First 5 Educator, Part Time

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First 5 Educator, Part Time
We are currently seeking a part time, 30 hours a week Educator to work in our Bay Point First 5 Center, where we offer
free programs and classes to parents and families with children aged 0 up to five years old. Our programs focus on early
childhood development, parent support, healthy child-parent relationships, positive parenting practices, school readiness,
and more.
The Educator will deliver the First 5 curriculum to infants and pre-school children, and will work with and support the
children’s parents around parenting education issues. The Educator also provides child care for parent-only classes and
events, assists in promoting and raising community awareness of the First 5 program through a variety of outreach efforts,
and recruits Bay Point families to attend the agency’s free classes and enrichment activities. Subject to occasional
variation, this position will work every other Saturday, and may occasionally work evenings.
The Educator works as part of a team to assist in the planning and implementation of First 5 programs and trainings to
inform families about community resources that support early childhood social and emotional needs. They may also travel
to various community sites to represent Bay Point First 5 at meetings, health/educational fairs, and other community
events.
Required qualifications for this position:
 Minimum of five years’ experience in early childhood education or related field
 Current CPR and First Aid Certification.
 Experience working with at-risk families with young children and from diverse backgrounds
 Able to communicate clearly and respectfully with parents and children
 Able to work cooperatively as a team member
 Proficiency in computer skills, especially using Outlook, Word, Excel and customized databases
 Ability to work evenings and Saturdays, and to travel to various community sites
 Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
 Understanding of the Agency’s mission and ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with clients in all
 Circumstances
Preferred Qualifications:
 A.A. degree in early childhood education or related field
 Knowledge of resources available to families in the Contra Costa County area
 Bilingual English and Spanish strongly preferred
STAND! For Families Free of Violence values good team players, who are resourceful, dependable, ethical, and resilient.
Our employees are also able to communicate effectively and demonstrate initiative, good judgment and passion for helping
others. We consider the following as basic requirements for employment with us:
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Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
Reliable vehicle, valid California driver’s license, clean driving record, and proof of insurance (MVR will be run prior
to hire and periodically thereafter)
Commitment to maintain shelter site confidentiality
STAND! FOR FAMILIES FREE OF VIOLENCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO STAFF DIVERSITY
Employment with STAND! is contingent upon clear fingerprint and criminal history record, and successful completion of U.S.
Department of Justice Form I-9. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of the agency's missionrelated required training.
STAND! offers:
 The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families and children
 An hourly rate of $15.31 to $15.75, DOE
 For regular employees working 20 or more hours per week, the opportunity to participate in benefit plans including
dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, voluntary acupuncture and chiropractic insurance, 403(B) plan (matched
after one year’s service); and to earn vacation, sick leave and holiday pay.
 For regular employees working 30 hours or more per week, the opportunity to participate in health plans, in addition
to the plans described above.
To apply:
Please apply by emailing a cover letter, resume and the names of three supervisory references to: [email protected],
and put “First 5 Educator” in the subject line of your email. Alternatively, you can fax your information to (925) 265-6954, or
mail it to: Human Resources, STAND! For Families Free of Violence, 1410 Danzig Plaza, Concord, CA 94520.
Posted: 06/11/2015
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to staff diversity, and welcome applications from qualified
people of all backgrounds.
STAND! FOR FAMILIES FREE OF VIOLENCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO STAFF DIVERSITY
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