Under the supervision of the assigned teacher, the assistant teacher shall be responsible to:
Required Education and Experience:
Preferred Criteria: Associate degree or higher in child development/ECE or *related field may substitute for the required permit. *A degree in a related field must include the following courses: child/human growth & development and child/family & community. Related fields are defined as: Liberal arts, psychology, sociology, home economics, nutrition, special education, general education, human development or health education, and with coursework equivalent to a major in early childhood education.
Knowledge and Abilities: Requires ability to speak, read and write English fluently. Ability to effectively speak and read English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese or English/Chinese preferred. Sensitivity to needs of low-income population and to multicultural beliefs and practices. Ability to work with high risk families. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Flexibility and ability to work as a team member.
Physical Abilities: Ability to see at normal distance. Hear normal conversations and sounds. Physical ability to bend, squat, sit on floor, skip, run, and climb stairs, as part of daily center activities. Ability to safely lift or assist children weighing up to 40 pounds in emergency situations only. Use hands and fingers to fill out required forms on regular and NCR paper.
License or Other Requirements. Must submit to a job pertinent pre-employment agency paid physical examination, negative tuberculosis test and criminal record background checks. Must hold Infant First Aid and CPR certificate and renew upon every expiration. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of all required tests and background checks mentioned above. Periodic physical examinations and TB clearances will be required if hired. Possession of a valid California driver’s license and automobile with appropriate insurance coverage is preferred but may be required depending on the needs of the department at the time of hire. Mandated reporter.
Location: Oxnard, CA
Salary: 15.08 - 19.36
Posted On: March 30th, 2021
Come join Child Development Resources (CDR), a non-profit corporation committed to enriching and strengthening the lives of children and their families in Ventura County through quality child care and developmental services. For more information, please visit our site at www.cdrv.org
CDR OFFERS A COMPETITIVE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDING: Major Medical Plans, Dental, Vision, Life, Short & Long Term Disability, and Long Term Care Ins. for full-time employees (30+hrs/wk). Profit-Sharing (Retirement) Plan and Optional 403(b) Contribution, Paid Vacation, Personal, Sick, and Holiday Leave.
Initial wage/salary placement is within the range advertised for each position and based on each individual’s related experience, skills, and education. All positions are considered full-time and open until filled unless indicated otherwise. Note: Most positions are year-round except for select Head Start teaching and food services staff who usually works Sept-May or June depending on assignment. New hire candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment job-related physical examination (paid by CDR). Candidates selected for a position in the Head Start Program will also be required to pass a pre-employment federal & state child abuse and criminal background clearance and TB test. Review the pertinent job description for driver license, auto, and insurance requirements. An agency application must be completed to be considered. CDR is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourages minorities and applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures to apply.