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    Cook

    Location: Trinidad- 513 Alta St. Trinidad, CO 81082              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ 14.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    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.

     

     

    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.

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

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Teacher Preschool

    Location: Sanford- 390 Greenleaf St. Sanford, CO 81151              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 18.00- $ 20.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    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 child care licensing purposes.

    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 bachelor’s 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.

    $18.00 Hourly on a waiver

    $19.00 Hourly AA Degree

    $20.00 Hourly BA Degree or Higher

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

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

    OR

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

    Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered and may not receive a response.

    Full Benefits available including medical, vision, dental and life insurance.
    Paid Holidays and scheduled closures. Tuition Reimbursement to qualified candidates upon approval.

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

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    Assistant Teacher

    Location: Sanford- 390 Greenleaf Street Sanford, CO 81151              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 16.00- $ 17.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF WHAT THE POSITION DOES

    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.

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge: 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.

    Abilities: 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.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    • Ability to communicate both written and orally.
    • Ability to follow directions from both written and oral instructions.
    • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
    • Ability to communicate with families and children in a positive and helpful manner.
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from community.
    • Some Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

    REASONING SKILLS

    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

      OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Ability to exhibit patience and tact when communicating with children, families, staff, management, referral sources and the public.
    • Ability to project professionalism in conducting daily activities.

    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. 

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

    $16.00 Hourly with CDA

    $17.00 Hourly with AA Degree or Higher 

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Sanford- 390 Greenleaf Street, Sanford, CO 81151              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Fixed Salary: $ 12.50 hourly
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: See Organization 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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.).
    7. Serves as a temporary substitute in the periodic absence of the assistant teacher or teacher.
    8. Assist teacher implementing Active Supervision in the classroom and during outdoor activities.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred. Some states may require additional requirements for kitchen aide duties (i.e., kitchen permit).

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

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Assistant Teacher

    Location:Trinidad - 513 Alta Street, Trinidad, CO 81082              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 16.00- $ 17.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF WHAT THE POSITION DOES

    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.

     

     KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge: 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.

     Abilities: 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.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    • Ability to communicate both written and orally.
    • Ability to follow directions from both written and oral instructions.
    • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
    • Ability to communicate with families and children in a positive and helpful manner.
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from community.
    • Some Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

     

    REASONING SKILLS

    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

       

      OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Ability to exhibit patience and tact when communicating with children, families, staff, management, referral sources and the public.
    • Ability to project professionalism in conducting daily activities.

     

    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. 

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

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Program Aide

    Location:Alamosa, CO - Boyd 1107 Hunt Ave, Alamosa, CO 81101              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Fixed Salary: $ 12.50 hourly
    Weeks per Year: 42
    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.).
    7. Serves as a temporary substitute in the periodic absence of the assistant teacher or teacher.
    8. Assist teacher implementing Active Supervision in the classroom and during outdoor activities.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred. Some states may require additional requirements for kitchen aide duties (i.e., kitchen permit).

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

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Program Aide

    Location:Walsenburg, CO - 375 W. Pine St, Walsenburg, CO 81089              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Fixed Salary: $ 12.50 hourly
    Weeks per Year: 42
    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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

    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.).
    7. Serves as a temporary substitute in the periodic absence of the assistant teacher or teacher.
    8. Assist teacher implementing Active Supervision in the classroom and during outdoor activities.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is that the individual be 18 years of age. This is an entry-level position requiring no previous education or experience unless there is a local or state regulation that requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. A high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred. Some states may require additional requirements for kitchen aide duties (i.e., kitchen permit).

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

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Assistant Teacher

    Location:Pueblo- Seton 330 Lake Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 16.00- $ 17.00
    Weeks per Year: 42
    Hours Per Week: 40

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF WHAT THE POSITION DOES

    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.

     

     KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge: 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.

     Abilities: 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.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    • Ability to communicate both written and orally.
    • Ability to follow directions from both written and oral instructions.
    • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
    • Ability to communicate with families and children in a positive and helpful manner.
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from community.
    • Some Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

     

    REASONING SKILLS

    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

       

      OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Ability to exhibit patience and tact when communicating with children, families, staff, management, referral sources and the public.
    • Ability to project professionalism in conducting daily activities.

     

    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. 

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

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Custodian

    Location:Sanford - 390 Greenleaf St. Sanford, CO 81151              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Fixed Salary: $ 12.00
    Weeks per Year: 52
    Hours Per Week: 40

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is responsible for ensuring clean, safe, functional facilities by performing cleaning and maintenance activities as well as some repair activities including plumbing, electrical, carpentry and painting when professional licensure is not required.

    EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES

    1. Cleans facilities on a daily basis and ensures that assigned facilities are clean and free of hazards. Cleans classrooms, hallways, floors, bathrooms, offices, entrances, etc.

    2. Performs routine preventative maintenance such as replacing filters on cooling equipment.

    3. Performs routine maintenance of buildings and grounds during program breaks and more often, as needed.

    4. Performs outdoor tasks such as snow removal, sweeping steps, porches and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees, raking gravel or leaves, clearing parking areas, etc.

    5. Performs minor plumbing, painting, carpentry and some electrical repairs or repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required.

    6. Keeps and updates documentation such as Safety Data Sheets, repairs plans and procurement information.

    7. Accurately procures the supplies, equipment and work that is required to maintain the facility.

    8. Acquires knowledge of federal, state and local safety requirements and building code requirements related to Head Start/Early Head Start facilities.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The above knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through experience in custodial, maintenance services and/or in the area of janitorial services. 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.

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

    Be sure to complete the application in its entirety including job titles and major duties and education.

    See resume is not acceptable and incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered and may not receive a response.

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

     

    Family Advocate

    Location: Alamosa- Boyd - 1107 Hunt Ave., Alamosa, CO 81101              Apply For this Job      Aplicar en español

    Pay Period: Biweekly
    Salary Range: $ 13.26- $ 16.32
    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.

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of social work and human behavior. Knowledge of human development and health. Knowledge of the social services and health services available in the area. Knowledge of computer data entry processes. Knowledge of family-centered practices. Knowledge of local resources, customs and language helpful.

     Abilities: Ability to know and implement the Head Start Performance Standards and requirements and policies of CDI Head Start. Ability to exercise professional judgment in evaluating before making decisions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, children, parents, outside agencies and the public. Ability to use computer for data entry functions. Ability to keep all information strictly confidential. Reliable transportation to get self to and from homes, agencies, Head Start/Early Head Start and other locations.

     EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

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

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

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

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

     $13.26 Hourly HS/GED

     $14.03 Hourly FSW Credential

     $15.30 Hourly AA Degree

     $16.32 Hourly BA Degree

    Be sure to complete the application in its entirety including job titles and major duties and education.

    See resume is not acceptable and incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered and may not receive a response.

    CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

                                                        

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