Early Childhood Lab School Teacher - Director Qualified

Job description

Job no: 493630
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Early Childhood Lab School
Role: Early Childhood Lab School Teacher-Director Qualified

Advertised: November 30, 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications close:

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

TBD

Rate of Pay:

$36,192

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Grant Funded:

No

Job Summary:

An employee in this classification performs work of moderate difficulty by providing quality care for the children of students, staff and faculty of the college. Work is defined by the abilty to plan and implement age-appropriate curriculum, maintain the classroom and keep accurate records of the center’s daily operations. Will assume responsibility for emergencies in the absence of the Director and/or Supervisor. General supervision will be received from the assigned manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. All new child care directors hired on or after July 1, 2017 shall have a minimum of an associate degree in child development or early childhood education, or the equivalent (defined as 64 semester hours in any discipline with a minimum of 21 semester hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education) and either a Gateways to Opportunity Level I Illinois Director Credential (see 89 Ill. Adm. Code 50.720(b) and http://www.ilgateways.com/en/illinois-director-credential-idc) or 3 semester hours of college credit or 3 points of credential approved training in administration, leadership or management.
  2. Effective July 1, 2017, licensed child care centers must have an employee on site at all times with a minimum of an associate degree in child development or early childhood education or the equivalent (defined as 64 semester hours in any discipline with a minimum of 21 semester hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education).
  3. Good knowledge of the State of Illinois licensing standards and regulations.
  4. Considerable skill in verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department including days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    Essential Duties:

    1. Supervise children and staff in classroom; engage children of differing ages and developmental stages in classroom activities.
    2. Provide a nurturing environment to help foster the children’s cognitive, physical, emotional and social growth. Care for children; ensure children are eating healthy foods and are adhering to any dietary restrictions; encourage healthy habits (routine hand washing, etc.)
    3. Assist in the planning of age-appropriate curriculum that will encourage the children’s developmental growth.
    4. Maintain a clean, healthy classroom environment; clean and disinfect classroom and equipment routinely.
    5. Maintain accurate records of the center’s daily operations, carefully documenting the children’s progress.
    6. Establish and maintain open communications with parents and report regularly on the children’s progress, as well as any incidences involving the children.
    7. Assume responsibility for the program in the Director and/or Supervisor absence.
    8. Maintains required training, licensure and/or certification
    9. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to applicable privacy laws
    10. Demonstrates sensitivity, understanding and respect of diverse populations within the workplace
    11. Maintains an understanding of the work of colleagues to effectively provide back-up and/or support for co-workers during times when the division is short-staffed or experiencing an increased volume of work
    12. Adheres to department guidelines for attendance and punctuality.

    Other Duties:

    1. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
    2. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

    Physical Demands:

    Medium (up to 50 lbs. occasionally or 30 lbs frequently or 10 lbs constantly)

    Visual Acuity:

    Visual Acuity (arm’s length)

    Work Environment:

    Loud noise

    Environmental Conditions:

    Typical office or administrative

    Outdoor weather

    Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

    The initial posting date for this position is 11/30/2020. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 12/7/2020 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

    Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

    In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

     

     

     

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