Child Development Center Lead Teacher

Employer
Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College)
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Posting Title Child Development Center Lead Teacher Location Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College) Department Location Child Development Center Posting Number C01594P The Institution
About
Cosumnes River College ( CRC ) values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and empowers students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. CRC is a leader in innovative ideas and sustainable values. One of the four colleges of the Los Rios Community College District, Cosumnes River College seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about the impact of implicit bias in teaching and learning, and who implement culturally responsive teaching techniques and effective practices for engaging students.

Serving south Sacramento County and Elk Grove since 1970, CRC’s main campus and its Elk Grove center provide a dynamic learning environment for more than 14,000 ethnically and racially diverse students. One of the top ten most diverse two-year public colleges in the nation (noted in the Almanac of Higher Education, Fall 2015), CRC is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.

Our Strengths
CRC awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, Associate degrees for Transfer, Career Education certificates, and transfer credit for students who intend to continue their education at a four-year college or university. Our 200+ programs include automotive technology, radio, television and film, allied health, veterinary technology, and architecture and design technology, among others.

With a focus on improving completion outcomes for all students, programs like the Puente Project, Umoja DIOP Scholars, and Native American Higher Ed Resources, look to increase the number of Latinx, African-American, and Native American students who complete a degree, certificate and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Student support services and programs including CARE, EOPS, Enriched Scholars, and First-Year Experience enhance the ability of all students to complete college. CRC is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ).

Our Vision
CRC strives to be an exemplary and innovative community college that empowers students and employees to strengthen the cultural, social, economic, and environmental well-being of their communities.
Position Summary
The Child Development Center Lead Teacher oversees a Child Development Center program at a single site; provides care, development, and instruction of children in the Child Development Center; and serves as a coordinator of curriculum and staff development in the Child Care and Development Center under the direction of the Child Development Center Supervisor and designated administrator while supporting the goals and objectives of the campus Child Development Centers. The Child Development Center Lead Teacher serves as a lead for a Child Development Center Teacher, and Child Development Center Associate Teacher. For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting click here .

Benefits
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.

Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater. For the full LRCEA contract agreement, details click here .

Assignment Responsibilities
CDC Lead Teacher : In addition to the duties of the CDC Associate Teacher and CDC Teacher, facilitates activities of Center Teachers, Associate Teachers, work study students, and Early Childhood Education ( ECE ) Lab students by assigning areas of work, coordinating schedules, and overseeing the daily operations of the program; develops and implements appropriate rules of conduct, maintains discipline and provides suitable environment in classroom and outdoor environment; monitors outdoor and indoor play and learning activities; maintains attendance and Child Care Food Program records; works with the Early Childhood Education faculty to facilitate the activities of the lab students assigned to the Center, models appropriate teaching strategies for the Early Childhood Education lab students; assists parents in obtaining needed community services; assists with eligibility and enrollment. Performs related duties as required.

CDC Associate Teacher : Carries out policies and procedures of the Center; works collaboratively with the CDC Lead Teacher and CDC Teacher, plans and implements appropriate activities for children in the following areas: language and literacy, social studies, creative arts, math, science and music to meet children’s needs, interest and abilities according to the State Department of Education, Child Development Funding Terms and Conditions; assesses children’s physical, cognitive and social/emotional development using the tool required by the State Department of Education, Child Development Division; assists in organizing and facilitating learning activities; works with combined age groups of children individually or in small group settings; maintains appropriate display of children’s work through parent messages and appropriate bulletin boards; implements appropriate rules of conduct, maintains discipline and provides suitable environment in classroom and outdoor environment; assists in the orderly use and maintenance of materials, equipment and the facility; assists in general supervision of children at play; monitors outdoor and indoor play and learning activities; oversees walking field trips on campus; assists with maintaining attendance and Child Care Food Program records; prepares instructional material, reports and records as directed; assists with the organization of materials for college students assigned to the program; attends staff meetings and assists with parent meetings; meets with parents to discuss children’s development, achievements and behavior concerns as needed and encourages parent participation. Performs related duties as required.

CDC Teacher: In addition to the duties of the CDC Associate Teacher, works collaboratively with the CDC Lead Teacher and CDC Associate Teacher to carry out the policies and procedures of the Center; assumes responsibilities for the orderly use and maintenance of materials, equipment and the facility; supervises outdoor and indoor play and learning activities; maintains appropriate interpersonal relations with children, parents, college students and staff; may serve as a lead for other Child Development Center staff; organizes materials for Early Childhood Education students assigned to the center; assists with in-service training of staff, college students and parents; confers with parents to interpret and explain relevant policies and procedures; and meets with parents to discuss children’s development, achievements and behavior concerns as needed and to encourage parent participation; tracks children’s enrollment numbers so that the centers stay within the adult/child ratios set by licensing agencies. Performs related duties as required. Additional Information Work Year 9 month Work Schedule
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 .p.m., Monday – Friday
August – May Total Hrs per Week/Day 40 hours per week Special Requirements
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a medical evaluation; meet all Child Care Center health requirements as required by California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 12, Article 6, and other applicable standards required of the Center. Hold and maintain valid CPR and first aid certificates. May need to hold a valid California Driver’s License. If a valid California Driver’s license is needed, it must be possessed and maintained in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343 and employment would be contingent upon meeting the requirements of Los Rios Board Regulation R8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience/Education: Hold or be eligible for a valid Child Development Site Supervisor Permit issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing; permit must be obtained within six months of hire date and must be maintained. To be eligible for a Child Development Supervisor Permit, individuals must satisfy all of the requirements listed in one of the following options:

Option 1:
  1. Meet the education and experience requirements of the Associate Teacher.
  2. Completion of an associate degree or 60 semester units from an accredited institution.
  3. Completion of six additional semester units of course work in administration and supervision of child care and development programs. These units must be comprised of two courses: one introductory course and one advanced course, or two courses of different topical content.
  4. Completion of an additional two semester units of adult supervision course work.
  5. Completion of 350 days of experience in an instructional capacity in a child care and development program, working at least three hours per day within the last four years. This experience must include at least 100 days of supervising adults in a child care and development program. Upon hire, this experience must be verified by submitting an original letter from the employer of official letterhead.


Option 2:
  1. Completion of a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
  2. Completion of 12 or more semester units of early childhood education or child development course work.
  3. Completion of three semester units of supervised field experience in an early childhood education setting.


Option 3:
  1. Possess a valid Administrative Services Credential authorizing service in California public schools.
  2. Completion of 12 or more semester units of early childhood education or child development course work.
  3. Completion of three semester units of supervised field experience in an early childhood education setting.

Option 4:
  1. Possess a valid Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential or a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Home Economics.
  2. Completion of 12 or more semester units of early childhood education or child development course work.
  3. Completion of three semester units of supervised field experience in an early childhood education setting.

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)

Education must be from an accredited institution.

Application Instructions
  1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).
  2. Resume (required).
  3. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required).
  4. Letter of Interest (required).


NOTES :
  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts. It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College District employees to also provide unofficial transcripts if required in the minimum qualifications for the position. (Within 60 days of the time of hire, employees are required to submit official transcripts, if required in the minimum qualifications for the position).
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on Foreign Transcript Evaluations click here .


Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands Salary $26.00 per hour LRCCD Salary Schedules Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note
Posting Date 07/15/2021 Closing Date 08/09/2021 Open Continuously No Beginning and/or Ending Dates
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during our business hours.

After hour inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

Conditions
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Quicklink https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/15974 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form 'Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime', P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form https://losrios.edu/lrccd/shared/doc/hr/forms/p-881.pdf and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
    • No answer
  2. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Comunidad
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • D'Primeramano Magazine
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Instagram
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Community College District Employee
    • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
    • Los Rios Community College District Website
    • LRCCD Resource Group - API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
    • LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • The HUB
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • ZipRecruiter
  4. * Please copy and paste the link below, then read and review the CRC Statement concerning the value of cultural competence. Link: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/2949/docs/133235.pdf I have reviewed the CRC Statement Concerning the Value of Cultural Competence:
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3
  3. Unofficial Transcript 4
  4. Unofficial Transcript 5
  5. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  6. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
  7. Licenses/Certifications


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