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JOB TITLE: Child Development Associate Teacher – Oakdale Heights Children’s Center

WORK YEAR: Full time: 7.5 hours per day/11 Months/181 days (Prorated at time of hire)

START DATE: As soon as possible after interview

SALARY: Salary Schedule 04H, Range 4, $16.33 to $19.17 per hour. Stipend for Master’s $1,200 annually or Doctorate $2,000 annually.

Newly hired personnel will be placed on the salary schedule applicable to their position based on verified years of experience of like licensed or permitted employment.

BENEFITS: Generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee and dependents. Sick leave accrued. Employer-paid life insurance. This position qualifies for CalSTRS retirement.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: Oroville, CA Oakdale Heights Children’s Center

TO APPLY: Visit:

DEADLINE: This position is open until filled; to receive full consideration, please apply by Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

POSITION DESCRIPTION – California State Preschool Children’s Centers:
Under the direction of the Direct Service Coordinator and the supervision of the Site Supervisor and Teacher, the Child Development Associate Teacher will assist staff in the implementation of a high quality, comprehensive and developmentally appropriate child care and development program meeting the individual needs of young children and their families. The Associate Teacher will supervise and interact with children as positive role models, promoting learning experiences and assist other staff. They will implement curriculum and scheduled activities and provide input regarding activity content. Additionally, they will interact with parents and participate in child assessment through observation recording.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: [May include, but not limited to the following.]
1. Assist in the implementation of elements of a high quality early child hood education program to meet the developmental needs of individual children.
2. Interact with children, facilitate learning and support children in their overall development
3. Recognize, assess, and contribute to the assessment of children’s individual developmental levels; record anecdotal observations.
4. Interact with parents sharing information and supporting their involvement and needs.
5. Promote and maintain a clean, safe environment for children including cleaning.
6. Assume the responsibility of an absent teacher and prepare in advance as needed.
7. Embrace and participate in supplementary support service programs.

Knowledge of/Ability to:
1. Display interest in and open acceptance of children and their families.
2. Work effectively with children and families from diverse backgrounds.
3. Apply principles and practices of child development and early childhood education.
4. Assume role and responsibilities of the Teacher during absences.
5. Demonstrate reliable, punctual, and stable working style in performance of assignments.
6. How to insure children’s success and learning.
7. Principles of confidentiality, collaboration and professionalism.
8. Understanding of diverse families and their needs and ways to support them.
9. Work productively with independent initiative.
10. Support families in their effort toward success and stability.
11. Participate as an integral member of Child Development Programs and Services.

Experience and Training:
1. Child Development Associate Credential; or
2. Child Development Associate Teacher permit; or
3. Qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit by meeting criteria on the attachment.
4. First aide and CPR certified. (Required within 90 days of hire)

Primarily works in indoor school or playground environment with furniture and equipment built to accommodate 3 year old and 4 year old preschool children.

Rarely (5%)
Ability to lift 40 pounds
Occasional ( less than 25%)
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Often (25 – 50%)
Ability to bend and twist, stoop, kneel, run and crawl
Ability to carry 25 pounds
Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations
Very Frequent (76%)
Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing students
Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels
Ability to operate office equipment

NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.

A Child Development Associate Teacher Permit authorizes the holder to provide service in the care, development, and
instruction of children in a child care and development program, and supervise a Child Development Assistant Permit holder.

Option 1 [Both of (a) and (b) below]
a) Completion of a minimum of twelve semester units of course work in early childhood education/child development
(exclusive of field work) including at least one course in each of the following core areas:
• child/human growth and development;
• Child, family and community, or child and family relations;
• programs/curriculum
b) Fifty days of experience in an instructional capacity in a child care and development program, working at least three
hours per day within the last two years. (Experience may include paid and/or volunteer work.)
Option 2
Completion of the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. (For information about the CDA Credential contact the
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition at 1-800-424-4310)

A Child Development Associate Teacher Permit is issued for five years and may only be renewed once. In order to renew the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, the applicant must complete at least fifteen semester units toward the Child Development Teacher Permit. At the end of the ten year period, the applicant must meet all requirements for a Child Development Teacher Permit.

1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.
3. Upon offer of employment, proof of immunizations for influenza, measles and whooping cough will need to be provided or obtained as part of the onboarding process unless one of the qualifying exemptions applies.” Information regarding exemptions can be obtained at the following website:
4. Pediatric 1st Aide/CPR certificates required within 90 days of employment

TO APPLY: Visit:
Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments; Incomplete applications will not be accepted
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Three Letters of Recommendation, current letters preferred
• Evidence of appropriate permit authorization by one of the following:
▪ Copy of Child Development Permit – Associate Teacher or higher level permit,
▪ Copies of all transcripts with ECE/CD coursework to show eligibility for required permit. Copies of degrees are not sufficient; please attach all relevant transcripts or grade reports only.
➢ Must have willingness to obtain and maintain the appropriate permit. For permit information and requirements please click here:

Upon offer of employment you will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR consent to weekly testing


Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped IX Employer
Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $16.33
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $19.17