CHILD DEV CTR TEACHER 2 LD
Company: University of California - Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 8, 2020
*Payroll Title: CDC Teacher 2-Lead
*Job Code: 7562
*Job Open Date: 9/3/20
Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 9/20/20
*Department Code-Name: 1060-CHLD
*Percentage of Time: 100
*Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): CX
*FLSA Exemption Status: Non-exempt
*Work Location: Orfalea Family Children's Center-West Campus and
Student Resource Building
*Pay Rate/Range: $22.33 - 23.37/hourly
*Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30-4:30, 8-5, or 8:30-5:30
DEPARTMENT MARKETING STATEMENT
Early Care and Education Services at UCSB provides full day, year
round child care and family support services to student, staff and
faculty families. This inclusive program serves over 200 children,
ages 3 months to 5 years daily, at two sites in a play and
relationship based approach to learning. The University Children's
Center on the main campus cares for children ages 3 months to 3
years and the Orfalea Family Children's Center on the semi-rural
West Campus cares for children ages 3 months to 5 years. ECCES
offers tuition assistance to income and need eligible families
through funding from the Ca Dept of Education and has been
accredited by NAEYC since 1990.
BRIEF SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Lead Teacher is responsible for planning, implementing, and
evaluating developmentally appropriate curriculum for children in
the Early Childhood Care and Education Services (ECCES) as
prescribed by the National Association of the Education of Young
Children. Sets up the physical (indoor and outdoor) environment to
meet changing needs, maintains a safe, clean, and pleasant
environment, models and instructs other adults in best practice,
and provides information to parents regarding their children as
well as general child development information. Also responsible for
assuring compliance with codes of all State and local governing
contracting agencies; and works cooperatively and collegially with
other staff members of the Early Childhood Care and Education
* Minimum AA degree, BA preferred in child development or a related
* Site Supervisor permit preferred, or Master Teacher permit
working towards a Site Supervisor permit issued through the
California Commission on Teaching Credentialing
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in Early Childhood Education
BA in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field.
The most competitive candidates will have 3+ years teaching
experience. Experience supervising adults. Familiarity with Title
V, CA Dept. of Ed. Early Learning Foundations and NAEYC
Accreditation guidelines. Knowledge of Resources for Infant
Educarers (RIE) principles is desirable for applicants of
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse (Completion of
required CA Mandated Reporting in Accordance with Title 22)
* UCSB Campus Security Authority under Clery Act
* Satisfactory criminal history background check.
* UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.
* Acceptable health screening to include negative TB results (valid
within 1 year of date of hire), proof of required
* Must possess valid Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification
prior to start date
JOB FUNCTIONS/PERCENTAGE OF TIME/DUTIES
Function: Classroom Programming Percentage of Time: 55%
Program follows accreditation criteria established by the National
Association for the Education of Young children (NAEYC). The Early
Childhood Care and Education Services philosophy and goals are
followed in all areas of the curriculum and interaction. In
addition, Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) philosophy
influences the Infant and Toddler Program.
* Develop weekly plans and implements developmentally appropriate
curriculum (activity plan) to nurture and stimulate all domains of
children s development in their care.
* Infant classrooms employ a primary caregiver model for all
aspects of teacher-child interactions especially during primary
care routines (i.e. feeding, diapering, comforting, and
* Provide responsive care to all children by adapting daily care
giving routines and plans to the interests and needs of the
individual child and the group.
* Meets weekly with teacher to coordinate classroom curriculum and
to evaluate children s individual needs.
* Demonstrate cultural competency and respect for the child s
background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic and familial
values and beliefs into the childcare program and activity
* Exchange information and serve as a member of a
multi-disciplinary intervention/prevention team (i.e IEP, IFSP,
mandated reporter, etc.)
* Successfully complete child transition and orientation of the
classroom with parents including an intake conference prior to
child s first day of attendance.
* Maintain ongoing, respectful and sensitive open communication
with families/caregivers. Interacts daily with families. Gives
brief verbal reports and written notes when necessary.
* Ensure that each family receives an opportunity to build strong
relationships and experience clear communication with teaching
* Hold two scheduled family conferences per year with each family.
Is available for additional conferences at families request or as
needed. Documents each conference. Submits conference documentation
to program coordinator as needed.
* Maintain a classroom family information board that includes but
is not limited to: a copy of weekly activity plan, classroom daily
schedule, snack and lunch menu, etc.
* Ensure that 1-2 weekly messages are posted on Parent Square from
a member of the teaching team of the classroom (teacher or lead
* Report family changes in schedules and excessive absences to
administration in a timely manner.
* Assure a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate
environment for children established by Title 5, Title 22, and
NAEYC (indoor and outdoor environments).
* Assist with functioning and monitoring of nutrition and food
service in compliance with CDE and licensing guidelines (Title 5,
Title 22, and NAEYC).
* Staff must act in accordance with both the ECCES and university
Function: Management Percentage of Time: 25%
* Is knowledgeable of and follows State licensing guidelines at all
times (i.e. Title 22 and California Department of Education Title
5). Maintain a safe and healthy environment within guidelines
established by state licensing.
* Maintain accurate, complete and timely child, family, and agency
records; completes daily meal and attendance records in accordance
with Title 22 and Title 5.
* Maintains up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans,
individual child development profile and record as needed.
* Complete and report any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and
or child abuse hotline.
* Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and
overall well-being of the children. Administer medications as
needed (when proper licensing regulations/documentation is in
place) and check and maintain medications in accordance with Title
* Provide professional guidance and support on a daily basis to
teachers and teaching assistants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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