Child Development Center Lead Teacher

Employer
Sacramento City College
Location
Sacramento, California
Salary
$25.00 per hour
Posted
Jun 11, 2018
Ref
C00631P
Institution Type
Community College

Sacramento City College

 

Child Development Center Lead Teacher

Job Posting Number: C00631P

Salary: $25.00 per hour

Closing Date: 6/28/2018

 

Complete job description and application available online at: https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/8422

 

Position Summary    

The Child Development Center Lead Teacher oversees a Child Development Center program at a single site; provides care, development, and instruction of children in the Child Development Center; and serves as a coordinator of curriculum and staff development in the Child Care and Development Center under the direction of the Child Development Center Supervisor and designated administrator while supporting the goals and objectives of the campus Child Development Centers. The Child Development Center Lead Teacher serves as a lead for a Child Development Center Teacher, and Child Development Center Associate Teacher. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here].

 

This position is assigned to the Child Development Center.

 

Also available is the Child Development Center Lead Teacher, Job Posting C00630P.

 

Assignment Responsibilities    

CDC Lead Teacher:

● In addition to the duties of the CDC Associate Teacher and CDC Teacher, facilitates activities of Center Teachers, Associate Teachers, work study students, and Early Childhood Education (ECE) Lab students by assigning areas of work, coordinating schedules, and overseeing the daily operations of the program.

● Develops and implements appropriate rules of conduct, maintains discipline, and provides suitable environment in classroom and outdoor environment.

● Monitors outdoor and indoor play and learning activities.

● Maintains attendance and Child Care Food Program records.

● Works with the Early Childhood Education faculty to facilitate the activities of the lab students assigned to the Center, models appropriate teaching strategies for the Early Childhood Education lab students.

● Assists parents in obtaining needed community services.

● Assists with eligibility and enrollment.

● Performs related duties as required.

 

CDC Teacher: In addition to the duties of the CDC Associate Teacher, works collaboratively with the CDC Lead Teacher and CDC Associate Teacher to carry out the policies and procedures of the Center; assumes responsibilities for the orderly use and maintenance of materials, equipment and the facility; supervises outdoor and indoor play and learning activities; maintains appropriate interpersonal relations with children, parents, college students and staff; may serve as a lead for other Child Development Center staff; organizes materials for Early Childhood Education students assigned to the center; assists with in-service training of staff, college students and parents; confers with parents to interpret and explain relevant policies and procedures; and meets with parents to discuss children’s development, achievements and behavior problems as needed and to encourage parent participation; tracks children’s enrollment numbers so that the centers stay within the adult/child ratios set by licensing agencies. Performs related duties as required.

 

CDC Associate Teacher: Carries out policies and procedures of the Center; works collaboratively with the CDC Lead Teacher and CDC Teacher, plans and implements appropriate activities for children in the following areas: language and literacy, social studies, creative arts, math, science and music to meet children’s needs, interest and abilities according to the State Department of Education, Child Development Funding Terms and Conditions; assesses children’s physical, cognitive and social/emotional development using the tool required by the State Department of Education, Child Development Division; assists in organizing and facilitating learning activities; works with combined age groups of children individually or in small group settings; maintains appropriate display of children’s work through parent messages and appropriate bulletin boards; implements appropriate rules of conduct, maintains discipline and provides suitable environment in classroom and outdoor environment; assists in the orderly use and maintenance of materials, equipment and the facility; assists in general supervision of children at play; monitors outdoor and indoor play and learning activities; oversees walking field trips on campus; assists with maintaining attendance and Child Care Food Program records; prepares instructional material, reports and records as directed; assists with the organization of materials for college students assigned to the program; attends staff meetings and assists with parent meetings; meets with parents to discuss children’s development, achievements and behavior problems as needed and encourages parent participation. Performs related duties as required.

 

Special Requirements    

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a medical evaluation; meet all Child Care Center health requirements as required by California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 12, Article 6, and other applicable standards required of the Center.

 

Hold and maintain valid CPR and first aid certificates.

 

The Child Development Center Lead Teacher may need to hold a valid California Driver’s License. If a valid California Driver’s license is needed, it must be possessed and maintained in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343 and employment would be contingent upon meeting the requirements of Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties.

 

Minimum Qualifications    

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Hold or be eligible for a valid Child Development Site Supervisor Permit issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing; permit must be obtained within six months of hire date and must be maintained. To be eligible for a Child Development Supervisor Permit, individuals must satisfy ALL of the requirements listed in one of the following options:

 

Option 1:

1. Meet the education and experience requirements of the Associate Teacher.

2. Completion of an associate degree or 60 semester units from an accredited institution. 

3. Completion of six additional semester units of course work in administration and supervision of child care and development programs. These units must be comprised of two courses: one introductory course and one advanced course, or two courses of different topical content. 

4. Completion of an additional two semester units of adult supervision course work. 

5. Completion of 350 days of experience in an instructional capacity in a child care and development program, working at least three hours per day within the last four years. This experience must include at least 100 days of supervising adults in a child care and development program. Upon hire, this experience must be verified by submitting an original letter from the employer of official letterhead.

 

Option 2:

1. Completion of a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.

2. Completion of 12 or more semester units of early childhood education or child development course work.

3. Completion of three semester units of supervised field experience in an early childhood education setting.

 

Option 3:

1. Possess a valid Administrative Services Credential authorizing service in California public schools.

2. Completion of 12 or more semester units of early childhood education or child development course work.

3. Completion of three semester units of supervised field experience in an early childhood education setting.

 

Option 4:

1. Possess a valid Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential or a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Home Economics.

2. Completion of 12 or more semester units of early childhood education or child development course work.

3. Completion of three semester units of supervised field experience in an early childhood education setting.

 

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

 

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)

 

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.