Summary of Duties:
The Teacher promotes educational, social, physical and intellectual growth by teaching students; plans group and individual lesson plans, organizes activities, monitors individual student progress, conducts student observations; completes daily educational and attendance records; conducts parent/teacher conferences. The Teacher is responsible for the planning and implementation of a curriculum in the classroom that meets the Head Start Program requirements in preparation forprimary school in preschool, day care center or other child development facility.
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field is required; must have a valid California Child Development Center Permit or Child Development Teacher Permit; and must have a valid CPR/First Aid certification. For Early Head Start Program, the applicant must also have at least six (6) semester units of infant and toddler development coursework.
Two (2) years of experience in a classroom setting or combination of two years of experience in both classroom and group settings with young children under the age of 5 isrequired.
Applicants interested in the position must complete Plaza de la Raza employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Applicants may obtain an employment application from Human Resources department located at 8337 Telegraph Road, Suite 300, Pico Rivera, California 90660, or may download the application from the Careers section at www.plazadelaraza.info.
Applicants must submit a complete application packet to the Human Resources department via email email@example.com or by regular mail to:
Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.
Human Resources Department
8337 Telegraph Road, Suite 300
Pico Rivera, California 90660
Employment application packets must include all of the following documentation:
1. Cover letter
2. Employment Application
4. Official transcripts indicating Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or related field, which includes six (6) semester units of infant and toddler development coursework.
5. California Child Development Center Permit or Child Development Teacher Permit.
6. Valid CPR/First Aid certification
Only complete application packets will be considered for the screening and selection process.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
In addition to fully meeting its obligations for nondiscrimination under federal and state law, Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, veteran status, political views, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.