Salary increases with an associates' or bachelors'.
Under the direction of the Center Director and classroom Teacher, assist in the teaching and learning activities of the classroom in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, California State Regulation (Title 22) and Agency requirements. Assist the teacher in a Head Start setting providing a comprehensive program to meet educational, emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of children.
In accordance with federal guidelines, applicants must also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless eligible for accommodation.
Annual pay rate step increases (5%)
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Employer-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
403 (b) retirement plan with matching agency contributions (up to 6%)
An Associate's Degree with 12 semester credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. The ability to get an Associate Teacher Permit/or Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) within the first 90 days of employment.
Early Head Start: Same as above and including three semester units of Infant Toddler Development courses.
In addition, if you do not have an Associate but you do have 12 completed units in Child Development you may qualify for our Classroom Instructional Assistant position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Assist the teacher in planning and maintaining a safe, clean, learning environment and in assuring the well-being and safety of the children in his/her care
Maintain a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher, volunteers, parents, and program specialists in planning and implementing activities;
Assist teacher to implement the developmental assessment for each child to determine the child’s strengths and areas in which each child may need help;
Plan with and assist the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities;
Assist the teacher in maintaining a confidential assessment binder, consisting of developmental assessments, individual goals, and observations of progress toward meeting goals;
Assist teacher in implementing behavior plans designed by resource/mentor teachers and/or mental health specialist;
Maintain discipline and supervision of children during all activities;
Please submit a resume if interested.
***Applications and job descriptions can be obtained on-line at akaheadstart.org under the "Career Opportunities" tab.
IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 as amended, employment candidate will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. Head Start regulations require that no person shall work in any Head Start program until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities.
No person will be denied employment, discriminated against, or prohibited from participating fully in employment opportunities for reasons of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion(including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), age, gender, gender identity, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic characteristic, marital status, military or veteran
“The mission of All Kids Academy Head Start is to serve children, families, and communities by closing the achievement gap. To this end, we provide quality school readiness and comprehensive services; and partner with families to support their hopes and desires, in achieving their maximum potential as productive members of society.”