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Horseback Riding Instructor Part-time school year

Sienna Ranch connects youth to nature through compelling outdoor experiences in order to foster a compassionate and environmentally aware future. We provide farm education and immersive nature programming to youth PreK-8th grade. Our program offerings also include woodshop, natural building, archery, horseback riding, gardening, science, pottery, survival skills, homesteading skills, naturalist skills and much more. Sienna Ranch is situated on a 21-acre family-owned ranch in Lafayette, CA.

POSITION SUMMARY

Part Time Riding Instructors work as part of a collaborative, supportive and professional team to offer riding lessons, horsemanship classes and seasonal camps to students and campers at Sienna Ranch. Sienna Ranch uses a Pony Club-influenced approach to balanced seat and safety, and deeply values a Natural Horsemanship approach to forming connections between students and horses, horse training and horse care.

 

SCHEDULE SUMMARY Non-exempt. Permanent. Part-time. Year-round. School Year Schedule (approx Sept-May): 12-16 hours per week, Monday, Thursday, Friday schedule with option to add hours on weekends. Optional Summer Schedule (approx June-August): Monday-Friday, 25-40 hours per week (w/ one optional week off)

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Teach group horsemanship classes, summer camps and holiday camps

Communicate with other riding instructors and Animal Care and Education Manager to coordinate facility use and horse use

Coordinate with Sienna Ranch Business Manager to report absences, schedule makeups, report incidents

Assist with special events and leading pony rides, as needed

REQUIREMENTS

At least 2 years experience teaching safe and engaging beginner-intermediate horseback riding lessons. Pony Club experience looked upon favorably within the past 5 years.

Ability to patiently and positively mentor youth from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages and experiences

Willing to work outside in all weather

Able to maintain clean, organized workspaces

Ability to patiently and professionally communicate with parents, staff, volunteers, students and apprentices

Committed to being an active part of a solution-oriented, self-motivated, cooperative, professional community atmosphere

Able to work with minimal direct supervision and to independently hold yourself accountable to a high level of professionalism

Able to check and respond to email communications within 24 business hours

Current First Aid and CPR for Adult and Child certifications, and clear TB test results (or ability to acquire before first day or work), and ability to pass FBI/DOJ background check for working with children COMPENSATION

Competitive hourly rates 1 APPLICATION

INSTRUCTIONS Email cover letter, resume, contacts for THREE professional references. Please also briefly answer the application questions below. We are looking to hire on a short timeline and will accept and review applications until the position is filled.

Please reflect on and respond to the following questions:


  1. How did you hear about this position?

  2. What motivates you most to work at Sienna Ranch?

  3. Briefly describe a one-hour beginner lesson plan for an 8 year old student who has never ridden a horse before

  4. Please list at least one question you have for us about Sienna Ranch, or the Part Time Riding Instructor position.

Sienna Ranch is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic team committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color and other groups traditionally underrepresented in outdoor education. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour

Experience:

Relevant: 1 year (Required)

teaching: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

One location

Benefits:

Flexible schedule

Professional development assistance

Hours per week:

10-19

This Job Is:

Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location

Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Schedule::

Monday to Friday

Holidays


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PLEASANT HILL RECREATION & PARK DISTRICT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Long Term Substitute Preschool Teacher – Preschool

APPLY VIA EMAIL TO Sarah Smith

Submit letter of intent with District Application, resume, transcripts

FILING DEADLINE:

Open until Filled

SALARY $14-$17/hour

REPORTS TO: Preschool Director - Preschool

THE POSITION

Substitute Preschool Teacher, under supervision of the Preschool Director, is responsible for developing, organizing and teaching preschool age children for Pleasant Hill Recreation Preschool during the school year and teaching camps during the summer.

The position offered is temporarily from now until 3/30/2020 Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm. This position is with children 18-36 month old. Upon completion of temporary assignment floater/sub hours may be available as needed. This position requires, classroom management skills, patience, good communication skills, and the ability to multitask. Substitute Preschool Teacher must also remain professional at all times and be able to handle conflict well. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and have natural leadership abilities.

Example of Duties:

 Create, plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum with a play based, process oriented approach.

 Maintain a clean and organized classroom.

 Change diapers and assist in potty training children.

 Communicate with parents regarding the needs of students.

 Work as a team with a co-teacher.

 Ensure all safety policies are followed to ensure a safe

environment for participants.

 Administer preschool classes and summer camps.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1) Education

Minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units, preferred.

2) Experience

Minimum two years preschool teaching experience, preferred.

Background in teaching or parks and recreation is desirable.

3) Licenses, Certificates and Special Requirements:

Valid California Class C Driver's License with a good driving record and

Certificate of current Automobile insurance. First Aid, CPR and AED

certification is required, but may be obtained during the probationary

period.

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift

and carry 40 pounds, kneel, squat, bend and sit on the floor. Must be

able to speak clearly and hear in a loud environment.

BENEFITS

Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District offers an attractive salary

compensation in a professional, fun and growth oriented environment.

There are no medical/dental/retirement benefits offered for this

position.

Workers Compensation: All employees are covered under the

District’s Joint Powers Authority, CAPRI

ABOUT PLEASANT HILL RECREATION & PARK DISTRICT Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District was established in 1951 by citizens who desired recreational opportunities and park facilities in their community. The District is governed by the Public Resources Code of the State of California and operates as a Special District, an independent governmental agency separate from the City of Pleasant Hill. The Board of Directors establishes policy for the District. Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District is managed by Michelle Lacy, General Manager. Under the General Manager is one superintendent, six supervisors who manage the day-to-day operations for Parks, Programs, Sports, Aquatics, Senior Citizens Activities, Information Systems, and Accounting. Our Impact: We serve over 40,000 people within the community, an area about 20% larger than of the City of Pleasant Hill. We touch approximately 100,000+ persons who participate in programs, visit District facilities, or volunteer annually. We promote an active, healthy life-style for preschool, youth, teens, adults and seniors. We foster self-enrichment and personal development through offering over 2,300 classes, programs and activities. We preserve and drive community economic value by providing diverse programs, well-maintained neighborhood and community parks, trails and open space to attract and retain residents, businesses and visitors. We strengthen community engagement by working closely with community partners and clubs, coordinating volunteer activities, co-sponsoring community events, and supporting local charities. We preserve and protect natural resources of California by conscientiously and proactively maintaining the District’s 269 acres of parkland. We improve safety and security by providing positive recreational activities and safe environments for at-risk groups.


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Reggio-Inspired PreSchool Seeks Great Substitute Teachers

Old Firehouse School is actively recruiting substitute teachers for all three campuses: Lafayette, Walnut Creek and Mill Valley. To express your interest, please send a cover letter and resume 

Our program is based on a solid foundation of scientific theory, research and professional practice. Our teaching staff are early childhood educators with degrees in early childhood education, human development or a closely related field. Each one has chosen early childhood education as her long-term career.

Building relationships is the foundation of our work. We place strong emphasis on the bonds between children and teachers, teachers and parents, and children themselves. Our life together at OFS reflects a delicate and intricate web of social, emotional and intellectual skills that transforms the whole child into a well balanced member of society.

Key features of Old Firehouse School are:

Primary Caregiving and Continuity of Care

Reggio Inspired Project Work and Inspiration from Reggio Emilia, Italy

Professionalism

For our full-time faculty we offer 31 paid holidays, medical and dental benefits as well as an extraordinary bonus plan.

Please visit our website 


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Clinical Supervisor for a small non-profit year-round Special Education School and Medi-Cal Mental Health Clinic.

Program Description:

La Cheim's school programs provides both special education and mental health services to adolescent and latency age children. All students have an IEP issued from a neighboring public school district. Students receive educational and therapeutic clinical services in small, self-contained classrooms. Each classroom's treatment team consists of a special education teacher, clinician, mental health resources specialist, and classroom assistant. Additionally highly trained Psychiatrists, RNs, and NPs assist each treatment team in developing a quality, thorough, treatment plans for each child.

Each classroom's therapeutic milieu provides individual and group therapy for the participating students. Classroom's student sizes are small, averaging between 5 to 7 students. Overall campus student census ranges from 12 to 18 students. This allows our treatment plans to be very specific for each student's individualized clinical and educational treatment needs.

Our school provides year-round educational and mental health services. Family therapy is a key component to successful client treatment. A child cannot be successfully served unless their family, extended family, and other outside care givers are involved.

La Cheim has a very dedicated treatment team. Staff turnover is quite low; most employees have been with La Cheim well over 15 years. This can be attributed to a positive sense of professional comradery, quality service provision, satisfaction and a very friendly working environment. This sorts of commitment by employees is fairly unique. Our staff dedication allows for consistent high quality treatment interventions.

This is La Cheim's 5th decade of providing continuous, service to children from our community. Come celebrate life, "La Cheim", and become a member of our treatment team!

Duties Include:

• Overall responsibility for ensuring entire Program provides the most effective clinical and therapeutic services possible.

• Providing/overseeing group therapy within the classroom, provide individual therapy and family therapy outside of the classroom when/as needed.

• Supervision of Program's clinical staff. Signing off hours for clinical interns.

• Oversee the completing Medi-Cal charting. Overseeing the clinician's Medi-Cal charting for accuracy and timeliness. Ensuring MD's, NP's and RN's, charting is complete and submitted in a timely manner.

• Ensuring all clinical notes have effective interventions to ensure each clients' clinical goals are best met.

•Ensure all employees successfully complete the maximum number of quality billable notes each month.

• Responsible for the entire Program's Mental Health/ Medi-Cal services including ensuring all records and files are kept in 'Audit Ready' condition, physical facility meets Medi-Cal standards, and client charts go to mandated county mental health reviews and audits.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

• Must be a licensed MFT or MSW and be certified by the Board to supervise interns.

• Valid California Driver's License and a reliable vehicle.

• Current TB Test and clear criminal live scan clearances including DOJ & FBI.

• Past experience working with adolescents within a therapeutic milieu. (Preferred)

• Possess excellent administrative skills provided in an appropriate compassionate manner, yet be clear, firm, and direct.

• Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Ability to write and implement Behavior Treatment Plan

• Ability to effectively document provided services

• Ability to work in a fast paced environment

• Must be a team player

• Organized

• Sense of humor (Preferred)

Compensation: Depending upon Experience

Benefits Include:

• Generous Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance with FSA available.

• Excellent vacation and sick leave benefits.

• Voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and additional option to increase Long Term disability insurance available.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

La Cheim School is committed to diversity in its programming and in creating a staff reflective of the populations of the San Francisco Bay Area. We encourage and actively recruit applications representing diversity of color, age, sex, race, religion, national origin, physical ability, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

If you are interested in learning more about the program, please submit resume and cover letter 


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Sunshine House is looking for a strong team player to join our amazing group of preschool professionals! Our kids are a blast and our teaching team has an unheard of average of 10 years longevity. We are looking for someone who is flexible, energetic & caring.

* Candidates pursuing Early Childhood Education

* Training is included

* Outstanding Benefit Options including Retirement Plan

* Incentive Programs


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A School Psychologist is needed for a full-time (1.0) school position in Pittsburg, CA that offers a guaranteed 37.5 hours a week. This position is for the 2019-2020 school year and would cover one of the elementary schools and would be performing mainly assessments for students in grades K-5. In addition to the standard benefits, our therapists are preferred in a number of school districts in the area. Contact me today to learn more about this opportunity to work with a supportive and quality team!

BENEFITS FOR A SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST:


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Continuing Education & 401(K)

  • Weekly Pay with Direct Deposit

  • Mentoring Programs

  • Guaranteed Hours (based on opportunity)

  • Flexible Schedules

  • Once hired in our system you can work whenever you want with our 30 local offices nationwide!


SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST JOB REQUIREMENTS:


  • School Psychologist certification from an accredited program

  • Expected to have a thorough knowledge of Federal and State Psychologist regulations

  • Successful completion of Certification Examination

  • 1 year of verifiable, supervised professional experience within the last 3 years

  • School district experience preferred


ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:

CareerStaff Unlimited, LLC (“CareerStaff”) is a leader in the delivery of workforce solutions and staffing services for the healthcare industry. Our mission is to connect our clients with talented healthcare professionals ensuring the delivery of exceptional patient care. We serve our mission by leveraging a national network 25+ offices throughout the United States. CareerStaff’s services include travel and per diem employment opportunities for nurses, therapists and pharmacists.

Additionally, CareerStaff provides Managed Service Programs to hundreds of healthcare facilities nationally. By offering unparalleled customer service, unique placement opportunities, top pay and benefits and employment that meets the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians, CareerStaff attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.

CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Melissa Talamantes | Account Manager

CareerStaff Unlimited 

925-730-0950 


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Where the Wild Things Play is GROWING!!

We are seeking a dynamic team player with previous experience to work in a multi-age classroom of children ages 2-5. We run a Reggio Inspired program with a focus on literature. We love what we do and you should too!

Please read the full job description below and note all the requirements. If this sounds like a good fit to you, please send me your resume. You will not be contacted for an interview if your resume does not show all the requirements in this post so attention to detail is critical.

We offer up to 5 paid vacation days in the first year, 5 paid sick days and 12 paid holidays after a 90-day probationary period.

I look forward to meeting you!

Definition:

Under supervision of the Center Director, perform work of relative difficulty in teaching, managing and nurturing a group of children.

Duties:

The Preschool Teacher is responsible for setting up, managing and maintaining an appropriate classroom environment of young children between the ages of 2 years and 1st Grade entry. Prepares class activities in advance based on the preschool philosophy and provided monthly themes. In addition must be aware of and comply with all personnel, administrative, and operations policies. Works together with the staff members in curriculum planning and classroom management. Attends conferences, workshops and other professional growth experiences. Participates in public relations events sponsored by the preschool. Teacher is responsible for the order and cleanliness of the classroom. Teacher is also aware of hazards and needed repairs and reports them directly to the Director in writing. Treats each person with dignity and respect; staff, parents and children. Maintains direct supervision of the children at all times. Assists in the day-to-day maintenance and housekeeping of the facility, structures and play spaces. Attends all staff meetings and mandatory preschool functions. Maintains proper staff to child ratio of 1:12 at all times.

Qualifications:

Education and experience must fulfill one of the two following categories:

Children's Center Teacher permit issued by the State of California or 12 semester units in all of the following ECE courses from an accredited college:

Child Development

Child, Family and Community

Teaching in a Diverse Society

Curriculum

Infant/Toddler Development (Not required but a huge plus)

Good written verbal communication skills

Organizational Skills

Physically able to perform job duties

Fluent English speaker; bilingual a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour based on education and experience


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High School Soccer Coach – Spring 2020

Training student athletes to find their identity in Christ through the pursuit of athletic excellence.

Contra Costa Christian High School is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Varsity Girls

Soccer Head Coach for the Spring 2020 Season. CCCS offers a competitive stipend at a growing

school & athletic department, with the heart and goal of each athlete knowing their identity in Christ in and outside of their sport. Start date is effective immediately as soon as hire.

 

Minimum Qualifications


  • Fundamental knowledge of the specific sport as it relates to coaching, playing, and teaching of the sport to high school students

  • Playing experience at the high school level

  • Knowledge of CIF and NCS bylaws and regulations

  • High School Diploma

  • Personal testimony of Christian faith in alignment with the CCCS Statement of Faith

Preferred Qualifications


  • 2 Years head or assistant coaching experience at the high school level

  • Advanced fundamental knowledge of the specific sport as it relates to coaching, playing, and

teaching of the sport to high school students


  • Playing experience of the specific sport at the college level

  • Proficient Knowledge of CIF and NCS bylaws and regulations

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Description of Basic Function and Responsibilities

The Varsity Coach has knowledge of the fundamental skills and techniques, as well as the advanced

techniques needed for the specific sport. The Varsity Coach manages program development as it pertains to the specific sport. Acknowledges, adheres to, and instructs athletes as it relates to spiritual guidance and principles in accordance with the CCCS statement of faith. Manages spiritual and discipleship development.

Instills commitment, discipline, and teamwork and is responsible for successfully following the CIF/NCS/BCL Coaches Code of Conduct. Works/communicates with parents, students, staff and the community. Responsible for oversight of all levels within the program/sport.

Major Duties and Responsibilities


  • Demonstrates knowledge of the rules and fundamental skills and techniques, as well as the

advanced techniques needed for the specific sport.


  • Demonstrates adherence to CCCS statement of faith in all walks of personal life.

  • Demonstrates successful personality and character traits appropriate to athletic leadership.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to organize practices and design an appropriate conditioning

program for the specific sport.


  • Demonstrates successful ability to work with parent groups, administrators, staff and students.

  • Demonstrates successful ability to organize and maintain positive communication with the

community.


  • Ability to spiritually develop and disciple student athletes in the context of the specific sport.

  • Ability to instill commitment, discipline, and teamwork in a group young people of perhaps widely

varying athletic ability and spiritual walk.


  • Ability to help students balance a demanding academic workload with athletic commitment.

  • Ability and knowledge of fiscal and cash handling procedures/protocols with respect to fundraising,

purchasing of supplies, payment of tournament fees and other funds related to the sport.


  • Maintain and inventory equipment and uniforms to ensure student safety and minimize loss.

Reports to: High School Athletic Director

Stipend: The coaching position at CCCS is an independent contractor position offering a competitive

stipend of $3,000 with the potential for contract extension.

Requirements for Applying to be completed before the first practice

CPR/First Aid*, CIF, concussion, heat illness, mandated reporter, and sudden cardiac arrest certificates.

Current TB test. Valid California driver’s license.

Submit for Application


  • Cover letter with Christian testimony as its relates to athletics in your life

  • Resume

  • List of Three References

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Salary: $3,000.00 to $3,250.00 /year

Full Time Opportunity:


  • Yes

Work Location:


  • Multiple locations

Benefits:


  • None

Employment Length:


  • 1 - 3 months

Schedule:


  • Monday to Friday


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Our after school program "Toyology: Science Through Toys" is seeking dedicated and creative part-time teachers and assistants to facilitate STEM-based learning in local elementary schools throughout the Bay Area. Our staff have the opportunity to work with 50+ elementary schools across the Bay Area from Walnut Creek to San Francisco. This job is a perfect opportunity for college students, teachers in training programs, retired teachers, and individuals who love working with children.  

To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@sarahscience.com

Teacher Responsibilities


  • Manage a class of 15-25 students along with an assistant

  • Attend an hour long weekly training and supply pick-up at our office in Castro Valley

  • Teach science concepts from a lesson plan

  • Instruct children how to build projects from step-by-step instructions

  • Conduct roll call and sign students in and out of the class

  • Interact with parents, teachers, and school staff

  • Set up and clean up the classroom

  • Transport all materials to and from class

Assistant Responsibilities  


  • Conduct roll call and sign students in and out of class

  • Assist the teacher with the lesson and project of the day

  • Prep and pass out project materials

  • Help children put together science projects

  • Set up and clean up the classroom

Locations

Multiple public and private elementary schools located throughout the Bay Area. We make every effort to only assign schools that are within what you determine to be a reasonable commuting distance.

Currently, programs are located in San Francisco, Alameda, Berkeley, Richmond, Oakland, Piedmont, Castro Valley, Union City, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Danville, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, and more.

  Schedule  


  • Our staff work at the same time/days of the week from week to week over a three month period. Five classes a week, or one class per day from Monday to Friday, is the maximum class schedule for our staff

  • Classes are an hour in length, with fifteen minutes of prep and fifteen minutes of cleanup. In total, our staff works for an hour and a half for each day that they are on the schedule

  • Start times for classes can vary anywhere between 1PM and 4PM, depending on the school

  Requirements  


  • Must drive and have a reliable vehicle

  • Teachers must be willing to pick-up, drop-off, and transport supplies in their vehicle

  • Must have prior experience working with children

  • Background in education and prior experience teaching is a plus

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and experience managing a classroom

  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic and flexible

  • Able to communicate, multi-task and resolve issues and challenges creatively

Toyologists learn on the job classroom management skills, and practice the Sarah’s Science approach of positive reinforcement to teaching and interacting with children. We foster an inclusive and inviting learning environment by ensuring that every student builds a working toy based on our science lesson during every class.

Those who wish to join our team must have demonstrated leadership/teaching experience, excellent communication skills, and a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children is a must. Upon being hired, you must be willing to pay for and obtain Live Scan clearances (fingerprinting background checks) and receive a negative TB-Test result - both of which are eligible for reimbursement after the completion of a full session.


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Job Description

Napa Valley Support Services is currently seeking a support staff for a newly created program: Community Engagement Service Professional.Overall Responsibilities: Support individuals with developmental disabilities and assist with the development of Community Engagement (CE) opportunities including but not limited to: community classes, service clubs, volunteerism and customized employment.Community Responsibilities:


  • Plan weekly activities with individuals in community awareness/engagement classes.

  • Promote good public relations both for NVSS and individuals in community classes.

  • Responsible for quality control and flow of work on community job sites.

  • Research and develop opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities that meet the criteria in the following philosophies: functional, age appropriateness and normalization.

  • Ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided instruction, are included in all scheduled activities of their choice, and activities take place in a natural environment.

  • Ensure the above CE are implemented within all groups during non-work time.

  • Provide continuous quality service improvement by obtaining feedback from individuals with disabilities (both verbal and observed).

  • Ensure accurate monthly data reflects work, community engagement and other activity hours.

Knowledge & Abilities


  • Knowledge of HCBS and other regulations.

  • Knowledge of “person centered” philosophies, concepts, and skills.

  • Ability to present the program and participants in a professional positive manner.

  • Demonstrated maturity and cultural competency for working with diverse populations.

  • Strong organizational, communication, skills

  • Comfortable networking and building relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders

  • Reliable transportation with a good driving record.

  • Knowledge of 1:1 and group training techniques.

  • Knowledge of supported employment philosophies concepts and techniques.

Safety/Transportation Responsibilities


  • Research and/or provide means of transportation to community training sites; (e.g., City Bus, NVSS vehicle, instructor vehicle).

  • Ensure NVSS vehicles are clean pre and post trips and communicate to Program Director if not.

  • Conduct a pre trip safety inspection of all NVSS vehicles.

  • Be aware of safety procedures and location of safety manual.

  • Immediately inform management staff if an unsafe situation occurs or is observed.

  • Document special incidents on the proper forms as outlined in Special Incident Report, SIR procedures.

  • Immediately inform management when client health issues arise.

Other Expectations


  • Be familiar with NVSS Mission Statement.

  • On behalf of the Agency, act as a steward for a harmonious working environment that encourages teamwork.

  • Promote good public relations in the community.

  • Communicate and problem solve with Community Engagement Specialist.

  • Encourage teamwork and work as a team member.

  • Supervise assigned individuals as needed.

  • Ensure the safety of individuals at all times and follow safety procedures.

  • Regular attendance and punctuality.

  • Provide good customer service.

  • Attend annual and semiannual meetings with the individual and regional center staff, and anyone the individual would like to invite.

  • Act as advocate for individuals with disabilities.

  • Solve problems and communicate solutions with the Community Engagement Specialist.

  • Interact respectfully with all individuals we support.

  • Perform other related duties as requested by managers.


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Job Description

Horseback Riding Instructor Part-time school year Sienna Ranch connects youth to nature through compelling outdoor experiences in order to foster a compassionate and environmentally aware future. We provide farm education and immersive nature programming to youth PreK-8th grade. Our program offerings also include woodshop, natural building, archery, horseback riding, gardening, science, pottery, survival skills, homesteading skills, naturalist skills and much more. Sienna Ranch is situated on a 21-acre family-owned ranch in Lafayette, CA.

POSITION SUMMARY

Part Time Riding Instructors work as part of a collaborative, supportive and professional team to offer riding lessons, horsemanship classes and seasonal camps to students and campers at Sienna Ranch. Sienna Ranch uses a Pony Club-influenced approach to balanced seat and safety, and deeply values a Natural Horsemanship approach to forming connections between students and horses, horse training and horse care.SCHEDULE SUMMARY Non-exempt. Permanent. Part-time. Year-round. School Year Schedule (approx Sept-May): 12-16 hours per week, Monday, Thursday, Friday schedule with option to add hours on weekends. Optional Summer Schedule (approx June-August): Monday-Friday, 25-40 hours per week (w/ one optional week off) 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


  • Teach group horsemanship classes, summer camps and holiday camps

  • Communicate with other riding instructors and Animal Care and Education Manager to coordinate facility use and horse use

  • Coordinate with Sienna Ranch Business Manager to report absences, schedule makeups, report incidents

  • Assist with special events and leading pony rides, as needed

REQUIREMENTS


  • At least 2 years experience teaching safe and engaging beginner-intermediate horseback riding lessons. Pony Club experience looked upon favorably within the past 5 years.

  • Ability to patiently and positively mentor youth from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages and experiences

  • Willing to work outside in all weather

  • Able to maintain clean, organized workspaces

  • Ability to patiently and professionally communicate with parents, staff, volunteers, students and apprentices

  • Committed to being an active part of a solution-oriented, self-motivated, cooperative, professional community atmosphere

  • Able to work with minimal direct supervision and to independently hold yourself accountable to a high level of professionalism

  • Able to check and respond to email communications within 24 business hours

  • Current First Aid and CPR for Adult and Child certifications, and clear TB test results (or ability to acquire before first day or work), and ability to pass FBI/DOJ background check for working with children COMPENSATION

  • Competitive hourly rates 1 APPLICATION

INSTRUCTIONS 

Email cover letter, resume, contacts for THREE professional references to Alison at srnature1@gmail.com. Please also briefly answer the application questions below. We are looking to hire on a short timeline and will accept and review applications until the position is filled.Please reflect on and respond to the following questions: 


  1. How did you hear about this position?

  2. What motivates you most to work at Sienna Ranch?

  3. Briefly describe a one-hour beginner lesson plan for an 8 year old student who has never ridden a horse before

  4. Please list at least one question you have for us about Sienna Ranch, or the Part Time Riding Instructor position.

Sienna Ranch is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic team committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color and other groups traditionally underrepresented in outdoor education. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Part-timeSalary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour 


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To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@sarahscience.com

Our after school program "Toyology: Science Through Toys" is seeking dedicated and creative part-time teachers and assistants to facilitate STEM-based learning in local elementary schools throughout the Bay Area. Our staff have the opportunity to work with 50+ elementary schools across the Bay Area from Walnut Creek to San Francisco. This job is a perfect opportunity for college students, teachers in training programs, retired teachers, and individuals who love working with children.

Teacher Responsibilities


  • Manage a class of 15-25 students along with an assistant

  • Attend an hour long weekly training and supply pick-up at our office in Castro Valley

  • Teach science concepts from a lesson plan

  • Instruct children how to build projects from step-by-step instructions

  • Conduct roll call and sign students in and out of the class

  • Interact with parents, teachers, and school staff

  • Set up and clean up the classroom

  • Transport all materials to and from class

Assistant Responsibilities 


  • Conduct roll call and sign students in and out of class

  • Assist the teacher with the lesson and project of the day

  • Prep and pass out project materials

  • Help children put together science projects

  • Set up and clean up the classroom

Locations

Multiple public and private elementary schools located throughout the Bay Area. We make every effort to only assign schools that are within what you determine to be a reasonable commuting distance.Currently, programs are located in San Francisco, Alameda, Berkeley, Richmond, Oakland, Piedmont, Castro Valley, Union City, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Danville, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, and more. 

Schedule 


  • Our staff work at the same time/days of the week from week to week over a three month period. Five classes a week, or one class per day from Monday to Friday, is the maximum class schedule for our staff

  • Classes are an hour in length, with fifteen minutes of prep and fifteen minutes of cleanup. In total, our staff works for an hour and a half for each day that they are on the schedule

  • Start times for classes can vary anywhere between 1PM and 4PM, depending on the school

Requirements 


  • Must drive and have a reliable vehicle

  • Teachers must be willing to pick-up, drop-off, and transport supplies in their vehicle

  • Must have prior experience working with children

  • Background in education and prior experience teaching is a plus

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and experience managing a classroom

  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic and flexible

  • Able to communicate, multi-task and resolve issues and challenges creatively

Toyologists learn on the job classroom management skills, and practice the Sarah’s Science approach of positive reinforcement to teaching and interacting with children. We foster an inclusive and inviting learning environment by ensuring that every student builds a working toy based on our science lesson during every class.Those who wish to join our team must have demonstrated leadership/teaching experience, excellent communication skills, and a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children is a must. Upon being hired, you must be willing to pay for and obtain Live Scan clearances (fingerprinting background checks) and receive a negative TB-Test result - both of which are eligible for reimbursement after the completion of a full session. 


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Christian Preschool Substitute Teacher for students ages 3 - 5 years. Must have min 12 ECE units and 1 year of experience. Must be able to sign a Christian Role Model expectation form. .

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Experience:


  • Classroom: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:


  • One location

Pay Frequency:


  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Schedule:


  • Monday to Friday


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  UCP of the North Bay is recognized as a leader in providing employment, education, and recreation services for persons with developmental disabilities. Our mission is "to enhance the quality of life of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, their families, and their communities." We provide services for 750 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, autism, and epilepsy; and accompanying mobility, vision and hearing loss. Program Leaders provide supervision, education, and job training on-site and in the community for adults with developmental disabilities employed at Gone for Good located at 5100 Fulton Dr, Fairfield, CA 94534. Gone for Good is a secure document destruction and eWaste recycling business owned and operated by UCP of the North Bay that also provides a variety of recreation opportunities including camps and outdoor adventure activities. UCP of the North Bay operates programs serving adults with developmental disabilities in Solano, Napa, and Sonoma Counties. Program Leaders may also work as needed at WineBev Services, 500 Technology Way, Napa, CA 94558 because of the geographical proximity of the two programs. WineBev Services primarily packages wine and provides work crews for wine industry and hospitality industry related businesses in the community.   QUALIFICATIONS Program Leaders must have a high school degree, general education diploma, or certificate of completion. Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities in employment, education, and recreation programs is preferred, but not necessary. 

Program Leaders must: Possess a valid California Drivers License and have a good driving record.

Pass Department of Justice and FBI criminal background fingerprint clearance.

Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.   PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Program Leaders must be able to drive a passenger van to transport employees with developmental disabilities. Program Leaders must also be able to assist non-ambulatory adults with transferring, boarding vehicles, and activities of daily living. Some lifting of items up to 50 lbs. may be required during employment training, paid work, and other activities. Recreation activities, some requiring physical activity, are provided on-site and in the community.  


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At our Vacaville KinderCare location we need 2 fully qualified full time infant teachers. This position requires infant/toddler units.

Candidates must be flexible and hard working

One year experience working with infant/toddlers REQUIRED

 

Benefits:

Medical

Dental

Vision

Retirement


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