Child Development Center Aide I (Associate Teacher) (Temporary)

San Mateo
Dec 01, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Child Development Center Aide I (Associate Teacher) (Temporary)

Posting Number: 2014522S

Department: Child Development Ctr SKY (DEPT)

Location: Skyline College

Position Number: TBD

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: other

Salary Range: $15.28 per hour - $19.27 per hour

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Under general supervision of the Child Development Center Aide III (Master Teacher) and Child Development Center Aide II (Teacher), the Child Development Center Aide I (Associate Teacher) performs a variety of general functions primarily related to assisting the in the supervision and management of a classroom of children. The Child Development Center Aide I (Associate Teacher) is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of developmentally age-appropriate curriculum and assessing the growth and development of children enrolled in the program. Contact with children, parents, and other staff is extensive. Using well-prescribed procedures in place, independent judgment and creativity are required to resolve many minor problems that could occur. A Child Development Center Aide I (Associate Teacher) can lead the work of student assistants and volunteers as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Please note: Children’s Center Instructional Permits obtained prior to February 1997 are considered equivalent to the Child Development Teacher’s Permit (Child Development Permit Matrix).

• Completion of 12 units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development coursework or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Minimum of one year of successful teaching experience in a child development program
• Experience supervising and training the work of child development center staff in a center-based setting
• Extensive public contact experience that has demonstrated respectful and sensitive communication with people at various levels within an organization who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
• Skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking and respectful, warm, and sensitive communication with parents and with children
• Experience with the use of software and other media as an integral part of a developmentally appropriate child development curriculum
• Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and creativity in problem solving
• Willingness to carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Child Development Center’s education philosophy

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of the techniques and program activities related to developmentally appropriate early childhood education
2. Skill in respectful, tactful and sensitive interactions with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
3. Skill in teaching and guiding children 0-5 years old in structured learning and play activities
4. Skill in programming planning, implementation, and evaluation
5. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
6. Skill in written communication
7. Skill in following detailed written and oral instructions
8. Skill in assessing children’s’ development
9. Skill in leading the work of others
10. Ability to work effectively in a team-centered teaching environment to accomplish goals that reflect the mission and philosophy of a child development center

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this position, benefits are not included.

First Review Date: 01/31/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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