Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Lubbock, Texas, United States

Full Time Teacher (Infant / Toddler) Lubbock, TX

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Job Description

Lubbock, TX

$5,000.00 Sign On Bonus with 1yr Agreement

CPLC's Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs are committed to giving every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, an opportunity to succeed in school and life. Provides full-day, full-year early childhood development services to low income children, ages 0-3 years, and their families in educationally-stimulating learning environments.

Infant-Toddler Teacher



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 (issued 9/1/2016), Head Start Act (12/7/2007), Texas Child Care Licensing-(for centers in Texas), New Mexico State Child Care Regulations-New Mexico Kids-(for centers located in New Mexico), 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.

  • Infant Toddler Child Development Associates Credential (CDA), or, CDA comparable Credential from an accredited institution and have been trained or have equivalent coursework in early childhood development and/or child development with a focus on infant toddler development.
  • 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.
  • (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.
  • Minimum 6 months working with Infant and/or Toddlers highly preferred.
  • Applicant must have basic keyboard skills and be able to use computer, computer software programs (e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe) and web based systems.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
  • An Associate's degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (Preferred)
  • A Bachelor's degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (EDE) or coursework equivalent to a major relating to Child Development or Early Childhood Education in a related field. (Preferred)

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, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.