Houston Area Women's Center
Houston, TX, United States
Department: Residential Client ServicesJob Status: Full TimeFLSA Status: Non-ExemptReports To: Manager of Children and Youth ServicesWork Schedule: Monday – Friday:6:30a – 3:30p1 Saturday/ MonthAmount of Travel Required: LimitedPOSITION SUMMARYResponsible and accountable for the provision of quality onsite childcare for the children living in the residential facility.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible and accountable for the provision of quality childcare. Plan and implement safe, developmentally appropriate activities for the children in the preschool program using the four developmental domains (cognitive, language, physical, and socio-emotional). Provide positive guidance to children that include the following practices: redirecting, modeling, discussion, and positive reinforcement. Maintain a safe and nurturing learning environment that promises a commitment to children and supports a variety of learning opportunities where children are free to discover and explore. Communicate daily with parents about their children and give appropriate guidance, when necessary, regarding early childhood development. Work within CACFP guidelines to insure that each child receives optimal nutrition. Recognize, document and take appropriate action in case of suspected abuse, illness and/or accident, reporting the incident. Assist with play care, after-school, summer enrichment program, field trips and special events. Work within budget as set by the supervisor. Work evenings and Saturdays as needed Ensure compliance with all grantors standards, Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services (TDPRS), HAWC policies and procedures, and all other contract standards as requiredPOSITION QUALIFICATIONSSKILLS & ABILITIESEducation: Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field; Associates Degree or equivalent in Early Childhood Education; or Teaching CertificateExperience: Minimum two (2) years childcare experience Knowledge of developmental milestones and stages (ages one to five years) Knowledge of the Early Childhood Classroom and NAEYC accreditation. Knowledge and understanding of the minimum standards and guidelines for operating a daycare center. Skilled in crisis intervention.Computer Skills: Experienced in Microsoft Office specifically Excel and Outlook.Language: Strong verbal, writing and listening skills.Certificates & Licenses: Current First Aid, CPR, and TB certificates Possess a valid Texas driver’s license, reliable means of transportation and ability to drive a vanCompetencies Accountability - Ability to make decisions, follow-up and take responsibility for the outcome of those decisions. Ability to open and close classrooms. Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly. Detail Oriented - Ability to implement daily curriculum. Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conforming to a set of values and accepted standards. Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace. Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task. Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers. Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy. Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely. Flexibility in schedule is needed for staff coverage, client issues, trainings, etc. Understanding of issues related to residential programs and sensitivity to cultural diversity. Ability to maintain confidentiality of clients’ information as well as shelter location for the safety of clients and staff. Critical thinking skills are also needed to perform duties.Other Requirements: Understanding and sensitivity toward the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and the purpose and philosophy of the Direct Services Program. Ability to function effectively in a crisis center with emergency situations. Must complete Houston Area Women’s center’s crisis intervention training. Awareness of the importance of volunteerism and its contribution to social service agencies. Participate in HAWC events. Provide one fair, tour or presentation a month. Maintain accurate records, statistics, and documentation of services. Report unsafe activities/practices in all areas of the facility to the Manager of Operations. Complete assigned projects from the supervisor. Participate in committees as needed. Other duties may be assigned. Should such duties become routine, the position will be reviewed and revised.PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to stand and walk around for extended periods of time is required. Employee will also need to need to squat or bend, reach outward or upward to effectively discharge job duties. Job incumbent must be able to lift/carry and/or push/pull up to 40 lbs.WORK ENVIRONMENT:MISSION OF THE HOUSTON AREA WOMEN'S CENTER: The Houston Area Women's Center helps individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence in their efforts to move their lives forward. We provide shelter, counseling and advocacy to support them in building lives free from the effects of violence. We seek social change to end domestic and sexual violence through community awareness and education. Our services are confidential and available to everyone.The primary work location for the incumbent in this position is at the agency's shelter location.ESSENTIAL FUNCTION STATEMENT:The Houston Area Women’s Center has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions are included with the duties and responsibilities. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Clark County School District
Las Vegas, Nevada 89121, United States
THE POSITIONThe person selected for this at-will, licensed administrative position will oversee the Instructional Services Unit (ISU) of the Clark County School District. The person selected for this position is responsible for leading, managing, and supervising the functions in the Assessment, Accountability, Research, and School Improvement (AARSI) Division, the Educational Opportunities Division (EOD), the English Language Learner (ELL) Division, the Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division (IDPLD), and the Student Services Division (SSD). The person selected for this position is directly responsible to the Deputy Superintendent, Office of the Deputy Superintendent.RESPONSIBILITIES1. Plans, organizes, leads, directs, evaluates, and coordinates a variety of programs, projects, and activities related to all District functions supporting classroom instruction, including curriculum development, instructional design, professional learning, assessment, accountability, research, school improvement, English language acquisition, special education program implementation and compliance, athletics, activities, and other educational opportunities.2. Provides leadership to create and sustain an environment in which staff in supervised divisions and departments support and expand instructional and organizational best practices aligned with the Principles of Organization and which have evidenced growth in student achievement.3. Oversees the development and implementation of curricular design, standards, and benchmarks that support student achievement of grade-level standards.4. Ensures the development and implementation of a large-scale formative and summative assessment program; a system to support schools and School Associate Superintendents in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of School Improvement Plans; and a system to collect, verify, and report state-mandated accountability, dropout, graduation, enrollments, and attendance data.5. Provides leadership for the development and implementation of the District master plan for English Language learner success that includes extensive aligned curriculum and professional development, policy development and analysis, policy interpretation, and coordination of District instructional programs.6. Oversees the development and implementation of systems to support schools in alternative programming for students who have challenges on a comprehensive campus as well as adult students and of activities to support student engagement to include athletics, student activities, and academic services.7. Provides technical assistance and instructional leadership to School Associate Superintendents, principals, teachers, and parents to improve the quality of education for students in programs such as gifted and talented (GATE), early childhood, (ELL), and/or receiving special education services.8. Provides technical assistance and instructional leadership to School Associate Superintendents, principals, and other administrators in raising student achievement and reducing the achievement gap.9. Works with federal and state officials to ensure that the needs of the District are considered in the development of regulations and state directives.10. Serves as a liaison with other departments/divisions/units and communicates regularly to ensure maximum timeliness, efficiency, and effectiveness in the delivery of services to schools.11. Provides leadership in the attainment of an educational atmosphere that responds to the needs of diverse learners.12. Establishes and maintains collaboration with other agencies that provide social, health, educational, and wraparound services to students and their families.13. Interprets and applies federal, state, and local laws and statutes and District policies and procedures regarding student expulsion, student discipline, due process, student placement, independent study, competency-based instruction, credit-by-exam, home schooling, adult education, and implementation of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).14. Analyzes District academic needs in terms of resources, programs, and facilities based on changes in community demographics and economic factors, workforce requirements, and statutory requirements.15. Monitors assigned budgets and ensures ongoing compliance with all laws, rules, District regulations, and Clark County School District Board of Trustees policies.16. Oversees budget development to address department and division needs and goals.17. Provides leadership in the development of processes, strategies, and feasibility planning to ensure that the necessary human and monetary resources are appropriately utilized in order to align with the Principles of Organization.18. Performs other duties related to the position, as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS1. Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university.2. Hold or be able to acquire, by time of appointment to the position, a Nevada school administrative endorsement.3. Have previously demonstrated at least three (3) years of successful licensed teaching experience.4. Have previously demonstrated at least two (2) years of experience as a contracted school principal in an accredited K-12 public or private school (or) at least five (5) years recent successful district-level leadership experience* as a contracted administrator in a large (minimum of 30,000 students) urban public school district.*Leadership experience may include, but is not limited to: school administration, curriculumdevelopment, professional development, program evaluation and improvement, instructionalassessment and accountability, and educational technology.5. Have experience with school accountability in terms of data analysis leading to systemic school improvement planning.6. Demonstrates successful performance in the position held at the time of application.POSITION EXPECTATIONS1. Communicate and collaborate across the organization with the intent of supporting the Principles of Organization, building trust, developing relationships, involving others in decision making, sharing information, and fostering teamwork.2. Possess a high degree of conflict management skills and ability to utilize effective problem solving strategies.3. Exhibit high personal motivation, energy, and enthusiasm; set high performance standards of self and others.4. Motivate others and design activities to assist others in meeting organizational goals; demonstrate skills in facilitation of groups to accomplish tasks and to make decisions.5. Establish positive relationships with persons regardless of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or religious belief, with an active commitment to equal opportunity for all students and staff.6. Foster an environment that focuses on quality results while motivating, developing, and supporting a diverse staff, encouraging continuous improvement, and working effectively as a member of a diverse team.7. Use and encourage creative thinking that appropriately challenges current practices, honors diversity, and leads to better learning for all students.SALARYThis is a twelve-month “at-will” position with placement on Range 48 ($101,376 - $135,864*) of the Unified Administrative Salary Schedule. Placement will be made in accordance with Clark County School District Administrative Regulation 4291 (Placement and Advancement on the Unified Administrative Salary Schedule).*Placement in the position will be made in accordance with the requirements of District Regulation 4291. The terms and conditions of employment are set forth in the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) negotiated between the Clark County School District and the Clark County Association of School Administrators and Professional-technical Employees. If the agreed-upon salary is at or below $120,875/year, then the CBA applies to the selected employee in accordance with Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 288. If the agreed-upon salary is over $120,875, similar terms as those set forth in the CBA shall apply to the selected employee in accordance with District Policy 4260.For current Salary Schedule information, please visit this site:
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http://www.ccsd.net/district/policies-regulations/pdf/4291_R.pdf Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) – Information regarding Nevada PERS can be obtained at www.nvpers.org.Fully-paid employee premiums for medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance. Family policies are also available.Six (6) personal leave days each year, two (2) days of vacation accrued each month, and fifteen (15) days of sick leave each year.TERMSThe position is an "at-will" position in accordance with the Agreement negotiated between the Clark County School District (CCSD) and the Clark County Association of School Administrators and Professional-Technical Employees (CCASAPE). The person selected for the position serves at the will of the superintendent and may be reassigned in accordance with Article 16 of the CCSD/CCASAPE Negotiated Agreement.APPLICATIONPersons interested in the position and who meet the minimum qualifications should submit the required online application through our web page at http://teachvegas.ccsd.net by 12:00 noon (PST), on Monday, April 10, 2017. To receive consideration in this selection process, the following required materials:three (3) letters of recommendation of which one (1) must be from the applicant’s current supervisor, a current resume, and complete set of college transcripts (copies of official transcripts will be accepted), must be submitted electronically where prompted on the on-line application, no later than the closing date specified above.Current and previous employers may be contacted for references. Applicants for this position are subject to a thorough background investigation. Please direct all questions to Specialized Human Resources Services at (702) 799-5484 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, using the following subject line format: CISO – Your lastname (i.e., CISO – Smith)