Child Care Assistant Teacher
Job Number 1907052
Child Care Assistant Teacher
Closing Date: 09/06/2019
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Position InformationLocationEastview CampusHours40 hours/week as assigned; Generally Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:30 pmSalarySpecialist 3.5/113 ($31,200.00 - $34,553.00)FLSA StatusNon-ExemptReports ToManager, Child Care SchoolCriminal Background CheckPre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.General Statement of Job
To provide lab and/or classroom support services to children, students, and faculty. Performs the duties of Assistant Teacher at the Children's Lab School.
Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Observes, enhances, guides and supervises children's daily activities and interactions; provides daily basic care and teaches self-help skills.Conducts indoor and outdoor safety checks, removes any hazardous objects or materials; sanitizes all surfaces, toys, and equipment. Works collaboratively with teachers to plan and implement daily learning activities and projects; offers ideas for future learning experiences and makes adjustments to enhance learning.Collects and tracks data on children's developmental growth using assessment tools. Works with the teacher to interpret information relating to children's developmental progress.Communicates with parents to share and exchange information relating to the child. Fills out daily charts, posts notes or reminders, and answers parent's questions; participates in home visits.Assists teachers in modeling, overseeing and guiding beginning, intermediate, and advanced child development students doing field work to gain practical experience teaching young children.Assists teachers in providing oral and written feedback to child development students including mid-term and final evaluations for student practices.Work collaboratively with teachers to oversee child development student projects conducted in the classroom and serves as a coach and mentor for adult students in applying knowledge and building skills.Takes on the responsibilities of the teacher for the classroom in his/her absence.
Additional Job Specific Duties
This position is part of a teaching team that participates in a two year "loop" with infants and toddlers. The first year, the team has eight infants (age six months through 17 months on 9/1 of that academic year). The second year the team moves up to the toddler classroom with their children and additional children are added to create a classroom of ten toddlers (18-30 months on 9/1 of that academic year). The team will be working with infants in the 2019-20 year.KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Principles and practices of child development and early chilhood education. Safety practices and procedures as they relate to a child care facility. Principals and practices of child care program activities. First aid and CPR.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule, which may include evening shifts. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills. Effectively using organizational and planning skills. Providing early childhood care and education. Assessing safety of situations. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Technology Skills
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.Required Work ExperienceTwo years related work experience.
Preferred Work Experience
Five years related work experience with some of that experience in an NAEYC Accredited early childhood program.Required EducationAssociate degree in Child Development, Early Education, or a related degree with 30-36 hours of child development/ early childhood coursework.
Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other
Required to successfully complete state and FBI criminal background checks, completion of OSHA blood borne pathogen training, and health assessment and TB test prior to employment. Required to successfully complete First Aid/CPR certification within first two weeks of employment.Other Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with adult learners in a lab setting.Physical Requirements
Work is performed in a child development setting, both indoors and outdoors. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds.SafetyWork safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law. DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.
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