Ontario Promise Corps Early Learning Advisor
City Of Ontario
Ontario , CA 91761
Posted 2 weeks ago
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The PositionOntario Promise Corps Early Learning AdvisorThe City of Ontario reserves the right, if necessary, to accept only the first one hundred (100) applications from applicants that meet the qualification guidelines below.The City of Ontario has an exciting opportunity for a highly responsible, motivated individual, passionate about serving the community, to join the team as an Ontario Promise Corps Early Learning Advisor. This position provides support to students: collaborates with counselors, teachers and administrators; establishes positive connections with students and their families; assists in evaluating and refining the Ontario Promise Corps program; and performs other related work as necessary.The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills and will be a role model for the City's Approach to Public Service- Commitment to the Community, Achieving Excellence Through Teamwork, and Doing the Right Thing the Right Way - and emulate the qualities of a 5 Tool Player- Leader, Thinker, Operator, Communicator, and Public Servant.This position is a grant funded position. While this position will work with the City of Ontario, it is not considered a City of Ontario position. Therefore the successful incumbents will not be considered City employees and are not privy to any City of Ontario employee benefits.The City of OntarioThe City of Ontario is a dynamic leading community in the Inland Empire with a variety of full-time and part-time employment and volunteer opportunities. Ontario enjoys the reputation of being a progressive City which provides solid leadership to its citizens and to the business community. The City provides a full range of services to the community including; Police, Fire, Management Services, Community Life & Culture, Development, Economic Development, Housing & Neighborhood Preservation, Public Works, and the Ontario Municipal Utilities Company. The City's team is staffed with approximately 1,300 full-time and 200 part-time diverse and talented employees who work to support a common goal of providing excellent service to the community.We invite you to learn more about the City of Ontario by reviewing the City's website. A few useful links are also listed below:Approach to Public Service (Core values for City of Ontario employees)The Ontario Plan (The City's Comprehensive Business Plan for Development)Examples of Essential FunctionsThe essential functions typically performed by the Early Learning Advisor include the following:* Conduct group seminar sessions with caregivers and their children using literacy materials provided by Every Child Ready to Read curriculum * Assist children to improve their early literacy skills and abilities to reach school readiness expectations * Provide opportunities for family literacy involvement for Ontario Promise Corps participants including implementing Every Child Ready to Read literacy intervention * Develop and maintain a weekly instruction schedule for students * Identify participants who may qualify for Ontario Promise Corps services in the future based on program designed assessment and direction from program supervisor * Assess, with a high level of accuracy, participants continual progress through progress monitoring and bench-marking * Document participants weekly progress scores and interventions * Regularly review participant data with program supervisor to gauge the effectiveness of the literacy intervention being used and determined if a change in strategy is necessary * Communicate with participants in an age and developmentally appropriate way * Professionally communicate with staff, other members, program participants, and the public * Build professional relationships with colleagues, supervisors and other professional staff to maintain good communication and ensure the integrity of the program * Ensure confidentiality of all participant records and test scores * Attend all required training sessions, meetings and coaching sessions, including Professional Development Groups and Member Meet Ups * Create and implement an individual professional development plan that includes goal settingQualification GuidelinesEducationAssociate's Degree or equivalent in Child Development or closely related field.ExperiencePrevious experience in youth, service, K-16 education, or non-profit work.DesirableBilingual in Spanish.Special RequirementsMust be able and willing to travel locally as needed.Must be able and willing to work full-time, for the duration of the program beginning inSeptember 2020 and ending in July 2021.Must be able and willing to work evenings and weekends when required.Must be prepared and able to work virtually from home as required.Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance as required by the AmeriCorps program.Background InvestigationCandidates must demonstrate the ability to successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation conducted by the Ontario Police Department.Supplemental InformationHow to ApplyApply online by clicking on the "Apply" link at the top of this announcement. If this is the first time applying for a position using governmentjobs.com you will be prompted to create a new user account, otherwise log in with your user name and password. Your application and responses to any supplemental questions will be used to evaluate your qualifications for this position. It is suggested that your application include the following: * List any relevant experience and education that demonstrates that you qualify for the position. * List all periods of employment for at least the past 10 years, beginning with your most recent or present employer (including, if applicable, all employment with the City of Ontario). * Separately list each position held, including different positions with the same employer.A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the proper completion of your application. Applications that are not properly completed may be rejected.NOTE: Transcripts from colleges, universities or technical schools outside of the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or credential evaluation report will result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position.Application ProcessApplicants are required to submit required certification(s) or other required documentation as outlined in the Qualifications Guideline section of this bulletin. Please use the attachment function found on the City's online application to attach copies of the requested certification(s) or other documentation. Failure to attach required certifications may result in the rejection of your application. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you have any questions regarding the application process.Your application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. List all periods of employment, beginning with your most recent or present employer (including, if applicable, all employment with the City of Ontario). List any experience that may help you to qualify for the position. List separately each position held, including different positions with the same employer. Resumes may be included but will not substitute for the employment history section. Failure to complete these sections may result in the rejection of your application.Supplemental QuestionTo complete your application for this position you will be prompted to respond to supplemental questions. This information will be used as part of the application screening and selection process and is designed to help you present your qualifications for this position. This may include a selection step in which your application and supplemental questions are reviewed and scored by a panel of raters familiar with this position.Incomplete responses, false statements, omission, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Your responses should be consistent with the information provided on your application.Please provide succinct, concise, descriptive, and detailed information for each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.Email NoticesEmail is the primary way that the Human Resources or Hiring Department will communicate with you. Please check your email account (including the SPAM folder) on a regular basis for any emails related to the application or selection process. Emails from the City of Ontario will come from "@ontarioca.gov" or "governmentjobs.com." If you change your email address after submitting your application please visit governmentjobs.com and update your profile.Frequently Asked QuestionsIf you have any additional questions regarding the application process, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page.