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Job Number: 26578265 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $44,788 - $63,496
Position Information UC Riverside's Early Childhood Services is recruiting for multiple, full-time Teacher I's. Under the general supervision of the Center Director, Site Coordinator or Lead Teacher II, the Teacher I provides classroom instruction in a team-teaching environment in the development activities and care of infants, preschool and/or school age children from ages six weeks to twelve years. Collaborates to ensure the smooth function of the classroom in the daily routines, implementation of the early care and education curriculum or school-age program and compliance with mandated adult child ratios, maintaining program quality. Writes and implements lesson and activity plans; participates in the overall evaluation of the program. Works cooperatively with parents and supervisory staff to coordinate early care and education program as part of the Early Childhood Services (ECS) team.
**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **
Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement AA/BA in Child Development, Human Development, Education or Early Childhood Education. Preferred 3 units in infant/toddler care. Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Possession of Child Development Permit at Teacher level, or meet all requirements to complete application for Teacher Permit prior to employment start date. Required Valid CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required
Experience Requirement Minimum 2 years' experience working in a licensed center-based program with children birth-3 years or 3-5 years of age. Required Experience working in a campus Early Childhood Education/Development Center. Preferred Training and experience in Creative, Emergent or Reggio Curriculums. Preferred Training and experience in completing Thelma-Harms Environmental Rating Scale (ECERS/ITERS). Preferred Training and Experience in completing Desired Results Developmental Profile, CLASS, ASQ or ASQ-SE. Preferred Experience working with infants/toddlers (children ages 0-2.5 years old). Preferred
Requirement Overtime Required Variable hours. Required Proof of negative TB test within last 12 months. Required Valid certification in CPR and First Aid. Required Transcripts required as proof of required coursework (8 core classes) and a Teachers Permit from the CCTC. Required Background check to include Child Abuse Index and Criminal Record Clearance. Required
Preferred Qualifications Ability to train support staff through role modeling and verbal explanations. Skill and knowledge to lead classroom management and instruction. Skill and knowledge to work as part of the classroom teaching team. Skill in prioritizing the needs of children, parents, and the classroom. Skill in providing positive support to developing young children and their families in all situations. Skill and knowledge to work with diverse populations. Demonstrated skill in communicating and speaking in English effectively with children, staff and parents to read text of children's stories and as needed for food preparation, safety manuals, medication labels, and posted allergy lists. Knowledge, training (valid certification) and ability to perform CPR/First Aid on children who have been injured and may be unable to stand up and/or walk. Ability to escort children to designated safe/secure area during required monthly fire drills and/or emergency evacuations. Knowledge of and skill in applying conflict resolution techniques with both adults and children. Ability to continue educational coursework toward renewal of Child Development Permit and meeting the CTC requirements for upgrading to Master Teacher Level Permit within required timeline for renewal. Other: Participate in CA Department of Education and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) self-study toward accreditation and meeting program standards by completing all requested observations and surveys, portfolios and participation in Environmental Rating Scale (ECERS/ITERS), ASQ and CLASS classroom assessments. Knowledge of current philosophies, research and Best Practices in early care and education of children. Knowledge of National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) Developmentally Appropriate Practices. Knowledge of appropriate health and safety standards on toileting and food handling. Knowledge of code of confidentiality as required by Title 22 (Health and Safety Code), Title 5 (Education Code) and Code of Ethical Conduct (NAEYC) in order to maintain compliance with above as it pertains to information provided to Center and its staff by families as well as all child assessments, developmental profiles and portfolios as well as interactions with staff. Ability to lift children weighing up to 30 lbs. (frequent lifting, standing, stooping, bending).
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission explicitly states the goal of providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.