Bargaining Unit: Non Represented Rate of Pay: DOE
SUMMARY: Instructs children in activities designed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth needed as well as maintains safety and best practices for a child care setting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following:
Keeps areas of responsibility in compliance with State of California, Dept. of Social Services, and Title 22.
Supervision of children at all time.
Maintain focus on the children.
Maintains best practice for a child care setting.
Develops plans and submits curriculum.
Performs some housekeeping duties.
Grows professionally through education and workshops annually.
Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.
Complies with System policies and procedures.
Other duties as may be assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education and/or Experience are based on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for the Child Development Permit Matrix. All coursework must meet the approved standards of Title 22 (101216.1). In addition, employees must possess a current CPR certification. It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain education and experience qualifications and provide proof of completion to the Tahoe Forest Human Resources Department and the Tahoe Forest Children’s Center Facility Director in a timely manner.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS: Required: 12 units of Early Childhood education or Child Development (ECE/ED) required. Including 3 units each in core courses of child/human development growth and development, child/family/community or child and family relations, and program/curriculum. 50 days of 3+ hours per day within 2 years. Alternative qualification is Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) earned in California. Employees working with children under 2 required a minimum of 3 unites related to the care of infants per Title 22 (101415.1). CPR certification. Preferred: Current valid credential from the Office of Teacher Credentialing, Child Development Permit-Associate Teacher, Teacher or Master Teacher.