Education Compliance Monitor
These general functions will be carried out in keeping with the Goals, Mission and Policies of the YMCA of the East Bay this position is responsible for:
- Supporting high quality care and education that meets the needs of children and families in a setting that is inclusive for children of all abilities.
- Providing data, guidance, support and technical assistance to Teachers in order to implement services that are aligned with Head Start Performance Standards, rules and regulations determined by the California Department of Education, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Community Care Licensing.
- Provide technical assistance to Teachers regarding compliance with Early/Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Funding Terms and Conditions, Community Care Licensing in the area of Education.
- Participate with Center Directors in leadership development for Head Teachers.
- Participate in regular education related monitoring, analysis, and program improvement plans.
- Support the implementation of Creative Curriculum.
- Support teachers in creating and maintaining stimulating, organized, and inviting learning environments in the classroom and in outdoor play areas.
- Support classroom Health and Safety requirements according to Community Care Licensing, Head Start Performance Standards, and California Department of Education regulations.
- Monitor classroom materials, equipment and indoor/outdoor facilities to ensure safety, performing and/or requesting maintenance as required.
- Participate in meetings, classes, and trainings, as needed.
- In partnership with the Center Director and other team members, support teaching teams in best classroom practices.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree or above in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field with appropriate ECE coursework. (NOTE: Successful progress toward completion of BA Degree will be required to maintain position)
- Child Development permit at the Site Supervisor level
- Successful completion of 6 semester units of administration/supervision in Early Childhood Programs with grade C or above
- For work with infant/toddlers, completion of 3 units of infant/toddler development with grade C
- Five years of experience as a classroom teacher in Early Childhood Programs, prefer experience in state subsidized or Early/Head Start setting
- Experience working with children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds
- Pre-employment physical examination and TB clearance
- Current certificates for Pediatric First Aid and CPR, including a total of 15 hours of preventative health and safety training, or completion of this training within 90 work days of hire
- LiveScan fingerprint and criminal record clearance
- Must be able to communicate in English with proficiency, bilingual or multi-lingual preferred
- Ability to work under stress in high pressure situations and make sound decisions
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and other computer programs
Please complete the application on our main Careers page.