Teacher Caregiver - Building Blocks - San Tan Valley Campus
Teacher Caregiver – Building Blocks
Summary Assist staff with both long and short range goals in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophies. They work in preschools, daycare centers, pre-kindergarten programs, and, in some cases, school systems to oversee and coordinate child care and educational programs, and other programs as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Plan both long and short range goals in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophies.
• Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child
• Encourage assistants to contribute to curriculum lesson planning, following the approved curriculum.
• Coordinate field trips
• Prepare monthly plan charts
• Complete bi-annual assessment of children's development
• Report progress of children to parents in bi-annual reports and through parent-teacher conferences
• Maintain daily open communication with parents
• Keep accident reports
• Maintain anecdotal records
• Maintain confidentiality
• Report any suspect abuse to supervisor
• Arrange a classroom environment in accordance to program goals and philosophy
• Maintain a safe and healthy environment
• Inspect and replace damaged or lost materials
• Attend in-service and staff meetings
• Supervise assistants, aides and volunteers in the classroom
• Keep all appropriate records such as records, attendance and time sheets.
• Meet all applicable licensing regulations
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
• Minimum of AA degree or equivalent preferably in Early Childhood
• One (1) year experience working with children in a teaching position or equivalent
Education and/or Experience MINIMUM STATE REQUIREMENTS - CPR and First Aid trained, TB Tested, and documentation of ONE of the following: 6 months experience and a high school diploma or GED or At least 12 credit hours in early childhood, child development, or closely related field OR NAC/CDA/ or CCP credentials OR An associate’s degree or bachelor degree, from an accredited college or university in early childhood, child development, or a closely related field. All experience must be in a licensed day care facility.
Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands; the employee is frequently required to stand, walk for long periods of time and occasionally run; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand for long periods of time; walk, and occasionally run. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Terms of Employment
• Salary based on column E of the Classified Salary schedule as established by the Governing Board.
• 12 month position, 4 to 8 hours per day.
• Benefits as assigned for the position.
• Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance Card
• Measles/Mumps/Rubella Immunity/Vaccination
• Valid I-9 form
• TB Tested
Notice of Nondiscrimination
The Florence Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission or access to or treatment or employment in its policies, procedures or practices, in compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Florence Unified School District Career and Technical Education Department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the programs available Accounting, Audio/Visual, Bio Science, Business Management, Business Operations, Construction, Culinary Arts, Education Professions, Fire Science, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, and Veterinary Assistant. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. The Florence Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s). Tony Jimenez, Title IX Coordinator, Florence Unified School District, 1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona. (520)-866-3526 or Dawn Winsor, 504 Coordinator, 1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona. (520) 866-3500.