Educational Assistant-Child Development Center

Posting ID : A1068541031
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Education Teaching

Position Summary:
There are two part time (7.5 hours/day) positions available for the 2015/16 school year. These positions work 192 day calendar.

Provides direct physical care of infants and plans daily activities for children attending the District's Day Care Centers. Oversees high school students who are enrolled in work study programs and/or have children in one of the Centers.

Site Specific Skills/Needs:
Successful experience in attending to the needs of infants and toddlers.
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (with half hour lunch)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of infant and pre-school child development and educational concepts. Ability to make decisions regarding curriculum and discipline.
Ability to work effectively with infants and toddlers for extended periods of time.
Ability plan and implement day care center activities and organize needed resources.
Ability to assign and oversee work of student assistants.
Ability to develop and enforce safety precautions in connection with child activity and student assistant interaction with the children.
Experience differentiating practices for diverse populations.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse students, staff, and community populations.

Minimum Qualifications:
To demonstrate Highly Qualified status under No Child Left Behind, you will be required to attach documentation to your application to show:

Completion of at least two years of post-secondary study consisting of 72 credit hours, 48 semester units (attach transcripts); OR
Obtaining an associates or higher degree (attach diploma); OR
Meeting a rigorous standard of quality and demonstrating, through a formal state or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing and mathematics (attach test scores).
Associate degree in Early Childhood development or equivalent experience preferred.
Two years of previous experience in direct care activities with pre-school aged children with responsibility to plan activities.
Bilingual proficiency and/or multicultural experience strongly preferred.

All interested and qualified candidates must apply using our online application system. Please visit our website at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/laneedu/default.cfm


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