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Infant/Toddler Program - Associate Teacher

Location: oxnard
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob Location10160-La Escuelita Migrant - Oxnard, CARemote TypeN/APosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelAssociate Teacher Permit (required)Salary RangeUndisclosedTravel PercentageUndisclosedJob ShiftM - F 8:30am - 5:30pmJob CategoryUndisclosedDescriptionCenter teaching staff support the planning and implementation of Catalyst Kids's program for children ranging in age from toddlers, pre-school, kinder, and school age, depending on the site. Catalyst Kids Teachers must be able to facilitate a variety of age appropriate activities, support children's' social emotional development, and ensure all children are supervised at all times in a healthy and safe environment. Associate Teachers are members of the teaching team who share responsibility for the care and education of an assigned group of children/classroom. There may be more than one person designated as an Associate Teacher for each group of children.Key Responsibilities: Create and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum directly connected to the interests and development of children and youth supported by learning foundations and promotes positive child/youth development.Create, implement and maintain intentional, enriched and supportive learning environments connected to curriculum and quality experiences that are appropriate for all children.Provide excellent customer service by establishing and maintaining authentic connections and reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with children, youth, families, schools, communities and center/classroom team.Keep children/youth healthy and safe by connecting proper supervision, positive interactions, healthy habits, and compliance.Work collaboratively with each other connecting work place values, education and experience to provide the highest quality programs and creative workplaces.Curriculum/Program ImplementationAnecdotal notesPortfoliosParent communication formCenter documentationWeekly planning formsAnalyzing and Interpreting data/assessment resultsFacilitate flow of the day/daily routines/daily scheduleAppropriate interactionsHealth & SafetySupervise childrenCounts/whiteboards/updatesSIOS sheet audits for signaturesHealth & safety checklists Ouch reportsSafety and emergency drills and proceduresSunscreen applicationCheck attendance/parent callsCCFP daily meal sheetsSnack/meal preparationSnack/meal service (family style)Clean/sanitize tables & kitchenOrder foodMinute menuBathroom/nap supervisionEnriched, Intentional EnvironmentClean, restock, label, organizeSummer/Fall environment changeMaterials/supplies listsCustomer ServiceDaily communication to school partnersBehavior documentationSchool events (K roundup, etc.)Teamwork/Collaboration/ProfessionalismStaff development - identify goals for permit, QRIS, performanceFollow schedule/rest/meal breaks attendanceAttend events at schoolAnswer center phonesMaintain positive work environment/support colleagues day to daySuccess Factors:Positive interactions with children and youth.Maintain kind, respectful, and safe emotional and physical environments for children.Be on time and present on a regularly scheduled basis.Be active in outdoor and indoor programs.Be physically and mentally capable of interacting with children up to 13 years of age, meeting all their needs and ensuring their safety.Be aware of and implement safety guidelines; report any health & safety issues or incidents to management, and remain calm if providing first aid (as needed) during emergency situations.Physical and Environmental conditions: Teaching staff are responsible for various program elements on a daily basis and will routinely be exposed to indoor and outdoor elements. Teaching staff may be required to:Visually inspect the environment for hazards to children; identify hazards and implement preventative actions (i.e., set up cones to limit the play area) to maintain a safe environment for children.Be comfortable with occasional loud noise in or outside the classroom during active/loud activities.Be comfortable with frequent bending, lifting, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling.Push, lift, carry, and hold various objects up to 15 lbs. - by individual or team effort - such as equipment carts, emergency back packs, food coolers, classroom furnishings, and other similar program materials.Work inside the classroom or outside the room in all weather conditions which are safe for children.Traverse various terrains (grass, blacktop, dirt) and heights (ladders, playgrounds) depending on the school outdoor environment.Adapt to the physical level of children (example, sitting on the floor, kneeling, squatting) for activities and problem-solving/interactions.Supervise field trips to destinations such as aquatics parks, beaches, and trampoline parks.Qualifications & DetailsEducation: Education and permit requirements may vary by center needs and/or require age group specific units depending on the program, such as Infant, Toddler, School-Age, Title 5 or Title 22 status. Associate Teacher education/permit requirements:12-24 postsecondary semester or equivalent quarter units in ECE, CD, or related field such as Recreation, Human Services completed, with passing grades (C or better for Credentialing Process), ORAssociate Teacher or above Child Development Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.Experience:6-12 months of experience in a group care environment where care/teaching was provided for a consistent age group preferred.Additional Qualifications: Effective problem solving, conflict resolution, classroom management, and communication with children and families.Effective organization, time management, curriculum and assessment documentation (lesson plans, portfolios, anecdotal notes).Ability to work alongside colleagues and maintain a professional team environment.Current adult and infant/child CPR/First Aid certification preferred.Bilingual/Multilingual language preference based on individual center needs.Pre-Hire Requirements: If selected for this position you will need to complete the followingHealth clearances for Pertussis, Influenza, Measles and Tuberculosis (TB).Fingerprinting/Live Scan for criminal background check.Successful Reference Check.We Offer:Career Development and TrainingDiscounted ChildcarePaid Vacation/Holiday/Sick TimeMedical/Dental/Vision Benefits401KLife InsuranceCommuter BenefitsCompany DiscountsWe are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT INCORPORATED, Oxnard , Infant/Toddler Program - Associate Teacher, Other , oxnard, California

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