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Overview

Job ID  2020-1195  Category Daycare Center  Min USD $16.00/Hr. Max USD $20.42/Hr.

Overview

Under the direction of Director of the Childcare Center, the Child Care Teacher/ Aide Float will be responsible for helping to facilite the day to day operations of the all, Infant tos School Age Programs. The Child Care Teacher/Aide Float will monitor and ensure safety and program guidelines in their classroom, provide a safe, happy, and positive environment for all children, plan and implement all activities appropriate for Infant-6th graders, work closely with all public and private school administrators, and communicate with parents daily. The Child Care Teacher/ Aide Float will be an aide 2 days a week and a teacher 3 days a week.

Knowledge of:

  • Title 22 Regulations
  • Planning and implementing curriculum for Infant-6th graders
  • Current principles and practices in elementary education and/or early childhood education
  • Current classroom supervision requirements for staff and volunteers
  • Family inclusion and education
  • Completing observations and assessments related to the DRDP-K
  • Infant to School-age environmental standards related to the ITERS/ ESCERS/ SACERS
  • Basic computer skills

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize and facilitate overall daily routine for Infant-6th graders
  • Exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment in dealing with volunteers, children, and parents
  • Promote the program’s vision, mission and goals
  • Make effective decisions and take initiative to take independent action when needed
  • Work collaboratively with staff and Director attending weekly staff meetings
  • Cooperate, respect and communicate effectively with children, families and volunteers from a variety of cultural backgrounds
  • Complete observations and assessments by required deadlines
  • Check email daily
  • Communicate daily with families regarding concerns and or highlights regarding their child
  • Communicate with Director in a timely manner about sick leave and/or vacation requests
  • Supervise aides and volunteers and provide feedback as needed
  • Provide developmentally appropriate discipline and/or redirection measures for children as needed
  • Continue with training as needed for professional growth
  • Become certified in CLASS

Qualifications

Required Licensing & Certificates:

  • 12 postsecondary semester units in early childhood education from an accredited college
  • Units specified shall include courses covering:
    • Child growth and development
    • Child, family and community
    • Program/curriculum, plus
    • 5 hours of health and safety training
  • Six months of work experience in a licensed Child Care Center or similar program

OR

  • 12 units or 240 training hours, or any combination thereof in:
    • Recreation
    • Physical education
    • Human services and social welfare
    • Elementary or middle school education
  • Current California driver’s license
  • Pediatric CPR/1st Aid Certification
  • TB Clearance
  • MMR, Tdap, and Flu immunizations or waiver verification
  • DOJ and FBI Fingerprint Clearance

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or higher in ECE/CD or Elementary Education
  • 3 semester units of supervised field experience in ECE setting
  • 24 units of ECE/CD including core courses + 16 GE units
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic and socio-economic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, children, and families

Preferred Experience:

  • Teacher Permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or
  • Master Teacher/Site Supervisor Permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • EOE
Minimum Hourly Wage: 16.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 20.42

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 6
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check