Responsible for providing lab and/or classroom support services to children, students, and faculty. Performs the duties of Assistant Teacher at the Children's Lab.
Observes, enhances, guides and supervises children's daily activities and interactions; provides daily basic care and teaches self-help skills.
Conducts indoor and outdoor safety checks, removes any hazardous objects or materials; sanitizes all surfaces, toys, and equipment.
Works collaboratively with teachers to plan and implement daily learning activities and projects; offers ideas for future learning experiences and makes adjustments to enhance learning.
Collects and tracks data on children's developmental growth using assessment tools. Works with the teacher to interpret information relating to children's developmental progress.
Communicates with parents to share and exchange information relating to the child. Fills out daily charts, posts notes or reminders, and answers parent's questions; participates in home visits.
Assists teachers in modeling, overseeing and guiding beginning, intermediate, and advanced child development students doing field work to gain practical experience teaching young children.
Assists teachers in providing oral and written feedback to child development students including mid-term and final evaluations for student practices.
Work collaboratively with teachers to oversee child development student projects conducted in the classroom and serves as a coach and mentor for adult students in applying knowledge and building skills.
Takes on the responsibilities of the teacher for the classroom in his/her absence.
Two years related work experience. Preferred work experience: Five years related work experience with some of that experience in an NAEYC Accredited early childhood program. In addition:
This position is part of a teaching team that participates in a two year "loop" with infants and toddlers. The first year, the team has eight infants (age six months through 17 months on 9/1 of that academic year). The second year the team moves up to the toddler classroom with their children and additional children are added to create a classroom of ten toddlers (18-30 months on 9/1 of that academic year). The team will be working with infants in the 2019-20 year.
Internal Number: 1907052
About Austin Community College District
Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area. As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:Reflects the diversity of our community.Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.