|Classroom Responsibilities Ã¯ Provides caregiving functions as needed and when appropriate, i.e. diapering, napping, feeding, nurturing, etc. Assists in the maintenance of center as a safe and clean environment for children. Ã¯ Practices responsive caregiving in all aspects of daily care. Engages in intentional interactions with children in teaching and learning. Ã¯ Helps organize, set up, supervise and clean up curriculum activities that stimulate childrenÃs curiosity and abilities. Ã¯ Supports National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Ã¬best practicesÃ®. Ã¯ Supports the practices of Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) philosophy in infant/toddler rooms. Ã¯ Observes and interacts with children as individuals and shares observations with staff. Provides feedback to teachers that support individual needs of children. Provides input to teachers in support of parent/teacher conferences. Ã¯ Uses respectful language and positive guidance when addressing childrenÃs behavior in the classroom. Participates in classroom management to maintain a positive learning atmosphere. Includes all children regardless of developmental level and or presenting temperament. |
Professional Responsibilities Ã¯ Participates and attends all required ECEP and RSSP meetings, staff meetings, workshops, trainings and other activities as requested by the Center Director. Ã¯ Represents ECEP by being responsive, caring and informative in communication with parents, other teaching staff and the campus community at large. Ã¯ Develops trustworthy relationships with peers, supervisors and managers. Ã¯ Resolves conflicts quickly and involves supervisor and or other management members when appropriate. Ã¯ Adheres to policies in the ECEP TeacherÃs Resource Guide. Ã¯ Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.Ã¯ 6+ ECE units + 1-year paid, on the floor experience working with children 0 to 5 years OR 12+ ECE units + 1-year volunteer or paid, on the floor experience working with children 0 to 5 years Ã¯ Must have 3 or more infant/toddler development units, if hired for an infant/ toddler room Ã¯ Must have received fingerprint clearance through the Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division. Background clearance must be maintained while employed for UC Berkeley. Ã¯ Demonstrated ability and experience to teach and work independently in a center-based child care program Ã¯ Knowledge of developmental needs and appropriate learning experiences for children 3 months to 5 years. Ã¯ Familiarity with child development theory and practice. Ã¯ Demonstrated ability to perform basic computer use, including: keyboard and mouse, simple data entry, use of email software and internet search. Ã¯ Proficiency with basic level MS Word. Ã¯ Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. Ã¯ Ability to proofread work for accuracy. Ã¯ Ability to work with diverse clientele using patience, tact, sensitivity and diplomacy. Ã¯ Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand and walk up to 4 hours per day, and to work at child's level. Ã¯ Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Education/Training: Ã¯ High School diploma or GED minimum educational requirement Ã¯ 6+ ECE units + 1-year paid, in-classroom experience OR 12+ ECE units + 1-year volunteer or paid, in-classroom experience Ã¯ Must have 3 or more infant/toddler development units, if hired for an infant/ toddler room
Licenses or certifications: Ã¯ Current Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain within three months of hire. Certification must be maintained while employed for UC Berkeley ECEP. Ã¯ Current Health Screening clearance and TB clearance Ã¯ Up-to-date measles and pertussis vaccination and any new State or UC Berkeley health requirements for positions working with young children. Ã¯ Must complete blood borne pathogen training annually - upon hire. Ã¯ Must complete on-line State of CA Mandated Reporter training - upon hire. This position is a Per Diem position. The various shifts during our operating hours for this role are Monday - Friday, from 7:45 am - 5:45 pm. Must be flexible and able to work any of those hours, as well as able to work at any of our 5 Centers located around the Berkeley Campus and in Albany. Due to operational demands, flexibility with availability is highly preferred.