Department/Organization: 217602 - The Children's Program-Child Dev R
Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:45am to 5:30pm
Job Summary: The assistant teacher is an integral part of the classroom teaching team and provides a safe and nurturing environment for children ages two months to five years. The assistant teacher works closely with the lead classroom teacher in planning for, and managing, a classroom of children, assuming the lead role with the children when the lead teacher is working with students, parents, administrators and/or faculty.
Required Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience in a child care setting; OR an Associate's degree and 6 months experience in a child care setting; OR Bachelor's degree. The assistant teacher must be able to provide visual and auditory supervision of children.
Preferred Qualifications: It is preferred that candidates have a Child Development Credential (CDA), an Associates Degree in Child Development or the equivalency.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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