Teacher for the Children's CenterCAL POLY Associated Students Inc.
San Luis Obispo, CA Intern/Co-op
Posted on January 10, 2018
TEACHER (position open until filled) Definition and Purpose Under the direct supervision of the Head Teacher, the Teacher is responsible for assisting with the implementation of a quality developmentally appropriate child care program. The Teacher helps to supervise the activities of the children, the student staff, and volunteers at the Children's Center. Promoting a safe, healthy, and creative environment, the Teacher also participates in planning and implementing curriculum, and assessing children's development. Additionally, all ASI employees are responsible for upholding the core values of the organization including but not limited to exhibiting professional behavior, acting as a role model to others, displaying a positive and cooperative attitude, communicating effectively, developing expert knowledge in area of specialization, and working together as a team. Education Requirements and Qualifying Experiences Educational/License/Credential Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. 24 semester units in early childhood education or development. California Child Development Teacher permit. Current American Red Cross Certification in the following: infant/toddler/children's CPR and First Aid. Fifteen (15) hours of Health and Safety Training. Experience Requirements Minimum one (1) year experience working with preschool-aged children or infants and toddlers in a classroom setting that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job. Knowledge/Skill Requirements Working knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. General knowledge of office methods, equipment, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of Windows-based computer systems. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written. Ability to communicate with parents and respond to their concerns. Demonstrated ability to work well with others on diverse teams. Supervisory Responsibilities Directly supervise Children's Center Assistants and Child Development Lab volunteers. Facilitate meetings, conduct student performance evaluations, establish goals, and monitor day-to-day operations. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Curriculum and Classroom Management Assist in overseeing, supervising, and guiding the experience of the children's total program. Assist in preparing developmental assessments and children's portfolios. Shares responsibility in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum. Assumes responsibility of classroom supervision in the absence of the Head Teacher. Assist with the maintenance and preparation of the overall classroom environment. Responsible for classroom health and safety. Assist in developing quarterly classroom goals and objectives.