Recruitment Type: Open until filled
Period of Employment: Year-round for FDFY.
Program/Department: Early Head Start.
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, training, and a fun, creative, and supportive work environment.
Infant/Toddler Caregivers maintain healthy, safe and stimulating environments for 8-9 infants or toddlers in an Early Head Start classroom through daily caregiving routines and intentional learning experiences to promote school readiness. Caregivers are responsible to complete daily documentation, screenings, assessments, home visits and conferences while working with children and their families as outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards and Community Care licensing.
Education and Experience :
Minimum of twelve (12) units in early childhood education – Three (3) of which must be in infant/toddler studies – with completion of the following classes: Child Development; Child, Family and Community; Curriculum and other related coursework that meets Community Care Licensing criteria. Original (or certified copies) of all credentials or certificates and college transcripts indicating applicable coursework to meet requirements of position as a condition of employment.
Ability to obtain (within 90 days of hire) and maintain the Child Development Permit through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing at the minimum of Associate Teacher level
One year teaching experience in a licensed infant/toddler child care center or comparable group child care program preferred (previous experience teaching in a state funded or Early Head Start program highly desired).
To apply for this job please visit www.childstartinc.org.