Child Development Teacher
- Rio Hondo College
- Location: Whittier, California
- Category: Faculty-Education-Teacher Childhood
- Posting Date: 09/14/2020
- Application Deadline: 09/27/2020
|Position Title||Child Development Teacher|
|Position Type||Classified Full Time|
|Percentage Employee||100 %|
|Number of Months Assignment||12 months|
|Starting Date||As soon as possible|
|Current Work Schedule||
Varies – Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Days and hours of employment may change depending on District needs.
$3,401.04 – $4,348.26 monthly – Successful candidate will start at step 1 except in cases where District deems appropriate. This is a Categorically funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon continued funding.
|Department||Child Development Center|
|Open Until Filled|
|About Rio Hondo College||
About Río Hondo College
Río Hondo College welcomes and embraces all students in their educational and career pathways. As a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), our College has a student population of 22,000, of which 18,000 are Latinx students. We were the first college in Los Angeles County to provide two years of free tuition to first-time, full-time college students through our Río Promise program. We are proud to acknowledge that many of our students have transferred to high ranked institutions such as Harvard, Stanford, USC and UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, Cal State LA, Cal State Long Beach, and Whittier College to name a few.
Río Hondo College is committed to the recruitment of qualified and diverse employees who are dedicated to our students’ success. We recognize that diversity in an academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for our students. We are steadfast in our hiring practices and staff development processes which reinforce the goals of equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion. Our practices and processes also support the importance of a workforce that reflects the community and the diverse student population we serve.
Río Hondo College employs approximately 55% tenured track faculty of color; 60% part-time faculty of color; 85% classified staff of color; and 50% administrators of color.
Río Hondo College offers 30 associate degrees that guarantee transfer (ADTs) to Cal State Universities, a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Technology, more than 60 certificates, a Pathway to Law School, dual enrollment with K-12 districts, state championship speech & debate team and excellent athletic teams, student leadership opportunities, travel abroad experiences and more.
In collaboration with the communities in Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, El Monte, South El Monte, Whittier, portions of Norwalk, La Mirada, Downey, La Puente, the City of Industry, Los Nietos and Avocado Heights, Río Hondo College provides an exceptional academic curriculum to meet the unique needs of our region.
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, instruct and supervise children enrolled at the Children’s Center; plan and prepare lessons, materials and special activities for the children; direct the work of assigned staff and volunteer workers assisting in the classroom.
Instruct and supervise children in a variety of academic subjects and creative activities such as language, science, math, music, art and social, physical and motor development activities; instruct children in appropriate health and safety habits. E
Plan and prepare lessons and materials for classroom activities. E
Plan and supervise children’s playground activities and rest periods. E
Serve snacks and meals to children.
Plan and participate in field trips and other special activities. E
Participate in the selection, training and evaluation of teacher aides; provide work direction and guidance to parent and student volunteers and student teachers. E
Maintain classroom in a clean and orderly condition; clean classroom after eating, playing and learning activities. E
Participate in the selection of instructional materials and supplies as needed.
Observe and evaluate student progress and development; prepare special activities for skills that need further attention. E
Maintain a variety of records and files, such as records of attendance and student evaluations. E
Perform a variety of general clerical duties related to the instruction of children; attend staff meetings and attend workshops.
Perform related duties as assigned.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires us to identify the essential (E) duties/functions of the position. We have indicated those duties with an E on the job description.
|Knowledge and Abilities||
|Education and Experience||
Any combination equivalent to: Possession of Children’s Center Permit issued by the State Department of Education and 1 ½ years, per the state requirements, of related classroom teaching experience.
Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an Evaluation Service prior to the closing date. Certification must be attached with copies of transcripts.
Children’s Center Permit issued by the State Department of Education and a valid Red Cross First Aid Certificate, and Ped. CPR and First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross or other authorized agency.
Children’s Center environment; work includes indoor and outdoor environment; subject to lifting, carrying, pushing and stooping and exposure to communicable diseases.
Applications are currently being accepted for Child Development Teacher. This is a 100% Full-Time, 12 month position. This is a Categorically Funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon continued funding.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PT on the closing date.
Applicants must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed.
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Commitment to Diversity||
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
|Cancel RTF Policy||
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RE-OPEN, RE-ADVERTISE, DELAY OR CANCEL FILLING THIS POSITION.
Rio Hondo College is committed to employing qualified administrators, faculty and staff members who are dedicated to student success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates.