Children Center Teacher Substitute
- Rio Hondo College
- Location: Whittier, California
Faculty-Education-Teacher Education - Early Childhood
- Posting Date: 06/11/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
|Position Title||Children Center Teacher Substitute|
|Position Type||Classified Substitute pool|
|Percentage Employee||Hourly as needed|
|Number of Months Assignment|
|Starting Date||As soon as possible|
|Current Work Schedule||
Varies- Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (30 hours per week)
|Salary Range||Range 21|
|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.
Our caring and dedicated student-centered staff, faculty, and administrators are devoted to the advancement of educational justice, equity, and opportunity for all our students. Our College’s 900 employees, with close to 600 faculty, hold themselves accountable for the academic success of disproportionately impacted student populations. Our entire staff, with unwavering team collaboration, work hard to ensure our students reach their full potential by eliminating gaps in academic outcomes that traditionally hinder students of color.
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, top-notch 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 and strengthen our communities.
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 Children’s Center Teacher Substitute. This is a Hourly as Needed position.
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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you possess a Children’s Center Permit issued by the State Department of Education? If so, please attach a copy in the section "Documents needed to apply" under License or Credential.
- * Do you possess a valid Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certificate from the American Red Cross or other authorized agency. If so, please attach a copy in the section "Documents needed to apply" under Other Documents.
- * Please list your teaching experience working in a classroom in a child care center. Please list your dates of employment, whether the position was full-time or part-time and what age group you worked with.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Please describe your philosophy on how children grow, learn, and develop.
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- License or Credential
- Other Documents
- Unofficial transcripts of all college/university studies, including degrees earned.