CHILD DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT TEACHER, BUENA VISTA CHILDREN'S CENTER

Pajaro Valley Unified School District - Watsonville, CA4.1

Full-time$13 - $16 an hour
Skills
Employer:
Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Date Posted:
2/21/2019

Contact:
Esperanza Fuentes
831 7862145 2647
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Not Specified

Length of Work Year:
2019 Season

Employment Type:
Full and Part Time

Application Deadline:
3/29/2019 11:55 PM Pacific

Salary:
$12.95-$15.92 Hourly Rate
Date Posted: 2/21/2019 Application Deadline: 3/29/2019 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full and Part Time Length of Work Year: 2019 Season
Salary: $12.95-$15.92 Hourly Rate Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Esperanza Fuentes
Email: Esperanza_Fuentes@pvusd.net
Phone: 831 7862145 2647

Location:
Buena Vista Children's Center
Location: Buena Vista Children's Center
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
SUMMARY: Under the direction of classroom teacher, site supervisor and Coordinator works children center programs to provide supervision, learning activities, and support for child development. Works cooperatively with other staff members to support a positive children’s center climate and program. May work with more than one teacher or classroom. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Maintains an positive and appropriate indoor and outdoor learning environment for children. Follows a curriculum plan that meets the needs of children, families and staff. Understands and follows basic principles of human development, social/ emotional, physical, cognitive and language development within cultural and family contexts. Interacts with children in order to promote social and moral development. Understands and supports relationships and attachment. Follows the program designed by lead teachers to promote appropriate learning environment. Implements planned indoor and outdoor activities, set ups activities and routines with small groups and individual children. Supervises and interacts with children in a positive and productive manner. Applies understanding of child development and learning to observe individual children. Listens to children and engages in conversations that support cognitive and language development. Facilitates planned and written language experiences. Engages with children to support learning across the developmental domains and subject matter areas. Develops and provides appropriate child development and learning activities.. Supports primary language and cultures and development of English. May monitor the classroom when the teacher is absent from the room for short periods of time during an emergency. Supervises children and provides positive child guidance and discipline models and interventions. Assists children to verbalize concerns, problem solve and engage in pro-social behaviors. Alerts teacher and director to behaviors or issues that require consideration under Title 22 or other regulatory rights statutes. Follows Children Center rules, regulations and guidelines to promote health and safety. Understands and uses universal health precautions. Assists in maintaining accepted standards of cleanliness and sanitation of program facilities. Follows the procedures for child abuse reporting and understands the responsibility to act as a mandated reporter. Follows written procedures for medical and disaster related emergencies. Assists with regular practice drills. Works as part of teaching team to ensure that classroom is enriched and well maintained. Upholds the philosophy of the program to parents and community. Projects a positive attitude about the program. Facilitates ongoing interactions with families in order to discuss daily activities, questions or concerns. Works with teaching staff related to challenging family or community issues or concerns. Participates in a wide range of activities to support family involvement. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Entry level knowledge of child development, learning, and school readiness content and methods. Knowledge of goals and objective for the instructional program. Knowledge of positive child guidance and behavior management methods. Must have strong communication skills to interact with students, teachers, parents, and other staff and community. Requires demonstrated ability to understand and verbal and written instructions in order to provide instruction to children. Requires ability to perform ongoing support duties with minimal supervision General knowledge of computer, clerical and record keeping processes. Six Units of ECE Required in Core ECE Courses. Child Development Assistant Teacher Permit. 105 hours of professional growth every 5 years to renew permit.
Requirements for Applying
VALID ASSISTANT TEACHER CHILD DEVELOPMENT PERMIT OR ECE COURSE WORK IN CORE SUBJECTS TO QUALIFY FOR ASSISTANT TEACHER CHILD DEVELOPMENT PERMIT
BILINGUAL DESIRED (SPANISH/ENGLISH)

4 full time positions need Infant/Toddler units
4 part time positions need Infant/Toddler units

COMPLETED APPLICATION COVER LETTER RESUME THREE CURRENT LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (ONE OF THE LETTERS MUST BE FROM A SUPERVISOR WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS) COPY OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT PERMIT TRANSCRIPTS OF COURSEWORK REFLECTING ECE/CD