Current Openings

Substitute Assistant Teacher(Heat Start)
Posted Date:2014-12-09

The Assistant Teacher will assist the Head Start Teacher with providing a daily learning environment to help children develop physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively. This position helps implement activities developed from weekly lesson plans. The Assistant Teacher is under the daily supervision of the Teacher but reports to the Center Director. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
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  • Current Pre-school Child Development Associate credential (CDA) required, and must be maintained OR
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  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or Childhood Development.
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  • Minimum 1 yr. experience teaching young children.
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  • Must hold or be willing to obtain First Aid, CPR and Fire Safety certification.
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  • Must hold or be willing to obtain an annual Physical and TB Test.
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  • Ability to understand HS/EHS objectives and Performance Standards, and other applicable state, county and Agency regulations and procedures.
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  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
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  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. 

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Family Intake Assessor(CSBG)
Posted Date:2014-09-26

The Family Intake Assessor provides in depth screening of the diverse clientele who visit/call  the Family Support Department. This position is responsible for inputting data into the database and creating a case file for the Case Worker. The Family Intake Assessor will assist  with other task within the Department/Division when necessary.

Essential Job Functions – The core job duties and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.
* Determine program eligibility of low-income households.
* Secure all required documents for client applications.
* Over the phone/in person screen clients to ensure they meet the qualifications to be seen by a Case Worker.
* Enter client data into the Easy Track and Pathways Database during assessment.
* Responsible for outcomes regarding number of clients spoken to and the number of clients placed with a Case Worker.
* Prepare reports as necessary.
* Back-up to the Receptionist position.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s) Requirements
* High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 yrs. office experience OR
* Associated Degree in Sociology, Human Services, Public Administration or related field; with a minimum of 3 yrs. office experience.
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite Applications.
* Strong data entry skills.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to communicate to multi-cultures and diverse socio-economic groups.
* Ability to handle Client’s confidential information.
* Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
* Ability to work in a fast pace environment with a professional demeanor.
* Ability to work in a team environment.
* Ability to speak Spanish; Somali (a plus).

 Physical Demands
The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities as defined in the ADA to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have certain physical abilities. These abilities include, but are not limited to: sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting (up to 25 lbs.) using hands to finger, handling, or feeling objects, tools, or controls and talking and hearing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

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Assistant Teacher (Floater)(Head Start)
Posted Date:2014-09-25

The Assistant Teacher(Floater) will assist the Head Start Teacher with providing a daily learning environment to help children develop physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively. This position helps implement activities developed from weekly lesson plans. The Assistant Teacher is under the daily supervision of the Teacher but reports to the Center Director. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect.

Essential Job Functions – The core job duties and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.
* Help implement activities driven by weekly lesson plans.
* Assist with completing IEPs for each child, and support each child’s individual pattern of development and learning.
* Assist with monitoring children during daily activities including all indoor and outdoor activities (i.e. meal times, recess, and field trips).
* Participate in at least two parent-teacher conferences and two home visits (at the discretion the Head Start Teacher/Center Director) during the Program year to share observations about the child and hear parents’ concerns. 
* Maintain a welcoming and friendly attitude to parents, and encourage them to participate in their child’s development and in program activities.
* Promote effective dental hygiene with children in conjunction with meals, and developmentally appropriate activities that involve children in food-related activities.
* Maintain supply inventory and classroom equipment; keep classroom clean, orderly, and safe.
* Assist with ChildPlus data entry of educational information.
* Provide child care services at Policy Council meeting as needed.
* Seek ways to improve effectiveness of the Program’s daily operations, facilities, or curriculum and share suggestions with the Teacher and Center Director.
* Represent PCA and Head Start professionally inside/outside the organization and throughout the community.
* Participate in all required training and meetings and share learned information with staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s) Requirements
* High School Diploma or GED required.
* Current Pre-school Child Development Associate credential (CDA) required, and must be maintained OR
* Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or Childhood Development.
* Minimum 1 yr. experience teaching young children.
* Must hold or be willing to obtain First Aid, CPR and Fire Safety certification.
* Must hold or be willing to obtain an annual Physical and TB Test.
* Ability to understand HS/EHS objectives and Performance Standards, and other applicable state, county and Agency regulations and procedures.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work effectively in a team environment. 
* Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
 Physical Demands
The physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities as defined in the ADA to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have certain physical abilities. These abilities include, but are not limited to: sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying (up to 40 lbs.) using hands to finger, handling, or feeling objects, tools, or controls and talking and hearing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


HOW TO APPLY:  Internal applicants must submit an updated resume to the Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on October 2, 2014 in order to be considered for the position. Resumes can be submitted to HR by: Placing the resume in the designated bin inside the HR Office; Email resume to HRManagement@pcaction.org; Fax resumes to (404) 508-4787 attn: HR. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be considered. 

 

 

 

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