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Child Start is medium-sized organization that operates part day/ part year and full day/ year round Early Head Start and Head Start programs in Napa and Solano Counties. All open positions are listed below.

JOB TITLE: FACILITIES SUPPORT/DRIVER
Period of Employment: Full-time/year-round
Hours: 32hrs/week (M, T, W, TH, some Sat. 7:30a-4:00p)

Program/Department: Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.
Salary: $15/hr

General Summary:

Responsible for maintaining a database for supplies and equipment at the Distribution facility and ensuring a system for timely ordering, receiving, and distribution of supplies to the Head Start Centers. Assist with preventative maintenance and landscaping. Also assist with coordination of organized and timely courier service, will assume driving responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications:

1) Effective communication and personal computer skills using Word and Excel.

2) Current driver’s license and good DMV report

3) Ability to life 50 pounds frequently

4) Ability to use step stool, small and large ladders

5) Landscaping experience

6) Maintenance

7) Route driving

JOB TITLE: REGIONAL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER (Floater as needed)
Period of Employment: Full-time/year-round
Hours: 40hrs/week
Program/Department: Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.
Salary: $13.57-$15.40 DOE

General Summary:
Under the direction of the Center Director, provides instruction and assists in planning and implementation of center-based curriculum for children and families to meet all requirements outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards. *Please refer to the job description for the complete explanation of duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications:
24 ECE units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision. Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates and college transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.

JOB TITLE: CENTER DIRECTOR 1 FOR HEAD START PROGRAM
Period of Employment: 10 Months
Hours: 40hrs per week
Program/Department: Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off.
Salary: $3,712.80/month

General Summary:
The Center Director serves as the educational lead for a center in the Early Head Start Program with responsibilities including the following: Ensures full implementation of all aspects of Child Start’s early learning program.

Qualifications:
AA degree in Early Childhood Education required/BA preferred. Two years previous experience teaching in an early childhood setting; experience with supervision, management or coaching preferred. Experience managing a preschool program.

JOB TITLE: ASSOCIATE TEACHER
Period of Employment: Year-round for FDFY or 9.5 months for PDPY sites
Hours: 40hrs/week
Program/Department: Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.
Salary: $13.57-$15.40 DOE

General Summary:
Under the direction of the Center Director, provides instruction and assists in planning and implementation of center-based curriculum for children and families to meet all requirements outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards. *Please refer to the job description for the complete explanation of duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications:
24 ECE units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision. Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates and college transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.

JOB TITLE: PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Period of Employment: 12 months
Hours: Full-time/Non-Exempt
Program/Department: Head Start/Early Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.
Salary: $16.01-$20.71 depending on education

General Summary:
Under the direction of the Center Director, supports the day to day care for infants and toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom using developmentally appropriate practices and curriculum, Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) philosophies, building responsive relationships with children and families as outlines in Early Head Start Performance Standards.

Qualifications:
AA or BA degree in ECE/Child Development or related degree, including 6 Infant/Toddler units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision Preferred. And Minimum of one year teaching experience in a licensed infant/toddler child care center or comparable group child care program (previous experience teaching in an Early Head Start program highly desired) Or Minimum of 24 ECE units, including 6 Infant/Toddler units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision. And

  • Minimum of one year teaching experience in a licensed infant/toddler child care center or comparable group child care program (previous experience teaching in an Early Head Start program highly desired)
  • Touch points trained or will need to go to next training. CECFFL Training desired.
  • Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates and college transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.
  • 15 hours Health and Safety

JOB TITLE: PRIMARY CAREGIVER ASSISTANT
Period of Employment: Year-round for FDFY
Hours: 40hrs/week
Program/Department: Early Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.
Salary: $11.51/hour

General Summary:
Under the direction of the Center Director, supports the day to day care of infants and toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom using developmentally appropriate practices and curriculum, Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) philosophies, building responsive relationships with children and families.

Qualifications:
15 ECE Core units including 3 units infant/toddler.

JOB TITLE: EARLY HEAD START HOME BASE VISITOR
Period of Employment: Year Round for FDFY
Hours: 40hrs/week
Program/Department: Early Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid-time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.
Salary: $17.53/hour

General Summary:
Responsible for the development and implementation of individualized programs for infant/toddlers and their families, in the context of the family’s culture and with maximum participation of the parents, as the primary teachers of their children.

Qualifications:
AA/BA in Early Childhood Education with a minimum of 3 units in Infant/Toddler studies, or AA/BA in Social Work, Psychology, or other related field AND: two years of full-time experience in teaching low-income, multi-ethnic infants/toddlers, OR 12 Core ECE units, including 3 units Infant/Toddler required. Bilingual English/Spanish required.

JOB TITLE: ON-CALL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
Period of Employment: On-call as needed
Hours: 40hrs/week
Program/Department: Early Head Start/Head Start
Benefits: Not available
Salary: $12.45- $22.40/hr, depending on education

General Summary:
Provides support to the center staff to facilitate optimum delivery of services. Responsible for partnering with the teaching staff to further the emotional, cognitive and social development of Head Start children by implementing relationship-based, developmentally appropriate program services.

Qualifications:
From 6 Early Childhood Education Core units (including Child Development, Child, Family, Community, and a curriculum course); up to a BA degree in Early Childhood Education. (No interview required for this position; it’s a great way to get paid while learning about Head Start!)

JOB TITLE: EARLY HEAD START CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIP COACH

Period of Employment: FT/12 months

Hours: 40hrs/week
Program/Department: Early Head Start/Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental 401K, paid time off.

Salary: $22/hour starting pay

General Summary:

The Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) Coach works in partnership with licensed child care centers and family child care homes, contracted Early Head Start Providers, and Early Head Start Families to ensure comprehensive services and high quality child care in Napa and Solano counties.

Qualifications:

Profession requirements based on the current Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Act: A baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education; OR A baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.

JOB TITLE: LEAD PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Period of Employment: Full Time
Hours: 40hrs/week
Program/Department: Head Start
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.

Salary: $19.33-$21.83/hour DOE

General Summary:

Under the direction of the Center Director, provides instruction and assists in planning and implementation of center-based curriculum

Qualifications:

AA or AS degree minimum in ECE with at least 3 units Admin/Supervision. Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certification.