Posted: September 21, 2021
Level: Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time up to17 hours per week
Job Posting: NVCC 21- 23
Closing Date: The committee will begin the review of applications
immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled, with materials submitted Wednesday, October 6, 2021,
receiving priority consideration
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708
Anticipated Start Date:
Individual colleges within the Community College system provide
Early Childhood Education Laboratory Schools, offering childcare,
child development, nutrition, and related services for the
pre-school children of students, staff, and citizens of communities
in their respective service areas. The college also offers academic
programs in Early Childhood Education. The Early Childhood
Education (ECE) laboratory school provides the collateral function
of serving as laboratories for practical experience by Early
Childhood Education students.
The Child Development Kindergarten Specialist plans and carries out
Kindergarten readiness learning activities for children who will be
transitioning to Kindergarten as well as assisting Early Childhood
Education students at the Community College in gaining practical
Pre-School teaching experience as part of their curriculum.
Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a
culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff,
and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written
communication skills along with strong Information technology
literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Kindergarten Education or a
related field with two (2) or more years of experience in a related
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Experience in Early Childhood/Kindergarten Education.
- Experience in Child development and learning principles and
- Experience in Childcare administration.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Example of Job Duties:
- Knowledge of the Connecticut Early Childhood Curriculum and
- Knowledge of the Connecticut Early Learning and Development
- Knowledge of the Connecticut Documentation and Observation for
Under the direction of the Director of Child Development or other
administrators, the Child Development Specialist is accountable for
contributing to the development and care of children enrolled in
the College’s laboratory school through effective performance in
these essential functional areas:
- Providing age and developmentally appropriate learning
experiences for assigned children in the College ECE laboratory
- Contributing to the practical experience of the College’s early
childhood education students.
- Communicating with parents/guardians about their children’s
progress as well as about the services of the Center.
- Contributing to the effective management of the Center by
participating in its administration.
The Child Development Kindergarten Specialist must be flexible and
have the availability to work evening and weekend hours.
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
Submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of the Official College
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Director of Equal Employment Opportunity
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT ASNUNTUCK CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY
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our team. We offer many opportunities for our employees to
contribute and stand out as part of our continued success story! We
are looking for individuals who demonstrate a true passion for what
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