for the children for whom they are responsible in a way that meets the generally accepted physical, social, emotional and intellectual need of children. Educators must follow good personal hygiene at all times.

    I. EXPERIENCE

    • 36 months of experience if you have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
    • 27 months of experience if you have a Certificate such as a CDA Credential, community college.
    • 18 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
    • 27 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field
    • 18 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field
    • 9 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Teacher - Falmouth

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.50- $ 13.00
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $12.00 hourly on CDA on AA waiver

    $12.50 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $13.00 hourly AA

    JOB TITLE: 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.

    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.

    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.

    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:

     

    • Must be 21 years of age and have a HS diploma or equivalent.

    • Must be Preschool Teacher Certified from the Department of Early Education and Care.

    • Must have six (6) months of experience teaching preschool children.

    • Must have a Child Development Associate Credential and be enrolled in an AssociatesDegree Program in Early Childhood to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire,
    • or An Associates Degree in Early Childhood or an Associates Degree in a related field with six (6) courses in early childhood or enrolled in classes to be completed within two (2) years of date of hire. 

    • EEC qualified toddler teacher • preschool teaching experience 
    • Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification

    • All educators must demonstrate and maintain at all times physical, mental and emotional ability to care for the children for whom they are responsible in a way that meets the generally accepted physical, social, emotional and intellectual need of children. Educators must follow good personal hygiene at all times.

    I. EXPERIENCE

    • 36 months of experience if you have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
    • 27 months of experience if you have a Certificate such as a CDA Credential, community college.
    • 18 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
    • 27 months of experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field
    • 18 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field
    • 9 months of experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Family Advocate - Dennisport, MA

    Location: Dennisport, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period:
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $ 15.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Family Advocate

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Family & Community Partnership Manager

    This position will start on July 1, 2019

    $12.00 Hourly HS/GED
    $13.00 Hourly CDA
    $14.00 Hourly AA
    $15.00 Hourly BA

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF WHAT THE POSITION DOES
    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.

    a. Program Development and Planning
    1) Coordinates with center staff to integrate family partnership goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.
    2) Participates in team management functions of planning, implementing and evaluating Family and Community Partnership goals and objectives.
    3) Participates in in-service, workshops, conferences and college courses to enhance skills.

    b. Program Implementation
    1) Recruits prospective families and assists with enrollment process.
    2) Conducts home visits to facilitate family plans, assists families in achieving identified goals and follow-up on referrals. Acts as a case manager and works cooperatively with local agencies to assist families to linkup with services in the local community.
    3) Assists with the completion of the child health screening, other required screenings and assessments and is familiar with referral requirements.
    4) Conducts and documents follow-up on all referrals.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Minimum requirement is, within eighteen months of hire, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). 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.

    Must have reliable transportation and if/when using own vehicle must have minimum automobile coverage required by state of employment.

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

     

     

     

    On-Call Assistant Teacher - E. Wareham

    Location: E. Wareham, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12- $
    Weeks per Year: On Call
    Hours Per Week: On Call

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: On Call Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    On Call Assistant Teacher - Centerville

    Location: Centerville, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12- $
    Weeks per Year: On Call
    Hours Per Week: On Call

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    On Call Assistant Teacher - Hyannis

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $
    Weeks per Year: On Call
    Hours Per Week: On Call

    $12.00 hourly HS/GED or higher

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    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.

    Bus Monitor

    1. Notifies driver and/or supervisor of any safety issues or concerns.
    2. Interacts with children throughout their time on the bus to extend and reinforce classroom learning.
    3. Collaborates with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
    4. Addresses child safety and behavioral concerns while the bus is in motion.
    5. Ensures that each child is restrained in an appropriate Child Safety Restraint System (CSRS) that is correctly adjusted for the child.

    Maintenance and Record keeping

    1. Assists driver in keeping the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.
    2. Assists with cleaning the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.
    3. Maintains accurate record keeping for program requirements.
    4. Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the Bus Driver.

    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.

    Disabilities Aide

    1. Works with assigned children with disabilities.
    2. Supports the work of the classroom staff and managers, specialists and/or mental health consultant in carrying out individual plans for children with special needs.
    3. With direction from professional staff, follows IEP/IFSP.

    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).

     

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Center Supervisor - Bourne, MA

    Location: Bourne, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 1,520.00- $ 1,600.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    $1520.00 Bi-Weekly AA Degree

    $1600.00 Bi-Weekly BA Degree

    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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)    Receives and responds to verbal and written complaints about the program/center while managing the Parent/Community Complaint procedure at the center level.

    10)Implements and supports “best practices” in early education programming in conjunction with the early childhood staff when applicable.

    11)Plans for and equips indoor and outdoor areas to meet children’s developmental and safety needs in accordance with budget.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is current CDA credential. Associate’s degree or higher in early education, child development or other related education or human service degree with experience working with young children preferred.

    At least two years of experience working with young children and families required and six(6) months of work experience as a Lead Teacher. 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Family Advocate - Hyannis, MA

    Location: Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $ 16.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Family Advocate

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Family & Community Partnership Manager

    This position will start on July 1, 2019

    $12.00 Hourly HS/GED
    $13.00 Hourly CDA
    $14.00 Hourly AA
    $15.00 Hourly BA

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF WHAT THE POSITION DOES
    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.

    a. Program Development and Planning
    1) Coordinates with center staff to integrate family partnership goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.
    2) Participates in team management functions of planning, implementing and evaluating Family and Community Partnership goals and objectives.
    3) Participates in in-service, workshops, conferences and college courses to enhance skills.

    b. Program Implementation
    1) Recruits prospective families and assists with enrollment process.
    2) Conducts home visits to facilitate family plans, assists families in achieving identified goals and follow-up on referrals. Acts as a case manager and works cooperatively with local agencies to assist families to linkup with services in the local community.
    3) Assists with the completion of the child health screening, other required screenings and assessments and is familiar with referral requirements.
    4) Conducts and documents follow-up on all referrals.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Minimum requirement is, within eighteen months of hire, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). 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.

    Must have reliable transportation and if/when using own vehicle must have minimum automobile coverage required by state of employment.

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

     

     

     

    Lead Teacher - East Wareham, MA

    Location: East Wareham, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 13.00- $ 15.00
    Weeks per Year: 40
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $13.00 hourly One Year Cert with AA waiver

    $14.00 hourly AA  

    $15.00 hourly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Lead Teacher

    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.  

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    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.

    Preschool Program Implementation

    1. Supervises all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities.
    2. 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. Directs any special needs problems to the appropriate manager/specialist/coordinator or supervisor.

    Record keeping

      1. Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.
      2. Supervises or orders supplies as needed and takes inventory as requested.

      d.   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.

      Supervision

      1. Makes daily job assignments within the classroom, provides instruction in performing job duties and models appropriate classroom practices.
      2. Sets the standards of the classroom and goals for staff members supervised and other classroom staff, monitors progress toward goals, provides regular feedback and submits performance appraisals in a timely manner.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    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; 

    I. EXPERIENCE

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field

    27 months of Preschool experience if you have an associate's degree in an unrelated field

    18 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in an unrelated field

    9 months of Preschool experience if you have a bachelor's or advanced degree in Early Childhood   Education or a related field.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

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

     

    Facilities/Transportation Manager

    Location:Hyannis, MA              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ $24.00- $ 24.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    $1,920.00 bi-weekly BA or higher

    JOB TITLE: Facilities /Transportation Manager

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Providing safe, healthy facilities that meets all local, state and federal regulations is crucial to the operation of a Head Start/Early Head Start program.  This position is responsible for overall management of the Head Start/Early Head Start facilities by ensuring that all buildings meet federal, state and local licensing requirements pertinent to type of use and that all required licenses are up to date.  In addition this position ensures that leases, contracts or agreements for all sites are current with appropriate signatures, oversees the maintenance and cleaning of buildings to ensure that they are clean, safe and in useable condition and works with outside contractors and service oriented businesses, as necessary. The position conducts regular health and safety inspections of buildings and playgrounds and chairs the Head Start Safety Committee. 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 overall operation of the Head Start/Early Head Start transportation (agency vehicle) program ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents/families between program activities and on field trips (where applicable). Responsibilities include overseeing the minor maintenance of the buses and/or agency vehicle, ensuring that they are kept clean and in safe repair at all times; ensuring licenses, insurance, inspections and other required permits are maintained to comply with all local, state and federal regulations.  In addition, this position oversees any vehicle leasing and/or transportation contracts; cost-effective vehicle maintenance agreements with vendors.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Oversees the Head Start facilities and assures they meet all requirements.
    2. Develops and implements a centralized purchasing system to support facilities with such items as equipment, supplies, repairs and maintenance.
    3. Develops and implements systems for building security and maintenance.
    4. Establishes and facilitates a Safety Committee to support safe and healthy environments of care at the centers, kitchens and offices.
    5. Oversees Child Safety sections of Performance Standards to include fire drills, first aid kits.
    6. Writes, reviews and revises the Transportation Work Plan annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the work plan. Monitors compliance with the Head Start/Early Head Start Work Plan, and the Head Start Performance Standards in the applicable content areas and sub-areas assigned.
    7. Establishes policies and procedures for the transportation portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of transportation services.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    A minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D. with two (2) years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance, facilities management, transportation systems and food services management is required.  Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.  Previous experience with lease management and contracting preferred.  Associates’ degree preferred. 

     

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

     

     

                                                        

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