Child Development Center Lead Teacher .75 (2-Year Temporary Position)

Jun 12, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Child Development Center Lead Teacher .75 (2-Year Temporary Position)

$25,869.00 - $31,438.00 Annually

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Job Type
Child Development Center Teacher

Child Development Center

Job Number

6/30/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

Position Description

Under the supervisionof the Child Development Center Director, the Child Development Lead Teacher shall develop and implement a comprehensive classroom curriculum that is responsible to meet the unique needs of the children and their families, promotes growth in all areas of development, and supports children's feelings of competence, self-respect and internal control.


Child Development Center Teacher's essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Provides a model of teaching excellence in the classroom.
• Directs the work of support staff/apprentices and other persons assigned to the classroom.
• Plans and implements developmentally appropriate curriculum for children enrolled in the program.
• Ensures the safety of the environment; documents all incidents involving injury, behavioral problems, and/or any unusual events; and communicates as appropriate to Child Development Center Director and parents.
• Demonstrates the ability to exercise control, maintain classroom discipline, and instructs children on the appropriate use of equipment and materials.
• Prepares materials and classrooms to implement daily curriculum activities.
• Maintains a classroom environment as it relates to Community Care Licensing regulations and ECERS quality standards.
• Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
• Conducts initial parent interviews; confers with parents/guardians to discuss the developmental progress of their child/ren, to determine their priorities or goals for their child/ren, and to suggest ways that they can promote growth.
• Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
• May administer first aid/CPR in cases of accidents or injury. Adheres to Blood Borne Pathogen and Injury Prevention Program mandates and procedures.
• Adheres to Child Abuse mandates and Professional Ethics standards.
• Serves on appropriate committees.
• Other related duties as assigned by the Director, Children's Center.


• Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field.
• California Child Development Teacher Permit.
• Twelve (12) months of full-time equivalent teaching experience.
• Completion of three (3) ECE/CDC semester units in Infant/Toddler Care.
• Completion of three (3) ECE/CDC semester units in Health and Safety for Young Children, or a Certificate of Completion of a California Child Care: Preventative Health ad Safety course.
• Ability to obtain a valid CPR/First Aid/AED certificate.
• Demonstrated expertise in the administration and interpretation of assessment instruments in the child development field.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff and students of various ethnic, social, economic and academic backgrounds.
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal relations skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
• Demonstrated ability to actively listen and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

• Supervisor or Director's Permit.
• Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
• Basic computer skills.

Additional Information

Applications must be completely filled out in detail and clearly show that the applicant meets the minimum and desirable qualifications as set forth in the announcement. Application package must include:
• Letter of Application (State briefly how you meet the qualifications)
• Resume
• Professional Reference List (Include name, current address, phone number, and email address)
• Copies of All Current, Valid, and Required Certificates and Permits
• Copy of Transcripts – unofficial are acceptable (Transcripts must indicate degree earned/conferred; official sealed transcripts will be required upon hire)

• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment physical.
• Working hours: 30 hours per week, Monday through Thursday.
The following requirements must be met prior to the first day of employment:
• Clear TB test and completed physicians report; valid CPR certificate; current first aid certificate.
• Must have proof of immunity to Measles, current Pertussis and Influenza immunizations.
• Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) background clearance (Live Scan Fingerprint Clearance).

This is a two-year temporary position. Based upon the minimum and/or desirable qualifications stated in this position announcement, the initial salary placement range is $25,869 (minimum qualifications) to $31,438 (bachelor's degree). Placement is based on the Children's Center Teacher's salary schedule and is based on 187 service days and is dependent upon verification of relevant experience and coursework from a regional or national accredited institution of higher learning. Exceptional benefit package.

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