|Teaching Responsibilities ? Provides primary care giving and maintains daily intake, comments and close communication with parents. ? Performs and records focused child observations while subbing to support the completion of California Department of Education (CDE) required DRDP assessments for all children. ? Participates in helping to prepare materials and classroom opportunities that meet the individual needs of children. ? Participates in and provides activities that stimulate children?s curiosity and abilities aligned with curriculum set by co-teachers in classroom. ? Supports National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) ?best practices?. ? Supports the practices of Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC) philosophy in infant/toddler rooms. ? Collaborates with classroom team members to develop programs and summary of findings that respond to parent survey summaries, Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) findings, and related ITERS/ECERS ratings which evaluates the classroom environment.Includes all children regardless of developmental level and or presenting temperament. |
Classroom Responsibilities ? Maintains a positive, safe and nurturing environment for young children and families. ? Develops trusting relationships with children, parents, and colleagues. ? Performs daily health and safety checks on children. ? Conducts classroom equipment and playground safety inspections routinely. ? Maintains well organized classroom by continually restoring and enhancing the environment so it?s suitable for young children. ? Establishes and maintains center file, portfolio, and assessment of each child in primary care group. ? Models project-based developmental or PITC teaching styles, as appropriate for age group assigned. ? May coach, student assistants and volunteers. ? Maintains child family confidentiality of information and records. ? Monitors the sign-in sheets, attendance and meal counts. ? Supports classroom team by taking needed time to share relevant information with co-workers. ? Uses respectful language and positive guidance when addressing children?s behavior in the classroom. Participates in classroom management to maintain a positive learning atmosphere. Includes all children regardless of developmental level and or presenting temperament.
Professional Responsibilities ? Represents ECEP by being responsive, caring and informative in communication with parents, other teachers and the campus community at large. ? Develops trustworthy relationships with peers, supervisors and managers. ? Attends all required meetings, ECEP or RSSP events, trainings and activities related to the classroom and program as scheduled and assigned by supervisor. ? Resolves conflicts quickly and involves supervisor and or other management members when appropriate. ? Adheres to policies in the ECEP Teacher Resource Guide including, but not limited to: health and safety policies, program philosophy guidelines, use of prep time, and any other policies and procedures therein. ? Models intentional learning and emerging literacy in all aspects of teaching and care giving. ? Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.? Must have 12 or more ECE Units ? 3 or more ECE Infant or Toddler units required if hired for an infant/ toddler room ? Must have 2+ years, paid, on the floor experience working with children 0 to 5 years ? Must have received fingerprint clearance through the Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division. Background clearance must be maintained while employed for UC Berkeley. ? Knowledge of developmental needs and appropriate learning experiences for children 3 months to 5 years ? Familiarity with child development theory and practice. ? Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand and walk up to 4 hours per day, and to work at child's level. ? Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. ? Ability to work with diverse clientele using patience, tact, sensitivity and diplomacy. ? Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Education/Training: ? 12 or more ECE units ? transcripts will be required to confirm units obtained ? Must have 3 or more infant/toddler development units, if hired for an infant/ toddler room
Licenses or certifications required: ? Current Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain within three months of hire. Certification must be maintained while employed for UC Berkeley ECEP. ? Current Health Screening clearance and TB clearance ? Up-to-date measles and pertussis vaccination and any new State or UC Berkeley health requirements for positions working with young children. ? Must complete blood borne pathogen training annually - upon hire. ? Must complete on-line State of CA Mandated Reporter training - upon hire. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/cx/index.html