Volunteers of America SW
  • 12-Jul-2017 to 30-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • Rialto, CA, USA
  • $13.10 - $14.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits including 403b, vacation and holidays


About Us

For more than 118 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 13,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more visit us online at www.voa-swcal.org.

We are currently looking to fill positions in our San Bernardino and Rialto Schools. 

Job Opportunity

Under supervision by the Program Manager, the Teacher leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing four year olds. She / He is accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families. Teachers fully comply with the policies and procedures of Volunteers of America-Southwest California Corp., State Department of Education, Child Development Division Funding Terms and conditions, Title 5 regulations and Title 22 Community Care Licensing regulations.

Duties

  • Ensures the safety of every child placed in the center. Adheres to the parents list of approved adults to pick up children and does not allow any child to leave their care without the individual presenting picture ID which correlates with the list provided by the parent.
  • Plans and implements programming (curriculum and care) which reflects developmental, cultural, and linguistic appropriateness, ongoing observations and assessments of the individual child, and goals jointly developed with parents specifically with a literacy development focus
  • Supports and fosters the development of family literacy.
  • Provides and facilitates shared literacy experiences with children and parents
  • Coordinates and assists parents in the transition to kindergarten
  • If necessary, supports enrollment and recruitment of children.
  • Completes plans using monthly goals and objectives, the agency's community assessment and parent input and goals to meet the individual needs of each child with considerations for his/her interests, abilities, disabilities and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Completes the State approved assessment - DRDP plus.
  • Conducts a daily health check of each child. Records result and follows-up as needed.
  • Ensures classroom ratio of teacher/child are adhered to
  • Maintains daily records of child's attendance, health and behavior. Reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to Site Supervisor.
  • Maintains the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom while allowing for expressive and creative involvement and interaction of children. Maintains the classroom and work space is clean and orderly.
  • Follows health and safety standards for food handling, diapering and toileting infants and toddlers, hand washing, and universal precautions with exposure to blood.
  • Conducts two parent-teacher conferences annually for each child in her/his care. Shares information with Site Supervisor and other staff, as appropriate.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all communications, both written and verbal, about children, parents, staff, department and agency at all times.
  • Completes incident reports and follows through with Site Supervisor.
  • Reports suspicions of child abuse or neglect to supervisor.
  • Links families to social services as needed.

Qualifications

An Associate's degree in early childhood development and a Child development teacher permit is required. 1-3 years of relevant experience in a variety of areas including: direct care of children between birth and 3 years of age, parental involvement or participation, classroom management, curriculum and program planning and implementation for infants and toddlers, family support services, and assessment of individual children's development. Experience with children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds required as well as children with a variety of developmental disabilities a plus. Applicant must satisfy Title 22 and Title 5 requirements for a Teacher. Able to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must have valid driver's license and meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract.

  • Must have ability to read, write and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish is helpful.
  • Must have knowledge of Title 22 and Title 5.
  • Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.

EOE M/V/D/F This employer participates in E-Verify.If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact the Human Resources Dept.

Applications are only accepted online. Please click the following link to apply: Careers at Volunteers of America

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