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Nurse Manager/Full-Time Position

Bayonne Head Start Pre-School

Position Summary:

Nurse Manager is responsible for supporting the delivery of high quality and comprehensive health services for the Head Start children and families we serve.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with management and staff to ensure that all health services are delivered effectively and efficiently by providing a broad range of services that include:
  • Conducting /facilitating workshops for staff, parents and children regarding health, safety, dental and nutrition concerns of young children, informing them of the goals and objectives of the health, dental, and nutrition program.
  • Consulting with staff and management
  • Performing pertinent screening and follow-up to remain in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards
  • Completing referrals for health, dental and nutrition issues of children; seeking outside resources as appropriate
  • Maintaining accurate and confidential up to date health, dental and nutrition records.in Child Plus. Support compliance in accord with federal, state, city and HIPPA regulations and guidelines
  • Monitoring and documenting health/nutrition status of children in the program to ensure all screenings, assessments, immunizations are up to date and in compliance
  • Collaborating with Family Partnership staff to ensure that all children, families receive the required medical, dental and nutrition assessments and follow-up within the time requirements of Head Start Performance Standards and N.J. Licensing
  • Monitoring the health and safety of the children in the program. Complete accident reports in timely manner
  • Addressing menu modifications with the Dietician when necessary for children with dietary or religious restrictions based on Head Start Performance Standards and CACFP regulations using commodities and vendor products. Maintain an up-to-date allergy list
  • Advocating preventative health, dental, and nutrition care for all clients through established channels for available services to Head Start families
  • Coordinating with other social service agencies and community resources to assist families
  • Arranging for the Commission of the Blind to complete annual eye examinations of the children
  • Following regulations in reporting suspected cases of child abuse and neglect
  • Recruiting community volunteers for the Health Services Advisory Committee and facilitating Health Services Advisory Committee meetings twice a year
  • Completing USDA meal monitoring observation reports three times a year as well as other required reports
  • Submitting all required reports in a timely, accurate manner, including, but not limited to: reports and statistics to Local, State and Federal agencies as required, a monthly service area report of center visits, observations, issues, meetings, trainings, analysis of program issues along with suggestions
  • Participating in the program’s annual Self-Assessment
  • Participating in monthly management and staff meetings
  • Supporting children who are dual language learners and those with special needs
  • Assisting with the implementation of the school readiness goals
  • Performing any other tasks as assigned by the program

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing (RN preferred) 
  • Knowledge of current childcare health requirements as mandated by local and state licensing bodies
  • Ability to prepare and teach meaningful health education principles and practices
  • Minimum of two years nursing experience preferred
  • Must have a valid New Jersey driver’s license and access to a vehicle daily

Requirements:

       1.  Ability to pass background, fingerprinting and sex offenders checks

       2.  Complete a physical and a Mantoux test

       3.  Fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Submit resume to rsimnowitz@bayonneheadstart.org by August 15, 2022

Family and Community Partnership Manager/ Full-Time Position                                                           

Bayonne Head Start Pre-School                                                                                                                                                     

General Summary: Has primary responsibility for planning, organizing and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area.

Responsibilities Include: Provide opportunities and support for growth of Head Start families so they can identify their own strengths, needs and interests and find their own solutions.

  • Provide oversight to the family intake and assessment procedures to identify family goals and needs related to the family engagement partnership agreements.
  • Provide support and supervision to the family workers. Provide orientation for new staff in Family & Community Engagement.
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with community partners, to whom families can be referred for services.
  • Responsible for family services and community partnerships to include social services, recruitment, child files, volunteers and parent involvement. 
  • Responsible for all areas of ERSEA including eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance in accord with the Head Start Performance Standards documenting information into the Child Plus Data System.
  • Provide information to parents about the importance of child’s attendance and partner with them, as necessary to promote consistent attendance.
  • Engage families to foster parental confidence and skills to promote children’s learning and development to support school readiness.
  • Provide training to all parents that have been voted in as Policy Council members. Oversee the voting and membership process. Conduct monthly meetings. Establish Parent Committees and activities including Fatherhood. Arrange for an annual Program Governance training for the Policy Council and the Board of Directors.
  • Participate in the Program Self-Assessment, Improvement Plan, Planning and the PIR (Program Information Report).
  • Responsible for the enrollment of students for the PEEA (Pre-school Enhancement) program. Maintain inventory of technology equipment. Complete monthly enrollment and attendance reports.
  • Assist and ensure parents are provided with opportunities to participate in the program as volunteers.
  • Update the development of the Community Resource Book, the Policy Council By-Laws, the Policy and Procedures Manual and Volunteer Handbook.
  • Submit accurate and prompt monthly reports as requested by the program.
  • Participate in Grow NJ Kids team meetings and trainings.
  • Support children who are dual language learners and those with special needs
  • Assist with the implementation of the school readiness goals
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the program

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, Counseling or related field with a credential or certification in that field. One-year associated experience working with young children and families. One year supervisory/management experience required. Head Start experience preferred. Knowledge of Spanish a plus. A valid Driver’s License required. Ability to pass a health examination, annual TB test, criminal background check, child abuse check and sex offender’s check. Proficient in knowledge of computers.

Send resume to rsimnowitz@bayonneheadstart.org by August 15, 2022


Part-Time Pre-School Data Entry Health Assistant

22 ½ Hours a Week

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of the health component specifically in the areas of medical and dental screening, as well as follow-up care
  • Update and maintain individual health records
  • Implement a parent notification system with regards to time and dates of dentals, physicals and immunizations
  • Assist in completing health intakes with parents of new enrollees
  • Input and maintain health records of the children in the Child Plus data system
  • Contact dental and pediatrician offices for test results
  • Participate in meetings and trainings as required by the program
  • Be a link between child, parent and staff to promote school readiness
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Health Manager and the Director

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent education in a medical background
  • Clearance required for background, fingerprinting and sex offender’s checks
  • Physical and PPD clearance required
  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language – knowledge of Arabic and Spanish a plus
  • Computer knowledge of Word, Excel and Spread sheets

Submit resume to: tchrzanowski@bayonneheadstart.org

By May 10, 2022

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Full-time Bus Driver for Pre-School

($500.00 Sign-on-Bonus)

Provide transportation for children to and from the center daily with a 19 passenger school bus

Assist with light-duty maintenance

Requirements:

  • Valid N.J. CDL and S and P Endorsements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must speak English
  •  Submit to a background check, fingerprinting, physical, mantoux and random alcohol & drug testing and must be fully vaccinated

In the event you leave before 4 months of your date of hire you will be responsible to reimburse the program for the entire Sign- on-Bonus

The Sign-on-Bonus is taxable and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld

Submit resume to: arodriguez@bayonneheadstart.org


Full-Time Teacher for Pre-School in Bayonne, N.J.

$500.00 Sign-on-Bonus
Complete Benefits Package after 60 -day probation

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Associates degree in Early Childhood
  • Proficient in computer skills and access to email and internet
  • One year experience in a Pre-K setting
  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language
  • Submit to background checks, physical and mantoux – must be fully vaccinated
  • In the event you leave before 4 months of date of hire you will be responsible to reimburse the program for the entire Sign-on-Bonus.
  • The Sign-on-Bonus is taxable and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.

Submit resume to: glovell@bayonneheadstart.org


Full-Time Teacher Assistant

  • Pre-School
  • Works well with children and staff
  • Second language a plus
  • Experience in a pre-school setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Computers

Requirements:

  • CDA minimum /AA or BA Degree in Early Childhood or related field

Submit to background and fingerprinting check clearances

Submit resume to glovell@bayonneheadstart.org

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