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    Cook

    Location: North Tonawanda              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.05- $ 12.05
    Weeks per Year: 41
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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:

    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.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start/Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Becomes thoroughly familiar with CDI Head Start Employee Handbook:  Human Resources Policies and Procedures, CDI Head Start Operations Manual and all other CDI HS handbooks, manuals and resources and adheres to them.

    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

    Location: Newfane Academy HS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.05- $ 12.50
    Weeks per Year: 41
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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:

    Knowledge of the basics of working with preschool children.  Knowledge of the purpose of the Head Start program.  Knowledge of local resources, customs and languages helpful.   

    Ability to relate sensitively with children and to work well with staff, parents and families.  Ability to follow directions and take initiative.  Ability to keep all information regarding families strictly confidential.  Ability to communicate effectively with children, families and staff.  Ability to work with typically developing children and children with disabilities. 

     

    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

    Location: Lockport HS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 1,040- $ 1,135
    Weeks per Year: 41
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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 childcare licensing purposes.

    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.
    7. Models and exercises supervisory authority to support other employees in the execution of work duties in a manner consistent with CDI Head Start standards for compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including CDI Head Start policies and procedures reflecting best practices. In addition, supervisors are expected to model exemplary standards of ethical behavior and exercise careful stewardship of program funds, and support those they supervise in adhering to those standards.
    8. Becomes thoroughly familiar with CDI Head Start Employee Handbook: Human Resources Policies and Procedures, CDI Head Start Operations Manual and all other CDI HS handbooks, manuals and resources and adheres to them.
    9. Plans and directs the work of the staff supervised. Observes and gives feedback to staff or volunteers supervised where applicable and other staff as assigned on at least a weekly basis.
    10. Makes appropriate personnel decisions that do not require higher approval and submits others as a recommendation to the supervisor.
    11. Determines appropriate training needs to meet the program goals and objectives and makes the necessary recommendations.
    12. Develops and supports the professional development plan for staff supervised.
    13. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start/Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    14. Monitors compliance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
    15. Develops and implements a plan and system of continuous ongoing monitoring and evaluation of activities within the program.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Current minimum qualification is a combination of two standards. Applicants must meet a requirements of both categories below:

    For Head Start 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.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location: Lockport EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 960.00- $ 1135.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

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

     

    1. EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES--ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    1. Program Development
    1. Attends and participates in all required meetings, activities, pre-service and in-service training that includes but is not limited to 15 hours of classroom focused professional development and methods that comply with applicable State and local laws for identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.
    2. Remains up-to-date on information that pertains to the needs of the children in the program including Head Start Performance Standards, child care licensing regulations and other applicable regulations and practices.
    3. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    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).
    6. Schedules home visits and parent-teacher conferences with families as required and on an as-needed basis and documents these events.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Prepares and maintains a safe, healthy learning environment for children that is positive, developmentally appropriate and experientially-based.
    9. Provides sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dresses in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all-weather conditions.
    10. Works closely with transitional programs, as appropriate, for shared activities, registration, and smooth transition.
    11. Regular and predictable attendance is a requirement of the job.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location:North Tonawanda              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ - $ 12.05
    Weeks per Year: 41
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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:

    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) Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.

    7) Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.

    8) Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.

    9) Does light yard work or snow removal.

    10) Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).

    12) 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.

    13) Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

    14) Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.

    15) Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations

    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.

     

    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location: Newfane EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Based on Qualification: $ 960.00 bi-weekly CDA $ 1,040.00 bi-weekly AA $ 1,135.00 bi-weekly BA
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    About Us:

    In operating more than 220 OHS Interim Managed programs across the country, CDI Head Start has supported the education and development of thousands of young children and their families.  We have also worked with vendors and contractors successfully cultivating community partnerships and vendor relationships. Continuity of services and partnerships are our priority.

    The Benefits+:

    • ?Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
    • ?Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • ?Paid Holidays
    • ?Paid Spring Break and Winter Break*

    Why Should You Apply?

    • ?Teamwork environment
    • ?Career Development Opportunities
    • ?Supportive Leadership
    • ?Giving back to the community
    • ?Helping at-risk children and families

    Infant/Toddler Teacher

    We are looking to employ a qualified Infant/Toddler Teacher, who has a passion for instilling values in young children. The Infant Teacher should possess high energy and the ability to handle the demands of babies and toddlers with different personalities and needs. As a minimum requirement, you must have a current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential and have been trained or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development.

     

    Cook

    Location: Lockport HS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ 12.05 per hour
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    About Us:

    In operating more than 220 OHS Interim Managed programs across the country, CDI Head Start has supported the education and development of thousands of young children and their families.  We have also worked with vendors and contractors successfully cultivating community partnerships and vendor relationships. Continuity of services and partnerships are our priority.

    The Benefits+:

    • ?Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
    • ?Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • ?Paid Holidays
    • ?Paid Spring Break and Winter Break*

    Why Should You Apply?

    • ?Teamwork environment
    • ?Career Development Opportunities
    • ?Supportive Leadership
    • ?Giving back to the community
    Helping at-risk children and families

    Cook

    We are looking to hire a friendly Cook to prepare meals and to serve our children. You will prepare hot items for breakfast and lunch. Other food preparation duties include preparing fruit and vegetables and serving children swiftly and efficiently. The position may prepare foods for infants and toddlers and/or preschool children following the USDA/CACFP standards. As a minimum requirement, you must be 18 years of age and have 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.

     

    Teacher Preschool

    Location:DiFrancesco              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 1040.00- $ 1135.00
    Weeks per Year: 41
    Hours Per Week: 40

     

    About Us:

    In operating more than 220 OHS Interim Managed programs across the country, CDI Head Start has supported the education and development of thousands of young children and their families.  We have also worked with vendors and contractors successfully cultivating community partnerships and vendor relationships. Continuity of services and partnerships are our priority.

     

    The Benefits+:

    • ?Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
    • ?Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • ?Paid Holidays
    • ?Paid Spring Break and Winter Break*

     

    Why Should You Apply?

    • ?Teamwork environment
    • ?Career Development Opportunities
    • ?Supportive Leadership
    • ?Giving back to the community
    • ?Helping at-risk children and families

     

    Where to apply:

     https://tinyurl.com/niagarahsjobs

    Preschool Teacher*

    Our vibrant Preschool Teachers educate, care for, and inspire the young minds at our head start, using a variety of teaching methods. If you have patience, compassion, and energy to help children succeed, apply today! Your classroom is waiting on you. As a minimum requirement, you must have an associate or baccalaureate degree in child development or early childhood education, or equivalent coursework. You may also be enrolled in an associate or baccalaureate degree program in early childhood education, or related field and must be able to obtain the degree within a reasonable timeframe after the initial date of hire.

     

     

    Program Aide

    Location:Ready to Grow Academy EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ - $ 12.05
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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:

    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) Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.

    7) Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.

    8) Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.

    9) Does light yard work or snow removal.

    10) Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).

    12) 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.

    13) Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

    14) Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.

    15) Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations

    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.

     

     

    Family Advocate

    Location:Donavan - EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $ 15.50
    Weeks per Year: 48
    Hours Per Week: 40

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position supports and assists families as they identify and meet their own goals through a family-centered case management model for developing and carrying out the program Family Partnership Agreements and ERSEA including responsibility for child files, enrollment/applications, etc.  This position coordinates with other specialists in the content areas of education, health (medical, dental, nutrition, mental health), services to children with disabilities, parent, family and community engagement, ERESA, data management in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards to provide quality services to children and families and to support the goals of the program. The position may involve reassignment of caseloads and/or center location as deemed necessary for program operations. 

    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.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start/Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Becomes thoroughly familiar with CDI Head Start Employee Handbook:  Human Resources Policies and Procedures, CDI Head Start Operations Manual and all other CDI HS handbooks, manuals and resources and adheres to them.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Family Advocate

    Location:Lockport - EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 12.00- $ 15.50
    Weeks per Year: 48
    Hours Per Week: 40

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position supports and assists families as they identify and meet their own goals through a family-centered case management model for developing and carrying out the program Family Partnership Agreements and ERSEA including responsibility for child files, enrollment/applications, etc.  This position coordinates with other specialists in the content areas of education, health (medical, dental, nutrition, mental health), services to children with disabilities, parent, family and community engagement, ERESA, data management in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards to provide quality services to children and families and to support the goals of the program. The position may involve reassignment of caseloads and/or center location as deemed necessary for program operations. 

    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.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start/Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Becomes thoroughly familiar with CDI Head Start Employee Handbook:  Human Resources Policies and Procedures, CDI Head Start Operations Manual and all other CDI HS handbooks, manuals and resources and adheres to them.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location:Lockport - EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ - $ 12.05
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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:

    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) Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.

    7) Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.

    8) Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.

    9) Does light yard work or snow removal.

    10) Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).

    12) 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.

    13) Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

    14) Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.

    15) Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations

    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:Lockport HS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ - $ 12.05
    Weeks per Year: 41
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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:

    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) Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.

    7) Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.

    8) Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.

    9) Does light yard work or snow removal.

    10) Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).

    12) 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.

    13) Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

    14) Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.

    15) Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations

    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:Donavan - EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ - $ 12.05
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    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:

    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) Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.

    7) Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.

    8) Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.

    9) Does light yard work or snow removal.

    10) Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).

    12) 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.

    13) Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

    14) Substitutes for regular Cook or Assistant Cook as needed.

    15) Assists with inventory maintenance of all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations

    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.

     

     

    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location:Donavan - EHS              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 960.00- $ 1135.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

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

    1. EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES--ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    1. Program Development
    1. Attends and participates in all required meetings, activities, pre-service and in-service training that includes but is not limited to 15 hours of classroom focused professional development and methods that comply with applicable State and local laws for identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.
    2. Remains up-to-date on information that pertains to the needs of the children in the program including Head Start Performance Standards, child care licensing regulations and other applicable regulations and practices.
    3. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    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).
    6. Schedules home visits and parent-teacher conferences with families as required and on an as-needed basis and documents these events.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Prepares and maintains a safe, healthy learning environment for children that is positive, developmentally appropriate and experientially-based.
    9. Provides sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dresses in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all-weather conditions.
    10. Works closely with transitional programs, as appropriate, for shared activities, registration, and smooth transition.
    11. Regular and predictable attendance is a requirement of the job.

    CDI HS is an equal opportunity employer.

                                                        

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