Child Development Center Staff I, Assistant Teacher

Child Development Center Staff I, Assistant Teacher

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

(Located between Thomasville and Lexington off of Hwy 29/70)

Salary/Grade

$16,000 - $20,381 based on candidate’s experience, education, and funding source availability

Benefits

State of NC Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Closes: Friday, September 22, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, October 2, 2017

Expected Work Hours

As required to meet the needs of the facility.

Reports to

Child Development Center Program Director

Employment Type

Full-time Auxiliary Staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED with Early Childhood credential.
  • NC Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Familiarity with MS Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
    -          Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
    -          Collaborating and facilitating
    -          Creating and innovating
    -          Anticipating and responding to change
    -          Providing vision and leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience in an Early Childhood setting

Position Description

The Child Development Center Staff I, Assistant Teacher has primary responsibility for effective design and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early care and education environment, as well as classroom supervision, role modeling and management.  The CDC Staff I Assistant Teacher reports directly to the CDC Director and has the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Promotes College mission, values, and vision
  • Integrates Child Development principles into all aspects of program practices
  • Assists in the design, implementation, and evaluation of developmentally appropriate environments that reflect the value of diversity for preschool children from six weeks to five years
  • Works collaboratively with the CDC Director, teachers, parents, community, and students
  • Demonstrates flexibility, openness to change, and commitment to working in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Recognizes and supports the integration of research-based current best practices in early care and learning
  • Maintains safe, stimulating, organized and nurturing classroom environments
  • Effectively communicates with families
  • Supports efforts to ensure recommendation of appropriate resources and/or referrals for families
  • Pursues appropriate professional development experiences
  • Models professional integrity
  • Maintains progress records of children’s development and learning in accordance to College, CDC, state, and local agency requirements
  • Supervises Early Childhood Education students in laboratory and co-op experiences
  • Maintains sanitary conditions in accordance with state and local guidelines
  • Contributes ideas for planning activities to promote campus and community involvement
  • Prepares and posts daily schedules, written classroom activities and provides daily information for parents
  • Serves on College committees requested to support the College and School mission
  • Assists in the implementation of a variety of teaching styles, updating classroom materials, and provision of a stimulating arrangement of classroom space and equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned which support the purpose and initiatives of the CDC and College

Qualifications Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED with Early Childhood credential.
  • NC Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Familiarity with MS Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
    -          Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
    -          Collaborating and facilitating
    -          Creating and innovating
    -          Anticipating and responding to change
    -          Providing vision and leadership

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience in an Early Childhood setting

ADA Summary:

ADA requirements for the position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information, exercise good judgment, and perform evaluations of children’s assessments.  Requires the ability to lift/carry children 35-50 lbs. to meet their needs; ability to stoop, bend, push, kneel, squat, pull, reach, stand, walk, and/or sit to meet needs of children; ability to perform fine motor tasks including, but not limited to, the following tasks regularly performed while caring for young children: snapping, buttoning, zipping, pinning, tying, and grasping; visually supervise children and respond appropriately to verbal and non-verbal cues; and exercise mobility to respond to imminently harmful situations.

Salary Range: 

$16,000 - $20,381 based on candidate’s experience, education, and funding source availability 

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, http://www.davidsonccc.edu\Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application, including electronic signature

2) Cover Letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment.  

Job Post Contact

Eleanor Brewer,  Administrative Support Staff, Human Resources

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 ext. 6360

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu