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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.

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.

ERSEA COA
Under the general supervision of the ERSEA Manager, the Community Outreach Advocate (COA) is responsible for recruiting, determining eligibility, and enrolling families in the Head Start or Early Head Start program by actively participating in ongoing community recruitment events and collaborations. Candidate must be able to engage potential participants by answering questions, providing information and referring them to resources available within the agency and community. Perform door-to-door recruiting of participants, prepare flyers and distribute house-to-house, to local businesses, and other community facilities. Participate in recruitment events in the community. Have strong, organization and accuracy skills. Determine eligibility status of applicants by verifying and calculating intake information and accurately completing eligibility forms to prioritize children on the waitlist.

Family Service Advocate

Family Engagement Advocates (FEA) have the opportunity to build relationships with participating families while developing Family Partnership Agreements, setting goals, and following-up on progress of goals and referrals.  Play a key role in Center Level Case Management to ensure high quality services and intentional follow up are provided to families. Input data into the ChildPlus database in order to analyze child and family needs and results.  Ensure that meetings and interactions with families are respectful of each family’s diversity and cultural background.  Inform parents of volunteer and leadership opportunities within the Head Start program and their communities as well as offer support and encouragement for increased parent engagement within the program. Network and attend community organizations meetings to learn more about services available in the community and establish partnerships that will enhance OCHS services.  Share resource information with other Family Engagement Advocates and OCHS staff.  Advocate for and promote Head Start program in the Orange County business community.  


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
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 paydata summary report, employee change report, payroll register, benefits accrual report, workers compensation report, monthly G/L interface report and deduction reports.

Purchasing Technician
Research and perform cost and value analysis of quotes, bids, etc. Process
purchase requisitions and POs, vendor invoices, sales tax, verify pricing & terms meet conditions of
agreement. File and maintain department records, such as: bids, COI, POs, packing lists, delivery
receipts, etc. Order tracking; investigate problems/errors; expedite delayed/ misplaced shipments;
resolve complaints. Investigate and respond to staff regarding PO questions, purchasing procedures,
and documents. Maintain core product catalog with updates and changes to product detail and pricing
in APS system. Maintain and replenish administration office central supplies. Prepare travel and
conference reservations. Perform similar and incidental duties as required. Be organized and complete
work in accordance with deadlines. Operate computer terminal, spreadsheet, database and word
processing software; operate office equipment.

Research and perform cost and value analysis of quotes, bids, etc. Process purchase requisitions and POs, vendor invoices, sales tax, verify pricing & terms meet conditions of agreement. File and maintain department records, such as: bids, COI, POs, packing lists, delivery receipts, etc. Order tracking; investigate problems/errors; expedite delayed/ misplaced shipments; resolve complaints. Investigate and respond to staff regarding PO questions, purchasing procedures, and documents. Maintain core product catalog with updates and changes to product detail and pricing in APS system. Maintain and replenish administration office central supplies. Prepare travel and conference reservations. Perform similar and incidental duties as required. Be organized and complete work in accordance with deadlines. Operate computer terminal, spreadsheet, database and word processing software; operate office equipment.


 


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