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Child Center Teacher - North Campus

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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    112616632

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.


Essential Job Functions:
  • Develop and implement a balanced, developmentally age appropriate curriculum which meets the physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of children.
  • Supervise and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing and orderly environment conducive to optimal growth and development of children. Designs and maintains a classroom and outdoor play environment to include clearly defined, well organized, stimulating and aesthetically pleasing learning environments that meet national accreditation standards. Maintain classroom and playground environments in compliance with licensing standards safety and check list. Utilizes universal healthcare precaution protocol to prevent exposure to and spread of childhood diseases, infections, human body fluids and wastes. Notifies director/ assistant director of any unsafe situation
  • Observe and record the development of children in the group throughout the year. Document children's learning and accomplishments through anecdotal notes assessments, and portfolios. Conducts bi-annual assessments and parent/teacher conferences regarding each child's development. Maintain documentation as needed for referral of children for diagnostic services. Individualizes the classroom program to meet children's special needs. Follows Children's Centers protocol for reporting suspected child abuse.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with parents to create effective partnerships in order to promote each child's optimum growth and development which clearly acknowledges that parents are their child's first teacher and the most important influence in their child's life.
  • Communicate with parents on a regular basis on educational, developmental and parenting issues. Good communication will include: Greeting parents and child at drop off and pick up times, Making telephone contact as needed, Making written communication as needed, Holding conferences as needed.
  • All communications will adhere to center policies with director/assistant director being notified first.
  • Model and maintain confidentiality in and outside of the classroom setting in regard to children, parents, staff, students and volunteers; follow guidelines established by the center policies, NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and articulated by the director.
  • Supervise, train and support teacher assistants, volunteers and field service student participants in performing related work and hands-on knowledge of child development and child care techniques. Assign classroom duties and responsibilities to teacher assistants. Observe and assess student staff to insure their behavior and interactions with children are consistent with best practices and appropriate to the child's developmental needs.
  • Continually updates knowledge of child development and early childhood curriculum through appropriate publications, trainings, and courses to obtain a minimum of 20 clock hours and ensure completion of IPP annually.
  • Monitor classroom attendance log, knowledge of number of children in care at all times and ensure daily parent sign-in and sign-out.
  • Prepare and implement learning activities that meet program curriculum goals and individual assessments of the children enrolled. Prepare materials required to implement daily plans.
  • Communicates appropriately with children during group activities, routines, and individual interactions treating all children equally and with respect. Use positive behavior guidance techniques according to licensing policy and best practices. Describes these practices to student staff and parents. Follows Children's Centers protocol for reporting suspected child abuse.

Marginal Job Functions:
  • Instruct, guide and monitor children in the safe use of materials and equipment, indoors and out.
  • Provide input on equipment purchases.
  • Participate at staff meetings and center activities.
  • Flexibility is required for all staff. As emergency situations arise, due to the nature of the program, staff may be expected to perform temporary shift and duty changes.
  • Document Accidents and Incidents as per center policies.
  • Perform other duties as required by director.
  • Model best practices and implement NAEYC's Code of Ethics.
  • Write monthly newsletters to share with families. Update classroom bulletin boards each month to contain current information such as, menu, newsletter, current week's lesson plans, class schedule and title of the classroom.





Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Principles and theories of child growth and development.
  • NAEYC best practices
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Infant and child CPR techniques and basic first aid.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy and NAEYC Code of Ethics.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Child observation and assessment.
  • Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to work in a high stress environment.
  • Work cooperatively with others.




Required Education:
  • Associate's Degree in Child Development or closely related field required




Required Experience:
  • Two years experience in early childhood setting.




Preferred Experience:
  • Experience in an Accredited Center




Required Licenses/Certifications:
  • Finger printing clearance
  • TB clearance and health clearance
  • First aid/ CPR (Infant, Child and Adult)






Salary Grade: 15

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2031

Posting Close Date: 8/12/2019

PI112616632

<br/><b>San Jacinto College</b><br/><br/><b>Equal Opportunity Statement:</b> The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.<br/><br/><br> <strong>Essential Job Functions:</strong> <br><ul><li> Develop and implement a balanced, developmentally age appropriate curriculum which meets the physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of children. </li><li> Supervise and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing and orderly environment conducive to optimal growth and development of children. Designs and maintains a classroom and outdoor play environment to include clearly defined, well organized, stimulating and aesthetically pleasing learning environments that meet national accreditation standards. Maintain classroom and playground environments in compliance with licensing standards safety and check list. Utilizes universal healthcare precaution protocol to prevent exposure to and spread of childhood diseases, infections, human body fluids and wastes. Notifies director/ assistant director of any unsafe situation </li><li> Observe and record the development of children in the group throughout the year. Document children's learning and accomplishments through anecdotal notes assessments, and portfolios. Conducts bi-annual assessments and parent/teacher conferences regarding each child's development. Maintain documentation as needed for referral of children for diagnostic services. Individualizes the classroom program to meet children's special needs. Follows Children's Centers protocol for reporting suspected child abuse. </li><li> Develop and maintain relationships with parents to create effective partnerships in order to promote each child's optimum growth and development which clearly acknowledges that parents are their child's first teacher and the most important influence in their child's life. </li><li> Communicate with parents on a regular basis on educational, developmental and parenting issues. Good communication will include: Greeting parents and child at drop off and pick up times, Making telephone contact as needed, Making written communication as needed, Holding conferences as needed. </li><li> All communications will adhere to center policies with director/assistant director being notified first. </li><li> Model and maintain confidentiality in and outside of the classroom setting in regard to children, parents, staff, students and volunteers; follow guidelines established by the center policies, NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and articulated by the director. </li><li> Supervise, train and support teacher assistants, volunteers and field service student participants in performing related work and hands-on knowledge of child development and child care techniques. Assign classroom duties and responsibilities to teacher assistants. Observe and assess student staff to insure their behavior and interactions with children are consistent with best practices and appropriate to the child's developmental needs. </li><li> Continually updates knowledge of child development and early childhood curriculum through appropriate publications, trainings, and courses to obtain a minimum of 20 clock hours and ensure completion of IPP annually. </li><li> Monitor classroom attendance log, knowledge of number of children in care at all times and ensure daily parent sign-in and sign-out. </li><li> Prepare and implement learning activities that meet program curriculum goals and individual assessments of the children enrolled. Prepare materials required to implement daily plans. </li><li> Communicates appropriately with children during group activities, routines, and individual interactions treating all children equally and with respect. Use positive behavior guidance techniques according to licensing policy and best practices. Describes these practices to student staff and parents. Follows Children's Centers protocol for reporting suspected child abuse. </li></ul><br> <strong>Marginal Job Functions:</strong> <br><ul><li> Instruct, guide and monitor children in the safe use of materials and equipment, indoors and out. </li><li> Provide input on equipment purchases. </li><li> Participate at staff meetings and center activities. </li><li> Flexibility is required for all staff. As emergency situations arise, due to the nature of the program, staff may be expected to perform temporary shift and duty changes. </li><li> Document Accidents and Incidents as per center policies. </li><li> Perform other duties as required by director. </li><li> Model best practices and implement NAEYC's Code of Ethics. </li><li> Write monthly newsletters to share with families. Update classroom bulletin boards each month to contain current information such as, menu, newsletter, current week's lesson plans, class schedule and title of the classroom. </li></ul><br><br><br><br><br> <strong>Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:</strong> <br><ul><li> Principles and theories of child growth and development. </li><li> NAEYC best practices </li><li> Oral and written communication. </li><li> Infant and child CPR techniques and basic first aid. </li><li> Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy and NAEYC Code of Ethics. </li><li> Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team. </li><li> Child observation and assessment. </li><li> Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. </li><li> Ability to work in a high stress environment. </li><li> Work cooperatively with others. </li></ul><br> <br> <br><br> <strong>Required Education:</strong> <br><ul><li> Associate's Degree in Child Development or closely related field required </li></ul><br> <br> <br><br> <strong>Required Experience:</strong> <br><ul><li> Two years experience in early childhood setting. </li></ul><br> <br> <br><br> <strong>Preferred Experience:</strong> <br><ul><li> Experience in an Accredited Center </li></ul><br> <br> <br><br> <strong>Required Licenses/Certifications:</strong> <br><ul><li> Finger printing clearance </li><li> TB clearance and health clearance </li><li> First aid/ CPR (Infant, Child and Adult) </li></ul><br><br><br><br><br><br><b>Salary Grade: </b>15<br><br>Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. <a href="http://www.sanjac.edu/san-jacinto-college/salary-schedules" target="_blank"><b>See Salary Schedule</b></a> <br><br><b>Requisition Number:</b> req2031<br><br><b>Posting Close Date:</b> 8/12/2019<br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/DomZXziV1gwehYwysqqNQ"> <p>PI112616632</p>
Posted: 2019-08-07 Expires: 2019-09-08

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