Infant / Toddler Teacher - Project

CSB Connect   Concord, CA   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 26, 2021
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Infant/Toddler Teacher - Project

Salary: $42,663.72 - $51,858.12 Annually
 
 
The Position

Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit 

The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 low-income infants and young children and their families throughout the County. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Teacher leads a team of instructors to plan, organize and conduct a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for children 0-3 years of age enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development programs. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families.

 

Typical Tasks
  • Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive program, meeting needs of all children and families according to appropriate State and Federal regulations, policies and procedures
  • Organizes and maintains a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensures a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility
  • Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing, and feeding infants and toddlers
  • Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self help skills
  • Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers
  • Collaborates with parents as the child's first teachers in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; conducts conferences, home visits and communicates verbally and in writing as required and as needed
  • Observes and records individual and group behavior and refers significant behaviors or concerns to specialists
  • Monitors and maintains all appropriate records, documents and files, submit reports in a timely and accurate manner as required and follows confidentiality guidelines
  • Uses required screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities
  • Implements appropriate behavior management techniques and follows policy
  • Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children
  • Models and provides appropriate guidance and leadership to other instructional staff and children
  • Facilitates open, effective, and professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children
  • Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development
  • Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required
  • Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required
  • Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations
  • Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program

 

Minimum Qualifications

License Required:  Possession of a valid California motor Vehicle Operator's License.  Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. 
  
Education: Possession of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, three (3) semester Early Childhood Education units in Infant/Toddler Care and Education and 16 General Education (GE) units; or an Associate degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university, which included three (3) semester Early Childhood Education units in Infant/Toddler care and education.
  
Permit Required:  Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate (CCC TTC).
  
Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination and have fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances.