Create and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children enrolled in the Child and Family Studies Program.
Assess children's social, intellectual, emotional, nutritional, and physical needs and develop child- and adult-directed educational activities based on assessed needs.
Prepare, assess and evaluate the learning environment to create a meaningful and enriching space.
Observe, assess, and document children's learning levels; monitoring the progress of each child's growth.
Effectively build and maintain strong partnerships with families; develop relationships with children and collaborate with colleagues directly and respectfully.
Work collaboratively as a team to develop, implement, and extend curriculum for the children and families enrolled in the child care program.
Build an inclusive curriculum with awareness of diverse populations.
Possess strong composition, grammar, spelling, and proofreading abilities.
Supervise and direct aides and Early Childhood Education students in the classroom while they are fulfilling lab/class assignments for the instructional program.
Provide students, parents, caregivers, and aides with written and verbal information on child development, developmentally appropriate practices, and guidance techniques.
Maintain data on students and children including daily attendance records, meal counts, accident reports, observations, assessment reports, medicine records, and lab student files.
Model the program values in everyday practices and interactions.
Assist director, program supervisor and faculty with ongoing curriculum development, training, assessment and evolving knowledge of practices in the field of Early Childhood Education.
Assist with orientation trainings for various participants in the Child and Family Studies Program.
Maintain trainings as required by licensing, EA/QRIS, NAC accreditation and Clark College yearly.
Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
Perform related duties as required.
Position Requirements and Competencies: Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:
Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Development or related field.
Valid certification in CPR/First Aid, or the ability to obtain one upon hire.
Two years of experience working in a group setting with children ages 3 to 5 years old.
Valid MERIT ongoing training hours current.
Proof of negative TB test.
Proof of MMR immunization.
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred.
Two years' experience providing verbal and written feedback to adult learners.
Familiarity and experience with the following frameworks: Relationship based Curriculum, Emergent Curriculum, Ages and Stages related to children 3-5 years, and Reggio Emilia.
Knowledge of the following professional frameworks: state licensing regulations, QRIS, NAEYC Code of Ethics, and developmentally appropriate practices.
Knowledge of child growth, development theories, observation and assessment methods.
Internal Number: 2728103
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