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Child Development Center Teacher (COF) 11 months- (Two Positions)

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Child Development Center Teacher (COF) 11 months- (Two Positions)
Position Number: 02152
Posting Date 08/02/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date 08/16/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Classified
Rate:
Work Week 40 hrs per week, 11 month position
Minimum Salary: $2,550.07 per month
Maximum Salary: $3,603.19 per month (maximum entry $2,550.07 per month)
Benefits:

Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
•Flex 125
•AFLAC Policy
•Supplemental voluntary life insurance
•403b Tax Shelter Annuity

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.

College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location BC-Main Campus
Basic Function

Under supervision, provide for the care, development, and instruction of preschool children and infants in a child development program.

Education and Experience

Any combination equivalent to: Associate’s degree from an accredited college in early childhood education work or a related field AND one year experience working with children in an organized setting. Possession of, or eligibility to obtain and maintain, a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Licenses and other requirements:

  • Maintain satisfactory level of progress toward and successful completion of the professional development requirement for professional development.
  • Completion of pediatric CPR and first aid training through an accredited or approved program.
  • Possession of a current pediatric CPR and first aid certificate.
  • Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment physical assessment.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing.
  • Clear criminal record including fingerprint.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Early childhood education programs, practice and techniques.
  • Current best practices for inclusive early childhood education settings.
  • Instructional and tutorial techniques.
  • Requirements of maintaining a children’s center in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
  • Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Principles and practices of personal hygiene.
  • Sanitation practices related to handling and serving food.
  • Basic First Aid techniques.

ABILITY TO:

  • Plan and direct the activities of a child development center indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Oversee and direct the work of Associate Teachers, CDC Assistants, volunteers, students, and interns.
  • Develop age and developmentally appropriate lesson plans and outlines.
  • Effectively conduct activities for children.
  • Monitor the behavior of young children and oversee activities.
  • Maintain a children’s center in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
  • Apply basic principals and practices of nutrition.
  • Administer basic First Aid.
Salary Grade 34.0
Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on August 16, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
• Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Recruitment Status (tentative):
• Application Screening: TBD
• Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other
  2. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand the above statement.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document (2)