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Associate Teacher

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Under the direction of the Supervising and Master Teacher

  • Provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment for children enrolled in our program. Supervise and directly interact with children in a warm and positive manner.
  • Plan and initiate developmentally appropriate activities based on a child-initiated, project based emergent curriculum that promotes growth and development of the whole child.
  • Promote growth in all developmental areas. Implement activities that encourage problem solving, learning, and exploration. 
  • Provide clear communication, train and supervise the assistant teachers and volunteers. Includes training other staff in routines such as mealtimes, nap, diapering, toileting, and clean-up, and health and safety procedures. 
  • Record Daily Meal Count to meet all guidelines of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. 
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive relationships with the families in our Center. 
  • Respect cultural diversity in early childhood education and family practices. 
  • Maintain on-going assessments of children, using Desired Results (DRDP) and DRDP Tech. Keep written documentation of children, including observation and portfolios.
  • Ensure routine sanitizing of toys and equipment is done daily. Use Cottage checklists to care for equipment and clean-up of classroom and yard, including set up and end of day procedures. 
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and trainings. Miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Understand the philosophy of the Center and be able to describe its goals and objectives to others.
  • In the absence of a Supervising or Master Teacher, assume responsibility for all classroom management. 
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Follow all Children’s Center and Associated Students personnel policies
  • Obtain a Professional Growth Advisor and develop a Professional Growth Plan to complete at least 105 hours of professional growth within a 5 year period. 
  • Understand and adhere to the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  • Act as an advocate for children and families, including confidential matters.


  • TB Clearance before first day of work
  • 3 units in Infant/Toddler development needed to work with infants or toddlers
  • Infant/Child CPR & First Aid certification 
  • Be eligible or possess an Associate Teacher (or higher) Child Development Permit issued by California Dept. of Teacher Credentialing 
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can begin work the week of January 12, 2015
  • CFD major and minors preferred

SALARY: $9.57 per hour

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