Early Childhood Education Permit Teacher-SUBSTITUTE

Location
Stockton
Posted
Sep 12, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Early Childhood Education Permit Teacher-SUBSTITUTE

Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2017
Salary: $14.30 - $17.59 hourly
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Stockton, CA
Department: Child Development Center

Description



Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Develop and implement appropriate early childhood development curriculum including effective learning activities and lessons for assigned children in a specific age group; prepare related instructional materials.
  2. Monitor the activities of children during meal times, play times and rest periods; oversee children's use of toys and equipment to ensure safety and social and self -help skills.
  3. Ensure that the Center is well-maintained and orderly and that its appearance is cheerful, safe and appropriate for children of all age groups; report repair and maintenance needs to appropriate staff.
  4. Perform duties associated with the care of children which may include but are not limited to changing diapers and participating in toilet training activities for children; sanitizing and cleaning counters, toys and tables before and after meals or other activities; reading stories and assisting children to fall asleep.
  5. Interact with children individually to encourage self-expression and language development; observe and re-direct behavior according to approved procedures. Refer to appropriate resources if needed.
  6. Answer questions, and provide appropriate examples, emotional support, friendly attitude, and general guidance to the children.
  7. Monitor, assess, and report progress of children's performance and behavior; assist in monitoring, assessing and adjusting activities in response to children's needs. Maintain children's documentation and portfolios to perform assessments; complete assessments and conduct parent conferences to discuss children's growth and development
  8. Prepare and set up areas for learning, social, and playtime activities appropriate to age groups.
  9. Interact with parents regarding positive behaviors, concerns, questions, and special needs of the child.
  10. Serve as a resource for student teachers and volunteers in the Center; answer questions as specifically and detailed as possible; refer students to other staff as appropriate.
  11. Assist with content and material to conduct parent education meetings based upon standards. Respond to requests from parents.
  12. Participate in professional growth activities necessary for permit renewal.
  13. Participate in District and campus related activities as assigned.
  14. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Basic operations and services of a child development center.
  • General principles, techniques, theories and practices of early childhood education and child development including proper redirection and care.
  • Child guidance principles and practices.
  • Basic instructional methods and techniques.
  • Basic computer skills including Excel and database searches
  • Safe practices in classroom and playground activities.
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations governing child care and development centers.
Ability to:
  • Assist in the preparation of effective and interesting curriculum for children within the assigned age group.
  • Monitor and oversee the activities of children.
  • Ensure a cheerful and safe learning environment for children.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Work independently, think critically and problem solve.
  • Apply knowledge, practices, and procedures of Early Childhood Education.
  • Learn, interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Sensitivity to, understanding of, and the ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students and staff.
  • Physical conditioning to ensure a safe environment for children; occasional moderate lifting and carrying requirements; frequent standing and walking.
Education and Experience Requirements: Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by successful completion of 12 college level units with a grade "C" or better in early childhood education and/or child development courses.
Experience:

One year of teaching experience in a child development center.

Licenses/Special Requirements: Incumbents must possess a valid Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, or higher, issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).* Must be able to obtain CPR/First Aid (EMSA) within 30 days of hire.

Supplemental Information

Copies of Child Development Associate Teacher Permit AND transcript showing 12 units of college level early childhood education/child development courses are required with application.

This is a substitute position. This assignment is approximately 25 hours/week and not to exceed May 24, 2018.

To apply, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/deltacollege/

The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.