DCFS-qualified teacher responsible for planning and carrying out daily, age and developmentally-appropriate activities and for performing related duties in the Child Care Center. Position would be responsible for classroom management, following all licensing and KC guidelines to ensure a safe environment for children.
Position reports to the Director of the Children’s Learning Center, who reports to the Dean of Career and Technical Education, who reports to the VP of Instruction, who reports to the President of the College.
Qualifications for Position
60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of credit from an accredited college or university with six semester hours or nine quarter hours in courses related directly to childcare and/or child development from birth to age 6.
One year (1,560 clock hours) of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or licensed day care center and 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours of college credits from an accredited college or university with six semester or nine quarter hours in courses related directly to childcare and/or child development, from birth to age 6.
Must be 19 years of age.
Ability to work a flexible schedule and be flexible in performing daily Center duties
Strong communication, teamwork, organization, and planning skills
Be a member of Gateways to Opportunity Registry (within 30 days).
Ability to pass DCFS background check
Previous experience in an early childhood setting such as a daycare center, daycare home, preschool, kindergarten, or nursery school.
CPR and First Aid certified
Food handlers certificate
Plan and carry out daily age/developmentally appropriate-activities for children
Maintain a safe and orderly environment
Use positive guidance and redirection when interacting with the children
Be responsible for the physical environment of the classroom and child care center
Supervise children in various settings and activities, including outside the classroom, such as the playground, walks or field trips, as necessary
Help with breakfast, lunch, and snack time, including getting meals from cafeteria
Maintain positive communication with parents and other Child Care Center staff
Prepare and maintain necessary records and documentation, including child care licensing requirements
Maintain prompt hours, notify the Director in the event of illness, maintain a neat, clean, and appropriate appearance and work cooperatively with all staff
Perform other related duties as assigned
Position will assist in providing direction to student workers and/or teacher assistants
Position is expected to work with a minimum amount of supervision as part of the Child Care team. Consultation with supervisor is available as needed.
In performing the duties of this position, the Child Care Teacher is responsible for following all Local, State, and Federal laws and regulations and College policies and procedures. Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Compassion, Honesty, and Fairness.
Employee will have daily interaction with children, parents and College employees.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
1. Requires ability to lift children and sufficient agility to move with groups of children.
2. Ability to work in a highly active, distracting, and noisy environment.
TEMPORARY Summer Child Care Teacher
Kaskaskia College is seeking applications for a Temporary Summer Child Care Teacher. This position is responsible for planning and carrying out daily, age and developmentally-appropriate activities and for performing related duties in the Child Care Center. Position would be responsible for classroom management, following all licensing and KC guidelines to ensure a safe environment for children.
If you desire the opportunity to make a difference and help shape the future of our diverse student body, the College, and the community we encourage you to consider learning more about the position by reviewing the full description of the position at the following link: www.kaskaskia.edu/hr
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is $14.00 per hour.
To receive consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter describing how their qualifications meet the position criteria, along with a resume and transcripts.