SanMarcosRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for San Marcos jobs

Home Base Teacher I or II

Company: MAAC (Metropolitan Area Advisory Committee)
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

- Location: - Gosnell Center - San Marcos, CA - Hourly - Home Base Teacher I: $18.63 - $22.11 - Hourly - Home Base Teacher II: $19.95 - $23.68 - 38 WeeksOUR STORYSince 1965, MAAC has been maximizing self-sufficiency with families and individuals through high-quality programs and advocacy in our communities. MAAC employs dedicated staff who provide life-changing services to thousands of individuals annually through programs in five core focus areas: Education, Economic Development, Health & Wellbeing, Housing, and Advocacy & Leadership Development. Through a wide variety of programs, MAAC has grown to become one of the largest nonprofit social service organizations in the community. Learn more about the great things happening with MAAC at -Under supervision and guidance of the Education Manager, will be responsible for planning and implementing the Home Base Model in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Head Start. - A caseload will consist of twelve (12) families. - Head Start is a federally funded preschool for income eligible and special needs children.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe 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 class.

Provide education, parent involvement, health and social services to each family in the caseloadDevelop and support the concept that the parent is the primary educatorAssist the Head Start parent in providing a safe environment to prevent and reduce childhood injuries by recognizing safety hazards, dangerous substances, and unsafe conditionsRecognize symptoms of spousal, sexual, and child abuse and/or neglect and the legal requirements in such casesReinforce good self-help skills, such as washing hands, brushing teethRecognize individual growth, development, language ability, and needs to develop an appropriate Individual Education Program for each childUtilize all Head Start resources in assisting the familyProvide referrals for children and families to community resources to meet identified needsAssist the parents in obtaining and maintaining good health and nutrition practices and provide information relevant to the family cultureAssist the parents in utilizing home space, relationships, materials, and home routines as resources for an interesting, secure, and enjoyable environment that encourages play, exploration, and learningProvide materials, equipment, and opportunities for indoor and outdoor activities that encourage development and recognize individual differencesImplement the principles of bilingual language development and the High Scope curriculumMaintain an open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each other family member to encourage and support parent involvement and provide necessary servicesMake a minimum of one (1) home visit (90 minutes duration) per week per familyPlan and implement two (2) monthly cluster sessions, which focus on child development concepts and techniques for parentsMaintain and update written records and reports in a timely mannerDesign and present trainings, workshops, for staff, parents, and volunteersAssist the Site Supervisor in implementing the site in-service training plans, parent involvement activities, and volunteer programsAssist the Education Coordinator developing the agency training plan and Home Base OptionsProvide technical assistance to other Home Base Teacher'sAttend mandated training programs, conferences, courses which will assure professional growth Other related duties as assignedEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONHome Base Teacher I:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. - Twelve (12) units in Early Childhood education or Child Development from an accredited college or university including at least 12 units of core child development course work (i.e. Child/Human Growth and Development, Child/Family/Community or Child and Family Relations and Early Childhood Curriculum etc.) Home Base Teacher II:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is requiredTwenty-four units in Early Childhood education or Child Development from an accredited college or university including at least 12 units of core child development course work (i.e. Child/Human Growth and Development, Child/Family/Community or Child and Family Relations and Early Childhood Curriculum etc.) Home Base Teacher I and Home Base Teacher II additional requirements:
Valid California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit OR Home-based Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate's or bachelor's degree.One (1) year Head Start Home Base Teacher I or related work experienceBilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing is requiredVALUE-BASED BEHAVIORSListens attentively to others. Asks clarifying questions to gain a better understanding of the other person's views and underlying assumptions
Works effectively in a team environment and actively participates in joint problem solving; willingly cooperates with co-workers
Identifies and takes advantage of opportunities for personal and professional development
Attends work consistently and punctually. Arrives to meetings prepared and on time; honors work commitments; follows through on what was agreed upon; meets deadlines
Honors the private and confidential matters of co-workers. Protects the proprietary information of MAAC systems
Follows rules, regulations, and policies; positively contributes to implementing changes
Deals with issues directly, in a respectful and timely manner. Focuses on resolving the issue while not criticizing the person. Follows rules, regulations, and policies; positively contributes to implementing changesHEALTH STATUSMust have a physical examination, TB clearance and a drug screen by a doctor/clinic designated by MAAC as well as immunization records for influenza*, pertussis and measles as required by state and federal regulations prior to the first day of employment.PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDSThe physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit, talk or hear both in person and by telephone, uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls, reach with hands and arms. An employee also is regularly required to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl, climb or balance and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.Mental DemandsWhile performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret information; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret people and situations; use basic math; learn and apply new information or skills; work under intensive deadlines and interact with MAAC management, administrators, staff, teachers, parents, family members, children and others encountered in the course of work.BACKGROUND CLEARANCEAll positions are subject to a background/education check, DMV check, NSOR, exclusion and debarment checks prior to hire and periodically throughout employment as required by various funding sources.Note: California Start law requires background criminal checks on anyone who works in a licensed childcare facility who is not a client. Must have or obtain a current criminal background check clearance, signed criminal record statement, and signed Acknowledgement to Report Child Abuse form prior to the first day of employment.TRANSPORTATIONMust have and maintain a valid California Driver's License, daily use of a personal, insured vehicle, and have and maintain a motor vehicle driving record acceptable to MAAC's insurance carrier. Incumbents will be enrolled in the California DMV Pull Program.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: MAAC (Metropolitan Area Advisory Committee), San Marcos , Home Base Teacher I or II, Education / Teaching , San Marcos, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

San Marcos RSS job feeds