Neighborhood House Association
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TEACHER/FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST
at Neighborhood House Association
|Neighborhood House Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement|
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:
All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteranstatus.
|TEACHER/FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST|
Basic Job Assignment:
Modern theories, methods and practices of early childhood education and child development; modern theories, methods and practices of social services, emotional and/or physical health needs of low-income children with culturally diverse backgrounds;
Federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to the Head Start program and the assigned areas of responsibility and expertise;
Head Start Program Performance Standards; goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the NHA Head Start Program;
Modern theories, principles and practices of supervision, including training and staff development; recordkeeping and filing practices and procedures; and Basic counseling theories and practices.
Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment within areas of assigned responsibility;
Interpret, apply, explain and reach sound decisions in accordance with program regulations, policies and procedures;
Instruct and train individuals in a group setting and one-on-on; communicate effectively orally and in writing;
Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials;
Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy and judgment in dealing with volunteers, parents and staff; and organize and maintain specialized documentation.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES & CERTIFICATES:
Certification in Pediatric First Aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of employment. A valid California driver license. Must meet and maintain State law and County licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (Fingerprints, TB, Physical, Immunizations).
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a two-year college with an Associate’s Degree in Child Development/Social Work or related field; or "Basic Family Services Assistant Credential/Certificate" awarded by an accredited college and one (1) year of progressively responsible experience providing direct services to low income children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess at least six (6) units of CD/ECE.
Example of Major Functions:
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.