Early Childhood Care Specialist (Effective 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR)
EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE SPECIALIST
Provides for the care and development of children ranging from 6 weeks old to preschool.
Must be at least 18 years of age
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
AZ Level One IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend
written/graphic and oral instructions.
Must possess maturity and judgment and like working with small children and their parents.
Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or eduation
Copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of application
Six months childcare experience
AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
ECE CARE SPECIALIST 03 (Grade 6/ Step 1 = $12.58) Minimum requirements:
12 months childcare
60 credit hours of college with at least 12 hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE)
OR Child Development Associate (CDA)
ECE CARE SPECIALIST 02 (Grade 3/ Step 1 = $11.00) Minimum requirements:
12 month childcare experience
30 hours of Early Childhood Education (ECE) training/workshops (certificates required)
OR 60 credit hours of college
ECE CARE SPECIALIST 01 (Grade 1/ Step 1 = $11.00) Minimum requirements:
6 months childcare experience
*****If no qualified applicants are available for the ECE CARE SPECIALIST 03 level position, the position may be filled at the lower grade level 02 or 01 entry level, depending on experience and/or education. These developmental positions are targeted for the 03 level positions. *****
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
Must meet specific physical requirements, bending, stooping, lifting up to 40 pounds, squatting, stand for long periods
Physical Examination with Lift Test to be done by one of the clinics with which the District contracts (Category B) and sign a Medical History form (at employee's expense)
CPR and First Aid Certification. Certification must be maintained current during course of employment.
Blood Borne Pathogens Training
Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's Certificate
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.
Documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening test, administered within 12 months before the start date; or if a candidate has had a positive test, a written statement signed and dated by a health care provider within six months before the start date stating candidate is free from infectious active tuberculosis. A negative tuberculosis screening test is required every 12 months of employment.
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
LOCATION - Schumaker Early Learning Center
WCL - Grade 1, 3, 6 DOE
1.0 FTE - 8 hours per day
12 month position
Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.
Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.