Goverment Jobs
Published
September 15, 2019
Location
Throughout San Bernardino County, California
Job Type

Description

The Job

The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for PSD Teachers III who monitor program compliance using various tools, including a case management system, to assist in maintaining agency records and insuring compliance with classroom ratios; and tracking, reporting, and providing follow-up on behavioral referrals.Teachers III also develop and facilitate workshops and training for staff and parents and identify the needs of enrolled children and their families or those seeking to participate in the Head Start program.They provide and develop curriculum/lesson plans and home-to-school activities for children at a Head Start/State preschool site.This position may also serve as an education specialist (mentor/coach), who work with teaching staff on strategies for working with children, including those with special needs.Other assignments may include supervision of a small preschool site and providing temporary coverage in a classroom or home-based setting. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be usedto fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County.
For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Teacher III job description.
NOTE: These are contract positions to work approximately 12 months per year.

BENEFITS AND RETIREMENT

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

1) Must be able to lift small children and other objects up to 50 pounds.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card and qualifying First Aid/CPR cards within two (2) weeks of hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County may be required.A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
5)Employees may be assigned to work at any Head Start service area.Employee preference of geographic location will be taken into consideration, whenever possible, depending upon staffing needs.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued. (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

Minimum Requirements

Education:A completed/awarded Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, or other field with coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, including early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, human services, and family development.

Permit: Must possess and maintain a valid CA Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (or higher-level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, visit www.ctc.ca.gov.

Computer Experience:Must be computer literate and possess at least six(6) months of experience utilizing Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel functions on a regular basis. (This experience must be clearly described on the Application/Supplemental Questionnaire.)

Note:Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Required Documentation: A copy of a valid CA Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (or higher-level permit), copy of degree,and legible transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) must be attached to your application or submitted by the filing deadline to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources ? Employment Division, Attn:PSD Teacher III-Contract, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, via fax to (909) 383-2394, or email to [email protected]. Subject: PSD Teacher III-Contract.Failure to provide the requested documents by thefiling deadline will result in disqualification of the application.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail, interpersonal and time management skills, will be proficient with computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel, and will demonstrate proven ability to:

  • Analyze problems and provide solution-oriented strategies.
  • Lend support and guidance when help is needed.
  • Work well in cooperation with others for the benefit of the organization.
  • Make good, sound decisions, accepting responsibility and accountability for job performance and decisions.
  • Write in a clear, accurate and understandable manner, ensuring information is appropriate,relevant, and correct.
  • Prioritize work, ensuring all assignments are completed in a timely manner.
  • Understand Head Start Performance Standards, ECERS, ITERS, CLASS, and developmental screenings/assessments.
The ideal candidate will possess CLASS (Classroom Assessment and Scoring System) Infant, Toddler, and Pre-K Reliability certification.
Selection Process

There will be a determination of minimum qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore it is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.

Application Procedure:
Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 27, 2019.

To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.Applicants will be automaticallylogged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

If you requiretechnical assistance, please clickHEREto review theGovernmentJobsonline application guide, or contact their Toll-FreeApplicant Support line at (855) 524-5627.Please notethat Human Resources is notresponsiblefor any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process.

PSD12 Month Contract
Specific benefit informationcan be found in your employment contract. For a summary of benefits, please click here.

For more detailed information, contact the County's Employee Benefits and Services Division at (909) 387-5787 or visit the Benefits websiteat www.sbcounty.gov/hr/Benefits_Home.aspx.

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INSTRUCTIONS: The information on the Application and your responses to the following supplemental questions will be used in a determination of minimum qualifications. Accurate responses should be provided for each question, and all experience must be clearly detailed in the work experience section of your application in order to ensure qualifications are properly considered. (Do not refer to resume.)

  • I have read and understand the above statements.
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EDUCATION: Do you possess a completed/awarded Bachelor's degree (or higher) in a qualifying field as indicated under the Minimum Requirements section? (Transcripts and degree must be submitted with the application - see Required Documentation.)

  • Yes
  • No
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PERMIT: Do you possess a valid CA Child Development Site Supervisor (or higher level) Permit? (A copy of the permit must be submitted with the application - see Required Documentation.)

  • Yes
  • No
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Indicate which of the following computer applications you have at least 6 months of experience:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Other
  • None of the Above
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For the computer applications selected above (including other), clearly describe the following:

  • Examples or duties for using the application
  • Level of experience (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
  • Number of months or years of experience and how often used
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      Do you have experience developing and facilitating training to a variety of groups, including peers, parents, and community groups?
      NOTE: This experience must be clearly described in the work experience section of your application.

      • Yes
      • No
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      If Yes, to the question above, describe in detail your experience as it relates to developing and facilitating training to a variety of groups, including peers, parents, and community groups.

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        Certification Cards: Indicate valid certifications you possess.

        • CPR card
        • First Aid card
        • San Bernardino County Food Handler's card
        • None of the above
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        Preschool Parent/Guardian/Child: Indicate if you are currently or have ever been the parent or guardian of an Early Head State or Head Start Child.

        • Current Head Start parent or guardian
        • Former Head Start parent or guardian
        • Former Head Start child
        • None of the above
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        PSD Site Locations: Check the geographic areas in which you are willing to work.

        • Valley (Fontana, Rialto, San Bernardino)
        • West Valley (Ontario, Upland, Chino, Rancho Cucamonga)
        • East Valley (Redlands, Yucaipa, Highland)
        • High Desert (Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia, Newberry Springs, Phelan, Victorville)
        • Low Desert (Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms)
        • Mountains (Crestline)
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        Required Documentation: I understand that I must submit a copy of my Child Development Permit, legible transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), and degree with my application. I understand that if my required documents are not submitted by the final filing deadline, my application will result in disqualification. Indicate the manner in which you are submitting your documents.

        • My permit, transcripts, and degree are attached to my application.
        • My permit, transcripts, and degree will be scanned and emailed to [email protected] ATTN: Teacher III-Contract.
        • My permit, transcripts, and degree will be faxed to 909-383-2394, Attn: Teacher III
        • I will deliver or mail my permit, transcripts, and degree to: SB County Human Resources, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440, Attn: PSD Teacher III.
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        Applicant Acknowledgement - Notification via Email: As part of our efforts to increase efficiency and promote conservation of resources, Human Resources uses email to communicate with applicants. Therefore, all future communications regarding this recruitment, including applicant status and testing notifications, will be made via email.

        Each applicant needs their own email address. We strongly encourage you, as an applicant, to ensure that the email address you have provided with your application is current, secure and readily accessible to you. Adjust Spam and/or other filters so that our emails are accepted. Please carefully read any notices that we send you and follow any instructions provided in a timely manner. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails (i.e., for the non-delivery of our emails or if you fail to check your e-mail on a timely basis).

        • I acknowledge that I have read, understood, and agree to the above statement.
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        Note: If you apply the filters and still do not receive emails from San Bernardino County Human Resources you can check your www.governmentjobs.com (Neogov) account inbox. All notifications will appear there.

        • I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement.
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        Applicant Acknowledgement - Application Complete: Thank you for taking the time to complete this application and supplemental questionnaire. Please be sure to review all information provided prior to submitting it as you cannot update or revise it once submitted. Your submitted application will be reviewed and evaluated as is.

        Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email confirmation will be sent to the email address listed on your application. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

        • I acknowledge that I have reviewed my application and understand that I will not be able to update or revise any part of it once submitted.

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