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If you are interested in a career in education, there’s no better place to be than Orange County Head Start Inc. We are a non-profit organization with an established preschool program. We are devoted to the field of child and family development. Our program serves low income preschool children and their families. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package in addition to the opportunity to serve families and children in Orange County. Please email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Head Start (preschool age) Teacher, Home Educator and Teacher Assistants

OCHS is seeking qualified staff to join our Head Start team in the following positions:

Teacher and Home Educator $21.94 – 24.26 an hour depending on education

  • Full Time Head Start (3-5 year olds) Teacher

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Associate Degree in Child Development and CA Child Development Teacher Permit. Bachelor degree preferred;
  • At least one (1) year teaching experience required;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred.

Home Educator $21.94 – 24.26 an hour depending on education

  • Full Time Head Start (3-5 year olds) Home Educator

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of CA Child Development Permit. Associate or Bachelor degree preferred;
  • At least one (1) year teaching experience required;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred.

Teacher Assistant (TA) $16.52 – 17.55 an hour depending on education

  • Full and Part Time Head Start (3-5 year olds) Teacher Assistant

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; Child Development Teacher Permit or higher preferred;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred:

Early Head Start (ages birth to three) Teacher, Home Educator and Teacher Assistants

OCHS is seeking qualified staff to join our Head Start and Early Head Start teams in the following positions:

Teacher and Home Educator $19.62 – 24.26 an hour depending on education

  • Full Time Early Head Start Toddler (2-3 year olds) Teacher
  • Full Time Early Head Start (birth to 3 year olds) Teacher
  • Full Time Home Educator (birth to 3 year olds)

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a California Child Development Teacher’s Permit; Bachelor or Associate degree preferred);
  • Three (3) Infant/Toddler units required;
  • At least one (1) year teaching experience required;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred.

Teacher Assistant (TA) $16.52 – 17.55 an hour depending on education

  • Full and Part Time Early Head Start Toddler (2-3 year olds) TA
  • Full and Part Time Early Head Start (birth to 3 year olds) TA

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit; Child Development Teacher Permit or higher preferred;
  • Three (3) Infant/Toddler units required;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese preferred:

Center Director
As a Center Director, the candidate will be accountable for the organization and management of an entire center. Key responsibilities include: Supervise, organize, and plan staff, child and parent activities; Observe and monitor classrooms for compliance and prepare related paperwork and reports; Implement programs that will maintain compliance with federal and state regulations and Agency Policies; Train staff on developmentally appropriate practices and agency policies and procedures; Counsel staff and parents regarding difficult experiences; Act as conciliator for case conferencing to all families; Communicate with community, school districts, and other agencies; Coordinate parent meetings and parent trainings; Act as liaison between staff and parents; Maintain budget within accepted limits; track purchasing and all other spending. Candidates for this position must be able to interface and work with other employees, parents and volunteers in a positive manner.

ERSEA Data Entry Clerk
As an Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) Data Entry Clerk for our program under general supervision of the ERSEA Manager, responsible and accountable for providing data entry support for the operation and delivery of ERSEA services. Responsible for entering and maintaining eligibility, selection and enrollment information in the agency data entry system, and ensuring that data input is accurate, complete, consistent, and in accordance with OCHS plans, policies and procedures. Availability to work overtime on evenings and weekends based on Agency needs.

Food Service Assistant

This hands on food service position will be assigned work at either a Head Start center washing dishes and assisting with meal service, or in a central kitchen preparing and delivering meals to the Head Start centers, and washing dishes.


Payroll Specialist

In general direction, the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the timely and accurate processing and administration of the agency's bi-weekly payroll and year-end payroll-related matters and act as a liaison between the Human Resources and Accounting departments for payroll-related inquires. The duties include but are not limited to reviewing timecard for accuracy, process garnishments, manual checks and termination checks, maintain employee benefit accruals and deductions, respond to employee inquiries related to payroll matter, generate the required ad-hoc, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly reports, other projects and duties as assigned.



Program Assistant Receptionist

The program assistant is responsible and accountable for providing administrative support to the work area at front desk.  In addition, this position is responsible for providing customer service to internal customers, OCHS families, business and professional contacts, visiting guests and opening/closing reception area. Answer telephones and provide information or route calls to the appropriate person. Provide assistance to walk-in parents for enrollment purposes. Provide assistance to vendors or clients when they arrive for meetings, presentations and workshops.


Quality Systems Health and Nutrition Specialist
Implement health and nutrition monitoring for compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) and all other applicable, federal, state and local regulations for the grantee and delegate/partner agencies. Provide input on monitoring findings and agency Service Area Plans, Policies, and Procedures (SAPPPs) for health and nutrition services as required. Perform all required data input and management to ensure quality monitoring outcomes are tracked and available for planning, and additional reports as needed. Develop and maintain effective relationships with grantee and delegate/partner agency staff to ensure effective monitoring; promote a positive culture of ongoing monitoring that supports continuous quality improvement. Maintain strong knowledge and understanding of the most up-to-date HSPPS; Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations; all other applicable federal, state, and local regulations required to monitor nutrition and health services; Orange County Head Start SAPPPs; and delegate/partner agency SAPPPs. Proactively research and stay abreast of all relevant changes in related content areas, including: HSPPS, Head Start Act, Office of Head Start Monitoring Protocols, OCHS and delegate/partner agency SAPPPs, Title 22, and Title 5. Participate in the implementation of health and safety reviews of the grantee and delegate/partner agencies

 


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