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Early Childhood Assocaite (Part-time)

Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee Part-Time
$11.95 - $14.34 / hour
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SALARY: $11.95 - $14.34 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 06/19/19   CLOSING DATE: 07/12/19 11:59 PM  

DESCRIPTION:


BASIC FUNCTION:
Responsible for assisting and implementing quality care and education to children of students and the working public, both on an individual and group basis, in accordance with state, federal, and District regulations, policies, and procedures.

SCOPE AND NATURE:
Positions in this classification are responsible for assisting in the planning and implementing of a variety of activities for children ages 6 weeks-2.5 years, which requires knowledge of child development and programming. Work requires judgment and discretion to observe and evaluate children's progress and development, to adapt activities and methods to meet individual needs, and evaluate and respond appropriately to situations to ensure the well-being and safety of all children.  

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO):


Specific positions in this classification may have special duties and qualifications of a similar scope and nature. Duties listed may also vary in terms of relative importance.

1. Assist with the planning and implementation of age appropriate curriculum to young children 6 weeks to 2.5 years of age to include emphasis in social/emotional skills, cognitive skills, artistic skills, fine and gross motor development, and language development.
2. Assist with the daily care of young children to include supervision and implementation of daily learning activities and assisting with the health, safety, and welfare of all children.
3. Prepare art supplies, games, bulletin boards, and other learning materials for children's usage and enjoyment.
4. Communicate with parents/guardians to share information about child's progress and needs as directed by the Senior Associate Early Childhood.
5. Observe children for possible signs of illness, abuse and/or developmental delays and report findings to Center Director.
6. Assist in the preparation of healthy snacks and special meals for children.
7. Assist with the preparation of child records and documentation including health information, attendance, progress, and evaluation as required by state licensing regulations and program policies.
8. Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the Center including proper storage and placement of materials and routine repair of equipment.
9. Perform a variety of routine clerical duties such as answering telephone, preparing materials, etc.
10. Attend monthly program staff meetings and training sessions.
11. Under general supervision, oversee classroom and daily activities when the Senior Associate, Early Childhood is out of the room or absent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements:

1. Working knowledge of childhood growth and development from birth through eight years of age.
2. Knowledge of first aid, safety, sanitation and nutrition pertaining to child care.
3. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with children, parents, and other staff.
4. Ability to plan and organize own work and creative activities for children.
5. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Education and Work Experience Requirements:
1. High school education, Associate Degree in related field preferred.
2. Eighty hours of training in Early Childhood Education or a diploma from a one year Child Care Services Program or Child Development Associate (CDA) or two years of college credit with three credits in Early Childhood Education.
3. Eighty (80) full days or one hundred twenty (120) half days experience providing direct child care as a teacher or volunteer in a licensed child care center, kindergarten or be certified as a nursery school teacher through the Department of Public Instruction.
4. Experience in working with children 1 year of age or younger is preferred; or, a minimum of 10 hours of training in infant and toddler care; or 10 hours of training in infant and toddler care is required within 6 months of hire.
 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:


The Early Childhood Associate supports the Child Development Center and is available immediately.

All applicants both (internal and external) must attach the following to the completed on-line application for consideration, (applications that do not have the required attachments will not be considered):

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Proof of Education (diploma and/or unofficial/official transcripts)
4. Training licensure/certifications (if applicable)

Hours
This is a part-time (25 hours/week), Support Staff position with hours from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Summer hours will be 40 hours/week starting from June through August.

Interviews:
Selected applicants will be invited to interview; Interview is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Skills required

Lesson Planning
Teaching
Curriculums
Curriculum Development
Student Teaching
Primary Education
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