· Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive program, meeting needs of all children and families according to appropriate State and Federal regulations, policies and procedures
· Organizes and maintains a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensures a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility
· Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing, and feeding infants and toddlers
· Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self-help skills
· Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers
· Collaborates with parents as the child's first teachers in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; conducts conferences, home visits and communicates verbally and in writing as required and as needed
· Observes and records individual and group behavior and refers significant behaviors or concerns to specialists
· Monitors and maintains all appropriate records, documents and files, submit reports in a timely and accurate manner as required and follows confidentiality guidelines
· Uses required screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities
· Implements appropriate behavior management techniques and follows policy
· Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children
· Models and provides appropriate guidance and leadership to other instructional staff and children
· Facilitates open, effective, and professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children
· Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development
· Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required
· Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required
· Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations
· Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program
License Required: Possession of a valid California motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.
Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Possession of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, 6 semester Early Childhood Education units related to infant/toddler care, plus 16 General Education (GE) units.
Prefer an Associates of Arts (AA) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university.
Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate (CCC
Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination and have fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances.
PLEASE NOTE: At the time of application, all applicants must attach official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to firstname.lastname@example.org within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection.
For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California
Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply
You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting:
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1812 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-7000
Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov
Location: Contra Costa County, CA
Salary: 19.33 - 23.50
Posted On: January 2nd, 2020
The Community Services Bureau (CSB) is part of a national network of Community Action Agencies established by the 1964 War on Poverty to address the underlying conditions that cause poverty. In 2006, the Community Services Department was made a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department. With an annual budget of almost $30 Million and approximately 400 employees in 15 service locations across the county, CSB is the largest childcare provider in Contra Costa County. Each year we combine federal Head Start and State Child Development funds to provide primarily full-day, full-year Early Childhood Education Services to over 2,000 children and their families.
CSB is the Community Action agency for Contra Costa County through Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funding, CSB provides direct assistance with home energy costs, weatherization, and funding for community based organizations to assist the low-income population move out of poverty.