Status:  Full-time and Part Time

Submit resumes to: slangham@davisstreet.org; glopez@davisstreet.org

SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, provide developmental care and supervision to children enrolled in the Child Development Center; implement age appropriate curriculum for children; establish and maintain supportive relationships with children and parents; and perform related work as required.

DUTIES:

  • Assists with planning, adapting and scheduling age appropriate curriculum involving various activities to stimulate children’s cognitive skills, abilities and development.
  • Provides continuous supervision to children enrolled.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment and ensure health and safety standards are followed.
  • Maintains Center, rooms and play areas in a clean, orderly, and safe condition; sets up rooms and areas for various activities such as meal times, naps, games, etc.
  • Records daily observations of children’s behavior and activities; monitors behavioral patterns and completes developmental child assessments and adapts the learning environment to meet the needs of all individual children profiles.
  • Schedules parent conferences to discuss children’s development and concerns; works with master teacher and family to devise learning and development strategies as necessary.
  • Maintains accurate attendance and enrollment records, maintains appropriate confidential records.
  • Monitor children for signs of child abuse and reports incidents of suspected abuse to appropriate authorities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of child development and best practices in the classroom.

ABILITY TO:

Implement a program based on sound principles of child development and the goals and expectations of DSFRC; interact positively with children and act as an appropriate adult role model; meet Title 5 regulations, enforce and apply all laws, rules and regulations; read, understand and interpret standard official legal documents; communicate effectively in English; apply concepts of integrated curriculum development in a non-biased manner; give and follow written and oral instructions; exercise judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving problems; maintain accurate and detailed records; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 24 Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development (CD) units. AA degree in ECE or related field preferred
  • Current (or in progress) Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • One-year teaching experience
  • CPR / First Aid certification (or in progress)
  • Knowledge of child development and ability to implement age appropriate curriculum and activities
  • Live Scan background check and finger print clearance
  • Teacher must be age 18 or older

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting children or heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing, or walking. Must be able to work safely in an environment containing biological conditions which may be unhealthy or hazardous (such as bodily fluids and waste, germs, childhood illnesses and diseases).

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time