West Alabama Nonprofit Job Board

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P/T Administrative Asst

October 14, 2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of West Alabama
Position: Administrative Assistant
Part-time
Salary range: $18-22/hr depending upon qualifications
Please submit cover letter and resume to admin@bgcwestal.org

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative,
operational and clerical support to assure the Club effectively meets its program and fundraising goals. Must
have organizational and multi-tasking capabilities, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal
supervision and be a team player. Assist other departments as requested. Customer service and public relations
as required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Serve as first-level liaison with community members, parents, members, providers, and facility visitors.
2. Maintain a positive and pleasant image for the Administrative Office and Club facility during events,
special meetings and at the direction of the Chief Executive Officer.
3. Keep administrative files up to date at the direction of the Chief Executive Officer or other administrative
personnel.
4. Answer phones and transfer calls or messages to the appropriate person.
5. Retrieve mail if directed and as needed and distribute to the appropriate person.
6. Maintain an organizational office calendar of events, meetings and work deadlines.
7. Ensure forms and records are distributed, collected, properly endorsed or signed, as is appropriate. This
includes proofreading prior to submission or filing for errors and making any required or requested
copies, including grants and agreements, as needed.
8. Participate in Board of Directors, committee and staff and community meetings as required. Assist with
Zoom scheduling, email notifications to participants, preparation of form packets required for these
meetings, room setup prior to these meetings, food ordering and pickup if needed, gathering needed
supplies and keeping minutes at these meetings as directed.
9. Prepare correspondence and reports, including required information for grants, as requested. Compose
draft letters following established formats. Proofread all material for accuracy prior to supervisory review
and signature. Send faxes and make follow up phone calls as requested.
10. Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems according to established protocols. Organize office area
and filing systems as directed.
11. Manage inventory of office equipment and service contracts, performing routine maintenance activities
and contacting service representatives as needed.
12. Support special events by assisting with logistical arrangements, mailings and other support activities.
13. Operate in a customer service capacity with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and
others as needed to maintain positive relations.
14. Assist scheduling volunteers and Club tours.
15. Other duties as required/assigned.
Boys & Girls Clubs of West Alabama, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer,
and does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Age, Handicap or National Origin.
SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma or GED, plus a minimum of three years in an administrative position involving
office management, bookkeeping and project management. Experience working with volunteers
preferred.
• Excellent telephone and computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet and database
management applications. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, internet software and Adobe Acrobat.
• Ability to operate a multi-line telephone system.
• Ability to organize an office environment.
• Good interpersonal skills and positive attitude.
• Ability to balance multiple overlapping tasks and priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to set and meet goals.
• Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills.
• Ability to deal with the public and maintain positive report.
• Demonstrated organizational and project management abilities.
• Ability to be a positive role model for Boys & Girls Clubs members.
• Knowledge of the Boys & Girls Club mission.
• Valid State Driver’s License and clear background check.
• Social media proficiency and or graphic design experience a plus.

P/T Front Office Coordinator

October 7, 2021

 

The Good Samaritan Clinic is looking for a part-time Front Office Coordinator. This is a part-time position. We are looking for someone with medical office experience, good people skills who can oversee the volunteers in the front office as well as relate to our patients.  For more information, please contact the clinic at (205) 344-3491, or send a resume and cover letter to gsamaritanclinic@gmail.com.  

Maintenance Associate III

September 20, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Title:   Maintenance Associate III

 

Location:   Tuscaloosa

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-exempt, Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Pay Grade 5 position on the Community Service Programs Pay Scale with a starting pay range of $16.26 - $18.25 per hour. Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 469-1015 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

 

DEADLINE to apply extended:  October 4, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama

 

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:        Maintenance Associate III

 

Department:  Property Management

 

Reports to:     Property, Asset and Resident Services Manager

 

Employment Classification: Regular Full-Time; Non-Exempt; Safety-Sensitive

 

Pay Range:    $16.26 - $18.25 per hour

 

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Maintenance Associate III performs general maintenance, installation and repairs including carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical work at all CSP housing developments, offices and other properties.  In addition, the Senior Maintenance Associate performs installation and repair work on heating/cooling units and residential and commercial appliances.

 

Essential Duties:

     

  • Plan in order to execute job responsibilities, prioritize activities and meet deadlines within required timeframes.
  • Perform maintenance repairs at CSP’s housing developments, offices, commercial properties and other properties.
  • Perform installation and repair work on heating/cooling units as needed
  • Perform installation and repair work on plumbing systems as needed.
  • Performs installation on residential appliances.
  • Answer service calls and complete work orders assigned by the supervisor.
  • Perform inspections to identify maintenance issues, safety issues and assure the cosmetic appearance of properties.
  • Write repair and maintenance specifications and generate work orders to be submitted to supervisor.
  • Provide on-site work leadership for custodial and/or maintenance staff.
  • Accurately document time, materials and work performed on work orders.
  • All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 5 years HVAC experience and demonstrated ability to perform installation and repair work on heating/cooling units.
  • Minimum 5 years plumbing experience and demonstrated ability to perform installation and repair work on plumbing systems..
  • Minimum 5 years general maintenance and repair experience, including carpentry, electrical work.
  • Prefer ability to install and perform repair work on commercial appliances.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Universal Certification.
  • Successful completion of required criminal record and motor vehicle record background checks.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and understand technical instructions, manuals and schematics; and work orders.
  • Ability to generate purchase order requests for materials and supplies.
  • Ability to effectively present information to staff and tenants.
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate efforts with subcontractors.
  • Ability to interact positively with tenants and coworkers.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to recognize and immediately report unsafe conditions.
  • Ability to interpret technical safety instructions.
  • Ability to analyze a situation and determine the appropriate action to take.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate standard and power tools such as a power drill, hammer, screwdriver, saw, and other equipment to perform maintenance, installations and repairs.
  • Basic knowledge of current productivity software.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks and assignments with time constraints.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Must be reliable, punctual, and trustworthy.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to stand, walk, talk, climb, kneel, crawl, bend, lift and sit.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision to operate a motor vehicle, and a computer.  Other specific abilities include the ability to operate hand tools and power tools.  Multiple demands from several people are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to operate small motor equipment and general maintenance tools.

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  The supervisor may assign additional duties.

 

REV 4.2014

Reviewed by Board of Directors 12/3/2015

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.19.2017

Revised 08.10.2017

Reviewed by  Board of Directors 09.21.2017

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.15.2018

Revised 03.19.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 05.24.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.19.2020

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

P/T Truck Helper

September 14, 2021

Part-time Truck Helper @ Salvation Army

8-4 Monday, Wednesday, Friday

$8.33/hour

BASIC Duties and Responsibilities: Assists truck driver with pick-ups of donations, safe delivery into the store; works under the Store Manager to assist with processing of donations, hanging and organizing clothing, cleaning of the store and store fixtures, assisting with customers' purchases taking them out to their vehicles.

Apply via Salvation Army of Tuscaloosa's Facebook page.

September 14, 2021

Part-time Truck Helper @ Salvation Army

8-4 Monday, Wednesday, Friday

$8.33/hour

BASIC Duties and Responsibilities: Assists truck driver with pick-ups of donations, safe delivery into the store; works under the Store Manager to assist with processing of donations, hanging and organizing clothing, cleaning of the store and store fixtures, assisting with customers' purchases taking them out to their vehicles.

Apply via Salvation Army of Tuscaloosa's Facebook page.

Coming Soon: Cook

September 14, 2021

Coming Soon: Cook Position @ Salvation Army

2-6:30pm Tuesday through Saturday and 11-2 & 4-7 Sunday

$8.33/hour

BASIC Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare meals for Center of Hope residents, cook meals, serve, clean-up from meals; establish weekly menus; keep kitchen clean according to ServSafe and Salvation Army policies.

Apply via Salvation Army of Tuscaloosa's Facebook page.

P/T Weekend Shelter Monitor

September 14, 2021

Part-time Weekend Shelter Monitor @ Salvation Army

3pm - 11pm Saturday and Sunday

$8.33/hour

BASIC Duties and Responsibilities: Accepts and processes residents staying in shelter overnight; monitors the activity of residents on assigned shift ensuring safety, security and compliance to house rules, maintains accurate and complete records, ensures that shelter is maintained in a neat and proper order. Prepares, cooks, and serves meals in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances. 

Apply via Salvation Army of Tuscaloosa's Facebook page.

Head Start Teacher

September 13, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

 

 

 

Title:  Head Start Teacher

 

Location:   Alberta, Greene, Moundville, Sawyerville, Lamar Head Start Center

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Pay Grade 8 position on the Head Start Pay Scale with a starting pay range of $11.08- $16.15 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.  (AAS - $11.08, BA - $14.06,  MA -  $15.53.) 

Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

 

DEADLINE to apply extended:   Monday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. 

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Teacher - Head Start

 

Division/Department:            Head Start/Early Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Full-time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:         7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Teacher – Head Start is responsible to the Center Manager for implementation, assessment; planning, direction of classroom activities for children ranging from three to five years of age in accordance with the directives and guidelines of Head Start Program Performance Standards, Alabama Standards for Early Learning and Development, Alabama Department of Human Resources, and Agency standards.  The Teacher – Head Start is responsible for directing all volunteer activities in the classroom.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions.
  • Plan and implement learning experiences that utilize assessment tools to ensure effective curriculum implementation.
  • Plan and implement daily classroom activities based on individual needs of the child.
  • Promote child progress for children with disabilities and dual language learners
  • Organize classroom space and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing learning environment, in the classroom and on the playground.
  • Timely perform assessments utilizing instruments selected by the agency; and timely observe and document daily observations and other progress records using designated record-keeping systems.
  • Utilize data from screening tools, assessments, behavioral observations, and parental input to submit referrals, follow-up, and/or the development of an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), Individual Education Plan (IEP), or Individual Service Plan (ISP) for children.
  • Implement IFSPs, IEPs, and ISPs. Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate opportunities for intellectual, socio-emotional, physical and language development, as well as creative expression.

 

  • Conduct and document home visits as required by agency standards and as otherwise warranted.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences as required and needed.
  • Promote school readiness through age-appropriate learning experiences and parental engagement.
  • Engage children and families in appropriate transitional activities into, throughout, and from the program.
  • Engage children and family during meal times to promote learning, family style eating, and model healthy eating behaviors.
  • Participate in required and recommended professional development and continuing education activities.
  • Submit required reports, including, but not limited to, data required by the program, the agency, regulators and funding sources in a timely manner.
  • Obtain supporting documentation and report in-kind contributions in a timely manner.
  • Follow communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start Performance Standards, and Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all Head Start Performance Standards, and Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • At a minimum, possession of an Associate Degree or higher in Child Development or possession of an Associate Degree or Higher in a related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education.
  • Experience working with pre-school children.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a Bachelor or Master degree, or coursework equivalent to a major, in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.
  • Experience utilizing and following a curriculum and developing and implementing lesson plans.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Liability insurance
  • Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Clearance
  • Alabama Bureau of Investigation/Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Clearance
  • Medical/TB Skin Test Clearance
  • Sex Offender Clearance
  • Serviceable automobile, preferred.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to read well and speak with a soothing voice.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to input data and generate reports from computer data systems.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, bend talk, hear and to safely lift and carry a child weighing up to thirty (30) pounds.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The ability to write, read, listen attentively and speak in a soothing voice is required of this employee.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision required to constantly observe children and to operate a motor vehicle.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee. In accordance with the Alabama Department of Human Resources Minimum Standards, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to interact with the children at all times and use positive methods of child guidance and not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse, or humiliation.

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

 

 

Rev. 8/2008

REV. 07.10.15

Reviewed by Board of Directors 12.03.2015

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.19.2017

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.15.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.19.2020

REV. 03.04.2021

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

Head Start Teacher Assistant

September 13, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

 

 

 

Title:   Teacher Assistant – Head Start

 

Location:  Tuscaloosa, Lamar, Greene, and Sawyerville, Head Start Centers

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Pay Grade 8 position on the Head Start Pay Scale with a pay rate of $10.80 per hour. Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

 

DEADLINE to apply:         Monday, September 20, 2021, by 6:00 p.m.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.
Community Service Programs of West Alabama

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Teacher Assistant – Head Start

 

Division/Department:            Head Start/Early Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Full-time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:         7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Teacher Assistant – Head Start is responsible to the Center Manager for assisting the Teacher with implementation, assessment; planning, direction of classroom activities for children ranging from three to five years of age in accordance with the directives and guidelines of Head Start Program Performance Standards, Alabama Standards for Early Learning and Development, Alabama Department of Human Resources, and Agency standards.  The Teacher Assistant - Head Start is responsible for direction of all volunteer activities in the classroom.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Assist the Teacher with the following:

  • Provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions.
  • Plan and implement learning experiences that utilize assessment tools to ensure effective curriculum implementation.
  • Plan and implement daily classroom activities based on individual needs of the child.
  • Promote child progress for children with disabilities and dual language learners
  • Organize classroom space and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing learning environment, in the classroom and on the playground.
  • Timely perform assessments utilizing instruments selected by the agency; and timely observe and document daily observations and other progress records using designated record-keeping systems.
  • Utilize data from screening tools, assessments, behavioral observations, and parental input to submit referrals, follow-up, and/or the development of an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), Individual Education Plan (IEP), or Individual Service Plan (ISP) for children.
  • Implement IFSPs, IEPs, and ISPs. Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate opportunities for intellectual, socio-emotional, physical and language development, as well as creative expression.
  • Conduct and document home visits as required by agency standards and as otherwise warranted.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences as required and needed.
  • Promote school readiness through age-appropriate learning experiences and parental engagement.
  • Engage children and families in appropriate transitional activities into, throughout, and from the program.
  • Engage children and family during meal times to promote learning, family style eating, and model healthy eating behaviors.
  • Participate in required and recommended professional development and continuing education activities.
  • Submit required reports, including, but not limited to, data required by the program, the agency, regulators and funding sources in a timely manner.
  • Obtain supporting documentation and report in-kind contributions in a timely manner.
  • Follow communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start Performance Standards, and Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all Head Start Performance Standards, and Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • At a minimum, possession of a CDA credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential; are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire.
  • Experience working with pre-school children.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Possession of an Associate Degree or higher in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or Possession of an Associate Degree or higher in a related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education.
  • Experience utilizing and following a curriculum and developing and implementing lesson plans.

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Liability insurance
  • Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Clearance
  • Alabama Bureau of Investigation/Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Clearance
  • Medical/TB Skin Test Clearance
  • Sex Offender Clearance
  • Serviceable automobile, preferred.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to read well and speak with a soothing voice.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to input data and generate reports from computer data systems.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, bend talk, hear and to safely lift and carry a child weighing up to thirty (30) pounds.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The ability to write, read, listen attentively and speak in a soothing voice is required of this employee.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision required to constantly observe children and to operate a motor vehicle.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee. In accordance with the Alabama Department of Human Resources Minimum Standards, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to interact with the children at all times and use positive methods of child guidance and not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse, or humiliation.

 

 

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Created 11.28.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.19.2020

REV. 03.04.2021

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

 

 

Head Start Nutrition Coordinator

September 13, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Title:  Nutrition Coordinator

 

Location:    Tuscaloosa

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   Pay rate starting at $16.10 per hour.  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

 

DEADLINE to apply:    Monday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. 

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:        Nutrition Coordinator

 

Division/Department:            Head Start (HS)/Early Head Start (EHS)

 

Reporting Relationship:       Head Start Director

 

Employment Classification: Regular Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Safety-Sensitive

 

Grade/Salary:            Head Start Pay Grade 6:  $16.10 - $23.45 per hour

 

 

Summary of Position

 

The Nutrition Coordinator performs functions which develop and implement a quality comprehensive HS/EHS nutrition program in accordance with all Federal, State, County, Municipal and Agency requirements and guidelines. The Coordinator monitors and ensures appropriate menus and food preparation for all meals and snacks served in HS/EHS Centers and provides information and training to educate families of proper nutrition and food preparation methods.

 

 

Essential Duties:  (Supervisor may assignadditional duties.)

  • Coordinate child nutrition programs at all HS/EHS Centers that meet nutritional needs of and accommodate the feeding requirements of each child, including those with special dietary needs and children with disabilities.
    • Monitor all aspects of the nutrition programs at all Centers.
    • Develop and/or review menus for all HS/EHS Centers.
    • Make and approve menu changes when necessary.
    • Review and approve food service orders.
    • Plan, develop and conduct nutritional training for HS/EHS staff, parents and volunteers.
    • Serve as liaison between nutritional consultant and Head Start staff, management staff and nutrition staff.
    • Monitor meal counts.
    • Monitor attendance using the data system and collaborate with the ERSEA/Health Coordinator to address any concerns.
    • Assure that meal counts, attendance reports and invoices are timely and accurately submitted to the Fiscal Department for USDA billing.
    • Complete USDA application for reimbursement funding.
    • Provide direction to center staff who implement and manage food service operations and encourage family style meals.
    • Assure that nutrition programs/food service operations comply with all Federal, State, County, Municipal, Agency and local Health Department requirements and guidelines.
    • Develop bid specifications, solicit and evaluate bids for Food Service Establishments and vendors.
    • Participate in decision-making related to the Food Service Establishment and food vendor contracts.
    • Establish budget projections and analysis for the child nutrition program.
  • Collaborate with program Coordinators to provide information, support, programming and follow-up for special needs children and families.
  • Serve as a resource for staff who develop or deliver nutritional training to enrollees and parents.
  • Document prescriptive recommendations in the data system related to child nutrition.
  • Monitor data system entries and documentation related to food allergies and/or restrictions
  • Recruit volunteers and in-kind donations.
  • Recruit eligible Head Start/Early Head Start enrollees.
  • Attend required nutrition and education workshops and trainings.
  • Follow communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

Supervisory Requirements:

Previous work leadership experience is necessary.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum three years’ experience implementing a nutrition program for infants, toddlers and pre-school age children.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition or related field, with coursework in life-cycle nutrition, is preferred.
  • Experience in working with disadvantaged children and their families.
  • Ability to effectively utilize electronic reporting software and Microsoft Office products.
  • Solid working knowledge of planning,delivering and monitoring nutritional programs for children.
  • Must meet State and Federal suitability criteria for employment and/or certification/licensure.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile and ability to successfully complete an MVR background check.
  • Registered Dietician or Registered Nutritionist credential.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to develop and conduct comprehensive, effective in-service training workshops.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to diverse populations using spoken and written language.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages to accurately compute solutions based on large amounts of similar information.
  • Ability to recognize mathematical anomalies and to audit and troubleshoot mathematical calculations.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members, program participants, and volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the target population.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

 

Physical Demands:   The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision required to operate a motor vehicle.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

Work Environment:    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with subordinates, associates, and supervisors.  The employee is expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Supervisor may assign additional duties.

 

 

Revised:  July 2011

Revised:  July 2013

Reviewed by Board of Directors 12.03.2015

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.19.2017

Revised:  02.15.18

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.15.18

Revised:  03.20.18

Reviewed by Board of Directors 05.24.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

REV. 6.30.2020

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head Start Bus Monitor

September 13, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Title:   Bus Monitor

           

Location:  Sawyerville and Lamar Head Start Center

 

Employment Classification:  Bus Monitor is Regular Part-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

Scheduled for approximately four hours per day—two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon.

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:

 

This is a Grade Level 11 position on the CSP Head Start Salary Scale with pay of $9.19 per hour.   Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application.  Other interested applicants may apply by completing and submitting an employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources Department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application. Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com.

 

Deadline to applyMonday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc.

 

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Bus Monitor

 

Division/Department:            Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Part-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:  up to 4 hours per day (2 hours in the morning & 2 hours in the                                             afternoon )

 

Grade/Salary: Head Start Pay Grade 11:   $9.19 per hour

 

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Bus Monitor for Head Start is responsible to the Transportation Manager for the safety and well being of each child while on the bus and transitioning into the school in accordance with state standards and agency policies.  Recruits eligible Head Start and Early Head Start children.

 

Essential Duties: (other duties may be assigned by supervisor)

  • Ensure all children remain seated during the entire trip, not under the seats or standing in the aisle.
  • Assist children up and down the steps of the bus.
  • Maintain checklist and check every seat for any child/children before leaving the bus.
  • Ensure that children are released only to an authorized individual.
  • Coordinate with Bus Driver to maintain a clean and hygienic environment inside the vehicle.
  • Immediately report, verbally or in writing, any incident, accident, or unusual situation that could or did place a child at risk of injury.
  • Recruit children for Head Start and Early Head Start.
  • Recruit volunteers and in-kind contributions for Head Start and Early Head Start.
  • Follow orally communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience in working with pre-school age children is desirable.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the target population.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.  The ability to lift pre-school children and fasten in car seat is required.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

 

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to ride the bus and interact with the children at all times.  The employee is expected to use positive methods of child guidance and not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse, or humiliation.

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

REV 06/2011

Reviewed by Board of Directors 12.03.2015

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.19.2017

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.15.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.19.2020

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head Start Building Custodian/Maintenance

September 13, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Title:Building Custodian/Maintenance – Full time

 

Location:  Alberta Head Start Center - Tuscaloosa

 

Employment Classification: Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities: See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Paygrade 10 position on the CSP Head Start Salary Scale with a pay range of $9.65 - $14.32 per hour. Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with and updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

 

Deadline to apply:   Monday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. 

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

Community Service Programs of West Alabama

 

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:        Building Custodian/Maintenance

 

Division/Department:            Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:         40 hours/week

 

Grade/Salary:            Head Start Pay Grade 10; Range $9.65 - $14.32 per hour

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Building Custodian position is responsible for the cleanliness, general repair, preventive maintenance, and safety check of the Head Start facilities, equipment, and grounds.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Perform cleaning tasks such as vacuuming, sweeping, dusting, washing floors, windows, and walls, and mopping floors. Remove trash and garbage from building(s) daily.
  • Perform minor repairs to site building(s) and playground equipment.
  • Change fluorescent lights and ballast.
  • Perform minor plumbing repair, including but not limited to replacing washers, troubleshooting leaks and repair of minor leaks by replacing faucets, short-run drainage pipes and p-traps.
  • Prepare surfaces and perform painting touchups.
  • Strip, polish and wax floors using power equipment.
  • Repair and replace locks.
  • Maintain inventory and request janitorial supplies for cleaning and up-keep of building(s) and grounds.
  • Inspect building(s) and grounds for unsafe conditions.
  • Remove hazardous debris from center grounds.
  • Follow directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.
  • All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Experience in performing general minor repairs.
  •  
  • Experience working in environments with children and families from disadvantaged environments is preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Must be reliable, punctual, and trustworthy.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members, program participants and their families.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the target population.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk, bend, stoop and climb a ladder and steps.  Lifting of objects weighing up to 25 pounds are routine.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors in cold, heat and humidity. The employee is expected to operate general maintenance and cleaning equipment.  The employee is expected to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with subordinates, associates, and supervisors.  The employee is expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Reviewed by Board of Directors 12.03.2015

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.19.2017

Revised 09.07. 2017

Reviewed by Board of Directors 09.21.2017

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.15.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.19.2020

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

Head Start Center Manager

September 13, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Title:  Center Manager

 

Location:  Alberta Head Start Center – Tuscaloosa County

 

Employment Classification: Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position: See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities: See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Grade Level 7 position on the CSP Head Start Pay Scale with a pay range of $15.05 - $21.92 per hour.  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with and updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

 

Deadline extended to:  Monday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.  

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama

 

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:                                Center Manager

 

Division/Department:            Head Start/Early Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Head Start Director

 

Exemption Status:                 Regular Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:                     7:30 a.m-3:30 p.m.

 

Grade/Salary:                        Head Start Paygrade 7;

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Center Manager is responsible to the Head Start Director for implementation of an Early Child Development Pre-School Education Program.  The position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the center.  The position is guided by Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and State and Agency directives and regulations.  The Center Manager supervises all center staff personnel and is responsible for recruiting parents and community volunteers.

 

Other responsibilities include providing coordinated training with the Disabilities Coordinator for all teaching staff, monitoring center activities, and ensuring that the education component complies with all provisions of the Head Start Revised Performance Standards and ensuring that all provisions of the Minimum Standards for Day Care and Night Time Centers are met. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  (other duties may be assigned by the supervisor)

  • Monitor all educational activities to ensure that the Head Start Performance Standards’ guidelines are being followed.
  • Oversee the completion of all developmental screenings.
  • Oversee the completion of the required home visits and the required parent-teacher conferences.
  • Observe the teaching staff and provide feedback.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate field trips and assist teachers with preparations for field trips.
  • Manage and monitor the implementation of the quarterly on-going assessments.
  • Assure that data entry is timely and accurately completed into all program software systems.
  • Assure that all student files are current and accurate.
  • Schedule and attend teacher, staff, and IEP meetings.
  • Supervise all center staff ensuring that program processes and standards are met and maintained.
  • Communicate with parents regarding Center operations, including transportation.
  • Monitor transportation operations to assure compliance with adult/child ratios requirements of Federal Head Start and DHR Minimum Standards.
  • Arrange and/or document completion of annual First Aid/CPR training and certification.
  • Collect, maintain and report program-required transportation records.
  • Coordinate and report post-accident compliance activities.
  • Assure that bus safety equipment is maintained.
  • Assist teachers with the development and implementation of instructional programming and individualized education plans (IEPs).
  • Provide training to teachers.
  • Conduct performance evaluations on all center staff, including professional development plans.
  • Manage purchases and compliance with purchasing guidelines for the agency.
  • Develop substitute rosters for teachers, bus monitors, bus drivers and food service staff.
  • Follow orally communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a Baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or possession of a baccalaureate or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Classroom teaching experience working with disadvantaged children in a day care or pre-school program. Prefer a minimum of three years of supervisory experience.
  • Solid working knowledge of productivity software is required.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Alabama driver’s license with liability insurance.
  • Serviceable automobile.
  • Ability to obtain CLASS certification within six months of employment.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to develop and conduct comprehensive in-service training workshops.
  • Ability to communicate to diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members, program participants, and volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the target population.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision required to operate a motor vehicle.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee.  The ability to write, read, listen, and speak is required of this employee.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with subordinates, associates, and supervisors.  The employee is expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures.

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

Rev. 06/09

Rev. 07/2013

Reviewed by Board of Directors 12.03.2015

REV. 05.02.2016

Reviewed by Board of Directors 07.21.2016

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.19.2017

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.15.2018

REV. 12.04.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.19.2020

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Head Start Teacher

September 13, 2021

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

 

 

 

Title:   Early Head Start Teacher

 

Location:  Alberta, Fayette, Greene, Sawyerville Head Start Center

 

Employment Classification:  Regular, Full-Time, Non-exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Summary of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Qualifications of the Position:  See Attached Job Description

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  See Attached Job Description

 

Salary and Application Procedures:   This is a Pay Grade 8 position on the Head Start Pay Scale with a pay range starting at $11.08 - $16.15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience. (AAS  $11.08, BA - $14.06,    MA -  $15.53 .)  Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with an updated employment application. Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 752-5429 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

 

DEADLINE to apply:   Monday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. 

 

 

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.
Community Service Programs of West Alabama

 

Job Description

 

Job Title:        Teacher-Early Head Start

 

Division/Department:            Head Start/Early Head Start

 

Reporting Relationship:       Center Manager

 

Exemption Status:     Regular Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

 

Work Schedule:         7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Teacher – Early Head Start is responsible to the Center Manager for implementation, assessment; planning, direction of classroom activities for infants and children ranging from three months to three years of age in accordance with the directives and guidelines of Head Start Program Performance Standards, Alabama Standards for Early Learning and Development, Alabama Department of Human Resources, and Agency standards.  The Teacher – Early Head Start is responsible for directing all volunteer activities in the classroom.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective and nurturing teacher-child interactions.
  • Plan and implement learning experiences that utilize assessment tools to ensure effective curriculum implementation.
  • Plan and implement daily classroom activities based on individual needs of the child.
  • Promote child progress for children with disabilities and dual language learners
  • Organize classroom space and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing learning environment, in the classroom and on the playground.
  • Timely perform assessments utilizing instruments selected by the agency; and timely observe and document daily observations and other progress records using designated record-keeping systems.
  • Utilize data from screening tools, assessments, behavioral observations, and parental input to submit referrals, follow-up, and/or the development of an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), Individual Education Plan (IEP), or Individual Service Plan (ISP) for children.
  • Implement IFSPs, IEPs, and ISPs. Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate opportunities for intellectual, socio-emotional, physical and language development, as well as creative expression.
  • Conduct and document home visits as required by agency standards and as otherwise warranted.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences as required and needed.
  • Promote school readiness through age-appropriate learning experiences and parental engagement.
  • Engage children and families in appropriate transitional activities into, throughout, and from the program.
  • Engage children and family during meal times to promote learning, family style eating, and model healthy eating behaviors.
  • Participate in required and recommended professional development and continuing education activities.
  • Submit required reports, including, but not limited to, data required by the program, the agency, regulators and funding sources in a timely manner.
  • Obtain supporting documentation and report in-kind contributions in a timely manner.
  • Follow communicated directions and instructions regarding work assignments and procedures.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Comply with all Head Start Performance Standards, and Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all Head Start Performance Standards, and Head Start, DHR and Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to a positive teamwork environment.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • At minimum, possession of a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or comparable credential and have training or equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development.
  • Experience working with infants, toddlers, and pre-school age children.

 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Possession of an Associate Degree or higher in child development or early childhood education as well as training or coursework with a focus on infant and toddler development.
  • Possession of an Associate Degree or higher in a related field as well as training or coursework with a focus on infant and toddler development.
  • Experience utilizing and following a curriculum and developing and implementing lesson plans.

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Liability insurance
  • Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Clearance
  • Alabama Bureau of Investigation/Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Clearance
  • Medical/TB Skin Test Clearance
  • Sex Offender Clearance
  • Serviceable automobile, preferred.

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively present information to children and families.
  • Ability to read well and speak with a soothing voice.
  • Ability to communicate in large and small group settings.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to analyze problems confronted by program participants.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to input data and generate reports from computer data systems.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members and program participants.
  • Knowledge of CSP programs and services.
  • Sensitivity to multi-racial and multi-cultural issues.
  • Ability to develop working rapport quickly and easily.

 

Physical Demands:The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, bend talk, hear and to safely lift and carry a child weighing up to thirty (30) pounds.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The ability to write, read, listen attentively and speak in a soothing voice is required of this employee.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision required to constantly observe children and to operate a motor vehicle.  Multiple demands from the children and other individuals are frequently required of the employee. In accordance with the Alabama Department of Human Resources Minimum Standards, an initial health examination (that includes screening for tuberculosis) and a re-examination every four years will be required of this position.

 

Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level is variable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  The employee is expected to interact with the children at all times and use positive methods of child guidance and not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse, or humiliation.

 

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

 

 

Revised 07.21.2015

Reviewed by Board of Directors 12.03.2015

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.19.2017

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.15.2018

Reviewed by Board of Directors 01.17.2019

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.19.2020

REV. 03.04.2021

Reviewed by Board of Directors 03.18.2021

 

 

 

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