Substitute Teacher - Discovery Center

Job Overview

The Substitute Teacher will be responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate classroom to ensure a quality based center program for children and families.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follows and participates in curriculum and activities consistent with NCSH philosophy and in accordance with state program and licensing requirements
  • Maintains discipline and supervision of children during all activities as outlined in NCSH policies and procedures and licensing requirements
  • Collaborates with staff to facilitate children's progress
  • Works in each classroom as assigned
  • Assists classroom staff in sanitizing and cleaning classroom
  • Participates in family style meals with the children
  • Administration
    • Maintains strict confidentiality guidelines
    • Communicates often, sharing both positive and negative feedback from the community, funding partners, and staff, ensuring management is kept fully informed on the welfare of children, condition of the classroom, and all important factors influencing it
    • Attends team and staff meetings, trainings, collaborations, and planning meetings when applicable
  • Promotes and Maintains Parent Involvement
    • Develops and maintains meaningful, productive relationships with families
  • Community Involvement
    • Maintains accurate knowledge of NCSH program and services
    • Maintains and develops positive working relationships with the general public, community-based organizations and government agencies
  • Other miscellaneous assignments as assigned

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Preferred candidates will have an Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field and at least three (3) units of Infant Toddler Development from an accredited college or university
  • Must have or be eligible for a California Child Development Permit at the Associate Teacher Level or higher
  • Two (2) years experience working in an early childhood setting or community-based program
  • Experience working with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to establish supportive relationships with children and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team as a cooperative and supportive team member
  • Must have good written, verbal, communication and organizational skills
  • Must become knowledgeable about current funding partners childcare and preschool guidelines, including the rules and regulations affecting the families served
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be available for work on short notice and work flexible hours
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified or obtain certification within 30 days of hire
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Personal integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the mission and goals of the agency
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Compensation: $14.42
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Status: On-Call
City: Escondido

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