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    HR Supervisor

    Location: Laredo,TX Wintergarden              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: HR Supervisor

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Regional Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY: This position works as part of the management team and is responsible for assuring the implementation of the policies, programs and practices in the Human Resources area of the program to include planning, organizing, developing, coordinating, hiring, record keeping, reporting and monitoring.  This position also performs all duties as required by the Program Director and/or immediate supervisor and other duties as assigned relating to the administrative component including policy and procedure updates.  Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field with some relevant experience in human resources.  The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  SHRM credential preferred.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Understands and stays up to date on Head Start Performance Standards especially in the area of Human Resources and other related regulations and has the general knowledge of how the program will implement them.
    2. Understands and stays current on all Federal and State labor laws, child care licensing regulations and any collective bargaining agreements present in the program.
    3. Plans, organizes, controls and monitors all activities of the Human Resources department.  Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
    4. Takes the lead in EEOC, Student Accident, Worker’s Compensation, benefits and FMLA procedures in conjunction with Denver NIC staff (e.g. Human Resources Coordinator, NIC Legal Specialist, and Denver Benefits Team) to include specific State benefits and requirements.
    5. Understands and stays up to date on practices and policies related to hiring, accommodation, retention and advancement of people with disabilities. Consults with NIC HR/Legal on ADA issues before making any determinations.
    6. Develops, coordinates and administers an effective recruitment program to attract the best employees.
    7. Ensures recruitment and selection procedures are consistent with EEO, legal hiring and CDI Head Start policies and procedures.
    8. Oversees and manages the entire hiring  and termination process ensuring all Head Start Performance Standards, CDI Head Start Policies and Procedures (Daily Desk Reference), State and Federal regulations are followed.  Consults with NIC HR/Legal.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field with some relevant experience in human resources.  The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  SHRM credential preferred.

    Cut and paste the link below to complete an online application

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

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

     

    Teacher Preschool

    Location: MATHIS, TEXAS              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher Preschool

    $950.00 Bi-weekly on waiver
    $1,050.00 Bi-weekly AA
    $1,125.00 Bi-weekly BA or higher

    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. 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 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 RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. An associate degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education and coursework* equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching preschool-age children;
    2. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework* equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching preschool-age children

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location:Crystal City, TX              Apply For this Job

    $11.50 hourly

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1)    Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.

    2)    Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.

    3)    Maintains route schedule.

    4)    Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.

    5)    Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.

    6)    Monitors and maintains all vehicle fluid levels.

    7)    Keeps the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.

    8)    Cleans the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.

    9)    Maintains required paperwork for vehicle maintenance and program requirements.

    10)    Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the staff person in charge of transportation supervision.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

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

     

    Bus Driver/Custodian

    Location:Eagle Pass, TX (EP II & EP I/T Centers)              Apply For this Job

    $11.50 hourly

    JOB TITLE: Bus Driver/Custodian

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position has a combination of bus driver and custodian duties.  Transportation is one part of a large system of services provided to children and families. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times. In addition, this position is responsible for a safe, clean and functional center.  Bus and custodial assignments, vehicles and routes may be changed as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1)    Follows the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center, as determined with the staff person in charge of transportation services and with the person in charge at each center.

    2)    Obeys all applicable laws and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers.

    3)    Maintains route schedule.

    4)    Drives for regular class days, organized field trips and occasional evening meetings.

    5)    Establishes a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents and the children.

    6)    Monitors and maintains all vehicle fluid levels.

    7)    Keeps the interior of the vehicle clean at all times.

    8)    Cleans the exterior of the vehicle as weather allows.

    9)    Maintains required paperwork for vehicle maintenance and program requirements.

    10)    Reports any damage or malfunction immediately to the staff person in charge of transportation supervision.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is high school diploma or G.E.D. and a current in-state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a School Bus and/or Passenger endorsement and/or other criteria specifically required by the state.

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

     

    Family Advocate

    Location: EAGLE PASS, TX (EP I)              Apply For this Job

    $10.00 hourly HS/GED

    $11.00 hourly Credential

    $12.00 Hourly AA

    $13.00 Hourly BA

    JOB TITLE:    FAMILY ADVOCATE

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  CENTER SUPERVISOR

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position supports and assists families as they identify and meet their own goals through a family-centered case management model for developing and carrying out the program Family Partnership Agreements including responsibility for child files, enrollment/applications, etc.  This position also assists with the completion of the child health requirements and other required screenings and assessments.  This position supports the larger system of social services coordinated by Head Start/Early Head Start, thereby supporting the goals of the program. The position may involve reassignment of caseloads and/or center location as deemed necessary for program operations

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Development and Planning

    1. Coordinates with center staff to integrate family partnership goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.
    2. Participates in team management functions of planning, implementing and evaluating Family and Community Partnership goals and objectives.
    3. Participates in in-service, workshops, conferences and college courses to enhance skills.
    1. Program Implementation

    1. Recruits prospective families and assists with enrollment process.
    2. Conducts home visits to facilitate family plans, assists families in achieving identified goals and follow-up on referrals. Acts as a case manager and works cooperatively with local agencies to assist families to linkup with services in the local community.
    3. Assists with the completion of the child health screening, other required screenings and assessments and is familiar with referral requirements.
    4. Conducts and documents follow-up on all referrals.
    5. While respecting family confidentiality, regularly shares information with teachers to ensure coordinated services that meet the needs of individual children and families.
    6. Provides health, safety and family literacy activities to parents, as appropriate.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is, within eighteen months of hire, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.

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

     

    Teacher Infant/Toddler

    Location: UVALDE, TX               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Teacher Infant/Toddler

    $950.00 Bi-weekly CDA 
    $1,050.00 Bi-weekly AA 
    $1,125.00 Bi-weekly BA or higher

    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) 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.

    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.

     

    Assistant Cook

    Location:UVALDE, TX               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Assistant cook

    $8.00 hourly HS/GED

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY: The position of Assistant Cook is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families. A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks and the clean up afterwards. It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations. The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. It also contributes to the collection of correct documentation for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) which allows for reimbursement for food service (important to the program budget). Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:1) Prepares and serves food and assists in any food related activities as directed by the cook. These duties may include the preparation of food to meet the needs of children with special needs or disabilities. 
    2) Assists with maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies, food and equipment used for food services operations. 
    3) Assists with the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered. 
    4) Oversees full kitchen operations in the absence of the cook. 
    5) Assists the cook in carrying out a financially successful food service operation by helping to control food and labor costs. 
    6) Assists with logging meals and snacks prepared and served in the menu book and following USDA/CACFP documentation required for food 
    7) purchased, prepared and served.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    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.  Ability to meet state requirements (i.e., kitchen and/or health permit) required.

                                                        

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