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Pool Position - Pre-School Teacher Substitute
Feather River College in Quincy, California
Date Posted 11/28/2018
Faculty-Education-Teacher Education - Early Childhood
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Details


Pool Position - Pre-School Teacher Substitute



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Job Category:



Student Services

Position Description:

Under general supervision, plans, implements and evaluates age appropriate curriculum for preschool age children; performs a variety of care and supervision duties with children, assists in maintaining a safe and healthy environment, maintains documentation related to State requirements and perform related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties:

  • Teaches children social and language skills, problem-solving skills, emerging literacy, math and science skills through daily interaction and example using an emergent curriculum teaching philosophy

  • Observes, documents and evaluates children’s interests and progress to provide meaningful curriculum to extend children’s development

  • Observes, and keeps anecdotal records of children’s progress in social-emotional, language, motor and cognitive development

  • Participates in the planning of curriculum and classroom environmental changes with Director and other staff

  • Conducts or participates in a variety of meetings such as staff meetings, curriculum meetings and meeting with parents to discuss assessments and evaluations of the child; updating parents regularly on child problems, progress, abilities, health and attitude

  • Performs various child care needs: Assists children with personal needs (such as using toilet, changing diapers, clothes, hand washing); teaches children good hygiene habits; comforts children; resolves conflicts while teaching problem solving skills; performs minor first aid and dispenses prescription medicines when necessary

  • Monitors and maintains a safe and clean environment in the classroom and outdoors at all times; monitors and ensures compliance to state and federal regulations; cleans up spills and accidents along with daily cleaning routines; sorts and stores toys and equipment

  • Sets up, organizes and displays classroom to be engaging and self-sustaining for children to use; posts curriculum documentation for both children and parent viewing

  • Advises, guides and corrects the work of student workers

  • Maintains current first aid and CPR training

Knowledge of:

  • Cognitive, motor, emotional and social developmental levels of pre-school age children

  • Effective age-appropriate pre-school learning activities

  • Principles and methods of control, discipline and comforting of pre-school age children

  • Assessment testing and anecdotal note keeping for monitoring child progress and development

Skill in:

  • Researching, planning, and implementing age-appropriate learning activities within planned curriculum

  • Comforting, providing personal care to, controlling and disciplining pre-school age children

  • Conducting assessments and keeping anecdotal records of child progress and development

  • Written and oral communications

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work

Physical Characteristics

  • Speech to instruct, direct and/or communicate with children, staff and parents

  • Hearing to monitor center activities and for normal communication

  • Vision to read text and computer screens, and monitor and observe operations and behavior

  • Walking standing, stooping, kneeling and climbing to supervise, interact with, instruct, and lead activities for children

  • Lifting up to 40 pounds to comfort and control children

  • Running to control and retrieve children

  • Manual dexterity to demonstrate objective manipulation and lead other instruction involving hand skills

  • Working in exposure to bodily fluids and bacterial contamination

  • Work is performed indoors and outdoors in a child development center and on field trips.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 24 units in ECE including the core courses and;

  • 16 General Education units and;

  • 175 days of 3 + hours per day within the last 4 years

  • OR AA in ECE or related field with 3 units supervised field experience in an ECE setting

Desirable Characteristics:

  • An Associate of Arts degree in child development or early childhood education

  • One year of experience as an aid or equivalent capacity working with young children

  • Community college experience

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students

Required Documents:

Resume/CV, Unofficial Transcripts

Feather River Community College District reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce any and all positions. All grant funded positions are contingent upon continued grant funding.

The California Community Colleges (CCC) Registry, click here. The CCC Registry is the only centralized web site for faculty, administrative, management, and support staff/classified positions for the 113 community colleges in California.

Feather River College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with state and federal laws, Feather River Community College District does not discriminate on any of its policies, practices, or procedures on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, age, veteran or military status, medical status, ancestry or marital status; nor does the District discriminate on the basis of citizenship, within the limitations imposed by law.

All appointments are conditional until approved by the FRCCD Governing Board and subject to criminal background screening and proof of freedom from active tuberculosis. Employment will be contingent upon proof of employment eligibility in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. FRCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

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