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Website Child Start Inc.

Recruitment TypeOpen until filled

Period of Employment: Year-round for FDFY.
Hours: 32hrs/week.
Program/Department: Early Head Start.
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.

General Summary:
Lead Infant/Toddler Caregivers provide care and coordination for an Early Head Start classroom by maintaining healthy, safe and stimulating environments for 8-9 infants or toddlers.  The Lead Infant/Toddler Caregiver is the lead for the classroom to provide supervision and care of infants and toddlers and ensures the completion of regular documentation, screenings, assessments and coordination of care for children and their families as identified in the Head Start Performance Standards and Community Care Licensing.  Serves as Center Director substitute designee for California Community Care Licensing.   

Education and Experience :

    • Minimum of 24 ECE units, including 3 Infant/Toddler units and at least 3 units Admin/Supervision. Plus, the ability to obtain (within 90 days of hire) and maintain the Child Development Permit through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing at the minimum of Associate Teacher level. 


    • Related AA or BA degree plus 24 ECE units, including 3 Infant/Toddler 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. 
    • 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).     
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