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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!

Early Childhood Development & Health Services Monitor

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Monitors all direct-operated, and partnership sites for compliance with Head Start/Early Had Start performance standards in Education, Health, Nutrition, Disability and Mental Health.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Attends all Had Start service area staff and/or other required meetings, conferences, etc.
  2. Complies and prepares weekly written reports of site visits relating to Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards and licensing requirements.
  3. Conducts site visits in a warm, friendly, and objective manner.
  4. Keeps quality assurance manager informed of potential problems or issues in a timely manner.
  5. Monitors all direct-operated and partnership agencies for compliance with Head Start/Early Head Start performance standards in Education, Health, Nutrition, Disability and Mental Health. This involves knowledge in all service areas.
  6. Prepares written work (summaries, feedback, monthly reports and /or other documentation that is clear, well-organized, appropriate and complete.
  7. Recognizes and works comfortably with cultural differences.
  8. Works harmoniously as a team member with other staff.
  9. Participates in annual review/revision of Monitoring Processes/Tools.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Avails self to professional growth and development as needed or required.
  2. Assists with projects as assigned.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Health, Nutrition, Mental Health or related human services field of six (6) years experience in a capacity that entails compliance reporting with local, state, and/or federal regulatory agencies.
  2. Reliable transportation.
  3. Sound working knowledge of the community and its resources.
  4. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Ability and willingness to work closely and cooperatively with a multi-disciplinary team as well as other professional in the community.
  6. Organized and goal-directed.

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
$30,944 – $38,683 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2018

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).
  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
11/1/2018

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.

Maintenance Technician

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Ensures agency facilities are kept in good repair and working order.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Installs or repairs architectural finishes, ie., minor plastering, floor tile and painting.
  2. Maintains tools and machinery in good condition and uses all tools carefully and as instructed.
  3. Performs some carpentry functions in alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, floors, doors, windows, screens, wood fixtures and furniture.
  4. Installs equipment and performs limited electrical work to repair malfunctions of a minor nature.
  5. Performs some plumbing work to ensure the general maintenance and repair of toilets, fixtures, kitchen sinks and opening of clogged drains.
  6. Moves furniture and other related equipment.
  7. Prioritizes maintenance request form(s), and prepares the daily schedule in which the maintenance work order will be completed.
  8. Provide support as determined by the Facilities Manager to contracted movers, plumbers and Heating Ventilation Air Conditioner (HVAC) contractors.
  9. Responds appropriately to emergencies on an “on call” basis.
  10. Safely handles and effectively uses various cleaning and sanitation chemicals in compliance with federal, state and local safety, health and environmental regulations to prevent problems associated with chemical handling. Ensures chemicals are safely stored away and out of the reach of children.
  11. Provides a safe and clean environment on facility grounds by removing all sources of potential danger including landscaping (cut branches, etc.) and potential predators (deers, cats, rabbits, snakes, etc.).

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. High school or general equivalency (GED) diploma.
  2. Three (3) or more years’ experience in the field of general repairs, including at least one year’s experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical repair &/or air conditioning or equivalent combination of coursework from a trade/vocational school & training
  3. General knowledge of various types of equipment used in the building trades.
  4. Ability to read electrical blueprints, drawings, diagrams and schematics and translate knowledge resulting repairs and completion of electrical jobs.

 

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
$14.00 – $17.00 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
12/1/2018

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.

Customer Service Specialist

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To assist customers in signing up for assistance through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and/or Housing Assistance Services. Refers ineligible applicants to other appropriate agencies.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Coordinates with the Interactive Voice Response System (IVR) staff to schedule appointments for callers who cannot use the automated system and resolves appointment conflicts and disputes.
  2. Directs callers to disconnect status to secure a current bill before reporting to EHEAP appointment and informs customers of necessary documentation for an appointment.
  3. Documents and reports staff statistical information relative to the number and types of customers who have applied for agency services to HEAP management.
  4. Ensures customers are seen in a timely manner in accordance with the appointment roster and the inflow of walk-in customers.
  5. Provides HEAP and Housing Staff with a log of scheduled appointments received from agency vendor (IVR) using a computer system that prints daily schedules for distribution.
  6. Screens callers to determine whether they can be more effectively served by direct referral to other assistance resources and gives directions to acquire proper referral.
  7. Screens out ineligible applicants and refers them to other appropriate agencies for alternative assistance.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Records complaints and passes information to Operations Manager for resolution.
  2. Refers callers to utility company representatives for explanation of other payment plans if callers not eligible for EHEAP
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  2. Good keyboard/data input, typing and/or word processing computer skills.
  3. One (1) year work experience as a telephone/switchboard operator or receptionist with direct contact with the public.
  4. Good oral, written, organizational and interpersonal communication 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
$10.56 – $12.00 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2018

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.

Senior Accountant

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for ensuring compliance with funding source administrative guidelines, ensures accurate submission of financial reports, and provides assistance with audit information requests and report building.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares financial reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually) for grants and contracts and maintains supporting documentation related to report preparation.
  2. Monitors expenditures for assigned projects to ensure that the expenditures are reasonable and within budgetary boundaries. Recommends budgetary revisions when deemed necessary.
  3. Serves as back up to the Accounting Manager.
  4. Prepares/enters journal entries and submits for review.
  5. Performs variance analyses and prepares account reconciliations.
  6. Responds to inquiries and requests from Agency personnel. Meets with agency personnel to discuss reports.
  7. Assists in the preparation of and prepares audit schedules, reports, etc.
  8. Cash management, including daily deposits, cash reports, direct deposits, wire transfers, notification to bank of manual checks and accounts receivables responsibilities.
  9. Analyzes complex financial reports and records.
  10. Reviews journal entries of General Ledger Accountant to ensure accuracy.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with three (3) or more years’ experience working in a large corporation (over $25,000,000) or non-profit organization accounting department.
  2. Ability to professionally interpret accounting records, automated systems reports and financial statements.
  3. Extensive knowledge of generating and interpreting computer spreadsheets.
  4. Demonstrated ability to easily define complex problems, collect data, establish facts and arrive at logical and valid conclusions on a wide range of financial issues.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, and automated accounting information systems. Experience with ABILA MIP Accounting software is preferred.
  7. Detailed-oriented with good organizational filing 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
$49,322 – $61,654 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2018

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 Specialist

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Completes applications for persons applying for Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP Plus), and other related utility assistance programs within Cuyahoga County. Reviews all energy assistance applications and verifies information in client files.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Accepts and screens applications for HEAP and PIPP Plus which have been dropped off and/or mailed in to the agency, completes all necessary paperwork and secures all required documentation of the customer’s eligibility for the program benefits. This includes applications mailed to the state office which required additional documentation for completion.
  2. Sends correspondence out to customers informing them of the status of their applications.
  3. Performs a final review of HEAP applications for accuracy to identify any errors or omissions and assures that required forms are complete and all supporting documentation is included in the file.
  4. Refers inaccurate client files or records back to Intake/Outreach staff for resolution.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other functions as assigned to contribute to the efficiency of the agency and department.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  2. Working knowledge of computer operations and the ability to use general office equipment.
  3. Good oral, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
  4. Legible handwriting and 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 – $13.00 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2018

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.

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 – $13.00 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2018

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.

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
11/1/2018

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.

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
11/1/2018

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.

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
11/1/2018

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.

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
11/1/2018

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.

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
11/1/2018

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.

Education Aide

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To assist teachers and assistant teachers with the care and monitoring of children and the center, equipment, meal service, recordkeeping, etc.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists and readily accepts direction from teachers to meet or exceed Head Start child development goals and objectives.
  2. Assists in the development and facilitation of activities and curriculum plans relating to child development.
  3. Handles various record keeping functions relating to children and period lesson planning.
  4. Maintains the care of the center, equipment, materials and supplies to ensure the safety and security of site operations.
  5. Assists teachers and other staff in meal service and family style dining with children.
  6. Assists teachers and other staff in chaperoning children during gross motor activities and outdoor play.
  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 as 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. Reference child care licensing 5101:2-12-25 (Physical requirements listed below).

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. As assigned, participates in parent meetings, attendance of conferences with supervisor, staff meetings, in-service training workshops and lectures for further professional growth.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  2. Flexible to changing demands of the program.
  3. Sensitivity to children and their families.
  4. Good communication skills to clearly relate the program to families, communities and its resources.
  5. Must meet physical requirements of position listed below.
  6. Demonstrated experience working with infants and/or pre-school aged 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
$9.35 – $11.69 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2018

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.

Kitchen Custodian/ Porter

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the kitchen (dishes, pots and pans, stock, floor, trash).

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Checks in food deliveries and puts away in correct storage space. Breaks down boxes and disposes of properly.
  2. Washes dishes, etc. Operates and maintains dishmachine. Washes and sanitizes pots and pans in three-compartment sink. Sweeps floor, mops spills. Thoroughly mops floors at the end of the day. Uses floor scrubber monthly or as needed.
  3. Empties and cleans all kitchen trash cans daily. Maintains cleanliness of walls, windows, cooler and freezer. Performs general cleaning assignments. Handles cleaning chemicals properly according to directions.
  4. Attends monthly meetings as scheduled by the Nutrition Coordinator. Attends nutrition inservices as available, and as needed.
  5. Readily accepts assignments to assist cook or driver with the preparation and/or transport of meals.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School or general education (GED) diploma.
  2. One (1) year experience in a commercial kitchen.
  3. Demonstrated sensitivity to children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  4. Willingness and physical ability to lift 40+ pound items.
  5. Good interpersonal skills to perform as a team member.

 

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
$8.25 – $10.27 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
11/1/2018

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.