Definition: Under the general supervision of the State Preschool Teacher, performs the necessary duties to assist in the planning and implementation of a program for children.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assist in planning and implementing suitable learning experiences for children.
2. Help children develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
3. Assist in the observation and recording of child development and progress.
4. Supervises and/or participates in playground activities.
5. Introduces new foods and reinforces proper eating habits.
6. Maintains awareness of and care for daily child health needs and refers action as needed.
7. Operates equipment and machines necessary to program operation.
8. Does position-related clerical tasks, e.g. attendance reports, lunch counts, etc.
9. Functions as an appropriate, positive role model.
10. Attends appropriate staff meetings and inservice training.
11. Assists children, teachers and/or parents and community members with communication situations resulting from a limited knowledge of English or Spanish.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
• Child growth and developmental principles.
• Work effectively with children and parents.
• Carry out oral and written directions.
• Respect the confidentiality of center related incidents and information.
• Communicate intent/philosophy of program to families in community.
• Ability to handle stress from daily instruction and care of young children.
• Operate necessary program equipment.
• Maintain a positive attitude.
• Sustain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Bilingual and/or bilingual ability desirable.
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
• Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
• This type of work involves sitting, standing, walking, running, reaching, writing, etc.
• Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
• Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
• High school diploma
• Ability to read and understand written instructions from physicians, nurses and other health personnel.
• 12 units in Child Development
• One year paid experience working with young children.
The information provided on the application form will be used as the basis for determining whether applicants meet the education, training and experience requirements for the position. A competitive screening process may be used to determine who will participate in the selection process; therefore, applicants should carefully identify and describe all information relating to their qualifications for the position. (Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the candidate of an interview.)
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Please send your a letter of introduction, resume, college transcripts, and two (2) letters of recommendation to Sandra Mix: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to 634 N. Franklin Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437