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San Diego, CA 92111
Recruited by: Dennis Montero | Acting HR Manager - Recruitment/Talent | Neighborhood House Association See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Neighborhoo House Association
  • Industry: Nonprofit
  • Compensation: Hourly: $10-19/hr
  • Expires: Apr 30, 2020
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Job Description

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, or Teacher, assists in the instruction of the pre-school aged children.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.
• Assists in developing weekly lesson plans, which integrate activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children, reflect an integrated Head Start curriculum and philosophy, and comply with the Performance Standards;
• Assists in developing and maintaining a safe and pleasing environment for the children which facilitates their ability to grow physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually;
• Provides breaks and planning time for Teachers, and other classroom staff;
• Assists in screening each child using appropriate assessment tools;
• Assists in developing IEP’s for children with special needs;
• Prepares monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, in-kind, CACFP meal count;
• Assists in ensuring that daily hygiene needs are met by modeling such routines as tooth brushing, hand washing, use of the bathroom, and meal times;
• Conducts home visits and parent/teacher conferences;
• Participates in cross-component tasks; works with community resources to identify child/family needs and refers to proper resources for assistance;
• Supervises outdoor play environment and field trips;
• Assists in ensuring the safety of the classroom as well as the outdoor playground;
• Provides emotional support and encourages high self-esteem in the children;
• Must be available on an on-call basis, expecting an email/phone call as early as 6:30 a.m.;
• Performs other related duties as assigned by current supervisor.

• Provide substitute teaching for pre-school age children;
• Provide environment and experiences that maximize learning of each child at his or her development level;
• Involve parents in child's activities in and out of the classroom;
• Assist in planning and supervising daily classroom activities;
• Assist in maintaining student data;
• Assist in providing educational enrichment activities for children;
• Assist in supporting parents through meetings and in-service training.

• Knowledge of appropriate child development theories and practices;
• Ability to create and maintain a safe learning environment for children and others;
• Ability to work effectively with children, parents, family, and community;
• Effective oral and written communication skills;
• Must be sensitive to the needs of culturally and ethnically diverse groups.

Education and/or Experience:
1) Substitute Teacher, completion of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; plus possession of a valid Teacher (or higher level) permit. Only Substitute Teachers may be left alone supervising children.

2) Substitute Associate Teacher: possession of a valid Associate Teacher permit;

3) Substitute Teacher Aide, a typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is completion of six (6) units of early childhood education or child development (with a grade of “C” or better) from an accredited college/university; or four (4) months of ROP Training in a Child Development Program;

4) Substitute TAT, High School Diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or High School Proficiency Certificate required. Child Development or Early Childhood Education units from an accredited college/university or ROP Training in a Child Development Program preferred.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to read, write and speak English. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Area Directors/Site Supervisors, staff, and parents.

Reasoning Ability:
While performing the duties of this job, a substitute is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; observe; and interact with staff, clients, children and parents.

Certification in Pediatric First Aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of assignment. Must meet and maintain state law, and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (fingerprints, TB, physical, immunizations).

Please apply on the Agency website at www.neighborhoodhouse.org. Applications must be fully completed (per instructions), signed, and dated when submitted. Any applicable supplemental application questions and/ or certifications must be attached to the application at the time the application is submitted. All statements on the application will be subject to verification and investigation prior to employment. In order for your education or certification(s) to be considered, you must attach a copy of your official degree transcripts or diploma or foreign equivalency report and/or certification to your application. Please only submit the documents required.

NOTE: Only those candidates being considered will be contacted for an interview and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of job on a case by case basis.

The neighborhood House Association is a non- profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

Eligible employees receive the following benefits:
• Vacation;
• Sick leave;
• 13 paid holidays;
• Two (2) personal days;
• Four (4) days annual bereavement leave;
• 401K Retirement Plan;
• Medical;
• Dental;
• Flexible Spending Account (FSA);
• Life & Disability insurance;
• Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products;
• Social Security;

**Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week.**

All regular appointees serve a six (6) month introductory period.

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason. Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department