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Temporary Teacher Assistant - CHDC

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript confirming successful completion of a minimum of six (6) college credit hours in Child Development OR Early Childhood Education OR related field, such as Elementary Education, Special Needs or Psychology. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Classification Title Temporary Non-Exempt
Working Title Temporary Teacher Assistant - CHDC
Datatel Position ID CHDC0TEMPCLA0B
Annual Hours As needed or assigned not to exceed 25 hours per week or 750 hours in a fiscal year.
Placement Range $8.40 per hour
Position Type Temporary Part-time
Job Category Non-Exempt
General Description

The Temporary Child Development Teacher Assistant is responsible for assisting Child Development Center and Lab School (CDCLS) Teachers in a variety of tasks, including physically keeping the Center in order throughout the day, and working directly with the children. An employee in this position has a high risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of the performance of the employee’s duties.

Reports To CDCLS Director
What position(s) reports to this position?

None

Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

Abide by the accreditation criteria and licensing requirement applicable to the CDCLS.

Supervise, guide, and interact with the children indoors and outdoors.

Accompany children outdoors every day except when raining, below 32 degrees wind-chill, or above 99 degrees heat index.

Assist teachers in implementing group activities.

Nurture children’s social and emotional development by giving physical affection and emotional support.

Set up facility for an upcoming activity, such as setting tables, putting out nametags, putting out cots, and setting out outdoor equipment.

Administer minor first aid as required.

Supervise naptime and quiet activities.

Work with teachers and students in returning facility to order throughout the day.

Assist teachers in supervising meals and snacks.

Maintain a positive and supportive environment.

Work with the Center staff in evaluating program operation and making recommendations for program growth.

Attend and participate in staff meetings and required training

Report to the Director any suspected child abuse or neglect.

Report to the Director any indications of developmental delay, unusual behavior, emotional insecurity, and unmet physical needs.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Dispense prescription medication, as requested by immediate supervising Child Development Center Teacher, following established procedures.

Maintain a clean and sanitary environment, following appropriate health and safety guidelines.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Successful completion of six (6) college credit hours in Child Development OR Early Childhood Education OR related field,such as Elementary Education, Special Needs or Psychology.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated Human Relations skills that result in positive and effective communications with children, colleagues and the public.

Ability to pass a background investigation with no convictions by the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation.

Ability to pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation fingerprint screening with no negative results.

Ability to produce evidence of absence of tuberculosis.

Basic Microsoft Office computer skills.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom and playground to assist and monitor children and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to children, parents, faculty, staff and students to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer and other office/classroom equipment to perform the essential function of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to occasionally position self to access materials that may be above the head or at ground level. This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with small children.

This position requires the person to frequently use upper and lower body to exert force up to 50 pounds to lift, hold, and/or re-position children, materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position’s essential functions are performed indoors (classroom and office setting) and outdoors (playground activities).

The person in this position will be exposed to infectious diseases.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development

Experience working with children birth to 5 years in an accredited Early Childhood facility.

Required Training

Successfully complete the annual Bloodborne Pathogens evaluation update.

Participate in Pediatric CPR and First Aid training annually.

Attend 20 clock hours of staff development training annually, through Department of Human Services approved workshops, conferences, and successfully completed college level coursework.

Complete, with a passing score, the Department of Human Services mandated Entry Level Child Care Training within the first three months of employment.

Work Hours

Flexible schedule during the CDCLS operating hours; Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Department Child Development Ctr
Job Open Date 07/12/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
HR Contact Alicia Silva
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript confirming successful completion of a minimum of six (6) college credit hours in Child Development OR Early Childhood Education OR related field, such as Elementary Education, Special Needs or Psychology.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Posting Number Student, Work Study, Temporary_0402195

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you successfully completed a minimum of 6 college credit hours in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field such as Elementary Education, Special Needs, or Psychology? (Applicants to attach transcript confirming successful completion of required course work.)
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document