Santa Cruz, California

Teacher 1 Location: Santa Cruz Job ID: 13906 Initial Review Date (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.  Initial Review Date (IRD): 01/06/2021 Dept Marketing Statement Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Business and Administrative Services (BAS) division at the University of California (UC) Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services, facilities, employee housing and capital planning, dining services, conference services, early education services, the Bay Tree Bookstore, ID card services, and business and financial analysis for these areas.  Through these units, educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents. Job Overview  Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor of Early Education Services, the incumbent is responsible for general supervision and planning of developmentally appropriate program curriculum for infants, preschoolers, and school aged children; ages 11 months to 12 years. In addition, incumbent may give direction and mentor Student Assistant Teachers. Possess sufficient word-processing and computer skills to prepare developmental assessments, notices, newsletter articles and curriculum materials. Must have a valid Child Development Permit, current negative TB test, and background check. Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information:  No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility:  Full Schedule Information:  Full-time 40 hours weekly Mon-Fri Day Employee Classification: Partial Year Career, with 1-2 furlough months annually Job End Date:  6/30/2022, with possibility of extension Work Location:  UC Santa Cruz Main Campus Union Representation:  CX Job Duties 70% - Child Development and Education Assume responsibility for the general supervision and safety of all children in attendance, including compliance with Department of Social Services licensing requirements and Titles 5 and 22 regulations. Design and maintain a developmentally appropriate enriching environment conducive to children's safe, independent exploration. Maintain a clean environment inside the facility and outside yard. Serves as primary caregiver for a group of children. Helps plan the care and assists in implementing developmental curriculum consistent with California Department of Education infant, toddler and preschool frameworks. Designs daily developmentally appropriate curriculum in conjunction with findings obtained from children's Desired Results Assessments. Establish and maintain a safe, clean, functional and organized atmosphere in the Center. Helps organize and safely supervise children's fieldtrips on and off campus. Through daily interactions, promotes the development of children's self-control, self-esteem, self-help skills, and positive relationships with others. Makes regular observations of individual children to assess challenges, strengths and goals. Documents and analyze information from developmental assessment to plan appropriate curriculum for children and maintain ongoing communication with families. Complete Desired Results Assessments, twice a year within a specified time, for a designated group of children. Responsible for correctly filling out forms and writing reports concerning children's behavior and health. Participate in overall program evaluation, planning of program's goals and effectiveness. Give input to the Preschool Site Supervisor regarding long term program planning.   15% - Child Development and Education Assume responsibility for the general supervision and safety of all children in attendance, including compliance with Department of Social Services licensing requirements and Titles 5 and 22 regulations. Design and maintain a developmentally appropriate enriching environment conducive to children's safe, independent exploration. Maintain a clean environment inside the facility and outside yard. Serves as primary caregiver for a group of children. Helps plan the care and assists in implementing developmental curriculum consistent with California Department of Education infant, toddler and preschool frameworks. Designs daily developmentally appropriate curriculum in conjunction with findings obtained from children's Desired Results Assessments. Establish and maintain a safe, clean, functional and organized atmosphere in the Center. Helps organize and safely supervise children's fieldtrips on and off campus. Through daily interactions, promotes the development of children's self-control, self-esteem, self-help skills, and positive relationships with others. Makes regular observations of individual children to assess challenges, strengths and goals. Documents and analyze information from developmental assessment to plan appropriate curriculum for children and maintain ongoing communication with families. Complete Desired Results Assessments, twice a year within a specified time, for a designated group of children. Responsible for correctly filling out forms and writing reports concerning children's behavior and health. Participate in overall program evaluation, planning of program's goals and effectiveness. Give input to the Preschool Site Supervisor regarding long term program planning.   15% - Teamwork and Professional Growth Attend regularly scheduled, evening staff meetings and program wide staff meetings. Actively participate and contribute as a team member with all other staff. Establish and maintain effective communication through cooperative problem solving and active listening skills with other staff. Participation at in-service trainings, workshops, conferences, and other professional growth activities (some evening or weekend hours) to improve skills, update knowledge of current professional practices and ongoing accumulation of training hours and/or units to renew Child Care Permit following the Child Development Permit Matrix. Participate in hiring, supervising and evaluating student teaching assistants. Occasionally conduct evening, student assistant training seminars in the absence of the Team Leader. Assist Team Leader in planning and conducting quarterly parent meetings and social events.   Required Qualifications Experience with and knowledge of infant and toddler developmental needs in social, emotional, cognitive, and physical areas. Work experience in a licensed infant/preschool setting, with children 11 months- 5 years of age. For the Infant/Toddler program, a minimum of (3) semester units or equivalent quarter units related to the care of infants and meeting Title 22 licensing requirements. Experience with and knowledge of current quality practices in field of early childhood education. Demonstrated ability to create and implement a developmentally appropriate program for children: e.g., curriculum, assessment, environment. Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of children & adults. Ability to work with groups of children ages 11 months - 12 years. Strong verbal and written communication skills Experience giving direction to adults in a child care center or comparable program. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Sufficient word-processing and computer skills to prepare developmental assessments, memos, flyers, newsletter articles, curriculum materials, documentation and portfolios. Ability to keep children physically safe in a nurturing environment. Special Conditions Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-offer criminal history background check prior to employment. Must provide proof of a current negative TB test and completed Health Screening Report within 7 days of hire. Must possess a current Department of Education Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, or higher. Ability to obtain a current Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certificate. The ability to move materials weighing up to 25lbs. with or without accommodation. Will be required to comply with current Early Education Services employee health safety requirements for childcare providers as defined by state regulatory agencies. Current health safety requirements to be discussed during interview. Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=PEN&division=&title=1.&part=4.&chapter=2.&article=2.5   Safety Statement All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.   How to Apply Attach your resume and cover letter when applying to this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'. Select How to Apply  for more instructions and information.  EEO/AA The University of California 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, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.  APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS View full job description and access on-line application: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucsc/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=11&JobOpeningId=13906&PostingSeq=1 To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu . A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University of California 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, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-4085590c3e4b88468ed48c21a7e8332d