Part Time Assistant Teacher 2/20/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Part Time Assistant Teacher
Child Develop Centr Teacher I
Mornings as needed
1000 Veteran Ave. Rehabilitation Building
$15.39 / $2678
$23.87 / $4153
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Under the supervision of the director and lead teacher, the assistant teacher will assist in the supervision, education, and support of children with disabilities, birth-36 months of age, in a nursery school/early intervention setting. The assistant teacher will work closely with the lead teacher(s) in the delivery of services to children with disabilities. Some specific responsibilities of this position require incumbent to: Assist in the daily preparation of the classroom and play yard activities, monitor for safety, assist in documenting and maintaining daily observations of children in all areas of development, prepare school bulletin boards, assist in the end-of-day clean-up activities, attend daily meetings, and assist with classroom upkeep and maintenance. This is a 20% 6-12 month limited position. LIMITED MAY CONVERT TO CAREER.
Required skills: Minimum of twelve postsecondary semester or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development (Transcript/s required); Six-months experience working with young children (pre-preschool/preschool); Ability to work as a team member to determine a transdisciplinary approach needed for working with children with developmental disabilities; Demonstrated good oral communication with a variety of social/economic and cultural backgrounds of children and families, and with professionals in related fields; Ability to handle children birth to 3 years of age with disabling conditions, using appropriate techniques; Must be able to lift and carry a child up to 50 pounds; Ability to read and keep abreast with articles through educational opportunities and/or in-service training; Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding clients or family members' status in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
Preferred skills: Knowledge of early childhood special education or related areas of special education; speech/language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychology or nursing; Knowledge of how disabling conditions might interfere with the developmental progression of children birth to 3 years of age; Skill in working with children with disabilities and their families; Written communication skills for preparing correspondence; Knowledge of computer/iPad use and its applications to the educational curriculum with young children.