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Requisition Number 16-0251
Post Date 2/16/2017
Title Teacher II
City Chatsworth
State CA
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Do you want to play a key role in our Head Start program to teaching children aged 3-5? Are you a proven child development educator with experience in a classroom setting helping a diverse group children learn and grow while also engaging with parents?

 

CCRC is a one of the largest and widely respected non-profits in California. We cultivate child, family and community well-being through our creative, informative and supportive programs and services. Our 700+ member team serves over 35,000 children and families each month in Northern Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties. Want to work for an agency which believes in team work, having fun and achieving success? If so CCRC could be the right place for you.

 

Join our team…

 

General Summary:  Under the direction of the Center Director, the Teacher will plan and implement individual and group activities designed to stimulate learning for all children.

 

Please note: CCRC’s teaching positions are posted continuously as we recruit for Teachers on a year-round basis. We will review applications in the order received and contact qualified candidates as positions are available.

 

Successful candidates will need the following:

 

·      Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development, or (related field) including a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.

 

·      Related work experience in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, preschool, and Head Start settings.

 

·    Hold a current California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Child Development Teacher permit.

 

·      Ability to converse, write and/or translate in Spanish, strongly desired.

 

·      Criminal Records (e.g. Livescan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index, Sexual Offender Registry, Health and Tuberculosis (TB) test clearances required.

 

·       Hold a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate upon hire or within 30 days of hire.

 

·        Show ability to have flexibility, maturity of judgment, and ability to work collegially.

 

·      Must have strong organizational and leadership skills. Respect each individual, child, and family.

 

·       Guide supervisees to a vision-centered action approach and upholding the values and principles of the organization.

 

·         Experience working with families and young children.

 

·    Valid California Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance and a clean driving record required.

 

·    Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, families, and the community to work as part of a team, and collaborate with colleagues.

 

·       Ability to maintain all assigned workflow and a high level of customer satisfaction in a fast paced working environment.

 

 

Keys areas of responsibility include the ability to:

·       Supervise, evaluate, and train teacher assistant in the policies and procedures of CCRC Head Start, lesson planning, assessments, developmental summary, observations, read and analyze DRDP-PS, IEP, MDTM notes, referrals, individualized logs, children’s files, curriculum, end of the month paperwork, and center reports

 

·       As direct supervisor in the classroom ensure the daily functions of the classroom, act as a mentor and guide teacher assistants in all areas in the education program including but not limited to delegating and rotating classroom responsibilities

 

·       Provide and actively participate in parent conferences, home visits, IEP processes and meetings, weekly planning meetings, and center staff meetings

 

·        Ensure reports required by the Agency and the State are adequate and timely

 

·        Provide leadership by example and through guidance of teacher assistants and volunteers in the vision and principles of CCRC Head Start, and respect of individuals and community

 

·        Provide age appropriate activities for child’s growth in all developmental areas 

 

·        Maintain a system of confidentiality for records and information of Head Start families

 

·        Develop and maintain well-defined lines of communication and professional boundaries with staff and parents

 

·        Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices, effective teaching strategies, regulations, licensing, DCFS, and diversity application

 

 

CCRC is a one of the largest and widely respected non-profits in California. We cultivate child, family and community well-being through our creative, informative and supportive programs and services. Our 700+ member team serves over 35,000 children and families each month in Northern Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties.

CCRC offers a comprehensive employee benefits package which includes:  Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, Life and Long Term Disability insurance, 403(b) plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays including Winter Break, Paid Time Off, plus many other supplemental benefits such as, Credit Union membership and Professional Development Opportunities.

CCRC will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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