Job Number: 29371719 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $40,674 - $46,583
Position Information UC Riverside's Early Childhood Services is recruiting for full-time, career Classroom Assistants. Under the general supervision of the Early Childhood Services (ECS) Executive Director, Site Supervisor, and the close supervision of the classroom Lead Teacher, the Classroom Assistant will provide assistance to ensure the smooth function of daily routines, implementation of the early care and education programs, and ensure compliance with mandated adult:child ratios. Works as part of the Early Childhood Services teaching team.
**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **
Education Education Requirements
Degree Requirement 6 units of Early Childhood Education. Required Associate's degree in early childhood education. Preferred
Certification Requirement Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Preferred
Experience Requirement Minimum of 1 year experience working in a licensed child development center. Required
Minimum Requirements Special Condition Requirement Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment start date. Required Negative TB test and background check clearance required prior to start. Required Overtime Required Must be 18 years of age, a high school graduate, or be currently participating in an occupational program at high school. Required
Preferred Qualifications Skill to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents. Skills to take direction in meeting children's needs, classroom needs and parent needs. Physical ability to lift and carry children up to 30 pounds, frequently and as necessary. Skill to maintain confidentiality at all times. Knowledge of current philosophies and research in early care and education, Pre-K Guidelines, and Early Literacy. Knowledge of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Developmentally Appropriate Practices. Knowledge of appropriate health and safety standards for toileting, food handling and hand washing.
Additional Information Ability to perform CPR/First Aid on children who have been injured and may be unable to stand up and/or walk.