|Teaching Responsibilities Ã¯ Provides primary care giving and maintains daily intake, comments and close communication with parents. Ã¯ Performs and records focused child observations which includes California Department of Education (CDE) required DRDP assessments for all children. Ã¯ Prepares materials and classroom opportunities that meet the individual needs of children. Ã¯ Plans and provides activities that stimulate childrenÃs curiosity and abilities. Ã¯ Participates in parent/teacher conferences (fall and spring) or more frequently if needed. 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¯ Collaborates with classroom team members to develop programs that respond to parent survey summaries, DRDP findings, and ITRS/ECRS ratings. Ã¯ Includes all children regardless of developmental level and or presenting temperament. |
Classroom Responsibilities Ã¯ Maintains a positive, safe and nurturing environment for young children and families. Ã¯ Develops trusting relationships with children, parents, and colleagues. Ã¯ Performs daily health and safety checks on children. Ã¯ Conducts classroom equipment and playground safety inspections routinely. Ã¯ Maintains well organized classroom by continually restoring and enhancing the environment so itÃs suitable for young children. Ã¯ Establishes and maintains center file, portfolio, and assessment of each child in primary care group. Ã¯ Models project-based developmental or PITC teaching styles, as appropriate for age group assigned. Ã¯ Coaches substitute teachers, student assistants and volunteers. Ã¯ Completes classroom environmental ratings annually. Ã¯ Maintains child family confidentiality of information and records. Ã¯ Monitors the sign-in sheets, attendance and meal counts. Ã¯ Monitors disaster preparedness supplies & practices drills. Ã¯ Supports classroom team by taking needed time to share relevant information with co-workers. 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¯ Directs, orients, trains, coaches and evaluates student assistants in collaboration with Site Coordinator or Center Director as outlined in ECEP Teacher Resource Guide. Ã¯ Participates in classroom parent meetings, parent conferences and special center events. Ã¯ Plans and leads center intake meetings and orientation of new families. Ã¯ Contributes to center newsletter and program publications. Ã¯ Represents ECEP by being responsive, caring and informative in communication with parents, other teachers and the campus community at large. Ã¯ Develops trustworthy relationships with peers, supervisors and managers. Ã¯ Attends all required meetings, ECEP or RSSP events, trainings and activities related to the classroom and program as scheduled and assigned by supervisor. Ã¯ Resolves conflicts quickly and involves supervisor and or other management members when appropriate. Ã¯ Adheres to policies in the ECEP Teacher Resource Guide including, but not limited to: health and safety policies, program philosophy guidelines, use of prep time, and any other policies and procedures therein. Ã¯ Models intentional learning and emerging literacy in all aspects of teaching and care giving. Ã¯ Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.Ã¯ State of California Child Development Teacher Permit (or higher level). Teacher Permit must be maintained while employed for UC Berkeley ECEP as a Teacher. Ã¯ 3 or more ECE Infant or Toddler units required 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¯ Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand and walk up to 4 hours per day, and to work at child's level. 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 and Excel. 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¯ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Education/Training: Ã¯ Current CA TeacherÃs Commission Child Development Teacher Permit or higher. Teacher Permit must be maintained while employed for UC Berkeley ECEP as a Teacher. Ã¯ Must have 3 or more infant/toddler development units
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 governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/cx/index.html