University of Texas at Dallas Child Development Associate in Dallas, Texas

Job Summary

Provide assistance in the provision of developmental program activities for young children.

Minimum Education and Experience

Sixty college credit hours and a valid TX driver’s license; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience totaling at least two years.

Preferred Education and Experience

Child Development Associate Credential or equivalent.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with educational activities in an appropriately designed preschool setting; assist with planning and implementing child centered learning experiences in a team taught, developmentally appropriate preschool w/hearing impaired children; participate in mainstreaming activities with special populations as designated; provide informational feedback to parents as requested; other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Provide care & developmentally appropriate experiences for preschool age children; maintain a safe & appropriate learning environment; work collaboratively with team members in planning and implementing activities; document observations of individual child development; provide daily verbal & written communication to parents.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Must be able to: Sit, stand, lift (up to 40 pounds); stoop; squat; climb; run; bend; push/pull; hold; reach; twist; turn; walk; stretch; get up/down from the floor and child sized furniture; Provide consistent visual/auditory/proximity supervision of children and environment; Move quickly; Multi-task; Handle demands of children, colleagues and parents; Be patient; Have constant mental alertness and agility; Have a positive outlook; Have emotional stability

Environmental Conditions

May be Exposed to: Chemicals; Smells/bodily fluids; Illness/contagious disease; Hot and cold temperatures/UV/Sun; Noise; Crying; Messy supplies and busy classrooms; Florescent lighting.

Special Instructions Summary

Negative TB test required; Twenty-four hours of approved and documented continuing education is required annually.

Posting Number: S01350P

Position Title: Child Development Associate

Functional Title: Education - Preschool Area

Department: Callier Ctr Communication

Salary Range: $29,000.00

Pay Basis: Annually

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Dallas

Open Date: 10/11/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Desired Start Date: 10/23/2017