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The following positions are available at the ABCD, Inc., Early Learning Department:

Teacher: Responsible for all educational activities of the classroom, and to aid the Teacher Assistant/Volunteers in their assigned duties. Responsible for child supervision and for keeping children safe. Responsible for implementing the curriculum of the classroom, and planning and writing weekly lesson plans. Responsible for daily and monthly reports for designated classroom. Responsible for the development and periodic review of individualized educational plans for each child. Maintain orderly classroom and keep equipment/supplies in good condition. Implement individual profile and I.E.P.’s as well as lesson plans. Responsible for scheduling home visits (minimum of two) and parent contacts (Head Start). Assist in preparing monthly reports with Family Case Worker. Assist the Site Manager with placing in classroom. Education/Experience/Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a non ECE Bachelor’s with 12 credits in ECE plus six months or more of classroom experience in ECE setting preferred. Proficient in the use of computer programs preferred. Good organizational skills required. Good oral and written communication skills required. Bi-lingual helpful but not required.

Teacher Infant & Toddler: Responsible for all educational activities of the classroom, and to aid the Teacher Assistant/Volunteers in their assigned duties. Responsible for child supervision and for keeping children safe. Responsible for implementing the curriculum of the classroom, and planning and writing case notes. Responsible for daily and monthly reports for designated classroom. Responsible for the development and periodic review of individualized educational plans for each child. Maintain orderly classroom and keep equipment/supplies in good condition. Implement individual profile and I.F.S.P.’s. Collect Data and complete observations and assessments. Responsible for room coverage at all times as well as maintaining a safe indoor/outdoor environment. Share responsibilities involving breakfast, lunch and snack. Prepare baby formula and sterilize equipment. Change diapers on a regular basis. Plan programs in accordance with Head Start/Day Care regulations. Education/Experience/Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a non ECE Bachelor’s with 12 credits in ECE plus six months or more of classroom experience in ECE setting preferred. OR an Associate’s Degree in ECE or a non ECE Associate with 12 credits in ECE, plus One year classroom experience in ECE setting preferred. OR a CDA credential in ECE with a focus on infants/toddlers and working towards as Associate’s Degree, plus two years classroom experience in ECE setting preferred. Good organizational skills required. Good oral and written communication skills required. Good computer skills required. Bi-lingual helpful but not required.

Excellent Benefits Package

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ABCD, Inc., Human Resources Department, 1070 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
For more information, call (203) 366-8241, Luisa @ ext. 3214, Linda @ ext. 3204, Wanda ext. 3205, EOE/AA.


Family Case Worker: Responsible for children supervision and for keeping children safe. Work with all Child Care families by helping them secure needed services that are available to them. Assist with recruitment and enroll Child Care children in assigned areas. Engage in advocacy work on behalf of individual families. Develop plans with families that may help them achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. Development of family assistance plans that identify family goals. Referral and follow-up activity with community resources in response to health and social services need of families. Establish and coordinates a community resource data bank for families. Prepare required reports. Education/Experience/Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field plus at least one year experience in Human Services OR Family Development Credential plus at least one year experience in Human Services OR Associate degree in Human Services or related field plus three years of experience in Human Services. Within 18 months of hire, must obtain the Family Development Credential or Certification in Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, Counseling, or related field. Knowledge of Social Service/Health Agencies in the Greater Bridgeport area. Knowledge of Medical/Health terminology desire. Bi-lingual oral and written communication skills are a plus. Interpersonal skills and ability to work with children and their families. Computer knowledge desired. Connecticut driver’s license and a good driving record are required.

Excellent Benefits Package

Apply at Indeed.com, Monster.com, or
ABCD, Inc., Human Resources Department, 1070 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
For more information, call (203) 366-8241, Luisa @ ext. 3214, Linda @ ext. 3204, Wanda @ ext. 205, EOE/AA.


Supportive Services Case Worker: Work with all ABCD clients/families by helping them secure needed services that are available to them. Interview and enroll clients/families in our various programs. Referral and follow-up activity with community resources in response to health and social service needs of clients/families. Work with client/family to develop personal action plan that identify their goals. Work with clients to develop plans to help them achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. Follow up with clients at least every 90 days. Able to learn and use the CAPTAINS systems case management & other software required by funding sources proficiently. Participate in regular case conference meetings to mobilize and coordinate services within and outside the agency on behalf of assigned clients/families. Prepare required reports. Education/Experience/Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field plus at least one year experience in Human Services OR Associate’s Degree in Human Services or related field plus at least three years of experience in Human Services OR a High School diploma AND five years of experience in Human Service. Knowledge of Social Service/Health Agencies in the Greater Bridgeport area. Bi-lingual oral and written communication skills are helpful but not required. Must have excellent verbal and interpersonal skills. Computer proficiency is required.

Excellent Benefits Package

Apply at Indeed.com, or
ABCD, Inc., Human Resources Department, 1070 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
For more information, call (203) 366-8241, Luisa @ ext. 3214, Linda @ ext. 3204, Wanda @ ext. 205, EOE/AA.


Custodian: Keep buildings and grounds in a clean and orderly condition and perform general repairs. Vacuum classroom, hallways, and offices. Able to mow grass and rake leaves. Able to strip and wax floors. Maintain tools, secure supplies and equipment. Notify supervisor about any unhealthy or unsafe conditions that you notice. Able to change light bulbs, change/cut ceiling tiles, and bolt children’s furniture. Education/Experience/Skills: High School Diploma/or equivalency or equivalent experience. Two years of experience performing a variety of maintenance activities. Ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to push/pull 50 pounds. Verbal and interpersonal skills required. Valid Connecticut Driver’s License.

Full Time for 35 hours/week paid on a bi-weekly basis
Excellent Benefits Package

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ABCD, Inc., Human Resources Department, 1070 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
For more information, call (203) 366-8241, Luisa @ ext. 3214, Linda @ ext. 3204, Wanda @ ext. 205, EOE/AA.


Part Time Nurse Infant/Toddler: Responsible for the oversight of child supervision and for keeping children safe. Provide health screenings and injury assessments for children. Comply with all health related mandates. Assess children’s injuries sustained at centers. Monitor health records of children. Assist Family Workers with health follow-up and track them. Prepare individual health care plans. Education/Experience/Skills: Registered Nurse. A current certification in Red Cross/CPR and Medication Administration is a plus. Knowledge of child growth and development is a plus. Good Oral and written communication skills are required. Must be well organized and able to maintain files, records, and other documentation. Ability to appreciate social differences with sensitivity towards low income families. Must have a valid CT driver’s license with a good driving record and be willing to travel.

10 hours/week paid on a bi-weekly basis
No Benefits Package

Apply at Indeed.com, or
ABCD, Inc., Human Resources Department, 1070 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
For more information, call (203) 366-8241, Luisa @ ext. 3214, Linda @ ext. 3204, Wanda @ ext. 205, EOE/AA.


Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Policy

General: Equal employment opportunity is not only the law, it is a guiding principle embraced by ABCD, Inc. It has always been and will continue to be ABCD, Inc.ís commitment to provide equal opportunities in employment to all qualified persons solely on the basis of job-related skills, ability and merit.

ABCD, Inc. will act affirmatively to ensure that no persons are discriminated against with regard to their race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, age, physical impairment, and mental impairment, and marital status (including civil union), present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or criminal record. Such actions include, but are not limited to, employment, hiring, demotion or transfer; layoff or termination; rate of pay or other forms of compensation; benefits or terms and conditions of employment; and selection for training.

This commitment includes affirmative action to address, where necessary, any present effects of past discrimination and to ensure the promise of equal employment opportunity for all.

ABCD, Inc. expects all employees to embrace this policy and will not tolerate any form of intolerance based upon race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, age, physical impairment or other bias prohibited by law.

Administration: ABCD, Inc. directs and implements its policy and Affirmative Action Program through its Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer. Employees are encouraged to direct any complaints, problems, questions, or suggestions about the program to the Agencyís EEO Officer designated by ABCD, Inc.ís Executive Director.

Currently, the EEO Officer is:
Ms. Linda Kirkland
1070 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203 366-8241, extension 231

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