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Job ID  2020-1193 Category Daycare Center Min USD $17.00/Hr.
Max USD $21.70/Hr.

Overview

Under the direction of Director of the Childcare Center, the School Age Teacher will be responsible for facilitating the day to day operations of the School Age Program. The School Age Teacher 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 K-6th graders, work closely with all public and private school administrators, and communicate with parents daily.

Knowledge of:

  • Title 22 Regulations
  • Planning and implementing curriculum for K-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
  • School-age environmental standards related to the SACERS
  • Basic computer skills

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize and facilitate overall daily routine for K–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

Additional Application:

CA certification, associates degree or higher
Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 21.70

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