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good for others around the world!
BCFS Education Services is part of a global system of health and
human service non-profit organizations led by BCFS and is focused
on advancing school readiness and ensuring families have the
necessary tools to give their children a Head Start toward a
lifetime of learning. Our team of compassionate educators and
innovative leaders believe every child is unique and has the
potential to be successful and make a positive impact in our
Reports to: BCFS Education Services Center Director
Status (Pay Grade): Non-Exempt - Full Time (Direct Care Staff
Minimum Qualifications: Previous early childcare experience.
Child Development Associate (CDA)
credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds
the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program
that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are
enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within 24
months of the time of hire. Valid driver's license and work
eligibility status. Pass a criminal and driving background
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish)
Critical Action Items:
Protect the physical and mental health and safety of our
children and no child is left alone or unsupervised while under our
care. (HSPPS 1302.90)
Assist with providing an organized learning environment that
promotes healthy development and children's skill growth aligned
with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth
to Five, including children with disabilities and dual language
learners as appropriate. (HSPPS 1302.31)
Assist with the implementation of prescribed curricula to
provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences in
language, literacy, social and emotional development, math,
science, social studies, creative arts, and physical development,
and integrate child assessment data in individual and group
planning. (HSPPS 1302.31, 1302.32)
Support screenings, assessments, and ongoing evaluation of the
child's developmental level and progress in outcomes. (HSPPS
Support opportunities for parents and family members to engage
in their child's development and in program services, including but
not limited to parent conferences, home visits, and group
Follow appropriate practices to keep children safe during all
activities, including reporting at a minimum suspected or known
child abuse and neglect, appropriate supervision of children at all
times; and all standards of conduct. (HSPPS 1302.47, 1302.90)
Comply with positive adult-child interactions as measured by the
CLASS: Pre-K instrument. (HSPPS
Support and participate in staff development, including
completion of minimum training requirements as specified in state
and federal standards (HSPPS 1302.91, 1302.92), continuing
professional development, and staff wellness initiatives.
Support classroom activities as directed by the teacher and
assist with transitions to and from the classroom.
Support the use of age-appropriate equipment, materials,
supplies and physical space for indoor and outdoor learning
environments, including functional space, and change materials
periodically to support children's evolving interests and
Communicate child observations to teachers, including the
identification of potential interference with a child's development
and school readiness.
Support teachers' coordination with education, family, mental
health and/or child development professional program staff to
address identified needs.
Support school functions, scheduled meetings and team decision
and operations. Maintain confidentiality in all areas of child and
program operations. Perform other job duties as assigned.
Response to classroom requests for support is timely and is
compliant with Office of Head Start and agency regulations,
policies, and protocols.
Regular communication with teachers ensures they are well
informed about their students' behavior, and progress.
The classroom is free from physical and environmental hazards.
Incident reporting occurs within the timeframes designated in
program policy and protocol.
Demonstrate the ability to respond sensitively and competently
to the service population's cultural and socio-economic
Communicate in writing and verbally in English and Spanish
Demonstrated ability to maintain emotional control and
professional composure at all times.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of all BCFS Education Services
policies and procedures.
Ability to organize and prioritize duties and responsibilities
in a fast-paced environment.
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organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all
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national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual
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genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status,
partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other
reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected
by applicable law.
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