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    Administrative Assistant HR/Fiscal

    Location: Wayne, MI               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant HR/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.This position also is responsible for the human resources activities of the program including personnel files, ensuring orientation and tracking of staff.This position is responsible for the smooth operations of an office and other duties related to administration including answering phones, filing, etc.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES

    1. Assists in the initial implementation of purchasing system including ordering, receiving and payment of invoices.Follows the CDI Head Start Fiscal Manual.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. Ensures sure all purchase requisitions have proper approval before any ordering is completed.
    5. Orders items on approved purchase requisitions or approved purchase orders.
    6. Sends original purchase order to vendor.
    7. Ensures all employee manual timesheets are submitted to the Denver office every two weeks.
    8. Ensures each timesheet has the appropriate signatures, personnel information and accurate totals.
    9. Completes follow-up on timesheets missing information, inaccurate calculations or missing signatures.
    10. Sets up a system for establishing and maintaining a personnel file for every employee.Works with the Denver Personnel File Specialists to ensure that files are complete, up to date and match the Denver electronic file items required. Ensures that file include criminal record checks that are clear for all employees and regular volunteers.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED with two years direct experience working with purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and/or human resources. 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.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. 

     

     

     

    Mentor Teacher

    Location: Wayne County, MI               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Mentor Teacher

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Education Dis/MH Services Manager

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is responsible to mentor a group of teachers providing guidance, training and technical assistance, oversee and monitor child development activities and planning.  Receives content area supervision, training and technical assistance from content area managers/specialist/coordinators.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Participates in the development and implementation of an agency-wide T/TA Plan.
    2. Develops and facilitates a positive community presence in the community, focusing on networking opportunities, enhancement of volunteer participation and educational awareness efforts in regard to program needs.
    3. Sets up system to assure program's needs for parent involvement in each classroom are met.
    4. Establishes positive and productive relationships with families focusing on a relationship of trust and rapport with the parents of the children. 
    5. With the manager/specialist/coordinator in charge of early childhood education, plans and implements pre-service and on-going in-service for classroom staff.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    $18.00 Hour - BA

    Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or other related degree with at least two years of experience working with young children and families. One year supervisory experience preferred. Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred.

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position Open until filled.

     

    Teacher Infant Toddler

    Location: Wayne County, MI              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:

    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.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a current Child Development Associate (CDA) with infant/toddler endorsement and have been trained or have equivalent coursework* in age appropriate early childhood and child development with a focus on infant/toddler development.  An Associates’ or Bachelors’ degree in early childhood education, child development, family studies, home economics or child care that focuses on infant and toddler development and care or degree in any field with coursework** equivalent to   CDA credential subject areas and training specific to infant and toddler development is also acceptable.

    $1,280.00 Bi-weekly CDA

     $1,440.00 Bi-weekly AA

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position Open Until Filled. 

     

    Teacher Preshchool

    Location: Wayne County, MI               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:

    1. 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.
    2. Responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans, which includes objectives to be posted for parents, volunteers and visitors in the classroom.
    3. 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).
    4. Schedules home visits and parent-teacher conferences with families as required and on an as-needed basis and documents these events.
    5. Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to Head Start children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    6. Prepares and maintains a safe, healthy learning environment for children that is positive, developmentally appropriate and experientially-based.
    7. Provide sufficient and appropriate outdoor time daily for children (see Operations Manual for specifics).Dress in clothing which is appropriate for outdoor activity and all weather conditions.
    8. Develops individual training plans for all staff supervised making it clear what is expected and what the timeframe is for completion of short and long term goals.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    $1,360.00 Bi-weekly with AA waiver

    $1,400.00 Bi-weekly AA

    $1,440.00 Bi-weekly BA

    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. 

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

     

    Family Advocate

    Location: Wayne County, MI              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Family Advocate

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  FCP/ERSEA Services Manager

    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. The position may involve reassignment of caseloads and/or center location as deemed necessary for program operations.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Coordinates with center staff to integrate family partnership goals with classroom efforts and to ensure integrated child and family curriculum.
    2. Recruits prospective families and assists with enrollment process.
    3. 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.
    4. Assists with the completion of the child health screening, other required screenings and assessments and is familiar with referral requirements.
    5. Documents efforts to assist families in identifying their strengths, needs and sufficiency goals. Performs data entry functions as necessary to keep files up-to-date.Uses HSFIS/Child Plus or other database software.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    $15.00 Hourly Family Credential

    $17.00 Hourly AA

    $18.00 Hourly BA

    Minimum requirement is a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or related field within eighteen months of hire. An AA or higher in Social Work or Human Services or related human services field is preferred. Bilingual preferred.

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. 

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Wayne County, MI               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Program Aide

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Assistant Teacher

    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. Assists classroom staff in all classroom activities, field trips and outdoor activities included in lesson plans.

    2. Serves as janitor in the absence of the regular custodian or janitor on a periodic basis.

    3. Completes routine kitchen/dining room/food chores as assigned (e.g., dishwashing, portioning foods, taking and logging temperature of foods received from vendors, etc.).

    4. 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.

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

     

    FCP/ERSEA Services Manager

    Location:Taylor, MI               Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: FCP/ERSEA Services Manager

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    The Family and Community Partnerships area of the Head Start/Early Head Start program plays an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start and plays an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for oversight and development of systems to provide 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.  Developing a parent and community volunteer program and being the lead on child abuse and neglect issues are also part of this positions responsibilities.  Developing relationships with community partners, to whom families can be referred for services, is also a key function of this position.  This position is responsible for ensuring Family and Community Partnership services are supported by staff and/or consultants with training and experience in field(s) related to social, human or family services.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Administration and Coordination
    1. As the lead and in consultation with the other managers/specialists/coordinators:
    1. Monitors compliance with child care licensing guidelines and the assigned Head Start Program Performance Standards.
    2. Establishes policies and procedures for the family and community partnership portion of the program that support the effective implementation of services to families.
    3. Establishes policies and procedures for the social services portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of these services.
    4. Develops a system for the provision of case management and referral for social services to Head Start/Early Head Start families in cooperation with other social services, health and mental health agencies and providers through community partnership agreements.
    5. Develops and implements a plan and system of continuous monitoring and evaluation of activities within the program to assure that family’s needs are being met (family outcomes).
      1. Serves as the contact for designated social service partners, continuing to further develop and nurture collaborative relationships.
      2. Serves as the lead and key coordinator for the child abuse and neglect (CA/N)) reporting system.Ensures that other staff are aware of and trained on child abuse and neglect identification and reporting laws.Responsible for updating and coordinating with the local child protective services agency to clarify a system for identifying and reporting suspected CA/N and to follow CDI Head Start protocols for training staff and parents on at least an annual basis
      3. Keeps up-to-date and knowledgeable of Head Start Performance Standards and related regulations, with specific knowledge of Family and Community Partnerships.
      4. Acts proactively in forming partnerships and collaborating with community agencies to develop a “seamless” system of services for families.Attends community networks and other community organization meetings for the purpose of sharing information and establishing linkages.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably related to one or more of the disciplines they oversee. One year supervisory/management experience preferred.  Two years’ experience in case management preferred.  Position open until filled. 

    CDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

                                                        

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