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If you have a knack for bringing out the best in others, are a gifted early childhood education teacher, are passionate about the idea of life-long learning, are a natural at inspiring students of all ages in front of a classroom and you count among your heroes people like Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Day and Maya Angelou, the Council for Economic Opportunities would love to consider you for a position on the team.

Employment Opportunities

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland offers full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, life, a 403B retirement package and paid vacation time.
CEOGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Important note: we only accept applications online. Please apply below. Best wishes!

Quality Improvement & Performance Management Manager

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Under the leadership of the VP of Community Services & External Affairs, the Quality Improvement & Performance Management Coordinator is responsible for assisting senior management in establishing benchmarks for program goals and measures relative to CEOGC’s strategic imperatives. This position is charged with analyzing organizational performance and processes and making data-driven recommendations for improvements and assisting in the development of solutions in order to optimize the external and internal customer experiences.

The Quality Improvement & Performance Management Coordinator is responsible for the organization’s Performance Management System and devotes significant time to program data collection and analysis. Collects, coordinates and maintains current documents/systems that demonstrate CEOGC’s compliance with organizational standards and required standards.   

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

Data Collection and Reporting

  1. Designs, implements, and manages a comprehensive programmatic dashboard.
  2. Collects programmatic data, analyzes, and provides reports on program benchmarks, activity and outcomes for stakeholders;
  3. Develops various operational, performance and trend reports utilizing data from all external sources, e.g. OCEAN and ROMA for CEOGC program leaders and Senior Management.
  4. Performs cross-industry research and creates comparative outcomes reports for senior management;

Improvement Recommendations and Monitoring

  1. Analyzes operations, review processes and make suggestion for organizational consistency including automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
  2. Develops strategies to monitor and improve productivity/performance of CEOGC’s program. Finds areas of non-compliance and develop recommendations for immediate corrective action.
  3. Analyzes results and establishes action plans for a comprehensive quality management system.
  4. Facilitates organizational efforts by tracking, and analyzing regulatory requirements/changes, e.g. CARF, state etc. and identifying changes required internally to support ongoing conformance (in specific programs or broadly) through not less than monthly reports.

Organizational Effectiveness

  1. Develops and manages performance of organizational benchmarks for program goals to measure program effectiveness in support of CEOGCs strategic plan and multiple performance standard systems;
  2. Meets regularly with program supervisors and staff from other departments and collaborates on issues related to program performance, quality and recommends improvement action plans.
  3. Leads the Performance Measurement and Management (PM&M), e.g. Quality Improvement Committee for CEOGC with representatives from each division.
  4. Manages Performance Measurement and Management Plan, e.g. quality improvement, consistent with the State of Ohio, CARF and other regulatory expectations, addressing CEOGC goals and objectives.
  5. Serves as CEOGC Liaison with accrediting bodies and state agencies to monitor required reports and handle inquiries.
  6. Serves as compliance manager for Community Services to ensure targets are met for all federal, State, and local agencies.
  7. Communicates and engages with stakeholders to disseminate program achievements as requested. 
  8. Approves mental health and workforce billing for reimbursement.
  9. Ensures that program is structured so that it continues to be accredited and goals and metrics are met.
  10. Identifies best practices in the industry and within the community action network for adoption by CEOGC.
  11. Provides education and training to staff on issues related to best practices, quality improvement and compliance;

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology and (Preferred-LISW or LPCC) or related field from an accredited university.
  2. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience that demonstrates competence in administration, finance, community service programs, planning, research and management with at least 5 years of experience in performance management and quality improvement.3. Demonstrated experience managing operations of a community service program of a community action or social service agency.
  3. Ability to interpret regulations and policy.
  4. Strong oral, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
  5. Good business acumen.
  6. Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations relative to agency operations and compliance.
  7. Computer literacy with competency in word processing, database and spreadsheet software packages.
  8. Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, and/or Quality Improvement Certification preferred.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$53,911 – $67,389 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Parent Involvement Coordinator

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Coordinates the programmatic efforts of CEOGC’s Parent Involvement Service Areas to ensure the assigned Head Start Program is conducted in accordance with established specifications, local, state and federal standards/regulations, schedules and budgets.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:
1. Advises the vice president, children & family programs and other decision-makers of the program status and problems (or potential problems) on a regular basis.
2. Collects and compiles data to prepare necessary reports as required by CEOGC and local, state and federal regulatory agencies. Works in conjunction with other staff to meet the needs of Head Start children and families.
3. Assesses, develops and evaluates the need for Parent Involvement services for children in CEOGC’s Early Head Start and Head Start Programs and implements and monitors any necessary changes.
4. Develops and ensures implementation of service area plans.
5. Develops, coordinates and provides pre-service, in-service and on-going training to partners, parents, staff and other appropriate individuals on all issues and services.
6. Ensures that Corrective Action Plans as relative to partnership agreements are implemented and monitored on a timely ongoing manner.
7. Participates in program monitoring/follow-up through on-site visits, review and analysis of data and provides feedback to grantee and delegate agencies.
8. Performs as the principal expert and technical resource within the service area. Provides recommendations for program improvement. Leads and/or participates in assigned projects.
9. Prepares internal and external monthly, quarterly, annual and/or funding application reports as determined by management.
10. Provides technical assistance to service area staff.

Non-Essential Functions:
1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Social Work, Family Development or related field.
Experience may be substituted for education requirement at the rate of twelve (12)
months of experience for nine (9 ) months of education.
2. Four (4) years’ experience working with parents in early childhood development, Head
Start or other preschool program will be considered in lieu of degree.
3. Ability to effectively interface with diverse populations and cultural differences coupled
with working knowledge of the community and services provided.
4. Three (3) or more years’ experience organizing and handling multiple priorities in
disabilities/mental health services.
5. Knowledge of social service program operations.
6. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
7. Receptive and flexible to changing priorities.
8. Demonstrated ability to lead, train and motivate others.
9. Computer literacy with ability to use various software packages.
10. Reliable transportation.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$44,331 – $55,414 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Case Manager

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring social services assistance. Focuses on assessment, intensive care management and counseling to provide the necessary support to customers seeking help to become self-sufficient.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides targeted individual and group counseling, intensive support and advocacy.
  2. Responsible for implementing individualized psycho-social assessments and person centered plans.
  3. Promote the participation of the person served on an ongoing basis in discussion of his or her plans, goals, and status.
  4. Communicate information regarding progress of the person service to the appropriate persons.
  5. Maintains all service documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the agency.
  6. Identify customer needs and address gaps in service provision through referral and follow-up support on how to access community resources relevant to needs.
  7. Actively participates in the Case Manager’s Continuous Quality Improvement process, including team meetings and peer supervision.
  8. Engages community, co-workers and businesses when appropriate to develop community resources to assist customers to become self-sufficient.
  9. Facilitate the transition process, including arrangements for follow-up services. Involving the family or legal guardian when permitted.
  10. Adheres to work schedule, maintains good attendance and shows willingness to accommodate situations after normal working hours.
  11. Consults regularly with the Family Development & Workforce teams and receive direction from Community Services Coordinator.
  12. Conducts agency business in an ethical manner, consistent with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics.
  13. Makes regular home and field visits as part of an overall case management and outreach strategy.
  14. Maintains a minimum designated caseload of active case management/family development participants and be in compliance with productivity requirements.
  15. Utilizes bi-lingual (Spanish/English) skills to interpret and communicate with customers.

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Maintains communications with staff, customers and referral sources.
  2. Provides crisis intervention support for customers.
  3. Recruits participants for center, agency, or community activities as assigned.
  4. Performs other functions as assigned to contribute to the efficiency of the agency and department.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  2. Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).
  3. Two (2) or more years’ experience in the field of social services coupled with knowledge and skill in casework methodology to render advisory services.
  4. Ability to engage and support a diverse population of customers.
  5. Uses time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates efforts on important priorities
  6. Peer Relations; team player and is cooperative, easily gains trust and support of peers; can problem solve with peers.
  7. Presentation Skills; Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, direct reports, and bosses; is effective both inside and outside the organization, on both cool data and hot and controversial topics; commands attention and can manage group processes during the presentation; can change tactics midstream when something isn’t working.
  8. Self-Development; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve self; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits.
  9. Reliable transportation.
  10. Computer literacy with ability to input data in specialized software designed to generate program reports.
  11. Reliable transportation.
  12. Conflict Management; Steps up to conflict, seeing them as opportunities, reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation’s with minimum noise.
  13. Organized self-starter and willing to work in the community.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$37,945 – $47,431 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Development Specialist

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for meeting the needs of low income families in the community by developing and providing needed resources. Provides assistance to licensed social workers in supporting individuals with emotional and mental support.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides targeted social services, support, and advocacy.
  2. Responsible for implementing individualized case management assessments and person centered plans.
  3. Promote the participation of the persons served on an ongoing basis in discussion of his or her plans, goals, and status.
  4. Identify customer needs and address gaps in service provision through referral and follow-up support on how to access community resources relevant to needs.
  5. Familiarizes customers with available community resources and provides accurate social service information and appropriate referrals for customers.
  6. Makes regular home or field visits to customers as part of an overall case management outreach strategy.
  7. Facilitate the transition process, including arrangements for follow-up services.
  8. Maintains minimum designated caseload of active case management participants and be in compliance with productivity requirements.
  9. Maintains all service documentation including electronic health records in a timely manner in accordance with the policies and procedures of the agency.
  10. Adheres to work schedule, maintains good attendance and shows willingness to accommodate situations after normal working hours.
  11. Obtains, prepares, organizes all necessary program and customer documentation as instructed and maintains complete records on customers served.
  12. Enters required customer service data into computer as instructed.
  13. Prepares and submits program related statistical and narrative reports as required.
  14. Utilizes supervision for guidance and training to support best practice with customer’s documentation and treatment.
  15. Conducts agency business in an ethical manner, consistent with the agency policies & procedures, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics, and CARF accreditation standards.
  16. Works closely with Case Managers on customer’s treatment for community of care.
  17. Appropriately document and code in order to bill responsible parties.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Facilitates support groups, information sessions, workshops and other customer centered activities as assigned.
  2. Recruits participants for center, agency or community activities as assigned.
  3. Assists with office receptionist duties as needed.
  4. Participates in ongoing training related to job duties.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associates Degree in Human Service from an accredited academic institution.
  2. Willing to obtain a Social Work Assistant license.
  3. Basic computer literacy with some experience with word processing and/or spreadsheet software packages such as Word or Excel.
  4. Demonstrated ability to assist low-income customers in obtaining needed social services and moving towards independent functioning.
  5. Ability to be customer focused by acting with customer in mind, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  6. Uses time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates efforts on important priorities.
  7. Peer Relations; team player and is cooperative, easily gains trust and support of peers; can problem solve with peers.
  8. Self-Development; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve self; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits.
  9. Reliable transportation.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$34,752 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Intake Worker

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Conducts face-to-face interviews with persons applying for Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program benefits.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Completes other related applications to access benefits for the applicant: Percentage of Income Payment Plan and Regular HEAP and Ohio Energy Credits.
  2. Conducts face-to-face interviews with applicants for Emergency HEAP assistance, completes all necessary paperwork and secures all necessary documentation of the applicant’s eligibility for the program benefits.
  3. Explains the E-HEAP program process and benefits to the applicant.
  4. Gives the applicant information about other resources in the community and makes referrals as needed.
  5. Inputs data from applicant files to the E-HEAP database to complete the determination of eligibility process.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  2. Working knowledge of computer operations and the ability to use the keyboard and type 35 wpm.
  3. Good oral, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
  4. Good math skills.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$12.00 – $13.63 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Service Worker

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the delivery of Social Services to Head Start families and children. Utilizes initiative and judgment in the implementation of the Social Services Head Start Performance Standards for the delivery of services (service area plan) under direction of Social Service administration. May be assigned to work in Collaborative Sites or DOP (Direct Operated Program) Centers.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Participates in assigned recruitment activities.
  2. Maintains program information for regular and frequent monitoring.
  3. Interviews, and enrolls eligible applicant families, using prescribed selection criteria for Head Start.
  4. Maintains a waiting list of children with completed requirements for enrollment.
  5. Assists parents in completion of registration and other forms, as required; maintains an assigned on-going caseload of families.
  6. Visits parents in the home to ensure on-going contact with the family; assists families with matters such as: regular attendance; medical and dental services, and program information.
  7. Works in conjunction with appropriate staff to encourage parent participation.
  8. Participates in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings to assess family needs and interventions and confers regularly with center staff to assure follow-through on family plans.
  9. Utilizes child record database (i.e; COPA) to input information and maintain accurate enrollment, attendance, screening/tracking records, rosters, transfer and withdrawal information, pending applications, in-kind documentation and other services required by the program.
  10. Attends and participates in parent, community and, staff meetings, training sessions, workshops and conferences.
  11. Identifies appropriate resources and refers families to them; follows up on referrals to assure service.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Social Work, Family Development or related field. Experience may be substituted at the rate of twelve (12) months of experience for nine (9) months of the Bachelor’s degree requirement.
  2. Three (3) years experience in the social services field.
  3. Computer literacy and willingness to update skills.
  4. Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  5. Demonstrated understanding and sensibility to work with diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  6. General knowledge of Cuyahoga County and a basic awareness of community resources for low-income families.
  7. Flexible to changing priorities and multi-tasking assignments.
  8. Reliable transportation.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Home Visitor

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Provides educational and support services to low income pre-school children and their families during weekly home visits and socialization activities in Head Start centers.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Acts as a liaison and advocate between community resources and Head Start families.
  2. Collaborates with families to establish family development goals, and document this collaborative process in family partnership agreements.
  3. Completes documentation and maintains confidential records of home visits, socialization experiences, and other relevant activities.
  4. Conducts screening and ongoing assessment of young children’s development.
  5. Conducts weekly home visits (90 minutes/weekly/per family) to young children and their families.
  6. Educates and monitors parents with respect to children’s health, nutritional, dental, mental health, and social needs.
  7. Promotes parental involvement in curriculum planning, program governance, parent training, and the community.
  8. Provides educational and support services to assist children and families in achievement of school-readiness goals and objectives.
  9. Provides resources for assistance in obtaining services to support the child’s and family’s needs identified in item #7.
  10. Recruits and maintains maximum caseload of families (10-12 families), and maintains an active waiting list.
  11. Uses physical dexterity to push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel to assist and perform activities and carry educational resources to various destinations.
  12. Utilizes a research based “curriculum” for early childhood education in the home of pre-school children and during group “socialization” at Head Start centers.
  13. Utilizes knowledge of the principles of adult learning to assist, encourage and support parents as they foster the growth and development of their children.
  14. Utilizes professional development opportunities provided by the Head Start program, and other community resources.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associate’s degree in child development, education, social sciences or related field.
  2. Two (2) or more years’ experience working with children and families in a human service setting.
  3. Capacity to problem solve, handle crises, and work with families and children of various cultures from low-income backgrounds.
  4. Nonjudgmental, respectful, and professional approach to working with families.
  5. Willingness to work primarily in the homes of families residing in high-risk communities.
  6. Flexibility with respect to changing priorities, schedules, and work assignments.
  7. Good oral, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
  8. Reliable transportation.
  9. Flexible/receptive and willing to receive training on various aspects of the program including the attainment of a CDA (Child Development) credential for home visitors.
  10. Computer literacy with ability to use various software packages (i.e; Word, Excel, database, etc.) for report writing and other documentation purposes.
  11. Good dexterity with ability to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel to assist and perform activities with children.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mentor Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Works as a team leader with staff to observe staff performance, establish improvement plans and refine the teaching approach of staff members.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists agency in the completion of mandated child assessments.
  2. Assists in the annual review of the education plan, curriculum guide and policies and procedures.
  3. Conducts monthly observations followed by feedback meetings to discuss issues related to working with children and families, to develop plans for improvement, and to identify training needs, including applicable curriculum assessment tool.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Establishes a working system and partnership with groups of teaching staff and individuals which includes classroom observation/feedback and modeling, meetings, training and completion of program evaluation forms, and serves as an advisor for Child Development Associate (CDA) candidates, etc.
  6. Provides documentation of observations, meetings, training, monthly reports, etc to teaching staff, site administrators and Curriculum Specialist.
  7. Reviews and monitors daily activity plans, child assessment data and documentation bi-monthly and periodically reviews children’s records, as it relates to ongoing assessment and outcomes.
  8. Suggests and provides resources, strategies and self-evaluation tools to support individual teacher development.
  9. Utilizes good dexterity to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel to assist and perform activities with children.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. May assist in planning and providing in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECED) or a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in any subject, and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  2. Five (5) years prior teaching experience in an early childhood program.
  3. Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  4. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.
  5. Good dexterity with ability to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneelto assist and perform activities with children.
  6. Demonstrated capacity to develop and sustain warm and meaningful relationships with 3-5 year old children’s parents, staff and community partners.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$16.00 – $17.50 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the preparation and implementation of the daily classroom program and functions. Ensures developmentally appropriate experiences for all Head Start children.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in planning and providing training in child development for parents. Reinforces learning activities in the home and identifies children with special needs.
  2. Assists in the evaluation of assistant teachers work performance.
  3. Conducts and documents ongoing assessments of each child’s growth and development through the use of observations, parental input, developmental screenings, etc. Writes individual educational plans as needed.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Focuses on child development techniques, safety practices and principles while establishing a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  6. Maintains a safe, healthy environment (i.e., ensures cleanliness of classrooms and safety of children and equipment; sets up classrooms for activities as needed; prepares classrooms for new fall enrollment; and conducts ongoing inventories of equipment and supplies).
  7. Meets with the Education Coordinator and Site Administrator to determine the needs of the classroom.
  8. Participates in team teaching, staff meetings, conferences, institutions of higher learning, etc. that enhance professional development.
  9. Periodically conducts conferences with parents to discuss their child’s development and to involve them in program planning.
  10. Prepares and implements with assistant teacher daily lesson plans and ensures a high level of interaction with children.
  11. Provides classroom data to assist in writing the monthly report and ensures that all classroom reports are submitted on a timely basis.
  12. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the personnel policy.
  13. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  14. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene,
  15. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as an advocate for the Head Start program.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECED) or a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early child education coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  2. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, applicants must be currently enrolled in a related Bachelor’s program and set to graduate within 6 months, coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  3. Capable of developing and sustaining warm and meaningful relationships with 3-5 year old children’s parents, staff and community partners.
  4. Must meet Physical Requirements of position listed below.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  6. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$14.26 – $17.83 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To work as a team member and be responsible for assisting teacher(s) to prepare and implement all classroom duties. Works with the teacher(s) to ensure developmentally appropriate experiences for all Head Start children.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in planning and providing training for parents in child development to reinforce learning activities in the home and identify the children with special needs.
  2. Assists in the annual review of the Education Plan that details the philosophy, objectives and strategies of the program.
  3. Conducts and documents ongoing assessments of each child’s growth and development through the use of observation, parental input, developmental screening, etc.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Maintains a clean, safe and emotionally supportive environment that is conducive to learning and is centered on the needs and abilities of the children.
  6. Meets regularly (weekly, etc.) with the teacher to determine the needs of the classroom.
  7. Participates in team teaching, staff meetings, conferences, institutions of higher learning, etc. to enhance professional development.
  8. Periodically conducts conferences with the teacher(s) and parents to discuss the child’s development and to involve them in program planning.
  9. Provides assistance to the assigned teacher(s) to focus on child development techniques, safety practices and principles while establishing a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  10. Provides classroom data to assist in writing the monthly report.
  11. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  12. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the personnel policy.
  13. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  14. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.
  15. Works with the teacher to prepare and implement the daily lesson plans and ensures a high level of interaction with children.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in writing Individual Education Plans as needed.
  2. As assigned, assists in planning and providing in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have an Associate’s (or higher) degree program in Early Childhood Education.
  2. Sensitivity to children and their families.
  3. Ability to clearly relate the program to families, communities and its resources.
  4. Must meet physical requirements of position listed below.
  5. Flexible to changing demands of the program.
  6. Must meet physical requirements of the position listed below.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.55 – $13.17 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

APPLY ONLINE NOW

CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Co-Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Provides daily developmentally appropriate experiences for infants and toddlers in a classroom setting. Shares daily responsibility with another assigned teacher, for the management of a classroom and the care of enrolled infants and toddlers.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides daily care and supervision for a group of infants and toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom. Provides parent with feedback on daily activities and on-going development of children in the Early Head Start classroom.
  2. Provides a developmental screening and assesses each child’s developmental level. Maintains records and documentation for screening and assessments, and assists in preparing written reports. Informs coordinator and appropriate staff of concerns related to infants and toddlers in the classroom.
  3. Works with program staff and other agencies to establish and implement early intervention services. Works with each family and appropriate program staff to write an individual family service plan (IFSP) and/or individual service plan (ISP) for each child. Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team for children with disabilities.
  4. Plans and implements parent-child activities for each family, which are appreciative of the cultural background, the developmental level and individual needs of each child.
  5. Provides parents with education and information about child development, best practices, healthy practices in nutrition, hygiene, communication and family living skills and techniques for engaging their children in appropriate activities.
  6. Engages in ongoing professional development and training, including the care of services for Special Needs children.
  7. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  8. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  9. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the Personnel Policy.
  10. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  11. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the Early Head Start program.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
  2. Without an Infant and Toddler CDA, a CDA in Preschool or an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler development is acceptable.
  3. One (1) year experience in the classroom with infants and toddlers.
  4. Capable of developing and sustaining warm and meaningful relationships with 0-3 year olds, parents, staff and community partners.
  5. Ability and willingness to exhibit a professional manner to work as a member of the team.
  6. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  7. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.
  8. Must meet Physical requirements of position listed below.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

APPLY ONLINE NOW

CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.