The teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers, preschool, and/ or school age children; as well as for developing partnerships with parents and/or caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in our program. A teacher is responsible for assuring compliance with all state regulations, NAEYC accreditation and Paths to Quality standards, and working collegially with other staff members of El Campito Child Development Center.
A current Child Development Associate (CDA)
A Bachelors of Arts or Science degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education with a pre -3rd licensure and grades of C or better from an accredited college or university
A Bachelors of Arts or Science degree from an accredited college or university that includes one (1) of the following
15 credit hours in college-level courses with document content relating to the needs, skills, development
Teaching methods of children six (6) years of age or younger from an accredited college or university with a grade of C or better
A two (2) year associate degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited college or university with grades of C or better
Must meet federal and state health and safety requirements including a national criminal history check, sex offender check, negative TB and drug screenings, and a physical exam
El Campito is South Bend's only bilingual, NAEYC Accredited, Level 4 Paths to QualityChild Development Center. Part of our mission is ensuring that every child in St. Joseph County has the opportunity to receive a high quality early childhood education.