Teacher Aide - Extra Help (Joshua Tree)

  • Joshua Tree, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Education and Training
  • Salary: $14.99 Hourly USD

Job Description

The Job


Special Districts Joshua Tree Park and Recreation is recruiting for an Extra-Help Teacher Aide who will be responsible for assisting with the planning and implementation of the daily operations of a preschool. Duties include ensuring the safety and well-being of children, assisting with learning experiences, interacting with parents, and assuming the duties of the lead teacher as needed to cover absences. This position will work in County Service Area (CSA) 20 in Joshua Tree.
Availability: Must be available to work in Joshua Tree, California.
Certificate: Must successfully complete Pediatric First Aid and CPR within six (6) months of hire.

Schedule: This is an extra-help, non-regular position classified as a Public Service Employee. This position typically works 16 to 29.5 hours per week. The childcare facilities are open from 7:30 am-12:00 pm (noon ).

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Six (6) months of full-time equivalent experience at a childcare center, preschool, school, or recreation setting where the main function of the job was interaction and instruction of children.

Education: Six (6) semester (9 quarter) units of completed college coursework in early childhood education, physical education, recreation, human services, social welfare or other related field of study. A legible copy of transcripts (unofficial are accepted) or coursework must be included .

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.

Desired Qualifications

Applicants with a certificate in early childhood education, a current Pediatric First Aide, and/or CPR certificates are desirable.

Selection Process

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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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Joshua Tree, California United States View Map