Child Care Teacher-Substitute
University Pay Plan Title
Child Care Teacher
Child Development Center
Department Employees Only
$2,500 + 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
- 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
- Experience working in an accredited program. Experience working
with a diverse population.
- Experience working with children with special needs.
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 will be required to bring a child appropriate classroom
10-15 minute activity and implement it in a classroom. They will
also be expected to engage children in 5-10 minute physical
CDC staff are given priority ranking on the enrollment waitlist and
once enrolled, staff receive a 20% discount on childcare
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, 8:00 or 8:30 a.m. depending on department need
Normal Work Hours End
4:30, 5:00 or 5:30 p.m. 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
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
- DD 214/DD1300
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