Assists in the provision of appropriate, specialized developmental care and instruction for children in the Child Development Center (CDC). In addition, performs basic oversight and supervision for children enrolled.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work requirements indicate
Responsibilities: 85% Provides developmentally appropriate care of children and ensures care provided is in compliance with state and NAEYC guidelines. Assists in maintaining a program environment that promotes positive child interactions with other children and adults. Interacts with children using approved child guidance techniques. Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, students, and faculty. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices. Helps serve family style snacks and meals. Assists in parent involvement activities on a regular basis
10% Assist in the design, implementation, and review of activity plans, responsible for health and safety of children in assigned areas. Observes and evaluates each child's health and development and reports on and maintains records of observations. Assists in preparing, arranging, and maintaining indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Uses prepared curriculum/program materials and assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment
5% Notifies supervisor of health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Assists In achieving and maintaining compliance with Texas Minimum Standards and national accreditation criteria.
Required Education and Experience: Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or equivalent and be working toward an Associates or Bachelors degree. Must have a minimum of 6 months of experience working with children in a child care setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding.
Internal Number: R-006631
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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