Center Aide

Child Abuse Prevention Council - Stockton, CA


Definition of Classification:

Under general supervision the Center Aide will support the teaching staff by assisting with all components of a quality preschool program classroom and support the teachers in the development of age appropriate programs, incorporating a literacy rich environment for children, using Child Development Education. The Center Aide will work effectively with the teachers and maintain positive staff relationships.

Description of Duties:


1. Represent the agency in a consistently professional manner, always modeling a commitment to the agency’s Mission and Values.
2. Promote and maintain a sense of teamwork between Early Education Services, other CAPC staff, volunteers, Board members, and other individuals relevant to the successful operation of each program.
3. Develop and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with other stakeholders to ensure support of the agency’s vision, mission and values.
4. Ability to work effectively with diverse staff, parents, children and community members.
5. Maintain compliance and knowledge of all CAPC Policies and Procedures, funding and regulatory rules, and laws that apply to the program contracts and oversight agencies.

Program Specific:

1. Provide for the health, safety, and nutrition of children.

A. Assist with the supervision of children at all times to ensure a safe environment according to Cal OSHA Guidelines (SB198) Plan, Licensing 22 and Title 5 Standards.
B. Implement healthy practices within the classroom environment using universal health precautions including but not limited to washing hands, using appropriate gloves. Providing support with toileting/diapering is ONLY permitted per licensing regulations.
C. Provide food service support (serving and cleaning) for meals, snacks, and other activities according to accepted practices.
D. Be familiar with emergency procedures and implement center’s plan for medical and disaster related emergencies according to (SB198) guidelines.
E. Assist in maintaining a clean environment.
F. Communicate all family updates to the Teacher or Site Coordinator.

2. Provide Early Childhood Programming

A. Assist in the implementation of lesson plans that reflect the value statement and philosophy of the Agency integrating indoor and outdoor environments.
B. Assist in implementing age appropriate literacy activities under the supervision of CAPC teaching staff.
C. Encourage and model language expansion, extended learning and problem-solving strategies throughout the day.
D. Assist in cleanup/ setup of classroom activities.
3. Ability to handle the daily commotion, high noise levels, and pressures of the Center on a daily basis.
4. Physically and mentally capable to responsibly and professionally assist children and ensure their
safety in a variety of settings, including but not limited to classroom, playground, and in the community.
5. Network with other community agencies and participate when requested, in community and health
fairs and other events designed to promote CAPC programs.
6. Other duties, both program specific and CAPC related, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: 0-12 units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development, and High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Assistant level Permit from State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, or eligible to apply for permit desired.

Enrollment in an educational program, within 90 days of employment and each semester or quarter until a minimum of six to twelve (6-12) units have been completed.

For Head Start funded programs, a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units are required.

Experience: At least 1 year of experience working with children ages 0 to 5.

Knowledge of: Childhood development and child abuse issues.

Ability to: Express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain
working relationships with others; present oneself professionally. Engage students in interactive
learning experience.

Technical Skills: Beginner’s level knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook and internet usage.

Condition of Employment: Employee shall submit fingerprints for Department of Justice Clearance,
and provide annually, a DMV record report compliant with the Agency’s liability insurance
requirements. Employee must have a car, a valid driver’s license, and proof of automobile insurance.

Employee must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with clients
and co-workers in a compassionate, non-discriminatory, non-judgmental manner. Position is
dependent on continued funding and is an at-will position. Available to work on evenings and
weekends as required by supervisor. Continuation in an educational program each semester or quarter
until six to twelve (6-12) units have been completed is required. All coursework must be completed
with a grade of C or better from a regionally accredited college.

The employee is required to provide proof of immunizations records for Pertussis, Measles (unless a
written statement form the employee’s physician that there is a medical reason not to vaccinate the
employee), an annual record of Flu immunization (or a signed statement from the employee that they
have declined to be vaccinated against the flu), and a T.B. clearance (checked every two years).

Physical Demands: In order to perform the job duties associated with this position, the employee is
regularly required to use his/her hands to finger, handle, grasp objects, tools and/or controls. The
ability to talk, sit, stand, crouch, squat, walk, and hear well is necessary. The employee may also be
required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, or crouch. Repetitively
lift from floor to waist and/or move 30 pounds. Visual ability to judge distance, color, focus, and see
peripheral objects is also necessary. Mental ability to handle commotion, high noise levels, and
pressures of Children’s Center on a daily basis, and assume responsibility for safety and welfare of
children in a variety of settings, including but not limited to the classroom, playground and community.

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by every CAPC
employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.

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Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: PT

Location: Stockton, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: October 10th, 2018

Agency Details



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