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Child Development Center Associate Teacher - Cal City

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Child Development Center Associate Teacher - Cal City
Position Number: 01968
Posting Date 02/28/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date 05/30/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Classified
Rate:
Work Week 20 hrs per Week
Minimum Salary: $996.02
Maximum Salary: $1,407.40
Benefits:

Sick leave, vacation and retirement.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Disability benefits are voluntary and prorated for less than 40 hour per week employees.

College/Site: Cerro Coso College
Location CC-California City
Basic Function

This position will be assigned to the California City center.

Under supervision, provide assistance to the classroom teacher in the care, development, and instruction of preschool children and infants in a child development center program.

Education and Experience

Any combination equivalent to: Graduation from high school supplemented by twelve semester units of course work in early childhood education or a related field AND one year of experience working with children in an organized setting. Possession of, or eligibility to obtain and retain, a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintain satisfactory level of progress toward and the successful completion of the Professional Development requirement for Permit renewal.
  • 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 check including fingerprints.

Note: Degrees and credits generally must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406).

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, practices, and techniques.
  • Current best practices for inclusive early childhood education.
  • 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:

  • Develop age and developmentally appropriate lesson plans and outlines.
  • Effectively conduct activities for children.
  • Monitor the behaviour of young children and oversee activities.
  • Maintain a children’s center in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
  • Apply basic principles and practices of nutrition.
  • Administer basic First Aid.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Prepare and servce food in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
Salary Grade 29.0
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 May 30, 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.
  3. * Are you a current employee of the Kern Community College District?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

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