University of Texas at Dallas Child Development Associate in Dallas, Texas
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.
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
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
Open Date: 10/11/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
Desired Start Date: 10/23/2017