The Early Childhood Education Program (ECEP) serves over 260 children (3 months through pre-kindergarten) of university (faculty, staff and students) and community families. The program consists of over 60 career FTE, 10 – 30+ limited and per diem substitutes, and 60 - 80 student assistants who work daily with children and families in the program to assure quality early education experiences that best nurture and develop the individual child, support a family responsive environment for the university and advance the field of early childhood education.
This position requires a strong foundation in ECE pedagogy and developmentally appropriate care and educational practices for young children in a group setting that utilizes low adult to child ratios.
Education/Training: •Maintains current CA Teacher’s Commission Child Development Teacher Permit or higher. •Must have 3 or more infant/toddler development units, if hired for an infant/ toddler room.
Licenses or certifications required, if any: •Maintains current Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification. •Provides proof of current TB clearance, up-to-date measles vaccination and up-to-date health screening clearance and any new State or UC Berkeley health requirements for positions working with young children. •Must complete blood borne pathogen training annually - upon hire. •Must complete on-line State of CA Mandated Reporter training - upon hire.