Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Infant / Toddler Teacher

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Phoenix, AZ

$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for a 2 year commitment and paid out at 50% within 30 days of hire and 50% at 6 months

Effective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers, are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, weekly COVID-19 testing at their expense, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Infant Toddler Teacher is responsible to promote school readiness by preparing children and their families for school success as well as life success as it relates to this position. To provide high quality developmentally appropriate care and education for children age 0-3 in a center based classroom for CPLC ECD Program. Work as part of a center based inter-disciplinary team to support the children in all areas of development while providing education, health and social service support to families. Abide by all state and federal regulations that apply to care and education of young children including the revised Head Start Program Performance Standards, Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Child Care Licensing, Office of Head Start Initiatives and ECD Content Area Plans and Procedures. Actively supervise children by sight and sound at all times and in all environments. Maintain all health and safety regulations to create an optimum learning environment. Facilitate health practices to keep children safe in the school bus, outdoor and indoor environments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum education qualifications (one of the listed below):

A. Infant Toddler Child Development Associates (CDA)

B. CDA comparable credential from an accredited institution and have been trained or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant toddler development.

C. Applicants who have a Preschool CDA with training or coursework in Early Childhood Development and training or coursework in Infant/Toddler Development with 6 months experience working with infant and toddlers (as required by the Head Start Act) may also be considered.

D. (Migrant Infant toddler teachers only) High School diploma and Education plan to obtain option A or B above within 18months of hire and can demonstrate competencies to care for and nurture infants and toddlers identified in HSPPS.

NOTE: Education obtained outside of USA from another country must be evaluated from an accredited organization to determine equivalency to USA education status.

Preferred Experience

1. Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) screening, implementing Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers (PITC), Center on Social & Emotional Foundation Early Learning Center (CSEFEL), Positive Behavior Support Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scales (ITERS), and Toddler Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)

2. Bilingual English/Spanish

3. Experience working with culturally diverse and low-income families

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