Child Development Center (CDC) Aide
South Orange County Community College District
Child Development Center (CDC) Aide
Pay Rate: $12.50-$20, depending on exp./permit/certs
In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
The Districtís goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.
This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. This advertisement is to create a pool of applications to be used when there is an available opening. You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office or the Childrenís Center regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website.
To perform a variety of duties involved in planning and implementing instructional and recreational activities appropriate for the developmental needs and skills of children enrolled at an assigned Child Development Center.
Representative Duties and Responsibilities:
Instruct and supervise children involved in various Center activities including recreational and educational programs; provide a professional and nurturing environment; listen attentively to children; encourage childrenís confidence and self-esteem; apply appropriate guidance and disciplinary actions; model appropriate social and emotional behavior.
Maintain childrenís health and safety at the Center; monitor and convey potential health and safety hazards to appropriate staff; administer basic first aid and CPR as necessary; report accidents to supervisors.
Assist in the housekeeping functions of the center including the cleaning and feeding of animals.
Implement sound nutritional practices; plan, order, and prepare snacks; supervise meal and snack times and encourage appropriate social behavior in these settings.
Establish and maintain relationships with children, parents, co-workers, and other professionals;
Observe, record, assess, and evaluate each childís level of activity, performance, behavior, and stage of development and skill; assist the teachers with a variety of techniques to create a profile of each childís development and to evaluate/assess the effectiveness of the curriculum/program offered; provide daily, monthly, and annual verbal and written communication with parents using informal talks, notice boards, newsletters, and other mechanisms; schedule and participate in parent conferences and special education IEPís.
Perform related duties as required.
Preferred and required qualifications as appropriate for the position.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com
Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities within the South Orange County Community College District and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com