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    Teacher Preschool

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher Preschool

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    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. This position also serves as a social service referral person and shares responsibility for parent involvement in 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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    a.  Program Development

    1. Attends all required training and workshops to include but not limited to 15 hours of classroom focused professional development and methods that comply with applicable State and local laws for identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.
    2. Remains up-to-date on information that pertains to the needs of the children in the program including Head Start Performance Standards, child care licensing regulations and other applicable regulations and practices.
    3. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop a curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    5. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).
    6. Schedules home visits and parent-teacher conferences with families as required and on an as-needed basis and documents these events.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is an AA in a field related to Early Childhood Education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to ECE with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an Early Childhood setting teaching preschool age children. Bilingual preferred.

     

    Teacher Preschool- $1,360.00 Bi-weekly BA

                                       $1,200.00 Bi-weekly AA

     

    Positions are open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

     

    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:Teacher Infant Toddler

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY: 

    This position serves as a teacher (aka caregiver) in a classroom of Early Head Start infants and toddlers by planning, implementing, and supervising all center-based activities. This position may work with infants and toddlers with developmental delays.  Because this position is one part of a large system of services provided to infants/toddlers 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.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Development
    1. Attends and participates in all required meetings, activities, pre-service and in-service training that includes but is not limited to 15 hours of classroom focused professional development and methods that comply with applicable State and local laws for identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.
    2. Remains up-to-date on information that pertains to the needs of the children in the program including Head Start Performance Standards, child care licensing regulations and other applicable regulations and practices.
    3. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.
    4. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    5. Develops an individual plan for each child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).
    6. Schedules home visits and parent-teacher conferences with families as required and on an as-needed basis and documents these events.
    7. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Early Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    8. Prepares and maintains a safe, healthy learning environment for children that is positive, developmentally appropriate and experientially-based.
    9. Provides sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dresses in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    10. Works closely with transitional programs, as appropriate, for shared activities, registration, and smooth transition.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum educational requirement is:

    1. A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential*; and
    2. Have been trained or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development.

     To meet these qualifications, a prospective employee needs to meet one of the following:

    1. Infant/Toddler CDA
    2. Other comparable  e.g.state-type) of credential* (with Infant/Toddler focus; if that is lacking, there must be other training or equivalent coursework to meet that component)
    3. Preschool CDA; plus:
    4. Any degree** in any field; plus
    5. ECE degree

    Teacher Infant Toddler- $1,360.00 Bi-weekly BA        

                                             $1,200.00 Bi-weekly AA

                                             $1,080.00 Bi-weekly CDA        

     

    Administrative Assistant Fiscal

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant Fiscal

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position performs all duties as required to ensure accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and other duties relating to fiscal operations.  Position is responsible for monitoring program expenses, tracking activity in program budget lines and communicating any issues or overspending concerns.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Purchasing/Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
    1. Assists in initial development of line item operating budget and assists in the preparation of budget revisions as necessary.
    2. Assists in the initial implementation of purchasing system including ordering, receiving and payment of invoices.Follows the CDI Head Start Fiscal Manual.
    3. Ensures that bids and quotes are received on major purchases as required by federal procurement regulations.Keeps accurate files of all bids, quotes and contract documents including compliance with Davis Bacon Act where appropriate.Follows the CDI Head Start Bid Procurement Manual.
    4. Records general ledger coding on all appropriate approval documentation such as purchase orders and check requests and also records the general ledger coding on all invoices.
    5. Ensures sure all purchase requisitions have proper approval before any ordering is completed.
    6. Orders items on approved purchase requisitions or approved purchase orders.
    7. Sends original purchase order to vendor.
    8. Checks for sign off on packing slips or other proof of receipts received and matches to the original invoice when received.
    9. Ensures timely payment of all accounts payable.
    10. Trouble shoots Accounts Payable invoices as necessary prior to payment or to correct errors after the fact.
    11. Reconciles all statements that are received by vendors to ensure all expenses have been accounted for and paid.
    12. Contacts vendors to set up CDI HS accounts.Requests and completes credit applications as needed in conjunction with the staff in the Denver office.
    13. Maintains a vendor file for each program vendor.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED with two years direct experience working with purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.  Must possess a basic understanding of accounting systems and have at least one year of direct experience working with an accounting system general ledger and budget. AA degree or higher in a related field preferred.  The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  The position must have the ability to manage numerous tasks, possess good organizational skills, communicate effectively with co-workers and the public, and work collaboratively in a team environment. 

    Administrative Assistant Fiscal- $15.00 Hourly HS/GED | $16.00 hourly AA or higher

    Positions are open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Program Aide

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    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, 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, kitchen staff and/or program managers/specialist/coordinators

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Classroom Aide
    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.
    1. Janitorial Aide Services
      1. Empties trash or garbage containers if needed before the custodian or janitor services.
      2. Sanitizes surfaces, picks up and puts away materials in the classroom or kitchen in order to maintain a safe and organized environment.
      3. Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.
      4. Does light yard work or snow removal.
    2. Kitchen Aide
    1. Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).
    2. Prepares necessary food and serving items for service prior to or after use.These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities.
    3. Participates in food service clean up, inventory and other food service tasks as requested.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is a HS Diploma or GED. Some states may require additional requirements for kitchen aide duties (i.e., kitchen permit). Bilingual preferred.

     Program Aide- $10.00 Hourly HS/GED

     

    Positions are open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Center Supervisor - Jo's

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Center Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Education Services Manager

    GENERAL SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the general and day-to-day operations of a Head Start/Early Head Start center or cluster of outlying centers, covering multiple classrooms, assuring regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations, communicating with parents and the community and supervision and monitoring of all staff working at the assigned center(s).  The position may be reassigned to various centers as deemed necessary for program operations

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Develops and monitors center and staff schedules.

    2. Arranges and schedules substitutes for the center classrooms.

    3. Arranges for family, staff work days for center improvements, fairs, events, etc.

    4. Assists in establishing and fostering a team approach and coordination of services and the sharing of resources among centers within the overall program.

    5. Responsible for monthly safety checks, fire drills and safety meetings as well as updating of the Safety Log.

    6. Investigates any child or staff incidents, assuring all forms are complete and notifying the appropriate authorities and/or supervisor.

    7. Attends IFSP/IEP meetings as needed or requested.

    8. Takes the lead and arranges and attends Family Nights, Parent Committee meetings and works with staff and parents to plan and carry them out.

    9. Receives and responds to verbal and written complaints about the program/center while managing the Parent/Community Complaint procedure at the center level.

    10. Implements and supports “best practices” in early education programming in conjunction with the early childhood staff when applicable. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is an Associate’s degree or higher in early childhood education, child development or other related education or human service degree with at least two years of experience working with young children and families. One year supervisory experience preferred. Some experience in financial management and budgeting preferred.  Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred. Ability to meet the state requirement(s) for “site director” required. 

     $1,600.00 bi-weekly BA ($20.00 hourly) $1,440.00 bi-weekly AA ($18.00 hourly)

     

    Position open until filled.  CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Early Head Start Services Coordinator

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE:  Early Head Start Services Coordinator

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Education Services Manager 

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is responsible for the development and oversight of the entire Early Head Start Services program. This includes working to develop an early childhood education curriculum for infants and toddlers and providing educational resources for staff and parents, ensuring compliance with performance standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education. This position is also responsible for oversight and development of systems to make available opportunities and support for growth of Head Start/Early Head Start families so they can identify their own strengths, needs and interests and find their own solutions.  This position provides oversight and supervision to the home-based program option of the Head Start/Early Head Start program including integration of all content areas as well as setting up and providing linkages with community agencies.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Coordinates the program operations for Education and Early Childhood Development 1302 Subpart C of the Head Start Program Performance Standards for the Early Head Start program.

      1. Develops a program transition protocol for children moving from Early Head Start into the Head Start program or to other preschool placements in the community. Works to assure smooth transition of all children into and out of Early Head Start, particularly children with developmental delays or at risk for developmental delays.

      2. Coordinates with the local Part C early intervention program.

    2. Works closely with the program director and other administrative/management staff to assure adequate classroom supplies and equipment are available to staff and that schedules are appropriate for infants and toddlers.

    3. Observes individual infants/toddlers as requested by teachers and provides suggestions for behavior management and educational programming.

    1. Infant/Toddler Training
    1. Provide support, feedback, and supervision for EHS teachers for continuous improvement using standardized training procedures and a system of professional development.

    2. Support EHS teaching staff to effectively implement curricula and monitor curriculum implementation and fidelity.

    3. Incorporate the training for infant/toddler caregivers provided on ECLKC to ensure staff provide appropriate curriculum and parent/child activities. (Also may use the Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers (PITC))

    4. Provide strategies to support young dual-language learners and their families.

    1. Program Planning and Implementation – Home-base
    1. Coordinates the program operations for Education and Early Childhood Development 1302 Sub.part C of the Head Start Program Performance Standards for the Early Head Start program. 

    2. Works closely with the program director and other administrative/management staff to assure adequate classroom supplies and equipment are available to staff and that schedules are appropriate for infants and toddlers.

    3. Observes individual infants/toddlers as requested by teachers and provides suggestions for behavior management and educational programming.

    4. Works closely with other staff, parents and specialists/consultants to support arrangements for identification, referrals, parent permission, and confidentiality of records, evaluation and individual program planning for children with developmental delays or at risk for developmental delays or other special needs.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is an AA or higher in Early Childhood Education or other AA degree or higher with emphasis on infant toddler development, plus 1 year experience working with infants and toddlers. 

    Pay Rate: $2,080.00 Bi-Weekly

     

    Position open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Program Director

    Location: Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Program Director

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Site Manager 

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position manages the day-to-day program operations of a program with Head Start and/or Early Head Start including personnel administration and supervision and oversees the over-all program to ensure smooth functioning of the program in all areas to provide quality services to children and families, and to support the goals of the program.  Responsible for development, training and on-going work with the program Policy Council. 

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsible for the following:

    a. Monitors compliance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards.

    b.  Establishes policies and procedures for the program design and management of      content areas of the program with parents and staff that support effective  implementation.

    c.  Sets up Agency T/TA Plan and documents all training in the Agency T/TA Log.  Works with staff person responsible for human resources to document training for individual employees in employee files. 

    1. Stays up-to-date on all aspects of the Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act and monitoring protocol, state child care regulations and related regulations and how to implement them.

    2. Sets priorities and provides leadership for the implementation of all of the Head Start Program Performance Standards and especially Part 1302 Subpart J – Program Management and Quality Improvement.

    3. Evaluates outcomes according to objectives developed for the program plan and as required by federal regulations (monitoring).

    4. Prepares and submits program performance and statistical reports to NIC Site Manager on a regular and timely basis (e.g., monthly reports, Google docs, etc.).

    5. Oversees and administers the Head Start(s) grant on a day-to-day basis 

    1. Budget And Fiscal
    1. Responsible for daily budget oversight.  Oversees coding of all payments and reviewing detailed weekly transaction reports and budget comparison reports.

    2. Identifies and pursues potential additional funding sources, grants, and local monies to support program activities as appropriate.

    3. Ensures that all in-kind activities contribute to the non-federal share requirement and is constantly making sure the appropriate amount is being collected. 

    4. Contributes to the collection and edit processes of correct documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). This process is important and contributes additional dollars which in turn enhances food delivery.

    1. Supervision And Training
    1. Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings (i.e., all staff meetings monthly).

    2. Provides guidance to staff directly and indirectly supervised in the areas of staffing patterns, job descriptions, performance standards, job priorities, etc.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree and experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration. This position requires demonstrated skills and abilities in a management capacity relevant to human services program management.  Courses in public administration to include, budgeting, personnel, and supervision are helpful. 

    Salary: $2,560.00 bi weekly BA 

    Position open until filled. CDI Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Custodian - Part Time

    Location:Milwaukee, WI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Custodian

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    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. 

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Planning And Training
    1. Collects information; participates in planning, upgrading and minor repairs of facilities.
    2. Prepares estimates of the material and labor costs of maintenance projects.
    3. Acquires knowledge of federal, state and local safety and building code requirements related to Head Start/Early Head Start facilities within first month on the job, including, but is not restricted to, OSHA and MSDS chemical inventory, “Right to Know” training, etc.
    1. Implementation
    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 maintenance such as replacing light bulbs and maintaining equipment used in the course of work.

    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.

    $11 per hour (20 hours per week)

    CDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled.  

     

    Home Visitor

    Location:Family Resource Center               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Home Visitor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Kris MuszynskiGENERAL SUMMARY:  This position is a home visitor in the home-based program option who is responsible for education, case management, and family advocacy to families in an assigned caseload by providing and linking families to comprehensive services including home visits and socialization 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 works in tandem with the rest of the parts of the system as an integrated team to support the goals of the program.   PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES: Attends all required training and workshops that includes but is not limited to 15 hours of classroom focused professional development and methods that comply with applicable State and local laws for identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.Remains up-to-date on information that pertains to the needs of the children in the program including Head Start Performance Standards, child care licensing regulations and other applicable regulations and practices. Works as a team member with the other education staff, parents and Parent Committee members to develop a home-based curriculum that is meaningful and meets the individual and program needs.Responsible for the weekly preparation of family curriculum plans, which includes objectives to be developed with parents.Works with the parent to develop an individual plan for her/his child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The minimum requirement is a CDA (home-based setting preferred) or a high school diploma or GED, OR that individual be in training and able to obtain the CDA within one year from date of hire and have a demonstrable competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum and promote children’s progress across the standards described in theHead Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate, and to build respectful, culturally responsive, and trusting relationships with families. By August 1, 2018, the minimum requirement is a current home-based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.   AA/BA degree in ECE or related field preferred.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

                                                        

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