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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.


Education Development Coach

The Education Development Coach is responsible for assisting the Education Development Manager with planning, coordinating and implementing a teacher professional development system to ensure that teaching staff have a variety of professional development and educational opportunities to meet the performance requirements and all applicable regulations, specifically Head Start Program Performance Standards and the Head Start Act of 2007; assisting with the implementation of a CLASS monitoring system and training and technical assistance plan for the grantee and delegate agencies to ensure professional development of teachers, quality teaching practices, and compliance with all applicable regulations; observing classrooms utilizing the CLASS and curriculum fidelity monitoring tools, and preparing related paperwork and reports to identify and inform the teacher professional development system.


Food Service Assistant

These 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.


Food Service Supervisor

Responsible and accountable for supervising the food operation within an assigned facility, including ensuring food preparation and distribution is in compliance with the Child and Adult Care Food Program, applicable Head Start Performance Standards and OCHS policies and procedures. Supervise food services staff in the production and delivery of meals, and ensure quality and other performance standards are achieved. Supervise and develop food service staff so that they meet or exceed performance standards safety and sanitation regulation 5, and adhere to agency and department policies, practices, and procedures.


Human Resources Leave and Workers' Compensation Specialist

OCHS is seeking an experienced specialist that will provide direct support and assistance to the HR Manager including special projects. Work through managers to enhance the development and productivity of staff, while maintaining an appropriate employee advocacy position. Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions. Interpret and apply HR policies and procedures and employment regulations consistent with OCHS Performance Standards in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.











Payroll Specialist

Some of the responsibilities of this position include: Responsible and accountable for preparing and processing biweekly payroll through the ADP-WFN payroll Systems; including ADP Payroll-WFN and Timestar (time & attendance).Receive, prepare and process electronic Time Cards.  Enter data for regular pay, manual checks, voids, and other information into the ADP Payroll system.  Research and respond to Payroll inquiries regarding discrepancies, changes, or variances and resolve Payroll discrepancies.   Set-up and maintain employee payroll files.  Knowledge of ADP payroll reports, including pay data summary report, employee change report, payroll register, benefits accrual report, workers compensation report, monthly G/L interface report and deduction reports.


Site Supervisor

As a Site Supervisor, the candidate will be accountable for the organization and management of a two classroom center or portion of a very large (five or more classroom) 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.



 


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