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    Assistant Teacher

    Location: Bristol CT              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position works as a part of a teaching team to work as a partner with the teacher/lead teacher in developing activities for preschool (Head Start) children to provide them with varied experiences and an appropriate learning environment. Works with typically developing children and children with disabilities. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards. This position works with families to promote parent involvement in the program. In addition, this position might also serve as a Bus Monitor as part of the transportation services provided by the program. This position may be assigned additional duties based upon program need and areas of developing expertise. This position works along with the teacher/lead teacher to attain the goals of the program.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

    Minimum requirement is one of the following:

    1.     A current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;

    2.     Be enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of being hired into the position;

    3.     An associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area); or

    4.     Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree.

     Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). 

    Position is 40 hours per week, 40 weeks per year. Pay is D.O.Q. per hour $12.53 HS/GED /  $13.58 CDA / $14.61 AA or higher.

    To apply electronically by accessing the following link: http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Hartford & Middlesex, CT program, find the position and click in apply now. 

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put “see resume” on your application.  You are welcomed to attach your resume.

    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.

     

    TEACHER INFANT TODDLER

    Location: 261 Locust Street Hartford, CT 06114              Apply For this Job

    TITLE OF POSITION:                        Teacher - Infant/Toddler

    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.

     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.

     Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). 

    Position is 40 hours per week, 48 weeks per year. Pay is D.O.Q. $1,211.22 bi-weekly CDA / $1,420.06 bi-weekly AA / $1,628.89 bi-weekly BA or higher 

    To apply electronically by accessing the following link: http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Hartford & Middlesex, CT program, find the position and click in apply now. 

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put “see resume” on your application.  You are welcomed to attach your resume.

    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.

     

    Teacher Preschool

    Location: Hartford, CT, Bristol, CT, Middletown, CT              Apply For this Job

    TITLE OF POSITION:                        Teacher-Preschool

     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.               

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Current minimum qualification is one of the following:

    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; or
    3. A baccalaureate degree in any field and has been admitted into the Teach For America program, passed a rigorous early childhood content exam, such as the Praxis II, participated in a Teach For America summer training institute that includes teaching preschool children, and is receiving ongoing professional development and support from Teach For America’s professional staff; or

     Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). 

    Position is 40 hours per week, 40 weeks per year. Pay is D.O.Q. $1,211.22 bi-weekly CDA (with waiver) /  $1,420.06 bi-weekly AA / $1,628.89 bi-weekly BA or higher

    Interested candidates please contact Human Resources for an application by mail at P.O. Box P.O. Box 340745 Hartford, CT 06134. You may also apply electronically by accessing the following link: http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Hartford & Middlesex, CT program, find the position and click in apply now.  Applications must be completed in full, do not put “see resume” on your application.  You are welcomed to attach your resume.

    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  

     

    Program Aide

    Location: Portland CT, Bloomfield CT, East Hartford CT, Middletown CT, Clinton, CT, Bristol CT              Apply For this Job

    TITLE OF POSITION:                        Program Aide

    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 as deemed necessary for program operations.  

    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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). 

    Position is 40 hours per week, 40 weeks per year. Pay is $11.50 per hour.

    To apply electronically by accessing the following link: http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Hartford& Middlesex, CT program, find the position and click in apply now. 

    Applications must be completed in full, do not put “see resume” on your application.  You are welcomed to attach your resume.

    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.

     

    FAMILY ADVOCATE

    Location: 261 Locust Street Hartford, CT 06114, or 81 High Street Portland, CT 06480              Apply For this Job

    JOB ADVERTISEMENT

    CDI HS Serving Hartford and Middlesex, CT is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

    Family Advocate

    Interested candidates please contact Human Resources for an application by mail at P.O. Box 340745 Hartford, CT 06134.You may also apply electronically by accessing the following link: http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Hartford and Middlesex Counties, CT program, find the position and click in apply now.  Applications must be completed in full, do not put “see resume” on your application.  You are welcomed to attach your resume.

    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.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Minimum requirement is an AA or higher in Social Work or Human Services or related human services field is preferred.

    Position is 40 hours per week, 48 weeks per year. Pay is  $14.61 hourly with AA - $16.71 hourly with BA

    Location will be:Locust or Portland/Clinton Centers. Please specify in your application which location you are interested in. 

    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.

     

    HEALTH SPECIALIST

    Location:555 Windsor Street, Hartford, CT 06120              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 22.97- $
    Weeks per Year: 48
    Hours Per Week: 40

    GENERAL SUMMARY: This position supports the program to provide training and technical assistance for health services. Works to support systems integration activities and design tools and systems for effective practice. Implements a process of ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement for achieving program goals and works to strengthen program quality and service delivery. Works closely with Program Service Manager and other specialists to communicate and coordinate ongoing issues and needs and allocate resources and develop capacity to address critical priorities. 

    This position supports the implementation of planning, administration, evaluation, related reporting functions and successful service area operations for the entire program in the assigned service area.  The position coordinates with other specialists in the content areas of education, services to children with disabilities, parent, family and community engagement, ERSEA, data management in accordance Head Start Program Performance Standards to provide quality services to children and families and to support the goals of the program.  

    Health (medical and dental) and child safety areas are an integral part of the larger system of services provided. They play an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for the facilitation of Health Services of the program.  The position is responsible for collaborating on the development and implementation of the program, tracking and recordkeeping, community relations and outreach.  The position could involve provision of direct services in the health areas only if the individual is licensed, certified or registered as such in the state of service.  This position is responsible for ensuring health procedures are performed only by licensed/certified health professionals with expertise in serving young children and their families.  This position provides content area training and technical supervision to other agency staff and ensures health services are supported by staff/consultants with training and experience in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health or health administration. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree or higher in health or closely related field. Experience working in public health or nutrition arena and working with low-income clients preferred.  Experience and training in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health or health administration preferred. Experience and knowledge of family-strengths/family-centered practice preferred

     

    CENTER ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Location:261 Locust Street Hartford, CT 06114              Apply For this Job

    Pay Period: Hourly
    Salary Range: $ 13.05- $
    Weeks per Year: 48
    Hours Per Week: 40

    JOB TITLE: Center Administrative Assistant

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position is responsible for the smooth operation of an office and other duties related to administration including answering phones, filing, etc. Performs all duties as required by the Program Director and/or immediate supervisor and other duties assigned relating to the administrative component including policy and procedure updates, typing, word processing, faxing, acting as receptionist and other clerical duties.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED with some relevant experience in secretarial functions. AA degree or higher in related field preferred. The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft and 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.

    Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area).

    Position is 40 hours per week, 48 weeks per year. Pay is $13.05

    You may apply electronically by accessing the following link: http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Hartford and Middlesex Counties, CT program, find the position and click in apply now.  Applications must be completed in full, do not put “see resume” on your application.  You are welcomed to attach your resume.

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work

     

                                                        

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