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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 1/28/2017

University of California - Merced Merced, CA

Merced, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree


Substitute Teacher

Job Category:

Early Childhood Education


Early Childhood Education Center

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Closing Date:

The position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.


$16.37 - $17.38 Hourly



Background check:

Background check may be required


The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With approximately 7,300 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Under the direction and supervision of the Director, assumes responsibility for planning and implementing a quality developmentally appropriate program for children ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten entry. Work cooperatively with other ECEC staff to coordinate and put into action the planned program activities for the children in their assigned classroom and outdoors. Participates in preparing and putting into practice age-appropriate language arts, social studies, cognitive arts, science, art, music, social and emotional development, nutrition, multi-cultural awareness and physical development experiences for the children in the classrooms. Sustain with classroom team all required documentation and paperwork for the children assigned and classroom group, as per mandates and ECEC procedures.

Maintain program quality, adhering to Title 22 State Licensing regulations and other best practices program standards and requirements that the ECEC adopts and implements. Promotes partnerships with parents and encourages parent participation in the classroom. Promotes a constructive working relationship with the ECEC staff, children and families through conflict resolution, effective communication and participation in problem solving activities.

Continue professional development in the field of Early Childhood Education/Child Development through further academic education or participating in conferences/workshops as an attendee or presenter.


A.S./A.A. degree is preferred in Child Development or related field.

A minimum of 3 units in Infant/Toddler Development from an accredited college with a B grade or better.

A valid Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.

Experience working in an Early Childhood Care classroom for 1year.

This staff member must have the ability to provide professional early childhood education services to infants, toddlers and preschoolers, display a professional demeanor, and be able to maintain confidentiality of information and materials. In addition, the incumbent must be proficient in writing and speaking in English.

Familiarity of PITC practices, accreditation criteria, Title 5 program requirements, Conscious Discipline and Creative Curriculum preferred.

To Apply:

Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
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