SUMMARY: Under general supervision of a Site Supervisor or Master Teacher, provide support and assistance in a preschool classroom and on the playground. Work with children individually or in small groups; provide activities as planned; assist children with personal needs; work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment. This position is included in the Head Start certificated bargaining unit and is subject to terms of the union agreement regarding membership, payment of like fee, or donation to recognized charity.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 12 units in ECE/CD including core courses (3 units must be Infant-Toddler Development).Experience in an instructional capacity as required for Associate Teacher Permit (50 days of 3 or more hours per day within the last 2 years).
CREDENTIALS AND/OR SKILLS: Hold/qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher. Possess or obtain within 90 days of hire a Pediatric First Aid and CPR certificate. Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practice. Ability to plan, organize and oversee a preschool classroom; work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H-6 printout required.
Satisfactory results from pre-employment physical required.
Location: Merced, CA
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted On: July 5th, 2019