Assistant Teacher or Associate Teacher Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services Job #: 1807975
Full Time; Partial Year Career The Assistant Teacher position: $17.87 hourly The Associate Teacher position: $18.96 hourly
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Business and Administrative Services (BAS) division at the University of California (UC) Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services, facilities, employee housing and capital planning, dining services, conference services, early education services, the Bay Tree Bookstore, ID card services, and business and financial analysis for these areas. Through these units, educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
The Assistant Teacher and Associate Teacher are the entry level of the Child Development Center series. The Assistant Teacher and Associate Teacher work under the supervision of the Site Supervisor and Director of Early Education Services. The Assistant Teacher and Associate Teacher are responsible for the general supervision and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants, preschoolers, and school age children; ages 11 months and 12 years. In addition, incumbent may give direction to the Student Teacher's Aides. The incumbent assumes responsibility for the general supervision and safety of all children. In conjunction with the teachers, establish effective communication with families, attend regularly scheduled staff meetings, actively participate as a team member, and participate in professional growth activities.
Multiple positions available for Assistant Teacher and Associate Teacher positions. ***Applications are continuously accepted for both positions.***
PLEASE NOTE: Per the California State Commission on Teacher Credentialing permit matrix:
--- Selected Candidates who possess the Child Development Permit at the Assistant Teacher level will be offered an Assistant Teacher position. The Assistant Teacher position pays $17.87 hourly.
--- Selected Candidates who possess the Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher level will be offered an Associate Teacher position. The Associate Teacher position pays $18.96 hourly.
Some special conditions include:
Current California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Assistant Teacher or above Permit.
Ability to obtain a current Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certificate.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-offer criminal history background check prior to employment.
Possess a minimum of six post-secondary units and in process of obtaining a total of 12 postsecondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development completed at an accredited or approved college or university. These units must include the core courses, as defined by Title 22 licensing requirements.
At least six months of work experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group childcare program dealing with children under five years of age.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of children's developmental needs in social, emotional, cognitive and physical areas.
Ability to implement a developmentally appropriate program for children, e.g., curriculum, assessment, and environment.
Currently accepting applications for this position; is open until filled.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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