Salary: $29,681.60 - $38,958.40 Annually USD
The Preschool Services Department (PSD) is recruiting for Teacher Aides II who assist in the planning and implementation of lesson plans with teachers; assist with learning experiences; attend team meetings to learn new procedures; observe and report on the progress of children; document disabilities; report suspected child abuse; communicate with staff, parents, and children; serve food; and assist children with activities such as dressing and toileting.
These are contract positions to work approximately 9 to 12 months per year.
An eligible list will be established to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the County.
For more detailed information, refer to the PSD Teacher Aide II-Contract job description.
Click here to view the Preschool Services Department Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Refer to the PSD 9 Month Contract Benefits Summary or PSD 12 Month Contract Benefits Summary for more information on the benefits package this employment opportunity has to offer.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1) Must be able to lift and carry a small child (up to 50 lbs) as needed/in the event of an emergency. Other physical demands include: sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, twisting, grasping, fine manipulation, pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping, using smell and touch, working outside and vision and hearing.
2) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) Must obtain a valid San Bernardino County Food Handler's card and First Aid/CPR cards within two (2) weeks of hire and maintain throughout employment.
4) Travel throughout the County may be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance may be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies, and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson, and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued. (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)
Applicants must meet one of the following options:
Option 1: Possess a valid/active CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (or higher level permit) issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). For information on permit requirements, click here .
Option 2: Possess a completed/awarded Associate's degree (or higher) which must include six (6) semester (9 quarter) core units of completed college coursework in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development (CD).
Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.
Option 1: A copy of the required valid/active CA Child Development Associate Teacher Permit (or higher level permit).
Option 2: A legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) AND a copy of the degree.
Required documentation MUST be attached to your application or submitted via fax to (909) 387-5819 Attn: PSD Teacher Aide II-Contract or email to email@example.com Subject: PSD Teacher Aide II - Contract. Failure to provide the requested documents at the time of application submittal may result in disqualification of the application.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of basic principles and practices of early child development; act as a role model for children in a safe, supervised environment; understand and follow oral and written directions; and maintain a supportive and cooperative working relationship with children, staff members, and parents. Prior experience in a Head Start program is highly desirable and should be listed on the application.
Examination Procedure :
There will be a determination of minimum qualifications based upon a review of the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore it is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.
Application Procedure :
Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
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San Bernardino, California