Child Care Teacher
University Pay Plan Title
Child Care Teacher
Child Development Center
Open to All
$2,166 + commensurate with qualifications
Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address
how they meet these required qualifications to meet the
requirements of the position.
Associate’s degree in early childhood or closely related field with
2 years full time (or equivalent) paid or voluntary experience in
an early childhood group setting working with ages between three
months to four years old, or a current infant/toddler or current
preschool Child Development Associate ( CDA ) with 2 years full
time (or equivalent) paid or voluntary experience in an early
childhood group setting working with ages between three months and
four years old. A current CDA certificate or Associate degree
transcript must be attached. Must be physically able to interact
with children in a manner that meets their needs.
Bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education
or a closely related field with 12+ credit hours in early education
and/or development with 1 year full time (or equivalent) paid or
voluntary experience in an early childhood group setting working
with ages between three months to four years old. If the degree is
in a related field, a transcript showing early childhood
development coursework is required. Experience working in
university laboratory setting for young children. Experience
working in an accredited program. Experience working with a diverse
population. Experience working with children with special
Fill in for teacher on leave. Responsible for providing quality
childcare by planning, developing and implementing a developmental
program for children.
Plan and implement a developmental program for children using a DAP
curriculum. Evaluate and maintain records regarding each child’s
development. Utilize appropriate direct and indirect guidance
strategies to guide behavior. Meets the individual emotional,
physical, social, safety, and health needs of children in care
through proactive planning, active engagements and by closely
supervising their routines. Maintain the classroom and playground
environments by changing play areas bi-monthly, cleaning toys and
equipment based on class and licensing schedule, following Child
Development Center guidelines for mitigating health risks, and by
checking for hazards and child health concerns daily. Model and
mentor university lab students on developmentally appropriate
classroom practices. Maintain verbal and written communication with
parents. Assist parents and other teachers in meeting the
children’s physical, emotional, social and cognitive skills.
Maintain a respectful, supportive, and professional demeanor.
Administer first aid and compassionate care to children as needed.
Complete required training and education hours. Maintain required
Additional Information to Applicants
Applicants selected for a 2nd interview will be required to
demonstrate a child appropriate classroom activity and will be
expected to engage with the children during a physical
Job Open Date
Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)
Open Until Filled
Normal Work Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start
7:30 or 8:00AM depending on department need
Normal Work Hours End
4:30 or 5:30PM depending on department need
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER
LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY
ATTACH A TRANSCRIPT.
Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive
thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals
from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share
our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the
outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal
history, driving records, education records, employment
verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the
use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas
State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University
System. Texas State University is an EOE .
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and
minorities in administrative and professional positions.
Why work @ Texas State?
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your
first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State
paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly
resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a
variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning
resources, certifications, and employee educational support
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks
offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and
voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of
the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the
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