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Cook Full-time 10 months | Closed Date: Friday, September 01, 2017

Responsible for the preparation and service of meals that meet Head Start and USDA nutrition requirements for children ages one to five. Prepares, set-up, clean-up after breakfast, lunch and snacks as planned on menus and food for special events. Receives and properly stores food and supplies. Strictly adheres to all guidelines and regulations pertaining to food management.

Qualifications: High School or GED One year experience in quantity food preparation. Some training in Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.nutrition, dietetics and/or child food preparation. Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. Proficient computer skills, including data base systems and access to email and internet. Ability to speak, read, write, comprehend, process, interpret, follow and carry out instructions spoken and written in English. ServSafe Management Certification.

Location: Fulton

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, September 01, 2017

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 Work, Excel and Outlook; Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Location: William and Baldwin 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 Coordinator (3 positions) Part-time, 10 Months Hours: 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, September 01, 2017

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: 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 Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally.

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: 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

Nutrition Aide Part-time 10 months | Closed Date: Friday, September 01, 2017

Under the general supervision and guidance of the cook, the Nutrition Aide assists the cook in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks. Assists in the delivery of meals to the classroom ready for family style meal service suitable for the children’s age and development; helps to maintain high standards of sanitation, safety and food preparation and storage; participates in nutrition trainings and workshops; assists and attends nutrition activities for children, parents and children when requested; performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High School Diploma of GED; ServSafe Certificate Minimum one year experience in food service Computer literate. Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to stand for extended periods.

Location: Fulton or 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

Parent Aides Part-time, 90 minutes per day, 10 months | Closed Date: Friday, September 01, 2017

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

Extended Day: Enrichment Program Educator (3 positions) Part-time, 10 Months Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30 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 contingent upon enrollment. | Closed Date: Friday, September 01, 2017

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: 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: 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: 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

Head Teacher –Full Time 10 Months 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Closed Date: Friday, September 01, 2017

Ensures supports and promotes each child’s learning, well being, and development in cooperation with their parents and other early learning childhood professionals consistent with Head Start Performance Standards and N. J. Dept. of Children and Families.  Guided by school readiness goals, prepares and implements developmentally and culturally appropriate lesson plans which meets the needs of all children and their families; interacts positively with all children to support their individual learning and meet their emotional needs; partners with families to ensure their involvement in the education program; conducts families visits and attends parent conferences (including evenings); eats family style meals with the children daily; completes assessment of children on a timely basis utilizing assessment tools such as COR, ESI and others; provides evidence that CLASS scores are assessed to drive professional development and increase the effectiveness of interactions with children.  

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

Location: Baldwin 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: 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, September 01, 2017

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 – 4 pm | Closed Date: Friday, September 01, 2017

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 – 4 pm | Closed Date: Friday, September 01, 2017

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