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    Cook

    Location: Sallisaw              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ 9.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 35

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families.  A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program.  This position is responsible the ordering, preparing, serving and documenting of meals and snacks.  It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations including inventory control.  The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas.  The position may prepare foods for infants and toddlers and/or preschool children following the USDA/CACFP standards.  Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Food Service

    1. Prepares and serves food and assists in any food related activities as directed and menus as approved by registered dietitian/nutritionist including the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.
    2. Oversees maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.
    3. Oversees the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered.
    4. Oversees full kitchen operations and may supervise additional staff or volunteer assistance (depending on size and scope of workload).
    5. Implements a cost effective food service program according to federal, state and local regulations that is a financially successful operation by helping to control food and labor costs.
    6. Prepares and serves all meals as planned, paying attention to food presentation and freshness.
    7. Ensures that standardized recipes are followed and appropriate quantities of food are prepared and served in accordance with the CACFP meal requirements.
    8. Monitors the acceptance of menu items by children in the program and makes recommendation for menu changes accordingly.

         b. Health And Sanitation

    1. Ensures that there is an established system for cleaning the kitchen and storage rooms so that they are always kept in a clean and sanitary manner.
    2. Reports any kitchen equipment not in good working order to the Head Start/Early Head Start supervisor to ensure the kitchen remains safe and hazard free and follows through on maintenance, repair and replacement procedures.
    3. Ensures that all foods are prepared in a safe and sanitary manner.

          c. Recordkeeping

    1. Responsible for the period purchasing and regular maintenance of food to ensure quality, cost control and adequate inventory.Receives and accounts for food deliveries.
    2. Documents in the menu book, following required USDA/CACFP documentation, food purchased, prepared and served.
    3. Completes a weekly inventory of all food, both perishable and non-perishable. Ensures that inventory is secure.
    4. Completes an equipment and supply inventory on a regular basis.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age and has food preparation experience and be able to comply with any state food permit/health requirements.    Experience in quantity food preparation and inventory control is preferred.  Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred.  This is an entry-level position requiring no education qualifications 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. 

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Assistant Teacher-Kiowa

    Location: Kiowa              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification: $9.00 hourly HS/GED $9.50 hourly CDA $10.50 hourly AA or higher
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Program Aide- On Call

    Location: Sallisaw, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ $8.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: as needed

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location:Kiowa, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ $8.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    20 hours per week.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide- On Call

    Location: Pocola, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ $8.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: as needed

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    4 hours per day as needed.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Stigler (East), OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ $8.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    20 hours per week.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Wilburton, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ $8.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    20 hours per week.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Tahlequah South              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ 8.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    20 hours per week.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location:CASC-Poteau              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Fixed Salary: $ 8.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    20 hours per week.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Assistant Teacher

    Location: LeFlore              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Cook

    Location:Kiowa              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ 9.00 Hourly
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families.  A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program.  This position is responsible the ordering, preparing, serving and documenting of meals and snacks.  It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations including inventory control.  The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas.  The position may prepare foods for infants and toddlers and/or preschool children following the USDA/CACFP standards.  Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Food Service

    1. Prepares and serves food and assists in any food related activities as directed and menus as approved by registered dietitian/nutritionist including the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.
    2. Oversees maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.
    3. Oversees the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered.
    4. Oversees full kitchen operations and may supervise additional staff or volunteer assistance (depending on size and scope of workload).
    5. Implements a cost effective food service program according to federal, state and local regulations that is a financially successful operation by helping to control food and labor costs.
    6. Prepares and serves all meals as planned, paying attention to food presentation and freshness.
    7. Ensures that standardized recipes are followed and appropriate quantities of food are prepared and served in accordance with the CACFP meal requirements.
    8. Monitors the acceptance of menu items by children in the program and makes recommendation for menu changes accordingly.

         b. Health And Sanitation

    1. Ensures that there is an established system for cleaning the kitchen and storage rooms so that they are always kept in a clean and sanitary manner.
    2. Reports any kitchen equipment not in good working order to the Head Start/Early Head Start supervisor to ensure the kitchen remains safe and hazard free and follows through on maintenance, repair and replacement procedures.
    3. Ensures that all foods are prepared in a safe and sanitary manner.

          c. Recordkeeping

    1. Responsible for the period purchasing and regular maintenance of food to ensure quality, cost control and adequate inventory.Receives and accounts for food deliveries.
    2. Documents in the menu book, following required USDA/CACFP documentation, food purchased, prepared and served.
    3. Completes a weekly inventory of all food, both perishable and non-perishable. Ensures that inventory is secure.
    4. Completes an equipment and supply inventory on a regular basis.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age and has food preparation experience and be able to comply with any state food permit/health requirements.    Experience in quantity food preparation and inventory control is preferred.  Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred.  This is an entry-level position requiring no education qualifications 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. 

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Center Supervisor/Teacher Preschool- Marble City

    Location: Marble City              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification: $12.50 hourly CDA with waiver (TPS) $13.50 hourly AA $14.50 hourly BA or higher
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    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. 

    This position serves as the lead worker in a classroom of Head Start children by planning, implementing, and supervising all classroom activities. This position works with typically developing children and children with disabilities.  Because this position is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families, this position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program. The position of Teacher works in tandem with the rest of the parts of the system as an integrated team to support the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.  The position may serve as “site director” for child care licensing purposes.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Administration And Coordination
    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.

         2. Recordkeeping And Fiscal

    1. Maintains filing, tracking and documentation systems.
    2. Submits verbal and/or written reports to immediate supervisor or Program Director on the activities and status of the center on a regular basis.
    3. Monitors staff attendance, collects, verifies and signs all staff time sheets and leave requests, verifying accuracy.
    4. Monitors employee on-site file requirements and keeps them secure in locked files.
    5. Works with family services staff (case managers) to monitor all of children’s files for content, organization and security.

         3. Supervison and Training

    1. With content area managers/specialists/coordinators plans and implements pre-service and ongoing in-service for cooks, teachers, assistant teachers and program aides, etc.
    2. Conducts regular staff meetings.
    3. Arranges for staff training as needed.
    4. Arranges for training and family nights and Parent Committees for parents.Maintains minutes, sign in sheets, in-kind forms, training logs, etc.
    5. Assists staff member responsible for early childhood education and career development to work with individual teachers to develop training plans for obtaining an AA degree or higher in Early Childhood Education.

        4. 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.
    4. Plans and implements learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy and phonemic, print and numeracy awareness, their understanding of the use of language, their understandingand use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science,their problem solving abilities and their approaches to learning.
    5. Implements education lesson plans and daily programs for children in accordance with each child's need, based on a method of observing and recording children’s interests and current levels of functioning.

        5.  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 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.
    6. Participates in the training of parents as requested.
    7. Involves parents in the educational activities of the program:
      1. to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
      2. to assist parents to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

    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; or
    4. Be enrolled in an associate or bachelor degree program in early childhood education (or related degree as defined in # 4 or # 5 above) and be able to obtain the degree within a reasonable timeframe after the initial date of hire into the Teacher position and have an approved waiver in effect.
    5.  Must meet all requirement of DHS childcare licensing and have a current approved Director Credential.

    If a program is going with option 4 with the waiver, it must be noted that the classroom in which this individual is being placed must have at least one staff member with a CDA or State-Awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the training required for the CDA during the time this Teacher position is earning an associates or bachelors degree.

    When using this waiver option the pay scale must be adapted to show an AA waiver for new staff being hired (at a lower level than newly hired staff with an AA degree).  When the staff member completes the AA degree they would move to the AA pay level.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Assistant Teacher-Muldrow

    Location: Muldrow, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Teacher Preschool- Roland

    Location:Roland, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as the lead worker in a classroom of Head Start children by planning, implementing, and supervising all classroom activities. This position works with typically developing children and children with disabilities.  Because this position is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families, this position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program. The position of Teacher works in tandem with the rest of the parts of the system as an integrated team to support the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.  The position may serve as “site director” for child care licensing purposes.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a.    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.
    3. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop a curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    5. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).

         b.  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.
    4. Plans and implements learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy and phonemic, print and numeracy awareness, their understanding of the use of language, their understandingand use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science,their problem solving abilities and their approaches to learning.
    5. Implements education lesson plans and daily programs for children in accordance with each child's need, based on a method of observing and recording children’s interests and current levels of functioning.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

    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; or
    4. Be enrolled in an associate or bachelor degree program in early childhood education (or related degree as defined in # 4 or # 5 above) and be able to obtain the degree within a reasonable timeframe after the initial date of hire into the Teacher position and have an approved waiver in effect.

    If a program is going with option 4 with the waiver, it must be noted that the classroom in which this individual is being placed must have at least one staff member with a CDA or State-Awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the training required for the CDA during the time this Teacher position is earning an associates or bachelors degree.

    When using this waiver option the pay scale must be adapted to show an AA waiver for new staff being hired (at a lower level than newly hired staff with an AA degree).  When the staff member completes the AA degree they would move to the AA pay level.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Program Aide- On Call-Heavener

    Location:Heavener, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ $8.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: as needed

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    4 hours per day as needed.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Teacher Preschool- Muldrow

    Location: Mulrow, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as the lead worker in a classroom of Head Start children by planning, implementing, and supervising all classroom activities. This position works with typically developing children and children with disabilities.  Because this position is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families, this position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program. The position of Teacher works in tandem with the rest of the parts of the system as an integrated team to support the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.  The position may serve as “site director” for child care licensing purposes.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a.    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.
    3. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop a curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    5. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).

         b.  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.
    4. Plans and implements learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy and phonemic, print and numeracy awareness, their understanding of the use of language, their understandingand use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and early science,their problem solving abilities and their approaches to learning.
    5. Implements education lesson plans and daily programs for children in accordance with each child's need, based on a method of observing and recording children’s interests and current levels of functioning.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

    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; or
    4. Be enrolled in an associate or bachelor degree program in early childhood education (or related degree as defined in # 4 or # 5 above) and be able to obtain the degree within a reasonable timeframe after the initial date of hire into the Teacher position and have an approved waiver in effect.

    If a program is going with option 4 with the waiver, it must be noted that the classroom in which this individual is being placed must have at least one staff member with a CDA or State-Awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the training required for the CDA during the time this Teacher position is earning an associates or bachelors degree.

    When using this waiver option the pay scale must be adapted to show an AA waiver for new staff being hired (at a lower level than newly hired staff with an AA degree).  When the staff member completes the AA degree they would move to the AA pay level.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Assistant Teacher- Sallisaw

    Location: Sallisaw, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Cook

    Location: Keota, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ 9.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 35

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families.  A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program.  This position is responsible the ordering, preparing, serving and documenting of meals and snacks.  It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations including inventory control.  The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas.  The position may prepare foods for infants and toddlers and/or preschool children following the USDA/CACFP standards.  Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. Food Service

    1. Prepares and serves food and assists in any food related activities as directed and menus as approved by registered dietitian/nutritionist including the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.
    2. Oversees maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.
    3. Oversees the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered.
    4. Oversees full kitchen operations and may supervise additional staff or volunteer assistance (depending on size and scope of workload).
    5. Implements a cost effective food service program according to federal, state and local regulations that is a financially successful operation by helping to control food and labor costs.
    6. Prepares and serves all meals as planned, paying attention to food presentation and freshness.
    7. Ensures that standardized recipes are followed and appropriate quantities of food are prepared and served in accordance with the CACFP meal requirements.
    8. Monitors the acceptance of menu items by children in the program and makes recommendation for menu changes accordingly.

         b. Health And Sanitation

    1. Ensures that there is an established system for cleaning the kitchen and storage rooms so that they are always kept in a clean and sanitary manner.
    2. Reports any kitchen equipment not in good working order to the Head Start/Early Head Start supervisor to ensure the kitchen remains safe and hazard free and follows through on maintenance, repair and replacement procedures.
    3. Ensures that all foods are prepared in a safe and sanitary manner.

          c. Record Keeping

    1. Responsible for the period purchasing and regular maintenance of food to ensure quality, cost control and adequate inventory.Receives and accounts for food deliveries.
    2. Documents in the menu book, following required USDA/CACFP documentation, food purchased, prepared and served.
    3. Completes a weekly inventory of all food, both perishable and non-perishable. Ensures that inventory is secure.
    4. Completes an equipment and supply inventory on a regular basis.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age and has food preparation experience and be able to comply with any state food permit/health requirements.    Experience in quantity food preparation and inventory control is preferred.  Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred.  This is an entry-level position requiring no education qualifications 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. 

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

     

    Assistant Teacher-CASC- Poteau

    Location:Poteau, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Program Aide

    Location:Heavener, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Fixed Salary: $ 8.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    20 hours per week.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Nutrition Coordinator- Tahlequah Admin Office

    Location: Tahlequah, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification: $18 hourly AA $19 hourly BA
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

    Nutrition Manager

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Nutrition Services are 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.  This position is responsible for the facilitation of the CACFP, nutrition and food services content areas of the Head Start/Early Head Start program. The position is responsible for collaborating on the development and implementation of the program, claim edit checking, tracking and recordkeeping, community relations and outreach.  

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Understands, generates and documents in-kind and other allowable costs applied toward the non-federal share requirement.
    2. Attends all workshops and meetings as deemed necessary by the immediate supervisor.
    3. Attends all required staff and parent meetings and activities.
    4. Responsible for understanding Head Start Performance Standards and local child care licensing regulations.
    5. Expected to be knowledgeable of the regulations associated with prevention of occupational disease and injury, including the exercise of universal precautions and the prevention of contamination.  
    6. Positively promotes Head Start in the community.
      1. Develops a system for monitoring compliance with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements and the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
      2. Conducts a Pre-Visit to each new location as required and utilizes the state agency required forms to conduct a minimum of three required monitoring visits per center per CACFP program year.Conducts additional monitoring reviews that are state specific.
      3. Establishes policies and procedures for the CACFP/nutrition portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of food/nutrition services.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is an associate degree in a nutrition, health, accounting, or finance field or other closely related field.  Consideration may be given to applicants with a high school diploma and a minimum of 2 years CACFP experience who meet additional qualifications listed.  Experience working in nutrition and or food service arena and working with low-income clients preferred.  Experience and knowledge of family-strengths/family-centered practice preferred. Strong mathematical or fiscal experience and knowledge preferred. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

     

    Program Aide-Wister

    Location:Wister, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Fixed Salary: $ 8.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Assistant Teacher

    Location:Quinton               Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 9.50- $ 10.50
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Assistant Teacher- Tahlequah West

    Location:Tahlequah West              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Assistant Teacher-Heavener

    Location:Heavener              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Assistant Teacher-Keota

    Location:Keota, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Program Aide-Liberty

    Location:Liberty              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ $8.00 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 20

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a team to assist in activities in the areas of the classroom, kitchen and bus and/or to serve as a disabilities aide as needed. The position contains elements of job descriptions of positions with titles similar classroom aide, bus monitor, janitor and kitchen aide and as a disabilities aide providing support for children with disabilities.  Works with typically developing children and/or children with special needs/disabilities.   The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers/bus routes as deemed necessary for program operations.  This position may receive content area technical support and training from the staff person responsible for center supervision, teacher, bus driver, staff person responsible for transportation, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

         a. 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.
    4. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and social skills.
    5. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    6. Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises (e.g., at Family Nights, copying newsletters, cutting out classroom materials, making phone calls, etc.).

         b. 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.

         c. 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.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.
    4. Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.
    5. Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    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).

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Assistant Teacher- McAlester

    Location:McAlester, OK              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification:
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program. The position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.   

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

         a. Preschool Classroom Activities

    1. Assists the teacher in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities including lesson plans.
    2. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    3. Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
    4. Participates in the screening, observation and documentation of children.
    5. Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
    6. Helps keep the classroom and its contents clean and orderly.
    7. Is familiar with each child and parent.

         b. 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.
    4. Participates in the training of families as requested.
    5. Involves parents/families in the educational activities of the program:
    • a.)to emphasize their role as the principal influence on the child's education and development; and
    • b.)to assist parents/families to increase their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in basic child development.

         c. 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.
    3. Conduct point of service meal documentation, count meals when children are seated and have been offered a credible meal by USDA standards for portions and components.

    PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;
    2. Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;
    3. An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or
    4. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer. 

                                                        

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