The Occidental College Child Development Center serves children 2-5 years of age. It is a developmentally-appropriate, play-based, full-day program. The Afternoon teacher will report to the Director. This role includes serving as the substitute Administrator/Director on site, when the Director is not present. The Afternoon Teacher will work with classroom teachers and aides to supervise children and facilitate play, during both outdoor and indoor play. The hours for this position will be Monday through Friday from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. The position will be available until June 29, 2018 The position will be available until June 29, 2018 (with the possibility that this position may extend further).
The Afternoon Teacher’s Duties and Responsibilities will include the following:
Serving as the substitute Administrator/Director, when Director is not on site
Working with other teachers/aides to ensuring the safety of children
Providing supervision of children and supporting children during both outdoor and indoor play
Collaborating with other teachers/aides to provide enriching play activities for children
Helping children with toileting/diapering
AA (or higher) degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education preferred.
Minimum of 15 semester units in Child Development/ECE, with one course in General Child Growth & Development, one course in Child, Family & Community, one course Curriculum and one 3- semester-unit course in Administration and Supervision of Early Childhood Programs.
Must have, at least, 2 years of experience in early childhood education in a school/classroom setting.
Must understand appropriate evaluation/assessment criteria for children ages two to five years of age
CPR and First Aid training is required and must be up to date.
Must be qualified and prepared to serve as the substitute Administrator/Director when Director is not on site.
Must have general knowledge of Title 22 Regulations, the functions of Social Services, the Fire Department, etc.
The teacher must support an attitude that every child has the ability and opportunity to succeed in all areas.
Must use effective oral and written communication skills.
Teacher must be willing and able to assist in all center activities.
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