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Supervising Teacher
Priority Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018

Full-Time, Non Exempt

Under the direction of the SDSU Children’s Center Assistant Director, supervises the daily operation of two classrooms known as a Cottage; consisting of two classrooms, as well as the cottage outdoor side yards, and a shared outdoor classroom called Memory Park. The Supervising Teacher is responsible for ensuring the safety and welfare of all participants, as well as the quality of the educational experience. Additionally, this position oversees the enrollment of all classrooms for children in the Cottages.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of all licensing guidelines and requirements and ensures cottage meets these requirements
  • Ensures education program meets the developmental needs of children served in cottage
  • Ensures all needed changes are completed as required to meet the established guidelines as stipulated
  • Ensures meals are served family style and in accordance with nutritional guidelines established by the USDA and monitored by the State Department of Education
  • Makes recommendations regarding resource and referral options for all families enrolled in the Center
  • Ensures optimal enrollment for both infant and toddler cottages
  • Ensures adherence to all policies for use
  • Develops programming alternatives and alternate sources of revenue production
  • Works directly with children in a teacher role when necessary
  • Other responsibilities include administration, marketing & promotions, budget, customer service & development of relationships with families, safety and staff management

Minimum Education, Experience & Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Human Development, Early Childhood Education or related field required
  • Minimum of 24 units of Child Development or ECE
  • Three units supervised field experience in a child care setting
  • Two units of adult supervision
  • Completion of 6 units in Administration of Child Development Programs preferred
  • Minimum three years teaching experience in a children’s center program serving children from infants to 6 years of age including supervisory experience of multiple staff in a classroom setting
  • Experience in a state funded Title V and parent fee based program with strong commitment to parent involvement/participation preferred
  • Experience working in a college lab school environment is preferred
  • Current California Children Development Permit at the Master Teacher level or above
  • Develops and maintains an approved Professional Development Plan that includes acquiring the minimum of 21 CEUs annually (105 hours in 5 years)
  • Maintains annual membership in NAEYC to read and discuss their educational periodicals, Young Children and/or Teaching Young Children
  • FBI, DOJ and Child Abuse Index fingerprint clearance, TB clearance and current Health Screening
  • Current Pediatric First Aid and CPR training, including the proper use of inhaled medications and/or Epi pens
  • 15 hours of Accident Illness Prevention Training

Compensation & Benefits

Starting Range: $18.27 – $20.67, Non Exempt

Schedule & Working Conditions

Year-round, campus-based, indoor-outdoor childcare center serving 200 children on a daily basis between the ages of 6 months to 5 years and their parents. This is a regular, full-time position which requires flexibility in working long and irregular hours.

Staff-child ratios: Infants (1:3), Toddlers (1:4), 2-Year olds (1:4), Preschooler (1:8) Classroom group size: Infants (9), Toddlers (12/16), 2 year olds (16/20), Preschooler (24)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

The work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: chemicals, dust, sun, rain, bloodborne pathogens and other environmental risks.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information with children, staff and parents; bending, stooping and lifting children and/or equipment up to 50 pounds from the floor; standing for extended periods of time; moving quickly and easily from sitting to standing; working outdoors on a daily basis; visual scanning to insure child safety outside; able to perform movements including grasping, touching, pushing, pulling, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

Summary of Benefits

Full-time Employment Application Process


Application Documents

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Drop off completed documents at:

Associated Students Office
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Suite 320
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive,
San Diego, CA 92182-7800

Job description and application documents are also available at the Associated Students Office or call 619-594-6555 to have the application documents mailed to you.

Selection Process

The selection process generally takes 3 to 6 weeks after the priority consideration date; applicants will be contacted only for additional information or to schedule an interview.

Background Check

A background check (including a criminal records check) may be required for this position and must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students of SDSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current A.S. employees who apply for the position.

The Associated Students is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion (to include religious dress practice and religious grooming practice), color, sex (to include breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, military status, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other protected group. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.