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Early Head Start Teacher 12 Months 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Plans, organizes, and implements, a developmentally appropriate program for infants and toddlers ages 0-3 years. Follows standards and regulations by the Head Start Performance Standards, MCDC Administrative Working Documents, NJ Department of Children and Families and other regulatory agencies; collaborates with others to ensure the successful operation of a classroom, implement High Scope Curriculum for Infant/Toddlers to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities; build and maintain a positive, nurturing and supportive relationship with children and families; plan and provide learning environment and experience that promote physical, social, intellectual and emotional development; assesses and sets goals for their development; communicate with parents and encourage their input regarding the growth and development of their children, maintain and update individual child portfolios, maintain safe and healthy classroom and playground environments; report safety hazards and/or equipment needs to Site Supervisor; follow health and safety procedures for hand washing, diapering, handling bodily fluids, sanitizing toys and equipment, and all other procedures.

Qualifications: CDA in Infant/Toddler or Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with training hours in Infant/Toddler content, Work experience with infants and toddlers preferred. Able to lift a child weighing up to 40 pounds. Ability to maneuver on the floor with children. Proficiency in written and verbal language skills; Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;

Location: William Street

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Family Engagement Advocate Full-time, 12 months | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Supports families in their roles as their child’s first teacher, encouraging parent/child interactions that promote school readiness and healthy development, enhancing family well-being. Helps parents and caregivers build social networks to enhance family leadership and advocacy skills through participation in the agency governance, such as becoming class parents, and/or membership in the Policy Council. Establish and maintain accurate updated records for each child in organized and complete files and in Childplus. Assists parents by formulating and maintaining family partnerships agreements; encourage and support parents in reaching self-sufficiency through presentations at center-based meetings. Formulate and maintain community partnerships that assist in the quality delivery of services to children and families that are responsive to family needs. Recruitment of children and families to the program.

Qualifications: Minimum high school diploma or GED; Associate degree in social work, human services, early childhood education or a related field preferred; Proficiency in written and verbal language skills; Bilingual English/Spanish preferred; basic skill in Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Sheets and Doc; Ability to quantify service are outcomes and Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally. Valid New Jersey Driver’s license.

Location: Baldwin

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Bus Driver Part-time 10 Months | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Ensures the safety and well-being of children, families and staff transported for all agency transportation needs. Ensures that all safety and required transportation protocols are implemented including but not limited to emergency bus evacuation, verification that the bus is entirely empty after each completed run, and completion of incident reports. Assists with ensuring a clean and sanitary bus interior; drives for regular class days, field trips and occasional evening or weekend meetings. Must be familiar with Department of Transportation regulations and Commercial Driver’s License rules and must attend all required trainings and meetings.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED: Valid New Jersey Commercial Driver License, CLASS B with Passenger and School Endorsement; Must have a good driving record. Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. Good written and verbal communication skills; Ability to maintain accurate records. Ability to work well with staff, children and parents.

Location: Agency - wide

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Floating Assistant Teacher Part-time, 4 hours per day 9:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Shares responsibility for the Head Start classroom, working collaboratively with the teachers, families, and other staff members to achieve positive outcomes in children. Assists with home visits and parent conferences when necessary; provide support and coverage during planning time; provide substitute coverage when necessary; assists in carrying out the goals, policies and activities designed to implement educational objectives and Performance Standards.

Qualifications: CDA or Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field with credits in Early Childhood Education; Proficiency in written and verbal language skills; Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Ability to lift up to 35 lbs

Location: Fulton Street

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Extended Day: Enrichment Program Coordinator (2 positions Part-time, 10 Months Monday – Friday, 6:15 am to 8:30 am; 2:45 pm to 6:45 pm; Occasionally 12:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Availability of positions is dependent upon enrollment. | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Ensures a seamless transition from the regular school day and extended day. Working in collaboration with the education service area, the EPE implements learning activities that support the cognitive, social and emotional development of children participating in extended day. The EPE will engage children in various areas, including literacy, math, arts, science and recreation. Ensures staffing complies with licensing requirements.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; CDA or advanced degree preferred: Minimum two years working in early child hood environment. Proficiency in written and verbal language skills;Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally.

Location: Fulton & William Streets

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Extended Day: Enrichment Program Educator Part-time, 10 Months Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30 am to 8:30 am; OR 2:45 pm to 6:45 pm; Occasionally 12:30 pm. - 6:45 pm. Availability and location of position is contingent upon enrollment. | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Ensures a seamless transition from the regular school day and extended day. Working in collaboration with the education service area, the EPE implements learning activities that support the cognitive, social and emotional development of children participating in extended day. The EPE will engage children in various areas, including literacy, math, arts, science and recreation.

Qualifications: CDA, or Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with credits in Early Childhood Education; Proficiency in written and verbal language skills;

Location: Baldwin, Fulton and William Streets

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Parent Aides Part-time, 90 minutes per day, 10 months | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Shares responsibility for the Head Start classroom, working collaboratively with the teacher and assistant teacher, and other staff members to achieve positive outcomes in children; provide support and coverage in classroom during planning time, mealtime, or as required; provide substitute coverage when necessary; assist in carrying out the goals, policies and activities designed to implement educational objectives and Performance Standards.

Qualifications: High School Diploma of GED; Intent to further education in Early Childhood Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally.Preference given to parents with a child currently in the MCDC program.

Location: Agency –wide

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Bus Aides Part-time Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. And 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

As part of the Family and Community Engagement team, the bus aide ensures the safety and well-being of children being transported for all agency transportation needs; assists children with safety entering and exiting the bus; ensures the children are properly seated and safety devices are in place; promotes positive engagement and interaction with children and families; ensures that all safety and required transportation protocols are implemented; assists with ensuring a clean and sanitary bus interior; attends all mandatory meetings and trainings. 

Qualifications: At least 18 years of age High school diploma or GED preferred. Good verbal communication skills. Visual ability to observe children. Able to lift a child weighing up to 35 pounds.

Location: Agency-wide

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Substitute Assistant Teacher Called in as needed Hours 8 am – 3 pm | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Works collaboratively with the Education Staff to ensure the successful operation of Head Start and Early Head Start classrooms in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.  The Substitute Assistant Teacher is called in on an as needed basis; works with the Education team to implement High Scope curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities.

Qualifications: High school diploma, CDA or Associate’s Degree with 60 credits in early childhood education or related field; Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. Proficiency in written and verbal language skills; Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Location: Agency-wide

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org

Substitute Head Teacher Called in as needed Hours 8 am – 3 pm | Closed Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

Works collaboratively with the Education Staff to ensure the successful operation of Head Start and Early Head Start classrooms in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards. The Substitute Head Teacher is called in on an as needed basis; works with the Education team to implement High Scope curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Experience in early childhood education preferred; Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. Proficiency in written and verbal language skills; Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Ability to quantify service area outcomes. Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Location: Agency-wide

Other Information: You must indicate the Job Title of the position for which you are applying. Applications or resumes without the Job Title for the position will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Complete an Application for Employment at 33 Fulton Street, or send a cover letter indicating the position to which you are applying with a resume to hrmcdc@mcdcnj.org