Custodian – Kai Ming Head Start – San Francisco, CA

Kai Ming Head Start

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Job Title: Custodian

(Part-Time, Non-Exempt Position in San Francisco, CA)

Organization: Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free full-day full-year and full-day part-year Head Start preschool services to eligible children ages 3-5 years old in San Francisco, CA with funding from Head Start, the California Department of Education, First 5 San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education.

Job: This is a part-time position. Custodian is responsible for performing custodial duties, minor maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that center facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.

Position Type: Part-Time, average 2.5-3 hours per day. Non-Exempt.

Reports to: Site Manager and Facilities Manager

Essential Duties:

  • Sweep Vacuum and mop the classroom area and work area daily.
  • Dusting.
  • Wipe clean chairs and tables daily.
  • All garbage and wet garbage pail to be emptied daily and depositing in proper receptacles.
  • Make sure all lights are off and windows closed before leaving.
  • Cleaning children and adults bathrooms.

Qualifications: Kai Ming, Inc. is seeking an experienced personnel with the ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural team; with a caring, compassionate approach to working with children and families who can follow through in an organized and systematic fashion with families and service providers while supporting families in achieving their goals.

  • Ability to take initiative, but also to accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of Health, Safety & Supervision of children.
  • Maintain cooperative work relationships with community agencies.
  • React with flexibility and sensitivity to changing situations and needs.
  • Organize and prioritize work.

Other Requirements:

  • Annual Physical exam and TB Clearance
  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • Child Abuse Index Clearance
  • Adherence to the Confidentiality Agreement
  • Adherence to the Child Abuse Reporting Mandate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to change position; to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; to bend, twist and reach with hands and arms.
  • Adhere to the Kai Ming Code of Conduct and all other internal policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for the health, safety and supervision of all children and families.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic, life insurance, retirement, vacation time, sick leave time and personal time.

Equal Opportunity: Kai Ming promotes Equal Opportunity and strongly encourages women, LGBT, people of color and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Application process: Please apply on this page. Applications are accepted and evaluated until a suitable candidate has been selected.


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