Child Care Teacher I/II Job at Menlo Park, San Mateo County, California

Child Care Teacher I/II

City of Menlo Park , California


Job Information 

Part-Time/Temporary

Community Services

Mid Level

Salary/Wage 

$25.22 - $33.83 Hourly

Application Deadline 

Until filled

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

The City of Menlo Park is currently accepting applications for Child Care Teacher I/II. We have 2 openings.

These position are part-time (20 hours a week) and provides a flexible work schedule. We are looking for candidates that enjoy teaching & working with preschool and school aged children. This position is Monday through Friday.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate would possess a strong work-ethic and a desire to work with preschool and school-age children on class activities and projects; plans age-appropriate curriculum, learning experiences and activities to develop, physical, language, and social skills; designs activities to enhance the child’s self-esteem and independence.

Essential job Functions
The job functions of a Child Care Teacher include: planning activities for children; supervising, instructing, and interacting with specific age groups; working within a teaching team to create a play based environment for children; maintaining safety and cleanliness throughout the facility. Must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, including children, up to 30 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications
CHILD CARE TEACHER I

  • Equivalent to high school graduation or GED, plus a minimum of twelve (12) units of course work in Early Childhood Education, recreation, physical education, elementary education, or closely related field. Twenty-four (24) units preferred
  • An A.A. Degree in early childhood education preferred
  • Equivalent of six months’ experience in licensed group child care program or comparable setting or possession of a Children’s Center Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Preparation and Licensing, or equivalent experience to provide the required knowledge and abilities
  • Possession of a valid California driver's license; and a satisfactory driving record, if assigned to the after school program (children in kindergarten – fifth grade)
  • Ability to obtain American Red Cross First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate. Must maintain and renew certification per the American Red Cross guidelines

CHILD CARE TEACHER II

  • 16 semester units in general education
  • 24 units of Early Childhood Education coursework
  • An addition two units of adult supervision coursework
  • One year of instructional work in a child care and development program
  • Certification as Master Teacher or above
  • Possession of valid Class C California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to obtain American Red Cross First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate. Must maintain and renew certification per the American Red Cross guidelines

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Location 

701 Laurel St

Menlo Park, CA 94025