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The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With approximately 7,300 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Under the direction and supervision of the Director, assumes responsibility for planning and implementing a quality developmentally appropriate program for children ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten entry. Work cooperatively with other ECEC staff to coordinate and put into action the planned program activities for the children in their assigned classroom and outdoors. Participates in preparing and putting into practice age-appropriate language arts, social studies, cognitive arts, science, art, music, social and emotional development, nutrition, multi-cultural awareness and physical development experiences for the children in the classrooms. Sustain with classroom team all required documentation and paperwork for the children assigned and classroom group, as per mandates and ECEC procedures.
Maintain program quality, adhering to Title 22 State Licensing regulations and other best practices program standards and requirements that the ECEC adopts and implements. Promotes partnerships with parents and encourages parent participation in the classroom. Promotes a constructive working relationship with the ECEC staff, children and families through conflict resolution, effective communication and participation in problem solving activities.
Continue professional development in the field of Early Childhood Education/Child Development through further academic education or participating in conferences/workshops as an attendee or presenter.