Job description



The Child Development Assistant Senior functions as the lead teacher in the classroom, including overseeing support staff in the classroom, planning daily activities, completing ongoing child assessments, and supporting and observing adult students.

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of specialized duties related to care and education of young children and provide direction and training of child development majors in the Child Development Center and affiliated programs.


Provide care and education for classrooms of children, 2 years old through preschool age, and interact with the children in a developmentally appropriate manner.

The planning and implementation of age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities, which reflect the philosophy of the Child Development Center.

Attend and participate in staff meetings which may include meeting with instructional faculty.

Maintain open oral and written communication with parents, including both formal parent conferences which occur twice yearly and informal parent conferences as needed.

Participate in planning and implementing team plans for children, in a developmentally appropriate inclusive environment.

Follow established District and child development safety practices.

Continually assess children based on program requirements and curriculum development needs.

Maintain departmental area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure compliance with established safety procedures and regulations. Provide an environment which enhances the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and physical development of young children.

Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.


Participate in classroom rotations as assigned.

Assist students in class assignments which may include scheduling of an activity and evaluation of the activity.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Provide direction to student staff in the classroom of assignment.

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.

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Posted: 12/18/2018
Application Due: 1/16/2019
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