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Seeking Qualified, Motivated Special Education Professionals

Teaching is more than instruction in curriculum, more than report cards, more than parent conferences. Teaching is sharing, giving, receiving, and learning. Teachers who excel in our program often describe their experiences among the most rewarding of their lives.

At RISE, our staff tend to stay for a number of years, not only because of our truly exceptional students, but because RISE is a unique, nurturing community. We have a rare opening for a 'special' special education professional to teach grades K -- 12.

Being a Special Education Teacher at RISE Institute will give you an excellent opportunity to sow seeds of knowledge into a special needs child's life, giving him or her extra time and attention needed for his or her educational success. Teachers at RISE have a unique opportunity to create a supportive, structured learning environment that focusing on individual needs. Our program recognizes children approach learning in many different, exciting ways. We capitalize on the strengths and find new, creative methods to provide instruction. We blend our academic program with therapeutic services to help children learn and grow.

Please submit your resume with a cover letter stating your interest. List your experiences working in special education or in teaching along with how you feel you might contribute to the RISE Institute community. RISE is easily accessible via public transit and the freeway.

Requirements:

• A Current California Education Specialist Credential-(Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe)

• Ability to excel as a member of a team

• Attitude of a life-long learner

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the following:

RISE Institute

Human Resources

1760 Cesar Chavez Street, Suite RS

San Francisco, CA 94124-1136

Email: info@riseinst.com

Fax: 415-641-4082

Compensation: TBD

Employment type: full-time

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Company: Follett Higher Education Group

Job Title: Temporary Opportunities Available

Job Types: Temporary, Seasonal Part Time

Hours: Varies

Wages: Hourly-11.00/hr

Location: Fremont/Newark

Who says nothing "Green" grows this time of year?

At Follett Higher Education Group, you can see some green in your wallet. As a subsidiary of Follett Corporation, we supply students and faculty with textbooks and other course materials in over 1200 stores. And now that we're gearing up for the semester, there will be plenty of opportunities for energetic individuals like you to make a little extra cash without interfering with your busy lifestyle. Great job for new and returning Ohlone College students. Employees receive discounts on merchandise. Must be available to work during the time frame as committed, but we make an effort to work around class schedules.

Temporary Opportunities may include:

Sales Associate / Clerk / Course Materials Clerks

Floor Help

Seasonal

As a highly valued Associate, you will greet and assist customers, ring sales, stock shelves and help keep the store clean, neat and tidy.

To qualify, you must possess a commitment to customer service, superior organizational skills, detail orientation and the ability to multitask. Retail or cashiering experience is preferred.

Along with this opportunity to thrive, you'll enjoy discounts on textbooks, clothing and gifts. So what are you waiting for? For quickest response, apply at "www.follett.com/careers-apply-now' and finding this store using advanced search and locating by zip code - 94539!

EOE M/F/D/V

Requirements:

Minimum Age: 18

Additional: A commitment to providing excellent customer service is required. You must be able to multi-task and have attention to detail. Previous retail and cashier experience preferred. Working knowledge of ASL is a plus. Send resume to apply. 

Job Industry:

Retail

Customer Service

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The Tutor and Educational Therapist Position involves working one-on-one with children to improve cognitive processing skills as well as implement academic programs such as: reading, phonics, spelling, math and more. 

This  position is part-time: 20-25 hours per week with the opportunity for additional hours and advancement.  Our hours of operation are 1:00-7:00 Monday through Friday during the school year.  

Benefits and Compensation include: Competitive Pay Commensurate with Experience, Supervision provided weekly by an Educational Therapy Provider, Paid Training, On-going professional development opportunities.

 

 

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Behavioral & Educational Strategies & Training (B.E.S.T.) -Modesto, CA. Operating throughout the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties.

 

We Offer:


  • Competitive pay based on experience and education


  • Mileage Reimbursement/Paid Drive Time


  • Cell Phone Reimbursement


  • Health/Medical/Dental Insurance for Full-Time Employees


  • Supplemental Insurance


  • Matched contributions to a simple IRA Retirement Account for Full-Time Employees


  • Annual reviews with potential for wage increase


  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Supervision by a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) available to employees pursuing certification as a Board-Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) or Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)


  • Employee rewards programs


  • Paid Vacation & Sick time


  • Paid new hire and ongoing training


  • Highly rewarding work environment dedicated to embracing autism and enhancing lives


  • Training Opportunities


  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)


  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)


  • Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)

We are currently accepting applications for Part-Time and Full-Time staff. Applicants with BA/BS are eligible for higher starting pay.

 

To apply please visit our job site. We provide services at our centers (Modesto) as well as in-home, and at schools, between 8:00 am-6:30pm, Monday-Friday, in Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties:

 

Description:

The Behavior Technician will provide direct, one-on-one behavioral treatment utilizing the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), and Discrete Trial Teaching methods, to children of a variety of ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Independently running a treatment session


  • Following client specific protocols and B.E.S.T.'s general behavior management system


  • Demonstrating and implementing effective reinforcement throughout treatment sessions


  • Contriving scenarios to motivate a client to communicate verbally and non-verbally


  • Facilitating use of generalized and mastered skills during treatment sessions


  • Recording observations and data


  • Multi-tasking


 

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In addition, the individual must be punctual and have reliable means of transportation to work.

 

• Must be willing to obtain Registered Behavior Technician Certification within 90 days of hire.

• Must have or be willing to obtain Tuberculosis clearance

• Must have record of immunization to Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR), Pertussis(Within the last 10 years), Varicella and Hep B

• Must be fluent in English

• Must be willing to obtain department of Justice/Livescan fingerprint clearance

• Must be at least 18 years of age

• Must possess a High School diploma

• Must have proof of auto insurance

• Must have a clean driving record (Motor Vehicle Record reviewed)

• Must be able to access a computer and the internet from a location other than the center

• Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills

• Able to work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and supervisors

• Ability to plan, set-priorities, and juggle multiple tasks while remaining flexible to changing schedules and priorities in a fast paced environment

• Ability to speak and present effectively to clients and clients' families

• Ability to execute duties with minimal direction

 

Physical Demands:

• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

• Must be able to frequently move from a sitting to standing position

• Must be able to sit, on the floor, for extended periods of time 

• Regularly communicate and exchange information up to 8 hours a day

• Specific ability to detect and assess visual information as required including the ability to see differences in widths and lengths of lines such as those on graphs and ability to adjust focus.

 

B.ehavioral & E.ducational S.trategies & T.raining (B.E.S.T.) has been serving children with autism and their families in the Central Valley since 1999. For an employment application and for more information about this position please visit our website at www.bestforautism.com.

 

B.ehavioral & E.ducational S.trategies & T.raining (B.E.S.T.) is an equal opportunity employer, with a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status.

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The Neighborhood School is an inclusive preschool serving children ages 2 - 6 years old. As a mixed ages, mixed abilities program, all children are welcome and served equally. We offer all of the typical preschool programming, such as: circle times, projects, indoor and outdoor play, a nature curriculum, a cooking curriculum, meals, Pre-K work, music class, movement class, Spanish language, and more. We also have a variety of staff ranging from special educators to therapists to general early childhood educators. The program is designed so that all children are together all of the time and the staff help facilitate the individual needs of the children within the activities.

We are seeking a full time early childhood educator to add to our dynamic staff. You have at least 3 years of classroom teaching experience in a center. You also have experience working with children who have special needs. You have all the necessary ECE units to qualify as a teacher or higher level based on licensing standards and can meet all center requirements.

If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume.

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New year, New life!

this position is an entry level position working with children with special needs. This is an exciting opportunity if you want to join an industry that is continuously growing with a multi-level career path with endless possibilities.

Come join a great team and build a career. Make a difference in a child's life while working with people who love what they do!

We welcome students and work around they availability. We offer training and Board certification as a Registered Behavior Therapist.

We are Educational & Therapeutic Services, Inc. and we are looking for highly motivated individuals who can create a fun, motivating experience to generate the highest level of performance for every child. This is a Part-time or Full-time opportunity to work in a child's home, school, community or in our beautiful center in Castro Valley.

Essential Qualifications

• A High School Diploma, currently enrolled in a course of study leading to an Associate's or bachelor's degree in psychology, education, social work, behavioral sciences, human development or related fields

• Reliable transportation

• Ability to pass a criminal background check

• Compassionate individual with a passion to help make a difference in a child's development.

 

Job Duties

• Implement individualized instructional programs based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.

• Teach academic, cognitive, social-emotional, and adaptive skills to children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities.

• Address challenging behaviors with supervision from a supervisor.

• Collect accurate and reliable data.

• Receive supervision from Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) / clinical supervisors.

• Comply with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements.

• Comply with the company's administrative and clinical policies.

We offer

• Comprehensive initial and ongoing training

• Flexible schedule

• Opportunities for career advancement

• Competitive financial compensation

• Experience working with a friendly supportive and energetic team.

Apply now for a wonderful career opportunity working as a Behavior therapist supporting our clients in the San Francisco, Hayward, Castro Valley, Oakland, Newark, Dublin, Fremont, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Ramon or Union City communities.

Learn more about Educational and Therapeutic Services by visiting our webpage

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About Compass:


  • Tutor SAT/PSAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, academic subjects


  • Compass provides extensive training in our specific approach. We also invite tutors to use their experience and instincts to customize an ideal program for each student.

Here’s what our tutors have to say about working at Compass:  http://bit.ly/1YXAHvB

Apply URL:  

 https://apply.compassprep.com/apply-sf?s=lw

Tutoring with Compass:


  • Focus on tutoring – we find you clients

  • Work between 5 to 20+ hours/week

  • Flexible and autonomous scheduling

  • Meet with students one-on-one, in-home

  • $40-44/hr starting, with frequent raises

  • Stay organized with our tutor app

Our clientele:


  • Primarily high school juniors and seniors throughout the Bay Area:

  • Sonoma County

  • Marin County

  • San Francisco

  • East Bay

  • Peninsula

  • South Bay

  • Santa Cruz

Our ideal candidate:


  • Engaging, professional, coachable

  • Willing and able to travel to students’ homes

  • Stellar academic credentials (BA or BS required)

  • Affinity for standardized tests

  • Enthusiasm for working with high-school students

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About Compass:


  • Tutor SAT/PSAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, academic subjects


  • Compass provides extensive training in our specific approach. We also invite tutors to use their experience and instincts to customize an ideal program for each student.

Here’s what our tutors have to say about working at Compass:  http://bit.ly/1YXAHvB

Apply URL:  

 https://apply.compassprep.com/apply-sf?s=lw

Tutoring with Compass:


  • Focus on tutoring – we find you clients

  • Work between 5 to 20+ hours/week

  • Flexible and autonomous scheduling

  • Meet with students one-on-one, in-home

  • $40-44/hr starting, with frequent raises

  • Stay organized with our tutor app

Our clientele:


  • Primarily high school juniors and seniors throughout the Bay Area:

  • Sonoma County

  • Marin County

  • San Francisco

  • East Bay

  • Peninsula

  • South Bay

  • Santa Cruz

Our ideal candidate:


  • Engaging, professional, coachable

  • Willing and able to travel to students’ homes

  • Stellar academic credentials (BA or BS required)

  • Affinity for standardized tests

  • Enthusiasm for working with high-school students

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Rincon Valley Union School District is seeking qualified candidates for Special Education Instructional Assistant II. Under the direction of certificated staff and supervision of the Assistant Superintendent, Student Services, assists certificated staff in the instruction, supervision and training of individuals or groups of students with a wide range of special education needs.

Experience with individuals with special needs desirable, but not required.

Positions range from four to six and a half hours per day, Monday - Friday.

You may complete an application on Ed-Join or come to the District Office located at 1000 Yulupa Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95405.

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About Compass:


  • Tutor SAT/PSAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, academic subjects


  • Compass provides extensive training in our specific approach. We also invite tutors to use their experience and instincts to customize an ideal program for each student.

Here’s what our tutors have to say about working at Compass:  http://bit.ly/1YXAHvB

Apply URL:  

 https://apply.compassprep.com/apply-sf?s=lw

Tutoring with Compass:


  • Focus on tutoring – we find you clients

  • Work between 5 to 20+ hours/week

  • Flexible and autonomous scheduling

  • Meet with students one-on-one, in-home

  • $40-44/hr starting, with frequent raises

  • Stay organized with our tutor app

Our clientele:


  • Primarily high school juniors and seniors throughout the Bay Area:

  • Sonoma County

  • Marin County

  • San Francisco

  • East Bay

  • Peninsula

  • South Bay

  • Santa Cruz

Our ideal candidate:


  • Engaging, professional, coachable

  • Willing and able to travel to students’ homes

  • Stellar academic credentials (BA or BS required)

  • Affinity for standardized tests

  • Enthusiasm for working with high-school students

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POSITION TITLE: Education Liaison Specialist

REPORTS TO: Associate Director

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

Develop innovative and engaging curriculum and lesson plans to meet the needs of the students. Assess student readiness to take GED test(s) and provide support in registering for the GED test


SUPERVISES:N/A


EXEMPT STATUS: Non Exempt

UNION STATUS: Union

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


  • Provide Math, Reading, and Writing instruction to students (ages 17-24 years old) with varying academic levels.

  • Regularly meet with the youth to gauge progress and develop short term and long term educational goals

  • Assist with the recruitment and assessment of prospective GED students

  • Provide support to programs offering academic preparation

  • Collaborate with education team to implement strategies to link youth to postsecondary education

  • Provide college counseling drop in hours

  • Submit monthly reports and maintain daily student case notes

  • Maintain relationship with GED testing center

  • Collaborate with education staff and case managers

  • Keep records in accordance with funding and program needs

  • Attending all staff meetings and participating in programmatic activities

  • Aid in the running of the Larkin Street Academy (education and employment) center

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor and appearance at all times.

  • Flexibly address concerns that arise in a fast paced, demanding environment.

  • Perform tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to the requirements of this job description.

  • Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.

  • Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies.

  • Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times keeping with the responsibilities carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of staff and to the youth in which we serve.

  • Actively strive to upgrade professional skills through engaging in appropriate professional training and experience.

  • Maintaining the strictest of confidentiality.

  • Ability to work with a diverse staff and excel in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL & LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:


  • Requires ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 25 lbs.

  • Ability to reach, bend and walk.

  • Finger manipulation.

  • Ability to comprehend complex materials.

  • Ability to speak and write English clearly and accurately.

EDUCATION:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field.

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE:


  • Ability to develop creative curriculum and education plans for youth using an assets building approach.

  • Desire to work in Social Services and/or with homeless and runaway youth.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize projects in a fast paced environment.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

COMPENSATION

$17.69 - $21.58 an hour DOE

Larkin Street reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.

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Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child with special needs? Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE) has a part-time opening for an Instructional Aide in our Sunny Days Preschool. Under the supervision of a credentialed special education Preschool Teacher, the Instructional Aide is the primary contact with our preschool students assisting them in all of their activities as they move through the day. IA's are key members of the preschool classroom team and work with the teacher to create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social and emotional development of young students with an emphasis on language development and communication. Many students have autism and therefore you will assist with social skill development, pre-academic skill development, etc.

This is a part time role. Hours are Monday - Friday 8:45am - 12:00pm. Position is available immediately.

 

Key requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or older

Must have high school diploma or GED. AA or BA degree preferred.

Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills

Must have clear TB test and possess and maintain clear Dept. of Justice and FBI clearance prior to starting and during employment.

Must be able to physically manage children (up to 60 lbs.).

Prior experience working with children is preferred.

Please apply on our website

PACE is an equal opportunity employer.

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About Compass:


  • Tutor SAT/PSAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, academic subjects


  • Compass provides extensive training in our specific approach. We also invite tutors to use their experience and instincts to customize an ideal program for each student.

Here’s what our tutors have to say about working at Compass:  http://bit.ly/1YXAHvB

Apply URL:  

 https://apply.compassprep.com/apply-sf?s=lw

Tutoring with Compass:


  • Focus on tutoring – we find you clients

  • Work between 5 to 20+ hours/week

  • Flexible and autonomous scheduling

  • Meet with students one-on-one, in-home

  • $40-44/hr starting, with frequent raises

  • Stay organized with our tutor app

Our clientele:


  • Primarily high school juniors and seniors throughout the Bay Area:

  • Sonoma County

  • Marin County

  • San Francisco

  • East Bay

  • Peninsula

  • South Bay

  • Santa Cruz

Our ideal candidate:


  • Engaging, professional, coachable

  • Willing and able to travel to students’ homes

  • Stellar academic credentials (BA or BS required)

  • Affinity for standardized tests

  • Enthusiasm for working with high-school students

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Spring 2019 Education Internship at the Children's Creativity Museum

Organizational Description:

The Children's Creativity Museum in San Francisco is an innovative art and technology experience for children ages 2-12 and their families. Our mission is to nurture creativity and collaboration in all children and families. We believe that creative expression, innovation, and critical thinking are core to fostering the next generation.

Commitment:

- Minimum 14 hours per week (9:00- 4:30 two days per week)

- Orientation is Monday, January 28th 2019

- The first day is Tuesday, January 29th 2019

- Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from January 28th through May 26th, 2019

- Tuesdays from 9:00-4:30 are mandatory along with at least one other full day during the week (or two half days)

Compensation:

Unpaid: college credit when applicable

General Responsibilities:

- Facilitate the Field Trip experience for children ages Pre K--8th grade in our multimedia exhibit spaces

- Work with Educators and Volunteers during General Admission hours to teach basic, intermediate and advanced art and technology skills to youth and families

- Prepare, maintain and troubleshoot equipment and supplies in the exhibit/production areas; identify and report the status of exhibits and supplies

- Responsible for opening and closing the museum floor and reporting on all issues related to running the museum

Minimum Qualifications:

- Strong interest in art, education, museum studies, or media studies strongly desired

- Experience working with children

- Good computer skills on both Macs and PCs, working knowledge of media arts applications and the ability to learn and teach new software

- Strong written and oral communication skills

- Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Tagalog a plus

- Experience working with families and community groups, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area strongly desired

- Must have earned or currently be pursuing a Bachelor's degree

Benefits of the Internship:

● Hands-on teaching experience with children ages 2-12

● College Credit (where applicable)

● Experience facilitating CCM's hands-on, interactive museum exhibit spaces

● A chance to learn about Museum operations and programming

● Build personal and professional creative confidence

● Training and support in learning how to take the lead in field trips and/or workshops

● Experience working in a leading Children's Museum and learning best practices

● Learn how to teach and create projects using stop-motion animation, green screen technology, Blockly and more

● A creative, fast-paced and collaborative work environment, surrounded by fun and innovative coworkers

● Regular one-on-one meetings with a Mentor from CCM's Education Team to support professional growth and progress

● 25+ professional development trainings focused on informal teaching and learning strategies, museum exhibit spaces, customer service, stages of child development, behavior management, creative problem-solving, CCM's educational philosophy, and more

● Hone public speaking and interpersonal skills

● Become part of a world-wide network of professionals

Spring Intern applications will be accepted on a rolling basis starting October 15th, 2018.

The last day to apply is Monday, January 21th 2019.

Promising applicants will be invited for an interview and tour of the Children's Creativity Museum.

Orientation will be Monday, January 28th 2019.

Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from January 28th through May 26th, 2019. Tuesdays from 9:00am-4: 30 pm are mandatory, along with a minimum of one other full day between Wednesday - Sunday (or two half days).

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We are searching for passionate, talented, whimsical interns for Spring 2019! If you love working with youth, enjoy seeing their writing flourish, and are eager to learn more about the nonprofit world, apply to intern at 826 Valencia!

About our Educational Programming Internship:

Our Educational Programming interns support our student writing programs by tutoring students 1:1 and in small groups, editing and copyediting to prepare our students’ work for publication, and assisting our staff in the ins and outs of program management.

We are seeking:


  • Commitment of 15 hours per week for the duration of the semester

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Commitment to our mission of supporting youth ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Previous experience with youth in a professional setting is a plus

  • Editing/proofreading experience is a plus

  • People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


Perks of being an 826 Valencia intern:- Professional development in an exciting educational nonprofit - Gain an understanding of the English Language Arts curriculum - Engage with a network of fantastic educators, students, colleagues, fellow interns and volunteers to support your growth and learning - Be a part of a fast-paced environment that values wonder and creativity - Gain confidence in your youth development skills: tutoring, relationship building, problem solving, and patience  - Trainings in youth behavior including: Behaviour management, Learning Needs and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - 15% discount at the Pirate Store and King Carl’s Emporium  - Immeasurable joy!

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We're looking for a dynamic and experienced special education teachers to join us at Summit Public Schools in Washington for the 2019-2020 school year. 

What you’ll do: 

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for acting as a full faculty member, across all school systems (such as grade level teams and weekly faculty meetings) by inputting advice, student status updates and personal opinions and ideas. In addition, the Special Education Teacher will have sole responsibility for, and be expected to:  


  • A student school day is around 8-8:30am to 3-3:30pm,      depending on the specific school. Teachers generally arrive around 30      minutes before school. See sample teacher schedules here.

  • Implement curriculum, instruction, and assessment to      address the individualized education goals for students receiving special      education

  • Provide case management for a caseload of students:


    • Ensure students are consistently receiving supports, accommodations,       and/or modifications as delineated in the each student’s Individualized       Education Plans (IEP)

    • Consult with general education teachers to adjust core       curriculum, instruction and assessment to meet the unique learning needs       and styles of a caseload of students

    • Collaborate with school staff, related service       providers and parents to collect information and monitor the progress of       a caseload of students in order to review and adjust educational plans at       least annually



  • Lead the development and design of IEPs for a caseload      of students receiving special education, including facilitating IEP      meetings

  • Administer and interpret academic diagnostic      assessments to determine learners’ strengths and areas of need for      initial, and triennial assessments

  • Create and maintain notifications, records, files, and      reports as required by federal, state and local regulations

  • Maintain knowledge of current regulations pertaining to      special education

  • Serve on a professional development team with other      Special Education teachers across the Summit network to collaborate

  • Provide support to students in office hours before      and/or after school one day each week

  • Utilize an instructional coach to develop educator      skills and apply new practices to support students with exceptional needs      and mentees.

  • Twice per week all teachers have after-school meetings:      community decisions are made, professional development takes place, and      faculty collaborates as a grade-level or mentor team. Once per week,      teachers offer office hours before or after school. On these days, most      teachers leave around 5pm; other days, most teachers leave around 4pm.

  • Occasionally, teachers will also participate in back to      school nights, open houses, or other community events after school hours.

What you need:  


  • Commitment to uphold Summit’s values, belief      that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares      them for college and for life


  • Teaching Credential in      Washington or another US State (or a commitment to obtain a credential by      completing an educator preparation program within 2 years of starting at      Summit)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (a      Master’s Degree in Education is preferred but not required)

  • Clear health and background check


  • Teaching experience in      your subject preferred but not required

What you get:     

Summit offers competitive salaries and benefit options, including covering 75% of the health, dental and vision plan costs. We fully cover life and disability insurance. We have a “take what you need” PTO policy, 11 paid holidays, 2 week-long organization closure during the year, and a summer break. We value our teachers’ Summit experience, offering stipends for teachers who have been with us for three or more years and helping teachers grow with us through designated time for paid professional development and regular coaching.   

We strive to recruit a diverse team. Summit Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, parenthood, citizenship status, creed, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Summit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.   

People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.   

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Education Specialist – Level ll: General Description

Serves as a first-line instructor, developing and delivering interactive, safe, engaging, high-quality Pre-K – 12 Education programs. Helps with the identification of content to be covered and the development of Conservation Education curriculum and materials in accordance with and supporting the Zoo's and Education's mission and the NGSS. Guide group or individual tours of the institution, and help develop, interpret and lead public programs, discussions regarding animal background, care and activities, environmental issues, and other topics of interest to guests. Serves as a technical resource to visitors. ED Specialists – Level II are generally expected to focus on a particular topic, program or activity, attaining a level of expertise and acting as the department’s “go-to” person for that focus area. This person will uphold the mission and values established by the Conservation Society of California (the "Zoo") and adhere to policies and procedures as set forth by the Zoo and the Education Director. Has a bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience. Proven ability to teach rigorous conservation education and handle program animals.

Program Coordinator, Community and Public Programs: General Description

In collaboration with the Program Director of Public and Community Programs, the Program Coordinator is responsible for successfully developing, planning and delivering OZ Public and Community programs for ages 2 years through adulthood. This position also collaborates on the development and training of Education staff and volunteers in public programming interpretation. The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Program Director in identifying grant and donation opportunities, processing invoices and monitoring funding associated with public and community programming, developing public presentation scripts and interactive presentation information, marketing public and community programs, planning and generating social media, and website content development. Researches other conservation institutions’ offerings, and provides professional development to support curricula. Collaborates and works closely with other Education staff, Animal Care and Conservation Research, and Volunteer Services. This position reports directly to the Program Director of CA Trail, Community and Public Programs. Position is 50% teaching. 1.0 FTE

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Prepare and deliver interpretive public and community programming in an informative, safe, engaging, and high-quality manner. Public and community programs include, but are not limited to; feeding talks, pathway encounters, on-grounds interpretation, tours, tabling events and public spaces, Birthday Parties, ZooMobiles, ZooSchool, Wildlife Assemblies, Scout Badge Workshops, festivals and community events, field biology classes and workshops, on-site at the Zoo and off-site in other venues.

  • Collaborate with the Program Director of Public and Community Programs on planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating innovative public and community programming. Assist with logistical and administrative duties as necessary, including processing invoices and monitoring budget.

  • Maintain positive attitude and collaborative working relationships with volunteers, co-workers, program participants, and internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrate superior customer service with vendors, visitors, students, parents, etc.

  • Participate in collaborations with OZ conservation partners.

  • Assist in developing and implementing training of education, docent and volunteer staff in regards to public and community educational programs

Assist Program Director in collaboration with Development Department on identifying and writing proposals for new work and funding.


  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support the Conservation Society of California’s mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and codes of behavior.

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

DAYS/HOURS: Approximately 40 hours per week. Will be required to work either Saturdays or Sundays and some holidays and evenings.

SALARY RANGE: $43,680 – $50,960, annually, depending on experience

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


  • Previous classroom or informal education experience (museum, zoo, aquarium, science center) in conservation education required

  • Proven track record in developing and delivering public and community program interpretation

  • Previous experience in interpretive training preferred

  • Experience working with underserved communities and families or in multi-cultural settings required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


  • Experience training staff and volunteers in interpretation skills and best practices

  • Excellent oral (including public speaking) and written communication skills

  • Background in interpretive curriculum development highly desired

  • Maintain a confident, creative, and flexible approach to daily responsibilities

  • Open to giving and receiving feedback, and working collaboratively to accomplish tasks and achieve goals

  • Consistent tact and diplomacy; courteous and respectful interaction with supervisors, co-workers, visitors, and the general public

  • Ability to quickly and smoothly adjust interpretive messaging according to the listeners’ age, level of English proficiency, past experiences in similar informal learning situations, grade level, and size of group, etc.

  • Dual language fluency a plus

  • Background in biology, environmental science/ecology, conservation of native wildlife (flora and fauna) highly desired

  • Background in teaching (formal or informal) pre K – HS in a STEM-related field preferred

  • Excellent classroom and group management and discipline skills required

  • Friendly, energetic, and open manner

  • Must be able to walk moderate hills and be on feet for 60 minutes at a time

  • Ability to handle stressful situations and maintain a sense of perspective and humor

  • Ability to problem-solve and show good judgment

  • Ability to organize tasks and ensure timely completion of projects with strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to think strategically

  • Ability to work well with little direct supervision

  • Ability to work well within a team and be a team leader

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, often changeable environment

  • Proactive in finding new assignments/tasks as other assignments/tasks are completed

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL LEVEL:


  • A Bachelor's degree in Education or the Biological Sciences from an accredited college or university or equivalent education and/or work experience.

  • Certified Interpretive Guide Certification (CIG) required. May be obtained through OZ.

  • 5 Hours of continuing education/training per year required. May be provided by OZ.

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Education Specialist – Level ll: General Description

Serves as a first-line instructor, developing and delivering interactive, safe, engaging, high-quality Pre-K – 12 Education programs. Helps with the identification of content to be covered and the development of Conservation Education curriculum and materials, in accordance with and supporting the Zoo's and Education's mission and the NGSS. May guide group or individual tours of the institution, and interpret and lead public programs, discussions regarding animal background, care and activities, environmental issues, and other topics of interest to the guests. Serves as a technical resource to visitors. ED Specialists – Level II are sometimes called upon to focus on a particular topic, program or activity, attaining a level of expertise and acting as the department’s “go-to” person for information about that topic, program or activity. This person will uphold the mission and values established by the Conservation Society of California (the "Zoo") and adhere to policies and procedures as set forth by the Zoo and the Education Director. Has a bachelor's degree and proven ability to teach rigorous conservation education and handle program animals. Reports directly to Program Directors or Assistant Program Directors.

DAYS/HOURS: Approximately 40 hours per week. Will be required to work one weekend day and some holidays, evenings and an occasional overnight.

COMPENSATION RANGE : $20.00 - $22.50 hourly, depending on experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Prepare and deliver/teach all Education programming (PreK – 12) in an informative, safe, engaging, and high-quality manner. Programs include, but are not limited to: Birthday Parties, ZooMobiles, ZooSchool, Wildlife Assemblies, Scout Badge Workshops, festivals and community events, field biology classes and workshops, creek and garden classes, etc., on-site at the Zoo and off-site in other venues.

  • Follow animal protocols and maintain Animal Handling certifications as needed.

  • Maintain positive attitude and collaborative working relationships with volunteers, co-workers, program participants, and internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrate superior customer service with vendors, visitors, students, parents, etc.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support the East Bay Zoological Society’s mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and codes of behavior.

  • Participate in collaborations with OZ partners.

  • Curriculum development

  • Collaborate with Education Program Directors on program development

  • May be given a specific area of focus (e.g., creek programs, ecology classes, integrating fine arts with ED programs, curriculum/standards alignment, etc.) or work as an Assistant to an Education Program Director, offering project or program support (e.g., assisting the Teen Program Director by working with teens on weekends, providing additional Keeper Day support, helping manage and organize teens for station or other volunteer work, etc.)

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


  • Previous classroom or informal education experience required

  • Previous animal handling experience required for animal-based programs

  • Experience working with underserved communities and families or in multi-cultural settings required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


  • Background in biology, environmental science, conservation, or ecology required

  • Background in curriculum development highly desired

  • Background in teaching (formal or informal) K – HS

  • Excellent classroom management and discipline skills

  • Follow animal protocols and maintain Animal Handling certifications as needed.

  • Ability to handle and present small, wild animals in an engaging, safe, educational format for animal-based programs

  • Knowledge of animals and current conservation issues

  • Friendly, energetic, and open manner

  • Must be able to walk moderate hills and be on feet for 60 minutes at a time

  • Excellent oral (including public speaking) and written communication skills

  • Ability to handle stressful situations and maintain a sense of perspective and humor

  • Ability to problem-solve and show good judgment

  • Computer skills

  • Ability to organize tasks and ensure timely completion of projects with strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Consistent tact and diplomacy; courteous and respectful interaction with supervisors, co-workers, visitors, and the general public

  • Ability to think strategically

  • Ability to work well with little direct supervision

  • Ability to work well within a team and be a team leader

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, often changeable environment

  • Proactive in finding new assignments/tasks as other assignments/tasks are completed

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL LEVEL:


  • A Bachelor's degree in Education or the Biological Sciences from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Hours toward, or Master’s Degree in related area preferred.

  • Certified Interpretive Guide Certification (CIG) required. May be obtained through OZ.

  • 3 Hours of continuing education/training per year required. May be provided by OZ. Email your resume and cover letter to hr@oaklandzoo.org If you choose to apply via email, please remember to put the title of the position in your subject -- failure to do so may result in your application not being seen/forwarded to the correct party for review.You may also download an application by going to our website http://www.oaklandzoo.org (under "Employment", where you will be able to print out a blank copy of our application form. You can then mail your completed applications to the address provided in application or FAX your application and resume to (510) 746-7175 (attn: HR).In addition, you may pick up an Employment Application at the parking booth/main entrance (Golf Links Road) to the Zoo. You may simply return your completed application, along with your resume, etc., back to the Main Gate or to the Zoo's Human Resources office.

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KAI MING, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Education Manager

Classification: Full time and exempt

Report to: Program Director

Supervised Position: Early Learning Coach

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start and Early Head Start services to eligible children ages 0-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

Job: This position is responsible for the early childhood education and inclusion services of the Kai Ming Head Start program and reports to the Program Director. This includes working to develop an early childhood education curriculum and providing educational resources for staff and parents, ensuring compliance with performance standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education. The position ensures the education and child development services are supported by staff/consultants with training and experience in areas that include the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support. As the leader of educational services within the program, the Education Manager guides curriculum and program planning, development, and training. The Education Manager is a leader focused on learning and plays a crucial role in supporting School Readiness for all children. In addition, under the general supervision of the Program Director, the Education Manager works with children and their families enrolled in the program with disabilities in an effort to coordinate available resources and ensure that enrolled children are receiving maximum and appropriate services in a timely manner.

Essential Duties:

Early Childhood Education

• Ensure qualified classroom staff.

• Ensure implementation of quality education and child development services.

• Ensure learning environment is conducive to the optimal development of preschool children.

• Monitor and oversee implementation/completion of all activities, reports and documentation according to program, agency, funder, and licensing requirements (i.e. child observation forms, conferences, home visits reports, etc).

• Work in partnership with parents of enrolled children.

• Work in partnership with colleagues to enhance program quality.

• Prepare all documentation in a timely and accurate manner.

• Participate in staff development activities as required.

• Report all incidents of suspected child abuse and neglect to supervisor immediately, following all funders, agency and licensing guidelines.

• Administer and supervise the work of site level personnel.

• Develop an annual education plan and implement the standards, policies, and procedures of federal and State regulations.

• Train and develop teaching staff and supervise staff in daily program implementation.

• Provide feedback in regards to the performance of site level personnel and the results of their efforts on child outcomes.

• Identify education training needs and resources to ensure the development of a competent staff.

• Coordinate the development of a comprehensive education program.

• Conduct an annual self assessment of program progress.

• Help represent the work of the education area publicly.

• Serve on community committee.

• Possess thorough knowledge of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) and its application and outcomes.

• Be CLASS certified (or capable of becoming CLASS certified).

• Be experienced in child assessment, analysis, and individualization applications; curriculum design and various forms of measurement.

• Be skilled at supervising and managing staff; and in observing, assessing, and remediating teacher performance..

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Inclusion, Mental Health and Disability

• Plan and implement the Mental Health/Disabilities area of the Head Start Program.

• Make on-site visits to each classroom at individual sites to help identify children with disabilities and to ensure these children are receiving necessary services.

• Attend the Health Advisory Committee meetings and utilize the committee in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the mental health/disabilities content area.

• Promote team cooperation in the provisions of mental health and disability services to Head Start children.

• Assist the Health and Nutrition Manager and Head Start Program Director in the organization of the Health Advisory Committee and in utilizing the committee in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the mental health and disability content areas.

• Promote, in conjunction with other service area staff, active parent involvement in the Mental Health and Disability program and assure that the education program meets the child's needs.

• In conjunction with other service area staff, assist the families in assuming the primary responsibility for their own care and linking the child and their family into ongoing mental health and disabilities services.

• Maintain up-to-date requirements and regulations of local, state, and federal agencies.

• Maintain and update data of individual mental health and disability records on each child in the assigned area as to what services are needed and received.

• Assist teachers, administrative staff, and parents in the coordination of follow-up mental health and disability services.

• Oversee the process of assisting parents in setting up appointments for screenings and follow-up.

• Work closely with the Local Education Agency (LEA) in setting up Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings for child and parent.

• Ensure that all appointments relative to services being offered are kept

• Train personnel regarding conditions and job requirements necessary for specialized care and observation when needed.

• Coordinate with other service area staff, assist in interpreting the diagnosis to the teaching staff and parents, and support the education program in ensuring that it meets the child's needs.

• Conduct regular interactions with staff, health care professionals, children, and families to ensure streamlined referrals and services follow up.

• Inspect and evaluate classrooms, playgrounds, and buildings for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance.

• In conjunction with other service area staff, compile and analyze data on the effectiveness of the mental health and disabilities services area.

• In conjunction with department staff, update the annual Head Start Services Plan and compile information for the Program Information Report (PIR).

• Review the Copies of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire and other screening and assessment instruments completed by the classroom staff and ensure that parents receive the results at the center conference or home visit

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Start Executive Director and Program Director.

Qualifications: Kai Ming is looking for an experienced, qualified professional who will have the functional responsibility for both educational and inclusion components of the program working with other service staff to integrate key programmatic components. This includes ensuring educational standards are implemented and maintained, supervisory report preparation and record keeping, ensuring cost effective operations, establishing and conducting scheduled educational opportunities for staff development and ensuring a high quality program per assessment standards, and overseeing systemic improvement to referral processes and protocols for children with special needs and disabilities. In addition, this individual must have strong working knowledge of social services and ability to be organized and follow up accordingly to ensure all children and families are served equitably.

Education & Experience

• Master's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field required. Extensive field experience may be considered as alternative of this requirement.

• Doctoral degree preferred.

• Five years of progressively responsible experience in ECE and/or nonprofit required.

• Demonstrate sound ECE curriculum design capacity required.

People Skill

• Good intention to work with people.

• Good two-way communicator both verbal and written.

• Must have the ability to communicate with various stakeholders; parents, children, consultants, colleagues and delegates from partner agencies.

Management & Organization Skill:

• Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.

• Must be able to plan for staff training, maintain records, and generate reports.

• Ability to organize, manage and control work flow.

• Ability to identify, assimilate, comprehend, and solve critical elements of various situations (initiate solutions without constant supervision).

Other:

• English/Chinese bilingual preferred.

• Ability to work effectively with individuals from various ethnic, socioeconomic, educational and cultural backgrounds.

Job Requirements:

• Annual TB Clearance

• Physical exam every year

• Valid immunization records (MMR, Tdap, Flu shot)

• Criminal Background Clearance (FBI, DOJ and Child Abuse Index)

• Sex Offender Registry Check Clearance

• Current certification in CPR and First Aid

• Must adhere to the "Confidentiality Agreements"

• Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate

• Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures.

• Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms; and to pick up children.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include 100% covered health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic and life insurance plans; employer contribution retirement plan, self-care benefit, holiday pay and up to 24 days of PTO time. In addition, we fully cover medical plan for staff's young dependent(s) that are under 26 years old. Visit our website careers page at www.kaiming.org for more details.

Equal Opportunity: Kai Ming promotes Equal Opportunity and strongly encourages women, LGBT, people of color and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Application process: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

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Paraprofessional Support Staff/Educational Assistant

Second start is looking for an outgoing person to join our great school staff! This position follows a school calendar so the work year would be 1533 hours, rather than 2080 hours. It is a 35-hour workweek with 219 paid staff days and seven weeks off during the year. The standard hours of 8:00am-3:30pm.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Support Staff assists the classroom Teacher in the implementation of positive student behavior management techniques and procedures. The Support Staff provides academic support for students under the supervision and direction of the Teacher on a daily basis. This position works closely with Teacher, the Clinical Manager, the Behavior Interventionist, and Counseling Interns on issues related to the educational, behavioral, and emotional success of the students. The Support Staff confers with school counselors and the teaching staff to obtain insight regarding student problems in learning, mental impairments, emotional impairments, and behavior disorders affecting the learning process. This position assists the classroom Teacher with effective class management for the successful accomplishment of the student's Individual Education Plan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Provide "in classroom" behavior management and academic support to the classroom Teacher by performing tasks that evaluate, monitor, and manage the actions of the students ensuring that they are behaviorally available to participate in class lessons.

  • Performs problem solving with students through coaching, mentoring, and disciplining according to procedures set forth by the classroom Teacher.

  • Responds to and de-escalates crisis situations in the classroom by mediating conflicts between individual students, and/or staff and teaches healthy and effective conflict resolution to the students.

  • Physically intervenes with aggressive who act out their aggression in prescribed situations as detailed in Day School policy. (This includes but is not limited to physically restraining, escorting, lifting, or taking necessary action to maintain eye contact with the student.)

  • Calls on Behavioral Interventionist when a student's behavior is disruptive or physically threatening and cannot be managed within the classroom setting.

  • Meet on a scheduled and regular basis with Behavioral Interventionist to discuss current Day School behavior management policy, industry trends, and best practices.

  • Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts.

  • Acts as classroom caretaker in the temporary absence of the Teacher ensuring the daily lesson plan is followed.

  • Under the direction of the Teacher, presents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, including lecture, discussion sessions and supervised role-playing.

  • Performs daily school entrance gate coverage for student arrivals and departures.

  • Procures and distributes behavior incentives and rewards for students.

  • Maintains classroom and student documentation and records as requested by the Teacher.

  • Attends staff meetings, Individual Educational Plan meetings, clinical behavioral meetings, training sessions and retreats as requested by the Teacher or the Day School Principal.

  • Participates in activities such as field trips, and graduation exercises at the request of the Teacher or the Day School Principal.

  • Takes on other related duties as needed within the scope of current assigned duties and position related work experience.

SCOPE OF AUTHORITY & RESPONSIBILITIES

Determines which tools are to be utilized during the course of providing student behavior management support.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


  • Must possess effective communication skills for interface with student.

  • Must possess effective working knowledge of current and professional student behavior management techniques and practices in - Special Education environments.

  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team in a collaborative manner.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


  • A High School diploma is required or a four-year college degree from an accredited institution, preferably in education or child


psychology.


  • Must complete Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training (i.e. Handle With Care) within the first year of employment.

Physical Requirements


  • Must be able to effectively communicate.

  • Must be able to effectively use a computer and telephone.

  • Must be able to read and compose documents.

  • Must be able to lift and move at least 70 lbs.

  • Must have adequate vision and hearing to make keen observations and be proactive in responding to situations before they escalate.

  • Must be able to physically participate in implementation of approved hands-on student behavioral management techniques and methods when necessary.

Some local travel may be required.

Please submit your resume for consideration.

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Job Title: Part Time High School Educational Advisor  

Program: San Francisco College Access Center 

Location: 1596 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 School: Mission High School or George Washington High School    

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION   

The San Francisco College Access Center’s (SFCAC) mission is to provide culturally relevant, comprehensive college preparation information and assistance. Although open to the community, SFCAC targets students who are low income and/or first of their family to attend postsecondary education programs. SFCAC is a collaborative program focusing on service coordination, enhancement, and expansion. For more information, visit  www.jcyccollegeaccess.org.   

SFCAC is a college access program of Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC). JCYC’s mission is to cultivate and enrich the lives of children and youth from diverse, multicultural communities throughout San Francisco and beyond. For more information about JCYC please visit www.jcyc.org.    

POSITION DESCRIPTION SFCAC is a Cal-SOAP project administered by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC). The Educational Advisor will be responsible for recruitment, identification, selection and counseling of participants at a high school in the San Francisco Unified School District. These participants will fulfill the eligibility criteria as set by CSAC for all Cal-SOAP Projects.    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:   

 


  1. To identify and select eligible participants:   


  • Students who are low-income according to the CSAC Cal-Grant income levels;

  • Students who have the potential to be first in their family to attend college;

  • Students who are interested in pursuing post secondary education.


  1. Assess and determine participants’ educational needs and academic potential; 

  2. Provide college and career counseling to individuals and groups to encourage participants to complete secondary school and enroll in post-secondary schools; 

  3. Coordinate and implement local and long-distance field trips (i.e. college campus and cultural field trips); 

  4. Assist in organizing and attend overnight trips as needed; 

  5. Assist participants in applying for re-admission to secondary schools; 

  6. Refer participants to appropriate social service and government agencies; 

  7. Advocate for the participant with secondary schools for re-enrollment and retention of the participants in the school system; 

  8. Advocate for admission to post-secondary schools; 

  9. Advocate with financial aid resource agencies to obtain assistance for the participants; 

  10. Present financial aid and college information presentations upon request; 

  11. Actively recruit students for and assist in the implementation of community events.   

 

-Manage a caseload of 100 students; organize required program documents and data for each student into a complete file; 

-Assist with implementation and evaluation of project activities;

-Provide support to high school counseling staff and collaborate on events that complement SFCAC      program timeline. Staff participation in target school activities is subject to approval by Associate Director. Activities must not interfere with job responsibilities. 

 


  • Provide assistance, support and resources for other JCYC College Access Programs 

  • Participate in SFCAC and/or JCYC meetings, activities, committees, conferences, retreats, etc., as appropriate;

  • Participate in advocacy initiatives prioritized by JCYC;

  • Perform related duties as needed.

 

● Enrolled in college, and recipient of financial aid (i.e., Pell Grant, Cal Grant, or Loans) 

● Prefer individuals with similar background to target population – low-income and first in their families to attend college 

● Experience with conducting presentations and activity planning, preferably working with youth for at least one year  

● Effective verbal and written communication skills 

● Computer Literate; Working proficiency of MS Word and Excel, PowerPoint and other presentation tools   

 

● Experience with diverse student populations  

● Individuals with similar background to target population, low-income and first in their families to attend college 

● Bilingual preferred (Cantonese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog) 

● Knowledge of community activities, resources and programs for youth in San Francisco 

● Ability to work cooperatively with secondary school faculty and community agency personnel   

:   Applicants MUST submit ALL of the following: 1) Cover Letter and 2) Resume to applycollegeaccess@jcyc.org Attn: PT SFCAC High School Educational Advisor Position. Please no phone calls.    

PLEASE NOTE: San Francisco College Access Center, a college access program of JCYC, actively seek to hire and promote individuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job related conditions or disabilities. All employees of the JCYC participate in a criminal background investigation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records  

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  The San Francisco Maritime National Park Association (SFMNPA) Nonprofit is hiring for the position of Educator at the historical World War II American submarine USS Pampanito. Pampanito Educator leads groups of visitors through the submarine and imparts the history and science of the USS Pampanito as well as World War II maritime history in an exciting and dynamic method. These visitors are primarily youth and school groups whose ages range from 7 to 17 along with attending adults and teachers. Groups visit in a variety of settings, an overnight encampment, a science day program as well as an evening program.   

The primary educational program takes place in the evening where the attending group will stay overnight on the USS Pampanito. The responsibility of the Pampanito Educator is to greet the group upon arrival, facilitate basic logistical paperwork on the composition and special needs of the group, conduct a basic tour of the vessel and artifacts, and properly instruct the group on emergency drills and set up the USS Pampanito for an overnight stay.   

The day and evening science programs are directly focused upon the science of submarines. Educators are responsible for the set-up, maintenance and storing of educational materials where the students work hands on to discover how periscopes, batteries, buoyancy, sonar and navigation function aboard a submarine. Educators directly instruct and facilitate the student’s understanding in a timely and effective way.   

Qualifications 

-High School diploma, Associate's/Bachelor's degree or current progress on Associate's/Bachelor's

-Prior experience working with youth age groups from 7 to 17 

-Effective time management 

-Excellent public speaking skills -Interest in Maritime and World War II history 

-Attention to detail and accuracy 

-Willingness to study historical materials   

Key Responsibilities 

-Actively involve visitors in interpretation of Pampanito as a historical artifact 

-Sensitive to visitor’s differences (learning style, cultural backgrounds, age levels, etc) 

-Preparing and maintaining educational materials 

-Leading and supporting visitors in safe manner through USS Pampanito and the pier 

-Preparing and submitting logistical paperwork regarding visiting group

-Other duties as assigned by the SFMNPA   

Scheduling 

-Evening Programs take place 6.30pm to 10.30pm 

-Day Science Programs take place 10:00am to 2:00pm 

-Overnight Science programs take place 3:00pm to 9:00pm   

Benefits and Compensation 

-Part-time position, up to twenty hours a week. 

-Hourly rate starts at 16.00 per hour.   

Applications should include resume, cover letter and two references to be considered.  Email cover letter and attachments to Pampanito Education Director Dylan Drovdal, ddrovdal@maritime.org  

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Futures Education is seeking 2 FT School Social Workers to work with our Charter Based Schools in Chicago for the upcoming 18/19 ASY.


  • Type 73 Certification (PEL)

  • Master's in School Social Work

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Chris McDaniels or 413.349.4077

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The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) was founded in 2000 by civic, business and philanthropic leaders who believed that “better schools are everyone’s business.”

We are currently seeking one Associate to join the Growth Team. This role is a temporary position between now and May 2019, with a potential extension based on project developments. The Growth Team is passionate about exploring new possibilities that strengthen our principal quality work. To maximize the success of higher-risk initiative testing and exploration, they closely collaborate with our cross-functional leadership team to drive new ideas and help the team succeed. They demonstrate a hypothesis-driven and outcome-oriented mindset, with a bias toward action, especially in ambiguity.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Associate will report to the Manager of Growth Projects and will be responsible for project management and strategic support for principal pipeline work.

Responsibilities for the Associate include, but are not limited to:


  • Managing strategies to support Chicago’s principal pipeline and collaborating within a cross-functional team to execute projects that ensure strong recruitment, development and placement of aspiring school leaders.

  • Supporting The Fund’s investment process for growth work and principal pipeline projects, including due diligence around prospective investments, management of external partners and analysis of investment impact for multiple stakeholders, including The Fund’s Board of Directors.

  • Proactively preparing relevant presentations, materials and communication for stakeholders, including The Fund’s Board of Directors, Chicago Public Schools, the funding community and other partners focused on principal quality.

  • Establishing and managing strong relationships with principals, educators and other nonprofit partners to inform The Fund’s long-term vision and strategies to support principal quality.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

The Fund is seeking a highly motivated professional. Successful candidates will have:


  • A strong work ethic and detail-oriented approach.

  • Comfort in new or unprecedented contexts.

  • Project planning experience with a strong track record of executing on and achieving results.

  • Strong verbal and written presentation and communication skills, particularly with diverse audiences.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office – particularly PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to manage self, manage workload effectively, be flexible and adaptive, and follow through on execution in a time-sensitive, high-stakes environment.

  • Ideally, prior experience and/or interest in working in the nonprofit or education sector. 

Please email a resume and cover letter that outline how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. In your cover letter, please also indicate how you heard about this opportunity.  

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At STAND! For Families Free of Violence, we believe that community education is essential to eliminating family violence, strengthening families, and providing a range of prevention, intervention, and treatment programs and services.   

We are currently seeking a part time 20 hours/week Educator to work within our Community Education and Engagement team, and assist with the facilitation of teen dating violence prevention programs for middle and high school youth, and with group sessions for adults who have used violence in their relationships.   

The Educator will support the team with outreach to program participants, preparing training materials, enrolling participants into programs, partnering to facilitate groups, and assisting with payments, documentation, reports etc.   

Educators work with all our program participants in a confidential, respectful, empathetic and non-judgmental manner; and will be able to serve them from a trauma-informed perspective, while maintaining appropriate boundaries.  

Other responsibilities include: assisting with workshops for teens, parents, teachers, and school staff across Contra Costa County, and providing crisis advocacy to teen and adult clients when needed.   

STAND! is a catalyst for breaking the multi-generational cycle of violence, promoting safe and strong relationships, and rebuilding lives. Our work is guided by our values of integrity, passion, compassion, safety, accountability, innovation, and collaboration. We welcome staff who can embrace these values, and who seek to create and participate in a culture of interpersonal kindness and accountability, with respect for every stakeholder in the agency; and for the contribution of everyone who joins us in this work. Read more about our mission-driven agency at http://www.standffov.org/   

Required Qualifications 

Associates’ Degree in social work or related field, or equivalent work experience 

Certified, or able to become certified as a Batterer’s Intervention Program Group Leader 

Demonstrated competence in addressing issues of violence against women and children, including multi-cultural issues 

Ability to speak well in front of groups and present oneself as a professional representative of the agency 

Excellent written and oral skills 

Flexible schedule 

Consistency, punctuality, and enthusiasm 

Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds

Commitment to maintain shelter-site confidentiality

Proficiency in computer skills: Word, Excel and customized databases 

Understanding of the Agency’s mission and ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with clients in all circumstances 

Reliable vehicle, valid California driver’s license, clean driving record, and proof of insurance. The safety of our staff and the clients they transport is important to us. Check to see if you meet our Driver's Guidelines here. MVR will be run prior to hire and periodically thereafter.

Employment with STAND! is contingent upon clear fingerprint and criminal history record, and successful completion of U.S. Department of Justice Form I-9. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of the agency’s mandatory training   

Preferred Qualifications:  

Bilingual in Spanish 

Work experience within the educational system 

Experience / training in adult learning theory 

We offer:

The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our families and communities

Hourly range: $21.00 to $22.00 DOE. A 5% bilingual differential will be awarded to qualified candidates with Spanish / English skills. 

Generous benefits package - A 20 hours/week employee would be eligible to participate in STAND!’s ancillary benefits package including dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D insurance, retirement plan (employer match after one year of service), paid vacation, sick leave and personal holidays pro rata.

To Apply:

Apply by emailing a cover letter, resume and the names of three supervisory references to: resume@standffov.org or mail to: Human Resources, STAND! For Families Free of Violence, 1410 Danzig Plaza, Concord, CA 94520. Put ‘Community Educator’ in the subject line of your email, and in your cover letter, please indicate the days/schedule you are available to work.   

STAND! For Families Free of Violence is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to staff diversity. We welcome applications from qualified people of all backgrounds.    

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A professional, loving family of four is seeking a full-time, educational nanny to join them in Mill Valley, CA to assist them in caring for their daughters, ages 3 years and 3 months old.

This dynamic family’s ideal candidate is well-versed in developmental milestones for both newborns and toddlers. Their older daughter is witty and has the gift of gab, so someone with the energy to constantly engage with her, encourage her in her adventures, play with Legos, and make silly faces will fit right in with this family! These parents describe themselves as kind, loving and warm, with a direct and transparent communication style. The ideal candidate is educationally-focused (possibly with a background in teaching or education,) warm, open, and organized.

In addition to providing care for their two daughters, they are seeking someone who will be a positive role model for their children and instill the value of emotional intelligence and strong hygiene. Someone with a team-player mentality who is willing to pitch in and create a warm, welcoming home environment will be appreciated as well! The family may request help with errands including dropping off dry cleaning, grocery shopping, and returning packages.

The schedule for this live-out role is Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. The family is happy to consider relocation candidates for this role and is open to compensating the ideal candidate for their move to Marin County. The family is offering $25-30+/hour depending on experience. In addition to relocation, the family is also offering sick days, PTO and other benefits like a healthcare stipend for the right candidate.

This position is open to all Adventure Nannies candidates who are legally able to work in the United States, possess a valid driver’s license and car (the family will reimburse for miles driven while working,) and are willing to become CPR and First Aid certified prior to their first day of work. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree or with ECE knowledge, degrees and/or coursework will be prioritized.

Responsibilities


  • Assisting with child-related transportation, schedule coordination, and accompanying to activities as needed

  • Bring an energetic, thoughtful, and dedicated energy to the role everyday

  • Light child-related housekeeping like laundry, organizing kids’ meals, grocery shopping, and meal prep 

  • Take on family assisting tasks as needed like errands, picking up dry cleaning, and other basic administrative tasks to support the family as a whole 

  • Work in partnership with parents on developmental updates and childcare planning

  • Plan enriching activities beyond basic care

Qualifications


  • Knowledgeable about early childhood education, childhood development, and/or possess classroom experience 

  • Comfortable and experienced with both infant and toddler care 

  • Flexibility to travel with the family as needed 

  • CPR certified

  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license 

*Please do not call or email about this position, apply via the link provided*

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About Us:

Adventure Nannies is a nationwide agency focused on matching private educators and nannies with active and traveling families. We strive to find out-of-the-box, inspirational candidates to help support our innovative families. Our jobs include long-term teaching and nanny positions, short-term travel jobs, and both live-out and live-in arrangements. We support both families and candidates throughout their placements with regular check-ins and resources. For more information, check out our website at https://www.adventurenannies.com.

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Do you LOVE cooking? Do you LOVE working with children? Do you have an upbeat, can-do, positive, energetic personality? Can you teach a child how to cook, without cooking for them? Do you have a wanderlust spirit and a joy for teaching about other cultures?

If you answered "YES" to these questions, then we want YOU to teach after school cooking classes!

COOKING ROUND THE WORLD is a unique cooking program that uses food as the conduit to present new understanding about culture and traditions from around the world. The intention behind our program is to build bridges, celebrate diversity, and embrace difference!

Our program is very hands on: all children peel, chop, dice, or mince, while teachers use their words to instruct. The outcome is a new appreciation of food, and a desire to see the world!

From appetizers to soups and salads, from entrees to desserts and drinks, COOKING ROUND THE WORLD participants lean cooking skills while experiencing a country's culture and culinary flavors. Classes include language acquisition, traditions and customs, international games, cooking demos, cooking and eating.

For Chef Instructors/Leads:

Educational curriculum and recipes will be provided. We also supply aprons, food, and cookware. You will need to have a car, washer/dryer, the ability to carry and lift at least 25 lbs., and space at home to store a large amount of cooking equipment. You must also have experience working with children! Cooking experience can be avocational, but teaching experience is a must.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

supervising a group of 6 - 12 students (you will be assigned an assistant if there are more than 12); instructing and cooking up to 2 recipes/day; instructing students about safety in the kitchen; making sure the cooking space is left cleaner than it was found; shopping for groceries weekly; ensuring a safe and educational space for students to cook and learn.

We are looking for people who are responsible and have excellent time management skills. You should definitely apply if you are a stickler for being on time, if you can commit to the job for at least 6 months, can look at curriculum and figure out how to squeeze everything into an hour, if you can leave a kitchen or classroom cleaner than you found it, and can get a group of kids enthused and excited!

We are looking for people who children flock to, people who can look at a batter and know if it needs more flour, people who can build excitement for learning in children, people who we can count on.

Assistant responsibilities include:

Supporting the manager in all ways, helping students with their individual needs, leading a small group of students in completing up to 2 recipes/day in a timely fashion, serving food, setting up, cleaning up, helping with games, attending to a student if sick or injured, and overall maintaining a non-chaotic and upbeat, enthusiastic atmosphere.

Chef Educators receive $25/teaching hour, Assistant receive $15/hour

If this position interests you, please send a cover letter than reflects your personality to our Program Manager, Kiran Romm. Tell her a little about your teaching and cooking experiences, any travel you've done, include information about your work with children, and attach your resume with contact info. This job is best suited for people with only some afternoons available, have other morning or nighttime jobs; this is not a full time job. 

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Do you LOVE cooking? Do you LOVE working with children? Do you have an upbeat, can-do, positive, energetic personality? Can you teach a child how to cook, without cooking for them? Do you have a wanderlust spirit and a joy for teaching about other cultures?

If you answered "YES" to these questions, then we want YOU to teach after school cooking classes!

COOKING ROUND THE WORLD is a unique cooking program that uses food as the conduit to present new understanding about culture and traditions from around the world. The intention behind our program is to build bridges, celebrate diversity, and embrace difference!

Our program is very hands on: all children peel, chop, dice, or mince, while teachers use their words to instruct. The outcome is a new appreciation of food, and a desire to see the world!

From appetizers to soups and salads, from entrees to desserts and drinks, COOKING ROUND THE WORLD participants lean cooking skills while experiencing a country's culture and culinary flavors. Classes include language acquisition, traditions and customs, international games, cooking demos, cooking and eating.

For Chef Instructors/Leads:

Educational curriculum and recipes will be provided. We also supply aprons, food, and cookware. You will need to have a car, washer/dryer, the ability to carry and lift at least 25 lbs., and space at home to store a large amount of cooking equipment. You must also have experience working with children! Cooking experience can be avocational, but teaching experience is a must.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

supervising a group of 6 - 12 students (you will be assigned an assistant if there are more than 12); instructing and cooking up to 2 recipes/day; instructing students about safety in the kitchen; making sure the cooking space is left cleaner than it was found; shopping for groceries weekly; ensuring a safe and educational space for students to cook and learn.

We are looking for people who are responsible and have excellent time management skills. You should definitely apply if you are a stickler for being on time, if you can commit to the job for at least 6 months, can look at curriculum and figure out how to squeeze everything into an hour, if you can leave a kitchen or classroom cleaner than you found it, and can get a group of kids enthused and excited!

We are looking for people who children flock to, people who can look at a batter and know if it needs more flour, people who can build excitement for learning in children, people who we can count on.

Assistant responsibilities include:

Supporting the manager in all ways, helping students with their individual needs, leading a small group of students in completing up to 2 recipes/day in a timely fashion, serving food, setting up, cleaning up, helping with games, attending to a student if sick or injured, and overall maintaining a non-chaotic and upbeat, enthusiastic atmosphere.

Chef Educators receive $25/teaching hour, Assistant receive $15/hour

If this position interests you, please send a cover letter than reflects your personality to our Program Manager, Kiran Romm. Tell her a little about your teaching and cooking experiences, any travel you've done, include information about your work with children, and attach your resume with contact info. This job is best suited for people with only some afternoons available, have other morning or nighttime jobs; this is not a full time job. 

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CreArt Early Education & Preschool is located in San Rafael, CA. We currently have an open position for Preschool Teacher Assistant.

This job is for you if:

•        You are a motivated, caring, and want to be part of a dedicated team; and most important, if you collaborate well with other teachers.

•        You have a desire to enrich children's lives by building strong relationships with the children and facilitating their learning through play.

•        You have a desire to continue learning through professional development.

About our Teacher Assistant Position (Full Time):

We are looking for someone who is able to assist teacher in carrying out a daily routine. 

The teacher assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to: helping providing a safe and nurturing environment for emotional and social development and growth; assisting with small/large group activities throughout the day; helping clean and maintain a safe and organized environment for children. 

Bilingual candidate is a plus. Commitment to professional development growth is a must! 

Licensing Requirements:

6 ECE units. A candidate may be accepted if candidate is currently enrolled/taking at least a 3unit ECE class. 

Compensation/Benefits:

•        Hourly wages: $12.50 to $14.00 - Compensation varies according to experience and qualifications

•        Subsidized childcare for employees

•        Teacher Education Tuition Reimbursement Program 

•        Paid holidays/school breaks

•        Bereavement leave  

•        401K

If interested in the position please email me with your resume.

 Thank you very much!

 

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We are a not-for-profit, teacher and parent founded school for children with IQ130+. We are looking for an experienced teacher, either full or part time, to work with our youngest students, ages 4-8 this year or any age group for or grade level starting in the Fall of 2019 or for the summer. Gifted Cert a big plus, experience with gifted students, especially profound, is ideal. Must be extremely well-versed in differentiation in at least one subject, and be interested in working in a nimble and creative start-up environment. Please go to this link to view our job postings. Illinois teaching certificate not required for this year. Gifted certification a plus. A school where the studnets get plenty of play, exercise, dedicated social and emotional curriculum, and a fully differentiated instruction built around the students' interests. Join usand help spread the word please, application and full details are at https://www.mage.education/jobs/

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  Company Description The Weiming Education Group has undergone a development journey of nearly 20 years. It started from one school and developed into a group of over 40 schools. Beginning with an affiliation of a well-known school, Weiming established and developed its own brand, while carrying forward traditions and drawing from the experiences of others. Weiming has developed into exploration and innovation while being proud of its past and even more confident of the future. The future of the Weiming is also the future of not only China’s private education, but 21st century education worldwide! -     

Ideal Candidate What do you want from a candidate: 3 positive traits. Foreign Subject teachers are core positions in Weiming International Department, therefore have to well understand the Mission & the Aim of Weiming International School. Teachers have the abilities to take all measures to make sure of the success of teaching and learning in Weiming International Studies Department based on students’ level and Michigan HS Graduation Requirement.     

Responsibilities   1. Make teaching plan and schedule of school-year/each semester based on the school year objectives and requirement; 2. Make plan of school-year/each semester curriculum design, including core courses, elective courses and extra-curriculum based on Michigan HS Graduation Requirements; 3. Set up student files management, including all scores (ordinary achievement, midterm achievement and final term achievement) of all subjects, teachers report etc., and analyse the date and give relevant feedback to students, parents and management team separately 4. Organize relevant subject tests and examinations, including entrance test, mid-term examination and final term examination; 5. Complete other tasks arranged by the leaders.

  Requirements to teach in China:  


  • Speaks English at an Idiomatic      level.

  • Relocate: Must be willing to      relocate to China.

  • Be familiar with science course - Be familiar with teaching aim, content, and requirement of subjects taught - Integration of science course and subject knowledge 

  • Have the ability of integrationand application of Chinese and overseas English curriculum resources 

  • Computer skills to meet the requirement - Have the abilities of organization, management, communication, and co ordination

 - Be familiar with curriculum design of different levels 

 - Have teaching experience on ESL or relevant subjects

 - Master the integrated teaching method of ESL and other subjects  


  • Bachelor degree or above 

  • Teaching/Curriculum preferred  - TEFL、TESO、TESL certificate - Relevant qualification required  

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Also hiring for the followings:


  • Substitute Special Ed Teacher

  • Substitute Guest Paraeductor (No credential required)

  • and more. 

Position Summary

Education for Change is looking for dynamic and visionary teachers who will engage students, parents, and other members of our learning community to ensure high student achievement.  The substitute teacher performs all duties of a MSTC teacher on a long-term assignment or day-to-day basis. Under the direction of a site leader, in the absence of the classroom teacher, (S)he provides instruction, encourages student progress, and manages the learning environment.  (S)he demonstrates professional practices in teaching using the course of study and lesson plan provided by the regular classroom teacher. (S)he will know how to successfully work in an urban elementary school with a high English Learner and low-income population.

About Education for Change Public Schools

Education for Change Public SchoolsZ (EFCPS) believes it is the right for every child to have access to a high-quality, 21st century education.   Our mission is to provide a superior public education to Oakland’s most underserved children by creating a system of schools that focuses relentlessly on our student’s academic achievement.  EFCPS is a charter management organization that manages a diverse portfolio of K-8 schools, growing to a portfolio of preK-12 schools in the Fruitvale and Elmhurst neighborhoods of Oakland, currently serving 3,000 children.  Additional information about Education for Change can be found at www.efcps.org.

Responsibilities


  • Implement effective daily and long-term instructional plans and classroom activities aligned with student needs, California State standards, and EFC and school instructions, goals, and objectives

  • Provide a classroom climate and learning experiences that further our students’ social, emotional, physical, and academic development

  • Collect homework and student assignments as directed for the regular classroom teacher

  • Establish and maintain a positive, safe, and supportive classroom and school environment that values learning and achievement

  • Report all student injuries, accidents and illnesses to the proper school administrators immediately or as soon as possible

  • Demonstrate respect and understanding of students and families from diverse backgrounds 

  • Maintain and respect confidentiality of student and school personnel information

  • Report to the Main Office upon arrival at school, meets with the school administrative assistant, checks mailbox of absent teacher for lesson plans and materials

  • Request clarification of school rules and district policies, if necessary

  • Return the room keys to the school administrative assistant and instructional materials and equipment to the proper place

  • Maintain accurate student records, including attendance

  • Support the mission, vision, and core values of Education for Change

  • Incorporated within one or more of the previously mentioned performance responsibilities, which are essential functions of this job description, are the following essential physical requirements:


    • Ability to read printed matter and computer screens.

    • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation.

    • Ability to understand speech at normal levels.

    • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, and reach.



  • Other: Employment is subject to and contingent upon the completion of a criminal background check by the California Department of Justice. Convictions of certain crimes, including, but not limited to sex and narcotics offenses and serious and violent felonies, as specified in the Education and Penal Codes, will bar employment with the Organization. In addition, employees will be required to provide a current verification of a negative TB test prior to employment.

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelors degree

  • Valid California teaching credential: multiple subject teaching credential, single-subject teaching credential, OR 30-day emergency credential.

Desired Qualifications: 


  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

  • English Language Learner Authorization

  • NCLB Highly Qualified

  • Experience accelerating student learning and achievement in low income communities

  • Spanish language proficiency.

Compensation & Benefits

Substitute teachers are paid $175 per day + bonus.  As temporary, part-time teachers, they do not receive any benefits.

Application ProcessApply online at: www.efcps.org/immediate-openings.

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San Mateo County Office of Education has openings for Special Education Paraeducators. There are three types of openings: Substitute (temporary, on-call), Permanent (5-6.5 hours per day, 5 days per week, regular assignment, plus benefits), and Permanent Itinerant (requires a valid California Driver's License, 5-6.5 hours per day, 5 days per week, irregular assignment, plus benefits).

For more information, contact Personnel at 650.802.5300

Current Vacancy: Student Services Division; Special Education Department;

Early Childhood Education and K-12 Education Services Programs

Various locations within San Mateo County

Job Summary: Under the direction of an assigned certificated teacher, assist in caring for and reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of special education students in a classroom or other learning environment; assist students with performing daily living, special health care activities, and academics.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist in caring for and reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of special education students in a classroom or other learning environment; monitor/oversee student drills, practices and assignments in various subjects; confer with the teacher concerning lesson plans and materials, and provide input and suggestions to meet student needs

Observe and control behavior of students in the classroom according to established policies and procedures; monitor students during outdoor, eating, field trip and various other activities as assigned; monitor and report progress regarding student performance and behavior

Assist students with performing and developing independent living and self-help skills; assist students with personal hygiene including dressing, washing and grooming; assist students with eating and activities; toilet students and change diapers and soiled clothing as needed

Escort students to and from buses, classes and other locations; push student wheelchairs; lift students in and out of wheelchairs and other equipment; load and unload students on and off of buses; accompany and assist students in mainstreamed classes and take notes as required

Assist students with physical therapy, positioning, developing motor skills and related exercises as required; utilize adaptive equipment; assist students with developing independent walking and mobility skills; interact with and assist students during play, exercise and recreation

Assist with the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEP's) and related goals and objectives; assist students with meeting IEP goals and objectives; maintain various records and files related to students, IEP's, attendance, health care activities, and assigned duties

Provide classroom support to the teacher as required

Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures; maintain classroom and other areas in a safe, orderly and clean manner; wipe down and disinfect classroom equipment

Provide medical assistance and health care to special education students as assigned; administer first aid and CPR according to established procedures as needed; assist students with tube feeding, seizures and other health care activities; dispense medications according to prescribed instructions

Read books to students and observe their reading abilities; assist students with letter and word pronunciation and recognition; assist students with spelling and writing exercises and assignments

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience providing the job knowledge, skills, and ability for successful job performance will be considered for positions in this classification. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one (1) year of working with Special Needs students in an organized classroom setting

LICENSE: Depending on assignment, may require possession of/or ability to attain a valid California Driver's License

Physical Requirements: Applicants must possess the physical abilities outlined below with or without accommodation. San Mateo County Office of Education will consider reasonable accommodation requests.

Seeing to read a variety of materials and monitor student activities

Hearing and speaking to exchange information

Mobility to chase and restrain students as necessary

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students

Lifting and carrying students; pushing children in wheelchairs as assigned by the position

Sitting or standing for extended periods of time

Examination Process: The examination process for this classification will consist of:


  1. A review of application materials, including supplemental questionnaire, for education, training, experience, completeness, and accuracy

  2. A written examination (Basic Skills- pass/no pass)

  3. An oral board examination

Only the highest qualified candidates will be invited to attend the examinations.

For more information, contact Personnel at 650.802.5300

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WHO WE ARE:

Wu Yee delivers comprehensive services for young children (0-4 years old) and low income families throughout the City of San Francisco.

The phrase "wu yee" means "protector of children" in Cantonese, and truly, children are at the heart of everything we do. If you'd like to learn more about who we are, please visit wuyee.org.

WHY WORK FOR WU YEE:

We're looking for passionate, high-achieving individuals who are excited to join us in making a difference. No matter if you're a teacher, an enrollment specialist or an accountant, we all work together to help San Francisco's children and families succeed.

Wu Yee is committed to the professional development and ongoing support for all staff. Wu Yee offers competitive wages and benefit plans which include medical, dental, vision and acupuncture/chiropractic care for employees and their families.

In addition, Wu Yee offers an employer-sponsored shared- contribution 403 (b) retirement plan and provides a match to your contribution.

Position: Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher

Summary of Position:

In collaboration with the Center Manager and teaching team, the Lead Teacher creates an environment to reflect the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children as a primary caregiver (teacher), and is also responsible for the safety, care, supervision, and development of all children in the classroom. The Lead Teacher develops and is responsible for the implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities, as well as ongoing monitoring of the environment and interactions in the classroom. The Lead Teacher is a role model and mentor for staff, parents, and children. S/he shares information about child development, best practices, and encourages family engagement in the classroom and center.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

• Plan and implement age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children, including daily open-ended activities to expand their competencies across developmental domains, submit written lesson plans to the Center manager

• Maintain appropriate teacher - child ratios, ensuring visual supervision of children at all times

• Develop and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing, and culturally relevant classroom environment for all children and families

• Understand and follow Wu Yee policies and procedures to ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with licensing requirements, Head Start performance standards, and California Department of Education regulations

• Maintain regular and timely communication with program staff, including, but not limited to the Center Manager, Associate Teacher, and Family Advocates to facilitate effective program performance

• Ensure documentation of all significant contacts with families and maintain up-to-date file records including attendance, emergency contact information, family contact, education data, and file log for your classroom

• Accurately and promptly complete formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments of children in your primary care according to the service area timeline

• Oversee formal observations, ongoing screening, and assessments for your classroom

• Develop and maintain portfolios that document the unique strengths, skills, and areas of growth for the children in your primary care on a regular basis

• Review portfolios for your classroom to ensure they are completed to accurately document children's strengths, skills, and areas of growth

• Maintain ongoing, open communication with families and conduct parent-teacher conferences and home visits for children in your primary care

• Maintain appropriate active supervision of children in your care at all times

• Provide guidance and support for Associate Teachers in conducting parent-teacher conferences and home visits, ensuring program requirements are met for your classroom

• Conduct regular classroom monitoring, using formal tools to evaluate the environment and child-teacher interactions

• Implement and follow-up on action plans for ongoing program improvement

• Review child assessment data and understand school readiness goals to adapt the classroom environment and lesson plans to increase skill-building opportunities for children in your classroom

• Provide professional feedback to Associate Teachers and volunteers for ongoing reflection and development of teaching skills

• Encourage and promote families' participation in center activities, field trips, special events, and the Family Committee and Policy Council; provide orientations for parent and community volunteers, as needed

• Participate in the referral process for children with suspected disabilities, as needed

• Ensure children with special needs and/or suspected delay receive individualized care and classroom modifications; escalate concerns to the Center Manager and Multi-disciplinary team

• Work with program staff to ensure IFSP/IEP goals are supported through integration in lesson plans and classroom routines; provide guidance to teaching staff and volunteers for meeting individual needs

• Collaborate with program staff, the Family Advocate and Mental Health Consultant about concerns or issues related to a child's development

• Have an understanding of the Program for Toddler Caregiving and Creative Curriculum for Toddlers, and Twos.

• Perform Daily Health Checks for children entering the center; monitor that Daily Health Checks are being conducted appropriately for your classroom

• Ensure children are signed in and out of the center appropriately; oversee sign-in/out sheets for accuracy before submission to the Center Manager

• Conduct safety check in the park/playground to ensure the equipment and area is safe for children, prior to the commencement of outdoor activity; ensure safety checks are being done appropriately by Associate Teachers

• Model and teach children appropriate health and hygiene practices, including tooth brushing, potty training, hand washing, etc.

• Ensure proper preparation of the classroom for meals and nap time

• Participate in food preparation for the center in accordance with program policies and procedures and state food safety requirements

• Participate in family style eating with the children

• Ensure meal counts are recorded accurately at the time of service and before submission to the Center Manager

• Follow established teaching staff health and safety procedures; including sanitizing classroom materials

• Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans and utensils daily according to Wu Yee policies and procedures

• Participate in the annual program Self-Assessment, as needed

• Provide input on school readiness goals, family engagement, and dual-language instruction to inform curriculum development program-wide

• Collaborate with the Center Manager on Professional Development Plans for the teaching team

• Engage in ongoing professional development activities, as required by the program

• Teachers will be assigned to work where needed and during their course of employment may need to work at other locations to meet program needs

 

Knowledge/Experience/Skills Required:

• A minimum of two years teaching experience with young children and diverse populations

• Experience leading a team in implementing a developmental and age appropriate curriculum

• English/Chinese bilingual preferred

• Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff

• Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude

• Demonstrated competence in supporting families

• Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills

• Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

 

Education Required:

• A valid California Child Development Teacher permit

• Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or relevant field preferred

• AA Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or relevant field required

• 6 Infant/Toddler Units

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

• Frequently walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talks or hears.

• Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl.

• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40 pound child.

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

NOTE: 

This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different and additional duties as assigned.

Wu Yee Children's Services is an equal opportunity employer

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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