Child Care Services, Education/Training, Staff/Administrative
The Occidental College Child Development Center serves children 2-5 years of age. It is a developmentally-appropriate, play-based, full-day program. The teacher will report to the Director. The Teacher will work with classroom teachers and aides to supervise children and facilitate play, during both outdoor and indoor play. This is a Monday through Friday position.
Must have a minimum of 12 semester units in Child Development/ECE, with one course in General Child Growth & Development, one course in Child, Family & Community, one course Curriculum.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
The Teacher’s duties and responsibilities will include the following:
Working with other teachers/aides to ensuring the safety of children
Providing supervision of children and supporting children during both outdoor and indoor play
Collaborating with other teachers/aides to provide enriching play activities for children
Helping children with toileting/diapering
AA (or higher) degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education preferred.
Minimum of 12 semester units in Child Development/ECE, with one course in General Child Growth & Development, one course in Child, Family & Community, one course Curriculum.
2 years of experience in early childhood education in a school/classroom setting preferred. Experience should be in a play-based, developmental, constructivist learning setting. Experience in emergent curriculum, Reggio Emilia-inspired approach, project approach, and/or STEM preferred.
Must understand appropriate evaluation/assessment criteria for children ages two to five years of age.
CPR and First Aid training is required and must be up to date.
Must have general knowledge of Title 22 Regulations, the functions of Social Services, the Fire Department, etc.
The teacher must support an attitude that every child has the ability and opportunity to succeed in all areas.
Must use effective oral and written communication skills.
Teacher must be willing and able to assist in all center activities.
Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Teacher Resume” in the subject heading.
Satisfactory completion of a background check is required as a condition of employment, but only as permitted by federal, state, and local law, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Located in Los Angeles, Occidental College is a small, private liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,100 undergraduates. Occidental College is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation. The College is committed to the ideals of academic excellence and equity through its strong and steadfast commitment to developing a multicultural community. The campus is located in Eagle Rock, a Northeast section of Los Angeles.