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Location: La Jolla, California
Internal Number: 116797
This recruitment will remain open until filled.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/08/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/17/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under the supervision of the ECEC Program Coordinator, the Teacher 1 will receive work direction from Lead Teachers (CDC Teacher II) in the planning and implementation of daily curriculum of all aspects of a quality program for children aged three months to five years. Work closely with the Lead Teacher to maintain program quality, adhering to State Licensing regulations, Desired Results for all children and the National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation Standards. Plan, prepare and implement age appropriate activities in daily curriculum areas such as: language, art, dramatic play, multicultural and social justice awareness, manipulative toys, carts and crafts, block play, problem solving, science, nutrition and outdoor play.
Observe, document, assess and complete developmental profile of each child's overall growth and development using the DRDP-R or an equivalent assessment tool. Constantly monitor safety factors and required adult-child ratios. Create and maintain a warm and positive classroom environment which is inclusive and promotes mutual respect. Acknowledge and respect the integrity of each child and encourage the development of positive self-image to allow the child to comfortably and successfully explore and learn.
Assist children with hygiene (washing, diapering, toileting), monitor health needs of children and assist with meal and snack service. Monitor adult and child working areas to ensure they are safe, sanitary and orderly. Maintain best practices to ensure visual observation of children at all times to prevent children from being left unsupervised or from leaving the center. Follow established health and safety procedures for handling emergencies as identified in the ECEC Handbook. Interact with parents daily and give brief reports of child's experience in pertinent areas. Under direction of or in absence of Lead Teacher, schedule and conduct regular parent-Teacher conferences to maintain open communication and rapport with parents. Assist the Lead Teacher in documenting child attendance records, correspondence, child observation notes, lesson plans, accident reports and assessments.
Qualified candidates who do not possess a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or above from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing will be hired into an Assistant Teacher position. (Payroll Title: CHILD DEV CTR AST, Hiring Salary Range: $40,131.36 - $43,827.12/Year).
Qualified candidates who possess a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or above from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing will be hired into Teacher 1 position. (Payroll Title: CHILD DEV CTR TEACHER 1, Hiring Salary Range: $41,384.16 - $46,854.72/Year)
Must hold a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or above from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing prior to hire.
Experience in planning and implementation of curriculum for children aged three months to five years.
Thorough knowledge of and experience working within federal and state health safety regulations applicable to a child development facility.
Proven knowledge of and demonstrated experience using various emergency response procedures. Ability to act quickly, calmly and appropriately in hazardous situations.
Experience using developmental assessment tools to prepare written assessments of children's growth and development.
Experience creating successful partnerships with parents, children, teachers and community representatives in providing a quality development and education program.
Strong ability to understand and incorporate Child Development theory and best practices in early Childhood group care education settings.
Proven ability to coordinate the program for one group of children and their parents.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with and be sensitive to a culturally diverse community.
Proven ability to speak, read and write English to be understood by young children and to prepare lesson plans, reports, evaluations and general correspondence.
Proven ability to work with a variety of age-