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Seeds of Faith-Faith Lutheran Church (Clive) Preschool Director
Mid-Iowa Community Action (Marshalltown) Head Start Bilingual Assistant Teacher
Mid-Iowa Community Action (Marshalltwon) Early Head Start Assistant Teacher
Hispanic Educational Resources, Inc. (Des Moines) Coordinator, Family Development/Resource
Hispanic Educational Resources, Inc. (Des Moines) Assistant to Director
 
 
 
Seeds of Faith-Faith Lutheran Church - Clive
Preschool Director
 
Status/Hours Worked: Full -Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervisor: Senior Pastor 
Position Summary
Seeds of Faith is a preschool operated by Faith Lutheran Church. The Preschool Director ministers to children and their families, creating energy around the Word of God while helping them grow in their life of faith and providing a high quality, safe and spiritually based learning program for preschool age children. The Director works collaboratively with the Pastors, other church staff, teachers, and volunteers.
Qualifications: Education/Experience
  • Required: Four-year college or university degree (early childhood education, preferred)
  • Preferred: Understanding of Lutheran theology and worship
  • Preferred: Previous experience in Children’s ministry.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
  • Promote and adhere to Seeds of Faith’s mission statement, yearly goals, and objectives, code of ethical conduct, to written policies and procedures adopted for the preschool by the Seeds of Faith Board and the Department of Human Services.
  • Ability to meet Department of Human Services regulations. This position requires an individual who has, based on an established point system, accumulated a total of 100 points through a combination of education, experience, and child development-related training.
  • Interact with all Church ministries, Seeds of Faith Board Directors, Church Staff, Church Council members, parents, teachers, volunteers, and parishioners in a positive and effective manner.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of preschoolers, their families, and other team members.
  • Interview and hire teachers, as needed, with the Seeds of Faith Preschool Board.
  • Provide support to the teaching team, evaluate performance, supervise teachers appropriately, provide adequate training and lead/attend teacher collaboration meetings.
  • Ensure that weekly lesson plans are appropriately developed, followed and made visible outside each classroom.
  • Maintain records of progress for each child's development
  • Work with families to promote cooperation, understanding of development, and participation in programming.
  • Ensure that all necessary classroom materials and supplies are purchased and maintained.
  • Serve as a non-voting member of the Preschool Board.
  • Collect and process monthly tuition payment and oversee annual budget.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Supervisor.
  • Participate in required functions sponsored by the preschool.
  • Coordinate communication between Seeds of Faith and West Des Moines Community Schools Project Shine Program as well as other community/county empowerment programs.
  • Partner with local businesses to promote Seeds of Faith’s presence in the community.
  • Reliable and punctual attendance at work; work flexible hours to meet the program needs of Faith Lutheran Church.
  • Participation as an active member of the public religious community as a leader and worship participant
Seeds of Faith is an equal opportunity employer. For religious education positions, Seeds of Faith reserves the right to prefer Christian, faith-based applicants. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest to seedsoffaithboard@gmail.com by March 31, 2020.
posted 2020.03.16

Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) – Marshalltown
Head Start Bilingual Assistant Teacher
 
Are you fluent in English and Spanish? Do you love working with 3 to 5 year olds? Then join our teaching team and use your English and Spanish skills to make a difference in lives of children ages 3 to 5. Help children learn new shapes, colors, numbers, and more while developing important social skills they need to succeed at home, school and in the community. We provide an excellent benefit package and ongoing training opportunities, including assistance in completing a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential during work hours.
 
Full-time, 12-month position, $11.93 to $12.97 per hour commensurate with education. 
Required:
Preferred:
Preference given to candidates with the following:
OR
AND
Closing Date:  Open until filled
 
Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-753-1048; jobapp@micaonline.org or complete application at above address. Position open until filled. EOE
posted 2020.03.02

Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) – Marshalltown
Early Head Start Assistant Teacher
 
Do you love working with infants? Then join our teaching team and make a difference in lives of children ages 6 weeks to 18 months. Promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children. Engage in positive caregiving routines with children. Conduct screenings and assessment with children. 
 
We provide an excellent benefit package and ongoing training opportunities, including assistance in completing a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential during work hours. Full-time, 12 month position, $11.93 to $12.97 per hour commensurate with education. 
 
Required: High school diploma or equivalent
 
Preference given to candidates with the following:
OR
AND
Closing Date: Open until filled
 
Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-753-1048; jobapp@micaonline.org or complete application at above address. Position open until filled. EOE
posted 2020.03.02

Hispanic Educational Resources, Inc. - Des Moines
Coordinator, Family Development/Resource
 
PURPOSE OF POSITION: The purpose of this position is to assist students and families by developing, coordinating and providing a comprehensive set of wraparound services to address non-academic barriers. The Coordinator will support the launch and ongoing development of the Family Resource Center as a hub for Conmigo Early Education Center - uniting educators, community partners, and families to provide all students with quality academic supports, enrichment, health and social services, and opportunities to learn and thrive.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education Requirements
Experience:
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
 
80%  Family Support
20% Program Support
SKILL AND ABILITIES NEED FOR ROLE
PHYSICAL/OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Certifications in CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions and Mandatory Reporting are required within 60 days of employment.
A successful background check must come back clear before any offer of employment can be made.
 
BENEFITS AND PAY
Deadline to Apply: Application deadline is March 31, 2020.
               
Application Instructions:
Please apply via e-mail by submitting a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Paper applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received
 
Submit application materials via email to both e-mail addresses below:
Conmigo Early Education Center Director: Margarita Pizano Mpizano@herdsm.org
HER Board President: Claudia Brown claudiagarciabrown@gmail.com
 
Conmigo Early Education Center\Hispanic Educational Resources is an equal opportunity employer. www.conmigoearlyed.org
posted 2020.03.02

Hispanic Educational Resources, Inc. - Des Moines
Assistant to the Director
 
General Statement of Duties:
Hispanic Education Resources, Inc. seeks an Assistant to the Director for the Conmigo Early Education Center. The Assistant to the Director is responsible for day-to-day operation of the Early Education Center, a year-round preschool offering full-day care and education for infants to 5 years old. We are looking for an experienced professional that is able to cultivate and strengthen relationships with the families we serve, our staff and the community organizations that help us meet our vision: To be leaders in our community by promoting success and empowerment through learning and achievement.
 
Minimum Education\Experience Requirement:
Or
Required skills: Bilingual English\Spanish
 
General activities of the role, plus those assigned by the director
50% Carry out administrative duties of an early childhood program including but not limited to
 
25% Community Involvement
 
25% Participate in care for children.
Skills and abilities needed for role
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Certifications in CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions and Mandatory Reporting are required within 60 days of employment.
A successful background check must come back clear before any offer of employment can be made.
 
Benefits and pay
 
Deadline to Apply: Application deadline is March 15, 2020.
           
Application Instructions:
Please apply via e-mail by submitting a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Paper applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received
 
Submit application materials via email to both e-mail addresses below:
Conmigo Early Education Center Director: Margarita Pizano Mpizano@herdsm.org
HER Board President: Claudia Brown claudiagarciabrown@gmail.com
 
Hispanic Educational Resources is an equal opportunity employer. www.conmigoearlyed.org
posted 2020.03.02