HOURLY WAGE: $15.84
LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:
Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
To care for and educate children ages 3 months through school age in a developmentally appropriate early childhood environment following criteria from NAEYC, Texas Rising Star and Texas Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards. Also to model high-quality interactions, guidance and education strategies for college students and visitors to the lab school. This position reports to the Program Director, Child Development Lab School and exercises no supervision.
NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, OR the equivalency to an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with at least 30 credits in an early childhood education-related field.
Experience: Two years of experience working with young children, ages birth to five (5) years. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree in an Education-related field for 1 year of experience.
Special Requirements: Commitment to obtain CPR and First Aid certifications within first six weeks of employment.
*Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment.
Knowledge of: 1. Texas Child Care Regulatory Minimum Standards and NAEYC Standards of quality. 2. Child Development. 3. Children’s nutrition. 4. Appropriate guidance strategies for use with young children. Skills in: 5. Working with young children. 6. CPR/First Aid. 7. Basic functions and use of Microsoft Office suite. Ability to: 8. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 9. Communicate professionally using oral and written methods. 10. Problem-solve and make classroom decisions in a timely manner. 11. Model appropriate teaching, interaction, and guidance strategies for lab students and teacher aides.
Restricted-Sustained posture, for prolonged periods; light lifting, some walking, pushing, pulling on a regular basis. Unpleasant Exposure Minor Hazard-Moderate exposure to dust, grease, noise, inclement weather, temperature extremes, and unpleasant but not hazardous odors are present. There is occasional exposure to risk controlled by safety precautions. Frequency and severity are limited.
Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation and holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
- Online Employment Application
- *KSA Statement (See Selection Criteria above)
- Copies of College Transcripts
MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf
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