Under the direction of Child Development Center management, the incumbent designs, plans and implements developmentally appropriate curriculum and program elements which promote the physical and intellectual growth of children (ages infant through five years old) in the Child Development Center. Provides learning opportunities for practicum students enrolled in the Early Education and Family Studies (EEFS) program, and in collaboration with faculty, guides and evaluates practicum student progress. Interacts on a regular basis with children, parents, EEFS program students and faculty, Child Development Center staff.
This position will be the lead in the Infant Classroom.
If this sounds like a learning community that you would like
to be a part of, and an important role that you would like to play for
PCC, please review the minimum qualifications for this position and
Must obtain First Aid Certificate and Food Handlers Card within 30
days of hire.
Must be enrolled in the Oregon Childcare Division Criminal History Registry
before start date.
This is a Part time
position (.80 FTE). Schedule will be 40 Hours a week Fall, Winter
& Spring. Hours To Be Determined.
Specific job duties for this position are:
1. Plans and supervises
implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum and programs for
children in the Child Development Center labs. Designs curriculum and
experiences to enhance language, motor, social and cognitive development
through lesson plans in assigned classroom.
2. Guides and directs classroom workers and practicum
students, and integrates them into planned activities; communicates goals,
objectives, limits and daily routine. Serves as a role model, showing by
example the appropriate skills and techniques used with children.
3. Conducts assessments of children through observation.
Determines the social and motor skill development of the children, and
maintains communications with parents through daily contact and conferences
pertaining to the child’s development. Maintains children’s records, writes
evaluation reports and provides referrals as necessary.
4. Works closely with EEFS faculty to ensure that
children's programs provide desired opportunities for program students to meet
instructional goals in the practicum environment.
5. Assists EEFS faculty by providing feedback on teaching
skills of program students. Observes, mentors and assists program students with
projects; models and provides guidance regarding appropriate behavior with
children; provides daily feedback, including explanations of best practices as
supported by research; and assists with preparation of instructional materials. Participates in student orientations, practicums, modules,
seminars, team meetings and student teaching conferences.
6. Assumes emergency decision making responsibilities in
the absence of Child Development Center Management.
7. Participates in Centerwide planning, facilities use,
and program coordination.
8. Maintains current knowledge regarding research and
practices in Early Education and Family Studies.
9. Monitors Center's adherence to state licensing
10. Positions in this classification may perform all or
some of the responsibilities above and all positions perform other related
duties as assigned.
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/classified-jobs/ist-4/